The King Middle School 7th Grade Lady Titans basketball team went undefeated and won the 2017 KBA (Kentucky Basketball Association) State Tournament. The Lady Titans defeated Casey County in the championship game, 43-35, earning them back-to-back state titles.
Posted Monday, October 16, 2017
Students in Mrs. Ellie Vandivier’s Science class at Mercer County Elementary School recently completed a class project using science and math tools to investigate pumpkins. Students had to use adjectives to describe the pumpkin, measure its’ height and weight, find the circumference and see if it sinks or floats in water. Additionally, students had to determine how many candy pumpkins it takes to balance the scales using a little pumpkin, and then examine it with a magnifying lens.
Posted Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Mercer County Elementary School students have enjoyed various activities this week as the school celebrated FarmsCool week. There were numerous stations with various farm equipment and animals to create a farming playground. Students learned about farm animals, crops and machinery. They learned what farmers do and how their work makes it from the field to the dinner plate. Pigs, dairy cows, beef cattle, goats and a horse were on site for children to see and learn about.
Posted Monday, October 2, 2017
High school students in Dr. Ekambaram Elumalai’s AP Environmental Studies class got a very rewarding opportunity to visit a sewer treatment plant in Floyds Fork, Louisville. Students had the opportunity to see the processes of the plant and relate it to what they learned in their textbooks and Dr. Elumalai’s lectures.
King Middle School students in Mrs. Penn’s Science class, recently completed a class project where students explored the most basic physical principles of roller coasters. They learn about the possibilities and limitations of roller coasters within the context of energy conservation, frictional losses and other physical principles.
Posted Friday, September 29, 2017
Geography is alive in our MCIS 5th grade Social Studies classes! Students used balloons to create their own globes complete with all 7 continents and 4 oceans (5 counting the Southern Ocean).
Mercer County Senior High School students celebrated the conclusion of Homecoming Week with a school-wide pep rally. Friday was Totally Titan day and school spirit was alive and well. Go Titans!Click to view pictures from the Fall 2017 Homecoming Pep Rally
(HARRODSBURG, Ky) - The Mercer County School District received good news with the most recent release of the Unbridled Learning test results. Even though the state is in transition and not providing school labels this year, there was clear success and growth at all three schools in the 2016-17 school year. The district also evaluated and reported Program Review scores in the two areas of Visual & Performing Arts and Practical Living & Career Studies.
Posted Thursday, September 28, 2017
King Middle School 7th grade Griffins and Pegasus' science classes use their engineering skills to build a Rube Goldberg machine that demonstrates energy transformations and has to turn on a light. Students followed the engineering design process and drew their machines on paper. They then built a prototype and if it did not work, made necessary adjustments.
Posted Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The Mercer County Board of Education recently recognized Titan Proud students and Aaron Johnson, MCSH track team member, at their regular monthly meeting. The Titan Proud students were recognized for their efforts in the classroom, leadership skills and attitude. Aaron Johnson was recognized for his 6th place finish in the high jump at the AAU Junior Olympics National Championships in Ypsilanti, MI. He was named an All-American.
Posted Friday, September 22, 2017