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Spring Break Message To Parents And Guardians From Supt. Michael M. Cash
Pine Knot Intermediate Student Honored As The 2017 KAGE Distinguished Student

Lucas Strunk of Pine Knot Intermediate School (McCreary County), was honored as the 2017 KAGE Distinguished Student. Strunk’sa service projects included, “Art for Everyone,” in which he collected new art supplies that were donated to local schools and then given to students who do not have art supplies at home.

District-wide Breakfast And Lunch Menu For April 2017
McCreary County School District To Solicit Bids For Insurance Coverage.
Music In Our Schools Concert March 23rd, 2017

@ McCreary Central High School's Christopher A. Hubbs Auditorium
Doors open at 5:15 P.M. - Concert begins at 6 P.M.

Featuring performances from music groups representing Whitley City Elementary, Pine Knot Primary,
Pine Knot Intermediate, McCreary Middle, and McCreary Central High School.

Petition for Early Enrollment to Kindergarten

The form must be completed and submitted before the April 1st, 2017 deadline.

District-wide Breakfast & Lunch Menu For March 2017
McCreary County School District Spring Break Schedule

Spring Break is currently scheduled for the week of April 10th - April 14th, 2017.  In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen events that result in excessive school closures, April 10th, April 11th, and April 12th "may" be used as makeup days for the district.

United Way Born Learning Academy

Children literally begin to learn the moment they are born. This academy will offer skills and strategies that parents can use to help encourage early learning in their children. Parents of young children (birth– 4) and expecting parents are invited to attend this free academy. Dinner will be provided, along with child care and door prizes.

WHEN: Thursday, February 16 5:30 – 7:30
WHERE: Pine Knot Primary School

For more information please contact: Jason Creekmore
at 606-376-2591 (ext.1029)

Veteran's of Foreign Wars, McCreary County Post 5127--Teacher of the Year program

“The Veteran's of Foreign Wars, McCreary County Post 5127, wishes to inform the parents, students and staff of the Teacher of the Year program, a contest recognizing three exceptional teachers for their outstanding commitment to teaching Americanism and patriotism to their students. A winner will be selected from each level of school in the district – elementary, middle and high.

Contest rules and nominating forms can be found at vfw.org under the Community tab and Youth and Education. Entries must be submitted to the VFW in Whitley City or to SFC Simmons, MCHS JROTC by 15 Feb 17. Thank you

McCreary County School District Will Be Closed on Thursday, February 9th, and Friday, February 10th Due To Sickness.

 

The McCreary County School District will close on Thursday, February 9th and Friday, February 10th  as a result of sickness.  Both days will be utilized as Non Traditional Instructional (NTI) days  four (4) and five (5). 

Superintendent Michael M. Cash Presents Three District Employees With Superintendent Award During The January 26th, 2017 Board Meeting
District-wide Breakfast and Lunch Menu for February 2017
Board Members Sworn In During The January 26th, 2017 School Board Meeting County Attorney Conley Chaney officiating the swearing in ceremony for District #1 board member Nelda Gilreath, District #3 board member Dustin Stephens, and District #5 board member Debbie Gibson.

 

 

 

 

Holiday Message For Parents And Students From Superintendent Michael M. Cash


 

District Saddened At The Death Of A Pine Knot Primary Student

PRESS RELEASE

McCreary County Schools Superintendent, Michael Cash and School Staff are saddened as the death of one of our students was confirmed by the McCreary County School District School Resource Officer on the evening of Tuesday, November 29th.  The child was a 9 year-old 3rd grade student at Pine Knot Primary School. 

Superintendent Cash asks for everyone to remember the family with thoughts and prayers as the entire McCreary County family mourns during this very difficult time.

Schools will be in session on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.  There will be grief and guidance counselors available at Pine Knot Primary School for as long as the students and faculty need their services. 

The school district will be observing a moment of silence district-wide Wednesday morning at 8:45 am. 

 

Respectfully,

Michael M. Cash

Superintendent,

McCreary County School District

McCreary County School District Holiday Programs
Thanksgiving Message from Supt. Michael M. Cash
District-wide Breakfast and Lunch Menu for December 2016
District-wide Breakfast & Lunch Menu for November 2016
KY Safe Schools Week, Oct. 16-22, 2016
Surplus Property Sale, Saturday, November 5th, 2016
Fall Break Message From Superintendent Michael M. Cash

Dear Parents,

The McCreary County School District will be on fall break Monday, October 10 – Friday, October 14.  Central office will remain open Monday, October 10 and Tuesday, October 11 should you need assistance. We have recently been named a ‘proficient district’ for the second year in a row. Without your support, this would not be possible. I would like to express my gratitude and thanks for your continued support throughout the school year.

 

Michael M. Cash
Superintendent,
McCreary County School District

District-wide Breakfast & Lunch Menu For October 2016
Born Learning Academy, Thursday September 29th, 2016

 

Children literally begin to learn the moment they are born. This academy will offer skills and strategies that parents can use to encourage early learning in their children. Parents of young children (birth - 4 yrs old) and expecting parents are encouraged to attend this free academy. Dinner will be provided, along with child care and door prizes.

District-wide Breakfast and Lunch Menu for Sept. 2016
Age Eligibility Requirement for Kentucky State-Funded Preschool
Preschool Guidelines
District-wide Breakfast & Lunch Menu for August 2016
Important Information For All Incoming 6th Graders

All incoming 6th graders must have up-to-date shot certificate and 6th grade physicals.

Senior Graduation and Parking/Shuttle Information, June 4th, 2016
June 2nd & 3rd dismiss at 1:00 PM

The McCreary County School District will dismiss at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 2nd  and Friday, June 3rd.

District-wide Breakfast & Lunch Menu for May 2016
McCreary Preschool Registration Information Preschool Registration

Pine Knot Primary School, May 6th
Whitley City Elementary School, May 13th
Time: 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

How Does Wind Chill Affect School Being Delayed Or Closed?

During the winter months several factors come into play that could delay the start of school or cause school to be closed all together. One such factor is wind chill on a given day.

HVAC Equipment Sale

Pine Knot Primary School Parent Placement request July 11th and July 12th

Pine Knot Primary School will be open to receive parent request for their child on July 11th and July 12th from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm on both days.

District-wide Breakfast and Lunch Menu for January 2017 Jan. 2017 Breakfast and Lunch Menu
August 17th, 2016 First Day of School For Students
McCreary County School District Leadership Data Retreat 2016 McCreary County School District Leadership Data Retreat 2016

For the second consecutive year, the McCreary County School District was identified as a proficient district. While the district is excited about the accomplishment, they quickly began to make plans to achieve distinguished status next school year

August 16th, 2016 Opening Day for Staff 2016 - 2017 School Year
Southeast/South Central Educational Co-op Banner Presentation to Pine Knot Primary PKP School of Distinction Banner Presentation

The Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative presented Pine Knot Primary School a banner for being selected as a “School of Distinction” for their performance on the 2016 K-PREP Assessment.  Presenting the banner of “Distinction” is KY Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt and SESC Executive Director David R. Johnson.  Accepting the banner on behalf of the students and staff of Pine Knot Primary is Principal Stuart Shepherd and Superintendent Michael M. Cash.

McCreary Academy Registration Information For 2016 - 2017 School Year (Updated Aug 3rd))

Due to ongoing building construction project, McCreary Academy registration dates and times have been changed as follows:

All Grades (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12) - Monday, August 15th, 2016 from 4 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

New enrollees - Monday, August 15th, 2016 from 4 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

McCreary Central High School's Dual Credit and Career & Technical Education Programs Highlighted

McCreary Central's Dual Credit and CTE Programs are highlighted in a special video production.  This is 12 minutes well-spent.  Please click on the link below to access this video:

McCreary Central High School Dual Credit and CTE Program

McCreary Central High School Registration Dates for 2016 - 2017 School Year
McCreary County Schools Approved To Implement Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Days

McCreary County Schools are excited to share our approval from the Kentucky Department of Education to have 10 Non-Traditional Instructions Days for the 2016 - 2017 school year.

Pine Knot Intermediate Open House on August 15th, 2016

PKI will have it's Open House on August 15th, 2016 from 4:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M

Unbridled Learning Accountability Data Released, Two McCreary County Schools Recognized For Significant Achievement

The McCreary County School District has a new School of Distinction in Pine Knot Primary School, and McCreary Central High School earned Distinguished marks according to the Kentucky Department of Education Unbridled Learning Accountability data released today.

McCreary County School District Bus Driver Incentive Program
Master Bus Schedule for 2016 - 2017 School Year