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MCHS Student Social Media Post
Fall Break Message from Supt. Michael M. Cash
Auction Of Surplus Items And Real Estate, Sept. 30th, 2017

The McCreary County Board of Education will hold two public auctions on Sept. 30th, 2017.

Districtwide Breakfast and Lunch Menu For October 2017
District-wide Breakfast and Lunch Menu For September 2017
Supt Michael M. Cash Completes NxG Leadership
Information of the 2017-2018 School Nurse Program-- Information for Parents

There will be NO charge or co pay required from parents.

Tips For Viewing The August 21st Solar Eclipse
Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Day 1 on Monday August 21st, 2017 (schools will be closed).
District-wide Breakfast & Lunch Menu For August 2017
2017 - 2018 Master Bus Schedule Available

 The 2017 - 2018 Master Bus Schedule is now available for viewing.  Please select the Parent Resources link on the left side of the district's homepage or click here.

Offical Ballot For McCreary County Special Election (Nickel Tax) To Be Held August 8th, 2017

Special Election Ballot

McCreary County School District Kid's Fest 11:00 AM- 7:00 PM August 4th, 2017 KIDS FEST 2017

McCreary County Schoo District Kids' Fest

When :  11:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Friday  August 4th, 2017

Where:  McCreary Middle School

Special Education Meeting for Parents of Children Having an IEP, Tuesday, Aug. 8th, 2017


When: Tuesday, Aug.8th 2017
Where: Pine Knot Elementary Building 2 (Intermediate)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Food, fun, door prizes and information for parents of students having an IEP.

Special Education Instructional Assistants, Bus Drivers, and Monitors Training, Thursday, July 27th 2017

When: Thursday, July 27th 2017
Where: Board of Education
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Special Education Teacher Leader Training, Friday July 21st, 2017

When: Friday, July 21st, 2017
Where: Board of Education
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00PM

Participants: Marilyn Baird-Preschool, Pine Knot Elementary-Joy Grundy, Whitley City Elementary-Amy Strunk, McCreary Middle-Melinda Strunk, McCreary Academy –Jennifer Barnett, McCreary Central High-Carolyn Dixon, Ann Richmond-Speech, Suzanne Sandidge and Kevin Morris-School Psychologist, Emily Phillips- Occupational Therapist

McCreary County Middle School Registration For 2017 - 2018 School Year


7th Grade - August 7th, 4:30PM - 7:30PM

8th Grade - August 8th, 4:30PM - 7:30PM

Two More New School Buses Arrive Today!

New bus arrives

Beginning Of The 2017 -2018 School Year Professional Development Schedule
Bus Driver And Monitor Update Schedule

Bus Driver and Monitor update July 24th and 25th at 7:30 A.M. 
McCreary Central High School auditorium.
Make up will be at the bus garage on the same dates starting at 5:00 pm

McCreary County School District Holiday Closure Notice
McCreary County Health Dept. Back 2 School Vaccine Clinic Information
Kentucky Department of Education Proposed 2017-2018 Testing Plan For Elementary, Middle and High Schools
McCreary County Board of Education Invitation to Bid

The McCreary County Board of Education will receive sealed bids for the sale of the Shady
Acres Road Building in Pine Knot, KY.

Whitley City Elementary Registration and Open House Information for 2017-2018 School Year
Whitley City Elementary School Indians New Gym Floor
Pine Knot Elementary Open House/Registration For Primary Grades 1st Thru 3rd
Pine Knot Elementary Open House/Registration For Intermediate Grades 4 thru 6
Pine Knot Elementary Open House/Registration Kinder-Camp
McCreary Central High School Achieves 2017 National Beta School of Merit Status
McCreary Academy Registration Dates For 2017 - 2018 School Year
Letter of Appreciation From Eastern Kentucky Pride INC To Supt. Michael M. Cash
McCreary Central High School Registration For 2017-2018 School Year
The McCreary County School District Will Dismiss 2 Hours Early on May 17th and May 18th 2017
McCreary County Preschool South Promotion Ceremony, May 16th, 2017
McCreary County Preschool North Promotion Ceremony, May 15th, 2017
McCreary County Board Of Education Seeks Bids On Bank Depository For All Board Funds
McCreary County School District Kindergarten Graduation Parking Plan
McCreary Central High School Senior Graduation Parking Plan
District-wide Breakfast and Lunch Menu For May 2017
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


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. 



Michael M. Cash


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
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.

District-wide Breakfast and Lunch Menu for January 2017 Jan. 2017 Breakfast and Lunch Menu
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

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 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 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.