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muhl school board 300POWDERLY, Ky. (4/22/14) — The Muhlenberg County School System Board of Education answered the question on the minds of every school age student at their April 15 meeting.

When is the last day of school?

After a number of snow days, legislation passed in Frankfort to allow more flexibility and numerous adjustments to the school calendar, including the adding of extra days and extra hours, the final day is now set to be June 6 for students. The systems' closing day is now set for June 7.

The board also set the dates for graduations, since the total number of snow days affected the original graduation dates. According to state regulations, seniors cannot receive their diplomas until after they have finished their last day of school.

  • Graduation ceremonies will be held 6 p.m., May 30 for Bremen Elementary School.

  • The Central City Elementary School will hold their graduation ceremony 6 p.m., June 2 in Martin Hall at the MCHS West Campus on the 189 bypass.

  • Muhlenberg South Elementary School ceremonies will be held 5:30 p.m., June 3 in the school auditorium.

  • Longest Elementary School will hold graduation 6 p.m., June 3 at the school.

  • Greenville Elementary School will also hold graduation 6:00 p.m., June 3 at Martin Hall.

  • Muhlenberg North Middle School's graduation and award ceremony will be held 6 p.m., June 5 at the school.

  • Muhlenberg South Middle School will hold their graduation 6 p.m., June 5 at the school

  • Muhlenberg North is located at 1000 North Main, Greenville.

  • Muhlenberg South is located at Pritchett Drive in Greenville.

  • Graduation ceremonies for all Muhlenberg County High School seniors will be 7:30 p.m., June 6 at Mustang Stadium. In case of inclement weather the ceremony will be held 9 a.m., June 7 at the MCHS Mustang Stadium.

During the April 15 meeting the board also congratulated the following students for academic achievement.

  • Morgan Vincent received the highly competitive Governor's Cup, winning first place in high school social studies competition.

  • Allie Poole received the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Sweet 16 Scholarship for academics, leadership and community service.

  • Ariel Mae Head won first place in the Kentucky Secretary of State.

  • Quinten Travis was the recipient of the prestigious University of Kentucky Otis A. Singeltary Scholarship.
Muhlenberg South Middle School teacher Crystal Chappell was recognized by the board for being a finalist for the 2014 Kentucky Civic Education Leaders award.

Paul McRee
SurfKY News

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