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District News

SGS Annual Food Drive Currently Being Held SGS Food Drive

Salyersville Grade School Family Resource Center will be accepting non-perishable items for their annual Holiday Food Basket Drive.  Please do not send out dated items for we are not permitted to distribute those.  Items will be accepted up to November 16th.  The class that brings the most items will be awarded a pizza party. If you have any questions feel free to contact the FRC at 349-1549.   

HWMS to Have Halloween Dance HWMS Halloween Dance

HWMS will host their annual Halloween Dance on Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:00-8:00 PM.  Admission is $5.00/person.


On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, the students and staff of HWMS will participate in their annual PINK OUT to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

We Want To Hear From Our Parents!! Parent Survey

Dear Parents, of Magoffin County Students:  We are interested in your thoughts on Magoffin County Schools.  Under the Quick Links on the Magoffin County Schools Home Page, we have a 2018 Parent Survey.  It is anonymous, and your answers wll be valuable iin improving our school district.  Thank you for your particiation!

Kentucky Center for Safe Schools - Anti Bullying Pledge KCSS
HWMS to Sponsor Annual St. Jude Mathathon St. Jude Mathathon

Herald Whitaker Middle School will be sponsoring their annual St. Jude Mathathon beginning October 1st.   Proceeds of the event support St. Jude Children's Hospital.  Everyone is encouraged to participate.  Those students who collect a minimum of $10 will watch a movie on October 16th. 

Students who participate will need to visit the St. Jude Mathathon Website.  They need to click on "Find Your School" and "Register."  Students will use the school's address and student email.  

Forest Quillen Scheduled to Talk to MCHS Students Forest Quillen

Motivational Speaker Forest Quillen will be addressing the students and staff of the Magoffin County High School on Friday, September 21st at 2:00 PM. To veiw Mr. Quillen's testimoy, please visit his YouTube Video

Nominations for Officers to Be Held at Next HWMS PTA Meeting PTA

HWMS will conduct their Next PTA Meeting on Monday, September 17th, beginning at 3:45 PM.  Nominations for officers will be taken at that time.  If you are interested in becoming a member of the PTA or have any questions, please contact Herald Whitaker Middle School at 349-5190.

Learning the Basics in Electrical Construction I at MCCTC Electrical Construction 1 Class

Juniors at the Magoffin County Career & Tech Center learn how to wire lighting in the Electrical Construction I Class.  Students will learn all of the basics of electrical construction and have the skills to continue in the construction industry when they graduate from the Magoffin County CTC.

Parent/Teacher Conferences and College Night to Be Held At MCHS Parent Teacher Conferences

The Magoffin County High School will be hosting College Night during the Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, September 13th from 5:30-8:00PM.  Many colleges and universities will be represented, as well as information on the programs at the Magoffin County Career & Technical Center.  MCHS will also be serving a free soup bean dinner with potato wedges, sauerkraut and wieners, and sugar cookies.  

Jostens To Be At MCHS Jostens Logo

Jostens will be at the Magoffin County High School on Tuesday, September 11th, beginning at 9:00 AM to take orders for class rings.  

It's Book Fair Time at Magoffin County Schools! Enchanted Book Fair

Magoffin County Schools Libraries have scheduled their fall Book Fairs. Read More to view the complete schedule in Magoffin County. 

School Picture Day at South Magoffin Elementary Picture Day

Bring your best smile to South Magoffin Elementary on Thursday, September 20th for Picture Day!!

SME Kindergarten to Celebrate Grandparents Day Grandparents Day

Kindergarten classes at South Magoffiin Elementary will be celebrating Grandparents Day on September 5th at 2:00 PM.  If you are the grandparent of a kindergarten student at South Magoffin Elementary, you are welcome to attend. 

2018 Heritage Days School Events are Now on YouTube 2018 Magoffin County Heritage Days School Events

The 2018 Magoffin County Heritage Days School Events are now on YouTube!  Please visit our YOUTUBE Channel to see this and many other videos from Magoffin County Schools!. You can access our channel at any time by clicking on the icon at the bottom of any Magoffin County Schools page.

It's Gear Up Week at Herald Whitaker Middle School Gear Up Celebration

Gear Up is Celebrating the Future of HWMS Students by sponsoring an event each day.  Read More to see what your future will be!

Celebrate Homecoming with HWMS HWMS Homecoming

Help Herald Whitaker Middle School Celebrate Homecoming Week with festivities each and every day!

Support the HWMS Softball Team Mi Hacienda

Dine at Mi Hacienda Mexican Restaurant of Salyersville on September 26th, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Herald Whitaker Middle School Softball Team. 

School Events To Be Held on Friday Heritage Days School Events

The Heritage Days School Events will be held at the Magoffin County Historical Society Pioneer Village on Friday, August 31st, beginning at 12:00 Noon.  All three elementary schools will participate in the Spelling and Math Competitions.  The events will be filmed and be available to review on the District YouTube Channel next week.  

NME School Picture Day NME Picture Day

North Magoffin Elementary will be taking school pictures on Monday, October 15th.  Please make sure your child attends that day and brings their biggest smile!!

New Fundraiser Alert! Krispy Kreme

North Magoffin Elementary PANTHER PRIDE PTA  and the Magoffin County Career & Tech Center will be selling Krispy Kreme Donuts.   Please visit our Fundraiser page located on the District Home Page Quicklinks. 

Fall Into Computer Science at the Magoffin County CTC Magoffin County CTC Computer Science

Do you enjoy working with computers?  Ever thought of working for the FBI?  Have you ever wanted to create your own video game?  All of these are possible in Computer Science.

iReady Testing Schedule for HWMS iReady

Students will be completing iReady testing from August 20 to August 24.  Please see the attachd schedule for more details on what grades will be testing each day. 

HWMS Yearbooks for Sale YB Cover

We have a very limited quantity of extra 2017-2018 yearbooks available for purchase. 

MEET THE HORNETS NIGHT Magoffin County Hornets

Come to meet the Hornets!
Thursday, August 16th at 6:00 PM at the Magoffin County Football Field, all 2018 Magoffin County Football Teams will be introduced, as well as HWMS and MCHS Dance Teams and Cheerleaders.  

Price of Admission is $3 for adults and children are free. 


NOTE:  There is a possibility of a Flag Football Game with Alumni players!! All former Hornet players are encouraged to attend.


The start of school also means the start of fundraising!  Several organizations have begun raising money.  To view all of the latest additions, please visit our FUNDRAISING PAGE, listed on our District Home Page.  

FanCloth Fundraiser! FanCloth

HWMS Yearbook Staff and Academic Team are selling your favorite Hornet Gear!

Metal Dectectors Installed at Magoffin County High School Metal Detectors

A local group of Magoffin County parents formed the organization PARENTS AGAINST CRIMINAL ACTIVITY.  Their purpose was to find ways to help make our schools safer.  For their vast amount of work and fundraising, they have purchased two metal detectors for Magoffin County High School.

HWMS School Picture Day PICTURE DAY

HWMS School Pictures will be taken on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, beginning at 12:00p.m.

Substitute Training to Be Held Sub training

There will be annual substitute training on Friday, August 3rd, beginning at 10:00 AM and again at 1:00 PM at the old SGS cafeteria. Please contact Jincy Bailey at 349-6117 to register for which session you prefer to attend.  

In order for you to work as a substitute employee, you must first complete this training each school year.  

Back to School Events Scheduled at all Magoffin County Schools Back to School

Back to School Nights have been scheduled at all Magoffin County Schools To see the event schedule for your school, please click on the "Read More." 

2018 MCHS Graduation Now On YouTube 2018 MCHS Graduation

You can now view the 2018 Magoffin County High School Graduation on YouTube.  Click on the YouTube Icon at the bottom of any Magoffin County Schools web page to take you to our channel, or you can Click Here

Incoming 6th Graders Invited to HWMS Transition Days 6th Grade Transition Days

HWMS invites incoming 6th grade students and their parents or guardians to visit the middle school June 12 or 13 at 10:00 for 6th grade transition days. This is an opportunity for the students to tour the building, receive information concerning the dress code, cell phone policy and age-specific immunization requirements. The middle school will be offering Parents a computer workshop on navigating Google classroom, Parent portal and filling out student school packets on line.

Abraham Lincoln visits South Magoffin Elementary Abe LIncoln

Mr. Larry Elliott, aka Abraham LIncoln, visited South Magoffin Elementary today.  He is a living historian who travels to schools teaching students about President Lincoln and the Civil War.  

Local Nurse Practitioner and MCHS Alumna Donates to MCCTC Nurse Practitioner Teresa Back Donates to the MCCTC

On behalf of the Magoffin County Career & Technical Center, we would like to thank Teresa Back for her donation to the Skills USA fund.  Teresa Back is a graduate of the Magoffin County High School class of 1994 and of Walde University where she received her Master's Degree. She is now a licensed Nurse Practitioner working with Dr. Hanna at Frontier Medical, serving Prestonsburg, Inez, and Salyersville.  The Kentucky State Skills USA Leadership Conference will be held in Louisville April 10-13th.  This year the National Skills USA Conference will be held in Louisville.  

Josten's to Take Cap and Gown Orders for HWMS HWMS Cap and Gown Orders

Josten's will be at Herald Whitaker Middle School on Tuesday, March 27th at 8:00 AM for Cap and Gown Orders.  ***ATTENTION****  NO ORDERS WILL BE TAKEN AFTER THIS DATE. This is the last day that the gowns will be delivered in time for graduation. 

Price: Cap, Gown, & Tassel  $29.00

Tassel Only: $7.00

Please Make checks payable to "Jostens"
If paying in cash, please try to have exact change.

Order forms should be available in the office by Marvh 23rd.

Herald Whitaker Middle School Update Attention

Thursday afternoon, the possibility for a threat of violence involving the Herald Whitaker Middle School was presented to school administration.

The local sheriff’s office has worked cooperatively with school officials to ensure the safety of our students and no evidence  of a threat has been discovered; however, inappropriate comments were made.

This investigation will continue as we strive to ensure the safety of all students. Anyone suspecting or having knowledge of possibilities for concerns should contact school officials


HWMS Girls Volleyball Meeting Girls Volleyball

For any girl that is interested in playing volleyball for HWMS, there will be a meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2018, in the HWMS Library, at 6:00 p.m. Anyone interested in playing will have to have a current sports physical before they can practice. Click Here to download a copy of the physical form

Middle School Basketball Tournament Scheduled HWMS Hornets

The Herald Whitaker Middle School will be competing in the District Tournament beginning December 11th at the Powell County Middle School.  

Help Send Books to Magoffin County Children Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Magoffin County Schools, in partnership with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, is fostering a love of books among Magoffin County children.  Books are delivered to the home on a monthly basis at no cost to the families. 

Magoffin County First Graders Tell "What They Want To Be When They Grow Up" What Do You Want To Be?

This year's Magoffin County's First Graders tell what they want to be when they grow up.  To view the video, please visit our YouTube Channel.  The link is found at the bottom of any school webpage.

HWMS Christian Youth Club collected 62 boxes for the Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Project HWMS CYC  Shoebox Project

These students worked exceptionally hard to make the boxes special for the less fortunate children in other countries. We are learning first hand that it is more Blessed to give than to receive.

SGS Celebrates the First Thanksgiving SGS Thanksgiving

The Pilgrims and Indians come together for the yearly Thanksgiving feast in first grade at Salyersville Grade School. There will be no school in Magoffin County starting Wednesday, November 22nd, and will resume Monday, November 27th. 

MCHS Boys Basketball to be Selling Fan Cloth Fan Cloth

The Magoffin County High School Boys Basketball Team will be selling Fan Cloth until November 23rd.

Magoffin County Schools Observe the Holidays White Christmas Wrapping

There will be no school in Magoffin County starting December 18th,  in observance of the Holiday Season.  Classes will resume January 2, 2018.  We wish everyone a safe and Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

Parent Conferences scheduled at South Magoffin Elementary parent conference

Parent Conferences will be on Thursday, February 1, 2018, from 3:30-6:00 at South Magoffin Elementary.  If you are unable to attend during this time, please contact your child's teacher to schedule another time.  If you have any questions, please contact the school.  

South Magoffin Valentine's Day Dance Valentine's Day Dance

South Magoffin Elementary will host a Valentine's Day dance on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at the South Magoffin Elementary Gym.  The dance will be from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.  Admission will be $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for students.  If you have any questions, please call the school.  

SME to Hold Athletic Awards SME Athletic Awards

South Magoffin Elementary will be holding their annual Athletic Awards on Friday, April 27th at 1:30 PM in the SME Gym.  Awards will be given to Basketball, Dance and Cheer students.  

Scholastic Book Fairs Scheduled Paws for Books

Spring is almost here, as well as the Spring Scholastic Book Fair!  Read More to see the entire schedule. 

Magoffin County JAG Students Attend Career Development Conference Magoffin County JAG Members visit Frankfort

Magoffin County's program, under the direction of Larry David Howard, sent 16 excellent students to the annual Career Development Conference (CDC).  Combining with over 200 students, from 25 other JAG programs across the state, students competed in various events including public speaking, employment interview, t-shirt design, and telephone interview, among many others.  MCHS Freshman, Laken Howard, was awarded 2nd place in the telephone interview.

ECHO Talent Expo to be held at MCHS ECHO

The magoffin County Community Foundation and Magoffin County Schools present the 2nd Annual ECHO Talent Expo, to be held at the Magoffin County High School on Monday, May 7th, beginning at 5:15 PM.  All talents will be featured, including music, art, and vocational skills.  Admission is $2.00 for students and $3.00 for the public. 

HWMS Graduation Now On YouTube 8th Grade Graduation

The 2018 HWMS Graduation can now be viewed on the Magoffin County Schools YouTube Channel.  To access the channel, click on the YouTube Icon at the bottom  of any of our webpages or click here.  

Salyersville Grade School to Host Kindergarten "Kinder-Camp Luau" SGS KinderCamp Luau

The Salyersville Grade School Family Resource Center will be sponsoring an end-of-summer celebration.  The SGS Kinder-Camp Luau will be held Thursday, July 26th from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM.  All kindergarten age children are welcome.  This will be a wonderful opportunity to register your child for kindergarten for the 2018/19 school year. 

KPREP Testing KPREP Testing 2018

Kentucky State Testing will be held May14-18 at all of Magoffin County Schools.  Please make sure your student is present during this  period.  

MCEAA Girls' Basketball championship Tonight 2018 MCEAA Girls Championship

The Magoffin County Elementary Athletic Association will be hosting the 2018 Elementary Girls' Championship at North Magoffin Elementary between the Salyersville Grade School Lady Eagles and the North Magoffin Elementary Lady Panthers. Everyone is encouraged to attend and root for their favorite team!

SGS Fall Carnival Being Held Today Fall Carnival

The 4th Annual Salyersville Grade School Fall Carnival is scheduled for Friday, November 2nd from 6:00-8:00 PM.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Lots of games, door prizes and a silent auction.  Admission is $3/adults (admission only), for $6/student ticket gets them unlimited game play.  A family package is available for only $20.

MCHS to Host Annual Halloween Dance Halloween Dance

This  year's annual MCHS Halloween Dance will be held on Tuesday, October 30th, from 7:00-9:00 PM in the MCHS Gym. Admission is $5/each. 

Haunted House at MCCTC Haunted House

The Magoffin County Career & Tech Center will be having a Haunted House, beginning October 24th and will run nightly until October 31st.  Please "Read More" for all of the details.

NME Annual Food Drive Begins NME Food Drive

The North Magoffin Elementary Family Resource Center begins their annual Food Drive from November 1st-16th.  Bring in a non-perishable food item to help a family this holiday season. 

MCHS Cheerleaders selling Knickerbockers Knickerbockers Fundraiser

MCHS Cheerleaders are currently selling Knickerbockers photo sessions.  Sessions are $10, and include several free prints.  Pictures will be taken at MCHS the weekend of October 26-28.  Once sales have concluded, the exact date and times will be scheduled with each ticketholder.  Final date to purchase a session ticket is Thursday, October 18.  Contact Devon Helton or any MCHS Cheerleader for more information.

SME 5th Grade Graduation SME Graduation2018

The South Magoffin Elementary 5th Grade Graduation will be held on Friday, May 25th, beginning at 9:00 AM in the school's gym.  Everyone is invited to attend. 

Magoffin County High School Schedules 2018 Senior Awards Day and Graduation MCHS 2018 Graduation

The Magoffin County High School will host their 2018 Senior Awards day on Tuesday, May 29th beginning at 6:00 Pm.  The 2018 Senior Graduation will be held on Friday, June 1st at 7:00 PM.  Both events will take place at the Magoffin County High School Gym.  

KinderCamp at South Magoffin Kindergarten

KinderCamp at South Magoffin Elementary will be Friday, July 27th from 9:00-12:00. All upcoming kindergarten students are urged to attend. If you have any questions, please contact the school. 

SME Hosting Spring Recital SME Spring Recital 2018

South Magoffin Elementary will be hosting their annual Spring Recital on Friday, May 4th beginning at 9:00 AM.  All students will participate in this event.  Everyone is invited to attend.


North Magoffin Elementary has re-scheduled their Valentine's Dance for Wednesday, February 14th from 5:00-7:00 PM.

HWMS Sweetheart Dance Sweetheart Dance

Sweet Heart Dance has been rescheduled for  Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Admission $5

MCHS Project Graduation Selling Chocolate Covered Strawberries Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Magoffin County High School's Project Graduation will be selling chocolate covered strawberries for Valentine's Day.

HWMS Choir & Dance to Perform Christmas Choir

The HWMS Choir and Dance Team will perform a Holiday Program on Friday, December 15th at 1:00 PM.  Everyone is invited to attend. 

SGS to Host Kindergarten Meet and Greet SGS Kindergarten Meet & Greet

Salyersville Grade School would like to inviet all incoming Kindergarten students for the 2018/19 school year, along with their families, to our 1st annual Kindergarten Meet & Greet on Thursday, March 29th from 6-8 PM.  During this time, students and families are invited into the school to meet with the staff and tour our building.  Teachers will be giving out information packets for you and your child. Come meet everyone and register for kindergarten.  We look forward to meeting all the new faces and welcoming you to our NEST!  Food and refreshments will be served.

MCHS Nursing Department to Host Blood Drive MCHS Blood Drive

The Magoffin County CTC Nursing Department will be hosting its annual Blood Drive on Wednesday, December 6th from 8:30-2:30 in the MCHS Agriculture Shop.  Call the Magoffin County High School at 349-2011 or the Magoffin County Career & Tech Center at 349-5188 to make an appointment.  Walk-ins are also welcome.

Salyersville Masons Donate to Magoffin County School students During Christmas Masons Donate $6,000 to local school students

Masons donated $6,000 to students at Magoffin County Schools.  North Magoffin, South Magoffin, SGS, and HWMS each received $1,500 to buy shoes and clothes for students. Fifteen students from each school received $100.00 in clothes and shoes. Magoffin County Schools would like to extend a big Thank You to our local Masons. 


South Magoffin Elementary Sport Pictures Picture day

Sports pictures will be on Friday, February 16, 2018.  This includes girls and boys basketball, black/blue basketball, cheer, and dance teams.  Please be sure to send uniforms with your student.  If you have any questions, please contact the school.  

HWMS/MCHS Band Spring Concert Scheduled HWMS/MCHS Band Spring Concert 2018

The HWMS/MCHS Pep Band will be conducting their annual spring concert on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 8:00 PM in the Magoffin County High School Gym.  The cost is free and Everyone is encouraged to attend.  

The MCCC Greenhouse Van To Visit Elementary Schools Greenhouse Visit 2018

The Mountain Comprehensive Care Center Greenhouse will be traveling to the elementary schools prior to Mother's Day for students to purchase flowers.  Many various sizes and prices are available.  They will be at South Magoffin Elementary on May 10th, beginning around 9:00 AM.  They will be at North Magoffin Elementary on May 11th beginning around 9:00 AM.  Please contact your school for further information. 

Kindergarten Registration at South Magoffin Kindergarten registration

South Magoffin Elementary will be having Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-2019 school year on March 19th- March 30th from 8:00-3:00. If your child will be 5 years old on or before August 1, he/she is eligible to register for kindergarten.


If your child is currently in head start and will be entering kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year, you will still need to stop by the school office to register your child for kindergarten.

For registration parents will need to bring: the child's birth certificate, social security card, and immunization certificate. Before students begin kindergarten, they are required to have a physical, an eye exam and a dental exam. These forms may be picked up during registration. If you have any questions call 884-7325.


Basketball Camp Basketball Camp

The Magoffin County Basketball Program is excited for the opportunity to work with the community’s future players!  Our basketball summer camp is aimed at teaching kids about the game of basketball including the rules and regulations as well as tips and techniques to play the game more competitively and effectively.  Skill work will be a focus with opportunties to showcase those neww skills in game play. 

Camp Dates: June 18th, 19th, & 20th
Time: 8:00am to 2:00PM Registration will begin at 7:00am. 

Ages: 7-15 boys and girls

Cost: $50:00 (Discounts available for multiple children)

Location: Magoffin County High School Gymnasium

Lunch will be provided

For more information call 606-349-5347 or E-mail or

HWMS 8th Grade Graduation and Spring Dance Scheduled HWMS 8th Grade Graduation

The Herald Whitaker Middle School will conduct their 8th Grade Graduation on Wednesday, May 30th at 6:00 PM at the Herald Whitaker Middle School Gym.  The Spring Dance will be held on Thursday, May 31st from 6-8 PM. 

HWMS Celebrates Red Ribbon Week HWMS Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is being celebrated all through Magoffin County Schools. Red Ribbon Week sheds light on the problem with drug abuse and supports students to reject drug use.  HWMS will be celebrating all week. 

Magoffin County FFA Selling Fruit MCCTC Fruit Sales 2018

The Magoffin County High School FFA is currently selling fruit. Orders can be made by contacting any FFA member or by calling the Magoffin County High School at 349-2011.  Deadline for ordering is November 21st and delivery is scheduled for December 10th. Please "Read More" to view the entire selection and prices. 

2018 MCHS Cheerleader Cheer Fest Scheduled Cheerleader

MCHS Cheerleaders hope to see you at this year’s cheer clinic! The clinic is open to any child wishing to improve upon their cheer skills. Individuals and teams are welcome.

Red Ribbon Week Festivities at MCHS MCHS Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week will be observed at the Magoffin County High School.  A week's worth of activities is planned to support students to abstain from drug use.  Read More to see what activities are scheduled.

MCHS Dance Team to Host "Thriller" Clinic Thriller Clinic


The MCHS dance team would like to invite all students ages PreK-8th grade to attend our annual DANCE JAM. We will be learning a dance choreographed to “Thriller.” This dance will be performed in the streets live on October 26th. We will also be learning additional dances that will be performed at Maroon and White night. This event will be an addition to the Ghost Walk that is hosted by the Renaissance Committee. We are making plans to have strobe lights, a fog machine and lighting. On the night of the performance, dancers will be dressed as zombies and ghouls. This will be an awesome evening and production!!

When: October 20th

Time: Registration 8-9 Clinic- 9-12

Where: Magoffin Co High School Gym

Cost: $25

Snacks will be provided!

To download and print the permission slip, go to the MCHS Forms or through the calendar event.

SGS Yearbooks on Sale until June 1, 2018 SGS Yearbook Cover
Local Masonic Lodge Donates Bikes to NME Students NME Masonic Bike Donation

Salyersville Masonic Lodge Chapter #769, delivered  bicycles to NME students with perfect attendance for the 2017-2018 school year, as part of their "Bikes for Kids" program.  Members have worked to purchase and deliver over 51 bicycles to Magoffin County students across the district.  

Magoffin County High School Beginning-of-School Events Scheduled Freshman Orientation 2018

August 2nd – Freshmen Orientation @ 6:00 pm. During this time, in-coming Freshmen will have an opportunity to meet with teachers and administrators, tour the building, learn about school policies, and pick up their schedules.

August 2nd & 3rd – 10 am – 3 pm

Schedules will be available for pickup by students in grades 10-12

Rescheduled Spring Pictures at South Magoffin Elementary Picture day

Spring pictures have been  rescheduled for Thursday, April 19, 2018 for all grades.  This will be individual and class pictures.  If you have any questions, please contact the school.  


Just a reminder, there will be school for Magoffin County students on Monday, February 19, 2018 (President's Day). The original school calendar listed Presidents Day as a break for students. The board approved to amend the calendar by using August 21 (Eclipse Day) as a break instead of President's Day.


Yearbooks on sale now at SGS! Yearbook Cover

You can now reserve your copy of the 2017-2018 yearbook!  The yearbooks will include Head Start through 5th grade.  To place your order, contact Marisa Brown at SGS, 349-3411.  You can also call or stop by the front office and pick up an order form.  Hardback yearbooks are available for $20.00!

MCHS Art Students Create Banner for Superintendent MCHS Students with Banner

Art Students in Mrs. Parson's high school class create a banner for Magoffin County Schools Superintendent Mr. Helton and Magoffin County School Board Members to display during the Kentucky School Board Association Conference in February.

Santa To Visit NME Santa

Santa will be at North Magoffin Elementary on Monday, December 11th to take pictures with the students and hand out candy canes. 

MCHS Art Students Participate in Online Classes MCHS Art Students

Upon discovering about online art courses throught "The Holler" webiste, Magoffin County High School Art Instructor Andrea Parsons enrolls her art students their classes. 

57TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT SCHEDULED 57th District Basketball Tournament

The 57th District Tournament has been scheduled for February 19-23.  The Magoffin Count Lady Hornets will play the Johnson Central Lady Eagles on Monday, February 19th, at 6:30 PM at Johnson Central High School.  The Magoffin County Hornets will play Paintsville on Tuesday, February 20th at 7:00 PM at Johnson County High School.   The Girls' Championship Game will be held on Thursday, February 22nd at 7:00 PM and the Boys Championship will be held Friday, February 23rd at 7:00 PM.  Both championship games will be hosted by Johnson Central High School. 

NME to Host Annual Field Day NME Field Day

North Magoffin will host their annual field day on Thursday, May 31st.  All students are encouraged to attend for a day of fun. 

Magoffin County Goes to State Tennis Championship for First Time Magoffin County Tennis Team goes to State Championship

Jenna and Jayden Hackworth have made history by becoming the first Tennis players from Magoffin County to advance to the second round of the Khsaa Tennis State Tournament. They defeated a team from Henderson County 6-2 6-4. They battled unsuccessfully with Louisville DuPont Manuel for the Championship. 

Attention Parents: New Vaccination Requirements for Attending School Vaccination Requirements

A recent amendment to the Kentucky Administrative Regulation on the immunization schedules for attending school added new immunization requirements for the school year beginning on or after July 1, 2018.


Just a friendly reminder to turn your clocks back on Sunday morning!

Veteran's Day Celebrations at Magoffin County Schools Remember Our Veterans

Magoffin County Schools will be celebrating Veteran's Day on November 8th-16th.  Please "Read More" to view the entire schedule

It's Red Ribbon Week at North Magoffin Elementary NME Red Ribbon Week 2018

It's Red Ribbon Week at North Magoffin Elementary!  Please Read More to see how to participate in a week full of activities!


All students and teachers, please use the following link to access this year's KIP survey. 


The Herald Whitaker Middle School Yearbook Staff is currently taking orders for the 2017/2018 Yearbook until May 31st.  These books are 128 pages of full color.  Orders will not be taken after this date, nor will there be any extra books.  Books are $30 and $36 if you would like them personalized.  Please contact HWMS sponsor Mrs. Jessica Prater, or visit the Josten's Store to place your order online

Local Masonic Lodge Donates Bicycles to HWMS Students HWMS Bike Giveaway 2018

Herald Whitaker Middle would like to offer a very special Thank You to the Salyersville Masonic Lodge Chapter #769, who delivered 5 bicycles to HWMS students with perfect attendance for the 2017-2018 school year, as part of their "Bikes for Kids" program.  Members have worked to purchase and deliver over 51 bicycles to Magoffin County students across the district.  We greatly appreciate your continued support of our students.

NME Family Resource Center Meeting Rescheduled Family Resource Center

FRC Advisory Council Meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday February 13th, at 2:15 in the North Magoffin  library


Christmas Art Poster Contestants from South Magoffin Elementary

The following students participated in the Christmas Art Poster Contest:  Trey Rudd, AJ Harper, Finley Rudd, Abigail Bradley, Shelby Wireman, Lane Picklesimer, Isabella Thompson, Daylee Boyd, Rylan Manns, Megan James, Adian Prater, Jackson Hoskins, and Adam Tate.  


art picture

Christmas Art Poster Contest Winners Art contest

Jackson and Adam

South Magoffin Elementary would like to congratulate Jackson Hoskins and Adam Tate for winning first place in the county Christmas Art Poster Contest. Jackon won first place in the K-1 division county wide and Adam Tate won first place in the 2-3 division county wide. 

MCHS Dance Team Selling Texas Roadhouse Rolls & Butter Texas Roadhouse Dinner Rolls & Butter

The Magoffin Count High School Dance Team will be selling Texas Roadhouse Dinner Rolls with butter.  The cost is $5.00/dozen rolls and $2.00/serving of butter.  Orders are due by March 1st.  Please contact any Dance Team member or Mrs. Andrea Preston for details, by calling 349-2011.  Delivery of the rolls will be March 14th. 

Student Picture Retakes Scheduled at HWMS Picture Retake Day

Picture retakes are scheduled at Herald Whitaker Middle School for Monday, October 29th.

HWMS Youth Services Center Sponsors Support Group for Relatives Raising Children Relatives Raising Children

If you have a child enrolled in the Herald Whitaker Middle School we invite you to attend the Relatives Raising Children Support Group on November 7th at 10:00 a.m at the Magoffin County Extension Office, Hosted by the HWMS Youth Service Center.  There will be coffee and donuts, and participants will learn about resources, and talk with other caregivers about the challenges and opportunities of raising children.  For more information please call the HWMS Youth Service Center 349-0807 JoAnn Crace coordinator.

Students working Hard at the Magoffin County Career & Tech Center Eleventh Grade MCCTC Students

Eleventh-grade electrical students at the Magoffin County Career & Tech Center are working on the concepts of bending conduit. 

South Magoffin Elementary Christmas Play christmas program

The South Magoffin Elementary Christmas Play is scheduled for Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 9:00 am.  All parents are invited to watch their student perform in the play.  If you have any questions please contact the school.  


North Magoffin Elementary will be hosting their annual Awards Day Ceremony on Thursday, May 10th, beginning at 12:30 PM.  Everyone is invited to attend. 


NME Holiday Program Scheduled Christmas Red Ornament

North Magoffin Elementary will host their annual Holiday Program on Thursday, December 14th, beginning at 8:30 AM.  Everyone is welcome.  Please come early to find a good seat.

Holy Panthers! It's Batman! Batman at NME

Batman visits North Magoffin Elementary last week.  Batman visits schools throughout the country encouraging students to practice good morals and values.  

To view more photos, please visit the NME Photo Gallery

Stand Strength Team Visits NME Stand In Strength Visit 2018

Stand Strength Team visited North Magoffin Elementary on October 10th.

The world class athletics provided an assembly that was educational, motivational, character developing and unforgettable!

To view all of the photos, please visit the North Magoffin Elementary Photo Gallery. 

SGS-CYC to Host Annual Christmas Program Blue Gold Christmas

The Salyersville Grade School's CYC will sponsor their annual Christmas Program Thursday, December 14th beginning at 9:00 AM.  Everyone is welcome. 

Breakfast With Grandparents Grandparents Have Breakfast with Headstart students

Head Start grandparents enjoyed breakfast at North Magoffin Elementary with their grandchildren on October 12.

To View All Photos, please visit the NME Photo Gallery. 

2018 MCHS Prom Grand March Now Online 2018 MCHS Grand March

The 2018 Magoffin County High School Grand March can now be viewed on the Magoffin County Schools YouTube Channel

Magoffin County Schools Holds Annual Career Day Students enjoy career day

Sponsored by the Magoffin County Family Resource and Youth Services Centers, the Magoffin County Schools Annual Career Day was held at the Magoffin County High School Gym. 

South Magoffin Elementary Athletic Awards sports

South Magoffin Elementary would like to invite you to our Athletic Awards on Friday, April 27, 2018.  The program will begin at 1:30 pm in the school gym.  If your child will receive a trophy if he/she was involved in girls or boys basketball, black/blue basketball, cheer, or dance.  If you have any questions, please contact the school.  

HWMS Spring Dance Rescheduled HWMS Spring Dance

The HWMS Spring Dance has been rescheduled to May 12th from 5:00 - 7:00 PM

MCHS Seniors Now Selling Rada Rada

From now until December 1st, Magoffin County seniors will be selling Rada Cutlery.  These are very popular and make a great Holiday gift.  For more information, contact any MCHS senior or sponsors Becky Allen and Anna Gibson.

The 2018 Regional FIRE Summit Brought in over 14,000 Participants FIRE Summit Logo

Over 14,000 person participated in the Forging Innovation in Rural Education (FIRE) summit hosted by the 22 school districts of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) in Pikeville on April 11.  Over 1,300 persons attended the multi-district K-12 educational professional learning event while more than 13,000 viewers, from 12 countries and 42 states, tuned in to the live stream and engaged with presenter content on The Holler.

SGS Student Wins AARP Essay Contest SGS student wins AARP Essay Contest

Jackson Arnett, son of Kevin and Leigh Ann Arnett, was selected as the AARP Grandparent of the Year Essay Award winner.  Jackson was selected not only for Salyersville Grade School but as the Magoffin County Winner as well.  He is pictured above  with SGS principal Mr. Gary Helton, AARP representative Mrs. Joyce Joseph, and his language arts teacher, Mr. Shane Isaac. In addition, Jackson is pictured with his "Pap" Bobby Joe Johnson. This is Bobby Joe's second time being selected as Grandparent of the year.  Congratulations to Jackson and his Pap. 

Article from the Salyersville Independent

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