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Delmar Mahan honored for his service to Whitley County Board of Education

When Delmar Mahan became a member of the Whitley County Board of Education in January 1991, it was two years after the school district was found to be academically deficient and came under state management. “We were not in the basement. We were in the cellar at the time,” Mahan...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Whitley County BOE taking steps to recognize state champions

The Whitley County Middle School’s sixth grade girl’s basketball team is being recognized for becoming 2017 state champions. During its November meeting Thursday afternoon, the Whitley County Board of Education approved an agreement with the Kentucky Department of Transportation...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Whitley BOE ends fiscal year with $1.6 million fund balance

The Whitley County Board of Education ended the fiscal year on June 30 with a carryover balance in excess of $1 million, according to the board’s annual audit. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

In surprise move, Delmar Mahan announces resignation from Whitley BOE

The Whitley County Board of Education is losing one of its longest serving and most recognized board members. At the close of a special called board meeting late Thursday afternoon, long time board member Delmar Mahan announced that he would be resigning from the board. “This is...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017

Whitley BOE discusses potential budget pitfalls

During Thursday’s special meeting, the Whitley County Board of Education presented Whitley East Elementary School teachers Cindy Hamblin, Vanessa Sizemore and Jessica Wilder with the September Above and Beyond Award. If the Whitley County school district is forced to deal with a...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017

Whitley County teachers getting 1 percent pay raise

For the second time in three years, Whitley County School District employees are getting a pay raise. During a special called meeting late Thursday afternoon, the Whitley County Board of Education approved a 1 percent salary increase for all employees effective July 1. “We are...
Posted On 16 Aug 2017

Whitley Co. BOE leasing 1,500 Chromebooks for students

Middle school and high school students in Whitley County will soon have more computing power at their fingertips thanks to the Whitley County Board of Education. The board voted unanimously during a special called meeting Thursday to lease 1,500 Chromebooks that will be assigned...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

Whitley County BOE honors Accelerated Reader winners

Members of the Whitley County Board of Education recognized Accelerated Reader district point winners during their monthly meeting Thursday. First grader Parker Davis, second grader Micah Jones, fourth grader Chelsea Rein, fifth grader John Croley and sixth grader Kaylee Hamblin...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Pay raises not in the works Whitley County teachers

For the most part, Whitley County school system employees won’t be getting any pay raises in the upcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 tentative budget. Superintendent Scott...
Posted On 17 May 2017

May 30 will be last day of class for Whitley County students

Despite a mild winter, students in the Whitley County school district won’t be finishing classes this school year until late May. Whitley County Deputy Superintendent Paula Trickett told the Whitley County Board of Education during its monthly meeting Thursday that the district...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017
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