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Whitley BOE adds Esports, archery as official sports at WCHS

Whitley County High School students will have some new non-conventional extracurricular activities to participate in next year besides traditional sports programs, such as football and basketball. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

Whitley Co. School District finalizing school facilities wish list

A 20-person committee composed of teachers, parents, and administrators have identified $41,434,445 worth of building projects that they would like to see done in the Whitley County School District. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 27 Feb 2019

Burke has paid full restitution to school board, KASBO

A Williamsburg woman, who stole money from the Whitley County Board of Education and the Kentucky Association of School Business Officials (KASBO), has now paid all of her restitution, but a lawsuit filed against her by KASBO’s insurance company is apparently still pending. Leigh...
Posted On 31 Dec 2018

Lambdin recognized for 20 years of service on Whitley County BOE

During the 20 years that Larry Lambdin has served on the Whitley County Board of Education, the school district has seen many improvements, including construction of an early childhood wing at Oak Grove Elementary School, the addition of the freshmen wing at Whitley County High...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018

Whitley County schools getting $450,000 in security upgrades

The Whitley County school district will be spending over $450,000 over the next two years improving security throughout the district thanks in large part to a federal grant that it received recently. Among the list of items being done is installation of 3M shatter resisting film...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018

Whitley County School District getting STOP Tipline soon

In three to four weeks, students, staff, parents and community members will have the ability to leave anonymous tips for Whitley County School District officials via e-mail. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education approved an agreement with the...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018

Whitley Co. BOE approves 4 percent tax hike

Those living in the Whitley County school district will see their property tax bills going up this year. During its regular monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education levied a 4 percent tax increase. The increase means that someone owning a $100,000 home will...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018

After 20 years on Whitley BOE, Lambdin opts to not seek another term

The Whitley County Board of Education will be getting one new member and will have to elect a new board chairman next year. The board’s second longest serving member, Larry Lambdin, who is also the board chairman, did not file to run for re-election this year as the filing...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Rickett named new Whitley County Deputy Superintendent

The Whitley County school district now has not only a new superintendent, but also a new Deputy Superintendent too. John Siler took over as Whitley County Superintendent on July 1 replacing Scott Paul, who retired after serving 29 years with the school district, including the...
Posted On 18 Jul 2018

Siler officially signs contract to become next Whitley County schools superintendent

John Siler has officially been hired as the next superintendent of the Whitley County School District. The board of education voted unanimously during its regular meeting Thursday to offer Siler a four-year contract, which begins July 1, and he signed the new contract during the...
Posted On 16 May 2018