School & Sports Anns/Cancellations

On Saturday, January 31st, Black Mountain Elementary will host all middle schools from Harlan and Bell Counties that will be taking part in the Middle Grades Regional Governor’s Cup Competition, an academic event sponsored by the KY Association for Academic Competition.  Participating schools are: Bell Central, Middlesboro, Yellow Creek, Lone Jack, Page, Pineville, Right Fork, Black Mountain, Cumberland, Evarts, Green Hills, Harlan, Cawood, James A. Cawood, Rosspoint and Wallins.  The Governor’s Cup features 8 events, including the Quick Recall Event, which is the only one open to the public.  Quick Recall will begin after the written assessment portion of the competition.  They invite the community to join them in celebrating the excellence in academics that our region has to offer.

The following are the revised meeting dates for the Harlan County High School Site Base Council 2014-15.  The Council will meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:15 pm in the HCHS Media Center.  Everyone is invited to the meetings.  Dates are:  February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, and June 09.

The Harlan County Board of Education is accepting letters of agreement to serve on the Local Facilities Planning Committee from business and community leaders. Three community members will be appointed by the Board of Education to serve on this committee. Letters of agreement to serve should be mailed to:

Mr. Mike Howard, Superintendent
Harlan County Schools
251 Ball Park Road
Harlan, KY 40831
Questions about the committee can be addressed to Mr. Jim Middleton by calling 606 573-4330, Ext. 2042.