• School Closings/Delays:

    Marshall County Schools will remain closed until 5/1/20.  NTI days will continue through this period (with the exception of Spring Break 4/6 - 4/10)

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JSFRC - Programs/ Services





All students received

a free book

from the

Jonathan-South FRC

at both our schools!

High School students

also came 

and read to

students too!!

national reading day     national reading day



national reading day     national reading day





academic support



"Attendance Program" -Students receive recognition on bulletin board for attendance each 9 weeks

"Character Learning @ JES" - Each month, different classes or grades will complete worksheets on the 6 different Character traits and they will be recognized by hanging the worksheets on our Character Lessons - In the Spotlight area in the school.  

"Character Counts @ SMES -Stars of the Month" - Each homeroom class will choose one student to be recognized each month for the character trait.  They will also receive a "yard sign" to be displayed in their yard all month long!

"Dollars & Sense program" - for 4th &  5th grade students to learn about the difference between wants and needs and budgeting money.  Co-Sponsored by CFSB

"Open House" at both schools - (School supplies available for students in need)

"Ready, Set, Go! Kindergarten Transition" - prepares parents/students for upcoming kindergarten school year

"Tutoring/Mentoring Program" -pairs students with mentors from community

"Watch D.O.G.S."  -Dads volunteer in the school for a day as Positive Male role models.


basic needs



Assistance or referrals for help with clothing, food, utility bills, etc.

Annual “Coats for Kids” in need of winter coat, parents fill out a form from our newsletter to receive a free coat for their school age children.

“Back to School Bash” providing free school supplies for all Marshall County students and information on other agencies in Marshall County.  Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Family Resource Centers, M.C. Health Dept. & various business/agencies in our county.

"Open House" at both schools - provides free school supplies for those families who are in need 

“Santa Project” for families in need for the holidays.  Co-Sponsored by various churches, businesses, and individuals in the community who donate to this cause.

"Weekend Food Assistance Program" for children in our schools who are in need of food over weekend.  They will receive a sack filled with snacks to eat over the weekends during the school year.  Various churches/organizations donate to this program.


families in training



“Baby Gift Bags” for new and expecting mothers - Co-sponsored by Early Childhood Council Graves/Marshall Co.

"Community Baby Shower" for new/expecting parents - Co-sponsored by MC Health Dept, MC FRC's, Early Childhood Council.

Referrals to Marshall County Agencies –  WIC, Preschool/Headstart, M.C. Health Dept.



health services


“K-CHIP” insurance referrals for children

“Red Ribbon Week” Drug Awareness Program in October each year.  

“Girls Night Out” for 4th & 5th grade girls and their mothers regarding growing up and puberty.  Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Health Dept.

Referrals for Lions Club Eye Care

“University of Kentucky Mobile Dental Program” – Screenings and Treatments for children in our schools (KG-5th gr.)  Also provides dental sealants and fluoride varnish to (2nd grade-5th grade) students each year.

"UK Dental Clinic" - located in the Marshall Co. Health Dept.  Accepts many Insurances including Medicaid card.



family literacy



"Bookmobile"  during the summer.  Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Public Libraries

Parents Breakfast - promotes family literacy and time spent together

Referrals for G.E.D. assistance (Adult Learning Center)

“Family Reading Nights”  -Co-Sponsored by the school library

“National Reading Day - Jan. 23” Free books given to students.

"Summer Reading Program" - Co-sponsored by JSFRC and MC Public Library (Hardin Branch) provides incentives and rewards for completing summer reading program through the public library system in Marshall county.

“Summer Take Home Skills Bags” for English (Grammar & Reading Comprehension). Folders with worksheets for 1st through 5th grade students.


child care




Assistance and training for “new child care providers”

“Safe Sitter Program” through M.C. Health Dept.

Referral source for “Preschool/Headstart Program”

“Summer Programs"  - Co-Sponsored by Marshall Co. Family Resource Centers

Referral for "KY Sheriffs' Boys and Girls Ranch Camp" during summer

Referral and Sponsor of children’s “4-H Summer Camps”



academic support



Bullying Education

F.A.S.T. (Fathers & Sons Together) 

Grandparents Breakfast - during school book fair - family literacy

“Summer Take Home Skills Bags” for Math (Addition/Subtraction; Multiplication/Division;  Counting Money 

Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) program  - Dads come and volunteer at school


JES & SMES Watch D.O.G.S.
Doug M. & Nathan J. - Sept. 2019 Ronnie & Ollie K. - Sept 2019 Mark & Maycee N. - Oct 2019 Thomas, Jack & Luke W. - Oct 2019 Justin & Carter J. - Oct 2019 Rich & Melody B. - Oct 2019 Derek, Deacon & Davin S. - Oct 2019 Rustin & Madison G. - Nov 2019 James, Conner & Nate  S.  - Nov 2019 Michael & Jacob C - Dec. 2019 Brent B. & Kyler W. - Dec. 2019 Adam & Felix B. - Dec 2019 Dwayne L & Ollie K. - Jan 2020 Alan & Emma L.
Jan. 2020 Justin, Noah & Bella J. - Feb. 2020 Jeff & Jayden S. - Feb 2020 Matt & Isaac S. - Feb 2020 Chris & Kena M. - Feb 2020 Benjamin, Addaley & Case R. - Feb 2020