28978 US 23 HWY
South Shore, KY
Phone: (606) 932-3383
Fax: (606) 932-3438
Welcome to McKell Elementary School
McKell Elementary School (MES) is located in the rolling hills of Northeastern Kentucky along U.S. 23 in South Shore, Kentucky.  It  has a school population of approximately 520 students and  has a faculty and staff of sixty-three.  MES houses sixteen Primary Level  (P1's-P4's) classrooms, six intermediate (Grades 4-5) classrooms, one FMD classroom, two Special Education units, a Family Resource Center, art and music classrooms, library media center and two Speech classrooms.  MES is one of seven schools which makes up the Greenup County School System.
Recent Events
  • All third grade students were recently given a Jesse Stuart Reader provided by Farm Bureau and Jesse Stuart Foundation.
  • Our recent Jump Rope For Heart Drive was a huge success.  Our school went over our goal with a total of $2,971 raised.  Levi Robinson was our leader in funds raised with $345.  Way to go Levi!
  • The fifth grade has been busy bees!  They recently returned from a field trip at the Kentucky Horse Park.  Peoples Bank just finished a trip to school, with a lesson on economics.
  • Second grade visited The Pottery Place where they created their own work ceramic piece.
  • For the third nine weeks 140 Accelerated Reader Stars were awarded.  Our front yard is overflowing with stars!  Can't wait to see at the end of the year.

Upcoming Events
5th Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
5th Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast 8:30 a.m.
7th Proficient & Distinguished Celebration
8th K-PREP Testing Rally
11th-15th K-PREP Administration
18th- 4th &5th 9:00 a.m 3rd 12:30 Track and Field
19th Transition day within the building
20th K-1st 9:00 a.m.- 2nd 12:30 Track and Field
20th 3rd Grade Field Trip to Columbus Zoo
21st  Awards Assembly a.m.
21st  5th grade graduation practice p.m.
22nd 5th grade graduation 1:00 p.m.
26th Talent Show 

Upcoming Events
Woodcock Johnson Training
Thu Jul 30 2015
to Fri Jul 31 2015
District Wide Professional Learning
Mon Aug 3 2015
to Tue Aug 4 2015
Board Meeting
Mon Aug 24 2015
Board Meeting
Mon Sep 14 2015
Board Meeting
Mon Sep 28 2015
Board Meeting
Mon Oct 26 2015
Board Meeting
Mon Nov 16 2015
Board Meeting
Mon Dec 7 2015
Mission Statement
We, the staff of McKell Elementary in cooperation with the home and our community,are committed to helping each student develop to their fullest potential by providing meaningful educational experiences.
A Healthier You!

Here is a couple of pictures of check and PE. Not very good one I will continue to look for another one. Thanks

​MES won $1000.00 worth of PE equipment from the Appalachian Partnership for Positive Living & Eating (APPLE). APPLE is sponsored by a grant through the Ashland-Boyd Co. Health Dept. Jennifer Klaiber presented the equipment to  the student body at MES along with apple stress balls. The students will also receive water bottles  next week. The APPLE Grant is a FREE family focused model to improve health and wellness. They offer FREE nutrition counseling, FREE personal training, FREE family counseling, and FREE GYM MEMBERSHIPS. Anyone interested may call the Family Resource Center at 606-932-6513 or Jennifer Klaiber at 606-329-94444 EXT:2248

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