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SUPERINTENDENT APPLICATION

Hickman County Board of Education in Clinton, Kentucky is seeking an innovative and motivational leader with a demonstrated track record of improving achievement and outcomes as its next superintendent.  The successful candidate should preferably have district level administrative experience and be an instructional leader within a current school district.  It is important for the candidate to have the ability to effectively communicate with the staff and community in order to achieve district goals as well as be visible to the community.  The candidate should possess strong morals, ethics and integrity.  Skills in budgeting, school finances, buildings and grounds, along with working knowledge of the Kentucky Education System are required.  Must hold or be eligible for Kentucky superintendent’s certification.  

Hickman County Public Schools is located in far Western Kentucky, approximately fifty miles West of Paducah and serves a population of students in grades preschool through twelve.  The student population of approximately 750 is housed in two schools.  
Interested candidates must submit an application package consisting of: 1) Letter of Interest; 2) Resume; 3) District Application 4) Copy of Kentucky Superintendent Certification or Letter of Verification from the Educational Professional Standards Board that the candidate will be eligible to hold the position at the time of hire; 5) The names, addresses and telephone numbers (home and work) of five professional references; 6) Written responses to the set of questions and situations listed on the application.

Application packages may be downloaded from the school website under the employment tab, requested by email to [email protected] or by calling Tessa Ferguson at 270-653-2341, option 1.  The application deadline is May 31st, 2022.  For more specific information on the opportunity, contact current superintendent Casey Henderson at [email protected] or by calling 270-653-2341, option 1.  Application packages may be hand-delivered or mailed to: Hickman County Superintendent Search, Casey Henderson, Hickman County Board of Education, 416 N. Waterfield Drive, Clinton, KY 42031.  Please include the original and seven copies.  
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Seamless Summer Option--National School Lunch Program

Hickman County Schools will be participating in the Seamless Summer Option of National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. As part of this program, Hickman County Schools will offer healthy meals every school day at NO COST to all enrolled students for school year 2021-2022. Students will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit a household application.

For more information, you may call Lindsey Cunningham at 270-653-2341 or e-mail at [email protected].
 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR :
 BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED AT NO CHARGE FOR ALL STUDENTS. 
 

The Hickman County School Food Service offers to all Hickman County students a well-balanced meal at breakfast and lunch. Menus are planned to comply with the USDA requirements, which reduce fat and saturated fat and increase fiber in the diet. The menus for each month should not exceed 30% total fat and 10% saturated fat.

Students K-12 participate in the meal choice “Offer verses Serve”. Five meal components for lunch are offered but a student must choose at least three items. A variety of fruits and vegetables are offered each day. A variety of ala carte foods and drinks are also offered for sale each day.

Breakfast is available to all students. The students are offered four meal components and are required to take three of those components.

Hickman County School Food Service makes every effort to accommodate students with special dietary needs. This includes students with food allergies. The law requires that a doctor’s statement must be on file with the food service director and school cafeteria manager concerning special dietary needs and food allergies. Parents are NOT allowed to bring food to the cafeteria for the food service staff to prepare for individual students. All food served in the cafeteria meets the requirements specified by law, therefore, the only food that can be brought into the cafeteria must be a lunch bag or box.

Family members are encouraged to have lunch and breakfast with students but are asked to notify the school office at least one day in advance. Please do NOT request to visit for lunch when we serve turkey and dressing.

Approved by the Hickman County Board of Education November 23, 2021            
 KSBA Board Policy 07.1
 Effective January 1, 2022
 
 Adult breakfast price: $2.75
Adult lunch price: $4.60

ADULTS: Adult faculty/staff shall be allowed to charge up to two meals. No charges shall be allowed once that limit is reached.
 
For more information, please contact Hickman County Schools Food Services Director Lindsey Cunningham at 270-653-4045. 

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/ complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: [email protected] This institution is an equal opportunity provider.