2014-15 school enrollment

For information about enrollment / registration for the 2014-15 school year, click here.

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We are excited to bring this site to the community of Marion as a place for communicating information about the school district. If you have any comments or concerns about this website, please feel free to contact the Webmaster
 

FAQs: New start/end times, transportation changes, calendar for 2014-15 school year

Marion Community Schools is shifting to a more efficient, cost-effective bus transportation system starting next school year that will also alter start and end times at our schools.

>> Click here for details on the new start and end times and transportation changes.

>> Click here to view the 2014-15 MCS school calendar.

Support the Marching Giants and have fun at the Fly/In Cruise/In!

Posted on Aug. 20 2014 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
The annual Fly/In Cruise/In car and air show is coming up soon at the Marion Municipal Airport, and with it comes the Marching Giants' all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. Come on out to the airport and support our musicians as they head back into competition season for the first time in several years!

Check out this WIWU "Crossroads" feature from last year's Fly/In Cruise/In for a taste of what's in store:

 
The pancake breakfast this year is set for 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 30. Tickets are $5 in advance, available from any MHS band member, or at the airport, 5904 S. Western Ave., or at the Bright House Networks Marion office, 2923 S. Western Ave. Tickets at the door are $8 for adults, $3 for kids 8 and younger.

There is no admission charge to the show itself, which runs until 2 p.m.

The show this year will feature classic cars and other vintage vehicles, along with dozens of aircraft. The special feature this year is the C-54 "Spirit of Freedom", a flying museum with displays about the Berlin Airlift, a major global response in the late 1940s to one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. The "Spirit of Freedom" is part of the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation. Click here to learn more about the organization. 

Also featured will be helicopter rides for an additional cost. Click here to learn more.

Don't miss this unique local event that has supported our band program for many years! 

Board honors students with perfect ISTEP scores

Posted on Aug. 15 2014 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
The Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees honored four students for perfect scores on the ISTEP+ exam in the 2013-14 school year.

Those honored were:



At its meeting on Aug. 13, 2014, the MCS School Board honored Geordi-Lee McIntyre, Elizabeth Wuertley, Patrick Spitzer, and Jinwon Pae (not pictured) for their perfect ISTEP+ scores in the 2013-14 school year. Also pictured are MCS Superintendent Brad Lindsay and board members Gregg Kitts, Cathy Moritz, Pam Hutchison, Katie Morgan, Scott Murphy, and Harry Hall. 

It's going to be a great year!

Posted on Aug. 08 2014 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
The new school year is here! It's a great time to be a Marion Giant. At our First Day Celebration Friday morning at Marion High School's Walton Performing Arts Center, community members gathered to encourage and thank Marion Community Schools teachers and staff. It was a great kickoff to the new year. 

As we look forward to 2014-15, join us as we take a look back at some of the great things that happened last school year. Check out the photo slideshow below!

FAQs: Elementary district boundaries new for 2014-15

To balance space available in individual elementary schools vs. the number of students attending, Marion Community Schools is revising its elementary school district boundaries.

>> For more information, including a link to the InfoFinder i address lookup tool (to find your elementary district according to your home address), please CLICK HERE.
 

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