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We are excited to bring this site to the community of Marion in Grant County, Indiana, 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
 

Eclipse safety / classroom activities

Posted on Aug. 16 2017 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News With the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, visible here in Marion, some Marion Community Schools teachers are planning related outdoor activities. 

If your student's teacher is planning such an activity, you should receive an opt-out form this week, to return by Friday if you do NOT want your student to participate. If you need an additional copy of the form for any reason, click here. If you are not sure whether your student is in a class planning outdoor activities and want more information, please contact your school. (For a full list of phone numbers for MCS school buildings, click here.)

>> Click here for information from NASA on eclipse viewing safety. (Looking directly at a solar eclipse without the proper protective filters can cause permanent damage to your eyesight.)


 




El lunes 21 de agosto de 2017, el condado de Grant estará en el camino de un eclipse solar. Algunos clases estará viendo el eclipse al aire libre usando lentes de protección y / o equipo. Si usted NO desea que su hijo/a participe en estas actividades, clic aqui y devuelva este formulario.

Mirar directamente al sol durante un eclipse puede dañar permanentemente la vista. Click aqui para más información

Explore the solar eclipse at the MHS planetarium

Posted on Aug. 15 2017 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News With the upcoming solar eclipse sparking interest across the country, Marion High School’s state-of-the-art planetarium will put on special shows that explore the unusual phenomenon.

The public is invited to MHS to the shows, scheduled for 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, and Sunday, Aug. 20. Admission is free, but seating is limited and on a first-come, first-seated basis on the day of the show. Doors will open about 30 minutes before each showing. Enter MHS through Door 22 at the front of the building. MHS is located at 250 W. 26th St.

This is a great opportunity for a special experience with the family, right here in Marion!

The planetarium at MHS was renovated in fall 2012. It boasts state-of-the-art LED cove lighting; 5.1 surround sound system with JBL cinema series speakers that push 2400 watts of power; a Digitarium Kappa projector that broadcasts full dome shows; and seating for 58.

Marion Community Schools is pleased to be able to present this special show to the public and share our exceptional facilities with the community in this way.

On the day of the eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, MHS science teacher Tina Harris will be outside watching the eclipse with her classes, weather permitting. People are welcome to join the watch party! The eclipse should be visible in Marion from about 1 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 21.

>> Click here for information on eclipse viewing safety. (Looking directly at a solar eclipse without the proper protective filters can cause permanent damage to your eyesight.)

Back to school - Aug. 10 is first student day

Posted on Aug. 10 2017 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Welcome back! We're looking forward to a great school year - the best yet!

Class hours are:
  • All elementary buildings: 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. M-F
  • Justice Intermediate: 8:55 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. M-W, 9:08 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. Th-F
  • McCulloch Junior High: 8:55 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. M-W, 9:10 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. Th-F
  • Marion High School: 8:45 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. M-W, 9 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. Th-F 
To see the full school year calendar, click here.

To see your building's student handbook, click here

For more information, please explore your school's webpage (via the links at the top of this website).

Please contact your school building if you have any questions or concerns. Click here for our building directory

On the Calendar

Here's a look at some of the big events coming up at Marion around the district.
(For more events, click here to check out the full calendar, where you can see events at one school building at a time or elect to see all events in the district. Just use the pull-down menu at the top of the calendar!)

 
  • First Day Celebration - all staff invited to attend: 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9; doors open at 7 a.m. This is also a teacher work day. Please check with your principal or department supervisor if you need more information about expected duties on this day.
  • First student day: Thursday, Aug. 10. 
  • MHS Class of 2018 Commencement: Sunday, Jun 3, 2018.
 
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