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Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News The Mu Alpha Theta National Mathematics Honor Society recently announced that Marion High School seniors Anne Marie Conrad and Nicholas Spitzer are among only 53 winners in the nation of their prestigious scholarship.

Anne Marie and Nick both earned $4,000 scholarship.

Fellow senior Truman Bennet is a Mu Alpha Theta Kalin Award finalist. This is the highest honor a Mu Alpha Theta student can receive. Truman will be interviewed along with other finalists at the national convention this summer, and a winner will then be determined.

Congratulations to these outstanding Giants!
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Congratulations to Nicholas Spitzer and Anne Marie Conrad, who were named Marion Rotary Students of the Year, which comes with a $1,000 scholarship award.

And congratulations to Truman Bennet, who earned the Exchange Club's Youth of the Year Award, which comes with a $500 scholarship award.

We're proud of these Giants, and we can't wait to see what the future holds for them and the rest of the MHS Class of 2017!
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Some of our McCulloch students recently sat down with their favorite teachers to share with them just how much they mean! Check out what they had to say about our fantastic teachers:


And don't miss the "hug cut" - see the smiles that a heartfelt thank you brings to these faces!
 
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Marion Regional Career Center has been named a Microsoft School, joining an exclusive community of schools from around the world (and only 250 in the U.S.) recognized for their pioneering efforts and innovation in rethinking teaching, learning, and assessment.

Just one year after being named a Microsoft Imagine Academy, MRCC’s information technology program has made the step up to the Microsoft School designation.

“Becoming a part of the Microsoft Schools program is an amazing opportunity to connect and engage with leaders in education around the world,” said Travis Hueston, MRCC’s instructor of information technology. “We look forward to sharing our experiences with other schools in our community and the world to continue finding innovative ways to equip our students with the proper tools needed for success inside and outside of the classroom.”

As well as being recognized on a global scale for their innovative approach to educating tomorrow’s workforce, Microsoft Schools receive additional collaboration opportunities with other schools around the world; access to professional development opportunities; access to Microsoft Innovative Educators Experts to help drive innovation and to support staff, peers, and students; and more.

Enrollment in the MRCC information technology program is open to all juniors and seniors at participating schools in Grant County. Interested students should contact their school’s counselor, or call Nate McNeely at MRCC at 765-664-9091.
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News As the end of the school year nears, Marion Community Schools’ award-winning art and music programs have many opportunities for you to enjoy some great performances and events, and support the young artists in our community!

Upcoming events:
  • Kindness Rally, 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, Bill Green Arena at Marion High School, McCulloch musicians and other students will be featured during the Chain Reaction Ceremony
  • All-City Art Show: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 12, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 13, Walton Center at Marion High School; on Saturday, several musical performances are scheduled:
    • 11:30 a.m., Elementary Recorder Ensemble
    • Noon: elementaries/Justice Intermediate’s Circle the State With Song Choir
    • 12:30 p.m.: McCulloch Jazz Choir
    • 1:30 p.m.: McCulloch Jazz Band
    • 2 p.m. Solo and Ensemble performances
    • 2:30 p.m.: MHS Virtuoso
    • 3 p.m.: MHS Jazz Band
  • MHS choirs present: Sing on the Green, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 13, Walton Center at Marion High School; $5 admission
  • McCulloch Junior High 7th Grade Choir Spring Concert, 6 p.m. Monday, May 15, at the McCulloch auditorium
  • McCulloch Junior High 8th Grade Choir Spring Concert, 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the McCulloch auditorium
  • Justice Intermediate Community Day featuring the Justice Band, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 17 in the Justice gym (NOTE: space is limited for this event, so students’ families and invited guests will get priority; little to no space is available to public at large)
  • McCulloch Junior High Band Spring Concert, 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the McCulloch gym