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District, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School, McCulloch Junior High School
Published: 10/14/2020

Giant Online Academy students of ALL grades (K-12) are welcome to come in and get their picture taken any time between 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Marion High School's Walton Center lobby. Enter Door 19. Parents who bring their students should wait outside in their cars.

>> After photos are taken, you can view and order your photos here 

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District, Allen Elementary School
Published: 10/14/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed late Tuesday, Oct. 13, that a staff member who was last at Allen Elementary School on Monday, Oct. 12, has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.

In connection with this positive case, 3 other staff members and 7 students were determined to be school-related close contacts and have been informed and instructed to quarantine. (Click here for current COVID-19 quarantine information.)

Building:
Allen Elementary School
Published: 10/6/2020

Did you know you can shop our virtual book fair from anywhere? Check it out:

 

The Allen Elementary book fair runs from Oct. 26 through Nov. 8.

Building:
District, Allen Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School
Published: 9/30/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Wednesday, Sept. 30, that a staffer who was last at Justice Intermediate School and Allen Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 25, has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.

In connection with this positive case, 5 other staffers were determined to be school-related close contacts and have been informed and instructed to quarantine. (Click here for current COVID-19 quarantine information.)

Building:
District, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School, McCulloch Junior High School, Marion High School
Published: 9/16/2020
Provided news release

In honor and in celebration of the late Congressman and Civil Rights activist John Robert Lewis, a group of community citizens has organized to plant a commemorative tree. The tree is a sugar maple tree, which grows to spread its beautiful canopy like an umbrella, exemplifying the wide reach and influence of John Lewis. The public is invited to attend this memorable event.

Building:
Allen Elementary School
Published: 9/14/2020

Allen Elementary School's picture day is set for Wednesday, Oct. 7.

Onsite students will have photos taken during the school day.

Giant Online Academy students are welcome to come in and get their picture taken between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Parents will wait outside in their cars, students will be escorted in to have their photo taken and then brought back to the parent.

>> After photos are taken, you can view and order your photos here 

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District, Little Giants Preschool, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School, McCulloch Junior High School, Marion High School
Published: 9/8/2020
From our partners at the Marion Community School of the Arts

The Community School of the Arts is excited to kick-off a new community event this Friday, Sept. 11, downtown. Chalk The Block is an event created to bring the community together to beautify the downtown square. Chalk will be distributed Friday evening, and will be available at downtown businesses for the month of September.

Building:
Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School
Published: 8/10/2020

All onsite students will have at-home e-learning days every Friday during the first semester. More information about e-learning Fridays can be reviewed below.

(Giant Online Academy students: This e-learning information does not necessarily apply to you. GOA teachers will continue to provide instructions for their students. If you have questions about Friday expectations for your GOA student, please contact your teacher.)
 

Assignments

For e-learning day there will be 5 assignments:

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District, Little Giants Preschool, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School, McCulloch Junior High School, Marion High School, Marion Regional Career Center
Published: 7/28/2020

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Marion Community Schools has made the following changes to the 2020-21 school year calendar, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic:
 

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District, Little Giants Preschool, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School, McCulloch Junior High School, Marion High School
Published: 7/14/2020

Tonight, the Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved our baseline plans for onsite and online learning for the 2020-21 school year. Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions page, which has links to the individual plans for onsite and online learning, which contain much more detail.