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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
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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 

Building:
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:

Building:
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:
 

Building:
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. 

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: 6/10/2020

Marion Community Schools is offering families new options for summer learning and beyond, with an expansion of take-home learning devices and more.

Video updates from Chief Academic and Technology Officer Scott Hoeksema 

 

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District, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School
Published: 5/28/2020

Five teachers have earned special recognition as this year’s nominees and recipients of the Mary Clark Hanley Teaching Excellence Award.

The nominees are an exclusive group that personifies excellence. They were selected by their respective principals or coordinators. The 2019-20 nominees are:

Building:
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: 5/28/2020

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>> Click here for Marion Community Schools back to school plans
 



Weekly updates:

>> Click here to view the 9/2 weekly updated from MCS

(scroll to the bottom to view previous updates)

Building:
Allen Elementary School
Published: 5/20/2020

Allen family Second Harvest food distribution 

AND 

Allen student belongings pick-up: 

5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 21. 

Traffic pattern will be the same as it is at our regular student pick-up.

Both distributions are curbside. No entrance to the building is allowed. Provide your student's name, and we'll bring you the belongings that have been collected, along with food if you wish.

If possible, please wear a face mask to help us protect each other!