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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, 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:

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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: 5/28/2020

Weekly updates:

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Kendall Elementary School
Published: 5/14/2020

All Kendall Elementary School students grades P-4 will be able to pick up their personal belongings left at school during the following times:

  • Thursday, May 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    ~ or ~ 
  • Friday, May 22, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  

Students will not be permitted to enter the building and must be accompanied by an adult; a bag with the contents from their classroom will be brought to them curbside at Door 17.  

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District, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School
Published: 5/4/2020

Five Marion elementary school students earned high honors in the annual Symphony in Color statewide art competition.

All five students earned finalist honors at the state level. Typically, this artwork would be on display at the Indiana State Museum, but because the museum is closed during this unusual time, as part of efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, their art is on display in a virtual gallery: www.indianamuseum.org/symphony-in-color.

You can also see their artwork below:

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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: 5/4/2020

Marion Community Schools has provided more than a quarter million meals (nearly 275,000) to our community through our drive-through food distributions in the months of March and April.

We plan to continue these distributions to meet our community's needs.

Enjoy this video we put together celebrating the workers who have been making this GIANT effort possible!

 

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District, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School
Published: 4/22/2020

Save the date! MCS Virtual Kindergarten Roundup is set for May 14! It will premier at 2 p.m., then it will be available for on-demand viewing after that.

More details will be coming soon on how to watch.

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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: 4/15/2020

Marion Community Schools has created a revised calendar for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, in accordance with instructions from Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Education.

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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
Published: 4/10/2020

As part of our ongoing efforts to provide a wide variety of enhanced and blended learning opportunities to our families during this extended school closure, Marion Community Schools is offering paper learning packets for pick-up.

Packets will be available for students in preschool through grade 8. (Packets will also be available digitally from the links below and on our Technology Resources page, but for those who prefer hard copies, we are making them available.) 

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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: 4/8/2020

Marion Community Schools social workers are collecting information and resources to help you during this difficult time! We are all working together to stay connected while we are apart.

>> Click here to check out our page "From the School Social Worker's Desk"