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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: 11/25/2020

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On Nov. 24, the Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved the continuation of e-learning Fridays through the rest of the 2020-21 school year calendar, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic:

The board had previously approved e-learning Fridays for the first semester.

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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: 11/19/2020

Marion Community Schools is adding two e-learning days to its calendar as we shift into the winter and holiday season. There will be no onsite classes on Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24. (Thanksgiving break begins Wednesday, Nov. 25.)

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District, Kendall Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School, McCulloch Junior High School
Published: 11/17/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Tuesday, Nov. 17, that a staffer who was last at McCulloch Junior High School on Monday, Nov. 16, has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.  

In connection with this positive case, 5 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.

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District, Allen Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School
Published: 11/16/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Sunday, Nov. 15, that a staffer who was last at Justice Intermediate School on Thursday, Nov. 12, has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.  

In connection with this positive case, 2 additional staffers 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.)

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Kendall Elementary School
Published: 11/13/2020

>> To order your Kendall Elementary School yearbook for the 2020-21 school year, click 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, Marion Regional Career Center
Published: 11/12/2020

11/25/20 UPDATE: The Indiana Department of Health has classified Grant County in the red category, meaning there is an active and widespread outbreak of COVID-19 in our community.

The Grant County Health Department has asked that schools continue to restrict spectator attendance at school activities to parents and guardians only, up to two per student participant. No school events will be open to the public at this time.

Many events have been postponed or canceled due to quarantines here or at other participating schools.

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District, Kendall Elementary School, Marion High School
Published: 11/10/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Tuesday, Nov. 10, that a staffer who was last at Kendall Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 9, has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.

In connection with this positive case, 2 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.)

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District, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School
Published: 11/2/2020

Marion Community Schools is participating in a groundbreaking new program, Grant County Elementary Unified Robotics, part of the Champions Together program of Special Olympics Indiana. This weekend, students will be participating in the very first Unified Robotics event!

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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, 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.