Daily Announcements

College Go Week Trivia:

Winner will receive a prize! Please write your first and last name and your answer to the question on a slip of paper in your first period class and place it in the envelope provided by Student Services. The winner will be announced the next morning.

9/27 QUESTION: Which HBCU did Mr. Bryant graduate from? Hint: He played college basketball there!
 

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Sign up for the blood drive in the cafeteria TODAY, Sept. 27. There is a severe need for blood and blood products in this area. Donate blood and be a hero!
     

  • The end of the nine weeks is just two weeks away. Please see your teachers ASAP for missing work.
     

  • Breakfast is now GRAB and GO. Please pick up breakfast from the west side (gym side) of the cafeteria and report to class.
     

  • IUPUI College Fair is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Check your student email for more information, or see your counselor.
     

  • Quiz Bowl practice will be at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. Our first match is at home this Thursday, Sept. 29, after school in the library.
     

  • SENIORS: College Application Lab with Project Leadership will be on Wednesday, Sept. 28, during your English class! Come ready with a list of colleges where you’d like to apply.
     

  • This week is College GO! Week: Wear your favorite college shirt or jersey on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
     

  • JUNIORS & SENIORS: Interested in taking a FREE Ivy Tech speech class at Marion High School on Monday evenings starting after fall break through winter break? Email Mrs. Gay, kgay@marion.k12.in.us, by Friday, Sept. 30, to get signed up!
     

  • Registration deadline for the November SAT test is October 7th! See your counselor for a fee waiver if you are in 11th or 12th grade.
     

  • JUNIORS & SENIORS: Interested in attending a college visit day at Indiana Wesleyan University on Wednesday, Oct. 12, during the school day? See your counselor for a permission slip. Free lunch will be provided, and this will be an excused absence from school. Check your student email for more information.
     

  • Workouts have started for girls basketball on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 4:15 p.m. If you would like the schedule, please see Mrs. Leach in the Athletics Office.
     

  • Homecoming Court: 

    • Court, King and Queen nominations: Monday, Sept. 26, and Tuesday, Sept. 27; check your email to vote.

    • Court, King, and Queen selection: Wednesday, Sept. 28, and Thursday, Sept. 29; check your email to vote.
       

  • Homecoming Week is Oct. 3-7: 

    • Court, King and Queen nominations: Monday, Sept. 26, and Tuesday, Sept. 27; check your email to vote.

    • Court, King, and Queen selection: Wednesday, Sept. 28, and Thursday, Sept. 29; check your email to vote.

    • Special dress days:  PJ Day, Twin Day, Disney Day, and Class Color Day. Start planning your outfits now.

    • Pep rally: 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6

    • Powder Puff football: 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6

    • Homecoming Tailgate: Sponsored by the MHS Alumni Association, Friday, Oct. 7 before the start of the football game

    • Homecoming game: Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7

    • Homecoming Dance: Tickets for $5 on sale in the cafeteria Sept. 26 through Oct. 4. No guests from other schools. The dance is casual or semi-formal — you choose your fit! Dance starts after the game and runs until 11:30 p.m.
       

  • School pictures are set for Oct. 11. Please see your English teacher for an order form.
     

ATHLETICS THIS WEEK:

Home games in bold

9/27

  • girls soccer hosts Kokomo
  • volleyball hosts Tippecanoe Valley
  • boys soccer @ Yorktown

9/28

  • boys tennis hosts Sectionals

9/29

  • boys tennis hosts Sectionals

9/30

  • football @ Muncie Central

>> details at mariongiantssports.com/events



NEED HELP WITH CLASSWORK? TUTORING IS AVAILABLE:

Student Study Tables (tutoring) offers help for all students from 7:30 to 8:25 a.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in the MHS Media Center (library). Transportation is available starting Sept. 27 for students attending Study Tables. See Ms. Bishop in Student Services to sign up for transportation. A snack will provided at the afternoon session. 
 

>> Click here for more info

 



GENERAL REMINDERS:

  • ON SCHOOL DAYS DURING THE YEAR:

     
  • Students are not to be in the building before 8:30 a.m. or after 4:05 p.m. unless you are under the supervision of a teacher or coach.
     
  • If you are being dropped off by car in the morning, please use the east circle drive that can be accessed from 26th St. and enter at the main entrance, Door 1. (Please do NOT use the west drive accessed from Carey Street. Click here for more information.)
     

  • Food deliveries will not be accepted by school offices for staff or students, and students are not to leave the building during lunch, except for seniors who have a permission slip on file with Mrs. Phillippe. 
     

  • Seniors: Off-campus lunch is allowed on Wednesdays and Fridays, but you MUST have a permission slip on file with Mrs. Phillippe. If you are leaving the building for lunch, used Door 8. You cannot bring food or drink back into the building.  Additionally, seniors have access to the hospitality room and courtyard on Mondays.
     

  • The Key Club Caring Closet has toiletries or shelf-stable food available; contact your counselor or email Ms. Vermilion, mvermilion@marion.k12.in.us.
     

  • Any student carrying prescription medications, inhalers, or epinephrine pens, please go to the nurse’s office for permission forms.
     

  • If you are having a problem with someone picking on you, be smart and use the resources available. Please come to the office and see Mr. Blackmon, our conflict resolution officer.
     

  • Students are not to use the school’s elevators unless you have been pre-approved by the school’s nurse or the main office due to an injury.
     

  • For those of you who drive to school: Students are not allowed to park in the front circle or in the staff and visitor parking lot in front of the auditorium. 
     

  • Do you have a problem with your iPad or a question about an app?  If so, watch for information about the Student Help Desk.