The Marion High School Alumni Association recently announced a new collaboration that will provide great opportunities for young Marion artists now and long into the future.
Marion High School boys basketball season tickets can be purchased starting Nov. 1, on the following schedule:
- MHS Athletic Boosters can purchase tickets starting Nov. 1
- Previous season ticket holders (2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons) can purchase tickets starting Nov. 3
- All other sales begin Nov. 15
The Marion High School JROTC Air Rifle Marksmanship Team earned their second win of the season last week, and perennial powerhouse Cadet Alysa Yancey hit her stride as the top marksman of the match.
The JROTC Marksmanship Team competes in virtual matches, hosted by the Orion Scoring System. The Giants are now 2-2 and ranked first within their conference, and fourth overall in the Junior Rifle Club Precision Distinguished Division of the National Air Rifle League, a national team league for high school teams and junior rifle clubs.
Two Marion High School band students have been selected to perform in the Indiana Jazz Educators Association All-District Jazz Band.
The musicians selected are:
A Marion High School freshman band student has been selected to perform in the Indiana Bandmasters Association All-Region Honor Band.
Donald West, who plays the tuba, will be among the students in grades 7 through 9 from across the region who will play with this honor band at Marion High School's Walton Performing Arts Center, host to this year's event.
Marion Community Schools was informed Thursday, Oct. 14, that a student who was last at Marion High School on Oct. 13 has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive. In connection with this case, there were four identified school related close contacts who were informed and provided with quarantine and symptom monitoring instructions. Three of the close contacts were exempted from quarantine due to consistent mask use and/or vaccination.
Marion High School's FAFSA Help Lab, in partnership with Project Leadership, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 27, in the MHS Media Center (library). Seniors will visit the library during English class, and their parents/guardians are welcome to come at that time, or after school from 4 to 6:30 pm., to get help with filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please let your parents/guardians know, so they can plan to attend!
This Thursday, Oct. 14, the JROTC Giant Battalion will face physical and mental challenges at Marion’s Matter Park.
Representatives from the Marion Police Department, Purdue University-Fort Wayne ROTC, along with recruiters from the U.S. Army, Indiana National Guard, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy will host a series of competitive events for JROTC cadets to complete. Nearly 100 cadets are likely to participate in this event.
The all-day event will certainly be a challenge for all of the cadets.
The Marion High School JROTC Raider Team traveled to Hobart High School last Saturday to compete in their fifth regional competition in as many weeks. There, they faced numerous teams from Indiana and Michigan. But competing at Hobart is not the same as competing at other regional competitions. It is truly a grudge match among the titans. And this year the Giants were more than prepared.
Eight Marion High School band students have been selected to perform in the Indiana Bandmasters Association All-District Honor Band.
The musicians selected are: