The Marion Regional Career Center’s Information Technology and Cyber Security Academy, along with Marion Community School’s state-of-the-art E-Sports Program, have set out to make a difference in the fight against COVID-19.
Marion High School JROTC Cadet Josiah Hamilton was awarded a U.S. Army’s three-year ROTC Scholarship valued at approximately $70,000.
Students awarded the scholarships can choose to attend any college or university that has an Army ROTC Program, and the money can be used to pay for tuition, room and board, books and fees. Additionally, the cadets will receive a monthly stipend to cover incidental costs.
“It was an honor to be selected,” said Hamilton, who has chosen to attend Purdue University.
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.
Marion High School is in the process of planning a virtual graduation for next month.
MHS asked members of the Class of 2020 to weigh in on options for their graduation, since the traditional ceremony has been canceled due to COVID-19 distancing guidelines. About half the class indicated a preference, and the majority of those votes were for a virtual graduation in May and a second in-person ceremony in September.
We will premier the virtual commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. May 31 on our website and social media pages.
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.
Marion Community Schools is pleased to welcome Eleese Payne as the next Director of our Special Services Department.
Payne will officially move into this role this summer. She is currently Director of Special Education at KIPP Indy Public Schools, but lives here in Marion. She looks forward to serving Marion families.
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Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has ordered all schools to be closed for the rest of the school year to fight the global coronavirus pandemic. Together, let’s all do our part and make a difference in this important fight!
Spectrum is offering 60 days of free home internet service to Marion residents.
To qualify, you must live in an area that Spectrum supports, you must not have an internet connection through Spectrum and you must have a student living in your household.
Due to continued uncertainty and concern surrounding coronavirus / COVID-19, Marion Community Schools has decided to cancel our annual Kindness Rally that had been set for April 3.
The monetary costs associated with waiting any longer to make this decision, with deposits for rented equipment due soon, was one of the factors in our decision in making this announcement now.