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Published: 9/19/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Saturday, Sept. 19, that a staffer who was last on one of our school buses on Thursday, Sept. 17, has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.

In connection with this positive case, 2 other staffers and 4 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, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School
Published: 9/18/2020

Justice Intermediate School is offering our families and our fans and friends the chance to get their own special 2020 Giants shirt!

 

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Design will be printed on front; white and black shirts available.

 

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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.

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District, Marion High School, Marion Regional Career Center
Published: 9/15/2020

This past summer, Marion Regional Career Center’s Information Technology, and Cyber Security Instructor Travis Hueston was one of only 25 educators across the country invited to attend the Computer Science Academy for teachers at the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University. 

The Computer Science Academy is a unique professional development opportunity for advanced instructors about merging computer science topics in their courses along with the fusion of cybersecurity and advanced coding and programming.  

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District, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School, Marion High School
Published: 9/9/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Wednesday, Sept. 9, that a student who was last at Marion High School on Thursday, Sept. 3, and a second student who was last at Justice Intermediate School on Saturday, Sept. 5, have been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.

In connection with these two positive cases, 13 other 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, Marion High School
Published: 9/9/2020

Marion High School celebrated the Class of 2020 in high style with virtual celebrations in the spring, but unfortunately we were not able to have an in-person celebration.

As part of Homecoming Weekend, we will honor our Class of 2020 graduates with a brief graduation ceremony at 5:15 p.m. Sept. 18 at Dick Lootens Stadium, prior to the football game.

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District, Marion High School
Published: 9/9/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Tuesday, Sept. 8, that a staffer who was last at Marion High School on Thursday, Sept. 3, has tested positive for COVID-19.

The staffer was not on school property within the 48 hours that contact tracing reviews, and therefore no school-based contact tracing was needed.

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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: 9/8/2020
From our partners at the Marion Community School of the Arts

The Community School of the Arts is excited to kick-off a new community event this Friday, Sept. 11, downtown. Chalk The Block is an event created to bring the community together to beautify the downtown square. Chalk will be distributed Friday evening, and will be available at downtown businesses for the month of September.

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District, Marion High School
Published: 9/5/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Sept. 4, that a student who was last at Marion High School on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 3, has tested positive for COVID-19.  

In connection with this positive test, two other students were determined to be school-related close contacts and are being informed and instructed to quarantine. (Click here for current COVID-19 quarantine information.)

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District, Marion High School
Published: 9/4/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed today, Sept. 4, that a staff member who was last at Marion High School on Thursday, Sept. 3, has tested positive for COVID-19.  

In connection with this positive test, one student and one other staffer were determined to be school-related close contacts and were informed and instructed to quarantine. (Click here for current COVID-19 quarantine information.)