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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, Marion High School
Published: 11/17/2020

UPDATE: As Grant County’s COVID-19 cases have continued to spike, the Grant County Health Department has asked Marion Community Schools to further limit attendance at our school events this week. 

All home sporting events set for this week will be limited to two tickets per student participant, for parents/guardians only.

This includes the girls basketball game this evening (Tuesday, Nov. 17), when the Giants host Madison-Grant at Bill Green Arena.

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District, Allen Elementary School
Published: 11/16/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Monday, Nov. 16, that two students who were last at Allen Elementary School on Wednesday, Nov. 12, have been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.  

At the elementary level, with the difficulty of enforcing consistent social distancing, Marion Community Schools utilizes cohorting (keeping groups of students together and avoiding cross contact as much as possible). Because of this, our plans have included quarantining entire classrooms in the event of a positive COVID diagnosis.

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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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District, Marion High School
Published: 11/13/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Thursday, Nov. 12, that a staffer who was last at Marion High School on Friday, Nov. 6, has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.  

In addition, Marion Community Schools was informed Friday, Nov. 13, that a staffer who was last at Marion High School on Friday, Nov. 6, has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive. 

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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, Riverview Elementary School
Published: 11/12/2020

Marion Community Schools was informed Thursday, Nov. 12, that a student who was last at Riverview Elementary School on Wednesday, Nov. 11, has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive.  

At the elementary level, with the difficulty of enforcing consistent social distancing, Marion Community Schools utilizes cohorting (keeping groups of students together and avoiding cross contact as much as possible). Because of this, our plans have included quarantining entire classrooms in the event of a positive COVID diagnosis.

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District
Published: 11/10/2020

Dr. Robert Schultz, chief financial officer and assistant superintendent for business affairs at Marion Community Schools, recently was honored by the Indiana Association of School Business Officials as the Indiana School Business Official of the Year

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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.)