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Published: 7/26/2019

Marion Community Schools is pleased to welcome Janice Adams as Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the district.

In this important service-leader role, Adams will develop and facilitate staff training, social-emotional, behavior and academic support services, and partnerships with the community to provide a positive, safe, healthy, supportive, and inspiring learning environment that is culturally responsive to the needs of all students.

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District, Riverview Elementary School
Published: 7/24/2019

Marion Community Schools is pleased to announce that Ashlee Dixon is stepping into the role of principal at Riverview Elementary School.

Dixon has served as assistant principal at Riverview Elementary for three years, under the outstanding leadership of Lendon Schwartz.

"In the six years I have known Ashlee Dixon, as a teacher and then as assistant principal at Riverview, I have appreciated her positive, all-win commitment to our students, families, and staff, and to our Marion Community Schools mission," MCS Superintendent Brad Lindsay said.

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District, Marion High School
Published: 7/9/2019

This year will be a historic season for the Marion High School Marching Giants, in more ways than one.

Not only is 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the 1969 State Fair Championship — a title that carries with it cherished memories and pride for alumni — but it is also the year the Marching Giants will return to State Fair Band Day for the first time in more than 15 years!

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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: 6/20/2019

NOTE: New students and anyone who needs assistance may now call or visit their school, starting July 30. Please contact us to complete your registration as soon as possible!

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Published: 6/11/2019
Marion Community Schools is pleased to welcome Dr. Troy Friedersdorf as Executive Director of Student and Family Services.

In this position, Friedersdorf will be overseeing and facilitating student support services throughout the school district, preschool through high school. He will support, implement, and evaluate services that promote the healthy development of the whole student, and to meet families’ needs.

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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: 6/3/2019

Registration for the 2019-20 school year at Marion Community Schools is now open.

Families with students who were enrolled at an MCS school last year can register their students online now, through the PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

The online registration process can be completed at any internet-connected computer (including the public stations available at Marion Public Library).

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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: 6/3/2019

Marion High School tennis coach Doug Porter and the Grant County Community Tennis Association are offering tennis camp for incoming 1st- through 8th-graders next week.

Registration deadline is this Wednesday, June 5.

>> Click here for more details from mariongiantssports.com

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District, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School, Marion High School
Published: 6/3/2019

This summer, Marion Giants boys basketball coaches are offering summer training to boys going into grades 5 through 8 at Marion Community Schools next year.

The Marion Giants Basketball Academy starts June 4 at Marion High School.

>> Click here for more details from mariongiantssports.com

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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: 5/28/2019

Originally posted May 28

Marion Community Schools is a Summer Food Service Program participant. Free breakfast and lunch is available to the public (to anyone 18 or younger) as follows this summer:

Meals will be available Monday through Friday, June 3 through June 14 at Allen Elementary, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary, Riverview Elementary, Justice Intermediate School, and McCulloch Junior High School; meals will be available Monday through Thursday June 3 through June 20 at Marion High School.

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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
Published: 5/14/2019

Six teachers earned special recognition at the MCS School Board meeting on May 14, 2019, as this year’s nominees and recipients of the Mary Clark Hanley Teaching Excellence Award.

The nominees are an exclusive group that personifies excellence. They were selected by their respective principals or coordinators. The 2015-16 nominees are: