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District, Marion High School
Published: 5/7/2019

It was well known around the Midwestern JROTC Drill community that DJ Smith from Marion High School was a force to be reckoned with. He earned first place finishes in all five of the regional competitions he entered this year. But stepping up to compete at the National Championship on May 4 in Daytona, Fla., was a dream of his. With big dreams, come big rewards: Cadet Smith is now the National JROTC Drill Champion!

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District, Marion High School
Published: 5/6/2019

By Myla Townsend

Congratulations to Marion High School Principal Keith Burke for being selected as the Indiana Association of School Principals High School Principal of the Year for District 6. District 6 includes Grant, Delaware, Henry, Wayne, Randolph, Jay and Blackford County.

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District, Marion High School
Published: 4/26/2019

Marion Community Schools is pleased to announce the 2019 inductees to the Marion High School Hall of Distinction.

The selection committee chose seven inductees:

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Published: 4/15/2019
Select Marion Community Schools students in grades kindergarten through eight will be participating next month in Unified Game Day, a Special Olympics-style friendly competition in a variety of unified track and field events.
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Published: 4/11/2019
Originally posted April 11

Marion Community Schools' All-City Art Show is coming to Marion High School's Walton Performing Arts Center once again!

All MCS buildings will be showing student artwork, and MCS choral and band programs will provide music from all ages. Come see outstanding artwork created by our own Marion Giants. You can also join in some hands-on activities!
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Published: 4/2/2019
ILEARN is the annual test the state of Indiana requires students take starting in grade three. (It replaces the ISTEP.)

Tests are given in grades three through eight, and also for high school courses Biology and U.S. Government. For information about when your student will be testing, contact your school building office.

>> Click here to view an ILEARN fact sheet for families from the Indiana Department of Education
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Published: 3/19/2019
Marion Community Schools is aware of reports of an incident in the area of Madison-Grant High School this morning. Students and staff at all MCS school buildings were kept inside their buildings for a short time, out of an abundance of caution. Based on communications with local law enforcement, as of about 10:15 a.m., MCS released all school buildings to resume regular activities. 
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Published: 3/18/2019
Marion High School will be offering free athletic physicals to any Marion Community Schools student in April 2019, for students who plant to play school sports next fall.

>> Click here for more information from MarionGiantsSports.com
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Published: 3/18/2019
By Myla Townsend

Marion Community Schools’ human resources director was recently honored by the Indiana Association of School Business Officials.

Human Resources Director Shelley Preston has been named the IASBO School Support Professional of the Year for Region 5, the district in which Grant County lies.
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Published: 3/13/2019


The Giants are headed back to semi-state! Let's show off our Giant Pride on Friday!

For the third time this school year, a Marion High School team is headed to semi-state in the IHSAA's state tournaments. (The football team and girls basketball team were the first and second.)

Marion Community Schools encourages businesses and organizations around the city to join us as we celebrate Purple & Gold Friday, in honor of the Giants.