As part of a leadership class, 15 JROTC cadets from Marion High School recently traveled to Gettysburg Battlefield National Park where they had the opportunity to undertake a military-style staff ride, a learning experience rarely available to the average high school student. They then traveled on to Washington, D.C., where their experiences included a White House tour and more.
Nearly three dozen current Marion High School students and members of the MHS Class of 2019 have been recognized by the College Board for their cumulative excellent performance on multiple Advanced Placement tests in the 2018-19 school year or earlier in their high school career.
The Marion High School JROTC Precision Air Rifle Marksmanship Team continues to excel and rack up accolades, and they learned over the winter break that they have qualified again for the U.S. Army JROTC National Championship for the fifth year in a row.
Marion High School art teacher Tashema Davis was recently featured on arts IN focus, a show produced and aired weekly by Fort Wayne's PBS station.
The episode is now available for viewing online:
The Marion High School JROTC program now has a team bus to travel to state, regional, and national competitions, thanks to the generous donations of community members and others.
The bus, proudly painted in Marion purple is a new source of pride for the cadets and their impressive Army JROTC program at the high school and reflects the Giant cooperation between the school corporation, the MHS JROTC Department, and many individuals and community organizations.
Grant County Unified Athletics invites you to come out and create your own fun decorative canvas at this special fundraiser that supports the Unified Athletics program in Grant County schools.
There will be no classes at Marion Community Schools from Dec. 23 through Jan. 3 at Marion Community Schools. All individual school offices will be closed during this time as well.
The Marion Community Schools district offices will be closed for the holiday next Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 23 through 25.
Marion High School JROTC Cadet Levi Hofmann added another title to his growing list of achievements as an air-rifle marksman. Earlier this month, he and his teammates faced off against the best shooters from Indiana JROTC programs in Indianapolis at the JROTC State Rifle Marksmanship Championship. Hofmann turned in the second highest individual score to claim the Runner-Up State Champion title. Hofmann helped his Marion High teammates to finish third place overall as a team.
Marion High School / Marion Regional Career Center students collected many top awards at last weekend’s Business Professionals of America Regional Leadership Contest and will advance to the state level.
In fact, the Giants swept the top three places in one subject competition, Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications, with Lucia Persinger, an MHS junior, earning first place, senior Cooper Spencer in second, and sophomore Brandie Jo Moneer in third. The top five finishers in each subject go on to compete at the state level competition.