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Published: 1/15/2014
Several students and two teachers were honored March 20, 2013, by the Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees. 

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Published: 1/15/2014
MARION (March 20, 2013) — A Marion Community Schools student tied for runner-up in the Grant County Spelling Bee, and five others were among the top 11 prize-winners.

Jinwon Pae, a fourth-grader at Kendall Elementary School, tied for second at the annual competition hosted by Indiana Wesleyan University on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at College Wesleyan Church. She was among six Grant County students left in the competition by round four. The bee had started with 78 students.
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Several students were recognized for success in academics and fine arts March 13, 2013, by the Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees.

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Two Marion Community Schools teachers have been named teachers of the year for their efforts in special education.

The Grant County Special Education Cooperative honored Mandy Myrick and Dee Wiley, who both teach at Frances Slocum Elementary School, during its autism education fair on Monday, March 11, 2013, at Indiana Wesleyan University. 

Myrick is in her second year with MCS, and in her first working in special education.
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Published: 1/15/2014
MARION (Feb. 28, 2013) — Finalized numbers certified by the state have confirmed what leaders at Marion Community Schools had projected: The graduation rate at Marion High School has jumped again and is now higher than the state rate.

For the 2011-12 school year, the MHS graduation rate was 91.1 percent. That’s an 11 percent jump from the previous year’s rate, 81.9. But a slightly longer view reveals a more impressive accomplishment: The 2011-12 rate is a 57 percent increase since 2006-07, when the rate was 58 percent.
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Published: 1/13/2014
Turf field under consideration; corporate partnerships sought

Marion Community Schools is beginning to explore a major upgrade to the stadium at Marion High School, with the goal of providing the best possible opportunities and experiences for students and the community.
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Published: 1/9/2014
Due continued concerns over travel safety, several MHS athletics events have been rescheduled. 

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Published: 12/20/2013
IDOE school grades released recently are more evidence that Marion Community Schools is making giant strides in academic achievement.
 
MCS schools earned four “A”s and “B”s for the 2012-13 school year – up from zero in the 2011-12 school year. Overall, the district earned a "C" for the 2012-13 school year – up from an "F" the year before.
 
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Published: 11/11/2013
More than a dozen students were recognized for academic success and more Feb. 27, 2013, by the Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees.

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Published: 11/7/2013
More than two dozen students were recognized for academic and artistic successes Feb. 13, 2013, by the Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees.

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