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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: 7/26/2019

Marion Community Schools invites you to an afternoon of music and art featuring our outstanding fine arts faculty.

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Little Giants Preschool
Published: 7/23/2019

At Little Giants Preschool, students are not required to bring supplies, but we do have a suggested donation list for our classrooms. If you are able to contribute, we would be grateful!

Here's our list of requests for the 2018-19 school year.

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Little Giants Preschool
Published: 7/18/2019

All Little Giants Preschool families are invited to our Back to School Open Houses on Aug. 6!

  • Justice classes: 4:30 to 6 p.m. 
  • All other classes: 5 to 6:30 p.m. at your elementary building

Our staff will be at all locations to meet our new families, and greet our returning families.

We hope to see all of you here!

(School starts the following day, Aug. 7.)

Building:
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:

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Little Giants Preschool
Published: 3/12/2019
Originally posted March 12

Little Giants Preschool encompasses Marion Community Schools' Head Start-, Title I- and On My Way Pre-K-funded programs. There are several factors considered when determining which program a student will be enrolled in, but there will be a common start to the application process for all applicants for the 2019-20 school year. Students must be 3 years old by Aug. 1, 2019, and must live in Grant County.

The open application schedule is as follows:
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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: 1/30/2019

Originally posted Jan. 30, 2019

Due to the cancellation of classes on January 30 and 31 because of dangerous wind chill temperatures, the last day for students will now be on Tuesday, May 28. Please make a note on your calendars!

(Monday, May 27, is Memorial Day, so there will be no classes that day.)

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Little Giants Preschool
Published: 11/27/2018
It's that time of year again when our calendars start filling up with holiday plans!

And because we know our school holiday programs can take some logistical work for parents and families to attend, we've set the schedule now, so you can make plans early!

All Little Giants Preschool programs will be on Dec. 14 at the school where classes meet.

Here's the full schedule:

Frances Slocum Elementary:
  • 8 a.m. (in gym)
Kendall Elementary:
Building:
Little Giants Preschool
Published: 9/13/2018
Originally posted Sept. 13, 2018

Calling all area families: YOU are invited to the annual Fall Fest hosted by Early Head Start and Little Giants Preschool - Head Start!

Join us for this fun festival that focuses on health and safety. This year's theme is "Community Super Heroes!"
Building:
Little Giants Preschool
Published: 7/16/2018
All Little Giants Preschool families are invited to our Back to School Open House!

Our staff will be here at ALL of our locations from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, to meet our new families, and greet our returning families. (This runs at the same time as the open house events for MCS elementary families at the four elementary buildings; the Justice preschool location will also be open at this same time.)

We hope to see all of you here!

(School starts the following day, Aug. 9.)