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Building:
Riverview Elementary School
Published: 9/17/2020

It's College GO Week, when we put an extra focus on the future for our students! (Both onsite and online students are welcome to participate in dress-up days.)

Monday (9/21): College Shirt Day - wear your favorite college gear or college colors

Tuesday (9/22): College Hat Day (don't forget: It's also school picture day! Click here for details.)

Wednesday (9/23): College Twin Day - match college gear with a friend

Building:
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: 9/16/2020
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In honor and in celebration of the late Congressman and Civil Rights activist John Robert Lewis, a group of community citizens has organized to plant a commemorative tree. The tree is a sugar maple tree, which grows to spread its beautiful canopy like an umbrella, exemplifying the wide reach and influence of John Lewis. The public is invited to attend this memorable event.

Building:
Riverview Elementary School
Published: 9/11/2020

Get in the Giants spirit this Homecoming week! (Both onsite and online students are welcome to participate!)

Monday (9/14): College Day - wear your favorite college gear or college colors

Tuesday (9/15): Hat Day

Wednesday (9/16): Crazy Socks Day

Thursday (9/17): Purple and Gold Day - show off your Giants spirit (no face paint, please)

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: 9/8/2020
From our partners at the Marion Community School of the Arts

The Community School of the Arts is excited to kick-off a new community event this Friday, Sept. 11, downtown. Chalk The Block is an event created to bring the community together to beautify the downtown square. Chalk will be distributed Friday evening, and will be available at downtown businesses for the month of September.

Building:
Riverview Elementary School
Published: 9/4/2020

Riverview Elementary School's picture day is set for Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Onsite students will have photos taken during the school day.

Giant Online Academy students are welcome to come in and get their picture taken between noon and 1:45 p.m. Parents will wait outside in their cars, students will be escorted to the gym to have their photo taken and then brought back to the parent.

>> After photos are taken, you can view and order your photos here 

Building:
Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School
Published: 8/10/2020

All onsite students will have at-home e-learning days every Friday during the first semester. More information about e-learning Fridays can be reviewed below.

(Giant Online Academy students: This e-learning information does not necessarily apply to you. GOA teachers will continue to provide instructions for their students. If you have questions about Friday expectations for your GOA student, please contact your teacher.)
 

Assignments

For e-learning day there will be 5 assignments:

Building:
Riverview Elementary School
Published: 8/7/2020

Dear Riverview Family,

I am so excited and honored to start this school year with all of you! I look forward to working with our students, families and educators to make this the best school year it can be! I am proud to be part of the Giant family and to raise my own kids in this community that is full of opportunities through Marion Community Schools. 

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, Marion Regional Career Center
Published: 7/28/2020

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Marion Community Schools has made the following changes to the 2020-21 school year calendar, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic:
 

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: 7/14/2020

Tonight, the Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved our baseline plans for onsite and online learning for the 2020-21 school year. Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions page, which has links to the individual plans for onsite and online learning, which contain much more detail. 

Building:
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: 6/10/2020

Marion Community Schools is offering families new options for summer learning and beyond, with an expansion of take-home learning devices and more.

Video updates from Chief Academic and Technology Officer Scott Hoeksema