Latest News

Building:
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: 6/3/2019

Interested in running? Curious about cross country? The 2019 Giants Cross Country Camp will introduce students to distance running, training techniques, and competition. Incoming kindergartners through 8th-graders are invited to this camp next week.

>> Click here for details from mariongiantssports.com

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: 6/3/2019

Marion High School tennis coach Doug Porter and the Grant County Community Tennis Association are offering tennis camp for incoming 1st- through 8th-graders next week.

Registration deadline is this Wednesday, June 5.

>> Click here for more details from mariongiantssports.com

Building:
District, Allen Elementary School, Frances Slocum Elementary School, Kendall Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School, Justice Thurgood Marshall Intermediate School, Marion High School
Published: 6/3/2019

This summer, Marion Giants boys basketball coaches are offering summer training to boys going into grades 5 through 8 at Marion Community Schools next year.

The Marion Giants Basketball Academy starts June 4 at Marion High School.

>> Click here for more details from mariongiantssports.com

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.

Building:
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 2018-19 nominees are:

Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 3/18/2019
Are you smarter than a fourth-grader? Frances Slocum Elementary fourth-graders may know a few things you don’t after weeks of Genius Hour research. You’re invited to come out and hear what they’ve learned!

The Genius Hour research fair will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, in the school’s gym. Family and friends and any others interested are invited to attend.
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: 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.)

Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 11/28/2018
An invitation from Frances Slocum Elementary PTO:

On Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m., enjoy free popcorn as you join your student in holiday shopping for their family and friends. Most gifts are between $1 and $5!
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
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!

K-4 programs will be in the school gymnasium on Tuesday, Dec. 11.

Here's a look at the grade-by-grade schedule:
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 9/19/2018
All Frances Slocum Elementary School families are invited to our annual Back to School Bash, 5 to 6:30 Thursday, Sept. 20!

There will be games, prizes, inflatables, food, and more! PTO will be selling T-shirts.

We hope to see you there!