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Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News The JROTC Cadets from Marion High School will host a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the flagpole in front of the school. 

This ceremony, planned and executed by the cadets, is designed to remember and honor the victims of the terrorist attacks on that dreadful day. This year’s guest speaker is David Keister. The ceremony will begin at 8 a.m., and is open to the public.
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News The first issue of our new MRCC newsletter, Monthly Memo, is now available! 

This month's newsletter features our Culinary Arts program and the Giant Bistro. Check it out:
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News With a generous donation of service from the Amazon Web Services Education Program, students in the Marion Regional Career Center’s Information Technology Academy class will have the opportunity to participate in a hands-on learning environment using Amazon Web Services. Career-based learning opportunities include artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, machine learning, website building, and serverless computing.

“This is just another example of the dedication of the Marion Regional Career Center and specifically this program to challenge our students and to prepare them for the information technology workforce after graduation,” said Travis Hueston, program coordinator. “Technology is changing at a rate that is tough to keep up with. We strive to allow the students to learn and interact with this changing technology as part of our ongoing effort to provide our students real-world experience.”

Hueston, Indiana’s 2018 National ACT College and Career Readiness Award winner, said that students in the program can earn up to 12 college credits per year and can have the opportunity to earn numerous certifications in areas ranging from computer programming to ethical hacking.

MRCC's excellent career prep and advanced college opportunities are one of the reasons Marion High School is a state leader in college and career readiness. MRCC programs are available to students from schools around the county as well. Anyone interested in taking MRCC classes should contact their high school counselor or Mr. Nate McNeely for more information at (765) 664-9091.
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Giant Arts in the Park is a social event you won’t want to miss. At 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, come out and enjoy good company, a beautiful setting (the Gardens at Matter Park), and great entertainment from the Marion Community Schools music programs, along with food for sale to benefit the MHS Bands.

In addition, the Marion High School Alumni Association will again be holding an auction to raise funds for the Giant Dreams Endowment and also direct support of Marion Community Schools. ( There will also be MHS yearbooks from past years for sale the night of the event.

Unique advertising opportunity: Your business or organization can sponsor Giant Night in Lights and Giant Arts in the Park!

For only $100, you can advertise to an engaged and enthusiastic captive audience at Giant Night in Lights on Sept. 5 at Shady Hills Golf Club AND the Giant Arts in the Park event on Sept. 6 at the Gardens of Matter Park.

>> Contact Mark Fauser SOON to take advantage of this special advertising opportunity: 

Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News The Marion High School Drama Association will present its first show of the 2018-19 season, the annual 1 Night / 1 Dollar / 1 Act show, during Homecoming Weekend.

This annual tradition part of Giants Homecoming Week, and we hope to see many friends, family, and alumni in attendance!  The play presented will be Dark Road by Laura Lundgren Smith. The show will start at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. Tickets are only $1!

This powerful drama gives insight into the process by which evil becomes ordinary. When Greta, a young girl living in Nazi Germany, reads that the nearby women's concentration camp is hiring guards, she sees it as a chance to find her place in the world and provide for her sister Lise.  But soon she learns the reality of her duties, and so too does she learn how to justify her crimes, heading further and further down the dark road laid by the Third Reich.

Don't miss this chance to explore important and timeless topics with our talented students. We hope to see you there!

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