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Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News The Marion High School choir invites you to come and enjoy its annual year-end tradition, Sing on the Green.

The concert will feature special performances by some of the senior choir members, along with five different choirs, including the ISSMA gold-winning chamber choir. The show is part of a weekend spotlight on the arts at Marion Community Schools.

The show will start at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Walton Center at MHS. This year, admission is free (though we will accept donations at the door if you choose)!

Earlier in the day, you can enjoy performances by several other MCS musical groups at the All-City Art Show.

The All-City Art Show, which features artwork from students of all ages, runs from noon to 7 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Walton Center. Click here for more information.

Also that weekend, the annual Kindness Rally starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Bill Green Arena at MHS. First up is the Chain Reaction Ceremony, which will feature musical groups and more. Next up is the carnival, which will run until 8 p.m. Click here for more information.

It will be a fun-filled weekend featuring lots of our talented students. It’s a great opportunity to support our students and have a great time with family and friends!
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News The Marion High School summer session gives students the chance to recover credits needed to graduate, but it also allows students to get ahead on core classes and gain flexibility in their schedule moving forward.

Summer session classes include the core classes of Algebra I and English 10 (which will feature traditional in-class instruction), as well as virtual learning opportunities for any course required for graduation. They are open to all incoming 9th- through 12th-graders.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided free to all summer session students, and transportation is also provided.

Summer session will run Monday through Thursday from June 4 to June 21. There are two time options to choose from:
  • 8 to 11 a.m.
  • 11:30 to 2:30 p.m.
If you wish to attend either (or both), click here for the registration form (or pick one up in Student Services) to complete and turn back in as soon as possible. Must be returned by May 18.

NOTE: Summer participation in JROTC, Choir, Band, and other athletics may count toward your PE credit if a waiver is completed and turned in to Student Services, along with the registration form above. Click here for the PE Waiver form.

Breakfast and lunch will be served free at the following times for MHS summer session students:
  • Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11 a.m.
Please see your guidance counselor if you have questions.
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News The Marion High School Student Senate's annual Senior Citizens Prom is coming up in May.

The 29th annual event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Marion High School, 750 W. 26th St. Entrance will be on the northeast side. This fun event includes snacks, DJ music, and bingo with prizes, and is free to all senior citizens in Marion.

In years past this event has drawn a crowd, and we hope to see that spirit return this year!

For more information, contact MHS teacher and Senate sponsor Angela Sellers at 664-9051, ext. 2112, or email asellers@marion.k12.in.us.

The Senate is also seeking new donors to continue to make this great event possible. If you or your organization or business would like to be a sponsor, contact Sellers at the phone number or email above.

If you want to be a part of this special event, please contact us today!
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Marion High School’s next athletic director is a familiar face, as it is a return to the role for him. Steve Moritz will build on a career in communications, as well his previous tenure leading MHS athletics.

James Bell, who has been serving as interim AD at MHS since January, will shift into a leadership role at Marion High School, as an assistant principal starting next academic year.

He will continue to work closely with the athletic department, as he will oversee the physical education department and will take point on helping student athletes maintain compliance with NCAA requirements, to help provide next-level opportunities for those who want to pursue college athletics. He will also help oversee discipline and work closely with the MHS deans.

>> Click here to read more at MarionGiantsSports.com
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News The Marion Teachers Association will award two $500 scholarships to members of the Marion High School Class of 2018 who plan to study education at the post-secondary level.

The deadline to apply is May 4, 2018. Criteria include academic achievement and leadership, as expressed through co-curricular activities and community involvement. The application materials also require recommendations and an essay.

This is a great opportunity for our students, and we are grateful to the MTA for offering this scholarship exclusively to MHS grads!

Click here to access the MTA 2018 scholarship application. For more information, contact Natalie Wierenga, nwierenga@marion.k12.in.us.

The Marion High School Guidance Department has information on dozens of other scholarships, too. Click here to view the Scholarship Page.