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Monday, November 13, 2017
The Marion High School JROTC Raiders competed this past weekend against the country’s best Army JROTC teams at the Raider National Championship, and both MHS teams finished in the top 10.   MHS fielded both an all-male and an all-female team, which finished 10th and 7th in their respective categories. In addition, two Marion cadets earned accolades for their placements during the Best Raider ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) awarded Indiana Wesleyan University first generation sophomore Zaragosa Morales with the Realizing the Dream Scholarship on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing. The award, funded by a Lilly Endowment grant, is presented annually to first-generation sophomores attending ICI institutions who have demonstrated outstanding ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Marion High School is a state leader in college and career readiness, according to the Indiana Department of Education.   MHS’s CCR rate for 2015 (the latest year for which certified data is available) is 89.29 percent, reflecting the percentage of our students who earned early college credit, passed an AP exam, or earned a workplace certification. This is one of the highest rates in the state, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Indiana Wesleyan University’s School of Teacher Education recently established a partnership with Marion High School (MHS) to co-sponsor a future teachers’ club called Educators Rising. The goal of the partnership is simply to bring IWU Education majors together with high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching. The MHS Educators Rising seeks to help high school ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 06, 2017
Two Marion High School band students have been selected to perform in the Indiana Jazz Educators Association All-District Jazz Honor Band.  “This is historic, and we are so proud of our talented students for this achievement,” said MHS Director of Bands Josh Huff. “This is the first time ever that Marion High School students have been selected to perform with this band.”  The musicians ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra will host the 28th Annual Concerto|Aria Competition at 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017, in the Baker Recital Hall at Indiana Wesleyan University. The competition is sponsored by its inaugural winner, Dr. Steve Hyman, and the MPO Friends. Young artists will compete in two divisions: the High School Division (open to all Indiana high school students) and the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, October 20, 2017
A member of Marion High School’s Class of 2018 can claim an achievement few others can: a perfect score on the ACT test.  Elizabeth Wuertley, MHS senior, learned of her achievement last month. According to the ACT organization, on average only 0.1 percent of test takers earn a perfect score. (That means out of every 10,000 test takers, only 10 would be expected to earn a perfect score, based on ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release