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News for Education

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Marion Community Schools is pleased that the hard work being done every day by our staff, students, and families has been recognized for excellent improvement by the Indiana Department of Education’s 2017-18 school grades.   For the first time since the start of ISTEP, no MCS elementary school will be placed in the bottom two categories of the state’s accountability labeling system. In fact, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The Marion High School Speech and Drama Association, in cooperation with Marion High School Choirs, is bringing the timeless love story of Aida to life at the Walton Performing Arts Center this weekend!   This contemporary classic, with music and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice, is a crowd-pleaser with an unforgettable score. MHS is presenting the School Edition, which is abridged and tailored ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Photo caption: The Marion High School JROTC Raider Team earned the title as the Overall Champions in the Small School category during the Raider National Championship on Nov. 3-4, 2018, in Molena, Ga. The Giants placed fourth overall, defeating numerous larger schools and private military academies.  (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools - click here to view) The Marion High School JROTC ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Domestic Violence has unfortunately been a part of our community and our world for many years. There are thousands of victims who have been abused without relief or hope that their abuse can end.Alternatively, there are people who have never been abused, and don’t know what they can or should do to help prevent, intervene or stop abuse happening all around them.  Hands of Hope staff encourages, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, October 29, 2018
Five Marion High School band students have been selected to perform in the Indiana Jazz Educators Association All-District Jazz Honor Band.  For two of these students, this is the second honor band they’ve been selected to this year. For two others, it’s the second honor band selection this year.  “We’ve more than doubled our representation from last year in the IJEA Honor Band, reflecting our ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Indiana School Counselors Association (ISCA) has named Indiana Wesleyan University Professor of Graduate Counseling Dr. Jen Money-Brady the recipient of the 2018 Exemplary Counselor Educator of the Year Award.  The annual award recognizes a teacher or professor that has done an outstanding job at preparing students for the field of school counseling. The recipient is someone who goes above ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Marion Regional Career Center is pleased to announce that a new Cyber Hacking Forensic Investigator Certification Program for high school students in the Cyber Security and Information Technology Academy.   The pilot program will allow students to learn the investigation techniques needed to detect hacking attacks and properly extract the evidence need to report the crime while at the same ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release