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Thursday, May 16, 2019
MARION — McCulloch Junior High School invites families with current sixth- and seventh-grade students to come out and learn about our new Marion Prep Academy program!   There are lots of exciting new opportunities at MJH for the 2019-20 school year in the classroom and beyond! From early high school credits, to college and career exploration, to the best junior high school music program in the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Photo caption (picture) : From left, front row, are Mary Clark Hanley award winner Elizabeth Sechrest, winner Alyssa Foss, nominee Kevin Scheer, nominee Michelle Faulkner, nominee Rachel Polsley, and winner Sarah Montgomery, were honored at the May 14, 2019, Marion School Board meeting. Also pictured are School Board members, back row, from left, Serafina Salamo, Bruce Weatherspoon, Todd ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Each year Family Service Society, Inc. conducts the 100 Good Men Campaign, a community awareness initiative focused on the importance of healthy men in the lives of our children, families and communities. Research indicates that 24-million children nationwide are living in a father-less home and those children are four times more likely to live in poverty, drop out of high school and have a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University congratulates recent graduate Daniel Obert on receiving two major scholarships at two leading law schools: Notre Dame Law School and Maurer School of Law at IU Bloomington. Obert has decided to attend Notre Dame Law School, where he will begin his studies in August.  Obert, of Marion, Indiana, graduated from IWU in April with a double major in Political Science ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
MARION — Indiana history will come to life in the annual Allen Elementary Living Wax Museum, and these young scholars want to share what they’ve learned with you!   The Living Wax Museum will be open from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, in the school’s gym. Family and friends and any other community members interested are invited to attend. Like a museum, the event is ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to announce it has a 97% career outcomes rate, which is 6% higher than the national average career outcomes rate for private institutions. A “career outcomes rate” measures those graduates who fall into one of the following five categories: employed full time, employed part time, volunteer service, military service or continuing education.  Additionally, IWU ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, May 10, 2019
CHARM GRANT APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN  (see picture)
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, May 09, 2019
MARION — McCulloch Junior High School has earned a Gold Medal Award from Ascend Education, in recognition of their work to ensure all students can succeed in math.   Ascend Math is an online individualized math instructional resource that provides each student with a unique study path through skill gaps at each level. Students can progress at their own pace and track their own progress and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to announce that it has added a Theatre Education major to its available academic programs. The major will officially launch in Fall 2019, making it one of only eight in the state.  IWU’s Theatre Education major seeks to prepare teachers for elementary, middle school and high school theatre and dramatic arts programs. Theatre Education majors will complete a ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
CAPTION: (picture) Marion High School JROTC Cadet DJ Smith (left) stands with his national championship trophy after winning the JROTC National Drill Championship in the Individual Armed Exhibition category. Smith competed against 70 of the best drillers from across the country in the 2019 championships in Daytona, Fla., to become the first Marion JROTC cadet to win a national championship. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, May 06, 2019
Congratulations to Marion High School Principal Keith Burke for being selected as the Indiana Association of School Principals High School Principal of the Year for District 6. District 6 includes Grant, Delaware, Henry, Wayne, Randolph, Jay and Blackford County.  IASP annually recognizes outstanding school leaders in each of 12 Indiana districts who have demonstrated excellence in leadership at ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Education, Press Release, Community
Monday, May 06, 2019
MHS_JROTC_2019_05_04_DJtires (picture) Marion High School JROTC Cadet D.J. Smith exemplifies determination as he carries eight car tires 100 yards during the Marion Raider Challenge at MHS on April 27, 2019. The Giants beat 16 other teams to win the competition and end their season undefeated against 83 other teams. (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools)   MHS_JROTC_2019_05_04_RopeBridge ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, May 03, 2019
The Working Wildcat | April 30, 2019             Jobs!   Special Education Teacher – Prairie Heights Community Schools (LaGrange, IN)On-Site Support Specialist – Briljent (Indiana)Lifeguard – Grant County YMCA (Marion, IN)Sports Director – WLFI-TV (West Lafayette, IN)Account Executive – ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, April 29, 2019
Theme Highlights Importance of Work-Life Balance, Pets, Spirituality in Achieving Balanced Mental Health& Wellness   When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable.   Family Service Society, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
MARION — Marion Community Schools is pleased to announce the 2019 inductees to the Marion High School Hall of Distinction.   The selection committee chose seven inductees:   · Max R. Long, M.D., Marion High School Class of 1933, World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Marines, and earning two Silver Stars and the Navy Cross, for his work evacuating the beaches at Iwo Jima and Saipan. He ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Check out the latest news release https://cityofmarion.in.gov/news-events/pickleball-courts-closer-to-fruition-through-crowdfunding-match-program   THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SELECTS 4 ORGANIZATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN A CROWDFUNDING GRANT  The Community Foundation of Grant County, Indiana, Inc. is excited to announce that four organizations have been approved for Crowdfunding Grants. These ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest