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We are excited to bring this site to the community of Marion in Grant County, Indiana, as a place for communicating information about the school district. If you have any comments or concerns about this website, please feel free to contact the Webmaster
 

Giants spirit pins now available - get yours today!

Posted on Sep. 18 2017 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Show off your GIANT PRIDE with a spirit pin! It's the perfect accessory for spirit days, game days, and every day in between!

There's a limited quantity available, so get yours today! Only $2 each.


Contact the MCS District Office inside Marion High School. (Enter at Door 22.) If you have questions, call us at 662-2546.


HOMECOMING WEEK: Join the fun!

Posted on Sep. 15 2017 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News MHS Homecoming Week is almost here! It's time to show your school spirit, your Giant Pride. Watch for more information about spirit activities coming soon.

There are also many events open to the community. (Those are denoted in purple.)

Here's a look at the activities planned at Marion High School:

Monday, Sept. 25
  • Dress-up theme: Class Color Day
Tuesday, Sept. 26
  • Dress-up theme: Twin Day
  • Boys soccer hosts Yorktown: 5:30 p.m. at Dick Lootens Stadium
  • Volleyball hosts Arsenal Tech: 6 p.m. at Bill Green Arena
Wednesday, Sept. 27
  • Dress-up theme: Character Day
  • Boys soccer hosts Ft. Wayne South Side: 5:30 p.m. at Dick Lootens Stadium
Thursday, Sept. 28
  • Dress-up theme: Sports Jersey Day
Friday, Sept. 29
  • Dress-up theme: Purple and gold!
  • MHS music boosters Rock's Tenderloin Fry: All you can eat, 5 to 9 p.m. Carryout available. Click here for more information, including prices.
  • Grand opening - MHS Athletic Hall of Fame: Come check out the new displays inside Bill Green Arena honoring our outstanding athletes throughout the decades. More details TBA.
  • Homecoming football game: Giants host Muncie Central, 7 p.m. at Dick Lootens Stadium 
  • MHS Hall of Distinction 2017 inductees recognized after the first quarter of the football game at Dick Lootens Stadium. Click here to learn more about the inductees.
  • Marching Giants perform at halftime. The county's only competitive marching band will perform their 2017 competition show, "Changing A Nation".
Saturday, Sept. 30
  • MHS Hall of Distinction Induction Banquet: 5 p.m., IWU's Henry West Banquet Room in Barnes Student Center; Reservations required by Sept. 15. Click here for more information.

YOU'RE INVITED: Giant Arts in the Park (9/7)

Posted on Sep. 07 2017 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. 7, 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.

Online auction ends tonight

In addition, this event will cap off the Marion High School Alumni Association's online auction, featuring the retired banners from Bill Green Athletic Arena (retired due to age, and replaced with beautiful new banners), along with a list of other items at nearly any price point. (You do not have to be present at this event to bid online.)

Other items up for bid include:
  • Gift certificates to several local restaurants
  • Tickets to local and regional attractions (including the Indianapolis Children’s Museum, MHS Giant Passes, Fort Wayne Mad Ants tickets, and more)
  • Sports memorabilia (Pacers, Colts, Bears, IU, Indiana All-Stars, more)
  • Golf passes
  • Hollywood items
  • Items and gift certificates from local businesses
>> Place your bids now: www.biddingowl.com/mhsalum 

On the Calendar

Here's a look at some of the big events coming up at Marion around the district.
(For more events, click here to check out the full calendar, where you can see events at one school building at a time or elect to see all events in the district. Just use the pull-down menu at the top of the calendar!)

 
  • Fall break - NO SCHOOL: Oct. 26 and 27, 2017
  • Thanksgiving break - NO SCHOOL: Nov. 22-24, 2017
  • Winter break - NO SCHOOL: Dec. 15, 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018 (Dec. 15 is teacher record day, no school for students)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO SCHOOL: Jan. 15, 2018
  • Presidents Day - NO SCHOOL: Feb. 19, 2018
  • Spring break - NO SCHOOL: March 26-30, 2018
  • Last day for students: May 23 (if cancellations occur during the year due to weather or other reasons, days will be added to the end of the school year; we will communicate this with parents as needed)
  • MHS Class of 2018 Commencement: Sunday, Jun 3, 2018.
 
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