Walk into Jenna May's fifth-grade classroom at Garfield Elementary this January and you will see a banner filled with squares under the heading "January Bingo". Within those squares are goals for the class such as "random act of kindness" or "awesome partner work".
In an effort to recognize and promote good behavior at Grant Middle School, students and administrators put their heads together to come up with a solution. The answer was the Kindness Challenge.
Sometimes the most appreciated gestures come from the littlest hearts. When Cathy Bell's McKinley Elementary first-grade students learned about the devastating fires that have ravaged across Australia, and they saw some of the animals that were in harm's way, they wanted to do something.
Preparing students for life after school must also include a plan to address critical skills and experiences beyond academics. Earlier this year, Marion City Schools updated our vision for the future, also known as our four pillars: Leadership, Learning, Literacy and Legacy.
Mrs. Kelly Mackay was sworn in as the newest member of the Marion City School District Board of Education during the organizational meeting January 6. Mackay was elected to serve by the Marion community during the November 2019 election.
The Marion City Schools will join more than 700 school districts throughout Ohio to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month, Superintendent Dr. Ronald Iarussi announced Monday, January 6.
Nearly 300 community members, students and district staff members joined together in the Harding High School cafeteria to celebrate the holiday season during the Marion City School District's annual Festival of Trees Monday, Dec. 9.
Marion City School District Board of Education member Steve Williams was recognized for his dedicated service to the Marion students, staff and community during the regular board meeting Monday, Dec. 9.
Claudette Robinson, The First Lady of Motown, recently spent three days visiting Marion City elementary school students sharing her new book, "Claudette's Miraculous Motown Adventure," and a message about how important reading is to a successful life.