One of the largest show choir competitions in the Midwest was held at Harding High School Saturday, Feb. 1. The competition, put on by the Marion City School District choir programs, began at 8 a.m. and didn't end until 11:30 p.m.
Taft Elementary School third grade students got a visit from a pair of Red Cross volunteers on January 31. The purpose of the visit was to share with students the importance of being prepared in case of an emergency.
As one of only four school districts in Ohio taking part in the GEAR UP Ohio program, Marion City Schools is in its sixth year of the seven-year program designed to prepare students for what comes next after high school.
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.