Marion City Schools Hires Asst. Superintendent, Operations Director

Jennifer Lawson

Marion City Schools has filled two key administrative positions in their effort to “inspire a community of achievement.” The Marion City Schools Board of Education voted Monday evening, April 21, 2014 to hire Jennifer Lawson as the district’s assistant superintendent and Stephen P. Fujii as its director of school operations. Both contracts are effective on […]

Marion City Schools Holding Kindergarten Registration

Marion City Schools

Marion City Schools kindergarten screening/registration will be held the week of April 14-16, 2014. Children who will be five years old on-or-before August 1,2014, will be eligible to attend kindergarten this fall (2014). Screening dates and times are: Monday, April 14 Harrison and Taft Tuesday, April 15 George Washington and Garfield Wednesday, April 16 McKinley […]

Harding Students & Staff Give Back on United Service Day

Marion Harding High School students paint the teen room at the Boys and Girls Club of Marion County

Marion Harding High School students and staff spent Friday giving back to the community during the school’s first United Service Day. Harding partnered with the United Way of Marion County, the Marion Area Chamber of Commerce, the City of Marion and the Pearson Foundation to organize the day. The majority of students and staff participated […]

Harding Drumline Wins State Competition

2014 Drumline Champions

The Marion Harding High School Indoor Drumline placed first in its class during a state championship on Saturday, March 29. The drumline competed in the Ohio Indoor Performance Association State Championships at Wapakoneta High School, beating seven others in its class to be named the OIPA Percussion Regional A State Champions, Marion City Schools band […]

Open Enrollment Forms Available for Marion City Schools

Marion City Schools

Parents of students who live outside the Marion City School District, but wish to have their children attend one of the eight City Schools for the 2014/2015 school year are able to pick up the necessary forms at each of the Marion City School buildings. The open enrollment policy gives parents the opportunity to choose […]

Harding Students Volunteering at Community Sites During United Service Day

United Way of Marion County

In the spirit of “Living United,” more than 1,000 Harding High School students and staff will show their commitment to positive change on Friday, April 4. In partnership with United Way of Marion County, the Marion Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Pearson Foundation, Harding High School will implement its very first United Service Day […]

Anway Accepts Superintendent Position at Old Fort Schools

Steve Anway

Marion City Schools Assistant Superintendent Steve Anway announced Friday that he has accepted a position with Old Fort Local Schools. The Old Fort Board of Education voted Thursday, February 20, 2014 to hire Anway, who will start in the new position by March 17. He will also serve as superintendent of Bettsville Local Schools, which […]

Prevention, not Punishment Program to Include Voluntary Drug Testing

Marion City Schools

Marion City Schools is partnering with Crawford-Marion ADAMH Board, the Marion-Crawford Prevention Programs and other agencies to launch the Prevention, not Punishment program. The program asks students to take a pledge against drug abuse and sets up a voluntary drug testing program in Marion County. The program is designed to raise awareness and promote prevention […]

Harding High School to Show Off “Flipped Classroom”

Marion City Schools

Marion Harding High School will be one of two Ohio schools to hold a flipped classroom open house in observance of Digital Learning Day on February 5, 2014. Flipped learning is a type of blended learning that involves students watching lectures outside of class and doing their “homework” in class. Students watch lectures at home, […]

Staff Offers Help as McKinley Elementary Grieves Death of Student

Marion City Schools took steps on Tuesday to help grieving students and staff after learning about the death of a second-grader over the weekend, according to a media release. School administrators learned Monday that 8-year-old Isabella Zinsmaster, along with her mother and uncle, was killed in a car crash on Sunday evening in Delaware. Teachers […]