Marion City Schools Getting Piece of Education Grant

The State of Ohio found out Tuesday they are finalists in the “Race to the Top” federal grant. Not only is the State celebrating, so are the Marion City Schools, Rushmore Academy, and Treca Digital Academy. All three are on the list of schools that will receive funding from the $400 million the State has been awarded.

City School Students Can Start Earning Scholarships in Kindergarten

Imagine getting your first college scholarship before you even learn to read.  That is part of a new partnership between The Ohio State University at Marion and Marion City Schools.

The Ohio State University at Marion and Marion City Schools have teamed up in a pilot program beginning in the 2010-2011 academic school year and beyond that could mean increased attendance and academic performance in Marion City grades K-12, while providing up to $100,000 in scholarships annually to attend college.

Marion City Schools Holding Open Houses

The Marion City Schools will hold open houses at their buildings over the next couple of weeks.

Harding Freshman Orientation is on Tuesday, August 10, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

Grant Middle School will hold their open houses on Tuesday, August 10. The 6th grade will be from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. The 7th and 8th grades will be from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.

City Schools, United Way are Preparing Kids for School

While school is out, for 140 kids entering kindergarten this fall, their school experience begins soon. Those students are part of the three week Kindergarten Readiness summer program funded by United Way of Marion County.

City Schools Free Lunch Program at 16 Locations

The Marion City Schools are once again partnering up with area groups and agencies to provide free lunch and activities to kids in the Marion area. There are no income or residency requirements to get a free lunch; you just have to be between the ages of 1 and 18.

Rife Awarded Tony Caprino Scholarship

Maci Rife of Harding High School is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from Benjamin Harrison Elementary PTA.

Youth Football/Cheerleading Still Accepting Registrations