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Marion School District School Choice Announcement

Marion School District participates in the Arkansas Public School Choice Act of 2015.  The Act allows parents to apply for admission for their child to attend a school in any district beyond the one in which the parent resides.  Parents residing outside the Marion School District who desire to send their child to the Marion School District beginning with the 2017-18 school year may obtain an application by clicking here or by picking up an application at the superintendent's office located at 200 Manor Street, Marion.  The deadline for the application to be submitted to the superintendent's office is May 1, 2017.  For more information, you may contact Don Johnston, Superintendent of Schools, by calling 870-739-5100.


Click here for the 2017-18 Academic Calendar.


 

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AES Symphony
Students at Avondale Elementary School were exposed to something other than hip-hop and rap music Wednesday when a string quartet from the Arkansas Symphony held a workshop and concert for the ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/21/2017
Source Page: MSD News 2016-17

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MHS HOSA Blood
Students at Marion High School rolled up their collective sleeves recently to donate blood and save a lot of lives. The drive netted more than 65 units for LifeBlood. Many of the students have made ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/21/2017
Source Page: MSD News 2016-17

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AES: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Visits First Grade
On Wednesday, April 19th, four musicians from the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra in Little Rock came to visit the first graders at Avondale. The musicians are called the Quapaw Quartet and included two ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/21/2017
Source Page: AES News

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MHS Romeo and Juliet
Students in the Marion High School Theatre Department added a twist to a Shakespearian classic. Romeo and Juliet: Civil War was just a little more than a balcony scene. Theatre instructor Starr ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/13/2017
Source Page: MSD News 2016-17

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AES: These Are Not Your Average Math Lessons
Learning to measure begins with nonstandard units and here at Avondale our teachers take it to the next level by combining math with technology and science. ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/14/2017
Source Page: AES News

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MMS Duke TIP
This group of Marion Middle School seventh-grade students recently participated in the Duke TIP program, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented students. ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/13/2017
Source Page: MSD News 2016-17

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MHS Bramucci Prudential Volunteer
Marion High School senior Ally Bramucci has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/13/2017
Source Page: MSD News 2016-17

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MHS Remodel
Workmen have ripped the front of the building off at Marion High School in the process of a major remodel to the south building. Built in 1971, MHS was due the major overhaul with a new entry and ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/13/2017
Source Page: MSD News 2016-17

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MES/AES Pizza parties
Students at Avondale and Marion Elementary Schools wrapped up a vigorous week of state tests last week with pizza parties. The parties were a reward for classes with perfect attendance during the ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/11/2017
Source Page: MSD News 2016-17

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AES: Community Peeps Make Learning Eggciting at Avondale
Avondale would like to thank Jeff Tacker, from the Shake Shack, and the Gibbs, Nathan and Kristy, for bringing their fine feathered friends to school to help the students in Mrs. Cox’s class learn ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 04/07/2017
Source Page: AES News

It is the mission of the Marion School District to provide our students with a program of instruction so that they will acquire the academic, social, and decision-making skills needed to become productive citizens in our rapidly changing technological world. 

We recognize individual differences in students and believe that all children can learn.  We strive to meet their needs and interests by offering a balanced curriculum and creating an atmosphere conducive to learning.