The Marion School District will host a Special Education Parent Night from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, in the library at Herbert Carter Global Community Magnet. Anyone with questions about the resources available to you and your child is urged to attend. The event is being presented by The Center for Exceptional Families.
The Marion School District recently partnered with Abbco Services to provide janitorial services in the district's schools. Abbco is currently looking to fill several full-time and part-time positions with the company. Anyone interested in learning more about these opportunities should contact George at 870-347-6045. In business since 1955, Abbco is considered one of the top facility service providers in the Midwest and Southeastern U.S.
Here's wishing a wonderful Labor Day weekend to the entire Patriot community! As a reminder, the Marion School District will be closed Monday in recognition of the holiday. We look forward to seeing everyone back at school on Tuesday, September 5. Have a great weekend!
*IMPORTANT REMINDERS* Thursday, Aug. 31: District-wide Parent-Teacher Conferences, 1-7 p.m. (no school) Friday, Sept. 1: No school for students and most staff Monday, Sept. 4: Labor Day -- All district offices closed; no school
Marion School District families have a chance to win one of three $100 Walmart gift cards as part of a new incentive program to encourage qualifying families to sign up for the free and reduced-price meals program this school year. All families who complete an application for free or reduced meals by the end of the day on Friday, September 8, who meet eligibility guidelines, will be included in the drawing. Families can apply for free and reduced-price meals online by following this link: www.msd3.org/page/child-nutrition. Paper applications can also be picked up at any school, or at the district’s Central Office. Only one application per household is required. Income eligibility guidelines are available at the website above.
Would you like to be a substitute teacher in the Marion School District? Our school district is looking for substitute teachers for the 2023-24 school year. Interested? Apply today at https://ess.com/!
Hiring Substitutes! On Aug. 10, ESS will be hosting an informational session and training. We would love to have you join us as a substitute! Visit ESS.com to start your application and be sure to register in advance using the following link, REGISTER NOW If you have any questions, please call 877-855-7264.
Good afternoon, Free & Reduced lunch applications are now available for the 23/24 SY. Paper applications can be found on our website under Child Nutrition and can also be picked up at any of our school buildings as well as the central office. There is also an online application available that you can access by clicking the link below. https://secure.ezmealapp.com/ApplicationScreen.aspx?cid=MGFjYzA0NmUtYTgyMC00ODkzLWFmYjMtYWFlNWJiODYzZWE2
Did you know the Marion Seventh Grade Academy is now on Facebook? Check it out now at https://www.facebook.com/Marion7GA/ and give the page a like! #7GAgrowtogether
Need back-to-school immunizations? The Crittenden County Health Unit will hold an immunization clinic from 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, August 1. The Health Unit is located at 901 N. 7th Street in West Memphis. See the flyer below for more!
ATTENTION MARION FAMILIES: Did you know that students in the Marion School District who qualify for REDUCED price meals can now eat school meals for FREE? To see if your student qualifies for this program, fill out the online application here: https://tinyurl.com/467v24fd. (Paper applications are also available at each school and the district Central Office.) Additional information about the Free and Reduced Meal Program can be found here: https://www.msd3.org/page/child-nutrition Thank you!
And we’re back! Faculty and staff at the Marion School District kicked off the 2023-24 school year today (Thursday) with the district’s annual back-to-school kickoff and lunch. Held at the Marion Performing Arts Center, the event included updates on district activities, introduction of new staff members, door prizes, performances from the MHS marching band and choral ensemble, and more. The first day of school for Marion students is Thursday, July 27.
Want to stay up-to-date with what is going on with the meal service at Marion Schools? Download the Taher Food4Life App today! On the app, you will find the latest school menus as well as other useful information. The app is available via the App Store and Google Play. The Marion School District and the Taher Inc. Food Service Management Company are committed to serving quality, nutritious meals to students and staff. We thank you for allowing us to feed your children! For additional child nutrition information, visit https://www.msd3.org/page/child-nutrition
With the new school year starting on July 27, this is a reminder that the Marion School District offers FREE breakfast for ALL students. Benefits of breakfast include better health, increased productivity, and improved academic performance. Download the Taher Food4Life App for school menus and more!
The Marion School District will observe summer hours through Friday, July 14. During this time, offices across all campuses will be open from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday; and from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on Fridays. Regular hours will resume on Monday, July 17.
The Marion Junior High Band has 74 members attending Dixie Band Camp this week at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. This is the largest contingency that Marion has had attend the camp. “With this camp, students currently in grades 7 and 8 spend a week rehearsing and enjoying social activities while living in a dorm room on the UCA campus,” said Marion Director of Bands Monty Hill. “For most of these students, it is their first time away from home for an extended period without their parents.” “As with most things, the cost of band camp has risen to $385 for the week which includes room and board,” Hill added. “Our parents are committed to having an outstanding band program in Marion. This is just another example of our outstanding parent involvement and why the Marion School District is thriving.” Dixie Band Camp, the oldest camp in the South and the second oldest in the nation, is in its 82nd year and 30th year on the UCA campus. The overriding philosophy of Dixie is to give the participating students a meaningful and enriching musical experience. In addition to the musical activities, Dixie includes a full activity calendar, with multiple afternoon and evening social activities planned for the students. Night activities such as concerts, movies, dances, swimming, and karaoke, plus an optional off-campus evening water theme park excursion makes for a well-rounded social experience for all campers. To read more, click the link below: https://www.msd3.org/article/1143876
Good afternoon, Patriot families. Due to continuing hazardous travel conditions, all Marion School District campuses will be closed on Friday, February 3, 2023. This will be an AMI day for students. Junior high and high school students should check Google Classroom for their assignments. Magnet school students should complete Day 4 of work from their paper AMI packets, which were sent home earlier in the school year. While all district campuses and offices will be closed, teachers can be contacted between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Thank you, keep warm, and stay safe!
Good afternoon, Patriot team, Due to continuing hazardous weather conditions, all Marion School District campuses will be closed on Thursday, February 2, 2023. This will be an AMI day for students. Junior high and high school students should check Google Classroom for their assignments. Magnet school students should complete Day 3 of work from their paper AMI packets, which were sent home earlier in the school year. While all district campuses and offices will be closed, teachers can be contacted between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Thank you, keep warm, and stay safe!
Good evening, Patriot families. Due to hazardous weather conditions moving into the region this evening, all Marion School District campuses will be closed on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. This will be an AMI day for students. Junior high and high school students should check Google Classroom for their assignments. Magnet school students should complete Day 1 of work from their paper AMI packets, which were sent home earlier in the school year. While all district campuses and offices will be closed, teachers can be contacted between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Thank you, keep warm, and stay safe!
Congratulations to the Marion Patriot Pride Marching Band for taking fourth place in Class 6A at the State Marching Band Contest Monday in Little Rock! This marks the band's highest finish in the 7-year existence of the state contest! The band will wrap up its competitive season Saturday at the U.S. Bands Southern State Championships in Huntsville, Alabama. The Patriot Pride will compete against bands from four states at the contest. To read more, click here: https://www.msd3.org/article/893893