Dear Friends, After watching the latest PATCAST, I came away humbled. I don’t take for granted the people who trusted Fred Leonard and I enough to buy-in what all the Hometown Showdown entails. At the center of this trust is the belief that we are put on God’s green Earth to make a difference. What have we done for the least of these? I ask this question, knowing that I’m cloaked in human frailty. I’m not perfect. We all aren’t. However, there comes these rare moments when you know that what you are doing is right. The fact that we all are working together to make a difference in the lives of those who are going through battles that we cannot imagine. We can certainly answer the question above. Here’s to you Patriot Nation. Watch this video and be blessed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tm_pMbm-Pow&feature=youtu.be Grandon
K-3 Science Curriculum team leaders met with Pearson Science Representatives on Wednesday, 9-17-19 to explore features and resources available from newly-adopted curriculum.
Math teachers in grades 7-8 met with Stefanie Dietrichsen, Math Facilitator, to align the math curriculum. They also were able to share best practices to engage students.
Who wants to support the Marion Robotics Teams? Please Help us go to competitions and pay for robot tools/parts 🤖🤖🤖 We are selling Worlds Finest Chocolate Bars $1 each and the yummy goodies in the catalog are $7 each. Contact Krisma Smith at email@example.com with your order and she will provide you with information as to where to drop off your money and pick up your delicious treats.
Volleyball’s version of the Hometown Showdown is TONIGHT! We host West Memphis in the PATRIOT ARENA! Let’s show up and show out, Patriot Fans! We need The Trench in full force! Everyone bring a navy towel and wear red to show our unity! Format- Start time is 4:30 NOT 5- 🏐7th grade, 2 sets to 25 🏐Jr. B, 1 set to 25 🏐Jr . A 🏐Sr. B, 1 set to 25 🏐Sr. A
Kids for the Future stopped by MSD Central Office to show their love and appreciation. Thank you from all of us at CO.
Notice: Please observe the new dinner hours. Thank you!
Check out September 2019 Marion School District's Newsletter https://www.smore.com/27frs
Patriot Nation, Just wanted to provide a few updates. 1. The last day to order the commemorative Fred Leonard State Farm Hometown Showdown 2019 t-shirts and other commemorative items is Wednesday, September 18th. Our goal was to pre-sale 400 shirts. For every shirt sold, the Marion School District Foundation gets (in my Eddie Murphy voice) HALF!!!! See Linda Robinson for orders, purchase at JRK Printing, or log onto: https://store.jrkprinting.com/store/product-view.html/103/30553 2. Mark your calendars for the Fred Leonard State Farm Hometown 2019 Media Day presented by Weems World Foundation. Media Day will be Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at ASU Mid-South at 1pm. 3. Don’t forget about the St. Jude Game Day Give Back: http://fundraising.stjude.org/goto/TeamPatriot 4. I need all of Patriot Nation to invade the tailgate area. I know it’s on the WM side, but so what!!!! We have Andre Coleman with ServiceMaster Facilities Maintenance, Linda Wilson Of Dominion World Outreach Ministries, Tyler Ginn Of Premier Bank and others hosting tailgate tents. Don’t be a stranger. A lot of cool things going on! We appreciate your support. Regards, Grandon Gray
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Homecoming shirts are for sale until Wednesday, September 25. Order forms are coming home with elementary students on Tuesday. MJHS and MHS students can pick up a form from their offices. You can print a form by clicking on the following link. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x61ND69HXvSEl0CrzkK_nyQkZQif1D5EZaW6QpNGUnI/copy
Mr. High’s MST 5th Grade Students are working diligently to develop authentic models of the water cycle. The models will also illustrate interactions between the biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere within the cycle.
Yesterday the MSD Facilitators hosted a Lunch and Learn with Reading Horizons representatives Shantell Barrett and Rudy Bennett. Their goal was to share the benefits of the essential framework of explicit systematic & sequential reading instruction.
Introducing our new after school meal program. MSD food service will serve meals M-F 4:30-6:30. Free dinner meals are for children 18 and under only and must be accompanied by an adult! The program starts today. Dinner will be served at the Marion High School Cafeteria.
It's time to grab your Patriots Hometown Showdown gear! For online purchase by credit card go to www.jrkprinting.com or stop by your building's office for an order form and leave your money. Cut off day is Sept 18 and shirt pick up is Sept 23.
Good afternoon Patriot Parents. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we resolved the plumbing issue at Marion’s Visual and Performing Arts Magnet. ALL campuses will be open tomorrow Monday, September 9th. See you all tomorrow and have a great Sunday afternoon.
MSD Spanish teachers met Friday, September 6, to discuss curriculum and standards.
As a result of plumbing issues- the MSD Visual and Performing Arts Magnet will be CLOSED tomorrow, Friday September 6- for all students, faculty and staff. All other schools in the Marion School District will be OPEN. Thank you for your understanding.
Your 2019 6th Grade Volleyball Teams!