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Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News All Frances Slocum Elementary families (including preschool) are invited to our Back to School Open House!

We will be here from 5 to 6:30 p.m. to meet our new families, and greet our returning families.

We hope to see all of our families here!

(School starts the following day, Aug. 7.)
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Originally posted June 20, 2019

Any family with a student new to MCS should attend onsite registration, which is set from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 23 and 24 at Marion High School. (Registration for all grades will be at that location. Staff from all school buildings will be available on those days at Marion High School.) Families can come at their convenience any time during those hours.

Please enter at Door 4 on the 26th Street side of the building. Parking is available in the parking lot on the east side of the building. Please do not park in the circle off 26th Street. 

Those with students who are new to MCS (including kindergartners) should plan to attend our onsite registration days to provide needed documentation and information, including proof of residence (such as a recent utility bill with your name and address), and the name and contact information for the school your student most recently attended, along with any health/allergy information.

Any MCS family is also welcome to attend onsite registration, but is encouraged to use the online registration option if possible. Online registration is already open; click here for instructions.

Any family with students who were enrolled at an MCS school last year, including Little Giants Preschool students who will be in kindergarten this year, as well as any families who attended Kindergarten Roundup in the spring, can use the online registration system.

(Computer access and assistance with passwords or other issues will be available at Marion High School during onsite registration days.)

Textbook fees and deposits can also be paid online as part of the registration process, or at the onsite registration days (where you can avoid the online payment processing fee).
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Registration for the 2019-20 school year at Marion Community Schools is now open.

Families with students who were enrolled at an MCS school last year can register their students online now, through the PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

The online registration process can be completed at any internet-connected computer (including the public stations available at Marion Public Library).

MCS encourages parents to complete this process as soon as possible; if login assistance is needed or other questions arise, please call Diana Spitzer at 765-662-2546 x.122. 

Here are instructions on how to complete online registration for your students:
  1. Visit classroom.powerschool.com
  2. Log in to your Unified Classroom account. (Use the same email from last year; click on “Forgot Password” if you don’t remember it, and a reset email will be sent to you.)
  3. Click on “Quick Links” in the left menu
  4. Click on 2019-20 “MCS Registration”
  5. Complete the registration pages and submit a registration for each MCS student you are registering.
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Interested in running? Curious about cross country? The 2019 Giants Cross Country Camp will introduce students to distance running, training techniques, and competition. Incoming kindergartners through 8th-graders are invited to this camp next week.

>> Click here for details from mariongiantssports.com
Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Marion High School tennis coach Doug Porter and the Grant County Community Tennis Association are offering tennis camp for incoming 1st- through 8th-graders next week.

Registration deadline is this Wednesday, June 5.

>> Click here for more details from mariongiantssports.com