Cooperative Learning in Preschool!
Congratulations to the Marion One Act cast, crew, and directors for an outstanding performance at the State One Act Competition in Brandon on February 1. Marion received eight Superior Acting Awards for their presentation of, "Elephant's Graveyard," by George Brant. Following are the actors receiving the Superior Award: Harley Crooks - Strongman Hadley Luke - Ballet Girl Isabelle McConniel - Ringmaster Emma McConniel - Engineer Kallie Johnson - Trainer Domani Butler - Hungry Townsperson Karley Luke - Young Townsperson Morgan Tieszen - Preacher Other members of the One Act are Finley McConniel - Steam Shovel Operator, Caden Tieszen - Marshal, Jackson Donlan - Clown, Liz Piehl - Tour Manager, and Avary Thomas - Muddy Townsperson. Tech and Set personnel are Harli Ross - Student Director, Hayden Schmidt - Lights, Mylee Vietor - Spotlight, Turner Konda - Sound, Sarah Cremer - Make-up, Set and Prompts - Joelle Hawkey, Aaron Davis, Kailey Hernandez, and Mackenzie Hauck. Sarah Schanzenbach and Nicolle Timmerman direct Marion's One Act. The attached photos are courtesy of South Dakota Public Broadcasting. ©2024 SDPB | Aidan DeBoer.
The livestream link for tonight's Boys Basketball Games against Viborg-Hurley in Marion can be found here: https://youtube.com/live/UPOdRBK4ZvE?feature=share Tonight's Lineup 5:00 - Boys C Game 6:15 - Boys JV 7:30 - Boys Varsity The Little Bearcats Cheer will perform at halftime of the Varsity game.
The Freeman Academy/Marion Bearcats Boys Basketball team will host Viborg-Hurley on Friday, February 2nd in Marion. A "C" game will tip at 5 pm. Followed by JV at 6:15 and Varsity immediately after. The Bearcats will travel to Flandreau Indian for a Basketball Double Header on Saturday, February 3rd. This will be Varsity Girls and Boys only (NO JV Games). Varsity Girls will play at 4 and Varsity Boys will follow. Good luck Bearcats! Due to sickness within the team, the Junior High Boys Basketball team will not travel to Centerville to play in the Great Plains Conference Tournament on Saturday. Players should hand their jersey to Coach Shape on Monday.
Good morning. Just a couple of things to communicate: — Conferences will be today from 2:30-8PM today. —Book fair is taking place in the library during conferences. — Please check lost and found. Items located on the bleachers by the stage — Please make lunch payments with Amanda at the front table by the main office. Finally, a huge good luck to the One Act cast, crew, and directors as they compete at the state tournament today!!
Tomorrow February 1st, lunch is corndogs with fruit and vegetable bar with choice of chocolate, strawberry, or white milk.
I will be gone all day at the State One Act Competition in Brandon on Thursday and will not be at Parent Teacher Conferences. If any of you would like to meet with me or have questions regarding 6th Computer or German, please email me and we can set up a time. Please disregard this message if your student is not in these classes. Thank you! Nicolle Timmerman
We're excited to share that Marion School District will be offering Drivers Education this summer. The classroom sessions will take place from June 3rd to June 6th (Monday to Thursday) at Marion School. The daily sessions run from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, and students are required to attend all four days for credit. To be eligible, students must be 13 years old by December 1, 2024. Those turning 14 before the class starts will be given preference. Please see the attached document for more information. If you are interested in your student enrolling please fill out and return to the Main Office by February 29th with your down payment.
The fourth grade class went to the Tieszen Memorial Home last week. The students got to play Bingo for the first time and it was a big hit with the residents. The students assisted them with their Bingo card. A fun time was held.
6th grade showing the effects of UV light!
The livestream link for tonight's Boys/Girls Doubleheader Basketball game against Avon can be found here: https://youtube.com/live/dP30aly9dNY?feature=share Boys/Girls JV Games - 4:30 Varsity Girls - 5:30 Varsity Boys - following Girls
As a reminder, the Cheer Camp for today is scheduled from 12:30-4:00pm. Thank you!
Reminder if you registered your preschool-6th grader for cheer camp, it is this Sunday, January 28th at 12:30pm to 4:00pm. Please have your student enter at the east doors (the new gym doors). If you have any questions please reach out to the cheer coach Tasha Olson at 605-351-3729.
Congratulations to the Marion One Act cast, crew and directors for being chosen to participate in the State One Act competition. On Tuesday, January 23, the One Act team competed in Madison against six other teams in the region for a spot on the state docket.They performed Elephant's Graveyard, by George Brant. Outstanding actor awards were given to eight students: Isabelle McConniel Ringmaster, Harley Crooks, Strongman, Emma McConniel, Engineer, Kallie Johnson, Trainer, Karley Luke, Young Townsperson, Domani Butler, Hungry Townsperson, Liz Piehl, Tour Manager, Morgan Tieszen, Preacher. The State One Act Competition will be held February 1-3 at Brandon Valley. The One Act is directed by Sarah Schanzenbach and Nicolle Timmerman.
The Marion School District will be hosting a Book Fair Jan. 31 - Feb. 5. See Marion Scholastic site for more details: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/marionschool3
5th-6th Grade Girls Basketball Game Location Change: The 5th-6th Grade Girls Basketball game scheduled today at Irene at 6 pm will now be played IN the Marion Small Gym at 6 pm.
The Marion School District will have a 2-hour late start tomorrow. Buses will run where they are able...please communicate with your driver about potential issues or difficulties. Thank you and have a good evening!
Friday, January 19th the school lunch will be beef and gravy over rice for our make up snow day.
Good morning, the Marion School District will be closing early today, Thursday, January 18th, 2024 at 1:00PM due to the current and projected forecast from the NWS. Along with the projected light snow are projected winds of 25-30 mph which will make travel difficult in and around the area. Please communicate with the school if you plan to pick up your child(ren) or any other changes in transportation for the day. Thank you and please stay safe! Bear Pride!
The Marion FCCLA will offer Valentine's Day flowers, balloons, pop, and candy. Order forms will come home with your child on January 19, 2024. Orders need to be sent to the school by February 9. All orders will be delivered by 3 pm on Valentine's Day.