Good evening, the unofficial bond vote results have been received. The school board will meet at 7:00AM tomorrow morning to canvass the votes. Total Votes: 387 Yes Votes: 199 = 51.42% No Votes: 188 = 48.58% The bond resolution failed as a 60% threshold was necessary. Thank you to everyone who came out to vote today.
Come out and support the Bearcat basketball teams as they play Canistota tonight starting at 4! Other times are listed in the picture! Also, be sure to vote for the bond resolution while you are here. Voting is open till 7 PM!! Link to watch for free https://www.youtube.com/live/Ra04kE9MnGM?si=SilDwHgDor3oak8
Registered voters of the Marion School District - Please come to the polls today to vote on the bond resolution. It would be wonderful to see a fantastic turnout!!! Polls are open now until 7:00PM this evening. Polling location is the music room at the school, please use the school's NE entrance for the easiest access. Hope you can make it!
The livestream link for tonight's game against Canistota can be found at https://youtube.com/live/Ra04kE9MnGM?feature=share Link will be available at 3:50.
Good evening, Marion School District will start two hours late tomorrow. Buses will be running where they are able, please communicate with your bus driver regarding road issues. Breakfast will be available from 9:30-9:50 so please plan accordingly if your child(ren) want to have breakfast. The bond vote scheduled for tomorrow will not be impacted and the polls will be open from 7am to 7pm tomorrow. Please plan to come vote, stay safe, and Bear Pride!!
Good evening, Due to the winchill warning with potential projected windchills of as low as -50 paired with county and township road conditions, the Marion School District will be closed tomorrow (01/15/2024). There will be no activities and no Bear Care. With this beign our third school cancellation we will now have school on Friday January 19th, February 9th, and now Friday, February 16th. Please stay safe! Additionally, the district would like to remind everyone about Tuesday's bond vote. We encourage all registered voters to visit the polling site (at the school) between 7:00AM and 7:00PM. Enter the NE entry doors (new gym entrance) and, after entering the first set of doors, take an immediate left into the polling room. Please stay safe everyone! Bear Pride!!!
If your preschool-6th grade child(ren) is interested in the cheer camp on January 28th please, have your form with payment turned into the main office on Monday (01/15/24). The forms were sent home on Wednesday (01/10/24). If you have any questions please contact the cheer coach.
RESCHEDULED: The Varsity Basketball Double Header vs. Scotland at Freeman Academy has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 18th. (Varsity ONLY) Girls Varsity will tipoff at 6:15. Boys Varsity will follow at 7:30. The Basketball Double Header at Flandreau Indian has been rescheduled to Saturday, February 3rd. Boys JV will tipoff at 4:00. Followed by Girls Varsity at 5:00 and Boys Varsity about 6:30. (NO Girls JV). Go Bearcats!
The basketball games scheduled at Flandreau Indian today have been cancelled. The basketball games scheduled at Freeman Academy vs. Scotland on Saturday (1/13) have also been cancelled. We will try to reschedule both games. That information will be posted at a later time.
Good afternoon, due to the slight increase in winds, projected higher wind gusts for this afternoon, along with the NWS projecting heavier snow set to start today, the Marion School will be dismissing at 1:30PM. There will be no afternoon activities, elementary basketball in Bridgewater and wrestling in Chester have been cancelled (if/when rescheduled we'll communicate). Bear Care for tonight has been cancelled. Bear Care will be open tomorrow...Amanda will communicate with Bear Care parents here shortly. Thank you and stay safe! Bear Pride!!
The Marion High School One Act will be performing Elephant’s Graveyard by George Brant for the high school student body and the community on Monday, January 22 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm, respectively. On Tuesday, January 23 directors Sarah Schanzenbach and Nicolle Timmerman will take the 24 cast and crew members to the Regional One Act competition in Marion. The local performances will take place in the small gym, and a free-will offering will be taken. *Elephant's Graveyard contains some sensitive material regarding animal cruelty that may not be suitable for students grade 6 and younger.
Hello Everyone, my name is Hadley Luke and I am a senior at Marion High School! For my Senior Project I am doing a blood drive to give back and save a lot of peoples' lives by having people in my community willing to donate! So if you are one of those people and you're able to donate and you are available January 17th between 12pm-6pm please use the link below or contact me! Don't be afraid to ask me questions also! Link: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results... (It will be the first drive on the top when you click on the link) Contact info #: 605-941-3098 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for sharing this & helping save lives 🙂
The Freeman Academy-Marion Bearcats Double Header Basketball game that was postponed on (1/09/24) vs. Avon in Marion has been rescheduled to Monday, January 29th. The games in Marion will follow the original schedule. 4:00 Girls JV; 5:00 Boys JV; 6:15 Girls Varsity; 7:30 Boys Varsity.
Marion Cheer Camp is for all preschool-6th graders. Sunday, January 28th 12:30pm-4:00pm at the Marion School. $35 per child this includes a meal with a cheerleader, shirt and bow. The cheer camp will perform at half time at the boys’ basketball game on February 2nd. Cheer camp forms will be sent home this week.
The Basketball Double Header vs. Avon in Marion has been postponed for tonight (1/9/24) and will be rescheduled to a later date. No other after school activities or practices today.
The Marion School District will be CLOSED today. Our second scheduled makeup day for closure is February 9th. School is now scheduled to be in session January 19 and February 9th due to these last two closures. Please stay safe!
The Marion School District will open two hours late tomorrow, Tuesday the 9th of January. With the 10:00 start there will be an opportunity for breakfast from 9:30 - 9:50. Buses will run approxiately 2-hours later than their normal schedule and if there is an adjustment in transportation, please communicate with your bus driver. Finally, with winter finally showing up, please remember warm/winter clothing and attire! If conditions worsen and a cancellation is necessary, I'll do my best to commuicate that decision out by 8:30AM. Please travel safe and we're looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow! BEAR PRIDE!
Good morning, the school board meeting that was scheduled for this evening (01/08/24) will be rescheduled to Wednesday evening, at 5:00PM (January 10th). The school board will meet in the music room (as previously planned). If you have questions prior to the meeting please reach out to Brian Brosnahan at 605-376-1909 or email@example.com. Thank you!
The Marion School District will be closed on Monday, January 8th, 2024 due to the winter storm. There will be no activites, no practices, no Bear Care, the gymnasium is closed, and the school board meeting will be rescheduled. We will communicate the new date/time (for the board meeting) as soon as it has been decided. We will be making up this missed school day on Friday, January 19th, 2024, so the 19th, which was originally scheduled for a "Helpday" will now be in-session (please see school calendar for more info on this)...Stay safe and I hope to see everyone on Tuesday! Take care!
The Bearcat Varsity Basketball teams will travel to the Mitchell Corn Palace to participate in the Sacred Hoops Classic this Saturday (1/06). The Girls Varsity will play at 9 a.m. vs. St. Francis. This game will be played in the Armory, just above the Corn Palace. The Boys Varsity will play Parkston at 10:30 a.m. on the Corn Palace main floor. Admission prices are $10 for Adults and $5 for students. Livestream link: https://www.youtube.com/live/i6atOUbL7YA?si=6hwK2Qx-f0NKEySH Go Bearcats!