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home : education November 25, 2013

Marion High School announces honor roll for 1st nine weeks

Thursday, November 21, 2013

State Education Department Releases District Report Cards
The 2013 Annual District Report Card has been released, and it shows that the Marion County School District is meeting the standards set by the state of South Carolina for progress towards the 2020 Performance Vision. In the first year of results for the consolidated district, the report shows that the district received an Absolute Rating of “Average”, with an "Average" growth rating as well. Compared to other districts of similar student profiles, the Marion County School District matches up with the majority of the districts, with 10 of the 19 similarly-identified districts receiving an Average rating, while 6 of the 19 districts like ours were rated as Below Average, and one district receiving an At-Risk rating.
Monday, November 11, 2013

Coastal Carolina University Partners With JMS
15 CCU students spent the day shadowing JMS teachers to get a first-hand view of what goes on each day in middle school classrooms. The group was most complimentary of our students and staff, expressing thanks for making the Immersion Day a memorable field experience for these middle level pre-professional students who are enrolled in introductory education classes in the Spadoni College of Education. Mrs. Ford presented each student with a certificate that said, “Congratulations on completing a day in the life of a middle school teacher!” She reminded the students that, At Johnakin Middle School we are preparing for HIGH SCHOOL and BEYOND!
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Governor's School welcomes Marion County students
COLUMBIA--William  Blanchett, Tkayhlia J. Cornish,  Rose Dellinger and  Maya Olivia Rush, all from  Marion County, have been  accepted to the South Carolina  Governor’s School for  Science & Mathematics  (GSSM) in Hartsville. They  join students from across  South Carolina to form the  class of 2015.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Randa Elliott enrolls at USC Upstate
SPARTANBURG--Randa Elliott of Nichols, is one of 800 students who has enrolled at the University of South Carolina Upstate for fall semester 2013. The University of South Carolina Upstate offers more than 40 bachelor’s degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business administration, nursing and teacher education, and master's degrees in education, informatics and nursing. Among the fastest growing universities in South Carolina, USC Upstate is a diverse and dynamic community of 5,500 students from across the Upstate, 36 states and 51 countries. Visit www.uscupstate.edu
Thursday, October 3, 2013

Area residents enroll at Clemson University
CLEMSON--Local residents have enrolled at Clemson University for the fall semester. Nicholas D. Brockington of Marion is majoring in General Engineering. Mary Bellinger Klauber of Marion is majoring in General Engineering. Matthew B. Lancaster of Brittons Neck is majoring in Psychology. Jacob G. Martin of Marion is majoring in Genetics. Christopher B. Rich of Mullins is majoring in Architecture. Tillman Allen Sanders of Marion is majoring in General Engineering. They join more than 3,200 freshmen at Clemson this semester. Ranked No. 21 among national public universities, Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university that maintains a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Cathedral Bible College holds fall orientation
Cathedral Bible College held its fall orientation for the opening of college classes on Thursday August 22nd. The meeting of international students was one of the largest ever with students from Bulgaria, Honduras, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Serbia, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Nepal, Taiwan, Romania, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Poland, Ireland, Kenya, and more expected in next week. Cathedral Bible College will continue to register students during the first three weeks of classes of the semester.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

District Support Staff and Bus Driver of the Year
District Support Staff and Bus Driver of the Year Congratulations to Cathern Roberts and Steven Sparks, who were chosen as the Classified Staff of the Year and Bus Driver of the year, respectively.  Ms. Roberts is a reading interventionist at Easterling Primary School.  She has worked at Easterling for six years, and is known throughout the school for her willingness to help out, take on additional duties, and do whatever is necessary for the good of the students. Mr. Sparks drives for Creek Bridge High School, and is known and respected by the Creek Bridge staff for being flexible and having a great rapport with the students. He has taken on field trips with very little notice and works hard to meet the transportation needs of his school. Congratulations to both of you!
Sunday, September 1, 2013

Get your Marion High School All Sports Pass
The Marion High School Booster Club is pleased to announce that it will again provide an ALL SPORTS PASS to fans for admission to all 2013-2014 Season Marion High School “Home” athletic contests. The pass is not good for tournaments or play-off events, is non transferable, and each fan must present his own pass for admission (reduced pricing eliminated the group rate). Each pass costs $40, a savings off of the one hundred and twenty dollars of admission costs alone for football, basketball and baseball, with even greater savings achieved by using the pass for all sports. Passes may be purchased in the offices of Marion High School and Johnakin. Booster Club members will likewise sell them at all home football games, or via mail order payment to 1616 Fox Hollow Court, Marion SC 29571. For mail order, please make your check payable to Swamp Fox Booster Club and list a name for each card and a mailing address to return ship the cards. Allow two weeks for delivery. For more up to the minute Booster Club News and scores, please join the Facebook group MARION SWAMP FOX BOOSTER CLUB.

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