Marion High School is proud to announce our Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the graduating class of 2019.
Valedictorian - Emily Grace Graham
Salutatorian - Aundrea Tashonna Gibbons
Backpack Buddies of Marion County showed their appreciation for their community and student volunteers after another successful year serving food insecure students each weekend throughout the school year. The group enjoyed food and fellowship, along with making plans for next school year.
The Delta Sigma Theta Soritory provided lunch for MaHS Staff today in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week.
Congratulations to the Marion High Girls Soccer Team on becoming the 2018-2019 Region Champion. Tamia White became the highest scorer in the region with 19 goals in 6 games.
Coach: Imdad Sabri
Frankenstein vs The Horrendous Goo..... Marion HS spring production..... Make your plans now to attend. Marion High School, Hart Center May 17th - 6:00 pm. $5.00 Come help support the Arts.
Employability students spread cheer throughout Marion High School in honor of May Day and thanking teachers and staff for all they do.
ATTENTION SENIOR CLASS NIGHT COMMITTEES:
ALL slideshows for Class Night are due to Mrs. Larrimore NO LATER THAN 3:30 PM ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 1ST.
NO EXCEPTIONS! See Mrs. Larrimore in Room 203 if you have any questions.
The Jostens representatives will be here from 11:15 – 1:30 to collect any balance due and to deliver your graduation supplies.
This is the LAST DAY Jostens will be here to deliver items. You MUST have everything paid IN FULL or you will not be given your items.
No checks will be accepted. You must pay with cash, credit card, or money order.
Thank you all for the support you've given to our students during the county wide Youth Art Month exhibit. Please congratulate the following students on their awards:
1st Place - Na'Quan Battle
2nd Place - Alexis Dixon
3rd Place - Reagan Atkinson
Honorable Mention: Shira Reaves & Andrew Smith
Best of Show - Reagan Atkinson
Once again, thank you for all that you do for our children!
Employability students from Marion High collected 8 bags of trash from the school grounds over 2 days in celebration of Earth Day.
Please note the following information on the track meet:
Marion HS will host the region track meet here on Wednesday, April 24 starting @2pm.
Admission will be $7 to the meet. MHS & JMS students will be 2 for 1 price after school is dismissed.
Concession stand will be available.
Only SCHSL passes will be honored for the track meet. No Booster Club or MCSD passes accepted.
MHS, JMS, MIS, EPS faculty & staff are admitted free with school ID.
MHS student volunteers must meet academic & discipline requirements to help with the track meet. Student volunteers will be required to wear orange colored vests to work the track meet.
Please monitor students closely during 4th block!
Thanks-Coach Hennecy Marion HS AD
Students from Marion High and Mullins High attended the Jobs for America's Graduates Career Development Conference! Congratulations to Teric Reaves from Marion High School for receiving the Dew Executive Director’s Award.
On April 11, 2019, 222 students were rewarded with pizza for earning A and A/B honor roll for the 3rd nine weeks from a group of supporting parents and community members. We are so proud of our Marion High School Swamp Foxes. A huge Thank You to our parents and community members for helping to celebrate our students' success. We are about the business of becoming educated and empowered. Go FOXES!!!!!!
Marion High School is proud to announce the Junior Marshals for 2019:
Reagan Atkinson, Abby Atkinson, Nicholas Barr, Brandon Bass, Jacob Coleman, Logan Harrelson, Payton Hufford, Eric Jones, Isaiah Lindholm, Summer Love, Mykala Page, Shira Reaves, Elizabeth Russ, Armani Sanders, Devin Simmons, Andrew Smith, Hailey Springs, and Gabe Watson.
These students will assist with leading the senior class for Awards Day, Class Night, and Graduation.
Congratulations to them all for the recognition of their hard work!
Marion High School
School Improvement Council Meeting
April 8, 2019
- Meeting Call to Order
- Positive Words of Encouragement
- Review and Motion to Approve Meeting Agenda
- Review and Motion to Approve Minutes from Last Meeting
- Principal Update
- Curriculum Update
- Guidance Update
- JAG Update
- Next Meeting- This is our last meeting for the school year.
Congratulations to the Shy’Tyra Evan, Khia Edwards and Hailey Springs!!!!!! They are the Swamp Fox Winners. These students were selected from a pool of 225 A and A/B Honor roll students from 2nd quarter for gift drawings. The gift drawing consisted of two $20.00 gift cards and a 43 inch television. Shy’Tyra Evans and Khia Edwards received a gift card. Hailey Spring won the television. Thanks to Marion High School’s anonymous sponsor “New Year New Things” for donating these gifts to our school.
Mr. Ted Whisnant, retired Marion High School English teacher, returned to work with Ms. Dellinger's AP students. Thank you Mr. Whisnant!
All second quarter A and AB honor roll students will be entered in a drawing Friday March 29, 2019 for two $20 Walmart gift cards and a 43” TV. These items were anonymous gift donations from New Year New Things.
Free Benefit Concert
Featuring Eaglewing Band
Woodhaven, Marion, SC
Doors Open @ 6:00 pm
Hot Dogs, Chips, Drink and Dessert $5/Plate
Concert is FREE
Donations are Received
All Proceeds Benefit: The Backpack Buddies of Marion County
The month of March is Women’s History Month in celebration of the contributions of women to events in history. Thank you Mrs. Cynthia Legette-Board Chair for Marion County School District and Mrs. Woodie Ellis-Marion County Tax Assessor Office Manager. #womenshistorymonth #empoweringwomen.
Mrs. Hooks was recognized at the Board Meeting for Marion County Staff Recognition going above and beyond.
Marion High School JAG and FBLA students visited the State Capitol to support Kinship Care of SC. Students also had an opportunity to meet Mr. Lucas Atkinson (member of South Carolina House of Representative)
The month of March is Women’s History Month in celebration of the contributions of women to events in history. #womenshistorymonth #empoweringwomen.
Thanks Mrs.Judy Barker
Congratulations to Marion High School Teacher of the Year for 2018-2019 Mrs. Habibunnisa B. Shaik.
The month of March is Women’s History Month in celebration of the contributions of women to events in history. #womenshistorymonth #empoweringwomen. Ms. Tammy Erwin ----- Marion County Sheriff Department Victim's Advocate. Deputy Cheri Taylor----- Marion County Sheriff Department.
MaHS Ring Ceremony!
Tim Perkins second-vice president of SCACA presented a donation of $1,000 from SCACA to Principal Dr. Daris Gore and Athletic Director Mr. Brian Hennecy of Marion High School. The donation will help with damages caused by the hurricane.
MaHS Black History Program
Marion High School held a Black History Program Thursday February 28, 2019. The program focused on The History: Past, Present and Future. A few highlights from the program included the singing of the National Anthem by Miss Kiyauna Garner, the singing of “Lift Every Voice” by everyone, the reading of the Black History Essay by Miss Aundrea Gibbons (MaHs winning essay for the Dr. Martin Luther King Day), the remarks by the guest speaker Rev. Marvin Hemingway and the recognition of African American Leaders of the Past, Present and Future.
On Thursday, February 21, 2019, nine members and the sponsor of Marion High School’s Interact Club traveled to Myrtle Beach to accept The Lower Region Group Leadership Award from the South Carolina Litter Control Association for their efforts to keep Marion, SC beautiful and free from litter. Interact is a part of the
Adopt-A-Highway project, and twice a year members commit 2-3 hours of their time on a Saturday morning to clean up Green Street, and average collecting 48 bags of trash a year, along with several tires. James E. Turner, Code Enforcement Officer for Marion County nominated the group for their efforts.
Members pictured are: Scottie Collins, Carson Cribb, Abraham Dykes, Kayla Foxworth, Emily Graham, Ramyah Lane, Austin Larrimore, Jasmine Wiggins, and Morgan Wilson. Interact is sponsored by Maribeth Osborn, teacher at Marion High School.
MaHS Valentine Café
The Science Club at Marion High School sponsored a valentine cafe. Students enjoyed fellowship and a variety of snacks during their lunch break.
Winner of the SGA Teddy Bear Raffle: Abraham Dykes!
Attention Seniors and Senior Parents / Guardians:
Cap and Gown pictures will be taken Thursday, February 7th in the Hart Center Auditorium.
There is a $10 sitting fee due to the photographers. Schedule to come first of next week.
Below are a list of local scholarships that are available for Seniors. Click on the link to download the application and please submit it to guidance by the due date. A copy can be picked up in Guidance before, after school or during lunch.
Area high schools to receive grants from Carolina Panthers, Bank of America
The Carolina Panthers and Bank of America are giving $250,000 in Hurricane Florence disaster relief grants to 17 high schools in North and South Carolina. Marion High School was one of the 17 high school to receive a grant for $18,500.
The grants will help high school programs replace or repair equipment, supplies or athletic infrastructure lost or damaged during the storm. Grants given range from $3,000-$20,000 and were made by requests from schools and focused on the greatest needs.
Pictured: Dr. Daris Gore, Principal of Marion High School and Mr. Brian Hennecy, Onsite Athletic Director
Softball conditioning is every day from 4 until 6 pm at the softball field. For any female in grades 7- 12. Must have a physical to participate.
Hats off to Dillon- Marion County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc for presenting Mrs. Gore with a token of appreciation for her outstanding commitment and dedication to the youth of the Marion Community.
The SGA Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest Winner: Mrs. F. Scott and her prize.
Should we say it's ugly or it's beautiful? LOL Good job, Abraham Dykes, Deskini Yates and Jocelyn Sanders.
Miss Marion High Pageant
Miss Morgan Wilson was crowned Miss Marion High, Aundrea Gibbons received the title of first runner-up, Niya McGill received the title of second runner-up, and Indya Laboy received the title of Miss Congeniality.
Marion High School’s Beta Club expresses it’s gratitude to everyone that helped to make our Pageant a success. All of the contestants were elegant and represented Marion High School brilliantly. Special thanks to Jada Hughes and Alexis Dixon for all their assistance.
Christmas Spirit Week
Christmas Color Day
Wear red, white, green, silver and/or gold
Deck The Halls
Christmas Accessories Day (Christmas Headbands, socks, necklaces, pins…)
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
Christmas Sweater Day
Marion High School Band
The following band students were selected for the South Carolina Eastern District Honors Band:
Clinic Band - (9th and 10th graders)
Hanna Wheeler - Flute
Angelica Gillette - Clarinet
Jaidyn Scott - Trumpet
Lanaih Thomas - French Horn
Jah'Rienna Davis - Trombone
Jamere Maxwell - Tuba
Senior Band - (11th and 12th graders)
Kei'Andra Brown - Clarinet
Kayla Foxworth - Clarinet
Coach McCullom donated a signed football helmet on behalf of the Marion High FCA to our Area Representative, Daniel Henderson.
Marion County Schools represented our district well at the 42nd Annual Pee Dee Regional Mathematics Tournament on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.
The top four scoring schools Green Sea Floyds High School, Johnsonville High School, Marion High School, and Mullins High School advanced to the final on-stage part of the competition for Division 1. Top four scoring schools were selected based on a challenging one hour written exam. Marion High School's Mathematics team secured third place in the written competition of Division 1 and Mullins followed with fourth place. Creek Bridge is gaining ground. The top four scoring schools advanced to the final on-stage part of the competition. Top Scorer for Marion High School was Gabriel Watson followed by Sachin Patel. The schools went into a three way stage tie breaker round with Green Sea Floyds taking the win for Division 1 followed by Marion High placing second in points . All participants represented Marion well.
The News and Journalism Team will be sponsoring a Secret Santa delivery. Students and staff can purchase as many cards they would like, beginning December 4th-December 17th, to have delivered to a person or persons of choice. You can purchase the cards for $1 during all lunches. The Secret Santa delivery will be Wednesday December 19th just before leaving for Christmas break.
Journalism Bake Sale
When: Tuesday, December 4th – 11th During ALL Lunches
Bake Sale Menu:
Cookies- 2 for $1.00
Variety Chips- 0.50₵
Capri suns- 0.50₵
Richard McCollough (former Clemson and Denver Broncos player) was the guest speaker at this weeks FCA meeting .
MaHS Science Club
MaHS Science Club visited Columbia College Saturday November 10th. They visited different classes such as dissecting shark and sheep brain, making bath bombs and arthropod classes. The students really enjoyed dissecting the sharks.
Who's Who 2018-2019
Please congratulate the following seniors on being selected for Who’s Who:
FCA Good Hands Award
Tariq Nowlin was the FCA Good Hands Award winner from the Dillon game.
Swamp Fox Homecoming Committee
The Swamp Fox Homecoming Committee donated over $8,000 to the sports programs at Marion High School. Thanks for all your support!
FCA Good Hands Award
Teonna Betha and Indya Laboy were the FCA Good Hands Award winners from the Powder Puff Game.
Senior Superlatives Class of 2019
Best Smile - Marquis McGill and Alexis Dixon
Least Likely to Grow Up - Javarious Scott and Daysha Crosby
Cutest Couple - Dellieon Moody and Indya Laboy
Most Spirited - Abraham Dykes and Mauricha Phillips
Best Dressed - Derrius Livingston and Jasmine Wiggins
Most Friendly - Tyrone Whitaker, Maya Hayes, and Ivery Leonard
Most Athletic - Ty'Quan Covington and Andi Querubin
Biggest Flirt - Keonta Knowlin and Jasmine Carson
Most Talkative - Teric Reaves and Jermany Ransom
Teacher's Pet- Sachin Patel and Lesile Woodberry
Best All-Around - Quentin Murrell and Niya McGill
Most Likely to Succeed - Garrett Fravor and Aundrea Gibbon
Humanitarian Award given to Coach McCollum, Coach Vereen and Coach Williams for services to our community with developing and encouraging young boys to become productive men through life lessons learned on the football field. You have so unselfishly given of your time and resources to help better our county.
Backpack BuddiesWhen a community comes together, great things happen! Mrs. Paula Felix of Beneteau delivered a van load of food items for Backpack Buddies of Marion County School District. The students in Mrs. Osborn, Mrs. Moody, and Mrs. Thompson’s class unloaded the van and processed everything, so our Buddies will reap the benefits of the generous donation made by Beneteau of Marion, SC.
Marion High School School Improvement Council Meeting
November 12, 2018
Meeting Call to Order
Positive Words of Encouragement
Review and Motion to Approve Minutes from Last Meeting
South Carolina Report Card Rating Components Review
Guidance for Updating School Improvement Plan
Title I Goal(s) for the 2018-2019 School Year
Title I Activities for the 2018-2019 School Year
Next Meeting- December 10, 2018
Upcoming Scheduled Meetings
Senior and Junior Order Date
Senior Supply orders will be placed Wednesday, November 7th at the school with a $60 deposit
Ring order day is Thursday, November 8th. All rings require a $60 deposit and the balance must be paid before delivery.
Seniors-Graduation:Dear Seniors and Parents/Guardians, Jostens is our official graduation company and they were on campus on Oct 31st speaking with the senior class. Seniors were given order forms to bring home to discuss and orders will be placed on Wednesday, November 7th at the school with a $60 deposit. For information about when Jostens will be on campus, please visit their calendar at https://www.rhodesgraduation.com/calendar/Thanks and congratulations to you and your senior!Juniors -Rings:Dear Parents/Guardians, Jostens is our official class ring company and they were on campus on Oct 31st speaking with your student’s class. They have been given information to bring home and discuss with you before order day on Thursday, November 8th. All rings require a $60 deposit and the balance must be paid before delivery. Jostens has free insurance included with each purchase and a lifetime warranty. You can go ahead and design at www.jostens.com/jewelry/high-school-jewelry.html and bring the printed order form along with your deposit to order day. Thanks!
Thank you to all of the Grandparents that come out for our annual Grits for Grandparents.
The FCA Good Hand Award goes to: Trey Buie for the Cheraw game
Makeup pictures for all students will be Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
Marion High School
Jostens Dates 2018-2019
October 31 @ 8:00 Jr. Ring Committee
October 31 @ 8:20-9:00 Jr. Class Ring Meeting
October 31 @ 9:15-10:00 Senior Class Meeting
November 7 @ 9:30-2:30 Senior Order Day (by appointments)
November 8 @ 9:30-2:30 Ring Order Day (by appointments)
November 15 @ 11:15-1:15 Senior and Ring Makeup Orders ***
March 7 @ 6:00 Ring Ceremony
March 20 @ 9:30-2:30 Senior delivery day (by appointments)
March 20 @ 11:15-1:15 Ring redelivery and service day
May 7 @ 11:15-1:30 Final Senior delivery makeup
For Anti-Bullying Month, Marion High School students wrote anti-bullying messages on orange flags. The students then placed the flags in front of the school.
The current members of the SGA would like to welcome the Freshman Class Officers and Representatives.
President Justin Burroughs
Vice President Keviana Dixon
Secretary-Treasurer Nakia Hannah
Class Representatives Jeffery Crawford
Alayshia Boatwright Legette
Congratulations to these new student leaders.
Interact Club Highway CleanupEight members of MaHS Interact Club took part in their their Highway Cleanup community service project on Green Street on Saturday, October 20. The 7 seniors and 1 sophomore picked up 13 bags of trash, and were thanked by many members of the community.Please thank the following students for their service: NaQuan Battle, Abraham Dykes, Alexis Dixon, Ivery Leonard, Emily Graham, Jasmine Wiggins, Morgan Wilson, and Carson Cribb.They then enjoyed good food and friendship at Jimmy B's.
Congratulations to the Marion High School Girls Tennis team- 3 year repeating Region Champions after defeating Aynor last night in some very challenging matches. The team will play October 24 in the first round of the playoffs. GO FOXES!!
FCA Good hands award
Justin Bass from the Lake City football game.
Tyquan Convington from the Aynor football game.
Terry Windell Waiters,Class of 82, was presented with the trophy from the Swamp Fox Reunion Committee for traveling the greatest distance to attend the reunion.
This past Saturday the Marion High School Band received 3rd Place in the 2A division at the Garden City Classic in Orangeburg. (Finally, and we did not get wet!)
Mrs. Larrimore's Probability and Statistics class used decks of playing cards to calculate mean, median and mode.
Homecoming Court 18-19
Miss Ka'rahya McClam
Escorted by Brandon Cross
Sponsored by Jakori Pouncey #52
1st Runner Up
Miss Jamya Paige
Escorted by T. J. Sanders
Sponsored by Tariq Nowlin #9
2nd Runner Up
Miss Destini Yates
Escorted by MacArthur Washington
Sponsored by Ricky Genwright #15
Marion High School Homecoming 18-19 Class Kings and Queens
Miss Freshman 2018
Miss Alexis Ammons
Mr. and Miss Sophomore 2018
Mr. Priemiere Legette and Miss Kimbrie'l Barnes
Miss Junior 2018
Miss Marvesha Gause
Mr. Junior 2018
Mr. Davion Davis
Mr. and Miss Senior 2018
Mr. Kevonte Bethea and Miss. Niya McGill
Marion High Teacher Cadets visited JMS to conduct a middle school observation. Thank you JMS staff for allowing us to observe.
HOMECOMING SPIRIT WEEK
Monday October 15
Tuesday, October 16
Wednesday, October 17
DRESS to IMPRESS
Thursday, October 18
*Powder Puff Game at 6 PM
Friday, October 19
MAROON MADNESS! SPIRIT DAY
Class of 1978 donates a bench to Marion High School.
College Application Day
Seniors at Marion High School participated in College Application Day. Seniors had the opportunity to fill out college applications free of charge. The Guidance Department along with several local college admissions representatives were on hand to help the students with their applications.
Voters' Registraton Drive
Omicron Omicron Omega and Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc, Marion/Dillon Alumnae Chapter held a Voters' Registraton Drive at Marion High School.
Anderson Brothers Band donates $1000 to Marion High School Band.
Thank you for all that you do for our school!
The Adult Transition student in Mrs. Osborn's and Mrs. Thompson's class at Marion High School worded to "Speak Life" to their peers as they returned to school on Thrusday after Hurricane Florence. Kindness was spread amongst the tables in the cafeteria to let everyone know that someone was thinking of them.
We are working to provide for our students needs from the effects of Hurricane Florence. We are using backpack buddies to help distribute the products discretely. I am attaching the current list's link.This list willl change as needs are met and as the needs for our students change.Our students needs and safety are a first priority. We want each one to know that we want the very best for them. Thank you in advance.
FCA Good Hands Award
Brandon Bass - winner for the week of September 6th, 2018
Qualiek Crawford - winner for the week of August 30th, 2018
Members of the Swamp Fox Homecoming Reunion Committee presented Mrs. Gore, principal of Marion High School, with a donation for Marion High School Athletics.
The 2019 yearbook will be on sale the following days and times:
9th Grade Orientation
10th Grade Pre-registration
11th Grade Pre-registration
12th Grade Pre-registration
Yearbook base price is $60 (name and icon add-ons are extra).
Total may be paid or a $20 deposit may be made.
Mrs. Erica Pee has been named Teacher Of The Year for Marion High School. Congratulations!