MMS update - B Boys lost 9-26.
MMS update - B girls lost 10-17. Sorry for the poor streaming...I got caught up watching the game!!
MMS update - C Girls lose to Berean 1-15. B Girls game will begin in 9 minutes.
MMS Games against Berean Academy begin at 3:30. We are already live on the youtube channel!
MES Parents: Pick up and drop off for remote learners will be tomorrow, January 21st (Thursday) due to no school on Friday. Thank you for your support of MES!
Seniors & Guardians: Join us Thursday night (January 21st) from 7pm-8pm in the PAC for Financial Aid Night. NCAA, scholarships, and FAFSA! It is mostly the same info that was given virtually in October (https://sites.google.com/usd408.com/mhs-counselor-site/home), but feel free to stop by if you have more questions or didn't get the virtual packet. We look forward to seeing you there!
Final MMS game update of the evening - A Boys defeat CG 52-38. Another fantastic second half!
Wildcat update - A Boys 25-26 at the half.
MMS update - A Girls win 19-11.
Wildcat update - A Girls lead at the half 8-4.
MMS update - B Boys win 23-22! What a great second half!!
Wildcat update - B Boys trail at halftime 9-18.
Wildcat update - B Girls win 9-8.
MES: Parents of remote learning students, if you have not picked up your materials yet, please do so by the end of the school day. Thank you for your support!
Reminder: If your child is showing symptoms or they have been tested for Covid-19, please keep them home until the results are known. It is important that we all work together to continue to have our in person education. #allinthistogether408 Superintendent Aaron Homburg
MMS Basketball Games tonight are in WHITEWATER at the Middle School. Limit of 2 parents/guardians per participant family. Masks are required. Please social distance. The link for the games is https://youtu.be/VlFXyRFET6A. (An incorrect link was shared in the first email!)
MES Parents: Wanted to pass along that today we received word that a staff member tested positive today for COVID. At this time, everyone that had direct contact with the staff member has been contacted by the school. Thank you for your continued support of MES!
Lady Warriors fall to Moundridge 15-53.
After 3, the Lady Warriors are down 10-41.
Lady Warriors trail at the half 5-26.
Lady Warriors trail after the first quarter 2-10.
HS Wrestling travels to Herington tomorrow to kick off the new year! Meet begins at 9am. Only 1 parent is allowed to event. Meet will be streamed on youtube by following the link below. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCry0OWR1pyQF_17jHdO4Pew
HS Basketball travels to Moundridge today. Games begin at 4:30pm. Games will be livestreamed on YouTube.com by searching MCTV20Live in the youtube search bar. Go Warriors!
The MES Spelling Bee will be held tomorrow, January 8th, at 9:30 a.m. With no attendance admitted, we will be zooming the bee live. Below is the link, ID and password to watch. Thank you for the support! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86070418088?pwd=eTNKYkYzaVllRzM2a2xobk05dlZqdz09 Meeting ID: 860 7041 8088 Passcode: WZG4gC
MMS Celebration!! Congratulations to the MMS 7-8 Band members who were selected to be represented in the Kansas Music Educators Association South Central District Middle School Honor Band. The Honor Band is composed of 7th and 8th Grade band students from all over the South-Central Kansas area. Students were nominated by their directors. Based on these nominations, students were selected for the group. Students from MMS who were included in the Honor Band are: Daisy Giles, flute Hailey Harshman, flute Eli Klenda, tenor saxophone Miriam Mason, trumpet Alexis Hostetler, trumpet Keenan Lange, French horn Vlad Harris, trombone Shaliah Ensley, percussion Congratulations on this honor!!
Just one correction - You may sign up for Covid-19 rapid testing anytime up to January 4th. You may do so by calling MES today or by emailing Nurse Jana (firstname.lastname@example.org) any time over break.
Game times for tonight's basketball games vs Conway Springs. JV Boys @ 6:00 pm (2 quarters) Varsity Boys @ 7:30 pm #GoWarriors
CONGRATULATIONS to Chisholm Waner and Sadie Lange for making all-state choir this year!! These students learned difficult pieces in a short amount of time and auditioned for a limited amount of spots awarded to students in KS. Way to go!
Florence bus will pick up student around 9:30. Please be there a few minutes early. Thank you
12-16-2020 USD #408 will have a 2 hour delay. School will start at 10:00 a.m. USD #408
Schedule update: The Lady Warriors game tonight vs Hillsboro has been postponed. The JV boys will tip off at 4:30pm, and the varsity boys will follow at 6:00 pm. Reminder face masks and social distancing need to be followed. Only parents (2) of participants can attend tonights games in person. Games will stream on youtube.com search MCTV20live!
MES Parents: You will receive notifications about each grade level Christmas Concert that was recorded today being uploaded to watch. The first class is coming up soon!
Marion-Florence USD 408 is taking applications for a part-time preschool teacher’s aide position for the 2020-2021 school year. Work schedule would be Monday – Thursday, mornings only. Salary will be contingent upon experience. Interested individuals should contact Justin Wasmuth at 620-382-3771 for more information. USD 408 is an equal educational opportunity agency.
Calendar information - On Friday, December 18th we have a full day of school. That is not the last day of the semester so we are not having an early release.
MMS BB C Team girls lose 6-16.
MMS BB A Team final scores - Girl win 32-15, Boys lose 4-50.
MMS BB A Team half-time updates - Girls lead 14-9, Boys trail 1-23.
MMS BB B Team final scores - Girls 7-23, Boys 26-42.
MMS BB at Hillsboro B-team half-time updates - Girls trail 3-14, Boys trail 8-26.
Elementary Parents we have received information (COVID-19) that will affect several students and staff. If the quarantine affects your student you will receive an email as well as a call today from KDHE. Educational materials will be able to be picked up at the elementary tomorrow to allow your child to transition to remote learning for this week. New quarantine rules are in effect and it will allow students and staff to return to in person learning on December the 14th. If you have any questions please contact the MES office tomorrow morning. USD #408
MMS Sports Information - There will not be boys basketball practice after school today (Friday, December 4).
MMS Weekly Information Hello everyone! I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving and is getting ready to head back to school on Thursday! I have all of my masks washed and ready. I am determined we will make it to Christmas in the classrooms! More information will be coming regarding the decisions that KSHSAA made at the meeting last week and how it will impact all of us at MMS. For right now, I am only focusing on the events that will occur this week through next Monday. I will be attending both out of town MMS basketball games (or will send a representative if for some reason I am unable to go). We are running eligibility this week, although there will not be Extended Day Learning tomorrow (Tuesday, December 1). Please check your grades and see if any work is missing. You still have two more days at home to work on that! Monday, November 30 - Wednesday, December 2 Basketball practice - Boys at MMS, Girls at MES - 4:00-5:45 Thursday, December 3 Back to School Basketball at Ell-Saline Friday, December 4 Basketball practice after school - Boys at MMS, Girls at MES Monday, December 7 Basketball at Hillsboro
Girls Basketball store closes tonight at 11:59pm! Get your orders in now if you would like to order some gear! https://warriorsbb.orderpromos.com/
MES: The scheduled MES Christmas Concerts will not be held in person this year due to COVID. MES will record the students at the Performing Arts Center and will send it out through social media platforms. We are working on the date when we will record and will let you know that day soon. Thank you for your support of MES!
Congrats to our high school football players who made the 2A All-District 5 teams. 1st team offense: Todd Palic, Ian Ingels 1st Team Defense: Todd Palic 2nd Team Offense: Braedon Mercer, Will Alleven 2nd Team Defense: Jake Hess, Seth Lanning Honorable Mention Offense: Seth Lanning, Braedon Mercer Honorable Mention Defense: Braedon Mercer
The MS basketball games with Rural Vista will be live streamed on our facebook page today. Games start at 4pm.
MS Basketball games have changed for today. There will not be a B girls game today with Rural Vista. The new schedule is 4:00pm, B girls, 5:00pm, A girls, following A boys. **Reminder you must have a ticket to be admitted** Tickets were passed out last night at practice.
Marion-Florence USD 408 is taking applications for a full-time custodial position. Benefit package is available including health insurance. Interested individuals should contact the Central Office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion, 620-382-2117 for an application. USD 408 is an equal educational opportunity agency.
MMS Boys and Girls Basketball pictures tomorrow!
A reminder there is NO SCHOOL tomorrow, November 6th. School resumes Monday, November 9th. Have a great weekend!
Winter Sports parents meeting is tonight at 7pm in the middle school gym. If your student is planning on participating in basketball and wrestling, please plan on attending. Please wear a mask and social distance.
MHS Volleyball Players and Parents, Remember that this Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 at the SAC, we will be having a celebration for the MHS Volleyball Players and their successful season! Be sure to wear your mask and we will social distance but please come help celebrate these lady athletes!
MES: Book fair has STARTED!!! Here is the link to send out to your families. The link is also on the info being sent home today with your child. The book fair runs from Nov. 2-15. https://www.scholastic.com/bf/marionkansas
No boys basketball practice for MMS today, Thursday, October 29th.
MMS Concert songs are being recorded this week and will be shared via emails on Friday!
HOA All-League Volleyball teams were announced today. Congrats to our Lady Warriors! Laura Savage- 1st Team Chisholm Waner- Honorable Mention Calli Burkholder- Honorable Mention Grace Hett- Honorable Mention
High School Football will travel to Garden Plain for the 1st round of the 2A state playoffs. The game will be Thursday, Oct. 29th @ 7pm.
Sub-State Volleyball tomorrow will be livestreamed. Here is the link. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCry0OWR1pyQF_17jHdO4Pew
MMS Football, Equipment check-in will be tomorrow after school in the student lounge. There will be no Monday check-in. Bring all of your equipment and we will hold check-in in the student lounge.
Marion-Florence USD 408 is looking for substitute aides and paras to help in our Elementary School. The pay is $9.00 an hour. Interested individuals should contact the Central Office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion, 620-382-2117 or Marion Elementary, 620-382-3771. USD 408 is an equal educational opportunity agency.
Sub-State Volleyball Brackets are out. Click on link below to view. Lady Warriors will be traveling to Herington on Saturday. Must be on pass list to get in. We will play around 3pm vs. Bennington in the first round! Go Lady Warriors!! http://www.kshsaa.org/Public/ScoreCenter/Brackets/Volleyball/2ASub-State.cfm?Activity=5&Class=5&WeekID=4729
MMS Football, Equipment check in will be Friday October 23rd and Monday October 25th after school. Players will be assigned a day to check in equipment and will check it in to me at the student lounge. Please return all equipment or you will be charged for any missing items.
MES: Update video from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4lMQMP1g9Q&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
The football game at Lyons has been cancelled due to low numbers from Lyons. We are working on finding another game.
HS Football hosts Sterling tonight for a 7pm kickoff! FFA tailgate starts at 5:30pm. Come out and support the Warriors and wear pink to raise awareness for cancer!
MMS - Just a reminder that we will all be at the county lake tomorrow. If you need to get ahold of anyone, Chrissy will be in the office for a couple hours in the morning. If it is an emergency, contact the central office. Thanks! And students - remember to layer!!
MMS Tomorrow is Fall Lake Day! Report to school at regular time - we will head out to the lake at 8:30. It is going to be chilly! Layer your clothes - be prepared to be outside! Wear comfortable tennis shoes - we will walking! Read the email from Monday for more info!
Wildcat Volleyball is in action today vs Moundridge for our last home matches! Come out and support our MS volleyball team! Game time is 4pm and 5pm!
Lady Warriors defeat Bennington in both matches tonight! 12-25, 25-20, 25-18 Marion 25-27, 25-22, 26-24 Marion
HS Volleyball takes on Bennington today. Games begin at 4pm! Catch the action on YouTube.com by searching MCTV20LIVE if you cannot make it! Go Warriors!
MES: Update from Mr. Wasmuth. We will be back in session tomorrow, October 7th. More information in the video and with the attached letter from Mr. Homburg. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9usJQkCrwk&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
MES: Due to a positive COVID-19 test of a staff member, MES Pre-K through 5 will have NO SCHOOL tomorrow, October 6, 2020. Contact tracing through the Health Department will start immediately. We will be in contact tomorrow with further plans of action regarding the situation. Grades 6th through 12th WILL have school as scheduled.
MES Parents: Progress Reports will go out TOMORROW instead of today. Sorry for the quick change. Mr. Wasmuth
FAFSA information has been shared and is available through the Counselor website and Google Classroom! Check it out: https://sites.google.com/usd408.com/mhs-counselor-site/fafsa
Hello MES Families, Wanted to send out an invitation to you to our first MES Building Improvement Team Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 7th @ 7:15 a.m. It is open to anyone involved with MES. If you are interested, the information for the zoom meeting is below. Thank you for your support of MES! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87497307543?pwd=KzhJU3IzSVd2cnlwNzRtWU5YT0pQZz09 Meeting ID: 874 9730 7543 Passcode: 5PGxVE
Lady Warriors go 2-0 on the evening by defeating Moundridge! Record now 18-6!
Lady Warriors take 1st match, with a 3rd set win over Moundridge 25-16!
Lady Warriors take 2nd set 25-19 against Moundridge and we are headed to a 3rd set! Go Warriors!
Seniors & Parents: FAFSA opens today (http://fafsa.gov)! Students planning on college need to apply ASAP. You can check out the counselor's website for last years packet info (https://sites.google.com/usd408.com/mhs-counselor-site/fafsa). We also have a survey to determine the possibility of a FAFSA info night (https://forms.gle/VPPxS3kJYxUG1qzu6).
Your dinner plans are covered for Friday! Come join us for our Homecoming Chick-Fil-A Tailgate! For $7.00 you will get a chicken sandwich, chips, and a drink. We will start serving at 6:00pm! Homecoming royalty presentation will start at 6:30pm, and kickoff with Hutch-Trinity will be at 7:00pm! **We ask that you wear a mask in line if 6ft distance cannot be maintained.**
Berean takes 3rd set and second match. Lady Warriors split on the evening.
Headed to a 3rd set here in Berean in match 2. Berean takes 1st set 25-19, Warriors take 2nd set 25-10.
MMS Football, Practice will be at 3:50 pm today. Practice will end at 5:30 pm. We will be in full pads so don't forget your gear. It's a Great Day To Be a Wildcat!
Haven defeat Warriors 46-6. Next week is homecoming, come out and support our student athletes!
Haven leading Warriors 22-6 at the half.
The MHS Warrior Football team travels to Haven tonight for a 7pm kick off. Reminder - you must have a ticket to get in. Game will be live streamed on YouTube.com by searching MCTV20LIVE. Let’s go Warriors!
MES Parents: If you are picking up your child in the back, all vehicles must be parked on Denver St. Please no parking in the staff parking lot. Thank you.
Today is a full day for our Wildcats and Warriors! MS volleyball will host Ell-Saline at 4pm today, and MS football will kick off at 6pm! HS volleyball will host Ell-Saline today at the SAC, games begin at 4pm. Today is also our home cross country meet! Races begin at 3:30pm out at the Big M Pasture! Make your rounds today and support our Wildcats and Warriors!
Sedgwick wins 2nd set 25-22. Lady Warriors split on the evening. Record now stands 13-5. Ell-Saline up next on Thursday!
Sedgwick takes 1st set 25-20 in second dual.
Marion-Florence USD 408 is taking applications for a full-time custodial position. Benefit package is available including health insurance. Interested individuals should contact the Central Office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion, 620-382-2117 for an application. USD 408 is an equal educational opportunity agency.
The MMS Spirit Store is open until Monday, September 21st! Get your MMS Gear here: https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/MVpsC9KwhN
Warriors host Kingman tonight! Senior Night will take place at 6:40pm, followed by kickoff at 7pm! If you can’t make it, catch it on YouTube.com by searching MCTV20LIVE!
MES Update Video from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKtuGTKfgz0&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
HS Volleyball is in action today vs. Sterling at home! Games begin at 4:00pm. Come catch the action, or watch it live on youtube at MCTV20Live. Go Warriors!
MES: First PAC Meeting of the year! TONIGHT at 5:15 p.m. on Zoom. www.zoom.us Meeting ID: 987 6290 3166 Passcode (case sensitive): KWxk7H Hope to see you all there!
MMS students and staff - I looked at the weather for next week and we all need to bring our beach towels and picnic blankets - we are eating outside!!
At the half, Warriors trailing Douglass 14-0.
Football game tonight will be streamed live on YouTube by searching MCTV20LIVE! Go Warriors
MES Students received two cloth masks that they can bring back and be used daily. K-2 are blue and 3-5 are black. Parents, please wash them and also write the students name in each one as well. They are coming home with the students today. Thank you fro your support of MES!
Volleyball games tomorrow at Hope will be live streamed. Catch the action by following the link below. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJzxlB2GaemSPNkSUx3agyA
MES: Video update from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9u4msm5OR8&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
Friday, September 11, our HS football team travels to Douglass. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00pm. We will be playing a 5th quarter after the game for JV. There will not be a JV game with Douglass on Monday, September 14th.
Lady Warriors go 2-0 on the night by defeating Remington in both matches! 25-17, 25-19 in first match, and 28-26, 25-22 in second match!
Florence Bus Riders: Bus will leave Florence at 7:35 a.m. Please plan accordingly.
Good Morning MMS Football, Reminder, we will have an extended practice today and tomorrow to make up for Monday. Practice will be 3:50 pm - 6:00 pm, Tuesday & Wednesday. Please wear your full pads to practice. Be there and be on time! It's a Great Day to Be a Wildcat!
HS Volleyball travels to Remington today! Reminder only 2 spectators per participant will be allowed in. Games will be streamed live by following the link below. Go Warriors! https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/remington-high-school-whitewater-ks/gamdea9c65c7b?utm_source=braze_automation&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Clell%20Wade%20Event%20Alert
JV football game with Ell-Saline will not be played on Monday.
Warriors lose season opener to Ell-Saline 28-0.
HS Football kicks off the season tonight at home vs. Ell-Saline! Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00pm. Game will also be lived streamed on youtube.com by searching MCTV20live. GO WARRIORS!
MMS Shirt Store is Open! Click on the link below to order a MMS Wildcat shirt!! (This is not the shirt we provide for each new MMS student) https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/MVpsC9KwhN
MES Remote Learners: Pick up is tomorrow (Sept. 4th) in the circle drive from 11:30 to 12:30. We will have everything for you! See you tomorrow!
HS Volleyball travels to Inman today! Reminder only those on the pass list will be allowed in. Spectators are limited to 4 per participant. Games will be streamed live on youtube.com by searching usd448. Play begins at 4pm. GO WARRIORS!
MMS fall sports season starts tomorrow. Cross County runs at Abilene starting at 4. Volleyball plays at home starting at 4 (BAC). Football kicks off at 6:00. 8th grade athletes and parents will be announced prior to the A games. Go Wildcats!!
The High School Volleyball games tomorrow at Inman will be live streamed on YouTube.com by searching usd448. Games start at 4:00pm.
MES: Update video from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2TfOn7p0zI&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 MES Open House Schedule: Last Name: A-G: 12:30-1:20 H-R: 1:30-2:20 S-Z: 2:30-3:20 Kindergarten DO NOT need to come. Masks are required
High School Volleyball is back in action today vs. Hutch Trinity. JV will play at 4:00pm and 6:15pm. Varsity will play at 5:00pm and 7:15pm. This is also senior night! We will recognize our seniors and their parents before the last varsity match. Catch the games live by searching MCTV20live on youtube. GO WARRIORS!
Once again we are pleased to have MCTV crew cover our games this season! The crew plans on covering all home and road high school football games and home volleyball games this season. You can catch the action live on youtube.com by searching MCTV20live or the games will run on Eagle Cable MCTV channel 20 at 7:00pm on Sundays and Wednesdays. Thanks MCTV for your support!
High School Volleyball is in action today vs. Hillsboro. Games start at 4pm at the Sports and Aquatic Center. You can also catch the action live at YouTube.com by typing in MCTV20LIVE in the search bar. Please wear your mask and social distance! Fans will be temperature checked at the door. GO WARRIORS!
Sport Scrimmages are today! MS Football will scrimmage at 5:00pm at the field. HS Volleyball will be at the Sports and Aquatic Center at 5:00pm. The evening will conclude with HS football action at 7:00pm! Admission is a sports drink. Please follow our guidelines for indoor and outdoor events!
MES: Quick Friday Update Video from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCOcCGvDeqs&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
MHS Students and Parents: Check out MHS Bitmojo Classrooms! Once school starts all of the students Google Classrooms can be found by clicking on their classroom teachers door! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vQVHZ3SLaxB0dnAkjY4LiXUcAnMO9ekraQMfud5SH2Vu9vTtHuaTfXeVQM2nxkrlvwt5Vy1DlHRhF_R/pub?start=true&loop=true&delayms=5000&slide=id.p
MMS Football, I need you all to contact me with your name and Jersey Number ASAP. Also, important reminders: 1. Our scrimmage is at 5:00 pm Friday. Please bring your home and away jerseys. Report at normal time. 2. We will hold a practice at 8:00 am Saturday Morning (8/29). Its a great day to be a Wildcat!
MMS Football, Don't forget team pictures are today! Please Bring the following: - Home Jersey (red) -Game Pants -Picture form with money If you did not receive an order form extras will be available. Money and picture forms can be turned in to the MMS office in the days following team pictures. It's a great day to be a Wildcat!
Students, Schedules have been mostly all updated. If you requested a change and it is not showing, check your email to see if there were errors. Remember that if you are signed up for HCC Weld classes have already started, and if you are signed up for College Algebra classes start online this Thursday!
Marion-Florence USD 408 is taking applications for an elementary teacher’s aide position for the 2020-2021 school year. Salary will be contingent upon experience. Benefit package is available including health insurance. Interested individuals should contact the Central Office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion, 620-382-2117 for an application. USD 408 is an equal educational opportunity agency.
MES Parents: Video Update from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9FHlkKMZGU&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
HCC Welding students, this is a reminder that classes will start August 24th! Morning students need to be catching the bus at the school at 6:45am and afternoon students at 12:10pm. If you did not enroll through your dragon zone like instructed throughout spring & summer, you need to do so before the 24th!
Good evening, MMS Football, remember practice is 4:00pm-6:00pm tomorrow, August 17th, at the middle school building. Please bring any forms such as physicals and KSHSAA COVID Questionnaires with you if not submitted already. Also, please bring your football gear (Helmet, Shoulder Pads, etc.) and wear a mask. See you all tomorrow! It's a great day to be a Wildcat! - Coach Murphy
MHS parents and students, Here is a 5 minute video with important information regarding being a remote student this fall. Please let me know if you have questions! http://somup.com/cYjDFP6pCq
There will be a sports shuttle starting Monday, August 17th for Florence students needing it to and from practice. Shuttle will leave Florence gym parking lot at 3:40pm. Students will get picked up from practice at 5:45pm and return to Florence around 6:00pm. Masks will be required for all riders.
If you were not able to make it to the SAC to turn in your enrollment packets, you can go to the buildings today. Front doors are locked so call the office and someone will come let you in. Per the city mandate, masks are required in the building.
MMS Football equipment check out will be Friday August 14th from 5-7 pm at the SAC. If you can't make this time please contact Coach Murphy to make other arrangements.
Last night at our BOE meeting our learning plan was approved. Please check your email to review the plan. Understand this plan can be changed many times throughout this year as the current situation would warrant. If you have any questions please contact the school.
USD 408 Enrollment Packets can be turned in today at the SAC from now until 1:00 and from 5:30-7:00!
Fall Sports Parents Meeting Tuesday, August 11th @ 7pm at the Football Stadium. If your child is planning to participate in a middle school or high school fall sport (volleyball, football, cross country, cheerleading, dance), please plan on attending the parents meeting which will start at 7:00 p.m. at the football field stadium. I will be going over some important information for upcoming seasons. Masks/face coverings are being encouraged. Individual coaches will then be going over important information about their upcoming seasons. If you cannot attend, please contact the coach or email myself at email@example.com to be directed to the coach for information that was presented. Hope to see you all there!
MMS Parents-It's Sunday evening so I'm busy planning my week and just remembered 'm also a parent and need to fill out the enrollment packet for my high schooler...and I only get to do it once more after this year! Excited to see you all on Tuesday at the SAC!! #procrastinator
MES: Video of schooling options from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlFUBsxEF2o&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
Marion-Florence USD 408 is taking applications for full-time custodial positions. Benefit package is available including health insurance. Interested individuals should contact the Central Office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion, 620-382-2117 for an application. USD 408 is an equal educational opportunity agency.
MMS Info - We will not have anyone in the office today, Thurday, August 6. If you need to contact MMS, please send Missy and email. Thanks!
Just a reminder to pick up your enrollment packets at the Sports Aquatic Center until 1:00 or tonight from 5:30-6:30 p.m. See you there!
MMS parents - If you are not going to be able to pick up your middle school enrollment packet on Tuesday, August 4th, they will be ready anytime after noon today. Just call the office when you arrive at the building and we will run yours out to you!
Reminder that sport physicals are being offered tomorrow at St. Luke Medical Clinic from 9-11:30am. Cost is $15, which is donated back to the school! Masks are required in the clinic. All students planning on participating in a sport needs to have a physical and concussion form on file before they can practice!
Dear Parents, Please take a moment and complete this form and help USD 408 finalize plans for the 2020-2021 school year. Thank You! https://forms.gle/mbWd2wW7wyw3qH7s8
On Tuesday, August 4th, enrollment packets will also be available for pickup from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Sports Aquatic Center. Hours for pickup on Tuesday, August 4th are now 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The USD 408 Board of Education approved the new start date of Wednesday, September 9th for the 2020-2021 USD 408 school year. Also approved was the addition of 10 minutes at the beginning of the day at each building. All buildings will start at 8:05 a.m. More details and information will be given out about the upcoming year as plans take shape. Just as a reminder, enrollment information can be picked up on Tuesday, August 4th from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m at the Sports Aquatic Center with enrollment day happening Tuesday, August 11th. The hours that day will be 8:00-1:00 p.m. and 5:30-7:00 p.m. Thank you for your support of USD 408!
Don't forget Graduation 2020 is this Saturday at the Football Stadium at 10:00 a.m. We are asking that guests be limited to 10 per graduate. Face masks are recommended. The ceremony will be live streamed at: https://www.youtube.com/user/genewink Congratulations to the Class of 2020!!
If you are unable to make it to the SAC on the 11th please contact the school to make an appointment time to drop off your packet. Also, we will have a 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. time frame available for packet drop off at the SAC.
Enrollment will be a little different this year. We are asking that on August the 4th, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., that you come to the SAC and we will have a packet put together for all of your children. We ask that you take this home and return it to the SAC on August 11th, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We would ask you pay your fees on the 11th when you return your paperwork for your children. Staff will be available on the 11th to help MMS and MHS students with their schedule.
Earlier this week Governor Kelly announced she is delaying the start of school until after Labor Day. The executive order will be out on Monday. Once we have more information we will pass it on to our USD 408 family.
MES: A mid-summer update from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f-8tCR2ukA&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
MMS Football Camp begins tomorrow at 8 am at the football stadium! Coach Murphy and Coach Homburg are excited to see all of you there!
Applications are still being taken for the new 4 year old at-risk preschool at Marion Elementary School starting in August 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Wasmuth at firstname.lastname@example.org or pick up a application at the Central Office at 101 N. Thorp!
The last day for USD 408 Grab-n-Go meals will be Monday, June 29. We will serve meals for Monday and Tuesday on that day. If you have been receiving meals and will not be able to pick up on Monday, please contact Kristi Mercer at 382-2117 so that we can prepare an accurate number of meals that day. Thank you to everyone that has participated in our meal program these past few months!
Applications are still being taken for the new 4 year old at-risk preschool at Marion Elementary School starting in August 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Wasmuth at email@example.com or pick up a application at the Central Office at 101 N. Thorp!
MMS Football Info - 7th and 8th grade boys, Coach Murphy is going to be making contact with those of you who might be interested in playing football this fall. He is very excited about coaching this season and can't wait to get to know all of you!
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Haiti!! Happy birthday to you! And many more!!
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Preston!! Happy birthday to you! And many more!!
USD 408 hopes a third time is the charm! USD 408 would like honest feedback on how Continuous Learning went for you and your children. Please fill out this short survey (one per family) on what went well and what USD 408 could have helped with improving the situation we all faced in the last nine weeks. Thank you for your time! https://forms.gle/WJrLyFuSLfSWmTqx8
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Jesse!! Happy birthday to you! And many more!!
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Tripps! Happy birthday to you!! And many more!
USD 408 Grab-n-Go meals will continue through June 30 in Florence and at Marion Elementary. We will be handing out meals Monday through Thursday. Meals for Friday will be given on Thursdays. If you have been receiving meals and do not wish to continue or would like to start receiving meals, please contact Kristi Mercer at 382-2117 so that we can prepare an accurate number of meals each day.
Applications are still being taken for the new 4 year old at-risk preschool at Marion Elementary School starting in August 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Wasmuth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MHS students: Reminder the MHS doors will be unlocked from 9am-12pm this morning. Please bring your chromebooks and any supplies by that belong to the school. Thanks to all those that have already returned their items. Have a great summer Warriors!!
MMS Birthdays! Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Alyera!! Happy Birthday to you!! And many more!!
MHS Students: Bring your chromebooks, charger, bags, textbooks, and supplies to MHS today until noon or tomorrow 9am-12pm. Thanks!
MMS Band News! Three middle school students have been selected to participate in this summer's KBA MS Honor Band! Congrats to Miriam, Maria, and Shaliah!
Thank you Mrs. Case! Happy Retirement! You will be truly missed! You have touched numerous lives at MES and we are blessed to have you as part of our USD 408 family! https://youtu.be/HAHwQY94FeU
MES: Reminder to come pick up class pictures and/or yearbooks if you have not done so yet. 11:30-12:30 in Marion, 11:30-12:00 in Florence.
News from FFA: There are 42 chapters in the South Central District. Congratulations to the Marion-Florence Chapter as they are recognized as a Superior Chapter on the district level and will now move on to the state level competition! Congratulations also to our own Cassie Meyer for earning her State Degree and to Mickelly Soyez for winning the proficiency award of Outdoor Recreation! Proud of our FFA Chapter!
MMS Awards Ceremony Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty3J8_oNpu0&t=187s Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikeJT4EzmgA&t=4s 8th Grade Presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCJN-D8BQHk&feature=youtu.be
MES FINAL Mr. Wasmuth Announcement Video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9e4aOlpz9w&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Sport Physicals for 2020-2021 school year will take place on July 30th from 9:00am-11:30am at Marion Clinic. Cost is $15.
Just a reminder to catch our senior athletic awards announcements tonight at 6pm on Facebook live!
Marion-Florence USD 408 is accepting applications for a Preschool At Risk teaching position for 2020-2021. Applicants must have one of the following qualifications on their teaching certificate: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Unified. Interested applicants should go to the USD 408 application website at https://usd408.tedk12.com/hire and complete the application for this position.
MES Weekly Challenge Video #6 from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L33OlOcUBOo&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
Seniors please bring us your chromebooks tomorrow or Friday between 9am and noon in the MHS main office. Thanks!
Thursday, May 14th at 6pm we will be live streaming on Facebook our announcements of our athletic award winners for this year! Tune in!
MMS Birthdays! Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Mrs. Metro!! Happy Birthday to you!! And many more!!
MES Monday Video from Mr. Wasmuth & Challenge #5 Video: Mr. Wasmuth Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTdEXLlQj2s&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Challenge #5 Video: https://youtu.be/_pNnoXoAsaA
Thanks to everyone who came out today to support our seniors! Special thanks to Marion Police Department for leading the way today. Congratulations Seniors!!
MES: Some families have not received their spring picture proofs yet. If you have not, the number to call is (800) 821-7923. Also, if you have any pictures from read week, the teacher parade or virtual field day, please send them to Mr. Wasmuth for the challenge video!
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Grace (on Sunday)!! Happy birthday to you!! And many more!
MES Yearbooks can be picked up at lunch pick up tomorrow (Friday, May 8th) at the elementary school!
We are two days away from our Senior Class of 2020 Drive By Celebration. This is a community event and a great way to see all our seniors! Meet MHS staff at the SAC at 345pm this Saturday and join the vehicle parade through town. Please share and invite everyone who has supported these seniors through the years. We hope to see you Saturday! If you cannot make it, we will be Live Streaming through our USD408 FB page. Thanks to Forest Barger for the help!! Seniors- we cant wait to see you!
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Keenan!! Happy birthday to you! And many more!
Senior yard signs have been delivered! Thanks to Mr. Homburg for the help. Congratulations Seniors, we cant wait to see you Saturday #Classof2020
Wednesday MES Video from Mr. Wasmuth! See you this afternoon! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQsmP0iSZlU&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Jack!! Happy birthday to you!! And many more!!
This Saturday, May 9 at 4pm the MHS staff is planning a Drive By Celebration through town to each of our Seniors Class of 2020 residence. Please join the vehicle parade and meet us at the SAC parking lot around 345. All can join and yelling, signs, and honking are encouraged. Seniors, we cant wait to see you!
Hi Parents - If your financial situation has changed during this crisis and you did not qualify earlier, you should apply for free/reduced benefits ASAP. You can receive some additional help from the State and benefits carryover for the first 30 days of the 20-21 school year if you don't fill out an application at enrollment. This is probably not something you are thinking about right now, but it is important that Kristi receive the application right away because they are dated when she receives them and benefits from the State will be based on that date. Here is a link to the application or you can call Kristi at the Central Office. https://www.usd408.com/o/usd-408/page/free-and-reduced-lunch-application--6
MES Challenge / Information Video #5 (Not the best video Mr. Wasmuth has made)! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JY5njx7dMVk&feature=youtu.be
Marion-Florence USD 408 is taking applications for a full-time custodial/maintenance person. Benefit package is available including health insurance. Interested individuals should contact the Central Office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion, 620-382-2117 for an application. USD 408 is an equal educational opportunity agency.
Middle School Group Pictures are in and can be picked up at MES on Tuesday and Wednesday from 11:30-12:30 during meal distribution. If you have any questions, please email Chrissy.
MMS Birthdays!! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Kristin!! Happy birthday to you!! And many more!
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Mrs. Trapp!! Happy birthday to you ! And many more!!
After Kansas FCCLA canceled their state meeting, the competitive events were moved to a virtual format. In late March, Anna Zurcher (11) and Amy Gayle (10) presented their STAR Event to judges via Zoom conferencing. The students competed in the National Programs in Action event presenting their program MES Family Game Night. After waiting nearly a month for results, we are pleased to share that Anna and Amy scored GOLD and placed 2nd in state qualifying for Nationals. FCCLA announced that the National meeting scheduled for early July would also be virtual. Congratulations to Anna, Amy, and Ms. Witty! You make us proud!
Great day at USD #408!! Congratulations to MMS staff and students!! The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force has named 92 schools as recipients of the 2019 Challenge Awards. The awards recognize Kansas schools that are making a notable difference in student achievement despite facing significant challenges in their school population. Since its inception in 2002, more than 1,700 awards have been presented to schools across the state. Certificates of Merit were presented to schools by Kansas State Board of Education members. The Challenge Award recognizes schools for outstanding achievement and uncommon accomplishments based on Kansas assessment results in math and reading, graduation rates, chronic absenteeism rates and the socio-economic status of those taking the test. The Confidence in Public Education Task Force is a nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to strengthen confidence in Kansas public education and to increase awareness of the positive aspects of public education in the state. The Task Force was created in 1981. Members of the Task Force include American Association of University Women; Kansas PTA; Kansas Association of School Boards; Kansas National Education Association; Kansas State Board of Education; Kansas State High School Activities Association; Kansas Partners in Education; League of Women Voters – Kansas; and United School Administrators of Kansas. For more information about the Challenge Awards program, call Tamla Miller at (785) 296-4950. Schools receiving a 2019 Challenge Award are: • Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary, Abilene Unified School District 435. • McKinley Elementary School, Abilene USD 435. • Arkansas City Middle School, Arkansas City USD 470. • Frances Willard Elementary School, Arkansas City USD 470. • Jefferson Elementary School, Arkansas City USD 470. • Roosevelt Elementary School, Arkansas City USD 470. • Atchison Middle School, Atchison USD 409. • Burlingame Elementary School, Burlingame USD 454. • Cedar Vale Elementary School, Cedar Vale USD 285. • Anthony Elementary School, Chaparral USD 361. • Harper Elementary School, Chaparral USD 361. • Enterprise Elementary School, Chapman USD 473. • Southeast Elementary School, Cherokee USD 247. • Highland Elementary School, Columbus USD 493. • South Central High School, Comanche County USD 300. • Deerfield Middle School, Deerfield USD 216. • Dodge City Middle School, Dodge City USD 443. • Miller Elementary School, Dodge City USD 443. • Northwest Elementary School, Dodge City USD 443. • Soule Elementary School, Dodge City USD 443. • Wilroads Gardens Elementary School, Dodge City USD 443. • Logan Avenue Elementary School, Emporia USD 253. • Riverside Elementary School, Emporia USD 253 • Flinthills Middle School, Flinthills USD 492. • Liberty Elementary School, Galena USD 499. • Edith Scheuerman Elementary School, Garden City USD 457. • Florence Wilson Elementary School, Garden City USD 457. • Georgia Matthews Elementary School, Garden City USD 457. • Gertrude Walker Elementary School, Garden City USD 457. • Westphalia Elementary School, Garnett USD 365. • Grandview Elementary School, Geary County USD 475. • Westwood Elementary School, Geary County USD 475. • Golden Plains Middle School, Golden Plains USD 316. • Greeley County Junior-Senior High School, Greeley County USD 200. • Yoder Charter Elementary School, Haven USD 312. • Hutchinson Magnet School at Allen, Hutchinson USD 308. • Independence Middle School, Independence USD 446. • Jefferson Elementary School, Independence USD 446. • Argentine Middle School, Kansas City USD 500. • Arrowhead Middle School, Kansas City USD 500. • Bethel Elementary School, Kansas City USD 500. • Emerson Elementary School, Kansas City USD 500. • Frank Rushton Elementary School, Kansas City USD 500. • Plains Elementary School, Kismet-Plains USD 483. • Bartlett Elementary School, Labette County USD 506. • Meadowview Elementary School, Labette County USD 506. • Gridley Elementary School, LeRoy-Gridley USD 245. • Lyons Central Elementary School, Lyons USD 405. • Lyons Middle School, Lyons USD 405. • Macksville Elementary School, Macksville USD 351. • Madison High School, Madison-Virgil USD 386. • Marion Middle School, Marion-Florence USD 408. • Sunset Elementary School, Newton USD 373. • Long Island Middle School, Northern Valley USD 212. • Ridgeview Elementary School, Olathe USD 233. • Washington Elementary School, Olathe USD 233. • Onaga Senior High School, Onaga-Havensville-Wheaton USD 322. • Osage City Middle School, Osage USD 420. • Oswego Neosho Heights Elementary, Oswego USD 504. • Parsons Middle School, Parsons USD 503. • Garfield Elementary School, Parsons USD 503. • Pike Valley Elementary School, Pike Valley USD 426. • Pittsburg Middle School, Pittsburg USD 250. • Westside Elementary School, Pittsburg USD 250. • Rawlins County Junior-Senior High School, Rawlins County USD 105. • Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School, Rock Hills USD 107. • Cottonwood Elementary School, Salina USD 305. • Oakdale Elementary School, Salina USD 305. • Sunset Elementary School, Salina USD 305. • Bluejacket-Flint Elementary School, Shawnee Mission USD 512. • Comanche Elementary School, Shawnee Mission USD 512. • Smith Center Junior-Senior High School, Smith Center USD 237. • South Barber PreK-6 Elementary, South Barber USD 255. • Neosho Rapids Elementary School, Southern Lyon County USD 252. • St. Francis Elementary School, St Francis USD 297. • Thunder Ridge Middle School, Thunder Ridge USD 110. • Lowman Hill Elementary School, Topeka USD 501. • Marjorie French Middle School, Topeka USD 501. • McCarter Elementary School, Topeka USD 501. • McEachron Elementary School, Topeka USD 501. • Quincy Elementary School, Topeka USD 501. • Junction Elementary School, Turner-Kansas City USD 202. • Turner Elementary School, Turner-Kansas City USD 202. • Lakeside Elementary School, Waconda USD 272. • Washington Elementary School, Wellington USD 353. • Wheatland Elementary School, Wheatland USD 292. • Allison Traditional Magnet Middle School, Wichita USD 259. • Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet School, Wichita USD 259. • Jardine Technology Middle Magnet School, Wichita USD 259. • McLean Science/Tech Magnet Elementary School, Wichita USD 259. • Robinson Middle School, Wichita USD 259. • Mayberry Cultural and Fine Arts Magnet School, Wichita USD 259.
MES Challenge #4 Video from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8J6C74UDwY&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
Seniors: Please plan to come up this Wednesday April 22nd from 9am to 12pm to get your cap, gown, and graduation announcements that you ordered. Thanks!
Attention Class of 2020 Graduates and Families: We are committed as a school district to hold a graduation ceremony at an appropriate time. With the extended stay at home order put into place this past week by Governor Kelly, we will move Graduation for the Class of 2020 to July 25th 2020 at 4pm. We will continue to listen and follow all regulations and guidelines as we move forward with our new date as student and staff safety is our number one priority. We will provide additional details when we have them. Thanks, and stay safe!
Congratulations to our Class of 2020 Governor’s Scholar, Ms. Chloe Burkholder ! https://www.ksde.org/Portals/0/Communications/GovScholars%202020.pdf?ver=2020-04-16-075010-057×tamp=1587056863542
Even with the weather, lunches WILL be served as scheduled. Times are still 11:30-12:30. If you have not signed up and would like to, please call the Central Office at 382-2117!
MMS Birthdays!! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Sara!! Happy birthday to you!! And many more!!
MMS Birthdays! Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Caitlin!! Happy Birthday to you! And many more!!
MMS Birthdays!! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Phinn!! Happy birthday to you!! And many more!
Message from Mrs. Burkholder. If you have a student who doesn't understand why we can't come to school. This visual may help. https://youtu.be/dDikSGfL1c0
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Trevor!! Happy birthday to you! And many more!!
Inter-state Studios will be sending out pictures to you via email shortly. You will be able to purchase online after seeing the proofs and then your order will be sent to your house. USD 408 do not have the class pictures yet, but we will let you know when they do.
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Brayden!! Happy birthday to you! And many more!!
Here is the exact link for our grant application endorsement. Thanks! https://www.americasfarmers.com/grow-rural-education/nomination-checker/
Calling all area farmers. The Marion/Florence High School Agriculture Education program is applying for a $15,000 grant to support a proposed greenhouse project for the school. The greenhouse would be used in the Ag Education program and would also help start plants for the local community garden. Farmers can endorse the project by going to: https://www.americasfarmers.com/grow-rural-education/ Please indicate your support for the district's grant proposal. The more farmer endorsements we receive, the better our chance of receiving the grant. Endorsements are due by May 1st. Thank you!
MMS birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Gavin!! Happy birthday to you! And many more!!
MHS families- thank you for stopping by the high school today. If you did not get your items please call the office tomorrow. We will also be reaching out. Thanks again!
PICK UP TOMORROW! WE ARE EXCITED TO SEE YOU!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xU1LfV3u9Fo&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
Governor Kelly's stay at home order yesterday does not change anything for Kansas schools. We will have our items picked up from school tomorrow as previously planned, with appropriate social distancing. Our grab and go meals also remain unchanged. USD #408
MHS Students & Parents: scholarships, parent info, and more will be posted through Google Classrooms for each grade (9-12) and one for parents as well. Please check your email to join! Email me if you do not receive an invite & would like one.
3/27/2020 Update from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBZzru3rBJ0&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
Big Shout Out to USD #408 Staff for "knocking it out of the park" the past couple of weeks!! Your dedication and hard work does not go unnoticed! Thank you all for what you do!! Aaron Homburg
MMS Birthdays!! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Brian! Happy birthday to you!! And many more!!
3/26/2020 Update from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RB8SCX_RkMk&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
MHS Students: Reminder to be checking your email and google classroom account! Our drop off/pick up date is fast approaching. Please bring all school items and pick up your personal belongings next Monday March 30th. Last name A-M 9AM-11AM and N-Z plan on coming by 1PM-3PM.
3/25/2020 Update from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wNn2Ax2b9s&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
If you would like your children added to the Grab and Go meals please contact the Central Office at 620-382-2117. The survey we sent out is no longer available. If you have any questions or special requests please call 620-382-2117 or email email@example.com
3/24/2020 Update from Mr. Wasmuth! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UaeUkjnp_g&feature=youtu.be&hd=1
MMS Birthdays! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Kattie! Happy birthday to you! And many more!!
First day of Grab and Go meals went wonderful!! Don't forget the meals are available in front of the Elementary in Marion and in Florence at the Library from 11:30a.m. to 12:30p.m. A Big Thank You to our food service crew as well as other folks to make this happen!
In compliance with Marion County Public Health Order 20200323 the Sports and Aquatic Center walking track will be closed starting Tuesday, March, 24, 2020 at 8:00a.m. This order will remain in effect until 8:00a.m. April 7, 2020. USD #408
Meals are headed to Florence and we are set up in Marion! Come by and get your meals.
MHS Students: Be checking your school email this week. Your teachers will be in contact with you and will be planning some great lessons for you starting on March 30! Butler CC Online students be checking your email and canvas, you start back up tomorrow! Take care Warriors.
USD #408 family, We are planning how "continuous learning" will look like in our district. Please take a minute and fill out this short survey. https://forms.gle/wkfm4HkQqM8TVYT58
Congrats to Jayden May on being named to the HOA All-League Honorable Mention Basketball team this season!
USD 408 buildings are closed this week for deep cleaning. Next week, staff members will be meeting to plan how the rest of the year will look. We will establish procedures to allow for pick up materials left at school. We will communicate plans by the end of the month.
Important information on USD 408 Grab and Go meals! Please take the time to fill out the form so we can prepare appropriate number of meals starting on Monday, March 23, 2020. Meals are FREE for all children ages 1-18!! https://forms.gle/mAQvyLuo4P4B6EFE7 USD #408
Attention all 8th grade parents: 8th grade Pre-enrollment night for 9th grade will be March 23rd at the Performing Arts Center. 7pm start. See you there!
The safety of our students and staff is always a top priority here at USD #408. We will follow the guidance and expertise of the Marion County Health Department as well as the Kansas Department of Health and Environment during this National Pandemic. As of today, 3-13-2020, we plan on resuming classes after Spring Break, 3-23-2020. If we receive different guidance we will let you all know. I would like to wish you all a safe and enjoyable Spring Break 2020. Aaron Homburg Superintendent of Schools USD #408
A big congratulations to Cooper Bailey (1 trumpet solo), Aleyra Koehn (1), Alexis Hostetler (2) Autumn Haskin (1) Haiti Schafers (1) Georgia Madgwick (1) Sara Groening (1) Lacey Willingham (2) Quenton Taylor (2) Calleigh Soyez (1) on strong performances & good ratings today!
Congratulations to the Low Brass Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble and Choir for strong 2 ratings at festival today!
Festivals are always a great way to demonstrate progress and make future goals! Congratulations to the MMS Band, Low Brass Ensemble, 8th Women Vocal Ensemble, 8th Men Vocal Ensemble, 7th Women's Vocal Ensemble, & 7th Men's Vocal Ensemble for 1 ratings today! Keep making progress!
MES: Yearbook orders are due TOMORROW, March 10th. Each yearbook is $15. Extra order forms are in the MES office.
MMS Quiz Bowl traveled to Wakefield today and both the 7th and 8th grade teams brought home 1st place!!
MS Wrestling travels to Whitewater today! Meet begins at 4:00pm. Go Wildcats!
HS Girls basketball travel to Chase County today for sub-state! Game begins at 7pm. Go Warriors!
State Wrestling Send Off: Thursday, February 27th, 1:00pm! Line Main Street to show support for our wrestlers today as they travel to Hays for state this weekend! TAKE STATE!
MHS News 2-26
Marion down 1 at half!
Marion Lady Warriors up 1 at half!
Good Luck to our Warrior grapplers as they head to Eureka today and tomorrow for Regional Wrestling!!
8th grade visit to Emporia State will be Thursday, February 27th.
Warriors fall at Remington 41-69
Warriors down 17 at half at Remington
Lady Warriors fall at Remington 34-52
Lady Warriors down 11 at halftime at Remington!
FFA Alumni Work Auction is Feb. 20th at 6:30 p.m. Pulled pork meal provided before the auction. Hope to see you there!
Members of our FFA chapter plan to conduct our annual Ag Olympics on February 20th! Students at MHS will organize teams to compete in competitions such as Milk Chug, 3 legged race, Animal Imitations, Obstacle Course, Steer Roping, and Goat Milking! Come out and see the action around 1130 at the MMS gym.
Don’t forget that we have FAFSA help today in the library from 9am - 2pm!!!
Warriors win!!!! 71-66 over Ell Saline
Warriors up 1 heading to the 4th q
Lady Warriors fall in Overtime by 5. Way to play until the end Warriors!
Lady Warriors down 1 to start the 4th quarter!
Student-led conferences are Monday (2-17-2020). We will also have a rep available in the library from 9am-2pm to help parents and students with the FAFSA! Don’t know what to bring to do FAFSA? Call the HS!
NO School today February 13, 2020. USD #408
USD #408 will start school 2 hours late tomorrow February 13, 2020. USD #408
Athletic practices are still on for today, but will end at 5:15pm.
8th graders are on the way to Butler!
MHS news 2-11
Last week FCCLA held their officer elections and STAR events competitions. MHS sent 5 students as voting delegates and competitors, Amy Gayle, Anna Zurchur, Emma Box, Emily Hake, and Emma Soyez. Amy and Anna competed in the National Programs in Action STAR Event. They received a Gold ranking qualifying for State FCCLA in April. Congratulations to all ladies of MHS!!
Wildcat boys lose to Inman in the HOA BB tournament.
Wildcat girls lost today against Bennington in the HOA BB tournament ending their season. Keep working hard girls!
GAMEDAY! Warrior Basketball hosts Sterling today. Girls JV plays at 4:30pm, followed by VG at 6:00pm, and VB at 7:30pm. After the girls varsity game, we will be recognizing the achievements from some of our spring coaches and student-athletes! Hope to see you all there!
Wildcat boys win over Berean 28-20! Info on Saturday's games will be sent out later.
Lady Wildcats win over Moundridge 23-11!
Sedgwick defeats Warrior boys 56-17.
Lady Warriors defeat the Sedgwick Cardinals 43-36!!
Ell-Saline wins the A boys game over the Wildcats 44-26.
Lady Wildcats lose to Ell-Saline 16-49.
B Team boys lose to Ell-Saline 24-37.
B Team Lady Wildcats defeat Ell-Saline 24-22!
MES: Kansas Day festivities scheduled for today, will now happen tomorrow. Students can dress up fro Kansas Day tomorrow if they choose!
Marion will NOT be participating in Real Women Sing today. Enjoy your day off!
No school today January 29th. USD 408
No FBLA trip tomorrow the 29th. Real women sing participants will leave from the HS at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow morning.
FBLA will not be traveling to Kingman for districts tomorrow.
2 hour late start tomorrow, January 29. USD 408
Good evening MHS, The play practice and homecoming candidate games have been cancelled tonight due to inclement weather. Candidate games will take place Thursday at the pep rally.
Wildcats beat Remington in the boys A game 37-16.
Remington wins the A girls game over the Wildcats 33-20.
Wildcat boys lose a close B game 18-19.
Lady Wildcats win the B game 23-15!
Last Jr Warrior BB camp is today from 2-3pm! If you have not got your camp basketball, come today to get it!
Warriors take 7th with a win over Wakefield 31-30!
Warriors lose to Herington 43-34 tonight in Cougar Classic. Boys will play at 3:30pm tomorrow for 7th and girls will play at 5:00pm for 3rd at Centre.
Lady Warriors lose a close one 38-40 in OT at the Centre tournament! Way to fight ladies
MS Basketball game at Bennington has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 4th. Game times will be the same, 5:00pm B boys and A girls, 6:00pm B girls and A boys.
Due to impending bad weather, the middle school games in Bennington tonight will not be played. No practice today for our MS basketball teams.
Little Cheer/Dance performance has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 7th. Girls will dance at halftime of boys varsity game. We will also do a review night that is OPTIONAL for on Mon Feb. 3rd from 630 to 730 pm at the SAC! Baby Shark Group : 6:30-7 pm Moana Group : 7-7:30 pm
HOA League Scholars Bowl at Ell-Saline has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29th.
Little Cheer/Dance performance has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 7th. Girls will dance at halftime of boys varsity game.
The MES Spelling Bee will be today at 10:30 in the band room. There will be no students attending except the participants. Parents may come but limited seating will be available. Thank you!
School will start 2 hours late today. 1-22-2002 Thanks, USD 408
Warriors...auto correct didn't help me this time!!
Lady Warroors win a close one against Herington 42-41!
Congratulations to our Winter Homecoming candidates Bethany Grimmett, Alfwenna Meyer, & Grace Overton for queen and Cooper Carpenter, Luke Dawson, & Jaxton Tracy for king. Homecoming game is set for January 30th
The Little Cheer/Dance performance that was scheduled for tonight has been postponed. A future date is being looked at.
The Halstead Wrestling tournament has been moved to tomorrow, Saturday, January 18th. We will attend this meet tomorrow.
HS Basketball games with Hutch-Trinity have been rescheduled for TOMORROW, JANUARY 18TH! JV girls will play at 3:00pm, Varsity girls at 4:30pm, and Varsity boys at 6:00pm.
The MES Spelling Bee has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 22nd @ 9:00 a.m. Thank you!
HS Basketball games scheduled for this evening with Hutch-Trinity are cancelled. A make-up date is being discussed.
No School today at USD 408.
The MES Spelling Bee scheduled for tomorrow at 9:00am will be rescheduled to a different day. We will make that decision tomorrow and let everyone know. Thank you!
We will start school 2 hours late tomorrow at USD 408. Thank you, USD 408
High School play try-outs have been moved up to 6:30pm tonight at the PAC.
JV Scholars bowl scheduled for today in Marion has been cancelled.
MMS Basketball at Sterling has been cancelled for tonight. At this time, we are planning to hold practices.
Final from the SAC. Lady Warriors fall 19-49. Up next is this Friday vs. Hutch Trinity come out and support 6pm at the SAC
Warrior Basketball hosts Berean today! JV plays at 4:30pm, followed by varsity girls at 6pm and varsity boys at 7:30pm. Come out and support your Warriors!
🎶 Tonight @ 7pm come hear the MHS Christmas concert 🎶
Jr Warrior BB camp continues today from 2-3pm at the elementary school gym!
Due to early release, the MES Spelling Bee will be rescheduled for Friday, January 17th @ 9:00 a.m.
Due to inclement weather, the High School wrestling meet at Herington tomorrow, Saturday, January 11th has been cancelled. The HS boys JV basketball tournament at Centre has also been cancelled for tomorrow.
Due to impending inclement weather conditions we will be dismissing school at 1p.m. today January the 10th. Buses will run at that time. Thank you, USD #408
ALL AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND PRACTICES ARE CANCELLED FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 10TH. BE SAFE!
Sedgwick A boys defeat Wildcats 25-13.
Sedgwick wins the girls A game 31-10.
Cardinal boys B team defeats the Wildcats 24-21.
Wildcat girls B Team drops a close one 11-13.
Congratulations to coach Jerry Smith for being selected as an assistant coach of the year in Pole Vault for the 2019 Track and Field season! Coach Smith was awarded this honor by the Kansas Cross Country Track and Field Coaches Association!
Warriors fall 33-64 at Moundridge. Keep fighting Warriors!
Half of the boys game Warriors down 25-36!
HS Basketball travels to Moundridge today! JV games start at 3:45pm. Varsity girls play at 6pm, followed by boys at 7:30pm. Catch the action at mctv20live on YouTube.com Go Warriors!
Trinity boys A team wins 31-24.
Trinity girls A team defeats the Wildcsts 22-13.
Trinity boys B team defeats the Wildcats 24-6.
MMS B team girls defeat Hutch Trinity 18-16.
Welcome back students and staff!! Here's to a great 2020 here at USD #408!!
Inman girls defeat the Lady Warriors 41-28.
Catch the varsity basketball games tomorrow at Inman live on Kicks Country 106.1 KXKU, the Ad Astra Radio App for your smartphone & tablets & www.adastraradio.com for your desktop.
Varsity boys fall to Douglass 34-63. Keep fighting Warriors!
JV boys basketball wins 15-12 against Douglass! Nice job Warriors
MES Parents: Tomorrow is our last day before break, so your child can wear their PJ's to school! Just a reminder that school is released at 12:00!
The MS basketball game at Hutch-Trinity has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 6th!
MHS Winter Concert has been rescheduled for January 13 at 7pm. Please come out and support our vocal and band programs!
MES Lunch Changes: Thursday, Dec. 19th: Chedda-Toni, Chili and Chicken Caesar Salad Friday, Dec. 20th: Sack Lunch Only Thank you!
NO SCHOOL, Monday December 16th. All Activities postponed.
MS Basketball game at Trinity tomorrow (12/16) has been postponed. A make-up date is being discussed.
Jr. Warrior BB camp has been cancelled today!
Lady Warriors defeat Remington 36-34. They play for 3rd tomorrow at 3:00 against Berean.
Lady Warriors fall 53-21 to Eureka. We play Remington tomorrow at 7 come out and support!
A boys lose a close one 23-28 to Berean! Keep fighting Wildcats
Classic update: Lady Warriors down at half to Eureka 11-24.
A girls fall at Berean 17-31.
Update from Berean - B boys lose 16-25. Keep fighting Wildcats
MMS B team girls fall to Berean 18-12.
MMS B team girls 18-6 Berean. Headed into the 4th quarter.
Wildcat A team boys defeat Remington 29-15.
Remington girls win the A team game 23-17.
Remington MS boys win the B game 42-16
B team Wildcat girls win 22-16.
MMS Wildcats take on Remington at home tonight. The girls B game has just started!
Fun evening at the Basket Social!
HS Basketball kicks off the season tonight at home against SE of Saline! JV girls play at 4:30pm at the SAC and JV boys at 5:00pm at MES. Varsity girls will start at 6:00pm with the varsity boys to follow! Come out and support our teams! GO WARRIORS!
Inman boys defeat the Wildcats in the A game 49-10.
Come out to the first MHS basketball game this season tomorrow night at the SAC. JV Girls start at 4:30. Show your spirit by wearing your ugly Christmas sweater!
Wildcat girls A team drops a close game to Inman 22-26.
Inman boys defeat the Wildcats in the B game 35-19.
Inman girls defeat the Wildcata in the B game 28-14.
12th Annual Marion Classic Basketball Tournament is next week! Click on link for the schedule. Come out and support our teams and Tournament! Go Warriors! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13eCvMzXsjvDD89MLsOrUXjtC6SUtwJmkcEWCcN0NJJo/edit?usp=sharing
MES Reminder: The K-2 Christmas Concert will be tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Please have your child there by 6:45. See you tonight!
Good morning - This morning there was a report of a suspect on foot in Hillsboro. While we were not in any danger here in USD 408, the decision to lock all outside doors was made just to be safe. After 5 minutes, we got the all clear and the day stayed normal throughout.
MMS students - Bundle up and layer!! We are going to Tallgrass Prairie today and the wind will be chilly! Bring your lunch, gloves, hat, wind jacket!
Moundridge defeats Wildcats 38-24 in the A boys game.
Headed to the 4th Moundridge leading 34-15.
End of the 1st quarter, Moundridge leading A boys 9-4.
A girls defeat Moundridge 20-12!
Girls A Team leads at the half 10-7.
Moundridge Boys B Team wins 44-15.
MMS B Girls win over Moundridge 11-6!
MMS b girls lead at the half 7-4.
A Team leads at the half 9-0
Centre B Team defeats Wildcats 22-15
B team Wildcats trail at the half 8-17
Centre defeats B Team girls 21-14
B Team Wildcat girls are tied 10-10 at the half.
Wildcat Victory! A boys defeat Rural Vista 50-19!
Lady Wildcats A team defeats Rural Vista 24-20!
Hillsboro A boys defeat Wildcats 38-21.
Halftime of boys A game, Hillsboro leading Wildcats 16-7.
Final in the girls A game. Hillsboro 27, Marion 11.
Hillsboro B boys defeat Marion 20-9.
Hillsboro B defeats Lady Wildcats 21-17 in overtime.
Headed to the 4th, B girls trailing Hillsboro 14-8.
Middle School kicks off the basketball season today vs. Hillsboro! Games start at 4pm at the Middle school gym! No admission charged! Come out and support our Wildcats!
8th graders - We have a concession stand tonight. Remember to have treats here before lunch! Be on time for working!
Last chance to see the Big Bad Musical at the Performing Arts Center today at 2:00!
You can see the musical tonight at 7pm or tomorrow at 2pm (please note the time - I have reported it incorrectly before!)
Parents Night at the MES Book Fair! From 6:30-7:30, parents, grandparents and other family members can come shop for books for the holidays with gift wrapping available! The book fair is located in the MES library. Hope to see you there!
Order your basketball gear now! The store is up and running. Click on the link to view the store. https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/BBMHS2019
State Cross Country at Wamego Country Club - Heidi runs at 11:10!
Final score, Uniontown over Warriors 33-8.
Headed to the 4th, Uniontown leading Warriors 33-8.
At the half, Warriors trailing Uniontown 21-0.
The HS football game vs. Uniontown will be streamed live tomorrow night for those who cannot make the trip! Reminder the game starts at 6:00pm. Go to youtube.com and search MCTV20live to find the game. A big thanks to our MCTV crew for making this possible!
HOA All-League Honorable Mention Volleyball 2019 Chloe Burkholder, Sr Jayden May, Soph Congratulations!
MES Parents: The Halloween Costume Parade tomorrow will be held in the MES Gymnasium at 2:30. Should be completed in about 10 minutes. Thanks!
MMS Fall Concert begins at 7:00 tonight in the Performing Arts Center
Warriors will travel to Uniontown this Friday as postseason football begins! Note the game time has been moved to 6:00pm kickoff. Click on link to view 1A bracket. http://kshsaa.org/Public/ScoreCenter/Brackets/Football/1A.cfm?Activity=1 GO WARRIORS
Belle Plaine wins match in 2, defeating Lady Warriors 25-18 in 2nd set. Lady Warriors finish season 15-19 overall.
Belle Plaine takes 1st set 25-18
Lady Warriors advance with a 25-19 win in 2nd set! Belle Paine next!
Lady Warriors take 1st set 25-15 over Cedar Vale.
Busy day for the Warriors! Heading to Hutch to watch Cross Country then to Leon-Bluestem for Volleyball!
VOLLEYBALL SUB-STATE tomorrow at Bluestem. MHS WARRIORS start our action around 2:30/3:00!! Come see some exciting games and cheer on the WARRIORS to victory!!
GAMEDAY! Warriors host Leon-Bluestem tonight at 7:00pm! Pregame chili dinner from 5:15pm-6:45pm. Cost is $6.00. All veterans and active military and families eat FREE! Senior Night will take place at 6:40pm. All veterans and active military will be recognized at halftime! The National Guard will also have a military truck for everyone to see and go through! You don't want to miss it tonight!
Your dinner plans are covered for tomorrow night! Join us for Military Appreciation Night and Senior Night with a pregame chili dinner from 5:15pm-6:45pm. All veterans and active military eat free! All veterans and active military, please RSVP to the MHS office at 620-382-2168 so we can recognize you at halftime of the game!
Sedgwick takes 3rd.
Sedgwick takes the second set 25-15
Wildcats take the first set 27-25
Marion vs Sedgwick in the consolation match...everyone in red...
Bennington takes a close second set from the Wildcats 23-26 to win the match. We play for 3rd in the next match.
Bennington wins the first set 25-22
Wildcats take the second set and match from Inman 25-22.
Wildcats take the first set from Inman 25-19
MHS Key Club is selling Boo Grams and Boo-Quets again this year! Email Lori at firstname.lastname@example.org to order! Thanks!
Berean takes the match in 2 over MHS JV
Warrior JV VB defeats Inman in 3
Warrior JV Volleyball over Goessel in 2 sets.
Come support the Lady Warriors tomorrow at the HOA tournament here in Marion! Warriors begin play at 9:00 in the MES gym. Warriors will continue to play at 10:00, 1:00, and 2:00 in pool play. Finals will be at 3:00 and 4:00 at the SAC. Let’s go Lady Warriors!!!
Military Appreciation Night will be next Friday, October 25th! Join us for Pre-game chili dinner from 5:15pm-6:45pm! All Military and Veterans eat free and get into game free! Chili dinner is $6.00 for public. Veterans and Active Military planning to attend, please RSVP by Wednesday, Oct. 23rd to MHS office at 620-382-2168. You will be recognized for your service at halftime of the game!
MMS Football over Moundridge 20-12. The Wildcats end the season at 4-3!
MMS FB up 14-6 over Moundridge at the half
MMS A Team defeats Moundridge 25-12, 25-18
MMS B Team defeats Moundridge 25-12, 25-20
8th grade league XC results. Gavin Wasmuth 1st, Quenton Taylor 13th, and Wyatt Helmer 20th!
7th Grade XC results. Miriam Mason takes 2nd place and Luke Wessel takes 3rd!
Warrior VB Marion Varsity defeats Berean in two sets 25-17, 25-15
Warrior VB Marion Varsity drops the match to Remington 22-25, 23-25
Warrior VB Marion Varsity defeats Peabody 25-14, 25-19.
Warrior VB Marion v Berean JV 25-15, 25-16
Warrior VB Marion v Remington JV 25-12, 25-9.
Warrior VB Marion vs Peabody JV 23-25, 12-13
JV football final, Hillsboro 52, Marion 0
Headed to the 4th in the JV football game with Hillsboro leading 26-0.
Reminder: No school tomorrow, October 14th for all K-12 students!
JV volleyball girls take 4th place today at our home tournament.
Have takes 2nd set. Headed to a 3rd set.
3rd place match, Warriors win 1st set 25-18 over Haven!
Nickerson takes 2nd set and match. Lady Warriors playing for third.
Nickerson takes 1st set 25-13 over Lady Warriors in bracket play. Starting set 2 now!
Abilene takes game over Lady Warriors in two. 31-29, 25-19. Next up is bracket play. Lady Warriors are runner-up in their pool.
Lady Warriors defeat Hillsboro is 3!
Hillsboro defeats Warriors 51-14.
Headed to the 4th, Hillsboro leading 38-14.
Hillsboro up 32-14 at the half.
Hillsboro leading 7-0 at the end of the 1st
Wildcats defeat Ell-Saline 50-14! Nice job Wildcats! Great day to be a Wildcat!
Headed to the 4th, Wildcats leading 44-14 over Ell-Saline on this fine brisk evening!!
Halftime at Ell-Saline. Wildcats leading 36-14!
Wildcats win 3rd set and take match over Ell-Saline 15-10! Nice work Wildcats!
Wildcats take the 2nd set 25-22! Headed to a 3rd game!
MS football leading Ell-Saline 12-8 early in 1st quarter!
Ell-Saline takes 1st set 25-21 over Wildcats
MMS B team VB defeats Ell- Saline in 3!
MMS PAC has made shirts available to students, parents and patrons. The store will be closing Monday night. Visit https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/MMSPAC to order!
Ladies fall in 3 to Bennington 12-25, 25-17, 19-25. Way to fight Lady Warriors
Heidi with a win and PR!
Just a reminder that the MES/MHS Little Warrior forms for grades 1-5 are due today. If you have any questions please call Diane Jeffrey at (620) 382-0265 or Cheyenne at (620) 382-0411
MES: Reminder that 3rd-5th grades swim today! Make sure to bring your swim items!
Lady Warriors travel to Bennington tomorrow! 3:00. Marion C vs Bennington C 4:00. Marion JV vs Bennington JV 5:00. Marion JV vs Ell Saline JV 6:00 Marion Varsity vs Ell Saline Varsity 7:00 Marion Varsity vs Bennington Varsity
No morning weights Tuesday, October 8.
Look forward to seeing Seniors and Parents tonight for FAFSA Night!! 7pm-8pm in the High School library!
NO HS JV Football game tonight with Sedgwick.
49-0 final at Sedgwick! Keep fighting Warriors!
28-0 at half in Sedgwick