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Grant Funding Helps Vernon Students to Capture Memories

During fall of 2021 Vernon Middle School 8th Grade Literacy Teacher Nadine Bellinger wrote a funded grant to the Marion School Foundation to purchase two digital cameras for middle school yearbook student use. The cameras will give Vernon students more ownership of the yearbook and allow them take photos to share with families through social […]

Family YMCA Membership Fundraiser

Enjoy a healthier life while supporting education in Marion! We are selling an Annual 2 Adult Household Membership to the Cedar Rapids Metro YMCA as a fundraiser for the Marion School Foundation. This item is available for gift of $750 or more to our organization. Email for more information. Thank you to the Cedar […]

Grant Funds Purchase Flexible Seating for MHS Classrooms

In fall 2021, MHS Special Education Teachers MacKenzie Schroeder and Hilary Hansen received a funded grant from the Marion Independent School Foundation to provide flexible seating, whiteboard tables, and standing desks for their department. According to a letter of support from Associate Principal Chris Raymond, “[These items] will help students better regulate and focus their […]