Next week, high school students will have the opportunity to participate in the Spring 2023 College Application Campaign (February 20-24, 2023). Many colleges have waived application fees for this event. Follow this link for more information and a list of the participating colleges: https://files.constantcontact.com/ecd88bf2801/8e39135b-31fa-483e-96a7-4bf44456d952.pdf
The Marion Winston Youth Leadership Academy visited the Alabama State Capitol yesterday. This group of young leaders is made up of two 11th grade students from 11 different high schools in Marion and Winston Counties. They had a great guided tour from Representative Tracy Estes.
Phillips High School JAG students competed against 19 other schools today with a total of over 450 students present at JAG District. They qualified for JAG State Conference. Also pictured are Lauren Welch, 1st Place Career Prep., and Abby Keller, 3rd Place Employability Skills.
Hamilton Middle School - Students observing physical/chemical changes while heating up different substances is always a favorite! #AMSTILearning
The 2023 Health Science Career Expo was held today and was a great success! Many thanks to our awesome career coaches who work hard to make these expos a great opportunity for our students! Also many thanks to all who participated! (...more pictures on our Facebook page).
Thank you to our board members!!! We appreciate you!!!
****Attention local business/industry**** The Marion County Career Coaches invite you to participate in: 2023 BRIDGE Job Fair What - Job Fair for Graduating Seniors planning to go straight into the workforce/or those planning to attend local community colleges looking for part-time jobs after graduation When: Friday, February 24th 9:00-12:00 Rotating school groups (9:00-11:00 Seniors from Marion County Schools & 11:00-12:00 open to the public) Where: Bevill State Auditorium-Hamilton Campus Registration Form: https://forms.gle/8tUrHwbHrQ7q9aGw6 We would like to give the opportunity for graduating seniors to get a head-start to gain employment after graduation or know what options are locally available to them. We plan to partner with the Career Center, local/surrounding business and industry, and Bevill State. Our local high schools will be bringing their senior class that want to come, or offer the opportunity to attend to just the students that still don't have a "plan" after graduation and are looking to go straight to the workforce, or possibly enroll in a local community college and need a part-time job. Thank you in advance for all of your support. Marion County Schools Career Coaches Lindsey Oliver email@example.com Heather McCarley Hmccarley@mcbe.net
Congratulations to Brilliant School on being chosen as a recipient for the Be Healthy School Grant! Check out their commercial! https://vimeo.com/788043427
Tenth Graders from around the county participated in the Marion County Ag Expo held at Bevill State Community College today.
We are looking forward to seeing what the students at Guin Elementary School will accomplish with their new greenhouse!
We appreciate the Elks Lodge for their generous donation to help support Phillips Elementary!
Ms. Kenzie Layne’s Kindergarten class at Brilliant School taking a brain break...
We appreciate the Elks Lodge for their generous donation to help support Brilliant Schools’ music program!
Have a safe and restful 3-day weekend!
The Marion County School Counseling Advisory Committee had a wonderful turnout for their meeting on January 9th.
Free and Reduced lunch application reminder: Please remember that parents are eligible to apply for free or reduced lunches at any time during the school year. IF you have already applied and your income has changed, please reapply. You may apply at paypams.com/applynow (https://paypams.com/onlineapp.aspx) or by paper form that may be obtained at your student’s school. Parents/Guardians may apply as many times throughout the school year as needed. At this time, many of our students have overdrawn accounts and we need to work to clear up these overdrafts as soon as possible. If you applied and did not qualify and your income has not changed, we ask that you work with us to correct the overdrawn lunch accounts. Please call Jennifer Roberts at 205-921-3191 if you have any questions concerning free and reduced lunch applications.
Congratulations to Guin Elementary for being ranked as the number one Standout School in Alabama by Niche for the second year in a row!