Phillips High School will have their Christmas Production Monday, December 12th, at 6 p.m. in the Attie Fleming Building. The high school band will open the evening with Christmas music followed by the Theatre Group's Christmas Play.
Adley Knight and her family honored the Marion County High School administration and staff at the MCBE meeting today.
Principals David Cantrell, Trey George, Mary Kennedy, Al Temple, Norman Ballard, and Dustin Silas presented their annual improvement plans to the Marion County Board of Education today. There are so many great things happening in Marion County Schools!
Mark Dearen and Joyce Fowler were sworn in as MCBE members at today's board meeting.
There are three Special Education Aide positions open (Hamilton Elem., Hackleburg Elem., and Hackleburg High) as well as one Special Education Teacher position open (Hackleburg Elem.). Inquiries should be made to the local school principals. Aide applicants can apply at www.spurstaffing.com, and teacher applicants can apply on the Teach in Alabama website.
Wishing you all a very Happy Thanksgiving!
Marion County and Winfield City grades 6-12 ELA teachers met together at Maywood Christian Camp for a course of study workshop. A very special thanks to State Bank & Trust and Dana Peoples for sponsoring lunch from the House of Plenty. Also, sincere thanks to Jeff Goff and David Atkins for allowing us to use the wonderful Maywood facilities and their help with set up.
We appreciate the Marion County Sheriff’s Department and the Winfield and Hamilton Police Departments for their work bringing the drug dogs into Brilliant High School today. Strong community partnerships are vital to keep our schools safe.
American Education Week - celebrating the power of education and thanking the educators and staff who do so much to make our schools the cornerstone of our communities and future.
No one should have to worry about whether they will have food on their plate or a roof over their head. But the reality is that hunger and homelessness are widespread problems that affect far too many people. As a society, we have the resources and knowledge to end hunger and homelessness — we just need the collective will to make these ideas a reality. #HHWEEK2022 #HHWEEK
Hackleburg FFA President Blaine McDuffa and Vice President Ana Kathrine Whisnant are representing Marion County and the ALFA Youth Leadership Conference at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana. Only 96 students from the entire state were chosen to attend this two day event that is sponsored by the Alabama Farmers Federation. Congratulations Blaine and AK!
Hackleburg High School FCCLA had a great time at the FCCLA National Fall Conference in Ohio this past weekend. Ana Kathrine Whisnant was the only person to compete from Alabama and she took 1st place in the nation in Impromptu Speaking Level 2. We’re so proud of her and all the officers of the Hackleburg FCCLA. President- Brody Wood Vice President- Courtney Posey Secretary- Ana Kathrine Whisnant Treasurer- Lane Harper Historian- Brianna Fleming FCCLA Advisor- Holly Chambers
Local students representing Marion County School System’s Dual Enrollment Welding and Winfield City High students participated in the Welding competition at Haleyville Center of Technology (Battle of the Skills) Thursday. Left to right is Shelton Seaman (Hamilton High) placing 2nd in Oxy-Fuel cutting, Sawyer Peterson (Hamilton High) placing 1st in Aluminum welding, Bevill State Dual Enrollment Welding Instructor Mike Reed, Hayden Channell (Winfield High) placing 1st in SMAW, Carson Swinney (Hackleburg High), and Riley Smith (Marion County HS). Congratulations!
All Marion County Schools will be closed tomorrow, November 11th, 2022, in observance of Veterans Day.
On Wednesday, November 9th, Mrs. Fikes' Senior English classes dressed up as characters from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and walked the Hamilton High School halls while reciting the Prologue.
Guin Elementary School honored local veterans during their Veterans Day program today.
Hamilton Elementary School’s 4th grade classes did a wonderful job at the H.E.S. Veterans Day program honoring our local veterans! Thank you for the hard work and heartfelt presentation! A special “thank you” to our guest speaker, Charlotte Hightower Elmore! We also truly appreciate the fourth grade teachers and retired teacher Mrs. Linda Watson for providing this opportunity for our students to show appreciation to our local veterans!
MJ had a great first day yesterday! All the counselors showed up for some “counseling” before their meeting.
Hamilton Middle School will welcome a new staff member on Monday! Mary Jane (MJ for short) will be serving as a school facility dog. MJ is a 3 year-old Yellow Lab from Service Dogs Alabama in Montgomery. We are super excited to see her make some “paw-sitive” changes in our school. Welcome MJ!
Thank Alabama Teachers Month! They’re more than just teachers. They’re counselors, coaches, mentors, and friends. They deserve a full month of gratitude from all of us. Give your own heartfelt thanks to the special teachers in your life or share some kind words on social media with #ThankALTeachers. We are thankful for our Marion County Teachers!