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Parent Teacher Conferences
Thursday, October 27
3:30-6:30 p.m. by appointment only
Please call Mrs. Pam Hardig in the Main Office at (574)259-5257
before the end of the school day on Tuesday, October 25 to schedule conferences with the teachers of your choice.  

Tune in to Redeemer Radio 95.7 FM Redeemer Radio logo

Redeemer Radio's 95.7 FM Fall Sharathon is October 24-28 with the theme "Sharing His Mercy."  The Marian High School hour is from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on October 25.  Tune in and support the Marian's hour by calling in a pledge for the Catholic Radio station 95.7 FM.  Call 844-320-4296 or go online to in order to make a donation so Redeemer Radio can continue its mission of serving the Catholic community in Michiana and Northeast Indiana.  

Attention Parents of 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders Knight

Informational Meeting for Parents of 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders
Why you and your family should join the Marian High School community!
Presentations by Students, Parents, and Administrators
Time for questions and answers
Two options:  Wednesday, October 26 OR
Monday, November 7
7:00 p.m. in the Marian Library

These informational meetings are designed for parents who want more specific information about Marian High School before bringing the students to the Open House on Sunday, November 13.

You Are Invited to the Annual Open House! Marian Logo

Everyone is Invited to Meet the Marian Family!
Annual Open House for Prospective Students and their Families
Sunday, November 13 from 2:00-4:00 PM

Tour the building with a student ambassador
Preview the entire curriculum
Meet with administrators, teachers, and coaches
Talk to the students at work in the classrooms
View displays of the 30 clubs and organizations, as well as 25 sports
   Enjoy ice cream sundaes and cookies in the cafeteria

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Trivia Knight! Real Knight

Saturday, November 5
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Trivia begins at 7:00 p.m.
$150 for table (Maximum 10 people) 
All participants must be 21 or older
Bring snacks to share with those at your table
Drinks will be available for purchase
Sponsored by the Development Office
Click here to register!

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Boys Soccer Team Wins Semistate! Blue Knight

The boys soccer team beat Westview High School (3-0) and then beat Heritage Christian (4-1) in the semistate competition on Saturday, October 22.  The Knights are headed to State! They play Providence for the Class I-A State Championship on Saturday, October 29 at 10:30 a.m. at Carroll Stadium in Indianapolis. Go Knights!

The team members who won NIC Honors are: First Team: Max Frausto, Cristian Juarez, and Oscar Tavarez
Second Team: Jordan Morris and Jonathan Tavarez
Honorable Mention: Ned Morrison

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Congratulations to the Volleyball Team Blue Knight

The Knights won the Class 3-A Sectional title on Saturday, October 22 by defeating St. Joseph's High School in the title game. Bella Ravotto had 20 kills and Marielle Corbett had 17 kills. Bella Ravotto had 24 digs while Emily Sharp and Kassady Chudzicki each had 18. Abigail Wood had 6 blocks. Kelsey Ketchum had 40 assists!  Marian had already defeated Culver Girls Academy in the morning semifinal game.  The team will play on Tuesday, October 25 at either Western or Benton Central.  

You Will Know Us by Our Deeds! Making Strides Against Cancer Walk

Thirty students in the Science Research classes under the direction of Mr. Ken Andrzejewski and Dr. Doug Sisk particpated in the three hour walk for "Making Strides against Breast Cancer" on Saturday, October 22.  The students raised a total of $3,901.95 in donations for cancer research which earned them the title of #1 out of the 113 teams who entered the Michiana walk.  

National Merit Scholars Named! National Merit Class of 2017

Principal Mark Kirzeder is honored to announce that Marian has five seniors who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Kathryn Myers's scores on the PSAT/NMSQT placed her in the top 1% of the nation, and she was named a SemiFinalist. Kathryn is a graduate and parishioner of St. Pius X in Granger.  Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program are: Francesca Christian, Diego Delgado, Michael Deranek, and Alex Kokot.  Their scores on the PSAT/NMSQT place them in the top 3% of the nation! 

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Students of the Month Named for October! Alyssa Chartrand and Armand Ahishakiye

After the All School Liturgy on October 20, the outstanding seniors for the month were announced to the student body. Miss Royal introduced Alyssa Chartrand and Mrs. Dlugosz introduced Armand Ahishakiye. Both students received tremendous applause as their character and integrity are well known and appreciated by the Marian community. 

West Coast College Tour Available West Coast Tour

Marian is excited to introduce a new college exploration program! We are going to partner with EF Explore America to run a college tour to Southern California November 4-9, 2016. This is a student ONLY tour, which allows students an opportunity to get independently engaged in the college admissions process. This would be great for sophomores through seniors! To view more information regarding the college tour and/or to enroll, view the flyer or click on the link below:  There is a $99 discount for anyone who enrolls by the end of the day on September 10!  

Contact Assistant Principal Miss Anne Brusky at with questions.

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Applause! Applause! Applause! You cant take it with you

Thank you to the cast and crew for a great show!
You Can't Take it with You 
by Moss Hart and George S. Kauffman 
Performances at 7:00 p.m. in Main Gym
Thursday, October 13, Friday, October 14, Saturday, October 15
Directed by Mrs. Victoria Malooley
Tickets are $7 for adults/$5 for students and seniors
Children 5 and under are FREE
Click here to preview of list of the characters and the crew...

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News from the Marian Drama Department
The Talent Show will take place on Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday, March 2 at 7:00 p.m. at the Battell Center in Mishawaka.  Tickets are $5 per person.
The Spring Musical will be presented at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 and at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 30.  Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors 65 and older, and FREE for children five and under.  

Knights Service Day St Teresa of Calcutta

“The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.”   -Saint Teresa of Calcutta Canonized September 4, 2016
Thank you to the 700 Marian students, plus the 90 teachers, staff members, and parents who graciously served at 50 different nonprofit agencies on Thursday, October 13 from 8:00-12:00 noon. Special thanks to the Development staff of Alicia Redinger, Colleen Ravotto, Tammy Wever, and Chris Grossnickle for the hard work and detailed organization that made this third annual Knights Service Day a great success.  We look forward to hearing more about the miracles experienced by the students on Service Day.  This will take place in Theology classes and at Grandparents Day on November 22.  

Month of October 2016 at a Glance Marian Logo

Click here to view or to print a copy of the Marian school calendar for October 2016. The Administration reserves the right to make necessary changes in the school calendar.  

What's for Lunch? School Lunch

Good food is available in the Marian Cafeteria!  Click here to view the October 2016 Lunch Menu.  

Youth Leadership 2016 2017 Youth Leadership 2015 2016

Congratulations to the following students who were selected to be part of the St. Joseph County Youth Leadership Program for 2016-2017:  Emily Clark, Evelyn Cressy, Gabe Davey, Grace Dennis, Hannah Golichowski, Victor Gomez, Emilia James, and Nicholas Kloska.  From October through May, they will be attending workshops on Servant Leadership, Community History, Team Work, Collaboration, and Ethics, as well as working on a group service project.  We wish them success and look forward to their leadership.  Pictured are last year's Youth Leadership class at their commencement.   

Congratulations to Seniors of the Month!

After the All School Liturgy on September 15, the outstanding seniors for the month were announced to the student body. Mrs. Pingel introduced Lizzie Klimek and Mrs. Wells introduced Max Frausto. Both students have strong social and leadership skills, as well as a list of service activities and accomplishments that demonstrated their character and integrity.

Congratulations Science Talent Search Winners!

Marian High School is proud to announce that three students were selected to compete in the 2016 Indiana Science Talent Search:  Julia Hunckler, Sarah Stopczynski and James Twaddle.  These three Marian researchers were interviewed and presented their science projects on September 16-17 at Marian University in Indianapolis. Sarah Stopczynski and James Twaddle were named Finalists in the Talent Search and received white ribbons and certificates. Julia Hunckler was awarded 2nd Place and received a red ribbon, a certificate, and $600 scholarship for any college or university in Indiana.  Congratulations and best wishes to these three student researchers as they continue to present their projects at other competitions.  

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Student Leaders for 2016-2017

Student Council Officers:
President: Tony Kramer
Vice President: Alex Dlugosz
Secretary/Treasurer:  Kenneth Klimek
Student Council Moderator:  Mr. Ryan Dainty

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50 Years of Marian Football!

The celebration of 50 years of Marian football took place on July 30, 2016.  There were over 300 people in attendance who had great memories and wonderful stories to share!  Special thanks to Reggie Glon and Michael Davidson for their leadership in organizing the event.  

Master Calendar for 2016 - 2017 Academic Year Marian Logo

Please click here to view the Master Calendar for the 2016-17 school year.  The administration reserves the right to make changes in this calendar if necessary.  This calendar was updated on October, 10, 2016.  

Marian Honored as Four Star School!

Congratulations to the Marian students, teachers, and staff for being named an Indiana Four Star School for 2014-2015.  This is the highest distinction established by the Indiana Department of Education for those schools who score in the top 25th percentile in the combined passing percentages on the End of Course Assessments (ECAs) in English/Language Arts and Mathematics, as well as the percent of students passing for all grades tested.  

Marian Receives a Grade of "A" for Average Yearly Progress in 2014-2015!
Congratulations are in order as Marian High School received a grade of "A" or an "Exemplary" rating on Adequate Yearly Progress (A.Y.P.) and Public Law 221 from the state of Indiana's Department of Education. Click here to view Marian's 2014-2015 Report Card!   

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Theology on CAPP Theology on CAPP

The next session of Theology on CAPP for Teens will be on Monday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus (K of C) Hall in downtown Mishawaka. The topic will be "God and Our Suffering" by Mr. Ash Scarbrough.  All teens are welcome. There will also be a contest to see who bakes the best pie!  Click here or see Mr. Siguenza for more information. 

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