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Fair Trade Sale! Fair Trade Pic in Lori Hamman's classroom

The Marian Senior Class is hosting a Fair Trade Sale which runs December 6-8. A cafe and store will be set up in the FACS Room #136.  Come in and enjoy food and drink while you purchase gifts for Christmas. See Mrs. Lori Hamann in Room #117 if you have specific questions.
Visit the Fair Trade Fair
December 6 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
December 7 during Homeroom from 8:45-9:30 a.m.
December 8 after school from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

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Dress Down Day on Tuesday, December 6! Santa Claus

On Tuesday, December 6, students are asked to bring $2 donnations for much needed supplies for Santa's Workshop at the Center for the Homeless sponsored by the Art Club under the direction of Mrs. Kitty Gunty. Items that are desparately needed for the guests of the Center are gift bags of all sizes and large shopping bags. Monetary donations of $2 per student will be accepted and greatly appreciated. If students bring in any of the items above, they may dress down in sweats or jeans with a spirit top or Christmas sweater on Tuesday, Dec. 6!  Then everyone is invited to join Santa's Workshop at the Center for the Homeless on Wednesday, December 7 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

Santa's Workshop! Santa's Workshop in 2015

The Marian High School Art Club under the direction of Mrs. Kitty Gunty is sponsoring to all the 20th annual “Santa’s Workshop” for the guests at the Center for the Homeless on Wednesday, December 7 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  The Art Club will be assembling 10 different craft tables for the residents to make Christmas decorations and gifts for their loved ones. Studentsstaff, and families are invited to volunteer to assist with this event and experience the true spirit of Christmas!  

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Support Marian Athletics! Blue Knight

Marian Athletics had a tremendous Fall Season with three Sectional Champions, two Regional Champions, as well as a Semi-State and State Champion. There was a Regional Qualifier for Girls Golf and a Semi-State Qualifier for Girls Cross Country. These teams will be honored at halftime of the Boys Basketball game on Tuesday, December 13 against Culver Academy.  If you are looking to show your appreciation for the fall accomplishments, as well as support the Girls and Boys Basketball teams, December 13 would be an excellent opportunity to do so. GO KNIGHTS!

First Semester Final Exam Schedule Marian Logo

Finals Exams for the first semester will be administered:
Monday, December 19 from 8:00-12:30 for periods 1, 2, and 3
Tuessday, December 20 from 9:00-12:00 for periods 4/5/6 and 6/7/8
Wednesday, December 21 from 9:00-12:00 for periods 9 and 10
If there is a snow day on December 19 or 20, the schedule will be adjusted accordingly. This would include being in school longer and the cafeteria staff serving lunch. Christmas Break officially begins at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21.  Click here to view the entire First Semester Exam Schedule.


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What's for Lunch? School Lunch

Good food is available in the Marian Cafeteria!  Click here to view the November 2016 lunch menu.  Click here for the December 2016 lunch menu.

Ask about Dual Credit at Marian! Marian Logo

Dual credit classes are a great way to earn college credits while in high school.  The members of Marian High School's Class of 2017 have earned an average of 25 college credits per student with 80% of the seniors participating!  One hundred forty graduates will be able to begin their college careers with a substantial numbers of college credits! What a great way to be a step ahead!  

Placement Test for Incoming Freshmen! Marian Logo

The Placement Test for the Class of 2021 will be on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in the Marian Library. Test takers are asked to bring two #2 pencils. There is a $20 fee for the Placement Test. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required.  Please pre-register by emailing Mrs. Mary Kay Dance at or by calling the Main Office at 574.259.5257.

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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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Congratulations Soccer State Champs! Soccer State Champs

The Marian boys soccer team captured the Class 1-A STATE TITLE for the second year in a row by defeating Providence 4-0 in the State Championship game at Carroll Stadium in Indianapolis on October 29.  Congratulations to Coach Ben Householter and his team!  Way to go, Knights!  Parents, friends, and community leaders are invited to an assembly to honor the State Champs on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 2:30-3:00 in Marian's Main Gymnasium.  

Theology on CAPP Theology on CAPP

The next session of Theology on CAPP for Teens will be on Monday, December 19 at the K of C Hall in Mishawaka.  All teens are welcome!  Click here or see Mr. Siguenza for more information. 

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.  

Want to experience success in high school? Blue Knight

Get involved!  Join clubs to develop leadership, make new friends, and serve the community.  Click here to view a list of the 33 clubs and organizations that are available at Marian.  Some possibilities are Art Club, Bowling, Campus Ministry, Euchre Club, Fencing, Liturgical Choir, Mock Trial, Newspaper, Quiz Bowl, Vincentians, and more!

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. 

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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.  

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 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 Blue Knight

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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