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Join the Knight Nation Now! Knight Nation tee

We are excited to unveil this year's Knight Nation T-shirt design, which you will be able to pick up at Orientation on Monday, August 14!  If your last name starts with A-K, you are on the Blue Team. If your last name starts with L-Z, you are on the White Team. If you would like a shirt, you may pre-order in the Main Office (order forms are in the Main Office and are being mailed to you with your schedule), bring $5 to Orientation for your shirt, or Venmo @MarianHS $5 now.  Please include your first and last name and the size shirt you want in the message.


Academic Awards Ceremony Marian Logo

Celebrate all of the academic achievements of Marian students!

Academic Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, May 10 at 7:00 p.m.
Bishop Crowley Activity Center (BCAC)

Those receiving awards were invited by mail and lists have been posted for verification.
Everyone is welcome to attend!

 


Revised Exam Schedule Due to Weather Conditions

Monday, December 19 NO exams due to extreme cold. 

Tuesday, December 20 8:00-1:45 4 exams and lunch
1st Hour Exam     2nd Hour Exam    4/5/6th Hour Exam     6/7/8th Hour Exam.   Lunch will be served!  Dismissal: 1:45 pm  Those with 8th hour lunch may leave at 1:15.  

Wednesday, December 21. 8:00-12:30. 3 exams
3rd Hour Exam    9th hour Exam      10th Hour Exam
Dismissal: 12:30 pm No lunch will be served


Attention Parents of Class of 2017 Marian Logo

There will be an important meeting on Thursday, May 4 from 6:30-7:00 p.m. in the cafeteria to outline the details of Baccalaureate and Commencement for the Class of 2017.  Each family will receive a total of 8 tickets for Commencement at the Morris Performing Arts Center.  At this time, parents will be able to purchase a yard sign, obtain extra tickets, or secure wheelchair seating.  The meeting is scheduled just before the annual Fine Arts Festival in the BCAC from 7:00-9:00 p.m.


Attention Parents! Marian Logo

The Back to School packets containing information for the start of the 2017-2018 academic year were mailed on Thursday, July 20.  This packet requires your immediate attention!  Please call the Main Office (574-259-5257) if you do not receive your Back to School packet by Wednesday, July 26.  Mr. Kirzeder, Miss Brusky, Mr. Dainty and staff are ready to begin the new school year!


See you on July 10! 4th of July Image

Marian High School is observing Sports Moratorium Week and the building and grounds are closed from July 1 - July 9.  The Main Office will re-open for summer hours on Monday, July 10 at 8:30 a.m.  Enjoy a safe 4th of July holiday with family and friends!  


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 mdance@marianhs.org or by calling the Main Office at 574.259.5257.


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Free SAT Practice Test Available

Sylvan Learning will be hosting a free practice test on Saturday, October 8 at Marian High School from 8 am -11:30 am. After the test, Sylvan will provide the students with a personalized evaluation of their performance along with suggestions on how they can improve their score.  To reserve your spot, fill out and return the registration form to Marian High School Counselor's Office by October 5.  Additional forms are available in the Counseling Office or click here for copy of the registration form.


You are Invited to the Annual Alumni Tailgate and Homecoming

All Marian Parents and Families 
Join us for Homecoming festivities on Friday, September 9
Tailgate for Alumni and All Families begins at 5:30 in the Cafeteria
Cost is $5 per person
Children in 8th Grade and under are FREE!

Tickets to the game are to be purchased before coming to the tailgate
Knights vs Wildcats at 7:00 p.m.
Homecoming Court will be honored at halftime.
Bonfire sponsored by the Sophomore Class will follow the game

 


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It is Variety Showtime! Variety Show

It is time to enjoy the many talents of the Marian community!  The Variety 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 and are available in the Bookstore or at the door on the nights of the performances. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Malooley in Room 217. Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy a variety of talent and great entertainment!


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Parent Teacher Conferences Marian Logo

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.  


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!


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. 


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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SAT News from the Counseling Office SAT Pic

Marian is hosting the SAT on Saturday, October 1.  Make sure you register by September 1 by going to www.collegeboard.org. Keep in mind that our Test Center Number is 15557 and our High School Code is 152343.


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Celebrate Homecoming 2016 with the Knights!

Homecoming Week begins on Tuesday, September 6 leading up to the football game on Friday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Otolski Field. There will be different dress down themes each day:  
Tuesday: PJs Day
Wednesday: Super Hero Day
Thursday: Mismatched Neon
Friday: Jerseys

The spirit activities on Friday include the Alumni Tailgate at 5:30 p.m., the varsity football game at 7:00 p.m., homecoming during halftime, and a bonfire after the game. The bonfire is sponsored by the Sophomore Class and will include good food and games!   Show your spirit and paticipate in all the the Homecoming events!
KNIGHTS are great!


Master Calendar for the Academic Year 2017-2018 Marian Logo

Click here to view or to print the 2017-2018 Marian High School Academic Calendar.  A copy will be included in the Back to School packet to be mailed in late July.  


Attention: Student Athletes and Parents Blue Knight

Warm weather and sunshine are just around the corner and that means the Spring Sports season will be starting soon!  Student athletes and their parents are to attend an informational meeting with the head coaches of the spring sports on Wednesday, February 8 at 6:00 p.m. Topics that will be covered are expectations for the athletes, practice and game schedules, spirit wear, and the forms and fees associated with playing sports at Marian. Please enter the school through the main gym doors and you will be directed to the meeting location for your sport.  Go Knights!


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Annual Auction "A Knight Under the Sea" Knight under the Seat

The March 18, 2017 annual auction themed “A Knight Under the Sea" was a great success!  The crowd of over 300 enjoyed a special tribute to Honorary Chair and teacher Bob VanGoey who will retire from Marian High School this year after 41 years of service.  Special thanks to the Co-Chairs Marge and Kevin Gerwels and Kristin ’89 and Jason Roeder and their entire auction committee of parent workers who shared their time, talents, and treasure.  Many thanks to the Marian Development Staff of Alicia Redinger, Colleen Ravotto, Tammy Wever, and Chris Grossnickle for their time, energy, and dedication.  The student volunteers were a wonderful addition to the evening.  A HUGE thanks to everyone who attended or donated and helped to build the Marian tradition!


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Calling All Marian Knights: Orientations for the 2017-2018 Academic Year Blue Knight

Orientation for Parents of Freshmen (Class of 2021) and Transfer Students:  Thursday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria.   Uniform orders may also be picked up at this time.  Social hour will follow with opportunity to speak with current parents.

Orientation for All Students:  Monday, August 14:  Dress Code is required.  Official schedules and locker assignments will be distributed and photos will be taken after an informational meeting in the Main Gymnasium.  Class of 2021:  8:30-11:00  *  Class of 2020:  12:00  *  Class of 2019:  1:00  *  Class of 2018:  2:00

 

 


Blood Drive Real Knight

"I bleed blue and silver"
Blood Drive in Marian's Auxilliary Gym 
Tuesday, October 18
from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Sign up for a donation appointment during lunch periods.


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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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Redeemer Radio Sharathon and Pilgrimage Redeemer Radio

Listen to Redeemer Radio at 95.7 FM!  The Spring Sharathon will take place on Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25.  Please be generous!  Your donations support the Catholic community, share the good news, strengthen families, and foster vocations.  

 

Holy Land Pilgrimage: Travel with Fr. Chris Lapp and Fr. Jason Freiburger to walk in the footsteps of Jesus on Sept 11-19, 2017.  Please visit Redeemer Radio’s website for more information at www.redeemerradio.com/travel or contact Tina at 260-436-2482.  Listen to Redeemer Radio at 95.7 FM!

 

 


Academic Success Camp Has Been Changed for 2017-2018 Blue Knight

The two day Academic Success Camp for Freshmen has been changed for 2017-2018.  All of the important activities, skills, and techniques will be introduced in the classes in which they will be used during the first week of the academic year.  All freshmen will be able to benefit!  


It is time to order school uniforms! Marian Logo

Please order school uniforms from Superior Solutions now so that they are ready for pick up at school on Thursday, August 10. Online orders must be placed by Friday, July 21 in order to be ready for pick up on August 10.  Polo shirts in a variety of colors are only $16 and gray or royal blue fleece are $26. Other blouses, sweaters, and shirts are also available.  Click here to order.  


Annual Grandparents Day on Tuesday, November 22 Grandma and Granddaughter

In the spirit of gratitude, the Marian family invites all grandparents to attend a prayer service and reception on Tuesday, November 22.  Grandparents are asked to arrive and check in from 8:15-8:40 a.m. (Classes for students begin at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.) The prayer service will begin at 8:45 and the reception with light refreshments will begin at 9:45. Reservations can be made by clicking here or by calling Mrs. Lauren Meyers in the Campus Ministry Office at 574.259.5257 Extension 331. 


Theology on CAPP for Teens! Theology on capp

This session has been cancelled for Wednesday, February 15 due to scheduling conflict.
It will be re-scheduled!
"The Beauty and Demands of True Friendship"
by Mr. Carl Loesch
Snacks and Cappuccino for ALL Teens!
Knights of Columbus #1878 at 114 W. First Street in Mishawaka
Please click here to learn more.


NHS Tutors Available in Room 208! NHS logo

Stressed out about finals?  Want to ponder the wonderful view from Room 208?  If that is true, then you’re a great candidate for after school tutoring sponsored by the NHS.  Tutoring is Monday through Thursday from 3:15 until 4:00 pm in Room 208.  No appointment is necessary.  Please just stop in if you need help.


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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You Are Invited to a Christmas Concert! Holly

Christmas Concert

Tuesday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Featuring Marian Choir, Musical Theatre, Applied Music, and Instrumentalists

St. Monica Church at 222 West Mishawaka Avenue in Mishawaka

Performances Conducted by Ms. Colleen Pingel

Admission is free


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You Are Invited to the Fine Arts Festival! Color and musical notes

Celebrate the varied and fabulous creativity of the Fine Arts students at Marian!  Their work will be on display in the Bishop Crowley Activity Center beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 4.  Students will also be performing and seniors will have special displays of all of their artwork.  Bring the whole family.  Admission is free.

 


Summer 2017 Sports Camps for All Ages! Blue Knight

It is great time to be a Knight in the summer of 2017! Click here to see the complete list of Summer Camps and to print out the Registration Form. Forms are also available in the Main Office and the Athletic Office at Marian High School.  Please stop by between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or call the Athletic Office at 574.259.5858 with questions.


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Free Summer Lunch Program! School Lunch

The Marian High School Cafeteria is open for breakfast from 7:30-8:30 and lunch from 11:00-12:30 Monday-Friday from June 5-August 4. (The entire building including the cafeteria is closed July 3-9 for Sports Moratorium Week.)  The meals ae free to those 18 and under. This program is especially convenient for those who are attending summer camps.  Those over 18 pay $2.25 for breakfast and $3.50 for lunch.  Click here to veiw the menu for the month of July.  Everyone is welcome!


You Will Know Us by Our Deeds! Cans of Food

The entire Marian community is supporting the Student Hunger Drive of Northern Indiana which is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching youth how to give back in their community and feed the hungry. Marian is one of only two schools to have participated in the Student Hunger Drive since its inception. All Marian donations will be given to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph County.  In an effort to promote participation, the Student Council has devised a homeroom competition. The goal over the next three weeks (beginning on November 2)  is to encourage students to bring in as many cans of food or dollars as possible. Every can and every dollar counts as "1."  At the end of the drive, the homeroom with the highest number per student in each grade level will win a treat in the weeks leading to midterms.  Collect those cans of food now!


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 then beat Benton Central on Tuesday, October 26 to earn a trip to the Semistate at Twin Lakes High School on Saturday, October 29.  Go Knights!


Celebrate Catholic Schools! Catholic Schools Week Logo

Catholic Schools Week 2017 will be celebrated from Sunday, January 29 - Saturday, February 4 throughout the nation.  The theme is Catholic Schools are Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.  Click here for more specific information about how the Marian family will be participating in Catholic Schools Week.


You're Amazing Poster for Justin Fatica

Marian High School Campus Ministry presents
Justin Fatica and the Hard as Nails Team
A youth event where families are invited!
Thursday, March 2 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.in Marian's Main Gym
A free will offering will be collected
Justin Fatica and the Hard as Nails Team will bring a message of HOPE
and teens will be encouraged, challenged, and inspired like never before to realize just how amazing they are!


Frosh in Frosh out Event Blue Knight

The Class of 2020 joyfully invites the Class of 2021
to the annual Frosh in Frosh out Event
It is time for fun and making friends
Music Mix, Games, Competitions, and More
Friday, May 5 from 8:00-10:30 p.m.
Begins in BCAC:  Enter from the NORTH parking lot
Bring postcard invitation you received in the mail and $3 for Admission
Call 259-5257 if you have questions


Author Presents to Students in Library Session with Mr. Greci

Paul Greci, a 1982 Marian graduate, will visit his alma mater again on March 13, 2017.  He will speak to the freshmen and some sophomores about his book, Surviving Bear Island.  This adventure story begins after a sea kayaking trip takes a dangerous turn and the main character is stranded on the remote, outer coast of the unpopulated Bear Island in the rough terrains of the Alaskan wilderness. Mr. Greci will conduct two discussion sessions with the students and they will be able to ask questions about the book and the writing profession. Special thanks to Mr. Bob VanGoey and Mrs. Cheryl Madison for arranging the visit.


Summer Office Hours! Blue Knight

June 12 - July 27:  Main Office is open from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and closed on Fridays throughout June and July. All offices are closed for Sports Moratorium Week from July 3 - July 9.  *Regular office hours resume on Monday, July 31: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Friday.  May God bless us as we begin the 2017-2018 academic year!


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!  


More Good News from Science Department! Blue Knight

Congratulations to Sarah Burns, Julia Hunckler, Tony Kramer, Dennis Mammolenti, Julianna Meyer and James Twaddle who have been chosen to present their science research in the Indiana Junior Science & Humanities Symposium.  Typically, only 18-20 students in the state are chosen for this honor and Marian's research program has provided nearly one-third of the participants this year.  We wish the student researchers the best at the Symposium in March.


Results of the Regional Science Fair Science Fair Winners

Marian student-researchers were highly successful at the Northern Indiana Regional Science Fair at the University of Notre Dame on Saturday, March 4. Nine out of the ten winners that advance to the State Science Fair were from Marian High School.  Nine is the largest number of state winners Marian has ever had.  Those advancing to State are: Julia Hunckler, James Twaddle, Christopher Trippel, Alex Kokot, Kelly Skwarcan, Emma Kearns, Taylor Kovacs, Dennis Mammolenti and the team of Tony Kramer and Sam Chippas.  The students will compete on April 1 for a chance to advance to international competition in Los Angeles in May.


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Important Update from the School Counseling Department! Marian Logo

Students received their second semester schedules in December. Parents are asked to please check with your sons and daughters to see if they still have their copy.  If they’ve misplaced it, you can print another from PowerSchool.  Second semester begins on the the day we return from Christmas break on Thursday, January 5.  


Class of 2021 NOW IS THE TIME TO BECOME A KNIGHT! Marian Logo

Incoming Freshmen in the Class of 2021:  Now is the time to complete the Marian High School enrollment packet and be a Knight for the next four years! Click here to access the electronic enrollment packet or go to "Admissions" under Quick Links on the opening page of the website to complete online and then print a paper copy. Enrollment applications are due in the Admissions Office as soon as possible!  Members of the Class of 2021 are meeting with the School Counselors NOW to choose their classes!  


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Applause! Applause! Applause! Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone
A Musical within a Comedy
Thank you to the Cast and Crew for a wonderful show!
The Spring Musical was presented at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 and at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 30.  The show was directed by Mrs. Victoria Malooley and the Musical Director was Mrs. Colleen Pingel.  A special matinee was presented on Friday, April 28 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. for the 6th and 7th Graders at the partner schools.


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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.
 


November Calendar at a Glance! Marian Logo

Students and Parents can stay up-to-date and on schedule by clicking on this updated November 2016 calendar of events at Marian High School.  This calendar can be viewed or printed for your convenience. The Administration reserves the right to make necessary changes in the school calendar.  


Youth Leadership 2016 2017 Youth Leadership Commencement May 18 2017

Congratulations to the following students who completed 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 attended workshops on Servant Leadership, Community History, Team Work, Collaboration, and Ethics, as well as worked on a group service project.  We look forward to their leadership.  They are pictured at their commencement on May 18, 2017.   


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:  http://www.efexploreamerica.com/tour-website/1902435yv  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 abrusky@marianshs.org with questions.


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To All Marian Families and Friends! Advent Wreath

The Marian High School Faculty and Staff 
wish you and your family a blessed Advent season
as you prepare for the coming of Christ.

May your Christmas be blessed and love, peace, and joy
as you celebrate with family and friends!


Visit from The Bergamot! The Bergamot

Alumni Jillian Speece '06 and Nate Hoff '04 visited the classes of Ms. Pingel and Mrs. Gunty. They talked about The Bergamot concert on October 22 at Morris Performing Arts Center. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Memorial Children's Hospital.  They spoke to the students about having a vision, loving music, and completing their Unity Tour by performing in all 50 states. 


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!


Marian Madness Raffle Competition! A Knight under the Sea

Join us in supporting our school by selling/buying raffle tickets!  Each ticket sells for $25 or buy 4 and get 2 free! The Grand Prize is a luxurious one week stay from April 2-9 in a 2 bedroom/2 bath condominium in Mrytle Beach.  The 2nd Prize is $1,000 cash and $500 in Scrip gift certificates. The students' 3rd hour classes are grouped into "regions" with 8 classes each and are competing in a bracket style elimination. The tickets can be purchased from Marian students from February 6 until March 9. The drawing takes place at "A Knight under the Sea" on March 18.  


Congrats to Marian Dance Team! Blue Knight

Congratulations to the Marian Dance Team! The team competed at the IHSDTA North Regionals on February 25 and placed 2nd in pom and 1st in jazz! In March the team travel to New Castle to compete IHSDTA State Championship!  Great job on your regional title Lady Knights!


Thank You for Giving! Give Local Thank you from Alicia

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County hosted Give Local St. Joseph County, a 24-hour giving event. The Marian High School family is thankful to all of the generous donors! The gifts to Marian will impact students NOW and FROM NOW ON.  Click here or go to https://givelocalsjc.org for more information.   


Spring Performance Music Notes

The Choir, Applied Music and Instrumental Music present
A Revolution of Compassion: The Power of Art
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Battell Center 
Admission is $2 per person and $5 per family.  
All proceeds will benefit Catholic Relief Services
Special Performance by Theatre Class:  Power Play by Lindsay Price
A gunshot is heard in the middle of the school day! Who did it and why?  Was it the Goth girl? The football star? The nerdy geek?
Power Play explores the realities and the stereotypes of high school violence, from a school shooting to verbal harassment and bullying.
Violence is about power. So is high school.
NOTE: This play may not be appropriate for small children because it requires the onstage appearance of a gun and contains strong language.


Attention Graduates of the Class of 2017 Blue Knight

Please return your caps and gowns on Tuesday, June 6, Wednesday, June 7 or Thursday, June 9 from 8:30-1:30.  You will also be picking up your diploma and transcript from the Counseling Office.  You are asked to donate any gently used uniform shirts and spiritwear for the used uniform sale.  Thank you for your generosity.

 


Fall Sports Parent/Coach Meetings on June 6 at 6:00 p.m. Blue Knight

Another fantastic year of Marian Athletics is coming to a close.  It is time to get ready for next year!  In the 2016-17 season our teams won 2 NIC Championships, 3 Sectionals, 2 Regionals, 1 Semi-State, and the Boys Soccer team won another STATE CHAMPIONSHIP! We are hopeful our Spring sports teams can add to the success. Over 75% of our student body participates in athletics, which is a tremendous amount of participation and shows how important athletics are to our students. We will kick off the 2017-18 season with our Fall Sports Parent/Coach MeetingsThey will take place on Tuesday, June 6 at 6:00 p.m. 


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Congratulations to the Student Council and Class Officers for 2017-2018! Marian Logo

Student Council Officers for 2017-2018 are:
President Nicholas Kloska
Vice President Jordan Morris
Secretary Tresurer Hannah Harry-Schade


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Optimist Youth Appreciation Award Winners! Marian Logo

Congratulations to seniors Mackenzie Hester and Alex Dlugosz who were selected by a vote of the faculty and staff to receive the annual Optimist Youth Appreciation Award.  The award is given annually to a senior girl and boy by the Mishawaka Breakfast Optimist Club.  Mackenzie, Alex, and their parents were honored at the Riverside Terrace on April 26.  


December Calendar for Parents Christmas Wreath

Please click here to view the calendar of Marian events for December 2016.  


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 RedemmerRadio.com/donate in order to make a donation so Redeemer Radio can continue its mission of serving the Catholic community in Michiana and Northeast Indiana.  


March 2017 Calendar for Parents Marian Logo

Click here to view the March 2017 calendar of events. This calendar is subject to change.  Please consult the calendar on the opening page of the website as it is updated daily.  


Theology on CAPP for Teens! Theology on Capp

All teens are invited!
Wednesday, May 17
100 Year Anniversary of Fatima
Presented by Mr. Eduardo Siguenza
Snacks and Cappuccino for ALL Teens!
Different Location:  Loesch Library at Marian High School!
Please click here to learn more.


Santa's Workshop! Mr and Mrs Claus plus elf

The Marian High School Art Club under the direction of Mrs. Kitty Gunty sponsored 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 assembled 8 different craft tables for the residents to make Christmas decorations and gifts for their loved ones. Studentsstaff, and families volunteered to assist with this event and experienced the true spirit of Christmas!  Thank you to the guests of all ages at the Center who participated in this event and shared their hospitality and joy with the Marian family.    


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Marian Artists Selected for Summer Art Program

Congratulations to Hannah Toepp '18 and Ela Woronowicz '17 who were selected to participate in the Summer Apprentice Program at the Snite Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Their completed artwork was part of an exhibition from June 26 - July 3 that featured the individual and collaborative works of eleven high school artists who participated in the June session of the program. The students spent two weeks exploring collage and mixed media under the direction of artist and educator Austin Brady. Katherine Helfrich '18 participated in the July session of this prestigious program.  Congratulations and best wishes to these three artists!


VOTE for Marian's CANstruction Project! CAN struction

It is YOUR TURN to VOTE for Marian Robotics Team's Canstruction project at University Park Mall from February 22-26.  Bring a can of non-perishable food to the Mall and vote for your favorite structure: Marian's Rocketship! Canstruction is sponsored by HOPE Ministries. Teams design and build structures made entirely out of full cans of food.  At the end of the exhibition all of the food is donated to local food banks.  Thanks to Miss Randall, Moderator of the Robotics Team for leading this project!


Second Semester Exam Schedule Marian Logo

Final exams for the second semester of 2016-2017 will take place on:
Tuesday, May 30 from 8:00-12:30   Classes 1, 2, and 3
Wednesday, May 31 from 9:00-12:00   Classes 4/5/6 and 6/7/8
Thursday, June 1 from 9:00-12:00   Classes 9 and 10

To view the complete schedule, please click here.  


Congratulations to the best in the Class of 2017! Vals and Sal with Bishop Rhoades

Congratulations to the co-Valedictorians of Marian's Class of 2017:  Alex Kokot and Abigale Wood!  Alex is from St. Pius X School and Parish.  Abby is from Mishawaka Catholic School and St. Bavo Parish.  The Salutatorian of the Class of 2017 is Kathryn Myers who is from St. Pius X School and Parish. They were announced for the first time in February when Bishop Rhoades was making his annual pastoral visit and celebrating Mass with the Marian family.  They were honored at the Annual Awards Night on May 10, 2017.

 


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French Club Officers French image

Congratulations to the the new French Club officers for 2017-2018:||
President Julianna Meyer
Co-Vice Presidents Kate Henry and Gracie Molnar
SecretaryGreta Mehlberg
Co-Treasurers Emilia James and Bridgette Joyce
Philanthropists for the club will be Eric Maciel-Diaz and Kelly Skwarcan
Club Moderator is Mrs. McKenna


Monthly Calendar for Parents Blue Knight

Click here to view the Marian calendar for the month of January 2017

Click here to view the Marian calendar for the month of February 2017

Please note:  These calendars are subject to change.  Check the daily calendar on the right hand side of the website for the most current information.


Summer Art Camps with Mrs. Kitty Gunty! Palette

Drawing-Painting-Printing-Weaving-Mask Making-3-D Building and More!

Click here to print the brochure for summer art camps with Mrs. Kitty Gunty. Sessions are scheduled for June 12-16 and June 19-23.  All meet in the art room at Marian.  Sessions are available for ages 6-8 and 9-12, as well as teens and adults.


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Freshman Prayer Breakfast

The Campus Ministry Department under the leadership of Mrs. Lauren Meyers will be hosting the Freshmen Prayer Breakfast on Friday, September 16.  Each freshman is asked to bring a parent, grandparent, godparent, relative, or older sibling as his or her guest. The event will begin at 8:05 with Mass in the Bishop Crowley Activity Center (BCAC).  After the liturgy celebrated by Chaplain Father Christopher Lapp, everyone will enjoy breakfast pastries, as well as coffee and juice. The guest speaker will be Mr. Justin Bartkus who graduated from Marian in 2006. The event usually ends by 9:40 a.m. and the students are dismissed to go to their 3rd hour classes.


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

If you could not make it to Open House on Sunday, November 13, please call Mrs. Mary Kay Dance at 574.259.5257 or email mdance@marianhs.org to arrange a tour of Marian. 


You Are Invited to Advent Prayer and Music! Christmas Wreath

Festival of Lessons and Carols Advent 2016
Sunday, December 11 at 4:00 p.m.
St. Bavo Church
511 West 7th Street in Mishawaka
Mr. Joe Higginbotham will lead the
choir which includes the Marian High School Liturgical Choir, the Antioch Youth Group, and the St. Bavo Liturgical Choir
Admission is free


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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.  


Kiwanis Leadership Award Winners Blue Knight

Congratulations to Julia Hunckler and Tony Kramer who were selected as the Youth Leadership Award winners for the Class of 2017.  The two were honored on May 2 by the Mishawaka Kiwanis Club.  Each awardee was asked to prepare a two minute speech about what gift they would like to give to the world.  Julia spoke about the gift of gratitude and Tony gave the gift of patience.  


Celebrate the Boys Soccer State Championship! Soccer State Champs

At halftime of the Boys Varsity Basketball contest this Friday, February 10 against Clay High School, we will be honoring the Back to Back State Champion Boys Soccer team.  Coach Householter and the boys will receive their championship rings and we will unveil the 2016 State Champion Banner.

The accolades for the Soccer team do not stop there.  On Monday, February 13, the team will travel to the statehouse in Indianapolis to hear a Senate resolution to honor them.   


Girls Basketball Sectional on January 31! Blue Knight

The Girls Basketball team wrapped up its regular season with a 14-8 record. The Lady Knights have already set the record for most wins in a regular season (beat the previous record of 13 held by the 2009-10 and 2012-13 teams) and will try and set the record for most wins overall when they take on St. Joseph’s High School in the opening round of the Sectional tournament on Tuesday, January 31 at John Glenn High School.  The tip time is 6:00 p.m.  Go KNIGHTS!


Attention Class of 2021 Interested in Playing Football 50 Years of Football Logo

Incoming Freshman Football Open House on Friday, February 10, 2017 in the Marian Cafeteria
4:30 Registration 
5:00 Welcome and Presentations from Business Manager, Athletic Director, Guidance Director, and Coaches, as well as a highlight video, Q and A session, and guided tour of the facilities.
6:45 Dinner
7:30 Varsity Basketball game vs Clay HS
RSVP to Assistant Head Coach Michael Davidson at mdavidson@marianhs.org


Theology on CAPP: The Bishop is Coming! 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.  The guest speaker will be Bishop Kevin Rhoades.  All teens are welcome!  Click here or see Mr. Siguenza for more information. 


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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Register for Summer Science Camp!  Frog Dissection Image

Marian High School and the University of Notre Dame Center for STEM Education are proud to sponsor the Notre Dame Science and Engineering Experience for students entering Grades 6-8 in the fall of 2017. "Hands-on" and "Minds-on" Learning will take place June 20-30, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in the Science Lab at Marian High School. Please note that the camp begins on Tuesday, June 20.  The emphasis will be in the area of anatomy and physiology. ND CORE is aimed specifically at middle school students who want to work collaboratively to explore scientific questions and solve engineering problems.  Click here to register.


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Attention 8th Graders Interested in Being a Knight! Blue Knight

The next Placement Test for incoming freshmen in the Class of 2021 is scheduled for Saturday, March 18 from 9:00-12:-00 noon. There is a $20 fee for the Placement Test.  Please pre-register at mdance@marianhs.org or call 574.259.5257.  


Marian Athletics Blue Knight

Marian sports teams are going strong!  Click here to visit the website that details what is happening.  This website was ranked #26 in the state of Indiana with 17,885 hits!  


Science Award! Julia Hunckler

Congratulations to senior Julia Hunckler who was selected as the Indiana state winner of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize.  Julia will advance to National competition in Charlotte, North Carolina on June 16-18, where she will be vying for the top award of $15,000 and a trip to Sweden.


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.  


September Alive

Click here to read the September issue of the Marian Alive. 


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. 


National Award Winning Artist! JoAnna Keilman

Congratulations to JoAnna Keilman Class of 2017 who received a Silver Medal at the national level of the Scholastic Art Competition for her beautiful ceramic teapot entitled “Sundae Tea.”  Only .025% of the participants receive an award at this level which gives JoAnna the opportunity to travel to Carnegie Hall in New York to receive her Silver Medal during the summer.  A huge congratulations to JoAnna and her teacher, Mrs. Gina Bonewitz, for creativity and hard work.   

 


More Good News from the Science Department! Marian Logo

The National Junior Science & Humanities Symposium was held at the end of April in San Diego and 2 two Marian students represented the state of Indiana in the poster competition.  Senior James Twaddle was awarded 2nd place in the Physical Science Division of the poster session, and senior Julia Hunckler received an Honorable Mention in the Environmental Science Division. Congratulations to these two expert researchers and best wishes as they begin their college careers!  


Used Uniform Sale Marian logo

The Used Uniform Sale will take place on Wednesday, June 14 from 8:30-12:00 noon in the Home Ec Room #136.  Gently used uniform shirts will be available at reasonable prices thanks to the generosity of the seniors who are willing to donate their shirts and spiritwear. Please park in the small lot near the white statue of Mary and enter through the main doors on the east side of the building. 


Attention Athletes Interested in Winter Sports

Marian Athletics will be hosting our Winter Sports Meeting on Wednesday, October 5 at 6 p.m. We will start with brief introductions in the Main Gym before parents and athletes are dismissed to meet with their coaches.These meetings are for ALL parents and student athletes who have an interest in playing a winter sport at Marian. If you have any questions or can't attend please contact the coach directly using the information provided or call the Athletic Office at (574) 259-5858. Go Knights!


 


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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.  


Stuff a Truck Tuesday, April 11! Eric Henry Poster

Eric Henry heard the cry of the poor and promised to be more giving. We invite you to help fulfill Eric’s promise through generous donations to St. Vincent De Paul during the Lenten season.  On Ash Wednesday in 2002, Marian High School Senior Eric Henry made a promise to “try to be more giving.”  So that evening, he put together several bags to donate to the Saint Vincent De Paul Society. Before he had the opportunity to deliver his gifts, Eric died in an automobile accident.  Thanks to many of his friends and classmates, however, Eric’s Promise lives on in the entire South Bend-Mishawaka community.  During Lent 2017, please take the time to declutter your space and donate the items at Marian in memory of Eric Henry.


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State Science Fair Winners! Blue Knight

Congratulations to the Marian Research students who participated in the Hoosier Science & Engineering Fair in Indianapolis on April 1, 2017:  Sam Chippas, Julia Hunckler, Emma Kearns, Alex Kokot, Taylor Kovacs, Tony Kramer, Dennis Mammolenti, Kelly Skwarcan, Chris Trippel, and James Twaddle.  Five of these students, Julia Hunckler (4), Emma Kearns, Alex Kokot, Taylor Kovacs, and Dennis Mammolenti, won another eight awards!


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Science Olympiad Team Victorious! Science Olympiad Pic from Doug

On Saturday, February 25, the Marian Science Olympiad team traveled to St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer to compete in the Regional.  The Marian High School team members medalled (placed in the top 5!) in 21 out of the 25 events, bringing home 43 individual medals and the 2nd Place team trophy.  The team will advance to State competition in Bloomington on March 18.


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Congratulations to the Scholastic Art Award Winners! Warner  Gallery

The Fine Arts Department is pleased to announced that Marian students have won a record number of awards in the prestigious Scholastic Art Competition of 2016-2017.  Forty-four of the students of Mrs. Kitty Gunty and Mrs. Gina Bonewitz won a total of 65 awards including 12 Gold Keys, 19 Silver Keys, and 34 Honorable Mentions. All of these outstanding artists will be honored at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 5 in the Bendix Theatre at Century Center in South Bend.  All of the artwork will be on display at the Warner Gallery at Century Center in February.  The Gold Key artwork will be competing at the national level and those students will travel to New York for the national awards ceremony.  Click here to view or print a list of all of the award winners!


Marian's Light of Learning Awardee Ken and Mark Light of Learning

Congratulations to Mr. Ken Andrzejewski of Marian's Science Department who will receive the Light of Learning Award from the Diocese of Fort Wayne - South Bend on Thursday, February 2, 2017. 


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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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Participate in Giving Tuesday! Red chair

We'd LOVE your support this #GivingTuesday!  Help us replace the folding chairs that have served us well for 52 years with chairs that are more comfortable, easier to store, and more aesthetically pleasing.  Please call 574.258.7675 to make a gift via phone or use the link provided: Click here to make a donation to Marian High School.  We greatly appreciate your generosity!  


Golf Outing for Knights in Need Knights in Need Golf Outing 2016

Annual Knights in Need Golf Outing 
Friday, June 16 

Please join us on Friday, June 16 at Blackthorn Golf Club for our annual Knights in Need golf outing.  Click here to sign up to golf or to become a sponsor. This year once again, we offer a special price for our Marian young alumni to enable more participation from the Classes of  '07-'17. We look forward to another great event!  If you have questions please email Mrs. Colleen Ravotto at cravotto@marianhs.org


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Congratulations ISSMA Participants! Music Notes

Congratulations to all of the Music students who competed in the ISSMA Solo and Ensemble Contest. Every Marian student earned a medal and Marian brought home a total of four Gold Medals and one Silver Medal! Congratulations to Alex Dlugosz, Mackenzie Hester, Emily Pingel, Lizzie Klimek and Alexa Snyder on their outstanding performances!  Alex Dlugosz and Mackenzie Hester traveled to Indianapolis and won Gold Medals in the state solo competition!  Way to go, Knights!


Signings Signings Feb 1 2017

Signings on February 1, 2017 at Marian High School
Congratulations:
Brooke Stoltz: Softball at Reinhardt University (Georgia)
Michael Dennison: Football at University of Indianapolis
Conner Glon: Football at Manchester University
Alexander Horvath: Football at Indiana University Bloomington
Deontre Nyengo: Football at Wayne State University (Michigan)
Bryce Tomasi: Football at Northwood University (Michigan)
Jack Tiller: Football at University of Indianapolis


Freshman Application Due Date Is Approaching! Marian Logo

This is a reminder that freshman enrollment applications are due to the Admissions Office on Thursday, February 23.  If you have any questions about the process or need assistance, please contact Mrs. Mary Kay Dance in the Admissions Office.  If the total number of applications for admissions exceeds the maximum capacity of the school, then a lottery will be held according to the policy stated in the Parent and Student Handbook for 2016-2017.  The lottery will be conducted on February 23.  


College Tour Announced! College Tour Image from EF website

Marian's School Counseling Department is excited to announce a second college tour, this time traveling from the historic city of Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. This is a student ONLY tour, which gives students an opportunity to get independently engaged in the college admissions process. In June 2017, the participants will have an opportunity to visit many different archetypes of schools and figure out the “right fit,” learn the college admissions language, and understand the admissions process.  It doesn’t replace the family college tour experience – rather supplements it and gives students an opportunity to see more schools – and also tour these exciting cities.  Click here to go to the Explore America website and find out more!  See Mrs. Kathy Cook in the School Counseling Department if you have questions.


Marian Honored as Four Star School! Four Stars

Congratulations to the Marian students, teachers, and staff for being named an Indiana Four Star School for 2015-2016. This is the highest distinction established by the Indiana Department of Education for those schools who receive an “A” on the state’s A-F accountability system, have excellent ISTEP pass rates, carry overall high graduation rate, and show success in closing achievement gaps. 


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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.  


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 were invited to an assembly to honor the State Champs on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 2:30-3:00 in Marian's Main Gymnasium.  Mishawaka Mayor Dave Wood presented the Marian community with a huge outdoor sign for the State Championship Teams of 2015 and 2016!


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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PSAT on October 19 PSAT NMSQT

Marian High School will administer the PSAT/NMSQT on Wednesday, October 19 to students in grades 9-11.  Students will report at the normal time and will be dismissed around 12:00 noon.  Students should come prepared with two #2 pencils and an approved calculator.  Click here for more details on how to prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT and to get a list of the approved calculators.

Seniors will not be required to report to school on Wednesday, October 19 but are welcome to meet with the School Counselors in the library any time between 8:30 and 12:00 to work on the college application process. 


Fall Basketball Camp for 3rd and 4th Graders!

Click here to read about the upcoming Basketball Camp for 3rd and 4th Grade boys and girls on five consecutive Sundays beginning on September 25 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. at Marian High School.  Coach Tyler Dendy will be working with 3rd and 4th Grade boys and girls to develop fundamentals and to have the opportunity to play basketball.


Marian Seniors Participate in CEO Program! St. Joe County CEO Participants from Class of 2017

The St. Joseph County CEO Program is designed for area seniors and covers the basics of conceptualizing, starting, and running a small business. The students meet daily from 7:30-9:00 a.m. at different area businesses. The program qualifies for two credits per semester. Marian's participants from the Class of 2017 are:  Michael Cataldo, Marielle Corbett, Adam Cseh, Jack Deputy, Anna Garatoni, Victoria Gomez, Annalise Hernandez, Madeleine McTigue, Emily Sharp, and Robert Sink.  


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What's for Lunch? School Lunch

Good food is available in the Marian Cafeteria!   
Click here for the March 2017 lunch menu.
Click here for the April 2017 lunch menu.


Joy of Teaching Awardees Joy of Teaching

Mr. Mark Kirzeder presented the “Bishop D’Arcy Joy of Teaching” Grant to Mrs. Cheryl Madison and Ms. Micah Niespodizany of the English Department.  This award was created from Marian's Teacher Endowment to reward the school's dedicated teachers.  This year the grant will enable these two English teachers to take an educational tour to Athens, Delphi, and Mesopotamos, Greece to explore ancient mythology, art, and architecture. This year’s winners wrote: “Assuredly, we would have a fruitful experience should our application be chosen.  It would be impossible, given our teaching style, not to spread that joy of learning to our students. The spirit of the Joy Teaching Grant would thus be fully realized for hundreds of Marian students for many years to come!"

 

 


Good News from the Science Department! Marian Logo

Research instructors Mr. Ken Andrzejewski and Dr. Doug Sisk are pleased to announce that Marian science research students have received $2276.79 in grants from the Indiana Academy of Science. This year nineteen students applied for grant money, and eleven were awarded full or partial requests. The awardees are: Sarah Burns, Sam Chippas, Kara Foldesi, Kate Henry, Julia Hunckler, Nathan Klockow, Alex Kokot, Tony Kramer, Alli Thornton, Chris Trippel, and James Twaddle.  Congratulations and best wishes as the research continues!


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Outstanding Seniors for the Month of December! Victoria Vogel and Joe Cline

Victoria Vogel and Joe Cline were named Outstanding Seniors for the month of December based on their INTEGRITY, COURAGE, COMPASSION, and LEADERSHIP, as well as their academic success and varied co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Mrs.Victoria Malooley of the English Department introduced Victoria and Head Football Coach Reggie Glon presented Joe to the congregation gathered to celebrate the Immaculate Conception on December 8. Congratulations and best wishes to these two members of the Class of 2017!


Congratulations to Seniors for the Month of November! Meghan and Evan

After the All School Liturgy for All Saints Day on November 1, the outstanding seniors for the month were announced to the student body. Congratulations to Meghan Russell and Evan Kovatch. Both students have strong social and leadership skills, as well as a list of service activities and accomplishments that demonstrated their character and integrity.