Marian News

Uniform Resale Tuesday, June 12 Marian Logo
Final Exams May 30, May 31, and June 1

Finals May 30:  8:00-12:30 Periods 1, 2, and 3
           May 31:  9:00-12:00 Periods 4/5/6 and 6/7/8
          June 1:    9:00-12:00  Periods 9 and 10

Click here to view the schedule for finals.

Fine Arts Festival May 10 at 7:00 p.m. Haven Stohler
Placement Test for 8th Graders Who Want to Join Marian's Class of 2022!

It is a great time to be a Knight!  The Placement Test for those who want to join the Class of 2022 at Marian High School will be administered on Saturday, March 17 from 9:00-12:00 noon.  The cost is $20 as the tests are computer scored.  Test takers should use the Main Entrance on the east side of the building with a small parking lot near the white statue of Mary.  The doors open at 8:45 a.m.  Pencils and snacks will be provided.

Placement Testing for Interested 8th Graders Rescheduled for Friday, January 19 Marian Logo

The next Placement Test will be on Friday, January 19 from 8:00-11:30 in the Marian Library. 

There is a $20 fee for the test. Test takers are asked to bring two #2 pencils. Pre-registration is required and can be accomplished by calling the Main Office at 574.259.5257 or by emailing Top three scorers on the Placement Test wll qualify for the Knight Merit Scholarship!  Contact Mary Kay Dance at if you have questions.  Don't miss this opportunity to become a Marian Knight!

You Are Invited to Spirit Night on Saturday, February 24 Heroes and Villains for Spirit Night from Chris G
Join us in supporting the Marian Auction “Lucky Knight” on March 17!
You Are Invited to the Spring Musical Anything Goes
Congratulations to the Graduates in the Class of 2018 Marian Logo

Congratulations and best wishes to the 167 members of the Marian High School Class of 2018!

Summer Office Hours Marian Logo

June 4-8:  Regular Office Hours

June 11 through July 26*
Monday through Thursday:  8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Offices are closed on Friday

*Week of July 2 through July 8:  All Offices are closed for Sports Moratorium Week

Regular Office Hours resume on July 30:
Monday through Thursday:  7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday:  7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Time to Begin a New School Year! Orientations for the 2018-2019 Academic Year Marian Logo
You Are Invited to the Family Tailgate! Blue Knight
Parents of 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders Are Invited to Learn More about the Marian Family! Marian Logo
Dress Down Day on Tuesday, December 5 Ugly Christmas Sweater

Santa's Workshop is in need of donations or funds to purchase the items needs for the guests at the Center for the Homeless on Thursday, December 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Tuesday, December 5 will be a SPIRIT JEANS DAY for wearing "Ugly Christmas Sweaters" with jeans or khakies. Please bring $2 donation or some of the following items:  NON decorated Christmas stockings, children's toys, (baby, young child or teen), set of 3 Christmas gift bags in a variety of sizes, men's socks, or winter gloves or hats for all ages. Your generosity is appreciated!

NEW Marketing Timeline 2018 2019 for Interested Families Marian Logo
Annual Grandparents Day on Tuesday, November 21 Emma Kearns

In the spirit of gratitude, the Marian family invites all grandparents to attend a prayer service and reception on Tuesday, November 21. 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. Lea Snyder in the Campus Ministry Office at 574.259.5257 Extension 331. 

#1 in College Preparedness
Parents Back to School Night Marian Logo
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Class of 2018 Earns a Grand Total of 6,901 College Credits! Marian Ranked #1

Marian students enjoy the opportunity to complete college-level coursework while enrolled during their high school years.  Marian offers over 30 courses as dual credit courses in conjunction with IVY Tech and Indiana University.  Credits earned through this program transfer to any public college or university in the state of Indiana.  Marian also offers 15 Advanced Placement Courses that offer students the ability to transfer college credit to private and out-of-state institutions.  

You Can Afford a Marian Education
Theology on CAPP for Teens! Theology on Capp

All teens are invited!
Monday, November 20
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Topic is Blessed Miguel Pro and Martyrdom
Presented by Ash Scaraborough from St. Matthew Cathedral
Come wearing your finest flannel 
Celebrate Fall with pie, hot cider, a photo booth, and games
Location:  Knights of Columbus Hall in Mishawaka
Please click here to learn more.

Dance Clinic for Grades K-8 Poms Picture

Learn a dance in the morning and perform at the Boys Basketball game at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 20.

Marian Theatre Department Presents Variety Show
Commemorative Stone to be Dedicated at Potawatomi Park Blue Knight

You are invited to attend the dedication ceremony on Thursday, September 27!

Volleyball Team Headed to Semi State! Blue Knight

The volleyball team will be making its second consecutive trip to the semi-state, and fourth in the last five years. The team has an overall record of 32 and 6 and is looking to make the State Finals for the first time since 2008. The team is coached by Dan Anderson who has over 671 career wins at Marian. The team is led by 1st Team All Conference players Bella Ravotto and Kelsey Ketcham and 2nd Team All Conference player Kassady Chudzicki.  Other key contributors are Ally Thornton, Josie Debicki, Ally Kovatch, Mary Helms, and Chloe Lentych. The team will play New Castle in the Plymouth Semi-State on Saturday, October 28 at 3:00 p.m.  Go Knights!  

Giving Back Adds Up! Tax credit logo from Alicia

Making a gift to Marian High School's SGO (Scholarship Granting Organization) benefits our students in need of financial aid and helps YOU, the donor!  An Indiana Tax Credit of 50% is available for gifts to the SGO. Click here for more information.  Thank you for your support!

Science Research Grants Awarded! Stars

The Marian High School Science Department is pleased to announce that once again, Marian Science Research students have been awarded Junior Research Grants from the Indiana Academy of Science.  While only 10 of the 20 applicants were granted funding, Marian students still accumulated $1838.30 in grant money.  They are:  Jasmine Bontrager, Mary Guinan, Max Hall, Kate Henry, Lindsey Mathew, Gracie Molnar, Megan Moretti, Carlondrea Petty, Marisa Plagens, and Charlotte Voor.

Congratulations to the Scholastic Art Award Winners



Principal Mark Kirzeder Honored as Light of Learning Principal for 2017-2018
New Chromebooks in Use Chromebooks in Use
Thanks for Santa's Workshop! Group of Marian students with Kitty

The Art Club under the leadership of Mrs. Kitty Gunty thanks the entire Marian community for their participation in the 21st annual Santa’s Workshop at the Center for the Homeless on Thursday, December 7 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.   For twenty years, this event has been well attended and widely praised by guests of all ages at the Center! The Art Club prepared ten tables featuring different crafts for the guests to create gifts for loved ones. The guests were able to select Christmas gifts for their loved ones from a huge variety of items donated by the Marian community.  Mr. and Mrs. Claus made an appearance as they do every year!   Those who attended experienced the true meaning of Christmas!

Science Teacher Honored with Light of Learning Award



Principal Mark Kirzeder Selected for Forty under 40!
Thanks for a Joyful Christmas Concert! And the Angels Sang Poster from Colleen Pingel

And the Angels Sang...

Wednesday, December 13 at 7:00 p.m.

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

Battell Community Center at 904 North Main Street in Mishawaka

Performances Conducted by Ms. Colleen Pingel

Tickets at the door: $3 for students; $5 for adults; $15 for a family 

Marian Knights Football Incoming Freshmen Open House Blue Knight

Marian Knights Football Open House for Incoming Freshmen
Class of 2022
Saturday, February 3, 2018 
Registration begins at 12:00 noon
Prayer and Lunch at 12:30 p.m.
Program begins at 1:00 p.m.
Varsity Basketball Game vs Elkhart Memorial at 2:30 p.m.

Congratulations to the Marian Members of the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council! Mayor's Advisory Council 2018 2019



You Are Invited to Parents Club Guest Speaker on September 17 Logo

All parents are invited to hear Fr. Jacob Meyer, Pastor of St. Monica Parish, speak on "The Parent-Child Relationship:  High School and Beyond."  Please come to the Loesch Family Library on Monday, September 17.  Social time with refreshments will begin at 6:30 p.m. and Fr. Jacob will speak at 7:00 p.m. There will be time for questions and answers following his talk. Hope to see you there!

Science Opportunities Abound for Marian Students

Marian High School has been continuously recognized for providing students with a first-class science education.  The Science Department, chaired by Mr. Ken Andrzejweski, offers students a variety of physical, life, computer, and earth sciences from which to choose when determining the classes that they will take during their four years in high school. 

Student Council Officers for 2018-2019
You Are Invited to Advent Prayer and Music! Christmas Wreath

Festival of Lessons and Carols Advent 2017
Sunday, December 10 at 4:00 p.m.
St. Bavo Church
511 West 7th Street in Mishawaka
Mr. Joe Higginbotham, OFS will lead the
choir which includes the St. Bavo Choir, the Marian High School Liturgical Choir, and the Antioch Youth Group.
Everyone is welcome and admission is free!

Marian Science Department Shares Good News! Blue Knight

Marian will once again be well represented at the Indiana Junior Academy of Science competition on November 10.  We have 3 of the 10 candidates in the state in the Outstanding Junior Science Competition. They are Sarah Burns, Emma Kearns and Dennis Mammolenti.  We also have 3 of the top 12 Research Paper Presenters in the state:  They are Julianna Meyer, Sarah Burns and Dennis Mammolenti.  Congratulations and best wishes to these young scientists!

Congratulations to the Rising Stars in the Indiana Class of 2019! Bishop Cook Mencias Kosel

The Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) is proud to present the Rising Stars of the Class of 2019. Each Indiana high school was invited to recognize up to four students currently in the 11th grade, based on their academic achievement and leadership skills. Marian High School is proud to recognize Jacob Bishop, Margaret Cook, Mackenzie Mencias, and Filip Kosel as Rising Stars of the Class of 2019!  Congratulations and best wishes!

Knight Spotlight - Featuring Outstanding Alumni from 50 Years




Welcome Class of 2022! Orientation in the Main Gym Class of 2022
Host Families Needed Ad from Cambridge

for students from China who have been accepted at Marian for 2019-2019  


Trivia Knight! Pizza Man from Tammy

Thanks to those who shared their knowledge at the Trivia Knight on Friday, December 1. The funds gathered will support the Athletic Transportation Fund. Contact Colleen Ravotto at or 574.258.7676 if you have any questions.  Knights are great!

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Mishawaka, IN 46544
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