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Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News
The September edition of the Riverview newsletter is now available!

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Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Giant Arts in the Park is a social event you won’t want to miss. At 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, come out and enjoy good company, a beautiful setting (the Gardens at Matter Park), and great entertainment from the Marion Community Schools music programs, along with food for sale to benefit the MHS Bands.

In addition, the Marion High School Alumni Association will again be holding an auction to raise funds for the Giant Dreams Endowment and also direct support of Marion Community Schools. ( There will also be MHS yearbooks from past years for sale the night of the event.

Unique advertising opportunity: Your business or organization can sponsor Giant Night in Lights and Giant Arts in the Park!

For only $100, you can advertise to an engaged and enthusiastic captive audience at Giant Night in Lights on Sept. 5 at Shady Hills Golf Club AND the Giant Arts in the Park event on Sept. 6 at the Gardens of Matter Park.

>> Contact Mark Fauser SOON to take advantage of this special advertising opportunity: 

Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Parents and guardians, please join us as we celebrate YOU with a special treat!

During your student's regularly scheduled lunch, you are invited to attend as follows:

~ 9/7: 4th grade (11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.)

~ 9/21: 3rd grade (11:15 to 11:45 p.m.)

~ 10/5: 2nd grade (12:15 to 12:45 p.m.

~ 10/19: 1st grade (10:45 to 11:15 a.m.)

~ 11/2: Kindergarten (10:15 to 10:45 a.m.

~ 11/6: Preschool (Guy & Castanon, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Hickman, TBA)

NOTE: If you have not completed a volunteer application for Riverview this school year, you will need to do so before you can participate in this fun event. Please let your child's teacher know, or contact the office and we will send one home with your child. Must be completed by Aug. 30.

Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Originally posted Aug. 10, 2018

Riverview parents and guardians are invited to this important upcoming event, when you can learn about services and opportunities available to your student here at our school!

The event will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, and a Spanish interpreter will be available. 

We'll review our school parent involvement policy and the school-parent compact, and we will discuss Title 1 services our school provides to help boost academic opportunities for your student. We'll also talk about ways you can be more involved in your student's education.

We hope to see you there!

¡Los padres y tutores de Riverview están invitados a este importante evento próximo, cuando usted puede aprender sobre los servicios y oportunidades disponibles para su estudiante aquí en nuestra escuela!

El evento será de 5 a 6 p.m. Martes, 28 de agosto, y un intérprete de español estará disponible.

Revisaremos nuestra política de participación de padres de la escuela y el compacto entre escuela y padres, y discutiremos los servicios de Título 1 que nuestra escuela proporciona para ayudar a impulsar las oportunidades académicas para su estudiante. También hablaremos sobre maneras en que puede involucrarse más en la educación de su hijo.

¡Esperamos verte ahí!

Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Marion High School invites local organizations and businesses to join in an exciting new tradition: the Giants Homecoming Parade!

The theme for this year’s parade is “Home Sweet Homecoming”. The MHS cheerleaders and Student Senate are partnering to bring this great tradition to life, and we hope the community will rally around our students! If you’d like to participate or sponsor, please contact cheer coach Kelly Berry at or call 618-8144 for more information.

The parade will start at the intersection of 26th and Washington streets at 5 p.m., run west on 26th Street to Carey Street, turn north, and end at Dick Lootens Stadium at MHS.

The Splash House parking lots will be the staging area for parade participants.

After the parade, join Giants fans as they tailgate before the big game against Richmond! The Homecoming game starts at 7 p.m. at Dick Lootens Stadium.