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Governor Wolf/PDE Extends School Closure through April 6th.

Update March 23, 2020: The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced today that "all schools in the commonwealth will remain closed through at least April 6 as a result of the COVID-19 response efforts. The closure order could be extended beyond April 6 if necessary to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19. When it’s determined that students can return to school, administrators, teachers and other staff will be given two days to prepare classrooms, set up cafeterias, schedule transportation and arrange other business operations. Students would return on the third day." Click READ FULL STORY for more information.
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PDE Cancels ALL State Assessments

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced today the cancellation of all PSSA testing and Keystone exams for the 2019-20 school year as a result of COVID-19. This includes the Pennsylvania Alternate System of Assessment (PASA).

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Communication Updates

The MCASD has been working over the past several days to get as much information regarding the current school closure added to our website. Please visit our website and click on COVID-19 Closure for the most current information. We also enabled a Free APP for iOS and Android phones in order to keep parents as updated as possible. Please visit the App Store or Google Play and download “School News by Edlio”. Then, search for Marion Center Area School District. You can find these directions on the Website under the COVID-19 tab.

Also, a reminder that orders for meal pickup for Monday are due by noon Thursday, if possible. Call Ext. 5408.
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Updated Info. on Mandated School Closure and FREE Meal Program

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, all classes and activities at Marion Center Area School District will be cancelled through Friday, March 27. This includes all PreK-12 extracurricular activities and community service programs. Schools are closed for all educational staff and students. During this time, the District will be providing FREE lunches for children ages 1 -18. Please find an attached letter from Mr. Weimer providing an update on the current circumstances surrounding the mandated school closure -updated March 16, 2020 by clicking on Read Full Story. ALL information and resources regarding our school closure can be found under the About Us tab under the COVID-19 Information link.
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After School Academic Support Program

As a service to our students, the Marion Center School District is offering an after school academic support program to all students who need assistance with course work and homework. Guidelines and Permission forms were distributed to all students today. Please return a permission slip if you would like your child to be a part of this opportunity.

Additional copies of the guidelines and permission forms can be found in the office or on our school website. Any questions can be directed to the high school office at 724-397-5551 extension 1000. Please click the SHOW ALL NEWS link for more information.
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