Marcus High School

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  • Marcus Open House - Monday, February 1st

    PTSA General Meeting - 6:45 pm
    Open House - 7:10-8:30pm

    Please join us at 6:45 pm in the Sigler Auditorium to learn how Marcus HS is implementing and utilizing the LISD student ePortfolios. You will hear from a Marcus senior about the benefits of ePortfolios.

    From 7:00-8:00, please stop by the commons to view more examples of student ePortfolios. LISD's vision of the ePortfolio process is that the ePortfolio is a living document that chronicles the growth and progress of the student. Students will be available to share with you how the ePortfolio process has strengthened and captured their learning.

    PEP Presents... Parenting with Love and Logic
    Wednesday, February 3 at 6pm in the Marcus 9 Cafeteria

    Marcus High School's Parent Education Program invites you to come learn how to teach your teens discipline and responsibility without conflict using “Parenting with Love and Logic” skills.

    All Marcus feeder pattern schools are invited! Free babysitting services will be provided for younger children.

    AP Exam Registration begins FEBRUARY 15th!

    Feb.15th – 28th: Online payments ONLY. Cost is $92 per exam.

    Feb. 29th – March 4th (until 3:30 pm): Online payments and cash/check payments available in A202. Cost is $92 per exam.

    FORD DRIVING DREAMS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    The Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship applications are open until February 29 at www.forddrivingdreams.com.

    IMPORTANT DATES:
    Scholarship deadline, Feb. 29
    Scholarship winners selected, Apr. 15
    Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship Reception, May 2016

    College & Military Visits

    University of Arkansas, Feb. 3
    Army National Guard, Feb. 10
    Texas Tech, Feb. 16
    Art Institute of Chicago, Mar. 17
    Click here for times and locations of all events.

    Scholarships

    FORD DRIVING DREAMS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, due Feb. 29

    2015-2016 MHS Yearbook

    Yearbooks are on sale for $70 until February 29th!

    Marcus Organization of Broadcasting (MOB)

    The Marcus Organization of Broadcasting has produced and released their special edition for January. Check it out here...

    Upcoming Athletic Events

    This week's events include Basketball, Golf, Swimming, & Tennis. Let's go MARAUDERS!

Marauder Showcase

  • 12/7/15: Congratulations to Marcus High School's Thespian Troupe #4268 on their success at the Texas State Thespian Festival, held December 3-5 in Dallas.

    Over 3,000 students competed in Individual Performance and Technical Theatre events, and all 16 Marcus students competing in Performance Events earned high enough scores to qualify for the International Thespian Convention in Lincoln, Nebraska, in June 2016.

    In addition, the show "Elephant's Graveyard" was adjudicated by a National panel for possible presentation at the Convention in June. If selected, all 18 Thespian members who attended the State Festival would proudly represent Marcus and Texas on the International Thespian Stage. Please congratulate these students that achieve so much in little time. They competed against 6,200 students from across Texas who also participated in the festival.

    Duet Musical – qualified
    Lauren Foutch, Rachel Franks

    Duet Acting – both teams qualified
    Alexa Domzalski, Logan LeGard
    Nicholas Delgado, Michael Rowell

    Monologue – both qualified
    Reuben Kamanga
    Hope Warner

    Group Acting – qualified
    Davis Gilmartin, Trevor Holcombe, Michael Masucci, Andrew Stewart Michaela Kim, Haley Klopping, Madison Lewis, Kayla Temshiv

    Short Film Entry – Ashton Clopton
    Costume Construction Entry – Alli Schwartz

    December 2, 2015: Only three high school Ultimate Frisbee players from the state of Texas were invited to try out for USA Ultimate Under-20 national team.

    And... all three are Marcus Marauders! If you see these students then please congratulate them: Emmanuel Bilolo, Tanika Graham, and Caroline O'Connell.

    11/16/15: At the national JEA convention, Newspaper, Yearbook and MOB staffers all won awards.

    Bryce Novarro-Video Package Editing-Excellent
    Elizabeth Connick-Sports Photography-Honorable Mention
    Katie Burton-Infographics-Honorable Mention
    Michelle Mullings-Commentary Writing-Honorable Mention
    Sanika Sule-Review Writing-Honorable Mention
    Darci Walton-News Writing-Honorable Mention

    11/16/15: Congratulations to Orchestra students Holly Knoch and Jaeyoon Cha

    They were accepted into the TMEA All-State Orchestra! These two violinists will represent Marcus High School at the TMEA Convention in February.

    11/16/15: The Marcus Ultimate Frisbee team took two teams to a tournament in Waco this weekend.

    Both teams went 4-0. Currently, Marcus Ultimate is undefeated against high school opponents this year.

    November 13, 2015: A Great Friday the 13th for MHS AFJROTC

    On Friday, Nov. 13, 48 cadets from Marcus High School (MHS)’s Texas 881st AFJROTC group got the incredible experience of going to the Dallas Army Aviation Support Facility in Grand Prairie, Texas.

    10/6/2015: Congratulations to Marcus Choir

    Marcus had 28 students make Region Choirs. Way to go Wes Davis and Pattie Freeman with Marcus Choir! #MarcusPride

    LISD Announces 2015-2016 National Merit Scholars

    Check out our Marcus National Merit Semi-Finalists and National Merit Commended Scholars!

    Marcus High School proudly announces the Inductees into the 2015 Marcus Hall of Fame.

    Congratulations to Rene' Ridinger Ballweg, Dr. Shannon Moon Saylor, Jason Walter and Bonnie Leech.

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