Harding High School's mega-talented music department will be performing West Side Story at the Marion Palace Theatre on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
"I would like to personally invite all of you to the HS production of West Side Story this weekend," director Jami Rawlins said. "For those of you that don't know the show, it is extremely powerful, dramatic, and is based on the story, Romeo and Juliet."
"There are over 100 MCS students and staff involved in the show and they would greatly appreciate your support."
All MCS employees receive two free tickets if you contact Gretchen Lewis prior to 2:30 pm on Friday. However, all ticket sales are what allow us to continue producing musicals, so bring your family and friends!
Friday and Saturday begin at 7:30 pm and Sunday's show begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Palace Theatre.
The Marion City/County Retired Teachers Association recently awarded its 2017-18 mini-grant award to Grant Middle School teachers Eric McChesney and Elizabeth Ratliff. The teachers, who teach advanced English at Grant, will receive a $500 grant for their "Applications of Digital Video in English and Coaching" project.
The funds will go towards purchasing a portable iPad with video editing applications and necessary peripherals. Students will make strategic use of the technology in collaboration with their peers. Exercises using the technology will benefit the study of symbolism, archetypes, tone, pacing and characterization.