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School Motto:
Personal Responsibility in Developing Excellence


Mustang Mission

 I am proud to be an Allen Mustang.

I know that I am here to learn.

I am an important part of my classroom and school.

I am responsible for my learning and my behavior.

I will respect myself, others and their possessions.

I believe in myself.

We believe in each other.

We are Allen Mustangs.

We ride with P.R.I.D.E.

YOU'RE INVITED: 'A Night at the Movies' show is this weekend!

Posted on Oct. 06 2014 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
The Choral Department's "Opening Night: A Night at the Movies" is this Saturday, and you are invited to come join in the fun!

"Opening Night" is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, in the Walton Performing Arts Center at Marion High School. The show will feature songs from movies throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

Tickets are on sale now at the front desk of MHS! The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for students. Tickets will also be available the night of the show at the Walton Center box office.

The choral department is excited to also highlight the changes happening in the choral program this year. Opening Night will be the first opportunity for audiences to see these changes:
  • 26th Street Innovations is now a 44-member troupe with the ability to have multiple small groups from within it.
  • Concert Choir is now an all-girls singing group.
  • Also, the choral department will introduce Virtuoso, a 11-member a cappella troupe to the stage.
YOU are invited to come out and see how things continue to grow and change in the Marion High School Choral Department!

>> Are you going? Share it with your friends! Click here to RSVP on our Facebook event page.

YOU'RE INVITED: Watch the Marching Giants for FREE on Tuesday, 10/7!

Posted on Oct. 03 2014 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
The Marching Giants have made quick progress and found much success this season, their first competition season in nearly a decade. Now YOU have the opportunity to watch the band's award-winning field show for free right here at MHS!

The Marching Giants perform during a competition at Bluffton High School.

The free community performance is set for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Dick Lootens Stadium. The Marching Giants would like to invite all Marion Community families, staff, and the entire community to come out and enjoy the show! 
This is a chance for the band to say THANK YOU to the whole community for the amazing support they've had as they returned to the ranks of competitive marching band. We hope to see you there!
>> Are you going? Share with your friends! Click here to RSVP on our Facebook event page.

College GO! Week puts focus on the future

Posted on Sep. 26 2014 by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
In conjunction with Indiana's College GO! Week, Allen Elementary had a whole week of activities meant to get students to start seriously thinking about their future, and how college can fit into those plans and dreams.

The theme for the week was "Our GIANT future starts here." There were many activities throughout the week (click here to read the list), but one special event brought in Project Leadership's Steve Gibson to talk to students about college and career choices. The presentation helped Allen students look a few years into the future and think about the possibilities for their own lives.

Steve Gibson with Project Leadership hands out "degrees" to students participating in a special College GO! Week presentation on Sept. 23, 2014, at Allen Elementary.
>> Click here to see more pictures from the day!

The first-, second-, and third-graders "time-traveled" to their life after school (using their imagination) and talked about what jobs they thought they might be doing. Then, Mr. Gibson talked with them about the different types of schooling and training available after high school, and some of the types of jobs that can require certain types of degrees or certifications.

The fourth-graders, who were part of that presentation last year as third-graders, this year got to talk about money and how it relates to college choices. They learned that while making money right after high school might be an exciting idea, those who continue with their education through schooling or training end up having more opportunity to bring home a bigger paycheck throughout their lives.

We hope these presentations gave students a lot to think about. We want to create a culture of high expectations and wide-open possibilities for all of our students here at Allen!