Category: Marion

Plans turn into action during 2015

Plans turn into action during 2015

?Simply stated, talk is cheap about vision and the future ? 2015 was the time to put actionable plans to work.??Todd Heitschmidt,Marion mayor The theme in 2014 was focused on ?energy and synergy?with a renewed sense of the city?s vision, according to Marion Mayor Todd Heitschmidt. ?For the community (and newly elected public officials in 2014), it was about laying […]

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Schools better despite tight budgets

Schools better despite tight budgets

?I believe we are doing a better job of educating our students than we ever have. And we aren?t going to let decisions from Topeka hinder what our goal is, which is doing a better job every year for students.??Lee Leiker, USD 408 superintendent Florence-Marion USD 408 continued to thrive in 2015 even with ongoing budget limitations, said Superintendent Lee […]

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New location spurs positive growth

New location spurs positive growth

Dorothy Rucker of Peabody teaches a dual credit speech class this spring to students at Marion High School through Butler of the Flint Hills. At the same time Marion students are being taught, Interactive Distance Learning is making it possible to offer the class simultaneously to Centre and Herington students. Now in its second year at its new location on […]

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