Today we recognized 76 Seniors who have earned the Seal of Excellence award!

Seal of Excellence Criteria:

  • Complete of program of Study Path
  • Achieve a grade of B or better in at least 10 accelerated courses
  • Achieve a 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Marion County Board of Education is beyond proud of these young men and women and cannot wait to see all they accomplish in their future endeavors!



Congratulations to Mrs. Amy Fowler, Marion County High School teacher! Mrs. Fowler has been chosen as a regional semi-finalist in the Tennessee Teacher of the Year competition. Mrs. Fowler is pictured with her principal, Dr. Larry Ziegler. We wish Mrs. Fowler the best of luck as she moves forward in this next level of competition. 


2023-2024 Tennessee Teacher of the Year Regional Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to all of our participants in the Marion County Spelling Bee! A special congratulations to our winners: 1st place winner is Kinsley Baugh of South Pittsburg Academy, 2nd place is Malachi Reddicks of South Pittsburg Academy and 3rd place is Khloe Christian of Monteagle Elementary. Thank you for the support from our parents, administrators, and teachers! 

2022-2023 teacher of the year Banquet

Our Re-Elected School Board Members (Ryan Phillips, Bo Nunley, and Linda Hooper)  were sworn in at the August 30th Board Meeting which was recessed from the earlier August Board Meeting.

New Item IconTDOE and GELF Partner to Give Free Reading Resources to Tennessee Families 

In partnership with Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation (GELF), the department is opening up an opportunity for parents to order free at-home reading resources this winter for any of their children in grades K-2. 

Through this partnership, the department and GELF want to encourage at-home reading practice to help young learners become stronger readers outside of the classroom. Based on if a child is in kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade, they will receive seven At-Home Decodable Book Series, which contain 20+ exciting stories full of sounds and words to practice, and age-appropriate, high-quality books from Scholastic. 

All Tennessee families can order one booklet pack for each of their kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade students using this site

This launch is part of the family component of the state’s Reading 360 initiative to help boost strong reading skills amongst Tennessee students. 


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