The Vernon Middle School (VMS) Construction is
scheduled to be completed in time for the start of the 2012-2013 school
year. VMS will house grades 5-8
once the construction project is completed.
An advisory committee of teachers, principals and parents met
with the Superintendent, Sarah Pinion during October and November.
The purpose of the committee was to advise the Superintendent on
the recommendation to be presented to the School Board on realignment
(grade configuration) for Emerson, FMI, Starry and preschool when 5th
grade moves to VMS. The notes and
documents used by the advisory committee to assist in the development of
the recommendation are available on our website.
The recommendation which will be presented at the
Public Hearing on Monday, November 14 at 4:30 concerning grade level
configurations for Emerson, FMI and Starry starting in the 2012-2013
school year will include –
Junior Kindergarten and grades Kindergarten, 1, 2
Preschool and grades Kindergarten, 1, 2
Grades 3, 4
Action by the Marion Independent School Board
regarding the recommendation will happen Monday, November 28 at the 7:00
p.m. School Board meeting.
Minutes and Documents
October 12, 2011: Minutes
October 19, 2011: Minutes;
Introduction and Survey
October 27, 2011: Minutes
Charts for Realignment
Costs and Preschool Rent
Realignment of Grade Levels in Elementary Buildings
November 3, 2011: Minutes
If you have any questions or comments about this recommendation or the
documents, please contact Sarah Pinion, Superintendent at 377-4691 x