Marathon High School News
Marathon High School S.W.A.T. (Students Working Against Tobacco) students participated in the 20th annual National Kick Butts Day tobacco free holiday on March 18, 2015 by creating a slogan and message for students and staff to view.
Pictured, from left to right – Andie Devitt, Hailey Woodbury, President – Rachel Philcox, Mackenzie Helms, Alyssa Turner, V. President – Bailey Sullivan, Dayle Labrada, Edward Hannah, and Secretary – Delma Vega
Photo Contribution Courtesy Sharon Helms
Spring Break 2015
Monroe County schools will be closed the week of March 23rd through 27th for Spring Break. Monday, March 30th is a Professional Day for teachers. Classes will resume on Tuesday, March 31st.
Sunshine State Scholar
Congratulations to Seth Landry, Monroe County School District's Sunshine State Scholar!
Marathon High School junior Seth Landry was recognized as one of Florida's top STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) 11th graders. He selected Marathon HS teacher Carrollyn Cox to accompany him as he attended the awards event in Orlando and was introduced to an array of postsecondary opportunities in Florida.
Marathon High School Students!
Our generous Middle Keys community organizations are once again offering scholarships to MHS students. Please visit the CCAP webpage to see listings for local, state and national scholarship information for high school seniors as well as for several scholarship opportunities for high school juniors and underclassmen.
Mu Alpha Theta Scavenger Hunt
On Friday, February 6th, the Mu Alpha Theta Club hosted a Math Scavenger Hunt. The participating students were given clues in the form of math logic problems they needed to solve in order to navigate their way around the Marathon School campus. The event was a ton of fun for all participants and we hope to have more students enter next time! Thank you to all who came and enjoyed the event: Alexis Rodriguez, Reagan Durkin, Jack Hill, Savannah Schuhmacher, Jenny O’Toole, Sacha Olivera, Brijette Payne, Harley Smith, Selena Gonzalez, Paul Cadwell, Madeline Mcmahan, Trey Boyaton, Michael Goheen, Paige Richard, Gardine Raymond, Samantha Arbuckle, Genesis Villatoro, Celenny Rodriguez.
Academic Challenge Winners!
Congratulations to the MHS Academic Challenge team for winning the district championship!
Pictured, L-R: Seth Landry, Junior; Sharon Rodriguez, Senior; John Galjanic, Senior; Reef Landrum, Senior; Jamie Guo, Senior; Lyn Cox, Coach; kneeling: Collin Marrs, Senior.
All team members have been actively participating in Academic Challenge since the ninth grade and many participated in Middle School Academic Challenge at MMHS or Sugarloaf. The team will represent Monroe County School District at the Florida Commissioner’s Academic Challenge Competition in Orlando, April 9-11. “We’re going to Disney World!”
Math tutoring will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 - 3:30 PM for all students in grades 6-12. Tutoring is provided by members of the Math National Honor Society (Mu Alpha Theta). Monday tutoring sessions will be held in room 2307. Wednesday and Thursday sessions will be held in room 2301.
Want to find out what's happening at Marathon High School? Click on the Announcements & Information link on the left, then on Announcements to see up-to-date information about events at MHS and in the Marathon community!
Community Service Form
The purpose of the high school community service program is to encourage students to undertake volunteer activities in Monroe County. This program can enhance awareness of community problems and engage students in becoming agents of change. Community service is defined as volunteer hours donated to a selected organization that is non-profit in nature. Students give back to the community by sharing their talents, time and resources. Moreover, completion of minimum numbers of service hours is one requirement of the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program as well as of other scholarships.
Click here to access a Community Service Form.