On Friday, March 8th, the Red Devil Boy's Basketball team captured it first District Championship in 20 years by defeating St. Francis DeSales High School by a score of 56 to 34.
Photo slideshow of boys basketball Regional Semi-Final vs. Kettering Alter.
Dear Students, Parents and Community Members:
Welcome to the 2012-2013 school year! My name is Pamela Diggs and I have the distinct honor of being the principal of Marion-Franklin High School. Marion-Franklin High School is an exceptional educational environment and we provide each student with an individualized program. The Columbus City Schools continue to make great strides academically.
As the principal of Marion-Franklin High School, I am committed to providing your child with the best education possible. Therefore, it is very important for our environment to be conducive to learning at all times. Students will be expected to follow the Student Code of Conduct set forth by the Columbus City Schools. I am sure if we all work together, we will have a very positive and successful school year.
We are here to service your child and we welcome the opportunity. Please feel free to visit our school at anytime. We consider each person in our learning community a valued member of our team. Our students are some of our “best and brightest” in the area. Always remember, “Southside Pride” each and everyday.
Mrs. Pamela Diggs
Student Handbook General Information
Problem of Practice:
Marion-Franklin's Problem of Practice is to increase rigor in both teaching and learning every day. Students will be engaged daily, will be better prepared for tests, and will have a better understanding of the content being taught. Deep learning and the development of higher level thinking skills will be developed in each student. Students will make the connections and will be better prepared for college..
Staff will provide rigorous lessons so that students can master the Common Core by using the ACT Quality Core Standards.
High Expectations- Setting higher expectations and getting more students to meet them.
Career/Technical Studies- Increasing access to intellectually challenging career/technical studies, with a major emphasis on using high-level mathematics, science, language arts, and problem solving skills in the modern workplace and in preparation for continued learning.
Academic Studies- Increasing access to academic studies that teach the essential concepts from the college preparation curriculum by encouoraging students to use academic content and skills to address real world projects and problems.
Program Study- Having students complete a challenging program of study with an upgraded academic core and a major.
The following collaborations are provided to students for academic success:
- Freshman Success Academy
- Smaller Learning Communities
- Peer Mediation and tutoring
- Career Academies
- Partnership with Battelle for Kids (formative instructional practices)
- AVID (advancement via student determination)
- Link Crew
- MFHS Business Consortium
- MFHS Civic Association
Marion-Franklin High School Mission Statement
Our Mission is to provide the quality education that all students will need for successful living in the the 21st century.
Marion-Franklin has received a bronze medal from U.S. News and World Report magazine as one of the nation's top high schools