Marian alumnae Jennifer Ureel Waechter and Patti Malleis Brozek chaired the team of dedicated volunteers who worked on Marian Benefit Evening, Roaring into 2020, which was celebrated on February 8 at the Birmingham Athletic Club (BAC). Black and gold feathers and chains adorned the club as guests, many in a celebratory 1920s outfit, came to enjoy an evening with friends and help raise money for Marian High School.
- Due to ongoing concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 and recommendations from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and the Governor’s Office, Marian’s College Night originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020, has been canceled.
Five faculty members and four Marian parents accompanied 49 students on this year’s three mission trips. Under the direction of Ms. Sheila Geary, theology teacher, and sponsored by International Samaritan, the student missionaries traveled to Guatemala City and Escuintla in Guatemala to serve children and families living in garbage dump communities. All of the groups worked at the schools in their communities.
Marian High School is hosting a College Night, Wednesday, March 18 from 6-7:30 PM in the Marian gymnasium. This event is sponsored by the Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO), and all area high school students and parents are welcome to attend.
Three Marian High School seniors recently signed national letters of intent to play their sports in college next year. Christine Audette will play volleyball for Tufts University; Kate Biglin will play field hockey for Central Michigan University; and Lauren Sielichi will swim for Boston College.
Marian High School senior, Allison Wagner, has been named Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program based on her scores on the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
Margaret and Ed Kronk, residents of Beverly Hills, were honored for their volunteer service to Marian at the school’s Celebration of Thanks. This event is an annual reception honoring individuals and groups who have given tremendous amounts of time, talent, and treasure to Marian during the year. This spring, the Board of Directors and Sr. Lenore Pochelski, IHM, Head of School, honored Margaret and Ed Kronk, alumna parents who have been active volunteers at Marian for nearly 30 years.
Diplomas were bestowed on 118 seniors at Marian High School’s 57th annual commencement exercises at St. Hugo of the Hills Church, Bloomfield Hills. Valedictorian of the Marian Class of 2019 is Claire Fanning (Bloomfield Hills) and salutatorian is Julia Barto (Bloomfield Hills).
Marian High School is hosting a College Night, Thursday, March 14, 2019, from 6-7:30 PM in the Marian gymnasium. This event is MACRAO-sponsored (Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers), and all area high school students and parents are welcome to attend.
One Marian High School senior has achieved National Merit Finalist standing in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Daughter of Kim Toma Giessler and Paul Giessler of West Bloomfield, Jacqueline Giessler is one of 15,000 finalists and represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors.
Each year, Marian High School celebrates STEM Week with special projects or activities in science and math classes, in addition to hosting a STEM Career Night for Marian students and junior high school students.
Five Marian High School seniors recently signed national letters of intent to play their sports in college next year. Neve Badalow will play soccer for Michigan Tech; Jansen Eichenlaub will play soccer for the University of Virginia, Katie Sullivan will play soccer for Western Michigan, Mallory Lynch will play volleyball for U of M-Dearborn and Claire Stechow will play tennis for Wittenberg University.
Marian is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics programs (STEM) from Toshiba America Foundation (TAF). These funds will support the purchase of two 3D printers.
Bloomfield Hills – One Marian High School senior, Jacqueline Giessler, has been named Semi-Finalist and three seniors, Gabrielle Grace, Olivia Osuch, Stella Spagnuolo have been named Commended in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program based on their scores on the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Commended honorees placed in the top three percent.
Fr. Gregory Boyle, SJ, author of Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, visited Marian to speak with an audience of students, faculty, and parents. The founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, CA, the largest gang intervention program in the country, Fr. Boyle was accompanied by two employees of Homeboy Industries who also spoke to the assembly.
Marian’s Class of 2018 was welcomed into the school’s Alumnae Association at the 7th annual Alumnae Senior Luncheon. Alumnae sponsor one or more seniors at the luncheon, held annually at the Village Club, a women’s club in Bloomfield Hills.
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Marian High School, an IHM sponsored school, is fully accredited by NCA CASI, an accrediting division of AdvancED.
Marian is a Catholic college preparatory school for young women, sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
The mission of Marian is to ensure, within a Christian environment, an excellent education built on a strong academic curriculum, which will enable young women to value human diversity and live responsible lives of leadership and action based on gospel values.
An enduring tradition: guiding young women spiritually, challenging them academically, and inspiring them to a life of leadership and service.