The Purpose of the Art Club is:
To Promote interest in various forms of art.
To Expand Student Knowledge through enrichment experiences and planned activities.
To provide student opportunities to view works outside of MCR-II and Philadelphia, MO.
To encourage and strengthen relationships between students with common interests.
To provide community involvement opportunities through various activities and services
Educators Rising cultivates highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path to becoming accomplished teachers, beginning in high school and extending through college and into the profession.
Future Business leaders of America (FBLA)
Our mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
The mission of FCA is to see the world transformed by Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. To lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church. Our relationships will demonstrate steadfast commitment to Jesus Christ and His Word through Integrity, Serving, Teamwork and Excellence.
FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members the tools to achieve real-world success.
Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers and premier professionals in many career fields.
Election to membership in the MCR-II Honor Society represents the highest honor and trust that can be bestowed upon a student in the junior or senior year of high school. Eligible students must be a Junior or Senior, have at least 3.5 GPA, and be in attendance at MCR-II for at least one semester. Selection for membership is by a faculty review of applicants and is based on outstanding Scholarship, Character, Service, and Leadership.
Key Club members are learning how to lead and stand for what’s right through service and volunteerism. In partnership with our local Kiwanis club, our students are making a positive impact as they serve others in our school and community. Key Club helps the community with food drives, a hat and scarf drive, movie drive-in, and many other activities!
MCR-II strives to make a quality music education accessible to all students.
Students in Grades K-8 are given general and vocal music instruction on a weekly basis. In grades 9-12, vocal music is offered as an elective course. Vocal music students participate in concerts to commemorate Veterans Day and Christmas as well as presenting a Spring Concert in May. H.S. Choral students have the opportunity to participate in District and State Music Contests as well as audition for the NEMO All-District Choir. MCR-II recently had a student accepted into the Missouri All-State Choir for the first time in school history
Instrumental music is offered to students in grades 5-12. The High School Band is comprised of instrumental students from grades 7-12. This includes Marching, Concert, and Pep Bands. Students are afforded the opportunity to participate in District and State Music Contest as well as audition for inclusion in the NEMO All- District Band. Bands are included in concerts at Veterans Day, Christmas, and the Spring Concert.
The Marion County R-II Student Council is the voice for the entire student body. STUCO participates and provides many events throughout the school year. These events include the following: Halloween Costume Contest, 3 Blood-drives, Homecoming Spirit Week events and T-shirt design/ sales, Winter Formal, Crush Soda Sales and other services. Events/activities vary from year to year depending on what our school's needs are. STUCO welcomes all Marion County students to voice any concerns or ideas so STUCO can help make MCR-II a better place for our students.
Desktop Publishing/Yearbook is for students interested in creating the Marion County R-II School yearbook and other related projects. In addition to creating the yearbook, students have the responsibility of selling yearbook advertisements/sponsorships to local businesses and organizations to assist in funding the cost of the yearbook expenses. Students gain knowledge of digital photography and learn to manipulate images using Adobe Photoshop. Students are also responsible for taking photos at school-sponsored events.