Recruitment Events & Timeline
Please see all recruitment-related events below.
Mini Surprise Night
Friday, Oct. 20, 2023 | 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
All seventh & eighth grade girls are invited to Mini Surprise Night. Gather your girlfriends for a sneak peek at one of Marian’s favorite traditions. “Every night is Girls Night!” -Barbie
Jr. High Fan Nights
September, October, January, February & April
Become the ultimate Crusader fan by cheering on Marian Class A Athletics this year! Marian is hosting Jr. High Fan Nights for softball, volleyball, swim & dive, basketball and soccer. Go Crusaders!
College Night for Jr. High Families
Nov. 6, 2023
Want to learn more about how Marian will prepare your daughter for life after high school? Join us for College Night to learn how Marian’s dedicated student services team will support you and your daughter through the college process from day one! The session will be led by Marian’s dedicated college counselor, Mr. Benjamin Ascher.
Nov. 19, 2023
Join us for Marian’s annual Open House! A Marian student will take you on a personalized tour of the school, which allows you to see areas that are of specific interest to you.
Eighth Grade Holiday Event
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023 | 3-4:30 p.m.
‘Tis the season! All 8th-grade girls are invited to sport their most festive holiday attire or ugly Christmas sweater, enjoy hot cocoa and cookies, and learn placement exam tricks and tips in advance of the Jan. 13th placement exam.
Eighth Grade Placement Exam
Jan. 13, 2024
The exam is for eighth-grade girls only. Test results are used to award academic scholarships and place each student in appropriate freshman courses.
Seventh Grade Practice Test
Jan. 13, 2024
Open to seventh graders, the Practice Test is not an admissions exam, but rather a helpful way for you, your parents and Marian to measure your educational achievement level.
Sixth Grade Practice Test
Jan. 13, 2024
Marian High School’s Practice Test is for girls enrolled in sixth grade. Students will test in reading and math, and while this is not an admissions exam, it’s a helpful way for you, your parents and Marian to measure your educational achievement level.
Middle School Math ContestIn Memory of Nancy Ricceri Major ’72
6th and 7th Grade Musical Bingo Night
Feb. 20, 2024
Pre-Registration meeting for incoming 9th graders & their parents. Students and parents are invited to learn about the registration process and to hear from the department chairs about course offerings for freshman year. No registration required to attend.
Incoming Freshman Registration
Feb. 26, 2024
4 PM – 6:30 PM
Please enter through the main entrance. Registration will take place in the Cafeteria.
Students and parents sit down face-to-face with a Marian staff member to map out an academic schedule for the upcoming school year. All tuition paperwork and registration fees are due at this time.
Eighth-grade students who did not take the placement exam at Marian, should contact Assistant Principal Jen Christen at 402.571.2618 ext. 1108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June Splash Bash
June 2024 date TBA
Freshmen, get ready to make a splash! Join us at Marian for a night of fun and games. You’ll meet your classmates and your Big Sisters. All freshmen are encouraged to attend.
New Family Orientation
August 2024 Information TBA
6:00-8:00 p.m. | For Freshmen & Parents
Parents: If you’re new to Marian, please join us for orientation where you’ll learn all you need to know as a new parent. Afterward will be time to meet other new parents and have some refreshments.
Class of 2028: The Big Sisters will take you to your homeroom where you’ll meet your classmates and run through the day-to-day details of Marian. You’ll also have the chance to locate future classrooms and lockers.