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  • MLK Day of Service

    It has been widely promoted that the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King should not be a day off, but a day on…of service, that is. This year, Dr. King’s birthday was the kick off of a food drive at Marshall School.

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  • Week of Respect

    Marshall School was one of many schools across the State that engaged students in a variety of activities from October 1-5 during the Week of Respect. The purpose of this week is to foster a positive school environment. Our School Social Worker, Ms. Napolean, was instrumental in planning activities for Marshall School and the Social Work Interns implemented them throughout the week.

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  • Marshall Walkathon

    Schools across the country celebrate Walk to School Day during the month of October. How does a school with a large percentage of bus students participate in this day? We have a walkathon, of course! The PTA planned a walkathon on the grounds of Marshall School on the morning of October 10th.

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  • Marshall School Assembly on Mindfulness

    On Friday, September 28th, the students at Marshall School attended an assembly on Mindfulness. The facilitator was Brian Chevalier and the assembly was sponsored by the Marshall School PTA. The purpose of the assembly was to help students learn to stay focused, manage stress and anxiety, and maintain a sense of calm.

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  • Start With Hello At Marshall

    The week of September 24-28 was Start with Hello Week and Marshall School proudly participated. This is a week of activities designed to help students to take simple steps to make peers feel connected and included in an effort to prevent social isolation.

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  • Summer Reading List for K-2

    Reading is one of the most important lifelong skills we can develop in children. This list of summer reading suggestions was compiled by your librarians from the South Orange and Maplewood elementary schools and public libraries, and is available online through the SOMSD website and the public library sites. We have included many great books to read over the summer. Enjoy the summer and keep reading!

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  • Marshall School Focuses on STEAM — and Kindness — With Wood Mural Project

    The entire Marshall community, in collaboration with Maplewoodshop, recently participated in a STEAM wood mural making project. The students were able to learn math, science, and design by working with their own hands.

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  • Redhawk Native American Dancers performs at Marshall

    The Redhawk Native American Arts Council’s performing artists have been sharing Native American dance, music, art and history. The program entertain, educate and foster a positive image of our nation’s first culture. They will be at Marshall School on May 10th to share the cultural traditions first-hand to our students and may even include some form of audience participation!

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  • African American storyteller Queen Nur at Marshall

    African American storyteller Queen Nur practices the African tradition of “Jaliya” in her storytelling, which she says is about passing on the stories, but also passing on the morals and values, telling a story with a need and telling stories that effect change.

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  • Story Pirates teach Marshall students the craft of story telling and writing

    Story Pirates, the nationally respected education and media organization that turns kids' original stories into wild sketch comedy musicals featuring professional actors. They showed our students just how amazing their ideas are!

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  • Science Tellers brings science to life at Marshall!

    Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure, physical and chemical changes, inertia, scientific variables and more. With the help of the Marshall students, they conducted science experiments to bring an exciting story to life.

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  • Broadway comes to Marshall

    Broadway comes to Marshall School as we celebrate the world of theater with the Young Performers of America on March 2018. The Broadway stars from Aladdin, The Lion King and Wicked came to Marshall. The students got ready to sing, dance, and act their way through a special day of Broadway magic right here at Marshall!

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  • Authors Matt de la Peña Loren Long Visit Marshall and Tuscan Schools

    Author Matt de la Peña and illustrator and author Loren Long visited Marshall and Tuscan Schools and spoke to grades one and two about their new book entitled, Love.

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  • Local Principal Bonita Samuels Receives Grant to Champion Creativity in Schools

    Mrs. Bonita Samuels is one of 20 elementary and middle school principals from across the nation who has been selected by Crayola and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) to receive a “Champion Creatively Alive Children” school grant. Samuels is principal of Marshall Elementary School in South Orange, New Jersey. Crayola and NAESP together selected 20 schools to receive the grants, which will fund innovative programs aimed at fostering children’s critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication skills.

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  • Marshall Elementary Recognizes Hispanic Heritage

    It is Hispanic Heritage Month and at Marshall Elementary School Mr. Martínez’s 2nd grade class honored the histories, cultures and contributions of famous individuals whose ancestors or they themselves came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

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  • Marshall & Jefferson Schools’ PTAs launch engaging new website for the school community

    Over the summer, the Marshall and Jefferson Schools’ PTAs have been busy working on their new websites. Read on to find out more about some of the highlights of the Marshall and Jefferson Schools' new websites and the feedback from the school community.

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  • Marshall School Receives “Safe Routes to School” Recognition

    Marshall School received First Step Recognition for New Jersey Safe Routes to School.

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  • Marshall School Staff Awarded MSUNER Grants (Montclair State University’s Network for Educational Renewal)

    13 Marshall School staff members were each awarded $200 Teacher Incentive Grants from Montclair State University’s Network for Educational Renewal (MSUNER) for the 2016-17 school year.

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  • New STEM Lab opens at Marshall School!

    Marshall School is excited to announce the opening of a new STEM lab where classes will participate in hands-on science, technology, engineering and math instruction with their classroom teachers.

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  • Action Based Learning Lab opens at Marshall School

    Marshall School has launched a new program that focuses on cognitive development and kinesthetic learning through physical activity.

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