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Mission

To provide an environment that cultivates the whole student by educating the mind, heart, and body of the individual.

Rams FundRaiser

Marshall Academy of the Arts annual "Running of the Rams" fund raiser was another great success. With the help of our students, staff, families and friends, we raised more than $8,000.00! These funds will help to support some of the programs and activities at Marshall.

We want to thank all the volunteers who came out to help on the day of the event. We also want to give a special thank you to the event organizers and the sponsors who donated prizes for the raffle.

Marshall PTA

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WRAP Program

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The WRAP Program at Marshall Academy of the Arts will be sponsoring all after school activities for the 2016-2017 school year. WRAP at Marshall Academy of the Arts consists of upbeat program leaders who facilitate fun learning based activities for enrolled students of the program. Click the WRAP logo to find out more about this great program!

WELCOME TO MARSHALL ACADEMY

OF THE ARTS

***Feb 22 - Cultural history night from 5:50 - 6:45 in the gym!***

Winter Concert at Millikan

Marshall musicians shared their talent at the Winter Concert at Millikan, with performances from our Junior Chorus, Beginning Band, Intermediate Chorus, Varsity Chorus, Intermediate & Advanced Band, Senior Chorus, Jazz Band, Vocal Ensemble, and Advanced Orchestra. Click here for more photos from the concert.

Marshall 2016-2017

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week Themes: Dreaming Of A Drug Free Life!; Be Smart, Don’t Start!; Pair Up To Be Drug Free! ; The Happiest Place On Earth Without Drugs!; Say Boo To Drugs!

 

Million Father March

Aladdin Musical

One of the highlights of the year at Marshall is the annual Musical. Our double cast performed in the musical Aladdin.

Black History Assembly

Celebrating African-Americans Contributions to the Arts

Marshall Academy Celebrates the artistic contributions of African Americans in honor of Black History Month. The house band for the event was "Drae Fuzzy and the Beard". Our talented students sang, danced and provided a wonderful history lesson about Zoe's great, great, great, great grandfather. We concluded with a moving rendition of "We are the World". Our Deaf and Hard of Hearing students and our ASL class performed together.

Winter Concert

Our Advanced Music Groups performed their Winter Concert at Millikan this year. Click here to see more photos from the concert.

Marshall News

2/28/17

Hello Eighth Grade Families,

 

The deadline to complete your enrollment into the pathway of your choice for high school on ParentVue is 11:59pm, tomorrow night, March 1, 2017.

 

Failure to do so by the deadline will result in the loss of the acceptance, and your student will be assigned to a school and a pathway in the district where there is space available.

 

To set your intent, you can do it one of three ways:

  1. Log into ParentVue, click on “School of Choice”, click on the (blue) intend button next to the pathway you prefer, and then click on the (brown) certify button at the bottom of the page. When this is done, the screen will be green and you will get a confirmation email. Keep this email for your records.
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  3. You can visit your middle school or K8 Office and ask for assistance from the counseling staff, who will help you and print a confirmation page for you.

 

  1. You can call the Choice Helpline at (562)997-8306, or visit Team High School Choice at 1515 Hughes Way, Third Floor, where our team will be happy to assist you in setting your intention and printing your confirmation. We will only be available until 4:40pm tomorrow afternoon, as our building closes for the day.

 

Regardless of which option you choose, it is very important that you not miss this deadline. Even if you are submitting an appeal for a different program, set an intent to one of your selected programs while we are reviewing the appeals. The intention set will have no effect on any appeal decision.

 

Please double check that you have clicked on both the blue “intend” button to the right of your preferred pathway, and the brown “certify” button at the bottom of the page to complete the process. You will receive an email confirmation. Please keep this for your records as proof of completion.

 

We thank you for your attention to this matter, and wish you and your family a pleasant evening.

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2/26/17

You are cordially invited to a presentation on "Supporting your Teen's Academic Success." This presentation will be held at Helen Keller Middle School on Tuesday, February 28th from 4-5:30 PM. Their  PTA has invited all of us and the flyer is attached. They will also have Spanish translation and a movie in the auditorium for children 6-15 years old.

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2/24/17

At the following schools, workers will be marking soccer fields using an herbicide during the specified Saturdays.

 

February 25: Powell, Lindbergh, Jefferson, Rogers

 

March 4: Bancroft, Marshall, Cubberly, Stanford, Tincher, Robinson

 

March 11:  Stephens, Franklin, Washington, Hoover, Hughes, Hamilton.

 

Product used: Lifeline Herbicide

Application Area: Sports Fields

EPA#: 70506-310

Active ingredient:  Glufosinate Ammonium

 

For information about pesticide regulation, visit the California Department of Pesticide Regulation at http://www.cdpr.ca.gov.

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2/23/17

The Long Beach Unified School District embraces all students and remains committed to affirming a safe, productive learning environment for everyone.

 

Transgender students in LBUSD will remain protected regardless of the new executive order by the Trump Administration pertaining to access to restrooms and locker rooms.  California Education Code permits students to use facilities consistent with one’s identity.

 

Christopher J. Steinhauser
Superintendent of Schools

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2/22/17

Hello Families,

 

Just a reminder that any student trying out for a sport must have a permission slip/waiver form signed by their parents/guardians. They must bring the completed form to the try-outs.  Attached is the form in both English and Spanish.

Girls soccer try-outs starts Monday, February 27 for 6th grade and boys soccer try-outs is the following Monday, March 6 for 6th grade.

Thank you.

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Marshall Calendar

Today: 3/1/17

Student of the Month

Each month at Marshall, we have a Student of the Month celebration for a different grade level. Parents, students and staff attend the breakfast to honor students who are chosen for their outstanding character, citizenship, or academics.

Click here to see more photos of our Students of the Month.

Principal's Safety Message

Families,

We wish to provide your families with a safe and joyful environment. Our main concern is to keep your children safe at all times. Please read and follow our safety procedures below.

Click here to see the Principal's Safety Message.

Click here to see the Drop Off and Pick Up information for the 2016-2017 school year.

Marshall Artists

Norman Gottlieb Youth Art Show

Marshall Academy of the Arts was proud to have such amazing artists represent the school at the annual Norman Gottlieb Youth Art Show at the JCC on the evening of February 25th, 2016. The night was a wonderful showcase of the hopes, dreams, and desires that flow richly and effortlessly from the creative minds of the district's very talented middle school and high school student artists. 8th graders, Kalea and Andres, brought some serious talent and focus to the show with their impressive scratch board pieces. Andres continued Marshall's tradition of excellence and captured 2nd place for the middle school division. 7th graders, Jade and Angie, held their own with their equally stunning scratch board pieces. Angie was further honored by the voting committee and was the deserving recipient of a Board of Directors' Award. Marshall Academy of the Arts has gained the outstanding reputation as a middle school hub for creative thinking through the arts. One art patron so eloquently described Marshall's creative culture, "Marshall always represents with amazing pieces of art each and every year!" Kalea, Andres, Jade, and Angie, you make Marshall proud! Congratulations to all of our student artists!

Hats Off Award

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Congratulations to Marshall's Hats Off Award 2016 recipient, Stephanie Manion, from the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).

Red Ribbon Week - 2015

Marshall Pledges to be Drug Free! Red Ribbon Week for 2015 had many events for our students. Monday was Sports Day - “Be athletic and don’t sweat it”; Tuesday was Disney Day - “Be magically above the influence”; Wednesday was Twin Day -  “Be like me. Be drug free!”; Thursday was Flashback Decade Day - “Flashback your style, NOT your mind!”. The week ended with special dances and the 6th Grade Lunch on the Lawn! Click here to see more photos from Red Ribbon Week!

Character

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Each year in the Fall, Marshall Academy of the Arts students have the opportunity to view an assembly called Rachel's Challenge. It is a very powerful and emotional character building assembly. The assembly focuses on "kindness and
compassion" and sets the foundation for the year for our students. Please speak with your child about Rachel Scott's five challenges and her essay, "My Ethics, My Codes of Life."

If you would like additional information about this amazing assembly please visit  www.rachelschallenge.org

School District News

Omar Awaida Character Award

The award was created in remembrance of Omar because of the indelible effects of his character that impacted others. The wake of his passing left a void that was felt by his friends, classmates, teachers, acquaintances, parents, and even those that only knew of him through stories.

A specific example of Omar's kindness was his inclusion of many special needs students in his circle of friends. He made sure they were in his group on field trips and ate lunch with them as well.

These stories of unabashed true acts of kindness were done so without any extrinsic incentives; other than to feel the the joy by others knowing that it was simply the right thing to do. In short, the award recognizes those that will carry on his legacy of human decency and pay it forward so that we continue to #livelikeomar.

The inaugural award recipients were Colin and Jamie, who were voted by their peers and recognized as those that best exemplified Omar's character, kindness, and compassion.

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