We are proud to share the news that one of the nominees for Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year has joined the faculty at Marshall! Kimberly Dueñas, an English teacher at Marshall Academy of the Arts, is one of sixteen teachers from throughout Los Angeles County who were named as Teachers of the Year during a recent ceremony at the Universal Hilton.
The Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year will now have the opportunity to compete for the California Teacher of the Year title this fall, and from there they can take part in the National Teacher of the Year competition.
Bye Bye Birdie
The stars were out at Marshall on March 7th and March 8th as our double cast performed in the musical Bye Bye Birdie.
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Welcome to the Marshall Academy of the Arts
2013 - 2014 School Year
2014 New Student Orientation
It was standing room only for the 2013-2014 New Student Orientation at Marshall Academy of the Arts. New students and their families had the chance to hear some information about our school, tour the campus, purchase Spirit Wear, meet some of the staff and teachers, and have some fun!
Attention Eighth Grade Families (Atención Familias del Octavo Grado)
Just a reminder that High School Choice applications are due to your Middle School Counselor by Monday, Dec. 16. All eighth grade students must submit an application for High School Choice. For more information, visit the or call the C... Continue
Traffic Safety Information!
Dear Parents and Guardians, For the safety of our children, please follow the pick up guidelines: Try to pick up your child on Woodruff, Kildee or Ocana (do not use the staff parking lot). There is less traffic there than in the front of the schoo... Continue
Marshall Canned Food Drive
Dear Marshall Families, Student council is sponsoring a canned food drive. We are asking that every student bring in at least one canned food item to support the local community. All items will go to support food banks and local churches in Long B... Continue
Calling all Parents and Guardians! Volunteers Needed For Supervision
We are in need of parent volunteers to assist with supervision and activities! Mornings: 8:15-9:00 am (Outside supervision, crosswalk supervision) Lunch: 12:20-1:05 pm (6th Grade Auditorium Activities, Football, Basketball, and Soccer game supervi... Continue
You child's success at Marshall is our number one priority. The most important factor to that success is based on your child's attendance in class ON TIME EVERYDAY! The concern for tardies to any period is that it creates a disruption in t... Continue
PTA Christmas Tree Fundraiser
PTA Christmas Tree Fundraiser Day: Sunday, December 15th 9:00 am-9:00 pm at Ganahl's Lumber (Los Alamitos) Come support Marshall and purchase your tree from us! Remember to tell the Cashier you are here for Marshall! If you purchase your tree ... Continue
8th Grade Students (Class of 2018) - CHOICE 2014 High School Information & Dates
8th grade parents and students, please be on the lookout for your district mailing that should arrive to your home in early November . This information will contain a calendar of events for CHOICE 2014. For your convenience, please fin... Continue
2013 Talent Show
This year, our annual Talent Show featured 17 different acts. Students had the opportunity to perform for friends and family on April 25th in the Marshall Auditorium. Once again, students at Marshall Academy of the Arts had the chance to shine! Thanks to all of the performers and the volunteers who helped to produce a fantastic show! Click here to see more photos from the 2013 Talent Show.
Battle of the Bands - Benefit for Marshall Academy of the Arts
Thanks to all the Marshall family and friends who came out to support our school! The Battle of the Bands 70's Rock Off benefit to support Marshall Academy of the Arts was a giant success!. In addition to the music, there were hats, T-shirts, and prizes to help make this a fun and memorable event for Marshall Academy of the Arts.
Division I Champions 2012
On Saturday, December 15th, Marshall's Boys Basketball Team finished the season with a perfect record by defeating Jefferson with a score of 65-45 in the Division I Finals. Congratulations to the players and coaches of our Division I Champion Basketball Team.
WINTER CONCERT - PERFORMANCE 2
Marshall presented the second of two Winter Concerts for 2012 on December 12th. This concert featured our Beginning Orchestra, Beginning Guitar, Advanced Orchestra, Advanced Band and Jazz Band.
Winter Concert - Performance 1
On November 28th, Marshall presented the first of two Winter Concerts for 2012. This concert featured our Beginning and Intermediate Bands, as well as our Junior Chorus, Senior Chorus, Varsity Chorus, and Vocal Ensemble.
Division I Champions 2012
On Saturday, October 27th, Marshall Football defeated Lindbergh with a score of 21-12 to become the 2012 Division I Champions. Congratulations to the members of the team and the coaches for a great season!
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Visits Marshall Academy of the Arts
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson visited Marshall Academy of the Arts on Thursday, Sept. 20th, to participate in a round table discussion examining models for teacher evaluation recommended in a new comprehensive report on the teaching profession by Torlakson’s Educator Excellence Task Force.
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Welcome to a new and exciting year at Marshall Academy of the Arts. I hope that you have had a fun and relaxing summer break and are ready to begin a wonderful learning adventure.
Our preliminary STAR scores show an increase in overall achievement of our students. We increased proficiency in math and English Language Arts school wide. The staff, students and parents at Marshall should be truly proud of the work they have done.
School District News
2013/2014 Student of the Month
Each month at Marshall, we have a Student of the Month celebration for a different grade level. The 6th grade Student of the Month breakfast was held on October 25th. Parents, students and staff attend the breakfast to honor students who are chosen for their outstanding character, citizenship, or academics.
Red Ribbon Week
In 1988, the first National Red Ribbon Week was proclaimed by the U.S. Congress and chaired by first Lady, Nancy Reagan. Today, the Red Ribbon Celebration brings millions of people together to raise awareness regarding the need for alcohol, tobacco and other drug and violence prevention, early intervention, and treatment services. This week at Marshall, we will hold a number of events to promote a drug and alcohol free lifestyle.
Monday, October 21st - Nerd Day; Tuesday, October 22nd - Super Hero Day; Wednesday, October 23rd - Twin Day; Thursday, October 24th - Crazy Hair Day; Friday, October 25th - Free Dress Day (and 7th and 8th grade after school dance)
The WRAP Program at Marshall Academy of the Arts will be sponsoring all after school activities for the 2013-2014 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!
Dear Parents and Guardians,
On Friday, September 13, Marshall Academy of the Arts students had 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
If you would like additional information about this amazing assembly please visit www.rachelschallenge.org.
Running of the Rams
Marshall Academy of the Arts second annual "Running of the Rams" fund raiser was held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. 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.
Drop Off and Pick Up!!!
If you drive your child to school, please click here to see the Pick Up Locations.
Ladies and Gentlemen; start your... mousetraps?
After earning First Place in the mousetrap car event at CSULB, Marshall students advanced to Regionals for the MESA competition. Two of our students earned Fourth Place in the Mousetrap car event at the Regionals for the MESA competition. Click here to see more photos from MESA Day 2013.
Marshall Earns Awards at the 2013 Youth Art Festival
There they go again! Marshall Academy of the Arts continues its creative, winning ways. Four young artists were represented this year in the 2013 Norman Gottlieb Youth Art Show and Marshall came away with three student awards. Indy's scratch board drawing, Wolf, received the top honor from about 40 other middle school entries. Mr. Harmon was proud to represent Marshall for the evening and was a surprised recipient of the Honigman Award for Inspired Visual Arts Education. Marshall Academy of the Arts has proven to be a place where creativity and imagination are just the beginning.
The 6th, 7th, and 8th grades each crowned a champion on Friday. Then the champions faced-off for an amazing 2012 Champion game. Click here to see photos of our 2012 Jeopardy Tournament.
Marshall Recognized for 2011-2012 Student Achievement Growth!
Marshall Academy of the Arts was honored at the Elementary, Middle & K-8 Awards program.
Our API grew as we made huge strides in student achievement, school culture and school safety.
A special thanks goes to our students who gave a wonderful performance at the event!