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Marshall Staff Holiday Breakfast 2018 | 12/20

12/8/2018 12:50 pm

Breakfast Pastries

On Thursday, December 20th, help us honor our staff with a delicious breakfast at school!  We'll have some favorite home-cooked items and store bought goodies on our list.  Help us make this event special. Our staff really does deserve it!

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Beyond the Bell Registration Winter 2019

12/8/2018 12:41 pm

Beyond the Bell, SOMSD's after-school program, will open for registration for the fall session and will begin the week of October 1st. 

 Online registration begins Wednesday, December 5th and ends Wednesday, December 12 from the SOMSD site

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Variety Show | 12/8

12/3/2018 8:30 am

"The noblest art is that of making others happy." -PT Barnum


Come one, come all!!! Please join us for the 2018 Marshall Jefferson Variety Show on Saturday, December 8th at 2 pm at the South Orange Middle School Main Auditorium.


To purchase tickets ($10 for adults and $5 for kids) click here to order.

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Come Visit the Enchanted Book Forest

11/24/2018 3:10 pm

Come Visit the Enchanted Forest! The book fairies are eager to greet you as you enter the wonderful world of books! Your child’s Wish List will come home between Monday and Wednesday of this week, and you can purchase any or all of their wishes by coming in to shop or returning the form with your payment. Check the Wish List for purchasing instructions or keep reading for all the details! Remember, the Enchanted Forest is open all week, and you can visit during conferences.

Help create the magic by volunteering by signing up HERE.

As always, please contact any of the book fair crew with questions at or visit the website HERE for all the details.

Enchanted Forest Book Fair Hours are:

Monday, November 26 (9am-3pm)
Tuesday, November 27 (9am-3pm)
Wednesday, November 28 (7:30am-1pm and 6pm-8:30pm)
Thursday, November 29 (8am-1pm and 6pm-8:30pm)
Friday, November 30 (9am-4pm)

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Snow Storm Thank you!!

11/17/2018 3:03 pm

The Marshall PTA would like to give a school wide THANK YOU to all our amazing staff (administrators, teachers and bus drivers) who stayed late to care for our children while we were en route to pick them up.  Principal Horn, Asst. Principal Swyberius, and the staff, teachers, and bus drivers kept our Marshall students safe and calm during this unusual early snow storm. Please read more about the Snow Storm Thank You:

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Snow Storm Feedback

11/16/2018 9:16 am

Many of you have reached out to the PTA Board with questions and suggestions about how we can both advocate for new policies/protocols AND support our staff, students, and families. We wanted to provide a few immediate updates and ways you can get involved if you are interested.

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Beyond the Bell Fall 2018 Class information UPDATE

11/16/2018 12:29 am


Due to the class cancellation on Thursday November 15th, the final Beyond the Bell enrichment sessions are as follows:

Wednesday - 12/5 & 12/12

Thursday - 12/6 & 12/13 (make up from 11/15)  And please note: there are no Beyond the Bell classes during the week of 11/18 or 11/25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday and Parent Teacher conferences.  

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Parent Literacy Night | 11/14

11/8/2018 10:31 am

Come learn more about how Marshall is teaching reading and writing to your children! Marshall staff will host a Reading and Writing Information Night for parents on November 14th, from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.  We hope you can make it!

We would like to get an estimated headcount for the night Please RSVP HERE.

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Beyond the Bell Fall 2018 Class information

10/27/2018 4:23 am

Beyond the Bell's Fall session classes continue thru December.  The last day for Wednesday classes is 12/12, and Thursday classes end 12/6. Beyond the Bell is SOMSD's optional after-school program. For more information visit the SOMSD site

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Halloween Parade | 10/31

10/27/2018 2:01 am

Please plan to attend our Halloween parade on Wednesday, October 31st, 2:30pm. The PTA will be  on the front lawn beginning @ 2pm with seasonal refreshments. For complete Halloween details and guidelines for costumes, please click here.

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