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Marcy Open School

Marcy Open School offers a learning climate where the student is the center, emphasizing academic achievement as well as personal development that promotes lifelong learning and individual goal setting. Learning takes place in looping classrooms (except kindergarten) where many activities occur at the same time, using an integrated curriculum in which students are taught to take responsibility for themselves and their learning. Teachers function as guides and facilitators of learning. Marcy strongly promotes learning through the arts by involving students in arts activities with local artists through the Marcy Arts Partnership; and emphasizes a commitment to peace education through its membership as an International Peace Site. Parents are welcome in school as observers, helpers and classroom participants. What is an Open School?

School Tours for Prospective Parents

Interested in having your child attend Marcy Open School? Why not take a tour? During the tour you can ask questions, meet teachers and staff, visit the library/media center, theater, gym, multipurpose room, and classrooms. Tours will resume in October.  If you are interested in a tour, please contact Marcy's Family and Community Liaison in the fall to schedule a visit. Tour details...  

8th Grade Completion Ceremony - June 14
Thursday, May 25, 2017 4:20 PM

The Completion Ceremony for 8th graders takes place on the last day of school, June 14, at 1:00 in the gym.  Seating is "first come, first served."  The ceremony is followed by cookies and lemonade and a chance to say good-bye!  We will be done by bus time, for those students who need to take the bus home.  If you have questions, ask Eve.

May Peacemakers Available Now
Thursday, May 25, 2017 10:45 AM

The list of students recognized as Peacemakers for the month of April is available now!  Look on the right side of this page for the Peace sign!

Beatlemania Final Concert! June 2
Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:25 AM

Marcy first graders have Beatlemania!  Please join the first grade classrooms in the Marcy theatre for a special concert culminating a 14-week MAP residency.  Friday, June 2 at 2:00 pm.

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Spring Music Concert - May 25
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 12:50 PM

The concert will begin at 6:00 pm in the Marcy Theater and feature the following groups: Marlin Singers, 4th Grade Band, 5th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, 7th/8th Grade Band  We're looking forward to seeing you at the concert!

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The Vocabulary Parade is Coming!
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 9:40 AM

Students in grades k-4 will be participating in a Vocabulary Parade on June 6 at 1:30 pm.  This parade is a wonderful way to celebrate words and reading, as well as giving kids a chance to dress up!   Paperwork for parents was sent home in backpacks, but you can find downloadable copies of all paper work here.

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Marcy Teach Peace Yard Signs
Monday, May 01, 2017 1:00 PM

Yard Signs featuring "Teach Peace" and Marcy Open School are available for $15.00.  Click here to see a photo of the design and to download an order form.

Marcy Annual Fund
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 12:20 PM

The Annual Fund is a great way to help support Marcy classroom teachers and activities.  To make a donation all you need to do is click on the button in the right hand side bar. Click here to learn more about the impact of Marcy Open Parent Council funding, or to donate via check. 

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Marvelous Marcy Magazine Sale!
Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:25 AM

The Magazine Sale with student prize incentives has ended, but you can sill order all year! Marcy gets 45% of the sales! Orders can be placed online at: WWW.APMAGS.COM The school code is: MARCYOPEN 

Marcy Path to Peace | Terry Labyrinth
Marcy Path to Peace and Terry Labyrinth Project
Saturday, September 11, 2010 8:55 AM

Buy a Brick, Build a Labyrinth Support the Marcy Open Community and Marcy Holmes Neighborhood in transforming the unusable space next to the playground with a 30 x 30 foot labyrinth as a focal point that will be a permanent Peace destination to all with a donation brick pathway leading to the sidewalk. Purchase a brick for $150, $400, or $1,000 to help us reach our goal. Brick order form and information...