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...  

Parent Council - Everyone Welcome!
Thursday, August 27, 2015 11:20 AM

The next meeting of the Marcy Open Parent Site Council (MOPSC) is on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 6:00.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  This is a chance to learn more about the school!  Click here for more information.

Sports for Grades 6, 7,8
Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:25 AM

For information about the sports available this year for students in Grades 6, 7, 8 - please click here!  September 4 is the last day to sign up for fall sports.

Marcy Soccer for grades 6, 7, 8
Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:25 AM

Co-ed Soccer will be available after school beginning soon for grades 6 - 8.  Click here for more information.  Contact Jess if you have questions at jessica.bowman@mpls.k12.mn.us September 4 is the last day to sign up.

Year-at-a-Glance Calendar
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 2:30 PM

Looking for a calendar for this school year that you can print out and keep?  Click here for our Year-at-a-Glance.

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Supply Lists for Fall 2015-2016
Monday, June 29, 2015 1:30 PM

Thinking about school shopping?  Click here for supply lists from Marcy teachers.  Parents of 5-8 Graders - the supply lists for these grades were changed slightly in mid-July!  If you looked at the lists before then, please double check.

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 $25,000 goal by spring 2012. Brick order form and information...