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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...  

Free Winter Camping Trip
Thursday, December 07, 2017 12:00 PM

Minneapolis Public Schools offers students the opportunity to take a free trip to the Northwoods Audubon Center over Winter Break.

ALC and Community Education Winter Session Registration
Thursday, December 07, 2017 12:00 PM

Registration for the winter session of ALC and Community Education classes will begin Friday, December 8th and run through Friday, December 22nd.

Vision Screening
Thursday, December 07, 2017 12:00 AM

Vision screening by The Phillips Eye Institute's Early Youth Eyecare Community Initiative will be taking place in the media center on Tuesday, December 12th.

Check It Out Chess Tournament Results
Monday, December 04, 2017 12:00 AM

Several students from Marcy Open School participated in Minneapolis Public Schools’ Check It Out chess tournament this past Saturday, December 1st.

Winter Band Concert
Friday, December 01, 2017 12:00 AM

Our Winter Concert is fast approaching on Tuesday, December 12.

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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...