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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...  

Parent-Teacher Conferences
Monday, February 12, 2018 12:00 AM

Marcy will be holding Evening Conferences on Thursday, February 15th and Daytime Conferences on Friday, February. Click the headline above to learn more.

Marcy Writers' & Artists' Fair
Monday, February 12, 2018 12:00 AM

Marcy’s Writers’ & Artists’ Fair is a one-night event where students have the chance to showcase their writing and artwork. Please click the headline above to learn more.

African American Family Involvement Day
Monday, January 29, 2018 12:00 AM

Friday, February 2nd is African American Family Involvement Day at Marcy. Please click the headline above to learn more.

Pennies for Patients
Monday, January 22, 2018 12:00 AM

Two after school classes are collaborating to support the Pennies for Patients program from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Please click the headline above to learn more.

Parent Volunteers Needed for 2018 Marcy Artist Residency
Monday, January 22, 2018 12:00 AM

The 2018 Marcy Artist Residency starts Monday, January 29th, and volunteers are needed to help in the classroom. Please click the headline above to learn more.

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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...