John Marshall Elementary K-5

Principal
Carla R. Glover

1501 Sellers St
Philadelphia PA 19124
Phone: 215-537-2521

Providing all students with the academic, technological & social skills needed to be productive & contributing citizens in our society.

John Marshall Elementary School

John Marshall Elementary School

IMPORTANT NOTE

Important Dates:

September 2, 2013

Labor Day

Administrative Offices and Schools Closed

September 3-4, 2013

Staff Only

Professional Development

September 5-6, 2013

Rosh Hashanah

Administrative Offices and Schools Closed

September 9, 2013

First day for Grades 1-12 student attendance

September 9, 2013

First day for Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start & Bright Futures student attendance

September 9-13, 2013

Kindergarten parent/teacher interviews

September 16, 2013

First day of Kindergarten student attendance

October 14, 2013

Columbus Day

Administrative Offices and Schools Closed

November 5, 2013

Staff Only

(Election Day) Professional Development Day

November 6, 2013

Staff Only

Professional Development Day

November 11, 2013

Veterans' Day Observed

Administrative Offices and Schools Closed

November 28 - 29, 2013

Thanksgiving Holiday

Administrative Offices and Schools Closed

December 24 - 31, 2013

Winter Recess

Schools Closed

 

Message from the Principal

                       

Message from the principal 

Dear Families,

         It is with great pleasure that I welcome each and every one of you back for the 2013-2014 school year.  If you are new to the John Marshall School Community, we welcome you with open arms. Our district has undergone a MAJOR overhaul, yet despite all of the turmoil and dismay, we still have an obligation and commitment to fulfill to the children of Philadelphia whom depend on US everyday.

         Our test scores and student progress have hit an all-time low and as a result, once again, we did not attain Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).  We are currently in “SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT” Status with the PA Dept. of Ed. We must once again find it within ourselves to dig even deeper to develop meaningful structures, routines, and procedures while strengthening what we have found to be our successes. It is also extremely important that we build meaningful parent partnerships in an effort to create a safe, caring, and respectful environment that nurtures a student’s self-esteem, fosters problem solving, creates life-long learners and produces productive citizens who are positive contributors to society.

 

I am looking forward to reaching new heights as we “Aim for Excellence” for every child, everyday, every hour, every minute, and everywhere at the John Marshall School.  Remember, “Children Really Do Come First” and it does “Take A Village to Raise a Child”, without teamwork our children cannot achieve at high levels, therefore I wish each and every one of you a healthy, productive and rewarding school year.

Your Children Are The BEST!!!!!

Believe It!!! 

                  Sincerely,          

                    Carla R. Glover , Principal

 

                                             

 

Our Core Beliefs

  We will:

  Establish a system within the school that fully ensures the consistent implementation of effective instructional practices across all classrooms.

 

  Establish a system within the school that fully ensures students who are academically at risk are identified early and are supported by a process that provides interventions based upon student needs and includes procedures for monitoring effectiveness.

 

  Establish a system within the school that fully ensures school staff members monitor attendance and student participation in the learning process and respond with classroom and school-wide interventions when students are chronically absent or disengaged.

 

  Establish a system within the school that fully ensures professional development is focused, strategic and implemented with fidelity.

 

 

Vision

John Marshall Elementary School

Carla R. Glover~ Principal

The Vision of the John Marshall School is one in which all learners grow and succeed in a school community that values and accommodates diversity. We believe our students are our greatest resource and therefore entitled to a high quality education. We adhere to the belief that it is the responsibility of the school, parent, and community to create a safe, caring and respectful environment that nurtures a student’s self-esteem, fosters problem solving, creates life-long learners, and produces productive citizens who are positive contributors to society.

 

 

We Will: 

·  Establish a system within the school that fully ensures the consistent implementation of effective instructional practices across all classrooms.

 

·  Establish a system within the school that fully ensures students who are academically at risk are identified early and are supported by a process that provides interventions based upon student needs and includes procedures for monitoring effectiveness.

 

·  Establish a system within the school that fully ensures school staff members monitor attendance and student participation in the learning process and respond with classroom and school-wide interventions when students are chronically absent or disengaged.

 

·  Establish a system within the school that fully ensures each member of the school community promotes, enhances and sustains a shared vision of positive school climate.

 

Calendar

The following is a link to the School District 2012/2013 Calendar

 

 

John Marshall Law

  Be Respectful

  Be Responsible

  Be Peaceful

Be a Problem Solver!

 
  John Marshall School Pledge
Today I will make a difference.
I will study hard and do my best.
I will show kindness and respect.
I will be responsible for my actions.
I will settle problems peacefully.
I will learn all that I can.
If I put my mind to it I can do it!
         I believe in ME!
              Do you? 
 

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