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  • Elementary Battle of the Books 2019-2020

    Does your child love to read? Does your child love to read but may have a hard time finding that ‘just right’ book? Consider having him/her participate in Marvin Elementary’s Battle of the Books program for the 2019-2020 school year.

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  • MES Book Drive

    In April our school held a successful book drive that resulted in the collection of over 2,000 books for the Mobile Book Bus. Thank you for your generous donations. If you didn't get a chance to donate books, its not too late. Donations can be dropped off in the media center.

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  • Let Me Run

    Let Me Run is a running program for 3rd-8thgrade boys, but it’s more about the boy than the run. Combining exercise with activities and lessons, our trained coaches inspire boys to be courageous enough to be themselves, build healthy relationships, and live an active lifestyle.

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  • Winter Scholastic Book Fair

    Thank you Marvin families for supporting our school library by purchasing books at our Scholastic book fairs.

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  • Mandarin Dual Language Immersion Program For Kindergarten

    Did you know that Marvin offers a Dual Language Immersion Program in Chinese?

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  • Countdown to Kindergarten: UCPS provides well-rounded educational experience for its youngest students

    Kindergarten is an exciting moment in time for young students and their families. It’s one of the first steps a child takes in their educational journey and it sets the foundation for developing independence, confidence and positive behavior both in and out of the classroom. That’s why, from the first bell in the morning to the last bell of the school day, UCPS kindergartners are fully engaged in developing new skills and a love for learning that will set them up for success in college, career and life.

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  • 12 Gifts of Kindness

    Marvin elementary students showed kindness by completing the '12 Gift of Kindness' challenge. Each day leading up to winter break students were challenged to show kindness to one another in a variety of ways, such as helping a friend or saying thank you to a school staff member.

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  • Canned Food Drive

    Marvin elementary student council organized a succesful canned food drive. Our generous families donated 1,813 food items which were collected and sent to the Union County Christmas Bureau for distribution to families in need. Thank you to everyone for your generosity.

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  • Computer Science Education Week

    The week of December 3rd - 7th is Computer Science Education Week (CSEW). CSEW gives children the opportunity to explore concepts related to computer programming and to participate in the Hour of Code which is a world wide event in which children globally spend at least one hour learning how to write computer code.

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  • Veteran's Day Surprise

    Custodian, Cheri Newell a Gulf War Veteran who served 15 years in the Navy and Assistant Principal, Deanna White who is also a Gulf War Naval Veteran were honored with a surprise Veteran's day celebration on Friday, November 9th. Students made cards and posters and lined our school's hallways to greet and say thank you for their service in the Navy.

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  • Thanks for Giving

    We wanted to take a moment and say "Thank You" to everyone - families, students, staff and teachers - who supported our school during our Invest for Success campaign! It was awesome to see the excitement the students on campus had these last few days leading up to the big Pig Kissing Event.

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  • Fall Book Fair Thank You

    Thank Marvin Families and Community members for making our Fall Scholastic Book Fair a huge success! Of course the book fair could not have been successful without our amazing parent volunteers. Especially, Mrs. Kim Vandenberg who was responsible for overseeing the book fair.

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  • First Graders Learn About Community Helpers

    ori Sanders 2nd grade class researched Community Service Workers as part of their social studies unit “Civics and Government.” Each group chose a different community member to research and made a poster. Afterwards the class participated in a silent gallery walk, where students took the time to observe and discuss the posters.

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  • Let Me Run

    Let Me Run is a nonprofit wellness program that inspires boys to be themselves, be active, and belong. With a comprehensive curriculum that applies the power of running, the program encourages boys to develop their psychological, emotional and social health, in addition to their physical health. 4th and 5th grade boys are invited to be a part of this special program

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  • STEM in the Media Center

    Students in grades 3-5 have been enjoying STEM activities in the media center, thanks to the genorosity of our PTO and private donors for helping to purchase furniture, ipads, a SMARTboard Interactive display, and supplies.

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  • Scholastic Book Fair Success

    Thank you Marvin families for supporting our school library by purchasing books at our Scholastic book fairs. This year we raised $4,961.23 and purchased over 600 books for the media center. All of the funds that have been raised go directly to the media center to provide resources for our students and staff.

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  • Kindergarten Mandarin Students Celebrate Spring Festival.

    During the month of February, China celebrates a traditional festival called the Spring Festival. The children in the Kindergarten Mandarin class celebrated this special festival with their families at school.

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  • Kindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of School

    Kindergarten celebrated the 100th day of school on Wednesday, February 14. They are showing their 100 days of being smarter by their reading, writing and math skills.

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  • WBTV Meteorologist Lyndsay Tapases Visits MES

    WBTV Meteorologist Lyndsay Tapases recently stopped by Marvin Elementary to talk to second graders about weather. During her presentation, the on-air personality focused on the different types of weather instruments meteorologists use to help make weather forecasts. She also discussed the water cycle, the differences between clouds, and weather safety.

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  • Second Graders Practice Persuasive Writing

    Inspired by Drew Daywalt's book The Day the Crayons Quit, every child in Mr. Hazel's 2nd grade class wrote a letter to a young boy named Duncan from the perspective of a crayon, in order to persuade him to use them more.

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