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Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey for 7th and 8th graders

January 23, 2015
Dear Parent:

Our school is participating in the Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) sponsored by the Vermont Department of Education and the Vermont Department of Health. The survey gathers information about health risk behaviors of 6th through 8th grade students. The survey includes questions about nutrition, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, physical exercise, injuries, and sexual behavior. Schools, communities and state agencies will use the results of the survey to evaluate programs, plan new programs and to secure future funding.

We are planning to administer the survey to 7th and 8th graders on March 5th.

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NAEP assessment, Feb.12 for all 4th and 8th graders

January 23, 2015
Dear Parent or Guardian:

The Marlboro School has been selected to represent schools across the nation by participating in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Read more »

Free Passes for Mount Snow

Below is information on “Choose sNOw!” Mount Snow’s program for area youth to earn a season’s pass by performing community service (participation in their town Green-Up Day); and attending 2 substance abuse prevention educational events. The Choose sNOw program is for any student currently in grades 6 – 11.

2015 Choose Snow Announcement

Snow Day

There will be no school on Tuesday, 1/27. Enjoy the snow. download

Calendar of Events

    School Board Meeting 6 pm
  • Feb 04 Pam’s Class Field Research to Billings Farm
  • Feb 16 – 20 SCHOOL CLOSED for Winter Recess
  • Mar 02 School Board Meeting 6pm
  • Mar 03 SCHOOL CLOSED for Town Meeting

Note from Francie 1/23/15

Hats off to all of you who, despite cold and ice, made up an appreciative audience at the Instrumental Concert.  The strings program at Marlboro has gotten stronger and stronger with students continuing to study violin right through Junior High.  David Tasgal had the students playing a number of pieces in several parts.  This allowed the youngest musicians to play a simple part while the more experienced played advanced parts.  The Marlboro String Ensemble stole the show with Vivaldi’s Spring. Then Michael McKinney’s band students played a number of pieces – acoustic, rock, and more traditional band.  Despite technical difficulties, they brought down the house with Take Me to the River.  Congratulations to all the student musicians and special appreciation to 8th graders Aidan, Linaea, and Frida.

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Help the Junior High Get to Costa Rica

Junior High students are available to baby or pet sit in order to raise money for the upcoming trip to Costa Rica. Please contact the school at 254-2809 or to schedule.

Pre-Town Meeting

Warning: On Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 6pm, the Marlboro School Board plans to attend the Pre-Town Meeting at the Marlboro Town Office without an agenda or intent to conduct any business.

School District Warning for 2015

Annual Meeting  March 3, 2015

 Complete 2015 School District Warning

Minutes School Board Meeting – January 19, 2015 – Draft

Attending: Jen Carr, Will Brooke-deBock, Francie Marbury, Principal, Steven John, Superintendent, Tim Hayes, Teacher Representative.

Jen Carr called the meeting called to order at 6:10 pm.

Jen moved to go into Executive Session to discuss salary contracts. Read more »

Video of Community Meeting

BCTV filmed the School Board Community Meeting with our local representatives. You can view it on their website.

Thanks BCTV!

Food Drive

Thank you for your contributions to our Deerfield Valley Food Pantry drive. We had four full boxes to donate! Some food arrived too late so we have decided to continue with an ongoing collection throughout the school year. The food pantry often gets forgotten at other times of the year, so we thought why not keep it going! We will leave one box in the hallway and, when it’s filled, I’ll drop it off. So if you have any extra cans of food or buy a couple of items to put in the box, we would appreciate it! Thanks again!                                      The Primary Class


2223881It’s Parsnip month! Check out these delicious recipes from Food Connects:

Baked Parsnip Chips
Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes
Roasted Parsnips and Carrots with Honey Glaze

L’After News for January

We are off and running with session 3 of L’After!

Its a busy line up with so much creation and movement taking place.  I want to give a special thanks to all of my wonderful group leaders… Gretchen Webber with “Eat like a Dinosaur” where kids are learning about how delicious low-process and nutritious foods can be, Corinna Inman who is not only assisting with “Eat like a Dinosaur” but is also leading “Gotcha Games,” Kelly Salasin is keeping the kids on their toes with “After School Dance Party,” Matt Chapman is leading our homework group, and Sue Aldridge is creating paper mache monsters as Emily Walsh guides our knitters.    Read more »

January Menus

Baseketball Calendar

P&F Meeting November 6, 2014

Thanks to all who attended the P&F meeting and all who are working behind the scenes to prepare for the Book Fair and Holiday Bazaar on December 12 and 13.  The following are notes on the meeting taken by Robin MacArthur. Read more »