R.M. MARRS MAGNET CENTER

Where your future begins...


5619 South 19th Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Phone: (531) 299-2420
Fax: (531) 299-2439
marrs.principal@ops.org
 





#LifeonMarrs

2020 Buffet Award Winner

Congratulations to Ms. Lee, one of the Alice Buffett Outstanding Teachers Award winners for 2020!

RM Marrs Magnet Center Falcon Flyer

Stay connected, RM Marrs Family. Select one of the links below (either English or Spanish) and connect with our school community and resources.  

Be safe and healthy, Falcons!

English: https://www.smore.com/6sr5p

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Manténgase conectado, RM Marrs Family. Seleccione uno de los enlaces a continuación (inglés o español) y conéctese con nuestra comunidad escolar y recursos.

¡Esté seguro y saludable, Falcons!

Espanol: https://www.smore.com/278rn

 

Connect with RM Marrs online!

https://www.facebook.com/RM-Marrs-Magnet-Middle-School-244556262362440/?scrlybrkr=0493d28b

http://twitter.com/OPS_RMMARRS

https://marrs.ops.org/

 

 

 

 

 

Common Sense Parenting Information

Información de sentido común para padres

There are social-emotional supports available for your student and family during this time. School counselors, psychologists and social workers continue to be accessible by email with questions or concerns.

Request Form to see School Social Worker

Omaha Public Schools also partners with the Boys Town National Hotline to offer 24/7 access to trained counselors by phone. That number is 531-299-SAFE (7233). Please reach out if you or a loved one is struggling.

Please continue to look out for one another. We are here for you.

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Contamos con apoyos socioemocionales que están disponibles para su estudiante y familia durante este tiempo. Los consejeros escolares, psicólogos y trabajadora social siguen siendo accesibles por correo electrónico para contestar sus preguntas o inquietudes.

Forma para poder consultar a la trabajadora social.
 

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha están asociados con Boys Town National Hotline para ofrecer 24/7 acceso a consejeros capacitados vía teléfono. El número es 531-299-SAFE (7233). Por favor, llame si usted o un ser querido está teniendo palabras.
 

Por favor, continuemos ayudándonos unos a otros. Estamos aquí para usted.

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TEAMS Reference Sheet

Tarjeta de Referencia de los Equipos


Contact the school FIRST before doing the following.

Connectivity
If it is connectivity related, T-Mobile is the internet provider contracted by Omaha Public Schools. Our staff is in regular contact with them. If families are experiencing cellular data issues, the T-Mobile contact number is 1-844-341-4834.

 
Apple Support
Apple, our iPad provider, has two support options for families:
Multi-Lingual Family Introduction Videos
Student and Community Services created an introductory video that is translated into several languages common in Omaha Public Schools.    https://www.youtube.com/user/OmahaPubSchool/videos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comuníquese PRIMERO con la escuela antes de hacer lo siguiente.
 
Conectividad
Si tiene un problema de conexión; T-Mobile es el proveedor de Internet contratado por las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha. Nuestro personal está en contacto regular con ellos. Si las familias tienen problemas con los datos móviles, el número de contacto de T-Mobile es 1 - 844 - 341 - 4834.
 
Soporte Apple
Apple, es nuestro proveedor del iPad, tiene dos opciones de soporte para familias:
  • Soporte telefónico 24/7 que está disponible en 1 - 800 - 800 - 2775, opción 3
  • Sitio web de soporte de Apple: https://support.apple.com/ipa
Videos de introducción para las familas en diferente idiomas
Student and Community Services crearon un video introductorio que se traduce a varios idiomas que se hablan en las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha. https://www.youtube.com/user/OmahaPubSchool/videos


Haga clic aquí para obtener la información en español.

Thanksgiving Food

Agency: Heartland Hope Mission

2020 Thanksgiving food pantries - (Use South Entrance) Subject to change

November 17-25. No preregistration necessary. Thanksgiving food will be distributed during normal pantry hours. Families may choose either a turkey or ham as their holiday meat.

Food pantries are available during the following days and times:
Tuesdays 6:30 pm-7:30 pm (November 17 and 24)
Thursdays 1:30 pm-4 pm (November 19)
Saturdays 9:30 am-12 noon (November 21)

Pantry Hours and Locations: 

South Omaha Pantry Hours 
2021 U Street, Omaha, NE 68107

Saturday November 14th - 10:30 am –11:30 am **Regular pantry

Saturday, November 21st -10:30 am -11:30 am **Thanksgiving pantry

What to bring to receive a Thanksgiving pantry.

  • Head of Household ID

Turkey 'N Fixins

Agency: Open Door Mission

Empowers low income individuals and families in need with the ingredients to cook a Thanksgiving meal in their own home.

2020 Registration
November 1st-25th, Tue-Sat,10 am-3 pm at 3 locations:
Elkhorn Family Outreach/Donation Center
Timberlake Outreach Center
Council Bluffs Family Outreach/Donation Center


-Must bring Photo ID for adult registering and proof of current residency. 
-One registration per household (address); only adults can register.
-Only one (1) Turkey per household/box.
-Applicants must bring their own boxes or bags for their items.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Agency: Bellevue Christian Center

Bellevue Christian Center
Main Phone :(402) 291-0616
Fax:(402) 291-5904
1400 Harvell Drive
Bellevue, NE 68005

Languages Available:  Fees:None Intake:No reservations needed

Eligibility:No restrictions

Drive thru meals pick up on Nov. 21 at Open door mission:

Salvation Army: Our Christmas Assistance Programs

As the pandemic continues, we are taking extra steps to ensure the safety of everyone signing up for Christmas Assistance this year. To maximize the safety of all, the sign-up process will be done online this year; there will not be any in-person sign-ups for 2020. Please note, children served by this program must be 15 years of age or younger. 

2020 Christmas assistance sign-ups begin October 29 at 9 a.m. 

https://saangeltree.org/

https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/omaha/christmas-assistance-sign-up/

If you are unable to register online, please call the phone number listed herethat corresponds with your zip code.

To be eligible for Christmas Assistance, the following requirements must be met:

  • Photo ID
  • Must meet Health & Human Services poverty guidelines (proof of income needed)
  • Social Security cards/birth certificates or another official document for every person
  • Address verification (dated within 30 days)

Christmas Assistance distribution
To maximize safety, the delivery and pick-up of all Christmas Assistance-related items will be done differently this year. We are working through plans for contactless, drive-thru-style pick-ups. Please check back for more information regarding distribution. 

Toys for TOTS Omaha, Nebraska Request Toys

To Request Toys for your Family:
Please register with one of the non-profit agencies in the list below or call 2-1-1 to be directed to the closest non-profit in your area. 

 

Organization:Charles Drew Health Center, INC.
Website:charlesdrew.com
Address:2915 Grant Street
Omaha, Nebraska, 68111
Douglas County, Nebraska, 68111
Phone:402-510-9979
Jacque.Cook@charlesdrew.com

 

Organization:Harrison Elementary School
Website:https://harrison.ops.org/
Address:5304 Hamilton Street
Omaha, Nebraska, 68132
Douglas County, Nebraska, 68132
Phone:402-554-8535
danielle.herzog@ops.org

 

Organization:Kids Can Community Center
Website:kidscan.org
Address:4860 Q St
Omaha, Nebraska, 68117
Douglas County, Nebraska, 68117
Phone:402-731-6988
acorral@kidscan.org

Organization:KVC Nebraska
Website:https://nebraska.kvc.org/
Address:11550 I Street, Suite 100
Omaha, Nebraska, 68137
Douglas County, Nebraska, 68137
Phone:402-312-0280
adbrown@kvc.org

Organization:M.O.R.E.(Minority Outreach Resource Education
Website:Morehelpforfamilies
Address:1942 S. 42nd St. Suite 205
OMAHA , Nebraska, 68105
Douglas County, Nebraska, 68105
Phone:402-214-7307
pd2leeky@yahoo.com

Organization:Omaha Foster Care Children's Square
Website:www.childrenssquare.org
Address:5017 Leavenworth St
Omaha, Nebraska, 68106
Douglas County, Nebraska, 68106
Phone:402-556-6765
muhlig@childrenssquare.org

Organization:Omaha Housing Authority
Website:www.ohauthority.org
Address:5511 S 30th St
Omaha, Nebraska, 68107
Douglas County, Nebraska, 68107
Phone:402-651-5138
JRobinson@ohauthority.org

Organization:Saint Francis Ministries, Nebraska Inc.
Website:https://saintfrancisministries.org/nebraska/
Address:3311 N 93rd Street
Omaha, Nebraska, 68134
Douglas County, Nebraska, 68134
Phone:402-990-9857
jodie.austin@st-francis.org

 

Christmas in South O

Agency: Heartland Hope Mission

Provides 2 to 3 toys for children ages 0-17.  To be eligible for registration, a form of ID for every child and photo ID for parent or legal guardian is required.  IDs accepted: Social security card preferred, birth certificates, passports, Medicaid or insurance cards, school ID cards, or state issued ID.  Parent or legal guardian must be present to register children to receive gifts.

Registration: November 5 and ends on November 24

Toys will be distributed December 17, 19, and 22 at the Christmas for South O party. To attend, families must be pre-registered and provide the ticket that was given at the time of registration.

Project Santa's Drive-Thru Christmas (Toy and Joy Shop)

Agency: Open Door Mission

Empowers low income parents to have gifts for their children (ages 0-12) under the tree on Christmas morning from themselves or Santa.

This will be a Drive-Thru event providing 1 -2 toys for each child, books, diapers, coloring books and a Holiday food box. This program serves children ages birth to 12

2020 Registration:
-Registration will be during Holiday Hours in the months of November and December, Tue- Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at all 3   

-To register, an adult must bring photo ID, proof of current address, and SS card and birth certificate for each child being registered. Only one adult per household will need to be present. 
-Children can only be registered for Project Santa once.
-There is no childcare provided. Do NOT bring children.
-Applicants will choose a date and time for the Drive-Thru distribution.

 

Timberlake Outreach Center:(402) 829-1510
Main Open Door Mission Ofc:(402) 422-1111
2107 East Locust Street
Omaha, NE 68110

Catholic Charities
The holiday assistance is available as part of Operation Others in Douglas and nearby counties. Based on donations, toys, games, winter attire, food baskets, and other help is offered at Christmas. Call the church at (402) 829-9236.

NEW: OPS INCLEMENT WEATHER PLAN 

Following the successful implementation of our district 1 to 1 Technology Initiative, Omaha Public Schools is able to support student engagement on days where inclement weather or other unexpected events would prevent people from attending on-site. The remote day will consist of shortened live instruction and virtual office hours for students and families. Students will follow their normal A-day or B-day schedule; however, blocks have been shortened to accommodate the modified school day. Teachers will be available during "Office Hours" from 1 - 2 pm.

Secondary Inclement Weather Schedule:

Block 1/2: 8:40 - 9:10 am

Block 3/4: 9:15 - 9:45 am

Block 5/6: 9:50 - 10:20 am

Block 7/8: 10:25 - 10:55 am

Student Office Hours: 1 - 2 pm

Sample 6th Grade Student Schedule:

Block 1/2: ELA

Block 3/4: Music/PE (Music, 9:15 - 9:30 am and PE, 9:30 - 9:45 am)

Block 5/6: Math

Block 7/8: Science (A-day) or Social Studies (B-day)

Office Hours from 1 - 2 pm

Please feel free to contact your student's counselor or grade-level administrator with questions or for clarification.

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