R.M. MARRS MAGNET CENTER


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!

Where Your Future Begins...

R. M. Marrs Magnet Center is a magnet school specializing in the areas of mathematics, economics and information technology. R. M. Marrs is one of only three middle schools in the Omaha Public Schools to offer the Dual Language Program. The main focus of R. M. Marrs Magnet Center is high student achievement. The unique schedule offers four 90 minute instructional blocks per day that gives students the opportunity to spend more intensive and quality time on their studies. The diverse, enthusiastic and talented Marrs staff is dedicated to implementing a creative curriculum focused on student achievement across grade levels.

R. M. Marrs Magnet Center es una escuela magnet especializada  en las áreas de matemáticas, economía y tecnología de la información. R. M. Marrs es una de las tres escuelas de nivel medio de  Omaha Public Schools que ofrecen el Programa de Doble Lenguaje. El enfoque principal de R.M Marrs Magnet Center es el alto rendimiento estudiantil. Nuestro horario ofrece cuatro bloques de enseñanza de 90 minutos por día que les da la oportunidad a los estudiantes de dedicar más tiempo intensivo y de calidad a sus estudios. El personal diverso, entusiasta y talentoso está dedicado a implementar un currículo creativo que se enfoca en el rendimiento de los estudiantes de todos los grados.

At the Omaha Public Schools, we expect face coverings to be worn in all school buildings.  Thank you for your cooperation.

MARRS WEEKLY ACADEMIC NEWSLETTERS LINKEach week, grade level teachers create a newsletter that provides families with information on guaranteed, viable curriculum, daily objectives, classroom activities, and daily homework.  Click on the link below to download your child's grade level academic newsletter.

 5th Grade      6th Grade       7th Grade      8th Grade     ACP      


Update on Meals2Go:
Meal Pickup Procedures
 
We are happy to support student success through our Meals2Go program. We have some important program updates to share, designed to make pick up easier for our families. 
 
Click here to request meals for Aug. 31 through Sept. 25. We ask that you complete the request form by midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 26 to allow staff time to prepare.
 
After Wednesday, Aug. 26, if your family would like to request meals or alter their meal order for September, please call Nutrition Services at (531) 299-0230.
 
Updated Meal Pickup Procedures for Aug. 31 – Sept. 25
 
  • Families will only need to pick up meals on Monday and Wednesday. Monday packages will have meals for that day and Tuesday. Wednesday packages will have meals for that day, Thursday and Friday.
 
  • If you have students in multiple schools, you may now select which school is most convenient to pick up meals. The window of time for pickup is 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday.
 
  • Changes for Labor Day
  • Monday, Sept. 7 - Schools will not be in session and meals will not be distributed.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 8 - One day of meals will be available for pickup.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 9 - Meals for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be available for pickup.
 
A reminder that all breakfast meals are complimentary. Depending on a student’s meal status, there may be a cost for each lunch. Families interested in applying for free or reduced-price school meals for the 2020-21 school year can submit an application here: https://www.schoolcafe.com/.
 
For more information on the Meals2Go program, click here or contact Nutrition Services at (531) 299-0230.
 
 
 
Actualización en el programa Meals2Go:
Proceso para recoger la comida.
 
Estamosmuy contentos de apoyar el éxito de los estudiantes a través de nuestro programa Meals2Go. Tenemos algunas actualizaciones importantes del programa para compartirles, diseñadas para hacer la entrega más fácil a nuestras familias. 
 
Click here  para solicitar la comida del 31 de agosto a el 25 de septiembre.  Les pedimos completar esta forma de registro antes de la medianoche del miércoles 26 de agosto, para permitir que el personal se prepare.
 
Después del miércoles 26 de agosto, si a su familia le gustaría solicitar comida ó modificar su orden de comidas para septiembre, por favor llame a Servicios de Nutrición al (531) 299-0230
Actualización del proceso para recoger comidas del 31 de agosto al 25 de septiembre.
 
  • Las familias solo tendrán que recoger las comidas los lunes y miércoles. Los paquetes del lunes tendrán comidas para ese día y para el martes. Los paquetes del miércoles tendrán comidas para ese día, jueves y viernes.
 
  • Si usted tiene estudiantes en diferentes escuelas, deberá escoger cual es la más conveniente para usted para recoger todas sus comidas. El horario para recogerlas es de 10:30 a.m. a 1 p.m. cada lunes y miércoles.
 
  • Cambios por el día de Labor Day
  • Lunes, Sept. 7 - Las escuelas no estarán abiertas no habrá distribución.
    Martes, Sept. 8 -  Este día podrá recoger la comida. Miércoles Sept. 9 - Comidas para miércoles, jueves y viernes estarán disponibles para ser recogidas.
 
Les recordamos que el desayuno es gratuito pero dependiendo del resultado de la solicitud del almuerzo, este puede tener un costo. Las familias interesadas en presentar la solicitud de almuerzo escolar gratuito o a precio reducido para el año escolar 2020-2021 pueden presentar su solicitud en:https://www.schoolcafe.com/.
 
Para obtener más información sobre el programaclick here o contacte a Nutrition Services al (531) 299-0230.

 


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

OPS is hosting a Family Support Center on the following dates and times at Morton Middle School:

 

Place: Cafeteria

 

Time:  6:00 - 8:00 pm

 

Dates:  

Monday, August 31st

Tuesday, September 8th

Monday, September 14th

Monday, September 21st

Monday, September 28th

 

People will be available to answer general questions and help with student enrollment and meal applications.  



Counselors and social workers will also be available.  

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OPS está organizando un Centro de Apoyo Familiar en las siguientes fechas y horas en Morton Middle School:

Lugar: Cafetería

Horario:  6:00 - 8:00 pm

Fechas:  

Lunes, 31 de agosto

Martes, 8 de septiembre

Lunes, 14 de septiembre

Lunes, 21 de septiembre

Lunes, 28 de septiembre

El personal estará disponibles para ayudarle con la inscripción de los estudiantes, solicitudes para almuerzos.

También estarán disponibles consejeros y trabajadores sociales.

 
8/26/20
 
Please see below for important updates to our Meals2Go and Family Support Center programs.
 
 
Omaha Public Schools Community,
 
The 2020-21 school year has begun, and we are excited to be learning with our students once again. While health conditions call for remote learning at this time, we look forward to holding classes in person as soon as conditions allow.
 
Regular school attendance is crucial to the development and education of students, and this is especially true during remote learning. Daily engagement through the first weeks of school will ensure students are on track and prepared, especially as we look toward a return to in-person learning when it is possible.
 
Attendance is being taken each day for each student. If your student will be absent, even for remote learning, please contact the school's attendance secretary before 7:40 a.m. for secondary students and 8:50 a.m. for elementary students. If you leave a voicemail, please include your student's name and the reason for the absence. We appreciate your partnership and support and look forward to learning together in person soon.
 
Click the video below to take a look inside our virtual classrooms from the first week of school:
 
Update on Meals2Go:
Meal Pickup Procedures
 
We are happy to support student success through our Meals2Go program. We have some important program updates to share, designed to make pick up easier for our families. 
 
Click here to request meals for Aug. 31 through Sept. 25. We ask that you complete the request form by midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 26 to allow staff time to prepare.
 
After Wednesday, Aug. 26, if your family would like to request meals or alter their meal order for September, please call Nutrition Services at (531) 299-0230.
 
Updated Meal Pickup Procedures for Aug. 31 – Sept. 25
 
  • Families will only need to pick up meals on Monday and Wednesday. Monday packages will have meals for that day and Tuesday. Wednesday packages will have meals for that day, Thursday and Friday.
 
  • If you have students in multiple schools, you may now select which school is most convenient to pick up meals. The window of time for pickup is 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday.
 
  • Changes for Labor Day
  • Monday, Sept. 7 - Schools will not be in session and meals will not be distributed.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 8 - One day of meals will be available for pickup.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 9 - Meals for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be available for pickup.
 
A reminder that all breakfast meals are complimentary. Depending on a student’s meal status, there may be a cost for each lunch. Families interested in applying for free or reduced-price school meals for the 2020-21 school year can submit an application here: https://www.schoolcafe.com/.
 
For more information on the Meals2Go program, click here or contact Nutrition Services at (531) 299-0230.
 
Update on Family Support Center:
New Location and Schedule
 
Attendance and participation in remote learning is extremely important. This is why we are providing in-person assistance for our families to meet one-on-one with technical support, nutritional services, counselors and other district staff.
 
All visitors will be required to wear facial coverings while at the Family Support Center. We ask all staff and families to maintain distance whenever possible for the health and well-being of everyone.
 
Family Support Center New Location and Schedule
 
The Family Support Centers at Beveridge Middle, Bryan Middle and Skinner Magnet Center will no longer be open. Our Family Support Center will now be housed in one centralized location:
 
  • Morton Middle School
  • 4606 Terrace Dr, Omaha, NE 68134
 
The Family Support Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the following days:
 
  • Monday, Aug. 31
  • Tuesday, Sept. 8
  • Monday, Sept. 14
  • Monday, Sept. 21
  • Monday, Sept. 28
 
Services Available at the OPS Family Support Center
 
The following services will be available for families:
 
  • 1 to 1 Technology Support
  • Nutrition Services to assist with meal applications and Meals2Go
  • Student and Community Services
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Student Support Liaisons
  • Bilingual Liaisons
 
In addition to in-person supports, we have produced several videos to help families navigate district-provided iPads. To review these resources, click here.
 
Omaha Public Schools 2020-21 District Calendar
 
To download a larger version of the 2020-21 calendar, click here.
Community Resources
Contact Us
 
If you have additional questions, please consider which of the following department below may best meet your needs.
 
Contact Student Information Services at SIS@ops.org for:
  • Current or past student proof of education
  • Pre-K and K registration or physicals
 
Contact the Student Placement Office at StudentPlacement@ops.org for:
  • Transfer requests
  • Questions regarding home attendance areas
 
Contact Human Resources at HRInfo@ops.org for:
  • Current or former staff proof of employment
  • Employee payment or insurance questions
  • Retirement information
  • Healthcare information
 
Contact the Remote Learning Department at RemoteLearning@ops.org for:
  • Questions about the remote learning program
 
Contact your child's school for:
  • Technical assistance with remote learning or their district iPad or computer
  • Access to Infinite Campus or parent portal
  • Enrollment questions
  • School-specific events or safety procedures
 
For health and safety related questions, please contact info@ops.org.
 
Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to accept allegations regarding non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531) 299-9822. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director for the Office of Equity and

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.

 

Please click the links for more information.

Connect2Compete
*Restrictions apply. You must not be an existing Cox internet customer, your household must have at least one K-12 student and participate in the National School Lunch Program, SNAP, and/or TANF; who receive Tenant-Based Vouchers, Project-Based Vouchers or Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); and/or who live in Public Housing, are eligible for Cox’s Connect2Compete discounted Internet service offer. Not available in all areas.

Local Cox Hotspot Locations

 

Haga clic en el enlace para obtener más información.
Connect2Compete
*Se aplican restricciones. Usted no debe ser un cliente de Internet Cox existente, su hogar debe tener por lo menos un estudiante de K-12 y participar en el Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares, SNAP y/o TANF; que reciben vales basados en alquiler, vales basados en proyectos o asistencia de alquiler basada en proyectos (PBRA) de la Sección 8; y/o que viven en Vivienda Pública, son elegibles para la oferta de servicio de Internet con descuento Connect2Compete de Cox. No disponible en todas las áreas.
 
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Online Enrollments/ Inscripciones en Línea

Marrs Magnet School Improvement Plan
School Intended Outcomes

NSCAS (State Test)
This assessment identifies students as proficient on grade level standards and ELA, math, and science.
NSCAS % "On Track" or "College and Career Ready"
2019-2020 Math Goal Achievement 44.9%
2019-2020 Reading Goal Achievement: 38.1%

MAP Growth
This is the district's ongoing assessment throughout the school year.  This is an online, computerized assessment given three times per year (fall, winter, and spring).  MAP Growth results help teachers identify skills student know and the skills the students need to learn.  You may hear your child refer to their RIT score.
MAP Projected Growth
2019-2020  Math Goal Achievement: 61.2%
2019-2020  Reading Goal Achievement: 52.2%
2019-2020  Science Goal Achievement: 48.6%
MAP Grade Level Norm:
2019-2020 Math Goal Achievement: 50.5%
2019-202 Reading Goal Achievement: 47.6%
2019-2020 Science Goal Achievement: 45.1%

School Mission:
All students will achieve to their highest potential.

Marrs SIP Plan 2019-2020 PDF

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/3nm2j

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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/70sjk

 

 

 

 

LIFE ON MARRS

WE MISS YOU, FALCONS!

 

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