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Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 1/16/2018
All Frances Slocum Elementary families are invited to join us for Family Building Night!

There will be marble mazes, Legos, and other building activities, and there will also be pizza, door, prizes, and more!

The event starts at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. We hope to see YOU there!
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 11/2/2017
Originally posted on Nov. 2, 2017

It's that time of year again when our calendars start filling up with holiday plans!

And because we know our school holiday programs can take some logistical work for parents and families to attend, we've set the schedule now, so you can make plans early!

K-4 programs will be in the school gymnasium on Tuesday, Dec. 12. Here's a look at the grade-by-grade schedule:
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 10/10/2017
Students at Frances Slocum Elementary are learning language skills in a whole new way: through arts integration fueled by the Honeywell Foundation.

Arts integration is an approach to teaching and learning that provides multiple ways for students to make sense of what they learn. It goes beyond the initial step of helping students learn and recall information, and it challenges students to take the information and facts they have learned and do something with them to build deeper understanding.
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 8/8/2017
Frances Slocum Elementary families, please note that our traffic pattern for car rider arrival in the mornings has changed! 
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 7/20/2017
All Frances Slocum Elementary families (including preschool) are invited to our Back to School Open House!

Our staff will be here at ALL of our locations from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, to meet our new families, and greet our returning families.

We hope to see all of you here!

(School starts the following day, Aug. 10.)
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 1/3/2017
As of about 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, Frances Slocum Elementary's main phone line is not working consistently. If you need to reach us, please call 651-2060.

We are working to resolve the issue. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we appreciate your patience.
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 11/22/2016
It's that time of year again when our calendars start filling up with holiday plans!

And because we know our school holiday programs can take some logistical work for parents and families to attend, we've set the schedule now, so you can make plans early!

All Frances Slocum Elementary programs will be on Thursday, Dec. 8. Here's a look at the grade-by-grade schedule: 
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 10/24/2016
It's Red Ribbon Week here at Frances Slocum Elementary, which raise awareness for drug prevention and the importance of making healthy choices!

We will have dress-up days as follows:
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 10/20/2016
All Frances Slocum families are invited to the Frances Slocum Community Fair, starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. 

Lots of different community organizations (including the YMCA, the Marion Public Library, and many more) will be here with information for you and your family. Plus there will be food, door prizes, and more!

We hope to see YOU here!
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 9/19/2016
It is HOMECOMING WEEK here at Marion Community Schools!

We would like to enjoy this week along with Marion High School, so we will have the following spirit days: