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Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 4/19/2016
To the families of our third and fourth grade students:

As you know, we will begin our second round of ISTEP testing this week for third grade and fourth grade. Our students will begin testing on Tuesday, April 19. We will test Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week (19-21). We will also test next week, from Tuesday through Friday (26-29).
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Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 4/7/2016
We are having trouble with our phone lines today (Tuesday, April 12). If you have an emergency and cannot reach us, please reach out to the district office at 662-2546. They can relay a message to us.
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 3/16/2016
Frances Slocum will be hosting Family Science Night TOMORROW! Join us from 5 to 6:30 for free dinner and hands-on experiments for the whole family. We hope to see you here!


Special thanks to our fantastic PTO for helping us to provide this event!
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Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 3/11/2016
Marion Community Schools periodically brings in educational programs for students aimed at helping them stay safe.

One such program is the Cyber Safety program, which provides young people with age-appropriate information to empower them to take control of their own information and image during online interactions.
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Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 3/1/2016
We are readers. We are mathematicians. We are scientists. We are artists. We are hard workers. We are prepared. We are thinkers. We are dreamers. We are loved. We are valued. We are trustworthy. We are respectful. We are responsible. We are BRAVE!

We are more than a test score ... and we are ready to rock the ISTEP! Our third-graders will begin testing this week, and our fourth-graders start next week. There are several ways that you can help give your child a step up to success:
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 2/19/2016
Four of our young artists here at Frances Slocum Elementary recently were named finalists in the annual Symphony in Color statewide art competition!



Chloe Smith, 1st-grader, is one of 100 finalists in this year's Symphony in Color statewide art competition.

Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 2/8/2016
Coming up later this month at Frances Slocum: the Rachel's Challenge Link-Up Assembly!


Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 2/4/2016
All Frances Slocum moms, grandmas, aunts, and other special women are invited to attend Muffins with Mom next week! (One guest per student, please.)

The event, sponsored by the Frances Slocum PTO, will be at 7 a.m. in the gym on Friday, Feb. 12.

Come enjoy muffins, coffee/juice/milk, and a little extra time with your student and fellow Frances Slocum families!
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 11/10/2015
We know it's not yet Thanksgiving, and some people consider the mention of the Christmas holiday this time of year just too early!

But we also know that families often need to shuffle schedules to come to school holiday programs. So to give you time to make plans, we wanted to let you know our holiday program schedule now:

All programs will be on Thursday, Dec. 10. Here's the full schedule:
Building:
Frances Slocum Elementary School
Published: 11/10/2015
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