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Beverly J. Martin Elementary

Susan Eschbach, Principal

302 West Buffalo Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Main Office: (607) 274-2209
Fax: (607) 274-2196

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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Black Lives Matter at School Black Lives Matter at School: The Ithaca City School District will observe the week of February 4-8, 2019 as Black Lives Matter at School: A Week of Understanding, Affirmation, and Social Action. Black Lives Matter at School is an independent movement that began in 2016 as a day of social action in Seattle and has since been embraced by other school districts across the country. In February 2018, the movement expanded to a national week of action, with thousands of educators from more than 20 cities organizing for ... more >>
ICSD Water Update ICSD Water Update: Since August 2015, the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) has been working with the Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD), the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ensure that students and staff in all buildings have access to safe drinking water.   The ICSD Facilities Department is finalizing the installation of new faucets, piping, and filtered bottle filler/drinking fountains in every elementary school. Results from routine ... more >>
ICSD Adding Text Messaging Capability ICSD Adding Text Messaging Capability: The Ithaca City School District is adding text messaging capability to SchoolMessenger Communicate, the system it currently uses to call and email families. The new service will allow schools to send parents and guardians important informational text messages about events, school closings, safety alerts, and more, directly to their mobile devices.   Any ICSD parent or guardian who wishes to participate in this service need only to: (i) verify that their wireless phone number is on file ... more >>
Bikes Have Arrived at BJM! Bikes Have Arrived at BJM!: By Bart Auble, Associate Principal of Beverly J. Martin Elementary School   On October 26, I had the honor of representing Beverly J. Martin Elementary School at a very special event called the Cornell Johnson MBA residential admissions program, which was geared toward diverse students. As part of the orientation the Johnson Leadership Experience provides potential MBAs with a fun, team-building exercise. Each student became an active member of a six-person team, half of whom were ... more >>
Beverly J. Martin Students Awarded in Art Competition Beverly J. Martin Students Awarded in Art Competition: Six fifth-grade students from Beverly J. Martin Elementary School were recently honored at the 2018 Tompkins County Human Rights Arts Competition awards ceremony for their visual art submissions.   Marcel and Miles Bolks won first place for “A right to free movement;” second place was awarded to James Oxendine for “Right to education;” Josie Phipps received third place for “I am not a number;” and Honorable Mention was awarded to Syncere Rivera for ... more >>

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Ithaca City School District
Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent
400 Lake Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
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