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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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Celebrating BJM's Cultural Diversity: On May 3rd, Beverly J. Martin hosted The Millicent Clarke-Maynard Multicultural Dinner & Annual Fundraiser, which approximately 225 people attended.   This event has occurred every May for the past several years and is an opportunity to cast a spotlight on the richness of BJM’s wonderfully diverse community.  It is also an important fundraising event for the BJM PTA.  Even though most BJM families live nearby, they don't always have enough opportunities to come ... more >>
“Animals in My Neighborhood” - Kindergarten Case Study at Beverly J. Martin: Who else lives in your neighborhood (aside from us humans) and how do they survive? Kindergarteners at Beverly J. Martin are searching high and low for evidence of urban wildlife as part of their case study, “Animals in My Neighborhood.”   Andrea Sands and Nancy Braun’s classes are working to understand how our local wildlife survives and adapts to urban habitats. Students are gathering information, just as scientists do, by questioning, investigating, reading, writing, ... more >>
Dr. Brown and IPD Chief Tyler Talk School Safety: The Ithaca City School District is committed to collaborating with the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) and other local law enforcement agencies on issues regarding school safety. This week, ICSD Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown and Ithaca Police Chief Pete Tyler met to discuss current and future safety precautions in the wake of recent acts of violence in schools. “The largest factor of the whole thing is the buy-in, from top to bottom,” Tyler said. “The Superintendent ... more >>
Message from Superintendent Brown Regarding District Safety Plans: February 15, 2018   Dear Families, Students, and Staff,   In light of the terrible incident yesterday in Florida, I wish to update you on the Ithaca City School District’s continuous efforts to provide a safe learning environment for our students and staff. The ICSD has a Code of Conduct and a District Safety Plan , which also contains specific Building Safety Plans. Per NYS regulations, each school is required to conduct eight evacuation drills and four lockdown (intruder/shooter, ... more >>
Music for Unity and Social Change: In January, students at Fall Creek and Beverly J. Martin elementary schools learned how the power of music can inspire diversity and the embracing of differences.   Members of the Honey Child Soul Quintet have been working with 4 th and 5 th graders during weekly workshops that tie world music, movement, and mindfulness into their social studies curriculum.   The Music for Unity and Social Chance program kicked off with assemblies at both schools, which were open to all students. ... more >>

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Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent
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Ithaca, NY 14850
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