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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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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 >>
Professional Learning Community (PLC) Day Professional Learning Community (PLC) Day: Students had the day off on October 19, but ICSD teachers, staff, and administrators were hard at work, engaged in professional development on cultural anti-bias topics. The district-wide Professional Learning Community (PLC) Day brought staff in each building together that morning to consider issues of culture, identity, and implicit bias and how they impact interactions with colleagues, families, and students.  Administrators collaboratively planned and facilitated development ... more >>
Native American Storyteller Perry Ground Native American Storyteller Perry Ground: Native American storyteller Perry Ground visited all eight ICSD elementary schools in October, thanks to a Connecting Classrooms grant from the Ithaca Public Education Initiative (IPEI).  Ground, an author and speaker, is a Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy. He has been a storyteller and educator for over 25 years and enjoys working with students of all ages to teach about the history and culture of Native Americans.  During ... more >>


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Ithaca City School District
Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent
400 Lake Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 274-2101