Marion P. Thomas Charter School

"It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child" - Welcome to our Village!

MPTC High School Dancers 

Keana Baxter, high school valedictorian, delivered a profound speech

NEWARK 350:  The Academy Scholars Explore Newark

                                                                                                                    The Marching Tigers!

                                                                                                                                  The MPTC High School Culinary Learning Zone

                                                                                                                                                                    Black History Highlights

Ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the Marion P. Thomas Charter High School of Culinary & Performing Arts

Renowned author and orator, Principal Kafele, implores high school scholars to "live on purpose"

Middle School Valedictorian (middle), Principal Gamble (left) and Vice Principal Hamilton (right)

The Learning Zone at MPTCS

The Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony

                                                          SELECT All Boys Class: The SELECT Elementary Academy will open in August 2016

                                                                                                                                                  High School Seniors Get In Formation

Illustrator Bryan Collier's used MPTCS scholars (now alumni) as models for his book, "Lift Every Voice & Sing."  The artwork will be featured in a display at MPTC High School. Pictured left to right: E. Watson (Foundation board member); Shaquan Murphy (MPTCS Alumni); Bryan Collier; Xavier Taylor (MPTCS Alumni); Dr. Karen Thomas (MPTCS' CEO); Femi Amorin (MPTCS' SBA)

The Class of 2020:  Middle School Scholars "Moving Up" Ceremony

Se habla espanol: 1st Annual Spanish speaking countries fair

Wells Fargo employees become teachers during Junior Achievement Financial Literacy Day

Upcoming Events

New staff orientation

Date: 8/17/2016
All staff returns for classroom prep and professional development sessions

Date: 8/22/2016
Middle School Family Orientation

Date: 8/23/2016, 6 PM 7 PM
Location: Middle School Campus, 308 S. 9th St.
Elementary Campus Family Orientation

Date: 8/24/2016, 6 PM 7 PM
SELECT Elementary Academy and High School Family Orientation

Date: 8/25/2016, 6 PM 7 PM
Location: SELECT, 88-108 Shipman St.; MPTCHS, 125 Sussex Ave.

News and Announcements

Operation Verification

In order to insure MPTCS receives proper funding for all educational programs, all families are required to verify their address before August 15th.

Addressing the Newark Water Issue Update

As a result of the elevated lead levels found in several Newark Public School buildings, MPTCS had the water tested at each building we occupy that was built prior to 1980 as required. I am pleased to inform you that it is “Safe to Drink the Water”.

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