Marion P. Thomas Charter School

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

NEWARK 350:  The Academy Scholars Explore Newark

Wells Fargo employees become teachers during Junior Achievement Financial Literacy Day

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

The Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony

                                                                                                                                  The MPTC High School Culinary Learning Zone

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

The Learning Zone at MPTCS

Se habla espanol: 1st Annual Spanish speaking countries fair

                                                                                                                                                                    Black History Highlights

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

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

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

MPTC High School Dancers 

                                                                                                                                                  High School Seniors Get In Formation

Keana Baxter, high school valedictorian, delivered a profound speech

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 Marching Tigers!

Upcoming Events

All school forms due

Date: 8/31/2016
Location: All campuses

Date: 9/5/2016
Location: All schools closed in celebration of Labor Day. School resumes on Tuesday, Sept. 6th.
Middle School Back to School Night

Date: 9/20/2016, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: 308 S. 9th St.
Elementary Campus Back to School Night

Date: 9/21/2016, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: 370 S. 7th St.
SELECT Elementary Academy and High School Back to School Night

Date: 9/22/2016, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: SELECT Academy, 88-108 Shipman St.; HS, 125 Sussex St.

News and Announcements

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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