Welcome to School from Mr. McFarland, Marshall Academy Administrator
Congratulations on your acceptance to Marshall Governor’s STEM Academy (Marshall Academy) for the 2021-2022 school year! We are excited to start the school year off with all our students in-person. These are extraordinary times and my hope is our academy classes will deliver, to every child, the excitement of being back in school reconnecting with friends and teachers. Together, we are a strong community of learners that support one another and provides the necessary caring culture so everyone will thrive.
Marshall Academy is a school within a school, offering highly specialized and technical courses that allows students to develop the critical skills, and knowledge necessary to be successful in today’s collegiate or professional career. Many students will select a career pathway, earn an industry certification, and participate in a valuable career experience. While the past 18 months have been challenging for many, we will continue to advance our academy programs so you can achieve your dreams and passions.
The following documents must be completed, signed, and returned to your teacher no later than September 10, 2021:
- Emergency Care Information – to be updated in weCare (school link located in SIS ParentVue)
- Health information Form – (update in SIS ParentVue)
Feeder Students (only)
- 2021-22 Academy Feeder Class Schedule
- Marshall Academy Student Transportation Agreement Form
- Marshall Academy Parking Application Parking Application and procedures for feeder school driver can be found here.
- Shuttle bus schedule (see eNotify message sent by Mrs. Walden.)
Important message to students: Please access your SIS account from a PC (not the APP) for the first time (August 19th) to check your Academy schedule. After logging in, scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to see if your Academy class is the same period(s) that your base school has you scheduled for. If there is a discrepancy, please contact your base school counselor. Also, there will be no lunch available for feeder students at Marshall HS. If you have a 5th or 6th period class at Marshall Academy, please eat lunch at your base school before coming to Academy.
Please review information from FCPS Return to School-Safely and visit our website at https://marshallacademy.fcps.edu/ for detailed information regarding all Marshall Academy’s policies, procedures and bell schedule. Additionally, sign up on News You Choose to receive important communications from Marshall Academy. You can also follow us on Instagram and Twitter @GCMSTEMAcademy to stay up to date with announcements and events! If you have any questions or need further assistance in completing the forms, please contact Mrs. Kandi Walden at (703) 714-5582.
We all look forward to an exciting and rewarding year at the Academy!
Jeff McFarland, Administrator
Marshall, Governor’s STEM Academy