Adeline C. Marston School

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Adeline C. Marston Back-to-School News

Hampton School District

2015 - 2016


            The Adeline C. Marston Elementary School is gearing up for the upcoming year and we look forward to welcoming students back.  On Thursday afternoon, August 27, final class lists will be posted on the doorways by the front entrance.  On Monday, August 31 from 2:00-3:30 PM, students will have an opportunity to meet their teacher and visit their classroom. The PTA will be hosting an ice cream social at that time as well.  Tuesday, September 1 is the first day of school for all students.  Students will attend a full day of classes between 8:35 AM and 2:52 PM.  For safety sake, students are not to arrive on campus until 8:20 AM.  Classroom teachers will greet their students on the playground and assist their students when the bell rings at 8:35 AM.   On Thursday, September 17 we will be having a Curriculum Night where parents will have an opportunity to learn about programs and grade level expectations. 

            On the first day of school, your child will receive a wealth of information in their homework folder.  This year you can look forward to receiving the SAU 90 Student and Parent Handbook which will explain programs, procedures, and policies.  Please take time to read, sign, and return any forms by the end of the first week of school.  Our website also features our monthly newsletters, which accompanies our monthly lunch menu.

            We encourage community partnerships as we strive to meet the needs of our students.  Our Hampton Parent Teacher Association will hold their first meeting on September 15 in the Centre School Library. The PTA will then meet the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Hampton Academy Library. The PTA President is Theresa Evans.  She can be reached through the PTA mailboxes located in each school and via our school’s web site.   We encourage all parents to become a member of our PTA and find an opportunity to get involved in our school community. We are pleased to invite you to the PTA Welcome Back Breakfast on Friday, September 11 from 8:30 – 9:30 AM in our Cafeteria Annex.   

            We are excited to offer two fall sessions of Girls on the Run, which will take place at Marston School on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4:15 PM,  starting on September 2nd and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:15 PM, starting on September 8th. The final 5K Event will be held at Memorial Field in Concord, NH on Sunday, November 15.  Registration opens on August 10 and forms are available on the GOTR website,  Please be advised that space is limited and is a first come, first serve sign up.  Please contact Betsy Cissel-Program Coordinator for Girls on the Run New Hampshire.  She can be reached at or (603) 249-6054.

            Registration for new students to the Hampton School District in grades three, four, and five will be held on Friday, August 21 and Monday, August 24 at Marston School.  Students must be residents to attend Hampton Schools.  Parents are asked to call the Marston School at 926-8708 and leave a voicemail message with our Guidance Counselor, Susan Antico, to make an appointment to register new third, fourth, and fifth grade students.  Parents registering children in grades kindergarten, one, and two should call the Centre School at 926-8706.  Please call Hampton Academy at 926-2000 to register new students in grades six, seven, and eight.

            Breakfast, snacks, snack milk, and lunch are available daily through the school nutrition program.  School meals may be purchased in advance or daily in the cafeteria.  It is recommended that parents send money in an envelope labeled with the child’s name and intended purchase, or parents note that information on the memo section of the check.  Also for your convenience, parents may pay online through  Breakfast is $1.50 per day, single milk purchases are $.40, snacks are $.65 and up and the lunch price is $2.60 and $.40 is the reduced rate.  Eligibility applications will be sent home on the first day of school and can be requested at any time during the school year through the school office or the School Nutrition Director, Mary Borg.  A school meals information brochure will be sent home with students on the first day of school.  Any student requiring adjustments to the daily diet is required to have a dietary needs form from the issuing physician on file in the nutrition director’s office. 

            Emergency card data must be updated on the first day of school and as soon as emergency information changes for each child enrolled at Marston School.  Medication will only be administered during school hours if the nurse has a permission form signed by the child’s parent or guardian, as well as other medication forms required for our health files.  Forms will be distributed to students on the first day of school and may be requested from the school health office at any time.  Parents are asked to call the school nurse, Kathleen Connolly, if they have any questions concerning their child’s health or medication.

            Bus routes will be posted on the office entrance window at Marston School on August 27. They can also be found on our website. If you have any questions about your child’s route, please feel free to contact First Student at 964-2322. 

To guard the safety of our 420 students enrolled at Marston School, please follow parking and traffic signs on Marston Way especially between 8:20 and 8:35 AM and at dismissal time between 2:55 and 3:10 PM.  Students dropped off on the High Street sidewalk should follow the crossing guard’s directions at the corner of Marston Way from High Street.  If your child is tardy, please park in the school parking lot near the office entrance and walk your child into the school office. 

We welcome the following new staff members to our school: Ms. Brittany Haidaichuk in grade 5; Mrs. Sally Soboczinski in grade 3; Mrs. Emily Moore in grade 3; and Ms. Courtney Egan as case manager. We are pleased to have them join us.  They look forward to meeting Marston families and friends at our upcoming events.  We would also like to welcome back Mrs. Kathe Lobdell in grade 3, Mrs. Elizabeth Henderson in grade 4, and Mrs. Kate DeRosa and Mr. Jason Schrack in grade 5.

Marston School and the other two Hampton Schools, Centre and Hampton Academy, are part of School Administrative Unit 90 which is located at 6 Marston Way.  The SAU 90 Superintendent of Schools, Kathleen Murphy can be reached at 926-4560.The Hampton School Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the Town Hall.  Ms. Ginny Bridle is the Chair of the Hampton School Board. 

            Parents with questions or concerns about the Marston School programs are invited to contact School Principal, Mrs. Lois Costa, or Assistant Principal, Mr. Nathan Saddler by phone at (603) 926-8708.   Additional calendar dates and school information will be listed in the Marston School Newsletter printed on the reverse of the school menu each month and on the Marston School Web Site, More timely information will be delivered in our weekly Sunday evening Alert Now messages.  Marston office hours are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.  The school is located at 4 Marston Way (off High Street).