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A Message from Our School Director | November 2021

From the Desk of Ms. Eva: Dear MLS Families, We meet as a school staff every week, and lately, we have been starting with book talks. This is a time for someone to share a book they particularly enjoy. At MLS, we believe that it is essential for adults to model the behavior they want […]

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School Reopening Safety Plan 2021-2022

Please see this link for details of our School Reopening Health and Safety Plan for Martin Luther School for the current 2021-2022 School Year. If any questions, please call 610-825-4440, ext. 4303. Thank you!

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A Message from Our School Director | October 2021

From the Desk of Ms. Eva: Dear MLS Families, When we started this school year, I knew there would be challenges. Still, I was not expecting to spend hours becoming an expert in negotiating COVID-19 and getting our students routed for transportation. The MLS Admin team weighs all the options to keep our students and […]

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A Message from Our Prinicpal | September 2021

From the Desk of Mr. Rafiq: Dear Martin Luther School Students and Families, I love the great start to this exciting school year, transportation issues aside! It is a pleasure to serve you in my second year as principal! While we continue to operate amid a pandemic, I want to assure you that we are […]

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Message from Our School Director | May 2021

From the Desk of Ms. Eva: Greetings, This issue of the MLS Messenger is entirely dedicated to you – the students, staff, and families! The last 15 months of COVID-19 have been one of the most challenging and remarkable events in our lifetime. And yet, we stayed true to our mission, vision, and values. Together, […]

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Message from Our School Director April 2021

From the Desk of Ms. Eva: Greetings, MLS is gearing up for ESY, with an option for hybrid and virtual instruction! Our hybrid program will have students attending on-campus Monday through Thursday, with a virtual day on Friday. Our new Virtual Academy option will be five days a week. The building is buzzing as we […]

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MLS Calendar for 2021-2022

We look forward with excitement to the 2021-2022 school year at Martin Luther School. Please click “Read More” below to view the calendar for the next school year.

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Message from Our School Director March 2021

From the Desk of Ms. Eva: Greetings, We  know we are not going back to normal; each day brings a new normal. This year has been filled with mastering all kinds of ways to be a school. Despite the challenges, our students continue to grow and learn. Many schools are experiencing a lag in academic […]

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Message from the School Director Feb 2021

From the Desk of Ms. Eva: MLS is busy celebrating Black History Month. It’s an exciting time of year filled with the celebration of thousands of amazing African American and Black authors, scientists, artists, inventors, dissenters — the list goes on and on. As a school director with over 30 years of experience, I long […]

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Message from the School Director Dec 2020

From the desk of Ms. Eva: Happy Holidays, MLS community! Here we are at the end of 2020. It has been a privilege to share this crazy pandemic journey with you. We have experienced days with sorrow and frustration, as well as joy and accomplishment. More importantly, we have held strong as a community, seeing […]

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MLS Updates for Families 9/29/2020

Dear MLS Families, It is hard to believe we are at the end of September! Virtual schooling is filled with incredible opportunities, as well as unique challenges. I have visited classes to see our students fully engaged in learning! Our fourth graders were solving for a rectangle area and were able to brainstorm three different […]

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MLS Update for Families 9/11/2020

Hello MLS Families, Our journey for the 2020-2021 school year has started! Our week was filled with meeting our students either on-campus or in the neighborhood as we distributed over 1,500 books and school supplies. What a joy it was to see everyone. While buses are not pulling up to campus, we are on the […]

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Martin Luther School ReOpening Announcement

Dear Martin Luther School Family, With deep respect and consideration for our students, staff, and families, Martin Luther School will begin the year virtually. We made this decision based on the complex issues of the COVID pandemic, knowing that the school community would be affected tremendously. More than anything, we want to return to the […]

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Message from Our School Director

Dear MLS Families, Sawubona! This Zulu greeting means “I see you.” The response is Ngikhona, which means “I am here.” I love the depth in this greeting and the grateful reply. Each day at Martin Luther School, whether in-person or virtually, we make sure our students are seen, heard, and known! Even amid the pain our country is […]

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Meet MLS!

Thank you for visiting the Martin Luther School section of the Gemma Services website! Martin Luther School is an Approved Private School providing special education for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. We hope these pages provide you with initial information about our vision and mission for our school community, academics and curriculum, and support […]

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