***John Marshall High School is OPEN during the Valley fires.*** ***Congratulations to the Varsity Football Team on winning the Division 3 City Championship, defeating Verdugo Hills High School 61-26 on Saturday, December 2!*** ***Fall 2017 Final Exams will be December 11-13. Students will be dismissed at 12:27 pm each day.*** ***John Marshall High School will be closed for Winter Recess from December 18, 2017 through January 5, 2018. The Spring Semester begins on Monday, January 8 at 8:00 am.***

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John Marshall HS Vision and School-wide Learner Outcomes

John Marshall HS Vision Statement:

John Marshall HS will provide high-quality, creative and rigorous instruction to serve the needs of every student in our diverse population.  Marshall students will graduate with the social, academic, technical, performing and literacy skills required for college and the 21st Century workplace, prepared to contribute responsibly and productively as citizens of their community.

John Marshall HS School-Wide Learner Outcomes


Graduates from John Marshall High School will become globally competent students who are able to use 21st Century competency in order to:

  1. Think critically and solve problems. Students will: 
  • Evaluate evidence, compare challenging claims, and make decisions based on common core standards
  • Create connections between information and arguments (project-based learning)
  • Interpret information and draw conclusions based on the best analysis
  • Reflect critically on learning experiences and processes
  1. Communicate effectively. Students will
  • Articulate thoughts and ideas effectively orally and in writing in a variety of forms and contexts
  • Listen effectively to interpret meaning in various contexts
  • Use communication to inform, instruct, motivate, and persuade, in diverse environments
  • Use multiple media and technologies, and know their effectiveness
  1. Collaborate. Students will: 
  • Work together to solve unfamiliar problems in conventional and innovative ways
  • Work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to be helpful (compromising) to accomplish a common goal
  1. Demonstrate creativity and innovation. Students will:
  • Use a wide range of idea creation techniques (such as brainstorming and thinking maps)
  • Elaborate, refine, analyze, and evaluate original ideas to improve creative efforts
  • Be open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives and will incorporate group input and feedback into assignments
  1. Become active citizens. Students will:
  • Respect themselves, other people, and property
  • Contribute to their community
  • Value and accept cultural diversity