November 6, 2012... "Elkhart schools developing Kindergarten Readiness groups" via The Elkhart Truth
October 29, 2012... "Elkhart PreK Program Teaches Parents and Students" via WNDU News
October 27, 2012... "Local educators, others discuss Early Childhood Education" via The Elkhart Truth
October 17, 2012... "One School at a Time program motivates students" via WNDU News
September 30, 2012... "More than a building: Lifeline" via The Elkhart Truth
September 22, 2012... "Schools celebrate International Day of Peace" via The Elkhart Truth
September 21, 2012... "Students celebrate International Day of Peace" via WNDU News
September 11, 2012... "Mary Beck Elementary receives Youth Literacy Grant" via The Elkhart Truth
August 21, 2012... "Neighborhood can cheer on Elkhart school's Peace Walk" via The Elkhart Truth
August 21, 2012... "Mary Beck Peace Walk" via ABC 57 News
March 12, 2012... "Ways to Prepare Your Students for the ISTEP Tests" via Fox 28 News
Fox 28 News interviewed Academic Dean Jeff Komins and visited Ms. Brinson's 4th Grade class as they prepared for ISTEP.
March 2, 2012... "Students get FIRED-UP for ISTEP!" via Fox 28 News
Fox 28 News was here at Mary Beck for our ISTEP Pep Rally! Students in grades 3 through 6 were introduced by classroom and ran through banners like a winning favorite hometown football team, as the students in grades K through 2 cheered them on! Mrs. Salo's 2nd Grade class made up an original rap and cheer to pump up their friends! Students who had participated in school-wide spirit days and worked hard to prepare for testing had the opportunity to win a variety of prizes. Best of all, children were chosen randomly from each grade level to release a little by dousing their favorite teacher or administrator with a whipped cream pie!
February 12, 2012... "ISTEP Test is Approaching, But Preparation Has Been On-Going" via the Elkhart Truth
The Elkhart Truth was there as Mary Beck students and families got together on February 9th for "Are You Smarter Than a Baron?" Parents, families, students, teachers and staff all flocked to Mary Beck for some fun and games in preparation for and anticipation of ISTEP and IREAD Testing...
January 22, 2012... "Mary Beck and Mary Daly Beginning Kindergarten Readiness Programs" via the Elkhart Truth
The Elkhart Truth reported on the innovative Kindergarten Readiness Program available to young children here at Mary Beck.
December 22, 2011... "Community and Students Participate in Cycle of Giving" via the Elkhart Truth
The Elkhart Truth reported on the generosity of Dave Carter & Associates (an Elkhart RV Manufacturer) during the holiday season.
September 29, 2011... "Mary Beck Offers Career Class for Adults" via the Elkhart Truth
The Elkhart Truth reported on the Career Class offered to Mary Beck parents and families through the school.
September 22, 2011... "International Day of Peace Celebrated at Elkhart Elementary School" via the Elkhart Truth
The Elkhart Truth reported on Mary Beck's Peace Walk in celebration of International Peace Day! See the video HERE!!
May 17, 2011... "Family Fitness Night at Mary Beck" via the Elkhart Truth
The Elkhart Truth caught Mary Beck in action at our Family Fitness Night! Parents, students, families, teachers and staff had a variety of activities to choose from, including learning how to Kickbox with Principal Richard Mendez!