Helen A. Fort/ Marcus Newcomb Middle School is proud to announce that we have officially received the designation of State School of Character by Character.org. Helen A. Fort/ Marcus Newcomb Middle School is 1 of 24 New Jersey School's to receive this powerful distinction. Schools of Character prove that when school communities come together for a common purpose, amazing things happen. Schools of Character work—for kids, parents, and communities. Staff and students at Helen A. Fort/ Marcus Newcomb Middle School will continue to work toward fostering kindness through respect and responsibility and are honored to be named a State School of Character!