"Impact Teacher" Award
Congratulations to Christine Noppenberger for receiving a 2022/2023 "Impact Teacher" Award! The "Impact Teacher" Program is designed to recognize teachers and staff who, through their actions, efforts, and accomplishments, have made a significant impact on the lives of our children. Teachers or staff are nominated by the administration through a written Statement of Impact. The award was bestowed at the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, November 17, 2022.
Full Day Kindergarten Information
We are pleased to announce the commencement of our full day kindergarten program in September of 2023. The full description of the program may be found on the Student Registration page.
We will have a special Full-Day Kindergarten presentation at the Board of Education’s meeting on November 17, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the High School/Middle School Media Center. Please join us for this presentation.
"You Can't Take it With You"
Tickets are now on sale for the NPHS Drama production of "You Can't Take it With You"! One of the most popular and successful plays of modern times, You Can't Take It With You is Kaufman and Hart's hilarious, delightful portrait of the charmingly eccentric Vanderhoff family, who live life to the fullest and prove that success is not always measured in dollars and cents! This comedy classic is one of the most produced plays of all time, with a large cast of endearing, quirky characters, sure to provide great opportunities for actors of all levels. Audiences have loved this story from the start, not just for the endearing characters, but just as much for its inspiring message.
Performances are Friday, November 18th at 7pm, and Saturday, November 19th at 2pm and 7pm.
Traffic Pattern Change NPMS / NPHS
Please see the attached information from the New Providence Police Department regarding an upcoming traffic pattern change surrounding NPMS / NPHS.
Please note that Pioneer Drive and Balcom Road will be closed to all traffic beginning at 7:00AM on Monday, August 8th for installation of new signage, markings, and striping. The roads will reopen on Monday afternoon once the installation is complete.
New Providence School District's Music Education Program Receives National Recognition for the Tenth Consecutive Year
Now in its 23rd year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best Communities designation, New Providence answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, and support for the music programs. This award recognizes that New Providence is leading the way with learning opportunities as outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The district received this designation for the tenth consecutive year, and the eleventh year overall! For more about the New Providence music and performing arts program, please visit https://www.npsd.k12.nj.
Congratulations to the NPSD recipients of the Union County Teacher Recognition Program award! The Union County Teacher Recognition Program acknowledges educators for their commitment to their students and their profession. All four teachers will join their Union County colleagues for a special ceremony through Kean University in the spring and be honored at an upcoming Board of Education meeting.
Mr. Daniel Dougher - New Providence High School
Mr. Todd Bennington - New Providence Middle School
Mrs. Jennifer Powers - Salt Brook School
Ms. Kathleen Joyce - Allen W. Roberts School
New Jersey Counselor of the Year
The New Providence School District is proud to announce that Mrs. Jillian Shadis, Director of Counseling, has received the 2022 New Jersey School Counselor of the Year Award from the New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA)!
Mrs. Shadis will be recognized at a state reception in the Fall of 2021, and will represent New Jersey at the national school counselor of the year events managed by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) in early 2022.
Congratulations to Mrs. Shadis!
In partnership with students, teachers, parents and community, the mission of the New Providence School District is to prepare our students academically for their pursuits, to develop the appropriate social and emotional skills to be productive, empathetic, global citizens, and to stimulate a growth mindset for continued, life-long learning in a culturally diverse society.Offering a comprehensive Pre-K to Grade 12 educational program, the district serves a high school, middle school, and two elementary schools. Our programs of study are carefully aligned to the New Jersey Student Learning Standards, with a strong emphasis on technology integration. Our co-curricular activities offer all students many opportunities to meet their needs and interests. Participation in a well-rounded curriculum is encouraged.
I am proud of our students and staff for their accomplishments, and invite you to learn more about our district on our website.
David M. Miceli, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools