Holiday Card Showcase
For over 40 years, the New Providence School District has showcased student illustrations of New Providence landmarks or themes on the District holiday card. The entire collection of artwork was recently digitized, and we are now happy to be able to share these student illustrations with you. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!
It's concert season in the New Providence School District! Please join us at our upcoming musical performances! The District Philosophy - Repertoire Selection for Concerts is posted here.
MS Autumn Concert - 11/29
AWR Winter Concert Grades 5&6 - 12/5
SB Winter Concert Grades 5&6 - 12/6
NPHS Holiday Concert - 12/13
"Impact Teacher" Award
Congratulations to Michelle Testa for receiving a 2023/2024 "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 16, 2023.
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.
Employment Opportunity Posting
Teachers of the Year 2023Congratulations to the NPSD recipients of the Union County Teacher Recognition Program Award - our Teachers of the Year!New Providence High School - Kristina Berrios (Language Arts)New Providence Middle School - Rebecca DeCelestino (Math)Salt Brook School - Amy Kautzmann (Second Grade)Allen W. Roberts School - Sandra Natale (Kindergarten)All four teachers were honored at a Board of Education meeting, and joined their Union County colleagues for a special ceremony at Kean University in May. Congratulations!
The maintenance, custodial and technology departments were recognized this week for their tireless contributions this summer in preparing for the opening of schools. The maintenance department (pictured here) was recognized at the District office, while the custodial and technology staff were recognized at their individual schools. Each employee received a pin with the message "You Go The Extra Distance for Children."
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