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    In order to communicate more effectively with residents of the New Providence Borough, the New Providence School District would like to share district news and announcements with community members.

    October 2012 


    Here's What’s Happening in Our Schools (click the links to read more)…


    Middle School students have been working in collaborative groups and using their math, science, technology and engineering skills to integrate ultrasonic sensors into their robot designs. 


    New Math Program In The Elementary Schools 

    In order to prepare students for the new math standards, teachers at the elementary schools have started incorporating the ‘Go Math’ program that emphasizes a deeper and more complete understanding of math.


    Character Education Continues….


    Salt Brook students participated in a surprise Character Education kick-off program involving members of the New Providence Police Department, and were introduced to the new “PASS IT ON” Character Education Initiative.



    AWR students completed a PRIDE Quest and then came together for PRIDE Assembly to kick off AWR’s Character Education Initiative “Cultivating and Growing a Community of Service”.

    NPMS Receives Two Awards

    New Providence Middle School has recently been named a Reward School and  a Positive Behavior Support in Schools (PBSIS) Model School by the New Jersey Department of Education.


    NPEF Grants Put To Good Use

    The NPEF provides a variety of grants to the school community. Highlighted are two grants being incorporated into the instructional process this fall.


    Professional Development

    The New Providence School District has provided a variety of workshops and Professional Development opportunities this fall to introduce teachers to new programs.


    An Autumnal Serenade

    The New Providence Performing Arts staff and guests presented ‘An Autumn Serenade’ to raise funds for the Susan Iatesta Music Educator’s Scholarship.


    A Presentation On Earth Materials

    Fourth grade students investigating Earth Materials were recently treated to a presentation on rock formations and the geological history of our State.


    Safety Grant

    The New Providence School District recently received a grant to be used to invest in safety and security-related improvements and training within the district.



    Dates to Remember....

    Nov 15         – Senior Citizen’s Day/Luncheon NPHS

    Nov 15         – Board of Education Meeting

    Nov 16,17     – Fall Play: Moon Over Buffalo

    Nov 21         – All Schools Closed 1.00pm

    Nov 22, 23    - All Schools Closed, Thanksgiving Recess

    Please check the individual school calendars for additional dates



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