News and Information about the New Providence School DistrictJanuary 2012
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Here's What's Happening in Our Schools
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Four NPHS singers recently represented New Providence High School in the Central New Jersey Region Choirs and one High School student was accepted into the very prestigious All-State Band.
One of the key components to the Care Fair was that the students themselves acted as ambassadors, with classrooms of older students working with classes of younger students. A total of $6,948.00 dollars was raised and donated to fifteen different charities.
Over eighty New Providence students recently attended the annual Model United Nations conference, at Hershey Park Convention Center, along with over 1500 other students.
New Providence high and middle school students recently competed against 22 other schools in the New Jersey Regional Science Olympiad held at Union County College.
Former NY Liberty players Kym Hampton and Sue Wicks, along with other representatives from the organization and their mascot, Maddie, visited Salt Brook to celebrate both National Girls & Women in Sports Day and the 40th Anniversary of Title IX.
Did you know the New Providence School District website contains links to the school calendar, upcoming events, photo galleries and information about everything happening at NPHS, NP Middle School, Roberts, and Salt Brook? Take a look today!
Since the beginning of 2009-10 school year, a group of Middle School staff members have been training in the implementation of the Positive Behaviors Support in Schools (PBSIS) Project, which helps create a positive learning environment with decreased discipline problems and increased opportunities for student learning.
The Preschool classes of A.W.R. recently announced the formation of the “Preschool Paper Pick-Up Pride”. The program was designed to encourage everyone at A.W.R. to recycle paper items throughout the year.
The New Providence High School music and drama departments are currently rehearsing the classic Gilbert & Sullivan show, The Pirates of Penzance.
New Providence High School teachers Colleen Hennessey and Bill Vivona are registered participants for the 19th "Polar Bear Plunge" to be held on Saturday, February 25 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The charity event requires that 'plungers' raise donations to be applied toward support of The Special Olympics Program.
Twenty-eight students in the New Providence art department placed in the Scholastic Art Awards, a national competition earning eight gold keys, seven silver keys, and thirteen honorable mentions for their entries.
On a cold January night, Salt Brook held its annual Spelling Bee for students in grades 4-6. The students had first participated in a preliminary round of written and oral spelling in their classrooms that had produced the twelve finalists at each grade level.
Keep the Date!
(Check this space for events happening throughout the school year.)Kindergarten Registration for September 2012Tuesday March 6thSnow Days Make-UpThursday February 23rd and Friday February 24thCurriculum Presentation at Board of Education meetingMonday February 27thSuperintendent Forum Dates:All meetings are open to the public and will be held in the High School/ Middle School Media Center from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.March 21, 2012: Budget