Coronavirus Information Update
Per a directive from Governor Murphy on Monday, May 4th, all New Jersey school buildings will remain closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year and all students and faculty will continue with remote-learning.
Plans for NPSD year-end celebrations and recognitions will be communicated over the coming days.
Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety
The Consortium of Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Millburn, New Providence, and Summit School Districts invite you to attend a virtual screening of Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety on Thursday, May 21st, 2020 at 7pm. More information can be found here.
"Stand Up and Cheer!"
Over 70 NPHS Band Members, directed by Mr. Niedziejko, joined together on a project to create a performance video of the NPHS Fight Song - "Stand Up and Cheer!"
NPHS and NPMS Present "We're All In this Together!"
New Providence School District Shows Their Spirit!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the NPSD Virtual Spirit Week 2020. Please enjoy the video!
New Providence School District's Music Education Program Receives National Recognition for the Eighth Consecutive Year
Now in its 21st 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 in 2005 and in every year since 2013, a total of nine times. For more about the New Providence music and performing arts program, please visit https://www.npsd.k12.nj.
Incoming Kindergarten and First-Grade Student Registration
Although schools are closed, the New Providence School District is still accepting registration for all new kindergarten and first grade students for the 2020-2021 school year. The registration process will be completed remotely. Please access the registration portal HERE to start your application.
You are not required to upload registration documents to submit your application. Once your application is received, the registrar will contact you with instructions to complete the registration process remotely.
A child must be five years of age on or before October 1, 2020, to be eligible for enrollment into kindergarten. A child must be six years of age on or before October 1, 2020, to be eligible for enrollment into first grade.
Only a custodial parent/legal guardian can register a student.
Congratulations to the NPSD recipients of the Union County Teacher Recognition Program award!
Mr. Michael Niedziejko - New Providence High School
Mr. Scott Murphy - New Providence Middle School
Ms. Maureen Bulger - Salt Brook Elementary School
Mr. Nhan Ngo - Allen W. Roberts Elementary School
These four teachers will be honored at the March 26th Board of Education meeting, and at a Union County ceremony in May.
NPHS Marching Band National Champions
Congratulations to the NPHS Marching Band "Pride and Class" on their first place win in Group VI A at the USBands National Championships! The band also secured caption awards for Best Music, Best Color Guard, Best Visual, and Best Overall Effect. The 140-member band is open to all students at New Providence High School and New Providence residents who attend the UCVTS Magnet School, and is led and directed by Mr. Michael Neidziejko with Assistant Director, Mr. Donald Baker. For more information, please CLICK HERE.
"Listen, Lift, Lead"
The New Providence School District has launched their 2019-2020 Character Education Initiative "Listen, Lift, Lead". The district-wide Character Education Kick-Off on Tuesday, October 8th, was designed to coordinate with the National Week of Respect.
Character Education lessons are incorporated into the curriculum in all schools in the district, and unite the students in a common theme focusing on messages of kindness, respect and empathy for others.
For more information, please visit the District Character Education page.