The Nutley Board of Education will hold an Open Public Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm in the Choir Room of the John H. Walker Middle School.
Formal action will be taken.
8th Grade Students and Families,
Thank you to those of use who were able to join us on January 14th for the 8th Grade Scheduling Night. On behalf of the district Administrative team, we hope that you found the presentations informative and that you enjoyed spending some time exploring NHS.
Remember, the school counselors will be holding an “Electives Presentation” for students at lunch on January 21st and meeting with students to discuss course requests on February 11th.
TREP$, short for enTREPreneur$, teaches students in grades 4-8 how to start their own businesses in 6-8 weeks. They learn the lessons in the six weekly workshops, and apply them at home as they build their business with the help of their families. The whole school community comes out to enjoy the TREP$ Marketplace where the young entrepreneurs launch their businesses together.
The Nutley Public Schools Academic Department Coordinators, NHS Building Administrators, and School Counseling Department are presenting a scheduling program for current eighth grade parents and students on Tuesday, January 14th at 7:00 pm at Nutley High School.
At the elementary level, there were many computer programming activities and concepts taught during Computer Science Education Week in the school library media centers.
Last week, NHS Spanish and Italian Honor Society students visited Yantacaw and Spring Garden schools to read to the students in both languages! We are proud of their fluency and desire to be role models in the community by stressing the importance of bilingualism at a young age," said Coordinator of World Languages, Mrs. Julie Mitschow.
NHS-TV produced two important programs this month.
Here is the link:
Click here to watch the Patriots' Veterans Day Program.
Click here to watch the Thanksgiving special.
NHS students attended the Jets' Sports Business Day. Students listened to Jets executives who work in business, sports marketing and management while receiving an exclusive behind the scenes tour of MetLife Stadium. The tour included 12 stadium locations, including the press box, locker room, premium clubs and field. The event was hosted by Mr. Ocejo and Mrs. Yasso.
Instant Decision Day is taking place at NHS all day today. NHS participating seniors are scheduled for on-site interviews with up to 11 different college admissions representatives and can be admitted and awarded scholarships right here in our building. It's an exciting day for our students. Good luck and congratulations to those already accepted! A special thanks to our School Counseling department for this exciting day!
This week, we are pleased to announce that the NHS Auditorium Restoration Project is officially completed.
Please join our NHS Patriot Club next Tuesday night, November 12th at 7pm for the annual Veterans' Day Program, which will be held in our newly restored NHS auditorium.
Pictured here are Nutley Public Schools' district administrators, teachers and Board of Education member as well as those who have helped to make this restoration possible.
FUN FOR ALL Special Needs Recreation Program now accepting registrations
The Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of weekly
Sporting programs for students with special needs.
FUN FOR ALL is an adaptive recreation program offering a variety of seasonal
sports and social activities on a weekly basis throughout the school year.
Participation in the program will introduce your child to the tremendous benefits
of sports where the focus is more on learning the basics, enjoying fitness,
Last Tuesday, the Washington School sixth graders participated in a live Webinar with NY JETS Player Matthias Farley. The webinar was interactive and discussed Character Education.
The Nutley School District will observe the Week of Respect beginning Monday, October 7. In order to recognize the importance of character education, each school will provide age-appropriate instruction focusing on the prevention of harassment, intimidation, and bullying.
Every fall, the AP Program recognizes high school students nationwide who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on multiple AP Exams.
Congratulations to current NHS seniors who received
the AP Scholar awards for them AP Program. These students received scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.
NHS senior and AP art student, Anais St Amant Senior AP art student recently received her acceptance letter into the Scholarship Class for Talented High School Students at The Art Students League of New York.
Anais is the lead Set Club painter and National Art Honor Society Finance secretary. According to her art teacher of four years, Mrs. Theresa Lappostato, Anais is, “a pretty amazing and humble student.”
Last month, Governor Phil Murphy signed a law that requires all schools to publicly post the Department of Children and Families’ Child Abuse Hotline number – also called the State Central Registry (SCR) – so that students as well as teachers and administrators are made aware that it exists and can easily call, if needed.
The AP US History students at Nutley High School completed an Oral History Capstone Project in which they interviewed members of the community, school or their family in order to gain a better understanding of a person’s life experience and the impact that had on either our town or their family. Some of the interviews conducted include: Mayor Joseph Scarpelli, Former Mayor Joanne Cocchiola, Lt. Christopher Rosati (NHS History Teacher), Former BOE Member Patti Williams, Nutley Hall of Fame Member Dr.
Registration for the 2019-20 Nutley Extended Day Program is open. Please register here.
As we get closer to September, myschoolbucks.com will be open for you to pay for registration and the month of September. We will email you to confirm registration and ask you to pay.
The Nutley Board of Education will hold a Board Retreat on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Media Center at the John H. Walker Middle School to discuss district and board goals for 2019-2020.
All K-12 students attending the Nutley Public Schools during the 2019-2020 school year will have the opportunity to select books that they are interested in and motivated to read during the summer. By providing students with an element of choice, we believe that the students will be more engaged and committed to read this summer.
The New Jersey Department of Education has released school and district HIB grades as per the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights (ABR) Act. The Nutley Public Schools has posted its Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act grades for the 2017-2018 school year to the district's homepage, the HIB webpage, and to each individual school's webpage. These grades were determined by a district self-assessment released by the New Jersey Department of Education Commissioner. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Joseph Cappello, the Anti-Bullying Coordinator, at 973-661-8989.
Dear Nutley Parents, Staff and Community Members,
Tonight, we will watch as our Nutley High School Class of 2019 graduates walk out onto the Oval for the last time as our students. When they next return, it will be as alumni.
We are so proud of their individual and class accomplishments; academically, athletically, artistically and as members of the community. In addition to these achievements, the Nutley Public School district has much to celebrate this year as well.