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Dear Students, Families and Staff: 

May is Mental Health Month, dedicated to prioritizing our well-being and promoting open conversations about mental health.  In the Nutley Public School District, we recognize the importance of mental health and its impact on our daily lives.

Join our “Mental Health in a Changing World” Presentation:

We will discuss common mental health conditions, coping mechanisms, and maintaining mental well-being. This free virtual event is open to students, families, staff and community members. 

  • Presented by Lorayna Gil (LCSW) and Elvin Vallejo (LPC) from Rutgers University Behavioral Health
  • Monday, May 6, 2024 at 6:30pm 
  • Click HERE to join the live virtual presentation (If you are unable to attend the live presentation, a recording will be available on our Wellness Programs page following the event). 


Meredith Gerckens

Director of School Counseling

Mental Health in a Changing World


The Nutley School District serves approximately 4,100 students in Kindergarten through grade 12. The five elementary schools serve students K-6 and include Lincoln School, Radcliffe School, Spring Garden School, Washington School and Yantacaw School. John H. Walker Middle School serves students in grades 7-8 while Nutley High School addresses the needs of students in grades 9-12.