The March administration of PARCC testing will begin on Monday, March 2, and continue through March 27.  

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PreK and Kindergarten Registration Information Below 


"The mission of the Kearny School District, a diverse metropolitan "hometown" working together as a unified community, is to provide unlimited opportunities that maximize everyone's potential to be a life-long learner and a contributing member of society."



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FRANKLIN
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
GARFIELD
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ROOSEVELT
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SCHUYLER
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
WASHINGTON
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
LINCOLN
 MIDDLE SCHOOL
KEARNY HIGH

Board of Education

In accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, P.L. 1975c 231, this is to advise that the Kearny Board of Education will hold a Special Board Meeting on Monday, March 2,  2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Room – 1st Floor, 172 Midland Avenue, Kearny, N.J. Upon opening the meeting, the Board will immediately enter into Executive Session and return to the public at 6:00 p.m. Action may be taken.

The agenda to the extent known is:
Discussion of 2015/2016 Preliminary Budget
Establishment of Superintendents Goals
Personnel Issues

District Announcements

PreK and Kindergarten Registration information

See attached information for 2015-2016
PreK and Kindergarten Registration.
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Daily Announcements

Kearny High School Nursery School Registration

The KHS Nursery School Program announces its registration requirements for its PreK-3 Program.  Prospective parents can call Debbie Comer at 201-955-5135 beginning on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 8:00am.  Children who will be 3 years old on or before October 1, 2015 are eligible provided they reside in Kearny and meet state mandated immunization requirements.

This program is offered on a first come basis. Please follow the explicit directions indicating your name, your child’s name, his/her date of birth, the home address, and two telephone numbers when leaving your message.

Community Events

DONT FORGET SPRING AHEAD 1 HOUR
 
 
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time begins.
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The Kearny High School Honor Society Book Drive

 

The Kearny High School Honor Society, under the direction of Laurie Keim, is currently conducting a book drive called  "Literacy Lift Off" through March 6, 2015 to benefit elementary school classroom libraries.  New and gently used books for elementary students  can be donated .  If further information is needed, I please contact Patty White at pwhite@kearnyschools.com.




Lincoln School Happenings

 


On Saturday, February 7th, 2015 a team of teachers from Lincoln, Schuyler and Franklin, along with friends and family participated in the annual Cycle for Survival held at the Equinox in Summit, N.J.

Cycle for Survival is a charity founded with the support of Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital that raises money for rare or “orphan” cancers. These cancers when totaled comprise 50% of all cancer cases nationwide. However, until Cycle for Survival began raising money in 2007, funds for research were sorely lacking.

What makes this charity unique is that 100% of all money raised goes to cancer research. Doctors and staff at Sloan volunteer their time to the charity as do other individuals and companies. This allows all of the funds to go to research.

What started as a small event in 2007 in New Jersey raising $250,000 has blossomed into a nationwide event that raised 20 million dollars in 2014.

Lincoln School art teacher, Paul Merlo, spearheaded the effort of our “Kearny Kares” team last year while teaching at Schuyler School. We started last year with 16 participants and doubled that this year to 32 participants. Through the efforts of team members and the students in Schuyler and Lincoln schools, we have raised over $11,000 in two years. The students alone in the 2 schools through coin donations and other events donated over $4,000 in the two years.

Next year, we hope to again increase our participation number and donation amount while proudly showing that “Kearny Kares”.

Online donations will be accepted until the end of February. Please go to Cycle for Survival if you would like to support team “Kearny Kares”.


Three Time Winner!

 

Jillian Boyle, an eighth grade student in Lincoln Middle School, Kearny, New Jersey, knows what “writing it right” is all about.  Recently she participated in Kearny’s local VFW sponsored Patriot’s Pen national essay contest entitled, “Why I Appreciate America’s Veterans”.

 It began as a class assignment from her eighth grade language arts teacher, Mrs. Kathie Williams, and ended with her attending a luncheon on Saturday, February 6, 2015, there she was awarded THIRD PLACE in the state of New Jersey for her essay’s excellence.

How did she get there? First, she won second place in our local VFW’s contest.  This allowed her essay to advance to the next level of competition at the county/district competition. Here, Jillian was awarded first place!  Then her essay advanced again to compete on the state level.  That’s where Jillian was awarded THIRD PLACE!

                                   Congratulations Jillian!


Kearny High Happenings


IMPORTANT KHS YEARBOOK INFORMATION

2015 Kearny High School Year Book Information


Congratulations to Amanda Eustice and Barbara Paiva as they receive NJGSCA All-State Recognition



Monday, March 2
District Event
Budget Workshop Meeting
6:00 PM
In accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, P.L. 1975c 231, this is to advise that the Kearny Board of Education will hold a Budget Workshop Meeting on Monday, March 2,  2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room – 1st Floor, 172 Midland Avenue, Kearny, N.J. Action will not be taken.

The agenda to the extent known is:  Discussion of 2015/2016 Preliminary Budget

Tuesday, March 3
District Event
Progress Reports Mailed Home
District Event
First Failure Warnings Mailed
Sunday, March 8
District Event
DONT FORGET SPRING AHEAD 1 HOUR
2:00 AM
 
 
 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time begins
Saturday, March 14
PI Day


Today, 2/27/2015
High: 27 Low: 9
Mostly cloudy
13% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/28/2015
High: 25 Low: 12
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.