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Upcoming Events
Tomorrow
- PLAY REHEARSAL
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
3/9/2015
3/11/2015
- PLAY REHEARSAL
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3/14/2015
- PLAY REHEARSAL
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
3/16/2015
- PLAY REHEARSAL
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
District Announcements
Countdown to PARCC
District in Final Preparation for PARCC Administration
The Secaucus Public School District is making final preparations for PARCC administrations which will begin on March 2. The Performance Based Assessment (PBA) window is from March 2 to March 27 for Grades 3 to 11.

Schools have developed grade and subject-specific schedules that best accommodate their student population, staff and room and technological availability. Scheduled days for the PBA Math and ELA sessions are as follows:
  • HS (Grades 9 to11): March 11 to March 23​
  • MS (Grades 7 and 8): March 2 to 6 and March 10
  • Clarendon and Huber (Grades 3 to  6): March 2 to March 23
  • Make ups for all four schools and all grades will be as needed from March 23 to March 27
​​For more information about PARCC, please go to http://parcc.pearson.com.
To take a sample PARCC assessment for all grades in math and ELA, please go to http://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests.
SBOE Approves 2014-2015 Progress Targets Action Plan
Please see attached document for the SPSD Progress Targets Action Plan for Huber Street, Clarendon and Secaucus Middle School.
Kindergarten & PreK Registration
Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten Registration Dates Set The Secaucus Public School District (SPSD) has scheduled Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten registration dates for the 2015-2016 school year.  Kindergarten registration will be held February 9, 2015 through February 12, 2015.  Pre-Kindergarten registration will be held March 10, 2015 through March 13, 2015. Public notices with detailed information will be advertised in the Home News prior to the registration dates.
 
The SPSD urges parents and guardians to use the on-line pre-registration system available on 
this website. Other residency, occupancy and medical documents will be required at the time of registration.  Printed residency documents will still be available.

The cut off dates to enroll in Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten have been revised for the 2015/2016 school year.  To register for Kindergartenchildren must be five (5) years old on or before October 1, 2015. To register for Pre-Kindergartenchildren must be four (4) years old on or before October 1, 2015. Students will be placed in a.m. or p.m.sessions of Pre-Kindergarten at a later time and based on total enrollment.
Rashad Jennings Visits Huber St
Far out!
Honeywell Chooses Secaucus Martinelli-Wurst for Educators in Space Academy
Far out! Michelle Martinelli-Wurst, Clarendon's and Huber's Gifted and Talented teacher has been chosen to participate in Honeywell's prestigious Educators in Space Academy. She was chosen as one of approximately 100 educators from around the globe to take part in exercises that simulate activities as an astronaut serving missions in space.

This coming June, Mrs. Martinelli-Wurst will travel U.S. Space & Rocket Center on the Huntsville campus of the University of Alabama. There she will receive a week of training in aspects of mathematics and science that she will bring back to her students and the entire Secaucus educational community.

More about the program can be found at http://educators.honeywell.com. Congratulations Mrs. Martinelli-Wurst!
It's That Time of Year
Huber Street School Gets in the Holiday Spirit!
Students and teachers at Huber Street Elementary school transformed their hallways and doors into a colorful winter wonderland. 

  
School Announcements
Upcoming Author Visit
Children's author Alison Formento will be visiting Huber Street School

on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.  Alison Formento is the author of multi-award winning nature picture books and has written for several national publications including The New York Times, The Writer, and Parenting. Her presentation to the lower grades will feature

aspects of her author journey, writing inspiration, and fun-core-related facts about trees, bees, seas, and rocks and how these items in nature matter in our world.   Our intermediate

students will be presented her Writing Seeds workshops which help strengthen and

grow creative ideas and skills for fiction and non-fiction writing. In addition,  Ms. Formento

will be spending her lunchtime with the staff of our  school newspaper, Hubear News.

The staff, while joining her for lunch, will have the opportunity to interview her asking questions relevant to her career and writing choices .

DR. Seuss Day
Read Across America will be celebrated on Friday, February 27.
PTA Founders' Day Program
Please join the PTA in celebrating Founders' Day on February 25, Wednesday evening at 6:30 PM.  Our first grade students will be performing for our parents and guardians.
PARCC PRACTICE WEBSITES
THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES ARE GOOD FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 3-6 USE, AT HOME, TO HELP STUDENTS BECOME MORE COMFORTABLE WITH THE TASKBAR AND SAMPLE TEST QUESTIONS:

http://parcc.pearson.com/tutorial
http://parcc.person.com/practice-tests/math  (this site has full length practice tests in math and literacy/ela.

Students will be exposed to these sites in the Computer Lab by Mrs. Wright.  It is recommended that these sites be revisited, at home.

Any questions, please e-mail Mrs. L. Wright at lwright@sboe.us
 
PARENTS/GUARDIANS
PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT IF YOU CHOOSE VEGETARIAN/MEATLESS LUNCHES FOR YOUR CHILD, THAT YOU INFORM YOUR CHILD WHAT YOU HAVE ORDERED FOR HIM/HER EACH DAY.  A SUGGESTION TO PLACE THE MENU IN A PLACE WHEREBY YOU AND YOUR CHILD CAN REFER TO IT MAY BE  HELPFUL.  THE LUNCH AIDES ARE NOT AWARE OF YOUR CHILD'S CHOICES EACH TIME YOUR CHILD GOES TO HAVE HIS/HER LUNCH EACH DAY.
THANK YOU
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Huber St. School PTA Membership Form
Please click here for Huber St. Membership form
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Anti-Bullying Specialist
Huber St. Anti-Bullying Specialist

Jaime Viggiano
Huber St. School
Anti-Bullying Specialist
201-974-2057
jviggiano@sboe.us
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