Dates to Remember At A Glance
1 Character Education Assembly, 9-10am,
(K-5 Parents Welcome)
2 Art Docent Coffee, 8:40am
KidStuff Sale Begins
Movie Night, 6:30pm
5 Book Fair Setup (after school)
Week of Respect Begins
6 Book Fair, 9am-4pm, 6-8pm
7 Walk to School
Book Fair Teardown
Community Showcase (HS cafeteria), 7-9pm
9 K-2 Fall Concert, 8:45am
12 Columbus Day - NO SCHOOL
Spirit Wear Sale Ends
13 Bagel Day
15 HSA Meeting, 7:30pm
16 KidStuff Sale Ends
20 Pizza Day
23 1st Grade Husky Cafe
24 Fall Social
30 Halloween Parade
The Office of Curriculum and Instruction is conducting workshops for parents/guardians with students in grades K-5 to help parents/guardians better understand and support their child with our literacy and mathematics programs.
Please hold the below dates and plan to attend. Due to limited available seating, the program should be attended by parents/guardians, only. Please register by October 19th by emailing Mrs. Barbara Shanley, Administrative Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Literacy Tips for Parents
Dr. Gravity Goldberg
October 22, 7-8:15 pm
Central School Media Center
Digital Resources and Games Available on the
New Jersey Everyday Math e-Suite
Ms. Jackie Fox
November 9, 6-7:30 pm
Coleman School Media Center
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Hamilton Book Fundraiser with the Curious Reader
The Hamilton HSA is pleased to announce a partnership with The Curious Reader, Glen Rock’s own downtown bookstore. Anytime you purchase books through The Curious Reader, please mention the Hamilton HSA to receive a 5% discount on your sale, with 10% of the sale earmarked for Hamilton's HSA. Many titles are available in stock or can be ordered for you for pick up at the store or home delivery. The Curious Reader, 229 Rock Rd Glen Rock, NJ. (201) 444-1918. Learn more about The Curious Reader by clicking here.
Glen Rock Annual Halloween Parade
This year's Halloween Parade will be held on Saturday, October 31st, 2015, for children 3rd grade and under. This event is sponsored by the Glen Rock Women in Community Service and The Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce. The parade begins promptly @ 9:30 am; gather at 9 am in costume at Veteran's Park, Main Street. WICS will be offering cider & donuts and providing bags for town Trick-or-Treating. For more details please click here.
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
If you were unable to attend our Book Fair and would still like to purchase a book, you can shop online through Tuesday, October 13th.
All money raised goes right back into resources for the media center and classroom teachers.
SPIRIT WEAR SALE
Spirit Wear sales run from Monday, September 28th to Monday, October 12th. This year Spirit Wear may be purchased online only at www.jennyfromtherock.com. Click here for more information.
All students and staff are encouraged to wear their spirit wear every Friday, Hamilton School Spirit Days, to show their school pride! Now is your chance to stock up! Any questions, please contact Jennifer Kucharz at email@example.com or Jenna Cooney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KIDSTUFF COUPON BOOK
The KidStuff Coupon Book is a very easy way to help raise money for Hamilton School! Hamilton received 50% profit from each coupon book sold. The book contains useful coupons for various goods, services, and activities for both children and adults. Using just a few of the coupons pays for the cost of the book. Please help the HSA raise money for our students! KidStuff book sale runs from October 2nd-16th.
For more information about the coupon book, please click here.
Parent Input on Language Arts Literacy
The Office of Curriculum and Instruction is in the process of evaluating the K-12 English/Language Arts Literacy Programs. In addition to analyzing the existing curriculum and resources against new standards, student needs, and student interests, teams of teachers developed surveys during the summer to seek parent input on the K-12 English/Language Arts Literacy Programs. Parents and guardians are requested to complete surveys for the level/s which their child/children participate by clicking on the below appropriate grade level link. The surveys will be posted through October 16th. Your interest in the program and input are truly appreciated!
Elementary Parent Survey
Middle School Parent Survey
High School Parent Survey
Week of Respect Events for Character Education, October 5th - 9th, 2015
Monday, Oct. 5 - Wear a blue shirt to "Show Respect" for World Day of Bullying Prevention, an initiative of STOMP Out Bullying.
Tuesday, Oct. 6 - Wear bright colors to "Be Optimistic and Look on the Bright Side."
Wednesday, Oct. 7 - Wear sports clothing to "Show Good Citizenship and Team Up Against Bullying."
Thursday, Oct. 8 - Wear yellow or gold clothing to "Be Kind and Follow the Golden Rule."
Friday, Oct. 9 - Wear school colors or your favorite shirt to "Show Your Positive Self-Esteem and be Proud of Yourself and Your School."
FARMIGO at Hamilton School is BACK!
FARMIGO is an online farmer's market where you can shop for fresh delicious fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, eggs, dairy, breads, pastas and more! They pass your order on to their local farmers and artisans who harvest and make everything fresh. It's all straight from farm to your kitchen! For more detailed information on the background of organic/sustainable food harvested for Farmigo, click here.
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Any question, please contact Margaret Walsh at email@example.com.
Shop at Amazon.com and earn money for Hamilton, just click on the amazon logo. It's easy, convenient, and a great way to support your school.
Check out the E-Z Fundraiser Page for more simple everyday ways to help Hamilton raise money!
Genesis Parent Portal & SchoolFusion
You asked - we answered! Click here for guidance and instruction on both the Genesis Parent Portal, and SchoolFusion.
Through the Genesis Parent Portal and SchoolFusion, parents have Internet access to their children's schedules, report cards, and more. Each program provides the viewer with different student information.
Order with Pomptonian Food Service
Are you already tired of packing lunches, too busy, or just plain out of ideas? Check out Pomptonian's menu to treat your child to a fresh delivered lunch and treat yourself to one less thing to do.