• The North Bergen Board of Education is working with the North Bergen Health Department in providing free flu vaccines to our North Bergen Students.  A permission form will be sent home with the Elementary School students tomorrow, Wednesday, February 14, 2018.  If you wish to have your child vaccinated, please sign and return the form by Thursday, February 15, 2018, to the homeroom teacher. The vaccination date is Thursday, February 15th, 2018 for all elementary students.

    High School students will receive permission forms tomorrow, Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 and must be returned by Thursday, February 15th, 2018. The vaccination date for high school students is Tuesday, February 20th, 2018.

    If you have any questions, please contact the school’s main office.

    Thank you and we appreciate your cooperation in keeping our children healthy.

    Click here for the flu vaccination permission form in English

    Click here for the flu vaccination permission form in Spanish

    Click here for an informational sheet from The NJ Department of Health regarding the flu

    La Junta de Educación de North Bergen está trabajando con el Departamento de Salud de North Bergen para proporcionar vacunas contra la gripe gratuitas a nuestros estudiantes de North Bergen.  Mañana, Miércoles, Febrero 14, 2018 se enviará un formulario de permiso a la casa con los estudiantes de la Escuela Elementaria.  Si desea vacunar a su hijo, firme y devuelva el formulario antes del Jueves, Febrero 15, 2018 al maestro del salón.  La fecha de vacunas es el Jueves, Febrero 15, 2018 para todos los estudiantes de las Escuelas Elementarias.

    Los estudiantes de la Escuela Secundaria recibirán formularios de permiso mañana, Miércoles, Febrero 14, 2018  y deberán ser devueltos antes del Jueves, Febrero 15, 2018.  La fecha de vacunas para los estudiantes de la Escuela Secundaria es el Martes, Febrero 20, 2018.

    Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese con la oficina principal de la escuela de su hijo.

    Gracias y apreciamos su cooperación para mantener saludables a nuestros niños.

     Click here for the flu vaccination permission form in Spanish

     

     


    The month of February starts the third marking period of our school year.  The children have been working on many projects, learning new things, experiencing uses of technology, and applying knowledge to answer questions.  Your child’s progress can be observed on his or her report card or on the parent portal of Realtime.  It is important to have discussions with your child’s teacher if there are any issues.  Our goal is to make sure that together we can all, parents, teachers, and support staff, make sure you child is successful.

    We celebrate two events in February, Black History Month and Presidents Day.  Our Social Studies Department runs many activities to reinforce to the children the meaning and significance of these celebrations.  Additionally, we will be reading many different stories, biographies, letters, news articles, and historical documents.

    Mr. Brady, our District Supervisor of Social Studies, wants you to know the following:

    In our second year of this initiative, we need to ensure that we are providing a well-rounded education and covering a variety of important people and events...

    Black History Month - The district will be celebrating African Americans during the month of February.  In order to ensure that we continue to provide our students with a well-rounded education and expose them to many different African Americans who have impacted American history, teachers will divide and work collaboratively to cover specific genres and/or themes per grade level.  This will ensure that students will have exposure to many different African Americans.

    Genres/themes can include but are not limited to:

    Harlem Renaissance

    Tuskegee Airmen

    Buffalo Soldiers

    Negro Baseball League

    1960's Civil Rights Movement

    Literature - Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou

    Activists - W.E.B. De Bois, Booker T. Washington 

    Judicial - Thurgood Marshall, Clarence Thomas

    Singers - Bessie Smith, Marian Anderson

    Musicians - BB King, Louis Armstrong  

    Sports - Jackie Robinson, Serena Williams

    Politicians - Barack Obama, Hiram R. Revels

    Government Officials - Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice

     
    Dr. George J. Solter Jr. 
    gsolter@northbergen.k12.nj.us
     

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