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Hasbrouck Heights Public Schools
Superintendent's Report
April 20, 2000

 

Junior-Senior High School

In addition, our communications efforts continue to be supported and enhanced by our publication, "Heights' Happenings", and our regular home mailings.

A number of seniors continue to challenge themselves , as they are in the final stages of the process required to prepare for Advanced Placement exams.

Practice AP tests have been given to all 84 high school students currently enrolled in AP courses: English Literature, French Language, Spanish Language, Calculus AB, Physics B, Physics C, Statistics, and United States History.

THE FUTURE IS NOW! Using the grammar they learned, the students in Miss Kimmel's French III class will describe the uses of a robot they created for the next century.

The mathematics teachers are continuing their quest of updated textbooks which address the Core Curriculum Standards while at the same time providing the necessary practice students need.

As advisor for the Junior Class, Mrs. Hicswa has again done a superb job of organizing the Junior Semi-Formal. 148 students attended the highly successful and enjoyable evening. (Also in attendance Mr. & Mrs. Fitzgibbons, Mr. & Mrs. O'Hare, my wife and I and several teachers.)

Mr. Stine's AP Physics Class and Honors Physics Class are participating in the National Physics Olympiad.

On March 29th, Mr. Paul Scrudato, a World War 2 veteran, addressed the U.S. 2 Honors class. Ms. Korkgy's World History classes watched the movie "Kundun" which explained the suffering you Buddhist monks during World War 2. Students in the U.S. 1 classes did research on the Internet. All Middle Level students participated in a no smoking activity on April 5th. Senior Aaron H., a member of the Football Team, was honored by the College Football Hall of Fame Foundation at a dinner that was held at the Giant Stadium Club on March 29th.

Since we posted our last list of senior college acceptances, members of the senior class have been offered admissions to the following schools which are included in the list of the outstanding academic institutions in the country. These schools include:
Drexel University New York University
Hofstra University College of New Jersey
Roger Williams University Boston University
St. John's University Adelphi University
U. of the Sciences Philadelphia Virginia Polytechnic University
Simmons College Johns Hopkins University
Penn State University Northeastern University
Albright College University of Pennsylvania
East Stroudsburg University Muhlenberg University
Rochester Institute of Technology Montclair State University
Boston College University of New Haven
Art Institute of Southern California University of Connecticut
University of Massachusetts University of California

The enrollment for grades 6-12 is 785.



Euclid School

Euclid School held our annual Achievement Night for students and their families on Tuesday, March 21st. Students enjoyed visiting their classrooms and showing their parents the many exciting projects and curriculum artifacts.

Detect Diabetes Day was celebrated at Euclid School on March 28th. This program was sponsored by the American Diabetes Association and Life Scan Co, who provided a free glucometer to each school building for participation in activities.

Terra Nova Testing was conducted during the weeks of March 27th and April 3rd for all students in grades two, three and five.

Report Cards were sent home on Friday, April 7th, for the third marking period.

Our PTA sold tickets to anyone interested in attending a hockey game at the Continental Arena in East Rutherford on Friday, March 31st.

The PTA held their second general meeting on Thursday, April 6th in the Euclid School gym. After an introduction of the 2000/01 slate of officers and a brief meeting, a program followed on "Allergies and Asthma."

The current enrollment at Euclid School is 327.




Lincoln School

Under the direction of Mrs. Eileen Latorre, Lincoln School's Inventors Club held its annual Invention Convention on March 18th.

On March 28th, Lincoln School's teaching staff held a highly successful "Student Recognition Night".

The March Read-a-thon held at Lincoln School was a true success.

On April 3rd, representatives from the Child Abuse Prevention Program in Bergen County presented a very informative workshop to Lincoln and Euclid School's kindergarten parents.

Mrs. Jane McClean organized a tour for our Lincoln School first graders at the Hackensack University Medical Center.

On March 28th, Lincoln School's faculty in addition to other district personnel had the opportunity to take part in a very well coordinated district in-service day.

The timing could not have been more appropriate for a Lincoln School PTA assembly program entitled "Beauty and the Beast Storytellers".

The enrollment for Lincoln School as of April 10, 2000 is 350.

Mon., April 24-Fri., April 28............. SCHOOL CLOSED-Spring Recess
Tues., May 2 - Fri., May 12.............. ESPA Testing (Grade 4)



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