HASBROUCK HEIGHTS PUBLIC SCHOOLS Superintendents Report April 30, 1998
Junior-Senior High School
The Pilots Log is proud to announce that the following students and their advisors, Lora G. and Gary P., are the recipients of the following awards from the New Jersey Womens Press Association Annual Contest: First Place: Layout, design, and informational articles for "The Road to Destruction" Issue II, 1998: Monica H. and Adrian B. Second Place: Feature Article: "Coming to America" Issue II, 1998: Tim D. Honorable Mention: Single Page Layout "Coming to America" Issue II, 1998: Adrian B.
These students were selected from over 400 entrants from 33 high schools throughout New Jersey, a truly extraordinary achievement. This is the first time HHHS has achieved such a prestigious award.
The Communications class is currently investigating a film study unit.
On April 22, 1998 the Hasbrouck Heights High School French Club moderated by Mr. Eggmann held its annual luncheon at La Maisonette Restaurant in the Pearl River Hilton.
High School science students will be competing in the Merck State Science Day Competition here at the high school. Four students will compete in each test in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
Members of the Calculus, Honors Algebra 2 and Math 7 classes have begun competition for the National Mathematics League.
Under the guidance of Mrs. Hicswa, the Key Club held the Senior Soiree on Saturday, April 4, from 1PM to 5PM in the cafeteria.
Due to the generosity of the Jr/Sr High School PTA, the Library has 71 new paperback books of interest to young people.
Thanks to all the Middle Level Students who bought books at the Book Fair and helped the Library to acquire all these new titles.
On April 2nd, the Sixth Grade Class saw a student production of "Into the Woods" at Jersey City State College.
On April 22nd, in celebration of Earth Day, the seventh grade took their annual walk to Woodland Park to clean up the park.
As a continuation of the PSE&G program which was an educational activity for the entire Middle Level, Mr. Carcich and Mrs. Toy toured one of the Utility Company's local facilities.
The Symphonic Band enrollment continues to increase with the addition of new members from the fourth 6th grade instrumental cycle this year.
Diabetes Alert Day was celebrated at Euclid School on March 24th. This program was sponsored by the American Diabetes Association and Lifescan Co, who provided a free glucometer to each school building for participation in activities.
Each spring the 5th graders at Euclid School participate in a scoliosis screening, as part of the comprehensive health program here in Hasbrouck Heights. This year, Dr. Mark Delcalzo, assisted Mrs. Della Fave, in preparing the students for this screening program.
During the month of March, the Kindergartners participated in the CAP program. The children discussed and role-played situations where "Strangers" try talking to them. The techniques they learned were useful and could be life-saving.
The Euclid School PTA held the annual School Carnival on Saturday, April 4th. The weather was perfect and the day was fun-filled for all children and families. Teachers, Mr. Dolan and Mr. Minichiello volunteered and sat in the dunking booth for added excitement.
The current enrollment at Euclid School is 313 students.
Our school-wide "Kindness" poster/essay contest winners on "What Kindness Means to Me" were:
1st Place, Grade K-2 - Poster Taylor D.C. 2nd Place " " " " Michele M. 3rd Place " " " " Andrea S. 4th Place " " " " Nicholas B.
1st Place, Grade 3-5 - Poster Ashley G. 2nd " " " " " Russell P. 3rd Place " " " " Stephanie P. 4th Place " " " " Diana N.
Performance Contest Winners Angie I., Brandon I., Steven B. Megan L.
Essay Contest Winners: Amy O.C., Danielle T., Diane P. The first grade celebrated Read Across America with a presentation on March 20, 1998. Many parents and grandparents were in attendance. They amazed all who were present. Everyone left with a smile on their face.
Mrs. Beer held her "Art Happening" program during the week beginning April 6 for grades K-3. The children really enjoyed this program!
I am pleased to report that Lincoln School raised $7,425 for the American Heart Association this year. Congratulations to Mr. Hoskin, all of our teachers and parents and, of course, our terrific students for a job well done.
Several of Lincoln's staff have been participating in Dr. Dissinger's class on Developing and Assessing Curriculum for a Standards Environment at Felician College.
The enrollment for Lincoln School as of April 27 is 368, last year it was 352 at this time.