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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Superintendent's Report
May 28, 1998
Junior-Senior High School
The HHHS chapter of the National Honor Society held its induction
ceremony Thursday evening May 8, 1998.   Fourteen new members were
inducted in recognition of their outstanding achievements in
scholarship, service, leadership and character.
Sophomore Mike K. is a Bergen County winner in the PTA Cultural
Arts contest.  His essay on the theme "It Could Happen" will now move on
to judging on the state level.
Mrs. Schneeweiss' Communications classes are currently analyzing
directors, genres and special effects in a film study unit.  Mrs.
Czekaj's Shakespeare Honors class recently presented scenes from
Twelfth Night to Mr. Sicilian's 7th period class of eighth graders.
Mrs. Bucceri's U.S. 2 classes are concluding their study of the 1960's
by viewing the movie JFK.  In Mrs. Reed's Painting 1 class the students
have completed their Surrealism painting where they created a painting
full of hidden meanings and dreams.  Students then began and finished
work on a still-life.  The students in photography class have created a
collage using juxtaposition of images.
On April 2nd, the Sixth Grade Class saw a student production of Into the
Woods  at Jersey City State College.  The play reinforced the 6th grade
Literature curriculum.  Mrs. Wallace's sixth grade Literature students
have recently published some of their poems on the Internet as part of
an international organization called KidsPub.
On April 22nd, in celebration of Earth Day, the seventh grade took their
annual walk to Woodland Park to clean up the park.
The Seventh grade environmental trip (camping) was fantastic.  We
departed Heights at 9 AM with 90 very excited seventh graders.  We
returned with 90 very tired, but much wiser, children who had survived
hiking, forest survival, challenge courses,  nature lectures, boating,
crafts, and many other new experiences.  Thanks go to our chaperones
Mrs. Rowland, Mr. Carcich, Ms. Sugarman, Mr. Scuilla, Mr. Van Dam, Mr.
Stillman, Mr. Toy, Mr. Curci, Mr. Clark, Mr. DelCalzo, Mr. Brady, Mr.
Walsh, Mrs. Sheridan, and our nurses, Mrs. Desimone, Mrs. Gagliardi,
Mrs. Brady, and Mrs. Dommenge. Special thanks to Mrs. Reed for providing
a Nature Arts experience for the students and to Mrs. Toy and Mrs.
Caputo for the extensive planning for the trip and for recording all the
fun on film.
Michael C., a junior, is the winner of the Bausch & Lomb Honorary
Science Award presented by the University of Rochester.  Michael will
now be eligible for a minimum scholarship award of $24,000 over four
years at the University.
Dan G., a junior, is the winner of the Xerox Award for
outstanding achievement in the humanities and social services.  He will
also be eligible for a $24,000 scholarship at the University of
Rochester.
Twelve seniors in the graduating Class of 1998 will be honored for the
achievements at the Twelfth Annual Honor Scholars Recognition and Awards
Dinner sponsored by Euclid Lodge #136 of Free and Accepted Masons.  The
dinner will be held on June 5, 1998 beginning at  5:30 P.M.

Euclid School
Students in  Second Grade enjoyed a safety program sponsored by
Hackensack Medical  Center.  The highlight of this program was a visit
from a 6 foot kangaroo (special thanks to Mrs. Rubin for volunteering to
wear the costume) which visited our students during this program.
Fifth grade students enjoyed the annual trip to Great Adventure
sponsored by the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department.  This trip is in
recognition of the students' participation as safety patrol helpers
throughout the school year.
Euclid School PTA honored its teachers and staff with special treats and
a luncheon hosted by the Euclid School PTA during the week of May 4th.
School Colors Day was held on Friday, May 8th.  Staff and students
proudly wore their black and gold colors.
The gifted and talented program has completed their aviation projects
with all of their hands-on work displayed for a week at the Borough
Hall.
Many thanks to Mr. & Mrs. Clark (4th grade parents at Euclid) for
donating many colorful and informative Science books to be used by all
fourth grade classes. A metric scale was also donated.
On May 14th, the fifth grade took a class trip to the Tenafly Nature
Center.  The students took part in a series of hands-on activities which
cover one cell organisms, wildlife and environmental issues.
The current enrollment at Euclid School is 313 students. The number of
students registered for kindergarten, 1998 is 44.

Lincoln School
Congratulations to Christina A. (5th Grade-Ms. Kalisch) for being
selected as a winner in the Shopper News "Design an Ad" contest!
This year's D.A.R.E. Culmination Program was held on Tuesday evening,
May 5th at the Kiefer Auditorium.  Fifth graders from both end schools
joined together to show their commitment to remain "drug free".  The
students read essays on this topic.  A special note of thanks to:
Assemblywoman Heck, Chief Werner, Detective Castiglione, Detective
Colaneri,  Mrs. Cerasuolo, Mr. Dolan, Miss Kalisch, Mrs. LaTorre, Mrs.
Pagano and Miss Vistosky.
The students are enjoying viewing the worm compost which is being shared
by all the grades.  This has been made available to them through the
grant awarded to the Hasbrouck Heights Elementary Schools through the
Bergen County Utilities Authority.
The first graders have been learning about the helpers in our community
with visits by Mayor Torre, Fire Chief Greco and Dr. Stepura,
Superintendent of Schools.
The Seventh Annual PTA Science Exchange was held on Tuesday evening,
April 28th.  Parents, teachers, students and board members enjoyed
seeing and handling 146 different projects displayed by approximately
167 students.  Throughout the week of May 4th, the PTA honored Lincoln's
teaching staff with mementos, treats and a wonderful luncheon.
Lincoln's support staff also was recognized.
Lincoln PTA's "Family Fun Night" was held on Wednesday, May 6 at The
Rink in Montvale.  All families who are PTA members were able to skate
free-of-charge and receive pizza and soda, also at no charge.
Thursday, June 18 - Fifth Grade Promotion Exercise (10:30 a.m./Gym)A
Parent Committee has been organized to plan for the fifth grade
promotion and party scheduled for Thursday, June 18, 1998.
The enrollment for Lincoln School as of May 18 is 368.  The number of
students registered for kindergarten 1998 including retentions is 55.

 

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