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 Black History Month Projects

 Each child researched a different African American in honor of Black History month. Then they gave an oral report on each of their people. Students were asked to dress up in character.
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PI Day Celebration


6th grade students from Mrs. Serino's and Ms. Czeizinger's classes joined in a Pi Day Celebration at Schuyler School.  Students broke up into groups and were each given a paper circle.  Students had to try to figure out how to measure the circumferences and diameters of the circles using any tools of their choosing (string, rulers, scissors, etc.).  Then students divided the circumferences by the diameters and found that no matter how big their circles were, the quotients were a little more than 3. That led to a discussion about pi.  The activity culminated with students listening to pi songs and eating pie!

Schuyler Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday



Thanks to our PTA the students in grades K-2 celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday with a Fun With Reading Night.  The students had  books read to them, participated in craft activities, and ended the night with a cake for Dr. Seuss.  Oh The Fun They Had!


Our 5th grade student, Dan Diaz, was awarded a Certificate of Achievement in Division for demonstrating mastery of the division table by answering all basic division facts in under 3 seconds!

Schuyler Student takes 2nd Place in Spelling Bee


Victoria Amato, a 5th grade student at Schuyler School, won 2nd place at the Arlington Junior Women's Spelling Bee.


Ms. Treanor's 4th grade class did a research project on endangered animals in Science class

Taking it a step further, they explored the World Wildlife Fund website to choose an endangered animal that they could make a donation towards. This donation contributed to the effort to protect their natural environment and support global threats. The class voted on a Cheetah, and he is a welcomed new member of their 4th grade class.


In social studies class Mrs. Manago's students have been learning about the symbols and images used on totem poles made by different Indian tribes.  Each students then had to create their own family heritage totem pole to represent their family.

 Mrs. Manago's 5th grade class has been learning about Indian tribes and their family heritage.  From this lesson the students had to research the symbols and images the Indian tribes used on their totem poles and the meanings behind the symbols.  Then they had to use this information to create a totem pole that reflects their own family history and importance.  They designed some really great totem poles!


Mrs. Manago's 5th grade class has been busy with some creative projects



While studying the human body in science class Ms. Manago's students were challenged to create a model of a human skeleton using different types of materials such as pasta, Q-tips, pipe cleaners, beads, etc and be able to identify the different bones and the purpose they serve in their bodies.

Ms. Bongiovanni's 6th grade science classes did Career Projects


 Ms. Bongiovanni's 6th grade science classes researched different careers in the science field.  They learned about some really interesting careers such as a volcanologist, chemical engineer, scuba diver, geneticist and many more!


Ms. DiGangi's Art Classes


Ms. DiGangi's art classes have been studying the American painter Wayne Thiebaud who is best known for his colorful paintings of pies, ice cream, and cakes.  The students created their favorite dessert out of clay and paint it.  They look delicious!!


Two first grade students in Ms. Esteves' class, Vincent Ball and Hillary Anticona, received certificates from xtramath.org.

Both students are able to solve all of their basic addition facts in less than three seconds!!


What do you do when students in a math class disagree about whether or not a recipe would taste the same as the original if the recipe was halved or tripled?


In Mrs. Serino's 6th grade math class they test it out!  Mrs. Serino's math classes mixed lemonade and iced tea in equivalent ratios to test whether the color and 
taste was the same for each mixture.

Upcoming Events

Fri, Apr 3 - Sun, Apr 12
District Event
Easter Vacation

Schools Closed

Sunday, April 5
Easter
Friday, April 17
District Event
Report Cards

Monday, April 20
Board of Education
Board of Education Regular Meeting

In accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, P.L. 1975c 231, this is to advise that the Kearny Board of Education will hold a Regular Board Meetings on this date. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and be held in the Board Room – 1st Floor, 172 Midland Avenue, Kearny, NJ 07032. Upon opening the meeting, the Board will take action to enter into Executive Session and reconvene in Public at 7:00 p.m.

Action will be taken.

Tuesday, May 12
District Event
Progress Reports Mailed Home
District Event
Second Failure Warnings Mailed Home

Weather

Today, 4/1/2015
High: 46 Low: 34
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/2/2015
High: 56 Low: 48
Partly sunny
3% chance of precipitation.