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The March administration of PARCC testing will begin on Monday, March 2, and continue through March 27.  

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Board of Education

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 Special Board Meeting on Monday, March 2,  2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Room – 1st Floor, 172 Midland Avenue, Kearny, N.J. Upon opening the meeting, the Board will immediately enter into Executive Session and return to the public at 6:00 p.m. Action may be taken.

The agenda to the extent known is:
Discussion of 2015/2016 Preliminary Budget
Establishment of Superintendents Goals
Personnel Issues

Community Events

DONT FORGET SPRING AHEAD 1 HOUR
 
 
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time begins.
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Daily Announcements


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

Monday, March 2
District Event
Budget Workshop Meeting
6:00 PM
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 Budget Workshop Meeting on Monday, March 2,  2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room – 1st Floor, 172 Midland Avenue, Kearny, N.J. Action will not be taken.

The agenda to the extent known is:  Discussion of 2015/2016 Preliminary Budget

Tuesday, March 3
District Event
Progress Reports Mailed Home
District Event
First Failure Warnings Mailed
Saturday, March 14
PI Day
Monday, March 16
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.


Weather

Today, 3/2/2015
High: 38 Low: 18
Mostly sunny
1% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/3/2015
High: 31 Low: 31
Snow likely
78% chance of precipitation.