I hope this finds you well and enjoying the summer. I am writing to update you on our ongoing planning efforts to reopen our schools in September. On June 26, The New Jersey Department of Education released The Road Back: Restart and Recovery Plan for Education. This document provides reopening guidance for all school districts throughout New Jersey. As you may know, Mr. Morano and Dr. Velechko are chairing a committee of administrators and supervisors that has been meeting since the middle of May to review and develop plans for September. Over the past few weeks, this committee has been … [Read more...] about A Message from Mr. Hurley July 9, 2020
When we moved to distance learning in mid-March, our Technology Team sprang into action. We relied heavily on emails and online meetings and lessons to continue learning outside of the classroom. Connectivity issue? Malfunctioning device? Our Tech Team either fixed it or swapped devices so teachers could keep teaching and students could keep learning. 1,364 Chromebooks are managed and maintained yearly for students in grades 6-12 280 more devices were distributed for students in grades K-5 in March 1,680 emails were sent to the Tech Team asking for assistance with devices ZERO system … [Read more...] about Tech Team kept us connected!
We’re closing out the 2019-20 school year with a lot of questions about fall 2020, but we have already started considering how to ensure student success. One of the district’s newly formed committees is focused on the fact that not every student could transition easily to distance learning, not every parent could support math lessons, and not every course could completely adapt from traditional, on-site experiences. “Parents, try not to worry.” That’s the message from the team of teachers and administrators who are already thinking about fall’s rebound. The committee charged with this … [Read more...] about Planning for a Fall Rebound