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Does Your Child Want
to Buy a Penguin?
Now they can - in keychain form!
the form and your child's Byrd Rock's keychain will be delivered to their
Only $3 each!
Everybody in the Pool!
We need YOU and 54 other families to sign up for our Byrd School Pool Party.
That’s how many families we need
signed up and paid by May
27in order to have the 5th Annual Byrd Family Pool Party
on June 10.
Required, you will not be able to pay at the gate.
here for the form to complete and return to the office marked Pool
Party. Send your form in today!
Questions: Contact Jacquie Johnson email@example.com or Samantha Lachenauer Samantha_lach@yahoo.com
Thank you...to everyone who came out to support the 5th Grade Fundraiser last Saturday, May 4 - they raise $1,105!!
Movie Under the Stars - please join us for Byrd’s Movie Night, Friday May 17 at 8 pm.
Click here for more information.
Mosaic Mural – Classroom Close-up,
NJ will be visiting Byrd School and taping a story entitled “Mosaic Mural” on
out the flyer for complete details on viewing times and stations.
Water Day is Thursday, May 30 9AM - 2
(rain date Friday, May 31)
Thielke Arboretum is in need of volunteer docents (field guides) to lead small
groups of 4th grade students on wetlands walks through the arboretum. All
docents will be trained to lead groups of students.
grade parents especially are encouraged to volunteer and spend the day helping
teach the children about wetlands and our Arboretum
RSVP by May 15th.
Lucy Malka at Lhmalka@optonline.net or201-791-3562.
N.J. singles out 10 Bergen County schools as high-performing
Ten Bergen County
schools are among 57 that New Jersey has deemed to be “Reward Schools,”
meaning they were among the highest performing in the state last year,
or saw the greatest student gains in passing state tests.
Most of the schools winning the new designation — which
the state Department of Education posted online last week with little
fanfare — are in affluent communities or are selective magnet schools,
such as the Bergen County Academies in Hackensack and Bergen County Technical High School in Teterboro.
The others in the high performance category include Alpine Elementary School, Lyncrest Elementary School in Fair Lawn, Richard E. Byrd School and Central School in Glen Rock, Charles DeWolf Middle School in Old Tappan and Sicomac Elementary School in Wyckoff.
The state said these schools had the highest rates of proficiency on
state tests last spring — school-wide and in various racial and ethnic
Two Bergen schools were deemed to have shown especially high growth for three years, including Hillside Elementary in Closter and Orchard Elementary in Ridgewood.
The new “Reward Schools” designation brings prestige
but not much of a prize, although those that receive certain federal
funds for serving disadvantaged students could potentially get more
resources. Most of the schools winning the label are in affluent
communities, so they would likely not be eligible for financial rewards.
The label comes from a new accountability system
adopted by New Jersey last year. The system also designates “Priority
Schools,” which are the lowest performing and subject to state remedies,
and “Focus Schools,” which have low graduation rates or wide
As featured on NorthJersey.com
which website to use to find the information you are looking for about school
and district activities? Check out the Cheat Sheet for
School and District Websites.
BYRD ID # C16871FD3L847
Everyone had a great time at the Pizza & Puzzle Night on Friday, January 25. This group worked on and completed a 500 piece puzzle together! Great Job!
ByrdHSA can earn up to 8.5% when you make a purchase.
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|Dates to Remember|
|May 13-16||NJ ASK - Grades 3-4|
|May 15||Deli Lunch|
|May 17 ||Byrd Movie Night|
|May 21||Federated HSA, Coleman, 9:00 AM|
|May 21||Byrd School Art Show, 6:00 PM|
|May 21||Spring Concert, Grades 4-5, 7:00 PM|
| May 22 ||Pizza Day|
|May 22 ||HSA Meeting, Media Center, 8:45 AM|
SEPAC Meeting Schedule
|May 28, 2013|
|All meeting are held at 7:30 pm in the Central School Media Center unless otherwise noted.|
GR BOARD OF EDUCATION UPDATES!
BOARD OF ED MTG. SCHEDULE
All meetings are held on MONDAY
| 4/01/2013 ||Leslie Schraer|
| 4/22/2013 ||Sharon Scarpelli |
| 5/06/2013||Leslie Schraer |
| || |
What are the main responsibilities
of the Board of Education?
2012-2013 School Supply List
If you SEE who's holding up traffic, SAY something.
PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF COURTESY
KEEPS THINGS MOVING!
|Paying a visit?|
All visitors during school hours must sign in and out of the office and have a visitor badge displayed at all times while in the building.
Line-Up assignments/building guide
In case you forgot:
We love our four-legged friends, but when it comes to bringing them onto Byrd School grounds... DON'T.
PLEASE UPDATE your information
Honeywell Instant Alert
Emergency notifications from the
Glen Rock School District
Click on the Honeywell link and make changes if you need to, to make sure we can reach you.
in Glen Rock and surrounding area.
Jay & Effie Lebet
A gourmet and affordable weekday dinner service for the busy family
Offering complete meals, a la carte, family-size and children's meals.
Satisfy your cravings for comfort foods
Say you saw it on our HSA website!