Upcoming Parent Tour of ETV Studio and STEM Lab, Elementary Science Fairs Underway, State Assessment Dates Announced
School Board Meeting
End of Trimester 2
Next Friday marks the end of the second academic trimester. Students and staff are busy and productive holding science fairs, talent shows, music performances, reading challenges, and more. The school board will hold their monthly meeting this coming Monday night, March 13th at the Eisenhower Middle School at 6:30 p.m. The tentative 2023-2024 school budget will be on the agenda for approval. The annual public budget hearing, where planned revenues and appropriations will be presented, is scheduled for April 24, 2023 during the regular April school board meeting.
Kerry L. Postma, Ed.D., Superintendent
Parent Tour of ETV Studio and STEM Lab
Parents are invited to join this evening tour at Eisenhower Middle School of the STEM Lab and ETV Studio. Mr. DeBlock, EMS Technology Teacher will escort parents through each space, giving an overview and sampling of the exciting hands-on, design thinking and production activities that EMS students experience in their technology classes. The tour will take place on Tuesday. March 21st and starts at 7pm. To register for this event, and to see the full listing of seminars in the Connected Parent Series, visit our website at wyckoffps.org.
Elementary Science Fairs Underway
The Washington School PTO kicked off this elementary series last night with their science fair for grades 3-5. Students researched a science topic of interest and presented their findings and projects to their parents and families. We thank the PTO for spearheading these events in our schools. The remainder of the elementary schools will hold their science fairs in the coming weeks - see your school’s website for dates.
State Assessment Dates Announced
The New Jersey Student Learning Assessments for all students in Grades 3-8 will be administered this spring during the month of May. The NJSLA measures student progress and achievement in the areas of Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science (grades 5 and 8 only). Students will be assessed on various dates during the time period of May 8 to May 19, 2023. Your child’s school will communicate the specific dates for each grade level and subject area. To learn more about the NJSLA, visit the Assessment page of the New Jersey Department of Education website at https://www.nj.gov/education/assessment/resources.
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