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The mission of the Secaucus Board of Education is to facilitate the development of each child to his or her greatest potential. The goal of this Board of Education shall be to offer each child in this district the educational opportunity that will enable him/her to function politically, economically, and socially in a democratic society. The Board of Education will provide a planned program of learning that incorporates into its curriculum the lessons and experiences, within and without the classroom, needed to realize the educational goals of this district. The Board will strive unremittingly to provide an educational system that assists each pupil in becoming a self-respecting individual who can function effectively and satisfyingly. The Board of Education's expectation is that students at all grade levels will achieve academic success through accessing our curricula, which are aligned to the New Jersey Student Learning Standards in all subjects. The Board of Education will endeavor to employ a high-caliber, well-prepared staff of adequate size and wide-ranging abilities. The Board will provide pupils and staff with adequate educational supplies, equipment and facilities to accomplish these goals.

Latest News

Kindergarten News

Continuing their focus on STEM this month, Mrs. Lamatina’s class completed a second challenge where they had to create an invention that could separate marshmallows and jelly beans quickly, efficiently, and without touching the candy. Students planned, selected materials, and worked in teams to build their creations.

1st Grade News

The first grade students made Irish soda bread in celebration of St. Patricks’s Day! They learned how to follow a recipe by reading the ingredients and directions. Next, they measured each ingredient and worked together to mix it. When the students returned to class, they wrote and illustrated how to make Irish soda bread. Finally, the students enjoyed their delicious breads at snack time.

Poetry Contest

The Secaucus Public Library is holding its first poetry contest for grades K-8. All types of poems are welcome and every student is encouraged to participate. Students may write any type of poem for submission. There will be one winner per grade level and all winners will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card. All submissions are due by March 22 For more information, contact Mrs. Grewe

Art News

1st graders are working hard in art class this week. Students are practicing their fine motor weaving skills on paper looms. Unbe-weavable!