A message from our Principal
guardians and community members,
I know everyone is happy now that springtime
is finally here. Although the snow, we had in March was not really significant
like January or February, it was just as cold. Just a reminder that we (Roselle Public Schools) exceeded
our yearly allotment of snow days by one day Therefore, plan to come back from
spring break in April just a little earlier. Staff and students must return
back to work and school on Friday, April 25, 2014 at regular time.
During this month, eighth grade students
started it off learning about a future opportunity offered at Abraham Clark
High School (ACHS) in Roselle. This opportunity is the Junior Reserve Officer
Training Course (JROTC). The recruitment classes for JROTC have continued to
grow since we have partnered with ACHS over the past three years.
The students were able to participate in a
rare treat on March 14, 2014. It was Pi Day. Many activities transpired in our
grade 7 math classes related to pi – 3.14... Five students
comprising grades 7 & 8 attended Kean University’s Annual Youth Leadership
Conference. Our Spring Open House brought out parents that wanted to learn more
about the instructional program and activities being offered Grace Wilday.
While they were here, everyone also received a special and nice dinner for coming
One of the items covered during the Spring Open House was
test preparation strategies. Since the NJASK will be administered during the
week of May 5, 2014, it is important for you to take these strategies strongly
into consideration. Please review the strategies located later in the
newsletter to increase the chances of your child performing even better but
also decreasing his/her test taking anxiety.
To end off the month on March 31, 2014, the Abraham Clark
High School counselors spent an entire day meeting the grade 8 (rising grade 9)
students and scheduled their classes for the 2014-2015 school year. This was a
great opportunity for students to have a personal discussion with their
counselor about questions they had in preparation for next school year.
Students will get an opportunity to spend an entire day at Abraham Clark High
School on the Grade 8 Orientation Day during the month of June.
Since we are three quarters through the school year, I
still hope that all parents are reviewing and discussing academic and
behavioral performance with their child(ren). It is my aspiration that every
student utilizes the fourth marking period as a new starting point to begin on
the right foot and maintain it.
Dr. Josue B. Falaise