Monday, May 13, 2013
Entire school took part in Operation Goody Bag raising money and writing thank you cards for the first responders up in Boston.
The entire Euclid School community came together to show support for the first responders in Boston. On Friday students and staff wore blue and gold to show their support and the students decorated thank you cards which will be attached to goody bags and sent up to Boston to be given out to first responders. The teachers collected a total of $400 for the Operation Goody Bag cause, said teacher Courtney Tacinelli. Throughout the day Friday students took some time out to decorate cards which will be attached to lunch bags which will later be filled by goodies by Operation Goody Bag and then distributed to the first responders in Boston, said second grade teacher Pamala Lambe. Students in her class traced their hands on a card to acknowledge …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Kindergarten teacher Maria Farruggio and student Nina Castellano shows parents some of the technology used in the classroom.
Hasbrouck Heights educators continue to use technology such as the iPad in their day to day instruction. Euclid School Kindergarten teacher Maria Farrugglio showed the Board of Education and parents Thursday night how she uses the tool along with the smartboard technology to share a lesson or a project with the entire class. Thanks to an air server which was put in by IT coordinator Robert Iarossi she is able to connect the iPad to the smartboard. With some help from her student Nina Castellano she showed the parents how is able to use the iPad as a document camera - taking a photo of a book or a project and then putting it on the smartboard so the entire class can see. "It's a great help in the classroom," said Farrugglio. "It’s hands on…
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The Bergen County Police Pipes and Drums Corp stopped by Euclid School on Friday, says Michael Sickels, principal. Watch the video to see the students watch the Pipes and Drums band march through the hallways.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Euclid School's third grade fitness club had a special guest Tuesday.
Euclid School third graders in the Fit Club got an extra special workout Tuesday as guest instructor EJ Barthel of Explosive Training Systems (ETS) in Teterboro came by to introduce them his methods of training which is used by both professional and young athletes. Barthel is a strength/sport training specialist who played college football at Rutgers and UMass. The Euclid Fit Club is an afterschool workout club run by Melissa Gyenes, a Euclid school teacher. Watch the video to see the group in action.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The two elementary schools are showing support for the Sandy Hook students in Newtown, Conn. by taking part in the "Snowflakes for Sandy Hook" project.
The hand-made snowflakes which decorate windows and doors at Euclid and Lincoln schools do more than create a seasonal setting. It's also a symbol of support for the Sandy Hook School community. Both school PTAs teamed up to take part in the"Snowflakes for Sandy Hook" project, a request from the Connecticut Parent Teacher's Association asking schools around the country to send snowflakes to to help decorate their new school, according to the CPTA website. Due to an overwhelming response, the CPTA is no longer receiving snowflakes so instead Euclid and Lincoln PTAs decided to decorate their own schools and send photos to the Sandy Hook students, as a way a gesture of support, said Euclid PTA president Terri Metz.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Students took part in bookmark contest and essay contest during Drug Awareness week.
Tuesday, January 15
Euclid School PTA has announced the winners of the bookmark and essay contests which students took part in last week during annual Drug Awareness week held in the schools. One student was declared the winner in each grade in the bookmark contest. The winners are: Matthew Wester - Kindergarten Sophia Lara - First Grade Brendan Miller - Second Grade Gabrielle Thibault - Third Grade Eisha Kahn - Fourth Grade Julia Campen - Fifth Grade D.A.R.E. essay contest winners are: Natalia Facchini Nicholas Zarillo Eva Bellofatto Students were recognized Friday during the anti-drug rally where Mayor Rose Heck and police officials were in attendance.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Parents of middle school and high school students can donate books their children may have outgrown to the district's elementary schools.
Both Euclid and Lincoln schools are asking parents of middle school and high school students to consider donating any books their children may have outgrown to the elementary schools. This book drive is being done to help enhance the classroom libraries at both elementary schools, explained Karen Dolan, Lincoln School reading specialist. The efforts go in the hand with the huge push for literacy in the district, says Dolan. Also it’s a green effort as it promotes recycling. Most times parents don’t know what to do with the books their children have outgrown and this creates an opportunity for the books to be repurposed, explained Dolan. All children’s books are welcome, even picture books. They can be brought to either Euclid or Lincoln …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Both Euclid and Lincoln School students take part in activities all week designed to teach them about the dangers of drugs during annual Drug Prevention Week.
In the classrooms of Euclid and Lincoln school this week students are learning all about the dangers of drugs and why it's so important to remember to 'Just Say No.' Annual Drug Prevention Week kicked off on Monday and activities continue all week concluding with the a big anti-drug rally on Friday where the students at both schools will hear important inspiring messages from the police department heads and other town officials about why it's so important to stay away from drugs. Each day the students are taking part in a clothing theme, each one symbolizing a special message such as on Monday when students wore pajamas to school to promoting the message "Wake Up Drug Free." Tuesday students all proudly dressed in the Heights colors of …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Clad from head to toe in red and green, each one with a Santa hat on his or her head, the young Euclid Eagles took to the stage to put on an adorable and fun holiday show for their families Wednesday afternoon. Dozens of students made up the Lil' People's Chorus singing and dancing through a variety of holiday classics like "Jingle Bells" "Frosty the Sowman" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." At the end of the half-hour show the chorus broke into smiles and cheers as Santa appeared from the back of the auditorium just as they sang "Santa Claus is Coming to Town." Santa joined the students on stage handing each one some candy. The holiday show presented by the Euclid School PTA was performed at the high school auditorium.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Lil People's Chorus and an educational science program with a holiday twist presented by the PTA
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Euclid School is celebrating the holidays this week first with its Lil' People's Chorus on Wednesday and with a special festive scientific program on Thursday. Students will take part Thursday in the Mad Science "Freezing Winter Thrills" program, the school PTA reports. The morning will consist of a 45-minute assembly where a mad scientist will melt a snowman with cold chemistry, create holiday lights with fun festive fireworks, and witness a mad science sleigh ride on a hovercraft. In the afternoon, each grade level will return to the gym to enjoy the cool goo (slime) fun station, then make their own edible snowman (cotton candy) to take home.