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Upcoming Events
Today
Tomorrow
12/2/2014
- Sr. Citizen Concert
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
- MS/HS HOLIDAY CONCERT
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
District Announcements
SBOE Reports on 2014 Top SHS Students
SBOE Reports on 2014 Top SHS Students​
 
At the monthly Board of Education meeting on November 18, Trustee Jack McStowe delivered a brief report regarding the our students' time-in-district to their GPAs and SAT scores. Of the 144 members of the Class of 2014, 130, or 90%, took the SAT at least once.
 
The data indicate that of the 130 students who took the SAT at the top 10% of the class of 2014 received an average GPA of 4.086 and scored an average of 1918 out of a possible 2400 on their SATs. Of these 13 students, 85% of them were enrolled in Secaucus schools at 3rd grade or before; 86% of them enrolled during elementary school.
 
Students at the top 25% of the graduating class scored an 1801 and received an average GPA of 3.874. Of these students, 81% of them entered the school system during Grade 3 or prior. Ninety-four percent of them enrolled during elementary school.
 
Students in the top third of the class of 2014 scored an average of 1733 and received an average GPA of 3.762. Of these students, 80% of them entered the school system during Grade 3 or prior. Ninety-five percent of them enrolled during elementary school.
 
The average combined SAT score (Critical Reading, Writing and Mathematics) in NJ is 1523. In Secaucus, the Class of 2014’s SAT average combined score is 1460.
 
The District Testing Report was delivered at the October 2014 board meeting which outlined the district SAT averages among other data points. This report can be found on the district’s homepage or under Departments > Assessments.
SHS Vollyeball Team State Champions!
Secaucus High School Clinches State Volleyball Title
Down rival Bogota in two games 

This afternoon, the Secaucus High 
School Patriots girls’ volleyball team defeated the Bogota Buccaneers 25 to 22 and 25 to 15. Today's win represents the school's 19th NJSIAA girls' volleyball championship.

The contest was held at South Brunswick High School in Monmouth Junction, NJ.

The entire Secaucus community is proud of the volleyball team’s hard word, dedication and continued commitment to excellence! Congratulations!


 
SHSMB Announces Clothing Drive
SHSMB Announces Clothing Drive
The Secaucus High School Marching Band is pleased to announce that its Annual Clothing Drive will be held at the following times 11/15 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, 11/17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., 11/20 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and 11/22 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

The band will be collecting gently used coats, clothes, shoes, hats, cloves, belts and and other clothing items, linens, and stuffed animals and small toys for children. The drop off point will be on the Middle School side of the school behind the PAC. For more information, call Anne Grewe at 201-725-7109.
From the Governor's Office: NJ Launches Statewide Ebola Plan
Through executive order, Governor Christie signed and has established the Ebola Virus Disease Joint Response Team (EVD-JRT) that will direct and coordinate all matters pertaining to New Jersey’s public health response to the virus... Read the plan here.
CDC Publishes Enterovirus-D68 Factsheet
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has developed an Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) fact sheet that outlines preventative practices that will help ensure your child does not contract it or other illnesses. The fact sheet can be downloaded here. 
2013-2014 Assessment of Student Standardized Test Performance Presented
The Secaucus Public School District is required to present the public a report on student standardized test performance. This report was delivered at the October 16 Board of Education meeting. To see a PDF of the presentation, click here.
Enterovirus D68
The Secaucus Public School District is concerned about the continued health and safety of all members of our educational community. There have been reports of illnesses spreading among children. One of these diseases is Enterovirus D68. More information about this virus can be found here.
District Announces Revised Attendance Polcy and Regulations
The Secaucus Public School School is committed to the continued academic excellence of all students. As such, the Board of Education recently revised its Student Attendance Policy and Regulations. Please click on the Attendance Information button to review the information. If you have any questions, please contact your school's main office.
NJDoE Releases CCSS Brochure for Parents
The New Jersey Department of Education recently released a brochure discussing the
 important aspects of the Common Core State Standards (Click here to download the brochure). We encourage all parents, guardians, students, and other interested individuals to read it to become more informed about the state-approved standards that drive our district's curriculum and guide our students' learning.
SBOE Principals ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

 
Announcements
Welcome Back To School!
 


This summer, Secaucus Art Teachers, Doug Depice and Melissa Dargan Heintjes have been busy beautifying a part of our town near the New Jersey Turnpike ramp near Mausam restaurant.

Mr. DePice is a 40-year veteran of the Middle/High School Fine Art Department. Ms Dargan-Heintjes, once a student of Mr. DePice, now a colleague, is in her second year teaching Art to students at Clarendon School.
 
Beginning last year, the pair began a mural-painting with students in their respective schools.
they were thrilled to apply their craft at Mayor Gonnelli’s request in a much larger and hotter outdoor setting. After receiving input from the Mayor, the artists decided on painting portraits of individuals who helped make the world a better place and reproduced works by Vermeer, VanGogh and Matisse. They also put their own creative spin on portraits of famous individuals such as Walt Whitman and the Afghan Girl with the piercing blue-green eyes who graced the cover of National Geographic.

 
The Secaucus School District is proud of the accomplishments of those who serve in its educational community and provide a splash of beauty to our town.
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