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Upcoming Events
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Tomorrow
4/28/2015
- HUBER DANCE PERFORMANCE
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4/29/2015
- NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
District Announcements
Spring Musical
Congratulations Hairspray Cast and Crew!
Bravo to the cast and crew of Hairspray, who performed in the hit musical comedy this past weekend to packed houses. 
The entire educational community of Secaucus appreciates your and the faculty's and staff's hard work, dedication and professionalism to put on such fine performances.
PARCC EOY Information
PARCC EOY to Begin
PARCC End of Year (EOY) assessment windows are scheduled as follows:
  • SHS: April 20-May 15
  • SMS: April 27-May 22
  • Clarendon and Huber: April 27-May 22
School-specific schedules are available through the respective building's main office. Students will be tested on computers in English and Mathematics. We are confident that our students can successfully manage the recommendation of  up to two sections per day.

While the district and the state does not allow for "opting out" of testing, the Secaucus Public School district recognizes parents' rights to refusal. Therefore, it is not necessary for parents to notify the district they have done so for the March administration. 

Individual student score reports will only be generated if the student takes both the PBA and EOY sections of the test. Therefore, if a student does not take either the PBA or EOY, no score report will be generated.


 The PBA administration of PARCC when very smoothly and we anticipate the same for EOY.
 
PAC 10th Anniversary Celebration
​Performing Arts Center 10th Anniversary Celebration​
Please join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center on the Secaucus Middle/High School Campus Saturday, May 9, 2015. There will be a dinner buffet beginning at 5:30 p.m. After dinner, enjoy performances by:
  • Encore Orchestra of New Jersey
  • CAST
  • Student performances of selections of:
    • West Side Story
    • The Little Mermaid
    • Pippin
    • Beauty and the Beast
    • Jersey Boys
    • Le Miserables
    • Hairspray
  • And more... 
All tickets are available through the high school box office. Tickets for the dinner buffet and special seating for the concert are $50. 

Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert only are $15.00

All proceeds of this event will go towards beautification of the PAC.
SHS Girls in Tech
Secaucus High School Girls Sharpen Tech Skills
SHS students Thessolanica DeLeon, Iqra Ahmed, Juliet Nowak and Hanna Faye Canonigo attended the Girls in Technology Symposium hosted by Hudson County Community College in Jersey City. There the young technologists were able to participate in various activities including coding and discussion of various displays. 


Thessolanica’s project “Snapshots of Time” focused on the evolution of how lives were captured by cameras that date back to as early as the late 1920s. Her project reflected on the changing models of cameras through time and how each produced varying resolutions of captured memories that were promised to be kept and treasured. 
Iqra, Juliet and Hanna presented “The Evolution of Solar 
Panels”, which illustrated the history of the intriguing invention as well as the potential for solar panels in the near future.
Speaker Discusses Education at HCSBA
NJ Assembly Speaker Prieto Discusses Issues at HCSBA Meeting
NJ Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto was the special guest at the Hudson County 
School Boards Association meeting at LaReggia in Secaucus On March 10.

Speaker Prieto discussed various topics close to the educational community including pension reform and education funding to an audience of Hudson County school administrators and board members.

Pictured left to right are: Business Administrator/Board Secretary Kristin Kosky, SBoE Trustees John Gerbasio and 
Ruby Pantoliano, NJ Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, SBoE Trustees Robert Anderson, Jack McStowe and Joseph Lewis, and Secaucus Public Schools Superintendent Robert Presuto.
Progress Targets Action Plan
SBOE Approves 2014-2015 Progress Targets Action Plan
Please see attached document for the SPSD Progress Targets Action Plan for Huber Street, Clarendon and Secaucus Middle School.
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.
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.
@SecaucusPSD Twitter Account Now Live!
@SecaucusPSD Twitter Account Now Live!
The Secaucus Public School District is now tweeting information about district events. If you use Twitter, you can follow us and get the information as it is tweeted by following the handle @SecaucusPSD.
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