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Carl Leppin, Secaucus Fire Subcode Official and Building Inspector, Honored at the Board of Education Showcase of Success This Past Thursday

Carl Leppin, Fire Subcode Official and Building Inspector for the Town of Secaucus, was honored at the Board of Education's Showcase of Success this past Thursday, October 20th. Mr. Leppin was thanked by Interim Superintendent Kenneth Knops and Business Administrator Grace Yeo for his proactivity towards insuring the newly acquired Millridge School and the expanded Secaucus Middle and High School were inspected in a timely fashion. In a plaque presented to Mr. Leppin by Board of Education President John Gerbasio, the Board thanked Mr. Leppin "For giving so generously of his time and talents in expediating our inspections at Millridge School and Secaucus Middle and High School."
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Mayor Mike Gonnelli Honored at the Board of Education Showcase of Success for His Efforts Towards Acquiring Millridge School

At the Board of Education's Showcase of Success on October 20th, the Board presented a Certificate of Commendation to Secaucus Mayor Mike Gonnelli for all his efforts leading to the acquisition of Millridge School. The Mayor was thanked by Interim Superintendent Kenneth Knops and Business Administrator Grace Yeo, and presented with a plaque by Board of Education President John Gerbasio. The plaque expressed the District's appreciation to Mayor Gonnelli "For his leadership and tireless efforts in making the negotiations and acquisition of Millridge School a reality."
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Huber Street School Fourth Grade Teacher Mrs. Alyssa Curry Honored at Board of Education Showcase of Success on October 20th

Mrs. Alyssa Curry, fourth grade teacher at Huber Street School, was honored for her selection to present at a state-wide conference at the Board of Education Showcase of Success on Thursday evening. Mrs. Curry will be presenting a workshop titled “Bringing History to Life” at the state-wide New Jersey Council for the Social Studies annual workshop at Rutgers University on October 25th. At her workshop, Mrs. Curry will share techniques and strategies with social studies teachers throughout the State on how to provide students with interactive and primary sources that will make history come alive.

Interim Superintendent Kenneth Knops commended Mrs. Curry for being one of only fifteen teachers throughout the State selected to present at this prestigious conference, and the only teacher from Hudson County selected.
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Secaucus Middle School Lip Dub

Secaucus Middle School is proud to release our very first Anti-Bullying, Week of Respect Lip Dub. The faculty and staff got together to film a fun video to teach our students about respect and not being a bully. At Secaucus Middle School, when it comes to bullying, Were Not Gonna Take It!
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ADVANCED PLACEMENT PHYSICS 1 COMES TO LIFE FOR STEM ACADEMY FRESHMEN

As a compliment to the ‘Physics First’ movement at Secaucus High School, the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Academy (STEM) are taking AP Physics 1 in their Freshman year of high school. The course combines live demonstrations with challenging problems in physics that encourage the students to think in a more complex way. Dr. John Ennis, the Physics instructor and writer for New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning, started the course this September.
In the photograph above, “Free-fall Friday” was the 3rd AP Physics 1 lab the students had since beginning the school year. Students took to the tennis court to perform a kinematics lab examining the motion of free-falling tennis balls. The course instructor is Dr. John Ennis .
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HUBER STREET SCHOOL FOURTH GRADE TEACHER ALYSSA CURRY SELECTED TO PRESENT AT STATE-WIDE SOCIAL STUDIES CONFERENCE

Huber Street School Fourth Grade Teacher Mrs. Alyssa Curry has been given the prestigious honor of being selected to present a workshop at the State-Wide New Jersey Council for the Social Studies annual conference titled "Next Generation Social Studies: Literacy, Inquiry, and Technology" at Rutgers University on October 25th. Mrs. Curry's presentation will be "Bring History to Life: Techniques for Making Social Studies an Interactive Experience." Mrs. Curry's workshop was only one of thirty selected state-wide and the only presentation to be selected by a Hudson County School. Congratulations, Alyssa!
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SECAUCUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS HONORED FOR THEIR WORK PROMOTING FUNDRAISING FOR ST. JUDE'S CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

At the Board of Education's Showcase of Success on September 22nd, the Board recognized six teachers for their leadership efforts heading school-wide fundraising initiatives for St. Jude's Children's Hospital. The six honored educators were Clarendon School teachers Diorchini Ortiz, Anna Falco, and Lisa Bartletta; and Huber Street School teachers Helen Allen, Elish Viggiani, and Lucille Wright. Between the two schools, an amazing $64,000 was raised for the St. Jude's Children's Hospital. In the photograph above the honored teachers pose for a group picture during the Showcase of Success ceremony with Huber Street School Principal Linda Wilhelm, Clarendon School Principal Steve Viggiani, and Board of Education President John Gerbasio.
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BALLOT POSITIONS FOR NOVEMBER BOARD ELECTION

The following have submitted petitions for the November election to the Board of Education, and will appear on the ballot in Column J:

Position 1: Kathy O'Connell Position 4: Tom A. Troyer
Position 2: Steven Kilawattie Position 5: Jack A. McStowe
Position 3: Sharon Dellafave Position 6: John Gerbasio
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TEN STAFF MEMBERS RECOGNIZED FOR ATTAINING TENURE WITH THE SECAUCUS SCHOOL DISTRICT AT SUPERINTENDENT’S CONVOCATION

At the annual Superintendent’s Convocation for Secaucus School District employees, a total of ten certificated staff members were recognized for attaining tenure with the school district. Teachers attaining tenure status were Huber Street Teachers Carolann Cocucci, Thomas Curry, and Dawn Leon; Clarendon Teacher Suzanne Ngo; Secaucus Middle School Teacher Meghan Maddalena; and Secaucus High School Teachers Tiago Leite, Alexis Chisari, Peter Newman, and Raphael Pastor; and Clarendon School Principal Steve Viggiani. At the Superintendent’s Convocation, each teacher’s name was read, and they were awarded a tenure certificate by Speaker of the General Assembly, a guest speaker at the Convocation.



In the photograph above, General Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto presents a tenure certificate to Clarendon School Teacher Suzanne Ngo as Clarendon School Principal Steve Viggiani, Board of Education President John Gerbasio, and Secaucus Education Association President Nancy Lynch look on.
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