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Announcement Archive

 
District Announcements
School Self-Assessment for Determining Grades
January 4, 2016

New Jersey Department of Education School Self-Assessment for Determining Grades under the Anti-bullying Bill of Rights District and School Grade Report 2014-2015.
[More Information]
School No. 3 News
January 30, 2017
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Creating Positive School Environment Through Class Meetings
January 24, 2017
Grades 4 - 6 will begin holding weekly class meetings.  The purpose of these meetings is to help students learn cooperation, mutual respect, responsibility and social skills.  At these meetings, students will learn how to give compliments to each other, help each other and solve problems.  Students who are having interpersonal issues or conflicts may place the problem on the class meeting agenda, where it will be discussed by the class and a resolution reached.  Research has shown that these strategies have had a positive impact on school climate.  We are excited to get started on this new initiative.
2016-2017 EDUCATIONAL SERVICE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
January 11, 2017


 CAROL DIMINO  PARAPROFESSIONAL 


I am sincerely honored and humbled to have been chosen as the Educational Service Professional of the Year at School #3.My journey at School #3 began in 1989 when my first child entered the second grade. From the moment I walked through the doors, I felt a warmth and fellowship unlike any other. That feeling has remained throughout both of my children's schooling and during my time as a paraprofessional. To date, I have spent 19 years working as a paraprofessional and have had the privilege of working with hundreds of children, spanning every grade level.
Educating a child as the lead teacher or support is am incomparable experience. Each year, with every new personality comes challenges and successes; all proven to have enriched my life. Fort Lee has provided me the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, and for that I am grateful. As the years go by, the faces may change, but School #3 remains constant with its welcoming spirit and familial affection. Year after year, our school provides a second home to the children of my neighborhood, the same neighborhood I had the privilege of raising my own children in. I am honored to be a part of such a wonderful school community, continually working to prepare the children for a successful future. I look forward to remaining part of School #3 in the years to come.

2016-2017 TEACHER OF THE YEAR
January 11, 2017

ARLENE NUNEZ  SECOND GRADE TEACHER

I am very proud and humbled to have been chosen 2016-2017 School #3 Teacher of the Year. I was born in The Dominican Republic and moved to the United States when I was twelve years old. Since I was a young girl, I always knew I wanted to become a teacher. I greatly appreciated the help I received from my ESL teachers to learn English. I received a Bachelor of Art in Elementary Education and Spanish from New Jersey City University, and I earned a Master of Science in Elementary Reading and Literacy from Walden University. As a teacher in Fort Lee since 2007, I have most enjoyed working with children from all different backgrounds, and seeing the growth of my students over the course of the school year.

School #3's Family Reading Night
January 2, 2017

Cozy Up With a Good Book

During our Family Reading Night!   
 All Students & Families are invited …

Join us on
Thursday, January 19, 2017

from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
The School #3 Title 1 program is presenting their first Family Reading Night.  A presentation will be given on how to effectively use our interactive ebook collection followed by a talk on how to help children elaborate on their thinking while reading.

After the presentations, parents and their children are invited to read together. Everyone should wear their coziest pajamas, and bring blankets and a book, for this great night of reading and cocoa for everyone!

 

Committee Members: Gabrielle Anconetani & Jaime Antifonario


Click here to view presentation
 
December 15, 2016

 
 


 
Elementary Schools
All Elementary make- ups May 2-May13
 
Wed, April 19: ELA Unit 1- Grade 3 & 4 (90 mins)
Thurs, April 20 ELA Unit 2- Grade 3 & 4 (75 or 90 mins)
Fri, April 21 : ELA Unit 3- Grade 3 & 4 (90 mins)
Mon, April 24:   Math Unit 1 - Grade 3 & 4 (60 mins )
Tues, April 25:Math Unit 2- Grade 3 & 4 (60 mins)
Wed, April 26: Math Unit 3- Grade 3 & 4 (60 mins)
Thurs, April 27: Math Unit 4- Grade 3 & 4 (60 mins)
 
Fri, April 28:   ELA Unit 1- Grade 5 & 6 (90 mins)
Mon, May 1: ELA Unit 2- Grade 5 & 6 (90 or 110 mins)
Tues, May 2: ELA Unit 3- Grade 5 & 6 (90 or 110 mins)
Wed, May 3:   Math Unit 1 - Grade 5 & 6 (60 or 80 mins)
Thurs, May 4:     Math Unit 2- Grade 5 & 6 (60 or 80 mins)
Fri, May 5:   Math Unit 3 - Grade 5 & 6 (60 or 80 mins)
Mon, May 8:     Math Unit 4- Grade 5 (60 mins)
All Elementary make- ups May 9 –May 16
*all dates are subject to change
December 15, 2016
DECEMBER NEWS
November 22, 2016

SCHOOL NO. 3
PROUDLY PRESENTS
THE WIZARD OF OZ
DECEMBER 20TH 2016
@7PM
Jump Rope for Heart
October 13, 2016
Jump Rope for Heart is the week of 10/17 in PE class.

Please remember to check your email and sign up to give a donation and collect prizes.

 
August 5, 2016
July 5, 2016
School No. 3 School Anti-Bullying Coordinator
October 11, 2016

Meghan Lynch, Guidance Counselor
2405 Second Street
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024
201-585-4640;3503
mlynch@flboe.com
Club Ed Afterschool Program
April 23, 2015

Please click on the link to read information about Club Ed Afterschool program[more information]

April 10, 2015
PARCC
April 1, 2015
PARCC TESTING

                     

Testing Scheduling-EOY
Grade 3             April 27-29                   Monday - Wednesday
Grade 4             April 30-May 4             Wednesday-Thursday
Grade 5             May 5-7                         Monday-Tuesday
Grade 6             May 8-13                       Wednesday-Friday
2012-13 School Performance Report
January 31, 2014
School #3 is proud to share our 2012-13 School Performance report with the school community.  This report compares our school's performance with schools that are demographically similar (our peer group), as well as with all of the schools in New Jersey.  In addition, it gives information about performance targets and school wide and grade level results on the NJASK exams.  Our results are as follows:

Our school was rated VERY HIGH in Academic Performance when compared to our peer group and the state.
Our College and Career Readiness was rated HIGH when compared to the state and AVERAGE when compared to our peer group.
Our Student Growth Performance was rated VERY HIGH when compared to state and peer groups.
School #3 outperformed 91% of the schools in our peer group in Academic Achievement, 58% in College and Career Readiness and 90% in Student Growth.
We outperformed 89% of the schools in the state in Academic Achievement, 76% in college and Career Readiness and 90% in Student Growth. 
Our school outperformed 100% of the schools in our peer group in student growth in Language Arts.

Thanks and appreciation to our amazing teachers, support staff, parents and students for a great job!

SCHOOL # 3 TEACHERS OF THE YEAR
April 24, 2014

School No. 3 Teacher of The Year

School Three is proud to announce that Mrs. Angela Angelidis,  a third grade  teacher has been selected as School No.3 Teacher of the Year. She will be honored at a luncheon on May 29Th.
Character Education at School 3
October 2, 2013
 This year at School 3, we will be focusing on Character Education.  Each month we will have a different theme.  The themes are as follows:

September:  Responsibility
October:  Respect
November:  Gratitude
December:  Peace
January:  Commitment
February:  Kindness
March:  Honesty
April:  Creativity
May:  Freedom
June:  Perserverance

Students "caught" exhibiting these characteristics during each month will be given a certificate which will be displayed on our character education bulletin board.  We will also be conducting awards assemblies throughout the year to honor students exhibiting good character.

Additionally, we are trying to get more student involved in performing service to the school and engaging in school activities.  Students will be chosen to do morning announcements and sing the national anthem each morning.  We have also formed school service squads to help out with our younger children during lunch and with peer mediation activities.

We hope that you will support and reinforce these themes at home, as we continue to build character and service at school.


Sincerely,

Jay Berman
School Anti-Bullying Specialist Information
August 28, 2014
School Anti-Bullying Specialists
Meghan Lynch, Guidance Counselor
2405 Second Street
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024
201-585-4640;3503
mlynch@flboe.com
Recent Security Updates at School 3
April 5, 2013
The following rules which will serve to improve our security are now in effect:

  • No ball playing, except on the field.
  • No playing in the faculty parking area.
  • Students must leave the school grounds immediately after dismissal.
  • Students should NEVER open a school door to allow anyone into the building.
  • Students should  not arrive to school earlier than 8:20AM, unless participating in a special program.
  • Parents visiting the school must reprt to the main office to sign in immediately upon arrival.
  • Parents are advised that police officers are now regularly patrolling the halls of the school.
Please speak to your children about these rules.
Supply Lists
August 29, 2012
School No. 3 supply lists. [More Information] Updated 8/31/2012
This week at School #3
December 16, 2011
This Thursday and Friday faculty and staff will be partaking in Apple computer training.  This is a great opportunity to enhance technology into the classroom.  School # 3 is the Place to Be!!!
2010 US National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
November 12, 2010
On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, School No. 3 will be celebrating its acceptance as a 2010 United States National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.  We are requesting your attendance at this wonderful event to share in our success. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a brief ceremony on our athletic field. After the ceremony we will raise a new United States Flag, as well as our new Blue Ribbon banner. Upon conclusion, students will return to their classrooms for private celebrations, and parents and invitees are welcome to our gymnasium for light refreshments. We hope to see you there. [More Information]
Jim Cramer of CNBC visits School 3
June 17, 2010

BOOYAH!
MAD MONEY'S JIM CRAMER VISITS SCHOOL #3!

On Friday, 11/13, Jim Cramer, the host of the CNBC program Mad Money and the author of the book Getting Back to Even, engaged a group of fifth and sixth grade G&T students from all four elementary schools in an hour long dialogue about the Stock Market. The event took place at School #3. Producers and a camera crew came along to video tape the event and a 45 second clip was aired at the end of that evening's Mad Money program.

Courtesy of Mrs. Barenboim & Mr. Deitsch


This event was inspired by the students' participation and great interest in the online Stock Market Game sponsored by PNC Bank. The online simulation offers students the opportunity to conduct research and to invest $100,000 of virtual money in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Mr. Cramer was eager to impart his wisdom and to answer general and "Lightening Round" questions about specific stocks that were prepared by the students.

Many thanks to Mr. Victor Calderin, who is employed by CNBC and whose two sons are former students of School #3, for bringing this idea to life! Many thanks also to Jackie Fabozzi and Kat Ricker, along with the camera crew from CNBC. And, of course, BOOYAH to Mr. Jim Cramer for taking time out of his very busy schedule to entertain and educate the discerning, young investors!

* A very special thanks to Mr. Robert Kravitz, principal of School #3.
*Thank you to Mrs. Costantino, principal of School 1.
*Thank you also to Mrs. Church and Mr. Emr, principals of Schools 2 & 4.
*Thank you to Dr. Romano, Ms. Best, and Mr. Bang for attending.
*Thank you to Dr. Bandlow and the Board of Education for supporting this event.

I-Safe Poster Contest Winners 2009
June 17, 2010


In the spirit of internet safety month, School 3 students participated in many activities including one to create iSafe posters.  All of them were excellent and the students learned much about internet safety.  Below are a few that stood out from the rest.  Enjoy.



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