158 Park Slope, Clifton, New Jersey 07011    973-470-2370

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Welcome to School #1!

School One, located in the Middle Village section of Clifton (just beyond Christopher Columbus Middle School, the former CHS, and Clifton Schools Stadium), opened its doors in 1930. Celebrating its 80th anniversary, School One has 312 students in grades K - 5. We are proud to have served several generations of families in our school community.

SCHOOL #1 NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

School 1 - November Calendar



School One - Autumn Newsletter
Congratulations to School One's avid readers! The following students surpassed their individual reading goal AND maintained an 85% or better comprehension rate. We are so proud of you!
Marking Period 1
Victoria Lopez
Mia Young
Alara Cinar
Tanaz Gafur
Vedansh Shah
Jacob Soriano-Macedo
Elberd Arsamakov
NicholasCruz
Adam Rabboh
Natalie Klein
Kevin Orzero
Priscilla Porta 
Valerie Vega-Fernandez
Jayden Gonzalez
Jaden Boodhoo
Irmak Sergerdanoglu
Majd Mashal
Dev Patel
Ahmad Mahmoud
Cianna Payano
Stephan Ivanova
Zaid Jaffal
Youssef Nouh
Naresh Rooplal
Jemilia Sanchez
Azra Chowdhury
Mustafa Ayoub
Yasmine Himadi
Aarav Modi
Luis Alvarado
Kareem Jabbar
Sara Al Hafi
Nadine Abedrabbo
Rami Shahin
Levi Henderson
Lucia Gisbert
Luis Montalvo
Renan Briones
David Perez 
Justin D'Amato
Mahmmoud Kariti
Christopher Bengen
Samantha Zamora
Laith Abdelghani
Dalia Abu-Osbah
Tamer Assaf
Angie Eljerou
Ahmad Ghaith
Christopher Martinez
Aryan Patel
Alexander Perez
Mohamed Abdelrehim
Massimo Colucci
Melody Khalil
Noah Cantillo
Jorge Martinez
Yuriy Levkovych
Malak Jaffal
Dareen Mahmoud
Omar Allan Aya Almassri
Taina Cordero
Xiara Gonalez
Emirhan Muhamed
Maya Mashal
Ariana Rivera
Melanie Perez
Angelie Ayala
Arianna Caride
Nasma Elsadig
Gabriella Fornino
Mert Gundogdu
Barbara Huaman
Joyden Kennedy
Velizar Lazarov
Matthew Mendoza
Anthony Sanchez
Nasseem Zaynoune
Dawood Assaidi 
Olivia Weglinski 
Bedirhan Demir
Guillermo Reckeweg
Nicole Velasquez
Alhaytham Abumatar
Justin Laloo
Yug Upadhyay
Kinda Basuf
Joseph Castano
Zade Norman
Kevin Arias
Ceylin Cinar
Michaela Mercado
Anubis Correa
Abrar Alsaidi
Lena Batca
Montaser Jabbar
Adrian Smith 
 
Our November Students of the Month: Heru Correa, Venisha Dalal, Israa Fahmi, Salma Nouh, Samantha Zamora, Yanelis Martinez, Anubis Correa, Nicholas Cruz, Alyssa Colavito, Michaela Mercado, Matthew Mendoza, Angie Eljerou, Joyden Kennedy, and Briana Alvarado
Our October Students of the Month: Lucenzo Colucci, Maya Niebrzydowski, Alaina Bengen, Lina Shahin. Laith Abdelghani, Denzel Aguila, Nicole Velasquez, Mia Young, Renan Briones, Melody Khalil, Alara Cinar, Azra Chowdhury, Ashely Dominguez, and Mehdi Chowdhury
 

Manners Matter and Character Counts!
"GOOD MANNERS are just a way of showing other people that we have
RESPECT for them"   - Bill Kelly
We proudly present our November honorees!
We proudly present our October honorees!
 
 
November birthday twins, Carla and Yurly each celebrated with their families on their special day. Customary Hug Books were presented by their classmates and each mom read a book to the class.
Book: The Teeny Tiny Ghost by Kay Winters
Mrs. Ramos and her class welcomed Angie Hazim's brother Angel who read The Teeny Tiny Ghost. The students took turns reading their birthday messages to the birthday girl!
Mr. and Mrs. Martinez surprised their daughter, Leanna, by reading her favorite story on her birthday. The Martinez's also very generously donated a book to Mrs. Cutola's Kindergarten classroom!
Mrs. Ramos and her second-grade class surprised Christopher by presenting him with a Birthday Hug Book. His classmates wrote messages in the book and read them aloud.  But the best birthday gift of all was Christopher's mom reading a book to the class.

School One Events

Julissa from Mrs. Stepneski’s first-grade class cut nearly 11 inches of hair to donate to Locks of Love. We are so proud of her!
School One Halloween Celebration!
School One Halloween Parade!
Halloween Parade at the Stadium!
Trunk or Treat 2017
Mrs. Ramos’ second-grade class and Mr. Thurston’s fifth-grade class teamed up for a fun seasonal buddies' activity, writing haunted Halloween stories with a setting, a problem, and a solution. 
Ms. Centuori’s third-grade class gets up to dance in the afternoon to practice their multiplication times tables. Whole-body instruction allows for students to remember their facts quicker while having fun!  Special thanks to the family of Tyrone Bowden Jr. for letting us borrow the “Rock N Learn Multiplication Rap” video.
Mrs. Sochon discussed different types of owls with Mrs.Cutola’s Kindergarten class, a fun and informative extension activity for their Fundations lesson.
Mrs. Spadaro's third-grade class conducted a scientific inquiry in which they hypothesized about how to make the best flying paper airplane. Some students recognized wing size as a variable while others incorporated a variety of tips and tails to their three prototypes. A competition was held outside and there were many SUPER flying finalists. The best flyer was made by Justin Figueroa.
Miss Durkin's Kindergarten class completed a pumpkin math investigation worksheet utilizing math counter manipulatives to measure the height of their pumpkins and crayons to color in their size (small, medium, or large). This Fun Friday activity culminated with the students applying their addition skills to count the lines and then creatively paint their pumpkins.  Room 104 did a wonderful job!
Mrs. Hanson's first-grade students celebrated the letter M this week by creating their own mummies.
School One students were so excited to see Chuck E. Cheese and hear his anti-bullying message.  The celebration continued that evening when School One families gathered together for a night of food and fun at Chuck E. Cheese in Wayne.
 
Thank you to The Rotary Club for their very generous donation of dictionaries for our third grade students. The children were very excited to interact with Mayor Anzaldi. Rest assured they will proudly use their dictionaries daily!
Our first Book Swap was a great success! Hearing the students talk about their favorite books/authors as they "shopped" for new and exciting titles was terrific!  Keep reading and get ready to swap again next month.
Friendly's Night- School One students and their families making memories and supporting the school!
 

FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR - CLICK HERE

Pay for lunch & breakfast using the online pre-payment system, Payforit.net,  CLICK HERE for promotional flyer. You may pay using checks, credit cards, cash or electronic checking.   If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Business Office at 973-470-2288.
Box Tops
You can help raise money for School One just by shopping for your favorite items at your favorite stores. School One participates in several give-back programs, including Box Tops for Education!
 
Turn your everyday receipts into cash for School One with the Box Tops Bonus App. It’s free and as easy as 1-2-3. Here’s how it works!
School One Anti-Bullying Specialist: Theresa Evans, Principal
158 Park Slope
973-470-2370
tevans@cliftonschools.net