Located in the "Heart of the Community," Clifton's Lakeview District, School 11 is the oldest standing structure of the Clifton Public Schools. This old, meticulously maintained structure is devoted to providing its children with only the most modern curricular and technological advancements in the arts and sciences.
School 11's service to the community is reknown. St. Jude Hospital's Math-a-thon, Pennies for Leukemia Patients, Jump Rope for Heart, Friends to the Animals (Clifton's Animal Shelter), Toy Drive for the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation, are just a few of our children's school-wide philanthropic causes.
Our talented, dedicated staff is concerned with providing each child with the tools and social, emotional, and academic growth they will need to contribute and succeed in the world's competitive marketplace of the future.
SCHOOL #11 NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Kudos to the 83 School Eleven
students in grades two through five who reached for the
stars and proudly joined the Galaxy Club. Each child
reached their set Accelerated Reader goal and maintained an
85% or better comprehension average for the first marking
School Eleven students are not
afraid to lend a hand! Our fall campus beautification
project has everyone impatiently waiting for spring to
Kevin Greene of the "Think First"
New Jersey at the Kessler Foundation presented a program
to 4th graders at School 11 to help reduce their risk for
injury. Mr. Greene explained how suffering a traumatic
disabling injury can change a person's life forever and how
important it is to make safe choices and use your mind to
protect your body including driving safely, buckling up,
wearing protective sports gear, well as never diving into
Utilizing massive amounts of
audience participation, David Jack from Moblie Education
took the students on a multi-media, spectacular voyage which
included music, movement, virtual characters, dance,
interactive game shows and a generous helping of FUN!
Using humor and participation David and his high-tech
virtual character friend Cozmo, entertained and engaged
the students teaching them how to identify the players in
a bullying episode and more importantly how they should deal
Mystery Reader, Mrs. Alnatur read
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom to Mrs. Angelillo's class on Friday,
November 15th. Her daughter, Jenna sat down with her at the
end to go through the alphabet while the class sang the
song. Everyone had a great time!
The School Eleven community waited
patiently all day, in the hope that the cloudy skies would
clear in time for our Reading under the Stars Family
Literacy Night. Our wish was granted in the most beautiful
painted sunset was just the beginning of a night of wonder
and excitement. The North Jersey Astronomical Group set up
telescopes in the playground so that students and parents
alike could gaze at the three-quarter moon, twin, double and
cluster stars and the Andromeda galaxy.
Meanwhile inside, School Eleven
students eagerly awaited entrance into Star Lab, the
district's inflatable planetarium. Everyone also enjoyed
the other activities that included building models of
constellations with mini marshmallows and toothpicks. Over
three hundred people attended this unforgettable event.
Strike Up the Band!
The Clifton Educational Foundation
grant Mr. Romaine received for Smart Music pilot programs at
School #8, #11, #16 has transformed his instrumental
students’ learning and practice skills dramatically by
engaging them in cutting edge musical technology. As
budding musicians play along with the music onscreen,
immediate feedback on their performances indicating correct
pitches and rhythms in green and incorrect in red is
received. They also hear their part in context with Smart
Music’s background accompaniment of a full ensemble.
Instructors benefit as well because they can individualize
lessons and follow, document, and grade student progress.
Evidence of student achievement becomes a reality in just
School Eleven Kindergarten
students took out their clipboards and went on a learning
walk today. Students recorded their observations as
they viewed all the newly planted perennials, shrubs and
trees in the gardens.
Literacy Night was a "Spook"tacular success! On the
evening of October 29th, over 430 people enjoyed a
fun-filled evening of trick or treating and reading
activities. Remember... reading is FUNdamental!
Throughout the evening, parents
were invited to the Media Center to attend a Think
Central/Accelerated Reader tutorial about how to access the
sites from home. The mini-lesson was provided by
teachers in English, Spanish and Arabic.
Otto the Auto, AAA's remote
controlled, talking car visited School Eleven on October
28th. Grade One students were thrilled to interact
with Otto and learn about traffic safety
Join the School 11 H.S.A. and help make a
difference in the lives of our students!
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