School Thirteen, the Athenia School of Clifton, is a school that upholds three universal principles: truthfulness, compassion and forbearance. At School Thirteen, we believe that every child has the ability to learn, and will learn best in a positive, respectful, and happy environment. It is our mission to meet students' individual needs and encourage their achievement of realistic goals.
Come with your pajamas on to celebrate PAJAMA
DAY @ School Thirteen!! Please download and fill out
permission form here!
Our Hoodini is ready for some snow!
Each year School
Thirteen participates in the Great Kindness Challenge. We
celebrate this week by completing fifty acts of kindness,
dressing in a fun way each day, and putting kind acts first.
Today's theme is: Peace, Love and Kindness. Look at all
these happy hippies!
When parents take the time to volunteer at
School Thirteen they receive an owl sticker. When ten stickers are
accumulated throughout the school year your family will receive a
complimentary family portrait in the spring. Use the
FORM HERE to collect your owl stickers.
Below you will find important information: Our
first PTA Newsletter, a poster of our exciting new school
clothing...with Hoodini our school mascot and an order form for
weeks before our winter break our students and teachers
brought holiday cheer to the building by decorating their
Our Holiday concert
put us ALL into the sweet holiday spirit of the season.
Thank you to Mr. Wesley Krygsman, Mrs. Jennifer Liddle and
Ms. Theresa Kemp for providing such an outstanding concert
for us all to enjoy!
Hoodini is all ready for December!
Hoodini is helping us celebrate
Thanksgiving. He has gathered around him the generous
offerings from our families. Our November 'I-Citizen'
project has been a success! Thank you to all who
Let's Recap School 13 October
16th Ms. Rossi organized a Family Fun Night at the Red Bulls
Game. It was a blast; we can’t wait for the next game when
the weather warms up!
1st Mrs. Cerpa arraigned a Family Fun Night at the New
Jersey Devils Game! The Devils won against the Rangers, what
a great time & we were able to go onto the ice and take a
funny photo. Thank you Mrs. Cerpa we can’t wait for the next
Fire Safety Month. On October 14th our Kindergarteners were
able to meet some of Clifton’s Fire Fighters, see and hear a
real fire engine, and learn all about fire Safety!
also ready for fire safety month!
15th Mrs. Onorevole and Ms. Koehler went to Harrisburg PA to
join Mrs. Onorevole’s family in the Making Strides 3 mile
breast cancer walk to support The American Cancer Society.
Their team raised $2,545.00! Thank you to the staff members
and families that donated to help support them.
week was celebrated October 24-28. Children wore red, wore
red ribbons, Kindergarten colored pictures, 1st -5th grade
created a chain of hope, we all signed a pledge, wore
mismatched socks, and even had a backwards day! Wow what a
week! Thank you Mrs. Manni for arranging all of this for us.
2nd grade had
a mask parade as their favorite animal they would love to
have as a class pet. This activity connected directly to
their resent story, "Teacher's Pet".
School 13 is a Kindness Certified School!
Trunk or Treat was a chilly, scary
night of fun! Thank you to our 5th grade parent team who put
on this evening. A great way to celebrate Halloween.
Socktober was very successful! We
thank all the children and families who were so generous
with their donations. There will be some nice cozy toes
because of your kindness!
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