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.
Our annual Halloween Parade was
such fun! The weather was perfect, the costumes were
creative, and our classroom parties were delicious! Thank
you to all the families who donated healthy treats and made
this day a success for the children. You'll notice that many
of the teachers dressed as super heroes...as well they
Red Ribbon Week reminds all of us
how important it is to remain drug free. On Tuesday we all
took a pledge stating our intent. Each class was represented
as an OWL...our new up and coming school mascot!
Our 2nd Grade enjoy a story each year entitled, Teacher's
Pet. As part of the story experience they create animal
masks representing the type of pet they would enjoy. Having
104 second grade students we have a lot of little animal
pets around the building.
Parents have been asking for ideas
on how to best celebrate their child's birthday with the new
Wellness Guidelines. Kudos to the Olivares family for
creating a delightful treat that their daughter's class
Thank you to our families and PTA
members and PTA Board for creating such a fun event on
Friday night! Trunk or Treat has really grown here at School
Thirteen. The children had so much fun!
A GLORIOUS Day for Field Day at
School Thirteen! Thank you to all the parents who helped
make today such a success!
The entire school took a moment
today to pause and acknowledge Patriot Day.
Our first day of school started
off brilliantly! Sun was shinning, students were dressed in
their best 'first day of school' outfits and the teachers
were brimming with excitement. A lot of great things will be
happening at school this year. Don't miss the action. Visit
our site often!
School 13 Provides Extensions: Before and After School
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School Anti-Bullying Specialist: Marilyn Torley, Principal
(973) 470-2410 782 Van Houten Avenue
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