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.
SCHOOL #13 NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Students enjoyed an assembly today
featuring professional speech and physical therapists from
the Kessler Institute. Students learned about these careers
and the importance of protecting their heads while playing
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day our
Relay for Life Team offers a special treat of a green bagel
to students and staff.
Kindergarten created houses by
folding paper and drawing details using shapes and lines.
March 3rd we celebrated
Read Across America Day!
On February 28th, we
celebrated our 100th day of school!
During February, our
monthly theme is what it means to have good
citizenship or to be an i-citizen. With the
snowstorm and closing of school we were not able to
share the 400 beautiful carnations purchased for
sharing with friends for Valentine's Day. Knowing
the wonderful, caring students of School Thirteen
and their deep ability to be generous - the flowers
were donated on Valentine's Day to the staff,
patients, and residents at the Daughters of Miriam.
Caring for others is an important part of being an
i-citizen. Good job!
Somewhere behind this wall of snow
lies our Harmony Garden. With a lot of sun and a little
patience maybe we will be able to enter it again in the
Yesterday's assembly from the
Clifton Public Library was enjoyed by all! The program
described how students can call for an appointment at the
library to sit and read to one of the therapy dogs. More
information about the program is located on the Clifton
Third graders explore tints and
shades. By mixing a paint color of their choice with white
or black paint students discover they can create a new
version of their color. Adding white makes a tint of their
color, which is lighter, or adding black makes a shade of
their color, which is darker. Images were inspired by
different landscape skylines.
Our opening day was very
successful here at School Thirteen. Everyone found their
classroom and teacher and the day was sunny and bright. A
great way to start a new school year!
Our school has partnered with Charleston Wrap for our major
fundraising campaign this year. There are over 500 quality items
to choose from and every purchase you make earns needed money for
our school. Simply
click the picture link to the left, or go to
www.charlestonwrap.com. All items purchased will ship directly
to you and there is free shipping for all orders over $75.
Register your student and use the student code that is generated for
your student to earn prizes during the fundraising campaign, or
enter our general school code for the student code at checkout
anytime of the year. Our school code is: 713017
School Anti-Bullying Specialist: Marilyn Torley, Principal
(973) 470-2410 782 Van Houten Avenue
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