365 Washington Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07011    973-470-2390

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School Three is a K-5 elementary school with a population of approximately 275 students. Here one can find varied educational programs to meet the many needs of our children within the twelve general education classes. School Three is committed to providing an outstanding education to all of our students, utilizing the talents and strengths of all three branches of this partnership. Also, it is through the many fine programs, varied curricula, and educational experiences that students are prepared to become independent thinkers, good decision-makers, self-supporting, and productive citizens in today’s society.


School 3 - September Newsletter
Media Center
September 16, 2019 was the official opening of the media center. Mrs. Bilto’s class and Mrs. Fargo’s class were the first classes to visit the media center. Students learned about all the new titles added to the collection this year. Books about the planets, animals, dinosaurs and biographies were added to the nonfiction section.
Media Center
A BIG Back to School welcome for everyone in Mr. Idec's class.
Back to School Night is Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
 Big Welcome  
Vocabulary Fun
In Ms. Yoon’s fifth grade class, students worked in small groups to discuss how their newly acquired vocabulary words relate to real life situations.
  Vocabulary Fun Vocabulary Fun
 Vocabulary Fun Vocabulary Fun
Math is Fun
In Mrs. Roca’s second grade class, students worked with partners to show addition fact strategies. Students enjoy talking about math and working with manipulatives together.
 Math Is Fun  
All of the first graders at School 3 came together to remember and honor all the brave heros of 9/11. They also learned to always stand united as proud Americans!
    United United
United United
Learning History
Mrs. Wallace’s kindergarten observed 911 by learning the history and colors of the flag. Students also talked about how proud they are of all of our heroes.
 Learning History  
Lunchtime is fun time at School 3! What’s for lunch today? Please go to the School 3 webpage which can be found on the district website. Once on the School 3 webpage, click on School #3 Information which is located on the left side. You will then see that one of the choices to pick from is Lunch menu!
Fundations in Grade 2
Miss Spanos' 2nd grade students learn about consonant digraphs and closed vowel sounds to support their Fundations skills!
Fundations in Grade 2   
 Fundations in Grade 2
School 3 Visit
Thank you Dr. Robertozzi, Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Canova, BOE Member and Mrs. DeRose, Communication Technology Specialist for visiting us today. Teachers, staff and students enjoyed showing off our wonderful classrooms and the interactive and meaningful lessons going on all throughout the day. Please come visit us again soon!   
 Superintendent's Visit  Superintendent's Visit
Superintendent's Visit Superintendent's Visit
Superintendent's Visit
Dr. Robertozzi and Mr. Canova are learning all about Fundations in Ms. Iapicca’s class during their School 3 visit. Learning is fun in first grade!
HSA Membership
HSA Membership paperwork went home on Communicator Day. If you are not yet part of HSA, please join. All proceeds goes directly into supporting your child’s school.
 HSA School 3  
We are Developing Our Own Community
In Mrs. Gorecki’s class, students worked together and used their thinking skills while creating rules for their fourth grade class. Students had fun creating a caring community.
  Our Own Community Our Own Community
Agendas for Students
HSA Co-Presidents Mrs. Aviles & Mrs. Canova were busy unpacking and organizing agendas for students. Thank you HSA for purchasing agendas for all School 3 students. This is one reason why being an HSA member is important. Please make sure to join!
  Agendas Agendas
Fun Mathematics Lesson
Mrs. Bilto’s third grade class was busy working on summer score math while also doing a getting to know you activity.
  Fun Math Fun Math
Fourth grade students in Ms. Carberry-Landis art class created Instagram art projects. School 3 is Instagram happy! Follow School 3 on Instagram @cliftonschool3
Google Classroom
Mrs. Kuebler’s class stays connected. Her fifth grade students utilize Google Classroom on a daily basis for homework, newsletters and assignments. They also use Google Classroom to have access to a variety of technology links.
  Google Classroom Google Classroom
Fun on the First Day!
Ms. Iapicca’s class were saying hip hip hooray for first grade. Ms. Yoon’s fifth grade class rang in the new year with party hats. Everyone was happy on the first day of school. 
Fun First Day
From One Fifth Grade Class to Anther
Words of Wisdom: Letters of advice from Mrs. Kuebler’s former 5th graders to her new class.
  Words of Wison
Caring School Community
These are taught and valued at School 3: Fairness, Citizenship, Caring, Respect, Trustworthiness & Responsibility. At School 3 we are bucket fillers, not dippers.
  Caring School Community
First Day of School
Nothing is like lining up on the first day of school. School 3 welcomed 280 students on the first day of school.
First Day of School
Students, parents, friends & staff were meeting and greeting on the first day of school. School 3 is officially open for the 2019-2020 school year! 
First Day  First Day
First Day
Patriot Joe
Patriot Joe School 3’s mascot is ready for the first day of school. Even Patriot Joe is excited for the 2019-2020 school year! 
Patriot Joe 
Staff Preparing for the School Year
On September 3, 2019, School 3 staff came together to prepare for the 2019-2020 school year. Staff started the day meeting all together to review policies, procedures and goals for the year. Staff then meet in grade level teams to dive into their grade level curriculum.
New School Year!  New School Year!
Safety Patrols
The Safety Patrols were ready for the first day of school. Ms. Iapicca and Ms. Howansky the Safety Patrol Advisors met the Safety Patrols on the first day of school to give them last minute advice. Good luck to the School 3 Safety Patrols!
Safety Patrol  Safety Patrol
School 3 Staff
The School Three staff were ready to welcome students on the first day of school. Homeroom teachers held classroom number signs so students and families could easily know where to go. School 3 successfully opened its doors to 280 students on the first day of school. 
  School 3 Staff
Parent Information
School 3- School Dismissal Form
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Parent / Student Traffic Safety Letter
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Box Tops
Please continue to clip and send in Box Tops!  Let's make our school thrive! We thank you for your continued support.
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