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Upcoming Events
5/30/2016
5/31/2016
- HS DARE GRADUATION
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
6/1/2016
- JR.NHS REHEARSAL
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
- Senior Class Assembly
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
- JR.NHS/ROGATE CEREMONY
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
District Announcements
School Climate Survey
Parents/Guardians Urged to Take School Climate Survey
Please see the memo to parents from Ms. Susan Smahl, Director of Special Services and District Anti-Bullying Coordinator.

Parents and guardians of children enrolled in the Secaucus Schools are urged to take the School Climate Survey, which will give us valuable information on how our programs are working. No personal information will be collected and there is no way to link any data to your children. The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete. 

We request that you complete a survey for each school your child or children attend by 6/6/16.

Clarendon School Climate Survey for Parents
Huber Street School Climate Survey for Parents
SMS School Climate Survey for Parents
SHS School Climate Survey for Parents
School Announcements
News from Mrs. Celebrano's 3rd Grade

Mrs. Celebrano's third grade class enjoyed participating in the The Red Nose Day Campaign to raise awareness of childhood poverty.
 
Happy Retirement Mrs. Kalogera
The staff and students at Huber St. School would like to wish Mrs. Janet Kalogera, Huber St. School Librarian a very happy and healthy retirement.

During her 20 years at Huber St. School, she has touched the students at Huber St. School with her love and enthusiasm for reading, as well as her love of children.   

Mrs. Kalogera, we will never forget you and wish you the happiest and healthiest of retirements.

Not goodbye, but so long for now.

ps  When you see Mickey Mouse, tell him we said "hi"
Coding at Huber St. School
Students at Huber St. School have been working on tutorials in coding offered by code.org.  Mrs. Wright, computer teacher for Huber St. School, said that there are four  tutorial courses of instruction that students in grades Kindergarten and up can work on independently.  Pictured are students in Mrs. Frank's first grade class working for the first time on Course 1.  Welcome future computer programers!!!!!!
Grade 3 Wax Museum




Mrs. Leppin's Adjective Hunt

Mrs. Leppin's 2nd Grade class went on an Adjective Scavenger Hunt today at Huber Street School.  
Important PTA notice
Parents, guardians, interested in purchasing gym shirts for your child?  Information located on this website in the PTA Section.
Camp Wapalanne

Our 6th grade students, along with Clarendon School, attended the Environmental Weekend to Camp Wapalanne along with Mrs. Leppin. Throughout the weekend, students participated in classes and activities that taught them about the importance of responsibility, inner-strength, friendship and most of the all the conservation of our environment.  
Supply List for 2016-2017 School Year
Parents:

Many of you have requested teachers to post their supply list for 2016-2017 school year.  So, to limit the confusion, we will be posting the lists on the opening page of the Huber St. School website.

Mrs. Wright, Webmaster for Huber St. School, will post these lists when she receives them from the grades.

School Supplies for Kindergarten 
 

3 Boxes of Crayola Crayons (24)

5 pencils

3 glue sticks

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Jaeger- 1 plastic pencil box

Rennie- 1 cloth pencil pouch with zipper

Yeo- 1 cloth pencil pouch with zipper

Rozansky- 1 plastic pencil box



 

2nd Grade Supply List
 

  • 24 No.2 yellow pencils with erasers (sharpened and Ticonderoga Preferred)

  • 2 Black and White Composition Notebook

  • 1- 1-Subject Notebook (8 x 10 ½ in)

  • 2 -24 box of crayons, twistables or colored pencils. Please do not send in large boxes of crayons.

  • 2 Folders

  • 1 highlighter (any color)

  • 1 pencil bag (NO BOXES PLEASE!)

  • 2 Jumbo Book Covers

  • 6 Glue Sticks (Elmer’s Preferred)

  • 1 Child Friendly Scissor (Fiskars Preferred)

     

       4th Grade Supply List
for Huber Street School 2016 – 2017
·        Backpack
·        Insulated lunch/ snack bag 
·        2 extra large/ jumbo book sox
·        Art smock or old T-shirt
·        #2 pencils, pre-sharpened (12)
·        4 Erasable pens (blue or black ink only)
·        4 Red pens
·        2 zippered pencil pouches (No pencil boxes please)
·        1 box of 24 Twistables (preferred), crayons, or colored pencils (no markers)
·        Erasers (not pencil toppers, please)
·        1 large glue stick
·        1 yellow highlighter
·        4 EXPO dry erase markers (multi-color okay)
·        1 hard cover black and white composition notebook (Journal)
·        4 one subject notebooks (Blue, Red, Yellow, Green)
·        4 Folders (Blue, Red, Yellow, Green)
·        $6 for Time for Kids Digital Magazine
·        $4 for Student Planner
4th Grade Science Supplies:
·        A 1 inch binder
·        3 hole punch (with holes to attach to rings in binder)
·        1 pencil pouch (to keep inside binder- no pencil box)
·        1 glue stick
·        1 yellow highlighter
  • Fifth Grade Supply List 2016-2017

  • Tape

  • 2 jumbo book socks

  • White out

  • pencils

  • crayons/markers

  • scissors

  • erasers

  • ruler (12 inch)

  • pencil case (soft)

  • glue sticks

  • highlighters

  • post it notes (one or two packages)

  • smock for art (an old t-shirt works great)

  • 4 hardcover notebooks

  • 4 folders

  • a small container of hand sanitizer

  • dry erase markers (3-4)

  • spiral notebook- Math/Social Studies

  • Homework assignment pad
Kindergarten Reading Buddies


Students in Mrs. Celebrano's 3rd Grade class took time out of their busy schedule to do Buddy Reading with Mrs. Jaeger's Kindergarten class.  The Kindergarten students brought their book boxes and bags filled with books to read with the 3rd Graders.  The books were many the students had made and phonics readers.
Mother's Day Tea in Miss Grosso's 5th Grade
    
  
 
Grade Two News
Students in Mrs. Viera's and Mrs.Tringali's classes enjoyed a day of coding at the Microsoft Store and lunch at the  California Pizza Kitchen.
 
Congratulations Triarco Art Contest Winner
Mrs. Patrice Phemsint, Huber St. School's Art teacher is proud to announce that Krushay Bhavsar has won First Place in the Triarco 2016 Art Contest in the 4th-6th Grades Category..  The theme for this year's contest was "Selfies the Old-Fashioned Way".  Bhavsar won an arts material kit and Huber St. School won a $500.00 gift card.   His winning art work will be featured in the 2017 Triarco Catalog.  
 
Congratulations, Bhavsar!  We, at Huber St. School, are so proud of you!
 

 
Thank you from Mrs. Fitz's Class

Mrs. Fitzpatrick's class would like to thank
Mayor Mike Gonnelli
​for the Scrabble games.


 
Shark Tank in 6th Grade
The 6th Grade students in Mrs. Hernandez and Mr. Bonin's classes at Huber Street School have been studying entrepreneurship over the course of the school year.  As part of their culminating activity, students created their own product, small business plan, and expense report.  

On May 4th, students participated in Huber Street's version of Shark Tank and made their presentations to a panel of judges who are business owners here in Secaucus.

The Sharks included Virginia Cory of Cory First Choice, Harold Bauer, Royce Emporium Leather, Rich Saltarelli, Chelsea Financial Services, Robert Merlo, Allstate Insurance and Don Evanson, Secaucus Spectator. Also, in attendance were special guests Mr. Kenneth Knops, Interim Superintendent and Mrs. Linda Wilhelm, Huber St. School principal.

Special thanks to our guests and Sharks for participating.  Mrs. Hernandez and Mr. Bonin would also like to commend their 6th grade students for a "job well done".


 
Shark Tank Photos from Mrs. Hernandez's Class
  
  
  
Shark Tank Photos from Mr. Bonin's Class
   







 
Mrs. Critelli's Class's Poetry Project

The Third Grade students in Mrs. Critelli’s class recently participated in “The National Schools Project” poetry contest.  
Their poems were reviewed by teachers/educators and selected based on creativity, sensory/figurative images, structure, and poetic techniques. The entire class’s poems were selected and will be showcased in ‘The Young American Poetry Digest”. Congratulations to all of our future “poets”!
HUBER ST. SCHOOL SGO TALENT SHOW
On Thursday, April 21st, the Huber Street SGO held its 2nd Annual Talent Show, "Huber's Got Talent".  The show  featured a showcase of children's talents.  Twenty-seven students from grades 4-6 participated with 23 acts for a captivating audience.  There was singing, dancing, magic, tumbling, gymnastics and instrumental performances.

Law Day 2016
Law Day 2016 Honorable Mention Winner at Huber
Alexandria Feil, a 6th grade student in Mrs​​. Hernandez’s Language Arts class, received honorable mention in the Law Day 2016 Writing Contest. The contest explores the procedural protections afforded to all of us by the U.S. Constitution, how these rights are safeguarded by the courts, and why the preservation of these principles is essential to our liberty.  Alexandria’s poem, Justice Is, highly exemplified the criteria of the contest and was eloquently written.  Congratulations Alex!

A picture of Alexandria with her poem is attached.
DANCE CLUB 2016
Mrs. O'Connor's Class using Chromebooks
Chrome books getting used daily in Third Grade. Mrs. O’Connor’s class is researching and creating postcard from the “Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest Places”

News from Mrs. Ingenito's 6th Grade Class
Mrs. Ingenito's 6th Grade Class has been working on publishing their narratives as the final part of the writing process.  Their hard work and pride in their work shows in each individual piece of writing.  Pictured is a sampling of this process.

          

   

  
5th. Grade Celebration dinner
June 8 @ 6 PM, 5th. grade celebration dinner.  Save the date.
Dinner is for the parents and the student only.
Sixth grade dinner
May 23 @ 6 pm, 6th. grade celebration dinner for the parents and the student in the gym.  Save the date
MUSIC INSTRUMENTS, HOMEWORK & BOOKS
PARENTS MAY BRING IN THEIR CHILD'S INSTRUMENTS, HOMEWORK, LUNCHES OR BOOKS IF THE CHILD FORGETS TO BRING IN ANY OF THESE ITEMS FOR THE DAY.  YOU MAY LEAVE THESE ITEMS WITH THE SCHOOL'S SECURITY GUARD.
MRS. WILHELM
ANTI-BULLYING ASSEMBLY FROM PTA
The Huber Street School PTA presents:  "Don't be a Bully, Be a Shining Star"
Thursday, March 24th for all grades
Please check PTA Section of website for more detailed information.
Hubear News
The Huber Hubear News Is Out!
The latest edition of Huber Street's "Hubear News" is now available! Check out all the hard work done by the students!
History
5th Grade Students Immersed in Colonial History
Ms. Grosso's 5th graders at Huber Street had a wonderful time experiencing daily life in Colonial America. She transformed her room into Colonial Williamsburg. To further deepen the experience, Ms. Grosso played colonial music and set up activity stations that included period-specific games, a virtual tour, visiting the cobbler and booksmith, and hearing bills being read in the Governor's Palace. A fantastic example of immersive learning!
Writing
Teachers Inspire Students in Collaborative Writing Lesson
Ms. Viggiani's 2nd graders and Ms. Ingenito's 6th graders engage in a collaborative narrative writing exercise at ‪#‎Huber‬! Outstanding work everyone!
 
Uniforms
Uniform Attire List
Parents, please review the uniform attire list to ensure you are sending your student to school in proper apparel. SBOE 5511 mandates students wear uniforms to school every day.
2014-2015 HiB Scores
SPSD Announces HIB Self-Assessment Scores for 2014-2015
According to the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act of 2011, all school districts must annually engage in a self assessment to gage performance in preventative and responsive measures to incidents of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB). Out of 8 possible criteria, each school in the Secaucus Public School District individually scored a 76 out of 78 possible points. Subsequently, the district scored a 76 out of 78. The official document is attached here. 

For more information regarding the NJDoE's responses to HIB, please see a November 24, 2015 memo from Assistant Commissioner Susan Martz and an FAQ the NJDOE has developed
Elementary Brochure
SPSD Releases Brochure on Elementary Programs
The SPSD recently produced a 6-panel brochure that highlights some of the excellent programs in our elementary program. It can be downloaded in its entirety here.
Huber T/EOY
Huber Street Educators of the Year
We are happy to announce that Ms. Zahava 
Pianko, School Psychologist (left) and Ms. Anna Critelli, 3rd Grade Teacher (right) have been named Huber Street's Governor's Educational Services Provider of the Year and Educator of The Year, respectively! Congratulations!
Huber Anti-Bullying Specialist
Huber Street Elementary
Jaime Viggiano
1520 Paterson Plank Road
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Phone : (201) 974-2054
jviggiano@sboe.org
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