Student Life

Newmark K-8 School offers diverse school programs that include community service activities, assemblies, community-based instructional trips, guest speakers, special events and more:


You and your family are invited to the 2023 Newmark K-8 Holiday Show!

On Wednesday, December 13, 2023, your child’s homeroom will perform a holiday skit lasting about five minutes in length. The entire performance should last about 45 minutes. Family members are welcome to attend the performance. (See schedule by class below).  Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early, so we can start the shows on time.

RSVP by Friday, December 8, 2023 
Newmark is located at 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey.

  • 10:00 AM - The 10:00 AM Holiday Show Performance is for students in Ms. Fagan/Ms. Shea, Ms. Halma, Mrs. Necci and Mrs. Demko's classes. - RSVP
  • 1:00 PM - The 1:00 PM Holiday Show Performance is for students in Mrs. Arnao, Mr. Kerby, Mrs. Mastrogiovanni/Mr. S. O'Connor and Mr. Cebula's classes - RSVP


2023 Newmark K-8 Holiday Show Fee

We are thrilled to announce that our 2023 Newmark K-8 Holiday Show is just around the corner, scheduled for Wednesday, December 13, 2023. Rehearsals are already in full swing, and we can't wait to present an unforgettable celebration of the holiday season. 

To ensure the success of this year's show all K-8 students will charged a $30 manadatory Holiday Show fee. This fee will be used towards the purchase of costumes, props and scenery. 

Parents will be able pay this fee by check or credit card ($3.00 convenience fee will be waived). 

DUE DATE: Friday, December 8, 2023

Pay 2023 Holiday Show Fee


Newmark K-8 School 2023 Fall Celebration

Saturday, October 14, 2023   

Save The Dates!

  • Mandatory New Parent Meeting: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 - 9:30 AM onsite at Newmark for new parents only
  • Newmark K-8 Back To School Night: Thursday, September 28, 2023
  • Newmark K-8 School Picture Day: Thursday, September 28, 2023
  • Newmark Fall Celebration: Saturday, October 14, 2023

Newmark K-8 Back To School Night: Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 6:00-8:00 PM onsite at Newmark


Back To School Night is designed to give parents insight into our curriculum and an opportunity to meet each of your child’s teachers. Teacher presentations will include curriculum overviews, Independent Practice expectations and grading policy. 

Newmark K-8 Back To School Night Thursday, September 28, 2023
6:00-6:45 PM - Parent Meet & Greet - with Hors d’Oeuvres and Refreshments
6:45-7:15 PM - Leadership Presentation 7:15 PM – Parents proceed to Classrooms
7:25-8:00 PM - Teacher Presentations by Classroom

Read Principal Letter

2023-24 Mandatory $35 Book Fee for Middle School Students


Learn More and Pay:  Due September 29, 2023


A Look Back At The School Year ....

Newmark 8th Grade Graduation: June 15, 2023

Congratulations to all the graduates!

Walking Through The Decades School Fair: Thursday, May 11, 2023

Newmark K-8 School was excited to present “Walking Through the Decades School Fair” on Thursday, May 11, 2023. The fair featured historical timelines of important events through the decades focusing on Technology, Science, Prominent People, Pop Culture, Fashion Trends and Global Events.  Each class presented a decade ranging from 1930’s-2000’s.

Newmark Art Show: May 19, 2023

K-8 Spring Performance: March 24, 2023

Newmark students did it again! What an amazing show! K-8 Art Teacher/Director, Mr. Sykes commented, "I am so proud of every student who participated! I couldn’t be happier with the outcome and I really appreciate all the hard work, time and effort Newmark Students gave to entertain their families and the Newmark Community.

School Spirit Week: February 6, 2023

Newmark celebrated School Spirit Week in February 2023!  Students enjoyed many fun activities like Pajama Day, Laser Tag, Favorite Character Day, Bowling, Bingo, Favorite Hat Day, Teacher vs. Staff Dodgeball Game and Annual Spagetti Dinner to show their school spirit.  Go Lions!