News Archive

2019

  • February

    Get Out and Play!

    Pay to Play day will give K-8 students the opportunity to spend 1 hour in the gym having their choice of playing dodge ball, jump rope, scooters or hula-hoops on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. This will be a fun hour of physical fitness and we are encouraging all of our students to participate in this special FBLA fundraiser.

    • To participate, please submit a $10.00 donation in either cash or a check made out to Newmark High School which will go directly to our FBLA club. Due to your child’s homeroom teacher no later than Friday, February 22, 2019.
    • If your child decides not to participate in this event, they will remain in their classroom and go about their typical day.
    • Be sure your child is dressed appropriately: Wear a t-shirt, shorts, sweatpants, shorts or jeans and sneakers.
    Read Letter 
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  • Military Drive Ends - Thurs, Feb 14

    Last week!  Thank you for all the generous donations to the Community Service Military Drive!  We have one more week if you would like to donate any items. 
    View Most Requested Items
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  • Options After High School - Thurs, Mar 28

    You are invited to the Parent Transition Options After High School: Financial and Legal Matters on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 6:30-9:00 PM (for  parents only).  Evening includes two presentations - select at time of registration.

    7:00-8:00 PM – Choose one
    • Lifespan Advocacy Issues for Children And Adults With Autism - S. Paul Prior, Esq. - Hinkle, Fingles, Prior and Fischer Attorneys at Law
    • College Living Experience (CLE) - Ms. Janet Price - CLE Director of Admissions and Outreach
    8:00-9:00 PM – Choose one
    • Protecting Your Young Adult and Adult Disabled Children - Beth Manes, Esq. and Jessica Weinberg, Esq. - Manes & Weinberg Special Needs Lawyers
    • The College Admissions Process & FAFSA - Ms. Erika Fuentes, Financial Aid and Ms. Denisa Klinkova, Admissions - Union County College
    Event is free and open to the public. Learn more and REGISTER in advance.
    Newmark is located at 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076



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  • School Spirit Week - Coming Soon!

    We are excited to announce School Spirit Week beginning on Tuesday February 19, 2019 and culminating with an evening Newmark High School home basketball game on Friday, February 22, 2018 at 7:00 PM. All families are invited to come out and support our NHS team.  GO LIONS!
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  • K-8 Science Fair - Wed, Feb 13

    Parents are invited to view your child's project at the K-8 Annual Science Fair next week.  The exhibits displays will demonstrate all areas of science including life, physical and earth sciences.

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    9:30-11:00 AM
    12:30-1:50 PM
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  • K-8 Science Fair - Wed, Feb 13

    Parents are invited to view your child's project at the K-8 Annual Science Fair.  The exhibits displays will demonstrate all areas of science including life, physical and earth sciences.

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    9:30-11:00 AM
    12:30-1:50 PM
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  • K-8 Teen Afternoon - Fri, Feb 8

    Teen Afternoon: Friday, February 8, 2019 - After school activity for students to socialize in the gym, game room and cafe for students in Mrs. Arnao, Mrs. Gregory, Ms. Keegan and Mr. Necci's classes.  Activities begin after dismissal from 2:30-4:30 PM.  Parents must pick up students. 
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  • Parent Counseling Night - Tues, Feb 12

    Parent Counseling Night: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - To schedule an appointment, call 908-753-0330.  Individual appointments for parents will be 30 minutes: 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 PM. 

    NHS Counselors: Cathleen M. George, LCSW; Maria Catero, LSW; Adam Goldberg, Ed.M.
    K-8 Counselors: Cathleen M. George, LCSW; Nadene Murphy, LSW; Ashlie E. Jernigan, MS, NCSP
     
    All counselor meetings will be held at 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 0707
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  • Parent Resource - Kean Cooking Class

    Parent Resource
    Kean OT Community Cares Clinic offers: A Taste of Independence - Cooking classes for teens and young adults with autism and other special needs
    Saturdays: March 23-May 18, 2019 - 9:30-11:00 AM
    8 week course   Cost: $160
    Contact Kean 908-737-5940 or otclinic@kean.edu
    Application required
    https://bbk12e1-cdn.myschoolcdn.com/…/…/misc/misc_171468.pdf
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  • Pretzel Sale - Wed, Feb 13

    Hot Pretzels on sale Wednesday, February 13, 2019 for $1 each (max 2 per student) to support Newmark's FBLA chapter.
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  • Send Your Child A "Shout Out"

    School photos make great Shout Out ads for this year's Art Show - Pre order Shout Out ad by March 15 and save $25!
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  • Winter Recess - Fri, Feb 15 & Mon, Feb 18

    Newmark will be closed for Winter Recess on Friday, February 15 and Monday, February 18, 2019.
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  • 2019 Extended School Year Eligibility

    Newmark provides Extended School Year (ESY) Program for our students who are eligible through your local school district. This year the program will run from Monday, July 1, 2019 through Friday, July 26, 2019. In order to be eligible for ESY, it must be agreed upon by the IEP Team which includes you, your school district Child study team and Newmark. The determination is made at the annual IEP meeting. Deadline is no later than May 1, 2019.  Read important guidelines from Dr. Peter and view 2019 ESY Calendar:

    For K-8 students
    For NHS students
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  • 2nd Quarter Report Cards on MyNewmark

    View your child's 2nd quarter report card on your MyNewmark parent portal.  Report Cards will NOT be mailed home.
    • Go to the Newmark website.  On the upper right select MyNewmark
    • Login to your MyNewmark Account (Click here if you haven't set up your account yet)
    • Select your child's name from top menu bar on far left
    • Select Progress tab to view Report Cards under Performance
    For any MyNewmark login questions, please contact Sandra Levy at slevy@newmarkeducation.com
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  • 8th Grade "Baby" Pictures!

    Calling all 8th grade parents!  As part of our long-standing 8th grade graduation tradition, please send in a picture of your child when he or she was between the ages of 2-4 years old.  Ideally a  photo of your 's full face.  Please email the picture to Mr. Sykes at jsykes@newmarkeducation.com or send in to the Main Office with your child in an envelope marked "Ms. Kennedy."  Photos will be returned.  Deadline: February 21, 2019.
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  • K-8 Teen Afternoon - Fri, Feb 8

    Teen Afternoon: Friday, February 8, 2019 - After school activity for students to socialize in the gym, game room and cafe for students in Mrs. Arnao, Mrs. Gregory, Ms. Keegan and Mr. Necci's classes.  Activities begin after dismissal from 2:30-4:30 PM.  Parents must pick up students. $20 activity fee and $1 cash for snacks.  Forms sent home or download:  Permission forms  and Medical Form
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  • Parent Counseling Night - Tues, Feb 12

    Parent Counseling Night: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - To schedule an appointment, call 908-753-0330.  Individual appointments for parents will be 30 minutes: 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 PM. 

    NHS Counselors: Cathleen M. George, LCSW; Maria Catero, LSW; Adam Goldberg, Ed.M.
    K-8 Counselors: Cathleen M. George, LCSW; Nadene Murphy, LSW; Ashlie E. Jernigan, MS, NCSP
     
    All counselor meetings will be held at 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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  • Parent Resource

    Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey
    "Life in High School and Beyond Conference & Resource Expo" - Saturday, May 11, 2019 - The College of NJ (TCNJ), Ewing, NJ
    Contact to register: info@LDANJ.org...
    https://www.ldanj.org/
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  • 2019 Extended School Year Eligibility

    Newmark provides Extended School Year (ESY) Program for our students who are eligible through your local school district. This year the program will run from Monday, July 1, 2019 through Friday, July 26, 2019. In order to be eligible for ESY, it must be agreed upon by the IEP Team which includes you, your school district Child study team and Newmark. The determination is made at the annual IEP meeting. Deadline is no later than May 1, 2019.  Read important guidelines from Dr. Peter and view 2019 ESY Calendar:

    For K-8 students
    For NHS students


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  • K-8 February Newsletter

    Check out the latest K-8 School Newsletter!
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  • Parent Counseling Night - Tues, Feb 12

    Parent Counseling Night: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - To schedule an appointment, call 908-753-0330.  Individual appointments for parents will be 30 minutes: 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 PM. 

    NHS Counselors: Cathleen M. George, LCSW; Maria Catero, LSW; Adam Goldberg, Ed.M.
    K-8 Counselors: Cathleen M. George, LCSW; Nadene Murphy, LSW; Ashlie E. Jernigan, MS, NCSP
     
    All counselor meetings will be held at 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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  • Parent Resource - Kean Cooking Classes

    Parent Resource
    Kean OT Community Cares Clinic offers: A Taste of Independence - Cooking classes for teens and young adults with autism and other special needs
    Saturdays: March 23-May 18, 2019 - 9:30-11:00 AM
    8 week course   Cost: $160
    Contact Kean 908-737-5940 or otclinic@kean.edu
    Application required
    https://bbk12e1-cdn.myschoolcdn.com/…/…/misc/misc_171468.pdf
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  • January

    K-8 Basketball Home Game - Fri, Feb 1

    Friday, February 1, 2019 - Home vs. Chapel Hill - 10:00 AM

    Parents welcome to attend all games.  We encourage parents to call Newmark School the morning of a game to confirm game and time - 908-753-0330
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  • K-8 Basketball Home Game - Mon, Feb 4

    Away Game vs. Windsor - 10:00 AM

    Parents welcome to attend all games.  We encourage parents to call Newmark School the morning of a game to confirm game and time - 908-753-0330
    Games schedule subject to change
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  • Charity Dress Down Day - Superbowl Celebration - Fri, Feb 1

    Are you a New England Patriots or Los Angeles Rams fan?  Show your team colors on Friday, February 1 for Charity Dress Down Day - Superbowl Celebration!

    Game time: Sunday, February 3 at 6:30 PM on CBS
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  • 2019-2020 Calendars

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  • K-8 Basketball Home Game - Fri, Feb 1

    Friday, February 1, 2019 - Home vs. Chapel Hill - 10:00 AM

    Parents welcome to attend all games.  We encourage parents to call Newmark School the morning of a game to confirm game and time - 908-753-0330
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  • Winter Recess - Fri, Feb 15 & Mon, Feb 18

    Newmark will be closed for Winter Recess on Friday, February 15 and Monday, February 18, 2019.
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  • After School Clubs - Session III Registration

    There is still time to register for After School Clubs Session III.

    Clubs begins week of February 4, 2019
    View brochure and registration forms:
     
    K-8
    NHS
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  • Family Heritage Day in Ms. Fagan's Class

    Students  in Ms. Fagan and Mrs. Shannon's class shared their Family Heritage and Traditions display boards this week.  Families were also invited to bring in a special family food dish to share with the class. During Social Studies, the students learned about their cultural backgrounds, their family tree and sharing family traditions.
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  • K-8 School Picture Day - Wed, Feb 6

    Photo tips from Reflections Studio:
    1. Plan your outfit: Avoid Whites, Black and all neo color tops (neon colors reflect back onto the face)
    2. Rehearse your smile
    3. Look neat, comb or brush your hair. Make sure your clothes are not wrinkled. 


    School photos make great Shout Out ads for this year's Art Show - Pre order Shout Out ad by March 15 and save $25!
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  • K-8 Science Fair - Wed, Feb 13

    Parents are invited to view your child's project at the K-8 Annual Science Fair next month.  The exhibits displays will demonstrate all areas of science including life, physical and earth sciences.

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    9:30-11:00 AM
    12:30-1:50 PM
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  • What's For Lunch - February

    Find out what's on the lunch menu for February:

    K-8 Menu
    NHS Menu
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  • Winter Time Treats

    Enjoy Newmark School Spirit Coffee and Coffee Cake this winter when you support NHS Future Business Leaders of America!

    Coffee Order Form - new varieties plus K-cup options
    Coffee Cake Order Form - choose from many flavors including popular Cinnamon Walnut and New England Blueberry

    Through Friday, February 22, 2019 Orders will be available in Mid March and sent home with students.
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  • Your MyNewmark Account

    Your child's 2nd Quarter Report Card will be available to view February 1, 2019 on your MyNewmark parent portal.  If you haven't set up your MyNewmark account, please view How to set up your account.  Report Cards will NOT be mailed home.
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  • After School Clubs Session III Registration

    After School Clubs Session III begins week of February 4, 2019

    Session III now open
    K-8
    NHS
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  • Newmark Celebrates the Arts - Fri, May 10

    Save the Date!  Annual Art Show "Newmark Celebrates the Arts": Friday, May 10, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM. This popular school-wide event is Newmark's marquee fundraiser showcasing student artwork.  Open to friends and family. Details coming soon.
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  • Please Support the Military Drive

    In partnership with the Freedom Alliance "Gifts From Home" project, Newmark Community Service students are collecting donations for care packages to send to U.S. troops overseas.

    View List of Most Requested Items
    Military Drive runs through Thursday, February 14, 2019. Collection boxes are set up in classrooms and around the school. Thank you for your support.
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  • School Spirit Coffee and Coffee Cake Fundraiser

    Help support the NHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students attend the FBLA State Conference and Competitions this spring.  Great coffee and coffee cake choices!  Coffee Order Form + Coffee Cake Order Form

    Through Friday, February 22, 2019
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  • Winter Recess - Fri, Feb 15 and Mon, Feb 18

    Newmark Closed for Winter Recess: Friday, February 15 and Monday, February 18, 2019.
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  • K-8 Basketball Game - Tues, Jan 22

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - Away vs. Chapel Hill - 10:00 AM


    Parents welcome to attend all games.  We encourage parents to call Newmark School the morning of a game to confirm game and time - 908-753-0330
    Read More
  • After School Clubs - Session III Registration

    After School Clubs Session III begins week of February 4, 2019

    Session III now open
    K-8
    NHS
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  • Alum Performs at Newmark

    Alum Robert K. returned to Newmark today to perform with Suspension, his all male A'cappella group from West Chester University in front of a rapt audience.  We are so proud of Robert!
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  • K-8 Basketball vs. Chapel Hill - Tues, Jan 22

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - Away vs. Chapel Hill - 10:00 AM


    Parents welcome to attend all games.  We encourage parents to call Newmark School the morning of a game to confirm game and time - 908-753-0330
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  • K-8 School Picture Day - Wed, Feb 6

    Reminder! K-8 School Picture Day: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - Packet was sent home this week. 

    School photos make great Shout Out ads for this year's Art Show - Pre order Shout Out ad by March 15 and save $25!
    Read More
  • K-8 Science Fair - Wed, Feb 13

    Parents are invited to view your child's project at the K-8 Annual Science Fair next month.  The exhibits displays will demonstrate all areas of science including life, physical and earth sciences.

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    9:30-11:00 AM
    12:30-1:50 PM
    Read More
  • MLK Day - No School Mon, Jan 21

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School: Monday, January 21, 2019
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  • PIN Community Connection Deadline - Tues, Jan 22

    Newmark Education’s Community Connections PIN program provides individual recognition for achievement by Newmark students who demonstrate personal and social growth by participating in a personally meaningful community-based experience.   View Form and Instructions

    Deadlines for submission of the PIN nomination forms:

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    Friday, May 24, 2019
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  • After School Clubs Session II Ends By Jan 24

    After School Clubs Session II ends the week of January 21, 2019.

    Session III now open
    K-8
    NHS
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  • Newmark Annual Art Show - Fri, May 10

    Save the Date!  Annual Art Show "Newmark Celebrates the Arts": Friday, May 10, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM. This popular school-wide event is Newmark's marquee fundraiser showcasing student artwork.  Open to friends and family. Details coming soon.
    Read More
  • Winter Recess - Fri, Feb 15 & Mon, Feb 18

    Newmark Closed for Winter Recess: Friday, February 15 and Monday February 18, 2019.
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  • Bake Sale - Thurs, Jan 17

    Community Service Bake Sale is on Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Proceeds to support Imagine.  Please be mindful of nut allergies when sending in treats.  Thank you!
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  • Time For Coffee & Cake!

    School Spirit Coffee and Cake Fundraiser:  - Help support the NHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students attend the FBLA State Conference and Competitions this spring.  Great coffee and coffee cake choices!  Coffee Order Form + Coffee Cake Order Form

    Through Friday, February 22, 2019

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  • We Need Your Help!

    For parents who wish to volunteer at Newmark, we have two wonderful Spring 2019 events where we need parent volunteers! One is our annual Art Show, an evening family event featuring the amazing artwork produced by our students and the other is our annual Teacher Appreciation Luncheon.
    Please complete the brief survey below if you have an interest in volunteering for either or both of these events.
     
    Parent Volunteer Event Signup Survey
    Please complete by Friday, January 18, 2019
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  • MLK Day - No School Mon, Jan 21

    Parent Reminder
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School: Monday, January 21, 2019
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  • Sound Waves and More at MPAC

    Mrs. Necci & Mr. Cebula’s classes enjoyed a performance of That Physics Show at MPAC in Morristown today! The students’ favorite experiments from the show were based on the Physics of sound waves and sound vibration, light waves and temperature.
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  • Military Drive Begins Mon, Jan 14

    In partnership with the Freedom Alliance "Gifts From Home" project, Newmark Community Service students are collecting donations for care packages to send to U.S. troops overseas.

    View List of Most Requested Items
    Military Drive runs from Monday, January 14-Thursday, February 14, 2019. Collection boxes will be set up in classrooms and around the school. Thank you for your support.
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  • Bake Sale - Thurs, Jan 17

    Community Service Bake Sale is next Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Proceeds to support Imagine.  Please be mindful of nut allergies when sending in treats.  Thank you!
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  • MLK Day: No School - Mon, Jan 21

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School: Monday, January 21, 2019
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  • Support Our Troops - Military Drive

    Community Service Military Drive kicks off this coming Monday, January 14!   In partnership with the Freedom Alliance "Gifts From Home" project, Community Service students are collecting donations for care packages to send to U.S. troops overseas.  Requested items include: granola and power bars, phone cards, chap stick, sunscreen, beef jerky, socks, batteries, toothbrushes and mini board games ... View Most Requested Items

    Military Drive ends Thursday, February 14, 2019 - thank you for your support!
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  • Last of Week of Session II Clubs - Week of Jan 21

    Reminder! After School Clubs & Programs Session II Ends: By January 24, 2019 
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  • Calling Parent Volunteers!

    For parents who wish to volunteer at Newmark, we have two wonderful Spring 2019 events where we need parent volunteers! One is our annual Art Show, an evening family event featuring the amazing artwork produced by our students and the other is our annual Teacher Appreciation Luncheon.
    Please complete the brief survey below if you have an interest in volunteering for either or both of these events.
     
    Parent Volunteer Event Signup Survey
    Please complete by Friday, January 18, 2019
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  • K-8 Basketball Game Schedule

    Newmark K-8 Basketball Games:

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - Away vs. Chapel Hill - 10:00 AM
    Friday, February 1, 2019 - Home vs. Chapel Hill - 10:00 AM
    Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - Home vs. Windsor - 10:00 AM
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - Away vs. Windsor - 10:00 AM

    Parents welcome to attend all games.  We encourage parents to call Newmark School the morning of a game to confirm game and time - 908-753-0330
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  • Kid's Afternoon - Fri, Jan 11

    Kid's Afternoon: Friday, January 11, 2019  - After School activity to socialize in the gym, game room and cafe for students in Ms. Fagan, Ms. McCarty, Mrs. Necci and Mr. Cebula's classes only.  Activities begin after dismissal from 2:30-4:00 PM.  Parents must pick up students.  There is a $20 activity fee and $1 cash for snacks.  A letter was sent home before the break or please download Permission Form and Medical Form
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  • Parent Counseling Night - Tues, Jan 8

    Parent Counseling Night: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - To schedule an appointment, please call 908-753-0330.  Individual appointments for parents will be 30 minutes: 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 PM. 

    K-8 Counselors: Cathleen M. George, LCSW; Nadene Murphy, LSW; Ashlie E. Jernigan, MS, NCSP
    NHS Counselors: Cathleen M. George, LCSW; Maria Catero, LSW; Adam Goldberg, Ed.M

     All counselor meetings will be held at 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.
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  • Pretzel Sale - Wed, Jan 9

    Hot Pretzels on sale Wednesday, January 9, 2019 for $1 each (max 2 per student) to support Newmark's FBLA chapter.
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  • Pretzel Sale - Wed, Jan 9

    Reminder!  The first Pretzel Sale of the new year is on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.   Hot Pretzels are $1 each (max 2 per student) and proceeds support FBLA.
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  • Special Delivery

    Newmark had a very special visitor today.  Lieutenant Stef Burt from the Bayonne Police Department made a special trip to hand deliver over 75 Police Patches, which Newmark Community Service students are collecting for Jeremiah, a sick 10-year-old boy in Indiana who has cancer, and also a young boy named Grayson from Stewartsville, NJ. Mrs. O is very thankful to the many Police Departments, Newmark families and staff working so hard to obtain these patches, "I'm proud to say that we have collected 295 in total!  We will certainly brighten up the lives of these two fighters!"
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  • Collecting Police Patches

    Newmark Community Service Club students have taken on the mission to help a 10-year old boy in Indiana with cancer, reach his goal of getting as many Police Patches as he can throughout our country. His dream is to become a Police Officer someday.
     
    Thank you to all the NJ Police Departments, friends and family who so generously supported this drive.  Students are collecting patches through Monday, January 7, 2019.

     
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  • Snow Day Policy

    Procedures are in place for inclement weather or any other unforeseen circumstances that may close school on a regularly scheduled day.
    In the event Newmark K-8 School and Newmark High School are closed, delayed or having an early dismissal, school closing announcements will be made  .... Read Letter from Dr. Peter


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  • Kid's Afternoon - Fri, Jan 11

    Kid's Afternoon: Friday, January 11, 2019  - After School activity to socialize in the gym, game room and cafe for students in Ms. Fagan, Ms. McCarty, Mrs. Necci and Mr. Cebula's classes only.  Activities begin after dismissal from 2:30-4:00 PM.  Parents must pick up students.  There is a $20 activity fee and $1 cash for snacks.  A letter was sent home before the break or please download Permission Form and Medical Form
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  • School Resumes - Thurs, Jan 3


    Newmark K-8 and High School resumes Thursday, January 3, 2019.  Welcome back!
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  • Thank You!

    Thank you to Newmark Friends and Family who so generously supported this year's Holiday Fund!  We greatly appreciate your continued support of our teachers and staff.  Happy New Year!
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  • What's For Lunch - January

    Find out what's for lunch this month:

    K-8 January Menu/Order Form
    NHS January Menu/Order Form
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  • School Resumes - Thurs, Jan 3

    On behalf of the entire Newmark staff, we wish you and your families a very happy and safe holiday!

    Newmark Holiday Break - No School:
    Monday, December 24, 2018 - Wednesday, January 2, 2019 (School resumes Thursday, January 3, 2019)
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