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UPDATE: The next BOE meeting will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 20. The meeting will open to the public at 7 p.m.
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Schoology Day in Glen Rock - December 8th and Parent Workshops

The Glen Rock School District will launch its new learning management system (LMS), Schoology, on December 8th. A letter has been sent home to all parents/guardians via Genesis with details about receiving log on information for the parent portal on December 8th and upcoming Schoology informational sessions for parents/guardians to learn more about Schoology. The parent informational sessions are as follow:

  • ​December 12, 2017 (Tuesday) 8:45-9:45 AM (Central School Auditorium)
  • December 11, 2017 (Monday) 1:30-2:30 PM (MSHS Auditorium)

  • December 14, 2017 (Thursday) 6:00-7:00 PM (MSHS Auditorium)

Mr. Paul Cusack, Special Projects Coordinator, and Dr. Kathleen Regan, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, will be available to answer Schoology questions during the sessions. If interested, please click on the following link to register for one of these parent informational sessions.

Information Session Registration

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Parent Workshops and Surveys Announcement

Math and Language Arts Evening Workshops for K-5 Parents/Guardians

1st Workshop Title: Everyday Math Workshop for K-5 Parents &Guardians

Date/Time: November 28, 2017 (Tuesday)-6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Where: Central School Media Center

Presenters: Ms. Jackie Fox, Mathematics Consultant

2nd Workshop Title: Language Arts Literacy Workshop for K-5 Parents & Guardians

Date/Time: January 18, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Where: Central School Media Center

Presenters: Dr. Gravity Goldberg

The mathematics workshop will provide parents with information on accessing the EDM online math games/resources and strategies to help your child as a mathematician. The language arts literacy workshop will provide parents with an overview of the elementary literacy curriculum and strategies for supporting your child as a reader and writer.

To ensure ample seating, please RSVP by clicking on the following link. Please remember to click on the ‘submit’ button at the bottom of the reservation form https://goo.gl/forms/1fJUfunSbX54Lteb2.

In the event of inclement weather on either day, please check the Curriculum & Instruction website for cancellation information by clicking (Ctrl- left click) on this link for cancellation information: http://curriculum--instruction.glenrocknj.org/ . Both workshops are geared specifically for parents and guardians; therefore, please note that children may not attend.

K-12 Parent Surveys for Curriculum Input

The Mathematics, Fine Visual and Performing Arts, and HS Social Studies 5 Year Review Committees are seeking parent input regarding these programs. The survey results will be reviewed by the committee and considered in the development and improvement of our programs and curriculum. Please click on the below links which pertain to the grade level/s of your child/children and complete the survey. As always, your input is valued, considered and appreciated.

https://goo.gl/b778wt HS Social Studies Survey for HS Parents - new course options

https://goo.gl/mrGdvP K-5 Mathematics Survey for Elementary Parents

https://goo.gl/NVYnDJ Grades 6-12 Mathematics Survey for MS and HS Parents

https://goo.gl/jkLHTr Grades K-12 Fine, Visual and Performing Arts Survey for Parents

Please contact the Office of Curriculum and Instruction at 201-445-7700 X8949 should you have any question about the workshops or surveys. Thank you!

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College and Career Readiness- 2.0
A presentation on the results of the pilots for a district learning management system (LMS) and laptops to support the 1-1 initiative at the high school can be found and viewed in the 'Presentations on Curriculum Initiative' file in the below Useful Information and Documents Section. The Schoology LMS and HP Elitebook 820 i5 were recommended by faculty and administration through a committee process.

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Information from Literacy Workshop for Elementary Parents
The Parent Literacy Curriculum Presentation, which was conducted by Dr. Gravity Goldberg and held on February 1st., can be viewed by scrolling down to the Useful Information and Documents File and opening up the file on Parent Workshops.
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K-7 Curriculum Expectations Brochures for 2017-18
During the summer, a team of middle school teachers developed a grade 7 curriculum expectations brochure. A team of teachers updated the previously developed grades K-6 brochures. The brochures reflect the essential skills students will learn by the end of the school year based on the district curriculum and grade level benchmarks. The brochures can be found in the below Useful Information and Documents section of this website in a file entitled Curriculum Expectations Brochures.
Cyber Safety for Parents
This website offers wonderful information on Cyber Safety that parents should read.

http://parentingtodayskids.com/article/how-a-cyberbully-can-hurt-your-child/

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