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    VRS Promotion Ceremony

    Watch Live - 6/19/19 at 9:30 AM

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    Valley Road Spring Concert 2019

    Watch Live - 5/29/19 at 7:00 PM

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  • Walk to School on Tuesday April 23rd

    We are celebrating Earth Day Tuesday, April 23rd… We are encouraging students to walk to school, ride their bike or carpool on Earth Day if possible!! A group of parents and students will be meeting 2 blocks down Liberty Street at 8:15 am to walk to school together at 8:20 am. Join us if interested. In addition, Mrs. Badillo will meet students and parents at the waterfall on Valley Road at 8:15 am to walk to school together at 8:20 am. Join us if interested. In support of Earth Day, Mr. Lowe will ride his solar and foot powered bicycle to school from home. (Approximately 25 miles.) He will join us at the waterfall to ride his bicycle to the school with our VRS walking group

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  • 2019-2020 School Calendar

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  • Valley Road Winter Concert

    Watch Live - 12/5/18 - 7:00 PM

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  • Valley Road Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony - 6/18/18

    Watch live at 1:30 PM

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  • Valley Road Spring Concert 2018 - 6/6/18

    Watch Live at 7:00 PM

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  • Bully Report State Self Assessment Results

    Please open the attached to see the District's Bullying State Self Assessment  Report Results

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  • 2018-2019 School Calendar

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  • Health Information

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  • Clark Police Safety Letter

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  • Resources in regards to recent shooting:

    Dear Parents and Guardians, 
    We are posting information and attachments below from Maureen Brogan, the coordinator of the Statewide Traumatic Loss Coalition of New Jersey. We hope you find this helpful in dealing with the recent traumatic events in Las Vegas.
     
    Sincerely,
    Joe Beltramba
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    Message From Maureen Brogan:

    Many of you, myself included woke up to a beautiful crisp autumn like morning, a morning that just makes you feel good to be alive.  You may have turned on the news to check to see if this weather would continue.  It is at this point, you may have heard of the shooting last night where a gunman took the lives of 50 people and injured at least 200, apparently the most deadly shooting in US history. On Sunday, October 1st, a gunman opened fire on concert goers at the Route 91 Country Music Festival on the Las Vegas Strip according to CNN news. 

     Attached please find resources on how to talk to children and some resources for trusted adults. The Traumatic Loss Coalition  websites also include information which may be helpful but keys things to remember are:

    • Start to Conversation  (ask your child what they have heard )
    • Make sure you have accurate information
    • Encourage children to ask questions from a trusted adult
    • Limit media exposure
    • Be a positive role model

    http://ubhc.rutgers.edu/tlc/guidelines/index.html

    https://tlc4teens.org/

    Thank you for being the helpers in this world.  Thank you for helping to support or young people in these challenging times.

    Be well,

    Maureen

    Maureen A. Brogan, LPC, DRCC

    Statewide Traumatic Loss Coalition Coordinator

     

     

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Parent/Student Handbook

VRS School Calendar

ANTI-BULLYING BILL OF RIGHTS (ABR)

 

ALJ Anti-Bullying Specialist:

Mrs. Sarah Badillo
Contact Information:
sbadillo@clarkschools.org
Valley Road School
150 Valley Road
Clark, New Jersey 07066
Valley Road- C, D, F days- 732-388-7900 x4
Hehnly School- A, B, E days- 732-381-8100 x4
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Contact information  District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Brooke Nacht 
Clark Public Schools
365 Westfield Avenue
Clark, NJ 07066
3. Self-Assessment Grades from the 15-16 school year, link below (these will be updated in January with the results from the 16-17 school year).
https://echalk-slate-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/private/districts/324/site/fileLinks/4700fcaf-3e18-4393-9332-11e59d85517d?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJSZKIBPXGFLSZTYQ&Expires=1819473620&response-cache-control=private%2C%20max-age%3D31536000&response-content-disposition=%3Bfilename%3D%22FY17_ABR_SELF_ASSESSMENT_0850.pdf%22&response-content-type=application%2Fpdf&Signature=R7wH4LsVcTW2hOV6aexYY4VGUns%3D
 

  

 

School Self-Assessment for Determining Grades under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights - District and School Grade Report

    

Student Council Election

Today we had our Student Council Executive Board speeches and elections! Students in grades 3-5 will vote đź—ł for the top 4 candidates to join the E-board! Great job to all who participated!!!

  

Fire Safety

Balance Scales

Students in Mrs. Petela’s class worked with mini pumpkins donated to the class by Lila Stebbins and her grandma. The students made predictions about weight as well used weights to balance their pumpkins on actual balance scales.

 

Robotics Club

Art Show 2019 - Your Creativity is Inspiring!

Memorial Day Ceremony

VRS Field Day 2019 -- Thank you to the many helpful PTA volunteers who made this possible.

Educators of the Year

   

Valley Road School is filled with amazing educators!  Congratulations to Mr. Brian Lowe and Ms. Nicole Arpino for receiving the Governor’s Educator of the Year Award! We are so lucky to have such exceptional school professionals in our building.

VRS Second Graders Become Engineers

  

Students in Mrs. Pinto’s second grade class became engineers last week through STEAM challenges. Each morning Mrs. Pinto’s students are given an engineering challenge that is
themed to the month. Through February’s theme of being “kindness superheroes”, students used index cards to create model bridges for animals to safely cross highways and other
dangerous areas. They could use as many index cards as they wanted but were given no other supplies. Through teamwork and experimentation, each group was able to safely cross their animals and their superhero cut outs. This activity allowed students to learn about the impact of humans on the environment as well as weight and balance.

American Legion’s NJ Educator of the Year

  

Mr. Beltramba, Principal of Valley Road School,  was recently recognized as the American Legion’s NJ Educator of the Year.  Mr. Beltramba was nominated by the American Legion’s local post.  According to the American Legion, the award is given to educators based on their “leadership and participation in promoting American Legion Americanism programs, civic responsibility, flag etiquette, and patriotism. Accomplishments of the educator must be over and above their assigned duties.”    Mr. Beltramba stated, “I am honored to be recognized by those that we honor. As with most awards, this would not be possible without all that the staff and students do to celebrate our veterans. So, I thank Valley Road students and staff for making our school and our town a special place for our veterans.”   The award is designed to “increase the awareness of dedication and work that educators do in supporting the American Legion programs.

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