Netcong School District

Sent: Nov 15, 2019

News Blast 11-15-19

Netcong Elementary School

November 15


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11-15-19 News Blast

MP # 1 Report Cards:

Report cards are now available online via Genesis.  If you have any trouble logging in, please reach out to Mr. Erwin, our technology coordinator at: or 973-347-0020 extension 279.

Upcoming Spirit Days:

Check out our spirit days that our student council members came up with.  Today is Fist-Bump Friday.  Our students were clever enough to continue the message from the Start With Hello Assembly that took place on October 21st.

November Spirit Days.docx 

Eliza Cassar & her team win the Girls U11 State title:

Congratulations to Eliza Cassar & the MSC Roxbury Elite Ruckus Girls U11 team.  They won the Presidents Cup State Title!!!!!  Awesome job!!!

Order Your Yearbooks:

Yearbooks ($30.00) are now available.  Order by January 31st.  See the flyer below for instructions on how to order.

Yearbook Order Form.pdf 

Updated Contact Information:

If you have moved, changed your phone number and/or e-mail, please contact Ms. Dilley in the main office so we have your updated contact information.  We want to ensure all families are receiving important school information we send out.

Labelpalooza Contest:

November 15th to December 6th. 

fall2019labelpaloozacontest (1).docx 

Youth Bias Task Force:

The NJDOE is part of the Interagency Task Force to Combat Youth Bias.  The Task Force is hosting community listening sessions to hear from members of the public, particularly parents and children about incidents of bias.  Please see the flyers below for upcoming sessions.

Youth Bias Listening Session Flier-G-FINAL (002).pdf 

Youth Bias Listening Session Flier-ESP (002).pdf 


Square1Art orders went home this past week.  As a reminder, they may be ordered online or on paper through the school. All orders are due no later than November 20th.  Please contact Ms. Torsiello with any questions.

Upcoming Assemblies:

1. Keith Hawkins, an international motivational speaker, will be here on Monday, November 18th and Tuesday, November 19th.  Students in Grades 3 through 5 and 6 through 8 will participate in assemblies/activities.  The purpose is to create a culture of connection, empathy, success for all students, value, inclusiveness, appreciation, and respect.  

In addition to students, we want to extend an invitation for ALL parents to join us on Monday, November 18th at 6pm for a special parent presentation from Keith Hawkins on The Power of Parenting.  Please join us in the gymnasium.  See below for more details.  

Keith Hawkins Assembly Info.pdf 

2. November 22nd- Grades 2 through 8 will attend as assembly/presentation by Meredith O'Connor.  Her award winning anti-bullying message has had fans, students, and school administrators alike claim it has changed and impacted their lives.  See the flyer below for more details.

Meredith OConnor Assembly Info.pdf 

Chef It Up:

Chef It Up is having a holiday workshop on 12/13 from 3pm to 5pm.  There are only a few spots left.  See the flyer below for more information.

Chef It Up Flyer.jpeg 

The Weather Is Changing:

As the temperatures begin to dip, please make sure your child(ren) bring coats to school.  Even in the colder weather, students may go outside for recess.  It is recommended that names are written on the inside of all coats.

Help Us Celebrate the Good News:

Do you have a success story about your child?  Has your child received recognition for community service activities, sports, and/or the arts?  If you think a student or teacher's accomplishment should be recognized or publicized, let us know.  Your experiences are the content we are looking for.  Please help us share the great work and accomplishments of our students and staff by submitting news items.  Items can be sent to

Netcong Holiday Parade:

December 1st - 5pm.  See below for more details.

NetRec HPFlyer 2019 (1).doc 

NetRec_2019_Parade Applic (1).pdf 

PTA Holiday Shop

Begins December 4th.  It's almost here!!!

Holiday Shop Coming Soon.pdf 

The Growing Stage Presents: Elf

Nov 29th through Dec 22nd.  For more information, click on the flyer below.

Newletter flyer.pdf 

Upcoming Events:

November          17-18     Keith Hawkins Assembly (See above)

November          22          Morning Meeting/Meredith O'Connor Assembly

November          26          Anticipated Krispy Creme Delivery

November          27          1/2 Day - Early Dismissal

December          4            PTA Holiday Shop Begins

NEF - Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner - Save the Date - Sat, March 21st

NEF St Pat's Save the Date 2020 (2).pdf 


After School Extra Help:

After school extra help is available for students who may need extra assistance each week from 3pm to 4pm.  Location and days are as follows:

K-2= Room 206 (Tuesday and Thursday)

3-5= Room 301 (Tuesday and Thursday)

6-8= Room Media Center (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

ESL= Room 201 (Monday and Thursday)


26 College Road, Netcong, NJ 07857

(973) 347-0020