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Ramsey District News

  • Parent Academy: Growth Mindset - How Mindsets Influence School and Life Performance

    Join us at for our next Parent Academy on October 26, 2016 where we will explore the theory around Carol Dweck's book, "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success." Her research and central message has shown that "the view you adopt of yourself profoundly affects the way you live your life." For Grades K - 5 please join us at 9:30 a.m. @ Dater School Cafeteria. For Grades 6 - 8 please join us at 7:00 p.m. at Smith School Cafeteria. Click headline for more information.

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  • Cafeteria Food Exception Management

    Dear Families, In an effort to continue providing the best dining services possible and as a follow-up to our successful Farm Stand initiative, the Ramsey School District is making another improvement available to parents. The District, in conjunction with Chartwells, our dining services provider, is pleased to announce we have implemented the ability for parents to manage food exclusions in their child’s food services account via parent portal...

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  • One Community - One Book

    As a follow up to last year's One Community - One Book initiative, I invite you to read, How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting and Prepare Your Kid for Success, by Julie Lythcott-Haims. I will again pose questions to the community to spark a dialogue. Save the date of November 2nd for the One Book One Community Book Club. More information will be coming out over the next few week. To register please (more...)

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  • Halloween Bingo Night

    "Ramsey Is For Everyone" (RIFE) is pleased to announce we will be sponsoring "Halloween Bingo Night" for our differently able community. It will be held on Friday, October 21st in the Dater School Cafeteria (35 School Street, Ramsey NJ 07446) from 7 p.m. till 9 p.m. Please wear your Halloween Costume! All are welcome. We plan to have several volunteers/buddies who will be available to assist those who need assistance, but as always, please feel free to provide a chaperone if you feel one is needed. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to: gjbapopolo@aol.com and provide individual's name, age, town.

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  • Ramsey Is Now On Facebook

    We are all so busy, it can sometimes be difficult to stay informed and parcel through the myriad of information available to us. The goal of the Ramsey School District is to effectively communicate to our parents, as well as members of the community and local organizations and businesses, in a concise manner. To help with this we are using social media to help communicate. If you have not done so already, please make sure you have downloaded our app and signed up for all of our social media accounts. (Read more ...).

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  • Summer Curriculum Institutes

    Over the summer nearly 150 staff members came in to work on further developing our exciting and innovative program and to clarify and refine the instructional practices that support our curricular goals. Our sole focus remains on offering curriculum that ensures that rigorous content, 21st Century competencies, effective technology integration, and authentic assessments are an integral part of every unit of study throughout the district.

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  • Ramsey School District's Mobile App

    Download our free mobile app of the District website from Google Play or Android App Stores Search Ramsey School District and look for The Ram. Once downloaded, there is no log in required. Scroll down and select "skip this step". Be sure to select all schools you want to receive feeds for. Select heading for Guide.

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  • Stay connected through Social Media

    Stay connected by subscribing to the following social media accounts. See more ...

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Parent Updates

    NOTIFICATION METHOD: Update your e-mail and phone numbers for your contact information and preferred method of notification (text, call, e-mail) in the Parent Portal to receive important notifications, such as school closures.
    UPDATING CONTACTS: Contact e-mail addresses and phone numbers can be updated by you. Deleting or adding contacts or any changes to the home address must be made via your school's secretary. Allow two days for updating.

    ANSWERING QUESTIONS: Answer all questions in the Portal for each child.  Allow two days for updating. Answer the question regarding your health insurance under the health insurance tab (include carrier).
    FAMILY ON-LINE DIRECTORY: Is now available for 2016-2017 year under the Documents tab in the Portal.

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    This Communications document outlines the ways the district communicates closures, emergencies, attendance, and news. Be sure to have your Portal contact information and notifications updated to receive them properly. 

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    The Portal data must be updated for the new school year for new students and returning students. This document will explain what needs to be completed. Portal Update Instructions.

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