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  • Vote
    This year’s election is on Wednesday, April 23.  Polls will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.  User-friendly budget explanation.  Letter from Board of Education Finance Committee regarding budgeted improvements. Any Ramsey resident who is registered to vote may cast a ballot in the Annual School election.
     
    The last date to register to vote is April 2.  The deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot is April 16.
                            For more information please visit: Bergen County Board of Elections.  

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    NEWS & VIEWS
     Budget Edition, March 2014 has been published. Link to read. 
     
     
     

    Exclaim
    Attached is an invitation for Parents to attend The Ramsey Public Schools Teen Drug Use forum  to be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the Ramsey High School Auditorium. Agenda & Invitation.
    Follow this link to ask any questions you may have in advance. 

     
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  •  EMPLOYMENT
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    The Ramsey Board of Education Office is pleased to announce the start-up of AppliTrack, the leading technology in the cloud hiring solution for recruiting and human resources. We will no longer be accepting paper or emailed resumes. Those interested in applying to our district can do so by selecting the JOBS tab from the district main site and completing the on-line application process.
    AQUARIUM DAY Aquarium Day
     
    A very special thank you to the Ramsey Public Education Foundation for funding visits by the NJ Academy of Aquatic Sciences to both Tisdale and Hubbard Elementary Schools . Our Preschool through grade one students participated in classroom outreach programs titled Feathers, Scales and Fur Oh My!  More.
    DATER'S INITIATIVES Inline image 1
     
    At the March 18th Board of Education meeting, students and teachers from John Y. Dater School shared some of the major 21st Century Learning Initiatives happening at the school during the 2013-2014 school year.  Teachers gave presentations on three of these initiatives, which included Balanced Literacy, Character Education, and Technology Integration with Google Drive. ..More.
    RCS AFTERCARERCS Girl
     
    The Ramsey Community School Extended Day Program (RED) fosters creativity with many enriching activities. Here, Mira V. is shown making 4th of July cards "pop-up" cards for our soldiers at Dater School's aftercare program.
     TRIAL TESTING
    PARCC  
     
    The Ramsey School District has been selected to participate in the PARCC field test this spring.  About two-thirds of the school districts in New Jersey are participating in the field test.  Fifty students have been randomly selected in grades 4, 7, and 10 to take the test (a total of 150 students)...More.
    AUTHOR VISITAuthor Visit
     
    Children's Author-Illustrator Matthew McElligott visited Hubbard Elementary School in March. He wowed the students with tales of his creative process and gave them a special look into the design of his wonderful childrens' books. Matthew has published over 13 books and fun videos...More.
     PRESCHOOL CLASS
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    Register Now for the Ramsey School District 4 Year Old Preschool Program!
    Morning and afternoon sessions available. Program offered 5 days a week at both Tisdale and Hubbard Schools. Maximum class size is 16 students. Sessions taught by a certified teacher with two classroom aides. Students participate in Phys Ed, Music, and Library as well as field trips and school assemblies. Tuition is $310.00 per month. Please call (201) 785-2301 for registration information. Flyer.
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    Students from the Dater School Extended Day Program (RED) working on their eye-hand coordination with a friendly ping-pong tournament. For more information about the before and after school programs and our summer program offerings, link to the RCS site.
    SMITH STAFF GOALS
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    At the February 18th Board of Education meeting, members of the Smith School staff presented an overview of the shifts in instruction that are being implemented in accordance with the district’s 21st Century Learning Initiative.  With an emphasis on the goals that have been outlined for our students through the initiative, teachers are developing lessons which maximize the use of instructional technology and integrate the Common Core Standards.  More.
     
    RAM WINTER NEWSRam
     

    Ramsey athletics is having a great winter. Below are the accomplishments of our athletes during the past months of January and February. Congratulations to the following athletes and their recent accomplishments.  Read More

     GOING GOOGLE
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    The Ramsey administrators, supervisors, and secretaries recently attended a workshop on Google Applications for Education. Google Apps are web-based applications that include email (Gmail), the ability to create and work collaboratively and simultaneously on files and documents (Google Drive), surveys, assignments, and assessments (Google Forms), Read More 
     Ramsey Review Archived e-Newsletters for 2013-2014
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Parent Updates

Important  Parent  District  Updates 
DISTRICT CALENDARS
 
 Calendar
Revised 2013-2014 and Upcoming 2014-2015 
CLASS LISTS 2013
STUDENT DIRECTORY 
Elementary class lists and the District-wide Student Directory have been updated in the Parent Portal for 2013-2014 year
LAKE STREET CLOSURE Closing of Lake Street instructions from Ramsey borough.
ON-LINE ATHLETICS REGISTRATION Ramsey High School Athletics is pleased to announce the roll out of our on-line registration program, piloted for athletics registrations, offered through a partner site, Family ID. One account allows each family the ability to register their child(ren) for all high school athletics, as well as sign off on our policies and agreements. How to register on-line. Link to Athletics Site.
REVERSE 911
EMERGENCY CALLS 
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OUR PARENTS
In preparation for any emergency notices, or school closures for our district. Please read the attached letter and be certain to update any contact information and the method of notification (text, call, e-mail) in the Parent Portal. Do not check doctor or dentist contacts to receive phone calls.
 DELAYED OPENINGS
EARLY DISMISSALS
As we approach the season of unpredictable weather, please familiarize yourself with how to locate information regarding delayed openings and early dismissals as well what our district procedure is for such days.  2013-2014 Inclement Weather Letter.
 PARENT  PORTAL
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We are asking parents to complete many forms on-line. Have you gone into the Parent Portal and answered the questions? Forgot your code? Please contact your child's school's office staff.
 
Be sure to update your emergency contact information in the Parent Portal and check the boxes of how  you want to receive school closure notifications.   Please keep your e-mail addresses up to date.
DISTRICT  WEBSITERamsey District is not using e-alert notices at this time.The registration feature has been turned off for our website and no sign in is required.
 DINING  SERVICESLunch Accounts can be managed and registered for on-line through Dining Services

Community Events and Flyers

The posting of such material shall not under any circumstances be construed as an endorsement by the 

Board of Education of any interest, cause, or organization.

 
 
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RHS ANNUAL CAR SHOW
May 17th 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hod Rods/Muscle Cars/Imports/Exotics  Flyer.  
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Ramsey Girl Scout Junior Troop #579
is working on their Bronze Award Project!
Collecting Items During APRIL for RBARI
Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge  Flyer 
Fair  
Friends of the Adorno Father's
Spring Fair  - Sunday April 27th 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Raindate 5/4/14 Flyer
 hockey
Ramsey Hockey Association
PeeWee and Squirt team tryouts
April 28 7:15 p.m. Ice Vault - Wayne Flyer
 
Financial Literacy Educator and Author Michael Zisa 
Wednesday, April 23rd 7:30 p.m.  
Ramsey Library 
Geared toward teenagers - Free!
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Save the Date! Sign up to Run!
Saturday - May 10, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. 
Sprint for Our Schools - information.
Ramsey Public Education Foundation 5K and Family Run 
 
Family Sponsorship Opportunity for 5K Race - flyer
tennis  
Ramsey Tennis Association
2014 Youth Tennis Spring Clinic 
Saturdays beginning April 26th Flyer.
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A Taste of Ramsey
At the Ramsey Main Street Train Station
May 18th - Rain of Shine  Flyer.
Relay  
American Cancer Society's Relay for Life
June 6-7th - Ramsey High School
 Form a Team / Donate - Ramsey Relay Page