Lead Testing Update
Substitute Teachers Wanted!
Little Silver is seeking substitute teachers. Applicants need not be teacher certified. If you have 60 college credits and are interested in becoming a substitute teacher, please contact Karin Eberhardt at email@example.com or call 732-741-2188 to obtain paperwork to file for a substitute teacher's credential.
Little Silver Schools offers Summer Music Camp to middle school students
The middle school music teachers, Mrs. Bennett & Ms. Brush will be offering seven, 60-minute small group lessons, plus a concert this August for students entering 5th-8th grade interested in summer band, choir, or orchestra lessons. Specifically, lessons will be offered on: (Week 1) August 21st-24th (Monday through Thursday) for $120; (Week 2) August 28th-30th (Monday through Wednesday) for $90 or both weeks for $190. The timeframe includes: 8:00-9:00 – Summer Band; 9:00-10:00 – Summer Choir; 10:00-11:00 Summer Orchestra. Please register online under the Parent Link (Event Sign Up) on the district web page http://www.littlesilverschools.org/event-sign-up.html Checks can be made payable to the Little Silver Board of Education.
Annual Parent Satisfaction Survey
Each year, we seek parent feedback by distributing a Parent Satisfaction Survey. The brief survey, based on the 2016-17 school year, will take less than five minutes to complete and will help to inform our decision-making. Further, the “Did You Know” section of the monthly Spotlight has been used as a vehicle to address concerns presented in the comment section of the survey. Please click on the button below to take the survey.
The Little Silver Board of Education Recognizes Student Achievement
During the June 13th BOE meeting, the Little Silver Board of Education recognized two Markham Place achievements including: the Monmouth County Curriculum Consortium (MC3) Grant recipients (Helping Hands Students) as well as the “NJ Rich in History” Media Contest winners. The children in the Helping Hands Club created a video for to apply for a $500 grant to use for gift cards for local businesses in the community (Gianni's, CVS, Olivia’s, Acme, Carvel, Grandma's bagels, Walgreens, Felicia's, China Garden etc.). The students used the gift cards to practice functional life skills, social skills and pre-vocational skills in our town. Congratulations to: Cara Callinan, Nate Cooper, Valentina Gomez, Sarah Rooy, and Cooper Scott. In terms of the “NJ Rich in History” Media Contest winners, during Mrs. Lynch’s n4th marking period computer class, students in grades 6-8 were given the opportunity to enter a media contest. Students were to create an electronic poster to educate travelers about New Jersey’s history, historical figures, natural resources, or beauty. The top ten entries were to be displayed on all screens in rest areas along the NJ Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway, and the Atlantic City Expressway for one week at a time, 24 hours a day. Top entries were selected based on content, originality, and design. Markham Place School swept the contest winning nine of the ten top prizes. Winners included: