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June 18, 2019
Whether you spend your summer barbecuing, at the beach, or in a frenzy of vacations & visits, it's a time to relax, recharge, and spend time with family and friends. But what about all the hard work your child has done during the 2018-2019 school year? Studies show that your child could lose knowledge, particularly in math and reading skills, over the summer months (https://www.nwea.org/blog/2018/summer-learning-loss-what-we-know-what-were-learning/), and we don't want that to happen! Brushing up on skills doesn't have to take the form of producing essays or solving pages of long equations...check out some of the resources below to keep your youngster engaged and prepared for the 2019-2020 school year - which starts on Thursday, September 6!
Have you reserved your spot in Summer Theatre or Summer Pops? Now's the time! CLICK HERE for all the forms you need to get started – see you there!
8 "Rules" to Impose on Summer Break - for instance, "I'm bored" is not an option. Read on for more ideas: https://www.popsugar.com/moms/Summer-Rules-Kids
From preschool age to tween, there's something for everyone in "100 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids and Parents": https://www.verywellfamily.com/summer-fun-ideas-kids-and-parents-3542627
Join your neighbors for some fun summer township events like the 3rd year of the Galloway Green Market (Thursdays, 4-7pm @ Historic Smithville), the Annual Fourth of July Parade, the Food Truck Festival (July 6), the Carnival (August 1-3), and GTPD's National Night Out (August 6).
Don't forget - there's a TON of things to see and do right in your own backyard. Here's a list of some local destinations to visit during those long, lazy days:
Finally, remember that in addition to district programs like Summer Learning, Extended School Year, Summer Theatre & Pops, the district offices are open all summer - Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30am - 4:30pm, and I encourage you to contact me if you would like to discuss your child's education, or other matters relating to the school district. Have a great summer!
Annette C. Giaquinto, Ed.D.
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NEW! 2019-2020 Sports Physicals - COMPLETE PACKET (PDF)
Important District Documents & Presentations:
New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC; presented to the BOE 12-17-18) (PDF) | Critical District Policies | PARCC Results 2017-2018 (Sept. 2018) | 2017-2018 School Performance Reports (3-28-18) | District Water/Lead Test Results | Homework - The Galloway Schools Way | Teacher Evaluation System (Word, PDF) | Principal Evaluation System (Word, PDF)
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