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Byrd School Announcements
Quick Links to Help You Stay Informed

Dr. Weber's Fusion Page
Teacher Fusion Pages For information about your child’s classroom, homework, information from the teacher
Byrd HSA's Website For information about Home and School Association sponsored activities
Genesis ~ Parent Portal To access your child’s report card
Parent Handbook 2015-2016
Student Code of Conduct 
'Safe Foods' For Class Parties

Food Guidelines  (from Parent Handbook)
HIB Information  (from Parent Handbook)
Schedules (from Parent Handbook)
Report Card Dates (from Parent Handbook)
See attached letter regarding PARCC testing and 'opting out'. "If parents refuse to allow their child to take the PARCC assessment, they must submit a signed written letter to the principal of their child’s school; E- mail will not suffice." 
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The Friends of the Library is accepting gently used books from January 29 through March 26 – in good condition for the Great Book Sale.  Young Adult and Children’s fiction and non-fiction books and DVDs in all subjects are needed. 
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2016 PARCC Testing Dates

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Parent Survey
 Richard E. Byrd School has been participating in the OurSCHOOL online student survey in order to hear directly and anonymously from students in fourth and fifth grades and all of the teachers. We ask their views on things that matter to them such as student engagement, student wellness, and the school’s learning climate in order to help us in the planning process.
Now we would like to hear from the parent(s)/guardian(s) of all of our students to help us understand the views of the parent(s)/guardian(s) and provide us with information on how we can work together to provide the best possible educational experience for your child(ren). 
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Pathways for Exceptional Children

Bowling Time! Click Here for event information.

Click here to read more about this program here in our district and visit

Kindergarten Orientation set for June 2 - Please save the date
   Orientation for all children registered to enter Glen Rock Public Schools kindergarten in the fall of 2016 will be held on Thursday, June 2. Two sessions are planned – from 8:45-9:45 a.m. and 10-11 a.m.  – when parents/guardians and children will meet simultaneously but in different locations of the school.        Families are asked to please plan ahead to attend these important introductory events.
   Letters from the elementary principals will be sent to all registered families on or about Monday, May 2, noting the child’s school building and orientation session assignments. Any incoming kindergartner who is registered on or before June 1 will be included in orientation.
   Families who register their child after that date will receive placement notification in mid- to late August.  Registration packets for all students needing to register with the district  may be downloaded from the district’s website at under the Parents/Students tab. Completed packets should be delivered to the Glen Rock Board of Education Office, located at the rear of the Glen Rock High School/Middle School campus.
Enrichment through GRCS

The Glen Rock Community School is pleased to offer a variety of enrichment activities beginning this month, including Study Skills, Keyboarding, and Mad Science; plus several basketball clinics and conditioning programs for young athletes, which begin later in the spring. Please click here for a complete description. You can visit our registration page here.
 Gives Kids a Smile Day (GKAS) New Jersey is the largest, single-day program in the state providing free dental care to children ages 12 and younger. GKAS is meant to provide services to children who could not otherwise afford dental treatment and do not have a “dental home.”
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Social Skills for Ages 7-9
  Click here for more information.
Visit the Byrd HSA website regularly for updates and information about upcoming sponsored events!
See Something – Say Something
Homeland Security See Something – Say Something campaign is a way for the everyday citizen to assist authorities to maintain safety. "If You See Something, Say Something™" is a national campaign that raises public awareness of the indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, as well as the importance of reporting suspicious activity to state and local law enforcement.
To report suspicious activity, contact your local law enforcement agency. Describe specifically what you observed, including:
  • Who or what you saw;
  • When you saw it;
  • Where it occurred; and
  • Why it's suspicious.
If there is an emergency, call 9–1–1.
Click Here to view PAS

PARCC Information
Parent friendly website for PARCC information
Impact of a Child’s Exposure to Media Violence
Symptoms of Over exposure to Violence
What can parents do?
CLICK HERE  for important helpful information.
Emergency Preparedness
Ready: Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.Families are encouraged to visit: for important information regarding emergency preparedness.

Also Go to to download the PSEG and Sesame Street “Let’s Get Ready!” emergency preparedness app for young children.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is a San Francisco based non-profit organization that provides education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children.
Click here for additional information:
Pomptonian Lunch Information
Pomptonian is pleased to be Glen Rock School District’s food service provider, and we appreciate your
comments and suggestions. You can reach us at .

Please visit to place an order by credit card.

Elementary School Code of Student Conduct
Who we are as individuals makes up what we are together, whether family, school, community, or nation. We have established the R.O.C.K.S. program as an overall framework for our elementary schools...
Click Here to read the whole document.
Family Support Organization of Bergen County
Curriculum Expectations 2015-2016
Click the Grade Levels below to see their Brochure.
Kindergarten First Grade
Second Grade Third Grade
Fourth Grade Fifth Grade

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