Richard E. Byrd School Home Page
The Glen Rock School District is preparing to launch a series of surveys of key stakeholders.Parents of students in grades 4-12 are reminded that permission slips must be returned ASAP in order for students to participate. Surveys will open†Monday, May 18, 2015!

Byrd School Announcements
Quick Links to Help You Stay Informed

Dr. Weber's Fusion Page
Teacher Fusion PagesFor information about your childís classroom, homework, information from the teacher
Byrd HSA's WebsiteFor information about Home and School Association sponsored activities
Genesis ~ Parent PortalTo access your childís report card
Parent-Student Handbook 2014-2015
Student Code of Conduct (from Student Handbook)
Food Policy††(from Parent Handbook)
HIB Information(from Parent Handbook)
Report Card Dates (from Parent Handbook)
To view a PDF "Cheat Sheet" of important links
Byrd School is proud to announce...
†that Mrs. Jakobsen†is our

K-3 Spring Concert
Join us on May†29th at 2pm. Students in Grades K,1,2,and 3 are excited to present their "Under the Sea" Spring Concert and Art Show.†The students will wear their new field day shirts, shorts and comfortable shoes.†Looking forward to seeing you and having a fun filled afternoon!
Any questions?† Email Mrs. Sattler @
Please be aware that we ask you to stay for the whole concert, not just your childís portion. It causes too much of an interruption for the performers and other guests to have audience members in and out. Please be mindful of visiting sibling's behavior as to not distract performers and other guests as well.

Spirit Week~ Join the fun for $1.00 a day!
All donations will go to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
Click Here for more details.​
Week of June 8th
Monday Homework Pass Day
Tuesday Bake Sale Day
Wednesday Raffle Day
Thursday Hat Day
Friday Stuffed Animal Day


May 30th from 1pm to 3:30pm at George Washington Middle School Gym, Ridgewood
Interested In Science, Technology, and Robotics? Get Ready To See the Future?
Come, watch, lean, and play with robots. You can even bring your own robot to share!
Click Here For More Information

Come visit us at Charming Charlie!
Become a Girl Scout Leader in Glen Rock!† Adult volunteers are needed to form new troops for the 2015-2016 Girl Scout year. Come visit us at Charming Charlie and find out more!
Click Here For More Info

Byrd School Student Council
~Thank you Byrd community for your generous
donations to Bag-a-Lunch-Help-a-Bunch! We collected $605.25 which will provide food for over 6,000 lunches!

~ Thank you to all who donated to the
Thanksgiving Food Drive Ė we sent
over 500 items†to Ridgewood Social Services.

~ We would also like to thank everyone
for collecting $1043.17 for UNICEF!
Spirit Days
1st Friday of the Month
Thurs, May 21 Ė Crazy Hair Day

Week of June 8th Ė Spirit Week! See above for details

Click Here for Student Council Member Meeting Dates

Visit the Byrd HSA website regularly for updates and information about upcoming sponsored events!
2015 PARCC Testing Dates

End-of-Year Component†
5th†grade-†April 27-29†
4th†grade-†May 4-6 †
3rd†grade-†May 11-13 †

4th†grade-†NJASK Science is May 27

PARCC Test Security and Social Media -
With the launch of anything new, sometimes questions emerge that appear to be new when in fact they are not. As the schoolhouse steps have gone virtual, so have our efforts to ensure that our tests are secure, that the administration is fair, and that the hard work of educators who developed and reviewed the test questions is respected. This memo addresses the global issue of PARCC test security.†
Click Here for more information

NJDOE School Self Assessment for Determining Grades Under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights
Beginning with the September 2011-2012 school year, our school has conscientiously implemented the requirements found in the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act.

During the first three years of implementation of the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, our school has made progress in addressing and improving harassment, intimidation and bullying and the school climate and culture through activities, educational programs and student †assemblies.

The law requires a Self-Assessment, which we completed last June for the 2013-2014 school year.† Through that assessment we learned that our school has demonstrated
strengths in all areas of the Self-Assessment.† Reflected below are the indicators with the maximum points allowed and Byrdís score:
  • HIB Programs Approaches or Other Initiatives: Max.= 15; Byrdís grade = 15
  • Training on the BOE-Approved HIB Policy: Max.= 9; Byrdís grade = 9
  • Other Staff Instruction and Training Programs: Max. =15; Byrdís grade = 14
  • Curriculum and Instruction on HIB and Related Information and Skills: Max. = 6; Byrdís grade = 6
  • HIB Personnel: Max.= 9; Byrdís grade = 9
  • School-Level HIB Incident Reporting Procedure: Max. = 6; Byrdís grade = 5
  • HIB Investigative Procedure: Max. = 12; Byrdís grade = 12
  • HIB Reporting: Max = 6; Byrdís grade = 6
  • Grade for the School: Max. = 78; Byrdís grade = 76
The Self-Assessment helped our school identify areas for improvement in the
following areas: continued activities to promote a positive school climate.†

Our district and schools plan to further assess strengths and vulnerabilities for learning by conducting a school climate survey during the upcoming year.† The school district and school will be seeking your input in this survey.
No idling Information
Kindergarten Registration
Click here for information.
For additional information see Parents/Students†menu tab above and select Registration Information.
Sparks After School Enrichment

The Glen Rock Community School is pleased to announce our winter/spring line-up of After School activities.†Please click here for a brief overview of all we have to offer.
Space is limited.†Enrollment begins Monday, Jan. 5 at 9 a.m.
FAQs regarding Enterovirus-from the New Jersey Department of Health.
Frequently Asked Questions have been updated and the most recent FAQ is now available at As new information becomes available, the FAQ will be continuously updated.

Media Violence and Youth: Impact of a Childís Exposure to Media Violence
Glen Rock Public Schools ask that you partner with us to review this information and act accordingly. Thank you for your efforts to support positive student development
Click here for pamphlet
The Standards-Based Elementary Report Card for Grades K-5
Upcoming Events

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