WELCOME TO MIDLAND PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Midland Park Public Schools would like to welcome you to our brand new website! Feel free to explore the new web space by checking out some of our new features including: calendars, news, and blogs. 

     

The next meeting of Midland Park Board of Education is Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in the Midland Park Jr./Sr. High School Media Center at 8:00 pm

The Board of Education authorizes the use of electronic surveillance monitoring devices in school buildings and on school grounds.  Therefore, all school buildings and grounds within this school district may be monitored using such devices in accordance with Board Policy.  (MPBOE Policy 7441)  
      

Board of Education Policies-School Integrated Pest Management Plan  

  

Superintendent's Message

 
 Teaching is a work of heart

MAY 2017 MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT


Since 1984, National PTA has designated time in May to honor teachers who lend their passion and skills to educating children.  This year, Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8-12th and the theme is “Teachers Deliver,” which recognizes how much our educators deliver to students—inspiration, motivation, and the gift of lifelong learning.  During this week, we hope you will join us in thanking teachers for their professional dedication and service to children.  Author and teacher Ever Garrison said, “A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in students.”  For all that our teachers do to guide students along academic journeys, we extend our gratitude and wish everyone a very happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

May is also the time to acknowledge special education students and the contributions of teachers, families, and communities in their many accomplishments.  ASAH speaks to this special time of year in New Jersey in noting, “This year’s theme, “Bright Tomorrow for Today’s Students,” celebrates the potential of our students and the educational strategies that make extraordinary positive outcomes possible for so many special education students in New Jersey.  Special Education Week in New Jersey is commemorated by Proclamation of the New Jersey State Legislature, and is a chance for students, families, school administrators and decision-makers to celebrate special education services, special education programs, and most importantly, the special education teachers who make it possible for children with disabilities to learn effectively and to reach their full potential in their families and communities.”  During May, we celebrate our special education students and teachers and all involved in their many successes!

Sincerely,

Marie C. Cirasella

Marie C. Cirasella, Ed.D.




          



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In accordance with Federal legislation, the New Jersey Department of Education requires public school students to participate in a variety of assessments to measure student achievement. 

 The Parent Notification below outlines the state assessments Midland Park Public Schools will administer during the 2016-2017 academic year:

 2016 Parent Notification of Test Administration
(click the hyperlink to view the notification)



Big News

MIDLAND PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT CALENDAR NOW IN DIGITAL FORMAT

We’re pleased to announce the Midland Park School District Calendar for 2016-2017 has been created in a digital format and is currently available to school families and community neighbors via the district website.  We are confident that transitioning to a digitized format will improve our ability to update scheduling changes more swiftly and with greater accuracy.  Please know that all school and district information previously available in the paper-based calendar is included in the digital calendar.  To access the 2016-2017 calendar, simply visit the district webpage and click the "Calendar" tab.  Thank you.

 For Instructions to Print the New Online Calendar,
click here.


  •     Work in ProgressREFERENDUM UPDATE!
  • The Midland Park School District’s referendum projects are being tackled in swift order as we seek to maintain a timeline of approximately two years for completion. To keep the community informed, please continue to check here for periodic referendum updates. To access the latest Referendum Update, click on the Work In Progress icon above.  

 

  • School District and School Grades Required by the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act – January 11, 2017

    As per the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (ABR) (P.L., 2010, c122), the Midland Park Public Schools has posted its Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act grades to the school district’s HIB webpage, and to each individual school’s webpage. In order to foster safe and positive learning conditions for students, the school and district grades are part of an integrated process for reinforcing and strengthening a school’s climate and culture through prevention and intervention efforts targeted toward harassment, intimidation and bullying. Please click on the headline above to find the district and school ABR grades.

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  • Midland Park Public Schools Preschool Program 2017-2018

  • The Midland Park School District is accepting applications for the 3 & 4 year old general education preschool integrated program housed at Godwin School for the 2017-2018 school year. The integrated preschool program incorporates the education of special education children with that of general education preschoolers, following general education curriculum standards. 

    To be eligible, a general education child must be three or four years of age on or before October 1, 2017.  (Child must be toilet trained).  Children will attend either a morning (8:30 to 11:00 A.M) or afternoon (12:20 to 2:50 P.M.) session five half-days a week in accordance with the Midland Park school calendar. Current students will have priority for program registration.  Students will be assigned to either the morning or afternoon session at the discretion of the district.  Parents will be responsible for transportation. The annual tuition for the program is $2,900.00, either paid in full no later than September 1, 2017 or in two installments with a $25 fee, due September 1 and January 1. All students will be registered at the time of entry requiring birth certificate, copy of immunizations and proof of residency (program is only open to Midland Park residents).

     Applications are available on by clicking the link. You may also contact the Director of Special Services, Ann Marie Bruder at (201) 444-7445.

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  • NJQSAC Equivalency Process for High Performing Districts

    I’m pleased to provide this information with regard to Midland Park’s NJQSAC process. By way of review, NJQSAC stands for New Jersey’s Quality Single Accountability Continuum and is the Department of Education’s monitoring and evaluation system for public school districts. Click the link to read the message.

  

   

  • QuestionDo You Have a Question for Your Board of Education?

    The questions and concerns of the community are important and contact information for trustees of the Midland Park Board of Education are readily available on this website—just click on the Board of Ed. Link on the district homepage to find individual phone numbers and email addresses for all Board of Education trustees.

 

Thank you   REFERENDUM DETAILS TO IMPROVE SCHOOL DISTRICT FACILITIES!

Click the link above for more information.

 

Anti-BullyingAnti-Bullying Bill of Rights Legislation, P.L. 2010, Ch. 122

Click the link to access the Midland Park School District's Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights contact information regarding incidents of harassment, intimidation, and bullying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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