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Welcome to Robert Gordon Elementary

The students of Robert Gordon School thank Mrs. Margarita for two great years as PTA President and the delicious ice treat after school on May 19th.
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Important
Calendar Changes

Friday, May 27th - no school

Monday, June 6th - full day of school
8:20 a.m. - 2:50p.m.

Tuesday, June 7th - Four Hour Session
8:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Field Day rescheduled to
Tuesday, June 7th

Wednesday, June 8th
Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade Class Trip

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Spring Portraits 

You may pay for your pictures online.

Go to mylifetouch.com

Log in with your Portrait ID and Access Code, located on your portrait package insert.

Select which sheets you want to purchase and pay online,

Please return unpurchased pictures to school as soon as possible.

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T&G General Info, Criteria, and Appeals Process 
has been posted on the Curriculum Section of the district site.

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Robert Gordon School thanks
Jersey Mikes of Galloping Hill in Union for raising funds for our school during their grand opening in November.

 

Jersey Mikes

 

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Check out Mr. Attlesey's
"Technology Technique"   at 
http://www.sattlesey.com/blognews

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PARCC Testing Schedule Spring 2016
One section in the morning and one section in the afternoon:

Grade 5 LAL
April 25 am/pm Units 1 & 2
April 26 am Unit 3

Grade 5 Math
April 26 pm Unit 1
April 27 am/pm Units 2 & 3
April 28 am Unit 4

Grade 4 LAL
April 28
pm Unit 1
April 29 am/pm Units 2 & 3

Grade 4 Math
May 2 am/pm Units 1 & 2
May 3 am/pm Units 3 & 4

Grade 3 LAL
May 4 am/pm Units 1 &2
May 5 am Unit 3

Grade 3 Math
May 5 pm Unit 1
May 6 am/pm Units 2 & 3
May 9 am Unit 4

  Lunch Menu Information

New Breakfast Menu

May Lunch Menu

Pomptonian Food Service

"Go Cashless" with PayForIt.net
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Congratulations to:
Mrs. Lugara
Robert Gordon School's
Teacher of the Year
and
Mrs. Kanarek
Robert Gordon School's
Professional Support Person of the Year

The Staff of Robert Gordon School is so proud
of Mrs. Lugara and Mrs. Kanarek!


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Congratulations to the following fifth grade students for achieving "Distinguished" Status - Level 5 on the
Spring 2015 administration of the PARCC
ELA/Literacy
Christopher Anderson
Pranay Francis
Alisha Persuad

Both ELA/Literacy and Math
Daniel Curry
Sebastian Saavedra
Sofia Sanchez
Ivan Sanchez
Isabella Valdes


PARCC states have partnered with GreatSchools to launch the Great Kids Test Guide for Parents, a new resource to assist parents in helping their children prepare academically for the next grade level and for college and careers.


The guide, which can be found at UnderstandTheScore.org, was developed as a road map for parents. It gives them information about what their child needs to know at each grade level and how they can help their children succeed academically, based on how they performed on the PARCC assessment. It also explains what knowledge and skills are needed for each area of the test and which parts are especially tough for kids, while offering easy ways to boost a child's skills at home.


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Robert Gordon happenings and information @RG_RPSD

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1) Send a new Text to: 40404

2) In the body of text, enter: follow rg_rpsd
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Congratulations to
Mrs. Gilchrist's Class for winning
Penny Wars

Total pennies collected in 5G - $100.60 /Overall total $41.00


Runner Ups
First Floor

Highest total overall
Miss Mingoia's Class

Most Pennies collected
Mrs. Warren's Class

Second Floor

Second Highest overall total
Miss Pask's Class

Second Highest total number of 
pennies collected
Mrs. Heimall' s Class
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The school day begins at 8:20. 
Please make every effort to have
your child here by 8:20 a.m. 
Thank you for your cooperation.
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Robert Gordon Explores the World
Kindergarten - Mexico
1 E - Italy
1 L - France
2 B - Egypt
2 P - India
3 C/O - Brazil
3 H - Argentina
4 B/S - Germany
4 K - Greece
5 G - Russia
5 M/T - Australia

Miss Lugara/Miss McEvoy - China

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Parents, 
Officer Cantrell from the Roselle Park Police Department asked me to notify you that anyone parking on Locust Street during student drop off in the morning or dismissal at the end of the day will be ticketed.
Please follow the proper procedures to avoid receiving a ticket.
Mrs. Kenny
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Robert Gordon School is proud to announce that the following students scored a perfect score of 300 on the 2015 NJ ASK Science: 
Daniel Curry
Nicholas Meyers
Sebastian Saavedra
Ivan Sanchez     

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DISMISSAL Doors

                           
Locust Street Side
Mrs. Lugara
Mrs. Heimall - Grade 3
Mrs. Connell/Mrs. Ortizio - Grade 3
Miss Basile/Miss Swirz - Grade 4
Miss Kulbaba - Grade 4

Middle School Side
Mrs. Batista - Grade 2
Miss Pask - Grade 2
Mrs. Gilchrist - Grade 5
Mrs. Marino/Mrs. Trapani - Grade 5

Front Door

Miss. Mingoia - Kindergarten

Mrs. Warren - Kindergarten

Miss McEvoy

Mrs. Erbeck – Grade 1
Mrs. Longo – Grade 1


                   Spring Newsletter 2015


We are pleased to announce that
Robert Gordon School
is officially a
Kindness Certified School
 
Students and staff from Robert Gordon will be participating in the Great Kindness Challenge during the month of February. Each student and staff member will decorate a hand print, showing how he/she can show kindness. These handprints will be added to the Great Kindness Challenge, whose goal is to beat the Guinness Book of World Records for the “Most Kind-Hearted Handprints.” Robert Gordon students and staff will also be involved in many other activities focused around kindness this month. We are so proud of our students for displaying their kind-hearted spirits towards their peers, teachers, and others in the community.

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Congratulations to Miss Pask who was named Robert Gordon School's
Teacher of the Year!
Congratulations to Mrs. Sacca who was named Robert Gordon's
Educational Services
Professional of the Year!
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SHOW YOUR SCHOOL SPIRIT! 

ROBERT GORDON

MAGNETS ARE HERE!

Send $5.00 in an envelope with your child' name and a magnet will be sent home to you.

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Common Core Standards Video

Click here to view video
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Please make every effort to get your children to school on time.  All children should be here no later than 8:20 a.m. Every child should line up with their class and enter the building together.  Our day begins at 8:20.  Your son or daughter should not be running into school at 8:30.  This is not fair to your child, their teacher or the students in the class.  I thank you for your cooperation in getting your sons and daughters here before the 8:20 bell.

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 The Teddy Bear is the official mascot of Robert Gordon School.  In 1909 when Robert Gordon School was built, Theodore Roosevelt was president of the United States of America.  His nickname was Teddy.  Legend has it that he once saved a bear cub.  A stuffed, toy bear was named after him.


 

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