Clarendon School

February 2023 Newsletter

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Clarendon February Calendar

See below Clarendon's calendar filled with important dates to remember, daily dress down days and events.
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February at a Glance

February 1, 2023 - February 10, 2023: Clarendon SGO "Soup for Superbowl" Food Drive

February 3, 2023: G & T Field Trip - Grade 5

February 4, 2023: Hudson County Spelling Bee

February 6, 2023 - February 10, 2023: Pre-Kindergarten Registration - Location: Clarendon

February 8, 2023: St. Jude Math-a-thon Kick Off

February 10, 2023: Super Bowl Kickoff - Students can wear a football jersey, t-shirt, etc. Secaucus Patriots attire is acceptable. Uniform bottoms are to be worn.

February 15, 2023: Sweetheart Dance ~ Grades K-3 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

February 16, 2023: Board of Education Meeting - Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center @ 7pm

February 20, 2023: President's Day

February 20, 2023 - February 22, 2023: Winter Break ~ School Closed

February 27, 2023 - March 3, 2023: Kindergarten Registration - Location: Clarendon

February 27, 2023 - March 3, 2023: Read Across America Week


Clarendon Media Club

The Clarendon Media Club would like to present CMC News School Days January 2023 #SecaucusPride

Partners in Prevention Assembly

Fourth and fifth grade students were eagerly engaged in a program to discuss social media safety from our guests, Partners in Prevention. #SecaucusPride

Clarendon No-Name Calling Spirit Week

Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give. Check out a few of our school spirit day pictures.

SCRIPPS National Spelling Bee

This week our students participated in our annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. Congratulations to all participants for taking on something that is not required to improve their spelling, vocabulary, public speaking, articulation, poise and writing skills. All participating students are achievers going above and beyond expectations of the curriculum.

After 21 rigorous rounds, we have our top three winners!

Third Place, Mayuri Perumal

Second Place, Aryan Bansal

First Place, Simran Bassi

Simran Bassi, Clarendon School's 2023 Spelling Bee Champion, will be competing at The Hudson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, February 4, 2023.

Animal Awareness Day

On January 26th, students and staff wore an animal shirt in honor of Animal Awareness Day. Three students from Mr. Thorne's fourth grade class sponsored and collected donations for the Secaucus Animal Shelter. Thank you for everyone who donated to this great cause. We are sure going to have some happy dogs and cats! #SecaucusPride

Nurse Regina's Office Newsletter

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"SOUP"erbowl Clarendon SGO Collection

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Pre-Kindergarten Registration

Pre-Kindergarten Registration is taking place from February 6th thru February 10th. Please complete all of the registration and mandatory forms prior to scheduling an appointment with the main office.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration is taking place from February 27th thru March 3rd. Please complete all of the registration and mandatory forms prior to scheduling an appointment with the main office.

St. Jude Math-a-thon

Clarendon School will begin the Math-A-thon on Wednesday, February 8th. All proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Check out this video link for more information.

Grades K-3 Sweetheart Dance

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Read Across America Week

During the week of February 27th thru March 3rd Clarendon School will be hosting our annual Read Across America activities, school spirit days and opening our doors to guest readers. If you would like to find out more information about being a guest reader please reach out to your child's teacher or our Reading Specialist, Mrs. Valente (

Outdoor Recess

We will continue to make every effort to have our students outdoors during recess. In the meantime, please make sure to provide your children with appropriate clothing for cold weather.

Students will remain indoors during the following weather conditions.

  • Temperature and/or Windchill Temperature 32 degrees or colder

  • Snow, Rain, Sleet, Hail

  • Thunder/Lightning

Secaucus School District Calendar 2022-2023

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Elementary School Dress Code

The Secaucus Board of Education requires to wear school uniforms on a daily basis, including field trips. Students are to arrive at school wearing the appropriate clothing as defined in the dress code. The following is a list of clothing items in compliance with the uniform policy.
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Thank you to our wonderful families for your patience, flexibility, support and cooperation.

Take care and stay safe,

Dr. Danielle Garzon


Clarendon School