Sussex Avenue News That You Can Use

Principal's Corner

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A Word from the Principal

I hope each and every one of the Sussex Avenue families had a wonderful Holiday Season. I am immensely proud to serve you and your children as the Principal of Sussex Avenue School. I look forward to continuing to build lasting relationships and to partner together to support our children.


Lorri Vaccaro

December 31st-January 4th

  • School reopens 1/2/19
  • January 2nd is a D day.

  • Looking Ahead

    • January 7th- Fourth Grade Residency begins
    • School Store January 11th- 11:45-1:05 pm
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day- School Closed
    • Literacy Fair- January 23rd 6:30-8:00 pm
    • Spirit Day- January 25th @2:15
Our quote for the week of December 17th was "We are better when we help each other. "-Katherine Center
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Wellness Corner

Fifth Grade Parents

Fifth grade parents-remember to schedule an appointment for your child’s 11- year-old vaccinations if you haven’t already. We wish you all a very safe, healthy and happy winter break!

Make Every Day Count- School Attendance

The dreary days of Winter are here and often times an increase in student absences occur. Here's a great article on school attendance,

Kindergarten Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year

Kindergarten registrations will begin on January 10th online. Registrations will be available in both English and Spanish. Each family will need to have an email account in order to complete the registration. If families do not have access to technology, a kiosk will be available in the Registrar's office at Central Office.


I am happy to meet with any member of the community! Should you like to discuss questions, concerns, or any matter, please contact Ms. Melissa Johnson at 973-292-2250 ext. 6550 to schedule an appointment.