Nixon School - Family Check In

Week of September 19, 2021

Upcoming Dates:

  • Monday, September 27 - PTA Ashley Farm Pie Sale Begins
  • Friday, October 1 - Picture Day
  • Monday & Tuesday, October 4 & 5 - NJ Start Strong Assessment (Grade 4 ONLY)
  • Monday, October 11 - No School for Students / PD Day for Staff (Columbus Day / Indigenous People's Day)
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Back to School Night

Thank you to everyone who attended Back to School Night this week! I hope that you enjoyed having an opportunity to visit your child's classroom and meeting your chid's teacher! Looking forward to a wonderful year!

Sustainable for Jersey Schools - Bronze Level School!

Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced today the 115 public schools that achieved certification in 2021. Thirty-two schools received the more challenging silver-level certification with 21 of these schools reaching silver-level certification for the first time. This cycle marks a milestone for the largest increase in the number of schools certified at the silver-level in an application cycle since the program began in 2015.


Review the 2021 Sustainable Jersey for Schools certified schools: 2021 Sustainable Jersey for Schools Certified Schools.


About Sustainable Jersey for Schools

Sustainable Jersey for Schools is a certification program for public schools in New Jersey. It was launched by Sustainable Jersey, an organization that provides tools, training and financial incentives to support and reward municipalities and schools as they pursue sustainability programs. To date, 373 school districts and 1,025 schools are participating in the program. Sustainable Jersey for Schools has awarded over $2.4 million in grants to schools and school districts.


Sustainable Jersey for Schools is underwritten by the New Jersey School Boards Association, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Clean Energy Program, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the PSEG Foundation and the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). The 2021 Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grants Program is underwritten by the PSEG Foundation, NJEA and the Gardinier Environmental Fund. Platinum and founding sponsors are South Jersey Gas and New Jersey Natural Gas. The gold and founding sponsor is NJM Insurance Group. The silver sponsors are Solar Landscape and Investors Bank. The bronze sponsors are Gabel Associates, the ECG Group and Maschio’s Food Service Inc.

Bucket Fillers Paying It Forward

Fill a Bucket at Nixon School and Be Entered in a Raffle To…. Fill the Bucket of an Everyday Hero! Each month the individuals who were recognized as Nixon School Bucket Fillers will earn a “ticket” in the Bucket Filler Raffle!


FOUR individuals will be randomly selected each month. These individuals will have an opportunity to give a shout out on Morning Announcements to an Everyday Hero that is special to them. They will also receive a Bucket Filler Sling Bag to gift to that Everyday Hero… an act of kindness that is sure to fill yet another bucket!

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Know Someone at NES Who Has Filled a Bucket? Fill Out our Bucket Filler Form and we will recognize that individual (student or staff member) during Morning Announcements.