CMS Chronicle

August 19, 2021

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We hope everyone had a safe and relaxing summer! We can't wait to see you again!

Things have been very busy here at CMS! Round 1 of the renovation has been a huge success! Our front office, cafeteria, 5th grade and kindergarten classes are looking amazing!

Some of the faces in the main office will look new too! While Mrs. Musarra is out on maternity leave, Mrs. Marangon will be the Interim Principal and Mrs. Vizzone will be the Interim Instructional Supervisor.

September 1st will be here before you know it and we can't wait for you to see the new and improved CMS!

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Upcoming Events:

August 23rd: Board of Education Meeting, 6:30 p.m. @ Administration Building

August 26th: Kindergarten Orientation 9:30 am

September 1st: First day of school, Early Dismissal for Students

September 2nd: Early Dismissal for Students.

September 2nd: CMS Parent University at 7:30 pm

September 3rd: Early Dismissal

September 6-7th: No School

September 9th: Back to School Night

September 13th: Board of Education Meeting, 6:30 p.m. @ Administration Building

September 16th: Teacher Inservice

September 27th: Board of Education Meeting, 6:30 p.m. @ Administration Building

October 11th: Board of Education Meeting, 6:30 p.m. @ Administration Building

October 22nd: CMS Picture Day

October 25th: Board of Education Meeting, 6:30 p.m. @ Administration Building

CMS Time Schedules

Regular Schedule:


Parent drop off is at 8:40 and pick up is 3:40.

Delayed Opening Schedule:


Bus pick up times are two hours later than normal.

Parent drop off is at 10:40.

Early Dismissal Schedule:


Parent Pick Up

- If your child is a pick up EVERY DAY please send one note in to alert the office.

- Please call the office or send a note if you are picking up your child early.

- Last time for early pick up at the office door is 3:20, after that students dismiss from the kindergarten wing at 3:40.

- When parking for pick up at 3:40, do not park in bus lanes. Please park around the outer edge or in a designated spot.

Click below for information on grade level schedules.

Check out the important links below to make sure you start school off right!

The Marauder Memo

Dr. Zywicki's weekly blog. Check regularly for updates!

CMS Parent Handbook

Everything you need to know about CMS!

Please update your Real Time Account!

It is essential that you update your email, contact information, emergency contacts, and media release forms. Please watch the Realtime Parent Directions presentation below for support.

If you don't know your log in information, please email our secretary Ms. Lippe at For additional support email

CMS School Community Association (SCA)

Follow the CMS SCA on Facebook at

Email them at

Stay tuned for information on the Fall Book Fair!

School Lunches

Until further notice, breakfast and lunch will be free to all students.

Any questions or concerns please contact Tony Kowalak at or 973-691-4006 x5701.

Sodexo Mt. Olive Elementary Website

Click here for menus, payment options and other helpful information.

Right at School Before & After School Programs

Mt. Olive schools are partnering with Right at School to provide child care options for our community.

Click here to view their website.

Dr. Zywicki and CMS post ALL UPDATES on Twitter and Facebook!

Make sure to get all important memos, reminders and updates by following the district on Facebook and Twitter!

Find your teachers' individual accounts below as well! Make sure to follow them as well to see updates on student learning, class specific news and photos of learning!

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Technology Support

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Additional Information & Updates

Mt. Olive Preparedness Plan

Coronavirus Updates and Distance Learning Information

Registration Website for Kindergarten

Click here to access all the forms and directions.

Mt. Olive Calendar

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Chester M. Stephens Elementary School

Mrs. Dani Marangon, Interim Principal

Mrs. Kat Vizzone, Interim Instructional Supervisor