Lloyd Road School Newsletter

November/December 2019

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Monthly Dates to Remember

You can find detailed information on some of these events in our Lloyd Road School Virtual Backpack.


11- Veterans' Day

11-Board meeting 7PM at Cambridge Park School

11-15-PTO Thanksgiving Food Drive

13-9:45 AM PTO Meeting

13- 6:00-7:30 PM: Parent/Student Reading Night in LRS cafeteria. Camp Read A Lot

(RSVP was needed to attend Nov. 13th Reading Night)

14- Marking Period 1 Ends

15- Marking Period 2 Begins

15-12:50 dismissal for afternoon teacher work session

20-Report cards open on the Portal

21-Student Council Turkey, Ham, Chicken or Lasagna food drive 9-9:40

(Drop off of any of these items is accepted in side parking lot near playground)

22- 6:30 PTO Family STEAM night in LRS cafeteria and gym

27-12:50 dismissal to start Thanksgiving Break

28-Dec. 1- Thanksgiving Break


10-12- PTO Holiday Shop

11- 7PM District Strategic Plan information session 1 in high school auditorium

12- 7PM District Strategic Plan information session 2 in high school auditorium

16- 7:00 PM: Board Meeting at Lloyd Road

18-Ugly holiday/season sweater/shirt day

19: PTO Winter Chill crafts and activities in LRS cafeteria

20: 12:50 Dismissal to start Winter Break


2: School re-opens

Students of the Month!

Congratulations to our Students of the Month for September and October! September's character trait was RESPONSIBILITY and October's character trait was RESPECT. It is always a pleasure eating lunch with all of you and getting the chance to talk more. The selected students were as follows:


Grade 5:

Ava Monico----------------Grace Caruncho-----------Jason Marroquin-Galan----------Lucas Galloway

Kylie Obenauer-----------Marcos Youssef-----------Isabella Santos-----------------------Ta'Tiyanah Smith

Isabella Martinez-------Jayla Steele------------------Paul Chobanian-----------------------Olivia Leyva

Makenna Jenks---------Brandon Dominczak

Grade 4:

Sean Glock----------------------Avery Signorile--------Matthew Geisheimer----------------Isabella Martinez

Lyla Pinter-----------------------Maddie Dorata--------Stephanie Carmona-Guzman----Mason Fuchs

Gavin Hernandez------------Danielle Nagy----------Camila Leon Gomez------------------Olivia Haag

Ella Lionetti---------------------Christopher Finley

October: RESPECT

Grade 5:

Chase Vendemia--------Jonathan Younan---------Ariana Hernandez Ayala---------Allison Ulrich

Jace Amedeo-------------Chanel Landers------------Vince Auriemma---------------------Ava Tesi

Derek Busch---------------Mariya Phipps--------------Annalia Vavlerde---------------------Leah Chechel

Eric Cartmel---------------Christian Baskerville

Grade 4:

Breanna Smith-----------Madison Rios----------------Nina Polchinski-----------------------Dayanna Rojas

Ki'Yaan Pettaway-------Vaughn Murray-------------Eugene Oreckinto--------------------Maya Gordon

Olivia White---------------Bryce Smith-------------------George Alarcon-----------------------Ryan Stumpf

Anthony Ciampa-------Weston Zuppa



2019-20 LLoyd Road Student Council Members

Congratulations to our elected Student Council members for this year.

Grade 4 Student Council Representatives:

Christopher Finley-----------------------------------Camila Leon Gomez

Gabe Kemp---------------------------------------------Gavin Hernandez

Shayla Gallagher-------------------------------------Isabella Ivanciu

Algabriel Go--------------------------------------------Amelia Preiser

Kelly Segalla-------------------------------------------Samara Ventriglia

Vaughn Murray

Grade 5 Student Council Representatives:

Charles Brussel--------------------------------------Allison Gray

Gerard Devlin------------------------------------------Pablo Juarez

Zain Elbanna------------------------------------------Joseph Granata

Katherine Verticchio------------------------------Brandon Dominczak

Paitynn Cali--------------------------------------------Samantha Macchia

Allison Ulrich------------------------------------------Marc Freeman

Lucy Sakowski---------------------------------------Alyssa Vea

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Our annual PTO Thanksgiving Food Drive runs from November 13-19. Non-perishable food items can be dropped off or sent in with your child to be dropped off outside the main office. See the PTO Food Drive flyer below and it is being sent home.

Our Student Council is, once again, holding their one day turkey, ham, chicken, or lasagna collection on Thursday, November 21. The drop off location is in the side parking lot near the playground side of the building between 9:00-9:40.

Thank you for any help you may be able to give to either or both collections.

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District Strategic Planning process begins

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Governor's Educator of the Year Program 2019-20 (Nominations now being accepted)

The Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District is proud to announce that we will once again participate in the New Jersey Department of Education Governor’s Educator of the Year Program (GEOY). This celebratory program integrates the Teacher of the Year Program with the Governor’s Teacher/Educational Services Professional Recognition Program to continue to recognize our state’s best teachers and educational services professionals.

Do you know an educator who is dedicated, inspiring, and making a difference? If so, please take the time to recommend this person for the Governor’s Educator of the Year Program by completing this nomination form template and returning it to the building principal by the specified deadline. Administrators, staff members, students, parents and community members are encouraged to participate.

Levels of Recognition: The selection process begins by nominating one teacher and one educational services professional from each school. The two recipients from each school will be recognized by the County Office of Education, and teacher nominees can vie for the chance to compete for county, state and national recognition.

You will find the supporting documents for participating in the program, including the GEOY Nomination Form and the program Eligibility Criteria through this link to the district's website where the documents are located.

Attached you will find the supporting documents for participating in the program, including the GEOY Nomination Form and the program Eligibility Criteria. These documents are also available for download on our district website, www.marsd.org.

The GEOY nomination form is provided as a fillable PDF for your convenience. As noted, all nomination forms must be submitted to building principals by Friday December 6, 2019.

Attachment: GEOY NominationForm - 2019-20201.pdf

The form or an email noting your name, child's name, educator's name, and the reason for the nomination can be emailed directly to the principal at jjerabek@marsd.org or sent into the main office.

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Nurse's Corner:

Please take time to review the dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning as the cold weather has arrived and our heating units have more use.
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Guidance Corner:

November began the month of "Caring" at Lloyd Road as Caring is our Student of the Month trait. To begin this pillar, our school counselors, Ms. Giacchi and Mrs. Tay, filled the hallways with "take a free compliment" posters for students. The students are able to choose compliments and pass the compliments along representing genuine acts of being caring and kind to others.
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Holiday Shop

Tuesday, December 10 to Thursday December 12 the PTO will be running the Holiday Shop during school hours so students can purchase gifts for their loved ones. Items will cost between $2.00 and $10.00. Volunteers are needed for set up Monday December 9th at 4pm and to run the event Tuesday through Thursday. Any time you have to spare is appreciated! Please contact lloydrdprez@gmail.com with questions or to volunteer.