January 10, 2021

A Message from the Principal

We are currently full steam ahead in planning for our January 19th return to our Hybrid Schedule for teaching and learning. Our staff and administration are working incredibly hard to ensure that we can mirror as close as to a normal school day as possible. Just a few reminders as we return to our hybrid model:

  • Children must wear a mask on the bus and in school
  • Please continue to complete the EHT Student Covid-19 Reporting Form
  • If you would like your child to participate in Parent Pick-up, you must submit a note in writing, as a result, they will not ride the bus
  • Remind your child to social distance, wash their hands frequently, and do not share food

As I stated last week, we are welcoming five Kindergarten classes and their teachers to Swift School. Our custodial staff and Facilitator have worked tirelessly over the past two weeks to assist these teachers with this move.

Swift School is ready to welcome the teachers and students.

As always, feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns.

Joetta M. Surace

Interim Principal

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Covid-19 Tracking

As we are waiting for that vaccine, I am again reaching out to you to help us in continuing to trace our students who may test positive for Covid-19. This data will support the district in making informed decisions regarding virtual and in-person learning. Therefore, if your child develops symptoms or tests positive for Coronavirus, please continue to report using the attached form.


VIRTUAL and HYBRID SCHOOL HOURS for the week of January 10th

HOURS 9:15 -3:30


Establishing routines and schedules for your child will ensure their overall success. We want our teachers and students to follow a schedule that is very close to the schedule they will have when returning to school in person. Therefore, attendance is important and we expect our students to attend their Google Classroom daily. We will pay particular attention to the social and emotional needs of our students, building strong relationships in this new environment and ensuring their comfort as an online learner.

Welcome to Swift

Swift welcomed five Kindergarten Classes with their teachers from Slaybaugh Primary School. This move was made mid-year as a result of the district receiving the NJ State Pre-School Expansion Grant.

Peace Tea

On Friday, January 15, Karen Ogborn's First Grade class presented a program and celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday with a Peace Tea. The students placed a spotlight on King's message, "Solve Problems in Peaceful Ways." Mrs. Ogborn's First Grade class worked hard to ​memorize facts as they followed in Martin Luther King's footsteps. After the presentation the students shared tea and cookies with their parents and talked about how they could make the world a better place. The Peace Tea was sponsored by the Egg Harbor Township Education Association. ​

Swift School- MLK Day Video

Winter Scavenger Hunt

Second Graders in Mrs. Zaccagnino's class enjoy a fun activity.
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Swift Enrichment Activities

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The Lifeskill for the month of January is Patience/Tolerance/Fairness.

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The School Store is now online and open for business! Check out "The Nest @ EHTHS" to get all your #ehtpride gear. For a limited time, get FREE local delivery to EHT for any size order. Check out their online store at http://shopthenesteht.com

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EHT Breakfast and Lunch Program

Breakfast and Lunch will be distributed at the Davenport Primary, Alder Avenue Middle School and EHT High School

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Treats for Troops Received

Our Marines stationed in Okinowa, Japan were so happy to receive 10 BOXES of treats. A big thank you to everyone who donated!
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EHT Lacrosse Association Sign-Ups for the 2021 Spring Lacrosse Season Boys & Girls: K - 8th Grade Online registration is now open. Visit our website:

Online registration is now open. Visit our website:


3rd - 8th Grade Registration


$120 for 1st child & $15 sibling discount for each additional child


$150 for 1st child and $15 sibling discount for each additional child

Registration includes full uniform and US Lacrosse Insurance

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Registration

$45 (Sibling Discount does not apply)

Registration includes pinnie and US Lacrosse Insurance

***** Registration ends 2/1/21 (Practices begin in March) *****

Emailà ehteagleslacrosse@gmail.com -------- If you have any questions or trouble registering


When we return to school, make sure you bring lots of tabs from cans so Swift School can support the Ronald McDonald House.
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