News From Slackwood

May 2 , 2015

Upcoming Events

3rd Graders will be taking the PARCC on May 4, 5, and 6 - Make days to follow

Family Literacy Night and Principal's Pajama Party Were A Hit!

On Friday, May 1, Mrs. Wallauer and Mrs. Kapp entertained the parents during ouring our Family Literacy Night. They presented activities and research on best practices in reading and showed parents the importance of the home-school connection.


While their parents were learning with our teachers, the kids attended the Principal's Pajama Party in the all-purpose room. Students listened to books and participated in activities that were all organized by Miss Cook. Miss Hoff, Mrs. Formisano, Mrs. Damon and Mr. Billy all added their own flair to the event. Finally, students were treated to milk and cookies from our PTO as well as a choice book, It was a great night at Slackwood where everyone really had the opportunity to learn and have fun.

Principal's Pajama Party

Eco Del Sur Performs and Teaches

Eco Del Sur is a Latin American Band who also teach about Latin American countries and culture. On Monday, April 27, they came to Slackwood as part of a grant funded by the Lawrence Township Education Foundation to teach and perform. They spent the morning with our third graders and then performed for the entire school in the afternoon.

Miss Brown's Class Makes A Big Mess

Miss Brown's class won the loose change challenge for the bookfair so they got to make Mr. Billy into a human sundae. It was quite a lot of fun and quite a mess.
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Click on the Slackwood PTO Facebook Page below to see pictures and info about upcoming events

The Slackwood PTO is always updating and publicizing great things going on at Slackwoodhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Slackwood-PTO/316579571743503?ref=br_tf

About Slackwood Elementary School

Slackwood's original structure was built in 1904. This is the 110th year that we have opened school here in our little neighborhood. At the present time, we have three classes for each grade level, K-3, and two special education classrooms.

Join our PTO

The Slackwood PTO is a full service organization dedicated to serving the students at Slackwood in any way possible. Their work and contributions bring fun activities to our school and give our students much needed resources. Please join the PTO see what the excitement is about. http://www.slackwoodpto.com/