Nixon School - Family Check In

Week of December 5, 2021

Upcoming Dates:

  • December 14 - Picture Day Make Up - See Info Below & Sign Up

  • December 21 - PTA Meeting (7 PM)

  • December 23 - Early Dismissal (1:40 PM)

  • December 24 - January 2 - School Closed

Positive Words!

With the warmth of the holiday season upon us, everyone is reminded of the power that positive words have on an individual. Whether it be a staff member, a co-worker, a family member, a friend, etc.... take a moment to share what makes that person special to you. I am certain that your thoughtful message will be treasured!

Picture Day Make Up & Sibling Picture Opportunity - Tuesday, December 14

On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, BNL, our School Photographer, will be conducting a Make Up Picture Day. They have also offered to conduct sibling pictures for interested families. If you would like your child to participate in either Picture Make Up Day or Sibling Pictures, please complete the form below by noon on Monday, December 13, 2021. Thank you! Please note: if your child is currently quarantined, your child will NOT be able to participate in these opportunities.
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Morris County and State Covid Activity Level Index - ORANGE

Last week's New Jersey Department of Health Covid Activity Level Index (CALI) Report places Morris County, as well as the rest of state in the ORANGE zone. This signifies that the activity level is at a "VERY HIGH RATE". Morris County is at a Case Rate 42.18- the highest in the state. As a result, our district is immediately following the 14-DAY QUARANTINE WITH NO TEST-OUT OPTION for all close contacts, beginning Thursday, December 9, 2021. Individuals who test positive for Covid-19 will experience a ten day quarantine period either from symptom onset or from date of test.


As has been the case all school year, please continue to support the overall health and well being of our school community by keeping children home if they are experiencing any cold like symptoms. Thank you for your help!

Report Cards Are Launched!

Trimester 1 report cards have been launched in your Genesis Parent Portal account. Please take time to review this document, as it provides you with valuable information regarding your child's progress towards grade level benchmarks / standards. If you have any questions regarding your child's progress, please reach out to your child's teacher as the teacher will have the greatest insight to offer. Thank you!
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Know Someone at NES Who Has Filled a Bucket?

Fill Out our Bucket Filler Nomination Form and we will recognize that individual (student or staff member) during Morning Announcements. Click the button below for the nomination form.