Clarendon School

October 2022

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See below Clarendon's calendar filled with important dates to remember, daily dress down days and events.
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Health Office Newsletter

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Beyond-The-Bell: Fall 2022

Beyond-the-Bell classes (at Clarendon School) will begin during the week of October 3rd. See below for the Fall Schedule.
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Week of Respect

Each year during the first week of October, schools across the country celebrate the Week of Respect. Schools provide age-appropriate instruction that focuses on preventing and remediating harassment, intimidation, and bullying. As part of the celebration, students are allowed to participate in the following themes each day.
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Walk to School with a Cop!

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Harlem Wizards Game

On Wednesday, October 12th, teachers from Huber Street School, Clarendon School, The Millridge School, Secaucus Middle School, and Secaucus High School will be competing in a charity basketball game against the Harlem Wizards. Proceeds will go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

The game will take place at Secaucus High School at 7pm. For tickets, go to HARLEMWIZARDS.COM. We hope to see you there for some tricks, hoops, and alley oops!

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Red Ribbon Week

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SGO Holiday Food Drive

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We will be holding our annual Halloween Parade on Monday, October 31, 2022 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Students will be permitted to come to school dressed in their costumes. We will follow a One-Session Day schedule. Students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. We will follow the usual parade route.

  • Begin at the Clarendon School parking lot closest to the basketball court.

  • Begin on Fifth Street and turn left onto Centre Avenue.

  • Turn left onto Hudson Avenue.

  • Turn left onto Mansfield Avenue.

  • Turn left onto Fifth Street and arrive back at Clarendon School.

  • Students will then enter through the main entrance and return to the classrooms.

Students will walk in the parade with their homeroom teachers. All parents and family members are invited to watch along the parade route. After the parade, students will return to their homerooms for classroom activities. Students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m.

Note: In case of inclement weather, the parade will be canceled but costumes may still be worn to school.

**Costume Guidelines**

  • Students are NOT permitted to bring any item that resembles a weapon (guns, swords, axes, etc.) to accessorize their costumes. If a student brings an item like this to school, it will be held in the main office to be retrieved by a parent/guardian at the end of the school day.

  • Masks covering the entire face may only be worn outside during the parade as long as it does not obstruct the student’s vision.

  • Costumes should be tasteful, modest and appropriate for a school environment and follow the basic guidelines of school dress standards.

PTA Back to School Bash 2022

Last night our Clarendon School PTA - Secaucus hosted our Back-to-School Bash. Students, families, and staff had a blast celebrating the start of a new school year! Thank you to the Clarendon School PTA for organizing and hosting such a wonderful event!

Outdoor Recess

We will make every effort to have our students go outside for recess. Please make sure to provide your children with appropriate clothing for cold weather. Students will remain indoors during the following weather conditions.

  • Snow, Rain, Hail, Sleet

  • Thunder/Lightning

  • Temperature and/or Windchill Temperature 32 degrees or colder

Secaucus School District Calendar

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School Dress Code

The Secaucus Board of Education requires to wear school uniforms on a daily basis, including field trips. Students are to arrive at school wearing the appropriate clothing as defined in the dress code. The following is a list of clothing items in compliance with the uniform policy.
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