NEWS FLASH

Florence Twp. School District -- 2021-22 -- 9/24/21

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN FTSD

Back to School Night Success

It was so nice to see many of our FTSD parents at our Roebling & FTMHS Back to School Nights this past week. Thank you for taking the time to come out and visit our schools and your children's teachers.

The Roebling School Ducks ARE BACK!

We are very excited to announce the duck hatching program is back and now happening in Mrs. Kosowski's classroom. The class currently has 8 duck eggs in an incubator which will hatch sometime around September 27th. We also have a baby pool for them to swim in. The students are learning about the life cycle of a duck as well as what they eat, where they live, what we get from ducks, physical attributes/kinds of ducks, and what a boy/girl/ baby/ ducks are called. They are also learning about digraphs (ck, ch).


You can follow the ducks progression by clicking on the live feed - https://youtu.be/g9NO00UMs34

DATES TO REMEMBER

SEPTEMBER...

9/27 - Florence Board of Education Meeting & FTMHS PO Meeting


OCTOBER...

10/2 - National Custodian Day

10/4-10/8 - Fire Prevention Week

10/5 - World Teacher's Day

10/6 - Riverfront PTO Meeting

10/7 - Riverfront & FTMHS Progress Reports & Girls Soccer Senior Night

10/11 - Columbus Day (SCHOOL CLOSED)

10/15 - Roebling Progress Reports & FTMHS Homecoming Game

10/16 -- Field Hockey Senior Night & Homecoming Dance

10/22 - Boys Soccer Senior Night

10/27 - 1st Riverfront Family Day

10/29 - Football/Cheer/Band Senior Night

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FTSD Testing Information 2021-22

New Jersey school districts, charter schools, and renaissance school projects are required by statute (N.J.S.A. 18A: 7C-6.6) to annually notify parents or guardians by October 1 of any statewide student assessment or commercially developed standardized assessment that will be administered over the course of the school year. Please see the District testing schedule link below. This information is also located on the district website. If you have any questions regarding assessments, please contact your building administrator.


https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1TMyVWrZjA0z5lUprUzpRc0Cmr4SKFelGWgylBax92Hw/edit?usp=sharing

SEPT. Special Services Monthly Newsletter

Click here to get September 2021 news from our Special Services Dept.

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IMPORTANT HEALTH & SAFETY REMINDERS TO KEEP OUR SCHOOL COMMUNITY SAFE THIS SCHOOL YEAR...

Please DO NOT send a child to school who is showing these signs of COVID-19:

(Families will be required to pick up their child and provide either a negative test result or quarantine for 14 days.)

○ At least two of the following symptoms: fever, chills, rigors (shivers), myalgia (muscle aches), headache, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, congestion or runny nose; OR

○ At least one of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, a new loss of smell, a new loss of taste.

○ Unvaccinated siblings of a student who has symptoms and meets COVID-19 Exclusion Criteria should be excluded from school until the symptomatic individual receives a negative test result. If the symptomatic individual tests positive, the sibling will need to quarantine.


Please DO NOT send a child to school if you are awaiting the test results of a COVID-19 test due to symptoms or close contact. The District will NOT accept at-home tests to confirm a child is negative for COVID-19. If you are asked to provide a negative test result, it will need to be a laboratory-confirmed test, eitherrapid or PCR.


We appreciate your assistance as we look to reduce the spread of the virus to maintain in-person instruction. If you have any questions please contact the building administration.

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FTSD Athletic Apparel is here!

We have heard that many were interested in gear that would support Florence Athletics but wish it was more generic. Say no more... The link below will take you to our Athletic Department Apparel Store for all your needs. For more information, please contact Kyle Kaminskas, FTSD Athletic Director/Vice Principal at kkaminskas@florence.k12.nj.us or 609-499-4620 ext.4150.


Florence Staff Athletic Apparel Store

WE ARE HIRING!!!

Positions open in the FTSD!
  • Instructional Assistants
  • Substitute Teachers
  • Bus Drivers
  • Bus Aides

For Instructional Asst/Substitute Teacher positions contact the Board of Education office at 609.499.4600 x1000.

For Bus Drivers/Aides positions contact transportation at 609.499.4620 x4711 or 4712.

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SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS THROUGH ESS

When was the last time you had a job that allowed you to choose your own schedule? Job flexibility will become your new norm as a substitute with ESS! For more information, visit http://ESS.com. #JobFlexibility #JobSeekers #EveryDayCounts
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Free & Reduced Meals

As previously communicated, we are pleased to announce that ALL STUDENTS are eligible to receive a free healthy breakfast and lunch each day as part of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs for the 2021-2022 school year. Please see the Cafeteria menus below for the month of September. These can also be found on our district website under "Cafeteria."

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Flashes Spiritwear

Get your 2021 Flashes Spiritwear NOW! Available by ordering online below or sold at all home games!


Click below to order online!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdBJ7MilNzqMCCuKfEGCoAoE4C8LiVYrkt9Pyw4NdrfgXBY8g/viewform

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Florence Yard Signs For Sale

Show your love and order a Florence Flashes personalized sports yard sign. The Florence High School Football & Cheer Parent Pit Club is selling individualized signs (for all local sports & HS Marching Band) as well as Florence Fan supporter signs. All signs are double-sided and come with a stake.

Orders are due by October 1st. To order and for more detailed information click here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeC08_yOVG8a4lps6E5pYPPloUDN9kxGeEtMJK1QG5FN3B1tw/viewform

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Support Soccer & Fratellis

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WAWA SHORTI COUPON SALE

Purchase a $5.00 WaWa Coupon (or as many as you'd like). Click here to order: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScoV6ivsAszsK_xOgPQKjrFXJaEtjW4BQEw3PexZtjMvDqiyg/viewform
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FLAG FUNDRAISER

Show your school spirit and order a Florence Flashes large house flag to decorate your lawn/home or give one as a gift! ONLY LARGE FLAGS LEFT! WE HAVE SOLD OUT OF SMALL FLAGS -- THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Click here to order:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfIDVqtO0m9rL_Ox3YVSUJbHjLgt1v8G5fmCWkZa4CEtVXI3g/viewform
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Shopping fun with Riverfront PTO

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