Edgewater School District
Dr. Postma's April 3rd District Update bit.ly/2V2wMmG
about 10 hours ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Another week of remote learning and our students are Rocking It! So proud of all the hard work they are putting in at home!
3 days ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Happy April Fools Day! Doing somethings silly today? Please send us some photos we would love to see! :)
5 days ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Check out these awesome pictures of some of our first graders exercising their bodies and minds! #RemoteLearning #working hard #Keepthepicturescoming #Wemissyou!
7 days ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
We Loved seeing some our second graders interacting through digital platforms, working hard at home and of course helping out in the kitchen! We are sure those cookies were Delish! Please keep the pictures coming! #LearningfromHome #GWStudentsRock!
11 days ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
Dr. Postma's March 25th Letter to Parents and Staff Regarding School Closure Timeframe and Remote Learning can be viewed on our website at https://www.edgewaterschools.org/o/esd/page/novel-coronavirus-information
12 days ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Hello GW families! I hope everyone's week has been filled with learning and fun. Please use the link below to access a video from Ms. Veras. We miss you all! https://youtu.be/aMvHa9oTSbs
17 days ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
Please visit our website for today's important update from the Edgewater Public Health Nurse: bit.ly/3adAeBv
19 days ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
To our preschool families: Check out this link with at home ideas and resources from our preschool's "Creative Curriculum" program: https://readyrosie.com/en/healthyathome/#!
20 days ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
PLEASE NOTE: The March 18, 2020 Board of Education Meeting has been RESCHEDULED for 8:30am Friday, March 20, 2020 at Eleanor Van Gelder School.
20 days ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Mo Willems, one of our favorite authors at GW is offering free "lunch doodles" for kids. To see them visit www. kennedy-center.org or just google Mo-Williems, "lunch doodles."
20 days ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
​IMPORTANT: Please read today's Edgewater Community Letter​ from Dr. Postma and Mayor McPartland on the "Novel Coronavirus Information​" page of our website at edgewaterschools.org.
21 days ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
For Edgewater staff & families looking for emotional support or mental health resources during this difficult time: A list of contacts & resources compiled by our counselors & child study team is posted on our website under "Novel Coronavirus Information": go.aws/2TVnmdm
21 days ago, Edgewater School District
Kerry Postma
Today marks our first day of remote learning. Make the most of it, do your best, support each other with positive, encouraging words. Let's give each other a little extra grace and patience. Let's be overcomers.
22 days ago, Kerry Postma
Amanda Jaggi
Here is a brain pop video you can show to kids to explain this new Corona virus: https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/
24 days ago, Amanda Jaggi
Edgewater School District
During school closure, eligible students in our free or reduced lunch programs will be provided grab-and-go meals prepared by @maschiofood Parents of these students: To participate, complete the survey in the email message sent yesterday or call the school office.
24 days ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Reminder: Schools will be closed for 2 weeks, beginning Monday. Essential staff will report to work. Please visit our website at www.edgewaterschools.org to view remote learning instructions for students. Also, if your child is eligible for free lunch, we will contact you today.
25 days ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Please note: The Edgewater School District, along with all Bergen County schools, will close next week due to COVID-19 concerns. More details to come. Schools ARE open tomorrow, Friday, March 13th.
25 days ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Friendly reminder: Stay home when sick. #Prevention_from_Covid_19
25 days ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
This afternoon, while students are home, staff are developing remote learning plans in case of school closure. Maintenance staff are doing extra cleaning, in addition to their regular, daily thorough cleaning and disinfecting of schools and buses. Thank you to our star personnel!
26 days ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
From the White House Coronavirus Task Force: What you need to know about Keeping HOMES Safe
27 days ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
From the White House Coronavirus Task Force: What you need to know about Keeping SCHOOLS Safe
27 days ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Support our PTO Fundraiser, APEX Funrun! This program incorporates character building activities and fitness while helping raise funds for our school. Check your child's backpack today for a pledge book and instructions on how you can help! #GAMEON!
28 days ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
A coronavirus comic strip to color and fold: A "novel" way to inform kids about coronavirus while calming their nerves. Thank you to our school nurse for sharing! n.pr/334w0sV
28 days ago, Edgewater School District
Kerry Postma
District & borough reps met today to plan re. COVID-19. The NJ Department of Ed. will provide a template for remote learning plans in case of school closure - staff will meet 3/11 to work on this. Please visit our website for updates and prevention tips: bit.ly/39CLTJI
28 days ago, Kerry Postma
Kerry Postma
Last night at 6:00pm, the NJ Commissioner of Education released guidance for districts in the event of school closures due to COVID-1. We have been and will continue to prepare for this possibility. School & town officials will meet Monday morning to finalize pandemic contingency plans & remote learning plans. Please watch for updates here or on our website. Stay calm, wash your hands, stay home when sick, and cover your coughs/sneezes with your arm or a tissue.
about 1 month ago, Kerry Postma
Ms. Veras
Reminder: Tomorrow is "Oh the Places You'll Go Friday! Dress up to represent a place you love!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
Superintendent's March 5th Letter re. coronavirus https://5il.co/dfk7
about 1 month ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Superintendent's March 5th Letter re. Coronavirus https://5il.co/dfk1
about 1 month ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Reminder: Tomorrow is Read with a Buddy Thursday! Bring a stuffed animal buddy to read with.
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
The Read Across America Fun continues! Today, we dressed up as some of our favorite book characters!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Reminder: Tomorrow is Dress Up Wednesday! Dress up as a beloved character from a book and bring the book to school if you have it!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Cozy day at GW! Everyone loved learning in their Pajamas! #ReadAcrossAmerica!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Reminder: Tomorrow is Pajama Tuesday! Wear your favorite pajamas!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
GW kicked off Read Across America Week with Silly Socks Day! #HappybirthdayDr.Seuss!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Reminder: Tomorrow is Mismatched Socks Monday! Wear your favorite socks or your craziest socks!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Amanda Jaggi
Paper is so old school...we can practice our words with ANYTHING!
about 1 month ago, Amanda Jaggi
Amanda Jaggi
Paper is so old school...we can practice our words with ANYTHING!
about 1 month ago, Amanda Jaggi
Ms. Veras
Impressed by our preschoolers drawings of the human skeleton! These were made as part of our Creative Curriculum Exercise Study where our young scientists learned all about the human body!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has updated its guidance for K–12 schools regarding the 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December. https://www.edgewaterschools.org/o/esd/page/novel-coronavirus-information
about 1 month ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Don't forget to order books for our upcoming Author Visit! Orders are due February 28, 2020. To access the order form, please use the link: https://5il.co/d549
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Please click on the link below to see our upcoming activities for Read Across America Week! https://5il.co/d72h
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Fitness Fun at GW tonight! Our second graders had a blast exercising and playing fitness games with their parents. THANK YOU to our PE teachers for coordinating this great event. Another big THANK YOU to our PTO for providing us with water and healthy snacks!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Happy 100th Day of School! These first 100 days have been AMAZING! It has been a pleasure to see our students learn and grow! We are continuously impressed by all they can do. #81moretogo #Learningdoesntstop!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Teacher Learning Day at GW! Our teachers met with our math coach to discuss ways they can enhance students’ mathematical reasoning through mathematical discourse and number talks. #21stcenturymath #developingdeepthinkers #teachersaslearners!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Thank you to all the parents who joined us at our PTO Meeting today. We appreciate your continued support!
about 1 month ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Happy Read-Aloud Day! Children that are read to read better, write better, learn better ! Therefore, we make sure we have read-alouds in our classrooms every day!
2 months ago, Ms. Veras
Amanda Jaggi
We are using sticky notes to record important non-fiction facts. We love our flexible seating. It gives us choices and lets us have the freedom to choose what works best for us.
2 months ago, Amanda Jaggi
Amanda Jaggi
Ms. Chrisanthopoulos and Ms. Jaggi had their classes meet up for a book celebration. The first graders worked hard writing All About Books and they shared their published pieces.
2 months ago, Amanda Jaggi
Ms. Veras
Students in the pre reading and writing stage benefit from drawing and talking about their creations. It helps develop fine motor, creativity and a foundation for future writing. Check out this masterpiece from one of our kindergartners. “It’s an engine, Ms. Veras, look at the gears.!” #emergentliteracy #drawingislearning #creativeexpression
2 months ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Our second grade mathematicians worked in groups to solve math problems utilizing various mathematical strategies. It was impressive to see them collaborate, exchange ideas and eloquently share their mathematical thinking!
2 months ago, Ms. Veras
Amanda Jaggi
We are learning to add common endings to words we know in phonics. This will help us become better readers and writers.
3 months ago, Amanda Jaggi
Ms. Veras
Our ESL students learned all about Dr. Martin Luther King and the many ways they could be like him!
3 months ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
A box is just a box, unless you're in Pre-K! Then, a box is a whole world of possibilities! As part of our Creative Curriculum Box Study, our preschoolers have been learning about environmental print, 3d shapes, observational drawings and so much more! #childrenasengineers!
3 months ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
Big happy crowd out tonight for GW and EVG bingo night! Thank you PTO!
3 months ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Did you know? Children that read 20 minutes per day will have heard 1.8 million words a year! They will also score better than 90% of their peers on standardized tests. Therefore, we make sure our students get independent reading time every single day! #Buildinglifelongreaders
3 months ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Our teachers start the day off right with some individualized, special greeting time. This helps our students get a positive start to their day. It also helps every student understand that they belong and they matter! #buildingpositiveclassroomcommunities
3 months ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Did you know? Movement helps students focus, integrate information in the brain and stay motivated. For that reason, we make sure to give our young learners opportunities to move while they learn!
3 months ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Don't Forget! Girl Scouts Program for grades K-2 begins tomorrow at GW from 3-4pm. For more information contact Ms. DaCosta at cdacosta@gsnnj.org.
3 months ago, Ms. Veras
Ms. Veras
Starting the year off right! Our second graders made some great New Year's resolutions to ensure they continue to do their very best this year! #focusedonlearning #phoneticwritingatitsbest #waytogosecondgraders
3 months ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
The 2020-2021 District Calendar, approved by the Board of Education on January 2nd, can be viewed online here: https://5il.co/c1nm
3 months ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Give Kids a Smile Day is 2/7/20. Over 100 participating dental offices offer free dental care for ages 12 and younger on this day. https://bit.ly/37K1SEe
3 months ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Watch out for our shape detectives! Our preschoolers went on a shape scavenger hunt throughout our school building. They were amazed by the number of shapes they saw all around. Our office space alone has dozens of squares and rectangles! #mathonthego #prekgeometry #prekfun
4 months ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
Tis the season! Please remember to check our lost & found for any items that may belong to your child.
4 months ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Ms. Jaggi's class uses beads to compose and decompose numbers. This visual, tactile strategy helps students strengthen their understanding of numerical relationships and helps build fine motor as well! #mathfun #firstgrademath #GWmathematicians!
4 months ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
Bergen County Executive’s Office Winter Wonderland Event, December 12th at Van Saun Park
4 months ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Edgewater students and borough officials including school board president Tom Quinton were joined by actor Donnie Wahlberg at Target in Edgewater last night to distribute gifts to underserved youth. https://t.co/hFEHR9QY8I @target @edgewaterboronj @asktarget
4 months ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Edgewater borough officials including school board president Tom Quinton were joined by actor Donnie Wahlberg at Target in Edgewater last night to distribute gifts to underserved youth. https://corporate.target.com/article/2019/12/heroes-and-helpers @target @edgewaterboronj
4 months ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Please note: Edgewater schools will have a two-hour delayed opening tomorrow. Buses will run on the delayed opening schedule.
4 months ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Hello. This message is from the Edgewater School District. There will be an early dismissal from school today. Buses will run on the half-day schedule. Thank you.
4 months ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Ms. Moraitis' class designed and constructed their very own bridges today as part of a science lesson on bridges and properties of matter. It was great to see these young engineers brainstorm, negotiate, create and test their amazing structures! #Grade2fun #activelearnig #STEAM
5 months ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
Teacher Contract Negotiations: Board Update https://5il.co/bgl0
5 months ago, Edgewater School District
Edgewater School District
Catch up with the latest student stories, documents, and news updates. It’s everything Edgewater, in your pocket. Download the app on Android: http://bit.ly/3266vGk or iPhone: https://apple.co/329yBR0
5 months ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Sticky and Messy? No Problem! Our first graders had a blast investigating and exploring scientific concepts with pumpkins! #firstgradescientists #interactivelearning #handsonlearning
5 months ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
We are loving our new app! Access documents, cafeteria menus, news updates, and even emergency notifications, right from your pocket. Download the app on Android: http://bit.ly/3266vGk or iPhone: https://apple.co/329yBR0
5 months ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
In collaboration with the Edgewater Food Pantry, GW School will be conducting a food drive from November 1st through November 15th. Please see the flyer linked beow for more information. Thank you for your support! https://5il.co/b3uk
5 months ago, Ms. Veras
Edgewater School District
We’re thrilled to announce Edgewater School District’s new app! It’s everything Edgewater, in your pocket. Download the app on Android: http://bit.ly/3266vGk or iPhone: https://apple.co/329yBR0
5 months ago, Edgewater School District
Ms. Veras
Thank you to our PTO and all the parents that volunteered for picture day. Click below to see some of our "behind the scenes" pictures!
6 months ago, Ms. Veras
Jarlyn Veras
Pre-K Farmers at Work! As part of their farm study our preschoolers in Mrs. Carbonaro's class made their very own butter. They poured, shook, discussed and documented. After all of their hard work, they tasted their butter on some delicious bread.
6 months ago, Jarlyn Veras
Jarlyn Veras
READ READ READ! Everyday our students enjoy some independent reading time in their favorite cozy reading spaces. Our goal is to help students build their reading stamina and develop a lifelong love of reading. Picure credits: Ms. Chrisanthopoulos 1st grade class!
6 months ago, Jarlyn Veras
Edgewater School District
Nothing like a new website to kick off the long weekend! Select "Sites" on the top right of the screen to choose GW or EVG School. Happy browsing! (The mobile app is coming soon, as are the Teacher Pages - so stay tuned!) edgewaterschools.org
6 months ago, Edgewater School District
Jarlyn Veras
A Big THANK YOU to the Edgewater Fire Department for helping us learn about fire safety!
6 months ago, Jarlyn Veras
Jarlyn Veras
At GW we Blue UP for World Bullying Prevention Day!
6 months ago, Jarlyn Veras
Jarlyn Veras
Thumbs up for Flexible Seating! Our second graders are loving their new flexible and interactive seating arrangement.
6 months ago, Jarlyn Veras
Jarlyn Veras
Reminder- PTO Book Fair Family Night is tomorrow 9/24 from 6:00-8:00 pm!
7 months ago, Jarlyn Veras
Jarlyn Veras
Kindess Matters! Ms. Rinaldi's class read the book Kind by Pat. Z. Miller and discussed the many ways we can be kind to others. They created this beautiful visual as a reminder that here at GW we are KIND!
7 months ago, Jarlyn Veras
Jarlyn Veras
Phonics Fun in Kindergarten! Miss Puc's class loved studying names with the letter Aa in them! #meaningfulphonics #phonicsthatbuildscommunity #TCphonics
7 months ago, Jarlyn Veras
Jarlyn Veras
Our first graders are starting the school year strong with their goals for the year. We love to see the #growthmindset!
7 months ago, Jarlyn Veras
George Washington School
Our PTO needs volunteers. Sign up today!
7 months ago, George Washington School
George Washington School
Shuttle Busses will be available for Back to School Night from the Community Center from 5:45pm-8:45pm.
7 months ago, George Washington School
George Washington School
We look forward to seeing you at Back to School Night on September 11th at 6:15pm.
7 months ago, George Washington School
Kerry Postma
We're really excited you are here!
8 months ago, Kerry Postma