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MONTCLAIR
BOARD OF EDUCATION

22 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
973-509-4000
 

 

Nishuane School

32 Cedar Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
973-509-4222

Grades: K-2
Map and directions
Theme: Gifted & Talented

Jill McLaughlin, Principal

Evan Kozak, Assistant Principal

Calendar Events

The following are upcoming events for the next 14 days. PTA events in red. See full calendar for all schools.

9/2/2014 Teacher workshops; schools closed for students
9/3/2014
6:00 PM
Ice Cream Social
9/4/2014 First day for students
9/4/2014
9:15 AM
BooHoo Yahoo Breakfast
9/5/2014
8:30 AM
Staff Welcome Back Breakfast
9/9/2014
6:30 PM
9th Gr. Orientation for Parents and Guardians
@ MHS Auditorium
9/10/2014
9:30 AM
PTA First Meeting
9/10/2014
6:45 PM
PTAC Meeting

Mission: Nishuane School is a vibrant and welcoming community with an emphasis on academic leadership, love of learning and an appreciation for the arts.
Vision: Nishuane School grows creative and engaged leaders who value friendship, fairness and fun through academic exploration, healthy relationships, and exposure to the arts to navigate a diverse and global community.

Open: 9:20 a.m.
Close: 3:35 p.m.
Dismissal Time on Abbreviated Days: 2:10 p.m.

Full Day K-2 Program
Half-day Kindergarten Option: 9:20 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (T & Th, or M-F)

Nishuane's curriculum presumes that all children have special gifts and talents, which the school has a responsibility to identify and nurture. Through "Aesthetics" courses, students discover and develop new interests and knowledge. These require no special talent, just a willingness to learn and sample new experiences and challenges. "Creative I" (CI) modules support students' interests and talents, allowing them to pursue ideas in greater depth and providing outlets for them to excel. Students are selected to participate in CIs based on recommendations and assessments. Both Aesthetics and CIs are offered in a wide range of disciplines, including leadership, computers, and all the visual and performing arts.


Here is the information from the Nishuane A-Z presentation.

Click here for "What to expect in Kindergarten at Nishuane" information. 

Reminders:

Please remember to send any changes in dismissal procedures to your child's classroom teacher in writing.  Changes that are made late in the afternoon cause disruptions to a smooth dismissal. Exceptions, of course, can be made in the event of emergencies. Thank you for your understanding and partnership. 

Click here to view our Nishuane School Improvement Plan.  

Click here for the Amistad flyer. 

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Click here for the May newsletter from Ms. McLaughlin.

Click here for the latest newsletters from the classroom teachers.

Click here for the Nishuane 2013-2014 Family Handbook.

Check out the Safe Routes to School Map on our SATp Health & Wellness page.

Please visit the Educational Resources page of this site for information on how you can help your child become a better reader.


School Action Team for Partnerships (SATp)

Upcoming Meetings for Nishuane School SAT:


 


 

 


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