Pittsgrove Township Elementary Schools, Norma School, Elmer School and Olivet School, are committed to creating an environment where all students reach their highest level of academic, emotional and social achievement. All members of the school community will strive to create a safe environment where students demonstrate P.R.I.D.E., and will be able to develop into productive global citizens.
Welcome Winter: Dive into December . . .
Parent Teacher Conferences Parent-Teacher conferences will be held on December 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th 2014. Conferences on Monday, December 8, 2014 will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Conferences on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Conferences on Wednesday and Thursday, December 10 & 11, 2014 will be held from 12:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Report cards will be distributed to parents during the conferences.
Elmer Elementary School will have 12:15 p.m. closings on each day of the conferences as well as December 12 for ½ Professional Development. Olivet and Norma will have conferences and ½ days this week too. We look forward to seeing you. “A father’s goodness is higher than the mountain, a mother’s goodness deeper than the sea.” - Japanese Proverb
Mark Your Calendar: Pittsgrove Township Schools will be closed for Winter Recess from December 22nd until January 4th. Schools will reopen on January 5th.
Enjoy these Fun Winter Facts:
- The world’s biggest snowflake fell on January 28, 1887, in Ft. Keogh,
- The heaviest snowfall on record was in Silver Lake, Colorado, on April 14-
15, 1921, when the town received 67 inches of fresh snow in 24 hours!
- The largest single snowstorm on record lasted five days in Alaska, 1955,
and left more than 141-1/2 feet of snow!
- The biggest hailstone recorded fell in South Dakota on July 23, 2010. It
was the size of a softball and weighed almost 2 pounds.
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~Edith Sitwell