A Message From Your Principal

A Message From Your Principal
Posted on 01/02/2020

December 20, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians: 

Here’s to a great 2019 and ringing in the New Year 2020!  The Elmer Elementary School staff and I wish you and your families a happy, healthy New Year. 

The children at Elmer have been busy with many seasonal and holiday activities.  Thank you for your help with our Coins from the Heart program and Canned Food Drive.  Your donations will help many area families this holiday season.  Excitement of the season is definitely in the air here at Elmer Elementary School. 

Hopes and Dreams: My hope and dream for this month is the children experience the gift of giving and receiving.  May your hopes and dreams come true in the New Year! 

Just a few reminders:  Please remember to contact our office if there are any changes to home phone numbers, work numbers, etc.  It’s important that we have the latest updated information.  Your cooperation is appreciated. 

Stop Bullying Link on Webpage: Please feel free to visit our Stop Bullying link on our Pittsgrove Webpages if you wish to report a bullying incident anonymously.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

Dates to Keep in Mind:

Winter Recess: December 23rd through January 1st .  School Reopens on Thursday, January 2nd.

Our schools will be closed on Monday, January 20th in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.

Please be advised that school will be closed for students on Friday, January 31st for a teacher In-Service Day.

The midpoint of the 2nd Trimester is January 29th.  Please be on the lookout for progress reports to follow.

We will celebrate School Spirit Days on the first Friday of each month; show your Elmer Pride by wearing your blue and white.

Directed Play: The children will go outside everyday for directed play as the weather permits.  Please dress children appropriately for any kind of weather condition, as well as for the use of our playground equipment.  Our goal is to keep students safe and comfortable during this important time in their school day.     

Emergency Call System:  The Emergency Call System is in place in case of an Emergency School Closing.  You should have received phone calls or emails from our district by now.  If you haven’t, please inform us of any changes that need to be made, especially phone numbers.  Also, please listen to the local radio stations or TV channels for information on our school closings or check our website, www.pittsgrove.net.

“The future lies before you, like a field of fallen snow; be careful how you tread it; for every step will show. “ – unknown author -


Daniel F. Bruce


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