Frank W. Gavlak School is a grade K-6 building. It currently has an approximate enrollment of 449 students with one full day kindergarten, one grade one, one grade two, two grade threes, four grade fours, four grade fives and four grade sixes. Various programs are offered to meet the needs of students. Among them are: basic skills remediation, speech, special education services, bi-lingual/ESL education, gifted and talented and guidance services.
March is kicking off with a tribute to Dr. Seuss with the "Read Across America" Program, taking place on the 2nd day of the month. Parents can contact their child's teacher to set up a time when they will be able to come in and read to students. The program focuses upon building a love of books and reading among our children. Our 5th grade students will be going on their 3rd "STEAM Trip." STEAM is an acronym for "Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics" and is a program that focuses upon development of skills in these importmant content areas.
Kindergarten registration will take place on March 15th and March 22nd from 9:00-11:00 am at F.W. Gavlak School. Please be aware that children must reach 5 years of age on or before November 1st in order to be eligible for enrollment.
The month will end with the "Traumaroo" Program for students in Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 5. The program will be presented by Ms. Meriam Gonzalas from Hackensack Hospital and focuses upon Playground and Bicycle Safety.
Should you have any questions about the above mentioned activities, please feel free to contact the school office.
Nancy J. Giambrone