All registrations for kindergarten will be held at the Jefferson School Annex, 6 Bond Street, Wallington, NJ. Parents may pick up registration forms in advance at either F.W. Gavlak School or the Jefferson School Annex. In addition, you may also download the forms
Due to recent Covid-19 restrictions, the Academic Hall of Fame Induction will be rescheduled to March 25, 2021.
The district reopening plan is document subject to ongoing revision. As such, the
Frank W. Gavlak School is a grade 1-6 building. It currently has an approximate enrollment of 400 students with 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.
4th Grade Science with Mrs. O'Shea
Gavlak rocks with "Gratitude"
Gavlak Peace Parade
We'll never forget.
The Gavlak Staff welcomes all of our students to the 2020-2021 School Year.
Thanks to our PTA for all they do!
Our 2nd Marking Period will end on Tuesday, February 2nd with Parent "Virtual" Conferences to follow on February 3rd (1:45-3:15pm) and February 4th (1:45-3:15 pm & 7:00-9:00pm). Progress Reports will be available on the Genesis Parent Portal during the week of February 8th. Parents should contact the Frank W. Gavlak School main office if they have any questions regarding conferences. (973-777-4429)
Our annual 6th Grade Valentine Social will be celebrated a little differently this year, with the students enjoying activities and games facilitated by Mrs. Heuer, our Gavlak School Nurse. The students will get the opportunity to create "Heart Art" by participating in a special Valentine Heart Decoration Contest. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative Heart. Grade 6 Students should drop off their entries by February 5th in a drop box at Gavlak School. Winners to be announced by February 10th. There will also be a Google Interactive Slide Show with links to videos for 6th Graders to enjoy, and a Valentine's Day Video of Gavlak Staff wishing students a Happy Valentine's Day. It's surely a number of fun activities that the 6th Graders will not want to miss.
The participation of our 6th Grade Students will continue in the annual Scripts National Spelling Bee Competition within a virtual context. Mrs. Sielski, our 6th Grade Language Arts Teacher is facilitating virtual spelling competition activities with our 6th Grade Students with the Gavlak School winner moving on to the semi-finals in March.
The Gavlak School Multi-Cultural Committee is continuing to sponsor the creation of a Multi-Cultural Virtual Cookbook. This will give everyone the opportunity to share meals from many countries and cultures around the world. If you would like to contribute to the cookbook, please send your recipe to Mrs. Araz at firstname.lastname@example.org This will be a fun project for everyone.
I hope that all of our families enjoy the up-coming Winter Break, to be held from February 12th to February 16th.
As always, please feel free to contact my office with any questions that you may have. Sincerely, Nancy J. Giambrone, Principal, Frank W. Gavlak School
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