Announcements

  • Lead in Drinking Water Report

    Dear Carlstadt Public School Community:

    Please read attached letter from our Superintendent and the attached Lead Drinking  Water Report.

    Carlstadt Public School
  • "ESSA" Every Student Succeeds Act

    Dear Parent/Guardian:

    The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was passed by the U.S. Congress late last year and signed into law on December 10, 2015. The ESSA replaces the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and is the latest reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

    Although NCLB was designed to make changes in teaching and learning in order to increase students’ academic achievement, the Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) provision under NCLB was eliminated from the ESSA. Despite this fact, all educators in New Jersey still are required to hold the appropriate state certificate/license for their given position.   

    Under the ESSA, all schools receiving Title I funds must inform parents of their right to ask schools about the professional qualifications of their child’s teachers and paraprofessionals. Our school receives Title I funding and we are happy to share this information with you upon your request.

    New Jersey has some of the most qualified teachers in the country, and we are extremely proud of the quality of the teaching staff in the Carlstadt School District. All our regular teachers have college degrees and many have advanced degrees. In addition, every teacher continues learning through professional development activities and our teachers are evaluated each year to make sure their teaching skills remain at the highest possible level.

    I encourage you to support your child’s education and communicate with your child’s teacher(s) on a regular basis. For more information on ESSA, and the role of parents, please visit the United States Department of Education’s (USDE) website at http://www.ed.gov/essa.

    By partnering, families and educators can provide your child with the best education possible.

    Sincerely,

    Allison Evans Director of Curriculum and Instruction

     

    Carlstadt Public School
  • Pre- Registration for Kindergarten and Pre-K

    IMPORTANT SURVEY QUESTION BELOW FOR ALL PARENTS
    Dear Resident:
    The Carlstadt Board of Education operates a full day Kindergarten program. Children who will be five years of age by October 1, 2017 are eligible to attend.
    To plan appropriately for our full day Kindergarten and , we must determine the number of children who will attend this program in September. Please complete the pre-registration form below and return it to Carlstadt Public School no later than Friday, February 28, 2017.
    You may also pre-register online. Please go to www.carlstadt.org, under "Quick Links", click on "Carlstadt Open Registration". Please return the tear off to the Main Office by February 28. Please be aware that you will still need to pick up a registration packet prior to March 30 ( or print and complete registration forms found under Parent tab on this website ). If you have any questions you can call 201-672-3000.

    Please see more information and short forms below:

    Carlstadt Public School
  • School Safety Parent Survey

     
     

    School Safety Parent Survey

    The CPS School Safety Team has met several times this year to discuss the safety and climate in Carlstadt. Parents, please participate in a short anonymous survey.  The purpose of the survey is to gain an understanding of how parents feel about the school environment as a means to improve student relationships, learning conditions, and the school’s overall safety. The information collected will assist our School Safety Team with making decisions regarding the climate at the Carlstadt Public School. Results will also determine the training and support needed to improve school climate and safety. Thank you for your participation.

     Click on link below for survey:

    https://goo.gl/forms/HDXrxDMr3D6sVcml1

    Carlstadt Public School
  • Parental Notification of Standardized Assessment

    Parental Notification of Standardized Assessment

    The NJDOE requires districts to provide parents or guardians with information regarding state assessments administered during the school year. Please read attached letter.

    This letter was also emailed to all parents.

    Carlstadt Public School
  • New Principal's Corner

    PLEASE take a look at the Principals Corner daily. Important notices will be posted there along with other school information . Principals corner is located under the PARENTS TAB.

    http://www.carlstadt.org/principals_corner

     

    Carlstadt Public School
  • Superintendent's Newsletter

    Carlstadt Public School in Action Newsletter

     

    Carlstadt Public School
  • Superintendent's Welcome

    Welcome to the Carlstadt Public School website. The 2016-2017 school year will be starting for all students on September 6, 2016. Many changes to the facility have taken place since moving into the new Carlstadt Public School in April 2007.  The Mattie J.T Stepanek Park located on the north side of the building was completed in June of 2009. This area developed in conjuction with the Boro has added a new dimension to the area and has been consistently utilized by the town's residents and students. Totland located in the front of the school is fully operational and is utilized daily and on the weekends by the students and children of Carlstadt. This area continues to afford the younger students an area to play and exercise.  Additional fencing, cameras and lighting have been placed in specific areas to further assist with safety.

    Occupying the new school in April 2007 provided an opportunity for the staff and students to become acquainted with the state of the art facility and to begin experiencing all the educational benefits it has to offer. Housing our staff and students in one building allows for an educationally efficient organization, schedule, and daily function. One of our continued goals for this year is to utilize, as fully as possible, all rooms and technological enhancements available.

    For parents/guardians, we remind you of the arrival and dismissal times during the 2016-2017 school year.

    Pre-K

    A.M. Session 8:35 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

     

    P.M. Session 12:25 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

     

    K – 8     8:35 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

     

    With our facility, all K-8 students are expected to remain in school for lunch. An on-site prepared lunch program is available. Parents will receive more detailed information about the lunch program and other school matters online.

    Our sincere thanks and appreciation are extended to the Carlstadt community members and officials for maintaining a very strong and collaborative relationship with the school.  We wish all our parents/guardians, community members, staff and students a safe and enjoyable school year.

    It continues to be my pleasure to serve as the Carlstadt School District Superintendent of Schools.

     

    Sincerely,

     

    Stephen M. Kollinok

    Superintendent

    Carlstadt Public School

Carlstadt Technology : Technology Coordinator, Janet Olsson

The Carlstadt Board of Education is committed to providing our students with the best possible technology and online resources to enhance our curriculum and increase student achievement through its use.

We use many types of technology throughout our school. Students in grades 4-8 and teachers use Google Apps to communicate and collaborate using Chromebooks. We have 3 computer labs and a library resource center lab. Our students also have the  opportunity to use both iPads, iPad minis, and MacBooks in many classes. Each classroom has an interactive whiteboard, LCD projector, and DVD. Technology is used as part of direct instruction as well as on an individual basis. Many students will participate in independent learning activities, communicating and sharing information in new and different ways through the use of technology. Technology plays an important role in differentiated instruction, providing ways to learn that match a student's learning style.

The district has made available the following online programs:

    •  McGraw Hill -Math & History Textbooks
    • Reading Eggs
    • Think Central
    • Google Apps
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Honeywell
    • Lab Vault
    • Discovery Education
    • Follet
    • Typing Pals
    • Worldbook
    • Google
    • E-Chalk
    • BrainPop
    • ADOBE: Photoshop & Adobe Pro 10
    • Problem-Attic
    • Newsela
    • Reading A-Z, RAZ Kids & Writing A-Z
    • MinecraftEDU for the Life Tech room
    • Explode the Code
    • ToonBoom
    • SimCity
    • Enchanted Learning

 

Teachers use a variety of online resources to achieve their curriculum standards. We take advantage of blogs, wikis, and video conferencing software to communicate and share content. 



Contact Information: jolsson@carlstadtps.org
Phone: 201-672-3000 Ext. 3009

Internet Safety

Internet Safety              Acceptable Use Policy for K-3 Students                      Acceptable Use Policy for Grades 4-8 STUDENT_AUP_4-8_2015.pdf 

The Carlstadt Public School is committed to educating our students about Internet safety and how to use the Internet and other technology devices responsibly.  Although we regularly talk to the students about safe ways to use the Internet, it is a good idea to review information with your child about how to use the Internet that meets with your approval as a parent or guardian.

Internet Safety Education - Each student receives information on Internet safety throughout the school year prior to using the computers for class projects as well as at specific intervals by members of our staff. We use the resource Common Sense Media to teach Internet Safety and meet ERate requirements. We have brought in special guest speakers to speak to the students about specific items of Internet Safety. We will continue to include programs and content to encourage Internet safety.

Content Filter - At school we have a content filter that enables us to block sites that we feel are inappropriate for school age children. We update the content filter on a regular basis and can unblock sites that have educational value.

Acceptable Use Policy - Each of our students, staff, and administrators signs an Acceptable Use Policy which stresses online safety and outlines what we are allowed to do in school and what is considered unacceptable use by our Board of Education and Administrators. This policy can be viewed on our website at any time.

There are many resources available online that offer valuable information regarding safe Internet use. Please use them to help you educate your child about using technology safely. Visit OnGuard Online for all types of computer information from protecting your computer to cybersafety.