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District Announcements
Memorial Day Break
Schools will be closed for the Memorial Day break beginning Friday, May 27 through Tuesday, May 31. Classes will resume on Wednesday, June 1.  Have a safe and enjoyable break.
Summer Reading Lists
The 2016 Summer Reading Lists are now available.  To access the reading lists for elementary, middle and high school click on the QUICKLINKS tab on the top left corner of the district or any school website.
2016 Summer Camp Opportunities
The Wayne Education Foundation is pleased to offer their 2016 Summer Camp schedule.  All camps will be held at Wayne Hills High School during the weeks of July 11-15; July 18-22; and July 25-29.  All camps are instructed by certified teachers to provide a higher quality camp experience.

Register early as the classes will close when they reach maximum participants.  There are many fun-filled camps to choose from including Camp Adventure; Instrumental Camp; New Game Development; Art Camps; Mad Scientist; Kindergarten Enrichment; K-12 Interactive Camps, and a 3-week Arts Quest Theater Arts Camp featuring Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.  Click here to view the flyer.  For more information and to download the application and camp brochure, which include frequently asked questions and answers, click here.   
School Announcements
Spirit Week competition
Attention students:  If you are interested in participating in this year's Spirit Week activities, please complete the following form (grade-level specific):
8th grade: http://goo.gl/forms/VR3EF8v9QnGmIGyj2
7th grade: http://goo.gl/forms/vxwFZrR3JXu7wOMS2
6th grade: http://goo.gl/forms/YvCFsWySjJqEYM3o2
Watch our garden grow!
Schuyler-Colfax Middle School, after being awarded a Sustainable Schools for Jersey grant to create a school garden, has been working diligently to clear courtyards and begin the planting process.  Follow our progress on Instagram on https://www.instagram.com/scms_gardenproject/.
SCMS 6th Grade Transition - FAQs

The Schuyler-Colfax Middle School administration would like to thank all incoming sixth grade parents who participated in our transition survey.  The FAQs attached were generated from the responses we received.  We hope that you find this information useful and encourage you to check our website frequently for more information regarding your child’s transition to middle school.

 

 
8th grade picnic
The annual 8th grade picnic will be held on Friday, June 17.  Please click here for a permission slip and remember that all payments must be made on Community Pass. 
Safety Town 2016
Safety Town is in need of volunteers for a two-week commitment during the weeks of July 5- July 29, 2016 . The volunteers will assist the Safety Town Teachers with interactive, activity based learning about safety issues for children who are going to enter Kindergarten in the fall of 2016.
Registrations are being accepted online using your Community Pass account.There is a limited number of Volunteers accepted so we encourage you to register soon!  All completed registrations will be approved.   Please register by June 1, 2016. 
 

 
8th grade Promotion DVD
Please see attached to order a copy of the Class of 2016 Promotion DVD.
Governor's Educators of the Year
Schuyler-Colfax Middle School is pleased to announce that Mrs. Diane Meigh and Mrs. Marcine Cirigliano have been selected as Teacher and Educational Specialist of the year.  Nominations were submitted by both parents and colleagues and were reviewed by a committee of stakeholders.  Congratulations to two well-deserving candidates who help make Schuyler-Colfax Middle School a great place to teach and learn!
Schuyler-Colfax Middle School wins garden grant
Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced the 46 New Jersey schools and school districts selected to receive Sustainable Jersey for Schools small grants funded by the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA.) Schuyler-Colfax Middle School was awarded one of eleven $10,000 grants to establish a "Digging in the Dirt" school garden program.  Stay tuned as we  transform our upper courtyards to produce gardens. 

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