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Important Superintendent letter to families regarding the upcoming PARCC Assessment (pdf)

Superintendent's Newsletter, Vol. 2 April 16, 2017

Science K-5 Curriculum Coffee Chat Presentation from March 15th & 16th 2017 (pdf)

Curriculum Committee Kickoff Presentation from 1.25.17 BOE Meeting
Click here to view the community presentation given at the January 25th, 2017 BOE Meeting celebrating the kickoff of our curriculum redesign

The Strategic Plan: Vision 2020 (pdf)
We are excited to share our newly adopted Strategic Plan: Vision 2020! Thank you to all of our community members who participated in this important process. Formal presentation dates will be announced for February.

Superintendent's Newsletter January 3, 2017 (pdf)

PowerSchool Parent Portal is now open.

How to Effectively Communicate with School Officials (pdf)
Dear Fair Haven Families, please click here to access our new Chain of Command Document- "How to Effectively Communicate with School Officials"

2017-2018 Pre-K Registration
Our district also offers an integrated PreK program. You can view more details here and begin applying now.

2016 Fair Haven Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (pdf)
The comprehensive annual financial report of the Fair Haven School district of the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016 and has been submitted to the Board of Education. The comprehensive annual financial report is presented in four sections: introductory, financial, statistical, and single audit. The introductory section includes this transmittal letter, the District's organization chart and a list of principal officials. The financial section includes the general purpose financial statements and schedules, as well as the auditor's report thereon. The statistical section includes selected financial and demographic information generally presented on a multi-year basis.

The District is required to undergo and annual single audit in conformity with the provisions of the Single Audit Act of 1984 and the U.S. Office of Management and Budget ('OMB') Circular A-133. "Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations", and the State Treasury Circular Letter 04-04 OMB. 11 Single Audit Policy for Recipients of Federal Grants, State Grants and State Aid" Information related to this single audit including the auditor's report on compliance and on internal control over financial reporting and findings and questioned costs are included in the single audit section of this report.

2015-16 Fair Haven ABR Report Card-Click for to view our 2016-17 NJDOE Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Report Card for our Schools and District.PDF (pdf)

Oct. 19th PARCC 2015-16 Results BOE Presentation.pptx (pdf)

Important Letter Regarding Change in Arrival and Dismissal Time for Knollwood School (pdf)

A Letter From Our New Superintendent Mr. Sean McNeil. (pdf)
Click on the link below.

US Department of Agriculture
Sites serving summer meals.

2016-2017 Budget (pdf)
Our 2016-2017 school year budget was approved by our Board of Education and Executive County Superintendent. Please click on "More" to view the user-friendly version.

FH Strategic Planning Update 4.14.16
It is great enthusiasm that I announce that the final phase of our Strategic Planning process begins tonight! With all of the information collected over a five-month period, we now begin the writing process. As required by our consultants from EIRC, these final sessions are to be conducted in a small-group setting, no more than 25 or so participants, including Board of Education members, administrators, staff and community representatives.

Fair Haven Strategic Planning Survey Results Analysis (pdf)
As part of our strategic planning process, a community survey was conducted by EIRC from February 29 through March 31st of this year, with 165 surveys returned. Focus groups reflected diversity of opinion and positions regarding the current status and future of the Fair Haven Public Schools and articulated some interesting, thought provoking, and in some cases almost unanimous agreement on the current and future direction of the district.

An analysis of this survey is now available below.

FH Schools Lead Testing Results (pdf)
Earlier in March, Fair Haven Schools contracted CQI Water Treatment to conduct an independent domestic water lead (Bp) testing at both of our schools. Their March 28, 2016 testing found that none of the samples taken in both of our schools detected above the minimum detection levels.

Fair Haven Schools Selected Into the innovateNJ Community
Fair Haven School District selected as one of seventeen districts from the State of New Jersey to become part of the ever-growing innovateNJ Community. After a lengthy and rigorous application process, seventeen districts were selected to become part of this vibrant community leading the way in innovative practices throughout the state of New Jersey. The members were selected based on their established innovative practices across all schools in their district.

innovateNJ is New Jersey's initiative to support innovation and practice by fostering sharing and collaboration, cultivating projects, and convening practitioners and partners. Our active participation in innovateNJ will help facilitate next-generation instructional practices that will promote and heighten the college and career readiness levels of our students.

Fair Haven Public Schools Designated as a “High Performing” district by QSAC
In the spring of 2013 the Fair Haven Public School District was designated as a “high performing” district from the results of NJ Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC).
Under QSAC, public school districts are evaluated in five key component areas of school district effectiveness - instruction and program, fiscal management, governance, operations, and personnel. Districts are required to go through the QSAC process every three years.

To view a copy of the Commissioner’s Letter, please click here.

It is with great pride that Knollwood School displays the pictures of graduates who are serving their country on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. These young men and woman have chosen sacrifice and service to their country and are not forgotten as they protect our way of life. This "Wall" reflects that dedication and honors their service. In a continuing effort to keep this display current the committee reaches out to the community to solicit any information about Knollwood graduates who are currently serving.

Your Local School Board, Your Students and PARCC: Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)

New Jersey Department of Health Fact Sheets - Meningitis and HPV
The New Jersey Department of Health requires public schools to annually distribute health information to parents. Attached please find a Meningitis Fact Sheet for parents of students entering sixth grade and a HPV fact sheet for parent of seventh graders.

Absence Reporting Phone Numbers
To report absences call: Knollwood 732-559-0007 or Sickles 732-559-0008

NJDOE Guidance on Grading Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights (pdf)

Mission Statement
The mission of the Fair Haven School District, a small caring community that values education, is to provide students with a broad academic foundation based on the New Jersey and Common Core State Standards, to nurture their talents and abilities, and to inspire them to become life-long learners.

District Anti-Bullying Specialists
Sickles Anti-Bullying Specialist: Pamela Greenhall, 732-741-6151/ greenhallp@fairhaven.edu.

Knollwood Anti-Bullying Specialist: Cara Pagan, 732-747-0320/ remmertc@fairhaven.edu.

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator: Kathy Elgrim, 732-747-0320/ elgrimk@fairhaven.edu.

Fair Haven School District Homeless Liaison
Our school district's homeless liaison is Ms. Cara Remmert. She can be reached via email at: remmertc@fairhavenbe.org, or by phone at (732)747-0320.

Support for Families from the New Jersey Department of Education
As parents or guardians, you want nothing more than an excellent education for your children. At the NJ Department of Education, we want nothing more than to help you achieve this!

We have created a family-focused web site at www.NJFamilies.com with resources to help you support your child’s education, and navigate your school system. We have also opened a “Help Desk” which can be reached through the parent menu option of our toll-free number: 877-900- 6960.

Let’s work together for the good of our children. Please sign up for our mailing list on our web site at http://families.nj.gov/. We look forward to helping you help your children.

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Fair Haven Public Schools
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