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District Announcements
8th Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

On Saturday, February 25th, The Fort Lee Chamber of Commerce will be having their 8th Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at the Fort Lee High School.  Players will check-in at 9am, and the event will officially begin at 9:30am, and go throughout the day.  
A portion of the proceeds will go toward the Fort Lee Academy of Finance program and various College Scholarships.  This is a great event that includes participation from High School Students, Teachers, Local Businesses, Fort Lee Municipal Departments and the General Community.  Come and show your support.  Admission is free, and food and beverages will be sold.
Also, the first 100 players will receive a free pass to a spin class at CYCLEBAR.  See you Saturday, February 25th!  Spread the word... [More Information]
School Construction Updates
A Night for Briana Lopez

Fundraiser at Chipotle 134 Linwood Plaza, Fort Lee Wednesday, March 1st between 4pm and 9pm [More Information].
2016-17 Governor's Educator of the Year (GEOY) Program

The Fort Lee School District is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016-17 Governor’s Educator of the Year (GEOY) Program awards.  Educators are nominated for the GEOY Program, which highlights educational innovation, student achievement, the rewards of teaching, and important services outside the classroom environment that lead to student success. [More Information]
A Workshop for Parents

Extreme Parenting! Managing Common Behavior Challenges at Home - Wednesday, February 22, 2017 (7:00 - 9:00 pm) - Lewis F. Cole Middle School - 467 Stillwell Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 - [More Information]
Bone Marrow Drive to Save Briana

As you know, 12 year old Briana Lopez, a student at Lewis F.Cole Middle School has been battling cancer. It went into remission but returned. Now she's battling cancer again and needs another bone marrow transplant. 
Her family is urging people to get tested and join the National Marrow Donor Program, in hopes of finding a match for Briana.  
The drive, organized by The Icla Da Silva Foundation, can potentially benefit thousands more looking for a donor. 
We would love for you and the Fort Lee parents to attend the next bone marrow drive and fundraiser for Briana Lopez on Sunday, Feb 12th, 12:00pm to 4:00pm at Fort Lee Recreation Center 1500 8th Street, Fort Lee, NJ (end of Stillwell Avenue). Anyone who cannot attend, can order a swab kit from Join.BeTheMatch.org/BriStrong
Watch Briana's latest inspiring video here: https://youtu.be/SGsaikN4cLQ or follow her battle against cancer at: facebook.com/StayBriStrong [More Information]
Fort Lee Girl's Softball League

Tryouts and Team Placement will be on Sunday, March 26th at the Fort Lee Community Center, you need to be registered prior to trying out.[More Information]

Following in the footsteps of Twelve Angry Men, Fort Lee High School’s Academy of Theatre Arts introduces its audiences to the talents of its young playwrights and directors with its first One Act Play Festival on February 23rd and 24th  in the Fort Lee High School Auditorium.  Each performance will begin at 7:00 and will run approximately 2 hours with a 15-minute intermission.  Ticket prices are $5.00.  The audience gets an opportunity to vote for their favorite one act and the one act with the most votes will compete at the Mainstage Center for the Arts Annual High School Drama Festival.
NJ Office of Emergency Management

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) is partnering with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) to improve the state’s ability to respond to residents with disabilities or those with functional needs when a disaster such as Hurricane Sandy occurs. The “Register Ready” Special Needs Registry for Disasters is an online registry in which citizens can provide emergency response agencies with important information (e.g., if a resident is wheelchair bound or requires medical apparatus) so that emergency responders can be better prepared to serve those individuals during a natural disaster or other emergency.  Register Ready is a confidential database that can only be accessed by designated local, county and state emergency managers.  ​The NJOEM Register Ready webpage contains links to brochures about the registry program in English and Spanish. Citizens should go to the Register Ready registration webpage to sign up for the program.
The NJOEM encourages New Jersey residents with disabilities or access and functional needs to sign up with Register Ready well before disaster strikes.
Attention 8th & 9th Grade Students & Parents

The New Jersey Department of Education has released new high school graduation requirements including changes to participation in the PARCC exams for students in the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021.  Please read the attached letters clarifying these changes. [PARCC Letter Class of 2020] [PARCC Letter Class of 2021]
Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018

All children who will be five (5) years old on or before October 1, 2017 will be eligible to enter Kindergarten in September 2017.  The registration process at the school occurs between 9:00 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. on: Wednesday (February 22nd), Thursday (February 23rd) and Friday (February 24th).  [More Information]
FLHS School Counseling Department's Newsletter

The School Counseling Department is a driving force in the development of college and career readiness, as well as social-emotional competency of the students. The purpose of the Counselor’s Corner Newsletter is to update all high school parents, soon to be high school parents and students on the activities and events that have taken place since September.  In addition, the newsletter is a resource that informs the school community of the exciting events that will occur during the second half of the school year.  [More Information]
School Self-Assessment for Determining Grades under Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act

Fort Lee Public Schools continues to make progress in addressing and improving harassment, intimidation, and bullying and the school climate and culture by implementing various anti-bullying programs and staff training. Attached is the District and School Grade Report from the New Jersey Department of Education School Self-assessment for Determining Grades under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights. [2015-2016 Grades]
Recreation Department Winter 2017 Brochure
Fort Lee Girls Recreation Basketball League

[Reminder for Tryouts]
[Middle School Clinics]
[1st and 2nd Grade Clinics]
If you have any questions, please email Dave Epstein at DaveFLGirlsHoops@aol.com or Mike Klein at mkgators22@aol.com
Testing Presentation 15-16 Scores
Fall 2016 Fort Lee Recreation Bulletin

Registration takes place at the Fort Lee Recreation Center, at 1500 8th Street (the bottom of Stillwell Avenue). Our office number is 201-592-3612.
[More Information]
CLUB ED Afterschool Program 2016-2017

Services are offered to students from kindergarten through 6th grade.  Applications are available online at www.jfsbergen.org. [More Information]
District Calendar 2016-2017
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

David Cuozzo
3000 Lemoine Avenue
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024
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