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Principal's Message

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year.


 As administrators of Robert Fulton School, we join our faculty and staff in the commitment to providing an excellent education for our students in a safe, respectful and orderly environment. Our teachers are prepared to make their knowledge and skills available to all our students, making sure that each receives the individualized attention they need so they may reach their full potential as successful learners. 


Continuing this year, classes in the 4th grade will follow a partially departmentalized schedule. Grades 5-8 will continue to be  fully departmentalized by subject area.  


Focus on instruction aligned to NJSLS will be reflected in ou Standards Based Report Cards for grades 1-4 measuring students progress in each subject area to meet the grade level requirements. 


The reading series Ready-Gen will be implemented in the 5th grade, following the gradual expansion covering grades 1-5. A new reading series, My Perspectives will be initiated in grades 6-8.


Students in grades 1-5 will continue to be evaluated using the Scholastic Next Step Assessments in order to determine their reading levels, plan for individualized instruction and closely monitor their progress.


The Wilson’s “Fundation” Program instruction will continue in 1st and 2nd grades and students will benefit from whole group instruction using this proven methodology. This program’s purpose is to enhance reading abilities.


The Parent Portal is a great resource for parents to follow their children’s progress. Please make sure that you check in often. Log-in information is available in the main office. 

Also, be on the lookout for notifications on activities and events taking place in our school throughout the year. 


Please know that our administrators, teachers, and office staff are ready to offer help or answer questions regarding your child's education at any point throughout the school year.


We hope the 2019-2020 school year will be a successful one filled with many rich and positive educational experiences.


Let's all work together to make it a productive year!