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Week of Respect – Oct. 4, 2021

The first week of October was “Week of Respect!” Each day, staff and students were asked to participate in a theme to promote RESPECT. Monday was “Thank a Teacher”- students were given Thank You notes and asked to write a thank you to a teacher. Tuesday was “Put a Lid on Bullying” and anyone who […]

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Apple Tasting in Room 203!

Ms. Kielbus’s students recently had a great apple tasting experience! Tying into the September Science Unit of fruit and vegetable plants and the fall season, students tasted 3 different kinds of apples. They also had the choice to taste them with or without peanut butter. The students opinion results?  The best with Peanut Butter was […]

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Calm & Directed Classroom Management!

The Lee Canter model of “Assertive Discipline” is a teacher-centered classroom management model. The model emphasizes a safe, calm, and professional classroom environment. Teachers learn 11 key features that focusses on using clear rules and directions in the classroom. This helps students better understand the behavior expectations.  For example, “Keep hands, feet and objects to […]

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Room 110 has had a busy September!

Teacher Ms. Maria, the dedicated paras, and the hard-working students have had a busy September start to the new school year! The activities in these pictures cover Activities of Daily Living, Academics, Health and Wellness, and Social Skills. You can see our students: making a pancake breakfast, where everyone has a job; working on a […]

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Commemorating 9/11

Gateway students commemorated 9/11 at the most appropriate level for each class. The youngest students made flags and learned a little about the planes hitting the towers. Our middle school students talked about heroes. The high school students made models and learned more specific details about how the events of that day affected the world. […]

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Prepping for September 2021

On Sept. 1st the Gateway Staff gathered at school for a Professional Development Day and classroom set-up. On Sept. 2nd staff had to work from home due to the severe NJ weather. BUT, our awesome staff was not to be stopped! On Sept. 7th, many staff came to Gateway on their last day of vacation […]

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End-of-ESY 2021 Ice Cream Fun!

As we were winding down our summer program, Dr. Hoye and Mr. Jones treated the students and staff to some refreshing ice cream on a hot day!  A big shout-out to Frank Pacheco for helping us out and bringing his awesome ice cream truck to Gateway. (If you want to reach Frank, call 908-601-5552–we highly […]

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Summer 2021 STEM & Academics!

Extended School Year can be fun AND educational! Ms. Leonard’s Room 206 students explored magnets in a STEM lab activity.  The smiles tell us they had fun and were proud of their work! In addition, all our classes followed our ocean theme and did lots of great, creative work. Take a look at just a […]

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“Cooking Matters” in ESY!

Ms. G.  has continued our “Cooking Matters” program during our six weeks of ESY.  Gateway has formed a wonderful relationship with this program to bring nutrition, cooking, and kitchen skills to our students. Students have made “ants on a log”, “banana crunch”, and “trail mix” while learning about nutrition and food safety. Every student has […]

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ESY Academics!

Even though it’s summer school, we can learn and still have fun! Enjoy this sampling of some of the work our students accomplished this summer! Math, History, Geography, and Writing & Spelling Skills continue, and our awesome staff makes learning fun!

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