Arthur Stanlick

Elementary School

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Welcome to Stanlick!

  • Stanlick Faculty

    Mr. Kevin Lipton

    Ms. Lisa Kennedy

    Ms. Dale Gaul

    Ms. Lyndsay LaConti
    Guidance &
    Anti-Bullying Spec.

    Ms. Jane Hoffman
    Nurse, X5115

    School Hours:
    8:20 am - 2:50 pm

    121B East Shawnee Trail
    Wharton, NJ 07885
    (973) 663-0520

    Fax (973) 663-7854


    April, 2017




    “Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.” A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh



    Huge thanks goes out to both our PTA and Jefferson Police Department. We were finally able to re-schedule our fifth grade Distracted Driving activity. Officers Kratzel and Fabian taught the students (along with a great video clip that Mrs. Mizeski showed) about the dangers of distracted driving (texting, under the influence, etc.).


    Also during March, our third graders, led by Mrs. Fisher, did an outstanding job in their choral/recorder concert. Congratulations to all of them for their hard work and the smiles they brought to all of our faces.


    Parents are reminded that in our efforts to be more ‘green’; please look at the ‘Virtual Backpack’ section of the ‘Quick Links’ on all of the schools’ websites. There is new information regarding events and camp flyers.


    Recently, Stanlick School has begun to celebrate the officially recognized National Cultural History Months. Although, April does not have an official designation; we will be encouraging our students to continue practicing Character Counts and demonstrating kindness and tolerance towards everyone.



    Upcoming events:


    April 10-14- Spring Break

    April 19-21- Parent-Teacher Conferences

    May 3-11- PARCC Testing


    Please remember that Jefferson Township Public Schools primarily uses e-mail to notify parents of school information through our automated information system. Please take time to check and update e-mail and all contact information in Realtime.


    Kevin Lipton





    March 2017


    Dear Parent/Guardian:


    As many of you know this year we will be administering the third year of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). The PARCC is administered to all students in grades 3-8. There are also HS requirements (please see the HS website for more information). The dates for Arthur Stanlick School testing are May 3rd-11th. I have included a chart of test dates and times below.


    As per the chart, during testing, students will be in their testing sites for approximately 90-120 minutes per day. The fluctuation in time depends on the unit and session being tested that day. The 90-120 minutes also includes the non-testing administrative time (dispersing and collecting materials, logging on to website, etc.) The purpose of this letter is to bring these dates to your attention as well as to inform you of testing guidelines prescribed to us by the State of New Jersey.


    As has been presented in the past, Jefferson typically does a little above average on the PARCC when compared to other NJ and PARCC state schools. It is important to note that the one of the most important parts of PARCC is the data that we receive back from the state. Last year’s data has been analyzed by both administration and teachers. This data has helped us focus instruction on key areas in order to improve our academic instruction and programs.   


    The PARCC is a measure of how well students understand The New Jersey Student Learning Standards (NJSLS). The students, faculty, and staff at Stanlick have been working very hard since the beginning of this school year in understanding and mastering these standards. Speaking for myself and all of our Supervisors, we are very proud of all of the hard work our teachers and students have done and of their accomplishments. We are confident that all of the students have the potential to perform well on this assessment. For more information regarding the upcoming PARCC assessment, please visit,,, and


    In order to support your child’s success and to comply with state testing procedures and security, we are requesting that you, as parents, help us in the following ways:


    • Please make sure that your child arrives to school on time. Students arriving late to school will report to a separate room until testing has concluded and will be scheduled for a PARCC make-up session.


    • Please make every effort to ensure that your child attends school on testing dates. Students who are absent at any time during PARCC week will be scheduled for a PARCC make-up session.


    • The PARCC make-up sessions are scheduled for May 12th-19th.


    • Please do not pick up your child while testing is in session. This assists in limiting the number of students who will need to miss classes in order to make-up tests and removes distractions within the testing room.


    • Please remind your child that they are not permitted to have a cell phone or any other electronic device in the testing site. Students who have any electronic device during testing could have that section of the test voided and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken as a result.


    • Please remind your child that they are allowed to use their own headphones/ear buds. They may also have a book to read after they have finished the test.


    • Finally, please make sure that your child has plenty of rest the evenings before each test date and that your child has a good, healthy breakfast so that they may perform optimally.



    Testing Schedule





    ELA 2

    ELA 3

    Math 1

    Math 2

    Math 3

    Math 4

    Snow Date/ Make Ups**



    May 3

    90 minutes

    May 4

        75/90 minutes

    May 5

    90 minutes

    May 8

    60 minutes

    May 9

    60 minutes

    May 10

    60 minutes

    May 11

    60 minutes

    May 12-19


    If you have any questions regarding test administration, please contact Ms. LaConti, Guidance Counselor at



    Thank you,




    Kevin Lipton





School News

Student Showcase

  • Happy Halloween!!



     Mrs. Decker's Class

    Mrs. Decker's Class



    Class Treats

    Mrs. Senney's Class Treats



    Stanlick School celebrated Red Ribbon Week!

    The third grade attended an assembly by Jack Elsmore to teach them about the bad effects of cigarettes. All grades received Halloween safety tips from Officer Hale. Following this, the fourth grade learned about drug, alcohol, and tobacco use by playing Family Feud with Officer Hale and Officer Davis. The fifth grade watched a program by the Morris County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit. Sheriff Officers Carbon and VanValen along with their partners Willie and Django visited. After this presentation, the fifth graders released environmentally friendly balloons with their pledges to remain drug free. Mrs. Wilsusen from the Jefferson Township Municipal Alliance recited the pledge for the students before they released them. Stanlick thanks the PTA for arranging all of these events. We also thank Mrs. Wilsusen, Mr. Elsmore, Jefferson Police Officers Hale and Davis, Sheriff Officers Carbone and VanValen, and especially Sherrif Officers Willie and Django.

      Jack Elsmore Teaching About Cigarette Smoking

     Jack Elsmore teaching about cigarette use.


    Sheriff Officers Carbone and Willie

     Sheriff Officers Carbone and Willie


    Sheriff Officers VanVeen and Django

    Sheriff Officers VanValen and Django


    Mrs. Wilsusen

    Mrs. Wilsusen from the Jefferson Township Municipal Alliance


    Fifth Grade Drug Free Balloon Pledge

    Fifth Grade Balloon Circle Drug Free Pledge


    Fifth Grade Balloons

    Fifthe Graders Release their Drug Free Pledges



    Beginning of the Year Student Work and Profiles

    Mrs. Decker's Class' Constitution  

    Ms. Breznak's Class


    Ms. Freitas' Class


    Mrs. Morando's Art Class


    Mrs. Senney's class


    Ms. Ohland's Class News