Arthur Stanlick

Elementary School

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Welcome to Stanlick!

  • Faculty and Staff

      Mr. Kevin Lipton
      Principal

      Ms. Yolanda Talmadge
      Secretary

      Mrs. Phyllis Haines
      Secretary

      Ms. Lyndsay LaConti
      Guidance &
      Anti-Bullying Spec.

      Ms. Jane Hoffman
      Nurse, X5115

      121B East Shawnee Trail

      Wharton, NJ 07885

      Main: (973) 663-0520

      Fax: (973) 663- 7854

                                                  

     Happy Thanksgiving

     

    November 2017

     

    “It does not require many words to speak the truth.” Chief Joseph, Nez Perce

    November is National American Indian (or Native American) Heritage Month.  People that have been identified as American Indians have been living in North and South America since at least 12,000 BC. The American Indians were not a single nation. They lived in a large number of independent nations that sometimes cooperated with each other and sometimes fought with each other. Regardless of this, the impact of American Indian culture has been immense on the current society. Some American Indian facts:

    • Half of the names of U.S. states come from American Indian words
    • A very small partial list of other American Indian words that have been adopted into English includes: Caribou (snow-shoveler), chipmunk (red squirrel), moccasin, moose, opossum (white dog), pecan (nut), powwow (to have a vision), barbeque (a framework of sticks).
    • Some foods first grown and used by American Indians include: Maize (corn), popcorn, chewing gum, jerky, chocolate, tomatoes, and vanilla.
    • American Indian sports that have impacted current ones include lacrosse and shinny. Shinny is the basis of both field hockey and ice hockey.
    • Inventions and discoveries by American Indians include: aqueducts and canals, bunk beds, hammocks, using willow tree bark as a pain reliever (same chemical as is in aspirin), using petroleum (as fire starter, insect repellent, and moisturizer), rubber balls (used by the Olmec people as early as 1,700 BC).

     

    Stanlick School will celebrate Veteran’s Day on Monday, November 13. We will host local veterans for a faculty-made breakfast. This will be followed by an assembly to raise the flag, sing the national anthem, and thank our veteran’s for their service.

     

    Mrs. Platz will present her Hunger Day breakfast on Friday, November 17. This annual activity for fifth graders teaches students about worldwide hunger and the importance being thankful for what we have as well as how all of us can help people in need.

     

    Upcoming Events:

    November 15-17- Parent Teacher Conferences

    November 17- Picture Re-takes

    November 17- Hunger Breakfast

    November 23-24- No School- Happy Thanksgiving

     

    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

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