Ellen T. Briggs

Elementary School

Falcon Pride!

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  • Please click on the link below for information about before and after care arrangements for the 2019-2020 school year.  Remember that applications must be completed for every new school year.  

    2019-20 Before & After Care

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Welcome to Briggs!


  • Briggs School
    Dr. Michael Valenti
    Principal

    Mrs. Diane Schilling
    Secretary

    Mrs. Julie Tantillo
    Part-Time Secretary

    Mrs. Liz West
    Guidance
    Anti-Bullying Specialist

    Ms. Jennifer Walsh
    Nurse, X5317

     

     

     

     

    School Hours8:35 am - 3:00 pm

    1 Jefferson Drive
    Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
    (973) 663-0900
    Fax (973) 663-7853


    Dear Parents & Guardians:

    As the 2018-2019 school year comes to a close, Briggs School is busier than ever!

    Our Guidance Counselor, Mrs. West, organized a Career Day.  She had nine guest presenters lined up to talk to our students about their careers.  Our visitors included a veterinarian, dentist, FBI agent, computer engineer, civil engineer, construction worker, and a banker.  We are very grateful to all the wonderful presenters for sharing their careers with us.

    Student Council


    Second grade classes visited Stanlick School to meet with Mr. Lipton and the third grade staff for an orientation program.

    All students will be participating in a water safety program on Friday, June 14th in cooperation with the Coast Guard and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office.

    Our kindergarten classes will be performing their patriotic concert on Thursday, June 13th.
     

    • 10:00 AM – Mrs. Artress, Mrs. Bennett & Mrs. Olsen’s classes perform

    • 1:30 PM – Mrs. Greene and Miss Reggiani’s classes perform

     

    Please note the following: 

    • June 25th is the last day of school and an early dismissal at 1:25 PM.

    • Summer reading and math assignments will be posted on the district web site.

    • Check out the PTA’s School Supply Fundraiser at www.1stDaySchoolSupplies.com

    • Please advise our office if you will be moving out of district this summer.

    • Make sure you have submitted before and/or after care paperwork to our office for the next school year by the end of June.

    • Check out our Student Showcase page for pictures and articles about what’s been happening in our school.

     

    Best wishes for a safe and happy summer!


    Sincerely,



    Dr. Michael Valenti

Student Showcase

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    Mrs. Bennett's class had a special visitor come in from Picatinny Arsenal to read to her class! 


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    The students loved Career Day! It was so much fun learning about what some of our hard working parents do!


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    Field Day fun!!


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    Mrs. Lindsay with the members of her second grade book club!


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    Star Wars Day fun! 


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    The second grade Wax Museum was a huge success! All the students worked so hard and did such a nice job.


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    Second grade students with their parents on Parent P.E. Day!


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    Student/staff basketball game! 


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    Mrs. West with some of her students from the Crochet Club!


     

    Mr. Wood's class planted seeds and now the wait begins to see them grow!  

     

     Mr. Wood's class plants seeds         Ready, Set, Grow

     


     

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    Mrs. Olsen's class had a super readers celebration with students and parents! 


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    Mrs. Artress's class had a special visitor who taught their class about Eygpt! 


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    Kindergarten helpers with our visitor, Dr. Harte.


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    Some of the performers from the Second Grade Talent Show! Everyone did such an awesome job!


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    Some of Mrs. Curry's class rockclimbing during Friday Enrichment! 


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    A few lucky volunteers during the Science Tellers Assembly! 


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    Some of our second grade students with their very creative science experiments from the Science Fair!


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    Mrs. Millar, Mr. Wood, and Mr. Venturino worked with 1st graders to build droids (R2D2). The droids have a secret map that will help the Rebels destroy the Death Star and defeat The Empire!


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    Second-grade students participating in pajama day for the Great Kindness Challenge week!


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    Some students climbing the rock wall during Friday Recess Enrichment!


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    Mrs. Tanis's class with their Makerspace tunnel that they made!


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    Second Grade Just Dance Participants!


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    Second graders making their gingerbread houses!


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    Happy Holiday's Centers with Mrs. Bennett's class!


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    Mrs. Tanis's class getting their ticket punched and Miss Tomo's class ready to board the Polar Express!


     

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    Second graders working with their kindergarten buddies on their reindeer candy canes!


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    Mrs. Greene's class with a special visitor- Santa!


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    Mrs. Millar, Mr. Venturino, and Mr. Wood working with second-graders and kindergarteners in the Makerspace Lab! 


     

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    Second-grade students enjoying Grandparent's Day! 


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    Mr. Tanis showing the student council the correct way to fold the flag. 


     

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    Miss Meade and her class with their spooky Haunted House in the Makerspace Lab! 


     

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    "Just Say No Magic Show" for the end of red ribbon week with Miss Longo and some students!


     

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    Crazy hair day for Red Ribbon Week!


     

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    Students from Miss Megna's class for the Halloween Safety program. 


     

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    Mrs. Greene's class enjoying parent visitors for Johnny Appleseed Day!


     

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    The students loved having the preschool kids come for a visit!


     

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    So excited to be meeting our new mascot, Freddy the Falcon!


     

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    Some second graders enjoying the Week of Respect Pep Rally! They are participating in the partner ball carry. 


     

    First Day

    Coming in for the first day of school! 

     

     

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