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Today: 2/20/18


Ms. Grace Giglio


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NSW ABR Grade: 72 out of 78 pts
District's ABR Grade: 54 out of 78 pts.
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Celebrating African American History Month

Celebrating African American History Month

A charismatic performance presented by McDonalds told the story of Black History through music, dance and drama while captivating the audience at Norman S. Weir School!  The presentation encompassed a large spectrum of the significant contributions of Black Americans as the singers passionately performed a repertoire of songs causing the entire audience to erupt into cheers!   The musical and dramatic performance explored the brave risks, painful endurance and brilliant ideas of civil rights champions such as Dr. Martin Luther King while celebrating and witnessing the past, and reflecting on the impact that their courageous actions have on today and in the future.

Norman S. Weir Holiday Spectacular


PARCC Excellence

PARCC Excellence

Paterson Public Schools honored its brightest minds last week during its annual “Exceptional Achievers” ceremony at John F Kennedy Educational Complex. With applause for all individually called and recognized, 134 students received certificates and praise from school leaders, their parents and many others in the audience for their excellence on state assessments they took during the previous academic year.

Each student needed to score at least a “5” on either both the PARCC ELA (Language Arts) and the PARCC Math, or individually on the NJASK Science. The score denotes that the student is “Exceeding Expectations.”

How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?

How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?

Paterson Music Project students from Norman S. Weir School accompanied by Mr. Bernie Visto, music teacher, attended a concert at Carnegie Hall featuring the Sphinx Virtuosi. This critically acclaimed all Black and Latino Sphinx Virtuosi is comprised of alumni of the Sphinx Competition. The performance included repertoires of a solo violin piece Paganiniana by Nathan Milstein, the Beethoven Grosse Fuge, Vivaldi’s Concerto in B-flat Major for violin, cello and continuo, as well as the New York City premier of works by a Latino and an African-American composer, Jimmy Lopez and Michael Abels, respectively. The Norman S. Weir students sat front row and absorbed the beautiful acoustics of Carnegie Hall.  How do you get to Carnegie Hall?  Practice, practice, practice!


Read for the Record

Read for the Record
Norman S. Weir School joined "Read for the Record" and became a part of the world’s largest shared reading experience! This annual campaign was launched over a decade ago to highlight the importance of building early literacy and language skills for EVERY child. Mr. Cosimo Torello, Librarian, read Quakers by Liz Wong to students in Grades K-3 ensuring that all children have the opportunity to be prepared to succeed in school. This tale is about understanding, acceptance, and learning that it’s ok to be whoever you want to be.

Door Decorating Contest for Drug Awareness

Norman S. Weir Welcome Back Video 2017


NSW Skype's with a Disney Author

Skype with a Disney Author
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Aloha!  Norman S. Weir School conducted a Skype visit today from Hawaii with Disney's award winning author Bruce Hale to discuss his new book Mutant Mantis Lunch Ladies!   The students and their teachers cheered when Mr. Hale "appeared" on the screen.

Mr. Hale talked about the process he went through to research, write, and publish the book and encouraged students to reach for their dreams. The whole group enjoyed waving at and thanking Mr. Hale for "visiting."  The book was a fun read and the students were thoroughly mesmerized by the author!


Norman S. Weir In Paterson Public School News

Norman S. Weir In Paterson Public School News

Mission Statement

At Norman S. Weir,our job is to prepare students with the necessary skills to succeed and to become leaders in the multicultural and technological world of the twenty-first century. We believe that all children can learn; that teachers will work to improve the academic skills of students, that increased time on task will make students more productive in school and society, and that schools will utilize a variety of teaching strategies which will best meet the learning styles of the students

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