This fall marks the beginning of a new chapter in Paul Defendini’s life as he assumes John Lorentz’s position of Superintendent of Schools. The Farmingdale Observer sent Defendini a questionnaire about his goals for the future of the school district as he takes on his new role.
New Superintendent of Schools Paul Defendini kicked-off the start of 2018-19 school year with Superintendent’s Conference Day—held Tuesday, September 4th at Farmingdale High School.
Approximately two thousand new Chromebooks are in the process of being distributed to select grades in the Farmingdale School District for the 2018-19 school year. Grades 10-12 were given the opportunity to pick up their computers prior to the start of classes, and all elementary students (grades 3-4) will receive their Chromebooks during the first week of school.
Farmingdale’s four elementary schools—Albany Avenue, Northside, Saltzman East Memorial, and Woodward Parkway—all held moving up ceremonies for their fifth-grade class during the last week of the 2017-2018 school year.
It was a big week for the fifth-grade students at Farmingdale’s four elementary schools. Albany Avenue, Northside, Saltzman East Memorial, and Woodward Parkway all hosted their annual 5th grade award ceremonies to acknowledge students who excelled in academics, sports, music, art, and community service during the 2017-2018 school year.
Over 400 Farmingdale High School seniors—dressed in their green and white graduation gowns—returned to their elementary schools for the Districts’ second annual Senior Walk. The nostalgic procession took place at all four Farmingdale elementary schools— Albany Avenue, Northside, Saltzman East Memorial, and Woodward Parkway.
The third-grade at Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School welcomed four Daler Ducks into the world this spring! Beast, Lucky, Crackers, and Fluffy.
Just before the unofficial start of summer, students at Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School gathered in the gym for an assembly on water safety. They were especially delighted to meet Bubbles, the guppy-eyed mascot from Goldfish Swim School in Farmingdale.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM FYC 1st Session Gymnastic Registration @ WP
7:30 PM FYC Meeting @ Howitt BOE Room
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Senior Citizens' Meeting @ Library
7:00 PM PAL Unit Meeting @ Clubhouse
7:00 PM SEPTA Meet & Greet @ NS
8:00 PM FBLI Meeting @ Allen Park