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The goal of Bridgeton Public Schools is to provide a comprehensive literacy program that integrates the five modes of language (reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing) within a rigorous, supportive, and engaging environment. We will provide opportunities that will develop each student’s ability to use language to think, explore, discover, create and express their ideas with confidence and clarity which in turn will enrich their daily experiences and increase their lifelong opportunities. We believe that all students have an equal right to a quality comprehensive literacy educational program regardless of socio- economic background, academic ability, native language, and/or physical challenges.

All students will receive grade level and developmentally appropriate instruction as outlined in the expectations of the Common Core Standards, or recommended due to student interests, state mandates and board policy. Students will receive instruction in foundational reading skills, rigorous academic vocabulary, reading and comprehending complex text, and writing in response to such text.

Language Arts Literacy instruction in grades K-5 is organized using Reading and Writing Workshop frameworks. Daily students will have opportunities for large and small group instruction that consist of close reading strategies, vocabulary development, analyzing text and narrative, informational, opinion and research writing. Students in grades K-4 receive a minimum of 120-minutes of literacy instruction daily instruction. Fifth grade students will receive 80-minutes. Students in grades K-5 participate in guided reading daily.

Language Arts Literacy instruction for students in grades 6-8 will use the Literacy workshop format. We provide a minimum of 80 minutes of literacy instruction for students in grades 6-8. Middle grades students participate in the following novel studies: grade 6 Watsons Go to Birmingham and Esperanza Rising; grade 7 Maniac Magee and Hatchet and grade 8 The Giver, Tuck Everlasting and Romiette and Julio. Reading and writing are taught daily in all content areas.

Our 9th -12th grade students experience language arts courses that are designed to introduce students to the skills they need to analyze a variety of both narrative and informational texts that feature themes important to young adults. The level of rigor within each course is aligned with the expectations of the Common Core. Writing activities emphasize skills necessary for entrance into college and the workplace. Professional learning communities comprised of language arts and special education teachers continue to implement action research projects that target reading strategies, writing formats, vocabulary, and the conventions of standardized English.

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District Anti-Bullying Initiative

Bridgeton Public School District takes bullying and harassment very seriously. As part of a NJ initiative to stop bullying, we have selected Dr. Christopher Tavani to serve as our district Anti-Bullying Coordinator. Please contact him if you have any concerns about bullying taking place in our district.

Below are links to district policies and other information concerning this initiative:

5131 1 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

5131 1(Y) Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Complaint, Form

Score: 75/78

At Bridgeton High School we take bullying and harassment very seriously. As part of a NJ initiative to stop bullying we have selected Mr. Dan Martinez and Mrs. Bonnie Kane to serve as our school anti-bullying specialists. Please contact them if you have any concerns about bullying taking place in our school.

Below are links to district policies and information concerning this initiative:

5131 1 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

5131 1(Y) Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Complaint, Form

If you have any questions or comments concerning this initiative please contact our school anti-bullying coordinator Dr. Christopher Tavani This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Score: 75

At Broad Street School we take bullying and harassment very seriously. As part of a NJ initiative to stop bullying we have selected Rashun Stewart and Elizabeth Corbett to serve as our school anti-bullying specialists. Please contact them if you have any concerns about bullying taking place in our school.

Below are links to district policies and information concerning this initiative:

5131 1 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

5131 1(Y) Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Complaint, Form

If you have any questions or comments concerning this initiative please contact our school anti-bullying coordinator Dr. Christopher Tavani.

Score: 72

At Buckshutem Road School we take bullying and harassment very seriously. As part of a NJ initiative to stop bullying we have selected Maria Martini and Elaine Wymbs to serve as our school anti-bullying specialists. Please contact them if you have any concerns about bullying taking place in our school.

Below are links to district policies and information concerning this initiative:

5131 1 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

5131 1(Y) Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Complaint, Form

If you have any questions or comments concerning this initiative please contact our school anti-bullying coordinator Dr. Christopher Tavani.

Score: 77

At Cherry Street School we take bullying and harassment very seriously. As part of a NJ initiative to stop bullying we have selected Lynne Hallanan and Beth Sokolic to serve as our school anti-bullying specialists. Please contact them if you have any concerns about bullying taking place in our school.

Below are links to district policies and information concerning this initiative

5131 1 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

5131 1(Y) Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Complaint, Form

If you have any questions or comments concerning this initiative please contact our school anti-bullying coordinator Dr. Christopher Tavani.

Score: 76

At the Geraldyn O. Foster Early Childhood Center we take bullying and harassment very seriously. As part of a NJ initiative to stop bullying we have selected Susan Waterman This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to serve as our anti-bullying specialist. Please contact her if you have any concerns about bullying taking place.

Below are links to district policies and information concerning this initiative:

5131 1 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

5131 1(Y) Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Complaint, Form

If you have any questions or comments concerning this initiative please contact our school anti-bullying coordinator Dr. Christopher Tavani.

Score: 72

At Indian Avenue School we take bullying and harassment very seriously. As part of a NJ initiative to stop bullying we have selected Esther Carter and Gilinda Lebron This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to serve as our school anti-bullying specialists. Please contact them if you have any concerns about bullying taking place in our school.

Below are links to district policies and information concerning this initiative:

5131 1 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

5131 1(Y) Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Complaint, Form

If you have any questions or comments concerning this initiative please contact our school anti-bullying coordinator Dr. Christopher Tavani.

Score: 75

At Quarter Mile Lane School we take bullying and harassment very seriously. As part of a NJ initiative to stop bullying we have selected William Kennedy This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to serve as our school anti-bullying specialist. Please contact him if you have any concerns about bullying taking place in our school.

Below are links to district policies and information concerning this initiative:

5131 1 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

5131 1(Y) Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Complaint, Form

If you have any questions or comments concerning this initiative please contact our school anti-bullying coordinator Dr. Christopher Tavani.

Score: 75

At West Avenue School we take bullying and harassment very seriously. As part of a NJ initiative to stop bullying we have selected Thomas Herman and Bruno Vagnarelli This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to serve as our school anti-bullying specialist. Please contact her if you have any concerns about bullying taking place in our school.

Below are links to district policies and information concerning this initiative:

5131 1 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

5131 1(Y) Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Complaint, Form

If you have any questions or comments concerning this initiative please contact our school anti-bullying coordinator Dr. Christopher Tavani.

Score: 70

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