Elementary School News & Updates

Clayton Public School District is excited to announce that beginning on or about the week of January 2, 2023, the District will be breaking ground on our Haupt Field Stadium project. The stadium renovations include new ADA accessible bleachers, all purpose turf field, new stadium parking lot, and a secondary fan entrance off of New Street....
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  Dear Parents/Guardians, Our school will join schools across the country for the 2023 Great Kindness Challenge. Your child is part of a powerful and positive bullying prevention initiative that will lead to more kindness, unity and respect.   Here are the activities planned for the week of 1/23/23-1/27/23:   Activity Daily 1/23/23-1/27/23 The Great Kindness...
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Clayton, NJ – Clayton Public School District has met the requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification, bringing the total number of certified schools across New Jersey to 352. As leading examples of sustainability excellence, these schools provide outstanding learning opportunities for their students and join an established cohort of recognized schools across the state. ...
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September 2022 Dear 4th and 5th Grade Parents and Guardians: Start Strong Assessments are required by the state of New Jersey to be administered this fall. These assessments are intentionally brief and designed to maximize instructional time and quickly provide critical data to teachers and school leaders. These important assessments provide our schools the flexibility to...
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September 2022   Dear Simmons Parents and Guardians,   Did you know that there is a tool available at our school, free of charge every morning, to help improve your child’s classroom behavior, test scores and overall health? It’s breakfast–the meal regarded by doctors and nutritionists as the most essential meal of the day. At times,...
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Great news!!!! Clayton Public School District will be extending courtesy bus transportation to include all Elementary School students who live more than 1/2 mile from Herma Simmons Elementary School. Students who qualify will be receiving their bus passes in the mail shortly. Any questions, please contact Donna Lahn at 856-881-8700, extension 3061
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Elementary School Contact Info

Address & Phone

Herma Simmons Elementary School
300 West Chestnut Street
Clayton, NJ 08312

Phone: (856) 881-8704 x3000
Fax: (856) 881-0282

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