Herma Simmons Elementary

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NJDOH Letter Regarding Vaccinations

August 18, 2021
Dear Parents and Guardians,

As the school year begins this fall, students in New Jersey will be fully returning to in-person learning. To ensure that your child and all New Jersey students are protected against COVID-19 once schools open, here are a few steps you and your family…

Governor’s School Mask Mandate Executive Order

Click here to read the executive order (PDF)…



Start Strong Testing

  • Start Strong Assessment will take place for all 4th and 5th grade students on September 28th and 29th.
  • ELA assessment will be taken on September 28th and Math will be taken on September 29th.
  • For additional information, please feel free to access the following link: HERE



Herma Simmons Elementary School

Back To School Night

Preschool through 2nd Grade: Wednesday, September 29, 2021@ 6:30 PM
3rd Grade through 5th Grade: Thursday, September 30, 2021@ 6:30 PM


Simmons Picture Day!

Individual Student Pictures by LifeTouch
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
(Information will be sent home with students)


Clipper Club


School Lunch Program

The Clayton Board of Education will be providing free breakfast and lunch for all students for the 2021-2022 Academic School Year.  All families must complete an application packet and return it to Fran Adler, Clayton Board of Education, 350 E. Clinton St., Clayton, NJ  08312.




2021-2022 Preschool Registration Information

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Welcome Back Little Clippers!

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Books to Go Program



Mrs. Flavia Masino

Simmons Elementary School  

Educator of the Year




Congratulations to Herma S. Simmons Elementary School for Achieving the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Bronze Certification!


Congratulations to Herma S. Simmons Elementary School for becoming a Kindness Certified School!


Registration Information

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