Herma Simmons Elementary

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Lead Testing Water Sample Results – 7/2021

The Clayton School District is highly committed to the safety of our students and staff.   In compliance with New Jersey Department of Education regulations, lead in water testing for drinking water locations throughout the District was performed on July 27, 2021.   The purpose of the sampling w…

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…


Herma Simmons Elementary School School Clippers of the Month Sponsored by Heritage’s Dairy Store

  • Peyton Deschler–PreK
  • Jason Prouty–K
  • Gabrielle McCants–1
  • Bella Buchanan–2
  • McKayla Martinez–3
  • Joslyn Toy–4
  • Roman Robinson–5


Parent / Teacher Virtual Conferences

December 6 – 10, 2021
Early Dismissal for students @ 1:10 PM K-5 and PreK 1:20 PM


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




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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