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Principal O'Boyle posing for a picture with elementary students eating lunch in the classroom

News & Notices

Our students are making headlines, and we want to share all the great news with you. We will keep this page updated with important announcements, news stories, and student shout-outs. Please check back often, and help us celebrate our students’ many achievements.

Most Awesome Teacher

Who doesn’t love Mrs. Oliff? Mrs. Oliff recently accepted her most awesome teacher award from one of her first graders. Paramus is lucky to have so many awesome teachers!

Mrs. Oliff and student
Scavenger Hunt

Memorial School ESL teacher Mona Bennett took her students outside for a signs of Spring scavenger hunt.

Teacher and three female students holding clipboards

Family STEM

Over the past 3 weeks, members of Family STEM used engineering, science, and math skills to construct catapults, rockets, and free-standing structures that can withhold heavy objects. Check out their creations!

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School Library

After a long year, the school library is happily and safely open for business again. Come visit our librarian, Ms. Creste!

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St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Memorial School!

    Pictured: Principal Laverne O’Boyle, Physical Education teacher Michael Kukla and some of our Memorial students.

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    Roomers and Zoomers

    Mrs. Moore’s second grade roomers and Zoomers are happy to be learning together each day.

    Students learning in the classroom with fellow classmates joining via a Zoom call
    New Start

    The masks may hide the smiles, but they are there. Here at Memorial School, we are all so happy to have merged the red and blue cohorts back into single classes for four in-person days a week.

    Pictured: Principal Laverne O’Boyle with two kindergarten friends from Mrs. Baker's class and a second-grader from Ms. Scimeca’s class.

    Principal Laverne O’Boyle with two kindergarten friends from Mrs. Baker's class and a second-grader from Ms. Scimeca’s class
    2021–2022 School Calendar

    The Paramus Board of Education recently posted the 2021–2022 school calendar. For your convenience, we’re posting the calendar for you below. You will also find the calendar on the Paramus School District Calendar page.

    Morning Arrivals

    Mornings start off great here at Memorial School when you receive a warm greeting from our always happy and dancing ESL teacher Mona Bennett.

    Mona Bennett

    School Safety

    We at Paramus care! We have carefully built a foundation to represent a school safety/school climate team. This team consists of anti-bullying specialists, teachers, psychologists, and many others that care for the well-being of your children. For more information, please see our safety/school climate team breakdown in its entirety.

    Mental Health Awareness Night

    Memorial School and Ridge Ranch school counselors Poonam Aier and Laurie Corizzo held a mental health awareness night. They started the evening with a zoom session followed by interactive drive-by events at each school.

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