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         Day C     TUESDAY     November 12, 2019


Check your email for chromebook notices. If you received one, please come to the library with the loaner device to pick up your repaired chromebook.  (Mrs. Branstrom) 

FEA will be holding snack sales after school every Tuesday in November and December near the cafeteria from 2:40 until 4:10. (Mrs. Kudish)

Photo orders and ID cards have arrived and can be picked up in your house office. (Mr. Szolkowski) 

The yearbook still has room for more Baby Rams. (Mr. Szolkowski) 


Chess Club will meet in the library on Tuesday, Nov. 12th. (Mr. Villavicencio)


Ram Report will be meeting Wednesday after school in the TV Studio. (Mr. Bucci) 


An interest meeting for Girl Up will be held in room 602 on November 13 with Mrs. Zeller. If there are any questions, you can email Anusri Mallampalli or Sofia DeAngelo at s9800407@ewrsd.k12.nj.us or s103619@ewrsd.k12.nj.us. Hope to see you there! 


Volleyball Club - Thursday November 14th in the Annex Gym (2:30 - 4:00).  Only two more practices left in the fall season! (Mr. Lisk) 


Attention 10th, 11th and 12th graders!  The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Exam date is Friday November 22nd, it will start 1st period (7:30am) in the Auditorium. The ASVAB test scores can be used for the following: Career exploration, Military entrance exam, and as a possible graduation alternative assessment.  If you are interested in taking this test there is a sign-up sheet located in the Counseling Office (Mrs. Turchin). 


The Future Educators Association is having a children's picture book drive to benefit schools in need in Trenton. During the month of November, please donate a gently used or new picture book. Boxes will be located at the Ram, near Guidance and inside the Library.

For anyone interested in playing girls lacrosse this year, there will be an interest meeting at 2:30 afterschool on Tuesday, November 12th in room 312. (Ms. Scheno) 

There will be a yearbook meeting Thursday, November 14. (Mr. Szolkowski)

The Junior Class will be selling sweet treats from Nov 4th to Nov 21st to raise money for their Junior Prom. Cookie dough, snacks and desserts can be ordered from any Junior student! Stop down in Counseling or see any Junior Class Officer to pick up your Fundraising packet! To shop, go to misschocolate.com and click Online store to create your seller ID# and our School Code is #605159. Orders arrive in 2 weeks. Please turn completed order forms in to Mrs. Daly no later than November 21st. 

Super Smash Bros.Ultimate Double Elimination Tournament @ Noon on Saturday, November 16. Complete information in your House Office. 


Any Senior or Junior interested in attending the Malcolm Bernard 19th Annual HBCU College Fair on November 19th must see Mrs. Brown in Guidance to receive a permission slip and official transcript. Payment is due 11/15. (Mr. Edwards)


The Philosophy Club meets every Wednesday after school in Rm. 127. (Dr. Paoletti)

Spanish NHS tutoring will be available every Wednesday after school in the library. (Mr. Calix)


NHS tutoring will be available after school in the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays. (Mrs. Friehaut) 

Rams Retreat after school @ 2:15 - Yoga on Tuesdays, JFCS Drop-In Center Thursdays. All are welcome! (Ms. O’Brien) 


College Clinic in the RAM Retreat: 1st & 5th periods ABC Days; 4th & 8th period D Day.


Upcoming college visits: Check in with your teacher before coming to the Counseling Office. Check your GPA before registering in Naviance.


Tuesday, 11/12/19 @ 12:15 PM, Marymount Manhattan College, min. GPA 3.3


Wednesday, 11/13/19 @ 8:30 AM, Stockton University, min. GPA 2.8

Wednesday, 11/13/19 @ 9:30 AM, Manor College, min. GPA 2.3

Wednesday, 11/13/19 @ 1:15 PM, New Jersey City University, min. GPA 2.0 

Monday, 11/18/19 @ 12:15 PM, St. Anselm College, min. GPA 3.0

Wednesday, 11/20/19 @ 1:15 PM, Immaculata University, min. GPA 2.6


Monday, 11/25/19 @ 1:15 PM, West Chester University, min. GPA 2.8


Monday, 12/2/19 @ 12:15 PM, Innovate Salon Academy (Ewing)


Tuesday, 1/28/20 @ 9:30 AM, Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania



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School Begins:  7:30 AM
Regular Dismissal:  2:10 PM
Delayed Opening
9:00 AM - 2:10 PM
Early Dismissal Session
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM


Dennis M. Vinson, Jr., Principal 

Jim Peto, Athletic Director
Chris Guglielmo
Asst. Principal, Grade 9
Priscilla Aniegbuna
Asst. Principal, Grade 10
Jermaine Blount
Asst. Principal, Grade 11
John Perillo
Asst. Principal, Grade 12
25 Leshin Lane
Hightstown, New Jersey 08520
Phone: 609-443-7738

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East Windsor Regional School District
Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Mark Beckman, Supervisor

609-443-7717, ext. 2032