SAGE DAY SCHOOLS 
INSIDE VIEW
A Monthly View of Our Campuses:
Mahwah~Rochelle Park~Boonton

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RP campus
 

WELCOME TO SAGE DAY AT ROCHELLE PARK - To our new and returning staff and students. We are excited about the talent and energy that our staff will be bringing to Sage Day this upcoming school year. Our goal for September is to acclimate all of our students and families to our academic and therapeutic school routine. We are looking forward to promoting more parental involvement and enthusiasm as we launch for the first time our Parent Access through the Internet. Parents will be able to view their student's daily attendance, progress and grades throughout the year. Our aim is to provide as much access and communication with their child's teachers as possible, while keeping them informed of their progress at Sage Day. We are enhancing our technology, while simultaneously going "greener." Our summer has been a busy and productive one as we prepare to transition and orient our team members to new updates, policies and exciting changes.  

 

New course selections for 2013-2014 will include: College Prep Math, Anatomy, Spanish for Native Speaking Students, Spanish Culture & 20th Century Hispanic Literature, Computer Coding, World Cuisine  and Ceramics.

 

We are excited to welcome the following new staff members to our Sage Day Rochelle Park community:

  • Elizabeth George - Clinical Staff
  • Allison Honschke - Math Teacher
  • Rachel Godfrey - Science Teacher
  • Cecilia Maggiore - Associate Teacher in both Spanish and Math

Mr. Dan Montesano will be moving into a new position of College & Career Transition Coordinator and he will be working with students from both the Rochelle Park Campus and the Boonton campus. Mr. John Kalnberg will also be moving into a new position of Technology Coordinator for all three Sage Day Schools. Mrs. Corie Stone will be stepping into a full-time position of Instructional Supervisor while still teaching two senior classes.


Upcoming Events
*September 6 - All Students Report, 12:30 Dismissal 
*September 9 - Lunch Program Begins
*September 19 - Parents Night, 7 P.M.,12:30 Student Dismissal.  
*September 24 - College Speakers For Juniors & Seniors
*September 27 - Alumni Gathering 
mahwah campus

  

The start of any new year requires a commitment on the part of the faculty to clearly establish goals and objectives for each child and the school as a whole. Understanding the uniqueness of each child is essential ensuring that each student gets off to the best start possible. Staff, programs and our updated facility support the mission of providing each Sage Day Lower and Middle School student with a strong start to the new year. Positive energy and the enthusiastic belief in the core tenets  of respect and responsibility drive the direction of the lower & middle school and the community that surrounds it.


 

New Staff Members at Sage Day Mahwah:

  • Mr. Matt Wilson - Para-Science
  • Mrs. Calabro, aka Miss Mucerino (moose) - 6th grade English
  • Ms. Schiavone - 6th grade History
  • Ms. Vangie Vargas - therapist

 

*September 18 - Parents Night, 7 P.M.
*September 27 - Team Building Field Trip to Vacamas 
 
 

boonton campus
 
This summer has brought a lot of changes to the Boonton campus: A few construction projects, staff additions, and planning for new course offerings. We look forward to starting the new school year with new students in our community as well!  It will be a great and energetic start of the year with these changes, but as always it will be nice to focus on the core principles of Sage- Success, Achievement, Growth, and Empowerment. 
 
This year we will have a slight change in our schedule. Non-credit clubs will be replaced by elective courses that will have graded credits. We will still offer our popular Art and Music classes as electives, as well as some new offerings that students will get to choose from on the first day of school. The final options are still being fine tuned by the teaching staff, but we are excited about some of the topics being considered. 
 
New Staff Members at  Sage Day Boonton:
  • Marc Petersen - Associate Teacher for Mathematics
  • Christine Ferro - Therapist.  
*September 6 - First Day of School (Half Day) 
*September 19 - Parents Night, 7 P.M.
*September 20 - Half Day
*September 27 - Field Trip to Alstede Farms - Corn Maze, Apple Picking, Farmers Market
 

Sage In-District Services
Every year child study teams and districts identify students whose needs are beyond what the structure of the traditional school and child study team can meet. Child study team professionals understand what these discouraged students need but also recognize that they lack the time and resources necessary for the most effective intervention. Sage In-District Services is designed to fill the gap in service between traditional in-school support and an out-of-district placement. Our skilled clinical team will work with the child study team, academic staff and administration to provide a seamless counseling experience for the student. With the right therapeutic relationship and counseling, students will gain the support, strategy and insight they need in order to make progress in school. Sage In- District Services brings both the educational and counseling expertise that are the essential components of successful school-based intervention. For more information on our services click here.
About Sage Day School 

Sage Day is a private, accredited, therapeutic school in Northern, New Jersey for students grades 4 through 12 who need a different learning environment. We are proud to offer three campuses: Sage Day Mahwah Lower & Middle School, Sage Day Boonton High School and Sage Day Rochelle Park High School. Typically, our students have been diagnosed as suffering from depression, school phobia, school avoidance, anxiety disorder and other issues. They are often described as being emotionally "fragile." By joining our supportive community, students find renewed confidence and success. 

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