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Retro Fair Haven 8th Grade Grads

Fair Haven eighth grade graduation from Willow Street School (Sickles) circa 1946
Photo/courtesy of Jane Croft

 

It’s an unprecedented graduation time in Rumson and Fair Haven this year. These pandemic days, in Fair Haven, eighth grade students are being met with a diploma, Superintendent Sean McNeil, Knollwood School Principal  Amy Romano and a mini front-yard graduation snapshot in time and ceremony. It started this week. 

While eighth grade graduations have taken place in various venues over the years, from what was Willow Street School (now Viola L. Sickles School) to Knollwood and then to Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, there’s never yet been a front lawn march to Pomp and Circumstance. Yet, this year’s comes close. 

So, in honor of the eighth grade students graduating Knollwood School’s Class of 2020, we take a look back in a reprise of an eighth grade graduation post from June 18, 2018, featuring the Class of 1946. 

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Celebrating Dr. Seuss in Fair Haven Schools

The Fair Haven school district’s week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday was more fun than a Cat in the Hat.
Each year the March 2 birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, is remembered throughout the U.S. with the Read Across America event. This year’s was held Feb. 26 through March 2 when students at Viola L. Sickles and Knollwood schools were treated to a week filled with reading-based fun and discovery.

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Sickles School’s Olympic Family Math Week

Sickles School second-grader William Kuskin, second grade teacher Kate Gagliano, second-grader Piper Duffy, and Piper’s mother Megan Duffy explore new math learning tools at Family Math Night
Photo/Fair Haven School District

With a collective “Let the games begin!” Family Math Week 2018 at Fair Haven’s Viola L. Sickles School paid homage to and culminated in a nod to the Winter Olympics.

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Scene Around: A 70s Knollwood Teaching Moment

Fair Haven’s Knollwood School teachers of the 1970s reunite over breakfast
Photo/courtesy of Eileen Kubaitis/Facebook screenshot

It’s not every day that a bunch of longtime Fair Haven Knollwood School teachers from the 1970s era get together. It’s one day — for the first time in decades.

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Fair Haven Schools: Spring Concerts & Teen Arts Festival Scoop

Knollwood School Spring Concert 2017
Photo/Fair Haven School District

Audiences were in tune with student musicians at this year’s Knollwood School Spring Concert.

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Fair Haven Students’ Visit with a Famous Author

Third grade students from Sickles School shared lunch and conversation with children’s author Patricia Polacco.
Photo/Fair Haven School District

A wish came true for students in the Fair Haven School District when children’s author Patricia Polacco paid a visit recently.

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Rewind: A Look Back at Knollwood’s Chamber Music Recital

And the middle school musicians played on … in the Fair Haven School District’s annual Chamber Music Recital at Knollwood School recently.

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