Our School in the News

Newark Public School Students Gifted Keyboards through Music Foundation

June 20, 2022

[NEWARK, N.J.] Public school students in Newark got a special surprise Thursday. Ten students at First Avenue Elementary School each received brand new keyboards. The […]

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First Lady Tammy Murphy Tours NBOE’s First Ever Silver Certified Sustainable Jersey School – First Avenue

May 16, 2022

Today, I visited First Avenue Elementary School in Newark – a model school for climate change education. With our incredibly bright generation of young people, […]

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Special Olympics Track & Field Event at Brookdale Park

May 9, 2022

On Wednesday, May 4th our Newark Board of Education student athletes participated in the Special Olympics Track & Field Event at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, […]

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First Avenue School Celebrates Friendsgiving

November 24, 2021

Posted in: Post navigation ← Virtual Career Day 2021

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First Avenue Achieves Silver Certification in Sustainable Jersey for Schools Initiative

November 12, 2021

[Newark, NJ – November 12, 2021] The Newark Board of Education is proud to announce the achievement of First Avenue School for being awarded Silver […]

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Newark Schools Ranked On New U.S. News List of ‘Best K-8’ Schools in America

October 14, 2021

Elementary Schools Abington Avenue School – 685 Ann Street School – 560 First Avenue School – 422 Lafayette Street School – 706 Mount Vernon Elementary […]

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Virtual Career Day 2021

June 1, 2021

Virtual Career Day comes to First Avenue Elementary School, thank you to all of our presenters for inspiring our students!

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Randi Weingarten Visits First Avenue School!

May 24, 2021

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers visits First Avenue School.

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Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers visits First Avenue School

May 24, 2021

On Monday, May 24th, American Federation of Teachers President (AFT) Randi Weingarten visited First Ave School as part of her nationwide tour to highlight in-person […]

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First Avenue Returns to In-Person Instruction

April 14, 2021

Posted in: Post navigation ← Newark Music Students Gifted Keyboards To Use During Remote Classes

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