West Ward Parents & Students Are Invited for 1-on-1 Meetings with Superintendent León[Newark, NJ – November 29, 2018] Newark Superintendent of Schools Roger León will host “Breakfast with the Superintendent” on Saturday, December 1, 2018. This is the fourth breakfast – this breakfast is for West Ward parents and students and will be held at Speedway Academies, located at 701 South Orange Avenue. The breakfast will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Parents and students affords parents and students to have a one-on-on meeting with the Superintendent. The breakfast also provides an opportunity for parents and students to network with one another, and enjoy breakfast.
Superintendent León said, “It is important for there to be clear lines of communication between parents, students and the school district – which is the reason why I created “Breakfast with the Superintendent.” The Superintendent continued, “The purpose of the breakfast is for me to hear directly from the parents and students about their ideas on how we can work together to ensure academic success for our student scholars and provide the best school experience possible. The breakfast will also provide a forum for both the parents and students to be clear about the district’s goals and expectations for their child.”
The Superintendent indicated there are a number of topics he plans to discuss at the breakfast including attendance, academic achievement, curriculum, graduation, extracurricular activities and more. The breakfast meetings will be held in each of the city’s five wards. Four breakfast meetings have already been held.
The breakfast meeting is free and open to students and parents in the respective ward, only. RSVP is not required to attend the breakfast.
The Superintendent said, “In order for our students to be their best, we must be our best. The breakfast provides an open door for each parent to engage with me and the district to ensure their student has the best academic experience possible and has the tools to be their best in everything they do.”