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The New Michelle Obama Elementary School Opens Its Doors in Newark For the 2021-22 School Year

September 28, 2021

Community, Leadership, and Wellness [Newark, NJ, September 28, 2021] Today marks yet another historic day for the Newark Board of Education as Superintendent Roger León […]

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First Week of School at the Michelle Obama Elementary School

September 13, 2021

Michelle Obama Elementary School Celebrates the First Week of School from Newark Board of Education on Vimeo. Posted in: Post navigation ← First Day of […]

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First Day of School – September 7, 2021

September 8, 2021

First day of school at the Michelle Obama Elementary School!

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Welcome to Michelle Obama Elementary School!

August 6, 2021

LaShanda GilliamPrincipal It is my extreme honor to be named your Principal. As a former Newark student, who ironically sat in the same school building […]

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Principal Gilliam Hosts 3rd Meet and Greet for Michelle Obama Elementary Students

June 21, 2021

#dovesflyhigh #leadandsucceed #community #leadership #wellness #michelleobama Principal Gilliam, staff, and families spent time connecting with one another while the students enjoyed the festivities centered around […]

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Principal Gilliam Hosts 2nd Meet and Greet for Michelle Obama Elementary Students

May 26, 2021

#dovesflyhigh #leadandsucceed #community #leadership #wellness #michelleobama Principal Gilliam, staff, and families spent time connecting with one another while the students enjoyed the festivities centered around […]

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Principal Gilliam Hosts Meet and Greet for Michelle Obama Elementary Students

April 26, 2021

What a wonderful Saturday on Michelle Obama Elementary School’s playground. April 24th was the first meet and greet session for new staff and families. Principal Gilliam, staff, and families spent time connecting with one another while the students enjoyed the festivities centered around the core values: Community, Leadership, and Wellness. Students were engaged in literacy and math games, science experiments, physical exercise, yoga, and music and movement. The joy was contagious. Experience the excitement at the next meet and greet session on May 22nd.

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Superintendent Roger León Appoints Principal to Lead the New Michelle Obama Elementary School

February 26, 2021

[February 26, 2021] Superintendent Roger León appoints Ms. LaShanda Gilliam, Vice Principal of Thirteenth Avenue School to be the Principal of the new Michelle Obama […]

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