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10/17 - Trunk or Treat PTO Event 7 pm

10/21 - Picture Day

10/24 - HS Football players will visit K-2 classrooms and read with students.

10/31 - Halloween Parade, 1:15 pm, followed by classroom celebrations.

Too many Shoes? 


Not everyone has the same problem. 

Elmwood Park Schools Launch Fundraising Shoe Drive to Raise Funds, Support Micro enterprise in Developing Nations, and Help the Environment 

October 15th to January 15th 
Individuals can help by donating gently worn, used shoes 
at Elmwood Park High School.

Click here to see how you can help. 
Click here for more information. 

Week of Respect Dress Up Days


Monday, October 6th: "Cultural Day"- Wear attire that represents your heritage

and background, to help promote tolerance and increase cultural


cultural day

Tuesday, October 7th:  "Be a H.E.R.O." - Dress up as your favorite super hero to

reinforce our main theme for the week, Helping Everyone Respect Others!

superhero day
Wednesday, October 8th
: "Respect Yourself" - Wear your favorite gym clothes/workout

attire, to demonstrate the importance of exercising and taking care of    yourself!

Thursday, October 9th:  "Be a Shining Star!" - Wear sunglasses or dress up as your

favorite star, Be your BEST SELF...because everyone is watching!


Friday, October 10th:  "Blue Unity Day" - Students may wear blue to unify

together and promote respect.



Boys and Girls
Grades 1-8

Summer Jam

November 6th and 7th
at Memorial Middle/High School

To register or for more information, click here.

Pay For It

PayForIt (PFI) is a Secure Online Payment system which simplifies payment, collection and balancing of funds for Schools.

PFI is a web-based portal system that is now used in the Elmwood Park School District.  PFI was developed and is supported with the philosophy of quick, simple and practical.

Elmwood Park School District offers PFI to our parents to fund student cafeteria prepayment accounts online.  Please click on the PayForIt link on the left to sign up.


Attention Parents

To view district correspondence, please log on to the parent portal by clicking on the "Parent Portal" link on the left hand side of this page.

Mission Statement

Our Mission

We are a community dedicated to creating an educational environment where students are empowered to exceed their potential through a challenging, innovative, and interdisciplinary curriculum.  By fostering character, dignity, and respect for self and other cultures, students will become creative thinkers and global citizens able to thrive in a diverse and evolving society. 


Please Click here for the anti-bullying policy.
Please Click here for the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act Grades.

Gantner Avenue School
Anti-Bullying Specialist, Ms. Donatiello
(201) 796 8700 x2984

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Mr. Caleb Rhodes