35 Piermont Road, Building "F"
Rockleigh, New Jersey 07647
From the Palisades Parkway
Leave Parkway at Exit 2. Make a left turn onto Route 9W South and proceed to traffic light at Closter Dock Road; turn right. Proceed west approximately two miles to Piermont Road (second traffic light; Exxon station will be on your left); turn right. Proceed north on Piermont Road approximately 3 1/2 miles to the Archie F. Hay complex; a sign for Bergen County Special Services is above roadway. Turn left into complex.
From Route 9W Northbound
North on 9W (Sylvan Boulevard) to Alpine. Turn left at the traffic light onto Closter Dock Road. Follow directions above from Closter Dock Road.
From Route 4 East
Exit at Fort Lee. Take exit ramp to traffic light and turn left. Proceed to either Route 9W or Palisades Parkway and follow directions above for Parkway or 9W.
From Route 80 East
Take exit for Palisades Parkway and proceed noth to Exit 2. Follow directions indicated under Palisades Parkway.
From Forest Avenue
North or South on Forest Avenue to Oradell Avenue, turning east onto Oradell Avenue. Proceed on Oradell Avenue to Kinderkamack Road. Trun left onto Kinderkamack and proceed to Old Hook Road; turn right. Stay on Old Hook Road (which will become High Street in Closter) to end; make a left turn onto Piermont Road. Proceed north on Piermont Road approximately 3 1/2 miles to the Archie F. Hay complex; a sign for Bergen County Special Services is above roadway. Turn left into complex.
From Garden State Parkway
Exit 165. Proceed east on Oradell Avenue. Continue as indicated in directions for Forest Avenue (above).
From Route 287
Route 287 North to the New York State Thruway, exiting at Palisades Parkway. Continue as indicated in directions for Palisades Parkway above.
The Venture Program is located in Building F. As you enter the Archie F. Hay complex, proceed straight ahead.
SCHOOL CALENDER UPDATE
The Venture Program will be having an early dismissal on April 16,2013 at 1:30 pm.
PROGRAM LEVEL PLANNING UNIT MEETINGS
Venture has Program Level Planning Unit Meetings every month with a parent from our learning community. The purpose of the PLPU is to ensure the success of all students by collaborating with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources. The next PLPU meeting will be scheduled for the month of April 18, 2013.
SCHOOL SAFETY COMMITTEE
The School Safety Committe will be meeting on April 18, 2013 at 2:00 pm.
PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION
Parents are also encouraged to join our Parent Teacher Organization. Please contact Carlos Alvarez, Teacher in Charge for more information.
2012-2013 NJ STATE ASSESSMENTS SCHEDULE
HSPA -REGULAR TESTING DATE : 3/5 MATH DAY 1 , 3/6 LAL DAY 1 , 3/7 LAL DAY 2
HSPA-MAKEUP TESTING DATE: 3/12 MATH DAY 1, 3/13 LAL DAY 2, 3/14 LAL DAY 2
NJ ASK 7 - REGULAR TESTNG DATE : 4/29 LAL DAY 1, 4/30 LAL 2, 5/1 MATH DAY 1, MATH DAY 2
NJ ASK 8- REGULAR TESTING DATE: 4/29 LAL DAY 1, 4/30 LAL 2, 5/1 MATH DAY 1, SCIENCE
NJ ASK 7 &8 MAKE UP TESTING DATE: 5/6, 5/7, 5/8, 5/9, & 5/10 FLEXIBLE TESTING SCHEDULE.
NJBCT - REGULAR TESTING DATE: 5/21 DAY 1, 5/22 DAY 2
NJBCT - MAKEUP TESTING DATE: 5/23 DAY 1, 5/24 DAY 2