Welcome to PS #5 Home of the Cougars.
As Principal of Public School #5, I continue to look forward to a more
productive 2017-2018 school year. It is my pleasure to continue the channels of
communication with our students, parents and families that make-up this
wonderful community. I am extremely pleased to be a part of a caring faculty and
support staff committed to providing the best possible education for every child
in a safe and nurturing environment. I look forward to building on this
tradition of academic excellence. I encourage you to communicate with our
teachers and administrators to ensure that all students are provided with a safe
and secure environment, therefore, giving them the opportunity to achieve their
This year, we will continue our Looping Program in 1st and 2nd grade. Our 4th grade will once again become departmentalized. We will also continue our technology initiative of increasing Chromebooks to all our students. Currently, all 5th and 6th graders use Chromebooks all day.
I strongly encourage you to be an active part of your child's education by making sure they get to school on time and attend school regularly. Please ensure that your child reads each and every night and that they also practice their Mathematics facts.
My door is always open so please do not hesitate to contact me or the PS #5 family.
Thank you for your continued support.
Nelson Lopez, Principal
201-553-4080 Ext. 65010