Eric S. Smith

2017-2018

Curriculum Guide

Eric S. Smith Middle School, Ramsey

Welcome to Eric S. Smith Middle School in the Ramsey School District. You are fortunate to be part of a school district that has a rich history and record of achievement in academics, athletics and the arts. We are very proud of what we accomplish here, and we hope you will find your experiences with us to be educational and fulfilling.

This curriculum guide is designed to give you an overview of the courses at Smith. It will also help you understand the scope and sequence of the children’s academic program, and how that fits in with their development.

If you have any questions about any of the programs or structures here at Smith, please feel free to contact me or the guidance staff for clarification.

Andrew Herre - Principal

Contact Information

Board of Education

Mr. Anthony Gasparovich, President

Mrs. Laura E. Behrmann, Vice President

Mrs. Mae Fine Mr. James H. Meiman

Mr. David Rockefeller Mrs. Keri Walsh

Mrs. Jennifer Burns Mr. Anthony Socci Ms. Andrea F. Lamendola

District Administration

Telephone: 201-785-2300 ........................................................................................Extension

Dr. Matthew Murphy, Superintendent of Schools ..................................................20416

Mr. Thomas W. O’Hern, Asst. Superintendent-Business/Board Secretary ...........20402

Dr. Richard N. Wiener, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment............20405

Mr. Gregory Acocella, Director of Special Services ...............................................25473

Dr. Molly Dinning, Director of Human Resources ..................................................20421

Mr. Michael Biggan, Director of Guidance...............................................................21551

Mr. James Grasso, Athletic Director & Supervisor of Physical Education............21570

Eric S. Smith School

Telephone: 201-785-2313

Mr. Andrew Herre, Principal

Ms. Kari Scimanico, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Wanda Bush, Counselor

Ms. Jennifer Roberts, Counselor

Mr. James Steinemann, Counselor

Supervisory Staff

Telephone: 201-785-2300 ........................................................................................Extension

Mrs. Ruthanne Cairoli, World Languages Department .........................................21576

Ms. Holly Falcone, Science & Technical Education Departments .......................21865

Dr. Kevin Brentnall, English Department (Interim) ................................................21572

Mr. Thomas Santulli, Mathematics & Business Education Departments ............21569

Mrs. Karen Vander Leest, Social Studies Department .........................................21580

Mr. Kenneth Veit, Fine Arts Department ...............................................................21574