Land AcknowledgementThis year the Hackensack Board of Education officially recognized Indigenous Peoples Day on its school calendar. Furthermore, the Hackensack Board of Education approved a Land Acknowledgment resolution at its October meeting. In November, which is Native American Heritage Month, the Hackensack Board of Education held a Land Acknowledgement Ceremony with Chief Perry (Maua Dewaine Perry) and other tribal members of the Ramapo-Munsee Lunaape Nation on Friday, November 4, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Office (the event was live-streamed on our regular You-Tube Channel and the recording can be viewed here).
PRIDE Flag Rasing Ceremony
The Hackensack Board of Education approved a Pride-Inclusive Flag resolution at its October 2022 meeting. As such, on November 3, 2022 we held a Pride Inclusive Flag raising ceremony at the Board of Education Office. Hackensack Public Schools is proud to be one of the first districts in New Jersey to fly the Pride Inclusive Flag. The Pride Inclusive Flag will fly all year long in conjunction with the American Flag on an existing flag pole at the Hackensack Board of Education Office in support of our LGBTQ+ community. This event was recorded and can be viewed using the link below.
Hackensack Public Schools are Future Ready Certified!
We are proud to announce that both Hackensack High School and Hackensack Middle School are officially SILVER-tier "Future Ready" certified and Fairmount School is officially Bronze-tier certified by the Future Ready Schools New Jersey (FRS-NJ) school certification program, a joint initiative between the New Jersey Department of Education, New Jersey Institute of Technology and New Jersey School Boards Association. Nellie K. Parker and Fanny M. Hillers achieved Bronze-tier certification last year. For more information visit our Future Ready Google Site.