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Celebrating Women's History Month

Dear Hackensack School Community,


As we embark on the month of March, I am delighted to take this opportunity to celebrate Women's History Month with our esteemed community. Throughout history, women have played pivotal roles in shaping societies, driving change, and pioneering innovation. This month, we honor and recognize the remarkable contributions of women, both past and present, who have left an indelible mark on our world.


From ancient civilizations to modern times, women have overcome countless obstacles and shattered glass ceilings in various fields. Their resilience, courage, and determination have paved the way for progress and equality. As we reflect on the significant achievements of women, it is imperative that we acknowledge their invaluable contributions in shaping the fabric of our society.


In classrooms across our district, our educators are committed to educating students about the achievements and struggles of women throughout history. From the suffrage movement to the civil rights era, women have been at the forefront of social justice movements, advocating for equality and justice for all. It is essential that we continue to empower our students to learn from the past and become agents of positive change in our community and beyond.


Moreover, it is essential to recognize the achievements of contemporary women who continue to inspire us with their leadership, creativity, and resilience. From scientists breaking new ground in STEM fields to activists fighting for environmental sustainability, women are leading the way in addressing the challenges of the 21st century. Their contributions serve as a testament to the limitless potential of women and the importance of gender equality in all aspects of society.


As we celebrate Women's History Month, let us reaffirm our commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable learning environment where all members of our community feel valued and empowered to pursue their dreams. Together, let us honor the legacy of women who have paved the way for progress and continue to work towards a future where every individual has the opportunity to thrive.


Thank you for your ongoing support in fostering an environment that values diversity, equality, and the empowerment of all individuals. Together, we can create a community where every student is inspired to reach their full potential, regardless of gender, and where the contributions of women are celebrated year-round.




Dr. Thomas McBryde Jr.  (He/Him/His)
Superintendent of Hackensack Public Schools