Nixon Elementary School

Preparing the children of today for tomorrow...

  •  At a Glance


    Beginning Tuesday, June 21, 2022

    the Nixon School Main Office will be open:

    Mondays through Thursdays

    8:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

    To ensure that office staff will be on site and available to assist, visitors are encouraged to call the

    Main Office at (973) 398-2564 prior to coming to Nixon School. Thank you.

    School Hours: 8:50 A.M. to 3:20 P.M. 
    Early Dismissal Time: 1:40 P.M.
    Delayed Opening Start: 10:50 A.M.
    Main Office Hours (September - June): 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Main Office Hours (July & August): 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
     Principal - Mrs. Danielle Lynch 
     Principal Secretary - Ms. Terry Casola                 Secretary - Mrs. Gina Murphy
    School Nurse - Mrs. Cathy Leonard
    School Counselor / Anti-Bullying Specialist - Mr. Erik Swanson 
      District Anti-Bullying Coordinator - Dr. Charles Seipp
    Office: 973-398-2564                  Fax: 973-398-3341
    Nurse/Absence Verification: 973-398-1416

School Updates

  • Washington, DC (June 1, 2022) -, a national advocate and leader for character in

    schools and communities, today certified 152 Promising Practices in schools and organizations.

    "We are extremely proud to recognize the schools and organizations that have developed and implemented a Promising Practice” said Dr. Arthur Schwartz, President of “Each of these programs and initiatives have demonstrated significant impact and strongly align with the principles that help schools and organizations cultivate a culture of character.”

    This year’s character development practices and initiatives included peer mentoring, service-learning, and conflict resolution approaches. Many of the Promising Practices also involve parents and the local community. See the full list of our 2022 Promising Practices below. will honor each 2022 Promising Practice recipient (schools and organizations) at its National Forum to be held October 19-20, 2022. Learn more about Promising Practices on our website.

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  • Supply Lists for the 2022-2023 School Year:


    First Grade

    Second Grade

    Third Grade

    Fourth Grade

    Mrs. Molnar's Class


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  • Incoming Kindergarten Parent Orientation Presentation

    Linked here is the Google Slide show that was shared with incoming families during the May Kindergarten Orientation Session.

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    Explore the Roxbury Public Schools Portrait of a Graduate Themes with this interactive BitMoji Classroom!


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  • Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced this month the 115 public schools that achieved certification in 2021. Nixon School was awarded Bronze Level Certification!

    Review the 2021 Sustainable Jersey for Schools certified schools: 2021 Sustainable Jersey for Schools Certified Schools.


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  • Weekly NES Family Check-Ins

    In addition to emailing weekly check-ins to families, the content from those check-ins will also be posted on our SCHOOL UPDATES page.  Families may find this helpful as it will serve as an archive of topics shared over the course of the school year.

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Upcoming Events

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Principal's Message

  • Welcome and thank you for visiting our website!

    On this site, you will find useful and important information about Nixon Elementary School, upcoming events, and exciting activities that take place during the school year. Please be sure to check the site and calendar regularly for updated events and activities. Weekly communication newsletters will be posted under the Principals Newsletter tab.

    At Nixon School, we take pride in our teaching and learning process, which is focused on the whole child with the intent of fostering and developing a growth mindset in all. Individualized student growth is supported and celebrated. Such growth is accomplished through the implementation of a comprehensive curriculum which is aligned with the New Jersey Student Learning Standards & Next Generation Science Standards; use of a workshop model of instruction in ELA and Mathematics; and hands-on, minds-on instruction in all curricular areas including social emotional learning. A tremendous focus is also placed on infusing technology into our curriculum, so that our students are equipped with 21st century skills and experiences.

    Nixon School is a place where students, families, community members, and staff work together to BE THE CHANGE.  We are truly ONE community working towards the goal of helping each other to positively impact our own lives, as well as the lives of others.   Thank you for being a part of this important work!


    Mrs. Danielle Lynch, Principal


District News

  • RHS Choir to Host Disney Sing-A-Long and Character Meet

    The Roxbury High School Choir Department will host a Disney Sing-A-Long on Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00 PM at the Meeker Street Blue Pavilions. Bring the whole family for an exciting 30 minutes of Disney Sing-A-Longs led by the Roxbury High School Choir Program.

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  • Roxbury Schools Free Farmers Market A Success

    Roxbury Schools held its first-ever Farmers Market on Saturday, April 30th outside of Eisenhower Middle School and along Eyland Avenue for the Roxbury community and it was a resounding success! The district distributed 1100 reusable produce bags filled with fruits and vegetables to Roxbury families.

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  • Roxbury’s Sunflower Project: ‘We Stand with Ukraine’

    Roxbury Township elementary schools used sunflower crafts to show love and support for the people of Ukraine. The sunflower ties us all to the Ukrainian people so naturally the students at Franklin, Jefferson, Kennedy, and Nixon were happy to take part in the sunflower project.

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  • Roxbury Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations are Now Being Accepted

    Alumni, faculty, staff, students, or friends of Roxbury Schools may submit nominations for the eighth annual Distinguished Alumni Award. All interested in submitting a nomination may complete and return the nomination form by no later than May 1, 2022 for the upcoming selection year. Online submissions are preferred and can be located at

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  • Roxbury Announces Kindergarten Registration Dates for 2022/2023

    Roxbury Township Public Schools, a K-12 school district preparing the children of today for tomorrow, has set its in-person Kindergarten registration dates for the 2022/2023 school year. Children must be five years old on or before October 1, 2022 to participate.

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