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‘We Are Thankful for Our Community’ at Nixon School


‘We Are Thankful for Our Community’ at Nixon School

Thankful for Police Officers  

2nd Grade Work on being thankful for community members ROXBURY, NJ (November 22, 2017) – Second graders at Nixon Elementary School took a moment this Thanksgiving season to thank members of the community. 

Alyssa Bellardino, Maureen Milde, and Kathryn Monaco, the second-grade teachers spent the week working with their second-grade students to write letters to community helpers that their students were thankful for. They even disguised their turkeys in community helper uniforms. 

“Some helpers included doctors, teachers, soldiers, mail carriers, police officers, bus drivers, and so many more. The students learned the important jobs in the community, as well as the team effort that goes into making a community a safe place to live,” shared Bellardino. 

Adding, “We love our community helpers in Roxbury and we would like to say Thank You!”


PHOTOS ATTACHED (courtesy of Nixon School)


For more information, contact: Roxbury Community School/Community Relations Coordinator Ann Rhodes at or 973-584-7699.



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