Category Archives: School

HP 8th graders clean up the school grounds and George St Park – 5/3/18

On May 3rd, 2018, The Harrington Park Environmental Commission (EC) with the help of Bergen County Clean Communities, hosted a cleanup at the Harrington Park School from 12:30-3:30 pm. Each year the graduating 8th grade of Harrington Park School does … Continue reading

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“How does your garden grow?” HP School garden July 6, 2017

The Harrington Park School courtyard gardens are thriving! This courtyard garden is enjoyed by students and teachers and staff throughout the school year and it is a wonderful resource and educational opportunity for our K-8 students. There is even an … Continue reading

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Walk/Bike to school!

Just wanted to share this photo – taken March 21st just before 8am. Kudus to these three students who were on their way to HP school – biking – on the first day of spring! The weather has warmed up a … Continue reading

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14th annual HP 5K race 11/14: great weather, fun to run around town!

Congratulations to all of the participants, in the kiddie dash, the one mile fun run and the official 5K run. A special shout out to first time participants!! (way to go Marti Francis—EC secretary!).       Thank you to … Continue reading

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The Harrington Park School Green Club is active and promoting reusable water bottles!

The Harrington Park School Green Club has been off to a running start for the 2015-2016 school year! There are currently approximately 30 active student members from grades K through 8. The Club meets 1-2 times per week as a … Continue reading

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HP School – Garden Club update:

The Garden Club at Harrington Park School meets year round with different activities each season. This past spring club members planted pumpkins, peas, lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, potatoes and various herbs in the raised beds in the school courtyard. The Club … Continue reading

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Walk/Bike to school!!

Harrington Park School promotes several walk/bike to school days throughout the school year to promote health, safety and a cleaner environment. Even those who live a far distance from school are encouraged to drive part of the way and walk … Continue reading

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Stokes State Forest Trip – a unique outdoor learning experience

While at Stokes, the students studied and explored the environment together through a unique outdoor learning experience. The students, teachers, and parent chaperones stayed in cabins, participated in kitchen work and food service, and ate together in a common area. … Continue reading

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Stokes State Forest trip: an HP 6th grade tradition!

Each year Harrington Park School’s 6th grade participates in a three day trip to Stokes State Forest. This year’s trip took place from October 7th-9th. Stokes is located along 12 miles of the Kittatinny Mountain Ridge, northwest of Branchville in … Continue reading

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2014-15 HP School Garden Club update: spring planting is underway in the courtyard garden

In the fall, Garden Club members harvested and enjoyed raspberries, strawberries, tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, lettuce, beans, onions and garlic. Students saved carrot seeds this year and are planning to plant comparison carrot plots. This spring Club members have already planted … Continue reading

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