Reminder:  School is closed- November 23-24, 2017.

Student Survey



147 Cedar Street  
Garfield, NJ 07026

Fax: 973-340-6851



Christopher Columbus School #8

Principal: Ms. Bianchi

Mrs. Karen Viglione

Mrs. Mary Margaret Doyle

Guidance Counselor,
Ms. Maria Cosentino

Anti-Bully Bullying Specialist,
Ms. Lina Nasuta
147 Cedar Street Garfield, NJ 07026
973-340-5038 ext. 8000

 District Anti-Bully Coordinator,
Ms. Jessica Ribaudo

34 Outwater Lane-Garfield, NJ 07026 973.340.5000 ext. 2320


Elementary Media Specialist
Ms. Marie Marx

Home & School
Principal's Desk
Nurse's Page
Lunch Menu
Garfield District
District Calendar
Staff Forms

 School #8 Participates in Box of Kindness Food Collection

Our Student Council is collecting food donations for families in need  The Student Government will be creating boxes that will be filled with food for families for Thanksgiving. All donations are due November 17th.

Items being collected:

Pre-k, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade:  Can of corn, can of green beans, 2lb bag of rice, can of red/or pink beans, box of corn muffin mix, package of stuffing.

2nd and 3rd Grade:  Can chicken noodle soup, box of spaghetti, 2lb 13oz spaghetti sauce, canned peaches or pears, can of cranberry sauce, 40oz can yams/sweet potatoes.

4th and 5th Grade:  Can of turkey gravy, Jar of grape jelly, jar of peanut butter, box cake mix(white or yellow), box of cereal, can of tuna(in water)

Congratulations to our New Student Council!


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Attention Parents/Guardians

Click for Supply Lists Per Grade

Help our Home and School Association by signing up and registering at Box Tops for Education today!

Mr. Cupcake Fundraiser

Due by Monday November 13th

Cupcakes will be delivered on Tuesday 11/21

Important Links

ELA Action Plan 2016-17

Math Action Plan 2016-17

School Breakfast & Lunch Menu




District HIB Brochure

Code of Conduct

Parent Code of Conduct

HIB School Assessment

Self Assessment Score

HIB Reporting Forms

Important Dates

November 22nd-
One Session Days with a 12:55pm dismissal

November 23rd and 24th
Schools Closed

Scholastic Book Fair-
Come to the Book Fair -November 28th-30th
Shop Online November 22nd- December 5th


Staff Links

Aesop Frontline

Performance Matters

State of New Jersey Department of Education



Parent's Bulletin Board

Incoming 1st Grade
Summer Math Packet

Summer Reading 3-5
Parent Portal Login


Parent Code of Conduct Policy

Literacy Center

Classroom Links

Reflex Math



Updated 11/14/2017