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Principal's Message

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! My name is Mrs. Jill Green, and I am honored and privileged to serve as the Principal of Defino Central Elementary School. This year will be my seventh year at Defino, and along with the entire staff, I look forward to an exciting school year.
At Defino Central, our mission is to empower children. We believe in challenging students academically while fostering creativity and problem-solving. Our Character Education Program reinforces the ideals respect and responsibly to self and community, and we believe that by working together with you, we ensure that every child has the potential for a successful school year. We encourage you to be involved in our school community by joining the PTA,  Library Volunteers Program, or as classroom parents.
It is our goal to keep you informed about the day to day happenings here at school. Please join us for our  broadcasts on DDN streamed live every morning at 8:30 AM. Our new webpage will be updated with the latest information, and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @Definocentral.
I look forward to continuing to build relationships with your children and reaching out to families, and community members as well. As principal, it is my goal, to provide a safe, nurturing and secure environment for students to learn and grow.
I wish you a successful 2018-2019 school year.
Educationally yours,
Mrs. Jill Green
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Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE)

The Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) has been providing housing and other support services for over 25 years in New Jersey. Utility assistance is one of the support services which AHA has been administering for over eight years. To find out more information about the Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE) click on the attached letter from the AHA. The funds from PAGE are available to help our fellow NJ residents who are struggling to keep up with their utility bills.

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