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District Announcements
Financial Aid Night
Financial Aid Information Night
Attention parents of Juniors and Seniors SHS is hosting a Financial Aid information night on 12/9/15 from 7-8:30 in the PAC. Dorothy Gilliard, retired collegiate financial aid director will be there to discuss FASFA and the changes involved with that program.
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Mrs. Kathy Gerbasio, SHS' Educational Services Professional of the Year

Mrs. Gerbasio graduated from St. Francis School of Nursing in 1978 with a Diploma - RN. She then became a staff nurse at St. Michaels's Medical Center in Newark where she worked in the Recovery Room and as a Surgical ICU nurse. Ms. Gerbasio then became a staff nurse, Head Pediatric Nurse and a Nursing Supervisor in St. Francis. Later, she worked for many years in the Recovery Room (PACU)/Endoscopy. Afterward, she worked at Port Authority of NY & NJ as Chief Nurse at Journal Square Transportation Center and was there for the 9/11 tragedy.

Mrs. Gerbasio Graduated Bloomfield College 2005 with BSN and received her School Nurse/Teacher of Health Certification from Felician College in 2007. Graduated Felician College 2011 with Masters in Education.

After receiving these certifications, she Worked Hoboken School District for a year. She has been employed in the Secaucus School district for eight years as the School Nurse at Secaucus Middle and High School.

Outside of school, Mrs. Gerbasio is President Secaucus Board of Health and Member of Secaucus Emergency Fund.

Congratulations Mrs. Gerbasio!

SHS Teacher of the Year

Mr. Michael Vitulano, Secaucus High School Teacher of the Year

Mr. Vitulano is a 1984 graduate of Secaucus High School. He then graduated from Virginia Military Institute in May 1988 with a Bachelor Arts in Economics. After graduation, Mr. Vitulano was commissioned as a Second Lt. in the United States Marines Corps.

A proud veteran, Mr. Vitulano served on Active Duty in Camp Lejeune, NC from 1989-1992. During that time, he participated in Operation Desert Storm during the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War

Upon his return, Mr. Vitulano Graduated from St. Peter's University in 1998 with a Master of Arts in Education concentrating in Teaching. He later graduated from New Jersey City University in 2003 with a Master of Arts in Math Education. He holds teaching several NJ certificates including ESL, Mathematics and Supervisor.

Mr. Vitulano has taught mathematics in grades 9-12 at SHS since 2000. Additionally, he is an assistant coach for the SHS varsity football team and outdoor track and field team.

Congratulations Mr. Vit!

SHS Gives Back
SHS Gives Back
SHS Students in S.A.I.L, the Key Club and Rotary Interact Club raised awareness and money for 
charitable causes such as the Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer Research, and Hudson County Food pantries through the Secaucus Rotary Club.
SHS will be offering the ASVAB on 12/3/2015. This test is the official entrance assessment for the United States Military. Proficient scores on the ASVAB can count for those students who have not taken or have not successfully completed PARCC.

If you're interested in this or future administrations, please contact your Guidance Counselor.
More on the ASVAB can be found here
The Fall 2015 edition of the Patriot Press is here! Click here to check it out!
SHS STEM Program
Students interested in applying for SHS' STEM program must start the process by filling out this application and returning it to their guidance counselor. Your application will be reviewed by the Science Department faculty and you will be notified of their decision.  Click for STEM Application
HESAA Student Loan Guide
​New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) has prepared a Student Loan Guide to be distributed to New Jersey high school students.  In January 2013 legislation was passed by the New Jersey Legislature and signed into law by Governor Christie requiring HESAA to provide a booklet/brochure and directing high schools to annually disseminate it to each student in the 11th and 12th grades.

In accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:71A-35, I am forwarding the Student Loan Guide e-booklet link to you below and some of our other valuable tools to help students and families. The e-booklet link to the Student Loan Guide can be found here:
SHS Booster Club Membership Drive
Secaucus High School's Athletic Department provides unmatched experiences for a significant portion of our student body every year. It has been and continues to be an integral part of the fabric of the entire school community. To help support the many aspects of the athletic program that operate in Secaucus High School, please consider supporting the Booster Club by becoming a member.
The Secaucus High School Booster Club is a non-profit organization made up of parents/guardians, staff, alumni and friends that supports the school's Athletic Department. It mission is to support all High School athletics and to enrich Secaucus High School and the Athletic Department. Please see the form attached to this link to join. Annual dues are only $10 per individual. 

If you would like more information about the Booster Club please feel free to contact us
Thank you for your support!

SHS' Anti-Bullying Specialist
Secaucus High School
Jill Preis
11 Mill Ridge Road
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Phone : (201) 974-2033

Youth Advisory Board
Secaucus Youth Advisory Board
The Junior State of America (JSA) is a nonprofit, student-run organization that, for over eighty years, has strived to empower the youth through social, economical, and most importantly, political discourse and activism.

The JSA Secaucus chapter has decided to open a town Youth Advisory Board, aiming to further enable the youth of the community to experience the political process. The Youth Advisory Board will work with the town council, tackling myriad related issues. Each position will be in charge of a certain aspect of the community: education, health, law, and general community concerns. If you have any questions please contact the Secaucus High School JSA chapter president, Iqra Ahmed, at

Interested students can apply using this form.
School Announcements
Emergency Phone Number
School Information Only

The above phone number will give you school info in case of closings or other necessary immediate information.  NO one can leave a message, only retrieve school information. If you dial it now, it will give the vacation schedule.
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