On Saturday, March 8, culminating Dr. Seuss week, Hawkins Street School in the Ironbound section of Newark celebrated its honor roll students with a breakfast. The event included hundreds of students and parents.
Hawkins Street School Principal Sandra Marques enthusiastically stated, “that the event was attended by hundreds of students and parents, and that the staff organized, decorated and even cooked for the event”.
With an enrollment of 593 students, Hawkins Street School is located on the eastern end of Newark’s Ironbound Section near the Passaic River.
The school community has come together this year to host a variety of events for students and the community, such as a Science Fair, a Halloween Parade Spanish Heritage and African American History programs, and a Breast Cancer Awareness campaign.