Information for New Families
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Welcome to Saddle River Day School!
Congratulations and welcome! On behalf of the entire school community, I want to assure you that we will work hard to prepare your child for success at SRDS and beyond.
Our goal is to make your transition to SRDS as seamless as possible. Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions if we can be of assistance.
Thanks, and welcome again to the Rebel Family!
Congratulations and welcome to the SRDS family! We look forward to welcoming you back to campus for our spring events! Please look over the following events we are hosting throughout the spring and click the button below to RSVP.
Upper School Placement Testing:
Coordinated via appointment with Kris Sweeny - email@example.com
All-School Art Show
Thursday, May 19th at 6:30 - 9:00 pm
All new families invited
Gym, North Hall
Middle & Upper School New Family Information Session
Thursday, May 19th 6:00 pm (prior to Art Show)
Performing Arts Center, Alford Hall
For students enrolled in grades 5-12
Lower School Activity and New Family Information Session
Friday, May 20th - New K-4th grade students will have an activity from 1:45 - 2:30 pm (either in class or outside)
Information session for parents at 2:00 pm (prior to All School BBQ)
Performing Arts Center
All families are welcome to stay for the BBQ at 3:00 pm
PreK 3 and PreK 4 Meet Up
Friday, May 20th at 2:45 pm
Meet at playground prior to attending All School BBQ
All School BBQ
Friday, May 20th at 3:00 pm
All new families invited
*Please note: grade parents will text new families prior to the event to coordinate a meet up time and location. Parents Guild will also have a check in table. Look for current parents with the following lanyards: Green - Lower School; Blue - Middle School; Red - Upper School.
Middle and Upper School Field Day
Tuesday, May 24th 12:30 - 2:30 pm
For students enrolled for Grades 5-12
MS and US Comedy and Cocktail Night; parents only
Wednesday, June 1st at 6:00 pm
Rising 7th and 8th Grade Science Testing
Monday, June 6th at 3:00 pm
RSVP to Kris Sweeny
Lower School Family Picnic; for kids and parents
Monday, June 6th at 5:30 pm
Students in Grades PreK - 4th
Course Selections and Scheduling – Middle and Upper School
The list of assigned classes will be available via email by mid-July, and final schedules will be on the portal in August. Please contact your respective divisional head if you have questions.
Textbook Ordering – K–12
Once student course selections are determined, families are responsible for ordering textbooks for courses. For the book list of corresponding textbooks, please refer to the list below during the summer months or contact your respective divisional dean for questions. New York state residents, please contact your local Board of Education to inquire about textbook loan programs.
Parent Portal Login Information - All Grades
Portal login information will be emailed to parents by Deirdre Angrick, Academic Dean, in mid-August.
Book Lists and BYOD
Jalaj Desai, Head of School
Geoffrey Bowman, Director of Admissions
Kris Sweeny, Associate Director of Admissions
Dana Stern, Head of Lower School
Stasia Kelly, Head of Middle School
Chris Lebovits, Director of Student Experiences
Tony Maccarella, Head of Upper School
Kate Hoffman, Upper School Assistant
Deidre Angrick, Academic Dean
Ann Hanna, School Nurse
Laura Hollis, Director of Technology
Danny Brown, Athletic Director and Director of Outreach
Chris Mathisen, Financial Officer