New Principal

    Dear Staff and Parents,

    I am truly honored to be appointed as the principal of Sussex Avenue School and am looking forward to working with the dedicated staff to provide the best possible educational program for our students. Sussex Avenue School enjoys a rich history of academic excellence that is the result of a collegial partnership between the school staff and parents who provide innovative and rigorous experiences for students.

    On a personal note, for the past thirteen years I was a classroom teacher in Mount Olive.  I have taught grades Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 4th. While I have loved every moment in the classroom, 4th grade was my favorite age group to work with.  Prior to that, I worked in the private sector for fifteen years as a Implementation Consultant. I live in the Landing section of Roxbury Township with my wonderful, supportive husband, John, and two of our three incredible children, Billy (29), Deanna (22),  and John (20). I am also the mommy to two Great Danes, Roman and Sampson.

    Parents, teachers, support staff, and administration all have an important role to encourage our children to become active learners. It is my sincere desire to continue to provide expanded opportunities for our students to acquire the skills, academically, social and emotionally, to become upstanding citizens in a vastly changing society.

    Through a close and collegial partnership with everyone associated with Sussex Avenue School, I am confident we can continue to build upon the motto of “Reach for the Stars” to make our school an even better place for our students to learn and grow.



    Lorri Vaccaro