Welcome Letter

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to another wonderful year at the Donahue School! This year promises to be filled with learning, excitement, memories and wonder!

Physical Education will be an exciting class for your children this school year. My name is David Wittenberg and I am the Joseph T. Donahue Elementary Health & Physical Education Teacher. While the school year will be challenging academically, the students will engage in Donahue traditions like Hoops for Heart, Presidential Fitness Challenge, Intramural program, reflex training, balance training and 5-minute circuit training (bi-weekly)! I am extremely excited and happy to be a part of your children’s academic and social success.

I know how important your children are to you and how very busy your lives are. Please feel free to contact me at any time with questions or concerns. I can be reached through the main office at 609-660-8900, or my email is dwittenberg@barnegatschools.com.  Be sure to check out my teacher web page on the Joseph T. Donahue web site.

Over the school year you will receive many important papers. Please be sure to fill them out and return them as soon as possible. 

Physical Education areas of focus:


Catching & Throwing



Various Sports

I look forward to sharing this school year with you and your child! I hope to see you on Back to School Night.


David Wittenberg