Students at Hunterdon Polytech Career Academy in Raritan Township take pre-veterinary classes that give students hands-on experience with large and small animals. The students run a dog grooming business, an educational opportunity which has led to careers for many of their graduates.
School can be overwhelming for a five year old, but with the help of a buddy, life can be so much easier. Sixth graders at Ft. Lee’s School No.4 buddy with kindergartners for activities once a month. The buddies go on field trips together and work on a variety of projects. At the end of the year, the older students present journals to share with their little buddies.
Sen. Barbara Buono spoke to 250 NJEA members at their Delegate Assembly meeting in Trenton on March 16, 2013.
Nearly 100 parents, educators, and education activists packed the March 6 State Board of Education meeting yesterday to voice their concerns about the changes to proposed special education regulations.
Films in Elizabeth - Budding young filmmakers from Dr. Antonia Pantoja School No. 27 in Elizabeth use science to create short films. Antonio Di Fonzo, a vice-principal and filmmaker, collaborates with science teacher Connie Sanchez to create science films. The students use computers and iPads to shoot and edit the projects. The goal is to infuse students with a passion for technology and filmmaking, which will help prepare them for careers in the 21st century.
We the People - Developed by the California-based Center for Civic Education, We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution is the largest civic education program in the country. It is focused on the history and principles of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. About 280 students from John P. Stevens High School in Edison, Bayonne High School, East-Steinert High School in Hamilton Township, Hopewell Valley Central High School, West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North, East Brunswick High School, Marlboro High School, and Montclair High School participated in the culminating event at Rutgers University’s Bush Campus Center in Piscataway.
Itheatrics - Students from Elizabeth F. Moore School in Upper Deerfield Township work with an organization called Itheatrics, a New York based program that promotes musical theater in the schools. The students share their experience from the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, where they attended workshops and met musical superstars. Upper Deerfield is one of a handful of elementary schools invited.