The Bergen County Youth Police Academy, a partnership between the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, to be held from July 8 through July 19, 2019 is now accepting applications. This program is offered to students entering 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. If you are interested, please see your guidance counselor for an application. … [Read more...] about Bergen County Youth Police Academy applications now available.
Mrs. Herninko and several students from Union School welcomed 3rd graders from Washington School for a STEM experience to remember. The 3rd graders used zSpace to work with 3D models of animals and learn more about their adaptations. They were taught by our 3D printing team how to use TinkerCAD and all were able to 3D print their own personal keychains. Union School students instructed the 3rd graders on how to use the sewing machines. They visited with Mr. Helphingstine's robotics team and were able to drive the robots and compete with each other. The Union School students who helped … [Read more...] about A STEM experience to remember
As part of our Second Cup of Coffee Series, Reading Specialist, Mrs. Rachel Mejias and Grade 2 teacher, Mrs. Megan Fisher, presented a workshop today on non-fiction reading skills to second and third grade parents. … [Read more...] about Parent Workshop at Washington School
Students participated in the SOUPer Bowl Challenge from January 22nd to February 1st. Students brought in their favorite can of soup to donate to the Rutherford Food Pantry. Students placed their can(s) on the table of the team they thought would win Super Bowl LIII on February 1st, creating a real pictograph with their cans! Students placed 117 items on the New England Patriots table and 249 items on the Los Angeles Rams table. No matter which team won Super Bowl LIII, the Rutherford Food Pantry was the real winner! … [Read more...] about SOUPer Bowl Food Drive
On January 24, Pierrepont School hosted its annual spelling bee. Forty eight spellers, representing finalists from each homeroom, gathered for an intense afternoon of spelling. Throughout many rounds over 220 words were spelled and the Scripps National Spelling Bee list was exhausted. Two sixth graders, Zadie Castellanos and Debora Morales Menjivar, were the final two spellers. Our winner, Zadie Castellanos, will represent Pierrepont School at the county level spelling bee in March. We are so proud of all of our contestants! … [Read more...] about Pierrepont School Spelling Bee