Despite Restricts, Explore Middle School Holds Annual Student Council Elections

(November 18th, 2020 — Jersey City) Though faced with restrictions and obstacles due to the virtual and hybrid environments, the staff and students at Explore Middle School were able to successfully hold their annual Student Council elections. Sharing campaign videos on Google Classroom and Explore’s social media pages and utilizing Google Meet for candidates...

Explore Middle School Community and JCFD Captain Commemorate 9/11 with Virtual Ceremony

(September 11, 2020 – Jersey City) To commemorate the anniversary of 9/11, the Explore Middle School faculty and student body virtually came together to remember those who were lost and honor the brave men and women who risked their lives that day.  To open the ceremony, Aidan Chapas, 8th grade student council representative, led...

Explore Students Win Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office and Hudson County School Counselor Association Contests

(May 27th, 2020 — Jersey City, NJ) Explore Middle School is excited to celebrate the success of 4 of their students in 2 contests held for Hudson County students. 6th grader Alison Turok, 7th grader Rafael Campo, and 6th Emma Sauerbrei took the top 3 places in the Hudson County School Counselor Association Middle...

Explore Middle School Students Participate as Delegates in Model UN Conference in New York City

7th-grade student Mikail Oflaz has participated in the Montessori Model UN Conferences since he was in the 3rd grade. At the end of last school year, he and his mother, Georgette Loizuo, approached Principal Krone and Supervisor Velazquez about Explore Middle School becoming a part of the Model UN experience. Principal Krone and Supervisor...

Explore Celebrates “Space: The Ultimate Frontier” with Student Showcase

(February 14th, 2020 — Jersey City, NJ) The second marking period thematic unit at Explore wrapped up with a project showcase led by science department teachers Ms. Lauren Norcia and Ms. Mary Norcia. Students spent marking period two exploring Space: The Ultimate Frontier, through extensive research, design, collaboration, and communication. They became experts about...

Explore’s Gabriel Marandino Takes First Place in Jersey City’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Contest

Gabriel Marandino, a 7th grader at Explore Middle School, took first place in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Contest, a citywide event that allows students to take turns performing portions of some of King’s greatest speeches in front of family, friends, educators and a panel of judges. On Friday, February 21st,...

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