Explore’s 8th Graders Prepare for the Future

(October 19, 2021 -- Jersey City) It is high school application season and the 8th graders at Explore Middle School are beginning to apply to the high schools of their choice. High school marks a thrilling new beginning for middle school students as it offers an array of new opportunities; and, they will have more...

Explore Gears Up for an Exciting School Year

(September 28, 2021 -- Jersey City) In preparation for the upcoming school year, the Explore staff met throughout the summer to revamp the curriculum and develop new thematic units. Principal Krone led department meetings along with Explore’s new Instructional Supervisor, Ms. Lauren Norcia. Math Supervisor, Mr. James Murduca, joined the math department in analyzing last...

Explore Middle School Students Inducted into the National Junior Honor Society

(April 27th, 2021 — Jersey City, NJ) Explore Middle School students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on Monday, April 26th during the international induction ceremony. National Junior Honor Society schools, students, and their families attended a live broadcast, which offered traditional marks of an induction ceremony including the pledge, and guest speakers....

EMS 6th Grader Wins National Museum of Education Students for a Better America Contest

6th grader Reda Jelloid was one of the recent winners in the National Museum of Education’s Students for a Better America on-going contest. Student Ideas for a Better America seeks to encourage the learning, insight, creativity, and workmanship of America’s students by recognizing and rewarding their accomplishments. Students are encouraged to enter any idea for...

HCST Students’ Impressive Theater Arts Award is a Community Effort

(Secaucus, NJ––February 1, 2021) How do two theater students from two different schools in two different grades collaborate for an award-winning musical performance during a pandemic? With a lot of support, patience, and determination, two students from the Hudson County Schools of Technology were able to do just that. Mia Oliver and Lola Castellano earned...

Explore Student Awarded Honorable Mention in Statewide Art & Essay Contest

(January 8th, 2021 — Jersey City, NJ) Explore Middle School 7th grader Alison Turok received honorable mention in the Peace Islands Institute 10th Annual Art and Essay Contest. Peace Islands Institute aspires to facilitate a forum of ritual respect and collaboration, welcoming and accepting varied viewpoints with the intent to develop original and alternative perspectives...

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 to...

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