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...

Explore Continues Focus on Field Experiences with Virtual Field Trips

(October 20th, 2020 — Jersey City) For many years, field experiences and hands-on opportunities have been the heart of Explore Middle School’s curriculum. This school year is no different as the faculty and staff have maintained this focus with the use of virtual field trips. On Thursday, October 15th, social studies teacher and supervisor, Jamie...

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 the...

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 School...

Explore Middle School Wolf Pack Stays Connected During Virtual Spirit Week

(April 10th, 2020 — Jersey City, NJ) Explore Middle School students and staff stayed positive during remote learning by celebrating virtual spirit week and using social media to stay connected. In an effort to keep positivity high and the school community strong, Principal Krone and Supervisor Velazquez along with the help of the Student Council...

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