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,...

Explore Middle School Kicks off CTE Month with Career Day Celebration

(February 4th, 2020–Jersey City, NJ) Over 50 industry professionals and Hudson County Schools of Technology high school majors joined the students, faculty, staff, and community members for the second annual Career Day at Explore Middle School. Professionals in fields ranging from environmental engineering, journalism, social work, public relations, cosmetology, architecture, and much more spent...

Explore PSA Hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast

(November 2, 2019 — Jersey City) The Parent Student Association (PSA) held the Annual Pancake Breakfast with support from students, families, staff, community members and the HCST Foundation and HCST Administration. The PSA teamed up with Mr. Mario Rodriguez, Mr. Danny Ward, and the Explore culinary staff to serve a breakfast buffet that everyone...

Explore Middle School Ranked #1 School Team for American Cancer Society Fundraiser

(October 30th, 2019 — Jersey City) Explore Middle School was ranked the #1 School Team and #5 Team overall for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event held at Lincoln Park on October 20th. Explore students, family members, staff and community members fundraised over $3,000 collected for the cause. Mr. Sal...

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