Explore 2000’s New Building

The new school year will see Explore 2000, Hudson County Schools of Technology’s middle school, opening in a new building. After sharing space in County Prep High School in Jersey City for 18 years, Explore 2000 now has a building of its own. The Redevelopment Agency of Jersey City and the Hudson County Executive’s Office...

Explore 2000 at Rope Course

Friday, June 5, Explore 2000 first year students worked collaboratively to overcome obstacles at Ring Homestead Camp’s ropes course, thanks to the generosity of the HCST Foundation. The students agree that “the wall” was the highlight of the experience. This activity requires using the strength of the group to overcome a hurdle. They came to...

Explore 2000 Wins Recycling Regatta!

Explore 2000 is proud to announce that we won 1st place at the Recycled Regatta Boat Race! Read more about our win from our students who paddled on the boat and the engineers (1st year students) behind the making of the boat.Go to Explore 2000 to read the entire article >>  Jalen’s Reflection  While we...

Explore 2000 Wins 2nd Place in the Teen Summit’s Film Festival

Through the 4-H Climate & Environmental Change Teen Summit (grades 8-12), students of Explore 2000 Middle School were invited to work with Rutgers University scientists to learn about climate change science.  Our 8th Graders were then challenged to develop a community service project that applied this new knowledge. Guided by Lauren Norcia and John Ponticorvo,...

Chinatown Annual Indoor Paddling Regatta

On Saturday, March 21, 2015 Explore 2000 headed to Chinatown, NYC to participate in the 15th Annual Indoor Paddling Regatta. Students and facilitators both competed in the individual 250 meter races and the group relay 250 meter races against each other and other middle schools. The energy and support in the room was indescribable and...

HCST Science Fair Winners

8th grade winning project:‘ReBuilding The Earth’ by Joseph Sexton Joseph’s project focuses on greenhouse emissions and eco-friendly design. “I came across statistics that the construction industry is responsible for as much as 40% of man-made carbon emissions,” he explains. “It’s clear that investing in sustainable design is an important step in helping to save our...

Joseph Sexton, Explore 2000, Student, Wins 2nd Place C-Span’s StudentCam competition

Joseph Sexton, Explore 2000 third year student, recently participated in C-Span’s StudentCam documentary competition – the annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. Explore 2000 students and staff would like to congratulate Joseph on winning 2nd prize nationally, out of nearly 5,000...

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