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Hudson County School Counselor Association's Annual Middle School Essay Contest Winners


Two of our 8th Grade students - Jorge Cuautle and Dawn Lozano - have placed first and third respectively in the Hudson County School Counselor Association's annual middle school essay contest.  This year, the Association had over thirty entries in the contest from schools across the county.

This year, students had to write about their own encounters with obstacles, challenges, and setbacks discussing what they learned from the experience and how this has shaped the person they are today.

High School Visual Art Students Visit the Office of Tory Burch

High School Visual Art students from Jersey City visited the office of Tory Burch, a luxury fashion designer. During the visit, the students met with designers, merchandisers, and toured the facility to see the sewing room and the fashion line for Holiday 2019. 

Check out the photo gallery here.

TEOP Graduation

On Saturday, May 4th,  Fairleigh Dickinson University celebrates Technical Enrichment & Outreach Program graduating class of spring 2019. M.E.T.S. Charter School graduates are Naomi Alves, Zezlet Depano, Isaac Evans-Taito, Bryan Sierra, Synthia Horne, Gabriel Elyazi  and Imani Turner. Congratulations on your completion of TEOP and acceptance to Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering Technologies and Information Technology programs at The Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering.  Each student is awarded up to $10,000 annually for 4 years!

Click for more information on the TEOP program, and pictures of the event.

Science Leaders of the Future Club visits Columbia University

On Thursday, May 9th the Science Leaders of the Future Club had the pleasure of going to Columbia University to attend an informal lecture on CRISPR by Dr. Sternberg, PhD in Biochemistry. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, where he runs a research laboratory. Dr. Sam is a protein-RNA biochemist and CRISPR expert, and he is the co-author, along with Jennifer Doudna, of A Crack in Creation, a popular science book about the discovery, development, and applications of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. Dr. Sternberg was also a featured TEDMED 2015 speaker on the transformative potential of CRISPR—Cas9, and is actively involved in public discussions on the ethical issues surrounding genome editing of human cells.

The trip consisted on a presentation on a seminar room and then a visit into the lab. Students learned how CRISPR technology is being used and they engaged in a interesting debate involving bioethics issues and gene editing benefits/ consequences. Students were able to experience first hand the chance to observe laboratory procedures and understand how a scientist operates experiments in a real laboratory. This biogenetic advancement could be used in the future to modify a persons genes to cure them from a disease or to solve any hereditary malfunctioning. 

Watch video here

Check out the photo gallery here.

The Science Leaders of the Future Club is a professional developmental experience for students. At this point, the students have built resumes, hosted mock interviews, conducted research, and performed hands on experiments.

The club raised the money to go to Columbia University and then out to lunch at the BareBurger in NYC!

Club Sponsors: Ms. Medeiros and Mrs. Mendes

Fashion Week Dress Down - Jersey City Campus

Fashion Week

Teacher Appreciation at the Jersey City Campus (Thursday, May 9th)

The Jersey City teachers and staff enjoyed ice cream from Ben & Jerry's in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week on Thursday.

Check out the photo gallery here.

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