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Updated Location for January Board Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
NEW TIME/DIFFERENT LOCATION
M.E.T.S. CHARTER SCHOOL

In compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq.), notice is hereby given that the M.E.T.S. Charter School Board of Trustees’ monthly meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2019 has been moved to the Newark campus located at 570 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102.  The meeting will be called to order at 6:00 PM.  The school entrance is around the corner on Fulton Street.

Formal Action Will Be Taken

Gail Long
SBA/Bd Secty
January 17, 2019

A note from our new nurse, Nurse Joe

Dear M.E.T.S. Community,

First, I’d like to introduce myself,

My name is Joseph Roy, RN. The students call me Nurse Joe. I have been filling in at the M.E.T.S. Charter School as the school nurse for the past few months and now I am the full-time nurse here in Jersey City.

My first order of business here at the M.E.T.S. Charter School is to get to know a little more about the students. I have included with this letter a Student Health Information form (see the link below). This form will help me get to know your children and assist with any health care needs they may have. Please fill it out as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, concerns or comments regarding the healthcare of your child (or children) please do not hesitate to contact me. My phone number is 201.526.8500 ext. 711 and my email is jroy@metscharterschool.org


Here's the link to the health information form:

https://goo.gl/forms/3MCHIFfRkRU35LhL2

 

Yours in Health,

Joe Roy, RN

It's time for the Middle School Science Fair

Science Fair

Students and parents are invited to come view the Middle School Science Fair on Tuesday, January 22nd from 4:00-5:30pm in the church basement. Our middle school students will be presenting their science experiments. 

Jersey City Robotics - "Battle in the Blizzard” Meet at Millburn High School  

"Battle in the Blizzard” Meet at Millburn High School  

Robotics team testing and refining their robot to earn as many points at the "Battle in the Blizzard" Meet, Millburn High School.

    Robotics 1           Robotics 2   

Robotics 3           Robotics 4

Jersey City Engineering Classes Hard at Work!

Students are applying their knowledge and skills in building hospital delivery vehicle. Students are challenged to build and program an autonomous vehicle that can safely deliver medications and supplies to various patients in an assisted living facility.

Engineering Classes 2      Engineering Classes 3      

Students are modeling "Best Solution". Students are challenged to build a solar panel tracker system. The purpose of this challenge is to aim at the brightest part of the sky automatically using light sensors.

Engineering Classes 5      Engineering Classes 6      

Class of 2020 - Apply for the Jersey City Youth Works Program

Before winter break, the Class of 2020 students from Jersey City met with representatives from the Jersey City Mayor's Office in regards to the Jersey City Youth Works Program. This program is a paid internship that takes place over the course of 6 weeks in the summer. Students are being encouraged to apply for this program which requires a resume, transcripts, interview, three essays, and a letter of recommendation. It is open to Class of 2020 residents of Jersey City and provides students with the opportunity to work at prestigious companies such as:

Hudson County Chamber of Commerce

Hyatt Regency Jersey City 

Investors Bank 

Jersey City Medical Center 

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Liberty Science Center  

The above are just a few companies who have partnered with the program, and there are many more. So far, we have had about 35 students from M.E.T.S. who have submitted the initial paperwork to begin the application process. We'd like to see more apply. The program is highly competitive, so get your application in today!

Ms. Zamora and Ms. Casella are sponsoring this activity, and will be holding a resume workshop after school in an effort to guide students in the essay writing process. Dates of this activity will be announced soon.

More information on the Jersey City Youth Works Program can be found at https://www.jerseycityyouthworks.org/partners/.

If you need more information please do not hesitate to contact either Ms. Casella or Ms.Zamora.

Sixth Grader Wins National Double Dutch Competition at the Apollo Theater!

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Sixth grader Amatullah Muhammad and her Jersey City Honey Bees double dutch team won the National Double Dutch League’s Holiday Classic held at the Apollo Theater in New York on December 2nd. Check out the article from www.nj.com below:

http://www.nj.com/hudson/2018/12/jersey-city-double-dutch-team-wins-big-at-apollo-theater.html

Congrats Amatullah. The M.E.T.S. Charter School community is proud of you!

Boys Basketball Results

Boys Basketball

 

The boys varsity basketball team fell to Eastern Christian High School 59-47. Keshon Phillips led the way with 11 points on the night. The boys are back in action on Friday at Hasbrouck Heights at 7:00pm. Come out and support the team!

Board Meeting Tomorrow Night!

The December Board of Education meeting for M.E.T.S. Charter School will be held tomorrow, December 19th, at 7:00pm at our Newark campus, 2nd floor. If you wish to comment during the public comment section please be sure to sign up here.

School Board Meeting

STEM Program - Technical Enrichment & Outreach Program M.E.T.S. Students Graduate Fall Outreach Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University

The following Jersey City students have been awarded up to $40,000 in scholarships to Fairleigh Dickinson University. The M.E.T.S. graduates are Nourhan Fathy, Ahmed Amasha, Raichel Cochancela, Erik Ramirez, Davion Massey, Atrell Johnson, Mariah Laboy, Yusuf Harris, Amechelle Leander and Ashley Rosa. 

TEOP Students

M.E.T.S. Engineering Students Recognized by The New Jersey Boards Association and the U.S. Army at STEAM Tank 2018 Final Competition

STEAM Tank

The STEAM Tank Challenge, created and sponsored by NJSBA and the U.S. Army, encourages students in the areas of STEAM – science, technology, engineering, the arts and math.The following students are recognized for their innovative I-STEAM program entry in the STEAM TANK competition. The M.E.T.S. (Jersey City) students are Aisha Bhamla, Joshua Cordon and Muhammad Saad.

Upcoming Events

Events for Girls and Boys Basketball, Cheerleading, and each campus activities

Honor Roll Students to be Honored at the Jersey City Campus

Our Jersey City honor roll students will be honored in a ceremony today, Friday, December 14th, for their accomplishments during the first marking period.

Are You Interested in Speaking at a Board Meeting?

Are you interested in speaking at an upcoming board meeting? If so, you may utilize the public comment session to address your concerns. In an effort to streamline the process for those that wish to speak, we ask that you fill out the Public Comment Sign-up form located on our Board of Education page. The next regularly scheduled meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 19th at 7:00pm in our Newark location, 570 Broad Street.

Please Note: This portion of the meeting is open to citizens for comment on agenda items only. Residents are to state their names, addresses, and subject matter. Comments may be limited to five minutes per person. Members of the public are discouraged from speaking negatively about an employee or a student. The Board bears no responsibility for comments made by the public. Comments regarding employees or students cannot be legally responded to by the Board. Other comments may be responded to tonight or at subsequent meetings under "old business."

Remaining 2018-2019 Board of Education Meeting Dates

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - Newark Campus
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - Jersey City Campus
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - Newark Campus
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Jersey City Campus
Wednesday, April 17. 2019 - Newark Campus
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - Jersey City Campus
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - Newark Campus
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - Jersey City Campus

Winter Sports Schedules are now Available!

Check out the winter sports schedules that are available under our Athletics page located on the top menu bar. 

Final Girls Basketball Scrimmage Results

Girls Basketball

The M.E.T.S. Charter School girls basketball team wrapped up their preseason schedule with scrimmages against Central High School, Ferris High School, Linden High School, and Payne Tech. M.E.T.S. took a hard fought loss against Central 37-33. Briana Lee lead the way with 23 points, 16 rebounds, 6 steals, and 3 blocks. Oreoluwa Awojobi added 5 points, and Lidia Santos 4 points. In a win against Ferris High School, Brianna Lee again led the way with 30 points, 17 rebounds, 8 steals, and 2 blocks. Jawannie O'Neil contributed 5 points in the win. The Lady Mustangs open their season tomorrow at Verona High School at 4:30pm. Please come out and support our ladies!

Girls Basketball Beats Becton Regional High School

Girls Basketball

The girls basketball team defeated Becton Regional 40-26 in a scrimmage on Wednesday night. Brianna Lee lead the team with 29 points, 12 rebounds, 4 steals, and 3 blocks. Gianna Mercado also contributed with 6 points, 4 rebounds, and 8 steals. The girls are back in action on Friday, December 7th at Central High School at 4:00pm.

Girls Basketball Scrimmage

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On Monday, December 3rd, the girls basketball team participated in a scrimmage at Irvington High School. After a valiant effort, the team lost 30-40. Briana Lee lead the team with 24 point, 11 rebounds, and 2 assists. The girls will be back into action in a scrimmage at Becton Regional High School at 4:30pm on Wednesday, December 6th.

Rescheduled November Board Meeting - Tuesday, December 4th at 7:00pm - Jersey City Campus

School Board Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING RESCHEDULE DATE

M.E.T.S. CHARTER SCHOOL

In compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq.), notice is hereby given that the M.E.T.S. Charter School Board of Trustees’ monthly meeting for November 2018 has been re-scheduled to Tuesday, December 4, 2018.  The meeting will be called to order at 7:00 PM in the Jersey City campus located at 211 Sherman Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07307.

Formal Action Will Be Taken


Gail Long, SBA/Bd Secty

Report Card Conferences

Sign Up for a Meeting with Your Child's Teacher Below!

Spirit Week at Jersey City Campus

It's Spirit Week at J.C. Campus!

Attention Fall Athletes Go Mustangs!

Go Mustangs!

Please read for more information on Mustang Soccer and Volleyball registration and tryouts.

M.E.T.S. Charter School 2018 Graduation Information 2018 Graduation

2018 Graduation

Read to find out more about the M.E.T.S. Charter School 2018 Graduation at New Jersey City University on Thursday, 6/28/19

M.E.T.S. welcomes new Lead Administrator, Mr. J. Ethan Bashir! news

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M.E.T.S. Charter School is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Lead Administrator, Mr. J. Ethan Bashir.

M.E.T.S. makes headway! light

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M.E.T.S. Charter School is happy to announce that the New Jersey Department of Education has removed M.E.T.S. Charter School from probationary status. We want to thank everyone for their hard work this past year.

Jersey City Summer School Registration Information Summer School

JCPS Summer School Registration

Summer School Registration for Jersey City residents is at the J.C.B.O.E. building on June 12th, June 14th, and June 25th. 

M.E.T.S. Jersey City students honored at the 31st annual Hudson County Academic Achievement Banquet Award

Awards

Ms. Dullea - Interim Lead Administrator, Christopher Florentino, Wayne Sunga, and Mr. Malpass - Jersey City  Instructional Leader

M.E.T.S. students graduate spring outreach program at Fairleigh Dickinson University TEOP graduates

 

Spring TEOP graduates

The following students are awarded up to $40,000 in scholarships to Fairleigh Dickinson University. The M.E.T.S. graduates are Gurdat Ramkissoon, Nandi Williams, Fanuel Perez, Paul Lopez , Aisha Bhamla, Joshua Cordon, Bryan Escobar, Joshua Leander, Marcus Alicea, Tyler Alexander, Q'uara Phillips-Hill and Andrew Heinzmann.

M.E.T.S. engineering students recognized by Fairleigh Dickinson University at TEOP Sponsor Appreciation Day M.E.T.S. makes

TEOP

Marti Salazar, Jaylynne Garcia, Andrew Heinzmann, and Bryan Escobar were all honored by FDU through the Technical Enrichment Outreach Program.

M.E.T.S. students impress with STEAM Tank idea at NJIT STEAM exploration

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Aisha Bhamla, Nandi Williams, Muhammad Saad, and Joshua Cordon all wowed the panel at NJIT when presenting their wonderful STEAM Tank idea.

The Stevens Institute & Junior Achievement of New Jersey STEM & business workshop M.E.T.S. makes

M.E.T.S. at Stevens Institute

M.E.T.S. students participate in a STEM workshop at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. 

M.E.T.S. students participate in National Walkout Day

#Enough

Brianna Lee joins the exclusive 1,000-point club

Mustang mentality!

Brianna Lee reaches 1,000 career points!

Lady Mustangs take home the NJCSAL Tournament Title

M.E.T.S. wins both NJCSAL GIRLS BASKETBALL TITLES

M.E.T.S. wins both NJCSAL GIRLS BASKETBALL TITLES

The M.E.T.S. Cheer Squad charms the crowd!

M.E.T.S. Cheerleaders root on Mustang Basketball

M.E.T.S. Robotics takes third place at the "Battle in the Blizzard" First Tech Challenge

M.E.T.S. Robotics takes a third!

M.E.T.S. Mechanical Mayhem took third place at Milburn High School's robotics competition.

Girls Basketball makes history with school's first tournament title at the Hudson River Classic

Lady Mustangs bring home the win!

The M.E.T.S. Girls Basketball team defeated Brearley of Kenilworth, 47-37, in the final of the Hudson River Classic at McNair Academic in Jersey City.  It marked the first tournament title in any sport for M.E.T.S. Charter School.

M.E.TS. Science Fair Winners Recognized

Mr. Malpass and Ms. Lopez congratulate the winners of this years science fair in fron tof this years Diversity Tree!

Winners of the Science Fair!

Mustang Basketball opens season with strong wins over Central Jersey College Charter

Boys Basketball won 69-35 and the Lady Mustangs won 67-12 against Central Jersey College Charter.

Boys Basketball won 69-35 and the Lady Mustangs won 67-12 against Central Jersey College Charter.

M.E.T.S. Robotics gets ready for challenge at Livingston , NJ

M.E.T.S. MECHANICAL MAYHEM will continue their FIRST® robotics season this Sunday, 12/11/17

M.E.T.S. robot #6110

National Honor Society is holding a Winter Raffle Ticket Contest

Win a Visa gift card! Join the raffle!

Win a Visa gift card! Join the raffle!

-  $1.00 for 1 ticket

-  $3.00 for 5 tickets

 

Check out the 2018-2019 Online Newspaper

Check out the The METronome at https://themetronome.org/

Check out the The METronome at https://themetronome.org/

M.E.T.S. Jersey City Campus - Third Quarter Honor Roll M.E.T.S. celebrates excellence

great job!

Please read to see the full list of recipients. 

M.E.T.S. students successfully complete Fairleigh Dickinson University's Technical Enrichment Outreach Program

M.E.T.S. students graduate TEOP program earning scholarships up to $10,000 annually for 4 years at Fairleigh Dickinson University.Great work STEM students.

M.E.T.S. just wrapped up a successful canned food drive!

Canned food drive success!

Boys Soccer celebrates their season at Senior Night

Thank you Daniel Piedrahita, Angel Soto, Matthew Soto, Ibrahim Hussein, and Mario Galdamez! 

Thank you Daniel Piedrahita, Angel Soto, Matthew Soto, Ibrahim Hussein, and Mario Galdamez!

Girls Volleyball beats Bergen Charter 2-1 on Senior Night

Thank you Janelly Chevres, Melissa Castano, Layla Munusami!

Thank you Janelly Chevres, Layla Munusami, and Melissa Castano!

M.E.T.S. Celebrates Unity

This Friday, October 27th, staff created wonderful masterpieces representing unity.


On Friday, October 27th staff created wonderful masterpieces representing unity.

Former student passes away

M.E.T.S. Jersey City will be having grief counseling on 10/20/19 to help with the coping of this unfortunate event.

M.E.T.S. Jersey City campus will dismiss at 1 pm on Tuesday, 9/5/2017

This Tuesday, 9/5/2017, the M.E.T.S. Jersey City campus will dismiss at 1 pm.

As a reminder, all M.E.T.S. campuses will be closed on Monday, 9/4/2017.

Robotics Kick-Off

METS students start their robotics season on September 9th at Livingston High School.  Each team is challenged to design, build, program, and operate robots to compete in a head-to-head challenge.

M.E.T.S. Ribbon Cutting

M.E.T.S. Newark had a wonderful Ribbon Cutting this past Monday with Governor Chris Christie giving a warm supportive speech.

M.E.T.S. 2017 Scholarship Awards

M.E.T.S. Charter School is proud to announce that our 2017 seniors have received over $4 million in scholarships to college.

Math and Science in Action

Engineering Mustangs Are Learning and Winning! M.E.T.S. Charter School Students Display Engineering Skills at Panasonic CDC Robotics Challenge

The M.E.T.S. Charter School Robotics Team won in the first round and is moving to the finals competition of the 2017 Panasonic Creative Design Challenge on Tuesday, April 27th at NJIT. Congratulations and good luck to the students! A team of highly-trained Robotics Club students participated in the first round of Panasonic’s Creative Design Challenge (CDC) at the New Jersey Institute for Technology (NJIT) on February 1st. Sophomores Marti Salazar, Daniel San Miguel and Justin Alcantara were the Mustangs who matched wits against 40 public and private high schools from around the state. Panasonic’s CDC is a premier science and technology competition for high school students.

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