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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

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

Upcoming Events

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

Movie Night on December 21st

Movie Night

We will be hosting a movie night for students on Friday, December 21st at 1:30pm in the cafeteria. The cost of admission is $2, and all students are welcome to attend. We will be showing Home Alone, and pizza and popcorn will be available to those in attendance! We look forward to seeing you there!

Newark Campus Honor Roll Students Honored

The honor roll students at the Newark campus were honored in a ceremony on Tuesday, December 11th 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

M.E.T.S. Newark Student Orientation Newark Orientation

orientation

M.E.T.S. Newark students should come to 570 Broad Street in Newark for the 8/16/18 Freshman Orientation and the 8/17/28 Upperclassmen Orientation.

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

news

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.

M.E.T.S. Newark students honored at 25th annual Essex County Academic Awards Banquet Principal Harris with Tamia West and Sharine Annoh

Seniors honored for high GPA's

Sharine Annoh and Tamia West, both M.E.T.S. Newark seniors, were honored at the Essex County Academic Awards Banquet for having the top two grade point averages at M.E.T.S. Newark campus.

Facts about the new M.E.T.S. Newark Campus for the 2018-2019 school year New Newark Campus

Newark

M.E.T.S. is excited to announce the new Newark campus location for the 2018-2019 school year.  Read for facts about starting at M.E.T.S. Newark!

M.E.T.S. Newark Campus hosts Multicultural Night M.E.T.S. dances to the beat

M.E.T.S. celebrates diversityM.E.T.S. celebrates diversity. Click to see more photos.

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.

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. Newark celebrates the Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is organized by Code.org, a public non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science.

M.E.T.S. celebrates the Hour of Code

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

53 students at M.E.T.S. Newark earn high marks!

Read on to see what M.E.T.S. Newark students earned high marks!

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.

M.E.T.S. Newark campus 9th & 10th Grade Placement Meetings

-  Newark public schools will be having an information session at 909 Broad Street on Monday, October 23rd from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm to review the placement process.

 

M.E.T.S. Newark campus will dismiss at 12 noon on 9/1/2017 and 9/5/2017

This Friday, 9/1/2017, and Tuesday, 9/5/2017, the M.E.T.S. Newark campus will dismiss at 12 noon.

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

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.

It's almost summer, but the learning doesn't stop!

M.E.T.S. Charter School has released summer work for all returning students.  This work will act as a guide and prepare students for what lies ahead in their course work.

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.

Click Here for the full Press Release

Newark 12th grade special announcement

Please read for important information regarding the decision made during last night’s board meeting about 12th grade students for this year.

Newark 11th grade special announcement

Please read for important information regarding the decision made during last night’s board meeting about 11th grade students for next year.

Newark 9th & 10th grade special announcement

Please read for important information regarding the decision made during last night’s board meeting about 9th and 10th grade students.

Newark Safety and Security Update

Please read to find out about the safety and security updates at the M.E.T.S. Newark Campus. 

M.E.T.S. Newark campus to have an Information Session for Monday, October 16th.

What: Information Session

When: 5:30 PM on Monday, October 16th

Where: Newark Campus at 909 Broad Street

M.E.T.S. Newark Campus will be resuming school on Wednesday, October 11th

M.E.T.S. Newark students will go back to school school on Wednesday, October 11th.

Please read for more details.

M.E.T.S. Newark Campus is closed tomorrow, Friday, 10/6/17

Please note that M.E.T.S. Newark students will not be reporting to school tomorrow, Friday, October 6th. School will be back in session on Tuesday, October 10th, following the Columbus Day holiday.  M.E.T.S. Jersey City will be running a normal schedule tomorrow, Friday, October 6th.  

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.