Representatives from The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and the PSEG Foundation visited Public School No. 27 to donate Third Grade Life Choices Coloring and Activity Book, a booklet aimed at educating young students on how to make safe and healthy living choices.
June 5, 2023 - Paterson Public Schools STEAM High School Hosts Its 2nd Annual Wear Orange Gun Violence Awareness Walk
In January of last year, a Paterson STEAM High School honor student who had earned a full scholarship to Montclair State University was killed in a crossfire while bringing groceries to his grandmother.
June 1, 2023 - Two Year Long Youth Equity Stewardship Program Concludes With Student-Lead Projects Showcase
Students and faculty from five schools gathered at Rosa L. Parks High School to wrap up a two-year program aimed at addressing equity in school communities. Funded through ESSER II, the Youth Equity Stewardship (Y.E.S.) program was initiated at Eastside High School, Kennedy High School, The Rosa L. Parks School of the Fine and Performing Arts, the Dr. Frank Napier, Jr. School of Science & Technology, and the Charles J. Riley School in October of 2021 to bring young people’s perspective, vision, creativity, and passion to the forefront of policymaking for schools in the 21st century. The day was a reflection on the students’ two-year journey towards this goal.
June 1, 2023 - Recipients Of The Laura Bush Foundation For America’s Libraries Grant Include Four District Schools
Four district schools, Roberto Clemente, New Roberto Clemente, Public School No. 27, and Dr. Hani Awadallah recently received a $5,000 grant through the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. These schools are part of the 300 schools from 36 states across the country to receive the award. This year, the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries awarded $1.5 million in library grants this year.
May 30, 2023 - Kennedy High School Student-athlete Commits To Montclair State University Pre-medical Program
Paterson Public Schools officials today announced that John F. Kennedy Senior Quameer Maddan has committed to attend Montclair State University (MSU)’s pre-medical program. The program provides academic support and coaching as well as assistance in preparing for the Medical College Admissions Test, or MCAT.
Student-athletes from the Dr. Hani Awadallah School (DHA), Alexander Hamilton Academy (AHA), and John F. Kennedy High School (KHS) won medals at the recent area Special Olympics Track & Field competition. The 34 medalists will compete in the 2023 NJ State Summer Games at The College of New Jersey on June 9th through June 11th.