Ramapo College Receives Grant for Students to Study and Research Climate Change Issues

MAHWAH, N.J. — Ramapo College of New Jersey students in 2022 will have an opportunity to get hands-on specialized experience on climate change issues thanks to support from a private grantor. The grant for Teaching, Research & Action to Combat Climate Change will provide the means for four Ramapo students to work and study at

Changing Lives in Paterson: University educates and empowers Paterson youth and young adults to make healthy life choices

A dozen teen girls are gathered in small groups in a conference room at Oasis – A Haven for Women and Girls, a nonprofit located in the heart of Paterson, on a recent Monday afternoon. Wheatherly Almonte ’20 breaks the chatter with, “Today’s topic is social media, social norms and peer pressure.” She has their

Paterson Music Project Launches New Music Program at John P. Holland Charter School

PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Music Project (PMP) has announced that it has launched a new partnership with the John P. Holland Charter School to serve 230 students with specialized music instruction. Through this new initiative, PMP teaching artists will provide general music classes to 172 students in grades one through two once a week

College Achieve Paterson Earns Highest Rank from New Jersey DOE for Strong Academic Outcomes

PATERSON, NJ - Recently obtained data from the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) revealed that the three schools operated by College Achieve Public Schools (CAPS) all achieved the top two possible rankings for being among the best public charter schools in the state. College Achieve Paterson earned the distinction of a “Tier 1 School”

Paterson’s College Achieve Charter School Moves into State-of-the-Art Campus to Meet Demand

PATERSON, NJ—College Achieve Paterson successfully launched the new year at its new Downtown campus featuring amenities that will expand students academic and arts experiences. The school, which will house grades seven to 10 during the 2021-22 school year, rolled out new classes and programs including advanced academic, physical fitness, and a wide variety of arts

As restored Hinchliffe Stadium rises, Paterson engineering students learn their craft

PATERSON — As construction trucks rumbled in the background, Paterson High School students taking an advanced engineering class got some real-life lessons on Wednesday about the challenges involved in rebuilding a national landmark. Standing inside historic Hinchliffe Stadium, the students from Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology listened to the architect talk about efforts

Paterson’s Eastside High School JROTC programs gain ‘elite’ status

Joe Malinconico Paterson Press PATERSON — Three mornings a week, 17-year-old Angel Ventura arrives at Eastside High School at 6:45 a.m., 90 minutes before students are required to report for classes. The senior also stays after school an extra 90 minutes. Such are the demands of being a company commander in Eastside’s Junior Reserve Officer

Paterson Public Schools’ IB Students Continue to Make the Grade

By STEVE LENOX PATERSON, NJ – Despite the challenges of learning in the midst of a global health emergency, four students in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program at International High School’s Class of 2021 have met the rigorous requirements to earn the distinguished IB Diploma. On Wednesday Superintendent Eileen Shafer announced the four, all now

Paterson’s UCEDA Institute Launches Mayoral Scholarship to Help Students Gain Path to Citizenship

By ED RUMLEY PATERSON, NJ - In celebration of the United Nations English Language Day, Paterson’s UCEDA Institute granted three scholarships to city residents to assist them in mastering English as a second language. As a result, organizers said, recipients will be better empowered to gain employment and a clear pathway to citizenship. The annual

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