Explore Hosts Career Day

(April 15, 2019--Jersey City, NJ) Career Day at Explore Middle School was a success with over 30 professionals as well as County Prep and High Tech High School instructors and students participating in an eventful day. Professionals in fields ranging from hospitality services to cyber security to wildlife conservation and more shared their backgrounds...

Students Get Sneak Peak at High Tech Dance Department’s “Novum”

(April 10, 2019–Jersey City, NJ) As the High Tech dance majors and their instructor, Trista DeFilippis, prepared for the spring show, Novum, they invited Explore students to sneak a peak during their final dress rehearsal. The students were thrilled to see a number of the pieces from Novum, that were all student choreographed; one...

Guttenberg Student Government Day

(Jersey City — March 25th, 2019) The Explore Middle School Student Council was invited to spend the day at Guttenberg City Hall to celebrate Student Government Day. Student Government Day was created to assist students in developing an effective civics education through local government. By participating in Student Government Day, the students learned the...

Explore Middle School Celebrates Black History Month

Explore Middle School Celebrates Black History Month with Olympian Gail Marquis and Fashion Commentator Audrey Smaltz

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Explore Middle School celebrated Black History Month on Thursday morning with a culminating assembly featuring keynote speakers United States Olympian, Gail Marquis, and former Ebony fashion commentator, Audrey Smaltz. The assembly also featured remarks by County Executive Tom DeGise, music from The Spirit of Life Ensemble Band, and multiple student...

Student Spotlight: Gabriel Marandino

Gabriel Marandino is a 6th-grade student at Explore Middle School. On Thursday, February 28th, during Explore’s Black History Month Celebration, Gabriel performed an excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”. As he concluded his performance, he was met with a standing ovation from his peers, teachers, and esteemed...

Explore Middle School PSA Hosts International Food Night

(February 6th–Jersey City) The Explore Middle School Parent-Student Association (PSA) hosted the school’s first International Food Night. In an effort to celebrate Hudson County’s rich culture of foods and bring the Explore family together, the PSA, faculty, staff, and students donated a variety of dishes for an evening of dining and socializing. Mid-year report...

Explore Middle School Students Participate in ‘Shark Tank’ Style Competition to Present Second Quarter Projects

February 6, 2019, JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Students from Explore Middle School entered into the “Shark Tank” on Wednesday morning to present their second quarter projects to Administrators at Hudson County Schools of Technology. The presentations all provided a solution to a scientific phenomena and required students to thoroughly research, market and answer questions...

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