Explore Middle School Kicks of 2nd Thematic Unit with Trip to the Liberty Science Center

(November 16th, 2018–Jersey City, NJ) Explore Middle School students and staff attended a trip to the Liberty Science Center sponsored by the BASF Company. Students attended the trip, led by the science department, to kick-off their next thematic unit, “phenomenon and the engineering design process”. For this unit, students will take into account different...

Explore Middle School Students Encouraged to ‘Choose Kindness’ at Anti-Bullying Presentation by Professional Speaker Kerry Magro

JERSEY CITY — Students at Explore Middle School attended an anti-bullying presentation by professional and motivational speaker Kerry Magro. Magro, who is on the autism spectrum, encouraged students to “choose kindness” and shared his own powerful story of being bullied growing up during his visit to the school this month. The roughly 50 minute...

Explore Middle School Participates in “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”

(October 28th, 2018–Jersey City, NJ) Explore Middle School participated in the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk at Lincoln Park. Principal Krone and Supervisor Velazquez welcomed staff, students, and parents as they gathered together early Sunday morning to walk. Administrative Assistant, Michelene Calabrese noted that it is always important for the staff to participate...

Explore 6th Graders Celebrate Chemistry Week with Ms. Cynthia Reyes, BASF Corp.

(October 26, 2018–Jersey City, NJ) To celebrate Chemistry Week, Explore parent and Human Resource Specialist for BASF Corporation, Cynthia Reyes, met with the 6th­grade students to complete a lab experiment. The students participated in a “Chemistry Caper” challenge where they learned about a simple chromatographic process that is used to separate the components of...

Commissioner Cosmo Cirillo Joins Explore Middle School for Student Council Election

(October 22nd, 2018–Jersey City, NJ) Explore Middle School held its 1st Student Council election on Friday, October 19th, which included a visit from Commissioner of Public Affairs for West New York and Town Administrator for Guttenberg, Mr. Cosmo Cirillo. Supervisor and Social Studies teacher, Ms. Jamie Velazquez is leading the Student Council with 6th-grade...

Explore Middle School Open House

(October 11th, 2018–Jersey City, NJ) Explore Middle School held an “Open House” for current 5th graders who may be interested in applying for the fall of 2019. Principal Krone, Supervisor Velazquez, and staff welcomed over 200 people for building tours of classrooms, the wellness center, computer lab, and art room. Faculty-led sessions on key...

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