8th Grade to 12th Grade

07/25/2024

PATERSON CHARTER SCHOOL

FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 8-12

PATERSON CHARTER SCHOOL

FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 8-12

Author: PCSST

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JROTC Leadership Camp

The PCSST JROTC lion battalion heads to Fort Dix, New Jersey for one week of training at the JROTC Cadet leadership camp for 2024. This annual training requirement is only

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Senior Graduation

On Thursday, June 13th we celebrated the accomplishments of the Class of 2024. Our senior class this year was the first ever Kindergarten class here at PCSST. This class has

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8th Grade Moving Up

Thursday, June 13th, we celebrated the accomplishments of our 8th graders completing their final year of middle school. They will all be embarking on a new chapter of their lives by

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STEAM Festival

On Saturday, June 1st, the 8-12 campus hosted the S.T.E.A.M Festival. Students from grades K-8 were invited to experience different activities from science, math, technology, art, engineering and music. Stations

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Dorney Park

This year, the College Coaching Program went on its annual end-of-the-year trip to Dorney Park. In the past, the program would end its amazing year with Six Flags, but this

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Financial Lit Trip

This field trip was hosted by Visions FCU and the NFL Association to give the students an insight into creating wealth and the importance of budgeting, investing,  money management, and coming

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JROTC Award Night

PCSST is pleased to announce the successful culmination of its recent JROTC Award Night. This event celebrated the accomplishments and commitment of our Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets as they received

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10th Grade Trip to NYC Museum

Students from PCCST 10th Grade United States History I Class went on a field trip tothe New York Historical Society Museum to experience the “We the People” tour. They took

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NHS Ceremony

On Friday, May 3rd, current members of the NHS, PCSST staff, and administrators, joined family members in welcoming 20 new inductees to the NHS. Several NHS members took part in

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WPU Gallery Trip

Today the Video Production and Digital Photography classes went to William Paterson University Gallery. They got to visit two galleries and participate in an abstract art-making activity. The students also

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Frozen Musical

On April 24th, PCSST’s Musical Theatre Club presented PCSST’s first musical production, FROZEN Jr., at The Fair Lawn Community Center Theatre. The cast and crew of nearly 50 students worked tirelessly for 3

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Thomas Edison Park Trip

The NJIT dual-enrollment class MET 103-Fundamentals of Engineering Design and Graphics visited the Thomas Edison National Historical Park in West Orange, NJ, on April 18. Faculty participating in the field trip included

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Felician College Field Trip

8th graders enjoyed a trip to Felician College to see a production by the Chamber Theatre Group. Students watched performances of famous short stories/poems, a few of which they’ve read

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Financial Lit Trip

Students went to JA Finance Park in Edison New Jersey. Students had to be involved in the activity by doing simulation activities on their iPads. Students were divided into groups and had a volunteer to

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CCP Spring Camp

This past weekend, from Friday to Sunday, the College Coaching Program went on its annual Spring Camp. Every year the CCP program goes to YMCA Fairview Lake Camp in Newton,

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Career Day

On Thursday, March 28, 2024, the PCSST 8-12 Guidance Department hosted our Annual Career Day, which consisted of 44 confirmed employers from many different industries. Those industries included the following:

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Seton Hall University Visit

As part of our ongoing efforts to provide enriching experiences for our students, Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology sponsored a field trip to Seton Hall University for selected

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Kean-College Fair

On Tuesday, March, 12th the 10th and 12th graders under the supervision of Mrs. Rivera and Ms. Hernandez went to KEAN University. The students were taken to their annual College

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PCSST Annual Multicultural Night

PCSST appreciates all who have participated in the PCSST Annual Multicultural Night. It was a fantastic cultural festival from all over the world. Hope to see you all next year!

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CCP Urban Air

College Coaching Program had a fantastic time at Urban Air. Thank you to all the students, advisors, and parents who have participated.

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Movie Monday

Every year the Senior class gets a designated week for Senior Spirit Week. During the week of March 11th through March 15th the 12th graders have chosen categories to dress up

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Read Across America Trip

On March 4th the Trendsetters and National Honors Society students went down to the K-1 and 2-3 campuses to kick off the Read Across America Week. Monday, March 4 was superhero

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Celebrating Black History Month

In February, the 8-12 campus celebrated Black History Month in different ways. Throughout the month the History Club presented slides on Black Historians during morning assembly. Educating the scholars on people’s history

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CCP Mid-Year Celebration

On Saturday, February 24th the College Coaching Program hosted their annual Mid-Year Celebration. Parents and students came together to celebrate the program and their achievements. Awards such as Character, Most

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Most Improved Breakfast

On Friday, February 23rd the 8-12 campus hosted a “Most Improved” breakfast which was a part of our SWAG celebrations. The most improved breakfast celebrated students who raised their GPA

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JROTC Field Trip

Annually the JROTC cadets visit local veteran homes during the holidays to sing carols and deliver joy. This year due to the flooding the cadets had to reschedule their event; however

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Blue Phantom Gets a Makeover

Once the Mecha Lions competed in their first tournament, they wanted more. Reaching the quarterfinals in the elimination matches was not enough, and they were motivated to do what was

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NJIC American Division

The NJIC Boys Basketball American Division names six PCSST student-athletes with All Team Honors and one Honorable Mention. Coach Jerry Wimberly was named Coach of The Year!

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CCP Snow Tubing

On Saturday, February 3rd, the College Coaching Program went to Campgaw Mountain Ski Area for their annual snow tubing trip. The students and staff had a wonderful time. The weather

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Chef Day

This week kicked off National School Choice Week. On Monday, January 22nd, Maschio’s had chef’s day for students and staff. Last month the student council met with the Mashcio’s team

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December Students of the Month

Each month students are selected by grade-level teachers based on three categories: Academic Excellence, Character, and Acts of Service. The following students were selected for December.  Jazlene Gonzalez Sebastian Leonard

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Financial Literacy Trip

On January 9th the Financial Literacy students along with Mrs. Williams, Mrs. Miller and Ms. Sabino went to Finance Park. They met with other schools and got to apply their

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Unicef Club

The UNICEF Club used the money raised during the UNICEF bake sale and purchased toys as well as weather gear to donate to students in the PCSST Community for Mr. Brunciak and

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History Club Field Trip

Our class attended a Venture Showcase Competition hosted by St. John Vianney High School in Holmdel, NJ. Students from our class competed with teams from several other schools in presenting

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Winter Concerts

On December 5th and 7th the District’s Art and Music department put on their annual winter concerts. The students had been practicing for weeks and the art was hung for

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CCP Bowling Trip

On Friday December 8th the College Coaching Program went to Parkway Lanes for their annual bowling trip with Ms. Coyle, Ms. Reyes and Ms. Diaz. The students were so excited

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WPU Trip for the Art Department

On Wednesday December 6th, Ms. Ostrovsky brought her classes to William Paterson University. They got to visit the galleries and participate in a workshop. They even got to meet the artist

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Trendsetters

This year we started a new course called Trendsetters. It is a leadership course that is the final tier of a leadership program we are piloting. The courses run from

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Battle of the Classes

On the half day before Thanksgiving break we at the 8-12 campus planned a couple of fun activities for the students. During their P.E classes the Marines came to visit

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Thanksgiving at 8-12 Campus

This year the 8-12 campus ran a Thanksgiving fundraiser on November 14th and 15th. Mr. Lightner and the PTO asked students and staff to the task of raising money and

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SWAG

At the end of each marking period we like to celebrate our scholars with our SWAG ceremony. This marking period we celebrated on Thursday November 9th during the P.E classes.

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Hamilton on Broadway

After learning of our acceptance into GilderLehrman’s Eduham program, the USI and APUSH students worked for a few weeks to study documents from the founding fathers and create short performance

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Hispanic Flamenco Show Field Trip

Our students were able to enjoy the most innovative and genuine cultural experiences live on the stage of this fantastic Hispanic Flamenco Show. On this cultural adventure, our students got

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FED 101 Class Trip to Nokia Bell Labs

The NJIT dual-enrollment class FED 101-Fundamentals of Engineering Design visited Nokia Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ, on November 8.  Faculty participating in the field trip included the course instructor, Dr.

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Students of the Month of October

Grade Scholarship Character Service October 8 Arina Choudhury Claudio Silva Malk Atiyat October 9 Jahnylah Williams Javier Romero Ronald Santos Santana October 10 Jean-Paul LaFranco Maria Buitron Mia Mitchell October

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Haunted Hallway

On Friday October 27th the Class of 2023 held their annual “Haunted Hallways”. The seniors each year decorated the hallway and turned down the lights to put on one of

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Student vs. Staff Soccer Game

PCSST Athletic Department hosted their annual staff vs students soccer game. Both the Boys and Girls varsity teams participated in the activities. There was a great turn out. We had a

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Latinx Art Field Trip

We enjoyed our Field trip New Jersey City University’s Latinx Art Exhibit, “Latin American Artists: Dreams and Possibilities /Artistas de Latinoamérica Sueños y Posibilidades” Students from Ms. Rahman’s freshman seminar

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CCP Kick-Off

PCSST College Coaching Program has started 2023-24 school year with CCP Kick-Off. We would like to thank all students, parents, advisors, and the admin team for their continued dedication and support.

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Parent Wellness Saturday

Schedule: 8:30 – 9:15 Morning Excercise 9:15 – 9:45 Breakfast 9:45 – 10: 30 Parent Workshop This program is open to all K-12 PCSST parents. Please drop off your students

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Columbus Day Parade

Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology JROTC Cadetsparticipated in the 79th Annual NYC Columbus Day Parade.  The JROTCsupported NYC celebrations of its Italian cultural roots.  The Cadetsmarched down the

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JROTC Promotion Night

PCSST is pleased to announce the successful culmination of its recent JROTC Promotion Night. This event celebrated the accomplishments and commitment of our Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets as

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CCP Kick-Off

College Coaching Program is an extra curricular program geared to grades 6th through 11th. It is an enrichment program run on Saturdays for students with a 3.5 GPA or higher. They

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Progress Report Conferences

Last year PCSST’s 8-12 campus changed our marking period report card nights into a new annual set up. The teachers are now meeting with parents after progress reports to talk

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Back to School Night

On Tuesday September 12th the 8-12 Campus held its annual Back to School Night. The event started with a meet and greet from the administration team in our newly renovated

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We are all proud of PCSST Alumna

“I am proudly sharing the news article featuring our alumna Jeidy Reyes (Class of 2019) being honored by the mayor as the first Latina Patersonian to successfully graduate from  West Point Military Academy.

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CCP End of Year Celebration

PCSST College Coaching Program has concluded 2022-23 school year with End Of Year Celebration. We would like to thank all students, parents, advisors, and the admin team for their continued dedication

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STEAM FESTIVAL

OPEN FOR ALL K-8TH GRADE STUDENTS 10AM – 2PM Saturday | May 20, 2023 Join us at the 8-12 Campus to participate in STEAM-related activities!

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Arts Department WPU Field Trip

The 8-12 art classes attending WPU for a printmaking gallery exhibit as well as a art making workshop. The students learned about different forms of printmaking and how they are

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3rd Marking Period SWAG

It was that time of the marking period again where we celebrated our students. We are well into the fourth marking period but it was time to celebrate the accomplishments

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NHS Induction Ceremony

On April 25th the National Honor Society conducted their Induction Ceremony. Past inductees as well as new members gathered for this special event. Dr. Coskun and Mr. Ghaly gave speeches to

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Spanish Field Trip

The show that our scholars went to see is called “HISPANIA-AMERICAN”, this event took place at the “Margaret Williams Theatre” at NJCU, Jersey City on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. This show highlights the

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PCSST Multicultural Night!

It is time to celebrate cultural diversity. You are cordially invited to the 2023 PCSST Multicultural Night!  Please invite and encourage your students, parents, and colleagues. There will be a special show

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CCP Bowling Trip

The College Coaching Program brought back their bowling trip at Parkway Lanes. Parents and students were invited to participate in a fun filled night full of bowling and pizza. Everyone

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CCP Bowling Night

On Wednesday 3/15 College Coaching Program students and families will be heading to Parkway Lanes for a fun night of bowling, pizza and laughs. It should be an amazing time.

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NFHS School Honor Roll

The National Federation of State High School Associations is pleased to announce that Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology has earned Level 1 status within the NFHS School Honor

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Robotics Field Trip

On Saturday, February 11, PCSST’s Mecha Lions competed in the League Tournament of the First Tech Challenge at Glen Rock High School. The team was confident in their robot, with an

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CCP Snow Tubing

CCP took its students to Campgaw Mountain Ski for a day of snow tubing. The students and staff had lots of fun hitting the slopes and had a great day.

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Robotics at Blairstown

On Sunday, January 22, PCSST’s Mecha Lions went all the way up to Blairstown, to compete in their second scrimmage of the season at Blair Academy. Mecha Lions lost a few

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Spirit Week

The week before the holiday break PCSST holds its Spirit Week for students and staff. This week consists of fun dress down days and battle of the classes activities. Everyday

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Robotics

After about ten years of hiatus, PCSST relaunched its robotics team this year, and on December 11 2022, the students participated in their first tournament at River Dell Highschool in

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Veterans Day Assemblies

On Tuesday, November 8th, Sgt. Baker, Mr. Lightner, and the JROTC Color Guard came to the Wabash Campus to talk about Veterans Day. The students had the opportunity to ask

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Haunted Hallway Fundraiser

The annual Senior Haunted Hallway came back to the 8-12 campus. This year we opened it up to the PCSST community and had a sold out event. The seniors decorated

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