PCSST

07/25/2024

PATERSON CHARTER SCHOOL

FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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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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Spelling Bee

This year PCSSTs 2-3 campus had their 3rd annual Spelling bee. Our top 2 spellers from each of our 2nd and 3rd-grade classes battled it out with their knowledge and

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Annual Carnival Day

This year PCSSTs 2-3 campus had their 3rd annual 2-3 Carnival Day. This event is always a highlight of the school year. It’s a wonderful day of fun, treats, and

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Field Days

On June 11th and 12th, our 4-7 Campus hosted our annual field day competition. We kicked things off with the 4th and 5th graders on Tuesday, followed by the 6th

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Talent Show

The “Surfing with the Stars” talent show at the 4-7 campus was super exciting! Students showed off their amazing talents, and everyone had a blast watching. The big winners were

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4th Grade Vocabulary Parade

Our 4th-grade scholars creatively demonstrated their knowledge and understanding of grade-level vocabulary words in our first annual Vocabulary Parade. Utilizing words from our Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Music,

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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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History Fair

On June 4th, the 4-7 Social Studies department conducted their annual History Fair. Fourth grade created presentations on our 50 states. Fifth grade presented projects on countries of the world.

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2Rs Fun Friday

After learning about maps in 2nd-grade science and social studies, Mrs. Schrul and Mrs. Santana decided for 2Rs Fun Friday that they would take to the next level. Students showed

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Ice Cream Social

The First graders had an Ice Cream Social on Friday, May 31, 2024. This was an End of year celebration and send-off to the second grade.

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Career Day

4-7 Wabash Campus held its first Career Day Fair style. It was filled with energy and enthusiasm as students walked through a bustling maze of career tables each offering a

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Spring Concert

On Thursday evening, scholars from the 4-7 campus took the stage to perform in our spring concert! They did a fantastic job singing songs learned in their music classes this

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Spring Dance

On May 24th, our 4th and 5th-grade scholars had the time of their lives celebrating their first party, Spring Dreams…The Party. Our scholars showed up in dress-to-impress outfits, ready to party,

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Garden Club Field Trip

On May 10th, 2023 our 3rd grade Garden club visited the New York Botanical Gardens. During this trip, students were able to view rare and colorful species of flowers, animals,

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NED Show

NED’s Mindset Mission is a character education program that centers around three important messages that have lifelong relevance: Never give up, Encourage others, and Do your best. During the assembly, students

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3rd Grade Music Field Trip

This year our 3rd graders embarked on a musical adventure to Carnegie Hall for the Orchestra Strings show. The show guides students through a yearlong exploration of orchestral repertoire and music-making.

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Trip to Liberty Science Center

Our First-grade scholars had the pleasure of taking a field trip to Liberty Science Center. They were able to explore various scientific exhibits. The scholars truly enjoyed their experience.

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Geography Bowl

The following students won for their grade level after multiple rounds of almost 50 geography questions: 4th Grade J. Polonia, A. Soto 5th Grade J. Moreira, C. Galeano 6th Grade

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Drama Club Performance

On Thursday, April 23rd, students from the Wabash Drama Club (Grades 4-7) performed the play, “The Audition” to their first-ever audience. After rehearsing after school for only 2 days a week over the past 5

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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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5th Grade Trip to Waterloo Village

5th-grade students participated in a field trip to Waterloo Village, a restored 19th-century canal town. Students had the opportunity to learn about farm life in the 1800s and engaged in

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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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Poetry Slam

In April we celebrate National Poetry Month with our Annual Poetry Slam at PCSST. Our scholars from the 4th to 7th grade recited their original work for their peers. Our winners

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Lokai Rose Visit

Lokai Rose is a nonprofit education company that provides exciting outdoor exploration, exotic pet rescue, respectful wildlife interactions, and passionate education about all things nature. The 2-3 campus was fortunate enough

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Guardian Gala Friday

On Friday, 4/19/24, our 2-3 community came together for our 2nd annual Guardian Gala. From glamorous gowns to suave suits, every gala is a night to remember! This event serves

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2nd Grade Field Trip

This year, the 2nd-grade students embarked on an adventure to the Turtleback Zoo. From the majestic lions to the playful groundhogs, there was so much to discover! During the trip, students were

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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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Spring Book Fair

As our Spring Bookfair draws to the end, we reflect on a 6-day event filled with literary excitement. From April 19th to April 26th, students and teachers visited to explore

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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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Take Your Child to Work Day

Take Your Child to Work Day is an annual event that is typically celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April. The aim of this event is to provide children with

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7th Grade Trip to Felician College

Our seventh-grade students enjoyed a wonderful stage performance of several short stories that they read in class. These included Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven and The Tell-Tale Heart, Mark Twain’s

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Earth Day Event

On April 23, 2024, 5th and 7th grade scholars participated in an after-school Earth Day event in Wabash Campus. Scholars painted flower pots, picked up trash from outside of the

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The Chef Day Event

The Chef Day Event was organized by Maschio’s Food Company and featured National Tacos as the preferred food choice among students, based on a survey that was conducted prior 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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Spring Book Fair

PCSST 4-7 campus library will host a Spring Book Fair from 4/19 to 4/26. All information can be found in one link, our school bookfair homepage: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/pcsst4-7bookfairSpring2024

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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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Middle School Science Fair

This past Saturday, the science department at 4-7 Wabash campus held a Science Fair. The event was a fantastic opportunity for our scholars to showcase their scientific expertise, and there

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4-7 Grade NJSLA Parent Workshop

On April 15th, Wabash Campus hosted a workshop for parents of students in grades 4-7. The workshop, titled “NJSLA Parent Workshop”, provided parents with information on how to help their

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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 2024

Today, WABASH 4-7 celebrated Read Across America! Special guest readers shared their favorite stories with all grade levels. Then, while the students were sitting quietly reading in the hallways during

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BizTown Trips

On March 4th and 5th, PCSST’s 6th graders attended a field trip to Junior Achievement Biztown in Edison, New Jersey. This capstone event followed a six-week financial literacy, economy, and career

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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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K-3 STEM Parent Program

The Grades K-3 STEM Parent Night was an engaging and educational event that fostered creativity and critical thinking in young minds. The highlight of the evening was a hands-on activity

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Paint Night

On February 15th and 22nd, 2024 the 2-3 campus had its first Parent and Child paint night! This is a new initiative for our campus to help build community amongst our families. And

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Black History Month Assemblies

Black History Month was created to focus attention on the contributions of African Americans to the United States. It honors all Black people from all periods of U.S. history, from

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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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Valentine’s Day Dance

4-7 Wabash Campus and the Middle School Lady Lions Cheerleading Team present their 2nd Annual, “Valentine’s Day Dance”. This Valentine’s Day dance was first initiated and presented as an invested

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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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Black History Month Laser Show

4-7-grade students enjoyed a Black History Laser Tribute at the Wabash Campus Meeting on Wednesday, February 14th. The dazzling show celebrated African American icons like Rosa Parks, Aretha Franklin, and

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School Choice at K-1 Campus

Every January we celebrate National School Choice. Here at the k-1 campus, we had plenty of exciting activities throughout the week. Here are a few pictures.

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Breakfast at PCSST 4-7 Campus

We are so proud of all of our students who achieved Scholar status for the 2nd Marking Period. We were able to share this wonderful event with their parents and family members on

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IXL Pizza Party in Wabash Campus

XL Math Wizards of C3 students. Ixl Math Wizards Challenge  We organize this contest every circle period to encourage the students to study and practice more on IXL Math skills. The contest is about

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MLK Speech Contest

On Friday, January 26, 2024, PCSST held its annual MLK Speech Contest. The topic of the contest was “I Have a Dream, Too!,” where students answered the question, “What is your

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School Choice Assembly

For National School Choice week the 2-3 campus had its annual assembly. During this time students got to learn about the importance of School Choice week and why we are

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