PCSST

03/02/2024

PATERSON CHARTER SCHOOL

FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Author: PCSST

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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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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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Winter Concert at Wabash Campus

We are thrilled to share the success of yesterday’s concert, where our talented musicians from grades 4 to 7 took center stage. The program showcased a delightful mix of winter

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Students of the Month

These students have earned student of the month for being the most athletic in there classes. Thank you so much to the high school students for providing a Giving Tree

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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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December PCSST Parent Bulletin

December 1 – 31 2023 Monthly Parent Newsletter forPCSST K-12 Parents/Guardians Issue 3 In this issue; November Events and Activities Important Reminders and December Events Calendar December Athletic Events Calendar Educational

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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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Parent Literacy Night at 4-7 Campus

On November 30th, the 4-7 Campus hosted our first-ever R.O.A.R Night. At this event, parents learned more about our R.O.A.R. program and were presented with information from our administrative team and

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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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Food Drive Success

Thank you and congratulations to the 2-3 campus for collecting and donating over 1,200 food drive items to CUMAC in Paterson, NJ.  The best gift of all is the ability

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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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Spelling Bee Parent Event

The annual PCSST Spelling Bee was held at the Wabash campus on Thursday, 11/16/23. This was the first spelling bee held as a parent event and it was a great

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Turkey Drive

Thank you to the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Rho Tau Zeta Chapter for your continued support by sponsoring our annual Turkey Drive. Our families look forward to the

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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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November PCSST Parent Bulletin

  November 1 – 30 2023 Monthly Parent Newsletter forPCSST K-12 Parents Issue 2 In this issue; October Events and Activities Important Reminders and November Events Calendar November Athletic Events Calendar Educational Websites and Resources

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Health, Wellness & Nutrition Information Session

Join us for an enlightening Health, Wellness, and Nutrition Information Session dedicated to enhancing your well-being. Explore the foundations of health, nutrition essentials, healthy eating habits, physical activity, stress management,

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Winter Book Fair at 4-7 Campus

PCSST 4-7 campus library will host a Winter Book Fair from 12/1 to 12/8. All information can be found in one link, our school bookfair homepage: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/PCSST4-7Bookfair

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FED 101 Class Trip to Nokia 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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October PCSST Parent Bulletin

Aug 28 – Sep 30 2023 Monthly Parent Newsletter forPCSST K-12 Parents In this issue; September Events andActivities Important Remindersand October EventsCalendar October Athletic EventsCalendar Educational Websitesand Resources forParents Tips

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Literacy Night

At the 2-3 Literacy Night, parents received information on how to improve literacy at home. The Paterson Public Library informed parents of the special programs that they run and parents were

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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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Halloween Costumes in 4-7 Campus

Students in Wabash Campus had a great time celebrating Halloween this year. They all wore their favorite costumes to show off their creative outfits. It was an amazing experience that

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Internet Safety Program

Mr. Mark gave a presentation about  the importance of staying safe for our students and parents while using the internet and some tips and tricks for doing so.It’s important to

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K-1 Lions of the Month

Here are the Paterson Charter K-1 Lions of The Month (Student of the Month) for the month of October. Congratulations to all of the winners. Keep working hard, Keeping pushing

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Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week highlights the importance of living a drug-free life. It presents an opportunity for parents, educators, and communities to reinforce the drug-free messages they share with their children

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Fire Safety Month

October is Fire Safety Month. On 10/25 and 10/26 Paterson Fire Department came to visit our K-1 Campus. During the visit our scholars got to learn about fire safety. Furthermore,

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Special Ed. Parent Workshop

On October 19, the special education personnel had a meeting with the parents. Key aspects of the special education program were discussed, as well as what it entails for kids

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October Students of the Month

Here are the photos for the October students of the month for the students who scored the highest scores in their class for the Math section of the MAP baseline

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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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Trunk or Treat 2023

This year the 2-3 campus hosted PCSST’s Trunk or Treat event. Together with the K-1 and 4-7 campuses we welcomed over 100 students and their families. This event serves as an alternative

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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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Unity Day

On Unity day we celebrate diversity! Students and staff members join together wearing shades of brown and their unity shirts to celebrate all of the beautiful skin tones within our school. 

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3rd Grade Field Trip

On Wednesday 10/25/23 the 3rd grade went on their annual pumpkin picking field trip at Alstede farm. In addition to picking pumpkins, the 3rd grade students went on an adventurous hayride around the

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2nd Grade Field Trip

On Friday 10/20/23 the 2nd grade embarked on a trip to the Crayola Factory. While visiting the factory students were able to make their own crayons, paint with neon crayons, and

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Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

On Friday October 13th, 2023 PCSST’s 2-3 campus had its 2nd annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. Students came ready to walk and support the cause with their pink attire and decorated posters

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Rep Your Flag

This year PCSST’s 2-3 campus had its annual Rep Your Flag dress down day. Students, teachers, and staff members wore clothing representing the colors of their countries’ flags. Some people even brought

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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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School Violence Awareness Week Assembly

During the week of October 16-20, PCSST 4-7 is observing National School Violence Awareness week. To celebrate and educate students on school violence prevention and awareness, a presentation to each grade level

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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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Internet Safety Parent Training

In today’s digital age, equipping yourself with the knowledge and tools to protect your children online is paramount. This informative session will cover essential topics such as cyberbullying, social media

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Suicide Prevention Parent Training

As parents, guardians, and caregivers, our role in protecting and nurturing our children extends beyond physical well-being—it encompasses their emotional and mental health as well. Welcome to our Suicide Prevention

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Free GED Prep Classes

The GED preparation course is to help adults earn their high school equivalency diploma, opening doors to better career prospects and future educational opportunities.*A minimum of 15 registrations is needed

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Lion’s Den Parent Academy

PCSST believes that when parents are equipped with knowledge, skills, and opportunities, they become powerful agents of positive change in their own lives and in the lives of their children.

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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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Yondr

PCSST Middle School has implemented a phone-free policy to minimize distractions and help students stay focused on academics and instruction. As part of this initiative, we have introduced the Yondr

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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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20th Year Carnival and BBQ

On September 17, in celebrating the 20th anniversary of PCSST, we witnessed a true manifestation of PCSST spirit and unity at our carnival event. It was a day filled with

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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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