Why field trips? A school on the move…

We are a school that travels.  From the school’s inception in 1979, our students have been taking trips nearly every month.  Within Hoboken. Into New York.  And, in the Upper School, overnight trips further away.  Trips are not optional. They are essential to fulfill our mission “to stimulate and broaden the experiences of city children.” […]

A moment of nerves, then a science exhibition

Do you remember the first time that you stood in front of a group of people and gave a presentation? Did you feel excited? Prepared? Nervous? All of the above? Seventh and eighth grade students present eight academic exhibitions over the course of two years as a part of their graduation requirement. After weeks of […]