Friday, November 17, 2017

Korean Writing Contest Winners!

On Thursday, November 16th,  the following students got the Korean American Writer Association's scholarship. The representative students of our school went to the dinner ceremony held in New York and received their certificates and scholarships. 

Korean Writing Contest Winners
1st  place: Pureun Oh (9th)
2nd place: Minjong Cho (10th)
3rd place: Hana Jin (10th)
4th place: Ashley Park (10th), Annika Kim (10th), Irene Kwon (9th),
Jiwon Lee (9th), May Joh (9th), SongHee-Erin Lee (11th), Seong Won Yoon (12th), Yubin Choi (10th), Jeong Hyeon Park (12th), Ling Chen (12th)

Monday, November 6, 2017

Middle Schoolers Act in Intro to Performing Arts

Rehearsals are officially underway for the 7th and 8th grade Introduction to Performing Arts classes.  The students will be presenting self-directed, designed, and performed Fairy Tale scenes on Tuesday, November 14th (A Day) during 5th and 6th period in the High School Auditorium.  A juice and cookie reception will follow each performance.  These presentations are a culmination of the student's work throughout the first marking period.  Mrs. Hali is very proud of the exciting and creative work the students are rehearsing!  

Thursday, November 2, 2017

1st Quarter Challenger Trip

On October 31, 2017, 7th and 8th grade Challenger students enjoyed a simulated space mission at Buehler Challenger & Science Center. Students accomplished specific tasks similar to those of real-life astronauts on board, such as building a space probe, navigating the course of the spacecraft and conducting experiments. The mission was a success and a great experience for all who participated!

Friday, October 27, 2017

Korean Class Taekwondo Activity

Submitted by Mrs. Cho and Mrs. Kim: 
On October 26th and 27th, 7th-12th Korean classes had a Taekwondo class in the student cafeteria. We invited a special guest for Korean traditional martial art lecture. We learned about the Taekwondo history and some of basic Taekwondo defense skills. We had a great cultural class!

Monday, October 23, 2017

Tiffany Lazam, Class of 2017

Mrs. DeBlasio accompanied Tiffany Lazam, class of 2017 representing Palisades Park  at the office of the Consulate General of Italy where she was recognized by the Italian Embassy via Skype along with 20 additional students who were selected by EDUITALIA as AP scholarship recipients winning a 6 week all expenses paid stay in Italy. Tiffany studied at the AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, ROME campus and earned an "A" and three college credits.
Congratulations Tiffany as we are very proud of her and  thank her for representing Palisades Park.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Middle Schoolers Pick some Pumpkins

On Friday, October 13th the 7th & 8th graders attended a Pumpkin Picking trip to Demarest Farms in Hillsdale. A bus picked them up after school and they had a great time pumpkin picking. Afterwards, they went on a hayride, went to the petting zoo and watched a movie! Thanks to Mr. Garcia and Miss Graf for setting this up....

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Bergen County Sheriff Visit Driver Ed Class

Officer Oh from the Bergen County Sheriff visited Mrs. Kilmurray's 10th grade Driver Ed class yesterday (10/12) to speak about the dangers of driving while intoxicated and to demonstrate the effects with Fatal Vision goggles. We thank the Sheriff's Office for offering this learning opportunity to our students!

Officer Oh

Officer Oh showing us pictures of fatal DWI car accidents around our county while Jasmin Catalan gets used to wearing the distortion goggles.

Wearing the Fatal Vision goggles at .17 BAC and trying to catch a ball.  He missed. 

Wearing the fatal vision goggles and if you look closely you can see his eyes are looking to the left (his left) because of the goggles.