Middle School News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Seventh Grade Students Erupt with Applause

    What better way for seventh-grade students to learn about chemical reactions and volcanoes than by making their own? Using basic supplies, this fun science activity provided students with ample learning opportunities!
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  • Sixth Grade Students Learn About Conservative and Liberal Party Values By Watching and Re-Enacting Gubernatorial Candidate Debates

    On November 2, 2017, sixth-grade students in the humanities class “Community & Self,” which emphasizes connections between course studies and current events, presented a re-enactment of the gubernatorial candidate debate to their sixth-grade class peers in the Middle School Commons. Students also volunteered for roles of news blogger, news reporter, and campaign signage. In preparation for their debate, the students watched and studied the real debates as well as did research including interviewing an adult about the elections. Discussions in the classroom examined candidate’s strategies and party philosophies and issues. Finally, students performed a bipartisan debate, representing the candidates for governor in New Jersey.
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  • National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Kicksoff on November 1!

    November is National Novel Writing Month, (NaNoWriMo), during which thousands of aspiring writers challenge themselves to pen 50,000 words in 30 days. And, the NaNoWriMo journey kicks off tomorrow for close to 40 NA students and teachers who will begin working towards their personal writing goals. NA participants set their own goals, such as a haiku a day, regular journal entries and chapters of a longer piece of work. Good luck to our creative writers! 
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  • 5K Color Run for FOP Research, November 5

    Join us on November 5 at 11am for this family-friendly event to support FOP Research in our 14th Annual Color Run, complete with multi-colored powder and colorful sunglasses. Click here for more details and to register. 
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  • The Arts Department Presents the Fall Drama, November 2-4

    The Arts Department presents the Fall Drama, The Crucible, by Arthur Miller in the Lautenberg Black Box Theatre from November 2-4 at 7:30 pm, directed by Rachel Shapiro Cooper. The production, composed of 18 Upper School students, a dozen stage crew members and several NA faculty members is a must see! Tickets may be purchased in advance on our show’s website! If the play is not sold out in advance (there are only 100 general admission seats per performance), tickets will be available at the door each night.
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