District to host Achieve3000 Parent Forum
Point Pleasant Borough students have recently begun using Achieve3000, an online program, aligned to the Common Core State Standards, that provides differentiated reading and writing instruction to students, and helps strengthen their literacy skills.
“This is an exciting time in education,” said Point Pleasant Borough Schools’ Director of Curriculum &Instruction Susan Ladd. “With so many new tools and resources available to help our teachers differentiate instruction, we are better able to deliver to our students a completely individualized learning experience.” READ MORE >>
Boro seniors earn commendation from National Merit Scholarship Program
Every Fall the National Merit Scholarship Program issues Letters of Commendation to approximately 34,000 students in honor of their outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
To earn commendation, students must score among the top five percent of the more than 1.5 million students taking the PSAT each year.
Of the Commended Scholars, recognized in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program, an impressive three are students from Point Pleasant Borough High School!
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MMS roars again with Panther Pride!
Memorial Middle School’s Positive Behavior Supports in Schools, or PBSIS, initiative - MMS Roars with Panther Pride! - kicked off its third year with an exciting pep rally held on Friday, September 26. Student performances, games, giveaways and a special guest speaker were just some of the featured activities on the agenda for the kickoff of this year’s positive behavior support initiative.
Modeled after the state’s PBSIS system, MMS Roars with Panther Pride! is an incentive-based program designed to improve the school climate. READ MORE >>
Nellie stars shine at annual pep rally
Nellie Bennett Elementary School’s new school year is off to a rousing start thanks, in part, to the annual Star Pep Rally that took place at the school last week. Typically held a couple weeks after the start of school, the high-energy event is a Nellie F. Bennett tradition that serves to welcome students to the new school year while providing a platform to introduce the Star Program, Nellie Bennett’s character education program.
Organized by the Physical Education staff, the Star Program helps foster a positive school climate by promoting school spirit and by recognizing and rewarding students for engaging in good behavior. READ MORE >>
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