OceanFirst Model Classroom Grant awarded to Point Pleasant Borough High
Comprehensive business education is essential for students’ success in an increasingly complex global society. Studies have proven that students who have a strong foundation in the areas of accounting, economics and personal finance have demonstrated increased analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to work well alone or with a team. These are essential skills that will ensure students’ preparedness for life after high school graduation and especially in college.
“The competencies students acquire through business education – decision-making, critical thinking, and human relations – are skills that are aligned with the needs of our global economy,” said Superintendent Vincent S. Smith. READ MORE >>
Spirit of Giving alive in Boro schools
For the seventh consecutive year Point Pleasant Borough Schools’ students helped to make the holiday season a whole lot happier for New Jersey residents experiencing hunger, collecting over three tons of food for the Third Annual Students Change Hunger Holiday Food Drive competition.
Developed through a collaborative effort between the New Jersey Federation of Food Banks, a consortium of five independent nonprofit food banks, Students Change Hunger challenges New Jersey’s students, staff, teachers and parents to organize food drive events in schools to support less fortunate New Jerseyans. READ MORE >>
Boro teachers honored for teaching excellence
Teachers have a profound impact on the lives of the students they teach. Teachers shape their students’ educational experiences and provide the direction necessary for students to navigate their path to the future. Through their influence, teachers have the capacity to make their students’ lives - and by extension the world - better.
“It is the belief Point Pleasant Borough School District that teachers are the architects of student achievement,” said Superintendent of Schools Vincent S. Smith. “Teachers commit countless hours and substantial resources to ensure their students’ success in the classroom and beyond.
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High School AP Scholars set new district record
An astounding 46 Point Pleasant Borough High School students earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards by the College
Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on college-level Advanced Placement Exams administered in Spring 2014.
The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) offers students the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams. Only about 22 percent of the 2.2 million
students worldwide who took AP Exams... READ MORE >>
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