Student Liaisons to the Board
For the 2018-2019 school years, four high school seniors will be attending and participating in our Board meetings as student liaisons. The four pictured left to right: Saima Jamal, Vernon Johnson, William MacIntosh and Stephanie Menendez
Two of our high school seniors, Kayla Style and Mika Rivera, were recognized by the Board of Education for being selected to serve as Junior Commissioners of the Bergen County Commission on the Status of Women. Teaneck was the only district to have two students selected to serve for the 2018-2019 school year.
Making A Difference Youth Awards
Teaneck High School students, Anthony Williams, Jr. and Moniah Dailey, were recently honored by Teaneck Comes Together, Inc. for their "Youth Achievement Award". Superintendent Irving, Principal LoGiudice and Assistant Principal Mack were present for the special recognition.
Two THS Seniors Commended in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program
Calen Picard-Carroll and Shaheer Syed have been named as Commended
Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately
34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for
their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in
the 2019 competition for National Merit Scholarship Awards, Commended
Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million
students who entered the 2019 competition by taking the 2017 Preliminary
SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
"The young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success," commented a spokesperson for NMSC. "These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage the as they continue their pursuit of academic success."
Calen and Shaheer along with their guidance counselors, Ms. Lillian
Garcia and Ms. Chiara Levy, and Interim Principal Piero LoGiudice.
Members of the Teaneck High School Activism Club attended the "Your Vote is Your Voice: Students Demand Action" Summit on September 15th at the Puffin Foundation in Teaneck. Sessions focused on strategies for getting high school and college students registered to vote and inspiring them to cast their ballots. Pictured are 12th graders Sidra Razzaq, Moniah Dailey, and Leandra Mekuli along with NJ Senator Loretta Weinberg and THS Activism adviser Ms. Laqui.