Teaneck Students Recognized on All-Decade Girls Bowling Team
Congrats to our own Mia Ash and Margaux Lesser, Teaneck High School, for making the "second team" for the All-Decade recognition!
2019 Teaneck Chamber of Commerce Community Service Awards
The Teaneck Chamber of Commerce awarded Ms. Kasai Sanchez, currently a 9th grade student at Teaneck High School (formerly at Benjamin Franklin Middle School) the Mayor Lizette Phillips Parker Memorial Award. This award recognizes a Teaneck youth between the ages of 14 and 22 who has demonstrated significant community service in Teaneck as "Educator of the Year." Ms. Sanchez is an outspoken young woman who advocates for what she believes is right/fair. She was a writer for her school newspaper, serves on the Teaneck Youth Advisory Board and volunteers her time to tutor, mentor and to help various organizations. She was a member of the first graduating class for the Girls Exploring Engineering Program located at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
TPS Exceptional Achievers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TEANECK PUBLIC SCHOOLS RECOGNIZES NJSLA EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVERS
94 Students Attain “5’s” (Exceeding Expectations) on 2019 NJSLA English Language Arts AND Math or Perfect Scores on One or More Assessments
TEANECK, New Jersey, November 13, 2019 — Prior to this evening’s Teaneck Board of Education meeting, the District will continue its annual tradition to celebrate the accomplishments of its “Exceptional Achievers”. During this ceremony, 94 students (grades 3 – 11) will be recognized for having achieved exceptional scores on the 2019 administration of the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA – formerly known as PARCC).
Among the students recognized this evening:
• 89 received a “5” (Exceeding Expectations score) on NJSLA ELA AND Math;
o 5 of these students received a Perfect Score on NJSLA ELA AND Math;
o 8 of these students received a Perfect Score on NJSLA ELA;
o 2 of these students received a Perfect Score on NJSLA Math; and
• 5 additional students achieved a Perfect Score on NJSLA ELA.
Note: The new NJSLA Science scores have not yet been released by the State
“When I talk about The Teaneck Advantage, our new district vision, I believe this school district can – and will be – a shining example for public education in New Jersey,” commented Dr. Christopher Irving, Superintendent of Schools. “The outstanding performance of these children brings great pride to our community. It is through their hard work and their strong support system (parents, teachers and administrators), that they are able to succeed. This is what we want to see for all of our children; and I assure this community that through the implementation of our new Strategic Plan, the best is yet to come.”
About Teaneck Public Schools
First in the country to voluntarily integrate its schools, our school district provides a wide array of programs to meet the needs and learning styles of over 3500 pre-k through grade 12 students. The District’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan includes:
The Teaneck Public School District educates and empowers students by providing a high quality, rigorous educational experience which prepares students for success within a diverse, global society.
New Vision: The Teaneck Advantage: Educational Excellence for All.
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Media Contact: Terry Corallo - 201-833-5498