Hands on learning is FUN! Students at CPS participate in many activities that allow them to explore and collaborate, bringing learning to life!
Pictured on this page:
Students in Mrs. Signorella's first grade class participate in a STEAM lab at the South Bergen Jointure Commission.
Students in Mrs. Finley's STEAM class work together to build the tallest structure.
3rd and 4th grade students work together to solve building challenges.
NEWSLETTER : ISSUE 2 : FEBRUARY 2019
Students use counters to help solve math problems.
Escape Room Fun in 5th Grade!
Students in Ms. Caputo's class participated in an escape room activity. Students worked in teams to complete adding and subtracting decimal tasks. Once students completed a task, they had to crack a code in order to move forward. The team to crack the codes first were the winners.
Our Pre-Kindergarten students love working together! Students are learning new skills and standards while practicing their interpersonal skills. Ms. Forte, Ms. Clarke, Mrs. Kearns and Mrs. DelMauro always plan lessons and activities that engage students in meaningful, hands-on learning opportunities!
In Mrs. Clarke's class, students created their own communities to learn how community helpers helo the town work together and function.
Students in Ms. Forte's class love to show off what they know in learning centers!
We are learning about our families!
Meet our Youngest Students in Pre-k!
A yoga brain break in Mrs. Kearns' class!
The robotics team is comprised of members from 6th - 8th grade. We compete in three different competitions each year: building and programming robots, developing a bridge which can withstand weight and an earthquake, and developing an innovative product which can assist those with special needs. The competitors are from eleven different towns with Bergen County.
Advisor: Kelly Ydrovo
Advisor: Dawn Garrabrant
The middle school debate team works collaboratively to prepare for debates. The team debates against other districts in Southern Bergen County. In the pictures above, Veronica Guerra asks grilling questions as Skyla Tallekson takes notes. Leah Rodriquez and Sofia Benteftifa are prepared to win their debate. Gavin "The Timer" Stallone keeps the debaters punctual while Keira Tellado and Zuzanna Gozdz tally up the points for each team. Students enjoy participating in these debates and have won many debates around the county!
Middle School Clubs
Students in Mrs. Anderson's Science Classes use problem solving skills and collaborative discussion practices to engage in learning labs based on the Next Generation Science Standards.
Science is fun!
Mrs. Anderson organized a second chance Toy Drive. Students donated gently used toys to be donated to a new home. We collected over 100 toys and made a lot of kids happy!
Students in Mrs. Henderson and Ms. Caputo's classes celebrate learning successes! All students at CPS use MobyMax, a digital learning platform. Students earn points from mastering standards and new concepts. When they hit their point goal, they earn a celebration!
What's Happening around CPS?
Students in Mrs. Mello's Music Technology Cycle and Mrs. Finley's STEAM Cycle worked together to create music using PlayDoh and Makey Makey kits! Students came to the Carlstadt Board of Education meeting on January 22, 2019 and engaged the Board Members in a fun game of Name That Tune!
The Student vs. Faculty Basketball game was held on December 14, 2018. The students had fun playing against our CPS staff!
Ms. Helfrich, Guidance Counselor, was awarded the School Counselor Recognition Award for her outstanding service to our CPS community. We thank Ms. Helfrich for her service and contributions to the school counseling program at Carlstadt Public School.
Being kind ROCKS! Students have been "Caught Being Good" during lunchtime. When a student is caught doing a random act of kindness, they are recognized! Each week, Mr. Foy surprises students with a certificate and prize to recognize their positive behavior!