Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The $10,000 is in support of the school's effort to complete a Creative Arts Suite
Tuesday, March 19
The following announcement was submitted by the Teaneck Community Charter School: The Teaneck Community Charter School (“TCCS”) is kicking off a $10,000 Raffle in support of its campaign to complete its Creative Arts Suite. Coming off the heels of the school’s successful NBC Smash Make a Musical Grant, the school’s parent organization is making a push for completion of its arts suite, in order to improve upon its art program and provide much needed space to the community. The Raffle will run from March 7, 2013 to May 9, 2013. Tickets may be purchased online at www.tccsnj.org by clicking the link marked TCCS Mega Raffle. Tickets may also be purchased at the school Monday through Friday during school hours (8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.). …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Teaneck Community Charter School beat more than 1,000 schools nationwide.
Local officials and actresses from the hit Broadway Musical “Wicked” joined Teaneck Community Charter School students and staff Friday to celebrate the school being awarded a grand prize in NBC’s "Smash" Make a Musical program. The win will bring nationally recognized master theater teachers to the school to lead two workshops for teachers and students as they produce a show from Music Theatre International’s Broadway Junior collection. At the end of the program, multiple public performances will be staged for the school and local community. Broadway performers Donna Vivino and Kate Fahrner, who star as witches in the popular production “Wicked,” sang for the crowd, as did TCCS alumna and 2010 Teaneck Teen Idol winner Sumner Perera. Area …
A review of the week's top Teaneck stories.
A Hebrew immersion charter school seeking approval to open in Teaneck is negotiating with two property owners in Englewood to provide temporary space allowing the school to open this fall, according to a report on northjersey.com. Shalom Academy Charter School was scheduled to appear before the township zoning board Thursday, but the hearing was moved to July 19, four days after the state is set to announce which charters are approved to open. Local officials and actresses from the hit Broadway Musical “Wicked” joined Teaneck Community Charter School students and staff Friday to celebrate the school being awarded a grand prize in NBC’s "Smash" Make a Musical program. Click to view a photo gallery of the Teaneck High School graduation …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Supporters can vote online for chance to win musical courses
The Teaneck Community Charter School is among the top ten schools in the running to win a musical theatre program through the NBC “Smash” contest. Supporters can vote for the school online at juniortheaterproject.org. Ten winners will be selected to receive teacher stipends, courses, a project advisor and a kit that includes the rights to perform a musical. More information is available online. More details are also available online about how TCCS would use the program. Voting ends May 4. Smash is an NBC television program focusing on efforts involved with producing a Broadway musical. Follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter First published March 29. Reposted April 29.
Monday, March 5, 2012
State officials close two charter schools for poor performance, say charters are being held accountable.
The Teaneck Community Charter School was one of 16 schools granted a renewed five-year charter, the state Education Department announced Friday. After a four-year term, a charter school can be renewed in five-year increments, the Education Department said. In a news release, the state said it was continuing "aggressive oversight" of charter schools. “We are deeply committed to making sure that all children have a high-quality school option available to them, and the expansion of high-performing charter schools is a critical component of that effort,” Acting Education Commissioner Chris Cerf said in the release. “However, a critical part of our oversight efforts to ensure students are being served at the level they deserve is enforcing …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Friends of the Teaneck Community Charter School to hold forum
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The Friends of the Teaneck Community Charter School will hold a public forum Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. to discuss charter schools, the group said in a news release. Topics will include intent of the original legislation, abuse of current law and the rise of “boutique” charters, lack of a clear review process with an objective assessment rubric, virtual education and existing regulation and need for legislative reform, the release said. The event will take place at the Teaneck Community Charter School, 563 Chestnut Avenue. "Much of the current controversy in Teaneck and beyond stems from a lack of understanding of the charter movement and manipulation by some with vested interests to co-opt the movement," the release said. The forum …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Students learn the danger of heart disease and value of exercise
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The following item was submitted by the Teaneck Community Charter School: For the ninth year in a row, the Teaneck Community Charter School recently participated in two events run by the American Heart Association. Students of all grades learned about the dangers of heart disease along with the importance of exercising. They were also given donation envelopes and were encouraged to raise money for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Fifth through Eighth grade students participated in Hoops for Heart on November 14th, 2011. Gym teacher, Mike Tuozzolo divided grades into four teams to play basketball tournaments against one another. The students who donated money also played in a knock out challenge, resulting in the winner receiving…