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Attention all incoming STEM Freshman in the class of 2021....

1) Freshmen Orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 29, from 9:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M. in the JFK Auditorium.

2) Further information will be sent out in early August.

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Published: 6/21/17




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Dear Parents/Students,

 

All K-12 students attending the Paterson Public Schools during the 2016-2017 school  year will have the opportunity to select books that they are interested in and motivated to read during the summer.  Our aim is to keep students connected to reading habits and comprehension skills that were introduced during the school year, with the ultimate goal of building a love for reading within your child.

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Published: 5/24/17




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JFK had the honor of meeting with a group of principals from China who are here learning about American schools.  

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Published: 5/16/17




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There is soooo much going on at JFK-STEM Academy from hands-on inquiry based learning ( picture 1- Ms. Hoffman's class) to trips to local colleges (picture 2 & 3- Mrs. Prosperi's students) to dressing for success (picture 4) ...that is for senior class pictures.  Attached you will find pictures showing all these students "Caught in the Act".

 

 

    

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Published: 1/11/17




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Pictured from left to right are: Carole Bruzzano, Professor in Residence from William Paterson University; Robin Gold, Program Director of the Hamilton Partnership for Paterson; Nicholas Vancheri, Principal of JFK STEM Academy; and Ernie Hernandez, Great Falls National Historical Park Ranger.

 

 

Students in STEM Academy have been chosen by the Hamilton Partnership of Paterson and the Great Falls National Park to update the Mill Mile app, which is the free walking tour of the Falls.  Over the course of the 2016-2017 school year, STEM students will research, write, advertise, and launch the new app.  Participating students and teachers will not only have the opportunity to apply what they have studied in their history and applied technology courses, but they will also have the opportunity to put their stamp on Paterson’s history for years to come.

 More information on the Mill Mile can be found at the following link: http://www.millmile.org/

 

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Published: 11/7/16




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STEM Principal Nicholas Vancheri and six of his colleagues in Montclair State University’s Teacher Education and Teacher Development (TETD) doctoral program were chosen to present at the 2017 AERA Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. 

 

Mr. Vancheri and his colleagues will present the following paper at the annual conference: Research Reviews of Teachers’ Beliefs: The Heart of the Matter.  The researchers conducted a thematic analysis of 10 reviews of research on teachers’ beliefs from 1986 to 2015, which revealed five major themes across the reviews: (a) issues of terminology, (b) types of beliefs examined, (c) the complexity of teachers’ beliefs, (d) methodological challenges, and (e) recommendations forwarded.

 

The American Educational Research Association was founded in 1916 as a professional organization representing educational researchers in the United States and around the world. As a nonprofit serving the education research field, AERA strives to advance knowledge about education and promote the use of research to improve education and the public good.

 

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Published: 11/7/16




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The College Ready Program is still looking for students for recruitment. Students who join will be part of the robotics team, college ready program, and the volunteering section. 

 

If you are interested in working hard, learning a lot and having fun doing it please come to
room 315 after school (3:10 PM). 

 

These are the days in which we're here: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. 

 

 

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Published: 10/20/16




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Donnie W. Evans, Ed. D.

State District Superintendent

 

Mr. Nicholas V. Vancheri, Principal

Dr. Heather Frank-Goffe, Vice-Principal

Dr. Dante Petretti, Vice-Principal

 

John F. Kennedy STEM Academy

61-127 Preakness Avenue Paterson, NJ 07502

(973) 321-0507  nvancheri@paterson.k12.nj.us

 

Welcome Back to the Wonderful JFK STEM Family!

It is with great excitement that we officially welcome you back to school!  JFK STEM Academy has developed a wonderful reputation for providing a high quality education to its students and this year will add on to that legacy.

The staff and I are excited about the endless possibilities that this school year will bring.  We are looking to heighten our wonderful teaching by further focusing on differentiating our instruction for all learners, implementing our pathways in the STEM fields, and continuing to work with university partners.  The staff is committed to providing the best education possible to ensure that your children are college and career ready.  When your children leave the JFK STEM Academy, we want them to be ready to leave their mark on society and make you proud!

Your child’s homeroom teacher and room number will be mailed home this week.  Parents and students can also check their schedules via the parent portal on Infinite Campus.  Their schedule of classes will be given out in homeroom on the first day of school.  In terms of transportation, students will receive their bus tickets as soon as possible when we return back to school.  Until that time, we appreciate your cooperation in getting your children to school on time at 8:15 A.M. sharp.  We also expect all students on the first day to be in proper uniform.  The uniform consists of the JFK STEM polo shirt and khaki pants.  Cargo pants and jeans are not allowed.  Shorts are allowed if they are khaki and a similar style to the non-cargo/non-jean pants.  Students should not be wearing any shirts or jackets over their uniform shirts and should be wearing appropriate footwear (no open toe sandals).

It is a going to be a great year and it all starts with being on time, in uniform, rested, and open to learning.  The staff and I are here to help you and answer any of your questions or concerns.

Educationally Yours,

Mr. Nicholas V. Vancheri

Principal, JFK-STEM Academy 

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Published: 9/11/16




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The Administration and Staff of JFK-STEM welcome you all back to school on TUESDAY September 6th.  

 

Once you receive your locker... here are the directions to open your locker!

 

 

 

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Published: 8/23/16