Center School Newsletter

Marcie Fiorentino, Principal, The Center SchoolIt is an exciting time for the Center School! Out with the heavy textbooks, student desks with metal legs and plastic seats, big teacher desks and chalkboards. In with online computer based textbooks, materials, student ball chairs and stools that will aid in settling the brain down and strengthen the “Core”. Bring on the standing teacher desks, chairs and collaborative tables as they sit with students in small studios of learning. Bring on the indirect lighting with yellow tinted light instead of harsh fluorescent white lighting. Including carpet for sound barriers and walls enhanced with warm tones, conducive to ideal learning environments. ►►read more

 

This year our FirThe Center School Lego Teamst Lego Team competed in the Nature’s Fury Competition at Clifton High School.   Our team finished 23rd out of 40 teams.   Our team of 5 members spent most of the fall building and programming our robot during the High 5 free period three days a week.  It took a great deal of dedication and hard work to complete our project.►►read more

 

The Center School Robotics TeamIn October our Robotics Team 4281 participated in their first competition, “Duel on the Delaware” Robotics Team 4281 finished in 18th place against 33 teams from the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware areas. The Team displayed tremendous effort and teamwork. In addition, we attended a second tournament “Ramp Riot” located at Wissahicken High School.►►read more

 

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