According to Dr. Seuss, “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book”.
The workshop, “Introduction to High Quality Arts Integration” focused on how these veteran music teachers have successfully collaborated with teachers in their district to increase student engagement and creativity across the curriculum.
While this event is not scheduled to occur until May 13th, 2017, we thought that the residents of the Lake Community may need an early heads-up in order to support this important event!
Congratulations to Hopatcong High School ninth grader Amanda Sutton who auditioned for and was accepted into the Region 1 (North Jersey) Junior Region Honors Band on Saturday, February 4 held at Clifton High School.
Over 150 ninth graders competed from Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren Counties, and 70 students were selected to participate in the honors band.
She participated in five rehearsals and performed a concert on Sunday, March at Madison Junior School under the direction of David Martin, adjunct professor of music at Sussex County Community College and longtime public school music teacher. Amanda plays flute in the high school Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Holiday Ensemble, and Pep Band.
The 2017 Region I Concert Band Festival
- Tuesday, March 21 – Verona High School (Evening)
- Wednesday, March 22 – Parsippany Hills High School (Day)
- Hanover Park High School (Evening)
- Thursday, March 23 – Bergenfield High School (Day)
- Randolph High School (Evening)
Bella is a student at Hopatcong’s Tulsa Trail school has a curable bone cancer that affects kids and teens. Since the treatment is being done in Philadelphia, the family has launched a GoFundMe page to help with the costs and get their daughter on the road to recovery.
Students were busy collecting data and experimenting in Mrs. Carmela Catizone’s Classroom at Durban Avenue School in Hopatcong on February 23, 2017.
Hudson Maxim School is proud to announce our Love of Literacy! This fun filled family night, on February 16, 2017, was an opportunity for families to come out and explore their love of reading and literacy through a variety of activities and centers.