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HCS Robotics Team “Roboken” Competes and Wins at Meet

The Hoboken Charter School Middle and Upper School Robotics Team “Roboken” competed on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Winter’s Edge Meet held at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School. The team finished 6th during the qualifying rounds, moving on to the elimination round. The team, along with their alliance partner, […]


HCS “Girls Who Code” Program Recognized in Advance of Computer Science Education Week and Annual Hour of Code

In December, the HCS Upper and Middle School “Girls Who Code” programs will participate in the annual Hour of Code event taking place during Computer Science Education Week. The 6th-8th grade and Upper School teams will invite 3rd-5th grade girls to join them to learn more about coding and the projects they’ve […]


HCS Students Highlighted for Fundraising Efforts on Behalf of Hurricane Relief

Hoboken Charter School Middle and Upper School students were recently profiled in the Hudson Reporter for their work to raise money to send two generators to Puerto Rico in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. http://hudsonreporter.com/view/full_story/27512219/article-Half-of-Puerto-Rico-still-without-power—Seniors-and-schools-send-diapers–other-supplies-to-hurricane-ravaged-island-?instance=latest_story


Eighth Grade Students Raise Money for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief!

Under the guidance of Spanish teacher Maria Diaz, the eighth grade class reached their goal of raising $1000 to obtain two lifesaving generators to send to Puerto Rico! Students put on a bake sale and online campaign for donations. They will work with Hoboken Multi-Service Center to coordinate delivery of […]


HCS Middle & Upper School Robotics Team

The HCS First Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Team competed on Saturday, November 4, 2017 for the “Havoc on the Hudson” meet at High Tech High School. This was the team’s first meet and despite being rookies, the team earned third seed of sixteen teams and made it through the elimination […]


Mr. Duff Profiled on TV for Award Nomination

K-8 Art Teacher and Coordinator of Service Learning SK Duff was profiled on TV this past week for his LifeChanger of the Year award nomination. Check out the segment linked here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koWwkAN4XBo&t=49s. Congratulations to Mr. Duff!


HCS Teacher Wins Character Education Award!

Matthew Persico, our 7th and 8th grade humanities teacher won the first place Kidsbridge Character Education Leadership Award. This award recognizes a New Jersey teacher for outstanding character education and bullying prevention leadership in their school. Mr. Persico will be honored at the Kidsbridge Humanitarian Awards Celebration this winter. Congratulations to Mr. […]


HCS Students Compete at Princeton University!

  On Saturday, October 28, 2017, members of the Hoboken Charter School Middle School Math Team competed in the iLearn Math Contest at Princeton University. At the end of the group round, HCS was one of the top 10 teams and was able to send a representative to compete individually […]


HCS Girls Who Code Meet the First Civilian Woman in Space!

  On Thursday, October 5, 2017 several members of the HCS Middle School Girls Who Code (GWC) club attended a program, “Solve For XX: A Celebration of Women in Mathematics” at the Museum of Mathematics in New York City. At the event, students heard a presentation from Anousheh Ansari, the […]


Hoboken Charter School Educator Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

Hoboken Charter School art teacher and director of service learning Scott Duff has been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, LifeChanger of the Year recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 educators and school district employees across the United […]