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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 […]


HCS has a Math Olympian!

Fourth Grader Earns Perfect Score in Stevens Math Olympiad On Saturday, May 20, members of the Hoboken Charter School math team competed in the Stevens Math Olympiad. The students were offered 15 problems for 90 minutes in five divisions: grades 3-4, grades 5-6, grades 7-8, grades 9-10 and grades 11-12. […]


HCS Rocks the High Notes Music Festival!

Middle School Bands Earn Two “Superior” Ratings at High Notes Music Festival On Friday, June 1, HCS Middle School bands performed at the High Notes Music Festival in Pennsylvania. The HCS Jazz Band and 5/6 Concert Band both earned ratings of “Superior.” This is the first time since HCS began […]


NJ/NY Clubs Graduation – Congratulations HCS Girls Who Code !!!

HCS Middle Schoolers Present at Girls Who Code Graduation On Wednesday, May 31, nine HCS Girls Who Code club members presented their final coding projects at the NJ/NY Girls Who Code club graduation ceremony. Congratulations to Sophie Bulatovic, Olivia Cahn, Valerie Calligy, Emma Dezenzo, Maya Espinel, Alison Fung, Lucy Hartigan, […]


Hoboken Charter School Celebrated for Work with H2O for Life!

Hoboken Charter School Celebrated for Work with H2O for Life HOBOKEN, NJ – May 18, 2017 On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, the Hoboken Charter School Board of Trustees presented a plaque to HCS and K-8 Art Teacher/Service Learning Coordinator SK Duff from H20 for Life for ten years of service. […]


Hoboken Charter School Students Earn Medals at the North Jersey Elementary Science Olympiad

HOBOKEN, NJ – May 15, 2017 On Saturday, May 13 2017, thirteen Hoboken Charter School students in grades four through sixth participated in the North Jersey Elementary Science Olympiad held at the Bergen Arts and Charter High School in Hackensack, NJ. Students are members of the HCS STEM club and competed […]


HCS helps to welcome Syrian refugee families to NJ!

A big thanks to the HCS families who donated money and/or school supplies to help welcome two families of Syrian refugees to Elizabeth, New Jersey.   Middle School Educator Amanda Thiede personally delivered the school supplies to both families, whose children are starting school this week for the first time […]


Middle School Students Qualify for Destination Imagination Global Finals

On Saturday, March 25, two teams from Hoboken Charter School participated in the New Jersey regional Destination Imagination competition, under the leadership of math teacher Chris Kunkel. Middle Schoolers Emmett Greer, Luke Kelly, Emilia Rokeach, Alex White and Sydney White came in second place in the “In It Together, Middle […]