Congratulations to the JP Stevens Theatre Company's performance of Hamlet
They have been nominated for 8 Montclair State University Theatre Night Awards!
Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design
Outstanding Achievement in Scenic Design
Outstanding Achievement in Stage Combat
The Peter Filichia Award for Pushing the Envelope in
Academic Theatre - Darlene Rich
Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Classical Play - Rutvik Ashtikar
Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a
Classical Play - Diane Cervelli
Outstanding Production of a Classical Play
Outstanding Overall Production of a High School Play
JPS Jazz Ensemble - 2nd Straight State Championship!
Both Jazz Bands participated in the NJ State Jazz Finals the weekend of April 22nd. Congratulations to the top Jazz Ensemble on becoming the State Champs for the second straight year! In addition, awards were given to the group for Best Rhythm Section and Best Trumpet Section. Also, Cheikh Higgs and Zachary Kibel received Best Overall Soloist Acts. Congratulations to Mr. DeNicola, Mr. Zazzali, and the entire JPS Band!
J.P. Stevens Music Program
Congratulations to the April Seniors of the Month, Aliyah Khatri and Kevin Gordon. Both are excellent students who give back to the school and community and are dedicated to making a difference in the world. Click above to learn more about Aliyah and Kevin!!!
The work of JP senior, Shreya Devarakonda, has been selected as part of the 2017 State Youth Art Month Exhibit at the Trenton State House. The Exhibit ran from March 25th through March 31st, with an Awards Ceremony and Closing Reception on Friday, March 31st.
Freshmen Shekhar Iyer, Amit Archarya, and Aman Karangutkar teamed up to create "Before the Rise", a short documentary entered into the CSPAN National Video Competition, StudentCam. They were honored at JP by representatives from CSPAN. Click on the link for an opportunity to view their award-winning video!
Through nomination, application, and interview, JP junior Kiara Warfield has been selected to attend the 2017 Mercy College Summer Leadership Academy! During this scholarship-funded week, Kiara will learn from business leaders, participate in team-building activities, and visit Fortune 500 companies while putting her leadership skills into action!
Over the weekend Ms Rich and 3 Theatre Arts students attended the New Jersey English Speaking Union Shakespeare Competition, in Princeton. The competition consisted of the performance of both a Shakespearean monologue as well as a Shakespearean sonnet. Representing JP Stevens were Diane Cervelli, Ayse Goncu, and Rutvik Ashtikar. We are happy to announce that Rutvik Ashtikar won the competition and will go on to represent New Jersey on May 1st at Lincoln Center for the Nationals! Congratulations to all of those who auditioned and represented JP Stevens in this competition.
NJ Department of Education Changes HS Graduation PARCC testing requirements for class of 2020 and beyond ...
February 18-19, the JPS Chamber and A cappella Choirs successfully participated in their first international choral competition. Not only did both choirs win their respective categories, but JPS Chamber Choir also was declared the Grand Prize Winner of Sing N Joy Princeton 2017! Chamber Choir also received a special award for the best interpretation of a Morten Lauridsen piece. The prize is an autographed Manuscript of the first four bars to Lauridsen's "O Magnum Mysterium," and was presented by the composer himself.
Sophomore, Riya Varshney has been selected as a 2017 NJ Affiliate Honorable Mention of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. The NCWIT (National Council of Women in Information Technology) Award for Aspirations in Computing builds a talent pool for the growing technical workforce and helps academic and corporate organizations celebrate diversity in computing by honoring young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing; leadership ability; academic history; and plans for post-secondary education.
Students who are driven to school may be dropped off in two locations as directed by security. The traffic lane turning left before the flag pole and the left lane directly in front of the school. Please do not drop off students in the right lane directly in front of school as this is the bus lane. Click here for a diagram.
The JPS Greenhouse
has been built!!!
Now all we have to do is fill it! Help JPS grow by sponsoring tools and materials for use in the greenhouse. Click on the picture to find out how!
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