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CONGRATULATIONS SECOND GRADER, SAHIL GHOSH, FOR WRITING THE WINNING ESSAY ENTITLED, “WHAT’S GREAT ABOUT EDISON?” EACH YEAR, ALL SECOND GRADE STUDENTS IN EDISON IMMERSE THEMSELVES IN A UNIT OF STUDY ABOUT THEIR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY. STUDENTS ARE ALWAYS SURPRISED AND EXCITED TO LEARN ALL THAT THE TOWN OF EDISON HAS TO OFFER! THE UNIT OF STUDY IS CULUMINATED WITH A TRIP AND TOUR OF THE THOMAS ALVA EDISON MEMORIAL TOWER AND MUSEUM. SAHIL CITED THE FOLLOWING REASONS EDISON IS GREAT: OUR TOP RATED SCHOOLS, ACTIVITIES FOR THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY AT THE TWO COMMUNITY CENTERS, AND, BEING HOME TO THE WORLD’ S FIRST ORGANIZED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SITE ESTABLISHED BY THE ONE AND ONLY, THOMAS ALVA EDISON.
Karthik Subramanian of Ms. Windrem's 3rd grade class, represented NJ and won 2nd place in the vocal competition at the State Level Music competition held at Cleveland State University
GRADE 5 STUDENT, SIDDHI LADDA, HAS COMPETED IN THE USA GYMNASTICS JUNIOR OLYMPIC PROGRAM IN WHICH SHE PLACED THIRD IN HER AGE RANGE IN LEVEL 5 ALLOWING HER TO COMPETE IN LEVEL 6 FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON. LEVEL 6 HAS COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITIES UP TO AND INCLUDING STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS! SIDDHI’S HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO THE SPORT HAS SURELY EARNED HER THIS RECOGNITION! BEST OF LUCK IN THE UPCOMING COMPETITIONS SIDDHI! WE ARE PROUD OF YOUR TREMENDOUS EFFORTS!
The winner of the National Geographic Geography Bee was Maanav Chittireddy from Mrs. Hopkins' class! Maanav will take the qualifying test to see if he can move onto the state competition on Feb 1!
Varsha. Madhusudhanan’s artwork, "Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat to Justice Everywhere," earned 1st Prize in the 3rd Grade category at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day celebration. The celebration and competition were sponsored by the Edison Recreation Department. We are proud of your great efforts and hard work Varsha!!
Pranava Behera’s poem, "Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat to Justice Everywhere," earned 1st Prize in the 4th Grade category at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day celebration. The celebration and competition were sponsored by the Edison Recreation Department. We are proud of your great efforts and hard work Pranava!
CONGRATULATIONS TO MR. EUGENE MOLLOY, WOODBROOK'S TEACHER OF THE YEAR! MR. MOLLOY WAS NOMINATED FOR HIS DEDICATION TO ALL CHILDREN. HE IS NOTED FOR THE INTEGRAL PART HE PLAYED IN EDISON'S ANNUAL UNIFIED GAMES, HIS ABILITY TO MOTIVATE STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JUMP ROPE FOR HEART FUNDRAISER & HEALTHY HEART AWARENESS CAMPAIGN, HIS INTEGRATION OF INTERNATIONAL SPORTS, AND HIS TRUE PROFESSIONALISM! WELL DONE MR. MOLLOY!
Vaibhav Venkatesan 4th grader from Mrs Kavinski’s class participated in 2017 NJ K-8 State Chess Championship held at Morristown NJ in Sep 2017 and won 2nd place.
Hats off to 5th grader Sounak Bagchi. Sounak competed in the NJ Grade School State Chess Championship 2017 at Brookdale College in Lincroft. Sounak took 2nd place in the competition! We are in awe of Sounak's concentration and effort! Well done!
Congratulations to Nitya Kathiravan! Nitya participated in tri-state spelling competition in Montgomery(Spandana Foundation) for intermediate category (4th and 5th grade) and she secured 1stplace for grade level and also the grand championship for intermediate level.We are in awe of how dedicated you are to your studies Nitya!
The Woodbrook faculty holds high expectations for all of its students as is evidenced by student achievement on the NJ ASK. Woodbrook students are highly motivated and have an exceptional work ethic. Whether they are participating in one of Woodbrook's many after school clubs, presenting research to their peers using the latest technology, or competing in an international Mathematics Olympiad, they excel and impress.