John P. Stevens is one of 135 schools in the nation and one of only three in New Jersey to receive a 2018 Merit Award for Best Communications for Music Education! Congratulations to Mr. DeNicola, Mr. Zazzali, Dr. Verdi, Mr. Lee, and Mr. Huaman!
The New Jersey Department of Education State Seal of Biliteracy identifies graduating high school students who are able to demonstrate proficiency in English in addition to one or more world languages. The State Seal of Biliteracy certifies that a high school graduate has:
JP Stevens HS Odyssey of the Mind teams competed in a World Tournament May 23-26 at Iowa St. University. The competition included almost 900 teams from multiple continents, nations, and representative states in the United States. In the high school age group, division III, JP Stevens HS had 5 out of 10 teams representing NJ and all performed wonderfully.
Congratulations to the following participants for this exceptional achievement:
I. JP Stevens HS Tm C in Triathlon Travels tied for 6th place in the style category, placed within the top 20 teams and included:
1. Manav Aggrawal 2. Hamza Azeem 3. Andrew Chung 4. Achint Das 5. Michelle Huang 6. Lucia Lu 7. Nathan Zhong
II. JP Stevens HS Tm B in Emoji, Speak for yourself managed to place within the top 20 teams with only half of their team present and included:
1. Manav Jadeja 2. Billie Liang 3. Rishab Ranjan 4. Riddwanur Sarder
III. JP Stevens HS Tm A in Classics... Mockumentary! Seriously? placed within the top 25 teams, and included:
1. Omar Azeem 2. Anhar Islam 3. Sid Kanoongo 4. Veronica Meliksetian 5. Mariam Mirza 6. Nabiha Sherali 7. Larry Xing
IV. JP Stevens HS Tm B in Animal House had the 2nd highest weight held in Div III in the Worlds Finals, placed within the top ten at worlds in problem 4, and included:
1. Kelly Chen 2. Kevin Ge 3. Anthony Kim 4. Richard Kim 5. Amulya Mutnuri 6. Rahul Singh 7. Suhav Toteja
V. JP Stevens HS Tm A in Animal House achieved 2nd place in the style category, 2nd place in spontaneous, had 2nd highest weight held in Div III in the Worlds Finals, placed the highest of any NJ team at Worlds in problem 4, HAVE DONE WHAT VERY FEW TEAMS IN THE WORLD IN THE HISTORY OF ODYSSEY OF THE MIND AS REPEAT WORLD CHAMPIONS and included:
1. Gaurav Aggrawal 2. Cathy Daichang 3. Rebecca Fang 4. Prateek Khandelwal 5. Kennice Pan 6. Vipul Setty 7. April Wang
John P. Stevens FCCLA State Competition Results
The John P Stevens Acapella Ensemble placed 1st at the Roxbury Invitational Choral Festival. This is the third time in JP Stevens history that this has been accomplished (the last time being in 2012). They also received the rating of gold. Furthermore, Brendan Tang won an Outstanding Achievement Award for his piano playing, and Jared Borja won a Personal Achievement Award for his solo performance in the show category!
Congratulations to Mr. Marzano for being honored by Magic 98.3 FM as a Teacher Who Makes Magic! Click on the image above to read about Mr. Marzano and his contributions to the JP Stevens community!
State Results 2018
Theatre Night Foxy Awards established in 2009, at Montclair State University, recognizes excellence in the production of high school and middle school straight plays throughout New Jersey. JP Stevens’ Theatre Company was awarded two Foxy’s for their production of Pride and Prejudice. The awards received were the following: Best Lighting Design and Best Lead Actress in a Classical Play for her role as Elizabeth Bennet --Diane Cervelli. Congratulations to the entire cast and crew of Pride and Prejudice!
Congratulations to JP Freshman, Simrin Carlsen who helped lead her Club volleyball team, Team VB-Rags, to victory this weekend winning the regional championship and becoming the number one team in New York and New Jersey. With this championship, Simrin and her team earned a bid to the USA Volleyball National Championships in Detroit, Michigan, where she will compete this summer for a national title!
New Jersey Shout Down Drugs challenges students to create original music and lyrics with powerful substance abuse prevention messages to allow teens to deliver the message to each other through their favorite medium of music. County Finalists are chosen by peer judges to perform their original songs at the Annual Statewide Prevention Concert, held in May. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners are chosen by a panel of judges that night to receive music contracts worth $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000 respectively to perform their winning songs at different events throughout the state. Congratulations to JP freshman, Meghna Das for finishing second!
JPS senior, Varun Das has been chosen to be the drummer for the incredibly talented Grammy Award Big Band. Varun will perform in the most famous jazz venues in New York City, record an album with the group, and attend this year's Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden where he will play at the Grammy After Party. Congratulations Varun! If you would like to see his interview on the Red Carpet, click here!!!
The Boys Tennis Team has won the GMC Title for the 6th year in a row! They defeated South Brunswick by the score of 36-32. Congratulations to all the players who contributed to the win! 1st Singles: Ruhan Waghmare, quarterfinalist; 2nd Singles: Akshay Khanna, 3rd Place; 3rd Singles: Ashwin Saraswatula, 2nd Place; 1st Doubles: Hrishikesh Bopalkar & Sujay Sayini (top l-r),1st Place; 2nd Doubles: Akshat Kulkarni & Krithik Kannan (bottom, l-r), 1st Place!
JP Stevens Junior, Pranav Krishna has qualified to represent the United States at the International Linguistic Olympiad this summer in the Czech Republic! You can read about the Olympiad at http://www.ioling.org/. Best of luck, Pranav!
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
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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!
JPS Tedx Talk - Connectivity of Ideas
JPS Fall 2017 Pep Rally!
JPS Freshmen Orientation 2017-2018!
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