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Pompton Lakes District and Curriculum

The Pompton Lakes School District is responsible for the education of K-12 students in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. There are approximately 1,500 students in the district who attend one of the district’s four schools. The primary mission of the Pompton Lakes School District is to provide opportunities for academic success for all students. With outstanding involvement from parents and the community, the district is able to provide a safe, caring and nurturing environment in which students can achieve their highest academic potential. This collaborative effort results in an educational system that is close knit and committed to the success of everyone involved.

We currently cover the following Pompton Lakes-area school district: Pompton Lakes School District.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Pompton Lakes District Curriculum

Students in the Pompton Lakes School District receive a well-rounded education that is based on both state and national performance standards. The Common Core State Standards provide guidance for the development of curricula in the areas of math and language arts. The New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards similarly outline what students should learn and know in the following subjects: world languages, social studies, health and physical education, 21st Century life and careers, visual and performing arts, science and technology.

As part of the visual and performing arts curriculum, students undergo a study of the history of the arts. In elementary school, students learn to identify common themes in artwork, such as those based on family, culture, or historical events. In middle school, students compare modern artwork with that of art from past historical periods, identifying common themes, elements and issues that are conveyed in the work. Once in high school, students engage in an in-depth study of how visual art, music, dance and theater have been influenced by cultures throughout history.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Pompton Lakes Educational News

  • Literary and Art Magazine - Pompton Lakes High School publishes an annual magazine, Impact, which is dedicated to showing off the literary and artistic skills of former and present students and staff members. Students who are interested in contributing are welcome to submit their work!
  • Coalition of Student Ambassadors - Pompton Lakes High School has a new Coalition of Student Ambassadors. The organization is comprised of handpicked students who work together to develop and implement enrichment activities at the school.
  • Peer Helpers - The Peer Helpers at Pompton Lakes High School help incoming freshmen adjust to high school life. The Peer Helpers assist freshmen with all kinds of issues related to school, such as schoolwork, relationships and communication.

Pompton Lakes Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

Chalk Talk: Three Phrases to Avoid in Writing

Writing well involves a number of important skills, from understanding grammar to effectively organizing ideas. Something that ensures your writing is as good as it can be is to avoid overused or vague phrases. First, never use the phrase, “the reason why is because.” Not only is it not grammatically correct, it also doesn’t say anything. Just give the reason why and avoid those empty words. Second, avoid using the phrase, “I hope you liked my essay.” This phrase doesn’t say anything useful and makes you appear as though you aren’t confident in your work. End your essay with a final point of emphasis rather than a plea to like your writing. Lastly, don’t use the phrase, “It’s just my opinion.” Again, this phrase doesn’t tell the reader anything. If you’ve written an essay, the reader already knows it’s your opinion. There’s no need to state the obvious!