March School Highlights
Academy for Allied Health & Biomedical Sciences
The Woodbridge Academy is proud to announce the election of Ahdaf Zaman as the President of NJ HOSA for the 2021-2022 School Year, Soham Shashikumar as Historian and Pratham Bhatt as Southern Regional Vice President.
Fifty Woodbridge Academy students participated in the New Jersey State HOSA future health professionals’ competition on March 27-28. We are so proud of the efforts of all the students who represented our school at the conference. We received first-place honors in EMT, Biomedical Lab Sciences, Home Health Aide, Sports Medicine, Medical Law and Ethics, Medical Spelling, Pathophysiology, Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking, Health Career Display, and Medical Innovation. In all, we had 45 students who won or placed in their events.
Academy for Science, Mathematics, & Engineering Technologies
On Saturday, March 6th, the Middlesex County Academy Academic Team (Quiz Bowl) hosted our 6th annual New Jersey Middle School State Championships. Teams from New Jersey, New York, and New Hampshire competed in the tournament.
The Girls Three-Minute Science Competition returned for its second annual cycle. Katie Zelvin won 1st Place.
The Edison Academy's Cybersecurity Team Speaker Series: Mr. Key Vaidya presented to all sophomores and juniors on March 11th. Mr. Vaidya is a distinguished engineer at Sophos and has been in the cybersecurity industry for over 20 years.
The Edison Academy competed in the River Hill Science Olympiad Invitational from February 25th through March 6th with the Awards Ceremony on March 13th. Our SciOly Team placed 7th out of 87 teams and received medals in 11 events.
The Edison Academy's Science Olympiad competed in the BirdSO Science Olympiad Invitational March 7th through March 13th with the Awards Ceremony on March 20th. Our SciOly team placed 17th overall out of 122 teams and won 6 medals.
East Brunswick Campus
Twenty-seven students were accepted into the East Brunswick Campus chapter of the National Technical Honor Society, Class of 2022 cohort. All students were selected by a committee after submitting an extensive application based on grades, service, and character.
Ten student short films were official selections at the Hang on to Your Shorts! Film Festival 2021 in Asbury Park. The festival has been rescheduled for September 12-13, 2021.
MCVTS OUTSTANDING ACTIVITIES – HIGHLIGHTS (Continued)
Mr. Araujo’s students continue to excel in our Global Logistics Career Major. This month the students, once again, participated in a virtual field trip for the RUBY (Rutgers University Business for Youth) Program. The RUBY program presents students with the information, guidance, and motivation beneficial to achieving a successful career and succeeding in life. The program currently accepts approximately 60 high school students per year.
Members of the Interact Club collected mascara wands to donate to rescue organizations that use the delicate tools to clean vulnerable animals. This year, they will be sending them to the Raptor Trust in Millington New Jersey, which rescues and rehabilitates injured wild birds.
The annual Food Drive to benefit McFoods (Middlesex County Food Bank) was held and the students collected and sorted over 125 non-perishable items, which will be distributed to food banks across Middlesex County.