Jefferson Township High School
Mr. Kevin Lipton
Mr. Michael Lonie
Ms. Andrea Padelsky
Mrs. Josephine Ramirez
Anti-Bullying Coordinator, x. 5865, JoRamirez@jefftwp.org
Anti-Bullying Specialist, ASalerno@jefftwp.org
Mrs. Jennifer Kraljevich
Nurse, X. 5821
School Hours: 7:35 am - 2:15 pm
Sergeant Ryan McGowan, SRO - firstname.lastname@example.org
1010 Weldon Road
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438
(973) 697-3535 / Fax (973) 208-8409
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JTHS Mission Statement
The mission of Jefferson Township High School is to encourage all students to reach their potential as self-directed and creative individuals who act responsively in dealing with intellectual, social/emotional, technical, environmental, ethical, and fiscal decisions.
This mission will be accomplished through a shared commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, enhanced by active partnerships, mutual respect, and communication between the school, students, families, and the greater community.
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Dear Parent/Guardian and Students,
Applications for the academies are now open! The mission of the JTHS Academies is to provide select students with an alternative, but progressive and elite high school experience. Students who attend the JTHS Academies will engage in an honors-level theme-based curriculum, and move through the program in a cohort with their grade level.
The JTHS Business and Finance Academy students will participate in unique and authentic learning experiences including, but not limited to, Stock Market Challenge, Profession Shadowing, Student-run Credit Union, School Store, Volunteering, Industry Work, Euro Challenge, Career Day, QuickBooks Certification, Public Speaking and participating in DECA. Additionally, students will not only enroll in honors-level courses but beginning Junior year, they will be eligible to take the following courses and receive up to 21 credits from Fairleigh Dickinson University. These courses include Sports and Entertainment Honors, AP Economics, Advertising and Promotion Honors, Entrepreneurship Honors, Business Law Honors, International Business Honors, and Marketing 2 Honors.
The JTHS STEM Academy students will participate in unique and authentic learning experiences including, but not limited to, CAD Honors, Robotic Engineering, Pre-Calculus Honors, Chemistry Honors, Engineering 1 & 2 Honors, AP Physics, and AP Computer Science A. The program will conclude with a Scientific Research Capstone Experience where during their senior year, students will apply the knowledge and skills acquired from the first three years in the Academy to the completion of the patent process. Beginning Junior year, they will be eligible to receive up to 24 credits from Fairleigh Dickinson University for the following courses, Honors Pre-Calculus/AP Calculus AB/BC, Academy AP Physics 1, Engineering 2 Honors, AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Physics 2, AP Computer Science A, and Scientific Research/Capstone 1 & 2.
The JTHS Multimedia Broadcasting and Journalism Academy students will participate in unique and authentic learning experiences including, but not limited to, TV & Radio Broadcasting, Podcasting, TED Talks, Sports & Entertainment Journalism Reporting, Public Speaking, Social Media Marketing, Blogging, and Graphic Design Editing. Additionally, students will not only enroll in honors-level Broadcast Journalism specific courses but beginning Junior year, they will be eligible to take the following courses and receive up to 24 credits from Fairleigh Dickinson University. These courses include English 11 Honors, English 12 Honors, US History II Honors, Advanced Sports & Entertainment Journalism Honors, Video Production III Honors, Advanced Communications Honors, Digital Editing and Design Honors, and Contemporary Media Honors.
For more information on the Broadcasting Multimedia & Journalism Academy, contact: Derek Sica at email@example.com or 973-663-5782 ext. 5073
For more information on the Business & Finance Academy contact: Maria Dunbar at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-663-5780 ext. 5077
For more information on the STEM Academy contact: Conor Devine at CDevine@jefftwp.org or 973-663-5780 ext 5072