Students become the historians at the Jersey City History Fair
Students in grades 3-12 researched and presented projects on Jersey City's rich history as part of the District's Second Annual History Fair. Rather than read books written by others, students learned history by becoming the historians and telling the story of their city themselves. Students conducted primary source research about people and places in Jersey City and wrote rich reports about their findings. Each year, the Fair has focused on a different part of Jersey City and this year, they presented histories about the "Village" section. To amplify the community focus, the event was held at Ferris HS, which is in the neighborhood the Village once occupied. Students also produced art work using pictures of the area from years gone by. Read more here.
Visitors admire student art work in this gallery like setting
Students displayed a wide array of skills, perspectives and artistic styles
Art Honor Society recognizes students for excellence in art and community service
Student art work captivated visitors with its depth, insight and beauty
Students displayed their work on individual artists panels