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VTHS’ Sophomores Walk the Land of New England’s Literary Giants

  Vernon Township High School’s annual trek to Salem and Concord, Massachusetts introduced sophomores to the land of Emerson, Thoreau and the era of witch hunts so prevalent in the play “The Crucible.”  Mr. Marc Bray, an English teacher, leads the expedition where they met characters like Henry Knox, their Freedom Trail Tour Guide and […]

VTHS’ Beginning Italian Classes Introduced to Real World Italy

  In order to bring a real-world experience to her Italian students, Mrs. Barbara Simmons invited Mr. Salvatore Vizzini to her classroom and speak to the students about Italian culture, geography, and traditions. Mr. Vizzini, grandfather of Mrs. Simmons’s student Olivia Vizzini,  led an engaging discussion with Italian I CP classes in order to provide […]

VTHS Life Skills Students Shop for Season of Hope

Students in the Life Skills Programs at Vernon Township High School used profits from their businesses (Bow-Wow Biscuits, Holiday Wrapping and Breakfast Club) to buy presents at the Galleria Mall for local families in need.  The students donated the presents to Season of Hope which is part of Project Self-Sufficiency.  For the educational component of […]

VTHS Orchestra Practices with NJ Symphony

  Recently, the Vernon Township High School Orchestra, under the direction of Jennifer Krott, participated in their fifth annual side-by-side workshop with members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. The students traveled to Sussex Tech, where they watched the NJSO perform “Classical Favorites for All Seasons” from their Concerts for Young People series. After the concert, the VTHS […]

National Art Honor Society Inductions

Vernon High School Inducts Students into Art Honor Society   Twenty-one students were recently inducted into the Vernon Township High School Chapter of the National Art Honor Society.  The ceremony was presided over by Aileen Bancroft, president, Allie Hansen, vice president and Tara Cartier, secretary/treasurer. Senior artists inducted were:  Michaela Ambuter, Klarissa Burwell, Corinne Chiarchiaro, […]

Poem in Your Pocket Day

  Vernon High School Creative Writing Class Bundles up Poetry for “Poem in Your Pocket Day”   To celebrate the finale of National Poetry Month, Mrs. Weyant’s Creative Writing class at Vernon Township High School rolled and ribboned more than 1,000 poems to be distributed to the entire staff and student body on April 28. […]