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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 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 […]

VTHS Photo Students Share Talents

  Mrs. Theresa Sabia took her Photo Major class from Vernon Township High School down to the Lounsberry Hollow Middle School recently so they could collaborate with the faculty and administrators on the best options for taking photos of teachers, classrooms and the school environment for their website.  They also donated some of their own […]

Vernon High School Students Enjoy Day of Poetry and Song At Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark

These lucky Vernon Township High School students had the good fortune to chat with British poet Alice Oswald outside the New Jersey Performing Arts Center during the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival. They were among 4,000 students who traveled from seventeen states to spend the day with these accomplished artists. Ms. Oswald, who traveled from Devon, […]

Day of the Dead Arises as Opportunity to Bring Language and Foods Studies Together

Mrs. Sue Nadeau (left) demonstrates to Spanish language students the proper technique for breaking an egg as they prepare to bake bread in honor of their Day of the Dead Celebration at Vernon Township High School. The Day of the Dead is celebrated November 1 and 2 in Latin American countries to honor their departed […]

Teacher For A Day

Teacher For A Day

Assemblywoman, Vernon Council President, and Local Clergy are among those who will be teachers for a day   Mr. Patrick Rizzuto, Vernon’s Town Council President, teaches Mrs. Sweeney’s kindergarteners a lesson in civics at Walnut Ridge.   Peter Sharp, from Sharp Images, teaches Mrs. Sabia’s high school class a lesson in photography. Community Leaders Going […]