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For Current Students

Hoboken

The Hudson School
601 Park Avenue
Hoboken, NJ 07030

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Jersey City (Sept-June)

Boys and Girls Club

225 Morris Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07302

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Jersey City (Summer Session)

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Essay Writing
                                                         Essay Writing and ELA ISEE Prep (4th-6th Gr)

Delving into the imaginations of young minds, this class offers an outlet to productively express creativity that is applicable to the high educational standards of private schools and entrance exams.

Tasked with thought-provoking writing prompts and fun, supportive exercises, students will learn how to effectively use literary devices, proper grammar, and advanced vocabulary in various forms of English language composition.

                                                                    With additional focus on reading comprehension, the                                                                           overall curriculum prepares students for standardized                                                                           tests, including the ISEE Lower and Middle Level, as well as private school applications and interviews. 

All lessons are designed to be both challenging and graspable for each student. In a fun, rewarding, and encouraging environment, students learn how to communicate through writing, while letting their imaginations run wild.

Creative Writing and ELA Test Prep (7th-8th Gr)

Major expectation discrepancies exist in the English language curricula of middle school students versus high school students. This class aims to proactively bridge this gap, making the transition from middles school to high school a smooth one. With particular focus on essay writing, verbal reasoning, reading comprehension, and test-taking skills, the overall curriculum prepares students for the ISEE Upper Level (Independent School Entrance Exam), PSAT 8/9 and HSPT tests.

All lessons are designed to be both challenging and graspable for each student. In a fun, rewarding, and encouraging environment, students progress at an accelerated pace, building creativity, knowledge, application skills, and confidence. 

 

WINTER 2020 CLASSES:
Weekday Classes (Hoboken)
January 6th - April 3rd
Saturday Classes (Jersey City)
January 4th - April 4th
Fall 2019 OPEN Chess Tournament 
November 24th, 10am-1 pm
Fall 2019 RATED Chess Tournament 
December 8th, 10am-1 pm

News and Upcoming Events

Congratulations to the participants and winners of our Spring 2019 Open Chess Tournament which took place on May 19th.

Photos from the event

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