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Resolution Presented to Voyagers’ Community School

A Resolution presented by State Senator Jennifer Beck to Voyagers’ Community School Senator Jennifer Beck, with Eatontown Mayor Dennis Connelly at her side, presents a resolution from the New Jersey State Senate and the New Jersey State House Assembly recognizing the hard work and dedication of the administration, the teachers, and most importantly, the students and families have put into… Read More

Voyagers’ Community School Offers Free Summer Fun

Looking for free summer fun activities for your children? Then Voyagers’ Community School is the place to be. Rain or shine our staff and students will provide a variety of age-appropriate sessions in Art, Rocketry, Robotics, Sloppy Science, Stage Makeup, Fantasy, Wizardry and Magic, Building with Blocks and other material, Outdoor Play in our mud kitchen and so much more…. Read More

Quiet Lunch Survey

Recently, at Voyagers’ Community School, the staff received proposals requesting the establishment of a quiet space for lunch. After some thought the preschool room, West 1, was identified as the best place for quiet lunches. When the idea was proposed to the preschool students they became quite excited. They were happy to serve as hosts, “The lunch room does get… Read More

Technology for Change – Voyager’s Community School

Students ranging from preschool to high school have been working together to test and design video games in the Creative Technology elective. They began by developing a setting for an original game. Ideas included a haunted house, an abandoned factory, a GameStop, and a Wegman’s Food Market. They then chose a conflict to accompany each setting. In order to solve… Read More

Kindness Strips

At Voyagers’ we like to highlight the kind acts that occur in our community, on a daily basis. One of the ways we do this is by acknowledging Random Acts of Kindness with Kindness Strips. On the Lower and Upper level of the school, the staff has placed Kindness Jars with colorful strips of paper inside of them. When someone… Read More

Cold War Figure Project

In Global Studies, our Outdoor School students, grades 6-8, are working on a new project. As the class progressed through World War II and into the Cold War, the teachers put greater responsibility on the students. They were asked to learn about the Cold War through the lens of major figures of the times. Students were given the opportunity to… Read More

Stream Report

As the Outdoor Program continues it’s Weather Unit in Science, student’s have begun writing their own weather reports. After looking at a fishing report from the Gunpowder River in Maryland, students decided that they could write their own daily report for the Husky Brook Stream Report (http://www.backwaterangler.com/category/fishing-report/). During a discussion students brainstormed all the parameters of the Husky Brook that… Read More

Sound Garden for Pre K Students

Just like the rest of the students at Voyagers’, the students in Pre-K produced a project during Project Weeks. For all of these students, this was the first time they had heard of Project Weeks and the first time that they participated in a group project. Throughout the first part of the year the students had had an interest in… Read More

Model United Nations

Model United Nations, or “Model UN”, is a cross between a Voyagers’ Essentials course and an extracurricular activity. Participation on our team is extremely difficult and demands much from the eight high school student-participants, who will travel to Philadelphia next month (Feb. 25-28), with the goal of resolving some of the world’s most pressing issues. Voyagers’ high school students will… Read More

Weather Experiments

in the Outdoor Program have been experimenting with various aspects of the weather. Upon returning to school after the holiday break, they began studying the weather, both indoors and out. We have been discussing the out of the ordinary weather that the east coast has been experiencing this winter. Students have many theories as to why it is so warm,… Read More