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Horizon Elementary School Class of 2019

Horizon Elementary School held it’s graduation yesterday for the class of 2019. During the heartwarming ceremony, students, staff, and loved ones celebrated the accomplishments of two graduates who will be moving on to our Horizon High School. Congratulations to both of our graduates for all they have achieved. We look forward to seeing them continue to grow and improve in the years to come!

Vote for CPNJ

CPNJ has made it to third place in the polls of the charity competition presented by the Sue Adler Real-estate Team! Thank you to all of our supporters who have made this possible. BUT WE STILL NEED YOUR HELP! To vote, click on the CPNJ logo and scroll to the bottom of the page to click “send” to submit your vote. Please be sure to continue to vote every day, and share this link with family and friends to make sure we secure these funds for our Horizon Schools!

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Horizon Preschool Graduation

Five students graduated yesterday from the Horizon preschool program. The ceremony included musical performances by the graduates and their classmates, an awards ceremony, as well as a video presentation of the graduates throughout their preschool years. Congratulations to Faith, Iliya, Masaad, Mekhi, and Sufyan!

Deloitte’s Impact Day at Horizon Elementary

Volunteers from Deloitte spent the day with students at Horizon Elementary School as part of Deloitte’s 2019 Impact Day last Friday. The volunteer group worked with Horizon students to complete a variety of castle-themed crafts and activities. Deloitte provided all of the supplies for the event, and donated new bean bag chairs to the school library! Thank you to all of our volunteers for sharing a wonderful day with our students, and special thanks to Deloitte employee and CPNJ Board member Christine Kotarba for making this event possible!

Congratulations Horizon High School Class of 2019!

Students, family members and staff gathered together last Friday to celebrate Horizon High School’s class of 2019! We are so proud of our graduates and all that they have accomplished during their tenure at Horizon High. Congratulations graduates, your potential is limitless!

Newark Academy Dance Workshop


Volunteers from Newark Academy in Livingston came to Horizon Elementary this week to put on an interactive dance workshop for Horizon students. The group danced to popular radio hits and played with musical instruments, donated by their friends from Newark Academy. Special thanks to our guests for providing Horizon students with a fun and active afternoon!

Hillside-Horizon Helping Hands Peer-to-Peer Day

Students from Hillside Elementary School in Livingston traveled to CPNJ’s Horizon Elementary School on Tuesday for a social and peer-to-peer activity day. Students from both schools worked together to create quilts, conduct dinosaur themed science experiments, compete in a modified baseball game and much more through several activity stations set up around the school’s campus! The day is part of a longstanding partnership known as the Hillside-Horizon Helping Hands program. Special thanks to our guests from Hillside Elementary School for sharing in a fantastic day with their friends at Horizon.

Citrin Cooperman at Horizon Elementary

Employees of Citrin Cooperman volunteered at our Horizon Elementary School this week and created a range of fun Grease-themed activities for our students. Volunteers assisted students as they created decorative ice cream cones at a sensory station as well as built and raced muscle cars against fellow classmates. Some students even received luxurious manicures, complete with tall hair rollers, at the salon station. Special thanks to all of our friends at Citrin Cooperman for creating a fun-filled day for Horizon students!

Horizon High School Wheelin’ – n’ – Walkin’ Challenge

Horizon High School held its annual Wheelin’ – n’ – Walkin’ Challenge fundraiser today. Students, staff, volunteers, and families gathered to walk the concourse of Horizon High. Thanks go out to all who donated, participated and orchestrated this fantastic event! This year, the walk raised over $69,000 for Horizon High School’s annual fund. We would like to extend our most heartfelt gratitude to our top fundraisers: Bob Murray (over $15,000), The Halkyard Family (over $11,000) and the Machemer family (over $6,000). We would also like to congratulate the event committee (Janet Pereira-Spain, Katie Regan, Ted Groh, Beth Ann Rueter, Ken Brucato, Laura Vesuvio, Laura Maresciallo, Jennymond Sawyer, Jennifer McClean)! Cheers to another fantastic year!

JUMPSTART!

For the last JUMPSTART! Therapeutic Playgroup session of the spring season, our friends jumped in Horizon Elementary School’s indoor 92-degree aquatic therapy pool for a fun and relaxing final playgroup. In this session Horizon therapists taught parents how to safely handle their child in a water environment, while encouraging various position changes that are relevant to swimming and water safety. Movement in the warm water of the aquatic therapy pool addresses fine motor, gross motor, increased vocalization, and social interaction skills. This allowed the children to experience physical freedom of movement in a supportive, buoyant environment. Special thanks to all of our Early Intervention families for another spectacular playgroup!

CPNJ’s Horizon Elementary School is set to host an abbreviated summer session of its JUMPSTART! Early Intervention Therapeutic Playgroup! Enrollment is now open. For more information or to register, contact Hetty Kintiroglou at (973) 740 2353 ext. 2140 or at hkintiroglou@cpnj.org or visit our CPNJ Horizon Schools website!!! ( http://horizonschoolsnj.org/ )