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Paving a Way

In preparation for the upcoming school year, Horizon Elementary School repaves its driveway during the school’s summer break.

Giants Training Camp

On Monday participants from all three of our Adult Training Centers visited the New York Giants training camp for a look at their favorite team’s preseason practice. After practice, members from the team thanked our participants for their visit and stopped to chat before hitting the showers.

The Show Goes On

Horizon Elementary School students preformed their summer play “Stand for Love” last Friday for a crowd of their family and friends. Special thanks to our friends at the Papermill Playhouse for directing and choreographing this delightful show!

CPNJ Announcement

CPNJ mourns the loss of Horizon High School student Dean Caracciola. He is remembered for a kind spirit that touched everyone who met him. The viewing is scheduled for Thursday (8/15) from 4:00pm-8:00pm at Biondi Funeral Home at 540 Franklin Avenue in Nutley. The service will be held on Friday (8/16) beginning at 9:15 am.

 

New Jersey Fashion Week

Last night the gymnasium at Horizon High School was transformed into a fashion week runway show. Students from our Horizon Schools walked the runway accompanied by their volunteer partners as family members, loved ones, and CPNJ employees cheered on the ravishing models! The show showcased adaptive clothing, fitted specifically for individuals with disabilities. The event was made possible by a cooperative effort between CPNJ’s Tereasa Hatch and The Runway of Dreams Foundation. Special thanks go out to The Runway of Dreams founder Mindy Scheier, coordinator Laurie Newman, Runway of Dreams Interns, and our wonderful CPNJ volunteers. If you have any questions concerning the show or how to purchase the adaptive clothing or shoes showcased, please reach out to Teresa Hatch at thatch@cpnj.org .

Practice Makes Perfect

Students at our Horizon Elementary School rehearse for their upcoming play with help from our friends at the Papermill Playhouse. Horizon School families are welcome to view the performance this Friday at 10 am!

Horizon High School Water Day

Students at our Horizon High School spent time in the summer sun for their annual water day; complete with sand crafts, sponge painting, water stations and games. Special thanks to volunteers from Iglesias Bautista Reserreccion, as well as our Horizon High School summer classroom volunteers, for helping to make this water day a splash hit!

Tie Dye at Horizon High

Students at our Horizon High School gathered for a hands on tie dying event. With help from our volunteers, students designed custom t-shirts using their favorite colors. Special thanks to our volunteers for making this event possible.

JUMPSTART! Cooking Buddies

Horizon Elementary School’s summer JUMPSTART! therapeutic playgroup met today for a creative cooking group. Horizon therapists helped our participants to prepare an ocean-themed pudding cup. This session provided participants with a positive sensory environment for food exploration through touch, smell, and taste.