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Tech Director Tye Campbell teamed with Finalsite founder and CEO, Jon Moser, at the recent Finalsite conference held at Avon Old Farms School in Connecticut to talk about the importance of data integration. Key to the presentation was the discussion of how to set up a single source system that feeds to the myriad disparate databases found in schools. Far Hills was the example used as a model on how to set up and run an efficient data integration system.
Far Hills students joined other student singers from across the country as members of the National Children's Festival Chorus, conducted by Elena Sharkova. The program included an array of choral works that included "O Lovely Peace" by Handel, from Judas Maccabeus, and "Life Thine Eyes" from Elijah by Mendelssohn.
The award is given after rigorous, first-hand observation by a team of retired music teachers from the NJ Music Educator's Association. The team was impressed with Ms. Burns' many teaching methods employed to assist students in understanding the basic elements of music including technology integration, sound, and movement.
They were among 262 third through sixth grade students from 91 schools and ten states who participated. Congratulations!
Four fifth and sixth grade students received the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth's prestigious High Award for academically advanced children.
Johnny Capobianco'12 and Jared Caputo '13 were part of the recent Newark Academy trip to China for an immersive learning experience.
Topics demonstrate the depth and level of inquiry going on in our 8th-graders' minds. Some students have chosen subjects that want to explore for a career, while others choose topics because of personal connection. Regardless of their genesis, every project shows Far Hills students flexing both their academic muscles and well as practicing their life skills (public speaking confidence, firm handshake, eye contact, appropriate voice and delivery, ability to field answers to unrehearsed questions).
15 students represented Far Hills and had a strong showing at the recent competition where 120 students from 15 school demonstrated their math skills at the challenging contest.
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