Program Shows Boro Students Dangers of Distracted Driving
The United States’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that of the average 5.25 million motor vehicle accidents that occur in the U.S. each year, 80 percent are the result of distracted driving. Distracted driving is described as driving while engaged in other activities, including using a cell phone or other portable electronic devices, texting, eating, using a GPS, reading, or using a stereo.
NHTSA studies show that distracted drivers are anywhere from four to 23-times more likely to be involved in an accident than non-distracted drivers. Click here for more.
Panthers Prepared to ASK
The return of spring means more than flowers, showers and warm weather for New Jersey school students in grades three through eight. For these students spring also marks the start of the annual New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge or NJASK testing.
Grounded in New Jersey’s Curriculum Content Standards, NJASK assesses critical thinking skills in the areas of language arts literacy, mathematics and science. Click here for more.
Point Boro High School Students Get a Helping Hand in Learning from PALS
“With great power comes great responsibility.” The origin of the famed quote, although often believed to be from the Marvel Universe, more specifically from the epic Spiderman comic and movie series, is actually rooted in the Age of Enlightenment, or more specifically 19th century France, when Francois-Marie Arouet, more commonly known as Voltaire, penned the statement in response to the widespread corruption and malfeasance he observed among the ruling class.
Variations of the quote have also been credited to Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt, but regardless of its historical context. . . Click here for more
Panthers Cailyn Rafi & Brett Blank Commit to Division 1 Colleges
While millions of high school seniors across the country eagerly anticipate the determinations of their chosen colleges, the athletic coaches at many of the same colleges are just as eagerly awaiting decisions from some of the nation’s top student athletes, students who received National Letters of Intent, committing them to playing their sport at the college level.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 was National Letter of Intent (NLI) Signing Day, the opening of the regular signing period for student athletes in the. . . Click here for more.