Student Viewpoint on College Admissions and the Importance of Character

Amanda Finke, a rising senior at West Milford High School in West Milford, NJ wrote a response to an article by David Holmes on the importance of character strengths in the college admissions process. Her response was selected by Character.org for their national newsletter.  Congratulations to Amanda for sharing her thoughts which can be found…

Building Student Involvement at North Plainfield High School

This video was created by Character.org in Washington, DC.  Jerard Stephenson, principal of North Plainfield High School in North Plainfield was interviewed by Character.org about how North Plainfield High School has fostered student voice and motivation.  North Plainfield, a school with a diverse student population is known for its mentoring program which has helped students…

More from McDivitt…

This video was created by Character.org in Washington, DC.  Mrs. Coletti, principal of McDivitt Elementary School in Old Bridge was interviewed by Character.org to have her share how her school has managed during the COVID-19 pandemic and the required remote learning experience.  As a 2019 National School of Character, McDivitt has build strong relationships and…

The Reilly Show!

Terrence C. Reilly School has maintained connections with staff, students, and parents by publishing a weekly variety show called “The Reilly Show.”  A new episode is shared every Friday morning and provides a way to communicate with students, parents, and staff on a regular basis during this time of remote learning.  The show has a…