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  • You're invited to a FREE Movie Screening of the children's classic, "Ferdinand the Bull," on Saturday, December 16th at the CityPlex Theatre, 360-394 Springfield Ave., Newark.  This FREE event, beginning at 10:30 a.m., is open to families with children eligible for Prekindergarten and Kindergarten (ages 3-5 by Oct. 1, 2018).  For more information visit FREE Movie

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  • Greeting Parents/Guardians,

    We are at our half-way mark and we want to know how we are doing. Please voice your opinion by completing our family survey by the end of this week. If you completed the survey during parent teacher conferences, you do not have to complete again.

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  • The High School Visual and Performing Arts departs will present a Holiday Spectacular on Tuesday, December 19th, beginning at 6 p.m.  The show will feature art, film, dance, choral music and fashion.  Tickets are $5 for adults; $3 for students/children.  To purchase a ticket click here

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  • MPTCS' CEO, Dr. Karen Thomas, was honored with the inaugural Education Innovator of the Year Award at the annual New Jersey Charter Schools Association Conference in Newark.  Dr. Land, MPTCS Chief Academic Officer, wrote a tribute to Dr. Thomas, who was selected forpi this amazing honor.  Dr. Thomas has spearheaded a number of innovative concepts during her tenure at MPTCS, including: establishing the first charter prekindergarten program; piloting the first single gender program at a charter school and Newark's only culinary & performing arts themed high school.  

    Dr. Thomas with award

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  • MPTCS High School of Culinary & Performing Arts served as the host venue for the premier screening of the music video "FLY."  The video, starring vocalist and songwriter April Peters, featured MPTCS high school scholars in a number of scenes at the school.  The inspirational video was directed by cinematographer Joshua James of REBEL Films Productions.  

    Check out the video by clicking here:  FLY featuring April Peters and the scholars of MPTCS directed by Joshua James

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