A PAAAS student placed first in the
NJ Poetry Out Loud Region 5 Contest.
Arianna Diaz is now a state finalist.
Poetry Out Loud is a National
On Jan. 28, ten PAAAS students (Freshmen: Charlene Hills & Danielle McGowan, Sophomores: Brianna Richards & Makeda Robinson, Juniors: Dale Harris, Quran Sherrod, & Yasmeen Yancey, Seniors: Kyara Chambers, Steven Galdamez, & Katterine Velasquez) competed in the annual Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey's (STANJ) Governor's Award Competition held on the Rutgers. This theatrical competition consists of six categories: dramatic monologues, comedic monologues, dramatic pairs, comedic pairs, improvisational pairs, scenes (3 or more actors).
PAAAS students attending the Union County Board of Elections training session at Kean University.
Brianie Cejour was our first student accepted to college. She was accepted to East Stroudsburg Univ.
Tenaya Washington was our second student. She was accepted to Susquehanna Univ.
Also, Tenaya Washington, Veronica Smith and Ashley Robinson received the New Jersey Rising Scholars Student Recognition Award.
Educator of the Year Award
By the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Omicron Chi Chapter
Dr. Angela Bento, Principal
Plainfield Academy for the Arts & Advanced Studies
for your contributions to community uplift. Event Flyer
You have been selected as this year’s recipient of Educator of the Year Award
because you exemplify educational excellence and have made significant efforts
to implement elements of educational reform in the Plainfield school system.