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Click Clack Front and Back
Click Clack Front and Back
06/05/2020
“CLICK CLACK FRONT & BACK" On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Indian Hills High School participated in its first-ever U Got Brains Champion Schools Program through the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) Virtual Awards Showcase. The IHHS “CLICK CLACK FRONT & BACK” team walked away as one of three Grand Prize Winners and received $10,000 to be used toward promoting traffic safety. The project's objective was to increase the compliance of teens, adults, and all passengers wearing seat belts in both the front and back seat through the town of Oakland, New Jersey, and beyond. The “CLICK CLACK FRONT & BACK" project targeted any individual adult, teen, or child that would be traveling in a motor vehicle. Our primary focus was the students in grades 9-12 at Indian Hills High School. We aspired to share our message with their parents, older and younger siblings, relatives, and all those that travel to and from Indian Hills High School, including the teachers, administrators, and support staff. With the unexpected Covid-19 pandemic, the only way we could share our project was through the media. We understood the importance of social media to spread our message and reach high school populations. We created an Instagram where we shared videos, polls, pledges, and Bingo. We also promoted our safety message through Twitter. We provided updated information, including weekly posts, safety messages, and pictures of our Zoom meetings on our Facebook page. Our student-created website provided a wealth of information on seatbelt safety and was visited by 473 individuals as of May 19, 2020. To keep current with the times, we even created a TikTok. Also, we knew how important it was to reach not only our community but inspire others to do something like this in their school. Oakland Police Officer Bryan Rowin shared valuable information through an email interview. We were fortunate to have an article written by Marsha Stoltz about Indian Hills's participation published in the Suburban News and online. We used Schoology to share messages, polls, pledges, pre and post surveys, and a Kahoot game with students and staff. All parents at IHHS received an e-blast message explaining the "CLICK CLACK FRONT & BACK " campaign, promoting our social media and website, and Take the Pledge link. We feel by showing our student body that there are teenagers who care about the lives of others, that it will hopefully influence others to think twice about not buckling up. We want them to remember to "CLICK CLACK FRONT & BACK " and ask themselves, "What's Holding Them Back?" The "CLICK CLACK FRONT & BACK " team completed the project by coming together 25 times. Seven times in person, and 18 times through a distance-learning environment outside of their academic responsibilities via Zoom. As first-time participants, this is quite an accomplishment! These 11 sophomores have been friends since middle school, and their close friendship contributed to their ability to work so well together. The energy that this group exuded when working together was awesome! Team members include 11 students from the class of 2022. Samantha Bluze Taylor Clark Marianne Doss Chloe Fatuova Abby Franks Jake Frederick Kayla Lovette Marissa Schaefer Sydney Schwerzler Chloe Tirino Alexa Westhoff Check out this impressive group on social media: Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/jill.fackelman.9 Instagram-https://www.instagram.com/clickclackfrontandback_ihhs/ Twitter- https://twitter.com/clickclackfron1 TikTok- https://www.tiktok.com/@clickclackfrontandback?language=en&sec_uid=MS4wLjABAAAAm8TNjNB-7tq-LkM77tqL4cgXhm0PVJ9TWMAqw4DcQfgB90HBwC5vld4LR-byTv2t&u_code=db570ck5cm042c&utm_campaign=client_share&app=musically&utm_medium=ios&user_id=6798588616946271237&tt_from=copy&utm_source=copy&source=h5_m Website-https://mdoss22.wixsite.com/clickclackfandb YouTube PSA-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vw11z_SkKgw&feature=youtu.be Final Summary-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p78lm4LzRkI&feature=youtu.be Newspaper Article Link-https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/oakland/2020/05/04/indian-hills-students-competing-u-got-brains-champion-schools-program/3050116001/?fbclid=IwAR1GepmtxIGRpC5J7tyOHleyNA1qmbEVE5JIs7cpC6WFxtcvdz3WBR2FLdQ
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Valedictorian and Salutatorians IHHS 2020
04/27/2020
We are proud to announce that Elijah Kupferberg has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian and that Benjamin Baldwin has earned the title of Salutatorian for the 2019-2020 school year. We are grateful for all of the dedication and hard work that Elijah and Benjamin have put into Indian Hills throughout their four years. Our most sincere congratulations on this wonderful achievement.
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#BraveWave
#BraveWave
03/20/2020
Certainly, nothing replaces the authenticity of face to face
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IH Academic Decathlon Region II Champs!
IH Academic Decathlon Region II Champs!
02/07/2020
Congratulations to the members of the IH Academic Decathlon Team
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IHHS 7th Annual Slam Dunk for The Valley Hospital’s Breast Center
IHHS 7th Annual Slam Dunk for The Valley Hospital’s Breast Center
11/20/2019
For the seventh consecutive year, the coaches and team members of the Indian Hills Girls Basketball dedicated the month of October towards fundraising for The Valley Hospital’s Breast Center.
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IHTC Presents, "Steel Magnolias"
IHTC Presents, "Steel Magnolias"
11/13/2019
"Steel Magnolias" is the story of Truvy Jones who runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where
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Mr. Michael Marder to Speak at Indian Hills
Mr. Michael Marder to Speak at Indian Hills
10/17/2019
Mr. Marder was 14 years old when Nazi Germany invaded his home country of Poland, he has survived 9 concentration camps, and has a story strong in faith, survival, and hope.
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2019 GRIT Award
2019 GRIT Award
06/17/2019
This award is given each year to a Senior at Indian Hills who personifies the concept of GRIT. We are proud to announce that Joshua Cohen is this year's recipient of the GRIT Award. Congratulations, Josh!
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2019 Wellesley College Book Award
2019 Wellesley College Book Award
06/17/2019
Tiffany Becker was chosen to be the recipient of the Wellesley College Book Award this year.
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NFHS Network
Streaming of Our Athletic Events
11/01/2018
RIHRHSD is proud to announce that we have partnered with the NFHS Network...
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NY Giants Lineman Nate Solder talks Wellness!
NY Giants Lineman Nate Solder talks Wellness!
10/15/2018
Nate Solder from the NY Giants came to Indian Hills High School to speak
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Gold Star Teachers from the W!SE Foundation
Gold Star Teachers from the W!SE Foundation
10/03/2018
Congratulations to Mrs. Johnson and Mr. Murphy for earning recognition as Gold Star Teachers from the W!SE Foundation
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Early Distribution
IMPORTANT INFO ON AUP / LAPTOP PICKUP (POSTED 9/4)
08/29/2018
Early Laptop Pickup Schedule / Important Information for incoming Freshmen
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Angela Saric Breaks Career Points Record at IH
Angela Saric Breaks Career Points Record at IH
06/19/2018
Congratulations to Angela Saric for breaking the career points record at IH with her total of 1,333 points
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Commended Students in the 20182018 National Merit Scholarship Program
Commended Students in the 20182018 National Merit Scholarship Program
06/19/2018
Dr. Gregory Vacca is pleased to celebrate four scholastically-talented seniors who have been named as a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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Congratulations to our UP Principles of Finance & Global Markets, and Economic CPE students
WISE Scholar
06/14/2018
Congratulations to our UP Principles of Finance & Global Markets, and Economic CPE students
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Dystopian Literature
05/21/2018
Best-selling author Alex London
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Indian Hills Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Indian Hills Valedictorian and Salutatorian
05/08/2018
We are proud to announce that Gillian Guss has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian and that Daniel Breslow has earned the title of Salutatorian for the 2017-2018 school year
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IHTC Presents the Musical, “Little Women”
IHTC Presents the Musical, “Little Women”
04/20/2018
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s American classic, this Civil War story of love and family stands the test of time
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2018 West Point Leadership and Character Conference
2018 West Point Leadership and Character Conference
04/16/2018
Kevin Heins, Brian Coughlin, Shayna Durkin, and Stella Bayiokos were selected to attend the 2018 West Point Leadership and Character Conference​ which was held on April 11, 2018
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Indian Hills Teacher of the Year
Indian Hills Teacher of the Year
04/06/2018
We are proud to announce that Mr. Timothy Walkowich has been named the 2018 Indian Hills Teacher of the Year!
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Indian Hills Students Use Art to Help Children in Syria
Indian Hills Students Use Art to Help Children in Syria
03/29/2018
This year Mr. Mungiello's digital design 2 students digitally painted portraits of children from Syria.
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Indian Hills Students Visit NBC Studios in NYC
Indian Hills Students Visit NBC Studios in NYC
03/16/2018
The TV Studio Production and Audio & Film Editing students attended a field trip to NBC Studios in NYC
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RIH Physical Education and Applied Technology Teachers Participate in Professional Development
RIH Physical Education and Applied Technology Teachers Participate in Professional Development
03/14/2018
In true collaborative spirit, teachers from the Applied Technology Department from both Ramapo and Indian Hills High School as well as Physical Education teachers from both schools participated in Professional Development Training for bike repair and maintenance
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U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team
03/12/2018
Jack Wallace is on the USA Sled Hockey Team
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Human Rights Day at Indian HIlls
12/13/2017
In honor of International Human Rights Day our UP ISB Seniors
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IHTC is Proud to Present "A Chorus Line"
IHTC is Proud to Present "A Chorus Line"
11/16/2017
"A Chorus Line" is centered on seventeen Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line.
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24 Hrs. "Off the Grid" Tech Challenge Nov. 21st
24 Hrs. "Off the Grid" Tech Challenge Nov. 21st
11/16/2017
In addition to the Wellness Weekends we are promoting November as a month to connect with one another by temporarily going off the grid.
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Indian Hills Student, William Percy, Honored at Veteran's Day Service
Indian Hills Student, William Percy, Honored at Veteran's Day Service
11/16/2017
Indian Hills Senior, William Percy, was awarded the Hackensack University Medical Center's Medal of Citizenship for his volunteer service with wounded veterans.
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New IHHS Tennis Courts
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New IHHS Tennis Courts
09/13/2017
Board President David Becker cutting the ribbon for the new courts! Best of luck Braves tennis!
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Congratulations to Nigel DaSilva
Congratulations to Nigel DaSilva
06/16/2017
Congratulations to Nigel DaSilva for scoring in the top 10% of all Physics competitors in NJ Science League....
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Tennis 50th Anniversary
IHHS Tennis Celebrates 50th Anniversary
05/22/2017
A short ceremony was held before a match vs Hackensack
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Kelsey McLennan '18
Kelsey McLennan '18
05/02/2017
Accepted to the Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology
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RIH at the DECA
Ramapo Indian Hills Students
05/02/2017
@ the DECA International Career Development Conference
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IHTC is proud to present, "Legally Blonde"
04/17/2017
IHTC is proud to present, "Legally Blonde". Performances: April 20, 21, 22 at the IHHS Auditorium
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Indian Hills Bowling named Bergen County Team of the Year
03/31/2017
The Indian Hills Bowling Team was named Bergen County Team of the Year for the 3rd year in a row.
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Indian Hills Teacher of the Year - Shannon Luke
Indian Hills Teacher of the Year - Shannon Luke
03/30/2017
Principal Joseph Collins congratulates Social Studies teacher, Shannon Luke upon recognition as being selected the 2017 Educator of the Year at Indian Hills
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Exchange Student, Thereza John
Exchange Student, Thereza John
03/10/2017
Spoke to PTSO about her exchange program and experience at IHHS
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Class of 1986 Gift
Class of 1986 Gift
03/09/2017
Exercising your mind and body at the same time.
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Human Rights Advocate, Mrs. Cathy Zahn, Visits UP-ISB class
03/08/2017
Mrs. Cathy Zahn, visited our UP-ISB class on March 1 to discuss her business model and philanthropy
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Congratulations to Angela Saric on her 1,000th Career Point
02/28/2017
Angela Saric scored her 1,000th career point in the first round of states against Riverdell. She hit her milestone on the foul line and finished the game with 26 points to advance the Braves to the second round of state playoffs.
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Indian Hills Boys Bowling Wins Sectional Title
02/14/2017
Indian Hills was the top team at the North Jersey 1A section with a team total of 3,103 pins to win the Group 3 title over Pascack Valley (2,857).
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Snow
Delayed Opening: Friday - Feb 10, 2017
02/09/2017
All students should report to school 90 minutes after the normal start time
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Art Start 2017
Art Start 2017
01/27/2017
RIH Students to Exhibit Art Work @ Art Start 2017
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Bike Path
RHS / IHHS Rolls Out First Biking Course
01/19/2017
This was the Indian Hills’ sixth period mountain biking class
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Photos from the IHHS Miracle Worker Production
Miracle Worker
01/05/2017
Photos from the IHHS Miracle Worker Production
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IHHS Named Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School
IHHS Named Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School
01/01/2017
IHHS is proud to announce our status as a Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School. Since 1994, the Institute has been the nation's leading nonprofit provider of K-12 teacher training and classroom resources in the field of American history.
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"Bolt 4 Ben " Franklin Lakes Scenic Half-Marathon & 5K
BEN’S STORY… From the time Ben Landel was a toddler, there was a tenacity about him which has proven successful....
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French Class Field Trip
French Class Field Trip
French Class Field Trip to Ladurée New York Soho, May 22, 2019
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