Student Awards and Competitions
Robocup 2018 – Montreal, Canada
CHP Team Wins First Place at the RoboCup Junior OnStage National Competition . . . and Best Programming Award! CHP’s Robotic Teams participated at the RoboCup Junior OnStage National Competition on May 6th, 2018 at Borough of Manhattan Community College. For the third year in a row, a CHP team won first place for the OnStage category as well as Best Programming award at the competition. The 22nd RoboCup International Competition was held in Montreal from June 1722. Jazmin Jewels from Cedar Hill Prep School represented the United States in the OnStage competition. It was an amazing competition where students from Middle School, High School and College showed off their programming skills by having autonomous Robots compete in events like RoboSoccer and RoboRescue
Math League Competition
February 10, 2018
Cedar Hill Prep’s 7th and 8th grade students participated in the MATHCOUNTS Middle School Chapter Competition at Mercer Community College. There were 170 students participating from 20 schools in the area. Students participated as individuals and as a Team. For Cedar Hill Prep, 8th Grader, Heer Patel, won 1st place in the Individual Rounds. We are very proud of her achievements, and of all the students who participated.
June 12, 2018
Congratulations to Cedar Hill Prep’s Spanish language students who attained national recognition for excellent performance in the 2018 National Spanish Examinations. The National Spanish Examinations are the most widely used tests of Spanish in the United States. In the spring of 2018, over 150,000 students participated in the National Spanish Examinations. Read More
Geography Bee Competition 2018
March 8, 2018
Vikram Renganathan, 5th grade student at Cedar Hill Preparatory School, was named New Jersey National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist by National Geographic Society. The contest was held at Rowan University in Glassboro on Friday, April 6, 2018. This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee Competition, which is now in its 30th year.
May 5, 2018
CHP Debate Team finishes 3rd in Debate National Championship! The Middle School Public Debate Program was founded in 2002 by educators at Claremont McKenna College. The National Competition between all leagues was held on May 5th at the Nest M School in lower Manhattan. 71 teams, 213 students from 7 leagues competed on 5 topics.
National Academic Quiz Tournaments, LLC
February 5, 2016
On February 2nd, 10 CHP students in grades 4 – 8 participated in the school-wide National Geographic Geo Bee Competition. The comradery of our students was wonderful as they cheered for the contestants. This was quite an exciting event! Congratulations to the following students who won their respective grade-level Geography Bees.
Junior Solar Sprints program
May 19, 2018
CHP encourages and provides support for the Junior Solar Sprints which challenges students to use their scientific knowledge, creative thinking and experimentation skills to develop new vehicles and fuel technologies. Students have to design and build high-performance solar vehicles addressing the transportation issues in the US due to environmental constraints, oil availability and economic factors.
National History Bee Finals – Atlanta, Georgia
June 4, 2018
Cedar Hill Prep students rocked at National History Bee 40,000 students participated over the course of 6 months and 600 National finalists for each division – Grade 5, 6, 7 and Grade 8 convened in Atlanta. Seven students from Cedar Hill Prep School qualified for the Nationals. Four of the National Finalists also participated in the History Bowl. They breezed through to make it among the Top 32 teams. The History Bowl team finished being 12th in the History Bowl competition.
National Science Bowl
February 23, 2018
Science Bowl challenges the students’ knowledge of Science and Math. We encourage our students to take part in National Science Bowl to enhance their classroom learnings and to have a deeper understanding of their subjects. On Friday, February 23, a team from Cedar Hill Prep competed in the annual Middle School Science Bowl at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. The young gentlemen returned to great applause for their high scores in all areas of the Science and Math disciplines.
Future City Competition
January 13, 2018
Six Cedar Hill Prep students in the eighth grade put their best foot forward at the Future City Competition. At the Regional Future City competition in Rutgers University one of our teams won the THE AWARD FOR MOST SUSTAINABLE CITY! Future City Competition encourages the students to apply the Math, Science, and Engineering concepts they learned in the classroom to real-world problems. For the competition, students have to tackle relevant citywide sustainability issues and have to research, brainstorm, create a design and build future cities addressing those issues. This gives an opportunity for students to flex their problem-solving skills in a fun and engaging way.
We are so proud of our thirteen 7th and 8th grade students who competed in the exam, taken by thousands of students nationwide. Congratulations to Heer Patel from 8th grade, CHP’s school winner, who scored in the top 1% nationwide! We also congratulate Arjun Agrawal, 8th Grade, as our 2nd place winner, scoring in the top 5% nationwide. They are followed by Vishnu Gade, 8th Grade, who came in 3rd place.