Connectedness and Engagement | Team Spirit | One Big Family | Community Engagement | Service Learning
Students learn best in a safe, caring, and nurturing environment that inspires them to achieve academic and personal excellence within the context of a strong, team-oriented community, one that models the values of kindness, respect, and compassion. With a firm belief that character development and academics do not develop in isolation of one another, these values are an intrinsic part of each branch of the curriculum and serve as a model in all of our interactions.
Cedar Hill Prep Debate Wins Again! Garden State Debate League held their third inter school debate meet at Cedar Hill Prep School. Forty teams participated with 130 participants. The topics for debate were: Disney Movies Do More Harm Than Good; Ban Single Use Plastic Bags; Major League Baseball’s Plan to Cut Minor League Teams is Justified; All U.S. Presidential Primaries Should Be Held on the Same Day. Four teams from Cedar Hill Prep School finished in the top 10. Cedar Hill Prep School again won trophies for top school in the league and most number of wins. Congratulations debaters!
The Multiple Advantages of a Multilingual CurriculumThere have been a number of studies in recent years that suggest people who speak more than one language are in fact more intelligent. An article written by the New York Times highlights that learning multiple languages could improve cognitive skills beyond those related to language, which is a considerably different viewpoint than previously thought.