• Spelling Bee

    The winner of the Horace Mann School Spelling Bee is Diego Carvajal Cruz.

    Other participants included: Oliver Barakat, Jomana Bebawi, Mehraiil Bessady, Hamza Kelany, Julian Maldonado, Erin McCullough, Sofiane Nid-Youssef, Dhruv Shah, Aviv Talmor, and Faith Walker. Both Mrs. Jennifer O'Flaherty and Mrs. Kristen Mulroy are the Spelling Bee Advisors who were helping the students with preparation activities. 

    District Geography Bee

    Under the guidance of Mrs. Nicole Kobryn, two of our students placed: Sophie Engdall came in second place and Anisa Matos came in tied for third place. Congratualtions to the winners and a big thank you to Mrs. Kobryn for preparing them.

    We'd like to give a shout out to the rest of the Geography Bee Club participants: Caitlin Gaetani, Sophie Scalera, Jack Spagnola, Anna Stankevich, and Brennan Trowbridge.

    National Junior Honor's Society

    We are proud to announce the newly accepted members of the NJHS: 

    Oliver Barakat

    Jomana Bebawi

    Mehraiil Bessady

    Taylor Buzinkai

    Sophie Engdall

    Reanna Etwaroo

    Andrew Farber

    Penelope Feeney

    Caitlin Gaetani

    Peter Kalds

    Jack Kruchkowski

    Hamza Kelany

    Julian Maldonado

    Hermina Mansour

    Michael McCollum

    Erin McCullough

    Rosa Moya

    Sofiane Nid-Youssef

    Sophia Scalera and

    Brennan Trowbridge

    Congratulations to all of you and thank you to Mrs. Kristen Mulroy and Dr. Jamie Smith for their guidance and work with the National Junior Honor Society. 

    STEM Showcase

    Congratulations to Sophie Engdall in Grade 8 and Anisa Matos in Grade 7 for  being selected to participate in the STEM Showcase.

    Mr. Rooney Babilonia, Grade 7 and 8 Science Teacher, is waiting patiently for the results. 


    Student Council Executive Board

    Congratulations to the newly appointed Student Council

    President: Sophie Engdall
    Vice President: Reanna Etwaroo
    Treasurer: Sofiane Nid-Youssef
    Secretary: Gabriella Wilbeck

    Chairmen: Erin McCullough and Brennan Trowbridge


    Ms. Vargas' Class Virtual Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Click the link here to view the entire parade
    grade 3 walks to school
    Grade 3 Walks to School on October 8, 2019 with the help of the Transportation Management Association
    Parnika Agarwal, Grade 4 student at Horace Mann School was recognized by the Bayonne Board of Education for the following:

    1. She was a finalist in the creation of the cover of a folder that will be given out to all Grade Four students in New Jersey by the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey.The theme was "Fun Things To Do Instead of Drugs".
    2. She won first place in the American Legion coloring contest
    3. She won first place in the calendar contest sponsored by the Hudson County Improvement Authority.
    4. She won first place for her poster in the Fire Prevention Poster Contest in Bayonne.

    HMCS Principal, Dr. Catherine Quinn and Title 1 teacher, Davida Lawsky, received the Gold Level Recognition award for New Jersey Safe Routes to School at a luncheon Awards Ceremony for the Transportation Management Association. 
    Congratulations to the 
    2018-2019 Science Fair Winners 


    GRADE 5:


    1ST PLACE: Nicholas Weimmer - How Does Light Absorption of Different Colors of Light Affect Plant Development in Brassica Rapa?

    2ND PLACE: Billy Jasolosky - What Amount of Liquid When Combined With Milk Will Produce the Best Plastic?

    3RD PLACE: Aiden Skupien - Which Hand Washing Method Kills the Most Germs?


    GRADE 6:


    ***1ST PLACE: Sophie Engdall - Wouldn’t Bioplastic be Fantastic?

    2ND PLACE: Dhruv Shah - How Does Smoking Affect Your Lungs?

    3RD PLACE: Erin McCullough - How Does Fear Affect Your Heart


    GRADE 7:


    ***1ST PLACE: Michael Egan - Which Common Drink Dissolves Over the Counter Medicine the Quickest?

    2ND PLACE: Julia Roszkowski - Which Bridge Design is the Best for Stability?

    3RD PLACE: Brenden Devine - Which Items In the Home Have the Most Bacteria?

    GRADE 8:

    1ST PLACE: Liana Lopez - What is the Best Material for a Mechanical Hand?

    2ND PLACE: Jaiden Garcia - Does Detergent Work Best With Hot, Warm, or Cold Water?

    3RD PLACE: Daneris Miranda - Incandescent or Fluorescent Light: Which is Better for Plant Growth?


    *** Sophie Engdall and Michael Egan will be representing HMCS at the STEM Showcase at the Liberty Science Center.


    Congratulations to the 
    Fire Prevention Poster Winners
    Pictured are (top left to right) Carmelarose Fowler, Liana Leppard, Madison Rodriguez, Anisa Matos, Tyler Soto, Billy Jasolosky
    (bottom left to right)  April Heredia, Parnika Agarwal, Adhia Deenu, Mirola Siha, Zadonni Francisco, Aviv Talmor, Matias Aguilera.
    Missing from the picture are Brooklyn Padilla and Maryam Siddiquie. 

     Division 1 (K-2)                   Division 2 (3-5)

     1st April Heredia   2nd  gr.         1st Parnika Agarwal 4th gr.

                                                        (County Winner)

     2nd Adhia Deenu   2nd  gr.         2nd Zadonni Francisco  5th gr.

     3rd Mirola Siha      2nd  gr.         3rd  Anisa Matos 5th gr.


    Division 3 (6-8) 

    1st Matias Aguilera . (County Winner)

    2nd Carmelarose Fowler

    3rd Tyler Soto


    Honorable Mentions

    Brooklyn Padilla 4th gr.

    William Jasolosky 5th gr.

    Maryam Siddiquie 4th gr.

    Aviv Calzoncit Talmor 6th gr.

    Liana Leppard 7th gr.

    Madison Rodiguez 7th gr.


      Congratulations to the 
    2018 Pumpkin Contest Winners 
     Pumpkin winners
    Caileen & Mikeanna - Boxer Chuck Wepner; Maya - Tigers Cheerleader; Gage - The Giants: The Dead Zone; Lily - Mr. Met; Abdelraham - Football Player; Princess - Football Player.