Trenton, NJ: Mercer Street Friends, a nonprofit whose mission supports local families through comprehensive food and education programs, is set to open the first Choice Food Pantry in a Trenton District School, as part of a comprehensive Family Resource Center. As an extension of Mercer Street Friends’ Community Schools program […]
Here’s your copy of Friends Talk 2023 – Mercer Street Friends’ annual newsletter featuring updates on mission-based initiatives supporting the Greater Trenton community.
With an endless appetite for learning, our summer 2023 preschool students,The Hungry Caterpillars, enjoyed a thoughtfully curated curriculum incorporating routine, beginning literacy, math lessons and fun!
After many hoorays and hugs at our end of Summer Bridge celebration, we said, “See you in September” to the more than 80 kindergarten through third grade students who enrolled through our Community Schools initiative in the Trenton School District.
With nearly sixty 7th and 8th grade students enrolled in our Summer Bridge Program at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, our team of educators and counselors are busy! As an extension of our Community Schools initiative, Summer Bridge is a continuation of classroom learning.
We’re off to a great start at B.C. Gregory Elementary with 80+ students – kindergarten through third grade – who’ve joined us for Summer Bridge 2023, an extension of Mercer Street Friends’ Community Schools initiative. Mornings at Summer Bridge are spent in the classroom with Trenton Public School educators (current and retired), teaching math and reading.
School’s Out, Summer’s In at Mercer Street Friends’ Summer Bridge programs at B.C. Gregory Elementary School and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in Trenton, New Jersey. Summer Bridge is an extension of our Community School initiative in the Trenton School District serving hundreds of local students and families […]
Trenton, NJ: Mercer Street Friends, a nonprofit whose mission supports local families through comprehensive food and education programs, hosted an award ceremony and luncheon to recognize achievement in reading for first through third grade students at Benjamin C. Gregory Elementary School in Trenton, New Jersey. On Wednesday, May 24, more […]
Trenton, NJ: On Wednesday, March 22, Mercer Street Friends, a nonprofit whose mission supports local families through comprehensive food and education programs, hosted an award ceremony and luncheon to recognize achievement in reading for first grade students at Luis Muñoz-Rivera Elementary School in Trenton, New Jersey. Forty students and their […]
Party Time! On Friday August 12th, The Mercer Street Friends Summer Bridge Program came to a close. For their hard work this summer, students enjoyed a party with arts crafts, face painting and ice cream! On display were projects showcasing what students have learned in Reading and STEAM! Mercer Street […]
It’s been an amazing summer for students from Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School as they focused on academics and extracurricular activities through the Mercer Street Friends Summer Bridge Program! Designed to assist students in continuing their skills throughout the summer, mornings are filled with writing exercises including informational texts, […]
Play Ball! On Wednesday, July 27th, Rivera Community Elementary and Gregory Elementary students took to the stands of the Trenton Thunder Baseball daytime game. For many, this was their first time out at the ballpark and their cheers for the home team were strong and loud, especially when a foul […]
Our students are artists! Last week, Rivera Community Elementary School students at the Mercer Street Friends Summer Bridge Program experienced the magic of Disney! Through numerous creative activities, students’ inner artist shone through as imaginations took flight drawing a Magic Carpet Adventure and sharing with their classmates the journey of […]
The Summer Program is in full swing! Excitement was in the air as B.C. Gregory Elementary School students took a field trip to the Franklin Institute! For many of them, it was their first time visiting Philadelphia. Students were eager to explore the Harry Potter exhibit, where they got a […]
Mercer Street Friends is ready for Summer! We’ll welcome nearly 200 students – Preschool, elementary, and middle school aged – to our Summer Bridge Program. This immersive learning program provides students with reading, writing, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) curriculum, as well as movement and athletic experiences, […]