Collier Youth Services Congratulates Dr. Michael Penna on receiving the Outstanding Educator in Performing Arts Award from Monmouth Arts!
Dr. Michael Penna, Ph.D.: is a Theater, English, and a Wilson Reading Certified Teacher at Collier High School. He has a Ph.D. in Education from Walden University, MPhil in Education from Walden University, MA in Theater Studies from Montclair State University, and a BFA in Musical Theater from Syracuse University. Dr. Penna has over 28 years of experience in the Theatrical Arts and Education. Way to go Dr. Penna. We are incredibly proud and grateful to you for the outstanding education and theater opportunities you provide our students.
Collier School Newsletter--learn about Collier School, an alternative school for kids with mental and behavioral health challenges such as but not limited to ADHD; anxiety; autism; depression; discouragement/low motivation; mood, attention, or adjustment difficulties; oppositional/defiant behavior; poor socialization sills/isolation; school phobia/avoidance.
We are so proud of our students--they are always thinking of how they can help others.
Collier High School students are doing their part to create change through their "Change for a Change" initiative. Students and staff will donate their spare change to help raise funds to donate to those affected by the war in Ukraine. Collier School will kick off this event by wearing blue and yellow on May 3rd.
Keep up the inspirational work!
We are so proud of the students and staff of the Collier High School Drama team! They received NINE nominations for the 2022 Montclair Theatre Night Awards! Please join us in congratulating all of them on their great work!
John B: Outstanding Actor in a Period Comedic Play, "The Importance Of Being Earnest"
Grant G: Outstanding Actor in a Period Comedic Play, "The Importance Of Being Earnest"
Alex B: Outstanding Actor in a Period Comedic Play, "The Importance Of Being Earnest"
Cast: Outstanding Acting Ensemble in a Period Comedic Play, "The Importance Of Being Earnest"
Cast- Outstanding Acting Ensemble in a Virtual Musical, "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown"
Dr. Penna: Outstanding Production of a Period Comedic Play, "The Importance Of Being Earnest"
Dr. Penna: Outstanding Production of a Virtual Musical, "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown"
Dr. Penna: Joanne Fox Educator Award
Dr. Penna: Outstanding Dramaturgy, "The Importance Of Being Earnest"
Prom 2022 - May 6th from 7-11 PM
Who: Juniors and Seniors
Where: The Reception Center at St. Clements Matawan NJ
How: Tickets are on sale from April 19 - May 2 during lunches
$70.00 per person
Any Questions please contact Mrs. DiStefano