Robin Kaplan
Our RISE Class of 2021! Despite the difficult times you have faced, you have shined brightly! We wish all of you nothing but success in your future endeavors! For our College-Bound Graduates, best of luck! We are so proud of all of you and will miss you!
about 3 hours ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE wishing Elijah Coy all the best on his big move to Georgia! We wish you all the best in your future endeavors! We will miss you!
about 3 hours ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Away we go! RISE takes a public bus and train to New Brunswick to get some sweet treats! Huge Thank you to Barnes and Noble for letting us use your indoor tables to eat lunch! Special Thanks to Louis Hoffman and Melody from NJ Tips! @RutgersU @NJTRANSIT @BNBuzz
2 days ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE congrats Diamond Jackson, our College Scholarship Recipient! Thank you Ms.Bourdin for not only attending but presenting this certificate to a shining star at RISE! Well Deserved Diamond! @SueBourdin
4 days ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE gets a virtual sneak peek at our New Brunswick public bus and train trip for next Tuesday! Special Thanks to Louis Hoffman! @RutgersU
9 days ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE learns all about the Alliance Center for Independence! They offer some great activities like cooking class! Special Thanks to Luke for talking to our virtual and in person students! @ACI629
14 days ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE learns the important life skills of CPR and First Aid Training! Special Thanks to Vincent and Bernie from LifeForceUSA! You were both amazing instructors! Everyone did an excellent job, very proud and impressed! @LifeForceUSA @ZegaRobert
14 days ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Wishing Everyone a Happy Memorial Day! Thankful to all of the men and women who have served and those who continue to serve our Country! We honor your sacrifices and express our heartfelt gratitude!
18 days ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Happy Red Nose Day! RISE dons their red noses to support the great cause of ending child poverty! @Walgreens @RedNoseDayUSA
22 days ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Exercise! RISE Walks to Krauszers and Cypress Park! RISE enjoys some snacks and working out on the fitness equipment! Thanks to Krauszers for being so nice to us! @KrauszersStore
28 days ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE cooks some delicious apple berry salsa with cinnamon chips! A splash of zest, perfectly cut tortillas, hulling strawberries and measuring all the ingredients creates the finished product! They look appetizing!
about 1 month ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE beats the heat! They learn all about sun safety from Ashley at the ARC of NJ! The fun events calendar is included: https://www.arcnj.org/file_download/2a55ac80-bb1c-4f4c-b3e3-b3660db70972 @thearcofnj
about 1 month ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE is Blooming! The students created these beautiful flower pots when they learned about Alma Thomas. Now they added the finishing touches by adding stones, dirt, and choosing their flowers for Mother’s Day! Love the Colors!
about 1 month ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE creates amazing Alma Thomas Inspired Pots! The students bright colors and made each pot so unique! Special Thanks to Sonal from Disability Allies for teaching us in our zoom lesson! @DisAllies
about 1 month ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Hackensack Meridian Health pays RISE a visit to teach the students the vital skill of CPR Training! Special Thanks to Lisa and Christine! @HMHNewJersey
about 1 month ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE takes a virtual trip to Lisbon, Portugal thanks to Family Resource Associates! We really enjoyed all the beautiful sites and hope we can another virtual trip with you really soon! Special Thanks to Trisha, Nancy, and Inez. @FRAOnline
about 1 month ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE took a virtual tour of TCNJ! They learned all about the Career and Community Studies Program! Special Thanks to Brianna, Professor Swift and Professor Delmonte! We really enjoyed the student spotlight segment where TCNJ Alumni talk about their experiences there! @TCNJ
about 1 month ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE creates beautiful masterpieces! The students painted their own canvas bag! They came out amazing!
about 1 month ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE learns all about Self-Confidence! Setting Smart Goals and Stepping out of your comfort zone were two important components that help bolster self-confidence! Special Thanks to Erin and Ashley from the Arc for the great presentation! @thearcofnj
about 1 month ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE finishes making the Rice Krispy treats! The students did a great job measuring and mixing!
2 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Hats off to RISE! RISE rocks some styling hats to help support the Heavenly Hats Cause! They provide new hats to cancer patients who have lost their hair! @heavenlyhats
2 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE learns all about how to choose the right Support Coordinator and Program for them! Special thanks to Jaimie and Stephen from Bob’s Center at Rutgers for the informative presentation! @RutgersU
2 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE creates some tasty food prep! The students the rice Chex to make rice Krupa treats! Stay tuned for next week when they create the finished product! Yummy!
2 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Wishing Everyone a Wonderful Spring Break!
2 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Mayor McCormac joins us on Zoom for a fun Disney Themed Trivia Game! Thanks so much for joining us we had a great time! @mayormccormac @ZegaRobert
3 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
A RISE Graduate Rebecca stops in to great Q&A with our current RISE Students all about college life! She created a wonderful slideshow presentation and currently attends Raritan Valley Community College! Thanks so much Rebecca! Hope you can visit soon! @raritanvalleycc
3 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE gets another engaging presentation about Respect from the Arc of NJ! Thank you to both of our presenters Ashley and Erin! @thearcofnj
3 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Wishing Everyone a Happy St.Patrick’s Day!
3 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE learns all about travel training from NJ Tips Louis Hoffman! Special Thanks to Jeff for showing us the NJ Transit app! Can’t wait to start planning our virtual trips! @RutgersU
3 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE puts their sleuthing skills to the test in this challenging,yet fun escape room! RISE does super spies proud!
4 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE joins the Hackensack Meridian Health presentation to learn about their hospitality positions! Thanks for letting us take part in this informative presentation! @HMHNewJersey
4 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Colorful and Creative Creations! RISE makes their Mardi Gras Masks to capture the festive spirit!
4 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Wising Everyone a Happy Presidents Day!
4 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE creates wonderful Valentine’s Day Cards! This is but a sampling of all the magnificent creations! Amazing Job RISE Students, you worked very hard to make each unique!
4 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
A heartfelt colorful Thank You to Home Depot for donating $500 to the RISE Program! Thank you for continued support and partnership with us! @homedepot
4 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Go Team RISE! We had so much fun and great discussions during our Team Building Activities! Thank you Ms.Erin Smithers from the Arc of NJ for coming back to work with us again! @thearcofnj
4 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Happy Snow Day RISE! Enjoy and Stay Safe! Fun Challenge: Send us your snow day activity pictures!
5 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE practices the important skill of problem solving with Ms.Jerisa from the Arc of New Jersey! @thearcofnj
5 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE watches the Presidential Inauguration! We have discussed the importance of making their voices heard!
5 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE reviews all the important employability skills for not only getting the job but keeping it as well!
5 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE gets a giant surprise! Home Depot donates $500 to the RISE Program! Special thanks to Jennifer and Chrissy for coming! Thank you for continued support! @homedepot
5 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE gets a refresher on how to write out checks to pay their bills in Ms.Rockmaker’s class!
5 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE wishing Everyone a Wonderful Winter Break! Special Thanks to Mayor McCormac for joining our Zoom Class Today! We hope to back working at Mayor Mac’s Cafe soon! @mayormccormac
6 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE wishing everyone a Happy First Day of Winter!
6 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Congratulations to our Nothing About Me Without Me Poster Contest Winners! Great Work and Well-Deserved!
6 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE wishes Everyone a Happy Hannukkah!
6 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE Creates their Nothing About Me Without Me Slides in Ms.Rockmaker’s class! The students will be voting for the best one! Good luck to all RISE Students!
7 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Wishing Everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
7 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE makes creative works of art to say what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving! Great Job!
7 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE learning all about Employability Skills! So important for the ultimate goal of RISE: landing that dream job!
7 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
A Delicious Bright Spot on a Dreary Day at RISE! Pizzavita stops by to make some delicious pizza for RISE Students and Staff! Thank you Rocco and Arnesto!
7 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE practicing their job skills while completing a variety of pre-employment tasks in Ms.Caroscio’s class! Great Job RISE!
7 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Today we Celebrate and Honor all of those who have served in our military. Happy Veterans Day!
7 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
A RISE Graduate Shines Bright! Kenny Chauca got hired by Macy’s! Congratulations Kenny! We are so proud of you! @Julesbair2 @ZegaRobert
8 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Wishing Everyone a Wonderful Fall Break! Enjoy!
8 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE creates frighteningly delicious treats alongside some seasonal magnets! Positively Spine-Tingling!
8 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Monster Crossing! RISE creates spooktacular creatures in a fun pre-Halloween Activity!
8 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE students are doing their civic duty. Did you?? VOTE NOW!
8 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Feel the Beat! RISE engaged in a variety of activities from dancing,stretching, and mindfulness mediation during Mr.Blumberg’s gym class!
8 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
A Delicious Celebration! RISE enjoys a pizza party to conclude our first full week back in person! Thank you RISE Students following all the guidelines to keep yourself and everyone else safe! Special Thanks to Ms.Bair for the pizza! @Julesbair2 @ZegaRobert
8 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE Students practice their communication skills in to get ready for the job sites in Ms.Caroscio’s Class!
8 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Happy World Teachers Day!
9 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE inspired! The students really enjoyed discussing their smart goals during their MAPS Meeting with Ms.Maseko from the ARC of NJ! @thearcofnj
9 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
This week, 8 RISE students registered as brand-new voters, and 10 students verified their registrations! You can do the same by going to https://voter.svrs.nj.gov/registration-check @votegov
9 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Current and Graduate RISE Students hang out together and with Chef Lillian from Mayor Mac’s Cafe! @mayormccormac
9 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Home Depot stops by to put the finishing touches on the awesome tables they gave us! RISE gives an enthusiastic thumbs up in Appreciation! Thanks again Home Depot! @HomeDepot @ZegaRobert
9 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE on our fun Friday plays some Kahoot to review CNN News and Election Facts! Some tight competition and thrilling last minutes victories! Great Job!
9 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Mrs. Caroscio teaching about work safety because RISE is back at it! @ZegaRobert
9 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE watches CNN10 News learning about and in remembrance of September 11th. In breakout rooms the students were divided into small groups to discuss with a staff member!
9 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
An enthusiastic round of applause from RISE Staff and Students! Thank you Home Depot for supporting us by putting our outdoor benches together for us! @HomeDepot
10 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Hope Everyone has a great first day back to school!
10 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Looking forward to the first day of school on Thursday! Excited to welcome back our veteran and new RISE Students!
10 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Our 2020 outdoor RISE Graduation Celebration! It was great seeing all of the students and staff! Special Thanks to Chartwells for the cookies, Mr.Burns aka DJ JE from JayNique Entertainment for our amazing music, and Ms.Bair for putting this phenomenal event together!
10 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
RISE takes part in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Cypress Park! Thank Mayor McCormac and all of the other dignitaries that let us take part!
10 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Our RISE Graduation Party is this Thursday from 2-6pm at Cypress Center! Excited to see all of the Students and Staff! Let’s Celebrate Safely Together!
10 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Happy #NationalNewJerseyDay
11 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Woodbridge Township School District
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12 months ago, Woodbridge Township School District
Robin Kaplan
Happy 4th of July Weekend!🇺🇸🎆
12 months ago, Robin Kaplan
Robin Kaplan
Wishing Everyone a Fantastic Summer!
about 1 year ago, Robin Kaplan