District Weekly Updates

June 1, 2020

Dear AUL Family,

Welcome to Week 11 of Virtual Learning!

On Friday, June 5, 2020, The Visual and Performing Arts Department has arranged for a Virtual Field trip to the Louvre.

There are a few virtual links included to make the field trip more interactive.

The Louvre Museum is the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city's 1st arrondissement. Students will take a virtual tour of the history of the Louvre starting in the Rotunda. Students will also take a 360-degree virtual tour featuring the Louvre’s Egyptian Antiquities beginning with the Tanis Sphinx. Students can visit Founding Myths: From Hercules to Darth Vader in Petite Galeri and complete a scavenger hunt.

History of the Louvre Virtual Tour Link


This virtual 360-degree tour begins in the Rotunda which leads to a series of rooms representing the history of the Louvre as a palace and museum. Students can explore the Rotunda and the various artworks.

Egyptian Antiquities


This virtual 360-degree tour features the Louvre’s Egyptian Antiquities department. It is spread over two levels. At the beginning of the tour the Tanis Sphinx is there to greet us.

Students can visit Egyptian Tombs and artifacts.

Louvre Virtual Tour: Founding Myths: From Hercules to Darth Vader https://petitegalerie.louvre.fr/visite-virtuelle/saison1/#/petite_galerie_2/

Through a 360-degree viewing feature, students will explore the Petite Galerie which is exhibiting “Founding Myths: From Hercules to Darth Vader. Students will also discover how things are displayed in a museum, this includes display cases, labelling, and lighting.

AUL Grief and Loss Support Group

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Introduction to High School

A virtual presentation for incoming freshmen, where presenters will provide in-depth information to help prepare students for high school. There will be a Q&A session after the presentation. All parents and students are invited!

Thursday, June 4, 2020

6PM to 7PM

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Introducción a la Escuela Secundaria

Una presentación virtual para los estudiantes de primer año, donde los presentadores proporcionarán información detallada para ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes para la escuela secundaria. Habrá una sesión de preguntas y respuestas después de la presentación. ¡Todos los padres y estudiantes están


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Extensions of Office Staff

Please feel free to reach our office staff during school hours, 7:50 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday by dialing 848.203.3742 and the staff extension.

101 - Chief School Administrator
102 - High School VP
103 - Business Administrator
105 - Adm. Asst to the BA
106 - High School Nurse
107 - Information Technology
109 - Middle School VP
110 - High School Social Worker
111 - Attendance Officer
112 - Discipline
113 - Special Services (SPED, Etc.)

115 - Reporting Specialist
116 - High School Counselor
117 - High School Counselor - ELL
118 - Human Resource
120 - Exec. Asst. to Chief Lead Administrator

122 - Human Resource Asst
123 - Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction
128 - High School Counselor

140 - Middle School Counselor
149 - Information Technology

150 - Middle School Main office
153 - Middle School Social Worker
175 - Middle School Nurse
176 - Parent Engagement (New Student Enrollment, Etc.)

Hot Dinner Meals & Grab-N-Go Breakfast/Lunch Bags

We are pleased to announce we will be providing hot dinner meals to students and families starting Monday, May 4. We will provide grab and go Breakfast, Lunch, and hot Dinner meals daily from 10 am to 12 pm at the High School.

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21st Century Community Learning Center Afterschool Virtual Program

Our 21st Century Community Learning Center Afterschool Program has gone Virtual! We are, once again, implementing enrichment programs Monday-Thursday, from 4-6 PM, starting Monday, April 6. Program offerings include:

  • SAT Prep English Language Arts
  • SAT Prep Mathematics
  • STEM
  • Computer Science
  • Drones
  • Multicultural Cooking with the ‘Berbs
  • Book and Movie Club
  • Strength Training
  • Yoga and Stress Relief
  • Dance Club
  • Girl Talk
  • The Brotherhood

Now accepting 2020-2021 applications

We are continuing to accept students at the middle school for 2019-2020 school year.
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Coronavirus: What you need to know

Over the past week, the Governor has continued to reopen several businesses and organizations, beaches and state parks. As we continue the recovery process from Covid-19, It is very important to highlight the major precautions people should take to stay safe during this pandemic:

1-Wash hands frequently with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds

2-Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth; if you do, wash hands immediately afterward. Use hand sanitizer when soap/water is not available.

3-Avoid close contact with people who are sick

4-Stay home if you are sick

5-Cover your cough and sneeze into a tissue; then throw out and wash your hands.

6-Use face-covering/mask when going outdoors, and continue to practice social distancing (6 feet apart)

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Where and how do I get tested for COVID-19 in New Jersey? Who should get testing?

If you do not have symptoms, testing is not recommended. Complete this self-assessment to learn what to do.


There are three types of testing sites:

Community-based testing sites - These sites are open to all New Jerseyans who are experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness

County testing sites - These sites may be restricted to residents or first responders of a specific county. Some also require an appointment and/or prescription from a healthcare provider.

Private testing sites - To access testing at these sites, you must contact your doctor or healthcare provider.

NOTE: Each testing site operates on a schedule and has specific requirements. Please check with that site before visiting as you may be turned away.

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Calendar of Events

Board Meeting (Special)

Wednesday, June 10th, 6:30pm

Online virtual meeting

Bilingual ESL PC

Wednesday, June 17th, 9am

Online virtual meeting

End of MP4

Friday, June 19th, 11:45pm


Final Exams-12PM Dismissal

Tuesday, June 23rd, 8am to Thursday, June 25th, 12pm

Virtual Learning

Board Meeting

Wednesday, June 24th, 6:30pm

Online Virtual meeting

Last day of Sch/Graduation Moving up Ceremony

Friday, June 26th, 7pm


Last day for Teachers

Tuesday, June 30th, 4pm


About US

Founded in 2010 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, the Academy for Urban Leadership Charter School is one of Middlesex County's comprehensive Public Charter Schools that serves students in seventh through twelfth grades. The school operates under the terms of a charter granted by the New Jersey Department of Education.

When the school first opened in 2010, it did not have the books, tables, or classrooms necessary for students to be in an adequate learning environment. Even the principal, at the time, had to serve as a lunch aide. Since then, AUL has developed to help students receive the education they deserve. AUL has expanded by opening two new campuses, expecting to provide the opportunity for students to continue to succeed, with graduation and college admission, as two of its goals.

AUL offers an advanced academic track and AP courses.

AUL Mission: To employ an educational design and experience that merges the highest standards of academic excellence while fostering convictions and commitment to social and economic justice.