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Facts at a Glance

 Edward T. Bowser, Sr.
  • 2019-20 "Leader In Me" School Year 3 of Implementation
  • Began Grade 3, 4, & 5 Departmentalization in 2017-18
  • Students at our school have been recognized for their award winning projects at the annual District Science, Math, Technology Fair.
  • Our Habitat Helpers Club created an outdoor “Garden of Hope” that serves as an environmental classroom for all students in our school. The National Wildlife Federation certified this garden as a Wildlife Habitat.
  • Students and staff continue to participate yearly in a special Negro Leagues Baseball Program with student projects showcased at various annual national conferences.
  • Annually, approximately ten classes publish books; our students have been honored for two consecutive years for the high quality of their writing and illustrating.
Celebrating Our Namesake
The Dr. John Howard Unique School of Excellence was renamed to the Edward T. Bowser, Sr. Unique School of Excellence. Edward T. Bowser, Sr., born in 1901, was a lifelong resident of East Orange, New Jersey. He was very active in and supportive of our community.