Be the Game Designer

Be the Game Designer
Grades 2 – 5

Learn how to code and create simple games using Scratch MIT, a block-based coding developed by MIT, and micro:Bit, a microcontroller developed for education purposes by the BBC.

During the program, children will: learn about different game mechanics; build games in Scratch MIT; and be introduced to Computational Thinking.

Saturdays 12:00pm – 2:00pm – Feb 8 – Mar 14 (6 weeks)
Make-up class on Mar 21 (if needed)

$300/Student

Contact Information
  1. Vitor Silva
  2. 866-752-8458
Sat, February 22
12:00 pm — 2:00 pm
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Be the Game Designer
Grades 2 – 5

Learn how to code and create simple games using Scratch MIT, a block-based coding developed by MIT, and micro:Bit, a microcontroller developed for education purposes by the BBC.

During the program, children will: learn about different game mechanics; build games in Scratch MIT; and be introduced to Computational Thinking.

Saturdays 12:00pm – ...

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11 Middletown Lincroft Rd
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Updated: A real quarantine for New Jersey? Trump considers it, then backs off

March 28, 2020

UPDATED 9PM

HOLMDEL, NJ - Anyone who actually read the full Executive Orders by Governor Murphy knows there are many holes. The exceptions are long and easy to maneuver.

Trump considered changing that, however. 

On Saturday morning, Trump said, "We’d like to see New York quarantined because it’s a hotspot — New York, New Jersey, maybe one or ...

Governor Murphy Bans Elective Procedures to Help Save Lives, Except Abortions

HOLMDEL. NJ - Governor Murphy signed a new executive order - Executive Order 109 - to ban all elective procedures except aborting unborn children.

“Our new reality calls for aggressive action to reduce the burden on our health care system and protect our frontline medical responders,” said Governor Murphy. “Given the dramatic shortfall in personal protective ...

Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Deputy Chief Douglas E. Johnson Retires, Incoming Deputy Chief is Maria Reverendo

April 5, 2020

Deputy Chief Douglas E. Johnson, retired pictured above.

FREEHOLD – A well-earned retirement has brought change to the Deputy Chief position at the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.  The MCPO is honoring the 28-years of service that retired Deputy Chief of Detectives Douglas E. Johnson provided to the citizens of Monmouth County, announced Prosecutor Christopher J.

New Five Day a Week Holmdel Village School Preschool: Open House Goes Virtual

 

VILLAGE PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE GOES VIRTUAL

 

HOLMDEL (April 4, 2020): While schools are closed and programs cancelled, the Holmdel Township Schools is offering a “virtual” open house for its new, five-day-a-week Preschool Program. 

 

The district has offered a half day integrated preschool program for ...

Monmouth Arts provides essential services to artists, art organizations, and arts-related businesses

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ:  In times of crisis, the role of Monmouth Arts is to connect the arts community to vital information, resources, and emergency funding. As Monmouth County’s primary “Arts Responder,” Monmouth Arts will continue providing essential services to artists, art organizations, and arts-related businesses through information gathering and dissemination, ...

Gopal Bill Incurs Fines for Attendees of "Corona Parties"

New legislation would direct law enforcement to fine attendees of social gatherings in violation of state social distancing executive orders.

OCEAN TOWNSHIP - Senator Vin Gopal will introduce legislation directing law enforcement officers to issue penalties for individuals who attend social gatherings in violation of a Governor's executive order during a state of emergency. Under law, the ...

SOME BUNNY is Coming to Green Leaf Pet Resort - all pets welcome! APRIL 5TH

March 11, 2020

OAKHURST, NJ: Some Bunny is coming to Green Leaf Pet Resort! All furry friends and their family are invited! Get your pictures with the EASTER BUNNY! Come join the fun-loving crowd at Green Leaf Pet Resort and make beautiful memories!

Photo opportunity is Sunday, April 5th, at Green Leaf Pet Resort on Route 34 South in Oakhurst, NJ. From 12pm-3pm. 

All pets and their ...

Freshii has something Delicious for YOU! Giving Back to Freshii Fans All Week!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US, THANKS TO YOU!!
* Mon Mar 9 - Sat Mar 14  * 11am - 8pm Daily *

Freshii Middletown is celebrating its first year of serving up healthy, fast, affordable food to Middletown and the surrounds! Join us all week as we give back to all of our "Freshii fans" who have been so supportive and loyal. Each day we'll be featuring a special giveaway, and on ...

CareOne Celebrates their Healthcare Heroes

March 26, 2020

CareOne, a leader in post-acute care, long-term care, memory care and assisted living for over 20 years, recognizes that COVID-19 has created an unprecedented time for our healthcare system. And while they have put extensive measures in place to keep patients, residents and staff healthy and safe, CareOne recognizes that they must go beyond the policy and protocols in place to meet physical ...

Maintaining Wellbeing During Senior Isolation

As we are all experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to consider the needs of the seniors in our lives and in our communities.

State and local health agencies are taking steps to ensure that seniors are physically protected from the virus, including directives for those 65 and older to stay home including shelter in place orders and quarantines directed at seniors.

Improve Your Brain Function with a Little Bit of Light Exercise

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month: During this COVID-19 time of social distancing, many seniors are isolated and are not receiving their routine cognitive and physical activity. We need to be mindful of keeping up our existing healthy routines, or using this time to make new healthy habits. 

As we age, we tend to experience increasing aches and pains, especially in the ...

What's in The CARES Act for Small Business Owners in NJ

March 28, 2020

CARES ACT: The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold a $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides ...

Aberdeen: Our stand against the coronavirus is strong together

A Message to the Township of Aberdeen from your Mayor,  

Our stand against the Coronavirus is strong. All of last week your Town Council Members, Town Manager and Chief of Police have had countless meetings and conference calls with State and Local officials with a single goal in mind, which is to bring the people of Aberdeen, the most comprehensive information we have.

Our ...

Practice self-care that works for you, professional help is available

April 2, 2020

March 31, 2020

Dear Editor:

The importance of focusing on our mental health needs at this time cannot be underestimated. We are all facing unexpected changes in our work and home situations which can easily lead to, or exacerbate, stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues. Social distancing can create social isolation if we don’t take the right care of ...

Pandemic Politics: Senator Sweeney and NJEA's Trojan Tax Horse

Former Holmdel Committeeman Terence Wall on proposed cuts to employee contributions to health insurance.

HOLMDEL, NJ - A national emergency is crippling the country, people are infected, financial markets are temporarily crushed and all public, private and parochial schools are closed. 

This Thursday, however, according to the news, the NJEA and Senate ...

If You Smoke or Vape, COVID-19 Is Another Reason To Quit

April 6, 2020

We know that older individuals and those with serious health conditions are most at risk for developing severe complications from COVID-19. But, there’s another group of people who are also vulnerable to the illness: Those who smoke and/or vape.

There’s a lot that can happen to your lungs when you smoke or vape. Tiny hair cells called cilia that remove dirt, dust and ...

Towns, Counties Granted Right to Ban All Short-Term, Seasonal Rentals, Puts Brakes on Travel

BY THE NUMBERS: Total of 37,505 Positive Cases in New Jersey, 2,351 in Monmouth County, 31 in Colts Neck, 78 in Holmdel, 217 in Middletown. 

NEW JERSEY:  In a move primarily aimed at keeping people from heading to the Jersey Shore during the coronavirus crisis, the state is giving local and county officials the power to prohibit all short-term and seasonal rentals for the ...

MATCHING MONDAY: Donate to help our Restaurants Stay in Business and our Frontline Workers Fueled, Give to FLAG and HFCF will Match it 100%

ALL OF US TOGETHER CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! 

The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign.

Today, Monday, April 6th, is Matching Monday for FLAG- Front Line Appreciation Group-Holmdel/Middletown! Donate at: paypal.me/FLAGHolmdelMiddletwn  VENMO: @FLAG-HolmdelMiddletown and your donation will be matched 100% by ...

Obituaries

Aug 16, 1947 - Mar 25, 2020
Shun-Kuei “Craig” Chung, 72, of Lincroft passed away surrounded by his family early ...
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Jan 4, 1933 - Mar 22, 2020
Louise Theresa Healy (nee Briden), 87, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2020, at Brighton ...
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Apr 23, 1933 - Mar 28, 2020
Raffaela Ignarra died in her home on March 28, 2020 in Marlboro, NJ due to congestive heart ...
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Dec 2, 1925 - Mar 26, 2020
John Giordano, 94, of Marlboro died at his home on Thursday March 26th. He was born in the small ...
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