The Hoboken Charter School has been recognized by a national character education organization for the Sandy-inspired Healing Wall its students and members of the community created following last year’s devastating storm.

The school is one of 262 international recipients of the Character Education Partnership‘s 2013 Promising Practice award, which the organization presents to educators in schools across the world who have developed and implemented effective character education projects.

High school art teacher and service learning coordinator Mira Septimus and a number of her senior students worked in collaboration to develop the Healing Wall, which was intended as a way for students to share messages of hope, personal reflections and thoughts and prayers for those affected by Sandy.

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