Classroom Close-up


Classroom Close-up, NJ is a half-hour television program that features innovative projects in New Jersey public schools. The 14-time Emmy® award-winning show is in its 22nd season and airs on NJTV every Sunday at 7:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 11:30 p.m.; and Saturdays at 5:30 a.m. The show is sponsored by PSE&G. The show is the only half-hour program in the country devoted to featuring the positive things happening in public schools. Here you can watch current shows, search for stories that have aired the past two decades, check out the video contest, become a fan, view the photo gallery, and check out the schedule and monthly guide.

Classroom Close-up Web Page

Below are a few past episodes highlighting MTSD

Custodian Author – Orchard Hill Elementary School Head custodian Paul Harvey published a book, thanks to the help and support of teacher Kathy Grover. While Paul has the creativity and imagination to write a book, he has dyslexia and he became Kathy’s oldest student. She mentored, illustrated and edited “The Adventures of Shamus the Leprechaun: Shamus Goes to School.”