Phone: 908.231.8500


Degrees and Certifications:

BS Biology and English (minor) - University of Scranton; MS Secondary Education (Biology) - University of Scranton; NJ State Teaching Certificate - Teacher of Biology (Highly Qualified); PA State Teaching Certificate - Biological Sciences 7-12; Classroom Assessment, Planning and Strategies (CAPS) - 07/08; ABIS Teacher of the Year - 2007, 2015; Teacher's Who Make Magic Recipient - 2010; CPI - 2011 to present CPR/AED Certified 2010-present NSTA Member - 2002- present

Mrs. Lauren D. Kurzius

My name is Lauren Kurzius and I am a science teacher at Alexander Batcho Intermediate School and a Virtual High School Teacher at Manville High School. I have been teaching for 17 years. I'm also the 8th Grade class advisor and teh Environmental Club Advisor.  I love being in the field studying wildlife biology. My favorite areas of science to teach are anatomy and natural selection. 

Click here for a Calendar of 8th Grade events including Homework: 8th Grade Calendar

Click here for your lab report documents and notes: Notes and Labs

Click here for the 8th grade Syllabus: Syllabus