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Newton High School Class of 2020 Honored with Virtual Awards Ceremony

June 5, 2020

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Class of 2020 has been through a lot in their four years at the high school, ending with remote learning and virtual senior awards and graduation ceremonies. The Class of 2020 received $106,025.00 in scholarships the school administrators announced.

The Guidance Staff and administrators at Newton High School said they had worked hard on making this moment ...

Sparta Board of Education Deals with Personnel Questions

SPARTA, NJ – Community members questioned the board of education on a variety of personnel matters at the meeting on May 28.  At the end of the meeting for "the good of the order," Board President Kim Bragg read a statement regarding a headline in another news outlet.

“I wish to address the headline regarding Superintendent Dr. Rossi,” Bragg said on ...

Letter to Florham Park Parents on Celebrating Differences from Superintendent and Board of Ed President

June 4, 2020 

Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff, 

RE: Celebrating Differences 

Throughout all of the programs and services that are offered by the Florham Park Schools, the unwavering principle that guides us and our curriculum is our communal ability to celebrate student differences. The Florham Park School staff members are role models for engaging students in an ...

Hackers Disrupt St. Bonaventure Zoom Discussion on Racism

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Hackers posted racial slurs and drew swastikas Friday during the second of two University-sponsored Zoom meeting conducted for the campus community to discuss racism, inequality and the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. 

The offenders were kicked out of the 1 p.m. meeting, which resumed without further incident. Whether the ...

EBHS 2020 Decision Day: Here's Your Video

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It's been a rather unusual year for the East Brunswick High School Class of 2020 - virtual graduation, COVID-19 pandemic leading to online education for most of the final semester of Senior year.  Yeah, Bears, a good deal of the world has been turned upside down.

However, one thing remains the same.  East Brunswick High School students continue to rise ...

Spotswood Drama Club Seniors Take A Bow

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Drama Club's spring production of the musical "Once on This Island" was scheduled to be performed the week the coronavirus pandemic shut down the Spotswood School District. The four-run performance had to be canceled and the cast and crew had one final performance together on March 12. It was a difficult one.

"After sitting with the ...

Harvey Honors Class of 2020 with Campus Parade

They say everyone loves a parade, so to do something special for this year’s seniors, The Harvey School in Katonah celebrated the graduation June 4 of the 67 members of the Class of 2020 with a commencement car parade on campus.

Responding to ideas from leaders of the senior class, the school hosted a parade of cars, each decorated in colorful ways and filled with a graduate and ...

There’s Still Time to Earn Some Credit this Summer at CCM

RANDOLPH, NJ – With two summer sessions starting later this month, County College of Morris (CCM) offers college students and recent high school graduates the opportunity to keep moving forward with their education.

A Five-Week session begins on June 29 and runs through August 1. A Seven-Week session begins on June 30 and runs through August 15.     

A Better ...

7th Grade Class at St. Theresa School in Kenilworth Honors 8th Grade Graduates

KENILWORTH, NJ - At the School of Saint Theresa members from the seventh-grade class decided to pay a tribute to the eighth-graders the evening of their graduation. An organized caravan of cars was formed that took them through the towns of Kenilworth, Union, Elizabeth, Hillside, Roselle Park, Westfield, and Scotch Plains to stop at every ...

Columbia Middle School Teachers To Get "Pied" for Good Cause

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The teachers at Columbia Middle School (CMS) will be hosting their second annual 'Pie of the Tiger' fundraiser to benefit the NJ Sharing Network on Monday, June 15. 

The event originated to honor the memory of two hometown friends, Dan Basillo and Annie Young, who passed away and gave the ultimate gift of life through organ and tissue ...

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Cedar Grove UNICO Announces Scholarship Recipients

June 5, 2020

On June 4 the Cedar Grove Chapter of UNICO National awarded their annual scholarships to their recipients at their homes.  They were Taylor Schmey, Stanley Duwal IV and Christopher Schoner.  All three demonstrated outstanding achievements in the classroom, community and school activities.  We'd like to congratulate them as they embark on the next chapter in their ...

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An Open Letter to the Faculty and Staff of Chatham Day School

June 3, 2020

To the Editor:

I can’t sleep tonight.

There are a lot of reasons why one might have trouble sleeping these days. Fear of the virus. Fear for our families. Fear for our school. Ambiguity is everywhere, and it is exhausting to have to worry about the future, and all of the people in our orbit, at all times.

But I can’t sleep tonight because I have been reading and thinking ...

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