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Superintendent Issues Message About Hot Lunches, Buses, COVID and More

September 28, 2021

West Orange School District Superintendent Dr. Scott Cascone emailed a letter to parents about hot lunches now being available, the bus shortage, COVID testing, unnecessary travel and a disturbing Tik Tok trend.

Regarding hot lunches, he announced a new daily option. He added, "Although there is a nationwide shortage of food, produce and packaging, Maschio's Food Services is ...

  Marching Mountaineers Take Top Awards at 12th Annual Roxbury Marching Band Classic

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Marching Mountaineers took the top awards at the New Jersey Marching Band Director's Association (NJMBDA) competition on Sept. 25, held at Roxbury High School.

The marching band did not compete last year due to the pandemic, and the Roxbury invitational marked their return to competition in more than a year. 

The Marching Band won awards in the following ...

A Summary of the Wayne Superintendent’s Report from the Sep 23 School Board Meeting

WAYNE, NJ — The Superintendent of Wayne schools, Dr. Mark Toback begins each Wayne school board meeting with his report. During this past meeting, he touched on several topics including school enrollment, transportation issues and the vaccination status of teachers and staff.

Vaccination Status of school staff:

“Earlier this year, Governor Murphy signed an executive order ...

New Millburn Busing System To Go Into Effect October 4 

The busing shortage has become a nationwide problem, and Millburn is no exception. While growing student populations are increasing the demand for busing, bus drivers are becoming more scarce, leaving many students with no way to get to school. What’s more, many of these students are mandated by law to have free, district-provided transportation. 

Part of the problem lies in the ...

Livingston Robotics Team's Pedestrian-Safety System Named Semifinalist in National Competition

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of Livingston’s Exit 65A Robotics—a collaboration between the all-girls Exit 5A Robotics and all-boys Exit 6 Robotics teams—were recently honored for being selected as one of 35 semifinalists in a nationwide “InvenTeams” program through the Lemelson Foundation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Lemelson-MIT).

After the ...

Paramus Schools Tout Strong Fall Opening

PARAMUS, NJ — "I have the best job in the world," said Superintendent of Schools Sean Adams, who showed the public a video of school opening this fall at its September 20 board meeting.

The video included scenes of students at the district's eight schools which has an enrollment of approximately 3,800 students, and included children working on ...

NJIT Ranks In Top 25% of U.S. Colleges and Universities, Wall Street Journal Says

NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Institute of Technology continues to showcase itself as one of the country's best higher education institutions across the board after it placed in the top quarter of U.S. universities and colleges, according to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. 

For the second year in a row, NJIT has earned a spot in the top 25% of ...

Late County Commissioner Armwood Receive's Middlesex College's Highest Honor

EDISON, NJ - Kenneth Armwood, the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners Deputy Director who died earlier this year at age 46, has been awarded the highest honor bestowed by Middlesex College.

Armwood was posthumously given the Paige D. L’Hommedieu Award during a ceremony held on the college's Edison campus September 23.

The award is given to an individual who embodies the ...

Mount Saint Mary Academy Plans Open House on October 17th

Mount Saint Mary Academy announces its Open House to be held on Sunday, October 17, 2021.

The Mount is an all-girls, college-prep high school and is a sponsored work of the Sisters of Mercy.  Located at Terrill Road and Route 22 in Watchung, the school occupies 84 acres and is a majestic site for this event.  The Open House fair style showcase will be held on the Angels of Victory ...

Final Rahway BOE Meeting Before Vote Discusses Referendum

RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Board of Education (BOE) met on Tuesday, September 21 for its monthly general meeting. This was the final meeting prior to the bond referendum vote, and the majority of the meeting was dedicated to that issue. The vote is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 28.

Superintendent Dr. Patricia Camp opened the meeting by reiterating the COVID-19 procedures of ...

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Tue, September 28

Outside/In-person and Virtual, New Brunswick

Ghost Hunt: Mysterious Middlesex

Arts & Entertainment Education Travel

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Tue, September 28

Outside/In-person and Virtual, New Brunswick

Ghost Hunt: Mysterious Middlesex

Arts & Entertainment Education Travel

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Tue, September 28, 5:00 PM

Sussex County YMCA, Hardyston

Hiring Event at Sussex County YMCA

Education Health & Wellness

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