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Tony Winner Lends Song to West Orange High School Holiday Concert Thursday

December 6, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ – “I Like Musicals,” an original song penned by Tony winner and multiple Tony nominee Laura Benanti, will be a featured musical piece at the West Orange High School Holiday Concert on Thursday—and the trip from Broadway to West Orange is one of friendship and camaraderie that spans decades.

Benanti and WOHS Chorus Director John Hellyer have been close ...

Chatham BOE Says Goodbye to Franz; Board Receives a Thank You

CHATHAM, NJ - Emotions were running high at the Chatham Board of Education meeting with farewell accolades for board member Phil Franz and a heartfelt thank you from Chatham resident Bill Heap on Monday night at Lafayette School.

Franz, who chaired the policy and planning committee during his tenure, was attending his final meeting as a Chatham BOE member after deciding to step own ...

Berkeley Heights BOE Approves 2017-2018 School Calendar

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Board of Education (BOE) unanimously approved the school calendar for the 2017-2018 school year at its Dec. 1 meeting. Prior to the approval Superintendent Judith Rattner explained some reasoning behind the calendar formulation.

Rattner explained that the approved calendar is “a hybrid” based upon parental feedback of a few calendar options. She ...

Deerfield Elementary Holiday Concert Dazzles

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Deerfield students took the stage and dazzled the audience with songs celebrating the holiday season in all its diversity on Friday evening. Though sunny and pleasant outside, art teacher Michele White and the fourth-grade art club transformed the stage into a winter wonderland. 

Music teacher Courtney Nelson produced the show and worked with the children to create the ...

Berkeley Heights School District's New Math Programs to Engage Students

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Board of Education (BOE) heard a presentation regarding the district’s new mathematics programs at its Thursday, Dec. 1 meeting. Drew Ziobro, Supervisor of Mathematics and Practical Arts in grades 6-12 and Patricia Gasparini, Principal of William Woodruff School provided the power point presentation.

The objective of the new math programs is to increase ...

Still Time To Be Part of Stafford Chefs House Tour This Saturday

STAFFORD, NJ - The Stafford Chefs House Tour promises to be an end of year event not to be missed. There will be 10 incredible homes showcased.  Five of the homes will be in Manahawkin and five will be in the Ocean Acres section of the township.  

Each home will serve food from great local chefs and restaurants.  Caravans of people will move from one home to ...

Cranford Public Schools to Continue Full-Day Kindergarten Program

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Board of Education will continue to pilot two tuition-based full day kindergartens for the 2017-2018 school year, pending sufficient enrollment.  In anticipation of high interest in the program, your child’s participation will be based on a lottery.

 

Children who will be five years old by October 1, 2017 and are Cranford residents are eligible ...

Golda Och Academy in West Orange Hosts Upcoming Programs for Families Interested in Transitioning from Public to Private School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Recognizing that families looking to switch their children from public school to private Jewish day school often have several questions about the transition process, Golda Och Academy is hosting two upcoming Coffee & Conversation meetings at the Wilf Lower School Campus in West Orange on Dec. 15 and Jan. 18.

Although students from a variety of Jewish ...

Southern Regional Cheerleading Takes Home Sixth Place and Bid to Nationals

KUTZTOWN, PA - The Southern Regional Varsity Black Cheerleading Squad placed 6th place yesterday at the UCA Pocono Championships. The competition was held at the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. 

Many teams came out from all over NJ, NY, and PA in hopes of winning a bid to the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Florida.

The Southern Regional ...

Water Main Break in Warren May Impact I-78 and WHRHS School Day

WARREN, NJ - A water main break under I-78 in Warren Township may impact the evening commute Monday and impact school openings on Tuesday, especially at Watchung Hills High School.

The township is hoping to be able to repair the break Monday evening. However, should the break be more extensive than anticipated, the township may have to shut off water, which could impact opening school on ...

BOE Candidate Thanks Community for Support

November 25, 2016

I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to everyone who supported me in my re-election to the South Brunswick Board of Education.

It truly is an honor and privilege to serve as a board member and I thank you for entrusting me with this responsibility for another term.

I will continue to be dedicated in advocating for all the children in the South Brunswick School District and will ...

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Ed Foundation of Millburn-Short Hills Welcoming Author R.J. Palacio

December 5, 2016

THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF MILLBURN-SHORT HILLS PRESENTS EVENING OF WONDER

FEATURING R.J. PALACIO, RENOWNED AUTHOR OF WONDER 

LECTURE, Q & A, BOOK SIGNING FOR FAMILIES

The Education Foundation of Millburn-Short Hills is proud to present an educational and inspiring event with appeal for both children and adults. R.J. Palacio, the #1 NY Times best-selling author ...

What's going on at Rutgers this week?

The semester might be winding down, but Rutgers still has plenty to offer students and New Brunswick residents alike. Check out TAPinto New Brunswick’s weekly roundup of some of the best tickets on campus.

Monday, Dec. 5

Rutgers women’s basketball team will square off against James Madison University at 7 p.m. in The RAC. Tickets are free for students.

If you’re ready ...

Tamaques Elementary Launches New 'Makerspace' Initiative

With the objective of fostering students' critical thinking, imagination and creativity, Westfield Public School librarian Christine Pitarresi has spearheaded a new program at Tamaques Elementary, called "Makerspace." Observing current trends and needs for growing minds, Ms. Pitarresi enthusiastically noted, "We used to be a society of makers, now we are ...