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Young Audiences Program Brings Teaching Artists Into the Classrooms in Woodland Park

January 20, 2019

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Charles Olbon Elementary School launched its Young Audience Arts for Learning of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania program in select classes last week. Beatrice Gilmore  Elementary School is also again participating this year.

The program brings arts experiences by professional teaching artists directly to students. By doing so, it eliminates barriers to ...

Discussion and Book Signing with Author Sarah Lerner on Wednesday, January 23

PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas English and Journalism teacher Sarah Lerner wasn't expecting a call from a major publishing house. In the wake of the February 14 tragedy, Random House publishing contacted Lerner. They wanted to know if she would help collect and edit a collection of stories, poetry, and photography from the students at MSD. As the yearbook advisor at Stoneman Douglas, ...

Plainfield's Special Education Parent Advisory Group to Hold Open House

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Public Schools Special Education Parent Advisory Group (PPS-SEPAG) will hold an open house for parents, providing an opportunity to network and learn more about how to become an advocate for their children.

Michelle Parello, Parent Advocate, is coordinating the event. 

"We would love for our special needs families whose children are attending school ...

British Swim School in Livingston to Host School Field Trip and Phys Ed Class

LIVINGSTON, NJ — British Swim School of The Oranges recently invited the students from Freedom Christian Academy in Orange to participate in an exclusive hour-long "Splashapalooza" event at its Livingston location at 39 W. Northfield Road.

This "Splashapalooza" event was held at the request of Shelley Remaly, principal of Freedom Christian Academy.

Morristown High School Girls in STEM Club Hosts 2nd Annual Girls in STEM Day for 8th Grade Girls

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown High School's Girls in STEM Club held their second annual "Girls in STEM Day" on Friday January 11. The Club in partnership with the Morris Educational Foundation (MEF) received a grant from the McGuinn Family Foundation to host the event. Fifty eighth-grade girls from Frelinghuysen Middle School, Morris Plains Borough School, and Unity Charter ...

Newton Area Alumni Earn Accolades and Degrees

NEWTON, NJ -Many area students have received accolades and degrees for their colleges and universities.

Junior Rose Ippolito has been named to the Dean's list at Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology for the fifth consecutive semester. As a Sophomore, she was invited to join the Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society chapter which recognizes exceptional scholastic achievement ...

East Brunswick Students Named to Middlesex County College Dean's List

MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE - A total of 1,257 students were named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2018. 76 are residents of East Brunswick. Students who earn 12 or more degree credits and who achieve a term GPA of 3.25 or higher with no grade below a “C” are eligible for the Dean's List. Students must be enrolled full-time (12 credits per semester) to be considered ...

Glen Rock BOE Prepares for Referendum & Superintendent Search

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Board of Education welcomed two returning trustees and one new face to the dais at their annual reorganization meeting on Jan. 8 as they prepare to promote a $14M public referendum in March and the search for a new superintendent.

Board Secretary Michael Rinderknecht swore in Bryon Torsiello, Sharon Scarpelli, and Robert Scherer for three-year terms.

Sharon ...

30th Annual Ted Jasieniecki Alumni Basketball Game Raises Scholarship Funds at Bloomfield HS

 

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The community came together for a good cause as the 30th Annual Ted Jasieniecki Alumni Basketball Game took place Friday evening at Bloomfield High School.

 

Proceeds from the annual benefit go towards the Theodore Jasieniecki Scholarship Fund.  Tickets were sold for the exhibition, t-shirts and snacks were on-sale, and fees were collected to ...

Clark Preschoolers Experience the Power of Books

CLARK, NJ - The power of books came alive to Clark preschoolers recently as Stephanie Azzaro, a Clark Public Library Associate visited the local classrooms for story time and a brief discussion about the library. 

Azzaro read books based on a food theme including Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Pinkalicious by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann, and Dragons Love Tacos by Adam ...

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How MLK Makes Me Feel: From The Eyes of a Gen Z

January 20, 2019

“Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase,” “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward,” and of course “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by ...

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Uniform Construction Code Courses offered at Union County College

January 20, 2019

CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering Uniform Construction Code courses this semester for individuals interested in construction and licensure. These programs have been approved by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

Building Inspector I.C.S. is a 75-hour hybrid program which provides students with the educational information on ...