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Sparta High School's Multifaceted Student Wins DAR Essay Award

February 26, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – How would history have changed if Christopher Columbus had GPS? Sparta High School student Simon Levien’s essay on the topic earned him first place in the Nationa Society of the Daugthers of the American Revolution essay contest.

Levien explored that possibility in his essay entitled “Technology’s Impact on the Voyage of Christopher Columbus,” ...

Leaping Lizards Defeat Spotswood Schoolers

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Gymnasium was rocking last night and it wasn't just the thunderstorm outside causing all the excitement. A group of spirited fifth graders, making up the Appleby School's Drama Club, took the court against a team comprised of their teachers and staff. The Leaping Lizards were made up of fifth graders performing in the school's annual spring ...

Governor Livingston Interact Club Volunteers at Community Food Bank of New Jersey

HILLSIDE, NJ - Over 40 members of the Governor Livingston Rotary Interact Club spent Saturday morning at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey volunteering with other state civic groups to help the more than 900,000 hungry people in New Jersey.

Food Bank host Omar Henigan, welcomed the students to the Hillside warehouse facility and explained the function of the Food Bank and its role for ...

RVCC Dean Honored by National Diversity Publication

BRANCHBURG NJ - Dr. Patrice Gouveia Marks of Belle Mead, a Dean at Raritan Valley Community College, has been honored with the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The Giving Back Award honors college and university administrators and deans who go above and beyond their everyday leadership duties and “give back” to their campuses and communities.

Dr. Marks, ...

This Week in the Township of Springfield, NJ

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This week’s activities include the NJSIAA North 2 Group 1 Sectional Round 1 games on Tuesday for the boys and girls varsity basketball teams at Jonathan Dayton High School, expanded recycling on Saturday, a Board of Education meeting, a Township Committee meeting, a Planning Board meeting, the reopening of the Springfield Free Public Library on Sundays, the beginning ...

John H. Walker Middle School 2016 -2017 Second Marking Period Honor Rolls

NUTLEY NJ - Nutley Public Schools released the Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the second marking period for John H. Walker Middle School.

To appear on the High Honor Roll, a student must earn no grade lower than an 'A' in all subjects.

To appear on the Honor Roll, a student must earn no grade lower than a 'B' in all subjects. 

Eighth Grade High Honor Roll ...

New Providence BOE Hears HIB Report, Names New Middle School Principal

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Scott Hough, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, provided the semi-annual HIB (Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying) report covering the period of Sep. 1 – Dec. 31, 2016 at the Thursday, Feb. 23 Board of Education (BOE) meeting. The board also named Karin Kidd as the Middle School Principal starting July 1, 2017. 

According to Hough, there were ...

Proposal to Add MLK Day to School Calendar on Monday School Board Agenda

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Feb. 27 agenda for the next Bernards Board of Education meeting, scheduled to be held Monday at Ridge High School, includes a proposal to revise next year's school calendar. The motion follows a lengthy discussion at the last school board meeting on whether to add the federal Martin Luther King Jr. birthday holiday as a day off in January ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Celebrate World Languages Week

EDISON, NJ -- Students in all three divisions at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison celebrated World Languages Week with a series of activities.

Lower School students in grades 1-5 wore class specific colors and recited poems in Spanish during a program on Feb. 15 in Lower Snowdon. Senora Maria Hinestroza, Lower School Spanish teacher, planned the assembly and her students were very ...

Eighth Grade High Honor Roll 2016-2017 Second Marking Period

NUTLEY NJ - Nutley Public Schools has released the eighth grade High Honor Roll for the second marking period for John H. Walker Middle School.

The high honor roll is made up of students who have received a grade no lower than an 'A' in all subjects.

The high honor roll for the eighth grade is: 

Hannah Algieri

Julia Baranowski

Brandon Borja

Maguire ...

Our Union Members Are Fed Up With the Abuse, Neglect, and Blatant Lies From Politicians

February 24, 2017

Dear Editor:

I represent over 3,100 members of the Paterson Education Association (P.E.A.). The members of our Union are fed up with the abuse, neglect, and blatant lies from politicians on both sides of the isle.  Frankly, blue collar citizens can no longer relate or trust our elected officials.  

Educators have been railroaded by Union Scab Steve Sweeney with some of the highest ...

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Summer STEM Program Comes to Scotch Plains/Fanwood

February 26, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – If your child loves to play with their hands, build structures, devour a computer, and learn all about STEM, sign them up for Summer STEM Institute!  A new bus route will allow residents from Sparta and surrounding areas to participate in this exciting and innovative program.  The bus will pick up and drop off from the Scotch Plains/ Fanwood High ...