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United Way of Essex and West Hudson Presents Holiday Read at Gordon Parks Academy

December 13, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Who wants to read with Sparky?  Students from Gordon Parks Academy in East Orange spent the morning reading with East Orange Firefighters and their mascot Sparky as  United Way of Essex and West Hudson's Holiday Read initiative. 

Pre-K and Kindergarten students excitedly listened to the firefighters read holiday books along with Barack Obama's 'Of ...

Plainfield High School Playwright to Take Stage on Friday

PLAINFIELD, NJ - When Jonathan L. Price takes the stage on Friday, Dec. 14 at Plainfield High School, he will be performing in Pulse, a production of his own inspiration, and a play about a young man trying to break away from his past.

Now a junior, this is Price's second play performed on stage at the school, and it’s an opportunity he takes very seriously.

“I am very ...

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice.

Capodice, 67, joined the Union County Vocational-Technical School District in September 1999 as the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary.

Twelve Candidates Submit Resumes for Open Seat on Nutley Board of Education

NUTLEY, NJ - Twelve candidates submitted resumes to the Nutley Board of Education to fill the seat that will be vacated on Dec. 31 of this year. 

On Nov. 19, BOE trustee Brenda Sherman announced her resignation from the board at the regular open public meeting. 

In order to qualify for the board, members must be a U. S. citizen, resident of the district for at least ...

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice.

Capodice, 67, joined the Union County Vocational-Technical School District in September 1999 as the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary.

West Orange District Provides Update on Legionella Remediation Efforts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eveny de Mendez, acting superintendent for the West Orange School District, provided an update at Tuesday night's board of education meeting regarding testing for Legionella pneumophila, a bacterium commonly found in water that causes Legionnaires’ disease. Many of the facilities are being retested this week after initial remediation efforts, she said.

Testing ...

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice.

Capodice, 67, joined the Union County Vocational-Technical School District in September 1999 as the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary.

Art Night Hosted for Students and Parents by Clark Public Schools

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District recently held a Parent University Community Education Session, “Art Night with Mr. Terhune.”  The event, open to parents and students in the district, was held in the Arthur L. Johnson Cafeteria on December 6. 

Led by ALJ art teacher Mr. Terhune and his student assistants, attendees created a 2-dimensional mixed media winter ...

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for Peter Capodice, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools (1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains).

Capodice, 67, joined the UCVTS District in September 1999 as the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary. Shortly thereafter he ...

Learning Through the Arts at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School

CLARK, NJ - Teachers at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School used visual and performing arts as part of their lessons to enhance learning recently.

Eighth grade language arts teachers had their students design covers for their independent reading books which had included symbolism and various aspects of the stories. Graphic design concepts were used to help the students design covers that were simple, ...

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Westfield Board of Education Meeting and Workshop on Dec. 4, 2018

December 9, 2018

HONORING OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES AND COACHES

On behalf of the entire Board, Board President Gretchan Ohlig presented congratulatory certificates to 10 members of the Boys Cross Country team and their coaches as NJSIAA Sectional Champions.  The boys team also finished 2nd at the Group 4 State Championship and competed at the Meet of Champions.  Coach Christopher Tafelski, who also was ...

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Open Casting Call for Plainfield Schools Actors, Singers, Dancers

December 12, 2018

Calling on students to participate in the upcoming celebration marking the 150th Anniversary of the City of Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ –  The Plainfield School District is looking for students of all ages, female and male, from elementary to high school grades, to participate in performances being planned to mark the 150th Anniversary of the City of ...