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Southern Volleyball Star Matt Maxwell Commits to Belmont Abbey College

October 22, 2018

STAFFORD - The Southern Ocean Volleyball Club recently announced that Matt Maxwell has committed to continue his athletic and academic career at Belmont Abbey College. Matt will be a member of the Men's Volleyball program and join Liam Maxwell and Brennan Davis, his former high school teammates from Southern Regional High School .

Matt is a senior as Southern and is one of New ...

Connecticut Farms Students See Beyond the Laces

UNION, NJ – Connecticut Farms Elementary School students saw ‘beyond the laces’ when authors Bob Salomon and Rick Young visited the school on Friday to inspire through kindness.

Salomon, a retired corrections officer, talked with students about “Beyond the Laces”, the book he co-wrote, as a story of America’s greatest pastime in which parents and their ...

Community Reaction Mixed as Summit Superintendent Recommends $1.5 Million Universal, Full-Day Kindergarten Program

SUMMIT, Nj - Dozens of Summit taxpayers offered their input to Summit Superintendent of Schools June Chang and the Summit Board of Education at a marathon, four-hour October Board of Education meeting following Chang’’s recommendation to move from the combination of a free, Half-Day and tuition-based, Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK) program to a universal free, Full-Day Kindergarten ...

Dianne Grossman “How to Protect Your Family from 'Not My Child' Syndrome.'" Tuesday in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee (BMAC) and the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services are sponsoring "An Evening with Dianne Grossman" on Tuesday, Oct. 23, the final session in a four-part series for parents on raising teens in the digital age.

The free event runs from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road, and is ...

Dianne Grossman “How to Protect Your Family from 'Not My Child' Syndrome.'" Tuesday in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee (BMAC) and the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services are sponsoring "An Evening with Dianne Grossman" on Tuesday, Oct. 23, the final session in a four-part series for parents on raising teens in the digital age.

The free event runs from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road, and is ...

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces Community College Opportunity Grant Recipients at Union County College

CRANFORD, NJ – A Union County College honor student from Union shared her story and introduced Governor Phil Murphy at a recent press conference to announce the recipients of the Community College Opportunity Grant.

Kaitlyn Veliz, of Union, was joined by New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis for the announcement.

The grant will allow eligible students in New ...

Franklin Student Safety Data System report shows decline in discipline referrals across district

 

SOMERSET, NJ: The Positive Behavioral Support (PBS) framework used in Franklin schools to address behavioral and disciplinary issues is getting results. Compared to 2016-2017, discipline referrals across the district showed clear declines for the 2017-2018 school year.

Discipline write-ups were down almost 22 percent at the high school level, the middle schools saw more than a 36 ...

St. Joseph High School Student among Semifinalists in 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Michael Botting, a senior at St. Joseph’s High School in Metuchen has been chosen as a semifinalist in the 2019 Merit Scholarship competition.

Botting, a Piscataway resident joins 16,000 other seniors in the annual competition, now in its 64th year of awarding scholarships to high achieving high school graduates.

“To be considered for an award, semifinalists ...

​​​​​​​RHS Administrators Discuss Steps to Curtail Chronic Absenteeism at Board of Education Meeting

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph BOE welcomed RHS Principal Debbie Iosso and Vice Principal Matthew Agrati to their October 16 business session to discuss chronic absenteeism, which was identified by the state as an issue affecting just over 10% of RHS students.  Any RHS student with unexcused absences on 18 or more of the days that school is in session is considered “chronically ...

Passaic Valley High School Students Tour Nokia Bell Labs

LITTLE FALLS NJ - Students from Passaic Valley Regional High School were among students from 10 high schools from around New Jersey who were invited to Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill on Oct. 18.

The visit was part of Nokia’s community outreach program to encourage young people to learn science, technology and engineering and math, so that they will be attracted ...

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I'm Proud to Support Narda Chisholm-Greene and Mike Laskowski, Advocates for All

October 22, 2018

I am proud to endorse Narda Chisholm-Greene and her running mate Mike Laskowski for the Board of Education of the Maplewood and South Orange School District.  I believe the Board needs new members who will vote independently and make sound decisions that will lead our district to excel in all areas. Their slogan, Advocates for All, is meant to share their belief that every child in ...

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Union County College 85th Anniversary Celebration

October 21, 2018

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Angel G. Estrada joined Union County College President Dr. Margaret McMenamin, New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Zakiya Smith Ellis, State Senator Nicholas Scutari, Chairman of the Union County College Board of Trustees Victor Richel, Union County Manager Ed Oatman, alumni and students at the Union County College ...