Education

May 24, 2022

CRANFORD, NJ - At Monday's Board of Education meeting, Cranford Public Schools recognized each of the nominees for Governor's Educator of the Year and Educational Services Professional of the Year from all district schools. "You are what makes our school district so special," said Superintendent ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Larchmont Elementary School students recently got the chance to meet the newest Mount Laurel Police Department (MLPD) K-9, a visit made even more special by the fact that the children helped name him.  Eleven-month old English Labrador "Jersey" recently joined the Department ...

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From giving students more of a say in their learning, to offering a class in e-sports, Kenilworth is taking a bold approach. Learn more about the district's innovative programming, plus our bold proposal to improve our facilities: HERE    

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  DENVILLE, NJ - Denville resident Alexis Reynolds was one of eight County College of Morris (CCM) students who recently graduated from the college's Culinary Opportunity (COP) training program for adults with developmental disabilities, said the college. CCM has a similar program, called ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - 743 Bayonne students were recently recognized by the Board of Education for their completion of the District’s "100 Book Challenge." The 63 teachers who committed their time and effort by supporting the after school program were also thanked for their efforts. Stakeholders ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Throughout the 2021-2022 school year, Warren staff members in all five of the district’s schools have been dedicated to inspiring and supporting their students’ academic, social and emotional needs. Recently, grade 5 and grade 8 students engaged in a Capstone project as a culminating ...

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FARMINGDALE, NJ – Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, serving almost 11,000 members in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, recognized 131 local Girl Scout Ambassadors who are graduating from high school during the 2021-2022 member year. Ambassadors are Girl Scouts who are in the 11th and 12th grade. On ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — When Stevens Institute of Technology hosts its first in-person graduation ceremonies since 2019 this week, the university will welcome Cal Ripken, Jr. and Dean Kamen as keynote speakers. Nearly 1,800 graduates from the Class of 2022 are expected to attend the school’s 150th ...

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DOYLESTOWN, PA—The Central Bucks School District says it wants to protect students from inappropriate content, but some teachers and parents worry the efforts are little more than thinly-disguised efforts at censorship. At a special meeting of the district's policy committee on Thursday night, ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - The Phillipsburg Board of Education adopted two new policies Monday night at the Phillipsburg Education Center.    The first involved COVID-19 recordkeeping for employees working in healthcare or healthcare services. This policy involves establishing and maintaining a ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council will honor School No. 2 principal Felisa Villarin Van Liew for her years of service to education in the City of Paterson at their regular meeting on Tuesday. The resolution is sponsored by Councilwoman-at-Large Dr. Lilisa Mimms and co-sponsored by Fourth ...

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Chances are plenty of parents in Princeton, thinking back to their high school days, would welcome an approach to mathematics that included courses aimed at “real world problem-solving,” “financial literacy,” “the mathematics of data,” and possibly even “statistics” and “data science." These ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ— Numerous Ridge Elementary teachers spoke out about the lack of aides, the cutting of certain programs, and the low pay offered to substitutes at this evening’s Board of Education meeting. Parents of Ridge Elementary students have been outspoken about the issues at Ridge and tonight, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield school board members, along with Superintendent Dr. Diana Mitchell, city officials and students joined LAN Associates, the architect of record, to break ground for upgrades to the district's 6,850 square-foot field houses. The goal of the upgrades is to modernize the ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The auditorium is alive with dips, toe-heel movements, foot stomps and steps back and forth. It’s Ukrainian folk dancing, a fast-paced, lively, and energetic display with graceful twirling and sweeping motions. This month, students in the Somers High School IB Dance class are ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The 1st Annual "Mental Health is Wealth" fair will be held at Plainfield High School this week, featuring mental health resources, counseling consultations, heath and wellness products, as well as workshops, food, ZUMBA® and bounce houses. The event is free for all who ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Members of the Nutley High School (NHS) Class of 1969 gathered Monday, May 23 in the Senior Courtyard to view the gift the group recently made to future generations of students.  Graduates of NHS may remember as a simple open space with some bushes and standard poured concrete ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Students and staff will be able to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend a little longer as the Piscataway Board of Education will close schools on Friday, May 27, extending the holiday to four days.   The reason? The district decided to return an unused snow day to the school ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Nearly 500 people celebrated the life of Jennie Byram at the inaugural "Jammin' for Jennie"  Music Fest at Mary Kay McMillin School this past Friday, May 20th. While the Music Fest is a long time tradition at Mary Kay McMillin School, this year the event was renamed to honor ...

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NEWTON, NJ – It was a great couple of days at the Ag Shop at Newton High School when the FFA, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, hosted second grade students from Newton and Green.  In the past Andover has joined in this event but was not able to make it this year. The FFA students ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood teacher Jeff Koegel does not remember a time when math was not part of his life.  Math has always been in Koegel's DNA, with both his parents having math-related occupations. His father was also a high school math teacher who would occasionally use a ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — During its Tuesday, April 17th meeting, which included the recognition of Dr. Trisha Camp as Union County Superintendent of the Year, the Rahway Board of Education (BOE) formalized a number of retirements, reassignments, and rehires for the district’s upcoming 2022-2023 school ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday, May 23 has been cancelled, according to an announcement from school officials. The next meeting of the Wood-Ridge Board of Education is scheduled for Monday, June 13, 2022.     

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Pillar College is the only college in Newark, NJ that offers a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, a field that is expected to grow according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Studies show that children, especially those in urban areas, benefit from having a Black teacher and Pillar ...

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Red Bank Public Library Newsletter for the week of May 23 News The Library will be CLOSED this coming Saturday and next Monday for Memorial Day weekend. We'll be back open at our normal hours next Tuesday, the 31st! Monday, May 23rd Bridge Club is every Monday at 2 PM -- it will ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — So, in the end, the weather was not super fantastic for Friday's Multicultural Bazaar at Franklin Elementary School. But, also, the event was a great success! These two statements will only appear contradictory if one makes the mistake of assuming that a little rain (okay, there may ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional School District Athletic Department honored its newly elected Class of 2021 Hall of Fame members.  The event took place on Saturday, May 21 in the High School Auditorium.  PIctured are the new recipients: Dylan Jinks, Jackson Fiel, Matt Valeriani, Jake Logue, ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional School District Athletic Department honored its newly elected Class of 2021 Hall of Fame members.  The event took place on Saturday, May 21 in the High School Auditorium.  PIctured are the new recipients: Dylan Jinks, Jackson Fiel, Matt Valeriani, Jake Logue, ...

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  WARREN, NJ -- Mt. Horeb grade 5 students and staff had the pleasure of welcoming Activist, Philanthropist, and Politician Madam MacDella Cooper for a visit on Tuesday, May 17. Cooper’s devotion to the well-being of the people of Liberia was a perfect example for the students on the heels of ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - Middlesex College marked its first in-person commencement ceremony since 2019 by awarding 1,633 degrees and certificates to 1,600 students on Thursday. About 800 graduates participated in the college’s 55th commencement ceremony at Jersey Mike’s Arena at Rutgers ...

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