Education

December 13, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ— The New Jersey Schools Development Authority [SDA] met with the Camden community Tuesday night to discuss the state agency’s plans and progress on the new Camden High School project. The meeting, held in the gymnasium at the Early Childhood Development Academy, allowed for community ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Red Bank, NJ – 2018 Hanna Wechsler, a Holocaust survivor, is coming to Red Bank Middle School on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 10:00am to talk to the 8th Grade Students about her experiences in the Holocaust.   Wechsler is also the author of the book In Spite of it All.   Hanna ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -- “American Painting, Poetry, Progress, and Prose in the Nineteenth Century” by Hillsborough High School Social Studies teacher Robert Fenster has been published. The project is the culmination of research following his month-long Reese Teacher Fellowship at Crystal Bridges ...

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PARKLAND, FL- On Friday, December 14, 2018, MSD students are invited and highly encouraged to attend the Youth EFT Event at Parkland City Hall.  Stoneman Douglas, Children’s Services Council and the City of Parkland are hosting this event where students can learn self-help techniques for stress, ...

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EDISON, NJ –  In January, Edison Board of Education President Jerry Shi convened an Overcrowding Taskforce to seek solutions to what he termed “the District’s overcrowding crisis”  and to find a pathway to implement a full day kindergarten program.  After holding several meetings with stakeholders, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ—  As the end of the year inches closer, Camden City School District officials are encouraging parents of its preschool students to make sure that their children receive a flu shot before the new year. On Tuesday, the school district’s department of early childhood education partnered ...

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Lower Merion Township, PA -- According to a unanimous 7-0 ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Lower Merion School District can argue its appeal on its merits, giving the district another chance to plead its case for higher levies in a lower court.  On December 11, 2018, the Lower ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Depending on one’s perspective, over 40 children ranging in ages from three to six crowded into one large room is either daunting or delightful; at the Gingham Giraffe Preschool on Southern Boulevard, it is decidedly the latter - especially when those preschoolers are performing their ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Less than 24 hours after the third separate incident of hate symbols being found on a Summit School District campus, Summit Superintendent of Schools June Chang, along with Summit Board of Education President Debra McCann, met with community members at another in series of the ...

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The Red Bank Regional Board of Education is heartened that our community has shown its support for our school district by passing this referendum. Final results were: Question 1 – Yes: 1508; No --678 Question 2 – Yes: 1284; No –886 Both questions passed in all three towns of Little ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston students will now be dismissed on a partial-day schedule on Friday, Dec. 21m after the Livingston Board of Education voted on Monday to amend this year’s academic calendar. Students will now be dismissed as follows on that date: Elementary schools:  12:15 ...

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EAGLESWOOD - On Monday an Eagleswood Elementary School teacher was arrested and charged with drug offenses that allegedly occurred on school grounds, according to officials at the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.  Michael Palladino, 43, of Barnegat, is accused of snorting morphine at his ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll.   To be included on the 9th Annual Honor Roll, WHRHS had to, since 2016, increase the number ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - After a several year hiatus, the Maroon and Gray, along with the Journalism program, returned to Nutley High School for the 2017-2018 academic year. For the 2018-19 year, the publication is going monthly with the December issue arriving recently.  To read the latest issue of the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS – The Berkeley Heights School District will be accepting online applications in December and January for its Preschool Program for the 2019-2020 school year. To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Berkeley Heights Township and have birth dates between October 2, 2014, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University. Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures. Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University. Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures. Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University. Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures. Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS – The 2019-2020 registration process for Kindergarten and new First Grade students in the Berkeley Heights School District will be available starting Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Registration for next school year will be a two-part process.  First, parents/guardians will enter their ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Students will be back in school and out of school earlier than they have in recent years, thanks to Labor Day falling on Monday, Sept. 2.  The Board of Education approved a calendar for the 2019-2020 school  year which includes four snow days and eliminates the half days ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Essex County’s second annual Night of Conversation, a family event intended to promote open and honest discussions about substance abuse, was held Tuesday Evening at Bloomfield Middle School.   An audience of teens, pre-teens and parents gathered for the program sponsored by the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - S. Mitra Kalita, vice president of programming for CNN’s digital division, honed her who-what-when-where-and-whys at The Daily Targum, Rutgers University’s student newspaper, reporting on race relations, labor, immigration and globalization, among other issues. Melissa Hayes, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Mock Trial Club at Valleyview Middle School in Denville received a $1,200 donation from Einhorn Harris on Dec. 10. Timothy Ford, a partner at the Denville-based law firm and the attorney advisor for the club, presented the check to club members during a Board of Education ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston Public Schools’ (LPS) Natalie Topylko, director of curriculum, instruction, testing, data and accountability, and Marybeth Kopacz, director of curriculum, instruction and professional development, co-presented at this week’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — West Essex Middle School (WEMS) principal Vee Popat presented a proposal to the West Essex Regional Board of Education on Monday to incorporate a rotate-and-drop schedule beginning in September 2019. This schedule would be consistent with West Essex High School’s (WEHS) ...

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RED BANK, NJ –The residents of Red Bank, Shrewsbury and Little Silver voted to approve two separate referendum questions. With all districts reporting, the unofficial results were counted by the Monmouth County Clerk's Office.  To see the complete Special Election results, click Here.   What ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Over 100 members of the Scotch Plains Fanwood Education Association (SPFEA) assembled Tuesday night Dec. 11, at the SPF Board of Education (BOE) offices to show their unity and resolve during ongoing contract negotiations. (Note: Story continues below ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In separate letters to Summit High School parents sent on December 10, Summit High School Principal Stacy Grimaldi and Superintendent of Schools June Chang have notified the community that new images, described by Chang as "hateful writing and symbols" and Grimaldi as "hateful symbols ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ—The Randolph Speech and Debate Team successfully competed at the Summit Holiday Classic at Summit High School, placing third in the Team Sweepstakes and in the top five in seven speech and debate events. The competition took place on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Summit High School. Senior ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Sparta High School Robotics teams started their competition season with two significant achievements.  At their first competition for the 2018-2019 season at Millburn High School  Team 5249Zwent undefeated against the other 55 high school teams in qualifier matches, according to ...

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