Education

May 11, 2021

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Monday, May 3, the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) voted unanimously to adopt a budget totaling $177,299,506 for the 2021-2022 school year. Understanding the critical financial situation that many individuals in the township were facing, West Orange Public Schools ...

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Several school districts, including Allegany-Limestone Central School District and Portville Central School District, are partnering with the Cattaraugus County Health Department to offer vaccination clinics open to persons 16 or older.  The Pfizer vaccine will be administered at the school ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ – Tech entrepreneur and Ridgewood High School graduate Dave Duffield - a pioneer who helped shape the software industry and who founded Workday, PeopleSoft and Ridgeline - has donated $635,000 to Ridgewood High School, making it the largest single gift in the district’s ...

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Community Leadership Shines With Middletown Students!  MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ:  Middletown High School South students and their teachers worked with the League of Women Voters (LWV) to present the history of enfranchisement in the United States of America. Five Middletown students Jessica ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Citing urgency as the school year winds down, over 20 parents of students in South Orange-Maplewood schools asked the school board to make schools full time and in-person for all grades before the school year ends. In comments at the South Orange-Maplewood School Board on Monday ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — There’s an opening on the Bernards Township Board of Education, and applications to be considered are being accepted. Letters of interest must be received by Friday, May 14. Karen Richman, who has served seven and one-half years, announced she will resign effective May ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- St. Bartholomew Academy eighth-grade students Justin Klein and Anthony Kwiatkowski were honored for their participation in the Veteran of Foreign Wars, Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. On Friday, May 7, 2021,Joseph McCourt of VFW Memorial Post 10122 in Scotch Plains-Fanwood, the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — As students and staff start to look to the end of the 2020-2021 school year, Piscataway Superintendent Dr. Frank Ranelli reminded families of some important dates to remember.  He listed them in his May 5 letter: May 13 – Eid-al-Fitr. All schools are closed for students ...

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Marcia L. Fudge, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will discuss her political journey and her vision for HUD in a virtual on Tuesday, May 12, 2021.  This event is hosted by William Paterson University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Montclair Alumnae ...

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News Did you apply for a temporary library card during the pandemic? You can now trade it in for a permanent library card! Please bring in an item (driver's license, utility bill, etc.) that proves your residence in Red Bank. Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in Red ...

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Joan and Judith Jatto moved to Newark from Nigeria in 2018 and enrolled in 11th grade at North Star Academy Lincoln Park High School.  Then the pandemic hit, forcing them to continue their studies from home for part of the year.  For many Newark teenagers, the loss of regular schooling took a ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township High School Hall of Fame Educator Recognition Program is the perfect way to recognize all of the wonderful educators and support staff in your child’s life. Consider making a tribute to your child’s teachers, school nurse, counselors, administrators, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - “Courtyard chaos” is promised as the School of the Arts on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools presents an outdoor production of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream May 26-30. Theater, music, dance, and arts ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - “Courtyard chaos” is promised as the School of the Arts on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools presents an outdoor production of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream May 26-30.   Theater, music, dance, and arts ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- St. Bartholomew Academy eighth-grade students Justin Klein and Anthony Kwiatkowski were honored for their participation in the Veteran of Foreign Wars, Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. On Friday, May 7, 2021, Joseph McCourt of VFW Memorial Post 10122 in Scotch ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- St. Bartholomew Academy eighth-grade students Justin Klein and Anthony Kwiatkowski were honored for their participation in the Veteran of Foreign Wars, Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. On Friday, May 7, 2021,Joseph McCourt of VFW Memorial Post 10122 in Scotch Plains-Fanwood, the ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs) of Clara Barton Elementary School and MacFarland Intermediate School will be holding a "Food Truck Friday" event this Friday evening, May 14, from 5PM to 8PM at the Carslake Community Center, located at 207 Crosswicks Street in ...

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The Harvey School in Katonah has announced the names of area students who have earned academic honors for the first marking period of the spring term. Several area residents have been recognized for earning a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher (Cavalier Scholar), or a 3.7 or higher (Head's ...

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The Harvey School in Katonah has announced the names of the students who have earned academic honors for the first marking period of the spring term. Several area residents have been recognized for earning a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher (Cavalier Scholar), or a GPA of 3.7 or higher (Head's ...

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Three Mahopac residents have earned academic honors for the first marking period of the spring term at The Harvey School in Katonah. Gina Valente, grade 11, earned a Cavalier Scholar certificate for achieving a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher.  Joshua Sestito, grade 11 and Mitchell Yurko, ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — The Barnegat Township School District already has policies in place regarding the retention of students not making the grade. Amid learning losses associated with pandemic-related changes, school authorities want to avoid holding students back for the next school ...

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TEANECK, NJ — Among those receiving academic honors at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus recently were students from Verona and Cedar Grove. Daniel Foster of Verona was named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must carry ...

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STAFFORD, NJ — Stafford Superintendent of Schools George Chiadiac has issued directives for those who plan to protest before the district’s Board of Education meeting today. Protesters are expected to gather at 4:30 p.m. at the Stafford Township Performing Arts Center in support of Erin Pein, a ...

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WAYNE, NJ — For the last fourteen months, New Jerseyans have been in the midst of the worst global pandemic in most of our lifetimes. The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in NJ has just recently reached the 1 million mark. This is one out of every nine people in the state. Just over 25,000 have ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex Regional School District has been honored with the designation for Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).  This designation “recognizes and celebrates school districts for their support and commitment to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury Instrumental Music Department will be holding a Roxbury Instrument Showcase for all Roxbury fourth- through sixth-grade students.  Students and their families are invited to RVSP to attend the Instrument Showcase on Thursday, May 20 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Rain Date: ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A virtual ceremony celebrating the charter of the recently established Key Club of South Plainfield High School (SPHS) took place April 29. The newly chartered chapter, which is  sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Edison, was the idea of SPHS junior Rohan Gupta who, during the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Board of Education posted the following data regarding the weekly coronavirus update in the public schools for the week of May 3 through May 7, 2021. Harding Elementary School Total enrollment 664  Number of students officially on record as Remote ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Central Education Association is organizing a community-wide book club, set to begin in June and run through the fall. The association will host discussions that bring schools and communities together in conversations about race and racial literacy, while engaging ...

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SOUTH ORANGE/MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A school year like no other has prompted South Orange-Maplewood parents to launch the community's first independent elementary school. The Village School of South Orange is accepting applications for students starting this fall in grades kindergarten through ...

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