Education

May 30, 2020

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - In a letter to district residents, School Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo announced that the district’s vendor experienced a supply issue delaying the delivery of paper ballots for the school budget, library budget and school board candidate votes.. DiCarlo wrote, “The District ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Emma Holmes of Bernardsville was among the 21 University of Scranton students inducted into Mu Kappa Tau, the national honor society for marketing.   A senior marketing major, Holmes graduated from Bernards High School in 2016. The national honor society was founded in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When a 17-year-old Livingston resident discovered that even the simplest of toys can help sooth shelter animals, many of which have likely been mistreated and have difficulty trusting humans, she decided to work with students from her former elementary school to make as many pet ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The J.P. Case Middle School Athletic Department organized a “Virtual Step Challenge” for the entire month of May in order to continue engaging its approximately 125 young athletes in softball, baseball, and lacrosse, despite their seasons being cancelled due to the coronavirus ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Need a mask? North Plainfield is holding a mask event on June 1. The event will be held from 11am- 1 pm at the North Plainfield Middle School located at 34 Wilson Ave. (see attached flyers in English and Espanol)      

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(Editors Note:  Part 1 of this story dealt with the issue students and teachers faced with the recently administered AP Tests.)  HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Certain exams worked a little differently.  Art classes are required to submit portfolios of their work to the College Board.

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St. Bonaventure University intends to resume in-person classes in August and is taking steps to prepare for the upcoming academic year and cut costs, including furloughing 80 employees. Earlier this week, Tom Missel, chief communications officer at SBU, provided TAPinto Greater Olean with ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Halsted Middle School administrators and teachers celebrated the 2020 Enthusiastic Readers. Normally the Board of Education holds a meeting and recognizes all Enthusiastic readers for all three schools. This year due to COVID-19, Halsted Middle School held a small breakfast just ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy used part of his daily press briefing Friday to “give a huge shout out” to administrators, educators, staff, and volunteers for the Paterson Public Schools for their efforts to “help provide for the greater needs of their students and families,” since ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Band Awards Banquet is held every spring. The event is always emceed by Spotswood High School Band Director Sarah Carino-Koza with the food catered by the program's band parents. It honors students in the program who have participated in the award-winning ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - There is good news coming from Florham Park's schools. They were the recipients of excellent awards deserving of congratulations!  See the description of the awards below. A. Briarwood School - No Place For Hate Congratulations to the Briarwood School for being designated Gold ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Cross country runner Cristina Fernandez (Parsippany, N.J.) was named one of only five Seton Hall University-wide recipients of its 2020 Student Servant Leader Awards.    The purpose of the Student Servant Leader Awards is to honor students who exemplify the ideals of servant ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- School spirit shined, Viking pride exuded, horns honked, and confetti flew when Union Catholic’s Class of 2020 passed through the parking lots during a very emotional and energetic drive-thru diploma pick-up ceremony that capped off a memorable Graduation Day at the school on ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Camden City School District’s advisory board elected N'Namdee Nelson as Vice President during Wednesday’s monthly virtual meeting.  Board member Elton Custis made the motion, and it was seconded by Falio Leyba-Martinez.  “I would just like to say thank you to all my board ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Shortly before schools were shut down for what turned out to be the rest of the academic year in March, Chris Yannazzo of East Brunswick was informed that he was being named the Greater Middlesex Conference Athletic Director of the Year. The honor, which is voted upon by ...

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WARREN, NJ - Flexible Instruction days may present challenges and hardships but sometimes there is a silver lining.  On May 21, 2020, all Warren Township Schools’ (WTS) students participated in a Virtual Field Day created by the WTS Physical Education (PE) Department. Although the children weren’t ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents have been recognized for their academic achievements. The following students have earned Dean's List for the Spring semester. Caroline D'Aliso, Kaitlin McLain, Emma Mustion, Matt Pridgen, Jackie Silvers and Tim Guider have all earned Dean's List from ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Counselors will be available to help students who may feel grief over the recent death of a 7th grade student at Philip G. Vroom Community School, said school superintendent John Niesz. According to reports the female student died after a two-year battle with cancer.  Saying the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The union that represents the more than 3,000 education professionals within Paterson’s public schools has announced the awarding of scholarships to two students through the The Paterson Education Association (P.E.A.) Philanthropic Fund. Given annually to students that exhibit ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Plans to build a ‘Tribute Walk’ outside the Ridge High School Wellness Center are taking shape, but the closing of schools in the coronavirus pandemic has made the timeline uncertain. The project will be a combined effort by the Bernards Township school district and the ...

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NEW JERSEY - An estimated 18,967 graduates will receive degrees from Rutgers this year (13,057 degrees and one artistic diploma from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, 4,090 from Rutgers University-Newark, and 1,819 from Rutgers University-Camden). They ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The 5th grade class at Riverglades Elementary School made the very best of the COVID-19 situation on Thursday. As many schools are working to figure out how to put cap on the school year, the greatest challenge is often for the classes that are graduating from the school. Last walks, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Superintendent David Miceli had some good news to deliver at the Thursday, May 28 telephonic Board of Education (BOE) Meeting. Firstly, Governor Phil Murphy had recently announced that in-person high school graduations will be allowed after July 6. Secondly, it doesn’t look ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Got a kindergartner who refuses to practice sight words? An out-of-sorts elementary schooler who’s experiencing nightmares? A middle schooler who hasn't turned in an assignment since April? Or siblings who squabble about anything and everything all day, every day? You’re not ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The New Brunswick High School senior class trip to Walt Disney World was canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and now the school board is suing an Orlando tour operator who has refused to refund the students’ money. The board has filed a lawsuit seeking a $68,000 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Coral Springs High School Air Force JROTC Unit is being honored with the 2019/20 U.S. Airforce JROTC Distinguished Unit with Merit Award, Broward County Public Schools announced this week. There are 890 Air Force JROTC units in high schools across the United States and at ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Soon to be Passaic County Community College (PCCC) graduate Marie Febrillet has been named a recipient of the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, PCCC President Dr. Steven Rose announced. Graduating with a 3.8 GPA and an associate’s degree in Liberal ...

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PATERSON, NJ – College Achieve Paterson is expanding and becoming a K-9 school for the 2020-21 school year. This September, the public charter school will launch its ninth-grade academy bringing their overall enrollment to about 1000 students.  Dr. Gemar Mills, the school’s Co-Founder and Chief ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - High school students in Wood-Ridge and Hasbrouck Heights participated with millions of students across the country in taking the College Board’s 2020 Advanced Placement (AP) Program exams during a two-week span in mid-May. But many students were unable to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At a virtual board of education meeting held last week, 13 South Plainfield High School (SPHS) seniors were honored for earning the Seal of Biliteracy. The Seal, which is recognized by the New Jersey State Department of Education, certifies that a student is proficient in ...

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