Education Top Stories

March 24, 2019

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Passaic Valley Regional High School will host its fourth annual Autism Walk on Sunday, April 14. Held at the track & field, the event will run from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, rain or shine. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Register in advance, by April 11, for $5. Registration ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston residents who are in the market for new or gently used household items, clothing, jewelry and accessories, sports equipment, toys and board or video games, books, electronics, tools, small appliances and more will find deals at Hillside Elementary School’s PTA-sponsored ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Now well into her first term as an elected member of the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) alongside fellow newcomer Cheryl Merklinger, Terry Trigg-Scales—a Newark native and longtime West Orange resident—addressed her experience thus far and why her 38 years as a former ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Harlem Wizards didn't disappoint last Tuesday when they out performed the Berkeley Heights Hoopsters as they put on an interactive show, signing autographs, taking the shoes off of audience members, taking “selfies” with fans, and dancing. Click here to check out ...

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  WARREN, NJ-  Mt. Horeb school unveiled a very special “Gators Rock Production” titled, “It Happened to Me,” at an assembly on Friday, March 8.  Scott Cook, Principal of Mt. Horeb School and Luis Marciscano, Head Custodian of Mt. Horeb School emceed the assembly.   The Special Education ...

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HAWORTH, NJ -- Bergen Center for Child Development is hosting 1st Annual Special Needs Community Resource Fair this Saturday, March 30, from 10am-2pm at 140 Park St., Haworth, NJ.  The fair, which will be open to the public - will provide information and networking opportunities about numerous ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Tuesday night at Gov. Livingston High School, the Harlem Wizards dazzled their sold out audience with "sky-high slams, hilarious humor, dynamic energy, fan participation, world class tricks and basketball wizardry" to benefit the Berkeley Heights Ed Foundation. The crowd ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood DECA will host its second annual Color Walk/Run on Sunday, May 19 at Spotswood High School. Check-in starts at 9 a.m. with the walk/run kicking off at 10 a.m. The cost is $20 per person. The money raised will support the Spotswood PTA who hosts a variety of events for ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- School board members and some residents tried to cool tensions at the Bernards Township Board of Education meeting Monday, March 18 by asking that "personalized attacks" be avoided during public commentary. Both co-presidents of the Bernards Township Education ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Thanks to the advances in technology, the Seventh Grade Band at Eisenhower Middle School was able to hold a virtual rehearsal with composer Scott Watson earlier this month using Google Hangouts Meet. Instrumental Music Teacher and Band Director Shannon Perrone worked with Roxbury’s ...

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UNION, NJ – A Union High School senior is one of 100 students on the inaugural Student-Athlete Advisory Council of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Takiyah Harris was selected to the advisory council, the first of its kind in the 100-year history of the NJSIAA, which ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The thriving Chatham High Robotics team came to the recent board of education meeting, showing off its latest robots and reporting on the progress of the four-year-old program. Robotics coach Julie Ryan, who recently received the "Outstanding Veteran Coach Award" from NJ ...

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The South Plainfield High School Hall of Fame Committee is again holding their search for candidates for induction into the SPHS Hall of Fame.  The Hall of Fame was established at South Plainfield High School to recognize outstanding graduates as leaders in their fields who could serve as role ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Newton Varsity Robotics Team 3142 Aperture had another eventful weekend competing at Bridgewater-Raritan High School. Opening ceremony began on schedule and then out came the robots with their respective drive teams. Team 3142 Aperture however shocked the crowd as their drive ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ:  On Saturday, March 9, from 11am-2pm, the Conover Road Elementary School (CRES)  was transformed into a festive event. It was a 50th Birthday Bash that attracted hundreds of Colts Neck families, teachers, community leaders, retired employees, law enforcement officials, local ...

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STAFFORD - The Belmont Abbey College recently released a press notification that Southern Alum Liam and junior Maxwell has eclipsed 1,000 kills for his career. That is incredible feat for an athlete who just a junior.  Maxwell has the added benefit of playing with one of his Southern teammates.  ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Hillsborough High School TED-Ed Club will present “HHS Boro Talks 2019,” their 5th annual Boro Talks Event on April 5 at 6 p.m. in the Hillsborough High School Library. The evening will consist of 12-15 student speeches with a short intermission. Refreshments will be ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Five students from Paterson’s PANTHER Academy were recently recognized by the Board of Education for their success at the 42nd Annual Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey math contest. Nada Aly, a junior, was the first place overall winners while the team, which also ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Asiyah is only in kindergarten at Paterson School 2 but she already knows how important going to school is. On Tuesday, the five-year-old took a break from eating her cookie to speak with TAPinto Paterson. The treat, a reward for sitting so patiently with her classmates as several ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Veteran radio traffic reporter and longtime Westfield resident Joe Nolan returned to Holy Trinity School to cut the ribbon at the new gym on Wednesday, March 20, and shared stories of his experience with current students. Nolan, a member of the high school class of 1976, the ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Vince Dacquino is a seeker of truths. The author and retired teacher has a new book out, several decades in the making, that he believes finally sets the record straight on the life and celebrated late-night ride of Putnam County heroine Sybil Ludington. The longtime Mahopac ...

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HAWORTH, NJ -- Bergen Center for Child Development is hosting the 1st Annual Special Needs Community Resource Fair on Saturday, March 30, from 10am to 2pm at 140 Park St., Haworth, NJ.  The fair, which will be open to the public, will provide information and networking opportunities about ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Shalonda Archibald, a Reading Specialist at Maxson Middle School in Plainfield, was named 2019 Literacy Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Literacy Association. Dr. Ken Kunz, President of the New Jersey Literacy Association, a professional network of educators that promotes ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Hillsborough High School TED-Ed Club will present “HHS Boro Talks 2019,” their 5th annual Boro Talks Event on April 5 at 6 p.m. in the Hillsborough High School Library. The evening will consist of 12-15 student speeches with a short intermission. Refreshments will be ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ   The Van Derveer School Fifth-grade band had a final tune-up Friday morning with a special assembly for their classmates, performing 11 songs that they’ll play again Saturday afternoon at the Prudential Center in Newark during the second period intermission of the New Jersey Devils ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ   The Van Derveer School Fifth-grade band had a final tune-up Friday morning with a special assembly for their classmates, performing 11 songs that they’ll play again Saturday afternoon at the Prudential Center in Newark during the second period intermission of the New Jersey Devils ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - This past Friday, members of the Millburn-Short Hills community gathered together to help the Millburn School district stretch its budget farther. The event, known as Millburn Schools Rock is in its 11th year, while, the Millburn-Short Hills Education Foundation has been around ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - With a goal to "Stop (the) Summit Board of Education from Increasing Class Sizes for 2019/2020," a citizen group called 'Keep Class Sizes Small in Summit' has issued an online petition at change.org pushing back against the Summit Public School District's proposal to eliminate five ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - Refer a friend during the month of March, where they enroll, and you will both  receive a 20% discount off of class for the month of April!

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CRANFORD – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is expanding its course offerings for youth ages 11-18.  Taught by NJ-certified teachers and subject matter experts that specialize in delivering high-quality youth programs, classes will begin on June 24 and run ...

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