Education

September 19, 2018

The Westfield Public School District is once again providing a senior citizens’ “Golden Pass” to Westfield residents 65 years and older to attend many school-sponsored events for free.  The pass will provide free admission to events that normally collect entrance fees such as Westfield High ...

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In partnership with the NFL, the New York Jets and the American Heart Association, 6th and 7th-grade students at St. Patrick School – located in Chatham – participated in the NFL Play 60 program. The Play 60 program encourages students to commit to 60 minutes of physical activity a day for four ...

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Middle school girls, where can you make your own face scrub, flavor your own sandwich cookies, and learn about the opportunities for a career in STEM?  Dream Day Newton! On September 29, 2018, The DreamGirls Initiative will be hosting their popular Dream Day workshop.  This free event is open ...

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Make creations from your wildest imagination at the Nutley Public Library's LEGO Play Time on select Saturdays!  LEGO Play Time is a free drop-in program for ages 5 and older. Stop by the Children's Room from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM on September 22, October 6, November 10, and December 1 for crafts, ...

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CLEMSON, SC -- Chase W Jackson of Montclair enrolled in Clemson University for the fall 2018 semester. According to a release, Jackson's major is Pre-Business. Ranked No. 24 among national public universities, Clemson University is a land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research ...

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Make creations from your wildest imagination at the Nutley Public Library's LEGO Play Time on select Saturdays!  LEGO Play Time is a free drop-in program for ages 5 and older. Stop by the Children's Room from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM on September 22, October 6, November 10, and December 1 for crafts, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes ...

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Give children the best possible start. The first 1,000 days makes all the difference. All are invited to the Start Healthy, Stay Healthy: Childhood Nutrition Seminar at the Madison Area YMCA Family Center on Fri., Sept. 28, from 9 to 11 a.m. This free event includes free babysitting and light ...

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TRENTON, NJ – With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with the Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family! The mission of October’s perennial ...

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS Stay is a new library initiative to provide Chatham parents and caregivers access to information that can help family members cope with crisis situations.  The goal is to prevent suicide attempts.  The School District of the Chathams, Chatham Borough Council, Chatham Township ...

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With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes to ensure they ...

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TRENTON, NJ – With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes ...

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Warren, NJ – This school year, the families of the Primrose School of Warren will be entering a more secure facility as they return from the summer. This summer, the Primrose School of Warren performed a series of security upgrades in response to the unfortunate aftermath of school shootings like ...

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The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to have genealogist Jake Garfinkle presenting Genealogy 101 on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00pm. Have you ever wondered where you came from? Have you started to research your past but aren't quite sure what to do? If you are lucky, perhaps you ...

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Ilene B. Price is pleased to announce the release of her first book, “The ABC’s of Non-Consent.” Whether you are a parent, an educator, or counselor, this approachable 40-page, short illustrated poem is intended to be used as a tool to help prompt discussion about what is, and what is not consent, ...

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The first class of the new Non-Profit Consortium Leadership Fellows Institute has graduated. The 44 graduates were recruited from local non-profit organizations in partnership with the Union County Non-Profit Consortium, with the goal of developing the next generation of informed, effective ...

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​September is Emergency Preparedness Month! On Sunday, September 30​ at 1 pm, Devin Kerins, FEMA Preparedness Officer, and Dennis VanNatta, Coordinator of the Scotch Plains Office of Emergency Management, are teaming up to provide you with essential information to better prepare yourselves, your ...

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TUITION FREE TRAINING FALL 2018   Computer & Basic Skills Training for Employed Individuals* Public (federal, state, county, municipal) employees are not eligible for free training under this ...

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​On Monday, September 24​ at 7 pm, learn all about this organizational craze and how it can transform your life. A bullet journal is a completely customizable system for keeping all of your calendars, lists, plans, and reflections in one place. Although the bullet journal can inspire your ...

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TRENTON – A series of school bus safety bills sponsored by Senator Joseph Lagana, Senate Transportation Committee Chair Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. and Senator Linda Greenstein that would aim to improve bus safety and accident response, make bus drivers and company’s more accountable and require every ...

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While full-term classes have begun at County College of Morris (CCM), there is still time to enroll in the college’s two mid-fall sessions. The 13 Week mid-fall session runs from September 20 - December 20. The last day to apply for 13 Week classes is Thursday, September 13. The last day to ...

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This group, which explore books, authors and issues related to the African American experience, meets on the fourth Monday of each month.The group is currently at capacity. To join the waiting list, contact Adrienne Harden at 973-744-0500 ext. 2241. This book club will take place in the Isabel ...

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Marist High School Names Peter G. Kane as President Seasoned, Catholic Business Leader Suggests a Growing, Productive Future for Marist Bayonne, August 28, 2018 – The Board of Trustees of Marist High School, Bayonne, NJ, announces the appointment of Mr. Peter G. Kane to serve as the new ...

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Do you like to challenge yourself? Are you interested in high adventure activities, like white water rafting, hiking, and high ropes courses? Do you want to become friends with a fun and friendly group of girls? If so, come to Venture Crew 28's open house meeting this Thursday, September ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Education Foundation (BHEF) will be hosting a Fall Festival and Color Run on Sunday, September 30th, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Columbia Park.  Come enjoy the start of fall with many fun activities including a bounce house, pumpkin painting, face ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- St. Bonaventure University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to rescind an honorary degree awarded to former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former archbishop emeritus of Washington. McCarrick was also Bishop of the Metuchen Diocese and Archbishop of the Newark Diocese. In an ...

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Come and enjoy the famous Our Lady of the Lake annual Oktoberfest -the biggest party of the season right in nearby Verona, NJ. Bring your family and friends  to enjoy festive foods, seasonal beers, wine and live entertainment! Tickets are $70 per person thru Sept 28, $80 pp at the ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- St. Bonaventure University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to rescind an honorary degree awarded to former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former archbishop emeritus of Washington. McCarrick was also Bishop of the Metuchen Diocese and Archbishop of the Newark Diocese. In an ...

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