Education

December 12, 2018

Calling on students to participate in the upcoming celebration marking the 150th Anniversary of the City of Plainfield PLAINFIELD, NJ –  The Plainfield School District is looking for students of all ages, female and male, from elementary to high school grades, to participate in performances ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Union County College’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Maris Lown, is a recipient of the inaugural Dr. Lawrence A. Nespoli Community College Leadership Award, given by the New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC). This award is named in honor of the NJCCC’s former ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge in Edison hosted the annual New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) Conference on Dec. 3. More than 80 professionals from the state attended The Mary Jo Young Health Education Conference, which is designed to provide ...

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On December 12, 1968, a gangly teenager stepped up onto a raised, padded training platform to experience his first formal karate class at the Bank Street School, a pioneering karate dojo in Summit, NJ. “It was love at first kick” cites Y master karate teacher, or Shifu Hayashi as many of his ...

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On Sunday, December 16 from 2-3:15 p.m. The Connection is hosting a free Commercial Contemporary dance workshop with Rachel Hettinger, the Artistic Director of metaphors&similesDance, a NYC project based contemporary dance company. Commercial Contemporary is an expressive dance style that ...

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Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which​​​​ is scheduled for Saturday, March 16.  Sister Percylee has been the Principal of Union Catholic since 1980 and has been the catalyst for every major ...

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Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which​​​​ is scheduled for Saturday, March 16.  Sister Percylee has been the Principal of Union Catholic since 1980 and has been the catalyst for every major ...

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Nineteen Chatham High School students attended a field trip to New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark on Friday for the Engineering Career Day event that NJIT hosted. The purpose of this event was to provide high school juniors and seniors and opportunity to learn about six ...

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On Tuesday, November 13, the Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated hosted Africa in the 1900’s featuring author Annamaria Alfieri and an African Art display at the Maplewood Public Library. This program was aligned with the Sorority Global Impact and Arts program. We ...

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The Wardlaw+Hartridge in Edison hosted the annual New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) Conference on Dec. 3. More than 80 professionals from the state attended The Mary Jo Young Health Education Conference, which is designed to provide educators with ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge in Edison hosted the annual New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) Conference on Dec. 3. More than 80 professionals from the state attended The Mary Jo Young Health Education Conference, which is designed to provide ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the launch of the new UC Night at the Theatre grant program for high schools. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s Moving Union County Forward initiative, the new program aims to help cover the costs ...

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VERONA,NJ — Verona High School 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, Verona High School had to, since 2016, increase the number of students ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge in Edison hosted the annual New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) Conference on Dec. 3. More than 80 professionals from the state attended The Mary Jo Young Health Education Conference, which is designed to provide ...

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The Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company, in partnership with the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities will put on a Christmas production entitled Over The Rainbow - Finding Christmas. Show times will be Friday, Dec. 14 at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 16 at ...

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Tamaques Elementary School had 250 students and families come out for open skate at the Westfield Ice Rink on Dec. 1. The event sold out in less than two weeks. A bake sale at the event raised funds to support enhancements at the school.

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that the free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available. The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge in Edison hosted the annual New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) Conference on Dec. 3. More than 80 professionals from the state attended The Mary Jo Young Health Education Conference, which is designed to provide ...

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The best board game in town is back!  Mapsopoly is a localized South Orange and Maplewood version of the board game Monopoly. All proceeds from the sales of the new, updated issue of the game will go to Columbia High School’s Midnight Madness fund, a drug- and alcohol-free post-graduation party.

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge in Edison hosted the annual New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) Conference on Dec. 3. More than 80 professionals from the state attended The Mary Jo Young Health Education Conference, which is designed to provide ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has launched the new UC Night at the Theatre grant program for high schools. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s Moving Union County Forward initiative, the new program aims to help cover the costs of high school theatre productions and ...

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Call for Donations:  Are You Replacing Your TV? If you are getting a great new TV this holiday season and are not sure what to do with the old one, we have a solution for you!  We could use a few flat-screen TVs for our Arcade Weekends.  This popular event still uses old bulky TV sets.  They may ...

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  Verona, New Jersey — Verona High School 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, Verona High School had to, since 2016, increase the number of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic Forensics Team had a very successful trip to the 15th annual Patriot Games Classic last weekend at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.   In its first time competing at George Mason, the Vikings had 48 students compete, and there were several impressive ...

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The Saint Joseph High School Theatre Company, in partnership with the New Jersey Institute for Disabilities will put on a Christmas production entitled Over The Rainbow - Finding Christmas. Show times will be Friday, Dec. 14 at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 16 at ...

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The Holy Trinity School Early Childhood Center at its Mountainside Campus is a beginning entrance to a philosophy of educating the whole child; physically, socially, academically, and spiritually. The loving and supportive environment sets our students up for success as they continue on in a ...

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Starts: 2018-12-08 Ends: 2018-12-08 Address: 249 Bebout Avenue City: Stirling Zip Code: 07980 State: NJ Phone: 9085988088

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Chilly but bright and dry weather is expected to draw many visitors to Union County parks this weekend. As always there is something for everyone to enjoy, highlighted by the celebratory opening of Union County’s new Warinanco Dog Park. “We are constantly looking for new opportunities for our ...

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The New Providence Memorial Library's celebration of 200 years of Frankenstein culminates Sunday, December 9 at 3 p.m. with Dr. Gillian Hettinger's talk about the life of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author of Frankenstein. Mary was 17 when she began her relationship with the married and ...

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The final five programs for the month of December at the Westfield Memorial Library are diversified and range from live music to yoga to a foreign film to Christmas traditions. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street. On Monday, December 10, at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m., the Swedish film “The ...

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