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May 17, 2022

BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Board of Education has canceled its May 24 caucus workshop and public meetings, but will still hold its closed executive session. The board has also changed its original workshop & public meeting date of Tuesday, June 28 and will hold these meetings on Monday, June ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne High School officials have announced that students Ryan Nolan, Judy Barbour, Sidrah Rafaqat, Jomana Bebawi, Preksha Agarwal, Madison Mahabir, Malachi French, Angela Merrick and Farida Gadalla were winners of the Hudson County Law Day Contest. Sponsored by the Superior Court ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Board of Education adopted its $170 million 2022-2023 budget at its meeting on April 27. The budget, which increases spending by $16 million over the previous budget, also increases the amount of taxes that need to be raised by $1.4 million to a total of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Local officials put on hard hats and manned shovels last week to officially kick off the conversion of the former St. Andrew's school to a new public school.  Superintendent of Schools John Niesz said the Bayonne Board of Education has completed the purchase of St. Andrew’s school ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne may have a future diplomat among its residents. Mark Basta, a Bayonne High School student and member of the Bayonne High School Model UN, recently received an Award of Excellence for his work at the National High School Model UN Conference in New York City. Basta is ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Although the figures are not yet fixed on the school budget for 2022-23, the Bayonne Board of Education voted to send a tentative spending document to the county superintendent for review. Once reviewed by county officials and approved, the Board will get down to the nuts and bolts ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne High School students in Ms. Kawalek's US1 history class got a first-hand look at an original copy of one of our nation's founding documents, albeit virtually, recently. Kawalek, a social studies teacher, organized a virtual tour of Monticello, the Virgina home of Thomas ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Students in Mrs. McMonagle's Social Studies class celebrated the 100th day of School & Black History Month by researching 100 famous African Americans. The students wrote what that person was famous for and posted it to share with everyone.

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BAYONNE, NJ - A new building to house the Hudson County Vocational trades school has been approved by the Bayonne Planning Board for a site behind the Bayonne High School. The property – which was converted from a parking lot to a tennis court – will be restructured to provide a building that ...

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KEARNY, NJ – As the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey lawmakers and educational officials are optimistic schools in New Jersey will be able to get students back on track. U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) believes that while “a long and challenging road is ahead of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne School District is moving ahead with plans to convert St. Andrews School into facilities to be used by the public schools. In November, the Bayonne Planning Board approved the plan that would allow the district to take over the former Catholic School and to convert the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Through their support of the #OurVoices grant, Bayonne business Manifest Comics is helping local teachers bring graphic novels by or about traditionally underrepresented voices into city classrooms.  Recipient of an #OurVoices grant, Bayonne High School Social Studies ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Board of Education has named Hector Gonzalez to fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Trustee David Watson. Gonzalez, who ran unsuccessfully for the board in 2018, will serve as trustee until the November election. A critic of some board actions in the past, in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Staff and students will not be required to be tested for COVID-19 in order to return to in-person instruction on Jan. 10, Bayonne Board of Education officials announced Thursday. The District, however, did say that people should monitor themselves for symptoms and take all ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Board of Education Trustees Maria Valado and Chris Munoz will continue to lead the body as president and vice president in 2022. The board voted unanimously to retain leadership for a third year in a row.  The selection of a replacement for Trustee David Watson was put off ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - After suggesting that students, faculty, administration, and staff should bring laptops and books home with them during the Christmas break in order to be prepared for “any type of emergency,” related to a COVID-19 shutdown, Superintendent John Niesz announced what seemed inevitable ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - While a rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 positive cases has already prompted the Paterson Public Schools District to announce that they’d switch to remote learning after the holiday break, and Newark’s superintendent to suggest teachers and students prepare for such a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Police Department is increasing their presence around local schools to further ensure the safety of students, staff, and others, a Facebook post said Thursday evening. There is "no credible information" to suggest that there is a threat to any New Jersey School, the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Students in Ms. Nuccio's 5th grade class at Dr. Walter F. Robinson School dove into a study of indigenous culture with an analysis of the document based question, How Did the Buffalo Shape Arapaho Culture?

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Education Foundation has announced the winners of the 2021-2022 Mini Grant program. Now in its 17th year, the program, which this year awarded six grants of $500 each, was developed to foster creativity and originality with a goal of affording teachers the opportunity ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A year after making history by becoming the first African American to be elected to the Bayonne Board of Education, David Watson has resigned. Although reports of his resignation surfaced in October, Watson, who said he is moving out of Bayonne for family reasons, issued a letter ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A new agreement between Hudson County Community College (HCCC) and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 825 will allow the Union's members to dually enroll in the Union apprenticeship program and the College to earn an HCCC Associate of Applied Science ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s Woodrow Wilson School has been chosen by the United States Federal Government as a recipient of this year's National ESEA Distinguished School Award. This award recognizes excellence in special education and Title I Programs for the 2021-2022 school year, according to an ...

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TRENTON, NJ—Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday that 9,000 New Jersey children between the ages of five and 11 have received their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. “When I look back on our announcement over the summer that our schools would begin the academic year with a masking ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Members of Bayonne High School’s Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society Chapter placed flags on the lawn in front of Bayonne High School in preparation for the annual Field of Heroes program. Members of Bayonne High School’s Swingin' Bees and Coach Hoffmann also ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With the Bayonne City Council voting to abandon a plan to buy the former Marist High School, the purchase of St. Andrew School will likely be high on the agenda for the upcoming year. The council opted out of its agreement with the Marist Brothers Inc. to purchase Marist because, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne VFW Post 226 recently recognized five Bayonne students for the contributions to the annual Voice of Democracy Awards contest. Marter Adeeb, Alyssia Ouhocine, Gianna Valdes, Nicholas Maharaj, and Abdelazziz Fezani were each honored for their work, and, after giving oral ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Students in Ms. Torres's 6th Grade Social Studies class at PG Vroom School are ready to take off now that they've created their own passports. The project, part of the school's recognition Hispanic Heritage Month, focused on Latin America and also included the student's making ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Lincoln Community School students from Mr. Hoffman's Social Studies classes visited the Joyce Herbert VFW Post 226 Veterans Museum Thursday. According to their website, the Joyce-Herbert VFW Post 226 Veterans Museum opened its doors in 2006 and since then has continued to attract ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Board of Education candidate, and Bayonne High School Class of 2021 graduate, Petra Ghaly said recent comments by several teachers disparaging the Turning Point USA high school civic club, has misrepresented the club's activities. Founded three years ago, the club has largely been ...

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