Education

January 16, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - Less than a week after school officials announced the closing of Marist High School, the Bayonne City Council voted to allow the city to enter into negotiations for a possible purchase of the property. School officials announced last week that the school would close its doors in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -Bayonne High School’s graduation rate rose by 10 percent over the last four years, according to the latest data, Kenneth Kopacz, assistant superintendent of personnel, announced at the Board of Education’s reorganization meeting Monday. The latest figures, Kopacz said, show that ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Marist High School is set to close its doors at the end of this school year, a statement by school officials said Thursday.  “The Marist Brothers or Marist High School, simply do not have the funds to continue school operations after this academic year,” the statement ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In a shift of leadership that may have significant implications for the future, a divided Bayonne Board of Education voted to appoint Maria Valado president and Chris Munoz vice president at their reorganization meeting Monday. Munoz became the deciding vote on a board otherwise ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s public schools will have a new slogan when students and teachers return to their classrooms after the holiday break. The announcement came last week at the Board of Education’s final meeting of the year. Although individual schools have had slogans of their own, this is ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Students across Bayonne walked into their schools on Friday wearing blue, an effort, organizers said, to honor Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals who lost his life in the line of duty on Tuesday. The event was suggested by Petra Ghaly, a junior at Bayonne High School who is ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Just hours after a Jersey City Police Detective was killed by a gunman Bayonne Public Schools Superintendent John Niesz issued a statement announcing that the Bayonne Police Department was investigating threats posted on social media that a similar incident would occur at Bayonne High ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Citing research that suggests that learning to read and write in it benefits the development of cognitive, motor and literacy skills, and may help students with learning disabilities like dyslexia read and write with greater ease, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Jersey City/Bayonne) ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Lynn Keating, a registered nurse at Mary J. Donohoe Community School, was honored by the Bayonne Board of Education on Nov. 26 for her helping save the life of a 5th Grade student. The incident unfolded when another student, Joseph Farley, 11, walked into a boys’ room at the school ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Automotive students at Bayonne High School have a new project to work on, thanks to the Bayonne Police Department, and the US military. According to Superintendent of Schools John Niesz and Board of Education President Joseph Broderick, Bayonne High School recently secured a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - When President Barack Obama named William Shemin as Bayonne’s third Medal of Honor winner in 2015, some local residents knew the city had to do something special to commemorate Shemin’s heroic acts in World War I. Bayonne, after all, had named the county park in honor of Stephen ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The Bayonne High School Marching Band took the field with four other bands over the weekend in a competition at Robbinsville High School. Continuing their winning way, the students musicians and performers landed 1st place with a score of 84.513, their highest score of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two sitting Board of Education members, both on the ballot this year, were named in a lawsuit brought on by the daughter of a third candidate on Sep. 26, just weeks before voters go to the polls. In her suit Tara Furmaniak, the daughter of former Board of Education Business ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne's youngest public school students will be a little bit safer when they go trick-or-treating later this month thanks to a donation by the Bayonne Chapter of Unico National, Superintendent of Schools John Niesz announced Tuesday. "Thanks to the generous support of the Bayonne ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- The Bayonne High School Marching Band kicked off the 3K Walk Cancer Away Event on September 22, 2019 at Stephen R. Gregg Park with the Star Spangled Banner. The band then performed their 2019 Field Show, "Don't Stop Me Now," featuring the best of Queen.   The Bayonne High School ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Public Library will begin offering sign language courses for children up to eight years old, Mayor Jimmy Davis and Library Director J.P. Porcaro announced. The classes will be held as Sign Language Circle Time, begin on Saturday, October 19, and last for six weeks.

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne High School Marching Band's 2019 field show, "Don't Stop Me Now" is already proving to be a success! With back to back wins in Edison on September 14 and Brick on September 21, the talented performers have also already taken trophies for Best Music, Best Visual, Best ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Local resident Megan Chamberlain has her strong academic performance and leadership skills to thank for her recent award of a $1,000 scholarship tfrom Castle Lanterra Properties, a real estate investment company whose holdings include Bayonne’s Harbor Pointe Apartments. The ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two Bayonne teachers stepped back in time this summer in order to prepare for teaching their students during the upcoming school year. According to Bayonne Public Schools officials Nicholas Oresko Community School Social Studies teacher Sinclair Lewis participated in one of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Joseph Vasallo is set to attend Stevens Institute of Technology in September, and will do so thanks to the help of fellow Bayonne High School Alum William Gawor. Generations apart, Vasallo, a member of the most recent graduating class, would have studied about wars not even fought, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The stars, and other celestial wonders, will be out at the Bayonne Public Library on Tuesday, July 30. According to Mayor Jimmy Davis and Library Director JP Porcaro the free “Astronomy for Everyone” program will begin at 1:00 p.m. and is open for children ages seven and ...

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