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Belmar Elementary School Library Earns National Grant to Teach ABCs of Computer Coding

November 8, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School’s library is the only library in New Jersey — and among 28 in the United States — to be awarded a national grant to launch a computer coding program for students.

As part of the American Library Association’s “Libraries Ready to Code” initiative, the school’s library received a $20,500 grant to “promote ...

Belmar Elementary School PARCC Results Continue on Upswing

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School students achieved modest overall improvements in both English/language arts and math in recently released Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) results.

In English/language arts, students who met or exceeded expectations rose from 50 percent in 2015-2016 to 53 percent in 2016-2017. In mathematics, students who met or ...

Belmar Board of Education: Candidates Offer Views on Goals

BELMAR, NJ — Three candidates are seeking re-election to three-year seats on the Belmar Board of Education — incumbents Kimberly Chek, Mark Furey and Rebecca Herbert — while newcomer Lisa Miller is running for a one-year unexpired term.

Herbert and Miller responded to questions presented by TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como; Chek and Furey did not acknowledge requests to ...

Lake Como Board of Education: Three Candidates for Two Seats Share Views on Issues, Goals

LAKE COMO, NJ — Two incumbents and a newcomer are vying for two seats on the Lake Como Board of Education. On the ballot for those three-year terms are Carol Hope and Debra Russo, who are seeking re-election, and challenger Michele Cartaya.

All three candidates responded to questions by TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como about their qualifications, and views on the important issues facing the ...

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