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Hip to be Square for Education: The Nerds Perform at BHEF Fundraiser

January 23, 2017

STIRLING, NJ - More than 300 guests rock 'n' rolled to The Nerds Friday night at Primavera Regency to support the Berkeley Heights Education Foundation (BHEF) benefiting all six schools in the Berkeley Heights district. 

"As a non-profit volunteer organization that supports the Berkeley Heights Public School, the mission of the BHEF depends on the support from families, ...

Berkeley Heights Board of Ed Not to Pursue Gov. Livingston Physical Education Opt-Out Policy

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After much discussion at Thursday evening's meeting, the Berkeley Heights Board of Education will not pursue the Physical Education Opt-Out Policy at Gov. Livingston High School. 

The Gov. Livingston administration was asked to explore the opportunity to provide an "Option II" alternative for physical education to students who ...

Union County College President McMenamin Elected Vice Chair of Middle States Commission on Higher Education

CRANFORD, NJ – Union County College President, Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin, was elected to serve as Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), and began her term in January 2017.  She has been serving as a commissioner with MSCHE since 2014.  As Vice Chair she will provide policy leadership to the organization’s ...

New Providence Cub Scout Pack 263 Serving the Community

Cub Scout Pack 263 in New Providence, NJ has been busy this year helping others in their community. The Salt Brook School students in first through fifth grade have participated in various community service projects ranging from the town-wide food drive, to supporting runners in the Education Foundation’s 5K event, to building, painting and donating hundreds of toys and decorations over the ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrated at Summit Area YMCA

SUMMIT,  NJ - In celebration of the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Summit Area YMCA offered meaningful opportunities for the community to join together in a day of service to give back to those in need and to learn more about diversity and inclusion. 

Shari the same values of honesty, compassion, respect, and service, the nonprofit organization ran a ...

Gov. Livingston High School Announces Honor Roll

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Principal Robert Nixon announced Gov. Livingston High School's  first marking period [September 7, 2016 through November 6, 2016] honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year. Gov. Livingston recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels — Honor Roll and High Honor Roll.

Determination of ...

Community Service on the Rise in Berkeley Heights Schools

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - At the Thursday, January 6 Board of Education meeting, Assistant Superintendent Scott McKinney reported that there is overwhelming participation in community service in our schools. 

"We looked at the things that are happening in the classroom, we have an overwhelming participation from Mary Kay McMillin all the way through the high school," said ...

Sculpture for Change: Columbia Middle School 7th Graders Turn Plastic Bottles into Art

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Columbia Middle School seventh grade students had the opportunity to "upcycle" discarded bottles while learning about ecology when they created a sculpture of a sea turtle and an Orca whale.

Middle School Art Teacher Joseph Lanni came up with this idea over the summer when he saw a sculpture made out of plastic bottles. "I thought it ...

Union County College to Host its Winter Commencement Ceremonies on January 12

CRANFORD – Union County College will celebrate two Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Each ceremony will be led by the College’s President, Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin. The ceremonies will begin at 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. and will be held at the Union County Performing Arts Center at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway, NJ. The students graduating during these ceremonies ...

Columbia Middle School 8th Graders and Faculty Engage In Spirited Volley Off

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Columbia Middle School teachers and eighth-grade students engaged in some friendly competition on Friday, December 23, 2016 in the annual Student-Faculty Volleyball Game.  Each school year, the game serves as an energetic and enjoyable way for students and teachers alike to mark the beginning of winter break.

From the very beginning of the school day, it was clear ...

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Thu, January 26, 12:30 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

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February Festivities Planned For Trailside

January 21, 2017

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders presents special programs for families during the Presidents’ Day Holiday.  Programs are recommended for families with children ages five and up.  

“February Festivities at Trailside offers educational and imaginative programs to delight people of all ages,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H.

Upcoming Events

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Tue, January 24, 4:30 PM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Intergenerational Mentoring Program

Education Giving Back

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Wed, January 25, 11:00 AM

Summit Public Library , Summit

Citizenship Study Group Practice for the Test

Education Government

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Thu, January 26, 12:30 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Mah Jongg

Arts & Entertainment Education

February Festivities Planned For Trailside

January 21, 2017

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders presents special programs for families during the Presidents’ Day Holiday.  Programs are recommended for families with children ages five and up.  

“February Festivities at Trailside offers educational and imaginative programs to delight people of all ages,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H.