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May 12, 2022

Editor's note: Article written and submitted by the Berkeley Heights Public School District BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - At the April 28, 2022 Berkeley Heights Board of Education meeting, members voted to approve the adoption of the K-5 Mathematics Program, Big Ideas Math: Modeling Real Life (Cengage ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston High School is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the Third Marking Period 2021-2022 Honor Roll. Criteria to qualify for GL Honor Roll: Honor​ ​Roll High Honor Roll: Student earns a weighted marking period GPA of 4.0 with no ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The board of education held its monthly meeting Thursday night, where – in addition to passing the 2022-2023 budget – the district also announced its plans to change its K-5 math programming from ‘GO Math!’ to ‘Big Ideas Math.’ Assistant Superintendent Marybeth Kopacz ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Thursday night, the board of education passed a $59.8 million budget for the 2022-2023 school year school. The budget is approximately $2.6 million higher than the 2021-222 budget and is $84,000 more than the tentative budget introduced in March.  The owner of the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Public School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Kobliska to the position of Principal of Columbia Middle School. The Board of Education voted to appoint Mr. Kobliska to the position at the April 28th meeting and he will step into the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The French foreign language program appears to be here to stay in Berkeley Heights, thanks to pushback from members of the community.  On Monday, April 11, Superintendent Dr. Melissa Varley announced the decision through the district’s social media accounts.  “We have ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway was speaking recently with Berley Hanna Jr., the National Executive Committeeman of the American Legion Department of New Jersey. We ran into Hanna at an event, and he was telling us about an upcoming opportunity for high school junior boys: the American Legion ...

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A retirement dinner for Patricia Gasparini celebrating her 37 years of being a principal at William Woodruff School will be held on April 26, 2022, at the Primavera Regency in Stirling, New Jersey. Woodruff parents and past students! Come out to celebrate Miss Gasparini for her 37 years of ...

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Having just completed outstanding performances of the Spring Production of The Lighting Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical in the Kenneth Stiefel Theatre, The GLHS Hilltop Players are already celebrating a new achievement with the news that the 2021 productions of Clue and The Show Must Go On have ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Selecting the best possible school is an important process, and Rutgers Preparatory School (RPS) is committed to helping families experience personal, informative and convenient ways to learn more about educational opportunities available for prospective students.  RPS has many ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In December 2021, just prior to his retirement, the Columbia Middle School courtyard was dedicated to Principal Frank Geiger and renamed Geiger’s Garden. With the help of the PTO, an outdoor classroom is taking shape for students to enjoy.  “Mr. Geiger was such a special ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - As March comes to an end, folks are getting out their golf clubs, lacrosse equipment, track and field equipment, and tennis rackets but, for an intrepid group of players, it’s still Pickleball season - every season is Pickleball season. No opening day needed, the courts are ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Board of Education affirmed its commitment to the principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at the Thursday, March 17, meeting after members authorized the DEI plan to be included in the district’s strategic plan. The vote was 6-2 in favor. The strategic plan ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Thursday night, members of the Board of Education approved a tentative $59.7 million budget for the 2022-2023 school year. The budget is $2.5 million higher than the budget for the 2020-2021 school year.  The owner of the “average” home with an assessed value of ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Principal Robert Nixon announced Gov. Livingston High School's second marking period [November 15, 2021 to January 28, 2022] honor roll for the 2021-2022 school year. Gov. Livingston recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels — Honor Roll and High ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The March 10 board of education meeting featured a series of presentations, including two separate presentations given by the administration that updated the district’s more immediate goals and another one offering an overview of the district’s “strategic plan.” Both ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Public School District is pleased to announce that over $850,000 in the form of grants is expected from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary Relief Fund (ESSER) in 2022.  BHPS Business Administrator Ms. Julie Kot said, “The ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School this year established a new partnership with Global Online Academy (GOA), an international consortium of leading independent schools that unites behind a common mission: to reimagine learning to empower middle and high school students and educators to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Each year, during March, Americans honor Women's History Month to celebrate the contributions made by women that have been historically overlooked.  Beginning in 1981 as “Women's History Week,” the National Women's History Project petitioned to dedicate a whole month to ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Lauren Zirpoli, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, provided the annual curriculum report at the Thursday, Feb. 24 Board of Education meeting. The board also discussed the change in the football schedule. Zirpoli began her presentation by thanking Jay Richter, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - David Blobaum, co-founder of Summit Prep in Bernardsville and Summit, talks to TAPinto about how he was introduced to the tutoring business and never left. Blobaum, a 2010 graduate of University of Chicago, accepted a conditional offer from the CIA as a leadership advisor on ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Selecting the best possible school is an important process, and Rutgers Prep is committed to making your family’s experience as personal, informative and convenient as possible. It is our goal to help you determine whether RPS is the right school for your family. We have a few ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After a successful inaugural event in December, Dress Express Boutique is presenting their second pop-up event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 20 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights located at 250 Connell Drive in Berkeley Heights. The boutique offers donated, ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - At Tuesday night’s special meeting, board members underwent training with Gwen Thorton of the New Jersey Schools Boards Association. She gave a presentation covering areas such as the responsibilities of board members, their roles within the district and guidelines on ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the lifting of the state-wide mask mandate on Monday, Feb. 7. Berkeley Heights School District Superintendent Melissa Varley addressed the issue Tuesday night at a special board of education meeting. “The mandate will end on March 7.

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Public Schools announced early dismissal for all district schools due to safety concerns regarding the expected inclement weather on Friday, February 4, 2022.   • Governor Livingston High School will close at 12:30 p.m. • Columbia Middle School will ...

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NEW JERSEY - In a move that the College Board describes as "student-friendly," the SAT, and the tests allied with it, will be delivered in a digital format beginning in 2024. This move will affect students currently in Grade 10. In a pilot program delivered in last fall, students who took the test ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Monday night's Cranford Board of Education meeting was canceled approximately a half hour after it began when an audience member refused to wear a mask. The meeting began with opening remarks from Superintendent Scott Rubin, Ed.D. and student liaison updates from Hillside Avenue ...

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