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September 19, 2021

WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Special Services School District (BCSSSD) has spent a great deal of time preparing for the 2021-2022 school year through innovative, outside-the-box thinking. Over the past year, the BCSSSD carefully sought ways to expand its programs and offerings in ways ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — It’s no secret that schools have experienced many challenges since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote learning, hybrid schedules, social distancing, quarantining mask requirements — the list could go on and on. All of these things have affected students and staff in many ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional High School Marching Scotties will be hosting its first-ever marching band competition this weekend.  The inaugural "Bandemonium" competition will take place on Saturday, September 18 at the High School's football field, located at 318 Ward Avenue in ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — You'll soon be able to support Bordentown Regional High School's Junior Class while enjoying delicious food at the same time, thanks to a fundraiser to benefit the Class of 2023.  You can support a Junior by purchasing a junior hoagie made by local favorite Hogback Deli, as well ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional School District recently honored nineteen special district staff members during its Welcome Back Convocation on September 1.  Both the 2021 and 2020 "Legacy Leaders" were recognized during the meeting. Legacy Leaders are those staff members who have ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — You'll soon be able to support Bordentown Regional High School's Junior Class while enjoying delicious food at the same time, thanks to a fundraiser to benefit the Class of 2023.  You can support a Junior by purchasing a junior hoagie made by local favorite Hogback Deli, as well ...

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TRENTON, NJ — All teachers and school personnel in New Jersey will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18 or be regularly tested, Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday.  Under Murphy's Executive Order, all pre-school through grade-12 school personnel will be ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Although cannabis has been decriminalized in New Jersey, under federal law it remains illegal and subject to prosecution on Rutgers property and at university events, university officials said following the release of a task force report on the law’s impact. Earlier this ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Board of Commissioners congratulated the students, faculty and administration of the Burlington County Institute of Technology and the Burlington City School District following their designations as New Jersey Lighthouse Schools. The New Jersey Department ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -- Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) was recently presented with the Lighthouse Award in recognition of significant progress working with diverse groups of learners.  BCIT is one of only seven schools across New Jersey who received the accolade from the New ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy announced on Friday that with the increasing rise and strength of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) Delta variant, New Jersey students will be heading back to school in September wearing face masks. "This is not permanent," Murphy assured. “We understand ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — Celebrating a new era of parochial education in Mercer County, Trenton Catholic Preparatory Academy (TCPA) recently held its official ribbon cutting and opening in Hamilton. While the school campus has been home to various iterations of the school — St. Anthony's High School, ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey is ranked as the country's third best school system in the country according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual States with the Best and Worst School Systems list. Only two states, Massachusetts (No.1) and Connecticut (No. 2, ranked higher New Jersey. New York ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ— Are you a Bordentown Township resident who is interested in serving your community and having a greater input in education issues that affect the school district? The Bordentown Regional Board of Education may have just the role for you. The Board is currently ...

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TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to ensure students are receiving adequate civics and government education, legislation sponsored by Senators Shirley Turner, Troy Singleton, M. Teresa Ruiz, and Linda Greenstein, requiring civics instruction in middle school, was enacted into law on Friday. “By ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Trades have always been an important part of the career and technical education provided at Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT). Historically, the seats have been filled with male students in CTE programs such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical and welding, with fewer than ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Murphy, New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen McMillan and New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced on Monday a series of coordinated recommendations and guidance documents to assist school districts and ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ —The pandemic has upended everyone’s life, and no one feels it more than parents of school-aged children. Last year, most summer vacations consisted of limited options for Burlington County parents wanting to keep their children engaged and learning, but this year promises to be much ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional High School Class of 2021 will be celebrated tomorrow night during the annual Senior Class Night at the High School's Performing Arts Center.  Seniors will be treated to a catered dinner on Wednesday night and will receive their yearbooks before family ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Well-known student athletics coach and program director Marty Flynn will be taking over as Athletics Director of Trenton Catholic Preparatory Academy, Inc. (TCPA), McCorristin Campus as it embarks on the new era for the school. Flynn, an alum of the former St. Anthony High School ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional School District's new incoming Superintendent is looking forward to getting to work. The Board of Education voted to name Dr. Trudy Atkins to the Superintendent position at its meeting on Wednesday, June 9. Bordentown's current Superintendent, Dr. Edward ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Regional School District (BRSD) has chosen a new Superintendent. Dr. Trudy Atkins was formally selected by the BRSD to be its next Superintendent on Wednesday evening after current Superintendent Dr. Edward Forsthoffer announced in December 2020 his intention ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Help make graduation a little bit sweeter for the Bordentown Regional High School Class of 2021 with a small gift card donation. Gift cards and monetary donations are currently being collected for this year's Seniors to help make Project Graduation, the last event for the Class ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Senate on Thursday advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator M. Teresa Ruiz aimed at increasing diversity in the state’s education workforce, preventing teacher shortages and cultivating inclusive learning environments.  “It's a simple fact - ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Bordentown State Farm agent Shilpa Rathi have teamed up to support fire prevention and safety education for young children at Chesterfield Elementary School.  State Farm agents are delivering "Sparky Educator" kits to hundreds ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The virtual Silent Auction fundraiser benefiting the Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs) of Clara Barton Elementary School and MacFarland Intermediate School continues through this week, ending on Saturday, May 29.  The goal is to raise $10,000 through the auction. As of ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown students were treated to a visit from Clara Barton herself last week for a dedication ceremony to honor Barton’s founding of the American Red Cross and New Jersey's first public school.  The event, which was organized by the Bordentown Historical Society (BHS), ...

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TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to ensure students are receiving adequate civics and government education, the Assembly on Thursday sent legislation to the Governor sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton, Linda Greenstein, Shirley Turner and M. Teresa Ruiz, which would require civics instruction in middle ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — With the strength of "Iron Mike," Trenton Catholic Preparatory Academy (TCPA) will welcome students in the Fall, according to a Thursday announcement. The Diocese of Trenton and Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. have completed an agreement with Trenton Catholic Preparatory Academy at ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Ninety-nine Bordentown Regional High School Seniors were honored on Thursday evening for their academic excellence during the 48th Annual Scholastic Achievement Ceremony at the Performing Arts Center at the High School. The students recognized at the May 13 event have maintained ...

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