Education

January 14, 2021

BORDENTOWN, NJ-- A Bordentown Regional High School student is being recognized for her creativity and art skills by the Burlington County Commissioners. Ashley Gonzalez was one of five runners-up in the County's 2020 "Red Ribbon" contest. The contest is part of "Red Ribbon Week", which takes ...

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TRENTON, NJ--  A new executive order will mean sweeping changes for the way teachers and students are evaluated for the 2020-2021 school year. Governor Phil Murphy, who has long said this isn’t a normal school year due to COVID-19, announced the changes during his Monday COVID press ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ-- Bordentown Regional High School is going all-virtual. Beginning Monday, January 11, BRHS will be all-remote, according to a post on its website. The building will only be open to staff, and the current schedule of classes from 7:30am to 12:05pm will be ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- A school that has been known by generations of Hamiltonians as St. Anthony's, McCorristin, and finally as Trenton Catholic Academy (TCA) for the last 15 years, has announced that it will be closing. Citing financial struggles that have left the school with a "$2 million deficit each ...

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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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BORDENTOWN, NJ-- Due to virtual learning forced by the ongoing pandemic, "snow days" are going to feel different this year for both students and teachers.  The Bordentown Regional School District will be closing school buildings on Thursday and Friday, December 17 and 18, due to the predicted ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ—What does it mean to serve the community? Tune in to Rowan College at Burlington County’s final Facebook Town Hall of 2020, which will be taking place on Wednesday, December 16 at 1pm to find out. Hear from three special guests, including one that is probably familiar to many in ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ— Bordentown Regional High School’s Class of 2023 is getting ready to host the first annual Light the Night Holiday House Decorating Contest and Festival on Saturday night, December 12. Come to the High School tomorrow between 4pm and 6:30pm to pick up your free Light Tour ...

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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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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ— The Bordentown Regional High School Class of 2023 is bringing a holiday spin to their fundraiser this year. Their “Light the Night” holiday house decorating contest and festival will be taking place on Saturday, December 12. The cost to enter your house in the ...

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MEDFORD, NJ -- Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) students in the Allied Health and Veterinary Technology program recently teamed up to expand their surgical skills. Working in a hybrid schedule since September, BCIT instructors in both programs teach synchronously -- based upon ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ-- Bordentown Regional Middle School has gone full remote. Due to a third laboratory-confirmed positive COVID-19 case in the Middle School (BRMS), the Bordentown Regional School District (BRSD) made the decision, in consultation with the Burlington County Health ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The teachers at Hamilton's Klockner Elementary School were spotlighted on Monday during The Ellen Show, a nationally broadcast daytime talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, who praised the teachers for their dedication to students.  "You know what else I'm grateful for- New ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ-- Peter Muschal Elementary School in Bordentown Township is temporarily moving to all-remote learning due to a rise in positive COVID cases.  In an e-mail posted on the school's website on Monday afternoon, Principal Megan Geibel wrote, "We are following the same ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ—Bordentown Regional School District Superintendent Dr. Edward J. Forsthoffer updated families this week about the current status in the school district regarding COVID-19, and discussed what could be in store in the future. In a letter to parents on Tuesday, Forsthoffer addressed ...

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TRENTON, NJ– Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Carol Murphy (D-Burlington) that would require New Jersey school districts to incorporate instruction on diversity and inclusion into an appropriate place in the curriculum of students grades 9 through 12 recently passed the full Assembly.

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WESTAMPTON, NJ  --  There are 17 new women who have answered the call to care for others through a career in nursing. Recently, the Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) Adult Education program held the time honored Pinning Ceremony for the graduates from the Licensed Practical Nurse ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ-- For students at the Burlington County Special Services School District (BCSSD), fabric face masks provide more than protection from the spread of COVID-19. The masks are also providing them with a valuable vocational opportunity.  The Transitions Program received a generous ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -- In homes across Burlington County, many families are focused on getting their kids through each week and eventually the school year if pandemic precautions keep kids from returning to a traditional classroom environment. But, at the Burlington County Institute of Technology ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ—Even in a largely virtual climate, Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) is managing to keep students connected and engaged. On Wednesday, September 23 at 1pm, RCBC will be holding a Facebook Town Hall covering student clubs and resources. RCBC’s Director of Student Life ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – While many families have been focused on getting their children settled back into pre-kindergarten through high school during the on-going pandemic, students who graduated from High School are opting to take a “gap year” before heading to college. Other college students have not ...

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TRENTON, NJ-- The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) announced 21 teachers as the 2020-2021 County Teachers of the Year during a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday. “Our County Teachers of the Year exemplify the dedication and commitment we see in educators throughout the state,” said ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) would require public schools to administer written screenings for depression for students in grades seven through twelve.  The measure passed the Senate Education Committee on Thursday. According to the Centers for ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ-- The Bordentown Regional School District tonight approved a new reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year. This plan was a revision of a hybrid plan that was approved by the Board of Education on July 29, which was developed under the parameters that Governor Phil Murphy had set ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ-- During a special Wednesday night meeting of the Board of Education, the Bordentown Regional School District presented a revised reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year which calls for all-remote learning until October 13.  Their original plan, approved July 29, called for a ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Non-teaching employees of local, county, and regional school districts, as well as boards and commissions will now have the right to dispute disciplinary action through arbitration under a new law signed by Governor Phil Murphy.   School professionals who will benefit from this ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ-- The Bordentown Regional School District Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday night to discuss its reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year. The BRSD announced at the end of July that it would be moving forward with a hybrid model, which would ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday that he would sign an Executive Order officially clearing both public and nonpublic pre-K through 12 schools, as well as colleges and universities, to reopen for the upcoming academic year. However, any student who chooses to continue remote ...

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WASHINGTON, DC –  Representative Chris Smith (NJ-03) called on House of Representatives and U.S. Senate leadership on Tuesday to come together and bring to the House floor a coronavirus relief package that provides robust funding to help schools across Burlington and Ocean County safely reopen, and ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ -- The Bordentown Regional School District announced their reopening plans and procedures for the 2020 School Year at a special meeting of the Board of Education Wednesday night. A group of 47 members of the District Restart Committee assisted in shaping a plan, which the district ...

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