Education

March 23, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Veteran radio traffic reporter and longtime Westfield resident Joe Nolan returned to Holy Trinity School to cut the ribbon at the new gym on Wednesday, March 20, and shared stories of his experience with current students. Nolan, a member of the high school class of 1976, the ...

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CLARK, NJ- Who knew fairy tales could inspire young engineers in the making?   Students in Pre-K4 at Saint John the Apostle School recently had the opportunity to listen to various versions of popular tales and then let their imagination and creativity take over. After reading the stories, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  A large group of panelists, including several Union Catholic graduates, shared their journey and offered great advice when Union Catholic hosted Career Day on Wednesday at the school. Ms. Nancy Foulks, Union Catholic’s Director of Alumni Relations and a member of UC’s ...

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CLARK, NJ - Valley Road Elementary School held a variety show Tuesday. Students from kindergarten through fifth grade had the opportunity to showcase their talents.   Each act had two to five minutes to show the audience what they could do.   This year's performances included singing, dancing and ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Board of Education presented the 2017-2018 school year audit findings along with the tentative budget for 2019-2020 school year at Monday’s meeting held in the Clark Council Chambers. The Board was joined by Andrew Parente of the district’s auditing firm Lerch, Vinci & ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District's Parent University will be holding a Tea with the Superintendent on Tuesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. at Arthur L. Johnson High School.   The title of the evening's conversation is "Vaping: What Parents Need to Know." The event is open to all parents and ...

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CLARK, NJ - Over one hundred elementary school students participated in the Annual Clark Elementary Science Fair.   This year's event held on February 28, at Arthur L. Johnson High School featured all kinds of creative and unique student-driven projects according to school officials. Students ...

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The Clark Public School District recently held a virtual Parent University session, “Overview of Assessments/NJSLA Resources,” hosted by Andrew Amendola, Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services/Guidance. The session explores the different types of testing occurring in the district. Amendola stated, ...

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CLARK, NJ - Is the Momo Challenge an internet hoax or a legitimate social media challenge targeting tweens, teens and younger children?  No one seems to be able to confirm the truth of its existence or not.   The Clark Public Schools are not taking any chances and issued a warning to parents to ...

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CLARK, NJ - Some Frank K Hehnly elementary school students put extra attention on their teeth recently in light of National Children's Dental Health Month.   Third grade students had a chance to meet with Dr. Brian Bosonac and his staff as they presented a lesson on oral hygience and ...

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CLARK, NJ - Professions of Colonial America were explored during a recent Job Fair organized by Valley Road School fifth grade teachers.   Bryan Lowe, Nicole Reagan, Diane Spagnoli, and Kelly Williamson invited parents, teachers and administrators to come to the fair to experience what students had ...

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CLARK, NJ - Since the beginning of February, students in Mrs. Sasso’s sixth grade language arts classes at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School have been working on a biography project in celebration of Black History Month. The project began with students researching and taking notes about influential ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — At Holy Trinity School, serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade, the mission is to educate students to actualize their full, individual potential both spiritually and academically while adhering to the tenets of the Roman Catholic Church. The goal is to enable them to ...

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CLARK, NJ - Parents and children got a chance to experience the benefits of mindfulness together recently at a Parent University Community Education Session hosted by the Clark Public School District.   The event called “Mindfulness101” was held at Valley Road School and was open to parents and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Students dismayed by the dismissal of Union County Vo-Tech's electrical technology teacher, Daniel Burns, have started an online petition calling for his reinstatement. The school district fired Burns on Feb. 8, following an investigation into a Jan. 28 incident in which he ...

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CLARK, NJ - Second grade students in Mrs. Petela’s class at Valley Road School in Clark had the opportunity to create their own musical instruments recently.  After reading a story in class about making instruments out of recycled materials, Petela, gave the students a chance to try it ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney visited Union County Vo-Tech campus on Wednesday to to the critical importance of the vocational-technical education bond act approved by voters last November in spurring economic growth, creating access to high-paying jobs and meeting ...

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UNION COUNTY – About 40 students at Union County Vocational-Technical High School in Scotch Plains have been diverted from their regular program of study following the firing of the school’s electrical engineering teacher after a classroom dispute with a student. After families rallied in ...

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CLARK, NJ - Clark parents received a Honeywell message on Monday evening from the Board of Education notifying them that schools will be closed on Tuesday due to the anticipated  storm and Governor Murphy's declaration of a state of emergency in New Jersey. All afterschool activities are ...

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CLARK, NJ – Chief Meteorologist Dan Zarrow, of radio station NJ 101.5 recently visited third grade students at Frank K. Hehnly School. Zarrow talked to the students about different types of weather. Third grade teacher Mary Jo Baker described the visit and the students’ reactions to it.  “Mr.

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CLARK, NJ - Students at Holy Trinity School in Westfield and Mountainside recently took part in Catholic Schools Week, a nationwide celebration of all that Catholic schools have to offer. There were plenty of fun events at Holy Trinity School, such as a STEM fair, ice cream party, and grandparents' ...

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CLARK, NJ- It's almost time to register soon-to-be kindergartners for school.   Children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2019 are eligible to enroll for the 2019-2020 school year.  According to school officials, the Clark Public Schools will hold full-day kindergarten ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Saint Joseph High School recently introduced a new, state-of-the-art Robotics lab, called the Falcons Nest, to serve as the home of their Robotics team with a dedicated space to build and practice. Since the inception of the Robotics program in the 2006-2007 academic year, Saint ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District recently held a virtual Parent University session, “Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying,” hosted by Mark Harley, HIB Coordinator. The session explored HIB procedures and included topics such as the definition, investigation procedures, and important ...

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CLARK, NJ – Third, fourth and fifth graders in Ms. Martucci’s classes at Frank K. Hehnly School learned all about severe weather recently but not through any ordinary textbook or classroom experiment. Instead students got a special visit from a weather expert.  Meteorologist Joe Martucci, of the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic began its celebration of National Catholic Schools Week on Monday morning with a prayer service that was delivered by Shaun Keating, Brianna Pinheiro, Aiyana Williams, and Lauren Diawatan. Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ –  Arthur L. Johnson High School student Lily Gull is one of the students responsible for proposing a 5K race to raise funds to help prevent suicide.  Gull and fellow Union County students are the winners of a county-wide civic engagement challenge for high school students. The ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce a free teacher training workshop for teachers K-8 on Thursday, March 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The “Eagle Cam in the Classroom” program offers a unique opportunity for formal and non-formal grade school teachers to learn how a ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public Schools has released a public statement seeking to identify children in the community that may require special educational services from the district.   The notice asks parents and caregivers to reach out to the schools with concerns they may have about a child so ...

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CLARK, NJ - The power of books came alive to Clark preschoolers recently as Stephanie Azzaro, a Clark Public Library Associate visited the local classrooms for story time and a brief discussion about the library.  Azzaro read books based on a food theme including Little Pea by Amy Krouse ...

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