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June 27, 2022

CRANFORD, NJ - Kristen D'Anna will be the new principal of Bloomingdale Avenue School. D'Anna will be replacing Lourdes Murphy who will be the principal of Orange Avenue School. Her appointment was unanimously confirmed at Monday's Board of Education meeting. D'Anna was an elementary school ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Union County College will soon turn the page on a new chapter. “Thank you for joining us today, and I’d like to welcome you to Union County College and that’s probably one of the last times that we’ll be saying that,” said Dr. Jaime Segal, the new Union College Executive Director ...

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Wonder, a new home dining experience serving 22 towns in New Jersey, has announced its first ever Student of the Year awards. The company is currently accepting nominations for 2022 high school graduates that exemplify Wonder’s core values of mastery, compassion, and courage. "These communities ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - On Monday evening, June 13th the Cranford Board of Education members joined at their regular meeting to display in-person praise and admiration for excellence in the district.   Student liaisons from Cranford High School and both middle schools were honored for attendance, ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Evan Levy has been announced as the new supervisor of K-12 mathematics for Cranford Schools. Levy replaces Gregg Caverly who has become the Director of Data and Learning Acceleration. Levy has been teaching math at Boonton High School in Boonton, NJ for the last eight years and ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held its 139th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 10, on the front field of the school. The Class of 2022 marched in to an ovation from the W+H community of parents, families, faculty, trustees and friends. The program began with the ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford High School seniors, faculty, parents and members of the Cranford Community gathered on June 1 to celebrate the many achievements of the Class of 2022. Congratulations to all the scholarship and award winners. Cranford High School Medallions Abby Bacall, Sophia ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Saint Joseph High School's Class of 2022  celebrated their final day as classmates at a commencement and mass celebrated at The Church of the Sacred Heart on May 22. In becoming a St. Joe’s man, students develop a tenacity that graduates carry with them as they journey ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - At Monday's Board of Education meeting, Cranford Public Schools recognized each of the nominees for Governor's Educator of the Year and Educational Services Professional of the Year from all district schools. "You are what makes our school district so special," said Superintendent ...

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CRANFORD, NJ -  Since 2015, the Cranford Police Department Juvenile Bureau has brought the Pennsylvania DUI Association’s “Safety Simulator” to Cranford High School juniors and seniors prior to prom and graduation season to demonstrate the negative effects of drug, alcohol, and distraction on teen ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Public Schools will keep all current programs and add new teaching positions for the 2022-2023 school year.  Business administrator Robert Carfagno presented the details of the budget at the April 25 Board of Education meeting. The $76 million budget includes the extra ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - U.S. News and World Report released their 2022 rankings of the nation's best high schools earlier today. Cranford High School performed in the top 23% of high schools ranked on the list and ranks as number 92 out of 406 NJ public high schools. In 2021, the school was ranked number ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - If all goes according to plan, Cranford Public Schools may offer full day Kindergarten by September 2024.  The Cranford Board of Education continued its discussion of its planned bond referendum at its March 28 meeting. A bond referendum allows school districts to pay for capital ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - 'Tis the season for scholarship applications and the Cranford Jaycees recently announced a new program to aid Cranford students who are looking to attend trade/vocational schools post-graduation. Cranford Jaycee Daniel Ghanime owns Brighton Air Corp., a heating, ventilation, and ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Class of 2022 Scholarship Applications will be accepted until April 1. These scholarships are for current Cranford High School students in the graduating class of 2022.  The Cranford High School Class of 2022 community scholarships are made available through the kindness and ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for March 14, 2022 has been rescheduled to March 21, due to a water pipe break at Lincoln Avenue School, the BOE wrote in an email to TAPinto Cranford. Lincoln School will also be closed for all personnel and students ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Schools will no longer complete full-scale contact tracing and therefore will not require any close contacts to quarantine, according to a letter to the community.  The change comes from the recently released information from the NJDOH. The county transmission level has ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Recognizing, "an amazing act of heroism," is how Superintendent Scott Rubin, Ed.D. and the Cranford Board of Education started their meeting on March 7. A few weeks ago, said Rubin, a student began to choke in the Orange Avenue School cafeteria. Fourth grader Juliet McCloud saw ...

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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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CRANFORD, NJ - The sun is setting on the universal mask mandate and the Cranford Schools sent out information outlining the latest protocol updates: Moving Towards Normalcy. "It is essential that we all work together to promote an environment where everyone can feel comfortable with their choice ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Head football coach John Fiore is leaving Montclair for new coaching job in Elizabeth, officials confirmed.  Regarded as one of the leading football coaches in the state of New Jersey, Fiore, a Cranford resident, who has been the Montclair High School head football coach since ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for February 28 will now be held on March 7. In a letter to the community earlier today, Superintendent Scott Rubin, Ed.D., wrote the move coincides with the lifting of the universal mask-mandate. Additionally, guidance ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Menhu McIntyre, like many young people, is seeking out a post-secondary opportunity that will allow him to sustain himself financially while learning a new trade. For McIntyre, 19, a career pathway in the trucking industry could be a viable option. That journey towards ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Board of Education approved the next step in planning for their referendum.  During its December 13 meeting, Robert Carfagno presented the Board with a potential timeline and potential projects for a bond referendum. The list of possible projects included upgraded ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Earlier today, Cranford Public Schools Superintendent, Scott Rubin, Ed.D. announced the distsrict's universal mask mandate will end on March 7, in accordance with Governor Murphy's announcement earlier this week. "The governor stated the removal of the mandate is due to the ...

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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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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Prosecutor’s Office has released more information in regards to the Elizabeth High School teacher accused of sexual misconduct. Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel, Elizabeth Police Director Earl Graves and Police Chief Giacomo Sacca jointly announced Monday ...

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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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CRANFORD - The downtown Cranford lunch rush is about to become a bit busier. Starting on Monday, January 10th, all Cranford High School students will have the option of participating in a temporary "Open Lunch" program, which allows students to leave campus for lunch. The program is being ...

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CRANFORD - In a letter to the community earlier today, Superintendent Scott Rubin, Ed.D. said the district plans to return to full day, in person instruction on Monday, "based on current staffing projections."  "Although we will certainly do our best to keep them to a minimum, we all need to be ...

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