Education

November 30, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - In a letter e-mailed to Summit School District parents, Superintendent of Schools June Chang has disclosed that Swastikas were found on a bathroom wall at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School "immediately before the extended Thanksgiving weekend." Further, Chang details that ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Hate graffiti has been found again at a Westfield school, parents learned through an email sent by Superintendent Margaret Dolan Thursday afternoon. “Today we are saddened and angry that one individual in our community has chosen hate,” Dolan wrote. “That student chose to deface ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Project SEARCH program at Overlook Medical Center which, since launching in 2016, has seen 15 out of 18 interns securing competitive employment in the community, will be hosting an open house event for prospective students and families on December 12, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Stan DeLaurentiis of Plainfield, a senior at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison, is eager to test his skills at the upcoming Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition, a large-scale international contest sponsored by Confucius Institute Headquarters. The competition is ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School will celebrate its inaugural Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The event will feature food, refreshments, music, games, and a tremendous amount of camaraderie and fun. Additionally, the high school will honor contemporary heroes ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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CRANFORD – Start a new career this fall by becoming a certified personal trainer. The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the Personal Trainer National Certification beginning on September 8. The class will be held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College (UCC) and Warren County Community College (WCCC) have established an agreement between the two institutions to promote the usage and training of drones (sUAS or small unmanned aircraft systems) for their students and residents throughout New Jersey. UCC’s President ...

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CRANFORD —  In its September issue, New Jersey Monthly ranks Cranford High School No. 31 on its list of top 100 public high schools in the state. The last time the list came out, in 2016, Cranford High School was ranked No. 54. New Jersey Monthly says it creates its “Top Public High Schools” ...

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PLAINFIELD – Union County College (UCC) and Warren County Community College (WCCC) have established an agreement to provide students at WCCC with the opportunity to earn their Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Associate degree from UCC. UCC's President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin was joined by ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A group of parents are appealing to the state Supreme Court to hear their case challenging state laws that require newer teachers be laid off first without considering job performance.   The case, filed in 2016, has already been dismissed by the state superior and appellate ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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CRANFORD - In its newly released 2019 “Best Schools” list, national educational research and rankings firm Niche has placed Cranford Public Schools No. 28, up from No. 40 last year. It ranked Cranford High School No. 65 among public schools in the state. Niche gave Cranford Public Schools an ...

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KENILWORTH - A little more than three months since being arrested on charges of lewdness, public defecation, and littering, Kenilworth Superintendent Dr. Thomas Tramaglini has tendered, and the Kenilworth Board of Education has accepted, his resignation, effective September 30, 2018.  In a story ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison finished the 2017-18 academic year with a solid performance in the classroom. Nearly one-third of the Upper School earned Honor Roll with Distinction status, as 70 students achieved at least a 93 average. Another 84 ...

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CRANFORD - For Ana Amaya and her son, Roberto, May 23, 2018 marked the completion of a dream when they both crossed the stage at Union County College’s Commencement, and receive their Associate Degree. They both describe their time at UCC as “a great experience” and are particularly thankful to ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Members of the Class of 2018 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison joined their parents, family, faculty and staff members and administrators at the annual Senior Farewell Dinner on Monday, June 4, in the AP Room. The event was catered by Sage Dining Services. Dr. Bob Bowman, ...

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CRANFORD – TAPinto Cranford is proud to award the first recipient of the “TAPinto Cranford Journalism Scholarship” to Katherine Ruane. At Thursday night’s Senior Awards, held in the Cranford High School auditorium, TAPinto Cranford owner, Carlos Arias, and former TAPinto Cranford chief editor, ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison were honored for their participation and achievement at the Honors Assembly May 24 in the Berry Performing Arts Center. The program began with a welcome by Dr. Bob Bowman of Scotch Plains, Assistant Head of School for ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Last year, Cranford High School’s Class of 2017 Project Graduation went above and beyond in their fundraising efforts, creating a surplus of $5,000. Last week, the surplus was donated back to CHS to improve the school’s overall learning environment. “The unbelievable dedication ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Camila Fang of Edison, a sophomore at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, felt a wide range of emotions during her solo cello concert at Carnegie Hall on May 6. There was a huge sense of pride and excitement, some nerves and a wonderful feeling of accomplishment as the talented ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School held its commencement ceremonies, including a baccalaureate mass and graduation, on Sunday, May 20, at The Church of the Sacred Heart in South Plainfield in honor of the Class of 2018. Brother Louis Couvillon, S.C., a SJHS resident brother, ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has awarded a grant totaling $500 to Lincoln School through the "Union County Kids Dig In!" school garden grant program. Schools with students in grades pre-K through 12 were eligible to apply for a Union County Kids Dig In grant. The ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford High School students and faculty participated in the National Day of Silence, a day where students vow to remain silent to spread awareness about bullying and harassment in the LGBTQ community, on Friday. Members of the Gay Straight Alliance Club at CHS sold stickers for ...

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CRANFORD, NJ- Meg Cui and Emily Wilson were recently announced as Cranford High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2018, respectively. At a quaint breakfast ceremony led by Principal Mark Cantagallo, the students, their families, guidance counselors and administrators gathered ...

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BOSTON, MA -- Stanislav DeLaurentiis of Plainfield, a junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, won the second-place award at The 13th Chinese Bridge Speech Contest for U.S. high school students on March 31 at the Confucius Institute at the University of Massachusetts in ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Tracy K. Smith, the current U.S. Poet Laureate and Director of the Creative Writing Department at Princeton University, spent a few exciting hours at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison reading to and meeting with students on April 4. At the Berry Performing Arts Center, Ms.

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Triggered by the Parkland High school shooting in Florida this past February, New Jersey high school students and public officials, including members of Governor Murphy’s administration, gathered together at Kean Universities roundtable to discuss the ongoing gun violence issue ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford Public Schools will be open on Friday, April 6 as a result of the recent snow storm. Michele Cammarata, executive assistant to the superintendent, said the school will be open on what was previously the last day of spring break because the district already exhausted its ...

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