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In The Schools

May 13, 2022

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford High School is among 22 statewide recipients of the second round of grants awarded by the New Jersey Civic Information Consortium (NJCIC). They are the first in Union County and the first public school to be awarded the grant. “All of our grant recipients have innovative ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford's Eleventh Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day returned in person this year to honor the memory of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. The commemoration is a combined effort from the Cranford Clergy Council, Cranford Interfaith Human Relations Committee, St.

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CRANFORD, NJ - A five-day weekend is ahead for Cranford students and staff. At its meeting on Monday, the Cranford Board of Education approved changes to the 2021-2022 school calendar. Friday, May 27 and Tuesday, May 31 will now be a part of the long holiday weekend.  School will also be out ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Clouds and drizzle couldn't deter the ice cream and chalk rainbows that brought smiles to Cranford preschool families last Thursday.  Families, children, and staff from Calvary Nursery School and Child Care welcomed those from St. Michael School preschool, and Helen K. Baldwin ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - After two long years, the Senior Fashion Show returns to Cranford High School this Friday night, April 1st, at 7:00 PM. This year the event will be held in the lower gymnasium. The show, a staple of CHS’ Project Graduation, which raises money for graduation and prom, was unable to ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - If you had never heard of The Drowsy Chaperone before Cranford High School presented it as this year’s musical, you’re not alone. All but one of the cast and crew I interviewed at the show this past Friday told me the exact same thing. Senior Bailey Croft even admitted to some ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - A tradition returns to Cranford High School this year with the Senior Fashion Show Fundraiser for Project Graduation. "This is the first time in 2 years this event has been able to run due to the pandemic, and we're really excited!" said Diane Roussey, secretary for Project ...

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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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CRANFORD, NJ - It was a tight race through the play-offs, but the Cranford High School Junior Varsity Ice Hockey team came out victorious at the Union County Championships last Monday. This is the third year of a formal junior varsity level ice hockey league in Union County, Head Coach Mike ...

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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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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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CRANFORD, NJ - In an email to the school community around noon today, Cranford Public Schools Superintendent Scott Rubin, Ed.D., said there was an incident at Hillside Avenue School where "threatening words were found in the bathroom stall" at approximately 10:50 am.  "The school immediately ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Welcome to our Cranford Connection: Meet the Leaders series. Each week we will interview someone who has taken a leadership role in an organization around town.  January is School Board Recognition Month, and we are following up last week's edition with Vice President of the ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Welcome to the launch of our Cranford Connection: Meet the Leaders series! In this section, TAPinto Cranford introduces Cranfordians to those who take on leadership roles in various organizations in town. Each week we will interview someone new. January is New Jersey’s School ...

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CRANFORD - Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin announced on Thursday that following winter break, all Cranford Public Schools will return to a full-day, in-person schedule.  In his letter to the community, Dr. Rubin mentioned the decision was made in partnership with the Township Health Department, ...

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CRANFORD - Registration for the 2022-23 Cranford Public Schools Half-Day Pre-K READY Program is now open.  The READY program is a regular education preschool program that places children with special needs with their typical peers. According to the District, the Philosophy is based on the ...

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CRANFORD - Police will be visible at all the public schools here following social media chatter “concerning threats of school violence” on Friday — threats state authorities deemed are not credible, the district’s superintendent said Thursday afternoon. The threats appear national in ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Board of Education will continue to hold two tuition-based full-day kindergarten classes for the 2022-2023 school year, pending sufficient enrollment.  According to the release, in anticipation of high interest in the program, participation will be based on a ...

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CRANFORD - Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin announced in an email Friday afternoon that a "pencil drawn" swastika was discovered in the upper corner of a classroom cabinet at Hillside Avenue School. "We are incredibly saddened by this act and stand firm in our conviction that all acts of hate or ...

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CRANFORD - There was an increased police presence at Cranford High School on Thursday following the report of a Cranford High School student receiving a threat via SnapChat. The Cranford Public Schools District alerted the public of the incident a little after 11 a.m. The Cranford Police ...

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CRANFORD - An email by Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin Wednesday afternoon notified the Cranford Public Schools community of a bias incident reported at Brookside Place School. According to Dr. Rubin's email, a community member reported two racial slurs written in graffiti on the grounds of ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Board of Education honored member William B. Hulse at the September 27 meeting for his completion of the New Jersey School Boards Association’s (NJSBA) Board Member Academy and has earned the title of Certified Board Leader (CBL). According to NJSBA.org, a Certified Board ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Public School District is the sixth best district in Union County, according to Niche.com’s 2022 rankings. The school search platform released the new rankings Monday and gave Cranford an A+ for Teachers, an A in Academics, Clubs & Activities, College Prep, Health ...

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CRANFORD - Cranford High School's Sophia Pan has been named among the 16,000 semifinalists nationwide for the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the ...

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CRANFORD - Students returned to Cranford Public Schools Thursday to begin the 2021-22 academic year. Check out the photos submitted by our readers!

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CRANFORD - Megan Green has been named Brookside Place School's Teacher of the Year as part of the 2020-2021 Governor’s Teacher/Educational Services Professional Recognition Program.  Green is a first grade teacher and spent the past year as an all-remote teacher for Brookside Place School and ...

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CRANFORD - Susan Trojan has been named Lincoln School's Educator of the Year as part of the 2020-2021 Governor’s Teacher/Educational Services Professional Recognition Program.  Trojan is the School Nurse at Lincoln School, and Principal Dennis McCaffery said it was an "easy, easy ...

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CRANFORD - Gretchen Lenehan has been named Cranford High School's Educational Services Professional of the Year as part of the 2020-2021 Governor’s Teacher/Educational Services Professional Recognition Program. Lenehan is a School Counselor and has worked in Cranford for the past five years.

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CRANFORD - Kathleen Cox has been named Hillside Avenue School's Educational Services Professional of the Year as part of the 2020-2021 Governor’s Teacher/Educational Services Professional Recognition Program. Cox serves as a speech and language specialist at both Hillside Avenue School and ...

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CRANFORD - Clare Pisapia has been named Hillside Avenue School's Teacher of the Year as part of the 2020-2021 Governor’s Teacher/Educational Services Professional Recognition Program.  Pisapia is a Special Education Teacher. According to Principal Kevin Deacon, while Ms. Pisapia may not be a ...

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