In The Schools

April 27, 2021

CRANFORD - Cranford High School, with an overall score of 89.41/100, moved down in its national and NJ standings in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best High Schools.” The ranking released Tuesday puts Cranford High School at #1,891 in the national standings, a drop of 616 places ...

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CRANFORD - Cranford High School has officially announced that Robert Kelly is the Class of 2021 Valedictorian and Samuel Sullivan is the Salutatorian. Along with his Valedictorian honors, Kelly was also selected as the winner of the National Merit Scholarship.  The Top 5% of Cranford High ...

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CRANFORD - Cranford High School Senior Sam Sullivan has been selected as the winner of the New Jersey Daughters of the Revolution (NJDAR” Good Citizen Essay on the state level. According to the Daughters of the American Revolution website, The DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest, ...

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CRANFORD - The Society of Health and Physical Educators New Jersey (SHAPE NJ), formerly NJAHPERD, has named Suzette de Araujo President of the Association. De Araujo is a Health & Physical Education Teacher at Orange Avenue School and Bloomingdale Avenue School. According to the release, ...

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CRANFORD - Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced on Monday that the goal of the District is to fully reopen in September.  According to his announcement, the District is planning for all students to have the opportunity to safely attend school in-person, full-time, ...

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CRANFORD - Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin announced Wednesday evening that all Cranford Public Schools will be on fully remote learning on Thursday, February 18 due to the impending winter storm.  According to the announcement, all afternoon sessions and activities are canceled. The Weather ...

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CRANFORD - Congratulations to Mrs. Whitney Taylor, a physical education teacher at Walnut Avenue School and Livingston Avenue School, on being named the NJAHPERD (New Jersey Athletic Health Physical Education Recreation Dance) Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year. "I am so honored ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Board of Education named Gabrielle Rendek the new Supervisor of Social Studies and Business Management & Information Systems for the Cranford Public Schools District on Monday night. According to the release, Rendek was selected following an extensive search process ...

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CRANFORD - Cranford High School has transitioned to full remote learning for the next two weeks following three positive COVID-19 tests in four days, Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin announced Sunday night. According to Dr. Rubin, Cranford High School will be fully remote from Monday, January 25 ...

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CRANFORD - Kurt Petschow, Jr., Lisa A. Carbone, and Kristen Mallon were sworn into new three-year terms on the Cranford Board of Education at the Jan. 4 virtual reorganization meeting. Certified vote totals from the 2020 election for the three were as follows: Kristen Mallon - 9,715 Lisa ...

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CRANFORD - Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced Friday afternoon that the District will transition to full remote learning for one week following winter break.  Cranford's winter break spans December 24 through January 3. Students were anticipated to return on ...

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CRANFORD - Registration for the 2021-22 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 - All Cranford Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, December 17 due to the ongoing winter storm. While the schools are closed for in-person instruction, there will also be no remote session on Thursday either. Classes are expected to resume on Friday with students returning to ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Board of Education will continue to hold two tuition-based full-day kindergarten classes for the 2021-2022 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 of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced Thursday afternoon that all Cranford Public Schools will return to hybrid in-person instruction on Monday, December 14. "The decision to return was based on a review of the most current data and circumstances and ...

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CRANFORD - Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced Friday afternoon that the District will transition to full remote learning after the Thanksgiving holiday starting Monday, November 30, through Friday, December 11. According to Dr. Rubin, the District plans to return ...

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CRANFORD - Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced on Wednesday that a third individual in the past four days at Orange Avenue School has tested positive for COVID-19. Due to the outbreak, Orange Avenue School will transition to full remote learning for 14 days ...

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CRANFORD - As positive COVID-19 test results continue to climb in New Jersey, Cranford has seen the effect in the public school system this past week. Following three positive cases in five days, Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced on Thursday that Hillside Avenue ...

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CRANFORD - Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced on Thursday that an individual in Hillside Avenue Middle School and an individual at Livingston Avenue School have tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently self-isolating. According to Dr. Rubin, Livingston ...

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CRANFORD - Dr. Scott Rubin, Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools, announced on Tuesday that an individual at Hillside Avenue Elementary School (HAS) and an individual at Lincoln School’s CAP program have tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently self-isolating. According to Dr.

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CRANFORD - Classes at Cranford High School will go full remote on Monday following a student testing positive for COVID-19, Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin announced on Sunday. According to Dr. Rubin, the student is currently self-isolating and contact tracing is underway. The Township's Public ...

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CRANFORD - The school search platform Niche.com on Tuesday published it’s 2021 rankings of Best School Districts in NJ, placing the Cranford School District at No. 42 out of 243 ranked. The No. 42 rank is a 19-spot fall for the Cranford School District compared to last year's No. 23 rank. In ...

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CRANFORD - Cranford High School adopted a hybrid schedule for the 2020/21 school year in which students are split into two Cohorts, A and B, with each group alternating between in-person school and virtual learning every other day.  The adoption of the schedule was to allow for social distancing ...

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CRANFORD - Cranford families are encouraged to walk to school on Wednesday, October 7 for Cranford Walk to School Day.  The day is to promote healthier habits for children and adults for going to school, as well as safer and more accessible streets. Participating Cranford schools include ...

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CRANFORD - Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced Tuesday that an elementary student in Hillside Avenue School has tested positive for COVID-19.  According to Dr. Rubin, the District is working closely with public health officials in order to assure the health and ...

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CRANFORD - Cranford High School students will return for in-person learning on Tuesday following a student testing positive for COVID-19 last week.  The positive test was announced Wednesday night, resulting in Cranford High School shifting to full remote learning Thursday, September 24, and ...

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CRANFORD - A student at Cranford High School has tested positive for COVID-19, Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin announced Wednesday night.  According to Dr. Rubin's email, Cranford High School will transition to full remote learning Thursday, September 24, and Friday, September 25, to provide time ...

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CRANFORD - Monday marked the first time the Cranford Public Schools district held any in-person learning since March. With Cranford's hybrid model, students in all grades can receive a mix of in-person and online instruction or all online instruction. We asked readers to send in their ...

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CRANFORD - Jamie Warner, an 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Orange Avenue School in Cranford, has been named Union County Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE). The NJDOE announced 21 teachers as the 2020-2021 County Teachers of the Year during a virtual ...

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CRANFORD - A new five-year contract for Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin was approved by the Cranford Board of Education at the August 24 Meeting. Dr. Rubin was selected as Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools back in March of 2017, and took over on July 1 of that ...

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