In The Schools

November 8, 2018

CRANFORD - In a report obtained by TAPinto Cranford from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, some disturbing details on the arrest of Orange Avenue School faculty member Matthew Acosta, 33, of Kenilworth, have been released.  Certain portions have been partially redacted to omit personal ...

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CRANFORD - On Thursday afternoon, Mark Spivey, the Director of Communications for the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, released a statement on Matthew Acosta, a faculty member of Orange Avenue School who was arrested last Friday.  "State Superior Court Judge Daniel R. Lindemann today granted ...

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CRANFORD - On Friday, November 2nd, the Cranford Police Department was alerted to an incident involving a threat made by a faculty member of Orange Avenue School. Following an investigation by members of the Cranford Police Department, Matthew Acosta, 33, of Kenilworth was charged with one count of ...

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CRANFORD - Residents of Cranford were shell-shocked a few weeks ago when Cranford Public Schools Superintendent, Dr Rubin, sent out a message about a proposal to "Reimagine Cranford Schools." The proposal calls for an adjustment to the long-used system of "neighborhood schools" in favor of ...

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CRANFORD - Lincoln School is very excited about its new playground. Thanks to the generous donation from the Union County Freeholders, Lincoln School inaugurated its new playground on Friday, October 26, 2018 with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by students, Dr. Rubin, and the Union County ...

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CRANFORD - Over the past few weeks since Superintendent Scott Rubin announced the proposal, "Reimagining Cranford Public Schools," many of the community have been up in arms about the potential changes and the costs associated with said proposal. "Reimagining Cranford Public Schools" calls for the ...

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CRANFORD - On Thursday, Dr. Scott Rubin, Superintendent of Cranford Schools, announced that along with the three community meetings being held at Cranford High School on October 30, November 28, and December 17 on the proposal to reimagine Cranford Public Schools, there will now be an additional ...

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CRANFORD - On Monday, parents and guardians of the students of the Cranford School District received an email from Dr. Scott Rubin, Superintendent of Cranford Schools, about possible changes coming to the district. Though Dr. Rubin described the district as "high performing," he mentioned that ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Fund for Educational Excellence (CFEE) has awarded more than $32,000 in grants to support a variety of educational innovations in the Cranford schools during the 2018-2019 academic year. The grants will benefit students across the school district. The Cranford school ...

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CRANFORD - Everyone has that certain teacher that leaves a lasting memory. But just like every other job, there comes a time where one gets to ride off into the sunset. Here is a list of the Cranford School District retirements, according to the Board of Education approved minutes. Hillside ...

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CRANFORD - At Monday's Board of Education meeting, Dr. Curt Fogas, Cranford's School Safety Specialist, presented the new security upgrades, enhancements, and protocols Cranford schools received over the summer which include: Safety Vestibules - each school will have an electronic double door ...

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CRANFORD - Up for grabs in the 2018 Cranford Board of Education election will be a one-year unexpired seat and three three-year expired seats.  The deadline for candidates to file to run was Monday, July 30th. Erin Turnamian and Brian McCarthy are vying for the one-year unexpired seat, vacated ...

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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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CRANFORD - It was a beautiful day as the members of the Cranford High School Class of 2018 took their places on Memorial Field for the Graduation Ceremony on Thursday night.  Class President Anna Kalafatis, Principal Mark Cantagallo, Superintendent Dr. Scott Rubin, Board of Education President ...

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CRANFORD - Cranford High School held its Senior Prom on Friday at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany. Check out the photos our readers submitted. 

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CRANFORD - The Cranford High School Spring Art Show was held at the Cranford Public Library, on Tuesday.  From 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., artwork from classes such as crafts, graphic design, photography, and drawing was on display for the public to promote the creative and unique projects done by ...

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CRANFORD - On Thursday, June 7th, Cranford High School held its annual Senior Awards Ceremony. Here is a full list of the awards and winners.    Cranford High School Award for Outstanding Achievement Top 5% of the Class of 2018 Recipient: Jack Callan, Alannah Clarke, Meg Cui, Caroline ...

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Editor's Note: This article originally ran on February 28. It has been updated to reflect a change in the date. CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford Public Schools will host a parent information session regarding mathematics and reading for grades three through five in May. The math session will provide ...

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