Education

June 5, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It's been a rather unusual year for the East Brunswick High School Class of 2020 - virtual graduation, COVID-19 pandemic leading to online education for most of the final semester of Senior year.  Yeah, Bears, a good deal of the world has been turned upside down. However, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Education Foundation (EBEF) pivoted their grant awarding process quickly to accommodate teacher’s needs as they conducted class from their homes.  “The switch to virtual learning required teachers to turn their kitchens, dens, and other areas of their houses ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Four students at East Brunswick High School have been awarded scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for 2020. Sarah Adams, Sophie Brown, Jackson Lee and Belinda Zhang each were awarded National Merit scholarships supported by the National Merit ...

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NJ - Rutgers University held a graduation ceremony for its 2020 class using virtual commencement videos on May 31, 2020. Current graduates were unable to attend an in-person graduation due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current social distancing measures in place, so an ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Schools Superintendent Dr. Victor Valeski confirmed today that there will be a "virtual graduation" for the East Brunswick High School Class of 2020.  Students will join in a broadcast at 11:00am on Wednesday, June 17.  Although the Superintendent and the Board of Education ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Shortly before schools were shut down for what turned out to be the rest of the academic year in March, Chris Yannazzo of East Brunswick was informed that he was being named the Greater Middlesex Conference Athletic Director of the Year. The honor, which is voted upon by ...

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NEW JERSEY - An estimated 18,967 graduates will receive degrees from Rutgers this year (13,057 degrees and one artistic diploma from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, 4,090 from Rutgers University-Newark, and 1,819 from Rutgers University-Camden). They ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Next Monday, June 1 at 12 PM, Hammarskjold Middle School Principal Dr. Michael Gaskell has been selected to teach a lesson on NJTV, as part of the New Jersey Learning Live series. NJTV Learning Live is a unique on-air instructional series to help kids learn remotely. Created by ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Class of 2020, grab your caps, gowns and get ready for the pomp and circumstance of a live graduation ceremony. Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing today that outdoor graduation ceremonies adhering to appropriate health and safety guidelines can be held ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications for the 2020-2021 East Brunswick High School Bears and Cubs Preschool Program are now available online at: www.ebnet.org/preschool. FREE to East Brunswick residents, the Bears and Cubs Preschool is an elective for high school juniors and seniors interested in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ Registration for Morning and After Care for the 2020-2021 school year is now open.  Visit www.ebnet.org/registrationandpayment to enroll.  Families that register prior to July 1st will receive a discounted registration fee of $25 (this fee increases to $50 on July ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - According to an official report issued this afternoon, the Township of East Brunswick and the Department of Recreation and Parks have canceled all Township operated Summer Day Camps for 2020.  At the forefront of all decisions, the health, safety and wellbeing of township ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Public School District Community Programs Department is again offering summer Kindergarten Readiness Academy and Summer Early Learning Academy programs to all East Brunswick residents, as well as surrounding communities. The Kindergarten Readiness Academy ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) led 10 other members of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation in a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos requesting expedited disbursement of CARES Act funds to New Jersey’s Community Colleges.  “With the second ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- U.S. News & World Report has just released its 2020 Best High Schools list, which includes rankings for the state of New Jersey and nationally. East Brunswick High School was rated No. 85 in New Jersey. It was ranked 217th among all schools in the New York Metropolitan ...

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EVANSTON, IL - Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of the first group of winners in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Two of them are students who attend East Brunswick High School. Jeffrey Han's probable career field is Biochemistry.  He has ...

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EDISON, NJ Two Middlesex County College students – Kayla Wathen (Milltown) and Komal Mir (East Brunswick) – have been named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-State Academic Team. PTK is the international honor society for two-year colleges. Ms. Wathen was philanthropy chair of the MCC chapter in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Youth Council began an online tutoring program this week for students in grades 6 through 9.  Students can "hop-on" to video calls to receive free support in Math, World Languages, Science, and English every weekday afternoon from 3-6 pm. Here's the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  This is the full text of Dr. Victor Valeski's message regarding grading procedures for the third marking period in the East Brunswick Public Schools: Good Morning East Brunswick Community, This is Victor Valeski, Superintendent of Schools.  I’d like to express my ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here is today's message from Dr. Victor Valeski, East Brunswick's Superintendent of Schools.  Today marks the conclusion of three weeks of closure of the township schools due to the COVID-19 emergency.  Next week, in compliance with the already-scheduled school calendar, the ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County College has previously announced that remote instruction and general College operations would continue to at least April 17, 2020. However, since the Governor Murphy's Executive Order may require schools, colleges, and universities to remain closed beyond ...

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NEW JERSEY - The rise of COVID-19 has caused colleges across the country to take desperate measures, with many moving classes online for the rest of the spring semester. While some are providing emergency housing for international students who are unable to return to their home country yet, most ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Public Schools, like those across the state, will remain closed until at least April 17, said Governor Phil Murphy in his daily briefing today.   "Let me be clear, " said Murphy, " The decision to reopen school districts rests with me.  We will not be ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Victoria Kilpatrick, Mayor of Sayreville , has challenged East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen to create a video stream with the title #istayhomeforeastbrunswick as a public service announcement to see why the township are joining the Social Distancing movement to beat the current ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Students and parents alike in Middlesex County school districts are finding it difficult to adapt to at-home learning in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to avoid spreading the disease, many schools all over the country have closed, and moved their curriculums online so ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Tonight’s Board of Education meeting will be conducted through the Zoom platform at this link. This is the same link provided in the appointment posted to the district's online calendars. Please note the following:   Join the meeting substantially before the 7:30 PM ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Recent events due to the spread of COVID-19 have led students in Middlesex County to have to take their classes online, rather than attend school. The self-quarantining measures were put in place to minimize the spread of the contagious disease.  Many students may find it ...

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NEW JERSEY - Hey!  Trying to get used to the new way of learning that you started this week?  Maybe this inspirational video will help. Here's Shannon Smith, principal of Russell O Brackman Middle School in Barnegat, NJ, helping all students and teachers navigate the world of virtual ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Pre-ordered grab-and-go student meals will be available for East Brunswick students eligible for Free/Red lunch with pick-up at locations throughout the Township . If you are unable to order online, call 732-613-6718 by 5PM 3/14/2020. Please leave a message with with name, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here is the full text of this afternoon's message from Dr. Victor Valeski, East Brunswick Superintendent of Schools: Good afternoon, this is Victor Valeski, Superintendent of Schools. I am so proud of our East Brunswick Community. Today, we kicked off an unprecedented ...

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