Education

September 24, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick High School will be holding an activities fair for all high school students on Tuesday, September 25th. Students can find out about different extracurricular clubs the high school has to offer. It is reported that over 80% of the student body at East Brunswick ...

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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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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Ten East Brunswick High School students have qualified as semi-finalists in the prestigious National Merit Scholar Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today held an opening ceremony for its new $115 million Chemistry and Chemical Biology building providing laboratories for research in the fields of health and alternative energy among other sciences. The four-story, 144,000 square-foot structure on the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than 2,000 students have returned to classes on the five campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools to find innovative new programs and facilities. The district, the oldest county vocational school district in the nation, offers more than 40 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Starting again in September, the EBTECS club (East Brunswick High School Technology Education Community Service) will continue to provide free one-to-one technology training sessions for residents in East Brunswick. As a community service club, EBTECS strives to “give back ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  With  the 2018-19 school year get underway, more students at the Academy Learning Center (ALC) can participate in an ongoing Philly Pretzel Factory work assignment as a result of a customized stapler developed by the Commando Technology Group. The relationship was ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Tuesday, October 9, the East Brunswick Education Association PRIDE Committee will host a Meet The East Brunswick Board of Education Candidates a "Question and Answer" session of the candidates running for a seat on East Brunswick’s Board of Education.  The event will be ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University students are expected to flood back into the city this week, and university police are warning people to brace for traffic. The university's student move-in is scheduled for this Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. As a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Adults interested in careers in cosmetology still have time to register for the fall sessions on the East Brunswick and Piscataway campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Classes, which begin Sept. 6, are held Monday to Friday on each campus: noon ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County College will start the upcoming academic year with an interim president, following the retirement last June of then President Joann La Perla-Morales. The college board of trustees appointed Dr. Mark McCormick, college's vice-president of Academic and Student ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As part of Governor Murphy's new school funding revision, the East Brunswick Public Schools will receive more than a half-million dollars.  However, the bulk of the cash will not go to the students in the township's public schools. According to Superintendent Victor Valeski, ...

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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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    PISCATAWAY, NJ - Following recent approval from its Board of Directors, the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) has changed the name of the Secondary Program at the Bright Beginnings Learning Center to the Future Foundations Academy (FFA). A program for students aged ...

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TRENTON, NJ –District 18’s legislators announced on Friday how updating New Jersey’s school funding formula will result in the district receiving an increase of more than $6.6 million for the district’s public schools. “Every single town in the 18th District saw an increase in funding for their ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - East Brunswick is already way ahead of the game on this one, but the dual language program that promotes the growth of the number of bilingual high school graduates and fosters a focus on immersion learning is getting a boost from Legislative District 18. East Brunswick ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Lauren Neitzke Adamo has long enjoyed hiking along trails and through forests and over rock formations largely to see the natural surroundings. “I’ve been a huge science nerd all my life,” said Adamo, who has a doctorate degree and is co-director of the Rutgers University ...

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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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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two Middlesex County College students, Laura Mujia (East Brunswick) and Joshua Yigdal (Monroe Township) received awards from the Rutgers University Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Treatment Program this spring. Ms. Mujia received the Clinical Excellence Award for demonstrating ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools granted diplomas to 469 students in graduation ceremonies held simultaneously on all five campuses on June 27. “I know that all of the people here have been a part of your journey and they are all still committed to ...

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  TRENTON, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-Somerset/Hunterdon/Mercer/Middlesex) and inspired by students from Princeton designating the endangered bog turtle as the New Jersey State Reptile has been signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. “I am so proud of the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick High School's Class of 2018 will graduate this Thursday, June 21 at 11:00 am at the Cure Insurance Arena (formerly the Sun Bank Arena) at 81 Hamilton Avenue at Route 129 in Trenton. The doors to the event open at 10:00 am, and the ceremony begins promptly at ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Relay for Life at Hammarskjold Middle School was both a solemn and joyous occasion yesterday as students and staff gathered to celebrate the life of Sabina Adams, a sixth-grader who lost her life to bone cancer last year.  Students also participated in sports events as part ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ --- Diocese of Metuchen Bishop James Checchio presided at Friday’s graduation of 107 seniors from Immaculata High School. Megan Adam of  Bridgewater was Valedictorian for the  Class of 2018; Meaghan O’Connor of Branchburg was the Salutatorian. There was much to celebrate, as ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - After a year filled with increased security due to a national rise in school shootings; vacillating statewide politics surrounding standardized testing; and the loss of lots of school days due to hostile weather, it was finally time to celebrate the achievements of the East ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - After years of classes and on-the-job training, 49 electricians and plumbers have graduated from the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools Apprentice Program. The ceremony, held May 16 in the auditorium on the MCVTS East Brunswick Campus, was the culmination ...

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Edison, NJ - 68 students hailing from East Brunswick have been named as Honor Students at Middlesex County College this year. At MCC, students who earn 12 or more degree credits and who achieve a term GPA of 3.25 or higher with no grade below a “C” are considered Honors Students.  Here are the ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – High school students from throughout Middlesex County produced 30- to 60-second public service announcements to warn their friends and classmates about the dangers of driving while impaired or distracted. The winners of Middlesex County’s 18th Annual 3D-Don’t Drive ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Immaculata High School recently hosted its first Legacy Breakfast for alumni parents and their children currently enrolled in the Immaculate Conception Parish’s K-12 school system.  Only 25 parishes nationwide have a K-12 program; the Somerville-based parish has been educating ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Autistic students in the East Brunswick have the benefit of an expansive program of services and support both within the school system and from community resources.  What happens, though, to those young adults who "age out" or graduate from high schools and still require ...

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