Education

November 15, 2018

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Due to inclement weather, Middlesex County College will be closing effective 5pm, Thursday, November 15, 2018.   All classes and activities are canceled. As of 4:30 pm today, the college will re-open at 12:01 am on Friday, November 16, 2018. 

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - An acclaimed look at the state of education through the eyes of students will be presented this month by the theater program of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.   First performed in 2014 and later reprised for state educational leaders, “The ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Wesam Berjaoui is running  for membership on the East Brunswick Board of Education.  Residents will be able to vote for three candidates for seats on the Board.  Residents will also be able to cast an additional vote for Mark Csizmar who is ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Barbara Reiss is running  for membership on the East Brunswick Board of Education.  Residents will be able to vote for three candidates for seats on the Board.  Residents will also be able to cast an additional vote for Mark Csizmar who is ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The East Brunswick Education Foundation (EBEF) has started the school year by awarding more than $37,000 in grants to educators in the East Brunswick School District. A total of 30 grant proposals were received, with 18 selected by the Foundation Board of Trustees for a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeffrey Winston is running  for membership on the East Brunswick Board of Education.  Residents will be able to vote for three candidates for seats on the Board.  Residents will also be able to cast an additional vote for Mark Csizmar who is running unopposed, as he ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A special remembrance gathering will be held on Saturday, October 27 at the Memorial Middle School Gymnasium to honor the memory of Spotswood High School English teacher John Chaya from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The gathering will reflect Chaya's love for music, literature and poetry.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Viking Marching Band swept all categories in this Saturday's Band Competition at East Brunswick High School with an overall score of 96.700. According to Harry J. Delgado, Band Press Liaison, the band was the highest scorer this week according to US Bands ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Neven Abdo is running  for membership on the East Brunswick Board of Education.  Residents will be able to vote for three candidates for seats on the Board.  Residents will also be able to cast an additional vote for Mark Csizmar who is running unopposed, as he is ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Students looking for a chance to display their knowledge in the STEM field can do so through the Congressional App Challenge. The Congressional App Challenge is a competition aimed at encouraging elementary and high school students to pursue an interest in STEM (Science, ...

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Dear Friends, John Chaya, a teacher in the Spotswood High School English Department for the past 19 years, passed away unexpectedly this week.  He was only 51.  He had been a coach, a sailor, a collector of books, a lover of music, a friend, and a beloved friend, son, and brother.  The most ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood School District is mourning the sudden passing of long time Spotswood High School English teacher John Chaya. Chaya's death shocked and saddened the staff and student body of Spotswood High School on Tuesday. The Pennsylvania native was a teacher at Spotswood High ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick’s Warnsdorfer Elementary School turns 50 years old this year! The building was dedicated in 1968. Warnsdorfer will celebrate on October 12th (rain date, Oct. 19th) with a closed ceremony at 2 PM and a Community Party from 4 PM-6:30 PM on school grounds.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick High School Marching Band will host a U.S. Bands Competition with 15 high schools participating from both New Jersey and New York. Come support your East Brunswick High School Marching Band. Bring the whole family for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Education Foundation is holding its bi-annual Fall Fashion Show and Dinner on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm at the Estate at Farrington Lake located at 16 Patrick Street, East Brunswick. The event is sponsored by Northfield ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy launched the Community College Opportunity Grant (“CCOG”) program on Thursday, September 27, 2018, and Middlesex County College students stand to benefit.  Starting this spring, local students who are enrolled in six or more credits will be eligible for ...

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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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