Education

March 27, 2020

(ORANGE, NJ) - Thursday, March 26, we reported where the Orange School Board of Education was offering free grab and go meals for students. Now, we are updating this article to include an announcement of a change in locations and the relaxing of pickup times that were previously done based on last ...

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(East Orange, NJ, March 16, 2020) - East Orange, NJ, March 16, 2020: In compliance with the State of New Jersey mandate to reduce the chance of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading rapidly in schools and local communities, the East Orange School District will close for all students and ...

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(ORANGE, NJ) - In the most recent letter penned by Dr. Gerald Fitzhugh II, the Superintendent of Schools in Orange, he announced a half day for students on Monday, March 16, 2020. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all public schools will be closed until the coronavirus pandemic is over. This ...

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(EAST ORANGE)- The City of East Orange released the following statement today regarding the closure of its schools on Monday for Coronavirus preparedness, cleaning, and training.  "All East Orange public schools will be closed on Monday, March 16, 2020 for students. Teachers will work to be ...

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(EAST ORANGE) - In East Orange, the children in the public school district are eating food inspired by the same chef who cooked for celebrities and athletes such as, Cicely Tyson and Tom Brady. Now lucky students and their families will have an opportunity to experience upscale meals prepared by ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Ted Green is proud to announce that a total of 150 iPads have been donated to the East Orange Public School District to create greater access to technology for its students through an ongoing partnership with the City of East Orange and Novartis Pharmaceuticals in East ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — The first time Shantelle Jones ‘19, saw herself on a billboard, she was driving along Route 46 near Montclair State University. Her smile lights up the highway, and in cap and gown, the ad celebrates pride in the achievements of Montclair State graduates. On this summer night, ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - As part of National “Dads Take Your Child To School Day” the City of East Orange, in collaboration with the East Orange Public School District, is encouraging fathers and significant male caregivers to get involved and stay involved in their child’s academic and social ...

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EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - Link Community Charter School, the charter school with the longest legacy in the state of New Jersey, has reached an important milestone in its history. The school is celebrating its 50th anniversary providing youth in Newark, East Orange, Orange, and Irvington  with an ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ,— Summer is almost over and next week, it's back-to-school for students in New Jersey.  Award-winning author, L. R. Knost said, "Every day, in 100 small ways, our children ask, 'Do you hear me? Do you see me? Do I matter?' Their behavior often reflects our response." This is a good ...

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ORANGE, NJ - At first glance Avien Abney appears to be an ordinary kid from Orange.  He is an honor roll student at Heywood Avenue Elementary School.  He plays basketball with the Jersey Angel's Basketball Team. He swims and competes for Deep End Swim Club in Newark and has won awards for playing ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training partnered with Grades4life to give youth from East Orange Work Experience through a summer internship program.  Grades4life is a local nonprofit organization that facilitates programs and technology for youth and partners with ...

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Link Community Charter School announces the graduates in the Class of 2019 have been awarded over $6.5 million dollars in academic scholarships and financial aid for competitive private high schools.  The amount is the largest granted in the school's history.  Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Esq. and ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – It takes an extremely dedicated person to shift an entire school district towards better recycling habits, some may even call the task near-impossible.   This past school year, Literacy Coach, Maria Johnson, has taken huge strides toward a litter-free school district. For her ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Patrick Healy Middle School partnered with Grades4life to host the “Young Sharks” entrepreneurship program giving students an opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial spirits.   Grades4life is a local nonprofit organization that facilitates programs and technology by ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - One of the benefits of hyper-local reporting is the opportunity to share the accomplishments of the many wonderful young people that reside in the City.  Today we share the academic and athletic achievements of East Orange resident Kyle Jackson. Kyle attended Great Oaks Legacy ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Aiming to protect the personal information of students utilizing online education services, a bill sponsored by Assembly Democrats Britnee Timberlake, Andrew Zwicker and Valerie Vainieri Huttle to impose several restrictions on the information shared by these services passed the full ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Supported by generous donations from The Social Conscience Project (SCP, LLC) and its partners, The Legacy Center at John L. Costley Middle School will be the first of its kind in the State of New Jersey. The Legacy Center will be one part laundry center for students as well as a ...

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