Education

January 16, 2019

Edison, NJ – The Edison Township Board of Education will be hosting a Substitute Workshop on Friday, February 8, 2019.  Registration is required for the two hour workshop which will take place at the Board of Education building, located at 312 Pierson Avenue in Edison.  Seating is limited for the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Six graduates from the Class of 2018 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison participated in a panel discussion and answered questions about the college process and their transition from high school on Young Alumni College Day in the Berry Performing Arts Center. The discussion was ...

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EDISON, NJ –  Parents are being reminded that registration for the Edison Public Schools’ Kindergarten program is on the horizon. The following are the dates for Kindergarten Registration, which will be taking place at 312 Pierson Ave, Edison, NJ: Menlo Park: February 5 through February ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy (HSA) of South Plainfield will join with schools throughout the country on Sunday, Jan. 27 to kickoff the official start of Catholic Schools Weeks 2019.  According to Carol Woodburn, principal of the preK-3 through eighth grade Middlebrook Deanery ...

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The Holy Savior Academy Board of Limited Jurisdiction is holding a SUPER 50/50 Raffle with proceeds going toward Tuition Assistance.   “We know that Catholic Education can be a financial challenge,” said Melissa Katsingris, Chairperson of the Marketing Committee and parent of a student at HSA.  “We ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A for-profit education company, Career Education Corp. has entered into a multi-state settlement to resolve allegations that the company engaged in unfair and deceptive recruiting and enrollment practices, announced  Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. Under the settlement with ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Creative Kids Academy (CKA) of South Plainfield will begin accepting registration for the 2019-2020 school year on Jan. 28. Located on Clinton Avenue, CKA offers both full- and half-day pre-K programs as well as 3- and 4-year-old and 2- and 3-year-old classes.  “At ...

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EDISON, NJ -  The Edison Board of Education welcomed two new members at its reorganization meeting.  Elizabeth Conway and Dr. Yuna Chen were sworn into office on Wednesday. They replace Shivi Prasad Madhukar, who failed in her bid for re-election in November, and Paul Distefano, who did not seek ...

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TRENTON, NJ –Making the path to higher education easier for New Jersey service members and veterans, two bills sponsored by Assembly Democrats to assist with college course registration and to earn credit for their skills were approved Monday by the full Assembly. The first bill (A-790), known ...

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 EDISON, NJ  - Amazon surprised students at Edison High School when employees from the company delivered bananas and engaged students in fun activities to emphasize the importance of eating a nutritious breakfast. Edison High School is one of 100 schools across the nation to receive a grant from ...

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Edison, NJ -  Edison Board of Education Member Shannon Peng is warning parents about a new online trend that appears to be targeting children, some as young as 6 years old.  The viral trend known as the “Momo Challenge” uses an avatar to communicate with children via the smartphone app “WhatsApp” ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University. Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures. Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college ...

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Edison, NJ -  Registration for the USA Biology Olympiad (USABO), a three-tier competition that tests students in biology, is now open.  After two rounds of challenging exams, twenty Finalists will be invited to a residential training program where they learn advanced biological concepts and ...

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EDISON, NJ –  In January, Edison Board of Education President Jerry Shi convened an Overcrowding Taskforce to seek solutions to what he termed “the District’s overcrowding crisis”  and to find a pathway to implement a full day kindergarten program.  After holding several meetings with stakeholders, ...

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EDISON, NJ -- On Tuesday, December 4, a group of 25 sophomores and juniors from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison attended the Teen Hunger Summit at Seton Hall Prep in South Orange. This is the second year that W+H students have attended the summit, an event organized by the Community Food ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - More than 100 Rutgers faculty members and students protested outside the university Board of Governors meeting Thursday and spoke out during the meeting demanding equal pay for instructors on the three campuses in Newark, Camden and New Brunswick. Currently, faculty at the Newark ...

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EDISON, NJ – Middlesex County College (MCC) is hosting a Health Programs Admissions Spotlight  on December 10 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at L’Hommedieu Hall.   The event is directed towards students exploring a degree in or a certificate program for one of many health care fields, including  Allied ...

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Edison, NJ – On Saturday, the Edison Chinese School held its Annual Speech Contest at John Adams Middle School.  The contestants were divided into 6 groups.  The groups were categorized by age and based on whether Chinese was the student’s secondary language (CSL). Contestants were judged on an ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison recently participated in EMPIREMUNC, an elite Model United Nations conference held at New York University. Delegates from across the globe come together to debate world issues in a formal setting. This year, W+H students ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - TAPIntoNewBrunswick recently met Interim Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy at his office in the Old Queens administration building for a free-ranging interview. Molloy talked about the need for Rutgers University to sell its story to prospective students, to bring more capital ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – On July 25, Christopher J. Molloy was named interim chancellor of Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In making the announcement, Rutgers President Robert Barchisaid Molloy was the obvious choice, as he “knows what it is to be a student, a faculty member and a dean at Rutgers-New ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Middle School at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held its fall afterschool STEAM workshop, which focused on programming, coding and design thinking, from Nov. 5-9.  The program included three projects and  students were taught how to use MIT's Scratch programming by a team ...

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Edison, NJ –  The John P. Stevens High School Marching Hawks completed a successful season that included historic achievements for the school.  The Hawks, for the first time,  qualified for the finals at the Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships and won awards at the US Bands New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In yet another expansion of its facilities, Rutgers University this week dedicated a new four-story, 106,000-square foot Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, named in honor of a 1950 university graduate who has made major donations to his school. The building on the Busch ...

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Edison, NJ - On Friday, November 16, 2018, Edison Public Schools will have a delayed opening.  School Hours   KINDERGARTEN AM KINDERGARTEN PM ELEMENTARY Grades 1-5 MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH ...

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Edison, NJ - All after school activities and meetings have been canceled for today, Thursday, November 15, 2018. Aftercare is canceled this afternoon as well.  The Middle School Parent Teacher conferences are being rescheduled to Thursday, November 29, 2018. 

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Edison, NJ -  Edison High School's Marching Band took 1st place in the USBands National Competitions Group IV-Open. On Saturday, November 10th,  the Edison High School Marching Band captured the Championship  at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, where the band competed against eight other bands ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Know a student that soars through math challenges without hesitation?  Have a Math whiz in the family?  It's time to get them to sign up for the Saint Joseph High School Annual Mathematics Competition.    The event is open to any New Jersey students in grades seven or eight.   The ...

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Holy Savior Academy has begun its Season of Giving with three traditional initiatives that allow faculty, students and families to support those in need. The Academy's Veterans Day collection serves the NJ Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park.  This campaign, spearheaded each year by the ...

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The Edison High School Marching Band continues its impressive performance at the USBands competitions.  On Saturday, November 3rd, Edison High School's Marching Band took 1st place in the USBands Regional Competitions for Group IV.  Edison finished with a 96.525 score, along with winning the ...

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