Education

November 16, 2018

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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EDISON, NJ -- Peter Van Buskirk, a 35-year veteran of the selective college admission process, made an informative, dynamic and interactive presentation at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison on Oct. 30.  Van Buskirk addressed primarily sophomores, juniors and their parents about the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has extended its association with a private agency assisting undocumented students covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and will accept those students on the New Brunswick campus In an announcement today, the university ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is a biennial event held in Newark, NJ. It is the largest poetry event in North America and takes place over four days and brings together the "most-celebrated, diverse and vibrant poets and spoken word artists" in the United States.  On ...

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EDISON, NJ – St. Helena's Home School Association (HSA) will be hosting a fall clothing drive on Nov. 10 and 11 from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Items should be put in a well- tied bag with any shoes in a separate bag. The items should be dropped off by the entrance near the playground and rectory. New or ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Stan DeLaurentiis of Plainfield, a senior at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison, certainly represented his school and country well at the Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition. The event, held in Kunming City of southwest China's Yunnan Province, featured 110 teams of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Pulitzer prize winning journalist and author Sonia Nazario made an enlightening presentation to Upper and Middle School students in the Berry Performing Arts Center and later met with Upper Schoolers in a small group discussion in the Center for Global Learning during an appearance at ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison High School (EHS) will be hosting a STEM Academy Information Night at EHS on October 30 at 6pm. The Science & Engineering Academy at Edison High School is a four year program that “offers highly motivated students an opportunity to explore their interest in the fields of ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Have you thought about a private school education for your son?  Then it is time to take a tour and get a look into the day-to-day activities of students at the Saint Joseph High School Open House in Metuchen, New Jersey, on October 21, 2018 from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.  Meet the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison hosted a one-day conference on Mission Skills attended by over 20 independent schools across the country and Canada. This select group of schools forms the Steering Committee for the Enrollment Management Association’s (“EMA”) Character Task ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several hundred people filled the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens today at the funeral service for New Brunswick Vice Principal Tyrone Harrison, who was struck by a car and killed. "I know this is tough for all of us," Harrison's brother, Shawn, told the people who ...

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Edison, NJ - Jets Linebacker Brandon Copeland and Safety Doug Middleton paid a visit to Benjamin Franklin Elementary School (BFES)  last week to commemorate the school’s participation in the American Heart Association and NFL’s PLAY 60 Program. The program, which launched in 2007, promotes 60 ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Stan DeLaurentiis of Plainfield, a senior at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison, is eager to test his skills at the upcoming Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition, a large-scale international contest sponsored by Confucius Institute Headquarters. The competition is ...

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Edison, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced details of his “Computer Science for All” initiative, a plan to bring technology and programming-focused classes to schools across New Jersey. The FY 2019 budget includes $2 million to increase the number of public high schools that offer advanced ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School will celebrate its inaugural Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The event will feature food, refreshments, music, games, and a tremendous amount of camaraderie and fun. Additionally, the high school will honor contemporary heroes ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison selected from an array of extracurricular opportunities at last week’s Clubs Fair in the AP Room. In addition to the Beacon student newspaper and Yearbook, the following clubs were approved for the 2018-2019 school ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County College is one of 13 community colleges in New Jersey selected to receive funds for providing tuition-free education. Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday announced the county colleges selected in what he called the first step toward free community college ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Susan Swenson, Director of College Counseling at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, announced that seniors Ray Huang of Edison and Matangi Melpakkam of Piscataway have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation was ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Parents with Pre-K students enrolled in the Children’s Corner programs will soon see some changes as the Piscataway school district expands instruction and staffing thanks to recent state aid it received in the form of a $1.8 million grant. According to district officials, “the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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EDISON, NJ – Thirty-six Edison high school seniors joined approximately 16,000 students in being named as a National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) Semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These students will now have an opportunity to vie for one of approximately ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint legislative panel 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 joint hearing of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A series of school bus safety bills that aim to improve bus safety and accident response, make bus drivers and company’s more accountable and require every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations ...

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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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