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April 23, 2022

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Face masks are optional for Middlesex College students on the school’s main campus in Edison or at its centers in New Brunswick and Perth Amboy. The school will continue to require its 10,000 or so students to take a daily health assessment to attend in-person classes. The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some 2,600 middle and high school students were dismissed early for the month of February in Millville in Cumberland County, where there weren't enough teachers to cover all the classes. The Camden School District, which was unable to fill 28 bilingual and ESL teaching ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Union Catholic High School has announced its Honor Roll for the third marking period for the 2020-21 school year. The students are listed below by grade and are listed alphabetically. FIRST HONOR ROLL Seniors Andrew Abrantes Yvonne Agyapong Ramy ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  –On Thursday, March 17, 2022 the New Jersey School counselors Association (NJSCA) honored school counselors from the different counties within the State of New Jersey at the annual “Counselor of the County” Awards Program. School counselors are nominated by their colleagues and ...

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EDISON NJ:  Mayor Sam Joshi hosted Governor Phil Murphy today as the Governor visited Edison to announce increases in school funding for the upcoming year.  This year, the state will be providing $9.9 billion in educational state aid. In his remarks at the press conference held at the James ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School this year established a new partnership with Global Online Academy (GOA), an international consortium of leading independent schools that unites behind a common mission: to reimagine learning to empower middle and high school students and educators to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Fostering healthy cultures in the classroom for the 123,000 students across Middlesex County is a challenge that has been exacerbated by the lingering COVID-19 pandemic. Relational health – or “the way you do people,” as one participant termed it at Wednesday’s Middlesex County ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Daniel Aitken and Rohan Patel were named "Seniors of the Month" at Saint Joseph High School for February.  Aitken, a resident of Edison NJ, is a 4-year soccer player, a member of the social justice club, and the National Honor Society. Outside of school, he was a member of Boy ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison high school seniors, it's time to apply for the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship. DeLeeuw, a prominent Plainfield resident and a patron of the arts, established a scholarship fund to assist students in need in the area for their pursuit of post-secondary education. The scholarship ...

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NEW JERSEY - In a move that the College Board describes as "student-friendly," the SAT, and the tests allied with it, will be delivered in a digital format beginning in 2024. This move will affect students currently in Grade 10. In a pilot program delivered in last fall, students who took the test ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Enzo Paterno had 25 years of experience in industry when he changed careers to teach electrical and computer engineering at the Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies in Edison. Now, he is about to retire after more than 20 years of ...

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Edison:  The Edison Township Board of Education on Thursday night, appointed the Busch Law Group of Metuchen to serve as the Board’s attorney.  The Board approved David Rubin of the firm to serve as the attorney of record.  The Busch Law Group is one of New Jersey’s leading law firms in the area ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison high school seniors, it's time to apply for the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship. DeLeeuw, a prominent Plainfield resident and a patron of the arts, established a scholarship fund to assist students in need in the area for their pursuit of post-secondary education. The scholarship ...

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EDISON, NJ — Newcomer Doug Schneider and current Board member Shivi Madhuker were selected President and Vice President respectively at tonight's Board of Education Re-Organization meeting.  Both nominations were made by Board Member Carol Bodofsky.  Schneider replaces outgoing President Jerry Shi ...

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The concept of a ‘healthy building’ is nothing new, although COVID-19 has dramatically raised awareness of indoor air quality (IAQ). As New Jersey schools work to maintain in-person learning, school officials should be mobilizing to improve IAQ if they haven’t done so already.  In a recent ...

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No one wants to think about the horrific scenario of an active shooter entering their children’s school. While the odds of this happening are slim, New Jersey school administrators who are serious about protecting their students, teachers and staff need to have a plan in place that informs, equips ...

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Have you ever thought about how important it is to synchronize activities and, for that matter, technologies? For example, without a conductor and a high level of coordination and teamwork, a symphony orchestra wouldn’t be completely coordinated to play the right notes at the right time. This same ...

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METUCHEN, NJ – The doors to Saint Joseph High School will open to the public on Sunday, October 17 for prospective students and their families to get an inside look at day-to-day life on campus.  The Open House runs  from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. and will provide visitors the opportunity to meet ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – New Jersey students may have returned to the classroom in September, but untold thousands of them are still struggling with the social and emotional fallout from COVID-19, a panel of experts in education, community services, health care and law enforcement said Thursday. How to ...

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EDISON, NJ - Kenneth Armwood, the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners Deputy Director who died earlier this year at age 46, has been awarded the highest honor bestowed by Middlesex College. Armwood was posthumously given the Paige D. L’Hommedieu Award during a ceremony held on the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, received another very prestigious award when she was honored as a recipient of a Union County Lifetime Achievement Award by the Boys Scouts of America during an awards dinner at the Shackamaxon Country Club on Tuesday.  ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic proudly inducted 14 new members into its Hall of Fame during a very inspiring, emotional, and  entertaining Hall of Fame Class of 2021 ceremony on Friday night at the Shackamaxon Country Club. The memorable ceremony, wonderfully emceed by Dave Thornton (UC ...

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Before 2020, the average person probably didn’t think much about the air they breathe — at least not while they were indoors. Like a reliable car, high indoor air quality (IAQ) is easy to take for granted until it’s no longer a certainty. Just ask any parent, teacher or school administrator who has ...

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Edison:  Superintendent Bernie Bragen today toppled over a coffin display that was being used by LIUNA Local 77 in front of the Lincoln Elementary School.  LIUNA Local 77 is protesting the hiring of Pal-Pro Builders, who they say hire non-union, non-local workers in their construction.  The Lincoln ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Robert Diehl, 67, who has served as a teacher and administrator for South Plainfield Schools since 1999, has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against his employees and its head administrator.  In the suit, filed Aug. 10 in Middlesex County's Superior Court, Diehl ...

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It would be hard to name a community that provides more essential services — or perennially faces more challenges — than educators. Besides ongoing struggles with funding shortages, they’ve spent more than a year dealing with COVID-19’s profound effect on basic teaching processes and student ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Although cannabis has been decriminalized in New Jersey, under federal law it remains illegal and subject to prosecution on Rutgers property and at university events, university officials said following release of a task force report on the law’s impact. Earlier this year, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Sixteen recent graduates of Union Catholic and 13 rising seniors at the school have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams during this past school year. The College Board’s Advanced Placement program recognizes several levels of ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - Middlesex College is implementing a new Student Debt Amnesty program to forgive about  $1.8 million of qualified student balances incurred during the pandemic, impacting nearly 2,300 students. Under the program, all current outstanding balances incurred from March 2020 through ...

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Students who have unpaid balances accrued from March 2020 through Summer 2021 will have their debt erased. EDISON, NJ - Middlesex College is implementing a new Student Debt Amnesty program to forgive approximately $1.8 million of qualified student balances incurred during the pandemic, impacting ...

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