Education

May 21, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ - Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy senior Janielle Lazala was recently awarded the Edwin M. Barton Scholarship by the Wayne County Community Foundation. The Edwin M. Barton Scholarship is awarded to a high school graduate of Elizabeth Public Schools who is enrolled in a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - William F. Halloran School No. 22, Juan Pablo Duarte – José Julián Martí School No. 28, and John E. Dwyer Technology Academy were among 84 schools and seven districts in 15 states to be recognized as a 2020 National School of Character by Character.org. Each year, Character.org ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Public Schools Language Arts Supervisor Maria Fabiano was bestowed the 2020 New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association’s Visionary Leadership Award as its Visionary Supervisor/Director of the Year.  The NJPSA Visionary Leadership Award recognizes exceptional ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth resident Cindy Demian was named a winner of The Cotton CLIMATE Challenge Competition.  Her Beauty and More project, Eco-Brush which features recycled cotton cosmetic brushes, earned a $600 scholarship.  A 2018 graduate of the Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy, she is the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Friday was Principal’s Day and teachers from Jefferson Arts Academy in Elizabeth, New Jersey set up an impromptu parade to say “Thank You“ to their Principal, Michael Ojeda and their Vice Principals Cheryl Popielarski, Alexandra Mickens and Danny Ortiz.  The Elizabeth Police ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ The following students at Kean University from Elizabeth recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Quataysia Baker  Luis Cortez  Sophie Garcia  Patricia ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth High School – Frank J. Cicarell Academy was ranked among the top 50 most-challenging high schools in the nation by the Jay Mathews Challenge Index, the country's oldest high school ranking system.  EHS – FJC, recognized as the most-challenging high school in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Shankweiler Scholars Program, the newest honors program at Muhlenberg College, is designed for excellent students who have indicated an interest in a future career as a physician and who also have other broad intellectual interests in the liberal arts, including subjects in the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Victoria Cruz of Elizabeth, New Jersey, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Cruz was initiated at Fordham University. Cruz is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Shadia Jimenez, of Elizabeth, NJ 07208, was among a group of students named to the fall 2019 Dean's List at Adelphi University. Adelphi's deans of Arts and Sciences, Education and Health Sciences, Business, Nursing and Public Health, Social Work and Psychology recognize superior ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Superintendent of the Elizabeth Public Schools, Olga Hugelmeyer, announced on Wednesday that two Elizabeth Public Schools teachers from Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy have passed away.  "The exact causes of their passings are unknown at this time but are believed to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Giulia Lima of Elizabeth, New Jersey, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Lima was initiated at Widener University. Lima is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy announced $16.3 billion in school aid funding under his Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal, which includes a nearly $25,000,000 increase (a jump of 6.22%) for the Elizabeth School District. The state figure represents the largest funding commitment to education in ...

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Recognized for Closing the Gender Gap in AP Computer Science Principles ELIZABETH, NJ – John E. Dwyer Technology Academy has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles.  Out of the 20,000 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy senior Sofia Pineiro-Widejko received honorable mention recognition for the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Fourteen Elizabeth residents are part of a class of one hundred and nine students who received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing 161st Convocation Ceremony held recently at St. Michael's Church in Cranford.  Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The sound of equality and inclusion will shake the rafters at the Eugene G. Wilkins Theatre for the Performing Arts at Kean University Jan. 10 when musicians and singers both with and without disabilities will perform side by side in a collaborative concert that also will include ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Project Ready - A job training program will be starting a new session of classes on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at St. Joseph Social Service Center in Elizabeth.  Project Ready is a free 5-week job readiness and computer skills training class designed for adults who ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth School District sent out a notification to parents stating that they were a target of an attempted luring incident in the area of the Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy on Thursday, December 5.  In the press release sent out by District Superintendent ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth School District will be hosting a “Hidden in Plain Sight” a program designed to help parents of teens recognize unfamiliar hazards that are often in plain sight. DEA Special Agent McMahon will guide attendees through an exhibit and explain substance abuse trends, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The William F. Halloran School No. 22 has been awarded the 2019 Bronze Tier Status by Future Ready Schools – New Jersey (FRS-NJ) FRS-NJ is a certification program designed to establish a culture of digital innovation, where educators are empowered to deepen and extend student ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Terence C. Reilly School No. 7 in Elizabeth has recently been named as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School by United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.  School No. 7 is one of 362 schools selected for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Selected public and private ...

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Sensei John Mirrione to offer professional development; lead school activities during Week of Respect ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Public Schools has become the first school district in the nation to mandate Harmony Power Awards as part of its character and anti-bullying education ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Four People have been charged for fraudulently enrolling their children in the school district’s free and reduced-price lunch program by drastically under-reporting their household income, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo. Nelly Acevedo, 52 an ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – Four Elizabeth residents have filed a petition with the Union County Clerk’s Office declaring their intention to run for Elizabeth Board of Education seats in November. The deadline for filing for the November election for three, three-year terms was Monday, July 29.  Three ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – Elizabeth Public Schools announced a partnership with the Real Madrid Foundation and Ducatus Foundation to provide targeted students with an after school program that blends classroom and athletic education at a kickoff event at Juan Pablo Duarte – José Julián Martí School No. 28 on ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Members of the Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club and the Tri-County Radio Association will jointly conduct a special Ham Radio Day for Kids activity this Saturday, July 27. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, 633 Pearl ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - It was the largest graduating class in the history of the Elizabeth Public Schools with 1,459 students receiving their diplomas this week. "Our students are well prepared for the next steps in their lives," said Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer. "Great things have ...

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Story Update (Thursday 11:30 a.m.) ELIZABETH, NJ - St. Mary of the Assumption High School in Elizabeth, a school that has served parts of NJ and NY since 1930, has announced it is about to close if they don’t get some help from the community, said School President Marie Chirico. Parents, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth High School’s Class of 2019 made history on Monday by graduating the largest classes ever.  The school set a new record with a total of 1,459 students making it the biggest graduating class ever. The event was broadcasted live over EPSTV and Youtube Live from Williams ...

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