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August 10, 2022

ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth resident is heading off to college after being a member of the 15th cohort of scholars in the Kaplan Leadership Program from the Kaplan Educational Foundation (KEF.)  Belicia Kensah will be attending Rutgers University-New Brunswick this coming fall.  Established ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Jefferson Park Ministries is teaming up with Elizabeth Public Schools to provide parents and students with supplies for the upcoming school year with a back-to-school kickoff.  The event will take place on Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Jefferson Park ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Most kids probably aren’t ready to think about school supplies yet, but many local retailers already have shelves full of back-to-school necessities. This year, families will get to save some money as the State has announced a tax holiday for school supplies purchased from August ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Public School District is looking for teachers and staff to work for the upcoming school year.  Elizabeth Public Schools is looking to fill the following open positions:  Bilingual/ESL Special Education  World Languages / ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  After two tough years of remote, hyrbrid or in-person classes, New Jersey's High School Class of 2023 will not be required to take the Graduation Proficiency Assessment test as a requirement of graduation under a law recently signed by Governor Murphy.  Lawmakers who sponsored ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – Roselle Catholic High School graduation ceremony included a special group of students this year. The Class of 2022, which consisted of 90 students, included six sets of twins. This was the first time in school history where that many sets of twins graduated in the same class. Three ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Public School students will be relocated to new buildings for the next few years, as Joseph Battin School No. 4 will be closed until September 2024, the district announced.  During a routine inspection of Joseph Battin School No. 4 in May, inspectors found the roof of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - As the school year is coming to a close, Elizabeth Public Schools have announced the graduation plans for the seven high schools.  All graduations will take place at Williams Field from Tuesday, June 28 through Thursday, June 30. The graduation and class award ceremonies will be ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth High School has been ranked the best high school in the Elizabeth Public School District and also ranked number 112 best public high school in New Jersey by Niche.com.   According to the high school’s ranking by Niche.com, Elizabeth High School received an A grading ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Due to the change of the day of observance for the Eid al-Fitr holiday, all Elizabeth Public Schools will be closed on Monday, May 2 instead of Tuesday, May 3 in observance of the holiday, the district announced in a letter sent to parents and guardians Thursday. School offices will ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The current top two students at Dwyer Technology Academy have made history, as both the young women have been accepted into Ivy League schools. The young students’ accomplishments also mark the first Ivy League School acceptance the high school has received.  Senior Fiza Shakeel ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Public Schools and Quattro Real Estate Investment are partnering up to host a “Stuff-A-Bus” donation drive to help Ukrainian refugees. From Monday, April 25 to Thursday, April 28, schools will be collecting donations of non-perishable goods and other donations that will be ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway was speaking recently with Berley Hanna Jr., the National Executive Committeeman of the American Legion Department of New Jersey. We ran into Hanna at an event, and he was telling us about an upcoming opportunity for high school junior boys: the American Legion ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- Are you looking for what Elizabeth High School best fits your child? The Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy gives Elizabeth residents the opportunity to see what it has to offer as it is an open admission, public high school in Elizabeth, New Jersey, specializing in the visual, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Board of Education is scheduled to have a special meeting Monday, March 28 to discuss the Five-Year Strategic Plan and Public Participation. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m, and will be held using an on-line platform.  Voice conferencing technology for ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Public School District is currently surveying families of students to gain insight into the district’s perception and effectiveness.  Elizabeth Public Schools has partnered with Panorama Education to ensure privacy safeguards and keep surveyor’s answers ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - As COVID-19 cases decrease and Governor Murphy’s in-school mask mandate is being lifted, Superintendent Olga Hugelmeyer has announced all Elizabeth Public Schools will be mask optional for students and staff starting March 7.  “We recognize that this announcement may bring up ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Board of Education made some promising rumblings in New Jersey High School football with the new hiring of one of the best coaches in the state. Elizabeth High school has hired John Fiore, who will be leaving Montclair High School, officials confirmed.  This will be ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Board of Education has announced a change of location for the next board meeting on Thursday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. The Board of Education Agenda/Business Meeting on Thursday, February 24, previously scheduled for Elizabeth High School Frank J. Cicarell Academy ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Appointments are now available for parents to register their children for pre-school through the Elizabeth Public School District.  Registration appointments will take place from February 24 through March 25 in person. Any child who will be three or four years old on or before ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Menhu McIntyre, like many young people, is seeking out a post-secondary opportunity that will allow him to sustain himself financially while learning a new trade. For McIntyre, 19, a career pathway in the trucking industry could be a viable option. That journey towards ...

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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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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Prosecutor’s Office has released more information in regards to the Elizabeth High School teacher accused of sexual misconduct. Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel, Elizabeth Police Director Earl Graves and Police Chief Giacomo Sacca jointly announced Monday ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Board of Education has announced a change of location for the next board meeting.  The meeting, scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m, will be held at William F. Halloran School No. 22 located at 612 Pulaski Street.  Board of Education meetings are open to the public ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A former teacher at Frank J. Cicarell Ninth Grade Academy was arrested on January 18 on sexual charges against a minor, a spokesperson for the Union County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed.  Bipradas Mookerjee has been charged with Third Degree Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer has announced the district will be updating the Coronavirus guidelines in place ahead of the return to in-person instruction on January 18.  In a letter sent to parents and guardians, Superintendent Hugelmeyer stated the district will be ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Public School District has announced that all classes will return to in-person learning on Tuesday, January 18.  In a letter sent to parents and guardians, Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer stated the district has been consulting with health officials to ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey’s anti-bullying statute, already among the nation’s most stringent, will be strengthened even further under legislation Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The bipartisan legislation (S-1790), which Senators Joe Pennacchio, R-Essex/Morris/Passaic, and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Public School District has announced that they will be transitioning to virtual learning following the holiday break. Virtual classes began January 3 and in-person learning will not begin until January 18.  “We will take each step forward prioritizing the safety and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - With the surge of COVID-19 cases throughout the city, the Elizabeth Public School District is warning of schools returning to class virtually in 2022.  In a letter sent to parents and guardians, Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer said at this time all Elizabeth Public ...

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