Education

June 20, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Trenton’s Foundation Academy Collegiate High School boasted its eighth straight year with a 100 percent college acceptance for their graduating seniors, school officials announced at their graduation ceremony last week. More than 70 students received their high school diplomas at ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – Three Hamilton Township High School seniors were recently awarded with college scholarships to pursue studies in a business-related field.  The students --Elijah Baldwin (Nottingham High School), Olena Mykhaylyshyn (Hamilton High West) and Nicole Bruno (Steinert High School) were ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township School District (HTSD) is looking for the community's feedback on their Safe Return Plans. According to the HTSD, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) requires each Local Education Agency (LEA) that receives Elementary and Secondary School Emergency ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- After an unprecedented school year, the graduating high school seniors throughout Hamilton Township are ready to be recognized for their academic accomplishments. Commencement ceremonies for all three Hamilton Township School District will be held on Friday, June 18 at Arm & ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Well-known student athletics coach and program director Marty Flynn will be taking over as athletics director of Trenton Catholic Preparatory Academy, Inc. (TCPA), McCorristin Campus as it embarks on the new era for the school. Flynn, an alum of the former St. Anthony High School ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- The Mercer County Board of Commissioners recently announced the 11 students who have been awarded scholarships to attend Mercer County Community College (MCCC). Two of the scholarship recipients live in Hamilton Township -- Annaela Boahene, who attends Steinert High School, and ...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Three Hamilton Township Elementary Schools -- Greenwood, McGalliard, and Morgan -- have been honored by a leading national organization for their character development programs. Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character in schools and communities, ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Superintendent Brian Betze and the Board of Education (BOE) want the decision to lift in-school mask mandates to rest with local school districts. In a joint letter to Governor Phil Murphy sent on Tuesday, the school officials urged him to remove "the mask mandate ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – For the third consecutive year, the Robbinsville Township Board of Education unanimously approved their District budget with a flat tax rate for local residents. The adopted budget includes a 2.89 percent increase in operating budget spending and represents a zero increase in the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to ensure students are receiving adequate civics and government education, the State Legislature recently passed legislation sponsored by Mercer County Senators Linda Greenstein and Shirley Turner that would require civics instruction in middle school. The bill is named ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- With the strength of "Iron Mike," Trenton Catholic Preparatory Academy (TCPA) will welcome students in September 2021, according to a Thursday announcement. The Diocese of Trenton and Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. have completed an agreement with Trenton Catholic Preparatory ...

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HAMILTON - ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that all New Jersey school districts will be expected to return to full day, in-person instruction without an option for students to remain at home.  The Governor signed an executive order stating that, at the end of the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township School District Superintendent Dr. Scott Rocco is receiving high marks from his Mercer County education community colleagues.  The Mercer County Association of School Administrators (MCASA) recently named Dr. Rocco as the 2021 Mercer County Superintendent of the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A new law sponsored by Assemblyman Daniel Benson (D-Mercer/Middlesex) is aimed at closing the gap when it comes to women, minorities and other populations in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM.)  The law creates a statewide program to assist ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ -- Mercer County Community College (MCCC) is getting ready to welcome its students and faculty back to campus for the Fall 2021 semester. In a letter to the community, College President Dr. Jianping Wang said that "robust plans to protect everyone's safety and health" as they plan ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The annual U.S. News & World Report ranking of the best high schools by state and nationally gave high marks to Robbinsville Township High School. The rankings released Tuesday puts Robbinsville High School at number 80 in the state among 405 schools; and 1,887 in nationally ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Sachi S. Anand a graduating senior at Robbinsville High School, has received the National Merit ADP Henry Taub Memorial Scholarship.  “We are very proud of all of our students and their achievements.  Sachi, in particular, is commended on this very special and unique ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsvile Township students will soon be back to the classroom for full days, every day of the school week.  In a letter to the community on Wednesday, school Superintendent Brian Betze announced that the District is on track to reopen all three schools on May 10 for full-day, ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Robbinsville Township High School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is planning a bit of normalcy in what has been an abnormal year. for students. The PTSA will be holding its annual fundraiser for the graduation class's Red Carpet and Post Prom.   Participants ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers officials announced on Tuesday that the University’s application to be a point of dispensing of COVID-19 vaccines has been approved by the state. Once Rutgers’ supply allotment has been determined and supplied by the state, it will offer vaccines to Rutgers faculty, ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - It’s been a difficult year for students, and their parents, try to do their best with at-home learning to say the least. Teachers are also pulling double duty teaching their classes while taking care of the educational needs of their own children. After a full year of remote ...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The doors of Trenton Catholic Academy (TCA) could remain open, now with the blessing of the Diocese of Trenton. As soon as next year, students could walk the halls of the former TCA, also known by as McCorriston High School or Saint Anthony High School, as students ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester. Assurances from the federal government that vaccines will be available for all Americans by the end of May and assessments by public health experts prompted ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- The Mercer County Board of Commissioners recently announced the availability of the "Commissioners Scholarship" for area high school seniors. The winners receive up to $1,000 in scholarships for their first year in college; and $1,000 after it is completed to put toward a ...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Hamilton Township School District (HTSD) has announced that they are gearing up to celebrate their graduating seniors.  Graduation ceremonies for all Hamilton High Schools -- Steinert, Nottingham, and Hamilton High West -- will be held on Friday, June 18 at the Arm & ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The announcement by Governor Phil Murphy on Monday that teachers will now be prioritized to receive a COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccinate is welcome news in the Hamilton and Robbinsville school districts. As of March 15, K-12 educators and school support staff will qualify for shots. In ...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy's proposed State Budget for Fiscal Year 2022 announced earlier in the week includes a significant increase in direct aid to Hamilton Township's public schools. If enacted, the Hamilton Township School District would receive $6.86 million in K-12 school ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Brian Bridges announced that $29.5 million in federal funding will be available to New Jersey’s institutions of higher education amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to support the goals of the State Plan for Higher ...

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HAMILTON-ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Robbinsville Hamilton Rotary Club is now accepting scholarship applications from Robbinsville and Hamilton Township high school seniors who are planning to attend a two-year or four-year college.  Scholarships also are available for students who plan to attend a ...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ -- For generations, the students who walked the halls of Trenton Catholic Academy (TCA), or when it was called McCorriston High School or Saint Anthony High School, were taught to be there for each other. Now, a group of alumni has come together to create “Iron Mike’s Fund” to ...

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