Education

September 14, 2020

HAMILTON, NJ -- It hasn't been a normal Back to School September for students, so it makes sense that there will be a new approach to connecting parents with schools first-hand. That is why the Hamilton Township School District will be hosting "Pop-Up School Houses" this fall at four elementary ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy went back to school in-person on Thursday morning at Robbinsville's Sharon Elementary School.  It was the third day of the 2020-2021 school year for the Robbinsville School District where students in grades pre-k through five are in school under a hybrid ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Two college students from Hamilton, Sophia Langone and Julia Lydon, spent their summer learning the importance of the New Jersey Parole Board and its role keeping New Jerseyans safe. So, when it came time for the Parole Board to congratulate the 14 interns who participated in the ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville's schools are “ready to go” to welcome students back to class in-person or virtually on Tuesday, September 8, new district Brian Betze Superintendent has told TAPinto Hamilto/Robbinsville.  Offering a reminder that the first day of school would “not look like a ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The plan to bring all of Robbinsville Township students back into the classroom has been changed. Under the adjusted "Roadmap Back to School Plan," presented at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday students in grades six through 12 will be learning entirely virtually until ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- During a special Saturday session of the Hamilton Township Board of Education, the plan for the school districts 2020-2021 reopening was altered.   Hamilton Township Superintendent Dr. Scott Rocco confirmed to TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville that the Board of Education "voted to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- In respective letters to the community on Thursday, the Robbinsville Public Schools Superintendent Brian Betze and Board of Education reiterated their commitment to safe and healthy schools as they plan to move forward with the proposed "hybrid model" for reopening ...

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HAMILTON and ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  The Hamilton and Robbinsville School Districts are reassessing their plans for the 2020-2021 school year following Governor Phil Murphy's announcement on Wednesday that allows for schools to reopen in person or move to an all virtual/remote learning ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  Assemblyman Dan Benson (D-Hamilton) wants to give school districts more flexibility in how they allocate funding during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and as they face the evolving challenges of delivering education during the 2020/2021 academic year.  "The coronavirus pandemic ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Mom. Teacher. Wife.  Councilwoman.  Hamilton’s Nancy Phillips wears many hats especially during the days of the coronavirus pandemic.  When schools across New Jersey moved to virtual leaning in March, Phillips started pulling double-duty teaching her class of sixth graders in South ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -  Hamilton Township's Class of 2020 will take the field on Wednesday for their in-person graduation ceremonies on Wednesday at Trenton Thunder Stadium at Arm and Hammer Park.   Each of the three Hamilton Township School District High Schools will hold their own graduation ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Thousands of Hamilton Township families are on pins and needles as they are contemplating sending their children back to school in September. The Hamilton Township School District (HTSD) has announced a "hybrid plan" for in-person and remote learning but there is still a lot of ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  Back to school is going to be a lot different for Robbinsville students this year under the "Roadmap Back to School" announced on Friday by Robbinsville Township School District Superintendent Brian Betze.  According to a letter from Betze to the community announcing the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Hamilton Township school children will be headed back to their classrooms in the fall under a newly devised "hybrid" model announced by the School District on Monday. School Superintendent Dr. Scott Rocco is also recommending that the school year should not begin until September ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  The Hamilton Township School District (HTSD) announced on Tuesday that planning is underway to reopen in the fall for the 2020-2021 school year. The reopening will be conducted in stages, following guidelines provided by the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE), New Jersey ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Hamilton Township School Superintendent Dr. Scott Rocco said on Friday that the District will be working to create a plan for students to return for the 2020-2021 school year. Hamilton's students have not been in a physical classroom since March 12, finishing the last school year ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  A group of local residents are urging Township parents to sign a petition asking the Hamilton Township School District "to affirm their stance as an anti-racist institution and to reconsider how it’s policies."  In the petition addressed to Superintendent Dr. Scott Rocco, the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ  -- The Hamilton Township School District will officially celebrate the Class of 2020 in a few short weeks.  On Monday, the School District announced that an in-person graduation will be held on Wednesday, July 29 with a rain date of July 30. The graduation festivities will be held ...

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WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – With the health and safety of students, employees, and the general public in mind, Mercer County Community College (MCCC) released a comprehensive plan on Friday that lays out its plan to reopen the college safely and gradually.    MCCC President Dr. Jianping Wang said the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Hamilton Township School District (HTSD) is getting ready to commemorate the Class of 2020 with not one, but two celebrations. Plus, two weeks of celebrations will be held online and around the town.   In a letter to the Hamilton Township school community, Superintendent Dr.

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township's Grice Middle School has earned the prestigious distinction as a "National School of Character."   The title was given by Character.org Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character development in our schools and communities.   “Congratulations to ...

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PRINCETON, NJ –  Hamilton Township's Jessica Bookholdt and Trenton's Ivania Asencio are making history by becoming the first two Mercer County Community College (MCCC) students to transfer to the prestigious Ivy League institution under the newly-reinstated program. Princeton University reopened ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The teachers and staff at Nottingham High School sent their well wishes and "positive vibes" to students in the "Northstar Nation" last week as students continue the school year distance learning at home. The three-minute video set to Pitbull's "Rise Up" features teachers and staff ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  With school buildings officially closed through June, the Hamilton Township and Robbinsville Township school districts are now faced with the task of closing out the school year through remote learning.   Hamilton Township School Superintendent Dr. Scott Rocco said that the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  The Hamilton Township Senior Citizen services and the Hamilton Township School District are looking to make new connections between residents young and old. Under the leadership of Hamilton Mayor Jeff Martin, the Senior Citizen "Pen Pal Program" has been created to help senior ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- With Hamilton Township Schools closing the next day, Steinert High School Librarian Renee Rogers grabbed the 3-D printer in the library and some supplies to bring home to prepare for what may lie ahead as students in her Innovation Lab Club would be home for weeks, virtual learning ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ  – Mercer County Community College (MCCC) announced on Monday that students will be able to apply for direct financial assistance to attend classes. MCCC has received more than $1.9 million in direct aid to students, made available through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ  –  Mercer County Community College (MCCC) will be manufacturing hundreds of face safety shields in its Advanced Manufacturing laboratory thanks to a generous contribution from The Tuchman Foundation, college officials have announced.  Hundreds of face safety shields will be ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  While the new norm of social distancing doesn't exactly convey feelings of warmth and togetherness, the Girls Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey (GSCSNJ) are, through a series of online programming initiatives, making sure that their members, and others, aren't only while ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --   A new case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) has been tested presumptive positive in an individual connected with Mercer Elementary, according to a Facebook post by Hamilton Township late Saturday night. The school is part of the Mercer County Special Services District that ...

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