Education

October 26, 2018

MURRAY HILL, NJ -- Students from Bergen County Technical High School were among approximately 200 students from 10 high schools from around New Jersey who were invited to Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill, NJ, on October 18. The visit was part of Nokia’s community outreach program to encourage young ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  Corpus Christi School is offering a free workshop for adults on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 pm in the CCS Cafeteria for a presentation on Cyber Safety: Keeping our Kids Safe. Sgt. Sean O’Leary, a Corpus Christi School alum, and Detective Guershon Cherilien from the ...

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CRANFORD, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy authorized a pilot program that will provide "last-dollar" Community College Opportunity Grants to students enrolled at least half time in 13 community colleges, including Bergen Community College. The funding kicks in during the Spring 2019 semester.  “Today ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Board of Education for the city of Hasbrouck Heights is accepting recommendations for qualified candidates to fill a vacancy on the Board of Education. LEGAL REQUIREMENTS: To become a member of a local board of education in New Jersey you must:  Be able to ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - School is opening on Wednesday in Hasbrouck Heights, and on Thursday in Wood-Ridge. Don’t miss a chance to share your ‘First Day of School’ photos with readers this year.   Send your favorite pictures of students, teachers, principals, staff or schools to us ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation that requires schools to maintain a supply of an opioid antidote and to permit the school nurse to administer the antidote to counteract an overdose was signed into law Friday by Gov. Phil Murphy. State Sen. Christoper "Kip" Bateman, R-Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mallory Rose Grossman, a girl from Rockaway, NJ, took her own life last June at the age of 12. Following this tragedy, her parents, Dianne and Seth Grossman, started a charitable foundation called Mallory’s Army. Its mission is to change behavior, provide education to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A group of parents is appealing to the state Supreme Court to hear their case challenging state laws that require newer teachers be laid off first without considering job performance.   The case, filed in 2016, has already been dismissed by the state superior and appellate ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Seton Hall University announced the following students who qualified for Spring 2018 Dean's list. Alexandra Altamura of Wood Ridge Tara Brebric of Wood Ridge, NJ Angela Dang of Wood Ridge, NJ Josephine Des Rosiers of Wood Ridge, NJ  Adis Hoti of Hasbrouck Heights, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights School District was ranked #100 Best School District in New Jersey by niche.com in its annual rankings. The rankings are based on " rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ --  Several alumni from Wood-Ridge have been named to the Dean's List and/or graduated from their respective colleges and universities for the Spring 2018 semester. Ashley Wellhoff was named to the Merrimack College in North Andover, MA. Dean's List for Spring 2018. Daniel ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  Several alumni from Hasbrouck Heights have been named to the Dean's List at their respective colleges and universities for the Spring 2018 semester. Kristina Altomonte graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Western New England ...

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SCRANTON, PA -- Matthew R. De Marco of Hasbrouck Heights was among more than 1,650 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2018 spring semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a ...

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CAMDEN, NJ—With school shootings dominating national headlines all too frequently, Woodrow Wilson junior Angel Rosado and three of his classmates wanted to come up with a way to prevent such a tragedy at their high school. Enter Geoprotection Security, an alert system that using gunpowder ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge could see an increase of up to 67 percent in school funding if a measure that was passed by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee becomes the 2019 budget.  That could mean an addition million dollars in aid to Hasbrouck Heights, and ...

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NEWARK, DE  --  The following graduates from Wood-Ridge and Hasbrouck Heights have been named to the University of Delaware Dean's List for the Spring 2018 semester: Jenna Azzolini of Wood-Ridge Anthony Costanzo of Wood Ridge Sara Kuzmenka of Wood Ridge Alexa Pedulla of ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA.-   Hasbrouck Heights’ Sean O’Malley was one of six Drexel wrestlers who were recognized by the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Academic Achievement Award recipients on Wednesday. O’Malley was joined by Alex DeCiantis, Zack Fuentes, Garett Hammond, Ebed Jarrell, ...

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MADISON, NJ -- Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ, have been named to the Dean's and Honors Lists for the Fall 2017 semester. Kayla Baltazar of Hasbrouck Heights Lauren Cappadona of Hasbrouck Heights Marissa Pinto of Wood Ridge To qualify ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Student Loan Council of Hasbrouck Heights is a non-profit organization that has been in existence since 1934.   It is run by a group of private Hasbrouck Heights citizens to provide interest-free loans to Hasbrouck Heights High School graduates. The goal is to help ...

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ANNVILLE, PA   Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA, recognized two Hasbrouck Heights student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen fall athletic teams. Local students who were recognized include: Steven Salerno of Hasbrouck Heights, a graduate of Hasbrouck Heights High School, is ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA --   Victoria Hein was among the 41 newest members inducted into the University of the Sciences Pennsylvania Kappa Chapter of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society, at a special ceremony held in November. Hein is a biomedical sciences student from Hasbrouck Heights. During the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - He called for its end during his campaign for Governor and now Governor-Elect Murphy places PARCC testing for students on the ropes for real. This past Friday, after the Governor-Elect announced that Asbury Park School District Superintendent Lamont Repollet will lead the ...

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BETHLEHEM, PA -- Nicholas Sireci of Hasbrouck Heights has been named to the Dean's List at Lehigh University for the Fall 2017 semester. Dean's List status is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses. Sireci ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- The Wood-Ridge Parent Advisory Network (WRPAN) will host a parent/teacher presentation, “ADHD in the Classroom” on Monday, November 20, 7 p.m., in the Wood-Ridge Junior/Senior High School Auditorium. It is open to parents, guardians, and teachers in Wood-Ridge, Hasbrouck Heights, ...

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