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September 27, 2022

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Board of Education will be hosting a Strategic Planning Initiative open to the public in Room 123 of Hawthorne High School found at 160 Parmelee Avenue on Tuesday, October 4, at 7:00 p.m.  The purpose, the district said, is "to create a shared vision for the future of ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - School is back in session for Hawthorne's students.  Saint Anthony School families dropped their kids off for the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, coming out of two years of pandemic-restrictions which have challenged students, families, teachers, and staff across the country ...

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HALEDON, NJ - A statement released by the Manchester Regional Education Association co-presidents James Hornby, Alexander Chinskey, and Cynthia Miller, announced that the MREA is in a "labor dispute" with the Manchester Regional Board of Education. "The members, employees of the Board of ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The passing of Jeffrey Kolk, a 46-year-old teacher, came as a shock to the Hawthorne Teachers Association.  Kolk, a Glen Rock resident, had passed away on Friday. "We are all struggling to come to terms with Jeff Kolk's sudden and unexpected loss," the Hawthorne Teachers ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Community College (PCCC) invites everyone who wants to attend PCCC this Fall to SuperSaturday on August 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Paterson, Wanaque, and Passaic campuses.   SuperSaturday offers a convenient day to apply for admission, register for Fall ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ—It may be worth waiting to buy Back-to-School items until August 27.  That day starts a Sales Tax Holiday (that lasts until September 5) according to the New Jersey Division of Taxation.  This will save customers 6.625% on a variety of purchases. According to the Division’s ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - This week, the annual Leadership Camp at Lincoln Middle School was held.  Hosted in partnership with the Hawthorne Police Department and Hawthorne Board of Education, the leadership camp is designed to give incoming 6th graders an introduction to middle school life, build up ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A new American flag flutters proudly in the wind in front of Hawthorne High School along Parmelee Avenue.  Old Glory was donated to the high school by Commander John Touw of the William B. Mawhinney Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1593.  Touw and fellow VFW members joined with ...

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HAWTHORNE, 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 27 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - After two tough years of remote, hybrid 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 the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022 on June 17 on the Allison N. King Athletic Field. Three years into a global pandemic, themes of the challenges brought by the lockdown were a common refrain. Tina Barsbay, class salutatorian, ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Lincoln Middle School has released their high honor and honor rolls for the last marking period of the 2021-2022 school year, found below.  Congratulations to all the students! High Honor Roll Grade 6 Alexander Blau    Madelyne Castillo    Alejaya Doty Julian ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne High School has released their high honor and honor rolls for the last quarter of the 2021-2022 school year, found below.  Congratulations to all the students! Grade 9 High Honor Roll Alejandro Carrillo     Grace DiSerio     Jazlyn Dougherty   ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Four Hawthorne High School seniors, Tina Barsbay, Bekah Gaehring, Olivia Disant, and TJ Marks, representing the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Team took third place in the high school division of the New Jersey School Boards Association STEAM Tank ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - On Thursday night, the Hawthorne High School auditorium hosted its Senior Scholarship Awards Program for the Class of 2022.  According to School Counselor Christine Zakk, there were 96 scholarship applicants and 75 were awarded, totaling over $92,000. "This is an exciting event ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Police Department has announced that its annual Leadership Camp is set to take place again this summer, August 15-19.  The Leadership Camp, for students going into the sixth grade at Lincoln Middle School, will let students work with teachers and police to build ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne High School has released their high honor and honor rolls for the 3rd Marking Period in the 2021-22 school year.  Congratulations to all the students! High Honor Roll - Freshmen Alejandro Carrillo   Grace O. DiSerio   Gianna J. Gatto   Hana T. Hdaib ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Boys & Girls Club of Hawthorne has been able to create and run an early childhood technology education program for their preschoolers thanks to annual grants from the PNC Foundation. “We are so thankful for the funds. Because they have been generous enough to give us the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - On Thursday, April 28, Hawthorne High School was host to "Bring Your Child to Work Day."  Several members of the school's faculty and staff brought their kids into the high school to see the facility, meet with students, and participate in a number of activities. Theresa ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Lincoln Middle School has released their high honor and honor rolls for the third marking period of the 2021-2022 school year.  Congratulations to all the students! High Honor Roll - Grade 6 Alexander Blau         Natalia Bowden         Briana DeLaFuente Berruecos       ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - St. Anthony School has announced their honor rolls for the 3rd marking period of the school year, found below.  Congratulations to all the students! GRADE 6    Maria Barone        FIRST Honors 6    Isabelle Cairoli    FIRST Honors 6    Camille Drebeque    FIRST Honors 6   ...

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SAYREVILLE – Beginning around 6:45 a.m., you start to see the build-up of cars and buses on Washington Road, as Sayreville War Memorial High School prepares for another school day. The traffic quickly increases and backs up, as the slow trudge to the high school becomes a bit more brisk. With ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Louis Bay 2nd Library has announced that its ongoing book sale in the loft of the library now has new hours.  Those interested can check out the library's selection of hardcover and paperback fiction books, biographies, children's books, non-fiction, CDs, and DVDs.  The hours ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy declined the offer to show off his tap-dancing skills during his tour of Chatham High School on Friday morning, saying that he wasn't wearing the right shoes, but he also didn't dance around when it came to his assessment of the School District of the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - When the Russo-Ukrainian War broke out on February 24, Theresa DiGeronimo, Hawthorne High School's Library Media Specialist, wanted to make sure that the historic events unfolding were being fully understood by the students and not potentially dismissed as something happening far ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Historical Society said that thanks to a donation from the Hawthorne High School library, a full set of yearbooks is now available at the Louis Bay 2nd Library.  Only one year is missing, 1941, from an otherwise full selection spanning 1940 to 2021. The Hawthorne ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - As area schools went to mask-optional this week after two years of face coverings designed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, a local psychologist said leaders need to be consistent in their messaging going forward. Hawthorne joined the lion's share of Passaic and Bergen ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University–New Brunswick announced sweeping new financial aid program that builds upon existing state aid programs to enable New Jersey students with family incomes below $65,000 to attend the university tuition-free.  The program also provides a sliding scale that ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - From Sophia Silvera’s point of view, the assignment should not have been controversial. Their Lincoln Middle School teacher proposed a debate among students on whether COVID vaccines should be mandated in schools. But like almost every other sector of society, the middle school ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway indicated the university’s 2023 budget will not include a tuition increase – even as the university copes with shortfalls in revenue and other financial factors. Holloway, speaking at Wednesday’s Board of Governors meeting, said it will ...

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