Education

January 21, 2019

  SOMERVILLE, NJ -  Immaculata High School will welcome its sixth Hall of Fame class during an induction ceremony on March 21 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ with a gala reception highlighted by a video presentation, remarks by the inductees or their representatives, and a ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - High school students are invited to share substance use prevention messages through their original music as part of the 2019 New Jersey Shout Down Drugs contest. The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is accepting entries through Friday, Feb. 1. Students interested in sharing ...

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CHEVY CHASE, MD - Two dozen members of New Jersey 4-H clubs, including Kate McHale from Hillsborough, NJ attended the National Agri-Science Youth Summit at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center here. The purpose of the Jan. 10-13 conference was to provide youth with an opportunity to learn ...

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More than 700 graduate from Coastal Carolina University CONWAY, SC - Coastal Carolina University held two commencement ceremonies on Dec. 14, with two Hillsborough residents receiving degrees: Maria Costa earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Stephen Tafaro, an ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary will end their association with Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School after 61 years and will be reassigned to other responsibilities at the end of the school year. The Sisters had met with Msgr. Seamus F.

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township residents will be asked to approve all-day kindergarten classes in a March 12 referendum approved at the first Board of Education meeting of 2019. Members of the board authorized a referendum to be placed on the ballot at its meeting Jan. 7; approval of the referendum ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County is holding information sessions for potential volunteers who may be interested in becoming an adult literacy tutor. Representatives of the organization will be at the Hillsborough Township library at the municipal complex, 379 South ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -- As a fourth grade teacher at Amsterdam Elementary School, Lisa Caudill models the skills and character traits that she aims to teach her students. She is a firm believer that children learn as much by our own actions as the lessons we teach. Caudill is a role model for ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - School Supt. Dr. Jorden Schiff and the township Board of Education recognized years of service from Dana Boguszewski, Deena Centofanti, and Brett Cooper, presenting each with a plaque at the board's final meeting of 2018. Boguszewski has served on the Board since 2011, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -- “American Painting, Poetry, Progress, and Prose in the Nineteenth Century” by Hillsborough High School Social Studies teacher Robert Fenster has been published. The project is the culmination of research following his month-long Reese Teacher Fellowship at Crystal Bridges ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - “The Somerville Caroling Festival,” sponsored by the Somerville and Ridge High School Music Departments and featuring the choirs of several local high schools will take place on Friday, Dec, 14th at 4 p.m. in the 600-seat sanctuary of United Reformed Church,100 W Main St. Choirs ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Aiming to make New Jersey’s technology and innovation resources more readily available and easily accessible for college students, a bill creating the New Jersey Technology Innovation Portal has cleared the Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee.              “There ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Continuing with one of its longest running annual traditions, members of the Rotary Club of Hillsborough distributed free dictionaries to Manville’s third-graders at the Roosevelt School  on Friday, Dec. 7, ensuring that all Hillsborough and Manville children will have easy access to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A nerve-wracking week filled with false rumors that had the entire Somerville High School community on edge has ended, with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tim Teehan once again reaching out to students, teachers and parents to reassure them that all threats of violence have been ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Schools Supt. Dr. Timothy Teehan continues to battle rumors while trying to ease the concerns of students, parents and staff regarding threats of violence that have been directed at individual students and Somerville High School by phone and online social media platforms over the ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Robert P. Wise of Clinton Township has been re-elected chair of the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees. The Chair was re-elected to a one-year term during the Board’s reorganization meeting, held Dec, 4. Caren Bateman of Readington was chosen to continue serving ...

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EAST STROUDSBURG, PA.-- Several students from East Stroudsburg University, including Alyssa Rogusky, a public health major from Hillsborough, N.J.; have been recognized by the University's Council of Trustees for their quick action to provide both CPR and AED intervention to an individual who ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy Teehan has released the following update and timeline concerning the phone calls and Instagram messages received by some Somerville High School students over the weekend and on Monday: The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office and Somerville ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office and borough police detectives are investigating a series of phone calls and Instagram posts received by Somerville High School students over the weekend that threatened each of them with bodily harm. “It’s an active investigation,” ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough Middle School Drama Club is working with Sherlock Holmes to solve some mysteries that have found their way to the school's auditorium.   Tickets are $5 and will be available for purchase at the door. Performances will be at Hillsborough Middle School during ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The New Jersey Council for the Social Studies has honored Auten Road Intermediate School social studies teacher Patricia Sellar as the NJCSS Elementary Teacher of the Year. Teachers around the state may be nominated to the Board of NJCSS. The Board then reviews the nominations ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The preschool program at Hillsborough High School is accepting applications for preschool-aged children entering the class in January 2019.  The program will hold an open house for interested families on Monday, Nov. 19, from 4-5:30 p.m. in Room 510 at Hillsborough High ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ- Three Raritan Valley Community College Engineering majors helped make the night “glow” during Duke Farms’ Annual CreatureFest. The students, Alia Rind of Hillsborough, Sushmita Singh of Bridgewater and Arthur Romano of Franklin, members of the College’s Authentic Engineering ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Questions surrounding church finances at Saint Matthias led to the resignation of Rev. Douglas J. Haefner according to a letter sent to parishioners and school families on Nov. 2.  "It is with sadness that I must inform you that Father's resignation coincides with serious ...

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  TRENTON, NJ - In addition to voting on local, county, congressional and school board elections Tuesday, Nov. 6, New Jersey voters will be asked to approve a ballot question that would authorize the state to borrow $500 million to spend on education and infrastructure. Public Question No. 1 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Seventy-five girls from schools throughout Somerset County participated in the third annual STEM program sponsored by the county Commission on the Status of Women held Oct. 27 at the county Vocational & Technical High School. “This was a wonderful opportunity for these ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Any freshman walking into high school for the first time can find it overwhelming and intimidating, but for a student with special needs those feelings can be laced with added stress, anxiety, and isolation.  That’s why because of its size, reputation for nurturing, philosophy, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - To recognize and celebrate the artwork of local students, state Assemblyman Roy Freiman (D-16th} will present a free art show featuring their work and introduce the new Roy Freiman Art Scholarship. “Our community is filled with gifted students who have a wealth of artistic ...

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ROSELAND, NJ – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is inviting New Jersey high school seniors and accounting majors entering their fourth or fifth year of a New Jersey-based college or university to apply for NJCPA Scholarships. Applications are open until Dec. 10, 2018, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Several dozen volunteers joined forces last weekend for an ambitious facelift project at Woodfern Elementary School. Parents, students and Woodfern staff with rakes, shovels and paint brushes spent the day on several projects, from weeding flower beds and planting flowers to ...

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