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May 25, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — After a $241 million plan to build a new high school in Hoboken was rejected by voters in a Jan. 25 special election, school officials plan to hold a series of roundtable meetings to discuss the district’s future. Board President Sharyn Angley said the district has scheduled a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — When Stevens Institute of Technology hosts its first in-person graduation ceremonies since 2019 this week, the university will welcome Cal Ripken, Jr. and Dean Kamen as keynote speakers. Nearly 1,800 graduates from the Class of 2022 are expected to attend the school’s 150th ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Stevens Institute of Technology celebrated the opening of its new, modern university center and residential towers, a project that university officials say will bring even more vitality to the Castle Point campus. On Saturday, Stevens community came together to mark the occasion ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In an effort to help kids navigate their pre-teen years, the Hoboken School District recently debuted a new program for students and their families that aims to encourage healthy lifestyles and good decision-making. As part of the district’s first-ever annual Family Health and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ -- Hoboken resident Mitchell Tillman is one of just 95 New Jersey high school and college students set to graduate on May 21 from the prestigious Governor’s STEM Scholars, a program of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. Tillman completed the program which provides ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Students at Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa) achieved a milestone this week when they became the first middle schoolers in New Jersey to sit for an Advance Placement (AP) exam. After much preparation, seventh and eighth graders took the AP Spanish Language and Culture ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ  — The Hoboken Board of Education has approved a $67.3 million budget for the 2022-23 school year, a spending plan that the district said will maintain programming and allows for new positions to meet enrollment growth. During the board’s meeting Tuesday night, members voted 9-0 in ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A new lease agreement with the City of Hoboken will provide Hoboken Public School District’s Pre-K program with classroom space at the Jubilee Center. Under the five-year deal announced Thursday, the district will pay $15,250 per month got use of all three floors of the Jackson ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —  A teacher from Hoboken Charter School is among the 13 educators being recognized by the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association (NJPCSA) for their commitment and dedication in the classroom. To mark National Teacher Appreciation Week, NJPSCA issued a call-out to charter ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Students from Hoboken Middle School earned several awards during a national physics competition recently. Hosted March 31 by Physical Science Research Associates (Physcira), the 2nd Annual Physics Olympiad gave students in grades six through eight were given an opportunity to test ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — With pleasant weather finally upon us, the Hoboken Public Library has brought back its popular outdoor CyberCafé service. On Monday, the library launched the al fresco option, allowing patrons to borrow laptops and make use of the free Wi-Fi connection at its main branch. The ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After a $241 million plan to build a new high school in Hoboken was rejected by voters in a contentious Jan. 25 special election, school officials say they will use public feedback to help guide their next steps. On Monday, the board of education released some findings from its ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Students at Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa) are set to become the first middle schoolers in New Jersey to take college-level classes and sit for an Advanced Placement (AP) exam. The College Board recently approved the school’s 7th and 8th grade curriculum as an AP ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Library Director Jennie Pu, along with librarians from New York City, joined the American Library Association Friday afternoon to mark the end of National Library Week by ringing the closing bell at Nasdaq’s MarketSite in Times Square. During the ceremony, Rob Phillips, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —Hoboken High School took the top prize in a statewide challenge that asked students to come up with ways to make their communities more resilient and sustainable. Now in its 2nd year, #NJStemTogether Communities Challenge is a team-based high school student competition that asks ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken Board of Education has approved its tentative budget, which calls for $88.5 million in spending for the 2022-23 school year. While the district awaits review of its budget proposal from the New Jersey Department of Education’s Hudson County office, Board President ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken High School’s Model United Nations team came out on top at the 2022 St. Peter’s University Model United Nations Debate Conference. At this year’s contest, which was held on March 7 and 8 in Jersey City, Hoboken’s team faced off against students from not only Hudson County, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — There is still time to have your say. After a $241 million plan to build a new high school in Hoboken was rejected by voters in a Jan. 25 special election, school officials are seeking public feedback to help guide their next steps. On Monday, School Board President Sharyn ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Here’s something to smile about. Thanks to the efforts of students, teachers and staff at Joseph F. Brandt Elementary School, nearly 400 tubes of toothpaste were donated to the Hoboken Food Pantry. The community-wide initiative coincided with the 100th Day of School and sought ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – A schoolwide dress-down day at Hoboken High School raised $400 for Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation. The effort was organized by the Hoboken High School to coincide with Feb. 22, 2022 to pay homage to the number 2 — Jeter’s uniform number when he played for the New York ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ— In response to a growing school community, the French American Academy plans to expand this fall when it opens a campus in Hoboken. Currently, the private school's 300 students in Pre-K2 through middle school level attend classes at one of two campuses — Jersey City and Englewood.

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HOBOKEN, NJ — As part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness about substance abuse and provide resources for parents to keep their children drug-free, the Hoboken School District plans to host a special educational program Thursday. The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office will present “Hidden in ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Students from the Hoboken High School Mock Trial Team captured the title during the Hudson County Championship tournament last week. After beating McNair High School during the finals on Thursday, Hoboken’s team will advance onto a regional contest, which is slated for Feb.

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Public Library is one of 200 libraries across the country to receive a $10,000 grant from an American Library Association (ALA) program that seeks to bring relief to libraries recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities through ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement that the Garden State will lift its mask mandate in schools starting March 7, the Hoboken School District said face coverings will soon be optional for students, staff and teachers. On Friday, Superintendent Dr. Christine Johnson sent out a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After a $241 million plan to construct a new high school in Hoboken was rejected by voters in a contentious special election on Jan. 25, school officials are seeking community feedback to chart their next steps. At the Feb. 8 meeting — the first since the referendum was voted down ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement Monday that the Garden State will lift its mask mandate in schools for students and employees beginning on March 7, the Hoboken School District is trying to gauge how its teachers, staff and parents of students feel. This week, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — YMCA Northern NJ has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Hoboken Public School District for educators to receive training on Raising Race Conscious Children (RRCC), a program that aims to support adults who are trying to talk about race and diversity with young children. As part of the ...

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KEARNY, NJ – As the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey lawmakers and educational officials are optimistic schools in New Jersey will be able to get students back on track. U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) believes that while “a long and challenging road is ahead of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A schoolwide dress-down day at Hoboken High School raised nearly $500 for the national network of Children’s Specialized Hospitals. The Jan. 21 effort was organized by the Hoboken High School National Honor Society and inspired by Angelene Veloce, a 2019 Hoboken High School ...

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