Education

October 14, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - Freeholder Lillian Burry joined our 3rd President arrived at the Cedar Drive School today before an enthusiastic audience of 6th graders. Freeholder Burry challenged her favorite President (Thomas Jefferson) by referencing the opening phrase of the Declaration of Independence; "all ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - There are moments in life when an event or an announcement stops you in your tracks. Holmdel just had one. Arthur Ashkin of Rumson has won a Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics. For former graduates of Holmdel Schools, there is another ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The electricity was not out in Holmdel on friday night as a jolt of Holmdel HIgh School Alumni gathered pre-game for a 'tailgate' at the Holmdel Community Center. The event was sponsored by the Holmdel Touchdown Club. They had a unique reason to gather. was a rekindling of the ...

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RED BANK, NJ – The Harvest moon came out last night even though the cloudy sky kept most of us from viewing it. Check out the very interesting four-and-a-half-minute video that offers an explanation on what each moon for that particular month is called and why the Harvest Moon is so special and ...

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  LINCROFT, NJ - Brookdale and Rutgers kicked off their newest partnership which enables students to earn their four year degree from Rutgers through the Brookdale Community College campus in Lincroft.  The ceremonial ribbon cutting  event was held at Larrison Hall on Thursday, September ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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Labor Day – What is It & What does it Mean? Labor Day is a U.S. national holiday held the first Monday every September. Unlike most U.S. holidays, it is a strange celebration without rituals, except for shopping and barbecuing. For most people it simply marks the last weekend of summer and ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Classmates quickly sprang into action today after two of their own were displaced by a home fire, at 6 Barrister in Holmdel. Thankfully the family and their two dogs were unharmed in the severe blaze which resulted in the entire loss of their home and possessions.  The fire began ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ –  It was a proud moment for the Holmdel School system on Thursday evening as the Holmdel Board of Education and Administration as well as members of the Holmdel Township Committee  gathered to greet the public and 'Re-Light" Roggy field with a new generation of technology. Roggy ...

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NY/NJ Baykeeper will be holding a Grand Ribbon-Cutting to celebrate the opening of its new headquarters on Thursday, August 30. NY/NJ Baykeeper fights to protect, preserve and restore the health of local waterways through advocacy campaigns and legal actions. In addition, NY/NJ Baykeeper’s ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - They are 'innovating' seatbelt learning to 'elevate' safety at the Holmdel Village School.  Safety is a priority with the Holmdel School District, and creating fun learning exercises to make it easier for children to learn and remember safety tips, is a great way to help ensure they ...

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NEW JERSEY - Legislative Update: Governor Approves Recess Bill, Other Education-Related Measures Over the past two weeks, Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law various pieces of legislation that were sent to his desk this past June.  Summarized below are any new enactments that will impact New ...

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Sourish Jasti, reporting from Jangareddygudem, India.   This summer, I am travelling across Southern India and helping over 2,000 students get clean drinking water. Working through the Jasti Clean Water Initiative, I am providing clean drinking water to schools and communities. My latest ...

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Publishers Note: This is an ongoing series from Sourish Jasti   Sourish Jasti, reporting from Nellipaka, India.   This summer, I am travelling across Southern India and helping over 2,000 students get clean drinking water. Working through the Jasti Clean Water Initiative, I am providing ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - The Holmdel Board of Education continues to move forward in project awards for Vision 2020. The recently approved referendum has many components. A significant component is the renovations to the recreation fields and related work. It was just approved at a Special Meeting held on ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel’s own Tiffany Kumar was proud to accept the National Association of Secretaries of State appointment as Youth Secretary of the State of New Jersey. Tiffany will represent New Jersey by spearheading the effort to help the National Election Assistance Commission recruit a new ...

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Sourish Jasti, reporting from Hyderabad, India.   A brief explanation about Govt. Schools Unlike in the US, government schools (known as public schools in the states) are in extremely poor conditions and get little to no funding from the state. Almost all government schools lack the ...

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Cutting Edge Partnership is Moving to Lincroft LINCROFT, NJ – The educational landscape just shifted in Monmouth County as Rutgers University and Brookdale Community College launches a truly innovative partnership.  According to the partnership, this fall, area students will be able to earn ...

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“For over 91 years Collier Youth Services has been providing unique and dynamic programs that assist young people and their families to build the necessary skills and tools to overcome adversity, heal from past trauma, and grow toward their potential in an environment that promotes belonging, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ — In its newly released 2019 “Best Schools” list, national educational research and rankings firm Niche has placed Holmdel and Colts Neck  schools among the best public school districts in the state. Holmdel schools were listed as the #1 district in Monmouth County out of 14 and #32 ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - With an apparent click of the Staples 'That Was Easy' button, the Holmdel Board of Education unanimously endorsed and approved a recommendation from the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Robert McGarry, to rotate three of four principals in the Holmdel School System. The Principal of the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel Schools Referendum 2020 is underway and recent videos taken show TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck readers how dramatic the improvements will be when complete. One of the many improvements is near completion, the replacement of stadium field lights at Roggy Field Stadium. The new ...

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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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COLTS NECK, NJ - Ready for an update to your schools? Colts NEXT is coming - a new referendum package that is going to the voters of Colts Neck in the fall of 2018. Schools Boards across the state have certain windows of opportunity to improve their school infrastructure and make various ...

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Publishers Note: This article is written by TAPinto's newest Publisher/Owner of TAPintoRedBank.net - E. Scott Wingerter. Bookmark and follow all the important local news (and food and drink and fun!) happening in Red Bank! HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, NJ - The definition of a free country is where the ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - The new tradition of the Holmdel Senior Walk continued Tuesday to laughter, cheers and tears. Holmdel's Class of 2018 took one of the most meaningful strolls of their life through, well, their lives. They traveled through time to visit all the schools of their K-12 career. While ...

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HOLMDEL: On Friday, June 15th, in the gymnasium at Holmdel's Indian Hill School they gathered; Daisies, Brownies, Junior, Cadette and Senior Girl Scouts, Ambassadors and Adult Girl Scouts, their families, volunteers and troop leaders, all gathered together to wrap up another successful year of ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - Inspired excellence was on hand during the awards ceremony in Holmdel schools. Many awards were given out, including Holmdel FC Soccer Club. According to a news release, on June 12, 2018, the Holmdel FC Soccer Club presented 4 scholarships to former HFC players who have excelled ...

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