Education

July 27, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - David Brearley Middle School and High School announced the students who have qualified for Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the fourth marking period of the 2020-21 academic year. DBMHS recognizes student achievement every marking period at the two levels. To be named to ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was ranked as the country's third best school system in the country, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual list States with the Best and Worst School Systems. Only two states Massachusetts (No.1) and Connecticut (No. 2)  ranked higher New Jersey. New York ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Brearley Middle School’s “Back 2 Basics” summer enrichment program can best be described as a scenario where summer camp meets school. But the free program offered through Kenilworth Public Schools is much more than that: The fun educational activities are designed to address ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Nearly $30 million in federal funding will be distributed to New Jersey Institutions of higher education, announced Governor Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Brian Bridges. The funding from the U.S. Department of Education, through the second round of Governor's ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Board of Education Bulletin shares a monthly recap of the most recent meeting and highlights. Please see the information below for the month of June. If you are interested in the full meeting's agenda you can find the information on the BOE website ...

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Petitions must be returned before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 26. Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents seeking School Board positions in their municipality that the deadline for filing their nominating petitions is Monday, July 26, before 4:00 p.m. in the Main Office of ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ -- School’s out, but two new assistant principals are in at Kenilworth Public Schools. Veteran Kenilworth child psychologist Carol Carrara has been hired for the position at Harding Elementary. Madelyn Witchel, the new assistant principal at David Brearley Middle-High School, is a ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Board of Education has rescheduled the Board of Education Meeting from Monday, July 19, to Monday, July 12.  The public is invited to attend and will have the chance to voice their opinions. The meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at David Brearley ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The nonprofit clothing line Be Nice Co. launched by David Brearley Middle-Senior High School students recently finished their third and final event of the year.  The philanthropic group teamed up with the Kenilworth Knights of Columbus and were able to raise $422 to support the ...

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Throughout the years the Fourth of July has marked a day of parades, barbecues, loud music and fireworks for many. Our nation has been fortunate enough to enjoy such holidays thanks to those who were willing to fight for our nation and the values it represents. The Fourth of July marks the ...

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NJ Human Services Announces College Scholarships for Four Blind & Visually Impaired Students Students from Jersey City, Kenilworth, and Whippany Recognized for Achievements TRENTON – Highlighting the achievements of people who are blind and visually impaired, the New Jersey Department ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The school year is finally over and TAPinto Kenilworth would like to congratulate all the students for their hard work and making it through the end of this unprecedented academic year. Please enjoy the online gallery of Kenilworth residents celebrating graduation.   Have ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — To honor the many milestones being reached this week by Kenilworth Public School students, TAPinto Kenilworth is asking the public to share their photos from all graduation events.  TAPinto Kenilworth congratulates all the students for making it through the end of this ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - David Brearley High School announced the list of colleges, universities, and armed forces to which the students were accepted. Please see the extensive list above. Congratulations to all the 2021 graduates!

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education’s Special Meeting on June 21 was a four plus hour affair, consisting of cheering, booing, rousing ovations, multiple interruptions, and once again - chaos and confusion.  Over 40 people representing a diverse demographic took to the podium for the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The David Brearley Middle High School Gay Straight Alliance Club recently held their first annual Pride Picnic on the athletic field to celebrate June as Pride month. The GSA Club is a national organization that unites LGBTQ+ and allied youth to build community and unify around ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – At the David Brearley High School Senior Awards held on Thursday, June 17 the Kenilworth Rotary Club awarded academic scholarships to seniors Katia Flosa and Nicholas Borg. Katia Flosa will be attending Ramapo College of New Jersey Honors Program School of Nursing with a minor ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The annual David Brearley Senior Dinner was held recently on the high school field and the event was a great success. Dinner was catered by Kenilworth local establishment Caetanos and after the seniors all danced to the DJ under the stars. The event was put on by 2021 Class ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Public Library invites children ages two to twelve years old to join the 2021 Tails and Tales Summer Reading Club. The Summer Reading Club begins on Monday, June 28. Residents who would like to join can begin to register on Monday, June 21. To participate call the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Murphy signed legislation (S3434/A5366) which offers an additional year of public education and related services to students with disabilities. According to the Governor's office, this bill will provide a temporary one-year extension of special education and related ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The David Brearley High School Theater Department recently performed ‘Pop Star the Musical’ on a portable stage at the David Brearley athletic stadium. Spectators thoroughly enjoyed the show and the students were very happy that they were given the opportunity to perform outside ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – On Tuesday, June 15, the grand premiere of David Brearley Middle High School’s Virtual Spring Concert was posted for the public to watch on YouTube. DBMHS Instrumental Music Director Mr. LaBruno and DBMHS Vocal Music Director Mrs. Jessica Paiva put the entire concert ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The 2022-2023 Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District calendar was approved following discussions regarding which holidays should be given off in the district. School board member Steven Singer said he was pleased that Martin Luther King, Jr., Day in January 2023 is a day ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - KENILWORTH, NJ - After an extraordinary year, Kenilworth teachers face a difficult contract negotiation.  They are asking for the public to come and show support at the Board of Education Meeting that is scheduled to meet tonight, June 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at David ...

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Most New Jerseyans Support Requiring Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers; About Six in Ten Support Vaccine Passports and Employer- and College-Required Vaccinations NEW BRUSWICK, NJ — As vaccination rates increase and prospects of normal life return more than a year into the coronavirus ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Board of Education posted the following data regarding the weekly coronavirus update in the public schools for the week of June 1 through June 4, 2021. Harding Elementary School Total enrollment 664  Number of students officially on record as Remote ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Kenilworth Public Schools recently announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for David Brearley High School’s Class of 2021. Isabella Uschak was named the valedictorian and Nicholas Borg is the salutatorian. The two distinguished students will be among 109 to graduate from ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – David Brearley students were filled with energy and excitement as they left for the prom Thursday evening in another sign of a return to normalcy. Held on May 24 at the Forest Lodge in Warren, NJ there were some restrictions due to the pandemic, but that did not dampen its success ...

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KENILWORTH, N.J. -- As the school year winds down, many districts are beginning to confront the realities of learning loss. Kenilworth School District isn’t one of them. That’s because the K-12 Union County district has been tackling the academic gaps related to COVID since the start of the school ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - On May 25 two socially distanced ceremonies were held on the football field at DBMHS to induct the newest members of the National Junior Honor Society and National Honor Society.  The 2021 inductees are: National Junior Honor Society 2021 Inductees Seventh Grade Alexa ...

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