Education

May 11, 2021

LINDEN, NJ — Linden's School No. 2 honored the memory of longtime crossing guards Mike and Maggie Smith with the dedication of a Linden tree planted outside the school on Arbor Day, April 30. The ceremony remembering the beloved couple was attended by the Smiths’ son Scott and daughter Jennifer, ...

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LINDEN, NJ — Linden Public Schools is bringing awareness to its students and staff members by educating them about Ramadan — a month-long spiritual event that serves to bring those of the Islamic faith closer to God through fasting, prayer, and reflection.  In a video posted on the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School is celebrating its 20th year as part of the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, an open-enrollment course of study that prepares students for college and life after graduation with rigorous classwork alongside community service. IB consists of free ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marnie Hazelton shared the district's statement on the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Dear Linden School Community, As educators, we are so many things to the communities we serve. We are not only teachers; we also ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools have been named among the Best Communities for Music Education in America for the seventh year in a row. The NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants) has recognized the district for its outstanding commitment to music education. Linden is one ...

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Mobile Vaccine Operation At Warinanco Park in Roselle Will Run From 1-8 p.m. UNION COUNTY, NJ----The Union County Board of Commissioners today announced the County will hold a mobile clinic to vaccinate educators and school personnel on Tuesday, April 6th from 1-8 p.m. at Warinanco Park in ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter, Keyon Harrold joined Linden Public school administrators and staff members during a special virtual session called “Courageous Conversations: Adultification Bias and Its Impact on Children of Color.” Harrold was invited to speak to Linden staff ...

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CLARK, NJ — Saint John the Apostle School in Clark celebrated their teachers during Catholic Schools Week by decorating the campus lawns with signs of appreciation.   The Parent Faculty Guild board members were in charge of distributing, collecting and displaying the signs. The Guild also ...

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LINDEN, NJ - In a letter sent to parents and guardians of Linden Public school students, Superintendent Dr. Marnie Hazelton announced that all schools will immediately revert to virtual learning beginning Friday, March 12 through at least Friday, March 19. According to the letter, school ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public School district will operate fully virtual for the week immediately following the Spring recess, the district announced last week. The decision, made by Superintendent Dr. Marnie Hazelton and school officials, is to avoid the possibility of students and staff ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Linden elementary school teacher wanted to find a way to make Black History Month more relevant and personal to Linden Public School students, so he asked friends to help him by sharing their success stories. L.J. McGhee, joined by fellow educator Allison Rotola, came up with the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey will expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility later this month to millions more people including teachers, the homeless and clergy, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. Educators have been among the groups lobbying for higher prioritization. As of March 15, K-12 educators and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Another Linden teacher has been chosen as Exemplary Educator by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE). Walter Schweikardt, a third-grade teacher at School No. 9, is just one of 93 teachers across the state who has been chosen to receive the distinction for 2021. Another ...

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Gov. Announces Two Initiatives: Opportunity Meets Innovation Challenge Grants ($28.5 Million) and Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program ($1 Million) TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Brian Bridges announced that $29.5 million in federal funding will be available to New ...

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TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan on Friday announced “The Road Forward,” a series of coordinated policy initiatives that dramatically expand the Administration’s efforts to identify and address the academic ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public School students kicked off hybrid learning this week, just in time to celebrate the first 100 days of school. The hallways of each school was filled with commotion as students walked to classes for the first time in months.  Middle and high school students reported ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden school officials recently announced that all schools will return to the hybrid learning model on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. In a video posted on the district's twitter page, school principals share welcome messages and safety instructions for students returning to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Morning Star Community Christian Center (MSCCC) held their 'State of Our Schools' panel discussion as a part of Black History Month and the Life Study dialogue series. The panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Therman Evans, Pastor of Morning Star Community Christian Church, included ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden High School Community Service Club is spreading Valentine's Day cheer to sick children this holiday. The students participating are spreading the word about sending virtual Valentine’s Day cards to patients at St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Senders can go to the website ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden students have the opportunity to celebrate Black History Month by entering the annual Black History Poster contest in the city. This theme of this year's contest is "Black American Astronauts". Guidelines are as follows: Students must be in grades 6-12. All entries ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - One hundred and six students received their nursing diplomas from the Trinitas School of Nursing for what would have been the 165th Convocation Ceremony on January 21. Although a typical ceremony was not held, 89 women and 17 men became eligible to sit for the registered nurse ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School students and staff kicked off Super Bowl weekend by picking their favorite teams on Tiger News Today's (TNT News) annual Super Bowl Special. This week's special episode, hosted by Coach Chris Corsale and Coach Brandon Czajkowski, spotlights the upcoming game ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Marnie Hazelton released a video to kick off Black History Month for the students and staff at School No. 2. “It is my honor to help School 2 kick off Black History Month," said Hazelton during the message. “On February 7, 1926, Carter G.

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LINDEN, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marnie Hazelton will join local leaders in education Thursday night, February 4, for a virtual panel discussion about education during a lingering pandemic. The panel discussion, entitled “The State of Our Schools,” is part of the Morning Star Community ...

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CLARK, NJ – Saint John the Apostle School welcomed 2021 with reflection and hope as the doors reopened on January 4.  “The New Year has been greatly anticipated and is finally here. Hope for brighter days has also been ushered in.” said Dr. Deborah Egan, Principal. “As we contemplate the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Over the last week, Linden Public Schools has reported at least 18 positive cases among students and staff as well as 131 people who have been quarantined due to possible COVID-19 exposure, according to the Linden Public School District website. This increase in infection rate is ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Two Linden Public school students are all set to be honored for their participation in the 10th Annual Peace Islands Institute Art and Essay Contest. Javaree Gordon, a Linden High school senior, won third place and a $200 prize for his essay titled “Silence” about a girl struggling ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public School district has a history of selecting staff members of the year, and even the COVID-19 pandemic couldn't stop this year's honorees from being chosen. As in the past, each school has chosen an Educator of the Year and Service Professional of the Year to be ...

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NEW JERSEY — A new executive order will mean sweeping changes for the way teachers and students are evaluated for the 2020-2021 school year. Gov. Phil Murphy, who has long said this isn’t a normal school year due to COVID-19, announced the changes during a Monday press conference on pandemic ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Board of Education swore in three new members at its annual organization meeting on Thursday, January 7. Samuel De La Cruz Jr., Jennifer Flemming, and Malaysia Thomas, all of whom were elected on November 2, were sworn in to three-year terms. Doris Johnson was ...

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