Education

June 1, 2020

LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School has plenty in store for the graduating Class of 2020 and the student officers couldn't be happier to announce the festivities. Things will kick off with the Linden High School virtual graduation ceremony will be on Tuesday, June 16, at 6:00 p.m. on the district’s ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The final school budget for the Linden Public School District was unanimously approved during a virtual conferencing hearing on April 30, according to Gregory R. Martucci, Board of Education President. The entire board authorized Business Administrator/Board Secretary Kathleen A.

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School's head softball coach has proven how important her graduating seniors are by finding a creative way to celebrate them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Coach Valerie Tauriello celebrated her graduating seniors who couldn't set foot on the field by hand-picking dirt ...

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LINDEN, NJ - With graduation ceremonies for the public to attend cancelled due to social distancing, TAPinto Linden is offering parents of graduates and the community at large, the opportunity to highlight this momentous occasion by featuring their graduate on TAPinto Linden. To make this an ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School (LHS) juniors hosted a fundraiser in which they sold socks to raise money to buy a prosthetic leg for someone in need. The effort was spearheaded by student Michelle Gaston as part of her Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) project, a requirement for students ...

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LINDEN, NJ- Joseph E. Soehl Middle School in Linden has converted its Little Free Libraries into miniature food pantries during the current health crisis. With the coronavirus raising concerns about the safety of using the little free libraries’ books and the difficulty families are experiences ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School senior athletes Chisom Uzor and Dami Awoyinfa receive recognition for their ability to excel on both the field and in the classroom.  Uzor is a standout high-jumper and sprinter on the girls track and field team who is ranked No. 3 in the Class of 2020. She has ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools Head Nurse Joyce Hirsch has been honored as Union County School Nurse of the Year. Hirsch received the award at the Union County School Nurse Association’s virtual meeting on May 4, which was attended by more than 100 nurses. The criteria for the award ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden's School No. 9 hosted Fun Friday to increase unity and boost morale with staff members and school families during at-home learning. Students and staff took the time to connect virtually through an interactive trivia game called Kahoot, which the students accessed on their ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Two school nurses employed by Linden Public Schools have joined Union County's fight against COVID-19 by volunteering in a big way. Elizabeth Radil of School No. 6 and Colleen Goeller of the Central Registration Office are both working to assist coronavirus efforts in addition to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden has hit the high note — again.  Linden Public Schools have been named among the Best Communities for Music Education in America for the sixth year in a row. Linden is one of about 700 districts across the country to be chosen for the prestigious honor for 2020. The NAMM ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Journalists around the world have had to learn to cope with working separately to get their jobs done during the COVID-19 outbreak. The student broadcasters at Linden High School are no different. Students in the school’s TV/Digital Media advanced class – along with all of their ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools have invited all staff and families to display rainbows or other uplifting artwork in their doors and windows for the community to see as the district enters its second week of home learning. The point of the displays is to show everyone that the district ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools served more than 200 lunches to students on the first day of grab-and-go service on Tuesday, March 17, the district’s first full day of at-home learning due to the coronavirus outbreak. Students will be able to pick up a bagged lunch at one of three locations ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The board of education shared the following. For our families who need home internet access during this period of distance learning, Comcast is offering free internet for two months to eligible households. Click here to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The school district will be closing schools starting Monday in reaction to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement released by Interim Superintendent Denise Cleary. Below is the complete statement: Dear Parents & Guardians, With the safety and health of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden High School NJROTC stood up to the rigors of a full military inspection on Feb. 19 when active-duty personnel visited to give the regiment a meticulous once-over. The Annual Military Inspection allowed the students to put their best foot forward before service personnel, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A donation from a local refining facility is playing a major part to ensure that traffic conditions are safe around Linden schools. The Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery donated $45,000 to the Police Department in October of last year which was used to purchase ten radar speed signs that ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden School district does not intend to close due to fear of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) but are working on a plan, said school Interim Superintendent Denise Cleary in a letter to parents Monday. The letter also let parents and guardians know that she remains in contact with ...

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LINDEN, NJ - School No. 4 in Linden will host its second annual Fifth-Grade Film Festival on Monday, April 6, in hopes of building on the great success of last year’s inaugural event. The gala evening, which starts at 6 p.m., is part movie premiere and part Oscars-style awards show that caps off ...

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LINDEN, NJ - No one truly belongs to this country, and yet that makes us all American. There is no true race or religion, yet I have been standing for the Pledge of Allegiance in homeroom every day since I was 6 years old. The color my skin and my religion will not interfere with me getting my ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math (STEAM) classes for children and teens ages 6-14. The classes being offered are the following: Squishy Circuits: Students ages 6-12 have fun using conductive and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School retired the No. 33 of legendary girls basketball star Tamecka Dixon on Monday, Feb. 24, at an emotional ceremony in the school’s gym. Dixon entered through lines of student athletes to great applause and fanfare, into the gym where she dominated opponents as a ...

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LINDEN, NJ - After 23 years as a teacher at Soehl Middle School in Linden, Michael Manning knows that teaching students today is more complicated than when he was growing up. Teachers must understand a student’s home life, background, and other external forces to be able to pass on lessons in math, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Representatives of Turtle Back Zoo – both two-legged and four-legged – visited Linden High School zoology classes on Jan. 31 to say thank you for the students’ work in raising money for animals harmed by the recent Australian wildfires. The process started when students in Amanda ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Third-graders from School No. 10 in Linden are living up to the school slogan “The Little School With the Biggest Heart” by spreading the word about threats to sea turtles and raising money to help the animals. The group of about a dozen girls decided to take action after they read ...

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 LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School will retire the No. 33 of legendary Lady Tigers basketball player Tamecka Dixon at a ceremony on Feb. 24.  She graduated in 1993 and remains the school’s all-time leading scorer among girls or boys with 2,092 points.  Dixon led LHS to Group 4 state championships in ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Michael D’Amato is out to make the world a better place, one gallon at a time.  The social studies teacher at Soehl Middle School in Linden recently challenged his students to carry around a gallon jug of water for a whole school day. He wanted to build empathy and solidarity with ...

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LINDEN, NJ - According to authorities, at approximately 7:45 am officers responded to the 200 block of E. Linden Ave on reports of a motor vehicle crash involving a school bus. The bus, which had no passengers at the time of the crash, was traveling east on E. Linden Ave when it was struck head ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math (STEAM) classes for children and teens ages 6-14. The following programs will be offered at the Linden Multi-Purpose Building, 1025 John St. Battle-Bot & Robotic ...

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