Livingston School Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Scores Beat Out Bullying

August 17, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) requires all public schools in the state to conduct a Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) analysis. With incidents of bullying and its effects on the rise nationally, Livingston schools have made great efforts to focus attention on combatting this growing trend. 

Keeping in step with the schools in its district, ...

Nearly 200 Students Take Advantage of Summer Academy at Livingston Public Schools

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Approximately 6,000 Livingston students will head back to school on Tuesday, Sept. 5, but some never really left. 

A Summer Academy offered small, intensive classes to provide students the chance to exercise their academic muscles, explore their interests, prepare them for challenging classes, or receive remedial help. About 175 students took advantage of a ...

Livingston Senior to Serve as Student Rep to Board of Education

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Evan Tong, a Livingston High School senior, will serve as the Livingston Board of Education’s (LBOE) student representative for the upcoming school year.

Tong was selected to represent the student voice during Student Council elections at Livingston High School. The non-voting position is a tradition Livingston has long honored, as the board ...

Hundreds of Essex County Children Benefit from NCJW Back 2 School Store

Hundreds of economically disadvantaged children in Essex County shop at no cost for brand-new school items   

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The faces of hundreds of economically disadvantaged children living in Essex County were lighting up on Sunday as they shopped at no cost for brand-new items for school at the ninth annual National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW)/Essex Back 2 ...

Local Teens Learn From Chinese Visitors at West Essex YMCA Teen Camp

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Teens from Livingston, West Orange, the Caldwells and Roseland have spent the last two weeks learning from and enjoying the company of 19 teens from Zhuhai, China at the West Essex YMCA’s Teen Adventure Camp.

YMCA employee Lisa Zhang recently connected the Y with a Chinese organization called EduAcross AmeriChina, which has US representatives who organize overseas ...

Livingston Board of Education Gets High Marks for Hitting 2017 Goals

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The first summer session of the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) tackled the topic of assessing how the board has hit and missed its marks on the goals it set for itself in February.

In the four major categories of focus—strategic planning, negotiations, finance, and board operations—the board said much was accomplished and only a few items remain that ...

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"All Jewish History in One Hour…Really!" at Livingston's Temple B'nai Abraham

August 15, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Temple B'nai Abraham Congregational Learning presents "All Jewish History in One Hour…Really!" with Professor David N. Myers, President, Center for Jewish History, Sadie and Ludwig Kahn Chair in Jewish History, UCLA.

Myers returns this fall to discuss his just-published Jewish History, part of the ...