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BASF Toastmasters Mentors Livingston Students in Leadership

December 8, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston students in grades 5-8 from the Livingston Robotics Club (LRC) recently participated an eight-week youth leadership program sponsored by the BASF Toastmasters.

Organized by LRC coach Yvonne Ferreira, the program was designed to develop speaking and leadership skills for young students. BASF Toastmasters’ eight-week Youth Leadership program is similar to ...

Livingston High School Graduates Headed for Bright but Varied Futures

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Although on the face of it, graduates of Livingston High School’s (LHS) Class of 2017 are moving on to institutions of higher learning at about the same impressive rate as they did in past years, slight differences in post-secondary pursuits are beginning to shine through, according to a presentation given by Director of School Counseling Services Sinead Crews at ...

Livingston High School Teens Experience Life-Changing Israel Trip

JERUSALEM, IL — Three Livingston teens were among the 13 in the Metro West Area to participate in this year’s NCSY Jerusalem Journey, a month-long trip to Israel with the motto “BEST.SUMMER.EVER.”

By traveling all over the country, the teens were exposed to a variety of activities and places that are often not highlighted on a typical tour. In addition to visiting ...

Horizon High School Students Participate in 10th Annual Disability Mentoring Day Program

EAST HANOVER, NJ – Students from Livingston's Horizon High School were recently among the more than 100 high school students with disabilities to participate in the 10th annual Disability Mentoring Day program, hosted by Novartis for students from 14 area high schools in honor of National Disability Mentoring Day. 

The annual event at the company’s East ...

Random Student Drug-Testing Proposal Tabled in Livingston Public Schools

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Introduced at the start of the school year, the concept of implementing random student drug testing (RSDT) for those students involved in extracurricular activities at Livingston High School (LHS) has been hotly debated throughout the township in recent months. At Monday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting, Superintendent Christina Steffner announced ...

West Essex YMCA Welcomes Public to Free Conversational English Classes

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The West Essex YMCA in Livingston is expanding a free program that is aimed at immigrants and English Language Learners.

Since late 2016, the Y has been offering a volunteer-run conversational English class on Sundays. Anshal Nayar, a senior at Millburn High School who founded the program, students, is currently working to ramp up the program to serve greater number of ...

Livingston’s Exit 6 Brobotics Places 9th in VEX IQ Robotics Qualifier

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ — Exit 6 Brobotics (E6B), a rookie all-boys robotics team from Livingston, recently competed in its first robotics tournament in Mountain Lakes and placed ninth out of 38 teams. E6B also won the STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) Award with its project proposal for an autonomous guide robotic.

The E6B team is made up of fifth graders Ayan Chadhuri, Jason ...

Hillside Elementary Makes Education Creative with Installation of Makerspace

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Hillside Elementary School Principal Carlos Gramata teamed up with Media Specialist Colleen Donnelly and fourth-grade teachers Amy Vitale and Jade George on Monday night to share with the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) a presentation on how their students are giving a 21st-century voice to their creative spirits using the school’s newly installed ...

Golda Och Academy Selected for Names, Not Numbers Holocaust Documentary Film Project

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Golda Och Academy proudly announced this week that it has been selected to participate in the "Names, Not Numbers Inc©" program—an interactive, multimedia Holocaust project created by educator Tova Fish-Rosenberg. 

According to Golda Och Academy (GOA), this program transforms the traditional study of the Holocaust into an ...

Livingston Robotics Team T3CFAN Presents Hydro Dynamics Mission

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The seven fifth-and-sixth grade boys that make up the T3CFAN (The Team That Couldn’t Find a Name) robotics team shared their project idea for this year’s First Lego League (FLL) Robotics Challenge with the Livingston mayor and council on Monday.

Team T3CFAN is made up of four fifth graders and three sixth graders who are participating in this ...

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