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Ethics Training Issued at Livingston Board of Education Meeting

January 23, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ – New and existing Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) members rung in the new year with a formal ethics training, administered by the Livingston Public Schools’ (LPS) New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) representative, Charlene Peterson.

A requirement for each newly appointed school board member, the initial ethics overview training is presented by a ...

Estelle Finkel Offers Study Skills, Computer Coding and 2-D Video Game Design Classes in February

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Estelle Finkel Learning Center, located at 125 West Mount Pleasant Avenue, recently announced its offerings for February. Programs include a study skills workshop for middle and high school age students, computer coding and 2-D video game design:

Study Skills Workshop for Middle and High School Students:

The following areas will be ...

Livingston Public Schools Ranked No. 9 in New Jersey for 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — National educational research and rankings firm Niche recently ranked Livingston Public Schools No. 9 in the state and gave them an A+ overall grade in its new 2017 list of Best School Districts. The district ranked No. 73 in the United States.

Individually, Niche gave all nine K-12 schools an A+ overall grade. The district as a whole received an A+ in ...

RWJBarnabas and Seton Hall Athletics Host Write on Sports Workshop

NEWARK, NJ – A group of Write on Sports (WoS) students from West Orange, East Orange, Hawthorne, Clifton and Newark put their journalism skills into practice during a recent workshop at Prudential Center with the Seton Hall University men’s basketball team. 

WoS, headquartered in West Orange, is a not-for-profit organization that receives funding from individuals, foundations ...

Parents React to Unexpected Closing of Livingston's KinderCare Learning Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston KinderCare Learning Center, located on the St. Barnabas Hospital Campus, unexpectedly closed its doors on Dec. 16, leaving many parents upset and confused as to why it would close its doors so abruptly.

Initially, according to parents, they were informed that this was because the center's lease had expired. However, when asked for further information, ...

Daughters of Israel Hosts Intergenerational Program with High School Students

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Daughters of Israel Retirement Home, located at 1155 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, is once again hosting the West Orange High School Intergenerational Program for the 2016-2017 school year.

Students in Doug Drabik’s Ninth Grade Honors World History met their senior citizen partners in late October and quickly established relationship with each ...

New Livingston Board of Education Members Welcomed

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The first Livingston Board of Education meeting of the year kicked off on Tuesday as two newly elected board members were installed and two long-standing board members were voted in as officers.

Business Administrator Steven Robinson formally announced the Nov. 8 election results, noting that voters awarded first-time LBOE members Samantha Messer (who received 7,522 ...

Livingston Public Schools Begin Online Kindergarten Pre-Registration

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools is beginning online kindergarten pre-registration for children who turn 5 on or before Oct. 1, 2017.

Instructions and information are posted on the website of Livingston Public Schools by clicking HERE.

The online portion is pre-registration only, and students will not be considered enrolled until parents/guardians submit the required ...

Livingston Robotics Club Team Wins at State Championship

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After a round of challenging tournaments in November, two teams from the Livingston Robotics Club (LRC) advanced and competed in the North Jersey FIRST LEGO League (FLL) State Championship in December.

During the championship, 60 qualified teams from northern New Jersey competed in three judging areas (project, robot design and Core Values) and a three-round robot game.

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from Livingston Public Schools

Dear Community,

“Empowering all to learn, create, contribute and grow” is not just a catchy saying at Livingston Public Schools. It’s a promise of great expectations for about 6,000 students.

On behalf of the members of the Livingston Board of Education, when we reflect upon 2016, Livingston’s reputation for academic excellence and student achievement remains the ...

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Newark Preservation & Landmarks Committee President to Address Livingston Historical Society, January 23

January 19, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On the heels of the 2016 celebration of the 350th anniversary of the founding of Newark, NJ, Elizabeth R. Del Tufo, one of the city's best-known civic activists and ambassadors, will give a presentation at the Livingston Historical Society meeting on Monday at the Livingston Senior/Community Center.

Refreshments will be served at 7 p.m. and the program ...

Newark Preservation & Landmarks Committee President to Address Livingston Historical Society, January 23

January 19, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On the heels of the 2016 celebration of the 350th anniversary of the founding of Newark, NJ, Elizabeth R. Del Tufo, one of the city's best-known civic activists and ambassadors, will give a presentation at the Livingston Historical Society meeting on Monday at the Livingston Senior/Community Center.

Refreshments will be served at 7 p.m. and the program ...