Livingston One of Two NJ High Schools to Advance to Global Debate Competition’s “Sweet 16”

February 22, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Debate teams from around the world entered the 2017-18 International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) competition, but only 16 remain—and Livingston High School (LHS) is one of them. In fact, LHS and Bridgewater-Raritan High School (BRHS) are the only two New Jersey high schools to have advanced to the “Sweet 16” round of the competition, making them eligible to ...

Livingston Students Named National Merit Finalists; One Named to Top Young Scientists

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Six Livingston High School (LHS) students recently became finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program and will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2018.

The finalists include Benjamin Litvin, Sarah Wang, Jerry Zhuang (shown in the back row above), Ruhi Sohal,  Eileen Deng (shown in the front) ...

A Cross-Cultural Experience: Chinese Exchange Students Visit Heritage Middle School

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of the American Education Exploration Program, Heritage Middle School (HMS) students recently had the opportunity to share their language, culture and school with nine exchange students from China.

The students visited from Zhuhai, which is located in China's Guangdong Province, and attended classes with HMS students and stayed with host families during their ...

Livingston Schools Completes Special Education Continuum

LIVINGSTON, NJ – As part of an ongoing series of budget discussions at the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meetings this winter, Assistant Superintendent Lisa Capone-Steiger gave a presentation on Monday about some of the impactful changes recently made to special education programming within the Department of Student Services.

“One thing I feel very fortunate about is that ...

Livingston Public Schools Names Lancers of the Month

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools recently announced that the Lancers of the Month—students, faculty and staff who model for the entire Livingston High School (LHS) community the qualities and values that define LHS—include Desiree Joseph, Chloe Heller, Hunter Halpern, Rachel Kogut, Jenna Foley, Jacob Kling, Aaron Samuel and Zachary Zawila.

According to ...

Livingston Forensic Speech and Debate Team Wins Nine Awards and a Team Sweepstakes Trophy

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Twenty members of the Livingston High School speech and debate team took home individual awards, and the team as a whole earned a team sweepstakes trophy, at the Newark CFL tournament last week.

The team, coached by Dr. Michael Sunga and Alex Lamon, competed in the Newark CFL tournament at Ridge High School. The Lancers came away with nine awards, including the ...

Livingston Schools Work to Ensure Survey Data is Valid and Reliable

LIVINGSTON, NJ – In response to several Livingston residents who raised concerns over the validity of the recently administered Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) Coalition survey at last week’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting, Superintendent of Schools Christina Steffner followed up with both ADAPT and Epiphany Community Services (ECS) to get answers to the ...

Join Livingston's Conversation on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The public is encouraged to engage in a rich discussion about topics that matter to the entire community at an open forum on Thursday, Feb. 8, that will focus on mental health and substance abuse beginning at 7 p.m. at the Livingston Senior and Community Center, hosted by Livingston Municipal Alliance Committee (LMAC) and Healthy Community Healthy Youth (HCHY).

Mike ...

Golda Och Academy Senior Wins Prestigious Horatio Alger National Scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Sarah Cehelyk, a senior at Golda Och Academy, recently became one of only 106 high school students in the country to be awarded the prestigious 2018 Horatio Alger National Scholarship.

The East Brunswick resident was selected out of more than 40,000 applicants to receive this award, which “recognizes outstanding students, who, in the face of great personal ...

Superintendent Updates Livingston on Parent-Teacher Council Discussions and Upcoming Surveys

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Superintendent of Livingston Public Schools Christina Steffner covered highlights from a January meeting of the Parent-Teacher Council (PT Council) and gave a comprehensive update on various surveys being administered within the district at Monday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting.

According to Steffner, it was decided at the PT Council meeting that in ...

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