Data from Survey Measuring Effectiveness of 1:1 Computer Initiative in Livingston Analyzed

October 21, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Data results from an inaugural survey fielded with Heritage Middle School (HMS) and Livingston High School (LHS) students, parents and teachers from Sept. 22 through Oct. 7 are in and are pointing to several areas the district’s administrators are already beginning to focus on as they tweak the 1:1 computer initiative to ensure its effectiveness. 

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Estelle Finkel Center for Learning is Hosting a "Study for Success" Photo Contest

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Estelle Finkel Center for Learning wants to see how local children study for success by sharing photos, whether he or she studies at the library, the kitchen table, with friends or another way. Estelle Finkel invites families to share their photos for a chance to win a $150 gift certificate to the learning center.

To enter the contest, follow Horizons In Learning on ...

Livingston Township Council and Board of Education Discuss Shared Services at Five-on-Five Public Meeting

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time in many years, the Livingston Board of Education and Livingston Township Council, the township’s two elected boards, got together for a public five-on-five meeting to discuss shared services.

At the forum, the two boards reviewed more than 12 ways that they are already sharing services to save taxpayer dollars and also discussed several ...

Standout Students Celebrated at Fall’s Livingston Board of Education Meetings

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Those present at Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meetings this fall were treated to some highlights of what the LBOE works so hard for—to begin with, ensuring there are multiple avenues through which Livingston students can shine and express themselves.   

At the start of both the Sept. 28 and Oct. 11 meetings, student high achievers in the areas of ...

Livingston Board of Education Discusses First Year-Over-Year PARCC Data Results

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The results of the first comparative year-over-year data on Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing for Livingston Public Schools (LPS) are in and were shared in a presentation given by Coordinator of Testing, Data Assessment and Accountability, Natalie Topylko, at the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) workshop meeting this ...

Golda Och Academy Bids Bon Voyage to Security Team Member Michael Mault on Fundraising Mission

WEST ORANGE, NJ— Golda Och Academy (GOA) Lower School students and faculty recently bid bon voyage to Michael Mault, a member of the GOA security team, who is embarking on a 44-day transatlantic voyage to raise funds for glioblastoma, an illness that took the lives of his mother, brother and dear friend.

Mault will set sail on board the Europa, a 105-year-old tall ...

Livingston Robotics Club Team Receives Editor's Choice Award at World Maker Faire

LIVINGSTON, NJ —When Team AIR of Livingston Robotics Club showcased its invention at the two-day World Maker Faire event in New York on Oct. 1-2, the team was among more than 950 exhibitors and received the Editor's Choice Award for its project. 

AIR (Artificial Intelligent Recycler) is an automated trash bin in public places that allows users to put combined trash and ...

Livingston Students Participate in Student Government Summit at James Caldwell High School

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Student representatives from James Caldwell, West Essex, Livingston, Millburn, Nutley, Summit, Belleville, Bloomfield and Columbia High Schools participated in a Student Government Summit at James Caldwell High School (JCHS) on Thursday to discuss a variety of topics, including ways to improve school spirit, things going on in their school's student councils and ...

Golda Och Academy Announces National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Scholars

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Golda Och Academy recently announced that Daniel Cohen and Kimberly Jo Robins were named as National Merit Semifinalists, and Lindsay Biebelberg, Aviva Kamens, and Hannah Sturm were awarded a "Letter of Commendation" after more than 1.6-million high school juniors took the the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

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Student Safety Remains Number One Priority with Livingston Board of Education

LIVINGSTON, NJ – In response to the recent cyber threats made against the Livingston High School (LHS) community over the past several weeks, the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE), took the opportunity afforded at the Sept. 28 voting meeting to address the way the situation was and continues to be handled by thanking the administration, teaching staff, students, parents, law enforcement ...

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97% of Westfield High School Graduates Continuing Education

A total of 97 percent of the Westfield High School (WHS) graduates of 2016 are pursuing a higher education this fall. According to a report released by the WHS Office of Counseling Services, 450 students are continuing their education with 91 percent attending four-year colleges and universities, 5 percent attending two-year colleges, and 1 perecent entering vocational, business ...