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Motivational Speaker to Discuss Turning Adversity into Opportunity at Abilities Expo in Livingston

April 28, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Livingston Public Schools (LPS) Department of Student Services, in conjunction with the Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities (the LACD, helmed by Chairman Bob Gebroe) will host its first Abilities Expo at Livingston High School (LHS) this Sunday, April 30 from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Livingston High School (LHS).

Families of children and adults living with ...

Roosevelt Middle School Teacher Named Winner of Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Aliki Salamone from Roosevelt Middle School in West Orange has been named the local winner of the Livingston Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest.

Students were invited to nominate their favorite teacher by writing essays, poems, or thank-you letters that explain how their teacher has influenced their life and reveal why they appreciate and admire him or her.

Livingston Board of Education Approves 2017 Budget with $119 Million Spending Plan

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Following three months of presentations on various aspects of the Livingston Public Schools’ (LPS) annual budget, the 2017-2018 budget was formally presented at Monday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) public hearing meeting and the $119 million spending plan was officially approved.

With a careful eye trained on realizing cost savings that put ...

Livingston Public Schools Opens Summer Academy Online Registration

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston Public School (LPS) students looking to enhance their educational experience—either by catching up on the past school year’s coursework or getting a head start on that of the one to come—have a wide selection of classes to choose from through the district’s upcoming Summer Academy program.

Now in its second year, the Summer Academy will ...

Hillside Elementary Students to Host Flea-Market-Style TREP$ Marketplace Tuesday

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Over the past six weeks, more than 100 children from Hillside Elementary School have been participating in the award-winning TREP$ after-school program, which has taught students the basics of entrepreneurship. On Tuesday, they will put all that they have learned to the test as they launch their own businesses.

From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the 4th-and 5th-grade students ...

Retired Livingston Educator Honored by Essex County Freeholders

NEWARK, NJ — After 36 years of dedicated service as an educator at Livingston High School (LHS), Griffith “Griff” Hughes was honored by Freeholder At-Large Patricia Sebold during a special presentation held at the Hall of Records in Newark in celebration of his retirement.

Sebold, a retired educator with nearly 30 years of teaching experience, congratulated Hughes for an ...

Revolutionary War Soldier Visits Burnet Hill Elementary School

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Revolutionary War recently came alive for fifth grade students at Burnet Hill Elementary School as a uniformed guest shared the challenges of life for an average 18th-century American solider.

The March 27 visit from Old Barracks Museum historical interpreter Asher Lurie is part of research being done by Courtney Ferraro’s fifth-grade students as they write and ...

New Themes Emerge in Second 1:1 Computer Initiative Survey in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Results of the second of three surveys being issued to Heritage Middle School (HMS) and Livingston High School (LHS) students, teachers and parents involved in the 1:1 computer initiative are in. 

According to Superintendent of Schools Christina Steffner, who presented the findings at Monday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting, although the ...

Rollout of New Program at Hillside Elementary Gives “Small” Business a New Meaning

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Love for the award-winning TREP$ entrepreneurial-education program was in the air when the program officially launched at Hillside Elementary School (HES) on Valentine’s Day.  

More than 100 fourth-and fifth-grade students are now participating in the program, originally introduced in 2006 by the certified teacher moms of two enterprising West Millford, ...

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