Golda Och Academy Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

February 24, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daniel Cohen and Kim Robins, seniors at Golda Och Academy in West Orange, have been named National Merit Finalists. Less than 1 percent of seniors (approximately 15,000) in the U.S. are named finalists.

The National Merit Scholarship Organization selects finalists based on their PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test scores from October 2015 as ...

Livingston Chinese School Hosts Lunar New Year Celebration at Heritage Middle School

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local dignitaries, including Mayor Shawn Klein, Livingston Board of Education members Ronnie Konner and Pamela Chirls, joined Livingston Chinese School staff and students at their Chinese New Year celebration event last week at Heritage Middle School.

According to the Chinese School, the Lunar New Year has been the “biggest festival in the cold ...

Estelle Finkel Publishes List of Colleges that Require SAT and ACT Subject Test and Announces Course Dates

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Estelle Finkel Learning Center recently published its new blog entry "SAT Subject Tests: to take or not to take." The entry was published to help local students identify colleges and universities that require these scores and how these scores will help to showcase their strengths to colleges.

Estelle Finkel also announced upcoming SAT and ACT course offerings ...

Livingston Public School Parents Learn About Teen Coping Skills that Last a Lifetime

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Pyschotherapist Lauren Muriello of the Well Being Therapy Center presented the lecture “Helping Your Teen Develop Healthy Coping Skills for Life” to a packed auditorium of parents of local students in grades 7-12 at Heritage Middle School on Monday as part of the "Parent Series" sponsored by the Livingston Municipal Alliance ...

Our Lady of the Lake One of 50 Private Schools to be Nominated by the Council for American Private Education (CAPE) for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program

Verona, NJ - Our Lady of the Lake School (OLL), a 2011 Blue Ribbon School, received its second-consecutive nomination for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program by the Council for American Private Education (CAPE). 

OLL is one of 50 private schools throughout the nation to have its application submitted to the U.S. Department of Education for further review. The list of ...

Essex County Freeholders Honor Livingston Robotics Club Teams

NEWARK, NJ – The RoboRocks and the 3Engineers from the Livingston Robotics Club were recently honored by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders for their hard work and tremendous accomplishments, especially as first time competitors in the FIRST LEGO League (FLL), Competition

Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein was also present during the presentation and shared remarks congratulating the ...

Livingston Public Schools Closed Thursday due to Snow

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 due to the impending snow storm, LPS announced Wednesday night.

All day and evening activities have been canceled. 

Challenge Day Exacts a Change for the Better for Livingston Public School Students

LIVINGSTON, NJ – According to Student Assistance Counselors Christie Giacobbe and Erin Field, who were presenters at Monday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting, participants in the first-ever Challenge Day was just the agent of change needed to shift perspectives. 

Challenge Day, held at both Livingston High School (LHS) and Heritage Middle School (HMS) during the ...

Livingston Chinese Culture Day festivities herald in the Year of the Rooster

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Chinese arts and crafts, music and culture were on full display at the Livingston Chinese Culture Day festivities held on Friday at Livingston High School. More than 1000 people welcomed in the Year of the Rooster (which took place on Jan. 28) by participating in an array of crafts, games and workshops before enjoying the gala performance that was the event’s grand ...

Golda Och Academy Seniors Donate Hair for Breast Cancer Fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In just a few weeks, Golda Och Academy’s senior class will depart for its three-month trip to Israel or start a formal internship program.

Before the Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) club’s seniors and founding members hand over the reign to the next set of leaders, the group has organized one last fundraiser. In the two years that the club has been ...

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Livingston Student to Give Presentation of Historic Tools from Force Homestead Museum

February 24, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Eagle Scout and Livingston High School senior Donnie Jones will share his research of the array of the old, handmade tools found in the Barn at the Force Homestead Museum to the Livingston Historical Society on Monday at the Livingston Senior Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave.

Livingston Historical Society meetings are open to the public and free of charge.