Education

May 9, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The average Livingston home, assessed at approximately $700,000, will see an annual school tax increase of approximately $87 based on the final 2021-2022 district budget as adopted on Tuesday at the conclusion of the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting and public ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Future entrepreneurs from Riker Hill Elementary School will have the opportunity to display and sell their products to members of the Livingston community on Thursday during the school’s one-night-only TREP$ Marketplace being held on site at 31 Blackstone Drive from 6 p.m. to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two Quizbowl teams from Heritage Middle School (HMS) recently competed in the National Championship Tournament, where the Heritage B team placed 58 out of 112 teams by winning four out of eight challenging rounds, and the Heritage A team won five out of eight rounds on day one to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Livingston High School (LHS) Black Student Union (BSU) recently came up with a hands-on, meaningful and innovative way to address issues of racism and privilege and to promote diversity and inclusion, self-love and advocacy within the Livingston Public Schools (LPS) ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When U.S. News & World Report, considered the “global authority in education rankings,” unveiled the 2021 Best High Schools ranking on Tuesday, Livingston High School was named No. 16 in New Jersey, jumping nine spots from its previous ranking at No. 25. The local high school ...

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EDITOR'S UPDATE: Please note that due to weather, this event will now be held on the scheduled rain date of Thursday, May 6, 2021.  LIVINGSTON, NJ — Future entrepreneurs from Hillside Elementary School will have the opportunity to display and sell their products to members of the Livingston ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to the recent spate of Asian hate crimes, the Livingston High School (LHS) Chinese Culture Club, Chinese Honor Society and Filipino Club have been fundraising for Stop AAPI Hate, a non-profit organization that tracks and reports hate crimes against Asian Americans and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the fifth consecutive year, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 22nd year, the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston High School (LHS) chapter of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), whose mission is to empower young people to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration and experience, recently earned awards in the New Jersey HOSA ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to introducing each of the district’s school nurses during Monday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting, the Livingston Public Schools (LPS) district also honored its “Healthcare Heroes” through a video compilation featuring messages of gratitude as well as a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three qualified teams from the Livingston Robotics Club (LRC) recently joined the 24 top teams in the region to compete in the virtual North New Jersey FIRST LEGO League (FLL) State Championship and came away with several awards. Flame Machines, a veteran FLL team and LRC member ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Spring Break begins for Livingston Public Schools (LPS) students and the next major pivot approaches on April 5, the district is urging community members to help keep the schools open by “contributing through their personal choices to the health and safety of everyone in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ —The Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) will continue its consideration of adding members after hearing a presentation from Charlene Peterson, the LBOE’s representative from the New Jersey School Board Association (NJSBA), about the optimal board size based on school population and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — A new initiative announced on Friday to prioritize vaccinations for teachers and school support staff will begin on Monday, March 22, with special appointments now available exclusively to those residing in Essex County or working at public, private, charter and parochial schools ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Livingston Public Schools (LPS) welcomed back all hybrid students in Kindergarten through second grade for five half-days of in-person learning per week beginning on Monday, the district also announced plans for the next pivot at the secondary level as well as a target date of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time in a year, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) students in Kindergarten through second grade returned for a five-day, in-person school week on Monday as part of the district's Spring Forward LPS 2021 plan. “This morning was an incredibly gratifying morning being ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Heritage Middle School (HMS) FemGineers, an all-female engineering club, recently earned top honors in the 2021 Future City Design Challenge, where participants were charged with designing a city on the moon. Team “Luna Hermosa”—made up of Avery Wiener, Raya Sapherstein and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In its new rankings of public schools nationwide, "U.S. News & World Report" determined earlier this week that New Jersey is the state with the country’s top education system and is number one in pre-school enrollment. In a further breakdown of the ranking, Livingston Public ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools has announced that Livingston High School (LHS) seniors Rosa Xia and Kevin Chen have been named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, after achieving top academic honors in the Class of 2021. During their senior year, both students were named ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After Livingston Public Schools (LPS) Business Administrator Steve Robinson introduced the preliminary 2021-2022 district budget with an annual increase of $87 (or 0.91%) to the average Livingston home—representing the lowest school-tax impact in several years—administrators dove ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The pivot back to normalcy at Livingston Public Schools (LPS) continues as Superintendent Dr. Matthew Block announced plans to combine cohorts at all elementary levels for half-day in-person learning later this month and to bring all elementary students back for full-day, in-person ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School’s (LHS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club, which participates in community service activities throughout the school year, is currently leading a fundraising initiative to support Sunrise Association, an organization that supports children and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools (LPS) has announced the appointment of Danielle Rosenzweig, a former LPS special education teacher and current assistant principal at Livingston High School (LHS) as the new principal of LHS, effective on April 1, 2021.  Rosenzweig, who has served as an ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Shortly after teaching a series of free virtual coding classes to local youth during the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Livingston High School (LHS) Coding Club expanded its scope and enlisted student groups to create games, informational programs and more to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character, has named Hillside Elementary School a 2021 State School of Character, a status it will maintain for a period of five years.  The school's score sheet has been forwarded for consideration in the National Schools of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Dr. Mathew Block, Superintendent of Livingston Public Schools (LPS), recently provided a mid-year update on the district’s four goals for the 2020-2021 academic year, including one that seeks to provide positive social and emotional support for students by incorporating effective ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Dr. Mathew Block, Superintendent of Livingston Public Schools (LPS), recently provided a mid-year update on the district’s four goals for the 2020-2021 academic year, including a new goal that focuses on the utilization of instructional technology to deliver effective in-person, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Dr. Mathew Block, Superintendent of Livingston Public Schools (LPS), recently provided a mid-year update on the district’s four goals for the 2020-2021 academic year, including the continuation of a goal implemented last year that seeks to review and refine strategies to enhance ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Dr. Mathew Block, Superintendent of Livingston Public Schools (LPS), recently provided a mid-year update on the district’s four goals for the 2020-2021 academic year, beginning with the top-priority focus area of improving the culture and community at LPS by enhancing ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — A 34-year-old Morristown resident who has been heavily involved in the Livingston Soccer Club over the last several years and most recently served as a volunteer coach at Livingston High School in the fall of 2020 has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on ...

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