Education

December 4, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Public Schools (LPS) is looking to the community to provide feedback on what the public would like to see in the district’s next superintendent. In order to solicit feedback on the traits and characteristics the Livingston Board of Education should be looking for ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Livingston High School (LHS) Future Physicians and Nurses Club and the LHS Crochet and Knitting Club as well as some LHS staff members recently crocheted and knitted 30 little red hats to donate to “Little Hats, Big Hearts,” an annual drive conducted by the American ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The first of a series of sessions hosted by “Livingston Meets,” a newly formed community initiative aimed at professional and personal development for Livingston community members, will be held on Wednesday evening with a focus on the basics of estate and retirement ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite responding to 31 motor vehicle accidents and 61 calls from stranded motorists in addition to delivering pizzas to the middle schools, where many students remained stranded until late Thursday night, members of the Livingston Police Department (LPD), Livingston Fire ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the aftermath of Thursday night’s snowstorm, Livingston Interim Superintendent of Schools James O’Neill said that Thursday night was one of the most difficult he has had in more than 40 years of working in education. He provided the following statement about his ...

Read more »

RIDGE, NJ — the Livingston High School Forensics Speech and Debate Team came away with nine awards, including the fourth place team sweepstakes trophy, from the second Newark CFL tournament for the season at Ridge High School on Saturday. The following students won awards: Jaina Jallow, First ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Huntington Learning Center in Livingston is offering academic evaluations with a $100 discount simply by claiming a coupon on its website. At Huntington Learning Center (25 W. Northfield Road), experienced tutors tailor test prep and teaching styles to meet the unique needs of ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ —  According to the unofficial election results provided by the Essex County Clerk’s Office, Pamela Chirls and Ronnie Ferber Konner have been selected to serve another term on the Livingston Board of Education. The unofficial results determined that Chirls got 5,501 votes and ...

Read more »

MILLBURN, NJ — Livingston High School students and science teacher Bobbi Bremmer recently participated in the “A Reason to Walk” 5K sponsored by Comfort Project 360. The students raised approximately $300 toward the organization’s mission of raising money to create a more comfortable environment ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Meet Rachel Selvin, a candidate running for the Livingston Board of Education on Nov. 6. A retired attorney and a 14-year Livingston resident, Selvin was raised  in North Caldwell and attended West Essex Regional High School. She graduated from the University of Michigan and ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Members of Livingston High School’s (LHS) Future Business Leaders of America Club (FBLA) have organized a fundraising event to be held on Sunday at CycleBar Livingston in support of March of Dimes and Prematurity Awareness Month. March of Dimes, which is nationally supported by ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ – In a live online forum held last week with the four Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) candidates vying for two open seats, Pamela Chirls (current president), Ronnie Ferber Konner (LBOE member), Todd Goren and Rachel Selvin fielded questions from the public on ideas and skills ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Hillside Elementary School in Livingston recently became one of 20 elementary and middle schools from across the country to be selected by Crayola and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) to receive a “Champion Creatively Alive Children” school ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Fifth graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School recently enjoyed their first author visit of the year with Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs, co-authors of the recently released “The Dark Deep.”  The authors discussed not only the book itself, but also how they wrote it together ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to inquiries by both community members and Livingston Public Schools teachers and staff, members of the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) assured the community on Monday that when the time comes to select a permanent superintendent, the opinions of all stakeholders ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The details surrounding the recent resignation of Christina Steffner, former Livingston Superintendent of Schools, and the search and selection process of a permanent superintendent, became a focal point of Monday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE). On July 25, the board ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Fifteen Livingston High School (LHS) students were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) in a ceremony marked by the lighting of candles for the service, leadership, character and scholarship that characterizes these LHS students. The ceremony was held in the LHS media ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Let’s face it, getting good grades is a big part of doing well in school. Top-notch grades and high scores on college admissions tests like the SAT and ACT are a huge deal to students aiming for college and university acceptance. What is it all for? Setting up for success in life ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School’s (LHS) annual crime scene “extravaganza,” where Forensic Science students set up fictional crime scenes using skills they have learned in class throughout the school year, will be featured on "Classroom Close-up NJ" on Oct. 7. The 15-time Emmy ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Fourteen Livingston High School seniors were among the semifinalists named in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented students represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors who comprise the 16,000 semifinalists in the 64rd annual ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The first day of school for a senior consists of many lasts: the last time your parents are there to take an embarrassing photo, the last time you know everyone in your classes beforehand, the last time you will have to give freshmen directions at every corner of the building, the ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ – In his first public statement as Livingston Public Schools’ interim superintendent, Jim O’Neill said on Wednesday that the first days school went smoothly, and that the recent orientations for new students as well as new staff members appear to have been effective. O’Neill and ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After hearing concern from community members as to why there were police officers patrolling the high school area prior to the start of the first day of school on Tuesday, the township released a statement explaining its decision to place officers in the vicinity at the request of ...

Read more »

Editor's Update: More names have been added to this list since the time of publication.  LIVINGSTON, NJ — The following Livingston residents were named to the Dean’s, President’s and Honor’s Lists at their respective colleges for the 2017 and/or 2018 semesters:   Bucknell ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Students who are about to take on the challenge of applying to colleges and taking SATs have a potentially valuable resource at their disposal in Livingston. Estelle Finkel Center for Learning is offering a $500 discount on its "All-In Bundle" or $100 off its "Just Advise Me ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ  — Incoming Livingston Public Schools (LPS) teachers are currently participating in new teacher orientation, a special program organized to make new teachers feel welcome and provide them with all of the things they need to know to be successful in the district. Administrators and ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ – At an emotional Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting this week, members of the board paid tribute to the two rising Livingston High School (LHS) seniors who tragically lost their lives in a drowning accident at Ramapo Lake and an iconic former superintendent of the ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston area residents are mourning the loss of Isabella Brodsky, 17, and Matthew Poole, 18, two rising Livingston High School seniors who died on Tuesday night after swimming in Ramapo Lake in Oakland with their friends. “On behalf of the town council, the town employees and ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) has announced that it intends to approve the hiring of Jim O’Neill as interim superintendent of Livingston Public Schools for the 2018-2019 school year following the recent departure of Christina Steffner, whose resignation became effective ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In its newly released 2019 “Best Schools” list, national educational research and rankings firm Niche has placed Livingston Public Schools No. 5. It ranked Livingston High School No. 10 among all traditional public secondary schools in New Jersey. Niche gave Livingston Public ...

Read more »