Education

May 28, 2020

MADISON, NJ -  Six Madison residents have graduated from area colleges and universities. Michael Bangs, Sam Blount, Bailey Hurst and Emma Yost have all earned degrees from Bucknell University. Bucknell University presented degrees to over 800 graduates at Commencement on May 17, 2020. Julie ...

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May 2020 – Drew University intends to welcome students back to campus for the fall semester beginning August 16, with an on-time start of classes August 24, the University’s president, MaryAnn Baenninger, announced in letters to the Drew community. The semester’s instruction and exam period will ...

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MADISON, NJ  - A group of students from the Madison High School Interact Club hosted a successful food collection on Tuesday, May 26. The club’s goal was to fill a big yellow school bus – “Fill-A-Bus” -  with non-perishable groceries to be donated to the NourishNJ food pantry in Morristown.  The ...

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DURHAM, NH - Madison resident Gareth Jones has graduated from the University of New Hampshire, earning a BA degree in Psychology.  Students are only graduated after the Registrar's Office has certified that all degree requirements have been successfully completed. Participating in the ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison educators are moving forward with plans to recognize high school seniors and eighth graders virtually and with some sort of "live event", announced Superinendent Mark Schwarz. The virtual events that the district have planned are not in place of "live events" but in ...

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MADISON, NJ - With the school year ending soon, and the COVID-19 crisis persisting, some parents in Madison are getting concerned about the annual graduation ceremony for the senior class of 2020 at Madison High School. The idea of a graduation ceremony held virtually does not sit well with many ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Madison residents Ruby Murad, Cassidy McCarthy and Manuela Murillo have all been named to the Fall 2019 Deans' List at Montclair State University. The Dean's List, issued after the close of the Fall and Spring semesters by the academic deans, gives recognition to students with a ...

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HAMILTON, NY - Madison resident Casey Malone has earned Dean's List Award with Distrinction at Colgate University, announced the university. Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while completing at least three courses during the fall 2019 semester earn the Dean's ...

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MADISON, NJ - Drew University will stream a virtual Commencement Ceremony of its 2020 graduates on May 9 at 10:30am to honor their academic achievements of those graduating. Students celebrated will be from the College of Liberal Arts, Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and the Theological ...

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MADISON, NJ - In the recently released US News & World Report national high school rankings, Madison HS has been recognized for its success overall and as a STEM school. The rankings, which were released during the week of April 20, 2020, place Madison as the 28th ranked high school in New ...

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MADISON, NJ - As people in Madison and throughout New Jersey, continue to practice social distancing, a few educators are making their time in quarantine count. For the past four weeks, Madison teachers have banded together to bring home their 3D printers to create personal protective equipment ...

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MADISON, NJ- Madison High School has announced the top two academic achievement awards for the Class of 2020- Valedictorian and Salutatorian. This year's honors go to Clare Culligan, Valedictorian and Hope Pratt, Salutatorian. "We could not be more proud to have Clare and Hope represent the ...

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MADISON, NJ - Community members are invited to a Virtual Superintendent Coffee tonight at 7pm.  Community members are invited to participate through a Zoom webinar.  Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/622094882… Password: 926548 Or iPhone one-tap : US: ...

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MADISON, NJ - Fairleigh Dickinson University and Drew University have both confirmed that all classes for the Summer I and Summer II sessions will be offered remotely (online) only. All in-person summer classes have been canceled. FDU and Drew have joined the growing number of local universities ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison students and students throughout New Jersey, in grades 3 - 6, can tune in to weekly "live lessons" taught by New Jersey teachers. Beginning April 6, in addition to their district's virtual learning curriculum,  kids can view additional lessons weekdays on NJTV, New Jersey's ...

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MADISON, NJ - Emerson Smith, of Madison, has been named to the Winter Head of School Scholar Honors list at Pomfret School. To achieve this level of distinction, students must earn a grade point average of at least 4.00 and received no grade lower than an A-. Founded in 1894, Pomfret School is ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison School District has revised the 2019-2020 calendar as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  During last night's Board of Education meeting, the district recommended reducing Spring Break in order to end school earlier. Students in the district will be off on Friday, ...

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MADISON, NJ- Madison residents interested in attending the Madison Board of Education meeting tonight at 7pm, can do so from the comfort of their own  home.  The meeting which begins at 6:30pm for the Executive Session and 7pm for the Public Session will be conducted virtually.  To join the ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Governor Murphy announced that all schools will remain closed through April 17, therefore all students  will continue with "DIstance Learning".  Madison High School Principal David Drechsel provided an update to parents and guardians.  "While this is extremely frustrating for all ...

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MADISON, NJ - In a letter to parents and guardians, Mark Schwarz, Superintendent of Schools in Madison stated that the district has confirmed one case of COVID-19 within the school district. "I write to you today to share that the Madison Public School District has been made aware of at least ...

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MADISON, NJ -  In a letter to members, parents and the community the F. M. Kirby Children's Center of the Madison Area YMCA has decided to close at the end of the day on Wednesday, March 18. Read the full letter below: Dear Kirby ...

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MADISON, NJ -  In a letter to parents and guardians, Mark Schwarz Superintendent of Schools has announced that Madison Public Schools will be closed Monday March 16 through Friday March 27 to help reduce the read of spread of COVID-19. "Today I visited each of our schools to assess our staff and ...

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MADISON, NJ - On March 3, 2020, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Supervisors Patrick LaGuerre and Janine Buchalski attended the Fairleigh Dickinson University Florham Campus Career Fair. The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office representatives attended the event and provided information ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Drew University will move to virtual instruction and primarily remote business practices beginning Monday March 16, announced school officials.  The University has instituted several new policies and processes developed in response to the rapidly changing situation around COVID-19 ...

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MADISON, NJ - The first cut of the School Board budget was the main subject of the March 3, 2020 Madison Board of Education meeting. The meeting focused on a “preliminary” budget which as it now stands, lends to a $1.8 million deficit as they enter the new fiscal year. The Administrators ...

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MADISON, NJ - Since the beginning of February, residents of Madison have had another reason to turn on their television and be proud of the community. For on February 5th, the first episode of the new TV show “Lego Masters” premiered with contestants being put to the test in constructing the best ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Madison residents Thomas Hoover and Sophie McDonnell have been named to the President's List for the fall 2019 semester. Hoover, has been named to the President's List at Western New England University for the Fall Semester 2019. Students are named to the President's List for ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Madison residents have been named to the Dean's List and Honor's List at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham campus, announced the school. The university has announced that Jackeline Aguirre and Nicholas Porfirio have been named to the Deans' List for the fall 2019 ...

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KINGSTON, RI - Stefania Valera of Madison have received the honor of Dean's List for the fall 2019 semester, announced the University of Rhode Island.  To be included on the Dean's List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison Junior School sixth and eighth grade students are creating versatile and useful ceramic objects through an expansion of ceramics projects in the art curriculum, thanks to funding from the Madison Education Foundation (MEF). Sixth graders are learning basic hand building ...

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