In The Schools

July 25, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to ensure students are receiving adequate civics and government education, legislation requiring civics instruction in middle school,has been signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. The new law directs the Department of Education to require at least one course ...

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MADISON, NJ - Mikaela Rice has been placed on the Deans' Commendation List for outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2021 semester. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work are placed on the College's Deans' Commendation List. Founded in ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Coming through the other side of the pandemic, County College of Morris (CCM) is poised to continue changing lives and strengthening communities with more momentum than ever. As the community’s college, CCM’s strong student success rates and innovative career-focused programs ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Three Madison residents have been named to the Dean's List for the spring 2021 semester.  Luz Martinez and Ruby Murad have been recognized by Montclair State University. The Dean's List, issued after the close of the Fall and Spring semesters by the academic deans, gives ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Twelve Madison residents have earned President's and Dean's List at area colleges and universities. The follow students received the honor for the Spring 2021 semester:   Tom Margosian and Ben Ronde have been named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — Provisions requiring the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the effectiveness of three-point seatbelts on school busses passed in Congress Friday with bipartisan support.  The legislation was initially introduced to Congress as part of the SECURES Act by Representative ...

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MADISON, NJ - According to the Governor's Office, The Madison School District is set to receive $11,715 under the Securing Our Children's Future Bond Act (SOCFBA).  This will be the first round of SOCFBA grants which will fund school security, water infrastructure improvements, and enhancement ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Pingry School is in the process of finalizing its acquisition of the Purnell School in Pottersville, a transaction that Bedminster Mayor Larry Jacobs addressed at Monday night's Township Committee meeting. The Pingry School plans to utilize the Pottersville Campus as an ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Murphy signed legislation (S3434/A5366) which offers an additional year of public education and related services to students with disabilities. According to the Governor's office, this bill will provide a provide a temporary one-year extension of special education and ...

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MADISON, NJ - Seventeen Madison residents have earned Dean's and President's List honors at area colleges and universities. The follow students made Dean's List for the Spring 2021 semester: Olivia Esposito, Sydney Fielding and Pearl Rudy have been named to the Dean's List from Moravian ...

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MADISON, NJ - During the Madison High School Day of Service on Friday, May 28 th , sixty students from MHS, under the leadership of the Madison Rotary sponsored MHS Interact Club, walked a 6-mile route through Madison. The Interact Club sought to raise awareness of their project to create an ...

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MADISON, NJ - Three Madison residents have graduated from area colleges and universities.  Matthew Bennett and Rachel Hall have graduated from the University of New Hampshire. Bennett graduated with a BS degree in BusAdm:Marketing and Hall  graduated with a BS degree in ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Seton Hall University is the latest New Jersey college that now requires all students and employees to be vaccinated for the fall 2021 semester. The catholic university in South Orange joins a list of now fourteen major NJ institutions to require inoculation in some form before the ...

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BOSTON, MA--  Madison resident Elizabeth Bradford was among the inductees to  Emerson College's Purple Key Leadership Society. Bradford is a member of the class of 2021 with a major in Media Arts Production. The recipients of this prestigious honor demonstrate exceptional leadership, service, a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- County College of Morris (CCM) will be honoring the more than 1,200 members of the  Class of 2021 with a virtual commencement ceremony. The ceremony will include messages from CCM’s President Anthony J. Iacono, a keynote speaker, academic deans and vice presidents. The commencement ...

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MADISON, NJ - Boy Scouts from Troop 25 went on a spectacular 3-day backpacking adventure in Harriman State Park in April 2021. They hiked a total of 15 miles on difficult terrain with a total elevation gain of 3500ft.   "My favorite part of the hike was his “arrival at camp on Saturday", ...

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MADISON, NJ - Drew University has announced a policy requiring COVID-19 vaccination for students planning to be on campus during the 2021-22 academic year. According to the university, all undergraduates and graduate students, students participating in joint and collaborative programs with other ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Graduating high school and college seniors can now be vaccinated against COVID-19 in time for in-person graduation ceremonies, announced Morris County officials. In an initiative launched today, April 21, Morris County in partnership with Atlantic Health System can now schedule ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A high-ranking Rutgers executive says students who decline to take the COVID-19 vaccine should consider taking a gap year or transferring to another school. Antonio Calcado, the executive vice president for strategic planning and operations and chief operating officer, said ...

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Randolph, NJ: Curious about what today’s design students are creating and how they are putting their learning into action? The Design Student Portfolio Exhibit at County College of Morris (CCM) features the work of more than 20 students and can be viewed both online and in-person. The exhibit ...

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After the turn of the millennia, computer science has been a field of rapid growth, gaining the interest of many around the world. Since then the demand for computer science jobs has skyrocketed. Beyond offering incredible career opportunities, computer science also gives those who study it ...

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GETTYSBURG, PA -Three Madison students have been recognized by Gettysburg College. Mikaela Rice of Madison has been named to the Dean's Commendation List. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work were recently placed on the Deans' Commendation ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Has the pandemic created confusion for your summer plans? Whether you decide to stay home or will be on the go, make your summer count and take County College of Morris (CCM) with you. By taking summer courses at CCM, you are another step closer to meeting your goals for graduation ...

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Randolph, NJ: Feeling a bit cooped up? Need to take your mind for a stroll? Then take part in the Around the World Scavenger Hunt with County College of Morris (CCM). The challenge is to follow the clues, find amazing objects and answer tricky questions. Along the way, you will: Enjoy a ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Area politicians and education advocates are now discussing ways to improve student proficiency in English Language Arts and math after a recent study of New Jersey schools found significant drops during the COVID-19 pandemic. JerseyCAN, a nonprofit focused on advocating for ...

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BETHLEHEM, PA -- Two Madison students have been named to Lehigh University's Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester. This status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses. Students who achieved this honor ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced that the NJ Dept. of Health has revised its guidance for local health departments on K-12 in-class operations.  The governor said that if masking and frequent hand-washing can be maintained by students and educators and support staff in a ...

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Morristown, NJ - The non-profit organization, Preschool Advantage, will be assisting with preschool tuition for the school year of 2021-22. So far Preschool advantage has helped over 100 children with tuition assistance for the year of 2020-21, and is excited to continue to give children a fair ...

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MADISON, NJ - The most recent COVID-19 cases in the Madison School District involve 9 cases at Madison High School as of March 13. The Madison Public Schools COVID Case Dashboard is reporting a total of 11 cases in the district. The breakdown includes 9 cases at the high school and two at ...

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The Rotary Club of Madison will provide FIVE $1,000 scholarship awards to graduating seniors who exemplify this motto through their volunteer service activities and actions. Examples would include but not limited to participation in a service club like Interact or Key Club, participating in ...

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