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May 17, 2022

EDISON, NJ - On Sunday, Spotswood High School senior Timothy Smith was honored along with 350 student-athletes by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. The 29th annual Scholar-Athlete luncheon was held at the Pines Manor in Edison. More than $175,000 in scholarships were ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Education Foundation's popular Casino Night Fundraiser is coming back on Saturday, June 11 at the Helmetta Community Center. This is the first in-person Casino Night since the coronavirus pandemic began impacting New Jersey, forcing a shutdown in 2020. Pre-event ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A spring senior class tradition returned on Friday to the Spotswood High School Cafetorium with a sold out audience. Mr. Spotswood once again took center stage. Eleven contestants stepped out of their comfort zones for the chance to be crowned Mr. Spotswood 2022. Owen Hahner now ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  "Do you know the average age of a farmer in New Jersey?" asked farmer Jim Giamarese of East Brunswick.  The answer is 62. Giamerese, who has won state and national award for farming, calls himself "The last of the Giamareses who will farm.  We need young people to get ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Vada Leaver was named as the high school's Student of the Month for May. Leaver is a member of the Spotswood High School soccer, basketball and spring track teams. The Spotswood native is also a member of Spotswood High School's award-winning music ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some 2,600 middle and high school students were dismissed early for the month of February in Millville in Cumberland County, where there weren't enough teachers to cover all the classes. The Camden School District, which was unable to fill 28 bilingual and ESL teaching positions ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The spring band trip is a tradition at Spotswood High School and one in which the music students took forward to. In 2020, the annual trip to perform and compete at a music festival was canceled as was last year's trip. This spring the band trip was back and masks were optional.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Last week the Memorial Middle School inducted 29 members into its National Junior Honor Society. The new members join the 31 previous inductees. This year's induction ceremony welcomed inductees and their parents back inside. Instead of the sixth through eighth grade school's ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior AJ Vignuolo was named as the high school's Student of the Month for April. Vignuolo is a member of the Spotswood High School soccer and golf teams. The Milltown native is also a member of Spotswood High School's award-winning DECA program. Vignuolo joins ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Memorial Middle School's Community Cares Club is currently running a drive to help Ukrainians impacted by the Russian invasion. Each grade level at the sixth through eighth grade school has been asked to donate specific items in need by Ukrainian refugees and those still trapped ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood School District Superintendent Graham Peabody announced Thursday that students and staff would have a longer spring break and Memorial Day weekend tthis academic year due to unused snow days. Two days will be added to spring break in April and two to Memorial Day weekend ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational Schools went into lockdown on Wednesday morning following a social media post threatening gun violence at the school. The East Brunswick Police Department informed TAPinto East Brunswick that, "out of an abundance of ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Face masks are optional for Middlesex College students on the school’s main campus in Edison or at its centers in New Brunswick and Perth Amboy. The school will continue to require its 10,000 or so students to take a daily health assessment to attend in-person classes. Middlesex ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Don't feed the plant, but do head to the Spotswood High School Cafetorium to catch the Spotswood Troupers Drama Club's spring production of Little Shop of Horrors. The first live, in-person performance by the Spotswood Troupers since March 2019 was simply radishing. Yes, the plant ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Wondering how to pay those rising college costs? The Spotswood Public Library is holding a virtual workshop hosted by the My College Planning Team on Tuesday, March 22 at 7 p.m. The event will cover college cost-reduction strategies as well as asset, borrowing, and saving methods in ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The curtain goes up on Spotswood High School Troupers Drama Club's spring production of Little Shop of Horrors on St. Patrick's Day. In anticipation, Spotswood High School Drama and Communication Arts teacher Annie Raczko released a fun trailer of this week's four-show run to get ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The New Brunswick School District will see an 8.6% increase in state funding for the 2022-23 school year after Gov. Phil Murphy released the allotments for New Jersey school districts Thursday. New Brunswick will receive $175,051,267 from the New Jersey Department of Education.

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - Spotswood High School's DECA program turned in a stellar performance at last week's State Career Development Conference at Harrah's in Atlantic City. Thirty-one students placed in the final competition in their respective events and have qualified to compete in the International ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- The digital film program of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools will be center stage at the 20th annual Garden State Film Festival later this month. MCVTS film instructor Louis Libitz has been named Educator of the Year by the festival, which will be held ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School will host its annual College and Career Fair on Tuesday, April 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Spotswood High School Gymnasium. Representatives from colleges, universities, technical schools, and the military will be on hand. The upcoming College and Career ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Opening night of the Spotswood High School Drama Club's annual spring production is St. Patrick's Day. The curtain rises at 6:30 p.m. and masks will not be worn by the performers or required by audience members. Spotswood School District Superintendent Graham Peabody announced last ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The National Education Association started Read Across America Day on March 2, 1988. March 2 is Dr. Seuss' birthday. Their goal was to throw the biggest party to honor the joys of reading and center it around one of the most recognizable children's book authors of all time. Seuss ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood School District has updated its COVID policies and masks will become optional on Monday, March 7 for students, staff, parents, and visitors to the districts four schools. This policy will include buses and remain in place as long as transmission rates remain low or ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Ava Williams was named as the high school's Student of the Month for March. Williams joins classmates receiving the honor earlier this year. Previous Spotswood High School Students of the Month for the 2021-22 academic year include: October - Amy ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Due to anticipated icy road conditions, the Milltown School District will have a delayed opening on Friday, February 25. Delayed opening start times for the Milltown School District Schools are as follows: Parkview School - 10:30 a.m. Joyce Kilmer School - 10:40 ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood School District students will get to sleep a little later on Friday, February 25. Superintendent Graham Peabody announced the district's four schools would have a delayed opening due to forecasted icy road conditions during the morning commute on Friday. Peabody said in a ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Egnita Pardo was elected to one of three open seats on the Milltown Board of Education in November. Pardo was not sworn in at the reorganization meeting on January 4. Pardo finished third in the voting. The issue preventing the New Brunswick School District Special Education teacher ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Having identified childcare among his top policy priorities in this current legislative session, Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin (D-19th Dist.) and other state legislators met with local providers at Lightbridge Academy in Iselin on Tuesday for a listening session. “The ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Fostering healthy cultures in the classroom for the 123,000 students across Middlesex County is a challenge that has been exacerbated by the lingering COVID-19 pandemic. Relational health – or “the way you do people,” as one participant termed it at Wednesday’s Middlesex County ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University–New Brunswick announced on Tuesday a sweeping new financial aid program that builds upon existing state aid programs to enable New Jersey students with family incomes below $65,000 to attend the university tuition free. The program also provides a sliding ...

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