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September 28, 2022

MEDFORD, NJ — Lenape High School has placed at #100 out of 425 of the "Best Public High Schools in New Jersey", according to the school search platform Niche.com.  Niche gave the High School an overall grade of A. The rankings for 2023 released by Niche Tuesday gave Lenape High School an A+ ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Special Services School District (BCSSSD) has been going to the dogs. The BCSSSD has engaged in a partnership with the Tri-State Canine Response Team since Spring 2021, and the Team is now set to be honored by the District's Board of Education this week as ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Library System (BCLS) is celebrating one year of StoryWalk®, a permanent, outdoor installation created to promote physical activity, early literacy and family time together in nature. Located at the Burlington County Library in Westampton, StoryWalk® ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners and Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council announced the winners of the County’s annual student scholarships recognizing female graduates who have demonstrated leadership and interest in equity and women’s issues. The $1,000 scholarships ...

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MEDFORD, NJ — Four Lenape High School seniors are among over 16,000 Semifinalists nationwide who have advanced in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program competition, officials announced on Wednesday. Rohan S. Gawande, Colin Hermack, Adithya N. Selvakumar and Shirleen Zheng now have ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel school district is one of only 27 school districts in New Jersey that will receive expanded funding for preschool, announced Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday.  The New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) funding is Preschool Expansion Aid (PEA) allocated to ...

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SHAMONG, NJ — The Lenape Regional High School District (LRHSD) Board of Education unanimously approved a five-year employment contract with the Lenape District Education Association (LDEA) at a special meeting on Tuesday, August 30. The LDEA members — comprised of teachers, counselors, nurses, ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Special Services School District will be able to renovate the playground at its Westampton Campus thanks to an agreement with the Burlington County Commissioners to help fund the project. The County Commissioners approved a cost-share agreement with the ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Mount Laurel's Alexis McKenna will now serve as an alumni trustee from Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC), from where she has received two degrees in a 10-year timeframe.  According to RCBC, McKenna overcome a lot to earn her first RCBC degree. But, her positive ...

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WESTAMPTON/MEDFORD, NJ — As September inches closer, the Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) is highlighting the Allied Health programs that its Adult Education offers the public with day or evening classes.  BCIT Adult Education is currently accepting students seeking to gain ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Board of Education in each public school district and Board Trustees in each charter school or renaissance school in the state of New Jersey is now required to develop and adopt a policy for the establishment of a threat assessment team at their respective schools after Governor ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Library is making sure that incoming Freshmen at Lenape High School will be ready for their Biology class.  The Library will be offering free biology tutoring for those entering Freshman year every Tuesday and Thursday at 10AM, from Tuesday, July 26 through ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Apple Montessori is calling Mount Laurel home, as the school held a ribbon cutting ceremony in the Township for its newest location on Saturday. The Mount Laurel location at 1401 South Church Street is Apple Montessori's first South Jersey location. Apple's Mount Laurel ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the second year in a row, the personal finance website WalletHub has ranked New Jersey as having the third “best school system” in the nation. Only Connecticut and Massachusetts ranked higher than New Jersey, according to WalletHub, which gave New Jersey a total score of 64.05, ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – Most kids probably aren’t ready to think about school supplies yet, but many local retailers already have shelves full of back-to-school necessities. This year, families will get to save some money as the State has announced a tax holiday for school supplies purchased from August ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Mount Laurel Library is making sure that incoming Freshmen at Lenape High School will be ready for their Biology class.  The Library will be offering free biology tutoring for those entering Freshman year every Tuesday and Thursday at 10AM, from Tuesday, July 26 through ...

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MEDFORD LAKES, NJ — An upcoming golf tournament this month will support graduating students of the Lenape Regional High School District. The 30th Annual Kiki Konstantinos Scholarship Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, July 25 at Medford Lakes Country Club in Medford Lakes, NJ.  Proceeds ...

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TRENTON, NJ —  After two tough years of remote, hybrid or in-person classes, New Jersey's High School Classes of 2023 will not be required to take the Graduation Proficiency Assessment test as a requirement of graduation under a law recently signed by Governor Murphy.  Lawmakers who sponsored ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — A young adult from the Burlington County Special Services School District's (BCSSSD) Transitions program recently had the experience of a lifetime competing at the Special Olympics USA games in Florida last month. Armani Marino, who is in his second year at the Transitions ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Congressman Andy Kim and his office will be hosting a Military Service Academy Day this weekend designed to provide information to students, and their families, who are considering applying to a Service Academy or thinking about a career in military service. The event will ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Registration for the Burlington County Institute of Technology's (BCIT) Adult Education Program is now open for the 2022-2023 school year, the school announced on Wednesday.  Officials say that they are looking forward for a school year of in-person instruction after the ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Special Services School District's (BCSSSD) Transition Program was recently honored with the 2022 Innovations in Special Education Award from the New Jersey School Board Association (NJSBA) and the Association of Schools and Agencies for the Handicapped (ASAH) ...

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MEDFORD/WESTAMPTON, NJ — Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) has been awarded grant funding under the Securing Our Children's Future Bond Act for architectural and programmatic expansions at its two campuses in Medford and Westampton, Governor Phil Murphy, Acting Commissioner of ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Are you a Mount Laurel resident who is interested in serving your community and having a greater input in education issues that affect the Township?  The Mount Laurel Board of Education may have just the role for you. The Board is currently accepting personal resumes and ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — A Junior from Burlington County Institute of Technology has won New Jersey's Third Congressional District Congressional Art Competition. Jeremy Henskens' drawing, entitled "Pop Pop," was declared the winner, announced Congressman Andy Kim on Monday.  “I’m proud that all of ...

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MEDFORD, NJ — Lenape High School (LHS) is celebrating its newest members of its Academic Hall of Fame. Four new members were inducted on May 25 into the Academic Hall of Fame, which recognizes LHS graduates who exemplify a high level of personal achievement, who have made significant ...

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SHAMONG, NJ — Students in the Lenape Regional High School District's (LRHSD) Heads Up, Eyes Forward safe driving campaign have been named grand prize winners in the 12th Annual Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) Champion Schools Competition. The program challenges high schools ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Larchmont Elementary School students recently got the chance to meet the newest Mount Laurel Police Department (MLPD) K-9, a visit made even more special by the fact that the children helped name him.  Eleven-month old English Labrador "Jersey" recently joined the Department ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Burlington County Alternative School (BCAS) at Mount Laurel has been named a 2022 National School of Character by Character.org, a national non-partisan organization that advocates for character and whose mission is to provide global leadership, voice, and resources for ...

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SHAMONG, NJ – The Lenape Regional High School District (LRHSD) Board of Education hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Night on May 11, where students and parents from each high school — Lenape, Shawnee, Cherokee and Seneca — were recognized for their commitment to serving others. The ceremony ...

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