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NJ Devils Co-Owner David Blitzer Will Return to Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School for Hall of Fame Induction

December 8, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- David S. Blitzer, a co-owner of the New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia 76ers, and Crystal Palace FC, will return to Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on December 11 for his induction into the school's Hall of Fame.

A graduate of the class of 1987, Blitzer went on to study at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he ...

Watch: Berkeley Heights School Board Honors Girls Soccer Team

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – It’s been three weeks since the Governor Livingston Girls Soccer Team won the NJSIAA Group 2 championship, but the awards and accolades keep coming.

On Thursday, Dec. 6, each member of the team received two NJSIAA certificates – one for wining the sectional championships, the second for winning the state group championships. Team members also received a ...

Watch: Berkeley Heights School Board Bids Farewell to Board Member Jeane Parker

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – When Mountainside resident Jeane Parker was asked to represent her town on the Berkeley Heights Board of Education six years ago, she said “I had no idea what I was getting into.” Then she attended her first meeting with the board. She said, “I was so intimidated … I came out of the meeting thinking I would never make it through the next ...

Highlander Marching Band Honored by Berkeley Heights Township Council with a Proclamation

 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The success of the 2018 Governor Livingston Highlander Marching Band was celebrated at Tuesday’s meeting of the Township Council.

Mayor Robert Woodruff acknowledged and honored marching band members sitting in the council chambers before he presented a proclamation from the Mayor and Council to Highlander Band Director Nicholas ...

Superintendent Search: Board of Education Invites Community To Attend Open Forums

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Doug Reinstein, President of the Berkeley Heights Board of Education, has announced that the Board will be seeking input from the community as it embarks on a search for a new Berkeley Heights Superintendent of Schools.

“As you may be aware, the Berkeley Heights Board of Education has initiated a search for a new Superintendent of Schools,” said Reinstein.

As Community Rallies Against Hate, Swastikas Appear at Summit High School

nSUMMIT, NJ - Days after swastikas were found on the walls of Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, Summit High School Principal Stacy Grimaldi has notified both students and parents that the images have also been found carved into the stalls in a boys bathroom in the Kent Place Boulevard campus.

Like the incident at LCJSMS, Grimaldi notes in her e-mail that the incident has been ...

More Hate Graffiti Found at a Westfield School, Superintendent Says

WESTFIELD, NJ — Hate graffiti has been found again at a Westfield school, parents learned through an email sent by Superintendent Margaret Dolan Thursday afternoon.

“Today we are saddened and angry that one individual in our community has chosen hate,” Dolan wrote. “That student chose to deface school property and attack various groups of people with graffiti. We ...

Swastikas Found on Bathroom Walls at Summit Middle School

SUMMIT, NJ - In a letter e-mailed to Summit School District parents, Superintendent of Schools June Chang has disclosed that Swastikas were found on a bathroom wall at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School "immediately before the extended Thanksgiving weekend."

Further, Chang details that "additional offensive drawings ...

Governor Livingston Students are Steered Ahead

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Tuesday, November 13th, an assembly regarding vaping was held for all grades at Governor Livingston High School. Speaker Michael DeLeon was featured, discussing the harm of drug and alcohol possession and how dangerously popular vaping has become in recent years.

His presentation, “You’re Vaping Me Crazy,” talked about moving students in the ...

Gov. Livingston Journalists Attend the GSSPA Fall Press Day

On October 29th, members of Governor Livingston The Highlander Newspaper and The Claymore Yearbook attended the Garden State Scholastic Press Association (GSSPA) Fall Press Day at Rutgers University on the Busch Campus in Piscataway. The journalists attended workshops led by professionals and met other students to share ideas and tips on how to operate newspapers and yearbooks. A wide variety of ...

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Union County High Schools Eligible for New “UC Night at the Theatre” Grants

December 8, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has launched the new UC Night at the Theatre grant program for high schools. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s Moving Union County Forward initiative, the new program aims to help cover the costs of high school theatre productions and provide arts enrichment for the community at large.

“High school students have an ...