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May 12, 2022

Editor's note: Article written and submitted by the Berkeley Heights Public School District BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - At the April 28, 2022 Berkeley Heights Board of Education meeting, members voted to approve the adoption of the K-5 Mathematics Program, Big Ideas Math: Modeling Real Life (Cengage ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston High School is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the Third Marking Period 2021-2022 Honor Roll. Criteria to qualify for GL Honor Roll: Honor​ ​Roll High Honor Roll: Student earns a weighted marking period GPA of 4.0 with no ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The board of education held its monthly meeting Thursday night, where – in addition to passing the 2022-2023 budget – the district also announced its plans to change its K-5 math programming from ‘GO Math!’ to ‘Big Ideas Math.’ Assistant Superintendent Marybeth Kopacz ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Thursday night, the board of education passed a $59.8 million budget for the 2022-2023 school year school. The budget is approximately $2.6 million higher than the 2021-222 budget and is $84,000 more than the tentative budget introduced in March.  The owner of the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Public School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Kobliska to the position of Principal of Columbia Middle School. The Board of Education voted to appoint Mr. Kobliska to the position at the April 28th meeting and he will step into the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The French foreign language program appears to be here to stay in Berkeley Heights, thanks to pushback from members of the community.  On Monday, April 11, Superintendent Dr. Melissa Varley announced the decision through the district’s social media accounts.  “We have ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway was speaking recently with Berley Hanna Jr., the National Executive Committeeman of the American Legion Department of New Jersey. We ran into Hanna at an event, and he was telling us about an upcoming opportunity for high school junior boys: the American Legion ...

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Having just completed outstanding performances of the Spring Production of The Lighting Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical in the Kenneth Stiefel Theatre, The GLHS Hilltop Players are already celebrating a new achievement with the news that the 2021 productions of Clue and The Show Must Go On have ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Principal Robert Nixon announced Gov. Livingston High School's second marking period [November 15, 2021 to January 28, 2022] honor roll for the 2021-2022 school year. Gov. Livingston recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels — Honor Roll and High ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The March 10 board of education meeting featured a series of presentations, including two separate presentations given by the administration that updated the district’s more immediate goals and another one offering an overview of the district’s “strategic plan.” Both ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Public School District is pleased to announce that over $850,000 in the form of grants is expected from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary Relief Fund (ESSER) in 2022.  BHPS Business Administrator Ms. Julie Kot said, “The ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Each year, during March, Americans honor Women's History Month to celebrate the contributions made by women that have been historically overlooked.  Beginning in 1981 as “Women's History Week,” the National Women's History Project petitioned to dedicate a whole month to ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Lauren Zirpoli, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, provided the annual curriculum report at the Thursday, Feb. 24 Board of Education meeting. The board also discussed the change in the football schedule. Zirpoli began her presentation by thanking Jay Richter, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - David Blobaum, co-founder of Summit Prep in Bernardsville and Summit, talks to TAPinto about how he was introduced to the tutoring business and never left. Blobaum, a 2010 graduate of University of Chicago, accepted a conditional offer from the CIA as a leadership advisor on ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After a successful inaugural event in December, Dress Express Boutique is presenting their second pop-up event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 20 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights located at 250 Connell Drive in Berkeley Heights. The boutique offers donated, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the lifting of the state-wide mask mandate on Monday, Feb. 7. Berkeley Heights School District Superintendent Melissa Varley addressed the issue Tuesday night at a special board of education meeting. “The mandate will end on March 7. At ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The Mountainside Public Schools announced early dismissal for all district schools due to safety concerns regarding the expected inclement weather on Friday, February 4, 2022.   Deerfield School will close at 12:50 p.m. Beechwood School will close at 1:00 p.m. Governor ...

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NEW JERSEY - In a move that the College Board describes as "student-friendly," the SAT, and the tests allied with it, will be delivered in a digital format beginning in 2024. This move will affect students currently in Grade 10. In a pilot program delivered in last fall, students who took the test ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Monday night's Cranford Board of Education meeting was canceled approximately a half hour after it began when an audience member refused to wear a mask. The meeting began with opening remarks from Superintendent Scott Rubin, Ed.D. and student liaison updates from Hillside Avenue ...

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  District Presents 'Start Strong' Standardized Test Results at Board Meeting   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of countless people around the world, including the district’s students who have spent significant amounts of time in remote and hybrid ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston High School students from the Holocaust and Genocide Studies class recently spoke with Kizito Kalima, a Rwandan Genocide Survivor. The Rwandan Genocide occurred in 1994, and was a planned mass slaughter of the Tutsi, Twa and moderate Hutus by the Rwandan ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - All it takes is a great cause, passion, and a lot of donated dresses. Girls empowering girls across the world while promoting sustainability equals huge success.  Dress Express Boutique is gearing up for their second event offering donated, gently-worn formal and semiformal ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Public Schools pivoted to full days of remote learning for the remainder of last week, instead of the single-session, in-person model that the District previously announced on Dec. 22. In an emailed communication to the "Summit Public Schools Community" from ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy declared a statewide state of emergency beginning at 10 p.m. Thursday, with a commercial vehicle restriction on the interstates. State offices will have a delayed opening on Friday, the governor said in his press conference, and he encouraged everyone to stay ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - School will open on Jan. 3, but not quite as planned. Mornings, students will be in-person; they will go home for lunch and remote instruction for at least the first week, according to an email sent to parents by Superintendent of Schools Melissa Varley today, Dec.

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MEETING NOTICE - CHANGE The Berkeley Heights Board of Education announces that the previously scheduled “Combined Conference and Regular Meeting and Reorganization Meeting” to be held at 7:00 pm, on Thursday, January 6, 2022 has changed. The meeting will now be designated solely as a ...

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Police and School District leaders nationwide and here in New Jersey are reacting, and, in some cases, increasing security, following a social media 'challenge' threatening school violence on Friday, December 17. No specific locations were named in the TikTok threat. Governor Phil Murphy says ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Celebrate the holiday season when the Shining Stars take the stage for their 2021 “Winter Wonderland Christmas Spectacular” set for Saturday, December 4th at 7:00 p.m. The show will take place on the main stage at New Providence High School as this talented cast sings and ...

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