Education

December 14, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Board of Education (BOE) discussed the calendar for the 2019-2020 school year at its Thursday, Dec. 13 meeting. The final calendar will be voted on at the Jan. 24, 2019 meeting. Superintendent David Miceli provided an overview of the calendar draft. Pending board ...

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UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice. Capodice, 67, joined the Union County Vocational-Technical ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Depending on one’s perspective, over 40 children ranging in ages from three to six crowded into one large room is either daunting or delightful; at the Gingham Giraffe Preschool on Southern Boulevard, it is decidedly the latter - especially when those preschoolers are performing their ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – New Providence students continue to outscore their peers at the state and national levels in standardized tests. Jay Richter, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Supervision provided a power point assessment report regarding the recent test results as well as the testing ...

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SUMMIT, 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 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – A large number of New Providence teachers attended the Tuesday, Nov. 27 Board of Education (BOE) meeting equipped with signs reading “Fair Contract” and “Teachers are people, not line items” and others. Some faculty members took the microphone to vent their frustration with the ...

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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 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Superintendent David Miceli presented the first district Impact Teacher award to New Providence High School Department Head of Mathematics Susan Rembetsy at the Tuesday, Nov. 27 Board of Education (BOE) meeting. The new program will recognize teachers throughout the school ...

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SPARTA, NJ – It was a busy day for the members of the Sparta robotics students as they hosted nearly 1000 elementary and middle school ages children their parents at the high school for a VEX IQ competition. The robotics competition required the teams of participants to design, build and code the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Public Schools are closed on Friday, November 16 due to the inclement weather and poor road conditions,  Stay Safe!

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New Providence Public Schools will open with a 2 hour delayed opening on Friday, Nov. 16.   The High School and Middle School delayed opening start time is 9:45 am. Salt Brook School and Allen W. Roberts School delayed opening start time is 10:00 am. The Kindergarten schedule will ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Public Schools announced early dismissal for all district schools due to safety concerns regarding the expected inclement weather .   New Providence Middle School Students will be dismissed at 11:55 p.m. and High School will  be dismissed at ...

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The New Providence Board of Education has issued an additional public statement concerning negotiations.  The full statement can be found below. NEW PROVIDENCE BOARD OF EDUCATION PUBLIC STATEMENT #2 The New Providence Board of Education (“Board”) and the New Providence Education ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Drama Department presents "The Children's Hour,'" featuring both High School and Middle School students on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17th at 7:30 p.m. each night. In the play, a private school for young girls is scandalized ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 137 members of the New Providence High School Marching Band competed in the USBands New Jersey State Championships on Sunday, October 28th at South Brunswick High School. The competition was originally scheduled for Saturday October 27th at High Point Solutions Stadium on ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. This night of remembrance will feature a presentation by Miriam Gershwin, who will share her personal experiences as a Holocaust survivor and answer ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The opening of the Simon Youth Academy, a first in the state of New Jersey to provide at-risk youth an opportunity to earn a high school diploma has been opened at The Mills at Jersey Gardens Mall in the City of Elizabeth. “The Union County Freeholder Board is proud to support ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The teachers have been without a contract since June 30, 2018 for the first time in twenty some years. Several members of the community came forward again at the Monday, Oct. 22 Board of Education (BOE) meeting to urge the BOE to approve a reasonable contract. Cathy ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Not long after the doors opened at the Littell-Lord Farmstead on Horseshoe Road on Saturday, the Rizzo family from Kenilworth dropped by. They were the first visitors to the Farmstead during the two-day Four Centuries in a Weekend event being held throughout Union ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — An energetic group of student leaders and two advisors from New Providence Middle School walked out of school, down South Street to Centennial Park a little after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17. They were armed with red ribbons and determination, as they undertook the mission to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The award-winning Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band will host its 38th Annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday Oct. 6.with 14 high school bands scheduled to perform at the event. The other 13 high school bands performing are from New Providence, Tottenville, ...

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United together in the fight against bullying...Don't just teach kindness...Be kindness. ~ Mallory's Army Foundation NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Dianne Grossman spoke to nearly 100 parents and educators that filled the conference room at New Jersey Sharing Network last Thursday to educate them and take ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For the fourth consecutive year, rhe Public School Districts of Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Millburn, New Providence and Summit -- led by their superintendents and school assistance counselors -- have joined to host a series of programs focusing on the challenges and needs of students ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – About 100 members of the Berkeley Heights Education Association (BHEA) walked into the school board meeting Thursday, Sept. 27 to support Pam Wilczynski, president of the BHEA. She urged the board to negotiate in good faith and settle its contract with the BHEA. The ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent out a letter to district parents Tuesday warning of a case of Pertussis, more commonly known as Whooping Cough, discovered at Southern Boulevard School and a suspected case at the Chatham Middle School. The letter informs parents of steps ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The torrential rain only managed to dampen the green shirts that the New Providence teachers were wearing in unity, but not their spirits, as they marched from the high school to the Board of Education (BOE) office at the municipal building. Approximately 100 staff members ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Students and staff are transitioning well to the new high school drop schedule, Superintendent David Miceli said at the Thursday, Sep. 13 Board of Education (BOE) meeting. The purpose of the drop schedule is to give students more opportunities within the school, including ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell from the campus' parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan. Mislavsky was a senior ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Superintendent David Miceli expects a smooth opening of the new school year, Tuesday, Sep. 4 for staff and Wednesday, Sep. 5 for students. The district has been busy hiring new staff members during the summer with two positions remaining open, he stated at the Thursday, Aug. 30 ...

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