Education

May 29, 2020

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Superintendent David Miceli had some good news to deliver at the Thursday, May 28 telephonic Board of Education (BOE) Meeting. Firstly, Governor Phil Murphy had recently announced that in-person high school graduations will be allowed after July 6. Secondly, it doesn’t look ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Letters have been written to Gov. Phil Murphy by Mayor Al Morgan, as well as from many others dignitaries, parents and students from across the state asking for the Governor to allow in person graduations for the Class of 2020.   In Mayor Al Morgan's letter, he stated New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Don’t miss out on ordering a banner for your non-New Providence High School (class of 2020) graduate.  Hometown Pride is going all out - don’t miss it! There is an opportunity to purchase a banner for each New Providence graduate to be hung in downtown New Providence. Each ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - After the school petitioned The Archdiocese of Newark to keep their school open, The Academy of Our Lady of Peace in New Providence will remain open.  In a press release issued by the Archdiocese of Newark on May 7, 2020, they announced the consolidation and closure of 10 ...

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The New Providence School District is accepting new student registration for the 2020-21 school year.  Parents/Guardians must register their children online by accessing the registration portal located on the homepage of the New Providence School District website (www.npsd.k12.nj.us).  After ...

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Academy of Our Lady of Peace in New Providence Asks Newark Archdiocese to Consider Petition By More Than 1,000 Faculty, Parents, Students, and Alumni NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  In response to the recent announcement by the Archdiocese of Newark, which is closing ten schools beginning the 2020-2021 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Superintendent David Miceli provided an overview of the events and concerns of the remainder of the school year during the Thursday, May 7 telephonic Board of Education (BOE) meeting. Miceli stated that Governor Phil Murphy had announced on Monday that the New Jersey Schools ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Longtime member of the New Providence Board of Education (BOE) Ira Krauss announced during the Thursday, May 7 telephonic board meeting that he will resign from the board and move away New Providence. Krauss explained that during his long tenure he has worked with 35 board ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Thursday, May 7 telephonic Board of Education (BOE) meeting began with a somber note and a moment of silence due to the passing of a New Providence High School student. On April 30, 2020, Principal Lauren Zirpoli notified New Providence High School families of the ...

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Difficult Decision Will Strengthen Schools, Safeguard Future of Catholic Education; Online Distance Learning Continues Through End of School Year NEWARK, NJ – In a press release this afternoon, the Archdiocese of Newark announced the consolidation and closure of 10 Catholic Schools in the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic and the need to be socially distant has really put a damper on typically well-celebrated milestones. So far we have seen birthday parades and visits from parish leaders on children’s First Holy Communion dates on social media.  As we all try to make ...

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New Providence School District presented the 2020-2021 budget at the regularly scheduled meeting of the New Providence Board of Education on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020.  Board member Joseph Walsh outlined the goals of the 2020-2021 budget, which addressed key factors such as curriculum, staffing, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Board of Education will hold the regular Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2020, beginning at 7:30 p.m. via telephone. In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, and in consideration of Executive Order No. 107, issued by Governor Murphy, the ...

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Girl Scout Creates an Inspirational Program for Transitioning Students BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Transitioning from elementary school to middle school can be challenging. We’ve all been there. In the blink of an eye, students go from being the top dog in their schools to being at the bottom rung of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Two New Providence High School students had their works selected for the Fresh Perspectives exhibit at Morris Museum. The museum selected fifty works out of almost 400 submissions from districts throughout the state.  Emily Kapp and Cleo Trumbull will have their works displayed ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — U.S. News & World Report has just released its “2020 Best High Schools” list, which includes rankings for the state of New Jersey and nationally. It ranks New Providence High School 49th in New Jersey and 1,157 nationally. It also ranks NPHS 130th in New York City metro ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  Now in its 21st year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to ...

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On Thursday, April 2nd, the New Providence Board of Education held a special meeting to discuss school matters related to COVID-19. To comply with all social distancing measures, only one Board of Education member was present at the High School Media Center, and other board members joined the ...

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Although schools are closed, the New Providence School District is still accepting registration for all new kindergarten and first grade students for the 2020-2021 school year.  The registration process will be completed remotely.  Please access the registration portal located on the homepage of ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2020, beginning at 7 p.m to discuss school matters related to COVID-19. Please click here to view notice in its entirety. 

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EWING, NJ. –  NJSCA honored school counselors from the different counties within the State of New Jersey at the annual “Counselor of the County” Awards Program held at The College of New Jersey. New Providence High School counselor Jillian Shadis was selected as 2019 -2020 Counselor of the County ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Board of Education (BOE) approved its 2020-2021 tentative budget at the Thursday, March 12 meeting. The proposed budget is now heading to the office of the County Superintendent for approval. The budget hearing will take place at the April 29 BOE meeting. The 2020-2021 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services Scott Hough provided the report on the Student Safety Data System at the Thursday, March 12 Board of Education (BOE) meeting. The report covers the period of Sep. 1 through Dec. 31, 2019. The report has to be compiled twice a ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The school district communications means will from now on include social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter as well as a mobile app. Sandra Andersen, Department Head of Technology and Information Services, and Katie Mangel, District Communications Coordinator, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Both Board President Bernadette Cuccaro and Superintendent David Miceli addressed the school closings that were announced earlier on Thursday, March 12 at the Board of Education (BOE) meeting that same night. Cuccaro thanked the district administration and the teaching staff ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence School District posted the following notice on their website regarding early dismissal for all schools on Friday, March 13, 2020 and schools will be closed starting Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice. In collaboration with the Board of Education, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On March 13thand 14th, New Providence High School Drama Department will present the sci-fi horror musical Little Shop of Horrors.  Imagine, sitting in the audience, anticipation mounting.  The lights are dimmed, you look away for a second…. All of a sudden, there is a guy, ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The Board of Education received a check for $74,146.10 on Thursday, Feb. 27, from the New Providence Education Foundation. That brings the total raised by the organization to more than $1 million. Presenting the large check were New Providence Education Foundation ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Superintendent of Berkeley Heights Schools Dr. Melissa Varley issued a letter to parents stating that they learned earlier today (Monday, March 9, 2020) of a parent of a student tested positive for COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. Out of severe precaution, the district ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Members of the Board of Education honored Brandee Conover as the “Impact Teacher of the Year,” at the Feb. 27 meeting. The program was created to “recognize our staff members who go up and beyond and do something special for our community,” said Superintendent David ...

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