Education

June 3, 2020

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School announced the winners of the Enthusiastic readers award for the 2019-2020 school year. Normally the Board of Education holds a meeting and recognizes all Enthusiastic readers for all three schools. Three students were chosen as Enthusiastic Readers for the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Merriam Avenue School administrators and teachers recognized the 2020 Enthusiastic Readers in March. Normally the Board of Education holds a meeting and recognizes all Enthusiastic readers for all three schools. The students who were chosen as representatives for their grade ...

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NEWTON, NJ – With all the challenges facing high school senior students, their families and educators, graduation is probably at the top of the list.  Newton High School will begin their graduation ceremonies on Monday at the Sussex County Fairgrounds. “I want to acknowledge first how difficult ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Halsted Middle School administrators and teachers celebrated the 2020 Enthusiastic Readers. Normally the Board of Education holds a meeting and recognizes all Enthusiastic readers for all three schools. This year due to COVID-19, Halsted Middle School held a small breakfast just ...

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NEWTON, NJ—With the announcement of schools being closed for the remainder of the year, comes the realization that Newton High School Class of 2020, along with seniors throughout the state will be missing out on events many have been looking for to for years including: prom, graduation, Awards ...

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NEWTON, NJ—With the announcement of schools being closed for the remainder of the year, comes the realization that Newton High School Class of 2020, along with seniors throughout the state will be missing out on events many have been looking for to for years including: prom, graduation, Awards ...

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NEWTON, NJ—With the announcement of schools being closed for the remainder of the year, comes the realization that Newton High School Class of 2020, along with seniors throughout the state will be missing out on events many have been looking for to for years including: prom, graduation, Awards ...

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NEWTON, NJ—A big crowd “attended” the Newton Board of Education May virtual meeting to hear and be heard on the board members' staffing decisions for the 2020-2021 school year. The board and administrators made it known that budget shortfalls would require teachers to be cut. More than 160 ...

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NEWTON, NJ-- With the announcement of schools being closed for the remainder of the year, comes the realization that Newton High School Class of 2020, along with seniors throughout the state will be missing out on events many have been looking for to for years including:prom, graduation, Awards ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The agenda for the May 12 Newton Board of Education includes a vote on staff renewals. The virtual meeting will also establish the staff members who will not be renewed, including the three positions on the chopping block due to budget shortfalls. Superintendent of Newton, Kennedy ...

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NEWTON, NJ—With the announcement of schools being closed for the remainder of the year, comes the realization that Newton High School Class of 2020, along with seniors throughout the state will be missing out on events many have been looking for to for years: Prom Graduation Awards ...

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NEWTON, NJ-- The Newton High School announced the students who have qualified for Honor Rolls for the third marking period of the 2019-2020 school year. Students who have a grade point average greater than or equal to 3.5 through 3.749 receive Cum Laude. Students who have a GPA greater than or ...

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NEWTON, NJ--Halsted Middle School announced the students who have earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the third marking period of the 2019-2020 school year. Students who have earned all A's or P's, with no unsatisfactory remarks, qualify for High Honor Roll. For Honor Roll students, they ...

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NEWTON, NJ—With the end of Newton school district's spring break came an announcement that the school would remain closed even longer. Before spring break commenced, the superintendent and board of education announced they would be closed until April 30, in accordance with the New Jersey ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Public School District has announced that they will be extending the closure of schools until May 1, according to an announcement by Superintendent Dr. Ken Greene on Thursday. “As we conclude our fourth week of home instruction, I would like to thank our students, parents, ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education, Lamont Repollet announced today in a letter to school superintendents and administrators the spring testing have been canceled. "We are pleased with the decision," Sparta Assistant Superintendent Patrick McQueeney said.

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton School District announced this afternoon that the schools will remain closed through April 19. Superintendent Dr. Kennedy Greene sent out a letter in an email to all parents of Newton School district students. “The Newton Public Schools plan to remain closed at least ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Newton Board of Education has canceled the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 7 p.m. at the Merriam Avenue School, 81 Merriam Avenue.  The website says there will be a tour of the facilities prior to the meeting at 6 ...

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NEWTON, NJ- Newton public schools will be closed from Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27 according to Newton Superintendent Kennedy Greene. Greene said the decision was made after a conference call with officials from the Sussex County Department of Education, the Sussex County Department of ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton School district has come out with a plan for the possibility of school closures due to the coronavirus. The plan was reviewed by the Executive County Superintendent Rosalie Lamonte and has been posted on the Newton district website for the public to see. As previously ...

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NEWTON, NJ- Newton schools will have early dismissal on Friday, March 13 and Monday, March 16.  This time will be used by staff to plan for up to two weeks of “guided learning experiences” should health department officials require schools to close. Superintendent Kennedy Green said these plans ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School announced the students who have qualified for Honor Rolls for the second marking period of the 2019-2020 school year. Students who have a grade point average greater than or equal to 3.5 through 3.749 receive Cum Laude. Students who have a GPA greater than or ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education recognized six educator services professionals and teachers and awarded them with gift cards and certificates during their last meeting. Superintendent of Newton, Dr. Ken Greene greeted the public. “We thank you all for being here," Greene said. "This ...

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NEWTON, NJ--Halsted Middle School announced the students who have earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the second marking period of the 2019-2020 school year. Students who have earned all A's or P's, with no unsatisfactory remarks, qualify for High Honor Roll. For Honor Roll students, they ...

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NEWTON, NJ--Halsted Middle School just announced the students who have earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the first marking period of the 2019-2020 school year. Students who have earned all A's or P's, with no unsatisfactory remarks, qualify for High Honor Roll. For Honor Roll students, ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton area alumni have earned accolades and degrees on the college campuses. Timothy Ervey was named to the Middle Atlantic Fall Academic Honor Roll as a member of the Lebanon Valley College football team.  Ervey is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in exercise ...

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ANDOVER, NJ - Students from Andover Regional School District’s Long Pond School recently participated in the school competition of the National Geographic GeoBee. Seventh grade student Marco Concha won first place. Christian Bianchi, an eighth grade student, took second place and eighth grade ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton area alumni have earned accolades and degrees on their college campuses. East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania announced winter commencement ceremony graduates: Kevin Costabel, Vincent Franco, Collette Hansen, Zachary Lospinuso, Christian Silva, Dana ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education held its annual re-organization meeting on Tuesday, January 7 at the board offices on Trinity Street. During the meeting Stella Dunn was nominated to President and Ed Caffrey was nominated as Vice-President. Both held the same seats last year and have ...

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NEWTON, NJ- The Newton Town Council and the Newton Board of Education will both hold their annual reorganization meeting on Tuesday, January 7 at 7 p.m.  Residents who are interested in observing the selection of the new leadership for each board will have to choose one. The council members will ...

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