Education

March 17, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – The auditorium was silent as Sparta High School students listened to their guest speaker tell his story of surviving the Holocaust.  On Friday morning, the freshmen class and History of Genocide students were attentive and even emotional as Eric Mayer condensed an incredible lifetime ...

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NEWTON, NJ -Thorlabs employee and senior materials scientist, Dr. Mohammed Saad visited our very own Newton High School on Tuesday, March 5. During his visit, students were able to ask Saad many questions about 3D printing on the ISS and also speak with him about this year’s FIRST Robotics ...

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MOUNT OLIVE, NJ  From Friday March 8th- Saturday March 10th 2019 , Newton Robotics Team Aperture attended their first competition of the season at Mount Olive High School, from Friday March 8 to Saturday March 10 . Beginning on Friday, members worked together to deliver the robot, set up the pit, ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education meeting turned emotional as budget cuts were announced. Board and community discussion caused the first budget vote to be defeated.  The preliminary budget meeting on March 12  was to allow the district to submit the anticipated tax levy to the executive ...

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ANDOVER, NJ – Long Pond School will be represented at the 31 annual GeoBee this year.  Eighth grade student Billy Widgren will be one of 100 students competing on March 29 at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, according to Jennifer Reynolds, Curriculum Coordinator at Andover Regional School ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Think back to when you were in high school, what did you do on a Saturday? Maybe it was going to the mall with your friends or sleeping in? For 12 Newton High School Student’s that is not the case. Since October of 2018 their Saturdays have been spent in Newton High School library ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton public schools will follow a delayed opening schedule on Monday, March 4 due to winter weather. School opening times: Newton High School – 9:40 a.m. Halsted Middle School – 9:50 a.m. Merriam Avenue School – Kindergarten through fourth grade doors open at 10:05 ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton public schools will follow a delayed opening schedule on Friday, March 1 due to winter weather. School opening times: Newton High School – 9:40 a.m. Halsted Middle School – 9:50 a.m. Merriam Avenue School – Kindergarten through fourth grade doors open at 10:05 ...

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CHERRY HILL, NJ – Sparta High School Robotics team 5249Z won first place at the New Jersey State Championships on Saturday, February 23.  This earned the team the top rank in the state and a trip to compete at the VEX World Championships to be held in Louisville, Kentucky in April 24 to 27. “It ...

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NEWTON, NJ-- Newton High School announces the students who have qualified for Honor Rolls for the second marking period of the 2018-2019 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 equal ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Public School district will be hosting its first ever Family and Community Connection Event on Wednesday, March 6. The event will run from 6 until 8 p.m. and will be hosted at the Merriam Avenue Elementary School. The event will bring together parents and over 30 local ...

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NEWTON, NJ -  Newton area alumni have earned accolades and degrees on their college campuses. Hannah Stobie has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Grove City College in Pennsylvania.  She is studying business management. Ryan Luchs has been named to the Dean’s List for the ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Due to winter weather the Newton school will follow an early dismissal schedule on Wednesday, February 20. School dismissal times: Newton High School – 11:45 a.m. Halsted Middle School – 11:55 a.m. Merraim Avenue School –12:27 p.m.  A.M Preschool will release at 12:30 ...

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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 2018-2019 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 – Newton public schools will follow a delayed opening schedule WEdnesday, February 13 due to winter weather. School opening times: Newton High School – 9:40 a.m. Halsted Middle School – 9:50 a.m. Merriam Avenue School – Kindergarten through fourth grade doors open at 10:05 ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton area alumni have received degrees and recognition on their college campuses. Caitlin Ward has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall semester at Bucknell University. John Simone has been awarded a Gold Star and Dean’s List for the fall semester at The Citadel in ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton public schools will follow a delayed opening schedule on Friday, February 1 due to winter weather. School opening times: Newton High School – 9:40 a.m. Halsted Middle School – 9:50 a.m. Merriam Avenue School – Kindergarten through fourth grade doors open at 10:05 ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team played at Hackettstown on Wednesday and lost 54-37. The Braves scored seven points in the first quarter and another five in the second, while Hackettstown put up double digits, scoring 12 in the first quarter and 13 in the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton School district has received a number of monetary donations this month in support of the arts. The Newton Board of Education accepted a donation of $25,000 on behalf of the high school, from the estate of Virginia A. Smith at their meeting on January 8. “It is a ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton public schools will follow a delayed opening schedule on Wednesday, January 30 due to winter weather. School opening times: Newton High School – 9:40 a.m. Halsted Middle School – 9:50 a.m. Merriam Avenue School – Kindergarten through fourth grade doors open at 10:05 ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Due to winter weather the Newton school will follow an early dismissal schedule on Tuesday, January 20. School dismissal times: Newton High School – 11:45 a.m. Halsted Middle School – 11:55 a.m. Merraim Avenue School – School will release at 12:27 p.m. for grades ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education announced donations that were recently made to the Newton High School FIRST Varsity Robotics Team. The $6,000 donation was a grant from Johnson & Johnson. According to James Hoffman, STEM Teacher at Newton High School and the coach of the Newton High ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The newly formed Newton High School VEX robotics team competed at the Sparta High School VEX competition last week.  They competed against teams from Sparta, High Point, Kittatinny and 50 other schools. The members of the team Edward Holder, Josh Dix, Sean Dunn, Liam Cunningham and ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education discussed the idea of subscription busing during the meeting on January 8. The topic has been brought up by the public at several meetings. Resident Luz Villanueva has addressed the board a number of times on this topic.  He has also reached out to Newton ...

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NEWTON, NJ -Many area students have received accolades and degrees for their colleges and universities. Junior Rose Ippolito has been named to the Dean's list at Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology for the fifth consecutive semester. As a Sophomore, she was invited to join the Kappa ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton public schools will follow a delayed opening schedule on Friday, November 16 due to winter weather. School opening times: Newton High School – 9:40 a.m. Halsted Middle School – 9:50 a.m. Merriam Avenue School – Kindergarten through fourth grade doors open at 10:05 ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education swore in three new and two returning board members at their annual reorganization meeting Tuesday. Newly elected members Grace Dickson and Jenna Genung were joined by new representative for Andover Board of Education, Daniel Cruz and returning members ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School graduate is exploring fields in science that are so new there are not yet agreed upon names.  Called “clean meat” and “cellular agriculture” and “synthetic biology,” Brett Cotten is combining his studies in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Entrepreneurship to ...

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SPARTA, NJ — Students at Sparta High School now have a recording studio on campus, thanks to a donation by the Anderson family. The studio received professional treatment including a mixing board, microphones, flooring and wall boards, a MAC computer, instruments and lots of wiring. When the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Chapter of the National Honor Society held its annual Induction ceremony on Wednesday, November 28 in the high school’s auditorium. This year 28 new members were inducted. The participated in a traditional ceremony with a long history. The honor society received ...

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