Education

May 3, 2021

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School announced the students who have qualified for Honor Rolls for the third marking period of the 2020-2021 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 - Newton area students have earned accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities.  Due to the pandemic, some information about the fall 2020 semester was only recently available. Readers are welcome to share their students’ information by emailing jdericks@tapinto.net for ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Spring Musical closed out the month of March, although this year was a bit different, due to COVID-19. Instead of the regular musical that occurs every spring at Newton High School, this year’s production was a reenactment of the “greatest hits” from the past 10 years. The show ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Public Schools announced students in grades Pre K through fourth will have full day instruction for students in the classrooms at Merriam Avenue School and Camp Auxilium beginning after spring break on Monday, April 12.  No changes were announced for the middle school ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Parents had a lot to say at the Newton Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, March 9. In an effort to address concerns Superintendent Kennedy Greene spoke about the scheduling that has been in place during the pandemic. Greene and Newton High School Principal Jeff Waldron have been ...

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NEWTON, NJ - Towns officials have announced the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for seven scholarships to be given to area students for the 2020-2021 school year.  The scholarships can be used for college, professional, technical, vocational or business school.  These ...

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NEWTON, NJ - NEWTON, NJ -   Newton area students have earned accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities.  Due to the pandemic, some information about the fall 2020 semester was only recently available. Readers are welcome to share their students’ information by ...

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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 2020-2021 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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SPARTA, NJ- The Sparta Board of Education made it official on Tuesday night, Matthew Beck will be the new superintendent beginning July 1, 2021.  The vote was 5-0 with Jen Grana, Kate Matteson and Christa Sorensen not present and Michael McGovern ineligible to vote because his wife is a district ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta police have spoken with the man who made a threatening comment on a Facebook post about returning students to the classroom.  Mike Cortese, a Wall Township resident told Sparta Detective Brian Hasslock he was “just venting” and that he “feels very strongly about getting kids ...

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NEWTON,  NJ – Due to winter weather Newton schools will operate on an all remote, early dismissal schedule for Monday, Feb. 22.

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta public school students have not had a regular school day since last March.  Throughout the pandemic students have been exposed to all types of learning experiences from all remote to hybrid. Some parents have had enough.  “We want a definitive answer as to when we are ...

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NEWTON,  NJ – Due to winter weather Newton schools will be closed and all classes canceled on Friday, Feb. 19.  Food pickup is also canceled according to district officials.

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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 2020-2021 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-Town of Newton officials have announced several closures and cancelations due to the impending winter storm. Newton Schools will be following an all remote schedule on Thursday, February 18.  Students will have online classes using an early dismissal schedule: Grades 9 through ...

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NEWTON, NJ -   Newton area students have earned accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities.  Due to the pandemic, some information about the fall 2020 semester was only recently available. Readers are welcome to share their students’ information by ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Due to the forecasted winter storm, Newton school will operate on fully remote instruction for all students on Tuesday, Feb. 9, according to school district officials.  Schools will be following an early dismissal schedule: Grades 9 to 12 – 7:40 to 11:45 a.m. Grades Pre-K to 8 ...

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NEWTON, NJ- Due to the ongoing winter storm, Newton Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 2, according to district officials. Town of Newton municipal offices will be closed.  Staff will not be working remotely as previously announced, according to township officials. The COVID-19 ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Merriam Avenue Elementary school named Mariu Morton-Comer as the Governor’s Educator of the Year for the 2021 school year. According to Principal Kevin Stanton, Comer has “gone above and beyond to support our Spanish-speaking families during this difficult time.” Stanton also noted ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton school district administrators have decided students will continue to learn remotely for at least another week. “We all want to be in but also safe,” Superintendent Kennedy Greene said.  “It’s a balance.” According to a letter that went out to all Newton District parents ...

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NEWTON, NJ -  Newton area students have earned accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities.  Due to the pandemic, some information about the spring 2020 semester was only recently available. Readers are welcome to share their students’ information by emailing ...

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NEW JERSEY — A new executive order will mean sweeping changes for the way teachers and students are evaluated for the 2020-2021 school year. Sparta's Interim Superintendent Patrick McQueeney said ""We appreciate the Governor providing our school districts with the flexibility in the pandemic to ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Halsted Middle School named paraprofessional, Heather Sisco Governor’s Educational Professional of the Year for the 2021 school year. Halsted Middle School’s Principal, Kristi Greene said, “Ms. Sisco is a highly valued paraprofessional. She starts each morning with a smile on her face ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Halsted Middle School’s sixth grade teacher Mrs. Ashley Woortman-Pepe has been named as the Governor’s Educator of the Year for the 2021 school year. Principal Kristi Greene said that Woortman-Pepe has been “recognized by her peers as Halsted Middle School’s 2021 Teacher of the year.

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NEWTON, NJ—Newton High School’s nurse Jill Aquino has been named the Governor’s Educational Services Professional for the high school for the 2021 school year. Newton High School honored Aquino with a video tribute (https://spark.adobe.com/video/NXNZKEDIGMkP0) depicting the numerous ways she has ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Newton High School’s technology teacher, James Hofmann has been named the Governor’s Educator of the year for the high school for the 2021 school year. Newton High School honored Hoffman with a video tribute depicting his numerous contributions to the students and culture of the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education held its annual reorganization meeting on Tuesday, January 5, virtually via Zoom, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From Newton, Stella Dunn, Tina Larsen and Lisa Qarmout took their oaths of office.  Ann Marie Cooke was sworn in as the representative from ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Newton Board of Education will hold their 2021 reorganization and January regular meeting on Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m.  Stella Dunn, Tina Larsen and Lisa Qarmout will take their oath of office.  Sending district representatives will also be sworn in. The board of education ...

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NEWTON, NJ-- The Newton High School announced the students who have qualified for Honor Rolls for the first marking period of the 2020-2021 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 Public School district will be operating on a delayed opening schedule Friday, December 18 due to the aftermath of winter storm Gail. The school will continue with fully remote instruction, any classes that were in the building will be moved to fully remote for the ...

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