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July 1, 2022

NEWTON, NJ—After overcoming the many and unprecedented challenges created by the pandemic, Newton High School Class of 2022 took their final walk as students outside on Palmer Field on Friday, June 17, surrounded by friends, family, teachers, and classmates. After the 177 graduates processed in ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Eighty-eight students from the Halsted Middle School Class of 2022 will “Make It Count” as they continue on to Newton High School next year and put their “Best Foot Forward” toward becoming the Newton High School Class of 2026. Math Award: Tyler Bailey Desiree ...

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Part I NEWTON, NJ—Eighty-eight students from the Halsted Middle School Class of 2022 will “Make It Count” as they continue on to Newton High School next year and put their “Best Foot Forward” toward becoming the Newton High School Class of 2026. Halsted Middle School Class of 2022 ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Halsted Middle School celebrated the Class of 2022 Eighth Grade Promotion ceremony on Thursday, June 16. This is the second year that Halsted’s class has had a ceremony on Palmer Field at Newton High School, making history after the last two years of challenges the Braves have had to ...

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NEWTON, NJ – This year’s November ballot will include three seats for the Newton Town Council.  Residents interested in running for a four-year term will be able to pick up a candidate petition packet at the Municipal Clerk’s office beginning July1. The Newton Board of Education will also have ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Class of 2022 was able to celebrate their senior awards ceremony in person, after the pandemic forced a virtual ceremony for the past two years. On Monday, June 13, the Class of 2022 and their friends and family, gathered at Sussex County Community College to ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A program organized by Sparta resident Mitch Morrison once again brought a free Student Career Day Program to more than 12,000 Paterson Public School #26 students. “It was a phenomenal day,” Morrison said. The program “Student Success Program,” continues to bring professionals ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Newton High School not only had a student who won the Louis Bay II scholarship, but also had a student named as a top finalist. Newton High School student Nicole Assante from Green Township was named as one of the 11 top finalists. The Louis Bay II- Future Municipal Leaders ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Newton High School senior Alexa Dodd was chosen as one of three statewide winners of the Louis Bay II - Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition. Approximately 40 municipalities had applicants submit entries to the competition. The scholarship aims to advance the virtues of ...

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NEWTON, NJ – It was a great couple of days at the Ag Shop at Newton High School when the FFA, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, hosted second grade students from Newton and Green.  In the past Andover has joined in this event but was not able to make it this year. The FFA students ...

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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 2021-2022 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 approved two expenditures totaling $440,000 with funding to come from capital reserve funds.  The funds will go to purchase a 54 seat school bus for $140,000 and retrofitting the high school fire alarm system for $300,000. Several personnel items were ...

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HOUSTON, TX – Newton High School is being represented well by the students on Aperture Robotics Team.  The students are one of 450 teams from around the globe competing on the world’s robotic stage, coach James Hofmann said. “This is the payoff for working long hours, putting in tons of ...

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HOUSTON, TX – Newton High School is being represented well by the students on Aperture Robotics Team.  The students are one of 450 teams from around the globe competing on the world’s robotic stage, coach James Hofmann said. “This is the payoff for working long hours, putting in tons of ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The gym was busy on Thursday with the school’s first Career Fair (and Meme Day as well.)  Businesses, military services, technical schools and colleges were among the organizations on hand to talk with juniors and seniors about their plans after they graduate from high school. “Just ...

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LEHIGH, PA –After a successful showing at the FIRST FMA Mid-Atlantic District Championship competition  Newton High School robotics is headed to the world competition in Texas.  Aperture Team #3142 finished in sixth place out of 126 teams at the competition at Lehigh University last ...

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NEWTON, NJ – It looks like the biggest obstacle facing the Newton robotics Team Aperture #3142 in their quest for a national title could be funding.  They have been charging their way through competition earning slots at regional and national competitions, but they need funding to be able to enter ...

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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 2021-2022 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 schools will be closed on Wednesday, March 9 due to forecasted winter weather, according to school officials.

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SPARTA, NJ – The Newton robotics team Resistance competed in their first VEX Robotics competition at Sparta High School on February 19  “We used the VEX Robotics event at Sparta High School as a tune-up for our compressed FIRST Robotics Competition coming up,” Newton High School robotics coach ...

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NEWTON, NJ—All seats are now filled as the Newton Board of Education swore in two new members. Sam Morales and Mary Beth Zayac took their oath of office as the newest members on the Newton Board of Education, filling the two empty seats. The board members also selected a new vice president. Ray ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton alumni have earned accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities. Sarah O’Brien was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2021 semester at the University of Rhode Island. Dylan Kuipers earned the Dean’s List for the fall 2021 semester at Wilkes University in ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton School District will be operating on a two-hour delay opening for Friday, February 25. Newton High School will operate from 9:40 a.m. until 2:35 p.m. Halsted Middle School will open their doors at 9:45 a.m. homeroom will start at 9:50 a.m. and run until 2:40 p.m. Grab ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Mock Trial team has advanced to the Northern Regional Tournament, after winning the Championship round on Thursday against High Point. “I am so excited about the Mock Trial team,” advisor JoAnn DaSilva said. “Four county championships in a row is beyond my ...

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 NEWTON, NJ -   Newton area students have earned accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities.   Readers are welcome to share their students’ information by emailing jdericks@tapinto.net for future publication. Amanda Whitworth and Olivia Buckley were named to the Dean’s List at ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Superintendent, Dr. Kennedy Greene has submitted his letter of retirement after 13 years of service with Newton effective June 30. “This has been among the most fulfilling periods of my thirty-five-year career in pK-12 public education,” Greene wrote in his letter. Newton Board of ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Curiosity and creativity have opened a new door for the students in James Hofmann’s STEM Academy and the Newton High School Varsity Robotics team.  Seeking new ways to use her digital arts and metal working skills, senior Olivia Leigh began exploring custom jewelry ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton area alumni have earned accolades on their college campuses. Great Nappa has been named to the President’s List for the fall 2021 semester at Mansfield University in Pennsylvania. Nappa is pursuing a degree in music education. Jada Guido and Isabella Covell were named to ...

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NEWTON, NJ- The Newton Board of Education is looking for substitutes. They have increased the pay rate to increase interest.  Substitutes will need to have a criminal background check and provide proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status. Applications can be made online The ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Merriam Avenue Elementary School named its Educators of the 2022 school year at the last Board of Education meeting. Educational Services Professional Patricia Pruser and music teacher Raymond Stocker were honored by Superintendent Ken Greene and Principal Kevin Stanton. “This is one ...

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