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February 20, 2022

 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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NEWTON, NJ - The Newton schools will be operating on a delayed opening schedule Tuesday, January 18. This comes after the schools were closed in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday, which happened to be on the same day a snow storm hit the area.  Newton High School will operate from ...

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NEWTON, NJ –Newton students have a snow day on Friday.  All schools are closed due to winter weather.   It will be a delayed opening for Newton school students on Friday, due to the forecasted snow storm. Newton High School will operate from 9:40 a.m. until 2:35 p.m. Halsted Middle ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education will retain the same leadership for 2022 having selected Stella Dunn to president and Ed Caffrey to vice president in their first in-person meeting for the new year, along with a zoom and YouTube virtual portion. The meeting began with the re-organization ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The students at Newton High School will be finishing out the remainder of this week before the holidays remotely. According to a letter sent out by Superintendent Dr. G Kennedy Greene earlier today, “Newton High School has experienced a recent surge in COVID-19 illness among the ...

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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 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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INDIANAPOLIS, IND. - Having had the 2020 national convention canceled because of the pandemic, Newton FFA students felt more motivated to leave their mark within the program and organization in 2021. Their hard work and dedication paid off with the students earning 24 individual and six team ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School administration has announced senior Matthew Freund earned Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. Freund was presented his certificate from Principal of Newton High School Jeff Waldron and Guidance Counselor Lisa Casamassina.   About ...

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NEWTON, NJ – If the response of one little boy is any indication the new sensory garden at the Merriam Avenue School will be a big hit.  Last week fourth grade student Dominic Tripodi joined School Social Worker Jane Langeveld to explore the redesigned courtyard. Entering through an arbor ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Ideal Farms located in Lafayette, hosted this year’s Sussex County Maker Faire, Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24, where those who participate in STEM can come and show those in the area exactly what they do. “The Sussex County Ideal Farm Jorritsma family Maker Faire event ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Twenty-four Newton High School students are headed to Indianapolis, Indiana, for the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo. The members will be competing against other chapters from each state in the country. These competitions are known as Career Development Events or CDEs which ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Anyone volunteering in Newton schools will need to be vaccinated or have a weekly negative COVID-19 test, beginning October 18, 2021.  The requirement is part of the governor’s executive order 253 announced in July. Newton Superintendent Kennedy Greene said per the executive order ...

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NEWTON, NJ—It was a short meeting on Tuesday for the Newton Board of Education when two members of the public refused to wear a mask.  The in-person meeting was held in the high school cafeteria. As of July 1, according to Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 253 all people in a school building must ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton area alumni have earned accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities. Olivia Maikisch earned a Master of Arts degree in literary studies from Bucknell University in Lewisville, Pennsylvania. Micah Meskowitz earned a Master of Science degree in physics from ...

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NEWTON, NJ—In less than four weeks, the students of the Newton district will be heading back to school for the 2021-2022 year. Many are wondering what it will look like in the classroom, hallways and on buses in light of the ongoing COVID-19 protocols coming from the governor. “An updated Safe ...

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