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Chatham Board of Education Still Reviewing Security Options in Wake of Parkland, Including Armed Class 3 Officers

July 19, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education reiterated its commitment to security measures it is considering in the wake of the Feb. 14 shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which claimed 17 victims.

During the public portion of the regular meeting of the Chatham BOE on Monday night, resident Bill Heap spoke about his "personal survey" that ...

Columbia High School's 'Hairspray' Cast Sends Donation and Messages of Support to Parkland Students

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The cast of the Columbia High School (CHS) musical, Hairspray, collected messages and donations during show performances in March to support the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 14 students and three staff members were fatally shot and 17 others were wounded in a mass shooting at the school in February.

Matt ...

Lake Como Councilwoman Joins Thousands in Parkland’s ‘March for Our Lives’ Rally

PARKLAND, FL — While Lake Como Borough Councilwoman Virginia Kropac is spending time in Florida, she made her way to Parkland this past Saturday to participate in the “March for Our Lives” rally.

Kropac was among the estimated 20,000 people who came from near and far to the town where 17 people lost their lives on February 14 in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ...

Students Lead ‘March for Our Lives’ in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — An estimated 4,000 people of all ages attended March for Our Lives in Westfield Saturday. The student-led march, which called on the US government for stricter gun laws and memorialized the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last month, was of hundreds of March for Our Lives events around the nation.

The march was organized by ...

Students Lead Rally for Gun Violence Prevention in South Orange on Saturday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - "The time for change is now," was the message from student activists who led a rally in support of gun violence prevention on Saturday morning before boarding trains for the NJ March for Our Lives in Newark.

"Change has to happen now," said Zoe N., a student at Columbia High School (CHS) and co-leader of SOMA Action's Student Leadership ...

SOMA Shares Photos from March for Our Lives

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - SOMA marchers share their photos from the March for Our Lives marches on Saturday, March 24.

To have your photo added to the gallery, please send to Anna Sandler at asandler@tapinto.net.

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Students Lead Rally for Gun Violence Prevention in South Orange on Saturday

Over 10,000 People Chant 'Enough is Enough' during Saturday's March for Our Lives Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The chant “enough is enough” could be heard across Morristown as over 10,000 people participated in the “March For Our Lives Morristown” walk on Saturday March 24. Organized by Bella Bhimani, a sophomore at West Morris Mendham High School, the walk was a non-partisan, student-led march against gun violence.

The Morristown March For ...

Somerville Student Activist Organizes March for Our Lives Vigil March 24

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Like millions of Americans, Somerville High School junior Kira Edgar was fraught with anger and outrage by last month’s shooting deaths of 17 students and staff at their high school in Parkland, Fla.

The 17-year-old decided to add her voice to a growing nationwide protest against gun violence.

She is one of 19 student organizers of the statewide March for Our ...

Westfield High School Students Thank Administration for Supporting Walk Out to Remember Parkland Shooting Victims

WESTFIELD, NJ — Speaking on behalf of Westfield High School students who organized a “17 Minutes of Solidarity” walk out at their school last week, student Katie Clark spoke at Monday night’s Westfield Board of Education Meeting.

The district-sanctioned school walk out honored the 17 victims of the  school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...

Columbia H. S.'s Kindness Crew Visits Clinton Elementary on Wednesday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Clinton Elementary School observed the National School Walkout on Wednesday by coming together as a school and working together to promote inclusion, kindness, and community. The students created posters with caring and supportive messages and then marched together in a Peace Parade throughout the school.

Six Columbia High School (CHS) students who are ...


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