Other NJ News

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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. Related article Students Lead Rally for Gun Violence Prevention in ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Mountain School (SMS) observed the National Walk Out on Wednesday not by walking out, but instead, with an indoor line up at the beginning of the day, according to an update to the South Mountain Superstars Facebook page. SMS students in second thru fifth grade had a ...

Read more »

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Many South Orange Middle School (SOMS) students participated in the National School Walkout on Wednesday. The walkout began about 10 a.m., and while most SOMS students  returned to school around 10:35 a.m., some students continued to protest, marching and chanting outside the ...

Read more »

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Hundreds of students at Gov. Livingston High School participated in the Nationwide School Walkout on Wednesday to honor the victims of the Parkland School shooting in Florida on February 14 and to have their voices heard on gun violence and school safety. Students in all ...

Read more »

ROSELLE, NJ - Students at Abraham Clark High School took part in the national walk-out on Wednesday afternoon, taking a stand against gun violence and to show their support for the students and the families of the Parkland shooting that killed 17 high school students and staff. High school ...

Read more »

MONTVILLE, NJ - As the spirit of #Enough spread throughout the nation today, high school students at Montville Township High School organized their own walkout to commemorate those who have fallen at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The student body, dressed in black to ...

Read more »

PISCATAWAY, NJ – In a show of unity, students and school administrators gathered in Piscataway High School’s Performing Arts Center to pay tribute to the 17 students and staff members who were shot and killed Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Seventeen chairs lined ...

Read more »

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Students from Hasbrouck Heights High School joined the national walkout Wednesday morning while school administrators, teachers, and authorities kept watch over the event held on the school’s front lawn. It was a few minutes before 10 a.m. when students began to exit the ...

Read more »

CLARK, NJ — Students at Arthur L. Johnson High School are participating in a student-driven assembly on March 14 the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida according to a letter from school principal Jennifer Feeley. The Women’s March Youth ...

Read more »

LINDEN, NJ - Hundreds of Linden High School students and staff took part in National Walk Out Day, a nationwide protest conducted on Wednesday.  The peaceful protest was created in memory of the 17 lives lost last month during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, ...

Read more »

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -  At about 10 a.m. on Wednesday, students, teachers and administrators walked out of Columbia High School (CHS) as part of the National School Walkout organized by Women’s March Youth EMPOWER. Outside CHS, Parker Avenue was closed from Academy Street to Valley Street while the ...

Read more »

NUTLEY, NJ -Nutley High School students joined thousands of other students across the state and around the country by walking out of classes as a part of the National School Walk Out.  Students walked out of the back of the school, across Vincent Place, into Yantacaw Park where they gathered on ...

Read more »

MILLBURN, N.J. — In honor of the 17 fallen students and faculty from the Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida last month, students across the country marched out of their respective schools at exactly 10 o’clock on March 14 as part of the National School Walkout. Millburn Middle ...

Read more »

MONTCLAIR, NJ - All across the country, there were 17-minute protests, where students exited their classes at 10 a.m. in honor of the children recently shot in a Florida School. This was also in an effort to bring awareness about gun violence, and perhaps put some pressure on Congress to approve ...

Read more »

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Today was a day of remembrance and community at Hanover Park High School. At 10 am students all over the nation participated in National Walk Out Day, to protest gun violence. The students and faculty at HP had some other ideas. Every hour a student or staff member took to the ...

Read more »

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Students in East Brunswick participated in the "Walk for Our Lives" event on Wednesday, adding their voices and steps to a national movement against gun violence.  Hundreds of students from East Brunswick High School left the building in an orderly fashion to celebrate the ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The possibility of academic repercussions did not stop South Plainfield High School (SPHS) students from taking part in the Women’s March Youth EMPOWER National “March for Our Lives’ Student Walkout to raise awareness of the need for gun reform in the United States. At ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — More than 1,000 students gathered outside of Westfield High School, Roosevelt Intermediate School and Edison Intermediate School on Wednesday for a district-sanctioned school walk out to honor the 17 victims of the  school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School one month ...

Read more »

UNION, NJ - About 1,000 Union High School students took part in a walk-out Wednesday morning, taking a stand against gun violence one month after the Parkland shooting that killed 17 high school students. Students stood quietly on the football field during the 17-minute silence in tribute to ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to make their voices heard and prove that “age is no obstacle to activism,” hundreds of Livingston High School (LHS) students participated in the student-led National School Walkout on Wednesday morning. For 17 minutes, the students gathered on the blacktop near the turf ...

Read more »

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Hundreds of South Orange Middle School (SOMS) students marched around their school this morning, some holding signs of protest with messages like "#Enough" and "We call BS children are dying," and chanting "hey hey, ho ho the NRA has got to go" and "this is what democracy looks ...

Read more »