Piscataway Teachers Awarded over $20,000 in ‘Inspire Grants’ for Innovative Practices

September 22, 2017

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Sixteen preschool to high school teachers in the Piscataway School District have been awarded over $20,000 in grants as part of the Piscataway Education Foundation’s 2017-2018 Teacher Grant Program.

Also referred to as ‘Inspire Grants,’ the foundation received 49 applications for this year’s competition, announcing the winners on ...

TAPinto Piscataway Announces 2017 ‘First Day of School’ Photo Contest Winner

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The buzz of the first day of school filled the township last week as students said goodbye to their summer vacations and hello to a new year of learning.

During those first few days of the new school year, TAPinto Piscataway received over a dozen ‘First Day of School’ entries for the 2017 Back-to-School Photo Gallery and gift card contest.

We are pleased ...

MCVTS Students Can Study Global Logistics and Supply Chain Managment

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than 2,000 students returned to the five campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools Sept. 7 to find a new superintendent and a new major in global logistics and supply chain management.

Superintendent of Schools Dianne D. Veilleux, who has spent her entire career in the district and the last seven years as assistant superintendent, has succeeded ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge School Peer Leaders Bond During Retreat

This year's 12 senior peer leaders from the Class of 2018 attended a leadership retreat with advisors Tanda Tucker of Bernardsville and Tim Head of Cranford last weekend. The group traveled to Fairview Lakes YMCA in Stillwater, NJ.

This year's peer leaders are: Emanuel Arriaza of Plainfield, Danielle Bacalhau of Colonia, Cathy Bi of Edison, Lauren Kisare of Bridgewater, Tiffany Le of ...

School’s Open: TAPinto Piscataway 2017 ‘First Day of School’ Photo Gallery and Contest

PISCATAWAY, NJ – As students from around Piscataway return to school this week, here are some photos parents took of them on their ‘First Day of School.’

If you would like your child’s photo to be included in the TAPinto Piscataway 2017 Back-to-School Photo Gallery, please email it to

Photo captions are optional but please include the name of ...

Dianne Veilleux Takes Reins as MCVTS Superintendent of Schools

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dianne D. Veilleux, who had been assistant superintendent for seven years, has taken charge as superintendent of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.

She succeeds Brian J. Loughlin, who retired Sept. 1 after 40 years with the district and seven as superintendent.

The board of education voted in May to appoint Veilleux after a subcommittee interviewed ...

Enter TAPinto Piscataway’s Annual Back to School Photo Gallery and Contest

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Backpacks, pencils, and notebooks, oh my! It’s back-to-school time in Piscataway Township.

Parents: share a photo of your children heading off to a new school year with the TAPinto Piscataway 2017 Back-to-School Photo Gallery and enter for a chance to win a $25 gift card to a local restaurant.

Email all photo submissions ...

Piscataway Township Schools Named ‘District of Distinction’ for ESL Program

PISCATAWAY, NJ – In a year filled with accolades for Piscataway Township Schools, including being chosen as a Magna Award winner last spring by the National School Board Administration (NSBA), the district can add being nationally named a ‘District of Distinction’ by District Administration magazine.

Piscataway was chosen for its initiatives with its ESL (English as a Second ...

Piscataway Township Schools Prepare for the New School Year

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Another school year has arrived, and Piscataway Township Schools have announced the dates for Back to School Night.

Children's Corner Preschool - Tuesday, September 5 at 3:30 p.m.

Elementary Schools (Eisenhower, Grandview, Knollwood, and Randolphville) - Tuesday, September 12 at 7 p.m.

Intermediate Schools (Arbor and MLK) - Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30 ...

PRDS Students Perform “The Candy Man”

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Engaging students can be particularly challenging during the summer.  However, Extended School Year students at the Piscataway Regional Day School (PRDS), had little difficulty immersing themselves in Teacher Lisa Melsopp’s approach of having them read classic stories and create related activities based on the stories.

A school for students ages 3-21 with multiple ...

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Leadership is in the blood

September 22, 2017

               “Are you Mr Quinn? I have something for you?”

               The person speaking was a curator at a regional Northeast Carpenters union museum. He wanted to share a biography on my late great great grandfather and labor pioneer, Arthur A. Quinn. Yes, those who forget history are doomed to ...