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May 16, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- With rumors circulating over why a beloved Schor Middle School counselor was removed from teaching classes on LGBTQ issues, Piscataway Superintendent Dr. Frank Ranelli reminded students that any protests that disrupt normal school operations will not be tolerated in the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – In many ways, Kamil Skup’s journey to graduation day at Rutgers can be traced to 1979, when his father and avowed supporter of dissident Lech Walesa’s Solidarity trade union was barred by communist authorities from returning to his native Poland. “He had come here to visit and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Caps and gowns. Pomp and Circumstance. Scarlet and White. The images of thousands of graduates from Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences filing into SHI Stadium in Piscataway on Sunday, May 15, will represent the end of a journey that was filled ...

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JACKSON, MS -- Rajni Bala of Piscataway was named to the Belhaven University Spring 2022 President's List. Bala is among a select number of students named to the President's List according to a news release. To be eligible for the President's List, a student must achieve a 4.0 grade point ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The PWay 5K Race/Walk made its official return on Sunday as over 200 hundred filled the parking loop at Piscataway High School to raise money for a good cause. Runners and walkers followed a 3.1 mile loop from the parking lot along Behmer Road to Sydney Road and into Green Acres ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Piscataway High School's annual PWay 5K Race/Walk makes a return after the COVID-19 hiatus today. It's not too late to join the action. On-site registration is now through race time, 9:00 a.m. Stop by the PHS Bus Loop by the Patton Building for fitness demonstrations, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway High School was recently ranked 144th in New Jersey, according to this year's Best High Schools rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine ranked 406 high schools in the state in new data released on Tuesday. In 2021, Piscataway High School was ranked ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Township School District held Read Across Piscataway the week of April 11 - 15, hosting dozens of guest readers both in-person and virtually to celebrate literacy with students before they headed off for spring break. "It was a true pleasure to connect with such ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – With COVID-19 shutdowns no longer in place, Piscataway High School’s annual PWay 5K Run/Walk returns after a two-year hiatus. Join hundreds of families and students on Sunday, May 1 at the Loop by Kenny Armwood Stadium and run or walk to benefit graduating seniors. Race time ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Selecting the best possible school is an important process, and Rutgers Preparatory School (RPS) is committed to helping families experience personal, informative and convenient ways to learn more about educational opportunities available for prospective students.  RPS has many ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Appointed principal of Piscataway High School in February 2021, Christopher Baldassano seems to have transitioned fully into his new role, even with the shift to in-person learning. However, taking on such a major role during remote learning certainly presented several challenges ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Face masks are optional for students in Piscataway Schools starting Monday, March 28, three weeks after Gov. Phil Murphy announced the lifting of the statewide mask mandate. In his letter to families on Thursday, Piscataway Superintendent Dr. Frank Ranelli said: “Our new mask ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Face masks are optional for Middlesex College students on the school’s main campus in Edison or at its centers in New Brunswick and Perth Amboy. The school will continue to require its 10,000 or so students to take a daily health assessment to attend in-person classes. The ...

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MADISON, NJ -- Five students from Piscataway at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus have been named to the Honors Lists for the Fall 2021 semester. Eduardo Alcantara Alicia Jusinski Samantha Best Ronni Garrett Fiorella Merriman-Mendez Also, Dulari Amin of Piscataway ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A group of Piscataway High School students competed in the Muslim Interscholastic Tournament NJ (MIST 2022) regionals February 26-27. In the tournament which is open to all, students from high schools across NJ competed in a variety of categories at Rutgers University including the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway school district announced that registration for its free preschool program is set to begin on Monday, March 21st. On Friday, district officials said: “Thanks to NJ Department of Education Preschool Expansion Aid, Piscataway Township Schools can offer free ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway School District will see a 3.32% increase in state funding for the 2022-23 school year after Gov. Phil Murphy released the allotments for New Jersey school districts Thursday. Piscataway will receive $22,366,461 in aid from the New Jersey Department of ...

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WEST HARTFORD, CT - The University of Hartford is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the President's Honors List and the Dean's List for Fall 2021.  Alexus Enabosi and Alayah Johnson from Piscataway were both named to the President's Honors List and the Dean's ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Middlesex College’s Pathways into Health Careers Boot Camp aims to help adult learners in New Brunswick explore and prepare to enter the health care field. The boot camps are offered throughout the year so students are never far away from the next class. The next one will ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey ranked as the sixth most educated state in the country, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual list of Most Educated States. Massachusetts topped the rankings at No. 1, with Maryland and Connecticut rounding out the top three. Neighboring New York ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – With Governor Phil Murphy’s recent announcement that allows lifting mask mandates would be left up to individual school districts beginning March 7, many Piscataway families have been wondering about how local administrators would respond.   Superintendent Dr. Frank Ranelli gave ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – All Piscataway Township Schools will have a 2-hour delayed opening Friday morning, Feb. 25th. An announcement on the district’s website states:  “Due to potentially icy conditions tomorrow, Friday, February 25, all Piscataway Public Schools will operate on a 2-hour delayed ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Fostering healthy cultures in the classroom for the 123,000 students across Middlesex County is a challenge that has been exacerbated by the lingering COVID-19 pandemic. Relational health – or “the way you do people,” as one participant termed it at Wednesday’s Middlesex County ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University–New Brunswick announced today a sweeping new financial aid program that builds upon existing state aid programs to enable New Jersey students with family incomes below $65,000 to attend the university tuition free.  The program also provides a sliding scale ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey ranked as the sixth most educated state in the country, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual list of Most Educated States. Massachusetts topped the rankings at No. 1, with Maryland and Connecticut rounding out the top three. Neighboring New York ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway eighth grade students and their parents caught a glimpse of high school life at the PHS Experience. The event was held on Wednesday, Feb. 9 and began in the Performing Arts Center, where all attendees were welcomed by PHS Principal Chris Baldassano, Board of Education ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Check out some of the latest happenings in Piscataway Township Schools.  King Student Wins Writing Contest Scholastic Storyworks recognized the hard work and writing talent of King Fourth Grader Janvi Patel, naming her a winner in their writing competition for fourth and ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- Seton Hall University is pleased to announce the following students from Piscataway have qualified for Seton Hall's Fall 2021 Dean's List. Maryam Ali   Joseph Antonucci Mairead Biskey Sanjana Patel Shaan Patel Shivani Patel Mary Wojcik Seton Hall ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ-- The Piscataway Community Education team celebrated the retirement of long-time employee, Betty Kellijs. "We are happy to announce the retirement of Betty Kellijs. After 34 years in Community Education, Betty has worked with a countless number of Piscataway families," said ...

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NEW JERSEY - In a move that the College Board describes as "student-friendly," the SAT, and the tests allied with it, will be delivered in a digital format beginning in 2024. This move will affect students currently in Grade 10. In a pilot program delivered in last fall, students who took the test ...

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