Education

December 10, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway Township Schools will once again host its annual ‘Piscataway Codes’ event on Saturday, Dec. 15 at the high school. According to Christopher Irovando, Supervisor of Instructional Technology, "The event will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and will feature a full-scale ...

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Eight Grants Awarded to Teachers Spanning Elementary School to High School Piscataway, NJ – The Piscataway Education Foundation (PEF) is pleased to announce the grant winners for its 2018-2019 Teacher Grant Program. This is the fourth year the PEF funded teacher grants through a competitive ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway school district officials announced on Monday that the nomination process for “Our Inspiring Heroes” is now open. The announcement states: “Our Inspiring Heroes honors the contributions of individuals who, during their lifetime, through devotion to young people, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Conackamack PTO is once again raffling off a Dream Vacation package for our school fundraiser.  Last year's winner, Barbara Guhl (seen below in photos) went to Italy, and enjoyed Dinner for Two!  By all accounts, she had a wonderful time! The PTO made some changes to the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Three members of Gov. Phil Murphy’s Cabinet toured classrooms on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools and promoted apprenticeship as a path to career success along with college and post-secondary certificate programs. The Nov. 16 ...

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Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) announced the return of the “Troops to Teachers” program to support the transition of veterans and members of the Armed Forces to careers in teaching. Over the next five years, the NJDOE will receive nearly $1 million to support and ...

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Holy Savior Academy has begun its Season of Giving with three traditional initiatives that allow faculty, students and families to support those in need. Our Veterans Day collection serves the NJ Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park.  This campaign, spearheaded each year by our school nurse, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - An acclaimed look at the state of education through the eyes of students will be presented this month by the theater program of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. First performed in 2014 and later reprised for state educational leaders, “The Education ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - All friends and families are invited to join us on Friday, Nov. 2, from 5:30 pm - 10 pm at Piscataway High School as we celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights. Enjoy Live Performances, DJ, Dancing*, Henna, Food & Ethnic shopping. Buy tickets in advance for a discount on ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is a biennial event held in Newark, NJ. It is the largest poetry event in North America and takes place over four days and brings together the "most-celebrated, diverse and vibrant poets and spoken word artists" in the United States.  On ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Michael Botting, a senior at St. Joseph’s High School in Metuchen has been chosen as a semifinalist in the 2019 Merit Scholarship competition. Botting, a Piscataway resident joins 16,000 other seniors in the annual competition, now in its 64th year of awarding scholarships to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — School safety, smart spending, and academic achievement were on the minds of six candidates vying for three seats in the election to the Piscataway School Board. Incumbents Dr. Atif Nazir, Isaac Peng, and Ira Stern faced off against challengers, Jeffrey Fields, Shelia Hobson, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — An early afternoon gas leak near the intersection of Old New Brunswick and Stelton Roads prompted Eisenhower Elementary School to be evacuated as a precautionary measure, said Piscataway police on Thursday. The students were taken to Westergard Library and all were reported to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County College is one of 13 community colleges in New Jersey selected to receive funds for providing tuition-free education. Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday announced the county colleges selected in what he called the first step toward free community college ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Parents with Pre-K students enrolled in the Children’s Corner programs will soon see some changes as the Piscataway school district expands instruction and staffing thanks to recent state aid it received in the form of a $1.8 million grant. According to district officials, “the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Brian S. Dong, a senior at Piscataway High School has been chosen as a semifinalist in the 2019 Merit Scholarship competition. Dong joins 16,000 other seniors in the annual competition, now in its 64th year of awarding scholarships to high achieving high school ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today held an opening ceremony for its new $115 million Chemistry and Chemical Biology building providing laboratories for research in the fields of health and alternative energy among other sciences. The four-story, 144,000 square-foot structure on the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than 2,000 students have returned to classes on the five campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools to find innovative new programs and facilities. The district, the oldest county vocational school district in the nation, offers more than 40 ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen helped distribute more than 750 backpacks to students in the 17th Legislative District for the new school year, as part of his annual back-to-school backpack drive. The drive was held between July and August and yielded thousands of school supplies.

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - A new year of learning is now in motion. During the first few days of school, TAPinto Piscataway received your ‘First Day of School’ entries for the 2018 Back-to-School Photo Gallery and gift card contest. We are pleased to announce that Pari Melkote is this year’s winner who ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Goodbye summer vacation, hello first day of school!   Parents: share a photo of your children heading off to a new school year for the TAPinto Piscataway 2018 Back-to-School Photo Gallery and enter for a chance to win a $25 gift card to a local restaurant. Email all photo ...

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TRENTON, NJ— A request for a two-week extension has been awarded to the state of New Jersey to answer a lawsuit seeking to integrate New Jersey's schools, indicating that a settlement could be possible. A new deadline of Sept. 14 has been set. In a letter sent to Mercer County Superior Court ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is facing a Friday deadline to respond to a lawsuit seeking to desegregate schools in cities like Newark, Camden, New Brunswick, as well as districts throughout the state with a large population of minority students. Such a lawsuit drives directly to New ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Holy Savior Academy’s annual Welcome Back/Open House event will be held on Wednesday August 29th from 6p-8p.   This night provides the opportunity to meet with friends and faculty before the school year begins.  Parents and students are encouraged to bring in their school ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Pat Grazioso, Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager for Investors Bank presented Piscataway High School with a check for $10,000 as part of a five-year, $50,000 grant to upgrade the school’s weight room, district officials said in a Thursday news release. While the new ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - There are at least at least 15 popular destinations for Rutgers University students who use on-demand transportation apps popular among millennials, according to one of the transportation companies which is starting the upcoming academic year by offering students a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Adults interested in careers in cosmetology still have time to register for the fall sessions on the East Brunswick and Piscataway campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Classes, which begin Sept. 6, are held Monday to Friday on each campus: noon ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County College will start the upcoming academic year with an interim president, following the retirement last June of then President Joann La Perla-Morales. The college board of trustees appointed Dr. Mark McCormick, college's vice-president of Academic and Student ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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