Education

January 21, 2019

PLAINFIELD, NJ – Students from Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies, or PAAAS, were winners in four categories at the statewide secondary school theatre festival and competition sponsored by the Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey (STANJ), in conjunction with the New ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Public Schools Special Education Parent Advisory Group (PPS-SEPAG) will hold an open house for parents, providing an opportunity to network and learn more about how to become an advocate for their children. Michelle Parello, Parent Advocate, is coordinating the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events. MONDAY The Plainfield Public Library and the Plainfield Public School district will be closed. The Plainfield Area Club of Frontiers International ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies' Robotics Team, The Deceptibots, attended the First Tech Challenge Qualifier at the Liberty Science Center on Saturday, Jan. 12.  As the only robot to use a servo motor to optimize precision, the team's robot was able to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A hiring event with Sky Zone of South Plainfield will be held in the College & Career Readiness Room at Plainfield High School. To apply, contact Ms. Santoro of the Guidance Office for an application. DATE:  Jan. 24 TIME:  3:15 p.m. PLACE:  Room 156, College & ...

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Montclair State University will give free professional development classes on Friday, Jan. 18, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to all federal employees to help them gain skills while they are out of work during the government shutdown.   The classes include training in skill transferability, Microsoft ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield High School Guidance and Counseling Department will present the catalog of courses for the 2019-2020 school year in Spanish during a meeting with parents on Thursday, 6 to 7 p.m., in the cafeteria.  An English presentation was held on Wednesday evening. The goal ...

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EAST STROUDSBURG, PA - A total of 1,513 students have been named to the Dean's List at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) for the Fall 2018 semester of the 2018-2019 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs. Students eligible ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Board of Education met on Tuesday for its first Work & Study session of the new year after its reorganization.  But it wasn’t a typical meeting as board members dealt with RICE charges served on Plainfield Education Association President Eric Jones. Prior to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - For Eduardo Flores, Valedictorian of the Class of 2019 at Plainfield High School, being admitted to Kean University on Monday as part of the school's “instant admissions” process is the perfect chance to get a head start on his selection for college this Fall. “It’s a great ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— The new co-dean of Rutgers Law School in Camden is the first woman, the first African American and the first LGBT law dean at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.  Rutgers University–Camden Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon announced the appointment of Kimberly Mutcherson, a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events. MONDAY Easy Reader Book Club with Ms. J. in Room 2 at the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Ave., at 4 p.m. Girls basketball:  at New Providence, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Un evento de apertura al público a cargo de la Autoridad de Desarrollo de las Escuelas del Estado de Nueva Jersey para informar a la comunidad sobre la nueva escuela primaria Woodland. La escuela será construida en la esquina de la East 7th St. y la Central St. con una extensión ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Six graduates from the Class of 2018 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison participated in a panel discussion and answered questions about the college process and their transition from high school on Young Alumni College Day in the Berry Performing Arts Center. The discussion was ...

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BETHLEHEM, PA (01/10/2019)-- Ebubechukwu Aneke, a Business Administration student from Plainfield, has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester at Northampton Community College. About Northampton Community College With an enduring commitment to the regional community it serves ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - You may recall that TAPinto Plainfield ran a series called Help a Plainfield Teacher before the school year began.  The articles had highlighted local teachers’ projects on Donorschoose.org. One of the projects that was featured was created by Shalonda Archibald, a Reading ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The oath of office was issued on Monday to Plainfield's newly elected Board of Education members. Eric Andrews was administered the oath first for a one-year unexpired term. John C. Campbell took the oath for another three-year term with his wife, Wilma, by his side.  Emily ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Adele DeLeeuw was a prominent Plainfield resident, and a patron of the arts.  She had established a scholarship fund to assist students in need in the Plainfield area for their pursuit of post-secondary education.  Applications for high school seniors wishing to apply for the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation written to teach students about the importance of money management at a young age, and championed by Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, was signed into law by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver on Thursday. The new law (A-1414) would direct the State Board of Education to require ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division, in cooperation with the City of Plainfield, the Plainfield Division of Parks and Recreation, and Plainfield Athletics, will host two events for students this month. Carefree Fridays, on Jan. 18 from 6 to 10 p.m.,  is an event for all high school ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - An open house event is being held by the State of New Jersey Schools Development Authority to inform the community about the new Woodland Elementary School.  The school will be built at Central St. and East 7th St. on 13.28 acres that are owned by the Plainfield School ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Catherine S. Medich is a reference archivist at the New Jersey State Archives, located in Trenton, and the state's official research center for public records with historical value.  She will be at the Plainfield Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. to provide an ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club will honor three residents at its 43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast. The breakfast is the longest running tribute to Dr. King in New Jersey, and will held on Monday, Jan. 21 at Plainfield High School. The ...

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the recipients of the new UC Night at the Theater grant, including Plainfield's Academy for the Arts & Advanced Studies. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s “Moving UNION COUNTY Forward” initiatives, the new ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the award of grants for elementary and middle schools, including Plainfield Academy of Arts and Advance Studies, in 15 school districts through the new Union County STEM Scholars grant program.  The program ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's Cresthaven Academy held its Polar Express Day on Friday to celebrate the holiday season.  Students and staff wore pajamas, sang songs, and received a visit from Santa, too.  Daniel Croson, Dean of Students, said over 1,400 presents were distributed to the school's 233 ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is pleased to announce the Upper School honor rolls for the first trimester of the 2018-2019 academic year. To qualify for Honor Roll, a student must achieve a GPA of 87 or higher, without rounding, with no individual grade below 73. To ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Students from K-5 Barlow Elementary School in Plainfield spent the morning of Dec. 13 visiting with Lower School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. The Plainfield students were accompanied by the W+H Upper School students who have been tutoring them as part of the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club will present its 43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast on Monday, January 21, 2019.  The breakfast, the longest running tribute to Dr. King in New Jersey, will be held at the Plainfield High School cafeteria and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -  Madison Berrios, a sophomore at the Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies, or PAAAS, was presented on Wednesday with a scholarship to study for a semester at duCret School of Art after winning the school district's art competition to design a holiday ...

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