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May 19, 2022

MANCHESTER, NH — Two Plainfield residents, Erica Moore and Elizabeth Fox, have been named to the Winter 2022 President's List at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the ...

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MANCHESTER, NH — Plainfield resident Chasity Santiago has been named to Southern New Hampshire University's Winter 2022 Dean's List. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.500 to 3.699 are named to the Dean's List. Full-time status is achieved by ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – May 11, 2022 – A new statewide poll from Change Research released today by the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association (NJPCSA) found that a majority of voters in New Jersey support public charter schools by a nearly 2:1 margin (50% of respondents indicated support and 27% ...

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EAST STROUDSBURG, PA — Plainfield's Emily Duggan was among the 1,021 students who received degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at a commencement ceremony on May 8 at Eiler-Martin Stadium. A total of 800 bachelor's degrees, 214 master's degrees and seven doctoral degrees were ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — It’s that time of year again, when all current Plainfield pre-kindergarten students must be registered for kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year. A mass registration day will be held Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Administration Building, 1200 Myrtle Avenue.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Public Schools District is holding a conference on Saturday that will include four workshops with speakers, who are experts in their fields, to address educational, social and immigration issues that are of importance to parents and Plainfield families. The ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's school board members unanimously approved the 2022/2023 budget on Tuesday, April 26. Business Administrator Rashon Hasan called out three highlights in the public meeting: a zero percent general tax fund levy increase for Plainfield residents, over $600K in banked cap ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The school district hosted two events this week at Plainfield High School that incorporated hearing about students' STEM achievements, and learning best practices to take care of oneself, offering free screenings, resources and more. The district's first-ever multidisciplinary ...

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ISELIN, NJ —The Plainfield High School Air Force JROTC, or Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, held its military ball and dining-in on Thursday, April 14, to foster camaraderie and salute the accomplishments of the program's participants under the instruction of Chief Yasmeen Wilson and Master ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — It has been 22 years since a fire in the Boland residence hall at South Orange's Seton Hall University claimed the lives of three freshman — Aaron Karol, Frank Caltabilota and John Giunta. But two survivors of the deadly blaze, who suffered severe burns that morning trying to ...

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HAMILTON, NY — Hailing from Plainfield, Gabriela Cantero-Exojo is a Psychology major and member of the Colgate University Class of 2024. She has earned the Fall 2021 Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, and is a graduate of Newark Academy. Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.3 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies, or PAAAS, is ranked #151 out of 406 in the state of New Jersey, according to this year's Best High Schools rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Barack Obama Green Charter High School ranks #243 in New Jersey for ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — STEM Academy students in grades 3 through 12 in the Plainfield Public Schools district will have an opportunity on Thursday, April 28, to display their experiences with coding, hydroponics and power techniques learned over six weeks in the program. The first annual Student Showcase ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A proposal put forth by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Mark Williams was approved by Plainfield school board members Tuesday, with Carmencita Pile and Lynn Anderson-Person voting no; they cited a lack of information being presented to make an informed decision. The plan ...

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BATON ROUGE, LA — Endia Green of Plainfield was recently initiated at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C. into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Green is among approximately 25,000 students, faculty, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House Chief Medical Advisor who rose to national prominence during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, will take part in the Rutgers commencement ceremony at SHI Stadium next month, a source has told TAPinto New Brunswick. Fauci’s presence ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield school board members will meet at a combined work & study/business meeting on Tuesday, April 12. According to the agenda available online, action will be taken. Following are some items of interest that might — or might not — garner individual mentions. First, ...

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Para mantener a nuestras escuelas seguras y libres de COVID-19, el Distrito recomienda que nuestras familias se hagan la prueba de COVID el 23 de abril, antes de regresar de las vacaciones de primavera. ------------------------------- Rech ut’z urilik rech k’ot yab’il chupam ri ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Public Schools Special Education Department hosted a fun walk for Autism Awareness Friday at the Hub Stine Sports Complex to increase awareness within the community. Participants were able to learn more from community partners about available resources, like ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — Yesterday, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) released school and district-level results from last fall's Start Strong assessments. Administered in September and October 2021, Start Strong is New Jersey's first statewide exam that provides insight on how the coronavirus ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Band instructor Mark Edelstein of Plainfield's Charles H. Stillman Elementary is leading an instrument drive for the school's band. Lightly used instruments are sought to grow the music program. The drive runs through April 14, and flutes, clarinets, saxophones, trumpets, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Plainfield Public Schools Special Education Department is hosting a walk to increase awareness within the community. The walk on Friday, April 8, will be held at Hub Stine Field, 1410 Randolph Road, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In case of rain, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Anahi Zurita, a Psychology major from Plainfield, is one of 52 students, staff, alumni and honorary inductees from Montclair State University who were inducted into the inaugural class of the Delta Chi chapter of Alpha Alpha Alpha (Tri-Alpha), the National Honor Society for First ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Board of Education is seeking residents to volunteer to assist in developing a Strategic Plan by serving on one of four committees. The Strategic Plan will serve as a blueprint that will outline the goals, objectives, and a timeline for the board to implement ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Board of Education will host the first of a series of Town Hall meetings on Tuesday, March 29 at Plainfield High School, 950 Park Ave., from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  A Town Hall meeting is a comfortable arena where community members may voice their opinions and ask ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Public Schools Office of Student Services announced masks will be optional for students and staff for the week of March 21-25 due to a low level of COVID-19 cases in the community. Masks will be optional next week for Plainfield Public Schools' students, and staff ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — There was a lot to unpack at Tuesday's school board meeting. Plainfield's board members heard about a Strategic Plan, care of Gwen Thornton of the New Jersey School Boards Association, as well as a preliminary budget presentation that has been prepared in advance of being submitted ...

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MADISON, NJ — Students from Plainfield have been named to both the Honors List and the Dean's List at Fairleigh Dickinson University for the Fall 2021 semester. The following students made the Honors List at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus in Madison. To qualify for the Honors ...

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