Education

September 19, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – The Rahway Board of Education received funding to enhance and expand its preschool education program. In a recent press release, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that Rahway was one of 31 districts to receive money from the new Preschool Education Expansion Act (PEEA). The district ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway Police Department is giving people a chance to help less fortunate youngsters prepare for the upcoming school year. The department's juvenile bureau is hosting a school supply drive "to assist local families who may be having difficulty providing the necessary supplies to ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - While Rahway didn't receive an extra boost in state aid with the passage of Gov. Phil Murphy's budget, the district still received five percent more - $1,069,871 - than it did in the previous school year. When Gov. Murphy agreed to Senate President Steve Sweeney's S2 proposal for ...

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Just this month, Rahway High School social studies teacher Michael Celoski completed an academic journey he started back in 2005. After many years of studying, taking graduate classes, reading, researching, and writing, he earned his Ed.D. from Seton Hall University College of Education and Human ...

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Rahway High School sophomore Vanessa Spangle was honored last month with a Gold Medal award in a statewide SkillsUSA Esthetics competition.  SkillsUSA, the event sponsor, is a partnership dedicated to helping students prepare for entering a skilled workforce. The event was comprised of 130 ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway High School Dinner Theatre will present "The Learned Ladies" 6:30 p.m. May 11 and 6:30 p.m. May 12 at the Rahway High School, Courtyard. To book tickets CLICK HERE

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RAHWAY, NJ - Franklin School fourth graders Kayla Horta and Gabriel Zuniga have been selected as the winners of the Union County Dental Society poster contest. Horta won first place and Zuniga earned second-place honors. The fourth-graders from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway were ...

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I was reflecting recently on the fact that often in the Rahway Public Schools administrators and teachers leave our high school to begin working in another building. They remain in Rahway, but because they leave our building we never really follow up with them or hear from them again in any kind of ...

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Rahway High School recently recognized four student-athletes for their accomplishments during their respective sports seasons, three winter athletes and one from the fall. Their interviews with the high school newspaper, Rho Eta Sigma, appear below. By Alejandro Ramirez (Editor-in- Chief) and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Hidden in Plain Sight, a presentation by New Jersey's Drug Enforcement Administration, will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in the Rahway High School Auditorium. Special Agent Timothy McMahon, the Acting Unit Chief - Special Support Unit and Public Information Officer of the Drug ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - “How do you cope with homesickness?” ponders Rahway High senior Luis Muller.  Oscar Ortiz wonders, “How can I manage my time to address so many priorities?”  Future June ’18 graduate Seth Holguin thinks about what he might face as “the disadvantages of being a first-year college ...

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 RAHWAY, NJ - The mood was somber but the feelings were strong and the hopes, high. “We are the future,” pronounced Student Council President Tymek Jones. “We must be the change we need to see.” In solidarity with schools nationwide, over 250 Rahway High School students gathered in their ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway High students held a rally Wednesday inside the school gym to promote school safety and remember the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that occurred Feb. 14 in Parkland, Fla. Rahway High students silently held up individual posters bearing the names ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Their dream is big…but so is its price tag. “For so long, I have envisioned myself traveling to the famous places I have only read about,” muses senior Olivier Pierre. “Thanks to the chance our Board of Ed has given us, I’ll be standing in front of the Eiffel Tower!”   Although the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - All day and evening campuses of Union County College are closed Wednesday March 7 in anticipation of the pending storm. Sign up for our daily e-news! Download the TAPinto App!   Click here for Android.  Click here for iOS.  

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RAHWAY, NJ - Franklin Elementary School in Rahway did its part to eliminate waste by collecting 200 pairs of old shoes for Nike's Reuse-A-Shoe program. It marked the fifth straight year that the Franklin Blue and Gold Club students participated in the program. The Reuse-A-Shoe program started ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - J’aime Lugos and Jaime Bertram, members of the Blue and Gold Club at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway, led a project to collect canned food on the Friday before the Super Bowl to benefit the Rahway Food Pantry. The Franklin students collected 120 various canned goods to help ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Kindergartner Lucas Ramirez reportedly emptied his piggy bank to donate to the "Pennies for Patients" fundraiser that Franklin Elementary School students in Rahway are holding to benefit research to combat cancers Leukemia and Lymphoma. The annual event raised $1,200 last ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - “You can take away money, you can take away possessions but no one can take away your education.” Strong words from Rahway Superintendent of Schools Dr. Patricia Camp, but they could not echo more genuinely the spirit and wisdom of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, whose memory was ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The new year brought in a new requirement from the Rahway Public School District. At least one parents or legal guardian are now required to create a Powerschool Parent Portal account. The new rule went into effect Jan. 2, 2018. Also, any child who registered in the district in the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - It was a true ‘labor of love’— one which took five years of dedication, passion, and true collaboration to bring to fruition.  “Our community is full of hardworking people who want the best opportunities for their children,” Rahway High School Vice Principal Patricia ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The staff of Rahway High School’s student newspaper, Rho Eta Sigma, has created a new award at the high school. On the initiative of our editor-in-chief, Alejandro Ramirez, and with the support and coordinated efforts of the high school, Rho Eta Sigma announces the Athlete of the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway Public School District will discuss Preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world!, as part of its strategic planning, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 in the cafeteria of Roosevelt School. This is the first Strategic Planning meeting of the year and is being done in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Hope. It is the beauty and the magic which imbues the beginning of every new year. Thanks to the creative talents of Rahway High School Art Instructor Katherine Turon’s students, their hope that a cure would be found in the fight against pediatric cancer was evident in their very ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Securing placement on the ‘honor roll’ can no longer be viewed as recognition of achievement reserved solely for students. In December, Rahway Superintendent of Schools Dr. Patricia Camp welcomed official word from the College Board that the district had been named to the College ...

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Rahway Public Schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 5, due to the prediction of extreme cold conditions. For more information or updates, visit the Rahway Public Schools website.

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Due to inclement weather, Rahway Schools are closed for Thursday, Jan. 4 For further updates, go the Rahway Public Schools website.

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RAHWAY, NJ - Sixth-grade students from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway participated in the Prevention Link's countywide 2017 "What's My Anti-Drug" Poster Contest in honor of Red Ribbon Week. The students created posters and explained what keeps them drug-free. Three students were selected ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Project SEARCH Program at Overlook Medical Center,Project  a one-year intensive employment training program for young adults with disabilities, has begun recruiting students for Cohort #3, which begins in September of 2018.  Student interns spend an entire year inside Overlook ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Franklin Elementary School recently came together to show appreciation to Unoted States veterans. Members of the school's Blue and Gold Club put together goody bags filled with candy and a heartfelt letter.    The bags were brought to the veterans at the park in Rahway for ...

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