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September 30, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ — The student-run newspaper of Rahway High School (RHS), Rho Eta Sigma, was hot off the press and ready just in time for Thursday evening's Back-to-School Night. Rho Eta Sigma (the title refers to the three letters of the ancient Greek alphabet that stand for "RHS") is produced by ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway High School (RHS) held its annual Back-to-School Night on Thursday, September 29, from 6-8 p.m. Parents, guardians, and other family members began arriving a bit before 6 p.m. to meet building administrators and their children's teachers, learn more about the various classes ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Face coverings will be optional for Rutgers students and faculty in indoor teaching spaces and libraries starting Oct. 1. The new protocols announced Monday, Sept. 26 by Antonio M. Calcado, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Rutgers, come after the school ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway High School's Back-to-School Night is Thursday, September 29, from 6-8 p.m. Parents and families are invited to visit the high school at 1012 Madison Ave., meet the faculty, staff, and administration and familiarize themselves with the building and facilities. [Don’t miss ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is still working to assist parents and guardians who may be confused about the lessons being taught in health and physical education classes. The subject was first broached publicly at the Aug. 30 meeting of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vandalism aimed at a traditionally Jewish fraternity at Rutgers has been condemned as an act of antisemitism by Gov. Phil Murphy. The reported attack on Alpha Epsilon Pi comes during a festive holiday when Jews pray in synagogues, gather to eat apples dipped in honey to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town public schools are planning to add an elective high school course in Holocaust and genocide studies in 2023, bolster related curriculum in lower grades, and partner with a university to educate teachers on the Holocaust and prejudice reduction, according to ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — New Jersey ranked 6th on the list of Best & Worst States for Teachers for the year 2022, according to a new study from WalletHub that analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 24 key metrics. Among the factors examined were teachers’ income growth potential to ...

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UNION, NJ — A threat from a Union High School student to harm other students with a weapon has been found to not be credible, said Superintendent Scott Taylor. In a letter to the high school community on Saturday afternoon, Taylor said a threat was brought to the attention of the district ...

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UNION, NJ — There are 146 Union High School students who have yet to re-register for school this year, said Union Schools Superintendent Scott Taylor. All incoming and current Union High School students were required to re-register for the new school year regardless of their current enrollment ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — What the Rahway Police Department initially identified as a "suspicious package" found outside Roosevelt Elementary School caused considerable concern this morning, on the very day that classes commenced in the district for the first day of school. By approximately 10:15 a.m., however, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The choice of whether (and where) to go to college is a major decision with lifelong impact, and this issue is now in America's forefront as the Biden Administration announced student loan debt forgiveness last month. The skyrocketing cumulative federal student loan debt—$1.6 ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There is a Rahway Board of Education (BOE) meeting this Tuesday, September 6. The meeting opens to the public at 7 p.m. and may be attended in person or virtually. TAPinto Rahway will provide the agenda and Google Meet link once they are available. To access the Rahway BOE ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ — A judge has dismissed an ethics complaint filed against Hunterdon Central Regional Board of Education member Noelle O’Donnell regarding her wearing of a PRIDE mask at a February board of education meeting. The complaint was filed in April by residents Lisa Santangelo and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Elizabeth Public School District has announced a new incentive to bring teachers to the district this school year.  Partnering with ESS, a staffing agency that supports schools in finding educators for districts, the ESS Spark Incentive is designed to provide up to $225 in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Tuesday, August 23, the Rahway Board of Education (BOE) held its final regular meeting before the start of the 2022-2023 school year. Superintendent Dr. Trisha Camp provided important updates to the district’s COVID-19 protocols as board members approved a number of personnel ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a new student orientation at Rahway High School (RHS) on Thursday, September 1. All freshmen and transfer students are encouraged to attend. The orientation will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to meet your administrators, tour the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District has introduced its security team hired as part of the board of education approved school security plan. "As every student, parent and employee in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District understands, the safety and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway High School 2021-2022 yearbook, The Allegarooter, has just arrived, freshly printed and filled with the people, events, and memories of this past school year, September through June. Yearbooks will be distributed in the high school cafeteria on Tuesday, August 30, 9-11 ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — Hamilton Township Board of Education Candidate, Nick Ferrara, who came under fire for inflammatory comments made on social media, dropped out of the race Saturday night.  Online posts in which Ferrara said that a "down and dirty assessment of each and every jew [sic] (and every ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — This week's Rahway Board of Education (BOE) regular meeting will be held in the auditorium of Rahway High School on Tuesday, August 23. The public portion of the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. A copy of the agenda can be found here. A Google Meet link to attend the meeting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The tens of thousands of Rutgers students who will be returning to class on Sept. 6, as well as the university’s employees, will be required to mask up. The announcement made by the university on Tuesday, Aug. 16 that face coverings will be required at all indoor teaching ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A new public school building for Newark high school students will result in tens of millions of dollars of taxpayer funds going to a for-profit real estate investment group.  Last year, the Newark Board of Education announced a $160 million, 20-year lease with private developers to ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As if TAPinto Rahway needed any additional excuse to head over to the concluding day of the Rahway STEM Summer Camp, the favorable weather, which felt like approximately 100 degrees cooler from the previous week, called our name, gently coaxing us outdoors and over to Grover Cleveland ...

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CLARK, NJ — The Clark Board of Education met on Aug. 8, and, during his report, Superintendent Ed Grande provide an update on the district’s security plans for the upcoming school year. According to Grande, when students return, there will be security officers in all four district buildings; ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — I'll try to contain my excitement as I write this, but I have to say that it's basically insane how many educational and entertaining things are taking place at this summer's Rahway STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) camp over at Grover Cleveland Elementary School. When ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There is a Rahway Board of Education (BOE) Caucus meeting on Tuesday, August 9, at 7 p.m. The meeting location has changed. The new location is the Rahway High School auditorium. A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here. To attend the meeting virtually, click here. For ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — A collaboration that began in September 2021 between the South Plainfield School District and the New Brunswick-based non-profit coLAB Arts culminated last month with the unveiling of a mural in the middle school’s courtyard.  Last fall, with the support of administration ...

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TRENTON, NJ — After Governor Murphy signed  A4075/3229 [t.e2ma.net] into law, the board of education in each school district and board of trustees in each charter school or renaissance school in the state is now required to develop and adopt a policy for the establishment of a threat assessment ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Board of Education (BOE) met on Tuesday, July 26, for its monthly regular meeting. Though the public portion of the meeting was brief, the district provided an important update on repairs to its telephone system and approved a number of personnel motions.  Update on ...

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