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December 15, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ —The good vibes just keep coming from Grover Cleveland Elementary School, as staff and students partnered with members of the community to provide Thanksgiving baskets. This year, in preparation for Thanksgiving, Cleveland's school nurse, Kate Giammetta, reached out to Reverend Hall, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway has introduced readers to Dr. W. Adrian Davis before. As a TAPinto advertiser last year, Davis, a Rahway resident who owns and operates a Sylvan Learning Center, was prominently featured in an article we ran last year about him, his family, and what was then his new ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Cleveland Superstars came out on the evening of November 14 to celebrate and be recognized during the quarterly Principal’s Club. The star-studded event recognized students in grades pre-K through 6th. The distinction is based on several categories: Academic ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a Board of Education (BOE) caucus meeting this Tuesday, December 13 in the student cafeteria of the 7th and 8th Grade Academy, located at 1139 Kline Place. The meeting will be open to the public at 7 p.m. The meeting may also be attended virtually via Google Meet by ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced the appointments of 23 members to the Task Force on Public School Staff Shortages in New Jersey. The task force, established by Executive Order No. 309, will provide recommendations to address the challenges facing New Jersey’s educational workforce and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — When Maud Dahme finally shared her memory of the moment the Allies liberated her and her sister from the horrors of the Nazis in 1945, over 77 years before, her words cracked with emotion. There was sadness in her voice, no doubt, but profound gratitude as well. Both sentiments, in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Board of Education (BOE) met on Tuesday, November 29 for its monthly regular meeting. Personnel Matters The following motions related to personnel were approved by the BOE: The retirement of Rahway High School (RHS) teacher Shannon Barnes. The appointment of ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Public Schools' Early Childhood Department will present a free workshop entitled "Let's De-Escalate" on Wednesday, December 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m., in the student cafeteria of the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy, located at 1139 Kline Place. The holidays can be a stressful ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway High School (RHS) just announced its Students of the Month for December! They are: 9th Grade: Jaden Gray 9th Grade: Sarah Sanchez 10th Grade: Gabriella Lynch 10th Grade: Alythea Mongo 11th Grade: Anaya Francis 11th Grade: Joskar Yanes 12th Grade: Felix ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Public School District is holding a "Story Telling & Campfires Family Night" this Wednesday, November 30, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in the student cafeteria of the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy, located at 1139 Kline Place. Event organizers will discuss the history ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a regular meeting of the Rahway Board of Education this Tuesday, November 29, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the student cafeteria of the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy.  The meeting may also be attended virtually. Click here to access the link. For a ...

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NEWARK, NJ — More than a quarter of Newark students were chronically or severely chronically absent in September, a bellwether month for a public school system that has long grappled with chronic absenteeism. Absenteeism in the first month of school is considered a predictor for student ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Just about a year ago, TAPinto Rahway reported on a Rahway High School (RHS) junior winning the Joy Prescott Humanitarian Award for Student Leadership and Dedication, established by Kean University's Holocaust Resource Center and Diversity Council on Global Education and Citizenship.

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RAHWAY, NJ — With plummeting temperatures coinciding with increased purchases of rakes and leaf bags, it's clear that fall has finally arrived. But it was nonetheless something of a puzzle when autumn trees with multicolored leaves began to appear on each of the three floors of Rahway High School ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Less than a week after officially becoming the best male high school cross country runner in New Jersey, following his victory in the NJSIAA Meet of Champions last Saturday, Rahway High School's (RHS) Micah Lawson announced his intention to run next year for Rutgers University in New ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — For Veterans Day, Franklin Elementary School students came together to show some love and appreciation to our veterans. Members of the school's Blue and Gold Club wrote letters to veterans.  The children hope that the letters will put a smile on their faces.  Franklin School's ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a Board of Education (BOE) caucus meeting held on Tuesday, November 15 at the 7th and 8th Grade Academy. The meeting will be open to the public at 7 p.m. For a copy of the meeting agenda, click here. The live board meeting link is not yet available For more ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway High School (RHS) just announced its Students of the Month for November! They are: Leilani Bellido (12th) Iyana Adams (12th) Amy Ponce-Garcia (11th) Ava McMillon (11th) Journey Young (10th) Rayven Billups (10th) Paris Walker (9th) Nahim Aviles-Torres ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Philanthropist John H. Martinson has pledged $3 million to benefit the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Albert Dorman Honors College, the largest single gift in the college’s 27-year history. Louis Hamilton, dean of NJIT’s honors college, described the $3 million windfall as a ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Sixth-grade students from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway participated in the 24th annual Prevention Links "What's Your Anti-Drug?" Poster Contest. This local contest is part of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign in honor of Red Ribbon Week. Students created many ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Coming on the heels of another recent visit by a children's author with Rahway connections, Madison Elementary School welcomed Philip Blugh to the kindergarten classes this past Friday to read to the students. Blugh has two sons of his own who attend Madison. One is in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There have been shocking retirements before. There have been sad retirements too (Lou Gehrig). There have been poignant retirements and even, from time to time, appropriately-timed retirements (Rocky Marciano, arguably). Some people go down in history for the speeches they give when ...

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Given how much positive news and reports of good times TAPinto Rahway receives from Grover Cleveland Elementary School, it appears that learning is truly both a community affair and an exciting and entertaining one at that. We just received the below report from Kate Giammetta, the school nurse at ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Friday, October 28, Katarzyna Łaziuk, the head of the Public Relations, Culture, and Sports Department in the city of Mińsk Mazowiecki, Poland visited Rahway High School (RHS). She spoke to select classes about the work she and residents of her city are doing on behalf of refugees ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Grover Cleveland Elementary School PTA sponsored a Pop-Up Pumpkin Patch just in time for Halloween. Preschool and Kindergarten classes at Cleveland School were called outside on Friday morning to receive an incredible surprise.  Under beautiful blue skies and crisp fall air, it ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will a College and Career Fair at Rahway High School (RHS) this Thursday, October 27, from 6-8 p.m. The fair is an opportunity for students and their families to explore career and college options after high school. Those representing colleges and universities, businesses, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — It was a great morning of remembrance and reunion as members of the Rahway High School Class of 1960 arrived to RHS this past Saturday to visit the very same high school building from which they graduated only 62 years before. Dorothy Bodwell Duncan, one of the RHS alumni who ...

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UNION, NJ — In a personnel update at the last Union Board of Education meeting, the district's superintendent discussed the alarming number of vacancies in paraprofessional positions within the district and outlined two initiatives to help alleviate the "crisis". Superintendent Dr. Scott Taylor ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Friday, October 21, children's author and Rahway High School (RHS) graduate (class of 1985) Amiel Rivera stopped by Madison Elementary School to read his recently published book, The Hidden Hero, to the kindergartners. Several things made his visit especially interesting and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — During Grover Cleveland Elementary School’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the school took the time to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino individuals internationally. It was the perfect time to reflect, celebrate, educate, and come together as a school ...

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