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January 16, 2024

RAHWAY, NJ — On Friday, January 12, Rahway High School (RHS) welcomed back over a dozen RHS graduates as part of the school's "Alumni Tea" event, in which former students return to the high school to speak with seniors about their educational experiences and professional journeys since graduating ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The 5th grade halls of Roosevelt Elementary School were buzzing with excitement as Ms. Danielle DeFonte's fifth-grade classes held a publishing party for their personal narratives! After weeks of dedicated work, from brainstorming ideas to revising and editing their drafts, the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Fifth graders in Ms. Danielle DeFonte and Ms. Jodi Matthews' inclusion class at Roosevelt Elementary School are peeling back the layers of language in their exciting new unit, "Layers of Language." This innovative curriculum delves into the fascinating history of English, exploring how ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Due to concerns over severe weather conditions, the Rahway Public School District will have a two-hour delayed opening on Wednesday, January 10. Assistant Superintendent Aleya Shoieb said, "Out of an abundance of caution, there will be a 2-hour delayed opening on Wednesday, January ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Board of Education met for its annual reorganization meeting on Tuesday, January 2, at 6 p.m., at Rahway High School, followed by its first caucus meeting of the year. Recently elected BOE members, all incumbents, were sworn in during the reorganization meeting. The ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Through the Madison Mondays program, a series of community engagement workshops that Madison Elementary School teachers ran for district parents and guardians over the course of November and December, the Rahway Public School District sought to provide educational programs and academic ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As the new year begins and the Rahway Board of Education reorganization and caucus meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 2, TAPinto Rahway wished to provide an update on several features of the Board's previous meetings, as well as where such information is located. Over the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Wednesday, December 13, Roosevelt Elementary School transformed into a magical train station, whisking students away on an unforgettable journey aboard the Polar Express! The evening adventure, inspired by the beloved Chris Van Allsburg story, saw our young riders embark on a ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Wednesday, December 20, select band students from Grover Cleveland and Roosevelt Elementary Schools, along with vocalists from Ms. Cindy Zatorski’s 4th-grade class brought the holiday spirit to Adroit Care Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Rahway. Led by Mr. Aaron Alcine and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Tuesday, December 19, the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy had the privilege of hosting a visit from Google to celebrate Computer Science Education Week. Google Classroom volunteers from the Grow with Google program met with Academy middle schoolers to discuss how technology shapes ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a Board of Education (BOE) reorganization and caucus meeting on Tuesday, January 2, in the Rahway High School Performing Arts Center (auditorium).  [This represents a location change.] As a point of clarification, the BOE meetings officially open at 6 p.m. but are ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — It was a lovely Friday afternoon in the Rahway Public Schools, as students and staff were all in the holiday spirit and, let's face it, really looking forward to the imminent winter recess. There was caroling, performances, a potluck, parties, art, and plenty of Santa hat-wearing ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Second-graders at Grover Cleveland Elementary School recently embarked on a thrilling exploration of matter, focusing on the power of air and gas. Under the guidance of their dedicated teacher, Ms. Claire Carpenter, the students delved into the fascinating world of air pressure and its ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway received a fun and informative lesson in traffic safety this past Monday, December 11, thanks to a visit from Safe Routes to School. Two engaging assemblies, catered to different grade levels, brought the importance of safety while ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway High School (RHS) Journalism program has just published its December issue of Rho Eta Sigma, the school's student newspaper. Student journalists could be found today unboxing the freshly printed December issue, sorting and organizing, as they prepared for distribution in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — For Computer Science Education Week, December 6-12, Rahway High School robotics and computer science teacher Ambika Bhosale invited employees of Google to visit her classes and speak to her students on careers in computer science and about their unconventional journeys that brought ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On a mission to spark a love of reading and ignite young imaginations, Lauren Battiato, technology facilitator and instructional coach, and Anjanette Highsmith, science teacher, both from the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy, recently visited BookSmiles in Pennsauken, New Jersey in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Get ready for a history lesson with a twist! Sixth-graders at Roosevelt Elementary School are putting a fresh spin on ancient innovations, thanks to a unique classroom exercise inspired by the hit TV show Shark Tank. Ms. Natalie Polanin's class transformed into budding ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Roosevelt Elementary School hosted a joyous celebration on Friday afternoon, honoring the outstanding academic achievements of its fifth and sixth-grade students. With smiles and jubilation, students gathered for a special after-school ceremony, brimming with pride and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Recently, Rahway High School (RHS) teacher Susana Monteiro took members of her Multi-Ethnic Cultural Club (MECC) and students in her English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to Kean University for the school's annual Human Rights Conference. The speakers were Nelson Mandela's ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — First graders in Ms. Nicole Thorn's class at Grover Cleveland Elementary School got a furry boost in their learning journey with a unique incentive program.  The incentive focused on iReady, an adaptive learning program designed to personalize the educational experience for each ...

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NEW JERSEY – The difficulty of attracting new teachers and retaining those already on the job has fueled the New Jersey and national teacher shortage, according to a state report. “An examination of new teacher certifications shows that the supply of new teachers does not replace those who are ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a Board of Education (BOE) regular meeting, in the cafeteria of the 7th and 8th Grade Academy, located at 1139 Kline Place, on Tuesday, December 12. As a point of clarification, the BOE normally meets at 6 p.m. but is immediately recessed to private session. The Board ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The administrators and staff at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway believe that having fun together is essential for building a strong school community. This year, they decided to kick off the holiday season with a sweet new tradition: a gingerbread house building competition for the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a Board of Education (BOE) regular meeting, in the cafeteria of the 7th and 8th Grade Academy, located at 1139 Kline Place, on Tuesday, December 12. As a point of clarification, the BOE normally meets at 6 p.m. but is immediately recessed to private session. The Board ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A newly adopted, streamlined admissions process has been linked to a surge in undergraduate applications at Rutgers University – a school where the term RU Screw has been muttered in disgust by generations of students who’ve found themselves ensnared in bureaucratic red ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) is promoting two critical initiatives to help attract and retain teachers as part of Governor Murphy's more widespread efforts to address the national K-12 educator shortage in New Jersey. The application period for the New ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway High School (RHS) has announced its Students of the Month for December. They are: 9th Grade: Emily Garcia 9th Grade: Daniel Vieira 10th Grade: Cristiano Cunha 10th Grade: Makenzy Soares 11th Grade: Jenna Birney 11th Grade: ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a Board of Education (BOE) regular meeting, in the cafeteria of the 7th and 8th Grade Academy, located at 1139 Kline Place, on Tuesday, December 12. This reflects a date change. The meeting was originally scheduled for Tuesday, December 19. As a point of ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway High School (RHS) has just released the list of those students who made the honor roll for the 1st Marking Period. This list includes both those on the Honor Roll and High Honor Roll. According to the 2023-2024 Rahway High School Student Handbook, the eligibility criteria ...

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