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August 9, 2022

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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NEW JERSEY — For the second year in a row, the personal finance website WalletHub has ranked the state as having the third “best school system” in the nation. Only Connecticut and Massachusetts ranked higher than New Jersey, according to WalletHub, which gave New Jersey a total score of 64.05, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a regular Rahway Board of Education (BOE) meeting on Tuesday, July 26, at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place in the student cafeteria of the 7th and 8th Grade Academy. The meeting may also be attended virtually. Click here to access the Rahway BOE website and for ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Most kids probably aren’t ready to think about school supplies yet, but many local retailers already have shelves full of back-to-school necessities. This year, families will get to save some money as the state has announced a tax holiday for school supplies purchased from August 27 to ...

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Every Wednesday, the New Jersey Department of Education includes an "In the News" section to its weekly NJ DOE Broadcast, which feature 3-4 news stories related to education that have appeared the previous week. The July 20th broadcast chose to include TAPinto Rahway's article on the summer ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Public School District tested the emergency alert system for Rahway High School (RHS) on Tuesday, July 19. The district announced, "A test of the emergency alert system was sent out this morning to parents and guardians of Rahway High School via email and phone call. If ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — One of TAPinto Rahway's goals, among many others, is to begin following our Rahway High School (RHS) graduates beyond the confines of the high school corridors and classrooms once they graduate. While we often hear quite a bit about where graduates are headed immediately following ...

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This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. NEWARK, NJ — An urban farm on the property of West Side High School is not only planting hope for a more sustainable future in Newark but an opportunity for students to succeed. On the ...

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On this Day in History: On July 15, 1799, as a French account would later report it, "a stone of very beautiful black granite, very well grained, very hard under the hammer. . . ." was uncovered near the town of Rashid (Rosetta) in the Nile Delta, while French soldiers dug a foundation for a fort ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway had the chance recently to catch up with Dr. Kevin Robinson, the Rahway Public School District's Program Supervisor of Math and Physical Education. He's overseeing, along with Program Supervisor of Literacy Dr. Leslie Septor, a summer enrichment program for Rahway taking ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury School Board will push back against parts of a state law that relates to exposing young students to material related to gender identity, sexuality, and other topics deemed inappropriate by some parents. At its meeting Monday, the board created an “ad-hoc committee” that ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — After two tough years of remote, hyrbrid, or in-person classes, New Jersey's High School Class of 2023 will not be required to take the Graduation Proficiency Assessment test as a requirement of graduation under a law recently signed by Governor Murphy.  Lawmakers who sponsored the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There is a Rahway Board of Education (BOE) caucus meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 12, at 7 p.m. BOE meetings take place in the student cafeteria of the 7th and 8th Grade Academy, located at 1139 Kline Place. Click here for a copy of the July 12th agenda. Click here to join ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Do you know how tempting it is to say that "everyone had a whale of a good time"? See, now we've gone ahead and said it and can't take it back. But when you have a bona fide whale sighting (well, sort of) at the Rahway Public Library, it's hard not to get extremely excited. Permit ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Franklin Elementary School now has a new, state-of-the-art playground, thanks to so many individuals and groups that it's hard to name them all. But we'll try our best. After months of planning and preparation and three long and intense days of digging, building, and constructing, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Friday, July 8, from 2-4 p.m. the Rahway Public Library is hosting Whalemobile, an opportunity to meet Nile, a life-sized inflatable humpback whale. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Rahway Public Library. There are four 30-minute time slots, during which children ages ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There was a regular meeting of the Rahway Board of Education held on Tuesday, June 28, in the student cafeteria of the 7th and 8th Grade Academy. Mr. Joseph Toma Joins Board of Education After announcing the resignation of former board president Brittany Hale last month, Dr.

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Monday, June 27, in what may be the shortest amount of time ever between a high school class's graduation and its inaugural return, the Rahway High School (RHS) Class of 2022 came back home for its 5-day reunion. Classmates were heard saying to each other, "You haven't aged a bit" ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — Union County College will soon turn the page on a new chapter. “Thank you for joining us today, and I’d like to welcome you to Union County College and that’s probably one of the last times that we’ll be saying that,” said Dr. Jaime Segal, the new Union College Executive Director ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There are several city meetings taking place on Tuesday, June 28. PLANNING BOARD June 28, 7-8 p.m. 1 City Hall Plaza Council Chambers (Click here for more information.) BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY June 28, 2022, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Rahway ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — There will be a Rahway Board of Education (BOE) regular meeting on Tuesday, June 28. The meeting is open to the public beginning at 7 p.m. The BOE meeting takes place in the student cafeteria of the 7th and 8th Grade Academy, located at 1139 Kline Place. For more information ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers students will see a 2.9% increase in tuition and fees after the university’s Board of Governors approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 academic year. According to the school, tuition and fees account for more than 28% of university revenues, and help fund ...

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Sylvan Learning of Woodbridge is there for you! With summer camps starting at $299, covering everything from academic enrichment in all major subjects, STEM, study skills workshops, and test preparation for a range of standardized exams, there is no reason to fall behind during the summer ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway will very shortly put out some of the graduation photos it's gathered from Rahway High School's 2022 commencement ceremony. In the meantime, the student journalists of RHS published their final issue of Rho Eta Sigma (that's RHS in ancient Greek!), the high school's ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway High School (RHS) sophomore Lia Klimansky recently auditioned and interviewed for the selective Pathways Program at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University. She has since been accepted into the program.   The Cali Pathways Project seeks to identify ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Public School Dsitrict has just announced that, due to anticipated poor weather later today, tonight's high school graduation will take place indoors in the Rahway High School auditorium. Families will now have two tickets (white) in order to gain admittance to tonight's ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Shareyna James of Shareyna Nicole Consulting announced on Tuesday that Rahway High School's Tamia Watkins is the 2022 winner of the Shareyna Nicole Scholarship. Watkins is this year's valedictorian. The annual scholarship is given out to "one high school female on the basis of her ...

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