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With a Good Start, St. Stan's Looks Forward to a Normal School Year in Sayreville

October 3, 2022

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- As the calendar flips to a new month with little COVID-related disruption to learning in September, Lori Hodder, principal of St. Stanislaus Kostas School in Sayreville, is encouraged for a "normal" experience for students this year..

"I'm looking forward to having a normal school year without COVID restriction," said Hodder, who spoke with ...

Rutgers' Holloway Announces New Council to Oversee Student Online Experience

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In a move that seems to signal that remote learning is here to stay even as Rutgers moves beyond pandemic-posed challenges and changes, university president Jonathan Holloway has unveiled plans to form a council to oversee student online experiences.

He said the council will advise on university-wide policies, practices, expectations and investments to improve all ...

Middlesex County Magnet Schools Grad Applies Skills Learned in HS to Marine Corps Service

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Joshua Houskeeper, a North Brunswick resident, is using what he learned at the Middlesex County Magnet Schools to serve our country.

He is a 2019 graduate of the East Brunswick Magnet School with a career major in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. After beginning his Marine Corps service on a tank crew, Houskeeper is now a corporal and a ...

"Energy and Excitement" Are Hallmarks of a New School Year

SOUTH RIVER, NJ --  In her annual Back-to-School report,  Superintendent Sylvia Zircher said there is “newfound energy and excitement” at the four public schools in South River, as a number of new initiatives are underway.

Following the pandemic, school officials have responded by increasing the number of support staff, mental health services, and supervision, while the ...

Middlesex County Magnet Schools Schedule Open Houses

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ  -- The Middlesex County Magnet Schools have scheduled open houses on all five campuses for prospective students and their parents to become familiar with the career offerings and academic programs available.

On the East Brunswick Campus, 112 Rues Lane, the dates, all Saturdays from 10 am to noon, are Oct. 22, Dec. 10, and Jan. 21, 2023.
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New Jersey Ranked 6th Best State for Teachers in 2022

SAYREVILLE, 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 the pupil-teacher ratio to whether the state has a digital learning ...

Sayreville and South Amboy Students Named to Seton Hall Dean's List

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Seton Hall University this week announced the following students from Sayreville and South Amboy were named to the university's Spring 2022 Dean's:

Jillian Greene of Sayreville
Melanie Yetman of Sayreville
Lauren Gates of Sayreville
Emily Monderine of Sayreville
Mansi Parikh of Sayreville
Renzo Tallo of Sayreville
Nelson Lu of ...

Rutgers-New Brunswick Among U.S. News Top 20 Public Universities

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY - Rutgers University-New Brunswick is one of the nation’s top 20 public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 Best Colleges rankings released today.

Named #19 of Top Public Schools Among National Universities, Rutgers-New Brunswick climbed higher in the rankings from #23 last year. The rankings also revealed advances ...

Scenes from the First Day at St. Stan's School in Sayreville

SAYREVILLE, NJ - The kids at St. Stan's school were ready for their first day of school last week and look ready to start the new academic year.

The faculty, families and administration at St. Stanislaus Kostka School (221 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville) share a commitment to fostering a faith filled community of lifelong learners and compassionate leaders through a challenging ...

Middlesex County Magnet Schools Flag Raising Ceremony

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- Members of the Middlesex County Magnet Schools and the community gathered on the East Brunswick campus to raise its flags to signal the new era of the County school district on Wednesday, Sept. 7. The new name and visual identity, announced in June, accurately represents the exceptional, specialized education the school system offers all Middlesex County ...

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Sat, October 8, 10:00 AM

Saint Joseph High School Campus, Metuchen

Saint Joseph Falcon Fall Fest

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Tue, October 18, 6:30 PM

Berkeley College Transfer Open House

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Wed, October 19, 6:30 PM

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 through October 15 and celebrates the history, culture, and contributions of Americans of Hispanic ancestry.

          National Hispanic Heritage Month started out as just one week when it was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. It was changed to one month in 1988 by President Ronald ...

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Sat, October 8, 10:00 AM

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Tue, October 18, 8:00 AM

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center , New Brunswick

Middlesex County hosts Sixth Annual Middlesex ...

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Tue, October 18, 6:30 PM

Berkeley College Transfer Open House

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Wed, October 19, 6:30 PM

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Fri, October 21, 5:00 PM

Saint Joseph High School, Metuchen

Saint Joseph Fathers Club Italian Night

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Sat, October 22

Berkeley College, Woodland Park

Berkeley College Open House

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Sat, November 5, 7:00 PM

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Piscataway High School Class of 1972's 50th ...

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Berkeley College, Woodland Park

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East Course at Tamarack Golf Course Reopens After Extensive Renovations

September 28, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Middlesex County officials joined Indigo Sports, a Troon Company, at Tamarack Golf Course today, September 28, to view the extensive renovations to the East Course, which reopened to the public on Monday, September 26 after undergoing aesthetic and structural upgrades that began in November 2020. The upgrades, which include improved drainage, a new irrigation system, ...