Education

May 6, 2021

ROSELLE, NJ - Six Grace Wilday Junior High School students enjoyed a surprise visit from Kean University President Dr. Lamont Repollet on May 4 as part of their acceptance into the Kean Scholar Academy. Kean University's innovative dual-enrollment program offers select students the chance to ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Grace Wilday Junior High School students had a great time last week painting and decorating the school’s Little Free Library, which was donated by members of the Borough Council. The Little Free Library is located in front of the school at 400 Brooklawn Avenue. “We are excited that ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Board of Education unanimously approved its 2021-22 budget of $60.7 million, which calls for a tax reduction, at its regular meeting on April 26. The owner of a house assessed at $300,000 will see a decrease of about $53 in the school portion of the tax bill. This is ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Many schools, such as Abraham Clark High School, Leonard V. Moore Middle School, Dr. Charles C. Polk Elementary School and Grace Wilday Junior High School, featured balloons, music and exciting activities to welcome back students last week. “Our students have transitioned perfectly ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ — In the year of coronavirus, school district superintendent salaries increased 2.9% statewide to a median cost of $174,689, up from $169,689 the year before, recently released state Education Department data show. Roselle Park School District Superintendent Pedro ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Michael Adamowsky says he didn’t plan it, but he has found his purpose in life through teaching. After completing his master’s degree in accounting and starting a career at Community Access Unlimited, Adamowsky found that the accounting position didn’t suit him, and he didn’t ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Kindergarten Success Academy staff kicked-off its Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying initiative last week by sporting orange and walking around the ACHS track as they began logging miles as the school unites against bullying for the month of April. The initiative is through Pacer's ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Last week, Grace Wilday Junior High School received a generous donation of 2,000 disposable masks from Adriana Rozo-Angulo, Director of Operations at Hispanic Star NJ, just in time for the school’s reopening. “In light of this generous donation to our school, we feel that it is ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Inspired by their research regarding heroic women chemists, Washington Elementary School’s STEAM students explored the hands-on world of chemistry through interactive online lab experiments last week. The virtual lab allowed students to gain experience working with Bunsen burners, ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park High School has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access in AP ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Last Friday, Grace Wilday Junior High School SEL Sports & Culture Club students enjoyed a special visit from NFL Pro Bowler John Niland via Zoom. Niland spent more than an hour  talking with students and staff members about the importance of sports and approaching every situation ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Incoming freshmen at Abraham Clark High School will have the opportunity to earn up to 24 college credits through the “Kean Scholar Academy,” a new dual-enrollment program offered through Kean University in nearby Union Township. Kean University's innovative pre-college program ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Some Washington Elementary School students had the chance to have fun last week during the “Movie and Muffins” event. “Evidence of the success of Dr. Fisher's event is reflected in numerous reports and photos shared by delighted Washington families. They enjoyed their virtual visit ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey will expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility later this month to millions more people including teachers, the homeless and clergy, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. Educators have been among the groups lobbying for higher prioritization. As of March 15, K-12 educators and ...

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Gov. Announces Two Initiatives: Opportunity Meets Innovation Challenge Grants ($28.5 Million) and Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program ($1 Million) TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Brian Bridges announced that $29.5 million in federal funding will be available to New ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Washington Elementary School has been awarded a Union County STEM Scholar Grant Award. The more than $600 grant will be used to support the school’s STEAM lab and its programs. “At Washington Elementary, we pride ourselves on obtaining monetary resources through grants and other ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - One hundred and six students received their nursing diplomas from the Trinitas School of Nursing for what would have been the 165th Convocation Ceremony on January 21. Although a typical ceremony was not held, 89 women and 17 men became eligible to sit for the registered nurse ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nathan L. Fisher will join local leaders in education Thursday night, February 4, for a virtual panel discussion about education during a lingering pandemic. The panel discussion, entitled “The State of Our Schools,” is part of the Morning Star ...

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NEW JERSEY — A new executive order will mean sweeping changes for the way teachers and students are evaluated for the 2020-2021 school year. Gov. Phil Murphy, who has long said this isn’t a normal school year due to COVID-19, announced the changes during a Monday press conference on pandemic ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Holiday cheer was spread throughout the Roselle Public School district this week as school administrators hosted contactless toy giveaways and holiday events to bring joy to students this holiday season. Abraham Clark High School’s JROTC was able to provide toys to students of all ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy provided an update on remote vs. in-class school districts during his COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Murphy said that right now there are 89 districts fully open for in-person instruction, 438 offering hybrid of in-person and remote instruction, 246 ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — This year, the Scholastic Book Fair at Harrison Elementary is all virtual.  The book fair began Monday and will be running until November 22. To check out the different books available, there are two methods to ship at the fair this year. The first is through the Scholastic ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Public Schools are holding a series of virtual training sessions for Abraham Clark parents on how to use the parent portals of Genesis and Schoology. Beginning today and ending Friday, the district is holding six events in total, one for Genesis and one for Schoology in ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Public Schools will continue virtual distance learning until February 1, 2021, Superintendent Nathan Fisher announced in a letter to families Wednesday. Dr. Fisher explained that the Board of Education came to this decision due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Preliminary numbers from the Genesis surveys showed that 470 students would choose to return for hybrid in-person learning when it becomes an option. In contrast, 749 students have said they would continue to do only virtual learning. These numbers are not final results and the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Public Schools is planning to have all teachers return to school buildings on November 9. Superintendent Nathan Fisher suggested that the board move forward with the plan to have students in grades PreK-4 begin learning in a hybrid in-person model on November 16. Aside from ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The Roselle Park School District will be holding a virtual event for parents/guardians to learn about ways to support their children during this pandemic. The event, to be held November 10, is called "Addressing the Social and Emotional Needs of Our Children" and will be ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Superintendent of Roselle Park Schools Pedro Garrido provided an update for families on the ongoing process of reopening the school buildings. October 1 special education students returned to school buildings and October 19 students in grades Pre K-3 also returned. Students in ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Three of Roselle’s lower schools have announced that they will be celebrating the Week of Respect virtually with different themes for each day this week. The Week of Respect is celebrated each year in New Jersey public schools to educate and bring awareness to the issues of ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Anthony Signorello Youth Center announced that it will be providing all virtual afterschool programming this fall. The live programming will be held from 3-6 p.m. after full days of school for students in grades K-8. The Signorello Youth Center’s Director John Ranieri ...

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