Springfield Awarded Union County 2018 Library Grants

August 11, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the 2018 Union County Library Grant awards for 20 public, municipal libraries in Union County. The grants are designed to assist public libraries with funding that enriches and supports children’s programming.

“Our community is stronger when we all work together to provide every child with opportunities to ...

Springfield Township Public Schools Get Increased State Aid

SPRINGFIELD, NJ  — The Springfield Township Public Schools District is set to receive additional state aid in Gov. Phil Murphy's recently approved state budget. Gov. Phil Murphy's 2018-2019 Appropriations Act and revised budget now bring Springfield's state aid numbers up to $1,946.555

In 2017-2018 Springfield received $1,499,206 and initially ...

Some Students in NJ Could Go To County College For Free in 2019

TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday.

The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college free for students across the state. It was ...

Springfield School Board Official Named President of NJASBO

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Matthew A. Clarke, the secretary and business administrator (BA) of the Springfield Board of Education has been named President of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) for the 2018-2019 school year.

The New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) is a professional association that comprises individuals who administer or supervise a ...

Springfeild Public Library Takes a Walk on the Wild Side With Zoo Jersey

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Saturday July 28 at the Springfield Free Public Library, young children and their parents got an up close at a wide variety of animals, insects, reptiles and amphibians.

Zoo Jersey, a company that runs animal programs throughout the tristate area was on hand to show the children the biodiversity of earth. The program started with a pair of insects, the tarantula and the ...

Springfield’s Caitlynn McTernan Girl Scout Gold Award Project to Help Kids with Learning Disabilities

SPRINGFIELD, NJ –Caitlynn McTernan will be a senior at Jonathan Dayton High School in September.  Right now, she is focused on completing her Girl Scout Gold Award Project. 

The Girl Scout Gold Award Webpage says, “The Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for girls—and the most difficult to earn—and it’s only available to Girl ...

A Celebration of Learning at Springfield's St. James the Apostle School

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At graduation, on June 8, 2018 and on the last day of school, June 18, 2018, Springfield’s Saint James the Apostle School students in Grades 4 through 8 were honored for their academic achievements of the third trimester and for the school year.



Grade 4 - Magdalene Battista, Isabella Laura, Colby Tavares

Grade 5 - Gavin Diaz, ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of July 23: Library Offers Shakespeare and Brings Animals on Saturday

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Monday the Springfield Free Public Library hosts the Hudson Shakespeare Company for a performance of All’s Well that Ends Well at 7:00 PM. The performance will take place in the Donald B. Palmer Museum and is free and open to all members of the general public.

On Saturday, the Library rescheduled Zoo Jersey!  At 11:00 a.m. It is a chance to see various ...

Summer Reading Made Fun at the Springfield Free Public Library

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Summer is in full swing, and that means the return of the summer reading program at the Springfield Public Library. Teen and Emerging Technologies librarian Alice Chunn and Children’s Librarian Brianne Mintz sat down for an interview about the reading program and answered some questions about their experiences so far.

The program, which has currently has 209 students ...

Springfield School District gets A Gift From Governor Murphy

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Governor Murphy has added over $400 million dollars to almost 400 different local school district budgets. More than 150 districts, however, will be losing money received from direct state aid.

Springfield is among the winners.

For the 2018-2019 school year, we will receive an additional $447,349. In hard totals, this is an increase from last year’s $1,499,206 to ...

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