Education

May 9, 2021

BLUFFTON, S.C. — Madison Riley of Springfield, N.J. has been named as the recipient of the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) Graduate in English Education Outstanding Student of the Year Award. Riley is a senior in USCB's Class of 2021. She also was a Fall 2020 President's List ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — When U.S. News & World Report, considered the “global authority in education rankings,” unveiled the 2021 Best High Schools ranking last week, Jonathan Dayton High School was named No. 116 in New Jersey. Its overall scorecard grade according to the study is 84.11. Dayton ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners and the Union County Shade Tree Advisory Board recently announced the winners in the annual Arbor Day Poetry Contest last week. Two fifth-graders from Springfield were among those receiving recognition. Taylor Tripet of Thelma ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield Board of Education (BOE) discussed the proposed school budget for the 2021-2022 school year at Monday night’s meeting, which highlighted new learning resources and upcoming facility projects, including a complete renovation of the Florence M. Gaudineer Middle ...

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NEW JERSEY — 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. Springfield Schools Superintendent Rachel Goldberg is ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Springfield Schools’ Superintendent Rachel Goldberg announced at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting that the district plans to return to five days of in-person learning for most students on May 3.  Starting next month, students in grade pre-k through fifth grade will ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ----The Union County Board of Commissioners today announced the County will hold a mobile clinic to vaccinate educators and school personnel on Tuesday, April 6 from 1-8 p.m. at Warinanco Park in Roselle. Any educator or school personnel wishing to receive a vaccination must ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester. Assurances from the federal government that vaccines will be available for all Americans by the end of May and assessments by public health experts prompted ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced that the NJ Dept. of Health has revised its guidance for local health departments on K-12 in-class operations.  The governor said that if masking and frequent hand-washing can be maintained by students and educators and support staff in a ...

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NEWARK, NJ - As New Jersey schools move to transition students back into the classrooms next month, a recent poll found that voters in the state are split on a return to in-person learning.  The survey, conducted by Change Research and commissioned by Newark-based non-profit Project Ready, ...

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CAMDEN, 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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OXFORD, OH — One Springfield student has achieved the honor of being named to the dean's list at Miami (OH) University. Maya Mehlman was named to the Dean's list at Miami University for the 2020-21 fall semester. In order to acheive recognition on the dean;s list, Miami University students must ...

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NEWARK, DE — Congratulations to the following Springfield students, who have been named to the University of Delaware Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester: To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale) ...

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SCRANTON, PA — Three local residents from Springfield have found themselves among the more than 1,800 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2020 fall semester. According to the announcement from the university, the Dean's List recognizes students for academic ...

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LEWISBURG, PA — One Springfield student is part of the latest group of dean's list Awardees at Bucknell University. The university has released their dean's list for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2020-21 academic year. In order to secure a spot on the dean's ...

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WESTMINSTER, MD — In the latest announcement from the school, one local McDaniel College student from Springfield has been named to the school's dean's list, with high honors. Blair Boyle of Springfield has been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the school's Fall ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Following Wednesday's protests in Washington DC, which eventually morphed into a riot and storming of the US Capitol Building, Jonathan Dayton High School (JDHS) Principal Dr. Norman Francis penned an open letter to parents, guardians and students in the JDHS community about the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair State University has named Springfield resident Jannah Galapate as one of their 2020 Presidential Scholars. According to the press release from the university, Galapate plans to study Nursing (BSN). In addition to the $5,000/year scholarship award, that comes with being ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In a year that has been extra tough on staff in the district, six educators in the Springfield Public School system were honored for their work by the district. The five teachers and one educational services professional were named as the governor's educators of the year in ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As part of the district's preparatory plans for the Winter storm hitting Wednesday afternoon and evening into Thursday, Springfield will be releasing students from their virtual learning early on Thursday. In a voicemail to parents, the district announced that tomorrow, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Ahead of this week's winter storm slated to hit Springfield Wednesday into Thursday, the Springfield School District announced a modification in instructional policies to deal with the potential disruption. Tomorrow, on Wednesday, Dec. 15 the Springfield School District will ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The final township meeting of the 2020 calendar year will be taking place this week, along with the penultimate meeting of the Springfield Board of Education (BOE). Residents who wish to virtually attend both meetings can find the information to do so below: MONDAY: Springfield ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In an open letter to parents and guardians in the Springfield Public Schools Community, Superintendent Rachel Goldberg announced a temporary suspension of in-person hybrid learning that will begin this upcoming Monday, Nov. 23, and run until approximately Jan. 11. The full text ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In an open letter to parents and guardians Sunday afternoon, Springfield Superintendent Rachel Goldberg announced a positive COVID test at Walton Early Childhood Center, as well as the district's plan to temporarily return to online-only instruction tomorrow. Following the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The school search platform Niche.com on Tuesday published its 2021 ranking of the best public high schools, as Jonathan Dayton High School once again scored highly in a number of categories. Niche.com gave Jonathan Dayton High School an “A-” in academics, a “B+” for its ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Spring 2020 Dean's list at Seton hall University has a local feel to it, with multiple students from Springfield making the list for their outstanding academic achievements. After the close of every semester, undergraduate students must complete all courses with a GPA of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – More than half the public school districts and private schools that are working with the state on drafting their reopening plans will start the school year with a hybrid model of in-person and remote learning, officials said Wednesday. Gov. Phil Murphy said 434 school districts ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In a reverse decision announced by the Springfield Board of Education (BOE) at Monday night’s meeting, Superintendent Rachel Goldberg informed a virtual audience of over 200 residents and parents that classes will no longer start in person and will remain online at least until ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield School District has informed families in the district that all schools will remain closed until at least November and that classes will begin with an online-only system when the academic year begins in September. Schools Superintendent Rachel Goldberg sent out ...

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