Education

August 12, 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.   FIRST HONORS – ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Each year the Board of Education and the Township Committee get together for a joint meeting. The purpose is to discuss how to best utilize shared resources.Monday night focused on the need for Resource Officers at our schools. Mayor Huber, after discussing it for many years, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield’s Board of Education and Township Committee meet this week.  For all other activities, please look at the calendar. Monday – July 16 8:00 a.m. Junior Police Academy Week 1:00 p.m. Water Aerobics at Community Pool (adults) 6:00 p.m. Joint Board of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield’s Senior Citizen Club Thursday meeting will include a showing of the film Saving the Great Swamp:  Battle to Defeat the Jetport.  According to the film’s website, the film “…is a new one-hour documentary about the events, people and politics behind the struggle to ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Wednesday, Springfield will hold its annual July 4th Celebration.  Gates open at 5:00 p.m. at Meisel Avenue Park. There will be a concert featuring the 1910 Fruitgum Co. starting at 8:00 p.m. From the group's website - Today, the group is back, with original founding member ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield's Historic Cannon Ball House will be holding an Open House on Sunday, June 24 to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield. Preceding the open house, members of the Sons of the American Revolution will lay a wreath in front of the house in honor ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Jonathan Dayton High School’s class of 2018 is ready to take the next step. The high school seniors in the district made their graduation on Tuesday June 18 at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Dr. Norman Francis, the Principal of Jonathan Dayton, said that he ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield School District will implement virtual reality as a tool to help with intervention in cases of harassment, intimidation and bullying (“HIB”) in the coming school year. Prompted by Board President Scott Silverstein, Superintendent of Schools Michael Davino ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Tuesday is Graduation Day for the Jonathan Dayton High School Seniors.  Congratulations to the Class of 2018! On Sunday, Springfield's Historic Cannon Ball House will be holding an Open House on Sunday, June 24 to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the Battle of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Every year Jonathan Dayton’s (JDHS) current "Teacher of the Year" Anthony DeNicolo assigns his Drama I students a project, writing of a one act play.  For the last two years, the student’s plays were not just graded, they were submitted to the Action Theatre Conservatory’s (ATC) ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -  A commemoration observing the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield will be held by the Church and Cannon Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution on June 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. The Commemoration Ceremony and wreath laying will take place ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On Thursday evening June 7, 2018, starting at 7 p.m. senior students and their proud parents packed the auditorium at Jonathan Dayton High School to witness the presentation of scholarships and awards to members of the senior class of Jonathan Dayton High School. Jonathan ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At Jonathan Dayton High School’s Senior Awards Night many of the scholarships and awards given were given for high achievement in music, languages and service. Separate articles highlighting the teacher of the year, athletic awards, memorial awards, awards from community ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At Jonathan Dayton High School’s Senior Awards Night many of the scholarships and awards given were given by community organizations of Springfield.  Separate articles highlighting the teacher of the year, athletic awards, memorial awards and those for other achievements are ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield will hold its first townwide garage sale the weekend of June 16 & 17.  Sale hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  receive awards and scholarships.  The sale is being done prior to the quarterly bulk garage pickups on June 20-21.  Registration is not required and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On Thursday evening June 7, 2018, starting at 7 p.m. senior students and their proud parents packed the auditorium at Jonathan Dayton High School to witness the presentation of scholarships and awards to members of the senior class of Jonathan Dayton High School. Jonathan ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Many of the awards given at Senior Awards night were memorial awards meant to award a student for specific endeavors at Jonathan Dayton High School while also helping keep the spirit of an individual alive.  This article is the first of two highlighting the memorial ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – At Jonathan Dayton High School’s Senior Awards Night many of the scholarships and awards given were for athletic achievement.  There were many other awards and scholarships given and they will be highlighted in other articles.  In athletics, Dayton seniors enjoyed many some ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Board of Education recognized six teachers, including two who received state-wide awards, at its June 4, 2018 meeting. The Springfield Girls Basketball Team were also recognized by the Board for their Union County Conference Valley Division Championship. The ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Thursday June 7, Jonathan Dayton High School will hold the annual Senior Class Awards in the auditorium of the high school.  Many seniors will receive awards and scholarships. On Monday, June 4, the Board of Education will have its first meeting since May 14.  The ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - An enthusiastic crowd came to the auditorium at Jonathan Dayton High School on Thursday evening May 31, 2018 to witness the time-honored school tradition of the presentation of the Spring Athletic Awards. On that evening, awards were presented to varsity athletes participating ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Jonathan Dayton Girls Basketball Coach Dave Rennie was recognized as the Union County Conference’s (UCC) Girls Basketball Coach of the Year.  He received the award after the Bulldogs won the most games of any Dayton girls basketball team.  They started playing in 1972. For ...

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