Education

December 13, 2018

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice. Capodice, 67, joined the Union County Vocational-Technical ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The deadline is coming up fast to nominate a Springfield teacher for the Governor's Educator of the Year (GEOY) program. In messages sent to parents over the last two days, Principals Dave Rennie of James Caldwell Elementary School, Michael Plias of Thelma L.

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As part of their presentations to the Springfield Board of Education (BOE), the principals at all five schools in the district provided updates on the efforts that had been made to integrate the Kinful program into the schools. According to the Kinful website, the program is ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At Monday night's school board meeting, the Springfield Board of Education took the time to honor students throughout the district for their artistic talent. The selected winners from each school were presented with framed copies of their work in front of friends and family who ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Verified with the Superintendents Office of the Springfield Public Schools, all student after school activities have been cancelled today due to inclement weather. Please visit http://www.springfieldschools.com for additional information. Respectfully, TAPinto ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -  Anthony Delia, Paula Saha and Hector Munoz won the three open seats for Springfield's Board of Education. Delia, a former board president, received 2,123 votes, good for 26.27 percent of the electorate. Saha received 2,152 votes, which gave her 26.62 percent of voters. Munoz, the ...

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With elections coming up on Nov. 6, 2018, TAPinto Springfield reached out to all four candidates running for the Springfield Board of Education and asked them for a short statement about their candidacies. Below is candidate Jason Silberfein's response: I am an active member of the Springfield ...

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With elections coming up on Nov. 6, 2018, TAPinto Springfield reached out to all four candidates running for the Springfield Board of Education and asked them for a short statement about their candidacies. Below is candidate Anthony Delia's response: My name is Tony Delia and I am running for a ...

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With elections coming up on Nov. 6, 2018, TAPinto Springfield reached out to all four candidates running for the Springfield Board of Education and asked them for a short statement about their candidacies. Below is candidate Paula Saha's response: My name is Paula Saha, and my husband Luke ...

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With elections coming up on Nov. 6, 2018, TAPinto Springfield reached out to all four candidates running for the Springfield Board of Education and asked them for a short statement about their candidacies. Below is candidate Hector Munoz's response: My Name is Hector J. Munoz, My family and I ...

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MADISON, NJ - Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ have been named to the Dean's and Honors Lists for the Spring 2018 semester. Joe Chavez of Springfield (07081), NJ, has been named to the Honors at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Jamie ...

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SPRINGFIELD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY – ADULT DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS - NOVEMBER 2018 All programs are free and open to the public. For additional information, call the Library at (973)376-4930 or see the Library’s website: www.sfplnj.org.   BOOK DISCUSSIONS AND BOOK TALKS Thursday, November ...

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce the offering of a new grant program aimed at promoting STEM-based education for county students. The STEM Scholars Grant, which was developed by Freeholder Christopher Hudak, is part of Chairman Sergio Granados’ ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In the open public comment session, multiple Springfield parents made their voices heard and requested a remedy to what they say is a major problem at Walton School on Mountain Avenue at the recent board of education meeting. Their issue stems from the crowded morning drop-off ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Board of Education met for the first time in the school year on Monday, Sept. 17. Two key topics were discussed; defining Quantitative and Qualitative Criteria that the board will adopt moving forward in the school year and updates on various construction and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Jonathan Dayton continues to maintain its top 50% ranking of top public high schools in New Jersey but slipped in New Jersey Monthly Magazine's September 2018 rankings. The magazine ranked Jonathan Dayton High School 122 overall of schools surveyed in it's biennial rankings, which ...

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Welcome Back!  I hope you had an enjoyable summer.  I hope  and are ready to embrace a new academic year, and all the opportunities it holds.  It was awesome greeting the freshmen today during orientation.  I look forward to greeting the entire student body tomorrow, September 6th.  The school day ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa reported that the district is still considering school safety procedures for the upcoming school year, including possible armed Class III officers in every school. If the school district hired Class III offices for every school, LaSusa ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Christ Church Nursery School opened its doors in 1962 and has been serving the community for over 55 years. Hosting ten spacious classrooms that offer both half and full day schedules, the school also reserves two classrooms for their Drop In Center. The Drop In Center opened in ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) first program to support STEM research at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. The grant, Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program), awarded ...

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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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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 ...

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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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