Education

September 20, 2018

UNION, NJ – Members of the Union High School History Club were recognized at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting and accepted a New Jersey State Resolution, celebrating their accomplishments and contributions. History Club President Emily Nunez, Vice President Ayokunnumi Oluwakuyide and ...

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UNION, NJ - Amid rumors and speculation about the status of Corey Lowery, principal of Union High School, Superintendent Gregory Tatum assured the public at the Tuesday night Board of Education meeting that Lowery is still at the helm of the school.  It's been reported that Lowery has not been ...

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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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UNION, NJ – Due to the extreme heat forecasted for tomorrow, Union students will have just a half-day of school on Thursday, Sept. 6 -- their first day back this year. A recorded message was sent to township parents Wednesday afternoon: "As we welcome our students back to school for the ...

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UNION, NJ - While parents and children are in the final week of summer break, school teachers are preparing lesson plans and classrooms for the upcoming school year. TAPinto Union is publishing a mini-series spotlighting Union teachers who need a little extra help in making their classroom the ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union High School PTA will be hosting a "Color Run" on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Participants can walk, jog or run around the Union High School parking lot while colored cornstarch (not harmful) is thrown.  For best color impact, wear lightly colored ...

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UNION, NJ – In a letter dated July 30, Kean University was notified that the institution’s master’s program in public administration would lose its accreditation, beginning in September. However, according to Craig Donovan, head of Kean’s Public Administration Department, the University is ...

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UNION, NJ – The Union school board voted five to four Tuesday night to retain the district’s current health insurance broker, Willis Tower Watson. The Board heard presentations from Willis Tower Watson, the incumbent broker, and Brown & Brown.  Willis has been the school board’s broker for ...

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PLAINFIELD – Union County College (UCC) and Warren County Community College (WCCC) have established an agreement to provide students at WCCC with the opportunity to earn their Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Associate degree from UCC. UCC's President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin was joined by ...

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UNION, NJ - While parents and children are in the final weeks of summer break, school teachers are preparing lesson plans and classrooms for the upcoming school year. TAPinto Union is publishing a mini-series spotlighting Union teachers who need a little extra help in making their classroom the ...

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UNION, NJ - While parents and children are in the final weeks of summer break, school teachers are preparing lesson plans and classrooms for the upcoming school year. TAPinto Union is publishing a mini-series spotlighting Union teachers who need a little extra help in making their classroom the ...

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UNION, NJ - While parents and children are in the final weeks of summer break, school teachers are preparing lesson plans and classrooms for the upcoming school year. TAPinto Union is publishing a mini-series spotlighting Union teachers who need a little extra help in making their classroom the ...

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UNION, NJ – The Union County Clerk drew the ballot positions for the Township of Union Board of Education 2018 election on Monday. Ten Union residents have filed to run for the three three-year seats.  The ballot draws are: Column: 1   Ronnie McDowell 2   Kalisha Morgan 3   Kim V.

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UNION, NJ - The Union School District will see an increase in state school funding as a result of the change in the state school funding formula recently adopted by the state legislature and Governor Phil Murphy in the newly passed state budget. Calculations were officially announced on July 16, ...

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UNION, NJ – Long-time Board of Education member David Arminio has chosen not to run for re-election in the November school board election. The filing deadline for the Board of Education election was Monday at 4:00 p.m.  There are three three-year seats up this year.  Ten residents have filed for ...

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UNION, NJ – Amanda Chiappetta’s very first film, “Stand as One” has been selected for the “FilmYoungFest” festival in Atlantic Highlands in October. Chiappetta, who graduated from Union High School in June, said she made the film as part of her application for the film program at Montclair State ...

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UNION, NJ – The Union school district's new full-day preschool pilot program is accepting waitlist applications for preschool for the 2018-2019 school year. Three full-day pilot preschool classes in the district have been planned: Connecticut Farms School Hannah Caldwell ...

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UNION, NJ – The 2018-2019 Township of Union School calendar has been released.  School begins Thursday, September 6.  The last day of school and high school graduation is Wednesday, June 26.  The first day off for students is Monday, Sept. 10 for Rosh Hashanah.  School will be closed for Yom ...

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UNION, NJ – It seemed like old times when over a hundred 1998 Union High School graduates got together last week to celebrate their 20th reunion. “Everyone had a blast,” said Planning Committee and 1998 Class President Erica Bell.  “I am super excited and truly blessed to have had the honor as ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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UNION, NJ – The Great Inflatable Race and Food Truck Festival, rained out when originally scheduled for May 12, is set to return on Saturday, September 15, at Union High School and Rabkin Park. The event, a partnership between the Township and Union High School and sponsored by PSE&G, will ...

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CRANFORD - For Ana Amaya and her son, Roberto, May 23, 2018 marked the completion of a dream when they both crossed the stage at Union County College’s Commencement, and receive their Associate Degree. They both describe their time at UCC as “a great experience” and are particularly thankful to ...

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UNION, NJ — The deadline for Union residents interested in considering a three-year term on the Union Board of Education is July 30 at 4 p.m., when nominating petitions are due at the County Clerk’s office in Elizabeth. The three board members whose terms are expiring are David Arminio, Guy ...

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UNION, NJ – Three Union High School JROTC cadets took home top honors last week at the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. Twenty-four students from the Union High School Army JROTC Program were among the 307 cadets from various schools and states who ...

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UNION, NJ – Judenique Auguste graduated from Union High School Friday night. And she didn’t miss a day of school in those four years. She never missed a day while in middle school, either.  Or elementary school.  In fact, she never missed a day of school since she started Pre-k. Auguste said ...

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UNION, NJ – The 136th commencement ceremony for Union High School students took place Friday night at Harry R. Cooke Jr. Memorial Field. After senior vocalists sang the Star Spangled Banner, Salutatorian Madeline Dwamena said, “we must grasp an understanding for the essence of time.  My biggest ...

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UNION, NJ – Andrea Santiago and Erick D’Addario have been awarded the Jason Lopes Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year. Union High School Soccer and the Union Soccer League have awarded Santiago and D’Addario the scholarship for the 2017- 2018 school year for exemplifying the true spirit of ...

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UNION, NJ – High school senior Jalen Boyd has faced some challenges during his academic career.  But, he’s also had great successes and exceeded many of goals and expectations. Boyd was honored Tuesday night with a Certificate of Recognition at Union’s Board of Education Meeting.  According ...

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UNION, NJ – Four more Union High School scholarship track and field athletes signed letters of intent last week -- one headed to Bloomfield College and three to Caldwell University. “We’re always proud of all of our student athletes for achieving both their academic and athletic goals,” said UHS ...

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UNION, NJ – Police have provided additional information about the incident that caused Union High School administration to direct all students through the main entrance of the school on Tuesday morning, triggering concern and speculation. According to Union Police Captain Robert Perez, a Union ...

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