In The Schools

May 12, 2021

UNION, NJ – Hannah Caldwell School PTA’s first vendor fair, “Spring Marketplace”, showcased the talents of over 30 local vendors. The event helped fundraise for end of year events, said PTA president Deanna Chase.  “We couldn’t have picked a better day for it.  With DJ Dre playing the most ...

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UNION, NJ – Kawameeh Middle School PTA will be hosting a “Spring Fling” Facebook Live Tricky Tray on Saturday, May 22. Tickets are now on sale.  Ticket drop will be available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (during assigned time).  Winner pick-up will be between 8 and 10 p.m. Admission is $15 and ...

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UNION, NJ – “Kindness” is the mood all around Hannah Caldwell Elementary School, and its hallways are filled with artwork depicting it. Hannah Caldwell’s student council representatives recently worked on filling the school’s hallways with creative, colorful posters filled with ...

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UNION, NJ – Award-winning entries of three Union students were recognized from among 200 submissions at the 2020-2021 New Jersey PTA Reflections program. In the High School Division, an Award of Excellence was won by Jared Suggs for his ‘Midnight Blur’ photo, and Michael Cross received an Award ...

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UNION, NJ - Jefferson Elementary School will be hosting a Vendor Fair on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school parking lot at 155 Hilton Avenue, Vauxhall. Vendors are still being sought.  Cost per space is $20 (bring your own table).  The cost to rent a table and two chairs is an ...

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UNION, NJ – Imaginative fourth-graders from Hannah Caldwell Elementary School had the opportunity this year to get creative and participate in their yearbook cover design. Hannah Caldwell’s art teacher Anne Marie Caldarola, along with the school’s PTA, organized a contest for the fourth graders ...

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UNION, NJ – With a perfect season, Esports program participants from Burnet Middle School are headed into 'battle' at the final Rocket League tournament on Wednesday....and all of Union is invited to watch and cheer them on. The team, called the BMS Barbarians, went into the playoffs with a 9-0 ...

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UNION, NJ – Battle Hill Elementary School students rocked Random Acts of Kindness Week with messages of hope, love peace, and inspiration. "I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same…” said Rachel Joy Scott.  ...

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UNION, NJ - Want to give your Valentine the gift of the BEST hot cocoa bombs in Union and support Kawameeh Middle School at the same time? Kawameeh Middle School PTA has teamed up with Creative Entertainmentz, a local Union business, to bring a Valentine's Day Hot Cocoa Bomb fundraiser.  Contact ...

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UNION, NJ - Even with remote learning, Connecticut Farms School teachers still ..... Staff participated in their annual Ugly Holiday Sweater content.  Staff and students got in on the fun by viewing the photographs and voting for a winner.   And the result are: "Most Creative"  - Fourth grade ...

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UNION, NJ – Bidding on Hannah Caldwell Elementary School PTA’s holiday auction begins Dec. 15. Funds from the auction will go toward helping Hannah Caldwell School implement support systems for teachers, students, and parents for the remainder of the 2020/2021 school year, along with any ...

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UNION, NJ - As usual, kindergarten students at Franklin Elementary School have been busy learning their letters and numbers.  But, this holiday season they have also had a lesson in thankfulness. While learning about community helpers, the kindergartners focused on essential workers and the ...

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UNION, NJ - While families and friends were celebrating the Thanksgiving season, possibly in a non-traditional way this year, students and teachers at Connecticut Farms Elementary School took some time to share messages of what they are thankful for. Two slideshows were created and shared with ...

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UNION, NJ - Learning a new language requires understanding the customs of that culture.  Union High School students studying Spanish with teacher Patricia Frazier learned about the popular Latin dance, bachata.  During the lesson, Frazier encouraged the students and their families to join in on ...

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UNION, NJ - Last week, Connecticut Farms Elementary School students and staff celebrated kindness in honor of World Kindness Day on Nov. 13. The school held a raffle for students.  Students were entered to win a book prize if they completed a "sprinkle of kindness" donut activity, where they ...

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UNION, NJ – Fourth grade Hispanic Heritage Club members from Connecticut Farms School made the Mexican dessert flan at their virtual, after-school club last week. Spanish teacher and Hispanic Heritage Club leader Gina Lisa-Fernandez said students were supervised at their homes as she walked ...

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UNION, NJ - Even remotely from their homes, students and staff at Connecticut Farms Elementary School were able to celebrate and participate in National Unity Day on Wednesday. Unity Day is an annual event sponsored by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. Connecticut Farms students and ...

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UNION, NJ – Fourth grade Hispanic Heritage Club members at Connecticut Farms School learned about Mexico, its customs and history, at their first after-school club meeting on Thursday. Spanish teacher and Hispanic Heritage Club leader Gina Lisa-Fernandez said as their first virtual after school ...

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UNION, NJ – The Kawameeh Middle School PTA (KMSPTA) is reminding residents it’s time to stock up on Kawameeh swag. Whether you’re a current student, an alumnus from years past, or just want to support the school, check out the Kawameeh SpiritWear website HERE.  All proceeds from the sale will ...

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UNION, NJ – Even while remote learning, students at Burnet Middle School continued their participation in the annual Week of Respect, a week of awareness, education, and specific activities designed to develop and maintain a positive school climate and decrease harassment, intimidation, and ...

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UNION, NJ – Hannah Caldwell Elementary School received school supplies last week from a Union Staples store. “This donation of school supplies aligns with the PTA mission to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children,” ...

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UNION, NJ – A Battle Hill Elementary School teacher, along with their principal, came up with a plan to create a virtual reading classroom for students to continue their love of reading during the summer months. “After the craziness of the school year when the district’s recommended summer ...

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UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Education Foundation has announced the following grants awarded for school year 2020-2021:  Michael Riley, Washington School, K-4, Computer Literacy and Gifted and Talented Third-graders in the gifted and talented program will experience the power and wonder ...

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UNION, NJ - Washington Elementary School's fourth graders came together as the Class of 2020 one final time on Wednesday. The Washington School PTA sponsored a yearbook pick up and signing on the school's playground.  "Even with everyone in a mask, you could still see the excitement as students ...

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UNION, NJ – At a time when things seem so unpredictable, the Battle Hill School family came together to display empathy, tolerance and acceptance. “At a time when things seem to be so unpredictable, and people young and old, throughout our nation are finding it difficult to understand each ...

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UNION, NJ – Battle Hill Elementary School fourth grade students excitedly received their diplomas and gathered (socially distanced) for a class photo at Thursday’s drive-up graduation ceremony at the school. “We are very happy to be able to do this for our kids,” said Battle Hill School ...

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UNION, N.J. - Despite finishing the year out of the classroom, second-grade students at Hannah Caldwell Elementary School received an enlightening and enriching experience right from the comforts of their own home. The second-grade team organized an exclusive virtual assembly where students ...

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UNION, NJ - A pizza party (of sorts) is coming to Connecticut Farms School for school families and staff next week. Organized by computer teacher Mrs. Lam, Connecticut Farms School teachers will be handing out a free pizza to school families and staff from Cioffi's with funds from the ...

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UNION, NJ – As students and their families sat in and around their cars in the parking lot, Union High School’s Athletic Department celebrated senior athletes Wednesday night with a firework display on the field. “I know this is not the way we planned it, but as strong athletes we deal the cards ...

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UNION, NJ – A third-grade Hannah Caldwell Elementary School teacher wanted to write a song for her students, letting them know “we are all trying our best to navigate through these strange times. In all of this madness, one thing remains the same – we care.” Angela Saavedra, who co-teachers a ...

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