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In The Schools

June 21, 2022

UNION, NJ - The fourth grade graduates of Hannah Caldwell Elementary School enjoyed a Chick-fil-A indoor picnic. The event was moved indoors because of inclement weather, but the rain did not prevent the soon-to-be graduates from having a blast. Chick-fil-A of Union sponsored a fun-filled ...

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UNION, NJ – Twenty-two years ago, Seton Hall freshmen Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos were awakened to the sounds of fire alarms in their dorm.  The fire that engulfed the Boland Residence Hall left Simons with third-degree burns to his hands, and first- and second-degree burns to his head and face.

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UNION, NJ –Students from Union High School's Class of 2072 will have the opportunity to open a time capsule, containing items of significance to students today, which was buried on school property on Tuesday morning. Members of the high schools’ History Club and My School Votes group initiated ...

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Boston, MA – Kayleen Panlilio of Union was honored with the Student Activity Award from Boston University (BU) College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College during a Senior Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 20. This award recognizes students who make strong contributions to College ...

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UNION, NJ – Twenty-two Battle Hill School students were inducted into the National Elementary Honors Society at a ceremony on Friday, attended by proud parents and family members. The National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize ...

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UNION, NJ - Hundreds of fifth grade students, who completed the 10-week L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs & Violence) program attended a graduation program in the high school auditorium Wednesday evening. L.E.A.D. is a collaborative program between the school and the police ...

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UNION, NJ - Battle Hill Elementary School students made a flower garden with hand-colored flowers from the students of the school as a fundraiser in honor of FACES Autism Support Network. "The students wanted to get a very important message across that not everyone's the same, but all are ...

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UNION, NJ – A literacy event was combined with Connecticut Farms Elementary School’s book fair last week. The theme of the event was camping, the first time the school paired a literacy event with the book fair. Connecticut Farms School teacher Carrie Santangelo said, “after the kids were ...

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UNION, NJ – Union High School crowned a new Mr. UHS Friday night when eight seniors competed for the coveted title. During the competition, the young men introduced their personality, played games, competed in a talent portion, modeled formal wear, and participated in a question and answer ...

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UNION, NJ –- A 2017 Union High School graduate came back to “pay it forward”, encourage students to work hard and demonstrate that success is possible. Mercedes Subhani visited her former junior AP Literature teacher, Sandra Mangarella, and talked with Mangarella’s honor and AP students to help ...

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UNION, NJ – Miss USA discussed the importance of confidence, among other important topics, when she visited students and teachers at Union High School on Monday. Elle Smith, 23, who became Miss USA in November 2021, has partnered with Smile Train to raise funds for children with clefts ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- More than 50 members of the Union Catholic Community helped set a World Record for the most people simultaneously watering plants on Friday. Union Catholic is now the home of two world record holders. Last summer, Sydney McLaughlin (UC Class of 2017), broke the world ...

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UNION, NJ – U.S. Army Brigadier General Thomas M. Feltey spent some time last week talking with students from Union High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC).  Feltey’s Aid to Camp, Lieutenant Brittany Taylor, was also present. Feltey, originally from Kearny, talked about some ...

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UNION, NJ – Every third grade student in Union received a dictionary recently, compliments of the Union Rotary Club. Members of the Union Rotary labeled and delivered the dictionaries to students in the township's six elementary schools. Rotary members spent time with the students to explain the ...

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UNION, NJ - Watch the staff of Kawameeh Middle School take on the staff of Burnet Middle School in the 3rd Annual Staff Volleyball Game. The game will be held on Thursday, March 24, at the Kawameeh Middle School gym.  Doors open at 5:30.  The first game begins at 6.   Admission is $3.  There ...

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UNION, NJ – Not surprisingly, Hannah Caldwell Elementary School students had a plethora of artistic options from their peers to choose from when deciding on this year’s yearbook cover. Hosted by art teacher Anne Marie Caldarola and the school’s PTA, the contest asked fourth-grade students to ...

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UNION, NJ – The day didn’t start out great for a guest student at Burnet Middle School last week. “I was issued a late pass because I was stuck in traffic,” said school Superintendent Dr. Scott Taylor, who spent the day as a Burnet School sixth grader on Thursday.  He attended all the classes of ...

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UNION, NJ – From colorful projects to Union police officers reading stories to rhyming readers at night, last week was a special week for Hannah Caldwell Elementary School students, said PTA President Deanna Chase. Preschool teacher Lauren Coco, who arranged a Zoom event in the evenings for the ...

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UNION, NJ - Hannah Caldwell Elementary School students and staff celebrated a once in a lifetime event on TWOsday, 2/22/2022 February 22, 2022 (22/2/22) fell on a Tuesday this year and Hannah Caldwell Elementary school celebrated in style! To celebration in style, Hannah Caldwell ...

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UNION, NJ - Battle Hill Elementary School students continued their passion for giving with a recent fundraiser to benefit the St. Joseph Social Service Center. The Battle Hill School Student Council sold over 250 candy cane grams in the month of December to other Battle Hill students. They ...

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UNION, NJ - A little snow didn't deter Livingston School students and their families from visiting the Caldwell Parsonage on Sunday to learn about Union's part in the Revolutionary War and see all the historical machines in the barn at the historic site. "When the pandemic first happened, school ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic High School has announced its Honor Roll for the second marking period for the 2021-22 school year. The students are listed below by grade and are listed alphabetically. FIRST HONOR ROLL Seniors Yvonne Agyapong Camari Bartley Taylor ...

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UNION, NJ - Hannah Caldwell Elementary School PTA and a local restaurant recently helped show appreciation and provided some healthy snacks to the teachers and staff at the school. "With COVID and the cold and flu season among us, we wanted to show our appreciation and support for the staff at ...

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UNION, NJ – Livingston Elementary School pre-kindergarten students were greeted by Union police officers as they returned to the classroom this week. The policemen, Officers Campos, Mahon and Santiago, are part of the police department’s Community Policing Unit.  Pre-k teacher Kathleen Meyers ...

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UNION, NJ - Jefferson School families and friends and all Union residents are invited to participate in the school's Twist & Bake Pretzel fundraiser, hosted by the school's PTA in collaboration with Get Stuffed Jersey. Do-it-yourself kits are available for $20 (plus additional Memberhub ...

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UNION, NJ – Hannah Caldwell Elementary School fourth grade students recently completed the student council election process with the campaigning by and selection of new officers. Fourth grade teachers and student council advisors Andrea Vaynberg and Heather Baumann, along with their colleagues ...

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UNION, NJ - Battle Hill Elementary School has a new and different kind of teacher to help students with various skills and social emotional learning. (Think four-legged). Bella is a golden retriever certified to assist students at Battle Hill School with social emotional wellness, communication ...

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UNION, NJ - A Franklin Elementary School teacher and her class is sponsoring a pajama drive for the holidays. Kayla Gunther's Franklin School third-grade class is hosting the Great Bed Time Story Pajama Drive through Scholastic.  Students are encouraged to donate a new pair of pajamas ranging in ...

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UNION, NJ - Hannah Caldwell Elementary School PTA's Holiday Market Place is set for Friday, Dec. 3, with over 20 local vendors, music, and raffles. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the gym entrance of the school (1120 Commerce Avenue).  Vendors include: Precious Orchids ...

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UNION, NJ - The Hannah Caldwell Elementary School PTA organized and hosted their annual Fall Festival on Friday. Students and families participated, with 20 decorated cars from families and local businesses.  A corn maze, pumpkin ring toss game, balloon arch, DJ and food trucks made it "a night ...

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