Education

May 5, 2021

WARREN, NJ - May 1 was National College Decision Day.  In many cases it is the deadline for students to make deposits to attend the college of their choice. One of the great traditions at Watchung Hills is that seniors wear clothing representing their choice for the fall. And it even has a Twitter ...

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WARREN, NJ -- On April 27, 2021, the Watchung Hills Regional Board of Education will hold a virtual public hearing at 7:00 pm on the 2021/2022 school budget and the proposed new employment contract for Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Jewett that will replace her current contract, pursuant ...

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The Superheroes from Angelo L. Tomaso (ALT) School were back at it again, participating in the 2021 Pennies for Patients annual fundraising program. Pennies for Patients connects schools with local blood cancer patients, provides tangible life skills to participants, and allows students to see the ...

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WARREN, NJ — It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Northstar helicopter! Cub Scout Pack 182 hosted an event on Saturday to teach Scouts about First Aid and Rescue, featuring a Northstar helicopter landing at the Warren municipal fields.  In addition, Warren Township rescue, fire and fire police all ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Rainy skies didn’t dampen the excitement of the ribbon cutting for a new school in Warren. (video here) Joined by representatives of the Somerset County Business Partnership and Warren Township Chamber of Commerce, Apple Montessori Schools celebrated the grand opening in Warren ...

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WARREN, NJ — Warren Middle School students were given the option to return to school five days a week beginning Monday, and approximately 86 percent of middle schoolers attended in person, Warren Township Schools Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mingle advised at this week's meeting of the Warren ...

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WARREN, NJ -- On Wednesday, April 7, Dr. Susan Cooper Warren Middle School (WMS) E2 Teacher was notified that her team of grade 6 WMS students had received 2nd place in the nation at the Knowledge Master Open, a tremendous achievement!     The Knowledge Master Open is an asynchronous ...

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WARREN, NJ - A Public Hearing on the Watchung Hills Regional High School Budget will be held remotely on April 27. The public may view the meeting via the following YouTube link: HERE Public comments will be accepted by using the following Zoom link: HERE The meeting will be held on Tuesday, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A memorial scholarship has been established to honor Faith W. Rice, founder and past executive director of NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders, who passed away on March 22. She had founded NJCTS 15 years ago. Investing in the future of high school seniors ...

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WARREN, NJ -  A Warren Middle School student was awarded first place by District 16-J of the Lions Club for her entry in this year's Peace Poster Contest.     Dr. Susan Cooper, E2 teacher, from Warren Middle School encourages student participation in the poster contest, and on April 6, Cooper ...

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Music, art, theater all have ‘critical impact on our kids,’ educators say as they look to work within COVID-19 guidance. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to ...

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Mobile Vaccine Operation At Warinanco Park in Roselle Will Run From 1-8 p.m. UNION COUNTY, NJ----The Union County Board of Commissioners today announced the County will hold a mobile clinic to vaccinate educators and school personnel on Tuesday, April 6th from 1-8 p.m. at Warinanco Park in ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Foundation for Educational Administration (FEA), the professional learning division of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA), has announced the 26 schools that will be a part of its Healing-Centered Engagement initiative and Somerset Intermediate ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester. Assurances from the federal government that vaccines will be available for all Americans by the end of May and assessments by public health experts prompted ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced that the NJ Dept. of Health has revised its guidance for local health departments on K-12 in-class operations.  The governor said that if masking and frequent hand-washing can be maintained by students and educators and support staff in a ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Jessica Hermann, a Hillsborough High School senior and winner of the Postcards for Kids contest sponsored by the Hillsborough Education BORO PRIDE Project will have her artwork showcased on a billboard along Route 206. Close to 200 students from the Auten Road School, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills parents, guardians and students need to check their email and genesis. The district is planning a five day return to in person instruction effective April 12, which is one week after spring break and the start of marking period four. A form is in genesis that needs to be ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Nancy Reyes, a school counselor from North Plainfield High School, was selected as the 2021 Counselor of the County for Somerset County. New Jersey School Counselors Association (NJSCA) honored school counselors from the different counties within the State of New Jersey at ...

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  WARREN, NJ -- March 15, 2021 was an exciting day for the Warren Township Elementary Schools. Students in grades 4 and 5 joined their kindergarten through grade 3 peers for 5 days of in-person instruction. The parking lots were crowded at drop-off, the hallways were a little bit louder than ...

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WARREN, NJ - This week at Watchung Hills the results of the new logo search, a date for prom, a survey on the increased return to school and a sport quarantine were announced. At Tuesday’s meeting of the Watching Hills Board of Education, acting Superintendent Beth Scheiderman said that a date ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Board of Education on Monday approved the Warren Middle school return to five days a week for in person instruction to begin on Monday, April 12. All grades 4-5 students had the option to return to school five days per week on March 15 and K-3 are already back.

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SOMERSET, NJ – Ninety Somerset County educators were vaccinated over the weekend as eligibility opened up across the state for teachers and school staff. Despite increased eligibility widening the gap between supply and demand, some hope it’s a sign that life in the state’s schools may begin to ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung PTO members, the community at large, and district teachers enjoyed a night off from cooking on March 12 thanks to the dining fundraising efforts organized by the PTO which provided family-style dinners to go from Ellery's a neighborhood pub and grill in Middlesex, NJ, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In its new rankings of public schools nationwide, U.S. News & World Report said New Jersey is the state with the country’s top education system and is number one in pre-school enrollment.        “Investments in our students are investments in the future of our state, and I am ...

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WARREN, NJ - All 11 Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Class of 2021 students who were named National Merit Semifinalists in September have since been named National Merit Finalists, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) of Evanston, Ill. The WHRHS Finalists ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education at its last meeting had a full work session agenda, however, a few board members and the acting superintendent addressed a 100 percent return to school in the fall and the possibility of interested students returning five days a week in the fourth ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ -  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “the pandemic has been associated with mental health challenges,” while recent data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) states that approximately 17 percent of youth (ages 6-17), and 20 percent ...

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'This is Quitting' is a first-of-its-kind text message-based quit vaping program to address escalating youth vaping epidemic Newton, New Jersey - With youth e-cigarette use now at epidemic proportions, and teen vaping on the rise in New Jersey, Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey has partnered ...

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WARREN, NJ - It’s that special time of year for Angelo L. Tomaso (ALT) School students to show off their knowledge during the annual Science Fair.  With safety protocols and social distancing in mind, the ALT Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) arranged for the event to be completely virtual and it ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mother Nature has delivered once again, with the second of three American Bald Eagle chicks cracking its egg March 2 at 6:04 a.m. The first egg hatched on Feb. 26 in the sturdy nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms. A third egg has yet to hatch. The eggs ...

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