Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation Awards $10,500 in Spring Grants for School Projects & More from Board of Education

October 18, 2016

WEST CALDWELL, NJ —The Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation announced a total of $10,500 in spring grants for projects in all six district schools at the district board of education’s meeting on Monday.

Throughout 2015-2016 as a whole, the foundation awarded more than $19,000 in grants for 18 projects sponsored by 20 teachers across all the schools.

Spring grants projects ...

Caldwell West Caldwell Education Foundation Receives $1000 Grant from Wells Fargo

CALDWELL, NJ – In support of the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation’s mission of funding district-wide projects and programs that foster and promote basic and innovative approaches for excellence in education, Wells Fargo Foundation awarded the organization with a $1,000 grant on Oct. 13.

Wells Fargo Northern New Jersey branches recently distributed a total of $148,000 in ...

Golda Och Academy Announces National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Scholars

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Golda Och Academy recently announced that Daniel Cohen and Kimberly Jo Robins were named as National Merit Semifinalists, and Lindsay Biebelberg, Aviva Kamens, and Hannah Sturm were awarded a "Letter of Commendation" after more than 1.6-million high school juniors took the the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

In ...

Six James Caldwell High School Students Announced as National Merit Commended Scholars

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Principal James Devlin of James Caldwell High School announced this week that James Caldwell High School juniors Megan West, Oliver King, Rebecca Davenport, Jenna Martinez, Emma Stevens, and Jack Zhuang have been named “Commended Students” in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program after more than 1.6-million high school ...

Golda Och Academy Bids Bon Voyage to Security Team Member Michael Mault on Fundraising Mission

WEST ORANGE, NJ— Golda Och Academy (GOA) Lower School students and faculty recently bid bon voyage to Michael Mault, a member of the GOA security team, who is embarking on a 44-day transatlantic voyage to raise funds for glioblastoma, an illness that took the lives of his mother, brother and dear friend.

Mault will set sail on board the Europa, a 105-year-old tall ...

James Caldwell Hosts Nine Local High Schools for Student Government Summit

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Student representatives from James Caldwell, West Essex, Livingston, Millburn, Nutley, Summit, Belleville, Bloomfield and Columbia High Schools participated in a Student Government Summit at James Caldwell High School (JCHS) on Thursday to discuss a variety of topics, including ways to improve school spirit, things going on in their school's student councils and ...

Essex Fells School Earns Blue Ribbon Award from US Department of Education

ESSEX FELLS, NJ — Essex Fells School was among the six New Jersey public schools that earned the Blue Ribbon designation for high student achievement and quality programs when the US Department of Education announced the winners on Sept. 28.

According to the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, Essex Fells School was nominated in the Exemplary High Performing Schools category. The ...

West Essex Regional Board of Education Hires Melissa Coco as School Business Administrator/Board Secretary

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ —The West Essex Regional Board of Education on Monday unanimously named Melissa Coco as school business administrator/board secretary, effective Jan. 1, 2017, or sooner, if released from her current contract, through June 30, 2017.

Coco, who has served as assistant school business administrator in the Northern Valley Regional High School district in Demarest since May ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hard to believe, but this one is not about Rutgers athletics. Well, maybe a little bit.

I just got home from the “Rutgers – State of the University.” Jenn and I were fortunate to be invited to hear President Barchi share his vision and update us on the current state of Rutgers.  I have never been more excited to be a part of the Rutgers family.

Westfield Senior Named National Hispanic Scholar

Natalia Zeller MacLean, a Westfield High School senior, has been named a National Hispanic Scholar by the College Board, based on her PSAT test scores last year.  About 5,000 (the top 2 percent) of the roughly 250,000 Hispanic students who take the test receive the award.  

Natalia, who is of Bolivian heritage and bilingual, is also among the Westfield High School students named ...