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RWJBarnabas and Seton Hall Athletics Host Write on Sports Workshop

January 17, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – A group of Write on Sports (WoS) students from West Orange, East Orange, Hawthorne, Clifton and Newark put their journalism skills into practice during a recent workshop at Prudential Center with the Seton Hall University men’s basketball team. 

WoS, headquartered in West Orange, is a not-for-profit organization that receives funding from individuals, foundations ...

Rutgers Human Ecology Professor Presents Research Findings at James Caldwell High School

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Speaking of her work in Ghana researching the effects of environmental, agricultural and political changes on people’s health and livelihood, geographer Dr. Heidi Hausermann, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers University, recently gave a presentation to students at James Caldwell High School.

Hausermann uses an ...

Caldwell/West Caldwell Board of Education Discusses Goals for 2017

CALDWELL, NJ — Following an annual report from the Caldwell/West Caldwell school district's auditor, who reported at the board of education meeting Monday that the finances of the school are “very balanced,” Superintendent Dr. James Heinegg reiterated many of the plans that the district has for this year.

According to Heinegg, the district will continue to implement ...

Parents React to Unexpected Closing of Livingston's KinderCare Learning Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston KinderCare Learning Center, located on the St. Barnabas Hospital Campus, unexpectedly closed its doors on Dec. 16, leaving many parents upset and confused as to why it would close its doors so abruptly.

Initially, according to parents, they were informed that this was because the center's lease had expired. However, when asked for further information, ...

Daughters of Israel Hosts Intergenerational Program with High School Students

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Daughters of Israel Retirement Home, located at 1155 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, is once again hosting the West Orange High School Intergenerational Program for the 2016-2017 school year.

Students in Doug Drabik’s Ninth Grade Honors World History met their senior citizen partners in late October and quickly established relationship with each ...

American Heart Association Delivers CPR Kit to West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — ADP of Roseland recently donated a brand new CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) instructional kit valued at $649 to West Orange High School.

Katie Kinney, CPR Schools Manager for the American Heart Association (AHA), contacted Health and district Physical Education Supervisor Kevin Alvine in October to offer the free kit for the 12th grade CPR program.

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools

Dear Community,

As we reflect on 2016, our district has much for which we are thankful. The Caldwell - West Caldwell community has been exceptionally supportive of its public schools.

As U.S. Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter wrote almost 70 years ago, “The public school is at once the symbol of our democracy and the most pervasive means for promoting our common destiny.” ...

Biking for a Cause: Golda Och Academy Student Completes Seven-Day Israel Ride

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Golda Och Academy (GOA) tenth grader Alana Wernick set off for Israel last month to participate in Israel Ride, a week-long cycling trip from Jerusalem to Eilat, raising funds for the Arava Institute of Environmental Studies and Hazon, a New York-based organization that seeks to create a healthier and more sustainable Jewish community around the ...

James Caldwell High School Teachers Receive Grant for “Artist-in-Residence” Program

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and the Foundation for Educational Administration recently awarded a group of James Caldwell High School (JCHS) teachers with a “Young Audiences” scholarship, which will cover the expenses of an Artist-in-Residence program at JCHS during the 2016-17 school year.

The grant project grew out of the school’s ...

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Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Offers Summer Internships for High School Juniors

January 10, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced this week that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ECPO) is seeking high school juniors to participate in the ECPO’s annual summer internship program.

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Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Offers Summer Internships for High School Juniors

January 10, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced this week that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ECPO) is seeking high school juniors to participate in the ECPO’s annual summer internship program.

The five-week program is designed to expose high school students to careers in law, law enforcement and government. The summer internship program will ...