Education

October 17, 2018

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - Juliann Hoebee, West Essex High School’s assistant principal, and Luisa Tamburri, West Essex Middle School assistant principal, presented a Violence and Vandalism Report to the West Essex Regional Board of Education during Monday’s meeting. In addition to presenting the data ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The month of October at Orchard School in West Caldwell sees the children settling into established routines throughout the day.   According to Education.com, “One of the most important things that you can do to make your young child feel safe is to establish as much routine ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Keeping in mind that not all young children develop their social skills or learning ability at equal rates, Trinity Academy in Caldwell has begun offering Transitional Kindergarten this year. Students who miss the Oct. 1 cut-off date, who require more time, or who might not be ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Educators from across the Caldwell-West Caldwell School District who were recently awarded more than $17,000 from the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation were recognized by the board of education on Monday night.  “As money comes in, we would like the money to go out ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Ryan Gupta, director of curriculum and instruction for the West Essex Regional School District, presented the assessment report for the 2017-2018 West Essex school year, including the PARCC and AP scores, at Monday night's board of education meeting. He noted that the SAT, ACT ...

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CALDWELL, NJ - Approximately 50 residents attended the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education meeting on Monday seeking information about a proposal to hire a full-time School Resource Officer (SRO).  Since 2009, Det. Paul Mazzeo of the West Caldwell Police Department has acted in the ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Orchard School has begun the 2018-2019 school year with a mission to help kids adjust to the changes that being back in class entails. According to "KidsHealth," some kids feel nervous or a little scared on the first day of school because of all the new things: new ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Edward W. Ding, a senior at West Essex High School, has been named among the semifinalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These students represent less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors who comprise the 16,000 semifinalists in the 64rd annual ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — As many attempt to savor the last couple of days of summer, West Essex Regional School District staff and administrators are already in full swing preparing for next week’s school opening.  Superintendent Barbara Longo apprised the members of the board of education during ...

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CALDWELL, NJ - In a unanimous vote by a quorum of Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education members on Monday, approval was given for a question to be presented to voters on Nov. 6 asking for the 2018-2019 school budget to be increased by $600,000 in order to “employ additional personnel and to ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — As the summer comes to an end, it’s time to prepare for a brand new school year. During this time, The Orchard School is reminding parents that it’s not all about trendy supplies, but about mentally preparing their children for a new environment. Starting or returning back to ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Venancio “Venny” Fuentes, professor and chair of the Department of Engineering Technologies and Engineer Science at County College of Morris (CCM), has been selected as the sole recipient of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2018 Faculty Award for the Northeast ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The County College of Morris (CCM) is offering two Career Showcases this month to share what the best careers are in information technology (IT) and manufacturing, including what they pay, the demand and what education is required to succeed in those fields. The first Career ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Over the last decade, Michael Downey has accumulated a substantial number of protegees and followers who swear by his photographic expertise. Downey recently celebrated 10 years as a photography instructor at Unique Photo in Fairfield, and both his takes and his extensive ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey today announced the launch of 30 new national Girl Scout badges exclusively for girls ages 5-18 at County College of Morris (CCM), a nationally designated center of excellence for cybersecurity education. The badges, which are immediately ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — In its newly released 2019 “Best Schools” list, national educational research and rankings firm Niche has placed West Essex Public Schools No. 26, and ranked West Essex High School No. 51 among traditional public high schools in the state. Niche gave West Essex Public ...

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UNIVERSITY PARK, PA— At Penn State University’s College of Information Sciences and Technology’s (IST) first-ever summer camp aimed at providing teachers with fundamental cybersecurity principles and its intersection with data science, the West Essex Regional School District was one of only two New ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The University Women of West Essex (UWWE) recently awarded five college scholarships to deserving women, which is the central aim of UWWE.   For many years, the UWWE has presented scholarships to area high school students, as well as to mature women returning to ...

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ROCKAWAY, NJ - Cynthia Murren Di Giovanna, a Rockaway resident who grew up in Roseland and graduated from West Essex Regional High School, died suddenly on July 22 at 53 years old. Di Giovanna spent 15 years as a teacher in West Orange and was the recipient of several accolades for teaching ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Parents of infants through preschoolers are invited to a July 28 open house at the West Essex YMCA’s Peanut Shell Early Learning Center from 9 a.m. to noon. The state-licensed Peanut Shell provides full-and part-time childcare for families in Livingston, West Orange, Roseland, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — In an end-of-year review presented to West Essex Regional Superintendent of School Barbara Longo and members of the board of education during their board meeting on Monday night, guidance director Lisa Hulse detailed many new initiatives that were implemented during her first ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — Five young women from Essex Fells were among the students who graduated at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child’s 90th commencement ceremony in Summit. The 63 graduates kept with school tradition and donned white gowns and gloves, and carried pink roses. The Essex Fells graduates ...

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CALDWELL, NJ – Trinity Academy’s Class of 2018 recently joined more than 143,000 students in all 50 states and 24 other countries in taking the National Latin Exam, which tests students’ knowledge of Latin grammar and Roman history and culture. Five recent graduates received national recognition ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — During Monday night’s Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education meeting, Superintendent James Heinegg reported that the upcoming November ballot questions were in the process of being drafted.  The first ballot question would seek voter approval to fund a full-day kindergarten. If ...

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CALDWELL, NJ – Trinity Academy recently graduated 20 eighth graders during its 26th annual commencement ceremony at St. Aloysius Parish in Caldwell.  The eighth graders began their graduation with a special Baccalaureate Mass at St. Aloysius, where the graduates came together with their families ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Hundreds of family members and friends of the James Caldwell High School Class of 2018 cheered on the 210 graduates as they received their diplomas at Bonnel Track and Field on Thursday night.  “This senior class holds a very special place in my heart," said James Caldwell ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of family members and friends applauded the 259 West Essex Regional High School (WEHS) graduates as they marched into the school’s stadium on Friday night to receive their diplomas. Surrounded by their loved ones, the Class of 2018 graduates celebrated their last night ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — With affection and appreciation, retiring West Essex Regional School District employees were honored and thanked by Superintendent of Schools Barbara Longo, members of the administration and board of education members during the final West Essex Board of Education meeting of ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — West Essex High School held its 2018 Senior Ball on Friday night. TAPinto West Essex is happy to join in the celebration and the styles of this special night for these young men and women. We will be continue adding to this photo gallery as photos are received. Send your ...

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