Education

August 15, 2018

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 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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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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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Winston S. Churchill School fifth graders, Conor, Natalie, Alyza, Sophia and Erin, were the first through fifth place winners, respectively, in a tournament-style math competition called Challenge 24 earlier this week. The objective of the mathematical card game is to find a way ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Approximately 20 Caldwell-West Caldwell parents attended Monday’s board of education meeting to address a proposal to reduce the work hours of full-time Wilson Elementary School guidance counselor Julie Yoskowitz. Many of the parents questioned why the board is considering ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Two James Caldwell High School (JCHS) students were recognized during Monday’s Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education meeting for achieving the highly revered Eagle Scout designation, the highest achievement of the Boy Scouting program. Superintendent James Heinegg presented ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — As the school year winds down for West Essex students, the West Essex Board of Education (WEBOE) recognized the 20 seniors who were awarded by this year’s ShopRite Stars program as well as the seventh and eighth grade Students of the Month during Monday’s WEBOE meeting. The ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — ShopRite of West Caldwell announced that its fourth marking period ShopRite Stars for James Caldwell High School (JCHS), who were nominated in five categories, include Taylor Stafford (Athletics), Vincent Cheung (Leadership), Carla Ko (Academics) Alexander Rosa (Service) and ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Thanks to a federal grant recently obtained by Stevenson School Principal Dr. Michael Trabucco, Fairfield third graders Rocco Pontrella, David Tricoche, Joey Bivona, Reid Clausi and Daniel Gorab, High Enrichment Program (HEP)/STEAM students, demonstrated the school’s new 3D printer ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex High School College Book Awards were presented to eight of the Class of 2019 during Monday's Board of Education meeting.   The College Book Awards are presented to outstanding high school juniors who exemplify "superior academic performances in addition to ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — In order to meet the state’s 180-day school day requirement, the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education (CWC BOE) approved changes for both the 2018-2019 and the 2019-2020 school years that are inclusive of professional staff development days as well as emergency closing ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — ShopRite of West Caldwell announced that its third marking period ShopRite Stars for James Caldwell High School (JCHS), who were nominated in five categories, include Kaitlin Quigley for Leadership, Jodi Maloney for Arts, Grace Giglio for Service, Brendan Padover for Academics ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Proud parents and high school students filled the room during the West Essex Regional Board of Education meeting on Monday, where students presented their Independent Studies projects.  Seniors Sara Kalb and Evan Katz’s project focused on financial and capital markets ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — As Caldwell-West Caldwell (CWC) Public Schools embarks on a new fifth-grade curriculum, the district invited Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, Former Gov. Richard Codey and U.S. House of Representatives candidate Mikie Sherrill to speak with nearly 250 fifth graders on Wednesday at Lincoln ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The public is invited to the Trinity Academy Winter Open House event on Sunday, which marks the beginning of National Catholic Schools Week, from noon to 2:30 p.m. During Catholic Schools Week, Caldwell’s Trinity Academy opens its doors to alumni, current families, prospective ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — In preparation for his upcoming TED Talk at Brooklyn Tech in February, Brandon Steiner, chief executive officer (CEO) of Steiner Sports, the No. 1 sports memorabilia company in the United States, rehearsed his presentation in front of James Caldwell High School seniors and a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Golda Och Academy’s robotics team, the CodeRunners, recently competed in the second FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) game of the 2017-2018 season at Livingston High School and was ranked No. 1 out of 30 teams. By winning five out of five matches, the CodeRunners qualified to advance ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Kindergarten Enrichment students in the Caldwell/West Caldwell School district will be introduced to academic concepts through play and exploration at the district’s 2018-2019 informational sessions for the Kindergarten Enrichment Program. The program, which is currently in ...

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