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    Back to School Prep
    by Marilyn Lehren, LPS
    August 20, 2014

    LIVINGSTON, NJ - It was the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 18 for 45 new hires who are learning everything it takes to be a teach...

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    What's Happening in LPS - Get Ready for School
    by Marilyn Lehren, LPS
    August 8, 2014

    Teachers Develop Curriculum   Summer break also saw teachers in class prepping for the new school year that begins Thurs...

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    Extended School Year
    by Marilyn Lehren, LPS
    August 7, 2014

    Teachers are teaching and students are learning during summer break at Livingston’s extended school year program. On a recent mo...

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    Stalling the Summer Slide
    by Livingston Public Schools
    July 21, 2014

    Summer is certainly a refreshing break from homework and exams, but for some students, giving their brains a break can mean that learn...

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    Upcoming Events and Updates from Livingston Public Schools
    by Marilyn Lehren
    May 18, 2014

    Livingston Board of Education: The BOE meets at 7 p.m. Monday, May 19 at Livingston High School. See the agenda by clicking HERE. ...

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    In Twist from Traditional Valentines, Mt. Pleasant Middle Students ‘Go Red’ for Healthy Hearts



    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    February 21, 2014

    LIVINGSTON, NJ - When Mount Pleasant Middle School was asked to get behind the healthy heart message of physical education teacher Jes...

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    How much snow? Enough for a penguin to waddle into school
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    February 16, 2014

    With all this snow and ice, we wouldn’t be surprise to see a penguin waddle into school.   Guess what?   That&...

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    Blades of Glory
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    February 8, 2014

    With the Winter Olympics on the horizon, a LHS trio of skaters is on the cutting edge of athletes realizing their gold medal dreams. E...

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    Super Bowl Highlight: LHS Students Singing with Queen Latifah
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    February 1, 2014

    LIVINGSTON, NJ - It’s already the most-watched event in America, but between this being New Jersey’s first Super Bowl, the...

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    Livingston Public Library to Host "New Jersey: A History of the Garden State," with Dr. Maxine Lurie
    by The Alternative Press Staff
    January 16, 2014

    LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston Public Library will host a talk called, "New Jersey: A History of the Garden State," by Dr. Maxi...

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    A Gift from LHS Project Graduation
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    December 16, 2013

    The gifts my grandmother wrapped were an art form, and I wish I could say the apple didn’t fall far from the tree. But these day...

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    Future Business Leaders Receive Advice from Today's Business Leaders
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    December 9, 2013

    Ken Kobylowski, the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner, met with future business leaders at Livingston High S...

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    Livingston Schools Gave Thanks
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren
    December 2, 2013

    LIVINGSTON, NJ - As we paused last Thursday to spend time together and give thanks for all the good things in life, last week, Livings...

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    A Town Gives Thanks, Then and Now
    by Marilyn Lehren
    November 16, 2013

    Livingston fifth and second graders are participating in special social studies curriculum on “Being Thankful: Then and Now&rdqu...

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    Behnd the Wheel in Driver Education
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    October 23, 2013

    My daughter turned 17 this month – old enough to drive my car but not quite ready to hit the road. She’s opting not to dri...

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    At Riker Hill, Respect is Common Thread
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    October 14, 2013

    Students at Riker Hill found inspiration during lunch when fourth graders read poetry on the basic human rights that rule the school, ...

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    When Words Matter Most
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    October 9, 2013

    Harrison students are putting the exclamation mark on words that matter, nouns and adjectives like friendship and caring, as part of a...

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    Growing Minds in a New Literacy Garden
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    September 26, 2013

    Tucked away under a room full of books is a Hillside garden for reading and writing. For the first graders who were the first to share...

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    Schools Opened with Smiles and Perfectly Sharpened Pencils
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    September 18, 2013

    My son balked for our first-day-of-school ritual, please smile on the front steps for my camera. His grimace pretty much let the worl...

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    Back to School: Teachers First
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    September 7, 2013

    Livingston welcomed more than 800 teachers, administrators and staff back to school on Tuesday, September 3, as they gathered for a pe...

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    Two Weeks and Counting
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    August 28, 2013

    With less than two weeks and counting, it’s crunch time for getting classrooms ready for the first day of school. At Livingston ...

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    Livingston High School Earns 'A' Grade from Publication
    by Livingston Public Schools
    August 22, 2013

    LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston High School’s student body boasts published writers, commissioned artists, professional researchers,...

  • In the Summer: Stop Idling & Keep Cool
    by Judith A. Heller, Township Communications Coordinator
    July 29, 2013

    It’s a wasteful – and expensive – habit, but we’ve all done it. Waiting for a child outside the pool, running ...

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    Caps Off to the Graduates
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    June 28, 2013

    As the LHS Class of 2013 listened to commencement speeches, graduates fashioned their mortarboards to deliver messages of their own. O...

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    Moving On Up
    by Marilyn Joyce Lehren, Livingston Public Schools
    June 21, 2013

    The students in Margaret Mitchell’s fifth grade class have big dreams for the future, everything from becoming professional ...