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Future Business Leaders Receive Advice from Today's Business Leaders
December 9, 2013
Ken Kobylowski, the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner, met with future business leaders at Livingston High S...
Livingston Schools Gave Thanks
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...
A Town Gives Thanks, Then and Now
November 16, 2013
Livingston fifth and second graders are participating in special social studies curriculum on “Being Thankful: Then and Now&rdqu...
Behnd the Wheel in Driver Education
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...
At Riker Hill, Respect is Common Thread
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, ...
When Words Matter Most
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...
Growing Minds in a New Literacy Garden
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...
Schools Opened with Smiles and Perfectly Sharpened Pencils
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...
Back to School: Teachers First
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...
Two Weeks and Counting
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 ...
Livingston High School Earns 'A' Grade from Publication
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
July 29, 2013
It’s a wasteful – and expensive – habit, but we’ve all done it. Waiting for a child outside the pool, running ...
Caps Off to the Graduates
June 28, 2013
As the LHS Class of 2013 listened to commencement speeches, graduates fashioned their mortarboards to deliver messages of their own. O...
Moving On Up
June 21, 2013
The students in Margaret Mitchell’s fifth grade class have big dreams for the future, everything from becoming professional ...
Weathering the Final Days of School
June 16, 2013
How is your child weathering the final days of school? With cummerbund and matching umbrella for the senior prom? Soggy fie...
In Honor of Teachers
June 8, 2013
I’ve heard it said, “For Good” from Wicked goes, That people come into our lives for a reason. And so it is with...
Are You Ready for ‘The Talk?’
June 1, 2013
Texting, sexting, iPod Touch vs. iPhone, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, ooVoo, Skype, Instagram, Minecraft, on-line chatting, bullying...
Helping Children in an Online World
May 17, 2013
My favorite book growing up was Harriet the Spy, the aspiring writer with a notebook full of everything she knows about everyone, even...
What Makes a Great Teacher
May 12, 2013
My favorite teacher growing up in Livingston was probably my first, Miss Lyons at Burnet Hill School. She had a knack for making a...
Simon Kidgits Club Lil Chefs Cook Up Recipes for Creativity and Education for Children at Livingston Mall
May 11, 2013
LIVINGSTON, NJ - Aspiring young chefs and little foodies are invited to get a taste of just how fun fare can be at Simon Kidgits...
My family has been living in Livingston for 50 of the township’s 200 years, a whole lot of history that I newly discovered is la...
What a Wondrous Time is Spring.
April 28, 2013
What a wondrous time is spring. With daffodils – 30,000 new bulbs in all -- blooming in the front of schools and throughout the ...
Seniors Enjoy Their Night at the Prom
April 20, 2013
I attended my first senior prom this week, alas without a colorful satin dress and glittering high heels. In fact, while everyone ...
National Honor For Livingston Public Schools
April 6, 2013
Livingston Public Schools is being honored nationally for a program designed to develop the confidence and skills of middle school gir...
Art for Art’s Sake
March 25, 2013
Talking art with Mikayla Berliner, a junior at Livingston High School, it was easy to see the joy that comes from her photography. She...