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May 17, 2022

DARIEN, CT — Heritage Middle School’s eighth grade Quiz Bowl team recently earned a third-place finish at the National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT) Regional Quiz Bowl held in Connecticut. With HMS science teacher and faculty advisor Breanna Willard at the helm, the team turned in a successful ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s (NMSC) first of three announcements of National Merit Scholars for 2022, Livingston High School (LHS) seniors Shourya Bansal and Daniel Siegal were named among the approximately 1,000 winners of this year’s corporate-sponsored ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite dropping three spots in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools in New Jersey ranking for 2022 after jumping nine spots from 2020 to 2021, Livingston High School (LHS) remains in the top 20 and falls only one spot behind its traditional competitor Millburn High ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Both of Livingston’s public middle schools came in first place in the nation in the Continental Math League Competition after all three grades (sixth, seventh and eighth) placed in the top three in both the state and the county as a team earlier this spring, and several students ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After a few weeks of competing in the virtual North Jersey Regional Science Fair (NJRSF)—a high school student science competition in which students present a wide variety of projects in the areas of science, mathematics and engineering—several students in Livingston High School’s ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In a joint meeting between the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) and Livingston Township Council earlier this week, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) Business Administrator Michael Davison provided an update on the status of a newly proposed turf field to be installed at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Barring any unforeseen emergencies in the next month, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) has announced plans to use the last remaining snow day on Friday, May 27 in order to provide a four-day Memorial Day Weekend for all members of the LPS community. In a message to families on ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time in three years, the 10 members of Livingston’s two governing bodies as well as other township and district officials held a joint meeting on Monday to discuss matters affecting both the Livingston Public Schools (LPS) district and the community ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Livingston resident born and raised in the small Ukrainian town of Chervonohrad—located 30 miles west of the Polish border—is calling on Livingston residents and the public school district for help in her family’s efforts to support the education of Ukrainian children in need ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Owen Abeles, a Livingston High School (LHS) senior who spent every Saturday over the span of several months volunteering at vaccination centers throughout Essex County, has been named an Essex County School Boards Association (ECSBA) "Unsung Hero" for 2022. Each year, the ECSBA ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade at Livingston Public Schools (LPS) were honored during Tuesday’s Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting for their recent accomplishments in the 2022 New Jersey Math League (NJML) competition, where all three grades placed in the top ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Several members of the Livingston High School (LHS) chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)—which encompasses approximately 150 members this year—placed in the top 10 of the regional ompetitions held earilier this year to compete in the FBLA State Leadership ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to further promote Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)—described by Livingston Public Schools (LPS) as the “process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes to develop healthy identities, manage emotions and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School (LHS) students and staff members participated in a Global Climate Strike demonstration in front of LHS before school on Friday with the goal of raising awareness of global climate change solutions, environmental justice and sustainability. At LHS, the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After reviewing adjustments made to the 2022-2023 district budget for Livingston Public Schools (LPS) that ultimately lowered the impact on taxpayers compared to an earlier draft of the budget, the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) has approved the tentative budget with a 1.12% ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic and various social movements such as Black Lives Matter, #MeToo and more, Livingston High School (LHS) sophomore Nishna Makala recently formed a high school chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV)—a national, nonpartisan organization aimed at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — All eight of Livingston High School’s (LHS) National Merit Scholarship Competition semifinalists have advanced to the finalist stage in the prestigious annual academic competition. LHS principal Danielle Rosenzweig recently presented certificates to the finalists to commemorate ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — An overview of the Township of Livingston’s demographic profile, enrollment trends at Livingston Public Schools (LPS), the potential impact of new housing developments on school enrollment and more was shared during Tuesday’s Livingston Board of Education meeting, where Statistical ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Code Ninjas Livingston, a local coding school that transforms kids’ love for technology into an exciting learning adventure, invites families to register for its 2022 spring day camps to be held in person from April 18 to April 22 for students age seven to 14. Guided by trained ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — The Hillside Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is hosting a “Cinco de Mayo” themed spring fundraiser—featuring a buffet dinner and dessert, soft drinks with a cash bar, DJ entertainment and prize opportunities from a wide variety of tricky tray raffle baskets—at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The proposed school calendar for the 2023-2024 academic year at Livingston Public Schools (LPS) includes a start date of Sept. 5, an additional snow day, a new holiday and more, according to Superintendent Dr. Matthew Block’s presentation of the draft calendar that has yet to be ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) adopted a district budget with the lowest school-tax impact in several years in 2021, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) Superintendent Dr. Matthew Block and Business Administrator Michael Davison once again introduced a district budget ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Heritage Middle School eighth graders Arav Kaushik and Sara Muni recently debated at the high school-level Open Public Forum Debate event of the 2022 Appalachian Speech and Debate Championship, where Kaushik overcame the fear of competing against more experienced teens and came ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two Mt. Pleasant Elementary School (MPES) students will compete in the Essex County Spelling Bee later this month after they emerged victorious in the school’s first Spelling Bee last month. Twelve students in grades three through five advanced to the final round, where ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Elementary students across Livingston Public Schools (LPS) recently celebrated the 100th Day of School with 100-themed projects and activities, visits by place-value superstar "Zero the Hero,” creative hats and more. The milestone also offered a unique opportunity for elementary ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Livingston High School (LHS) debate team have advanced to the “Sweet 16” round of the 2021-22 International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) competition and is currently taking on Extraordinary Education Centre from Toronto, Ontario, Canada for a chance to make it to the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After two decades of earning high praise from Livingston Public Schools (LPS) students, parents and colleagues in addition to receiving a multitude of awards both locally and statewide, Heritage Middle School (HMS) technology education teacher Kenneth Zushma’s latest recognition as ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement that the mask mandate for New Jersey public schools will end statewide on March 7, Livingston Public Schools (LPS) announced on Friday that masking will be optional for all students and staff beginning on that date. As the district ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to recently being interviewed on CBS News about their work in advocating for two legislative bills mandating that all New Jersey students learn about the history and contributions of Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in their classrooms, members of the Livingston ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite nationwide reports of a decline in college enrollment during to the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest data from Livingston Public Schools (LPS) demonstrates a consistency in applications, acceptances and matriculation over the last five years as well as an increase in ...

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