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Top 20 High Schools In New Jersey: Union County Schools On List

Top 20 High Schools In New Jersey: Union County Schools On List

Patch has listed the top 20 schools listed on U.S. News and World Report's rankings of the top high schools in the nation
Union County Launches Support 4 Soldiers With Local High Schoolers, Reports Say

Union County Launches Support 4 Soldiers With Local High Schoolers, Reports Say

Union County’s popular student engagement program, UC STEP, kicked off its first service-based initiative, Support 4 Soldiers, last week at the Westfield Armory on Rahway Avenue in Westfie
St. Agnes School to Close, Archdiocese Confirms

St. Agnes School to Close, Archdiocese Confirms

Low enrollment has meant the parish has had to significantly subsidize the school in recent years, according to a spokesperson for the archdiocese.
Snow Day: Clark, Garwood Schools to Remain Closed Wednesday

Snow Day: Clark, Garwood Schools to Remain Closed Wednesday

The districts announced the closure on Tuesday night.
Clark to Honor Student Musicians at 'Showcase of Success'

Clark to Honor Student Musicians at 'Showcase of Success'

Watch our video of the Hehnly School Select Choir performing on News 12 New Jersey’s “Sounds of the Season” program.
Roselle Park Judge Speaks to ALJ Students About Teen Driving

Roselle Park Judge Speaks to ALJ Students About Teen Driving

Judge Gary Bundy spoke about laws on provisional licenses, underage DUI and illegal drug use in a vehicle.
'The Walking Dead' and Other Characters Come to Life in ALJ Puppetry Workshop

'The Walking Dead' and Other Characters Come to Life in ALJ Puppetry Workshop

The mission of the Puppetry Workshop is to assist students in developing their skills in language through their investigation of puppetry.
ALJ Celebrates School Spirit Week

ALJ Celebrates School Spirit Week

Can you recognize the outfit inspiration for these ALJ teachers?
Clark Preschool to Hold Open House

Clark Preschool to Hold Open House

The Clark Preschool is open to children of Clark residents.
Clark, Garwood Public Schools Closed Friday Due to Storm

Clark, Garwood Public Schools Closed Friday Due to Storm

How will you be spending the snow day? Send us your photos.
ALJ's 'Change for Change' Campaign Buys Gifts for Needy Children

ALJ's 'Change for Change' Campaign Buys Gifts for Needy Children

Loose change goes a long way in this fundraiser now in its third year.
Clark Teacher Contract Battle and Other Top Schools Stories of 2013

Clark Teacher Contract Battle and Other Top Schools Stories of 2013

A look back at our biggest school headlines of 2013.
Mother of Trooper Killed on Roadside Talks to ALJ Students About 'Move Over' Law

Mother of Trooper Killed on Roadside Talks to ALJ Students About 'Move Over' Law

Trooper Marc Castellano was struck while responding to a roadside emergency on the parkway in 2010.
Giants' 'All In' Speaker Gian Paul Gonzalez Visits ALJ

Giants' 'All In' Speaker Gian Paul Gonzalez Visits ALJ

Gonzalez, a high school teacher and motivational speaker, delivered the now famous “All In” rally cry message during the Giants’ chapel service.
20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents

20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents

We’ve compiled the 20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents for the 2012-2013 school year. Not surprisingly, Newark had the most bullying incidents since it has the largest stu
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.