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Two Union County Vo-Tech Schools Make NJ Monthly's 'Top Vocational High Schools' List

Two Union County Vo-Tech Schools Make NJ Monthly's 'Top Vocational High Schools' List

Union County Magnet tied for third on NJ Monthly’s 2014 “Top Vocational Schools” list while Academy for Information Technology came in sixth
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
Union County School Closings and Delays

Union County School Closings and Delays

School district announcements due to snowfall Tuesday, Feb. 18
SHS Forensics Team Wins Second Place Sweepstakes at Ridge Tournament

SHS Forensics Team Wins Second Place Sweepstakes at Ridge Tournament

More than 30 schools from four states competed.
Middle School PTO Rallies to Aid Crossing Guard Struck by Car

Middle School PTO Rallies to Aid Crossing Guard Struck by Car

LCJSMS PTO is coordinating a donation effort to assist DJ Abdullah with her needs upon returning home.
Update: Summit Schools Closed Wednesday; FDK Lottery Postponed

Update: Summit Schools Closed Wednesday; FDK Lottery Postponed

If the decision is made to close schools for the entire day, calls will be made by approximately 7 a.m. Wednesday.
'Full STEAM Ahead' Explores Career Opportunities for Women

'Full STEAM Ahead' Explores Career Opportunities for Women

Female students at Summit Middle School and High School are encouraged to attend to learn more about careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.
Summit Schools to Close Early Tuesday Due to Snow

Summit Schools to Close Early Tuesday Due to Snow

Lunch will not be served and all evening activities are cancelled.
2014-2015 Summit School District Calendar Announced

2014-2015 Summit School District Calendar Announced

Schools will open Thursday, Sept. 4.

School District Art Show Opens at Overlook Thursday

Third annual arts show will host an opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.
Special Education, Curriculum Budgets Presented at Board of Ed Meeting

Special Education, Curriculum Budgets Presented at Board of Ed Meeting

The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln-Hubbard School.
Summit Mom Proud of Jefferson School's NJ ASK Performance

Summit Mom Proud of Jefferson School's NJ ASK Performance

Of the district's third graders, Jefferson School's was the only class to achieve "complete proficiency" in math and language, resident pointed out.
SHS Art and Literary Magazine Honored by American Scholastic Press Association

SHS Art and Literary Magazine Honored by American Scholastic Press Association

'Quintessence' is published by a student editorial team each spring.
Personnel, Capital Equipment Budget Presented at Board of Ed Meeting

Personnel, Capital Equipment Budget Presented at Board of Ed Meeting

At $43 million, personnel makes up 70.1 percent of the $61.3 million total budget.
Athletic Director Outlines $1.2 Million Athletic Budget

Athletic Director Outlines $1.2 Million Athletic Budget

Coaches' stipends and transportation make up the largest components of the budget.