These Nine NJ Schools Won Prestigious Blue Ribbon Award These Nine NJ Schools Won Prestigious Blue Ribbon Award
These Nine NJ Schools Won Prestigious Blue Ribbon Award Nine New Jersey schools won the prestigious National Blue Ribbon School Award. The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday, Sept. 19 recognized 353 schools across the country as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023.  The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student groups on assessments. The nine New Jersey schools that won are: Claremont Avenue Elementary School, Colonia High Technology High School, Lincroft Princeton Charter School, Princeton Hilltop Elementary School, Mendham Technology High School, Newark …
Jersey City Schools To Close Early Due To Extreme Heat Jersey City Schools To Close Early Due To Extreme Heat
Jersey City Schools To Close Early Due To Extreme Heat An early-September heatwave is closing schools across the Garden State. With temps expected to near 100 degrees in the first week of the 2023-24 school years, several districts have altered schedules. Below is an updated list of area schools that have shortened in-person classes as of Wednesday evening, Sept. 6: Bridgewater-Raritan: Four-hour session day for Thursday; no after-care programs. Camden: Half-day schedule Thursday. Dover: Early dismissal Thursday. Gloucester Township: Half-day schedule for remainder of the week. Hamilton Township: One session day Thursday and Frida…
U.S. News Ranks NJ's Top Public High Schools: Here's How It Compares To Niche's List U.S. News Ranks NJ's Top Public High Schools: Here's How It Compares To Niche's List
U.S. News Ranks NJ's Top Public High Schools: Here's How It Compares To Niche's List Days after Daily Voice reported on Niche's list of Best High Schools in New Jersey, U.S. News & World Report has released its own. U.S. News studies data from nearly 25,000 public high schools across the country, with a focus on how well students are prepared for college and performance on state assessments, the website says. Here are the top 10 best public high schools in the Garden State, according to U.S. News & World Report: No. 1 - Union County Magnet High School, Scotch Plains No. 2 - Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics & Engineering, Edison No.…
Best Colleges In NJ: Website Releases 2024 Rankings Best Colleges In NJ: Website Releases 2024 Rankings
Best Colleges In NJ: Website Releases 2024 Rankings The grades have been posted. Just in time for the 2023-24 school year, Niche.com has released its list of best colleges in New Jersey. In fact, several universities in the Garden State also made the popular ranking site's list of best colleges in America — with Princeton coming in at No. 5 (click here to read up on how the list was compiled). The top 10 universities in New Jersey according to Niche are: No. 1. Princeton University No. 2. Rutgers University New Brunswick, Piscataway No. 3. Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken No. 4. The College of New Jersey, Ewing No. 5. Rutgers Univ…
These Are The Top-Ranked Private High Schools In New Jersey, Website Says These Are The Top-Ranked Private High Schools In New Jersey, Website Says
These Are The Top-Ranked Private High Schools In New Jersey, Website Says We've seen the list of New Jersey's best public high schools, but what about the private ones?  Niche has a report for that, too. The community and school ranking site has released its 2023 report of "Best Private High Schools in New Jersey." These 10 private schools were ranked among the best in the Garden State by Niche: No. 1: Princeton International School of Math and Science No. 2: The Lawrenceville School No. 3: The Pingry School, Basking Ridge No. 4: Newark Academy, Livingston No. 5: Delbarton School, Morristown No. 6: The Peddie School, Hightstown No. 7: Dwight-Englewood Sch…
Poll Findings Reveal How NJ Parents Feel About Gender Identity Classes In Schools Poll Findings Reveal How NJ Parents Feel About Gender Identity Classes In Schools
Poll Findings Reveal How NJ Parents Feel About Gender Identity Classes In Schools A new Monmouth University poll shows that a majority of parents are okay with their kids being taught gender identity, but only in high school. The poll, released Tuesday, Aug. 22, show that 64 percent of New Jersey parents approve of teaching students in grades 9 through 12 about the "range of ways people express their gender."   Though when it comes to middle school, the number drops to to 45 percent and just 24 percent of Garden State parents approve of it being taught in elementary school grades. Forty-five percent of adults in the Garden State feel schools are "doing too muc…
These High Schools Ranked Top 10 In New Jersey, Report Says These High Schools Ranked Top 10 In New Jersey, Report Says
These High Schools Ranked Top 10 In New Jersey, Report Says The grades are in and these New Jersey high schools are a cut above the rest, according to the community and school ranking site Niche. After considering a number of key areas, the following schools were ranked in the website’s 2023 “Best Public High Schools in New Jersey” report. No. 1 - High Technology High School, Monmouth County No. 2 - The Academy for Math, Science & Engineering, Morris County No. 3 - Bergen County Academies No. 4 - Biotechnology High School, Monmouth County No. 5 - Union County Magnet High School No. 6 - Academy for Information Technology, Union Co…
These High Schools Ranked Top 5 In Hudson County, Report Says These High Schools Ranked Top 5 In Hudson County, Report Says
These High Schools Ranked Top 5 In Hudson County, Report Says The grades are in and these Hudson County high schools are a cut above the rest, according to the community and school ranking site Niche. After considering a number of key areas, the following schools were ranked in the website’s 2023 “Best Public High Schools in Hudson County” report: No. 1 - Dr. Ronald E. McNair, Jersey City No. 2 - High Tech High School, North Bergen and Secaucus No. 3 - County Prep, Jersey City No. 4 - Infinity Institute, Jersey City No. 5 - Weehawken High School McNair earned an overall grade of A+, and scored the same in academics, diversity, college …
Death Of Passionate North Jersey Music Teacher At 38 Prompts Outpour Of Scholarship Donations Death Of Passionate North Jersey Music Teacher At 38 Prompts Outpour Of Scholarship Donations
Death Of Passionate North Jersey Music Teacher At 38 Prompts Outpour Of Scholarship Donations Scholarship funds and tributes are pouring in on behalf of a passionate North Jersey music teacher and mother following her tragic passing at age 38. Meredith Sullivan Boyan, of New Vernon, died Thursday, August 10, leaving a legacy of “strength and courage,” her obituary says. Born in New Brunswick, Meredith was raised in Somerville and attended Somerville High School, where she participated in jazz, concert, and marching bands, as well as theater, and chorus before graduating in 2003. She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in music education from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Ru…
'Your Soul Lives On:' North Jersey Educator, Mom Of 4 Dies From Knee Surgery Complications, 40 'Your Soul Lives On:' North Jersey Educator, Mom Of 4 Dies From Knee Surgery Complications, 40
'Your Soul Lives On:' North Jersey Educator, Mom Of 4 Dies From Knee Surgery Complications, 40 Morris County is mourning the unexpected loss of a beloved educator and mother of four after complications from a recent knee surgery. Rebecca L. Koo died on Thursday, July 6, her obituary says. She was 40. Born in Denville, Rebecca spent time in Jefferson, Randolph, and Roxbury before settling in Dover 14 years ago. Rebecca attended Ellen T. Briggs Elementary School in Lake Hopatcong and graduated from Roxbury High School. She was a Brownie, a skilled softball player, and a 4-H club member. After high school, Rebecca attended the County College of Morris and worked for more than two deca…
Community Rallies To Save Newark Boys Chorus School Community Rallies To Save Newark Boys Chorus School
Community Rallies To Save Newark Boys Chorus School For more than 50 years, the Newark Boys Chorus School has been an institution in the city. Now the community is trying to ensure it stays that way. A fundraiser has been launched to help save the Newark Boys Chorus School, which is facing financial difficulties. As of Friday, June 30, more than $21,000 has been raised. The campaign, which began last month, is close to hitting its goal, the school said. The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey said they are matching donations made during June. The tuition free school was founded in 1969 and educates boys in grades 3 to 8. The chorus has perform…
New Oradell Biz Administrator With Regretful Past 'Deserves This Chance,' Board Prez Says New Oradell Biz Administrator With Regretful Past 'Deserves This Chance,' Board Prez Says
New Oradell Biz Administrator With Regretful Past 'Deserves This Chance,' Board Prez Says The president of the Oradell Board of Education said Monday that district officials are confident their new business administrator will succeed despite a regretful past. Peter Iapelli, who was appointed to the post earlier this month, "deserves this chance," Oradell School Board President Dorothy Watson-Nichols said, adding that the panel "conducted its due diligence" in hiring him. Iapelli made headlines when he was accused of cursing out and putting his hands on a 16-year-old coach in front of 75 or so people at a peewee flag football game in Westwood in September 2017. Iapelli, who…
Penn State Professor Rapes Dog Multiple Times: Affidavit Penn State Professor Rapes Dog Multiple Times: Affidavit
Penn State Professor Rapes Dog Multiple Times: Affidavit A Penn State chemical engineering professor was caught raping a dog in a state forest — and it wasn't the first time, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice.  A trail camera intended to catch hand sanitizer thieves captured 64-year-old Chemical Engineering Professor, Themis Matsoukas committing multiple sexual acts with his collie near the restrooms at Rothrock State Forest on April 13, 2023, according to the criminal complaint filed by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The dog was attached to its leash during the acts, the rangers ex…