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Workshops To Help Teachers Better Understand New Science Standards Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg will host 120 K-12 educators from throughout the state this summer during two weeks of workshops designed to help them better understand the exciting and challenging shifts in science teaching and learning demanded by New Jersey’s new science standards. The RVCC Science Institute…

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Hunterdon Central Regional High School District Receives First Place Communications Award for Website Design/Content

Hunterdon Central Regional High School District has earned first place in the Website Category in the 2017 New Jersey School Public Relations Association School Communication Awards. The ceremony awarded public relations professionals in the areas of Branding, Media Relations- Human Interest, School Newsletters, Social Media, Special Interest Publication, Video and…

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Open Seats on Board of Education – north voorhees

  The following open seats on the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District Board of Education will be on the November 7, 2017 General and School Elections Ballot.  Anyone interested in serving on the Board of Education will need to submit a nominating petition to the County Clerk no later…

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RVCC Planetarium Sets Star Shows, Laser Concerts, Special Programs In July

From laser concerts and star shows, to special Harry Potter-themed shows and even summertime Halloween and Christmas programs, the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium has programs for all ages and interests in July. In addition, with the “Great American Solar Eclipse” set for August 21, many of the Planetarium’s shows…

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High Bridge Knights of Columbus Award Scholarships

St. Joseph Council 10627 in High Bridge awarded scholarships to seven high school graduates: four at St. Joseph Parish, High Bridge, and three at St. John Neumann Parish, Califon.  Recipients were Annemarie Gregory, Ashley Gallagher, Claire Ayotte and Jonathan Raefski in High Bridge and Alexa Johnson, Morgan D’Avella, Samantha Brynildsen…

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Clinton Native Honored as Savannah College of Art and Design Distinguished Graduate

Clinton, NJ native. Erin Ward (M.F.A., Historic Preservation) was honored with the Outstanding Achievement Award from the School of Building Arts at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). During her time at SCAD, Ward was also awarded the 2017 MFA Thesis Award for Exceptional Achievement and inducted into the Tau Sigma…

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RVCC To Hold June Open House For Prospective Students

Members of the community are invited to attend a Summer Open House at Raritan Valley Community College on Thursday, June 29, from 5-7 p.m. The event, designed for 2017 high school graduates and adults who are interested in pursuing a college degree or certificate, will be held in the Conference…

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RVCC Testing Center Earns National Recognition

The Raritan Valley Community College Testing Center has received “Test Center Certification” by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). Certification criteria is very rigorous and is based on the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers in the delivery of quality testing programs. RVCC…

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Never Too Late: Adult Learning At RVCC

When you think “college student,” it’s easy to imagine a carefree 19-year-old addicted to Snapchat and skinny jeans. But adult enrollment is on the rise at colleges nationwide, thanks to an increase in online learning capabilities and other benefits to attract what some term “nontraditional students.” At Raritan Valley Community…

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NORTH VOORHEES Student Councils Win Awards

The Student Councils of North Hunterdon and Voorhees High Schools attended the NJ Association of Student Councils (NJASC) Spring Awards Program and General Session at Six Flags on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. It is here that each school received the Community Smile Award for their students’ ongoing commitment to volunteering….

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RVCC Graduate Receives Paralegal Studies Award

Lorren M. Rago of Bridgewater, a 2017 graduate of Raritan Valley Community College, is the recipient of the Baker and Rannells Paralegal Studies Student Graduate Award. Rago was presented with the honor at RVCC’s Academic Awards Ceremony, held May 10 at the College’s Branchburg campus. The award was established by…

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Hunterdon Central Calendar Changes

At the May 22, 2017 Board of Education meeting, the Board approved the following changes to the 2016-2017 School Calendar: June 12, 2017: Staff In-Service-Half Day (Noon Dismissal for Students) June 13, 2017: Staff In-Service-Half Day (Noon Dismissal for Students) / Last Day for Students June 14, 2017: Staff In-Service-Half…

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Thanks to the North Community for supporting the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life MORE THAN 75 K RAISED

North Hunterdon HS would like to thank the North Community, Students, Teachers and Administrators who came out Friday night to support the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life event.  It was amazing to see so many people participate who helped us surpass our goal of $75,000 and counting. Thank…

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RVCC Applauds New Bus Route To Run From N. Plainfield To College

Raritan Valley Community College applauds the expansion of a bus route that will enhance transportation options for students commuting from North Plainfield to the College’s Branchburg campus. The expanded route for Somerset County’s CAT-2R (Community Access Transit) shuttle system will offer peak-hour service from North Plainfield to the College from…

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North Hunterdon Seeks Assistant Boys Soccer Coach

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District is seeking an Assistant Boys Soccer Coach at North Hunterdon High School for the Fall 2017-2018 season. If you are interested, please contact John Deutsch, Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at North Hunterdon High School, at 908-735-2846 ext. 6401.              …

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Thomas Flynn, a Junior at North Hunterdon High School, Performs at Carnegie Hall for His Second Time

Photo  1) Thomas Flynn performs at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall for his second time As a result of placing in the Piano Teachers Congress of New York’s Honors Program Competition in April of 2017, Thomas Flynn, a junior at North Hunterdon High School, was honored to have the chance to perform at…

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CC of Morris NAMES Clara Fischer from North Hunterdon High School WINNER OF STATEWIDE HIGH SCHOOL PHOTO CONTEST

The Photo Club at County College of Morris (CCM) recently announced the winners of its fifth annual photography contest for New Jersey high school students. This year’s sponsor, Millburn Camera ASAP Photo, provided first-, second- and third-prize gift certificates. Winning First Place with a $300 gift certificate was Clara Fischer…

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SUSPICIOUS COMMUNICATION RECEIVED BY CLINTON TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT – prosecutor is on the case

  Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, and Clinton Township Police Officer in Charge Lt. Doug Higgins announced that a joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and the Clinton Township Police Department is ongoing into a suspicious communication received by the…

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LEAD FOUND IN WATER AGAIN AT HUNTERDON CENTRAL

Hunterdon Central Regional High School recently completed State-required water testing for lead, throughout the campus. Results were received late on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Of the 103 water samples taken from locations throughout the school, 2 came back  over the State limit of 15 parts per billion. Those locations were:…

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Voorhees High School senior wins most prestigious merit based scholarship at Appalachian State University

BOONE, N.C. – Sydney Stoter of Califon, New Jersey, is one of six high school seniors to be awarded Appalachian State University’s most prestigious, merit-based scholarship, which covers full institutional costs as well as an additional $10,000 experiential learning stipend. Stoter is the daughter of Kenneth and Cynthia Stoter. The…

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LETTER – bill banning smokeless tobacco in schools earns committee approval

The use of smokeless tobacco on public school grounds is prohibited by legislation sponsored by Assemblyman David C. Russo and passed today by the Assembly Education Committee. Russo’s bill (A493) establishes escalating fines for any violation of the prohibition. It advanced by a 9-0 vote. “According to experts, more than…

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Special Open House For Adult Students Slated At RVCC

Adults who are considering returning to college or those who have never attended college are invited to a special Adult Open House at Raritan Valley Community College, Thursday, June 1, from 5-7 p.m., in the Conference Center at the College’s Branchburg campus. The event will include information about transferring college…

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AT HUNTERDON CENTRAL Life Skills Class Receives Innovations in Special Education Award

Congratulations to Special Services teachers Colleen Rossetti and Amy Staats, and the students in their Life Skills class who were selected as recipients of an Innovations in Special Education award presented by the New Jersey School Boards and ASAH. The criteria for the award was the program’s degree of innovation,…

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Governor Tom Kean’s Commencement Address AT RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) awarded associate degrees and certificates to close to 1,300 graduates at its commencement, held Saturday, May 13, in the Gymnasium at the College’s Branchburg Campus. Watch the video

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North Hunterdon Relay for Life – May 19th

NORTH HUNTERDON RELAY FOR LIFE Friday, May 19, 2017 5:00 PM in the Theater for Opening Ceremonies 5:30-10:00 PM on Singley Field Please Join us! Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and…

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Hunterdon County Polytech to Send Seven Students to SkillsUSA National Competition

Hunterdon County Polytech Career and Technical School saw a school-record 17 students take home first-place gold medals at the New Jersey SkillsUSA Championship held at the Garden State Exhibit Center. Seven of those students qualified for the national competition in Louisville, Ky., June 19-23. Qualifiers are currently preparing for competition on a…

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The 2nd Annual Tewksbury Education Foundation Tiger Trot 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk & 5K

WHO: Runners and walkers of all ages. WHAT: Both the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk and 5K will take place at Christie Hoffman Farm Park in Tewksbury, NJ. The fun run/walk and 5K are trail courses through the beautiful countryside of Tewksbury Township. Due to insurance and safety requirements, the following…

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Public Notice: Voorhees Stars Girls Softball Try-Outs for 8U and 10U Teams

WANT TO BE A STAR? Come join the fun and compete with the Voorhees Stars Girls Softball program for Fall League games! The Stars were formed in 1996 and inspired by former Voorhees High School alumna and two-time Olympic gold medal champion player for the United States softball team, Michele…

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HUNTERDON Prevention Resources, Harvest FSC, and Safe Communities Coalition Partnering with Delaware Valley Schools to Present “Hidden in Plain Sight”

Please join Prevention Resources, Inc., in partnership with the Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon/Somerset, Harvest Family Success Center, Alexandria Middle School, Holland Township Middle School, Delaware Valley High School, and the DEA, for a special presentation  “Hidden in Plain Sight”. The event will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017,…

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Holland TWP School to be recognized for exceptional achievement in Greening

On May 24, 2017, the students and staff of Holland Township Elementary School of Milford, NJ will be recognized by New Jersey Audubon and National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program for exceptional achievement in ‘greening’ physical structure and grounds, conserving natural resources and integrating environmental education into curricula.  The school…

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VHS 3rd Marking Period Honor Roll

High Honor Roll Grade 9 Lilly Barozzini, Daniel Doyon, Sophia El-Zahr, Lucia Gurrieri, Emily Kearney, Lauren Kokoskie, Kathryn McComb, Kiera McLaughlin, Luke Norris, Madison Ogorzalek Grade 10 Gillian Anthony, Naomi Benenson, Mikayla Berman, Jacqueline Braida, Warren Cheng, Olivia DeBiasse, Kristin Doyon, Mary-Kate Etheridge, Samantha Farr, Owen Flatley, Vivian Garrido-Ruiz, Rebecca…

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RVCC Honors College Students Present Independent Study Projects

Seventeen students in Raritan Valley Community College’s Honors College presented their independent “Capstone Course” projects as part of a half-day symposium, held May 2 at the College’s Branchburg Campus. Topics ran the gamut of subjects—from “A Moving Robotic Hand,” to “Combining Virtual Reality with Drones,” to “The Impact of the…

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Under One Roof: Welcome To The NEW RVCC Workforce Training Center!

Raritan Valley Community College has been hard at work building a new, state-of-the-art facility to house its career training programs under one roof. On May 23, 2017, the Workforce Training Center will officially open, ushering in a new era of hands-on learning at the RVCC campus. This new 47,000 square…

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North Hunterdon High School will be hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, May 25,

North Hunterdon High School will be hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 7:30am to 3:30pm in the main gym.  Walk-ins are welcome and will be given priority in line.  Students age 17 and older are eligible to donate with signed permission slip (NHHS Blood Drive Letter…

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NJ Biology Competency Test Information

The state-mandated New Jersey Biology Competency Test will be administered to students currently taking Biology on Wednesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 1.  Only the regular bus schedule will be run on these days.  All students who are testing will report to the main gym at 7:45am.  All other students…

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Ringoes School Competing in Recycled Playground Challenge

East Amwell Township School is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the fourth annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than 260 stores in the Northeast; and recycling pioneer TerraCycle. East Amwell Township School…

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Ringoes Native Leading TCNJ Student Habitat for Humanity Club for Trenton Build

approximately 20 TCNJ students from the college’s Habitat for Humanity Club, including club president and Ringoes native Kerstin Baran (Hunterdon Central High School), will participate in a build on Saturday, April 28. The build will take place from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm at 522-534 N Clinton Ave, Trenton, NJ…

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Columbia University Professor To Speak At RVCC On Non-Fake News

Dr. Michael Schudson, Professor of Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, will speak on “Reclaiming Non-Fake News: Democratic, Professional, Imperfect,” Monday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m., at Raritan Valley Community College. The event, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held in the Conference Center at…

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RVCC Enactus Teams Wins Eighth Consecutive Regional Competition with Two Hunterdon Students

For the eighth consecutive year, the Raritan Valley Community College Enactus team was named Regional League Champion at the Enactus Regional Competition, held March 31 in Washington, DC. Enactus is an international organization of student teams, guided by academic and business leaders, that creates and implements entrepreneurial projects that empower…

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Gymnastics Unlimited USAG Level 8-9 Eastern Championships

This past weekend, Gymnastics Unlimited’s USAG Level 8 and 9 teams competed in the Eastern Championships in Lansing, Michigan. Regional championships take all of a region’s best state championship gymnasts and have them compete against one another. The top seven all-around winners go to nationals. Danielle of Level 9 won…

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HUNTERDON Students Honored With Annual Robeson Awards

  Fifty-seven middle and high school students from Somerset and Hunterdon counties were honored for their achievements at the 27th Annual Paul Robeson Youth Achievement Awards Reception, held April 6 at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg. The evening featured a keynote address by Dr. Gloria Boseman, PhD, RN,…

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Hunterdon Preparatory School Hosts Evening of Support

On Thursday, April 27th, Hunterdon Preparatory School will host its Evening of Support fundraiser at The Olde Mill Inn, Basking Ridge, NJ.  The evening, designed to celebrate and support the thousands of students whose lives have been transformed through the School’s innovative “Outside the Box” program, offers a variety of…

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Governor Kean To Speak At RVCC Commencement

The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, who served as Governor of New Jersey from 1982-1990 and President of Drew University, will deliver the commencement address at Raritan Valley Community College’s 48th annual spring commencement, Saturday, May 13, at 10 a.m. Governor Kean will receive an honorary degree during the ceremony, which…

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NORTH VHS TO HOLD PUBLIC BUDGET MEETING

Public Budget Hearing Posted: April 12, 2017 | Entry Type: Post The public hearing on the 2017-2018 budget will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00pm in the district administration office at 1445 State Route 31, Annandale, NJ 08801.

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On Thurs April 13, The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (NJ) Presents Two Concerts With France’s Acoustic Guitar Master Pierre Bensusan!

On Thursday April 13, France’s acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan continues his 40 date tour of the USA and Canada with 2 concerts on the same day at The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College! Winner of the Independent Music Award, in the Live Performance Album category for his latest triple live album “Encore” (2014), “Rose d’Or” of the Montreux Festival for his first album, “Près de Paris”…

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Information Sessions For RVCC Automotive Program Slated

Learn more about Raritan Valley Community College’s Automotive Technology program at two upcoming Information Sessions, April 26 and May 25, both from 3-4:30 p.m. The events will be held in the Automotive Lab, located in RVCC’s new Workforce Training Center, at the College’s Branchburg campus. During the sessions, prospective students…

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Information Sessions For RVCC Cosmetology, Esthetics Programs Set

Learn more about Raritan Valley Community College’s Cosmetology program and its new Esthetics (skin care) program at two upcoming information sessions, April 25 and May 16, both from 5-6:30 p.m. The sessions will be held at the new Cosmetology Salon in the Workforce Training Center at the College’s Branchburg campus….

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Legally Blonde the Musical Tickets starts tonight at VHS

The Voorhees Drama Club is performing Legally Blonde the Musical, beginning next week (April 6, 7 and 8 at 7pm and April 9 at 2pm). Ticket prices are: Students/Staff/Senior Citizens = $10 in advance, Adults = $12, All tickets at the door cost $12. To order tickets in advance, please fill out the following order form: Legally Blonde…

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RVCC Foundation To Host Forum On Philanthropy

The public is invited to attend “Philanthropy in Action: Two Sides of the Coin,” a forum hosted by the Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Foundation, Thursday, May 18, from 8:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the College. Doors open at 8 a.m. for registration, continental breakfast, and networking. The forum…

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Information Sessions With Campus Tours Set At RVCC In April

Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) has to offer by attending an Admissions Information Session in April. The sessions, which will include campus tours, will be held Fridays, April 14 (Conference Room, Room 101), April 21 (College Center, C010) and April 28 (Conference Center, Room 101), all from…

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RVCC Student Named Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar

Emily Stratton of Phillipsburg, a student at Raritan Valley Community College, has been named a 2017 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000 in…

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Film Screening, Panel Discussion On Opiate Addiction Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College will present a film screening of the documentary, Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict, Wednesday, April 5, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The program, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held in the Conference Center (Room B) at the…

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RVCC Board Of Trustees Passes FY 2018 Budget

The Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees approved a $54.9 million operating budget for FY 2018 at its meeting held Tuesday, March 21. The operating budget anticipates level funding from the State of New Jersey and the Counties of Somerset and Hunterdon. The budget includes $750,000 in cost savings…

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RVCC To Present Author Lecture, Theatre Performance Focusing On Japanese Internment During World War II

Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg will present several events this spring, including an author lecture and theatrical performance, focusing on the theme of Japanese internment in the United States during World War II. The programs are all part of the College’s “One Book” project, featuring Julie Otsuka’s novel, When…

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COUNTY STUDY FINDS NEW JERSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGES STUDENTS SAVE THE MOST IN TUITION

ON A NATIONAL AVERAGE, COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS SAVE $11,377 ON 60 CREDITS, THE EQUIVALENT OF A TWO-YEAR PROGRAM. IN COMPARISON, STUDENTS IN NEW JERSEY WHO CHOOSE TO ATTEND A COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND THEN TRANSFER TO A FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY TO EARN A BACHELOR’S DEGREE SAVE $20,993 ON THE COST…

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Chestnut Hill College Signs Transfer Agreement With RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg and Chestnut Hill College (CHC) have signed a new agreement that will allow students to seamlessly transfer to the four-year college located on the northwestern edge of Philadelphia. The “Dual Admissions, Transfer and Core-to-Core Agreement” stipulates that students who receive an associate degree…

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A TREND COMING TO HUNTERDON? Bloomsbury Elementary School and Greenwich Township School Districts Regionalization Discussions The question: To regionalize or stay independent?

The outcome will affect Bloomsbury students, property values and taxes. Be informed – attend meetings. Important Dates: Mon. March 20 BES Board of Education and budget meeting 7pm in BES all purpose room Thurs. March 23 Regionalization Feasibility Study presentation 7pm in BES all purpose room the 400+ page Feasibility…

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RVCC To Hold Saturday Open House In April

Members of the community are invited to attend an Open House at Raritan Valley Community College on Saturday, April 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event, designed for prospective students and their families, will be held in the Conference Center at the College’s Branchburg campus. Those who attend…

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North Students Win 2nd Place in NJ Battle of the Books

North Hunterdon High School readers won second place in the 2017 NJ High School Battle of the Books competition in Highland Park on March 9, 2017. The High School Battle of the Books challenges students to read nine novels and then work as teams to answer trivia questions about the…

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Hidden in Plain Sight Presentation Clinton Township Middle School,

Hidden in Plain Sight, a presentation sponsored by Hunterdon Prevention Resources and Safe Communities Coalition in partnership with Clinton Township Middle School, will provide attendees with tools to recognize the signs that a child might be using drugs or alcohol.  Attendees will also view a mock teen bedroom and get tips on how…

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RVCC Dance Professor Receives Artist Fellowship

Loretta Fois of Branchburg, Raritan Valley Community College Associate Professor of Dance, has received a 2017 Individual Artist Fellowship Award from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Fois has been honored in the Choreography category and she will use the $8,600 award toward professional development and the creation…

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The VHS Vikings win the Inaugural Unified Sports Basketball game 42-40 in a buzzer beater over the Lions

Congratulations to the Vikings of Voorhees for winning the Inaugural Unified Sports Basketball game against the Lions of North Hunterdon 42-40 tonight in a superb inclusive community event at North Hunterdon High School. The Vikings were led by the dominating inside play of super freshmen Bruce Fujihuara who led all…

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Astronomy And Music Show For Children With Autism, Developmental Disabilities Set At RVCC

The Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Planetarium in Branchburg will present “The Sky Above,” Saturdays, April 1 and May 6. Both events will begin at 5 p.m. and last for approximately 45 minutes. The astronomy and music show is specially designed for families with children on the Autism spectrum or…

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HIGH BRIDGE STUDENTS DOMINATE Diocese of Metuchen Spelling Bee

On Saturday, March 5, eighth grade students from Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren counties participated in the annual Diocese of Metuchen Spelling Bee conducted at St. Ann Church in Raritan.  The event was open to students who advanced through local and district spelling bees conducted by Knights of Columbus councils…

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First Part Of Annual Student Art Exhibition Set At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Visual and Performing Arts Department will present the annual RVCC Student Art Exhibition in two installments again this year. The first exhibition runs from March 23-April 7, in the Art Gallery at the College’s Branchburg Campus. Part II of the exhibition will run from April…

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ENROLLMENT DECLINING AT LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS

During the Board of Education meeting on February 21st, Ross Haber and Associates presented the most recent demographic study completed for the high school district.  The study shows declining enrollment for the high school district over the next five years (through 2021-2022 school year).  Click here for demographic study.  For…

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Basketball Players Recognized By RVCC Athletics

Second-year men’s and women’s basketball players at Raritan Valley Community College were recently honored for their participation in the College’s athletic program. Lauren Ferretti of Hillsborough and Courtney Price of Readington from the women’s team were recognized before the February 16 game against Essex County College. During a “sophomore night”…

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Free Small Business Loan Seminar Slated At RVCC

The public is invited to attend a small business loan and business counseling seminar on Friday March 10, from noon-3 p.m., at Raritan Valley Community College. The event, which is free of charge, will be held in the Conference Center (Room A) at the College’s Branchburg Campus. Sponsored by the…

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Hunterdon County Polytech’s Commercial Art & Advertising Design students are Bridging the Gap

  Are you looking for a new logo or business card for your business? How about banners, T-shirts or promo cards for an upcoming event? If yes, then you should consider the work from Hunterdon County Polytech’s Bridging the Gap. Bridging the Gap is a partnership with members from local…

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RVCC Dean Honored By National Diversity Publication

  Dr. Patrice Gouveia Marks of Belle Mead, a Dean at Raritan Valley Community College, has been honored with the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The Giving Back Award honors college and university administrators and deans who go above and beyond their everyday leadership duties and…

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HUNTERDON Polytech Students Think Globally, Collaborate to Assist African Wildlife Orphanage

Students in Polytech’s Graphic Design, Animal Science, and Early Childhood Education programs are working together to help the Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. This past summer, Animal Science instructor Ms. Taryn Romanczak spent time volunteering at Chipangali, working with the animals and immersing herself in a culture radically different…

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Documentary About Local Holocaust Survivor To Be Screened At George Street Playhouse

The public is invited to attend a free screening of the documentary, Margit: Not A23029, which focuses on the life of Holocaust survivor Margit Feldman of Somerset, February 28, at 7 p.m., at George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick. The event is being presented by George Street Playhouse in conjunction with…

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Congratulations to our Hunterdon Central Cheerleaders for winning the LARGE VARSITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!

The 2017 National High School Cheerleading Championship and National Dance Team Championship, produced by the Universal Cheerleaders Association and Universal Dance Association, both Varsity Spirit brands, recently hosted more than 18,000 of the country’s top high school cheerleaders and dancers. The cheerleading championship took place Feb. 11 – 12 and…

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RVCC Named To Victory Media’s Military Friendly® Schools List

Raritan Valley Community College has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them select the best college, university or…

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University Of The West Of England Signs Transfer Agreement With RVCC

As part of its continued effort to develop international transfer opportunities for students, Raritan Valley Community College has signed an agreement with the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol. The new agreement will enable students who complete their Associate Degree from RVCC to seamlessly transfer to the University…

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Information Sessions With Campus Tours Set At RVCC In February, March

Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) has to offer by attending an Admissions Information Session in February or March. The sessions, which will include campus tours, will be held Fridays, February 17 and 24, March 10 and 31, from 10-11 a.m., in the RVCC Conference Center (Room 101),…

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RVCC Student’s Work Highlighted In International Journal

Research and work by Raritan Valley Community College Engineering Science student Thomas Britton has been highlighted in the January issue of the international medical-technical journal, BioPhotonics. In the article, “Optical Fibers Illuminate Brain Activity,” the West Amwell resident writes about his work creating a 3D-printed model of his own brain,…

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Scholarship Funds Available At RVCC For Students Interested In Becoming Alcohol, Drug Counselors

Scholarship money is available for students interested in enrolling in a Raritan Valley Community College program designed to train them to become Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADCs). The maximum award is $2000 per student. Scholarships will cover approximately four of the six courses in RVCC’s Certificate of Completion in…

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RVCC Foundation Selling Raffle Tickets To Benefit Scholarship Fund

The Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Foundation is selling raffle tickets to raise funds for scholarships for students attending Raritan Valley Community College. The person holding the winning raffle ticket may choose from four different trips: 1) Guanacaste, Costa Rica; 2) Bordeaux, France; 3) Edinburgh, Scotland; and 4) Kauai, Hawaii….

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READINGTON WOMAN Named To RVCC Board Of Trustees

Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Board of Trustees welcomed new member Caren Bateman of Readington at its meeting held Tuesday, January 31. Bateman was appointed to the Board by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. “We welcome Caren Bateman to the RVCC Board of Trustees as she carries the legacy of…

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Rider Prof to Teach Photoshop at Hunterdon Polytech

Hunterdon County area residents can learn to use Photoshop, the world’s most popular imaging and photo editing software at a 5-week course titled “Intro to Adobe Photoshop” at the Hunterdon County Vocational School Adult & Continuing Education’s Bartles Campus in Flemington. Taught by Rider University Professor Robert Burger, who is…

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Theatre Fundraising Event To Support RVCC’s Robeson Programs

The Raritan Valley Community College Foundation and the College’s Office of Multicultural Affairs will a hold a special evening of theatre and conversation Friday, February 17, at 7 p.m., at the Theatre at RVCC, Branchburg. The event, which is open to the public, will raise funds for the College’s Paul…

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HIGH BRIDGE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BASKETBALL FREE THROW COMPETITION

Since 1972, local Knights of Columbus councils have sponsored the Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship for girls and boys between the ages of 9 and 14. Contestants compete within their own gender and age group and local winners move on to the district, regional, and state or provincial…

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NH Cheer Clothing Drive January 28

North Hunterdon Cheer is having a Clothing Drive on Saturday, January 28 from 8:00am to 1:30pm at the Clinton Township Police Station. Tax receipts will be available. Donations can be: Clothing, Stuffed Animals, Linens, Bedding, Shoes, Belts, Hats, Mittens, Coats, Soft Toys, Bikes, Towels, Rugs, Small Luggage, etc.  Please no electronics,…

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RVCC To Present Contemporary Video Art Show

A screening of all pieces will run continuously on Thursday, February 23, starting at 10 a.m., followed by an Artists’ Talk from 5-6 p.m. and an opening reception from 6-7 p.m. All are free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. The exhibition presents a wide…

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Voorhees High School Wins 2017 Hunterdon County High School Mock Trial Competition

The 2017 Hunterdon County High School Mock Trial Competition held its opening rounds on Saturday, January 14, 2017 and its final round on Tuesday evening, January 17, 2017. Delaware Valley Regional High School, North Hunterdon High School, and Voorhees High School each had teams competing this year. The teams prepare…

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Youth Employment Services (YES) Program Assists out of school Hunterdon and Somerset Residents, ages 16-24, in finding work

Flemington, N.J.- The Youth Employment Services (YES) Program helps individuals looking for a job and/or hoping to continue their education. The Youth Employment Services (Y.E.S.) is a free program f unded by a grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. T he program identifies          out…

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RVCC Foundation To Host Annual Wine-Tasting Fundraiser At The Ryland Inn

The Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Foundation will host An Evening of Elegance for Education, March 16, from 6:30-9 p.m., at The Ryland Inn, 111 Old Highway 28, Whitehouse Station. Hunterdon County’s premier farm-to-table restaurant, The Ryland Inn is inviting its finest wine distributors to showcase more than 70 hand-selected…

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HUNTERDON HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications for scholarships through the Jean Alvater Baker Educational Fund, the Albert Kahn and Mary Kahn, R.N. Educational Fund, the Millie E. Apgar Educational Scholarship Fund for Health Professionals, the Wingover Scholarship Fund for Nursing Education, and the Patricia M. Psenisky Nursing Merit Scholarship Fund are now being accepted by…

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HUNTERDON Students Win Awards at Northeast Model UN Conference

A delegation of 106 students from North Hunterdon High School and 24 from Voorhees High School attended the 47th Annual YMCA Northeast Regional Model United Nations Conference on January 6-8, 2017 in Hershey, PA.  The delegation and individual students walked away with awards, as follows:   The Voorhees delegation was…

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Hunterdon County High School Mock Trial Competition (Preliminary Round) THIS SATURDAY

Teams from Delaware Valley Regional High School, North Hunterdon High School and Voorhees High School will compete in our Hunterdon County High School Mock Trial Competition.  The Competition will be held at the Hunterdon County Justice Center, 65 Park Avenue, Flemington, NJ. 9:30 am-4:00 pm Saturday – January 14, 2017

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Exciting Classes Beginning this Month Through Adult & Continuing Education

individuals looking for a career in the healthcare industry are encouraged to enroll in the phlebotomy program offered by Hunterdon County Vocational School District’s (HCVSD) Adult & Continuing Education. Phlebotomists are people trained to draw blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing, transfusions, donations, or research. Phlebotomists collect…

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SAT, ACT Exam Preparation Slated At RVCC

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) will offer classes this winter and spring to help students prepare for the upcoming SAT and ACT tests. Both sections of the course will be held at the College’s Branchburg Campus. The course is geared toward 11th and 12th grade students who plan to take…

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Information Sessions With Campus Tours Set At RVCC In January

Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) has to offer by attending an Admissions Information Session in January. The sessions, which will include campus tours, will be held on Fridays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27, all at 10 a.m., and on Thursday, January 19, at 4 p.m.  The…

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The Art of Winemaking – Red Wine AT HUNTERDON COUNTY POLYTECH

http://www.ssreg.com/hcpolytech/classes/classes.asp?catID=5184    This hands-on winemaking experience is for the wine enthusiast!  Delight in the experience  of hand crafting your very own red wine using premium wine grapes from Chile.  Use professional winery equipment to crush and press your grapes.  Learn how to rack and remove lees (sediment) from a barrel…

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VHS 1st Marking Period Honor Roll

High Honor Roll Grade 9 Lilly Barozzini, Kamryn Bush, James Drew, Rebecca Garison, Lucia Gurrieri, Emily Kearney, Kathryn McComb, Kiera McLaughlin, Luke Norris, Aria Odendaal, Madison Ogorzalek, Caroline Quick, Courtney Wellet Grade 10 Mikayla Berman, Jessica Brynildsen, Warren Cheng, Olivia DeBiasse, Kristin Doyon, Mary-Kate Etheridge, Allison Garofalo, Rebecca Gelson, Brady…

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NORTH HUNTERDON HIGH World Language Honor Society Inductees

French Honor Society Felice Agaronin Ella Countess Allison DeAngelis Ella Fasciano Juliana Gonzalez-Rivas Sarah Motter Melinda O’Leary Georgiana Sopkovic Katherine Toms German Honor Society Casey Ammerlaan Jonatha Berg Liana Bonacorsi Ryder DeCanio Erica Harmon Evan Komorowski Caroline Layding Jonah Lione AJ McKinney Chloe Nerra Alyssa Nolan Emily Nugent Jack Schneiderhan…

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RVCC Women’s Basketball Team Member Named Player Of The Week

Ashley Hunt, a freshman forward from the Raritan Valley Community College women’s basketball team, has been named Garden State Athletic Conference Division II Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. The Edison resident was honored for the week ending December 4. Hunt and the RVCC Lions only had one game that…

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Voorhees Vikings Marching Band Performs at Disney World

The “Vikings” Marching Band entertained thousands of Walt Disney World Resort guests with its performance at Magic Kingdom on Dec. 12. The marching band, alongside Director Aidan Giannelli, paraded down iconic Main Street U.S.A., with all its holiday decor, playing festive songs that captured the holiday spirit. During their 3-day stay, the…

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RVCC Athlete Named GSAC Player Of The Week

Ron Washington from the Raritan Valley Community College men’s basketball team has been named Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending November 27. Washington, a freshman forward, had a big game during the Lions’ narrow 82-80 defeat against Lackawanna College…