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Education

Local Board of Education Member Honored with Academic Recognition

A local Board of Education member took the incredible initiative to further her own education so that she could better serve her community’s board.  She has accomplished something great that very few people in her position look to do. Sheila McCreven, a member of the Region 5 Board of Education, recentl...
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Student News

Dean’s/Honors List Fairleigh Dickinson University Madison, NJ—Katelyn Ide, of Orange, CT, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ has been named to the Honors List for the Spring 2018 semester.  To qualify for the Honors List, a student must carry a 3.5 or be...
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Turkey Hill School’s Project Empathy

Turkey Hill School’s Project Empathy

As the culminating piece to Turkey Hill School’s initiative entitled “Project Empathy”, a sign was affixed to the front of the building, reminding students daily of the importance of showing empathy to each other.  The design engraved on the sign also represents the project work which embedded the value...
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Amity Names Jennifer Byars New Superintendent

Amity Names Jennifer Byars New Superintendent

The Amity Board of Education quite enthusiastically welcomed Jennifer Pallon Byars as the district’s next superintendent. She will start in her new position November 15. Byars comes from an assistant superintendent at Ledyard Public Schools, a district with 2450 schools and 210 teachers. Prior, she was...
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Jackie’s Nine Pep Rally Held

Jackie’s Nine Pep Rally Held

Amity Middle School in Orange held its first Jackie’s Nine pep rally of the school year on September 14th.  It was an exciting event that brought the entire school together in the spirit of teamwork and community.  The pep rally was used to launch the school’s Jackie’s Nine-character education program. ...
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Sacred Heart Academy Open House

Sacred Heart Academy, an independent Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades 9 – 12, will open its doors to prospective students and their families on Sunday, October 14, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Academy’s Annual Open House.  The Academy is located at 265 Benham Street in Hamde...
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Student News: 10/5/18

Achievements Local Student Achieves Top ACT Score Ian Pittenger, son of Jenny Turner and Chris Pittenger, and a rising senior at Amity Regional High School in Woodbridge, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36.  On average, only around one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT e...
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Title IX is Federal Law

Title IX is a Federal Law that was passed in 1972 to ensure that male and female employees and students in educational settings were treated equally and fairly.  The law protects against discrimination based on gender.  Title IX requires that each school district have at least one person designated as t...
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