District News

  • 2019 High School Graduation

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  • Inside EPS June 2019

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  • Summer Eats - Free Meals for Kids and Teens

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  • L.E.A.D. Graduation 2019

    Approximately 2,000 students from throughout Elizabeth Public Schools attended morning and afternoon Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.) Class of 2019 graduation ceremonies at the Thomas G. Dunn Sports Center on June 18.

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  • Meet the Coach Fall Athletics

    The EHS Athletic Department held its “Meet the Coach” event for fall sports at the Dunn Sports Center on Thursday. Parents were able to get information on physicals, practice, busing and other details regarding fall sports. The event was facilitated by Marthelly Luc, the Supervisor of Athletics. Coaches and the Athletic Department staff were on hand to meet with parents and discuss their individual sports.

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  • Board Meeting June 13, 2019

    At the June 13 Elizabeth Board of Education meeting at Donald Stewart Early Childhood Center School No. 51, the meeting opened with a video highlighting the latest stops of Board President Stephanie Goncalves’ You’re One of a Kind Tour as she goes to visit each school in the district to meet students and team members and see the educational activities taking place.

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  • President's Tour School No.21

    On June 6, 2019, Board President Stephanie G. Pestana took time out of her busy schedule to visit Victor Mravlag School No. 21.

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  • Healthy Leap 2019

    On June 7, 2019, Elizabeth Public Schools held its twelfth annual Healthy Leap into Summer health expo in collaboration with organizers Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce President, James R. Coyle and Trinitas Regional Medical Center Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President of Clinical Operations and Physician Services, Nancy DiLiegro, PhD, FACHE. The health expo took place in the Dunn Sports Center at 151 Pearl Street, in Elizabeth.

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  • Georgie Badiel Miss Africa "The Water Princess" Visits School 2

    On Friday June 7th, 2019 Georgie Badiel model, author and activist visited Winfield Scott School No. 2 to speak with our scholars about becoming the solution to big world problems and challenges. Badiel was Miss Burkina Faso in 2003 and Miss Africa 2004. Georgie Badiel is a co-creator and author of the book The Water Princess, a picture book which tells the story of her West African nation’s desperate need to bring about clean water to her people. As a young girl, Geogie had to walk three hours daily in order to bring clean water to her village.

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  • Elmora School No. 12’s WE Project

    This morning, Elmora School No. 12’s 4th Grade students with their teachers; Mrs. Walp, Mrs. Duda and Mrs. Henkel hand delivered a check in the amount of $9, 418.36 cents to the President of The Make a Wish Foundation in Monroe, New Jersey!

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  • Prom Showcase 2019

    Prior to attending the prom at Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park on June 5, prom attendees arrived at the 2019 Prom Showcase in front of John E. Dwyer Technology Academy and Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr. Healthy and Public Safety Academy. Students lined up in their vehicles to make lasting memories by pulling up to the event and walking the red carpet in front of a crowd of supporters to have their pictures taken.

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  • Board of Education Meeting June 4, 2019

    At the special Elizabeth Board of Education meeting held on June 3, 2019 at Dr. Albert Einstein School No. 29, the Board honored the 2018-2019 Governor’s Award recipients, including the teacher of the year and the educational service provider of the year from each district school. Seventy-two teachers and educational service providers were recognized for their excellent contributions to their respective school communities.

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  • 27th Annual Academic Excellence Awards Dinner

    On May 30, Elizabeth Public Schools hosted its Twenty-Seventh Annual Academic Excellence Awards Dinner at The Westwood in Garwood. The ceremony, led by Mistress of Ceremonies and Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy teacher Sandra Toll, honored outstanding students and teachers from each of the district’s seven high schools.

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  • William F. Halloran School No. 22 Recognized as Nation's First HP Spotlight School

    William F. Halloran School No. 22 was officially recognized as the nation’s first HP Spotlight School in a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday at the school. Members of the School No. 22 and Elizabeth Public Schools communities were joined by representatives of Microsoft, HP, and Digital Promise to unveil the school’s brand new learning studio.

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  • Dwyer Technology Academy was certified as the First National AVID Demonstration High School in Elizabeth

    On May 23, John E. Dwyer Technology Academy was certified as the First National AVID Demonstration High School in Elizabeth. This is the highest level of distinction from AVID that any school can receive. To become the first and only AVID National Demonstration High School in Elizabeth is an enormous honor for the AVID site team, all students, teachers and staff at John E. Dwyer Technology Academy.

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  • EPL Barter and Trade Discussion

    On May 23, 2019, students from Halsey Academy, Dwyer Academy, Jefferson Academy, Elizabeth High School, Winfield Scott School No. 2 and Joseph Battin School No. 4 attended the Elizabeth Forum, held at the Elizabeth Public Library.

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  • EAP’s Spring Beautification Project Showcases District Art

    AP Vice Chair, Emerson Amador of Alligator Property Management, LLC. presents his favorite Flower Planter Art from the William F. Halloran School #22. The art project, comprised of 11 schools, is located at Union Square Plaza on Elizabeth Avenue as part of the EAP’s Spring Beautification Project to go along with their 70-plus flower planters on the Avenue.

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  • Third annual Playground Project was a success at Toussaint L’Ouverture-Marquis De Lafayette

    The third annual Playground Project was a success at Toussaint L’Ouverture-Marquis De Lafayette this past Saturday, May 18, 2019. This undertaking is our effort to promote creativity and unstructured play time for students. By letting kids be kids, they develop skills like problem solving, creativity, and self-reliance.

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  • School 12 hosted our First Officer Appreciation Day

    On May 17, 2019, School 12 hosted our First Officer Appreciation Day. Elizabeth Police Officers were honored when they were welcomed to our building with a standing ovation from our student body.

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  • President's Tour John Marshall School No. 20

    John Marshall School No. 20 is an exciting place where students and team members learn and grown. During Ms. Pestana and Ms. Hernandez's visit they were able to join in the learning in Ms. Avella's kindergarten class. Students were reading their sight words and independent books to our Board Commissioners.

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