How does food get into your lunchbox or onto your plate? Students in schools across the region are finding out through demonstrations and taste-tests with local chefs as part of National Farm to School Month.
LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Split sessions began this week at Pinelands Regional Junior High School, where the seventh- through 12th-grade students will share a building until at least December, school officials said.
ATLANTIC CITY — When he was in high school, Antwone Snead had dreams of being an NBA star. But when no team wanted to draft him out of college, Snead moved back home and began substitute teaching at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School Complex.
POMONA — A group of about 20 Stockton University students held a rally Thursday evening to let the larger community know they do not want a retreat in the effort to curb campus sexual assaults.
MAYS LANDING — Atlantic Cape Community College joined 19 community colleges across the state this week to host a series of campus-based activities promoting the importance of completing a two-year degree.
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP — Buena Regional School District is holding its third Pride Day on Saturday to raise funds to improve athletic facilities.
The state Board of Education is considering changes that would clarify the Seal of Biliteracy program's inclusion of American Sign Language and would establish requirements for local school districts that take part.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Hoping to connect with children in the township and create safe and productive learning environments for students, Middle Township schools and police will present Rachel’s Challenge to the community next month.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Three area college students are hoping to find a mom-away-from-mom using Craig’s List.
LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Starting Wednesday, Pinelands Regional senior and junior high students will both attend the junior high school due to construction concerns.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — Rowan College at Gloucester County announced a new program last week that combines education and job training to create skilled workers for local businesses.
Three Stockton University alumni were honored with Distinctive Alumni awards during University Weekend.
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP — Sitting in a driver’s seat and staring at a video screen, Jamie White held the steering wheel in one hand and a cell-phone in the other.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Shaun King was working as a communications director for a private company when he first saw a video of the death of Eric Garner at the hands of a Staten Island police officer in 2014.
OCEAN CITY — Teenagers filtered in and out of the high school’s new student wellness center during community lunch period Tuesday morning.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — After five weeks in space, an agricultural experiment designed by two Stockton University students has made it safely back to Earth and to the college for analysis.
Some local school districts saw improvements in the latest round of state standardized testing, but many students still do not meet proficiency, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Education.
LINWOOD — As students attend classes at Stockton University’s Atlantic City campus for the first time next fall, visiting professors and dignitaries may have a rehabilitated home to relax in during their stay.
LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Pinelands Regional High School will reopen to students Tuesday after asbestos was detected from roof work that caused it to be closed last week.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Civil-rights and social justice activist Shaun King will be the guest speaker at Stockton University’s 14th Fannie Lou Hamer Human and Civil Rights Symposium in October.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — High school teachers and administration readied in their assigned areas Friday for the district’s first in-school active shooter drill.
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP — Parents from another school district in Atlantic County are up in arms over bus-stop changes this year for students who attend the Atlantic County Institute of Technology.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Stockton University will host a live debate Oct. 25 among candidates for the 2nd Legislative District seats in the state Senate and Assembly.
MAYS LANDING — A former Buena Regional High School teacher was sentenced to five years in state prison Friday for having sex with a 17-year- old student, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — At a lunch table at Absegami High School, members of the field hockey team were color-coordinated, but it wasn’t because of their uniform.
TRENTON — More New Jersey students battling drug addictions will be able to attend special schools.