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Rally Urges Union Board of Education to Reconsider Outsourcing of Paraprofessionals  TAPinto.net

UNION, NJ – To chants of “Save our -- PARAs” and “We are -- WORTH IT”, about 100 paraprofessionals, teachers, parents, and union members rallied in front of ...



Columbia High School hosts career fair  WDAM

Columbia High School's athletic practice facility was packed with students and employers from across the Pine Belt for their annual career fair.



Coach recalls coaching Columbia High’s first integrated football team  WDAM

Several players like Walter Payton and Joe Owens from that newly integrated team went on to play in the NFL after being coached by Coach Charles Boston, ...



Columbia High Launches Student-Run Credit Union  WDAM

COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - Some students at Columbia High School through their school's partnership with Ferguson Credit Union are getting the opportunity to ...



Columbia High School cheerleaders win state championship  WDAM

After several months of intense training, the Columbia High School cheerleaders are state champions.



Columbia High presents Madrigal Renaissance Feast  WDAM

The CHS is presenting its first ever Madrigal Renaissance Feast. The old English themed production is one of a kind.



Columbia Community Unit School District No. 4 Board of Education met March 21  Southwest Illinois News

Columbia Community Unit School District No. 4 Board of Education met March 21. Here is the minutes provided by the board: I. Call to Order/Roll Call. President ...



Flemington Community Partnership Welcomes New Executive Director  TAPinto.net

April 25, 2019 -- Flemington, NJ, The Flemington Community Partnership (FCP) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Robin Lapidus has joined our ...



'Rally For Lally': School shows support for teacher with cancer  NEWS10 ABC

Students and teachers at Columbia High School create #RallyForLally t-shirts to support beloved teacher Ms. Lally.



Players of the Pine Belt - Columbia's KJ Cloyd  WDAM-TV

Kevon "K.J." Cloyd loves football. "It's not only a game for high school, but it's also about life," said Cloyd, who was selected as Columbia High School's "Player of ...



Former Columbia High School Guidance Counselor Dies  Maplewood, NJ Patch

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Capable, caring and magnificent were just a few words used to describe former Columbia High School Guidance Counselor Susan Boer ...



More Questions than Answers in Removal of Columbia HS Principal Aaron  The Village Green

Update, July 4 2:55 p.m.: Village Green reached out to BOE President Elizabeth Baker and individual BOE members (as well as Dr. Ficarra) with more specific ...



BREAKING: New Interim Principal Appointed for Columbia High School, Samuels to Head Montrose  The Village Green

Editor's Note: This is a developing story and will be updated should we solicit additional comments and information. The following email notification was sent by ...



Former CHS Principal Aaron: Optimistic and 'Honored' to Take on New Role  The Village Green

Former Columbia High School Principal Elizabeth Aaron expressed “optimism” and wrote that she was “honored” to take on her new role with the South ...



Seminary defeats Columbia 21-14  WDAM

SEMINARY, MS (WDAM) - Seminary High School sophomore running back Marquis Crosby seems to prefer to let his playing do the talking. By the fourth quarter ...



Dr. Kalisha Morgan Steps in as Columbia High School Interim Principal  TAPinto.net

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Kalisha Morgan, Ed.D, displays a card from a former student in her newly-decorated office at Columbia High ...



Ninth Annual CHS Grads Return Program Set For December 20  The Village Green

The 2018 Grads Return Program expects to have close to 100 recent grads come back to CHS and relate their experiences in college, work, taking a gap year, ...



Girls basketball: It's been a sweet homecoming for Ally Ross and the Raiders  Chronicle Telegram

COLUMBIA STATION — When Columbia's Ally Ross decided she was coming home she didn't make the cover of Sports Illustrated or have a banner soaring ...



Sideline 2018: Athlete of the Week goes to TJ Jones of Columbia High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

During week four of the high school football season, we saw some heavyweight match-ups, one of them took place in Lake City as Columbia hosted Lee.



District: Aaron's 'Talents & Institutional Knowledge' Needed for 'District-Wide Initiatives'  The Village Green

Updated: In response to a request for comment from Village Green, the district spokesperson confirmed that the change of position for Principal Aaron was not ...



SOMSD Principal Goes to Washington: Aaron Advocates for Educational Equity Laws  The Village Green

From Elizabeth Aaron: Maplewood resident Elizabeth Aaron and fellow members of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, including school ...



PHOTOS, VIDEO: SZA Electrifies Columbia High School at Hall of Fame Induction  The Village Green

Solana Rowe graduated from Columbia High School in 2008. She returned triumphantly today as world-wide music phenomenon and artist SZA to screaming ...



High School Football Recap: Week 7  WDAM

WIGGINS, MS (WDAM) - Senior quarterback Jarod Conner ran for 248 yards and four touchdowns and threw for two more scores as the as Hattiesburg High ...



SOMA School Group Wants Principal Back, Plans Rally  Maplewood, NJ Patch

SOMA Group Wants Principal Back, Plans Rally - Maplewood, NJ - CHS Principal Elizabeth Aaron has reportedly been reassigned. Hundreds of people in South ...



Hundreds gather in Magnolia for Columbia School Reunion  Magnolia Banner News

The Columbia High School 14th Annual All-School Reunion was recently held in Magnolia and 344 people from around the country attended.



Pair Of In-State OL's Named MaxPreps Freshman All-Americans  247Sports

A pair of Mississippi ninth graders have been named to the 2018 MaxPreps High Schol All-American Football Team. Both are class of 2022 future blue chip ...



Community Groups Split On School Board Members Skinhead Rant  Maplewood, NJ Patch

Community Groups Split On BOE Member's 'Skinhead' - Maplewood, NJ - Community Coalition on Race and SOMA Black Parents Workshop differ on ethics ...



Oatis stands tall in Columbia  WDAM-TV

James Harvey has spent a good part of his life dealing with the biggest fellas on a football field.



Mississippi Teachers Unimpressed As House Ups Two-Year Pay Raise to $4000  Jackson Free Press

Mississippi teachers told the Jackson Free Press that they agreed with critics of the Legislature's $1000 raise bill, and they had their own criticisms of even a ...



High School Football Recap: Week 4 pt. 3  WDAM

Taylorsville, South Jones, Petal, Richton and Collins picked up wins in Week 4 of Friday night football.



Seminary tops Jefferson Davis County, 15-9  WDAM

Seminary advances to the Class 3A state championship game with a win over Jefferson Davis County.



Nephron's Lou Kennedy, NBC's Craig Melvin named Distinguished Public School Graduates  ColaDaily.com

The South Carolina Foundation for Educational Leadership, South Carolina Association of School Administrators' non-profit arm, is hosting its third annual gala ...



Walter Payton honored at Columbia High School by Pro Football Hall of Fame  WDAM-TV

Family members, friends, along with former teammates and coaches gathered at the Charles L. Boston Athletic Complex in Columbia on Tuesday, ...



Columbia High School Introduces Mandarin, Latin Continues Online for Current Students  The Village Green

This fall, Columbia High School will be introducing Mandarin Chines as a course offering to students for the first time. The language is being added as the result ...



Credit Union uses new approach to teach young adults financial literacy  WDAM

Columbia High School and Ferguson Federal Credit Union partnered up to take a new approach to improving financial literacy.



Teacher Pay in Limbo as Mississippi Senate Balks at $4000 Raise  Jackson Free Press

The fate of a bill that could grant Mississippi's public-school teachers a $4000 pay raise over a two-year period remained uncertain Monday morning as ...



Sumrall receiver Dannis Jackson flips commitment from Mississippi State to Ole Miss  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Receiver Dannis Jackson, one of the top players in the state and a Dandy Dozen selection, changed his commitment from Mississippi State to Ole Miss.



Nearly 300-pound middle schooler is collecting SEC football offers  USA TODAY High School Sports

Jaheim Oatis is big. How big? Well, he's 6-4 and 286 pounds and describes himself as a "beast." That description seems to fit. RELATED: Alabama coach Nick ...



Columbia High School Principal looking to rediscover herself in retirement  MDJOnline.com

After 34 years of working in DeKalb County schools, Columbia High School Principal Stephanie Amey is ready to start writing the newest chapter of her life: ...



Columbia High School Changes Start Time, Unifying Schedule for All Students  The Village Green

Editor's note, 3:49 p.m.: this article has been updated with a new comment from a parent who has advocated for a later start time at CHS. Columbia High School ...



CHS 9th Grader Lily Forman Wins International Student Video Contest  The Village Green

From Population Connection: Lily Forman. Over 5,000 students in grades 6 through 12 from 50 countries and 44 U.S. states and territories participated in this ...



Pearl River announces 2019 signing class  HubcitySPOKES.com

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River announced the addition of 34 new Wildcats on Wednesday as part of National Signing Day 2019. The large class checks a lot of ...



CHS Grad Ciara Rolle-Harris Recognized by Both Forbes and NY Women in Communications  The Village Green

Ciara Rolle-Harris, Columbia High School Class of 2016, has been twice honored and recognized lately for her outstanding scholarship: Rolle-Harris was ...



The Most Beautiful Public High School in Every State in America  Architectural Digest

For most students, summer has ended and schools across America are back in session (to the delight of some, to the chagrin of others). So what better time to ...



South Orange-Maplewood BOE to Take Action on Tuscan Principal Suspension Feb 25  The Village Green

The South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education is scheduled to take action on Resolution 3846 on Monday, February 25. The resolution (see below) reads, ...



South Orange-Maplewood Names Clinton Asst. Principal, CHS Head of Guidance  The Village Green

Editor's note, 4/27/18: this article has been updated with more information and quotes from the SOMSD: The South Orange-Maplewood School District voted on ...



PRCC student 'went through life with a passion'  Hattiesburg American

Pearl River Community College freshman Joseph "Blake" Broom will be remembered for his smile and upbeat outlook.



Jefferson Davis County rolls past Columbia, 46-7  WDAM-TV

BASSFIELD _ Columbia High School coach James Harvey stood near the 50-yard line of Howard L. Willoughby Friday night watching his Wildcats wrap up the ...



Students File Three Lawsuits Related to Alleged Sexual Misconduct By Former Columbia H. S. Teacher  TAPinto.net

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Three lawsuits have been filed against the South Orange Maplewood School District -- the most recent just two month ago -- by students of a ...



Maplewood Celebrates Black History Month  Maplewood, NJ Patch

Maplewood Celebrates Black History Month - Maplewood, NJ - A plethora of events are scheduled throughout the month of February.



All-Region 8-3A football team announced  WDAM

Region 8-3A football coaches voted on first-team honors as well as various MVPs among the region's six high schools.



Three Years Since Arrest, Accused Columbia HS Teacher Still Awaits Trial  TAPinto.net

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Sunday, September 17, marks three years since former Columbia High School (CHS) teacher Nicole Dufault was arrested for allegedly ...



LETTER: CHS Special Dance Tackles Big Topics With Energy, Expertise & Joy (PHOTOS, VIDEO)  The Village Green

To the Editor: Those of us lucky enough to be in the Columbia High School auditorium for last week's Special Dance Company performance witnessed ...



Sumrall, Richton football back on right track  WDAM

This year, while both teams have benefited from accommodating, early-season schedules, Richton and Sumrall both feature senior-laden rosters boasting ...



Skinhead Traffic Rant By NJ BOE Member Ruled Ethics Violation  Maplewood, NJ Patch

Traffic Rant By SOMSD BOE Member Ethics Violation - Maplewood, NJ - School Ethics Commission says South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education ...



Clinton Principal Ann Bodnar Appointed as SOMSD Director of Curriculum  The Village Green

Updated January 10, 2019: This story has been updated to not that Bodnar's new title — Director of Curriculum — differs from the title of Dr. Donna Rando who ...



PHOTOS: 'Power' Actor, Musical Artist Rotimi Inducted Into CHS and SOMS Halls of Fame  The Village Green

Olurotimi Akinosho — better known as Rotimi — was inducted into the Columbia High School Hall of Fame as well as the South Orange Middle School Hall of ...



Sumrall remains unbeaten after win over Sacred Heart  WDAM

Senior Tyrek Preston ran for two touchdowns and sophomore Hayden Barrett returned a punt 60 yards for a score Friday as the Bobcats remained unbeaten.



Three Local High School Students Receive Awards at Young Playwrights Competition  Broadway World

Ten very talented students will be honored at THE THEATER PROJECT'S seventeenth annual Young Playwrights Competition Performance and Awards ...



The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.



Columbia High School Choral Director Bunce Blazes New Trails  The Village Green

Ask Jamie Bunce, Director of Choral Activities at Columbia High School, her philosophy and she'll tell you, “Everyone deserves to be heard.” “There's no such ...



Teacher mom, 38, charged in sex romps with six teen boys is now focus of three new lawsuits  Fox News

A former New Jersey high school teacher accused of sexual misconduct with six teenage boys is now the focus of three lawsuits filed against her and the school ...



Group Defends NJ Principal Accused Of Mocking Little Person  Patch.com

NJ Black Parents Group Defends Accused Principal - South Orange, NJ - The SOMA school community is treating a principal "like the FBI treated Hillary Clinton ...



Maplewood teacher charged with having sex with 6 students pleads not guilty  NJ.com

columbia-high-school. Nicole Dufault, 35, of Caldwell, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of sexually assaulting six male students at Columbia High School in ...



Review: CHS Parnassians Bring 'a Whole World Alive' With Alabama Story  The Village Green

On November 17, 18 and 19, the Columbia High School Parnassian Society presented the high school premiere of Kenneth Jones's social justice drama ...



Columbia company moving to old training school for expansion  WDAM-TV

A two-year-old parachute manufacturing company is expanding its operations by occupying part of the old Columbia Training School.



Columbia High School Hosts Delegation of Chinese Educators  The Village Green

The halls were packed as usual when the morning bell rang at Columbia High School on October 25, but among the throng was a crowd of people who were ...



Ronnie Crudup Jr. Wins Special Election for South Jackson House Seat  Jackson Free Press

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn called Ronnie Crudup, Jr. Tuesday evening to congratulate him on his victory after voters in south Jackson elected the ...



Zach Braff Inducted Into Columbia High School Hall of Fame  The Village Green

Actor and director Zach Braff visited Columbia High School in Maplewood today to be inducted into the school's Hall of Fame. Braff, who graduated from CHS in ...



To stop Sumrall's Dannis Jackson, you must first catch him  Jackson Clarion Ledger

SUMRALL — A commercial jet flies through lightning at the top of Dannis Jackson's Twitter profile because the Sumrall wide receiver prides himself on speed.



Columbia High School triplets find a voice and a goal  Belleville News-Democrat

Fifteen-year-old triplets share classes and activities at Columbia High School, and they will share a car; but in many ways they are done being seen as one ...



Legislative Update: Fetal Heartbeats, Teacher Pay, Tort Reform  Jackson Free Press

Daniella Dismuke-Roja is an activist who is challenging laws that she believes threaten the rights of Mississippians. On March 14, she traveled to Jackson and ...



Columbia High School Student Elected to State Council Executive Board  The Village Green

The Columbia High School Student Council has had quite a year. At the annual winter conference of the New Jersey Association of Student Councils (NJASC), ...



Jan Lewis, 69, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences – Rutgers Newark  The Village Green

Jan Ellen Lewis, Maplewood resident and Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences – Newark (SASN) and Professor of History at Rutgers University—Newark, ...



No More Enabling Walter Fields--It's Time for a Change on the BOE  TAPinto.net

The Walter Fields Anti-Levels Litigation Lacks Legal Merit— And It's Time for a Change on the BOE. For years now, attorney and Black Parents Workshop head ...



County schools hire new principals - Daily Leader  Dailyleader

The Lincoln County School Board announced the hiring of school principals for Bogue Chitto and West Lincoln Attendance Centers at a meeting Friday.



Achieve/Vanessa Pollock Music Initiative Celebrates Talented Student Musicians  The Village Green

From the Achieve Foundation and Vanessa Pollock Music Initiative: On ​the morning of ​November 28​, there were some very warm hearts in the Columbia ...



Elisabeth S. Schleussner, former Baltimore Sun art and architecture critic  Baltimore Sun

Elisabeth S. Schleussner, a former art and architecture critic for The Baltimore Sun who championed Maryland artists and wrote poetry and fiction, died June 10 ...



Three former South Carolina (SC) teachers explain why they quit their teaching jobs, helping fuel a statewide teacher shortage.  The State

Three former SC teachers explain why they quit their jobs, helping fuel a statewide teacher shortage.



Mississippi high school student buys Valentine's Day flowers for every girl in school  Oxford Eagle

An anonymous student at Mississippi's Columbia High School won plenty of hearts on Valentine's Day by giving a flower to every young woman who attends the ...



Annual state report cards: Academic ratings decline at 13 of 17 Lancaster County public high schools  LancasterOnline

According to what's largely regarded as a standardized test-heavy rating system, most Lancaster County high schools declined academically in the past year.



Town Talk  Idaho Press-Tribune

Notus students win National Park Trust park grant for trip.



Viral video shows support for teacher with sick daughter  WDAM

An English teacher at Columbia High School just learned that her daughter, Gentry, has a brain tumor. Through a Facebook video, Amy Terrell learned she has ...



Marshall School Has New Principal: Raquel Horn  The Village Green

The following is from Interim Supt. Dr. Thomas Ficarra: Dear Marshall School Community,. I am writing to announce that the Board of Education has appointed of ...



Who is Nicole Dufault? Details emerge about teacher accused of 6 student sex assaults  NJ.com

A divorced mother of two young sons, Nicole Dufault faced a series of marital troubles and taught at various schools in the northern New Jersey region where ...



Lawson-Muhammad to Challenge NJ School Ethics Commission Ruling  The Village Green

South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad says she will fight a ruling that she violated sections of the state ethics ...



Did Fear Fuel NJ Womans Skinhead Traffic Rant Against Cop?  Maplewood, NJ Patch

Did 'Fear' Fuel BOE Member's 'Skinhead' Rant? - Maplewood, NJ - VIDEO: A school board member called a cop a "skinhead" during a traffic rant that several ...



Principals from schools with shootings form support group  www.localmemphis.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - In the days after a teenager shot and killed three fellow students at Ohio's Chardon High School in 2012, then-Principal Andy Fetchik ...



Maplewood, N.J. Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting 3 Male Students  CBS Local

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A high school language arts teacher in Maplewood, N.J. is accused of sexually assaulting three students. Nicole Dufault ...



ACT testing canceled for Saturday morning  WDAM-TV

Some Pine Belt students who've been preparing to take the ACT Saturday morning will have to wait a bit longer. The Forrest County Agricultural High School ...



Founder of Southern Tire Mart passes away  WDAM-TV

Ernest Duff died May 27, 2016, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Visitation and funeral are at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia, ...



Former Columbia HS girls' basketball legendary coach Johanna Wright to be honored in North Carolina  Essex News Daily

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – At Columbia High School, Gene Chyzowych in soccer and Len Klepack in track and field are generally regarded as the top coaches in ...



Tuscan Students Create 'I Am From/We Are From' Video Performance Installation  The Village Green

From South Orange-Maplewood School District Supervisor of Fine Arts K-12 James Manno: Photo by Chad Hunt. Tuscan School received a grant from the Artists ...



This Week’s Wedding Announcements  The New York Times

All of the weddings right here on one handy page for you.



South Orange-Maplewood Board of Ed to Appoint New MMS Principal Monday  The Village Green

Updated August 22, 2016, 8:10 a.m.: MMS Principal finalists Dara Gronau and Kevin Mason. The South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education is expected to ...



2017 Edition of CHS Literary Magazine Guildscript Receives Three Awards  The Village Green

From CHS' Fine Arts Supervisor: Triple the awards for Guildscript! The Columbia High School art and literary magazine, Guildscript, has received THREE ...



No US passport. No education degree. Meet your child's new SC teacher  The Herald

As South Carolina finds ways to fill growing vacancies in teaching jobs, the state is looking to international, out-of-state and alternative-certification teachers, ...



South Orange-Maplewood Board of Ed Appoints 2 More Administrators  The Village Green

At a special meeting on September 29, the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education appointed two administrators, helping to fill two more spots after a ...



Seth Boyden School In Maplewood Gets New Principal  Maplewood, NJ Patch

Seth Boyden School In Maplewood Gets New Principal - Maplewood, NJ - Seth Boyden Elementary School in Maplewood has a new principal: longtime teacher ...



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