Livingston Tribune

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Questioning the Test

As teachers across the country are working diligently to prepare their students to sit for the PARCC (Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test this spring, an increasing number of parents are gearing up to pull their children out of the assessment.
 
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Early Bird Registration for Pools Begins This Monday, February 2

"It may seem early, and especially with this week's snow storm, people may not be thinking about swimming in our community pools," said Kenneth A. Lomax, the Senior, Youth & Leisure Services (SYLS) athletics and aquatics supervisor. "However, this is the best time to renew or register for summer swimming – the rates will never be better. Don't miss your chance!"
 
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“Souper Bowl” Benefits CHOW

This coming weekend, January 30 through February 1, the Livingston Clergy Association will sponsor the Souper Bowl of Caring fund-raising event. According to the Rev. Daniel Martian, president of the Livingston Clergy Association, “Participation in this worthwhile event is as easy as donating monetary or food gift certificates to a local participating congregation. In turn, Livingston CHOW (Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse) will receive the donations, which will help people in need.”
 
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22
Jan
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Severe Ice Storm on Sunday Caused Road Closings and Many Accidents

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Sunday was a treacherous day on the roads as an ice storm coated the area. Livingston police report that more than 30 accidents occurred on the icy roadways of the township.
 
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FemGineers’ futuristic City Wins State Design Challenge

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The futuristic Marepolis, a city of beautiful rooftop gardens and aquaponic systems, earned a team of FemGineers from Heritage Middle School fi rst place overall in the NJ Regional Future City Design Challenge. Tina Li, Helen Yang and Catherine Zhang, all eighth graders, won the challenge for their sustainable metropolis where urban agriculture thrives.
 
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Declan Sean Cross Wins Livingston's first Baby Contest

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The first baby of the year is traditionally welcomed by the West Essex Tribune and its advertisers with an assortment of gifts. In some past years, several weeks passed before the new year's first baby was born; in other years, it was only a few minutes after midnight on January 1.
 
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Girls' Basketball Team Splits Two; Now at 8-3

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Last week, the Lady Lancer varsity basketball team split two games on the road, defeating Verona, 44–29, and losing to Millburn, 53–44. In a key conference match-up against Verona, the Lancers showed a tenacious defense that held Verona to 21 points after three quarters.
 
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LHS Swim Team Competes in SEC Championships

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The Livingston High School boys' and girls' swim teams competed in the Super Essex Conference (SEC) Championships, held Monday, January 19, at the Raritan Bay YMCA.
 
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Superintendent and Board of Education Solidify Stance on PARCC Testing

The Livingston Board of Education and interim superintendent of schools Jim O'Neill have confi rmed that they will honor parents' decisions regarding their children taking the PARCC (Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test, which will be administered to students in grades three to 11 this March.
 
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Stefan Skoczek Dies in Maine

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