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Roxbury Jr. Gaels Football, Inc.

Roxbury Jr. Gaels Football, Inc. Lick, Pass &Punt August 2, 2014 10:30 at Horseshoe Lake Complex 72 Eyland Ave, Succasunna, NJ The Roxbury Jr. Gaels Football Program will be hosting a Punt, Pass, & Kick Competition. This free event is open to all Boys and Girls ages 6-15. NO FOOTBALL CLEATS, TURF SHOES OR BARE FEET ALLOWED….Sneakers only!! Preregistration is encouraged. Download the form at: http://jrgaelsfootball.com or go to WWW.NFLPPK.COM and search for our event and register there. Email form to Shatrox@optonline.net or fax to 973-404-6614. WDHA Rock of North Jersey will be there.!!! rain date is August 3rd. For
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Educational Leaders as Scholars

Educational Leaders as Scholars   The Hopatcong School District was selected to attend the Educational Leaders as Scholars conference at Princeton University that was held from July 14 – 16. The program will focus on using arts-infused instruction to enhance the Common Core State Standards across all grade levels.  A team of administrators and teachers throughout the district will be in attendance to be able to learn strategies required to incorporate into our 2014-2015 STEAM Academy.  
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Hopatcong Kindergarten Teachers Attend Seminar

Hopatcong Kindergarten Teachers Attend Seminar The Kindergarten teaching staff at Hudson Maxim School had the opportunity to attend a Kindergarten seminar on research-based best practices for teachers and administrators. The seminar was a 5 part series focused on supporting teachers in organizing classroom environments and schedules, implementing developmentally-appropriate practices, incorporating a new Common Core State Standards and Assessments, and applying effective teaching strategies that support children’s development and learning. Mrs. Tracey Hensz, Hudson Maxim Principal and Dr. Joanne Mullane, Director of Curriculum and Elementary Education attended as well.
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Hopatcong Community Partnership and Character Education

Hopatcong Community Partnership and Character Education Durban Avenue School takes great pride in their character education program. Their motto is Character Counts, We Know It We Show it. Teachers and students have worked on character lessons and themes throughout the year. The culminating activity was to identify local businesses as those who serve Hopatcong families in the community.  To demonstrate that these business owners are a proud supporter of the Durban Avenue School where Character Counts, they asked owners to show our community know that their business is where character counts. Business owners were asked to place a plaque in a
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WARREN COUNTY SINGERS LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS

WARREN COUNTY SINGERS LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS If you love to sing and enjoy being part of a warm, friendly community, consider joining Warren County Community Singers.  This non-audition group accepts high school students and adults of any age. The first practice and the start of registration for the 2014 Fall Semester is Tuesday, Sept. 9. Registration continues each Tuesday in September through Sept. 30.             Registration/music fee is $50. The Singers also sponsor the Warren County Childrens’ Chorus for children 8-years-old and above. The fee for children is $25. They start rehearsing for the winter concert in early October.
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Life Skills Program at DAWN


Life Skills Program at DAWN   DAWN Center for Independent Living is offering is a 72-hour interactive comprehensive life skills program called Skills for Independent Living (SkIL), available to eligible teens and young adults with disabilities residing in Morris, Sussex, and Warren counties. Thanks to support from the United Way of Northern New Jersey, DAWN will provide a 2014 summer cycle of the program three days a week, from Now through August 28 from 1:00pm to 4:00 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Budd Lake, NJ.
SkIL covers themes including “Who fired the maid?” (Keeping a Clean, Neat Home), “Making
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Whistling Swan Inn AWARDED 2014 Tripadvisor Certicate of Excellence

Whistling Swan Inn AWARDED 2014 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE Recognized as a Top Performing Bed and Breakfast as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site   Stanhope, NJ – June 18, 2014 – The Whistling Swan Inn bed and breakfast, located at 110 Main Street, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the
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For Catherine Dennen future is wide open

Catherine Dennen of Cinnamonson, N.J., entered Hood College in fall 2010 with certain expectations, and four years later she readily admits it was all she hoped it would be. Coming from a family with a medical and science background, Dennen knew she wanted to pursue a similar profession. She was impressed with the research opportunities on and off campus and the small classes Hood offered. “Hood was one of the few institutions where students can work one-on-one with professors,” she said. “You don’t find that at too many colleges.” It did not take long for Dennen to take advantage of
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