Monday, June 1, 2020

Robbinsville class of 2021 to host Safe Driving Spirit Week

The class is participating in the U Got Brains Champion Schools Program, a peer-to-peer initiative focused on teen driving safety.

Area school districts continue meal programs for the food insecure

School districts have been working hard to continue free and reduced food programs to assist students during the ongoing health crisis.

Princeton University commits $1M to offset COVID-19 economic distress

Princeton University has established the Princeton University Relief Fund to provide additional direct support to community organizations that are working to alleviate economic distress related to COVID-19 among individuals and businesses.

Mercer County Community College to address student needs in pandemic

In a poll of Mercer County Community College students, 60 percent expressed concern with finances, including the financial resources to obtain food.

Princeton Learning Cooperative: real homeschooling doesn’t limit learning opportunities — it extends them

What is happening now for children throughout the nation is not homeschooling as we know it. Contrary to common perception, homeschoolers are generally not more isolated or cut off from resources, opportunities or interactions with peers, teachers and mentors

Is the school shutdown a blessing in disguise for your kids?

Joel Hammon, co-founder of the Princeton Learning Cooperative, has done a Facebook Live video called "Is the school shutdown a blessing in disguise for your kids?"

School superintendents reach out to their towns during COVID-19 crisis

Throughout this closure period superintendents throughout the area have been releasing regular updates to the community.

Aunt Chubby’s in Hopewell opens outdoor free food pantry

The pantry, filled with donations from members of the community, is part of HVRSD’s mobile pantry project, and is now open to the public.

Pennington School students excel in online computer ‘hackathon’

The Pennington School’s Computer Science Contest team is now ranked at the top of the international leaderboard

Mercer County College slashes tuition for summer classes

The Mercer County Community College Board of Trustees has approved a 20 percent reduction in tuition for all summer 2020 classes.

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