Englewood NJ News | Education

The Community Chest to Celebrate National Philanthropy Day With Planned Giving Workshop

(Englewood, New Jersey; November 7, 2016) -- The Community Chest will present the workshop, Planned Giving, on National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The workshop will be held at The Donald A. Quarles School, located at 186 Davison Place in Englewood, New Jersey at 6:30 p.m. The workshop is free and open to the public. The Community Chest will join other communities worldwide in celebrating NPD.

Read more: The Community Chest to Celebrate National Philanthropy Day  With Planned Giving Workshop

Develop Your Networking Skills at The Community Chest's Professional Development Workshop

(Englewood, New Jersey; October 13, 2016) -- The Community Chest presents Improving Networking Skills and Enhancing Interagency Relationships, the second workshop in its four part 2016-2017 Professional Development Series, on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The workshop will be held at Vantage Health System's Training Center, located at 2 Park Avenue in Dumont, New Jersey from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Read more: Develop Your Networking Skills at The Community Chest's Professional Development Workshop

The Community Chest Kicks Off Professional Development Series for Nonprofit Staff on September 20

(Englewood, New Jersey; September 6, 2016) -- The Community Chest launches the 2016-2017 Professional Development Series on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. The first workshop in the four session series, Cross-Cultural Competence Skills: Bridging Cultural Differences with Respect and Understanding, will be held at Vantage Health System's Training Center, located at 2 Park Avenue in Dumont, New Jersey from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Read more: The Community Chest Kicks Off Professional Development Series for Nonprofit Staff on September 20

Dwight Morrow High School Team Places First in "Children's Stories" Event at State Conference

On Saturday, April 17th, 14 students in the Dwight Morrow High School Comprehensive and the PreEngineering, Information Systems, and BioMedicine Academy programs traveled to the Technology Student Association's New Jersey State Conference to compete in an all-day event for high school students.

Read more: Dwight Morrow High School Team Places First in "Children's Stories" Event at State Conference

Payne, Jr. Announces $2.3 Million Federal Grant for Montclair Child Development Center

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced a $2.3 million grant to the Montclair Child Development Center Inc. (MCDC). The Head Start and Early Head Start grant will support MCDC’s work to provide comprehensive childhood development services to predominantly low-income children and families. The Head Start and Early Head Start program is administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

Read more: Payne, Jr. Announces $2.3 Million Federal Grant for Montclair Child Development Center

Dwight Morrow High School Students of Dance Hold Dance Concert/Fundraiser

On Wednesday, May 4, the dance students from Dwight Morrow High School’s Academies@ Englewood and Comprehensive Programs will be featured in a fundraiser Dance Concert. Held in the school’s Dizzy Gillespie Auditorium, the concert will showcase various dance genres including Hip Hop, Afro-Caribbean, Dance Hall, Contemporary, Jazz, Latin, Jive, and Indian.

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Lakeland Bank Promotes Teach Children to Save Day

In observance of Teach Children to Save Day on April 29, Lakeland Bank is encouraging families to recognize the day by communicating the value of saving money to the young people in their lives.

“Education and hands-on money experience are critical to ensuring a new wave of smart money managers,” said Thomas Shara, President and CEO. “We want parents to know that saving is important and everyone can do it, even kids.”

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Michelle Obama: 'I love catching up with the gossip of the life of my daughters'

The great relationship that Barack Obama has with Malia and Sasha is no secret. As the President of the United States showed that he loves to share trips with the adolescents and even considers his eldest daughter one of his "best friends". Now his wife, Michelle Obama, has revealed what is the most fun to do during the family dinners.

The First Lady, Michelle Obama, revealed that she loves talking about the gossip surrounding her daughters, Malia and Sasha.

Read more: Michelle Obama: 'I love catching up with the gossip of the life of my daughters'

Grieco Elementary School Celebrates Art of Science

On Wednesday, April 20, the Dr. John Grieco Elementary School hosted a reception for its annual Art of Science Exhibition. Approximately 250 parents, family and students from 1 st to 3 rd grade gathered in the school Media Center to celebrate the artistic and scientific talents of its students.

The Art of Science exhibition incorporates a Science Fair featuring the science experiments of Grieco’s 3rd grade students. It also includes artwork, which is mostly focused on nature subjects, created by 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade students.

Read more: Grieco Elementary School Celebrates Art of Science