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LPS Weekly Newsletter: Great Expectations

The latest news on what's happening at Livingston Public Schools.

Empowering all to learn, create, contribute, and grow.  

It’s not just a catchy saying at Livingston Public Schools. It’s a promise of great expectations, from our youngest learners to our high schoolers, nearly 6,000 in all.  

Technology education is just one area where Livingston is distinguished as a leader among the state’s highest-ranking schools. In a tour at Livingston High School, I caught a glimpse of students doing some of the things I would never thought possible when I attended LHS -- in CAD engineering and robotics, energy-efficient vehicles and stage craft. Just this week at Heritage, teen girls interested in engineering joined a live web chat on storm water pollution.   “

One thing we’ve learned at Livingston High School, is that you can have your ideas complex and as out-of-the-box as you want, but it still has to be purposeful and work,” says a student featured in the technology department’s video. “That’s how things are in real life.”  

See for yourself by clicking on the video -- Inside the LHS Tech Dept. It was made to be part of a presentation on STEM by Superintendent Dr. Brad Draeger for a conference presented by the New Jersey Technology & Engineering Educators Association.  

Click on the links below to learn more about the latest news from Livingston Public Schools.  

The Board of Education will be meeting at 7:30 p.m. on TUESDAY, October 16 at Livingston High School. Find out what's on tap by clicking here for the agenda.  

District News  

Why the Red Ribbons? LPS Guiding Kids to ‘Just Say No’
Guidance Departments are partnering with teachers and schools to focus on keeping kids safe during the month of October.

Making History: 5th Graders Tell the Tales of 1492
Columbus essay winners are honored by UNICO for their stories on the explorer.

School News
Yabba-Dabba-Doo! 8th Graders Meet the Stone Age
At Heritage, students spelunk to learn more about prehistoric art.

35 LHS Students Commended by National Achievement Scholarship Program   

Community Bulletin Board
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