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Temperament in the classroom: helping each child find a good fit

Learn from an expert how your child's temperament affects his adjustment and achievement at school. by: Barbara Keogh PhD | August 11, 2019 | GreatSchools.org Print article ¿En español? It is the first week of school for third graders Timmy, Kevin, and Andrew. All three boys are bright and good learners, yet they are startlingly different in their personal styles... Read more →

Temperament in the classroom: helping each child find a good fit

Learn from an expert how your child's temperament affects his adjustment and achievement at school. by: Barbara Keogh PhD | GreatSchools.org | August 11, 2019 ¿En español? It is the first week of school for third graders Timmy, Kevin, and Andrew. All three boys are bright and good learners, yet they are startlingly different in their personal styles or temperaments:... Read more →

NOW LAW: Pilot Program to Assess Value of Later Start Times for NJ High Schools

(TRENTON) – As New Jersey high schools continue to rank top in the nation, legislators are hoping to encourage even better academic outcomes with more emphasis on student health. Given the connection between more sleep and improved academic performance, Assemblywomen Mila Jasey, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Carol Murphy have sponsored legislation to assess how pushing back high school start times... Read more →

GreatSchools Fixes for 7 common middle school problems

Going from elementary to middle school is a big change. Here's how you can support your child socially, emotionally, and academically. by: GreatSchools Staff | August 2019 ¿En español? Hormones and changing bodies, locker combinations and changing classes, bullies and crushes: No wonder some kids have trouble adjusting to middle school! But even the most flustered kids can succeed when... Read more →

Time for “the talk”

Talking about sex with teens isn't easy for parents, but research shows it's effective — even when it seems like your child isn't listening. by: Connie Matthiessen / GreatSchools.org Now that my kids are teens, it’s really hard to have “the talk.” “I’m good,” one of my sons said when I raised the issue the other day in the car.... Read more →

10 ways to get kids reading this summer

Creative ideas for encouraging children to beat the heat and hit the books. by: GreatSchools Staff | July 18, 2019 ¿En español? School’s out, the days are longer, and suddenly kids have time on their hands, and you’d like them to put down their tablet and pick up a book. After all, studies show children who read when they’re out... Read more →


UPDATED/CORRECTED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net photo)--The Gloucester Train Station is slowly rotting away. This recent photo was taken at the front of the building. Windows are all broken and boarded up. There is trash laying about, along with empty whiskey bottles, empty glassine bags, empty NARCAN nasal spray containers, and a sleeping bag and cushion. William E. Cleary Sr. |... Read more →

500 Teachers Meet in Las Vegas for VIPKid’s 5th “Journey” Conference

Teachers take a group selfie at VIPKid Journey in Las Vegas. Photo Credit: VIPKid/Grant Miller Photography The two-day conference celebrates and forges new connections for online English teachers who tutor on the VIPKid platform SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(Gloucestercitynews.net)--On July 13th, 500 teachers gathered at the JW Marriott Las Vegas for Journey, VIPKid’s highly-anticipated fifth regional teacher conference. The enthusiasm, passion and... Read more →

How can I tear my tween away from that screen?

Yalda T Uhls, PhD 354. That’s the number of photos my 15-year-old daughter and her best friend took while we spent the first weekend of the summer at the beach. When they were not snapping selfies and sunsets from their phones, they were analyzing, editing, and debating where and how they would share those photos with their followers back home.... Read more →

GreatSchools.org: Empathy’s poster child

Touched by an image of child slaves, a little girl pledges to do something about it — and turns her family upside down. by: Carol Lloyd | July 7, 2019 (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Vivienne Harr was 8 years old when her parents brought home a book featuring photographs of modern day slaves. She looked at the pictures of the bodies, bent and weathered,... Read more →

What's Gloucester City Jr Sr High School’s Equity Rating?

To see the complete report for GHS click here Editor's Note: We reached out to Dr. Dennis Vespe, Gloucester City High School Superintendent and Sean Gorman, Gloucester City High School Principal for a response to this report. As of today we are still waiting for their reply. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (July 2019)-GreatSchools’ Equity Rating shines a light on how... Read more →

MARC will be in Gloucester City on Sunday at GHS

Gloucester City, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 28, 2019)--A Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC), providing recovery resources for people from Gloucester City News blog files Camden and Gloucester Counties affected by the recent flooding event, will open Sunday, June 30, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Gloucester City High School 1300 Market Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Partner resources available at the MARC... Read more →

New Items Added to Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament Online Auction!

NEW ITEMS ADDED: Online Auction Now Open for Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament! The online auction for the Fourth Annual Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament is now posted! New items have been recently added! Visit the link below and register to bid on many exciting items: Click here to view Online Auction! Items up for bid include: * Many getaway... Read more →

Phillies Carpenter Cup Classic begins Monday, June 17

Over 400 top high school players get chance to compete in front of scouts, college coaches in week-long tournament PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 2019)--High school ballplayers will have the opportunity of a lifetime when the Phillies host their 28th Annual Baseball Carpenter Cup Classic beginning on Monday, June 17, 2013. Recognized nationally as one of the finest baseball tournaments for high... Read more →

Teachers Union Demonstrates in Bellmawr; Schools Closing? How Much Do Teachers Make?

photo credit (CNBNewsnet) UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Members of the New Jersey Teachers Union were demonstrating this past weekend at the Route 42 overpass on Creek Road, Bellmawr. Some of the signs they were carrying read: Hurting the Middle Class Hurts Everyone Say No to Swindler Sweeney We Love New Jersey Public Schools I'm Sticking with the... Read more →

Cold Springs School Locked Down; 12-Year-Old Boy with Plastic Gun Apprehended

UPDATED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 12, 2019)--Parents and grandparents standing near the Cold Springs around 1 PM today got the scare of their lives when they heard an urgent alert broadcasted over the school's intercom that the buildings were "under lockdown; this is not a drill." One parent said that a few seconds after the announcement she saw police officers... Read more →

Rams Face Trenton Catholic Friday at 3PM

BROOKLAWN, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 30, 2019)--Gloucester Catholic will face Trenton Catholic in the South Jersey, Non-Public B. sectional finals Friday, at 3 PM at the Joe Barth Field, Browning Road, Brooklawn. The Rams advanced to Friday's game after beating Holy Spirit 10-0 on Wednesday. Lillo Paxia was 1-for-2 with a double, three RBI and a run as top-seeded Gloucester Catholic scored... Read more →

Gloucester High School Distinguished Alumnus to be Honored Wednesday Night

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 21, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Gloucester High School will hold their annual “Academic Awards Night” on Wednesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. and will induct the following alumni into branches of their Academic Achievement Hall of Fame: Distinguished Alumnus Distinguished alumni who exemplify the school's motto of Partnership, Performance, and Pride. Honorees have led lives of purpose and have given... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic's Jimmy Laphan Enlist in the Navy

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 20, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Congratulations to Jimmy Laphan who has enlisted in the United States NAVY. After graduation he will ship out to Illinois for boot camp. Thank you for serving our great country. God bless you and God bless the United States of America! source Gloucester Catholic HS RELATED: GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC GLOUCESTER HIGH Read more →

Gloucester Catholic Top Seed in South Jersey, Non-Public B Bracket

NJ Advance Media reported today (May 18, 2019) the 2019 high school baseball state tournament was seeded on Thursday, with brackets becoming finalized Friday at noon. First-round games for public schools must be played by Monday, May 20. Second-round games must be played by Thursday, May 23, with semifinals to be played by Tuesday, May 28. Sectional finals are scheduled... Read more →

Gloucester High School Guidance Counselor Receives Award

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (gloucestercitynews.net)--Gloucester City High School guidance counselor, Mr. George Bakey, who was honored as the recipient of the General Colin Powell Community Service Award at Tuesday night’s “Our Community Salutes” banquet. The Colin Powell Award, named after General Colin Powell, U.S. Army (Ret.), is a public service award that is presented to high school counselors in recognition of... Read more →

Gloucester High School Weekly Sports Round-Up

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 17, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--Congratulations to Gloucester High's boy's track and field team for a successful evening at the Tri-Country Championship meet on May 15. AJ Radlinger (left) placed second in the discus and third in shot put. AJ Parent placed third in the 3200. (source GHS) Congratulations to Iristzell Bonilla, this year’s High Jump Tri-County Champion. Iristzell took... Read more →

2019 GHS Lady Lions Open Playoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (May 16, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--The Lady Lions opened the 2019 NJ State Group 1 playoffs at home beating visiting Woodstown 10 - 0. The Lions Emilee Hillman homered and Vanessa Pino pitched the shutout. With the win the Lady Lions advance to the 2nd round. Photo Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured below Emillee Hillman home run swing Pictured below... Read more →

Maryland HS Teacher ‘LifeChanger of the Year’ Grand Prize Winner

English teacher Keishia Thorpe receives $10,000 for inspiring her immigrant students to follow her path and achieve their dreams of higher education MONTPELIER, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keishia Thorpe, an English teacher and track and field coach at International High School Langley Park in Bladensburg, MD, has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award.... Read more →

Re-Dedication of St. Mary's Steeple Tuesday Night

by William E. Cleary Sr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 6, 2019)-- Tuesday, May 7, St. Mary's Parish, Monmouth and Atlantic Streets, will have an official Lighting Ceremony and re-dedicate the Illumination of their Church Steeple. The original steeple was destroyed by fire on March 10, 1960. It was replaced by a metal steeple that was paid for by John Stewart,... Read more →