Tag: high school

ROONEY: If ‘Partying Like Its 1776’ Is Racist, Someone Better Tell the Cast of Hamilton!

TRENTON, N.J. — Is celebrating the American Revolution… racist? That’s the discussion right now at Cherry Hill High School East after someone complained that this year’s prom tickets — urging students to ‘party like it’s 1776’ at the events venue, the American founding-themed Read More

SPADEA: Ignorance and Weakness on Display at Cherry Hill High School East

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 — How far have we fallen that some parents and students at Cherry Hill High School East complained that the tickets to this year’s prom were racially insensitive? What was the offending Read More

Opinion: NJ’s High School Diplomas – Worth the Paper They’re Printed On?

Laura Waters Last month, New Jersey’s new acting Commissioner of Education Lamont Repollet described the state’s sixth year in a row of increased high school graduation rates – now 90.5 percent – as “exciting,” because it “demonstrates we are on Read More

Kneeling for the National Anthem Violates School Bullying Policies

Posted with permission from Tommy De Seno / Ricochet — When NFL players break the nationwide community standard we codified on how to act during the National Anthem (and obscuring their cause in the process), they unfortunately influence the fecund Read More

Refs walk off in protest after players kneel during anthem at N.J. football game

Two high school football officials walked off the field in protest Friday night after players from Monroe High School in Somerset County knelt during the national anthem before the team’s game against visiting Colts Neck. The officials, Ernie Lunardelli, 54, Read More