Education

May 14, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With much uncertainty surrounding end of year school festivities around the country, Bloomfield Schools Superintendent Salvatore Goncalves has released a statement in regards to the 2020 BHS Graduation ceremony.   "I understand and appreciate everyone's concerns regarding this ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Due to the social distancing guidelines, Bloomfield College is currently offering campus tours in a completely virtual environment.  On your virtual tour, you will have a chance to check out academic buildings, view  residence halls, and get a glimpse into the life of a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Thousands of school districts around the nation were forced to move to virtual learning in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that haulted the nation. On Tuesday, members of the Bloomfield Board of Education thanked students and staff for their efforts in making the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With the current situation and ensuing closing of municipal buildings, residents are left scrambling in many instances.  The Bloomfield Public Library was forced to physically close recently, seemingly leaving many Bloomfield residents without the vast resources that the library ...

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Dear Members of the Bloomfield Community: I am writing this morning to inform our full community that a commuter student has tested positive for COVID-19. The President’s Office was made aware of this situation late yesterday evening on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. This is the first confirmed ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Hours after the township declared a State of Emergency due to a Coronavirus outbreak within the community, the Bloomfield Board of Education hosted their special Budget Meeting late Wednesday afternoon in an empty Bloomfield High School Library Media Center. But that didn’t stop ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Later this month, students from Berkeley Elementary School will host two performances of ‘The Lion King.’  This is the second consecutive year the school has the honor of performing a Disney musical. During the Bloomfield Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, the Berkeley ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Bloomfield Schools Superintendent Sal Goncalves and Assistant Superintendent Joseph Fleres presented a detailed information update to board members and the public at last night’s Board of Education meeting concerning how the district is addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield Public Library was recently honored as Best Loved Library, and its easy to see why given the number of programs available to the community. “I am thrilled to announce that the Children's Library has been named Best Loved Library 2020 in the Montclair Area by ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – In an effort to enhance communication and engagement within the community, leaders from the Upstander Program and Unified Sports Program made presentations during the Bloomfield Board of Education Public Meeting held Tuesday, February 25 at the School Administration ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Adam Velin speaks of service. He speaks of pushing himself harder in the classroom, and on the athletic field. And he speaks of family, especially his mother and older siblings.  Most of all, Adam Velin looks to his future with an energy and passion that could easily define ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department is excited about Read Across America Week. To celebrate they are teaming up with the Bloomfield Public Library and the Bloomfield Children's Library to offer a FREE kick off event on Saturday, February 29th starting ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--The Bloomfield School District recently underwent the State Mandated NJQSAC (The Quality Single Accountability Continuum) monitoring process. Every three years Districts in New Jersey must take part in a comprehensive review of five areas of focus.  The five areas are ...

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Bloomfield, NJ – Over the weekend, Universal Technical Institute in Bloomfield welcomed over one hundred high school students from the New York Metropolitan Area to test their automotive knowledge in the campus’s annual Top Tech Challenge. The winning team received a full scholarship to UTI to ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal will be given an honorary degree from Montclair State University on January 17. According to a release, the Board of Trustees at Montclair State University has named Grewal as the honorary degree recipient for its January 2020 Graduate ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- After more than two weeks of waiting, Benjamin Morse has been named the winner of the undecided third seat Bloomfield BOE election.  Jill Fischman and Daniel Anderson were the top two vote-getters.Originally, after all votes were counted and all voting machines were checked, the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  On November 20, 2019 the Bloomfield Police Department received a threat of violence at Bloomfield Middle School. This was investigated by police and found nothing to substantiate the allegations. The subject in question was identified and is currently receiving medical care.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- After all votes were counted and all voting machines were checked, the Essex County Clerk has certified the election as a tie for the undecided third seat Bloomfield BOE election.  Jill Fischman and Daniel Anderson were the top two vote-getters. N.J.S.A. 18A:12-15c states that a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Although Election Day has come and gone, the results of the Bloomfield BOE election are still inconclusive.  Because of the close nature of the final tally last Tuesday evening, plus the ensuing count of provisional and mail in ballots, the final results are still too close to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Emily Smith, one of seven candidates running for the Bloomfield Board of Education, allegedly violated the board’s Code of Ethics when she previously served as a trustee in 2017 according to documents obtained by TAPinto Bloomfield. Smith settled a complaint filed against her after ...

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Dear Bloomfield District Staff: As I embark on my 43rd year in district and my 7th year as your Superintendent of Schools, I am pleased to welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year! I want to thank our Board of Education members for their continuous support, our 12-month administrators and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Amid controversy among several parents, educators, and some board members, the Bloomfield Board of Education voted 4-1 to pass a resolution to move the school board election from November to April. The vote was held during a special, last-minute, public meeting held Friday ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Paul Lape, Bloomfield High School Hall of Fame played on both Soccer and Basketball squads, passed away. Athletic Director Steve Jenkins said that "his coaches and peers speak about him in almost reverential terms- one of the most gifted athletes in our schools history." AD ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The 165th Bloomfield High School Commencement Exercise honored the Class of 2019 under perfect skies on Friday night, June 21 at Foley Field.   Principal Christopher Jennings began the program with an introduction of dignitaries and distinguished guests, including members of ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Future Bengal instrumentalists were invited to the first annual ‘Instrument Petting Zoo’ as fourth graders and their parents had an opportunity to speak to local musicians and see and hear the instruments up close on Saturday, June 8 at Bloomfield High School.   With fifth ...

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