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In The Schools

November 3, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Preliminary results for the Bloomfield school board race show incumbents Shane Berger and Michael Heller retaining their spots with newcomer Monica Charris Tabares claiming the final spot. Berger, who will be serving his 4th term on the Board, told TAPinto Bloomfield ...

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While the race for New Jersey Governor is grabbing headlines in the home stretch to Election Day 2021, another crucial election is taking place right here in Bloomfield this year – three slots on the Township’s Board of Education (BOE) are up for grabs. With six Bloomfield residents in the running, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Bloomfield College has been awarded 2021 funding totaling $4.25 million through two U.S. Department of Education’s Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) Program grants to increase the College’s capacity to promote the postsecondary success of African-American ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--After a year of virtual learning, Bloomfield students returned to the classroom today for the first day of school.  Joining the students were members of the Bloomfield Police Department and Bloomfield Fire Department.  With school back in session, the BPD reminds everyone to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Venezia and the Town Council are set to host their annual back to school backpack giveaway this Sunday from 12-4pm at Felton Field. The event will include giveaways, games, food and other great activities! This is for Bloomfield students only, Pre k-8th grade.  Who: Mayor ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- By the end of the summer, up to 75 Bloomfield children will have completed a comprehensive week-long Junior Police academy that will prepare them for a future in public safety. The academy was open to students currently in 6th, 7th and 8th grade. By the end of their week, the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Bloomfield Superintendent of Schools Salvatore Goncalves has been selected as Essex County Superintendent of the Year for the 2021-2022 school year. In the award description from Essex County, this prestigious award is issued annually to a Superintendent who exhibits leadership ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Yesterday, Bloomfield High School seniors took their seats at Foley Field for the school's graduation ceremony.  Over 450 students graduated in front of a crowd filled with family and friends. The 2020 BHS graduation was pushed off into July due to COVID restrictions and no ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- As BHS Seniors graduate today, the 2020-2021 school year comes to a close.  The year was turbulent at times with an uncertainty of whether the children would return to in person education or not before summer break.   The 2021-2022 plan is a full return to live instruction.  As ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – A presentation addressing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion with Dr. Penelope Lattimer and Dr. Adele Macula recognizing Bloomfield School District’s diversity was hosted at Tuesday’s Board of Education Meeting. Learning how to improve equity in programming and increase diversity ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Bloomfield Board of Education approved a budget of $129,013,219 for the 2021-22 academic year during Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting. The budget consists of $118,774,317 from the general fund; $7,782,831 in special revenue; and a debt service of $2,456,071. The ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The time has come for Bloomfield Public Schools' students to step foot back into district classrooms for the first time in over 13 months as pre-kindergarten through 6th grade pupils transition to Hybrid Instruction beginning this Monday, April 19. “A year ago when we sent ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Bloomfield Public Schools are poised to welcome back pre-kindergarten through 6th grade students for Hybrid Instruction beginning Monday, April 19. Cohort A will begin hybrid instruction five days a week from 8:30 to 12:30 on Monday, April 19. Cohort B will begin hybrid ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Bloomfield Board of Education hosted their special Budget Meeting on March 16, with a proposed budget of $129,013,219 on the table for the 2021-22 academic year. The budget consists of $118,774,317 from the general fund; $7,782,831 in special revenue; and a debt service of ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Public Schools announced their Re-Entry Hybrid Plan during Tuesday night’s Board of Education Meeting, with Superintendent Sal Goncalves announcing a phased restart and recovery strategy. After the schools were forced to close their physical doors in March 2020 due to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Bloomfield High School’s Mock Trial Team, who recently competed in the New Jersey State Bar Foundation Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition, had their achievements recognized by Mayor Michael Venezia and the Township Council at Monday night’s Council Meeting. The ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The game plan to reopen Bloomfield Public Schools will be revealed on February 23 – that according to the Bloomfield Board of Education, as announced at their meeting on Tuesday night. In a hearing of the public conducted via phone, a resident asked when the date will be ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – In a hearing of the public at Tuesday’s Bloomfield Board of Education Meeting, a heartfelt email was read from a sixth-grade student at Watsessing School asking the board panel, “why hasn’t anyone asked the students (opinion) about virtual schooling” stating that “virtual learning ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Two new members officially began their term with the Bloomfield Public School District Board of Education at the 2021 organization meeting on Tuesday evening. The final results from the November 3 school board elections were announced that saw three open seats, with Kasey Dudley ...

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