Education

June 3, 2020

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Anna M. Shamis, a Fair Lawn High School student, is a National Merit Scholarship awardee. She will attend the University of South Florida where she is most likely to study medicine. The announcement came today out of Evanston, Illinois, from the National Merit Scholarship ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - As the COVID-19 positive case numbers come down, Fair Lawn Mayor Kurt Peluso today released state-driven rules under which residents can conduct parties, especially important after the governor announced in-person graduations as acceptable beginning July 6. Peluso said gatherings ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - School officials are waiting for guidance from state officials on in-person graduations, as of last night's Board of Education meeting, and continue to move forward with a virtual graduation at this moment. Superintendent Nick Norcia announced grades 4, 5 and 8, as well as Fair ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Superintendent of Schools, Brett Charleston, said he is ready to move forward with a July 30 in-person graduation, but he does not know yet what that will look like. Charleston spoke to Board of Education members at the May 26 Zoom meeting, explaining that in-person graduations ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - There will be an in-person graduation ceremony on July 30 for Glen Rock High School seniors, according to a letter from principal John Arlotta, communicated minutes ago, after the governor decreed in-person ceremonies could proceed. The district is continuing its plan to hold a ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – With June fast approaching, and no in-person ceremony permitted, a group of parents banded together with Glen Rock School District for a visual gesture to help send off the senior class. Alissa Somers and Sharon Scarpelli, Glen Rock moms of seniors, organized the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – With June fast approaching, and no in-person ceremony permitted, a group of parents banded together with Glen Rock educators for a nice gesture to help send off the senior class. In Glen Rock, much like the rest of New Jersey and much of the country, the district set-up a ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Just like school, summer camp is going digital. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic looming over the summer season, social distancing challenges and uncertainty over when stay-at-home orders will be relaxed, many camps are reinventing themselves in order to continue offering kids ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Board of Education appointed Dr. Michael Parent as the Glen Rock Middle/High School Principal for the 2020-2021 school year. Dr. Parent will replace Middle School Assistant Principal Dr. Jennifer Wirt who is leaving the district, and High School Principal John Arlotta ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – With New Jersey’s stay-at-home orders still in place, Glen Rock school officials are trying to figure out a way to celebrate students whose final year in high school has been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. Plans for an in-person graduation were canceled after Col. Patrick J.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Due to the pandemic, Kindergarten 2020-2021 school placements will be mailed home on July 17. More information about orientation to follow. For new school registrations grades K - 5, contact Jody Marino, marinoj@glenrocknj.org. For new school registrations grades 6 - 12, ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - High school senior Dylaney Sabino, a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, nominated Una Kearns, Glen Rock High School Teacher, for the Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction, to recognize her impact as an educator, leader and role model.  "Ms. Kearns is an ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Brett Charleston has weighed-in on Gov. Phil Murphy's mandate that schools close their buildings while continuing distance learning through the end of the year in June, another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. "While we are cognizant of how extremely ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Board of Education approved its budget for the 2020-21 school year, which calls for $53.2 million in spending and $48.1 million to be raised through taxation. During a virtual meeting on April 28, the board unanimously approved its spending plan following a ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The superintendent of schools expressed his sadness over students not coming back to the school buildings for the remainder of the school year after the governor mandated the third extension of the COVID-19 shutdown. "While we know this is hard for everyone at home, our hearts ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – For weeks now, schools have been navigating the uncharted routine of distance learning, and after the governor's announcement, it will continue through the end of this school year in June. After the state ordered the closure of schools as part of an overall effort to combat the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Board of Education approved a $114 million budget for the 2020-2021 school year last week, representing $13.44 per month tax increase for the average homeowner. On April 30, the board approved the budget by a vote of 6-3, as dissenters, Emily Cohen, Vladimir Itkin and Wilkin ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock High School administrative staff weighed in on the news that the high school is ranked #919 out of 17,792 high schools nationally or the top 5%. “We are very proud of Glen Rock High School earning recognition from U.S. News & World," said superintendent Brett ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The following Glen Rock High School students have qualified as National Merit Commended Scholars, and are eligible to be possible semifinalists or finalists, district officials announced on Tuesday, April 21. Tomas Collado Connor Cunningham Mira Fish Alexander ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock High School is a 2020 Best High School, ranked #919 in the national rankings, according to U.S. News & World Report, which was published on Tuesday morning, April 21, and announced through Glen Rock School officials. The Glen Rock School District released the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Board of Education has terminated 32 Community School employees because the district will incur a budget deficit if it continually pays those employees during the coronavirus school shutdown while the program is incurring a revenue shortfall. "This is probably the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Board of Education will vote on terminating 32 employees of its Community School program because it has ceased operation during the coronavirus epidemic. The virtual special meeting is scheduled to take place on March 31 at 5 p.m. The BOE is required to give ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock Public Schools will close at the end of the day today and remain closed through March 27, according to district officials. Its online learning plan will commence on Tuesday, March 17. The decision to close came from Bergen County Executive James Tedesco, which means all ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Board of Education voted to approve plans for a high school and middle school administrative restructure where 1,300 students over seven grades share the same building. “A single leader can think more holistically about how to ladder up instruction across the seven ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – After five years of service at Glen Rock Public Schools and 39 years in education, Dr. Linda Edwards, Director of Special Services, will retire from the district.  “I have enjoyed watching students grow and develop to their full potential,” Edwards said. She has managed the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – After eleven years of service at Glen Rock Public Schools, Lawrence Wolff, Director of Personnel Services, will retire from the district at the end of the school year.  “It has been an honor to have been a part of the Glen Rock School District,” Wolff said in an email ...

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MIDLAND PARK, NJ -- When Tommy, a Fair Lawn resident and student at The Forum School in Waldwick, first arrived at Peter's Fish Market in Midland Park as part of the school's Structured Learning Experience (SLE) program, Peter's owner Steve Sclafani recalls that he, "was very quiet." But, not ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Board of Education demographic study that projects an enrollment increase of 261 students by 2024-25 has spurred school administrators to consider adding classrooms to Coleman and Central elementary schools over the next three years. On February 11, Superintendent of Schools ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Board of Education is holding a question and answer session this evening, February 20 at the middle/high school media center from 7 to 8 p.m. regarding the middle and high school pending principal restructure. On February 11, Superintendent Brett Charleston ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock High School announced Colin Blake as a National Merit Scholarship Finalist for this spring's competition of one of the 7,600 scholarships to be awarded, totaling more than $31 million nationwide. 

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