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Longest Serving Teacher in Fair Lawn, Yvonne Visocky, Starts 50th Year

November 10, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Starting her 50th year of teaching, Westmoreland Elementary School teacher Yvonne Visocky has affected thousands of young minds and although students--and the profession of teaching--have changed, her love for teaching has not.

Visocky has been teaching fifth grade in the same school, and in the same classroom, Room 33, for 28 years. Add to ...

Fair Lawn, Glen Rock, Paramus 5th-Graders Hear Lizzie Sider's Remedy For Bullies

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Dancing in their seats and waving hand-crafted butterflies emblazoned with various messages including “Believe in Yourself” and “Stay Strong,” fifth-grade students from three area school districts filled Fair Lawn High School auditorium to hear the voice of wisdom from, yes, a 20-year-old.

Approximately 200 students from Fair Lawn, Glen Rock ...

Glen Rock High School Achieves National Blue Ribbon Status, Principal to Attend D.C. Award Ceremony

GLEN ROCK, NJ – In November, Glen Rock High School principal John Arlotta will be in Washington, DC accepting the honor of National Blue Ribbon status for his school, something that makes him and his staff anything but blue.

“It’s nice to get good news,” Arlotta said during a recent interview.

It was the first time the district applied for the status, so Arlotta said ...

Alina Sawhney Wins Byrd School Motto Contest

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Third-grader Alina Sawhney won the school-wide Byrd motto contest. The new Byrd School motto is "Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Beautiful, Be BYRD!!!"

Byrd School conducted the school-wide motto contest for students in grades K-5 in what was characterized as "a very close race" by the school administration.

Memorial School Students Donate 40-Pounds Tomato Harvest, Donate to Food Pantry

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Memorial School students harvested 40 pounds of cherry and beefsteak tomatoes last month as part of their farm to table project, according to school officials.

Every fall, students from Memorial Middle School Bridges 1 class harvest produce from the school’s garden and donate it to the Fair Lawn Food Pantry. The bounty comes from their spring effort in which Bridge ...

Glen Rock High School Theatre Company Presents "Pride and Prejudice"

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock High School Theatre Company will present Pride and Prejudice, written by Jane Austen and dramatized by Simon Reade, at 7 p.m. on November 1, 2, and 3. A timeless literary masterpiece, Pride and Prejudice is entertaining for the entire family and features the talents and dedication of more than forty students. 

A whimsical tale ...

Lyncrest Kindergartner Wins National Fire Prevention Week Raffle, Rides to School in Fire Truck

FAIR LAWN, NJ - After winning a PTO raffle at Lyncrest Elementary School for National Fire Prevention Week, five-year-old kindergarten student Cassidy Abate was driven to school on Oct. 5 in a fire truck, a 30-foot Salisbury Spartan, provided by Fair Lawn Volunteer Fire Department #3. Cassidy, her parents and little brother, along with volunteer firefighters, sat in the truck’s crew ...

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