In The Schools

December 15, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – After a bomb threat targeted hundreds of businesses, government buildings, libraries, hospitals and schools around the nation on Thursday, Dec. 13 – two of which were Fair Lawn schools -- everyone is safe, according to Fair Lawn Superintendent Nick Norcia. At a board meeting that ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year will be held at the Glen Rock Public Library from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 10 and Thursday, January 17, 2019. Children must be five years of age on or before October 1, 2019 in order to register. The school district ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough Council is tweaking three voting locations in response to a request from the new school district security director, although the Council is asking for data to back up any security concerns. Of the 11 voting locations in the town, 10 are in schools. At the work session ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team received a ceremonial proclamation for its "dominant and historic 2018 season." On Nov. 28, the mayor and council honored the squad and its coach, Casey Schick, for earning a state top 10 ranking. The team claimed its first-ever ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Who better to teach students how to make homemade mozzarella than their school safety officer and their vice principal?! For the fourth year, Memorial Middle School Vice Principal Dominick Tarquinio and Class Three school police officer Sal Feola did on Nov. 13 while listening to ...

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Owen Corry Commits to New Jersey Institute of Technology Lacrosse Program Glen Rock High School senior Owen Corry is joined by his parents Cathy and Sean, and brother John as he signs his commitment letter to play Division 1 lacrosse for the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. Also on ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Byrd School students and teachers danced, made crafts, and had a "fabulous time" learning about the Festival of Lights during an assembly on Nov. 2, according to district officials. Diwali is the Hindu Festival of Lights, which is celebrated every autumn in the northern ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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