Education

August 8, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County Academies was recognized and ranked by the website Polarislist for being one of the best high schools in New Jersey and one of the best in the country for sending its graduating students to three of the most elite colleges. It was ranked in the top 10 in the U.S.

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PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen Community College has received recognition from SR Education Group as one of the nation’s top schools for online programs offering low-income students greater opportunity for upward economic mobility. “Staying true to the community college mission of access and opportunity, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- On Thursday afternoon, Bergen County Executive signed an act creating a Young Adult Homelessness Task Force, aimed at providing support services and assisting homeless young adults and unaccompanied youth aged 18 to 24.  The effort comes on the heels of the County’s recent success ...

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CLIFFSIDE PARK – Governor Phil Murphy celebrated the signing of a school funding bill the Governor's office called "historic" today, appearing at a signing ceremony this morning at a Cliffside Park elementary school. The bill makes changes to the state's school funding formula that will result in ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- On June 20, 2018, Westfield Garden State Plaza’s retailers and restaurants participated in the mall-wide initiative Shop & Dine For A Cause by donating funds and a percentage of their sales for the day to support the victims and families of the East Brook school bus ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- The first ever Jr. Police Academy in the 96 year history of Paramus concluded Friday afternoon, with a joyous ceremony in East Brook Middle School. Many of the 40 graduates, rising 7th graders from the two middle schools, were eager to share the great experiences they had had during ...

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RIVER EDGE, NJ -- Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer announced the bipartisan Miranda Vargas School Bus Driver Red Flag Act – or “Miranda’s Law,” in honor of Miranda Vargas, the East Brook Middle School student killed in the tragic bus accident last month. The bus crashed when the driver, whose ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- Early Monday morning, in the East Brook Middle School gym, the Paramus Police Department began its first ever Jr. Police Academy, which will last the entire week, and offer middle school students a unique learning experience. A total of 40 rising 7th graders from East Brook and ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- Yesterday, Congressman Josh Gottheimer spoke at the Opioid Epidemic and Securing our Schools in Suburbia Conference at Bergen Community College. The audience and panelists included law enforcement officials, educators, mental health professionals and addiction recovery ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Representatives from the Act Now Foundation – a grassroots nonprofit that works to educate people about Alzheimer’s disease – will be at the County’s Division of Senior Services on the second floor at One Bergen County Plaza every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to provide ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- This Saturday, June 16, Applebee’s of Paramus will host a Flapjack Fundraiser to support the victims of the tragic East Brook Middle School bus accident on May 17. The fundraiser, from 8:00-10:00am, will include flapjacks, sausage, scrambled eggs and a beverage of coffee, juice, ...

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In the wake of the May 17 bus crash that claimed the lives of a Paramus student and teacher, and injured dozens more, a federal bill has been introduced to make seatbelts mandatory in all school buses. Tuesday in Fair Lawn, Congressman Josh Gottheimer announced the bipartisan Secure Every Child ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Around 10:30 AM Thursday morning, a bus filled with East Brook Middle School 5th Grade Students was involved in a motor vehicle accident along I-80 in Mount Olive, NJ. The students were enroute to Waterloo Village for a class field trip. It was initially reported that the bus had ...

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PARAMUS - Although The Dork Side was not crowned winners of NBC’s new hit show “Genius Junior”, Paramus’s Shivani Sahu won over the hearts and the brains of members of the community. Nicknamed the “Talking Dictionary”, Ridge Ranch Elementary School Student Shivani and her teammates made a run to ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional Boys Basketball Head Coach Eric Fierro announced recently the schedule for a number of weeks of basketball instruction this summer at the Southern Regional campus. Southern Boys Basketball Camps are designed to introduce area youth basketball players to the skills ...

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