EDUCATION
TOP STORIES

Little Falls Parent Sets Up GoFund Me Page To Assist Local PTA

September 22, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A parent from the township is mobilizing an effort to help support the local PTA, which is currently being investigated for alleged misappropriated funds. 

A GoFund me page has been set up by the parent, who wishes to remain anonymous, for School No. 2 and No. 3 PTA in the Little Falls School District. The page is located at ...

Passaic Valley High School Offers Teaching Co-op Program, Hires New Music Teacher

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Passaic Valley High School has started a co-operative teaching program for its students.

During the Sept. 12 Board of Education meeting, Dr. JoAnn Cardillo, superintendent, reported about the "Hornet Helping Hands" program to trustees, which is an early childhood partnership between PVHS and the Little Falls School District.

According to Cardillo, PV students ...

Passaic Valley High School Board of Ed Receives Annual H.I.B. Report

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  Passaic Valley High School Board of Education members recently received the school's Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying (H.I.B.) annual report.

Schools statewide are required to give yearly reports under the New Jersey Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, a policy created in 2011 by the state legislature to combat bullying in ...

Little Falls PTA Board Members Step Down After Funds Go Missing

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Over 120 local parents and guardians filled the gymnasium at School No. 2 during last night's School No. 2 and No. 3 Parent Teacher Association (PTA) meeting. The board addressed allegations of missing funds, which were earmarked for student activities. It was also announced that the PTA board treasurer and budget and finance committee chairperson had stepped down ...

Little Falls PTA Investigated After Funds Allegedly Were Found Missing

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - An investigation is currently underway involving alleged missing funds that were in a Little Falls PTA account, according to Rose Acerra, New Jersey Parent Teacher Association president.

A discrepancy of possibly thousands of dollars allocated towards extra-curricular activities and other functions for the students of the Little Falls School District was ...

Passaic Valley High School Board of Ed Gives Report on PARCC, QSAC and Staff Changes

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Board members discussed Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) scores, Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC) results, and staffing revisions at its recent Passaic Valley High School Board of Education meeting.

Board member Jaclyn Luker, who chairs the education committee, reported about PARCC testing to fellow trustees, with both ...

Little Falls School Teachers Take Part In Workshop From Renowned Educator

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls School District received a shot in the arm when it came to professional development for its teaching staff recently. Dr. Tracey Severns, renowned educator, stopped by to enlighten and help teachers improve the way they conduct the learning environment in their classrooms.

Severns gave an all day presentation and workshop on Sept. 6 inside School No ...

Ground Broken for Two Playgrounds at Woodland Park's Charles Olbon School

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Workers broke ground this week for two playgrounds at Charles Olbon Elementary School.

According to Mayor Keith Kazmark, the borough was approached last year by the Woodland Park Board of Education and the Woodland Park Special Needs Advisory Committee (WP SNAC) with the idea to install two playgrounds, one for special needs children and the other with general play ...

High Schoolers Learn the Industry at Summer Journalism Workshop

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University recently gave high-performing high school students the opportunity to become immersed in the ever-changing worlds of communication and journalism as part of its second annual summer journalism workshop.

Designed to prepare students for college and potential fields of study within communications, the program ...

Woodland Park School Board Leases Facility To Paterson Charter

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Planning Board approved a certificate of occupancy on Aug. 7 for School #1, 665 McBride Ave., which is being leased by the John P. Holland Charter School from the Woodland Park Board of Education.

The lease term is for two years, with an option to extend it for one additional year, according to Thomas DiFluri, school board business ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Passaic Valley

Upcoming Events

Sat, September 23, 10:00 AM

Totowa Public Library, Totowa

Practice SAT with Rock the Grade Tutoring

Education

Mon, September 25, 6:00 PM

Totowa Public Library, Totowa

The Wheels on the Bus

Education

Berkeley College Celebrates Honor Society Students With Induction Ceremony

September 21, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Berkeley College recentyl celebrated the induction of its third cohort of students into the New York and New Jersey chapters of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) during a ceremony held at the Brownstone in Paterson.

According to the organization, the NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. Students are selected by their colleges for ...