Education

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A partnership between Passaic Valley Regional High School (PV) and Montclair State University, School of Communication and Media was signed on Nov. 19 by PV Superintendent Dr. JoAnn Cardillo and MSU Director of Communication and Media Dr. Keith Strudler. PV is partnering with ...

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Little Falls, NJ - Passaic Valley Regional High School (PV) host its third annual day of development on Nov. 7, uniting all teaching professionals from PV High School and each of its feeder public schools throughout the Little Falls, Woodland Park and Totowa.   The event was established by PV to ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - October is the busiest month of the year for the Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, as it plans and hosts several events for the three local schools as well as the public. The Alliance is a volunteer based community group that is funded by the ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Bright Beginners Academy, LLC has opened its fourth location, in Little Falls, on Paterson Avenue. Bright Beginners Academy I, II, III and IIII are family owned and operated centers serving children from 6 weeks to 13-years-old providing child care, pre-school and before and ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - As students wore boots as part of a dress down day for Red Ribbon Week, Beatrice Gilmore School's Jayden Perez, 9, spoke to his peers on Oct. 25 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Memorial School marked Red Ribbon Week with an assembly sponsored by the Woodland Park Municipal Drug Alliance on Oct.

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred H. Baumann Library held a “Life-size Living Chess” game on Oct. 20. The Woodland Park Chess Club coordinator Stephen McGorty partnered with the library to create chess as a team sport. Thanks to the help of the Department of Public Works, a life-size chess board ...

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LITTLE FALLS NJ - Students from Passaic Valley Regional High School were among students from 10 high schools from around New Jersey who were invited to Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill on Oct. 18. The visit was part of Nokia’s community outreach program to encourage young people to learn science, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - As part of School Violence Awareness week, students at local schools received visits from police officers on Oct. 16, who gave them age appropriate tips to keep safe. Sgt. Erik Luker and Officers Timothy Condron and Justin Castro from the Woodland Park Police Department ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Passaic Valley Regional High School is planning two special events this week - an open house for middle school students and the annual Homecoming game. Future Hornets are welcome to kick off Homecoming weekend at an open house on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. All middle ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Students at Memorial School got a visit from New York based dance group Jline Dance Crew as part of Week of Respect on Oct.

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Tracey Marinelli, Superintendent of Schools in Little Falls, hosted a ribbon cutting on Monday, Oct. 8 for the grand opening of School #1's highly-anticipated Susan St. Ledger STEAM Lab alongside Mayor James Damiano; Councilwoman Maria Cordonnier; Susan St. Ledger, major ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Week of Respect is a week to educate the students about the importance of showing respect to themselves and others. To help teach the values of this very important week, students in all three Woodland Park schools worked on activities and lessons regarding the value of respect ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - After receiving an unexpected increase in state aid last spring, one of the items the Board of Education decided to utilize funds on was to add an additional full-time guidance counselor to the district. Previously, guidance counselor Danielle Indri split her time between ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Last spring, Charles Olbon School hosted a school-wide character education assembly called The NED Show. NED is a cartoon character whose name is an acronym for "Never give up," "Encourage others," and "Do your best." The program used humor, audience participation, yo-yo and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Students at Charles Olbon (CO) and Memorial School have seen some changes in their buildings that occurred over the summer. CO had a complete renovation to its media center and Memorial School’s cafeteria received air conditioning and a movable partition to create a new class ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Members of the Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force were on hand at Passaic Valley High School's varsity football home opener on Sept 8. The varsity players were recognizing the Borough's and the high school's Stigma Free initiative by wearing lime green socks ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The three local Home & School Associations have been getting ready for the school year and have been busy planning lots of events for the students. These volunteer groups rely on the support of parents, guardians, teachers and the community to accomplish their goal of ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred H. Baumann Public Library will hold its annual End of Summer Party on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 12 to 3 p.m. The party is a celebration of all of the reading that was done over the summer months by those children that participated in the Summer Reading Program at the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Lauding the importance of investing in STEM education, Gov. Phil Murphy participated in a ribbon cutting for the Diana C. Lobosco STEM Academy at the Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) on Aug. 25. Gov. Murphy is committed to expanding STEM education in New Jersey, investing in ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Community forums are a new initiative in which the Passaic Valley Regional High School Board of Education will be seeking community input on a variety of issues that affect the facility. The board is planning its second Community Forum on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. to ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration on Aug. 6. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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The Passaic County Clerk's Office has announced the names of the candidates running for local school Board of Education seats. LITTLE FALLS Lauren Verdi Frederick "Fred" DeMarco Douglas Jandoli                                                           ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library's annual Summer Reading Program for children and teens, “Libraries Rock!” ends on Aug. 19. It’s not too late to join! The library encourages all children and teens to participate. "Participating in summer reading at the library is one of the best ...

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