Education

January 17, 2019

Montclair State University will give free professional development classes tomorrow to all federal employees to help them gain skills while they are out of work during the government shutdown.   The classes include training in skill transferability, Microsoft Excel, bitcoin and blockchain. The ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic Valley Band Association supports the Passaic Valley Regional High School's Music Department by providing supplies and necessities that the school could not otherwise provide within its current budget. The department includes the concert band, choir and maching band.

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PATERSON, NJ - The InnerFaith Performing Arts Center has announced that Dr. Wrathell Gause will serve as Interim Chairman of the Board Directors for the Paterson based non-profit that seeks to empower children through creative and performing arts. Gause, according to a statement by outgoing ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Board of Education will hold an open public meeting tonight, Jan 14, at Memorial School at 7 p.m. Among the agenda items is approval of the second reading and adoption of Policy 5511 regarding Dress and Grooming.  There will be an opportunity for the ...

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Passaic Valley Regional High School on Wednesday evening hosted an orientation for eighth grade students and their parents from Little Falls, Totowa and Woodland Park. The incoming Class of 2023 students ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark at the Borough Council's annual reorganization meeting on Jan. 2 swore in the three trustees elected in November to the Woodland Park Board of Education for three-year terms - Chris Mania, Adam Chaabane and MaryAnn Perro. The following ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - This holiday season, a number of charitable efforts were held in the local schools. At Beatrice Gilmore School, the annual Giving Tree initiative was held for the Family Reach Foundation.  This is the 14th year that Woodland Park has been organizing the charitable event.

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Special Needs Advisory Committee (WPSNAC) co-hosted a party on Dec. 15 for local children with the Woodland Park Education Association and the Woodland Park Business Association. Santa came to visit with the kids, who also enjoyed crafts, gifts, lunch and ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Memorial School's Animal Club hosted two special visitors from St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center on Dec. 12 - volunteer Karen Potocek and Iris, a rescued 1-year-old pup. Founded in 1939, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, based in Madison, operates five animal shelters and ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."  The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include "High School Musical 1 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Students at Beatrice Gilmore School learned that everybody is "thumbody" through a program launched by Guidance Counselor Donnamarie Scarpa Farraye. During indoor recess time, Mrs. Farraye worked with students to complete an "I'm Thumbody" worksheet, which centered around a ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Beatrice Gilmore School students have been working hard on their weekly one-minute keyboarding challenge.  Students compete to see who can score the highest words typed per minute. Winning classes get to keep a special "golden keyboard" award for as long as they remain the ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - This week, the students at Charles Olbon School took part in the Kids Heart Challenge, a fun event where kids learned about their heart while helping others and raising money for the American Heart Association. The goal of the event is to teach kids jump rope skills, how their ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - At the last Charles Olbon and Beatrice Gilmore joint Home & School Association meeting on Nov. 13, district Supervisor of Language Arts Elba Castrovinci presented a reading workshop for parents titled, "Raising Little Readers." This informative workshop was designed to ...

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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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