Education

September 20, 2018

VERONA, NJ - The Verona Board of Education and Verona Education Association have reached a new collective bargaining agreement for teachers, administrative assistants, and custodial/maintenance staff. Negotiations began in February and were completed in June with the help of a state mediator from ...

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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 a ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Verona and Cedar Grove public schools opened on Wednesday for the 2018/2019 school year.  Thank you for sharing your photos.  If you'd like to add yours to the gallery, please email them to jmoreno@tapinto.net.

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VERONA, NJ - Verona schools will have a half day on Thursday due to the forecast of high heat and humidity.   The following letter was sent to parents: The Verona Public Schools has been monitoring the recent weather pattern as it relates to the heat and humidity conditions in our ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - School is opening on Wednesday in Verona and Cedar Grove, don’t miss a chance to share your ‘First Day of School’ photos with TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove readers this year.   Send your favorite pictures of Verona and Cedar Grove students, teachers, principals, staff or ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A four foot piece of the World Trade Center steel will be part of a permanent display at Cedar Grove High School. Cedar Grove Waves and the Cedar Grove Board of Education secured a four foot piece of World Trade Center 9/11 steel with the help of the Port Authority PBA and the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove Superintendent of Schools Michael Fetherman provided an update via Facebook on Tuesday on the progress made at the flood-damaged South End School in order to get ready for the first day of classes on Wednesday. Heavy rains on Aug.11 caused flash flooding in Cedar ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Superintendent Michael Fetherman said that South End School will be ready to open on Sept. 5 as scheduled after last weeks flash flooding caused significant damage. Heavy rains on Aug.11 caused flash flooding in Cedar Grove and surrounding towns.  South End School sustained ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Schools of Technology is following suit with the county government and will no longer bank with Wells Fargo over the bank's foreclosure practices.   MORE: Reverend plans to meet with Wells Fargo over Newark foreclosures Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - With the first day of school just three weeks away, Cedar Grove Board of Education announced that South End School suffered water damage during Saturday's flash flooding.   According to a letter from Superintendent Michael Fetherman, 16 classrooms and eight storage areas ...

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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 yesterday. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ  - Michele Mega announced her intention to run for the Cedar Grove Board of Education on Thursday.  If elected, Mega would serve for one year, completing the 3-year term of Vin Vollero who resigned earlier this year.   Mega  lives in Cedar Grove and has been married to Thomas ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Board of Education announced the immediate resignation of Board Vice President Frank Mandala at its meeting Tuesday.   Mandala was not present at the meeting and no explanation was given as to why he resigned.  Mandala has served on the Board for 12 years.  President ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove parents packed Tuesday's Cedar Grove's Board of Education meeting to express their support for long time girls' basketball coach Bill Scanlon.  At the same time the Board announced the immediate resignation of Board Vice President Frank Mandala who was not present at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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Hammonton, N.J. - When a red oak tree fell on Glen Guarino’s furniture workshop, he didn’t get mad, he got to work. After aging the wood, Guarino, of Cedar Grove, made it into a table called “Sweet Revenge,” a name suggested by a friend. “I’ll get quite a few pieces out ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College was taken off probation by the region’s higher education accrediting agency. The community college was put on probation last year by Middle States Commission of Higher Education for failing to meet guidelines pertaining to institutional resources and governance.

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VERONA, NJ - The following students earned academic honors for the fourth and final marking period at HB Whitehorne Middle School. High Honors Grade ...

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VERONA, NJ - Readers of all ages will explore all things musical this summer as the Verona Public Library presents “Libraries Rock” during its annual summer reading program. The 2018 Summer Reading Program is open to all Verona residents, from pre-readers through adult, with activities that will ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove igh School celebrated the Class of 2018 during its graduation ceremony on Wednesday night.  Please enjoy our photo gallery of the festivities.  To include your photos, email them to jmoreno@tapinto.net   TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving ...

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CALDWELL, NJ - Verona High School celebrated the Class of 2018 during its graduation ceremony on Tuesday night at Caldwell University.  Please enjoy our photo gallery of the festivities.  To include your photos, email them to jmoreno@tapinto.net TAPintoVerona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Memorial Middle School held its eighth grade graduation on Tuesday.  Please enjoy our photo gallery of the festivities.  To include your photos, email them to jmoreno@tapinto.net.   TAPintoVerona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week. The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said. That included a 20 percent ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - St. Catherine of Siena School graduated 26 students from its eighth grade class this year.   Sitting-- Celine Kerwin (principal) Father Steve Kopacz, Msgr. Robert Slipe, Father Dan Peterson, (teacher) Carmelyn Barbarito. 1st row (left to right) Julianna Natoli, Patrick ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove High School awarded 178 local scholarships, totaling more than $120,000, at its annual Scholarship Night on June 5.  The recipients are: Justice Abud      CGHS Drama Club, CGHS Music Matters Allison Kelly    All School Council, Cedar Grove Elks, Memorial Middle ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - Verona High School senior Cianna Winkler was recognized for her commitment and dedication to improving life for others.  Winker was presented with Nancy and Robert Eskow NCJW/Essex Volunteer Award, which is give to select high school seniors from Essex County.   Winkler is an ...

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 For the 2017-2018 school year, AMTNJ awarded two students each a $ 3,500 scholarship. This years awardees are Hunter Romanko, Cedar Grove High School, sponsored by our 1998 awardee, Janine Miscia Barboza, Cedar Grove School District K-12 Math/Science supervisor and Karen Villagomez, Passaic Valley ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - South End School held its second annualy Color Run Fundraiser on Sunday at Community Park.  Please enjoy our photo gallery of the event.   TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar Grove. TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove is ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove High School 2018 Senior/Junior Prom was held on Thursday at The Manor in West Orange.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Emotions ran high prior to and during Tuesday's Board of Education meeting at Bloomfield High School. Prior to the regularly scheduled meeting, about 25 parents protested outside of the main entrance with signs expressing their disapproval of the placing of armed guards in all ...

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