Education

May 26, 2020

VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy made members of the NJ high school Class of 2020 happy on Tuesday when he announced on Twitter that in-person graduations can be held outdoors starting July 6 as long as they comply with social distancing guidelines. "Beginning July 6th, schools WILL ...

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VERONA, NJ - Congratulations to Our Lady of the Lake School Class of 2020.

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“Every cloud has a silver lining.” Fanny Fern As a community, the end of the academic year brings with it many joyful traditions and rites of passage in our schools. It is a time for celebrating the outstanding student accomplishments and recognizing all of their hard work. This year will most ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - With the closure of schools through the end of the academic year due to the COVID-19 crisis and a "stay at home" order still in place, the Cedar Grove school district announced last week that it would be formulating a virtual plan for the fourth grade promotion and eighth grade ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - It's a tough time for all of us in Cedar Grove, but for one group it may be just a little bit tougher.  With school's closed for the rest of the year due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Cedar Grove High School Class of 2020 is missing out on a lot.  They can't see their friends, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove school district announced an adjustment to the 2019-2020 school calendar on Monday, moving the last day of school up to June 16.  It was previously June 19. The district had three unused emergency closing days or "Snow Days."  Typically, unused snow days are ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove Superintendent of Schools Michael Fetherman is leaving the Cedar Grove school district at the end of the academic year.  Fetherman has been with the district since 2009, starting out as Cedar Grove High School principal in 2009 and taking on the role of superintendent ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday that New Jersey schools will remain closed for the rest of this academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “ALL SCHOOLS WILL REMAIN CLOSED for in-person instruction for the remainder of the school year – to protect the health of our ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Cedar Grove High School music students joined in to honor first responders and health care heroes on Thursday as part of “Worldwide Day of Gratitude,” a global coming together through the arts organized by the student-run organization, YOUnison. The CGHS collaboration features ...

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VERONA, NJ - A freshman at Verona High School came up with a great fundraising idea while completing a project for her graphic arts class.  Sarah Knoetig's Hillbilly design will be featured on t-shirts and the profits from the sale of those shirts will benenfit Verona's first responders.  Please ...

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CEDAR GROVE/VERONA, NJ - Cedar Grove and Verona High Schools will honor their senior class by participating in the #BeTheLight Celebration which is taking place at high schools nationwide.   Beginning this Friday and continuing every Friday in May, the lights at Cedar Grove High School's ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove High School Junior/Senior Prom which was scheduled for June 4 had been moved to July 14.  Cedar Grove High School principal Rick Mangili announced the change in an email to parents and guardians Monday morning. The email stated: I am sure many of my senior ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove High School put together a memorable musical message to the entire community as we all deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.  "This is dedicated to our school district and community but also to help everyone know that we will rise up out of this ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Board of Education will hold a Special Virtual Board Meeting through GoToMeeting on Tuesday at 6:30 pm. An individual will be available in the Conference Room on the 2nd floor of the Leonard R. Parks School, 520 Pompton Ave.  If residents wish to attend in ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - It's not easy to each remotely and some subjects are even more difficult than others.  Take physical education for instance. Cedar Grove High School teacher Mike Valenzano got a little creative for his sophomore physical education class, initiating a virtual game of "Hot ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona public schools will be moving to a pass/fail grading policy for the remainder of the school year according to an email sent ot parents by Dr. Charles R. Miller, Director of Curriculum, Assessment & Instruction for the district.  Verona public schools have been following a ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - As Cedar Grove students enter their third week of remote schooling due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the teachers at Memorial Middle School created a video with a message for their students and posted it on social media. TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving ...

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VERONA, NJ - Corisa Walker, the librarian at F.N. Brown Elementary, was devastated. Teachers and other school personnel had just been informed that the two week school closures would likely go on indefinitely. “Teaching is such a human and interactive art,” she said. “It’s incredibly hard to do it ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove Superintendent Michael Fetherman announced that Cedar Grove schools will not reopen March 30 and will be closed at least through Spring Break which ends on April 17.  He sent this letter to parents and guardians on Monday. Dear Parent/Guardian, To be sure, the ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona's Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rui Dionisio announced that Verona schools will not reopen on March 30 and will be closed for an extended period of time.  He sent the following letter to parents and guardians. Dear Verona Community Members, The Verona Public School ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove MMS 5th grade student, Ronnie D'Amato, participated in his first Trep$ Marketplace this March. D'Amato has always had a passion for free hand pencil drawing. His favorite subjects to draw are trending characters such as Naruto, Godzilla, and Brawlers. He also ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Board of Education will hold a Special Virtual Board Meeting through GoToMeeting on Tuesday at 6 pm.  An individual will be available in the Conference Room on the 2nd floor of the Leonard R. Parks School, 520 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009.   If you are ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday night will be conducted virtually via GoToMeeting. In an email, Superintendent Michael Fetherman noted that while the Board would prefer to postpone the meeting, statutory deadlines for budget submissions require ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona issued the following statement regarding social distancing while Verona schools and recreation programs are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic: The Verona Office of Emergency Management appreciates the efforts that all Township families are making in order to prevent the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove schools will close and transition to virtual learning begiing March 16 through March 27.  The following email was sent to parents and guardians. Dear Parent/Guardian, After careful consideration and lengthy consultation with our valued partners at the Department ...

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CEDAR GROVE/VERONA, NJ -- Many events in our community have been postponed or canceled in response to the risks associated with COVID-19 or coronavirus.  TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove has compiled a list of what we have seen so far. We know there are more, so if you have an event that you feel should ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona schools will close beginning Monday through March 27 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  The superintendent of schools sent the following message. Dear Verona Community Members, The Verona Public Schools continues to monitor the emerging public health issue with ...

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VERONA, NJ - As Verona schools prep for delivering home instruction in the wake of the coronavirus, the district is asking parents to complete a technology survey.  The following request was sent out from the Superintendent. Dear Verona Parents & Guardians, As a school district we ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona schools will have an early dismissal on Friday to allow the district to prepare for alternative instructional plans should the schools be closed for an extended period of time.  The following message was sent to parents: Dear Verona Parents & Staff, There are no ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove School District scheduled an early dismissal for Thursday to allow for staff training on home instruction in case the Department of Health requires the long-term closure of schools to contain the spread of the Coronavirus.   The email sent to parents stated: ...

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