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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In 2003, the Verona Municipal Alliance (VMAC) began the wonderful tradition of Verona Family Night in our community. This school year, Verona Family Night was scheduled on October 19th and March 27th. These nights provide families and students the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Augustine Omwan first became interested in the nursing profession while working as a youth missionary in Nigeria. “I clearly saw all the help these people needed,” said Omwan, now 42. The clincher for him to pursue a career as a nurse was when he needed a stent. “I saw all the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Notice is hereby given that meetings of the Cedar Grove Board of Education will be held on the following dates commencing at 6:30 pm, prevailing time, in the Media Center of North End School, 122 Stevens Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009.  The Board will adjourn immediately into ...

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VERONA, NJ -School Traffic Guards (Crossing Guards) play an important role in the lives of children who walk or bike to school. Responsibilities include aiding children in safely crossing the street, and through their example, crossing guards help children develop the skills necessary to cross ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Residents of Cedar Grove will now have an opportunity to see "first hand" the lessons and activities that are occurring at Cedar Grove High School each day.  Using social media, CGHS hopes to educate the Cedar Grove community and promote the good things happening at the school ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College will be one seven two-year schools in the nation to participate in a new program that could send students to space camp at a NASA center.   To qualify for the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program, students majoring in STEM fields will have to ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly a dozen Montclair students were the recipients of laptops on Thursday. As part of a laptop refurbishing initiative called Laptop Upcycle, the students also received free WiFi for their homes for four years. The eligibility is based on need. Twelve recipients, all ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Junior Woman’s Club of Verona invites all fourth and fifth grade students who are residents of, or attend school in Verona, to participate in our annual Spelling Bee. The competition will take place on Saturday, January 19 at the F.N. Brown auditorium. There will be a snow date ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey college students who are convicted of hazing would no longer be eligible to receive State financial aid, under new legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean. The bill was advanced today by the Senate Higher Education Committee. More than 200 students ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Public schools will be closed in Verona and Cedar Grove on Friday to allow for further clean up after Thursday's storm.        All after school and evening activities are canceled.   TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar ...

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VERONA, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Verona Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Friday.   Verona Schools will begin at 10 am. Afternoon Pre-K will begin at 1 p.m.  TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar Grove. TAPinto ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Cedar Grove Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Friday.   In Cedar Grove, South End and North End School will start at 10:20 a.m., Memorial Middle School will start at 10 a.m. and Cedar Grove High School will start at 10:10 a.m.  Morning ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of middle school students and their parents flocked to the student fair hosted by the Essex County School of Technology’s West Caldwell Campus. Visitors got to interact with administrators, faculty and current students, and participate in live demonstrations. The ...

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A Message From Our Superintendent "Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline." Jim Collins   We are proud to share that Verona High School was recently recognized by College Board as a top performing ...

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Congratulations to the two students who will be representing Cedar Grove High School as part of this year’s All-State Choir! The New Jersey Music Educators Association (NJMEA) held auditions in April; senior Peter Corso was named to the Mixed Chorus, and sophomore Morgan Tencza was named to the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove residents voted to fill two three-year terms and one 1-year term in Tuesday's elections. Peter Prvulovic was elected to a second term on the Board of Education with 2,292 votes.  Nicole DiChiara, who was appointed to the board in April to fill the seat vacated when ...

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VERONA, NJ - According to unofficial results, Verona has elected Pam Priscoe and Timothy Alworth to fill the two open seats on Verona's Board of Education.  Priscoe received 3,218 votes and Alworth received 2,453 votes.  Current Board of Education president John Quattrochi earned 1,878 votes while ...

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Three eighth grade students from H.B. Whitehorne Middle School have been chosen to represent the state of New Jersey at the 2018 National History Day Contest at the University of Maryland, College Park. There, they will join other students from across the country to celebrate their historical ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – There seems to be an alarming link between technology and teen self-harm.  Recent studies indicate that suicide rates among teenagers have risen to coincide with their ownership of smartphones and use of social media.   The Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— A new business school building is in the works at Rutgers-University Camden. “It is quite feasible for us to have a business school building in the next several years," University Chancellor Phoebe Haddon said at the Rutgers Board of Governors meeting on Thursday.  “Most ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College was not one of the colleges selected by Gov. Phil Murphy's administration to receive a subsidy that would help pay unmet tuition for eligible students. All 19 community colleges in the state applied to participate in the Community College Innovation ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove voters approved a $2.9 million bond referendum on Tuesday which will pay for security and safety upgrades at all Cedar Grove schools.  A total of 1,075 votes were cast, with 809 in favor and 266 against the referendum.   "I want to thank the Cedar Grove community ...

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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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