Education

November 14, 2018

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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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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