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West Essex School Board Hears Violence and Vandalism Report

October 17, 2018

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - Juliann Hoebee, West Essex High School’s assistant principal, and Luisa Tamburri, West Essex Middle School assistant principal, presented a Violence and Vandalism Report to the West Essex Regional Board of Education during Monday’s meeting.

In addition to presenting the data of occurrences, the assistant principals discussed the multitude of proactive ...

What To Expect This 'Spooktober' At Orchard School

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The month of October at Orchard School in West Caldwell sees the children settling into established routines throughout the day.  

According to, “One of the most important things that you can do to make your young child feel safe is to establish as much routine in their life as possible. Children (and adults) feel the most secure when their lives ...

Trinity Academy in Caldwell Now Offering Transitional Kindergarten

CALDWELL, NJ — Keeping in mind that not all young children develop their social skills or learning ability at equal rates, Trinity Academy in Caldwell has begun offering Transitional Kindergarten this year.

Students who miss the Oct. 1 cut-off date, who require more time, or who might not be quite ready to begin kindergarten just yet, can now enroll in Trinity Academy's ...

Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation Awards Grants for Classroom Improvements and Upgrades

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Educators from across the Caldwell-West Caldwell School District who were recently awarded more than $17,000 from the Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation were recognized by the board of education on Monday night. 

“As money comes in, we would like the money to go out as quickly as possible," said board member MaryAnn Lubanski.

West Essex Board of Education Receives Assessment Report for 2017-2018

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Ryan Gupta, director of curriculum and instruction for the West Essex Regional School District, presented the assessment report for the 2017-2018 West Essex school year, including the PARCC and AP scores, at Monday night's board of education meeting. He noted that the SAT, ACT and PSAT scores are not yet available.

Gupta stated that the district’s ...

Caldwell-West Caldwell School Board Mulls Proposed Full-Time School Resource Officer

CALDWELL, NJ - Approximately 50 residents attended the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education meeting on Monday seeking information about a proposal to hire a full-time School Resource Officer (SRO). 

Since 2009, Det. Paul Mazzeo of the West Caldwell Police Department has acted in the capacity of a part-time SRO at James Caldwell High School. Mazzeo; James Brown, principal of ...

West Caldwell's Orchard School Helps Kids Adjust to Back-to-Class Routine

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Orchard School has begun the 2018-2019 school year with a mission to help kids adjust to the changes that being back in class entails.

According to "KidsHealth," some kids feel nervous or a little scared on the first day of school because of all the new things: new teachers, new friends, and maybe even a new school.

"Luckily, these 'new' ...

West Essex High School Student Named National Merit Semifinalist

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Edward W. Ding, a senior at West Essex High School, has been named among the semifinalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

These students represent less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors who comprise the 16,000 semifinalists in the 64rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. They will have an opportunity to continue in the ...


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Two CCM Administrators Receive Technology Leadership Awards

October 8, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ – Dr. Shelley Kurland, dean of the Virtual Campus at County College of Morris (CCM), and Rob Stirton, vice president of Institutional Effectiveness and CIO, recently were presented with NJEdge awards for their technological contributions to the higher education community.

Kurland, of Rockaway, was presented with the Distinguished Service Award for Educational Technology in ...