West Essex Regional Field Hockey Team and Board of Education Members Honored

April 26, 2017

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex High School field hockey team, which defeated Eastern, the top-ranked team in the state, to win the Tournament of Champions this season, was honored by the West Essex Regional Board of Education on Monday.

In introducing the commendation, Superintendent of Schools Barbara Longo noted that the team this year had a record of 24-1 and outscored its ...

West Essex Board of Education Approves Budget with 2.51-Percent Tax Increase

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — A 2017-18 school budget amounting to $39,968,069 with a local tax levy of $37,350,460 was unanimously approved on Monday by the West Essex Regional Board of Education.

The budget includes a $228,094 adjustment to the base budget for enrollment and an allowable adjustment of $70,000 to the base budget that will be used for classroom renovations in the middle ...

Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools to be Closed May 30

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — All Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools will be closed on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

"If two or fewer emergency closing days are used by April 11, then there will be no school on Tuesday, May 30" the 2016-17 school calendar reads. “Since we have used only two of our four emergency days, schools will be closed on May 30.”

James Caldwell Senior Athletes Sign Letters of Intent to Play at Collegiate level

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Six James Caldwell High School student athletes signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level in various sports.

This includes the following students:

Alyssa Mermini will be going to Rutgers-Newark to play softball;

Christina Guarino will also continue softball at Rowan University;

Jon ...

West Essex Senior Athletes Sign Letters of Intent to Continue at Collegiate Level

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Three West Essex High School student athletes signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.

Dan Searle will be going to Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania to play Football; Peter Mouskourie signed his Letter of Intent to play soccer in Fairleigh Dickenson University; and PJ Sheer will be playing football at ...

West Caldwell Council Discusses Full-Day Kindergarten in Caldwell-West Caldwell District

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — West Caldwell Mayor Joseph Tempesta addressed a current situation regarding full-day kindergarten during the council meeting on Tuesday.

Tempesta and members of the council members attended the regular Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education meeting on Monday to learn more about the district’s plans.

According to Tempesta, he and other council members ...

James Caldwell High School to Host Program on Effects of Drug Addiction

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — After nearly eight years of drug addiction and gang involvement, Michael DeLeon spent 12 years in state prison and half-way houses for a gang-related homicide. He now makes presentations across the United States to educate students and parents about alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other drugs.

James Caldwell High School (JCHS) will ...

West Essex High School Intergenerational Prom Attracts More Than 150 Students and Seniors

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Ernie DeBlasis, a Fairfield senior citizen, and Nadia Belverio, a junior at West Essex High School (WEHS), were named prom king and queen at the fourth-annual WEHS Intergenerational Prom that was held at the high school on Thursday.

The theme for this year’s prom was “A Knight in Paradise.” All guests received Hawaiian leis to wear, and a ...

Winston Churchill School Hosts Career Day in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield’s Winston Churchill School was full of activity on Career Day, Wednesday, March 29, as fourth, fifth and sixth-grade students and guests prepared to participate in this annual event.

Student Council members were at the doors welcoming all guests and leading them into the school library’s reception area, where coffee and breakfast were set up for ...

Grover Cleveland Middle School Student Honored by Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education

WEST CALDWELL, NJ—The Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education on Monday recognized Grover Cleveland Middle School eighth grader Michael Medina for his participation last month at the youth summit on world food security at Rutgers University.

Medina, the youngest participant in this year’s conference and the only eighth grader in his group, authored an essay on water and ...

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