Education

May 27, 2020

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Amid increasing pressure from students and their families, Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Tuesday that schools will be allowed to have in-person graduation ceremonies—something that would have previously been prohibited under the state’s COVID-19 social distancing ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex Regional Public Schools district announced its 7th and 8th grade Students of the Month a little differently this May by distributing a video message to the West Essex Regional Middle School community. In the following video, West Essex Middle School Principal ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Following a recent assessment of the culture and climate of West Essex High School (WEHS), Assistant Principal Kimberly Westervelt presented the results of the survey to members of the West Essex Board of Education. Using a climate survey from the New Jersey Department of ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex Board of Education recently addressed several re-organizational items that required approval prior to the new fiscal year that begins on July 1, including the tax schedule for the 2020-2021 school year. The tax levy is apportioned in two parts: the first from ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — The Borough of Roseland and the Roseland Home School Association (HSA) recently teamed up to sell lawn signs to area residents and businesses to show their appreciation and support for the various essential workers and organizations working for and residing in the borough. “Small ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Kaitlin Jones, Assistant Superintendent of Caldwell-West Caldwell Public Schools, recently presented the results of the New Jersey Student Learning Assessment (NJSLA) Science examination, which has replaced the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJASK).  She ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Nearly two months after President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) has announced the grant amounts being awarded to individual school districts through the Elementary and Secondary ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Trinity Academy in Caldwell was on the list of nine elementary schools that the Archdiocese of Newark announced last week would be closing at the end of this school year. The school will remain active through the end of the school year, with lessons and assignments continuing to ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — As the academic year begins to wind down, West Essex Superintendent Damion Macioci presented an update on the 2019-2020 district goals in addition to discussing the recent extension to the district’s remote learning plan during Monday’s West Essex Board of Education (WEBOE) ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Teachers and staff from Trinity Academy spent last Saturday visiting every eighth-grade family in 12 area communities to keep a connection established during this time of social distancing. Seen in the video below, the Trinity Academy family delivered lawn signs, balloons and ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Members of the West Essex Regional Board of Education unanimously approved its district budget on Monday with a decreased cost per pupil from the current year’s revised figure of $21,206 to $20,644 for the 2020-2021 school year. To total budget ($43,751,185) also represents a ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — After receiving 15 designs from students as part of a competition to create “Caldwell Strong” T-shirts that will be sold as part of a James Caldwell High School (JCHS) fundraiser benefiting the West Essex First Aid Squad and the Caldwell Food Pantry, the top two creations have ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Although many colleges have extended their decision deadlines from May 1 to June 1, many James Caldwell High School (JCHS) seniors were ready to announce their college of choice and area of study on Friday. Traditionally, seniors choose to celebrate College Decision Day on ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — As the sixth week of distance learning begins in the West Essex Regional school district, Superintendent of Schools Damion Macioci and West Essex faculty members released the video below in order to “bring a smile” to the faces of community members. Macioci also assured ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Over the last several weeks of remote learning and social distancing, James Caldwell High School (JCHS) Vice Principal John Bertollo has been making the best of the unique situation occurring at his home in Fairfield. In addition to facing various challenges with his two young ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — During a video conference between members of the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education (CWCBOE) and Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Heinegg on Monday, the board unanimously approved the appointment of Dominique Vetrano as principal of Wilson Elementary School at a salary ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — More than 80 members of the Caldwell-West Caldwell school community recently shared heartfelt messages to the seniors who are currently being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through a video tribute created by James Caldwell High School Vice Principal John Bertollo in their ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — In addition to the three eighth grade and three seventh grade students who were named West Essex Middle School “Students of the Month” for April 2020, West Essex Middle School principal Dr. Gina Donlevie announced that she and the teachers agreed that all students should be ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Following an update from the West Essex Board of Education (WEBOE) on long-distance learning and support being provided to students, Ryan Gupta, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for West Essex Regional Public Schools, presented a detailed analysis of a survey that was ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — During its first Zoom meeting held earlier this week, the West Essex Board of Education (WEBOE) provided an update on the district’s initiative to provide long-distance learning and additional support services available to the students. Although the district will hold its ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The district has since confirmed that Principal Brown's death was due to complications from COVID-19. A sentence noting that this had not been confirmed at the time of publication has been removed from this article. CALDWELL, NJ — The Caldwell-West Caldwell (CWC) Public ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — As the West Essex and Caldwell-West Caldwell school districts continue to move forward with the monumental task of providing long-distance learning to students—which they had only days to prepare for—the two districts are now also faced with decisions that may include ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Prior to closing down schools in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, the West Essex Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the preliminary budget for the 2020-2021 school year, which would become effective on July 1, 2020.  The tentative budget ...

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WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — When New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy delivered his Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Address in Trenton, which included a proposed increase of $336 million in funding for K-12 public school districts, both the West Essex Regional and Caldwell-West Caldwell (CWC) districts were listed among ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Ryan Gupta, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for West Essex Regional Public Schools, recently presented statistics that reflect the district’s rankings for standardized testing in recent years. Gupta noted that the rankings most recently published on outlets like U.S.

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — In response to the rapidly evolving information regarding the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, the West Essex Public Regional Schools district has announced a long-term closure plan of 2 weeks with online instruction until Friday, March 27. All extracurricular ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — In response to the rapidly evolving information regarding the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, the West Essex Regional school district has closed its campus until Sunday and postponed all scheduled activities, including performances of the spring musical, the SAT and the ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Although there have been no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the Caldwell-West Caldwell are thus far, the Caldwell-West Caldwell Public Schools district has made the decision to close until March 20 in order to slow the spread of the virus. Students will ...

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WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — The Caldwell-West Caldwell and West Essex Regional school districts have joined the many New Jersey school systems that are adjusting their schools calendars over the next week to accommodate professional development workshops needed to prepare educators to teach from home in ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — In addition to being accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point for the fall semester, James Caldwell High School (JCHS) senior Mackenzie Courtright also recently received a highly coveted Eagle Scout Summit Award, which is the highest award for youth in the ...

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