All High School Complex Light Poles Have Been Taken Down

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Published: September 19, 2016
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All High School Complex Light Poles Have Been Taken Down  | read this item

All the light poles at the Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Athletic Field have been removed. Rented portable lights will illuminate band practice and night games for the rest of the year for about $20,000 for seven to eight night games over the next three months. The decision to remove them was announced at the […]

88 Students Still Have Not Re-Registered For 2016-17

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Published: September 7, 2016
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88 Students Still Have Not Re-Registered For 2016-17  | read this item

With only one day left before the start of school, 88 students who are matriculated in the Roselle Park School District have yet to be re-registered for the 2016-17 school year. Full registration of all students in the district is conducted every five (5) years in line with a BOE policy put in place in […]

20% Of RPSD Students Still Not Re-Registered

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Published: August 25, 2016
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20% Of RPSD Students Still Not Re-Registered  | read this item

With only two weeks left before schools starts, around 400 students matriculated in the Roselle Park School District (RPSD) have yet to be re-registered for the 2016-17 school year. There will be one last opportunity next week to have parents and/or guardians come into their respective students’ school and register before school starts. As part […]

Alex Balaban Withdraws From BOE Election

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Published: August 25, 2016
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Alex Balaban Withdraws From BOE Election  | read this item

Board Of Education (BOE) member and candidate Alex Balaban officially gave notice withdrawing himself from the BOE election yesterday. Mr. Balaban, who drew the last ballot position of eight (8) candidates, will still serve on the Board for the next four months and finish his term but he will not be seeking re-election. This will […]

Did The BOE Violate The Sunshine Law?

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Published: August 23, 2016
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Did The BOE Violate The Sunshine Law?  | read this item

At the July 26th Board Of Education (BOE) meeting, resident Joseph Signorello, Jr. asked during the public comment portion if the Board violated New Jersey’s Sunshine Law. The Sunshine Law is the commonly referred to name of the Open Public Meetings Act or OPMA (link). This law was enacted over 40 years ago and it […]

RPSD Business Administrator Contract Renewed Without Pay Raise

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Published: August 23, 2016
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RPSD Business Administrator Contract Renewed Without Pay Raise  | read this item

The annual contract for Roselle Park School District (RPSD) Business Administrator Sue Guercio was renewed at the Board Of Education (BOE) meeting on June 28th. Mrs. Guercio’s base salary of $154,976 is just $2,524 (1.6%) less than the School Superintendent’s salary of $157,500. The major difference between both contracts is that while school superintendents have […]

RPSD Superintendent Contract Renewed Till 2019

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Published: August 23, 2016
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RPSD Superintendent Contract Renewed Till 2019  | read this item

The Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) voted to approve the contract of School Superintendent Pedro Garrido at the June 28th BOE meeting for a second three-year term. The salaries for school superintendents in New Jersey are based on student population and for a period of between three to five years. Mr. Garrido’s base salary […]

2016 RPSD Facility Plan Report

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Published: August 22, 2016
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2016 RPSD Facility Plan Report  | read this item

In June of this year, DiCara | Rubino Architects presented their Facility Needs Assessment Study to the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE). The report was commissioned by the BOE in line with, as stated during the presentation, a requirement from the New Jersey Department Of Education (NJDOE) regarding the school district’s Long-Range Facilities Plan […]

Ballot Positions Drawn For BOE Candidates

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Published: August 15, 2016
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Ballot Positions Drawn For BOE Candidates  | read this item

The Union County Clerk’s office in Elizabeth held its drawing this afternoon for this year’s Roselle Park School Board election ballot positions. The drawing was held in Judge Karen Cassidy’s courtroom by County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi and her staff. NJSA 19:14-12 requires that the county clerk draw lots in public where the candidates and members […]

Superintendent Authorized To Offer Contracts Retroactively

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Published: August 9, 2016
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Superintendent Authorized To Offer Contracts Retroactively  | read this item

The Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) formally authorized School Superintendent Pedro Garrido at the July 26th BOE meeting to offer contracts in the absence of board meetings during the months of July and August to candidates in order to fill vacant positions. Previously, up until 2012, a resolution would be passed by the Board […]

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