One Resident Filed To Run In This Year’s School Board Election

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Published: July 30, 2018
One Resident Filed To Run In This Year's School Board Election  | read this item

With the passing of the 4 p.m. deadline to file to run for this year’s Roselle Park school board elections, the Union County Clerk’s office notified Roselle Park News that it received only one petition for the 2018 Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) election. Susan Ann Carlstrom, the former Director of Guidance and Testing in […]

BOE Awards Four-Year Contract To Superintendent

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Published: July 30, 2018
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In yet another pair of hand-carried resolutions that were not included in the evening’s agenda, the Board Of Education (BOE) voted on and effectively extended School Superintendent Pedro Garrido’s contract to six years. The first of two added resolutions rescinded the superintendent’s current contract which was to expire in June of next year. The second […]

Two BOE Members Not Running For Re-Election. Deadline To File Is Monday.

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Published: July 26, 2018
Two BOE Members Not Running For Re-Election. Deadline To File Is Monday.  | read this item

With the deadline to file to run in this year’s school board election coming up on Monday, July 30th, Roselle Park News has confirmed the two current school board members will not be running for re-election. Troy Gerten and Sundjata Sekou will not be filing their petitions and will be leaving the Board Of Education […]

BOE Awards 2.7% Increase For Business Administrator

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Published: July 24, 2018
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At the June 26th meeting of the Board Of Education, the BOE unanimously awarded Sue Guercio a 2.7% increase for her business administrator’s contract for the 2018-19 school year. At issue is the history of the annual salary increases for the Roselle Park School District (RPSD) business administrator contract. Starting with the 2011-12 school year, […]

BOE Candidate Petition Deadline July 30th

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Published: July 1, 2018
BOE Candidate Petition Deadline July 30th  | read this item

4 p.m. on Monday, July 30th, is the deadline for any resident wishing to file a petition to run for this year’s school board election. The local Board Of Education (BOE) consists of nine (9) members who each serve for a three-year term. Three seats are up for election every year. This year, the three school […]

BOE Celebrates Softball Team Championship Season

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Published: June 17, 2018
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The Roselle Park Board Of Education congratulated the 2018 Roselle Park Varsity Softball Team for the numerous accomplishments including being this year’s Group 1 State Champions. Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Assistant Principal/Athletic Director James Foy offered a few words about the team of 12, their team statistician, and the team’s coach and assistant coach. […]

RPSD Names The 2017-18 Governor’s Educator Of The Year Recipients

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Published: June 17, 2018
RPSD Names The 2017-18 Governor's Educator Of The Year Recipients  | read this item

The Roselle Park School District (RPSD) honored five teachers and four service professionals as the district’s Governor’s Educator of the Year Program at the May 12th Board Of Education (BOE) meeting. RPSD Superintendent Pedro Garrido introduced each recipient providing some information on each. Mr. Garrido started out by stating, “The number one factor for determining student […]

Parents Express Importance Of School Board Decisions At Meeting

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Published: June 16, 2018
Parents Express Importance Of School Board Decisions At Meeting  | read this item

At the last Board Of Education (BOE) meeting of the school year, a parent approached the school board at the second public comment portion. Usually, that is not good news. Such approaches to the podium end with the board’s attorney or the board president stating such matters cannot be discussed in an open forum due […]

BOE Appoints Patricia A. Gois As Middle School Principal

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Published: June 12, 2018
BOE Appoints Patricia A. Gois As Middle School Principal  | read this item

The Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) unanimously appointed Patricia A. Gois as the principal for the Roselle Park Middle School (RPMS). The appointment was voted on by the eight attending school board members as a hand-carried resolution at the end of tonight’s BOE meeting. Member Kevin Cancino was absent. Ms. Gois, who is a […]

BOE Awards STEAM Construction Contract

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Published: June 5, 2018
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The Board Of Education (BOE) approved a $737,200 contract to build the STEAM classrooms at the Roselle Park High School (RPHS). The Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Mathematics (STEAM) program will have the school district integrate 21-century skills, career & technical education, and project-based learning to prepare students for jobs and careers in the modern workplace. Updating the high school […]

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