2016 RPHS Girls’ Softball Team Celebrated For Winning Season

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Published: June 20, 2016
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2016 RPHS Girls' Softball Team Celebrated For Winning Season  | read this item

Players of the 2016 Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Girl’s Softball Team – which finished with a 19-13 record this year – were presented with Certificates of Recognition at the June 16, 2016 Mayor & Council meeting. In addition to winning the Union County Conference Mountain Division Championship, the team also won the North Jersey […]

BOE Concludes Tuition Scandal Investigation. Offers Little Information.

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Published: June 16, 2016
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BOE Concludes Tuition Scandal Investigation. Offers Little Information.  | read this item

After a series of articles published by Roselle Park News which culminated in an inependent investigation called for by the Board Of Education (BOE), the matter involving non-payment of tuition for the relative of a school principal was formally considered closed by the school board as of June 14, 2016 with very little information provided […]

Report Findings Might Result In November Vote

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Published: June 13, 2016
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Report Findings Might Result In November Vote  | read this item

“It might have to go out there on a November ballot. Maybe not this November, maybe this November on [whether] to raise the taxes to pay for the poles.” That was the statement from Board Of Education (BOE) member Loren Harms at the May 10th BOE meeting. He was referring to the findings of a […]

RP Schools To Take Part In American Young Voices Concert May 26th

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Published: May 22, 2016
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RP Schools To Take Part In American Young Voices Concert May 26th  | read this item

The 4th and 5th grade choruses from Roselle Park School District (RPSD) elementary schools will be performing at the Prudential Center on Thursday, May 26th in the American Young Voices (AYV) Concert. This event invites all tri-state area schools – grade kindergarten through 8th grade – to participate in this 6,000 student chorus. The student […]

RPHS STEM Team Recognized For Achievements In Scientific Competition

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Published: May 20, 2016
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Roselle Park’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Team, who qualified to compete in the Technology Student Association (TSA) National Championship in Nashville, Tennessee received a well-deserved moment of recognition by the governing body at the May 20th Mayor & Council meeting. In addition to winning a place to put Roselle Park on the national stage […]

Mayor & Council Recognize Wrestling Program

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Published: May 20, 2016
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The Roselle Park Recreation & High School Wrestling Teams were recognized for their winning seasons at last night’s Mayor & Council meeting. Coach John Ranieri spoke on behalf of Roselle Park’s wrestling program, “We’d like to thank Mr. [Ken] Blum and his staff, The Recreation Department, the volunteer mothers and coaches, our high school and […]

BOE Passes $34 Million Budget With 6-2 Vote

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Published: May 14, 2016
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The Board Of Education (BOE) passed the 2016-17 School District Budget with a 6-2 vote. The two ‘no’ votes came from members Alex Balaban and Sundjata Sekou. Rodric Bowman was absent from the meeting. The close to $34 million budget had $21,055,914 of it directly coming from taxpayers through their property taxes. Mr. Sekou stated […]

RP Students Show That RP Loves Arts

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Published: May 8, 2016
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RP Students Show That RP Loves Arts  | read this item

The first half of 2016 has had more than two dozen Roselle Park students recognized for the artistry. On March 11th, two Roselle Park students were recognized for their outstanding artwork at the New Jersey State Youth Art Month (YAM) reception at the State House in Trenton. Sadie Lee Lavache, 2nd grader at Robert Gordon […]

RP Team Qualifies For National Championship. Some Support Is Still Needed.

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Published: May 8, 2016
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RP Team Qualifies For National Championship. Some Support Is Still Needed.  | read this item

Okay, I got some good news – I mean really good news – and some bad news for you. First, the good news. The Roselle Park Technology Student Association/Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (TSA/STEM) Exploration Team has qualified to compete in the TSA National Championship in Nashville, Tennessee. There were over 50 schools competing at the […]

Aldene Takes Part In 5K To Wrap Up Autism Awareness Month

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Published: May 7, 2016
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Last Saturday, April 30th, EJF/Aldene School staff members as well as friends and family concluded their 30-day celebration of Autism Awareness Month by taking part in the New Jersey Marathon 5K in Long Branch. School principal Julianne Bello commented on the event, “I am so proud of my staff and their commitment to inclusive education […]

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