RPPD Officers Receive “Act Of Kindness” Gifts

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Published: March 27, 2015
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RPPD Officers Receive "Act Of Kindness" Gifts  | read this item

The 1st grade student of Mrs. Jean Erbeck and Ms. Kristen Mingoia from Robert Gordon selected members of the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) to accept the students’ “Act Of Kindness” Awards on behalf of the entire department. The ‘Survival Kits for Police Officers’, as they were termed, were prepared by the first graders and presented […]

BOE Passes Tentative Budget. Will Hold Information Sessions.

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Published: March 18, 2015
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BOE Passes Tentative Budget. Will Hold Information Sessions.  | read this item

Last night, the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) passed the tentative budget for the 2015-16 school year. While the $33,411,846 budget is a 2.8% increase from last school year, the amount to be raised by taxes for the coming school year is $21,142,768; a 6.6% increase from last year. Revenues lessened the burden on […]

Sherman School Principal Christensen To Retire At End Of School Year

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Published: March 8, 2015
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Sherman School Principal Christensen To Retire At End Of School Year  | read this item

Having spent 29 of her 32-year career in Sherman Elementary School, Mary Christensen is retiring in June. The well-known and highly regarded principal was a teacher for grades 3, 4, and 5 before becoming the headmistress seven years ago, taking over for Tom Faria. “I’ve been truly blessed to have had the opportunity to work as a […]

March BOE Meetings Moved To The 17th And 31st

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Published: March 6, 2015
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March BOE Meetings Moved To The 17th And 31st  | read this item

This month’s Board Of Education (BOE) meeting originally scheduled for March 10th has been postponed for a week till Tuesday, March 17th. The second BOE meeting of the month, originally scheduled for the 24th, will be held on the last day of March. The reason for moving the first meeting is to allow for the […]

RPSD Schools Closed Tomorrow, March 5th

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Published: March 4, 2015
RPSD Schools Closed Tomorrow, March 5th  | read this item

All Roselle Park District School District (RPSD) schools will be closed tomorrow, March 5th, due to the predicted heavy snowfall. Any PARCC testing that was scheduled for tomorrow will resume on Friday, March 6, 2015. Residents should refer to their respective school’s website for updates regarding clubs and activities. This is the third snow day of the […]

Superintendent Responds To Criticism Over ‘Disruptive’ PARCC Letter

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Published: March 4, 2015
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Superintendent Responds To Criticism Over 'Disruptive' PARCC Letter  | read this item

Roselle Park School District Superintendent Pedro Garrido addressed criticism by some parents about the use of the word “disruptive” in a letter the district sent out regarding PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) testing. Starting this year, PARCC officially replaced the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) and […]

RPSD Schools Closed February 2nd Due To Weather

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Published: February 2, 2015
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RPSD Schools Closed February 2nd Due To Weather  | read this item

The Roselle Park School District (RPSD) announced through its website that all district schools will be closed today, Monday, February 2nd, due to snow. More information can be found on the district’s website (link).

RPSD Schools Closed Tuesday Due To Weather

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Published: January 26, 2015
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RPSD Schools Closed Tuesday Due To Weather  | read this item

The Roselle Park School District (RPSD) announced this afternoon that due to the impending predicted blizzard conditions for tonight and tomorrow morning, RPSD schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27th. More information can be found on the district’s website (link).

RPSD Schools To Close Early January 26th

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Published: January 25, 2015
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RPSD Schools To Close Early January 26th

SOCHI, RUSSIA - MARCH 12: A general view of a snow covered beanie is seen during day five of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on March 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)  | read this item

The Roselle Park School District (RPSD) website announced this afternoon that schools will be operating on an early dismissal schedule tomorrow, Monday, January 26th, due to predicted significant snowfall. Students in grades Pres-School through 5th will remain in session until 1 p.m. These students will not be permitted to walk home, and must be picked up […]

Decrease In Teachers That Are Paid By NCLB & IDEA Grants

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Published: December 4, 2014
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Decrease In Teachers That Are Paid By NCLB & IDEA Grants  | read this item

The Board Of Education (BOE) approved Federal Programs Salary Allocations for the 2014-15, which is a combination of federal grant money from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funding. The grant money for both programs are in place to assist a school district with expenses related to improve the […]

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