Sherman Students Recognized For PARCC Achievements

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Published: November 24, 2018
Sherman Students Recognized For PARCC Achievements  | read this item

At the November 20th Board Of Education (BOE) meeting, 18 Sherman Elementary School students were recognized for having scored the highest level in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) standardized tests. Sherman School principal Tara Lechner presented students from the third and fourth grades with their Certificates of Recognition. PARCC is comprised of […]

Parent Asks BOE About Clubs, Stipends, And AP Classes

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Published: November 14, 2018
Parent Asks BOE About Clubs, Stipends, And AP Classes  | read this item

Parent Karen Donnelly addressed the Board Of Education (BOE) at the November 6th school board meeting regarding the loss of district chorus and other extracurricular activities – including chess – due to a lack of stipends. “It makes me a little upset. I know this is a big contract year for all the teachers,” said […]

RPEA Contract Approved. Average Salary Increase 2.9%. No Change In Prep Periods.

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Published: November 13, 2018
RPEA Contract Approved. Average Salary Increase 2.9%. No Change In Prep Periods.  | read this item

The three-year Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) and the Roselle Park Education Association (RPEA) was approved by the school board at their October meeting with only five of the nine-member board voting on the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Three school board members – Kevin Cancino, Christopher Miller, and Sundjata Sekou […]

Ray Parenteau Hired As RPSD Director Of Plant Operations

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Published: November 11, 2018
Ray Parenteau Hired As RPSD Director Of Plant Operations  | read this item

Resident Ray Parenteau Sr. was appointed as Director of Plant Operations at the November 7th Board Of Education (BOE) meeting. Mr. Parenteau will be taking over for Assunta Padovano who in July of this year had her retirement notice effective January 1, 2019, accepted by the school board. The start date for Mr. Parenteau in […]

The Write-Ins: From Abe To Baby Shark

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Published: November 8, 2018
The Write-Ins: From Abe To Baby Shark  | read this item

Every year the most notable on-the-record use of the First Amendment is included in candidates written in for various offices from president to school board member. The freedom to type in anything from a legitimate choice to clear forms of protest or expression is recorded as a vote. This year had close to 300 people […]

Carlstrom Elected To School Board. Falcon & Santangelo Unofficial Write-In Winners

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Published: November 6, 2018
Carlstrom Elected To School Board. Falcon & Santangelo Unofficial Write-In Winners  | read this item

Susan Carlstrom has been elected to the Board Of Education (BOE). She was the only candidate who filed a petition before the deadline and officially received 1,444 votes. Mrs. Carlstrom is the sister of current BOE member Joseph Signorello Jr. and aunt of mayor-elect Joseph Signorello III. This year’s school board election had 279 write-in votes […]

Paul Santangelo Running As A BOE Write-In Candidate

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Published: November 2, 2018
Paul Santangelo Running As A BOE Write-In Candidate  | read this item

As a parent and husband, Paul Santangelo knows that family is worth the sacrifices and decisions one makes. He knows that parents set the groundwork for the path of leadership that children eventually take their journeys on in life. Paul has lived in Roselle Park for the last 16 years with his wife, Gina who […]

BOE Approves One-Year 4-Year-Old Pre-K Program

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Published: October 29, 2018
BOE Approves One-Year 4-Year-Old Pre-K Program  | read this item

The Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) unanimously voted to approve a one-year tuition-free pre-kindergarten program for four-year-olds in the Roselle Park School District (RPSD). The $515,463 grant approved by the New Jersey Department Of Education (NJDOE) was awarded to the school district under Preschool Education Expansion Aid (PEEA). The program has to begin on January 2, […]

Marissa Falcon Running Write-In Campaign For BOE

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Published: October 24, 2018
Marissa Falcon Running Write-In Campaign For BOE  | read this item

“The teachers and administrators go above and beyond for their students,” said Marissa Falcon in discussing one of the many positives she sees in the Roselle Park School District, “As a parent who is raising their child in [the borough], that is of utmost importance to me. The strong connection between school and family is […]

Sherman School Closed For Rest Of Day Due To Gas Leak Repair

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Published: October 23, 2018
Sherman School Closed For Rest Of Day Due To Gas Leak Repair  | read this item

Sherman Elementary School is closed for the rest of today, October 23rd, due to a gas leak. Students and staff were evacuated safely to the Roselle Park Middle School (RPMS) earlier this morning. They will remain at RPMS until 12:30 p.m. when they will be dismissed to a parent or guardian – starting with the […]

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