RPFAS To Visit Elementary Schools This Week

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Published: April 14, 2015
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RPFAS To Visit Elementary Schools This Week  | read this item

The Roselle Park First Aid Squad (RPFAS), as part of a community outreach program, will be visiting the borough’s three (3) grammar schools this week. Lead by Committee Chair Joey Regan, the RPFAS will be visiting Sherman, Robert Gordon, and EJF/Aldene schools on from April 15th – 17th to teach about 9-1-1 and EMS awareness […]

Sherman School Student Gets Cabbage For Growing Cabbage

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Published: April 12, 2015
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Sherman School Student Gets Cabbage For Growing Cabbage  | read this item

Roselle Park recently initiated a Community Garden that is currently in the process of sign-ups. But for the longest time, residents have exercised their green thumbs to cultivate their own piece of nature in their backyards. Among them is Sherman School student Owen Miller. Last month, Owen – who was the New Jersey State Winner in […]

RPPD Officers Receive “Act Of Kindness” Gifts

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Published: March 27, 2015
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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 Kindergarten Registration Is April 14th

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Published: March 5, 2015
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RPSD Kindergarten Registration Is April 14th  | read this item

Registration for the Early Childhood Center (ECC), Kindergarten, and new student registration will take place on Tuesday, April 14th from 8:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Sherman Elementary School. Full-day Kindergarten classes will be available at each of the three (3) grammar schools in Roselle Park for the 2014-15 school year. Spacing will be limited to 22 […]

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).

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