PTAs/PTOs To Host BOE Candidates’ Night

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Published: October 14, 2014
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The Roselle Park PTAs and PTOs will be hosting a Candidates Night for Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) candidates at the Roselle Park High School cafeteria on Wednesday, October 15th, at 7 in the evening. The event will allow residents to interact with the candidates – Rodric Bowman, Christopher Miller, Sunjdata Sekou, and Jeof […]

A Conversation With Jeof Vita

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Published: October 13, 2014
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A Conversation With Jeof Vita  | read this item

Jeof Vita currently serves on the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) and is looking for his first full term, having fulfilled the unexpired term of a previous Board member. Since joining the BOE, Jeof has brought the BOE to the digital age by being on the forefront of not only broadcasting meetings live over […]

A Conversation With Rodric Bowman

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Published: September 7, 2014
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Although having moved to the borough just a year ago, Rodric Bowman – who is running for a seat on the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) – has always wanted to be involved in the community. Rodric has a daughter going into her first year at Sherman School and, as a parent as well […]

RPHS Students Take Part In Kean University STEM Summer Program

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Published: September 1, 2014
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RPHS Students Take Part In Kean University STEM Summer Program  | read this item

This month, six (6) Roselle Park High School (RPHS) students – under the tutelage of RPHS science teacher Raymond Bangs – took part in real-life laboratory research at the New Jersey Center for Science, Technology & Mathematics (NJCSTM) in Kean University. The cancer research involved proteomics, which studies the structure and function of proteins in […]

BOE Spraying Explained Further By NJDEP

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Published: August 26, 2014
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BOE Spraying Explained Further By NJDEP  | read this item

More information was provided by the contractor and state agencies to give further detail on spraying that was conducted on Saturday, August 2nd, on Herm Shaw Field. The following day,¬†Board Of Education (BOE) member Alex Balaban posted a message on an online forum notifying residents of the spraying, stating that it was in response to […]

A Conversation With Sundjata Sekou

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Published: August 23, 2014
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A Conversation With Sundjata Sekou  | read this item

First things first, some interesting facts about Mr. Sundjata Sekou: Although he shares a similar namesake, he is not related to New York City poet, performer, and teacher Sekou Sundiata. He lives in the house that was formerly occupied by another former BOE member Nancy Kinloch. That aside, Sundjata is running¬†for a seat on the […]

BOE Ballot Positions Released. One Candidate Withdraws.

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Published: August 20, 2014
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BOE Ballot Positions Released. One Candidate Withdraws.  | read this item

The ballot positions for the Board Of Education (BOE) candidates have been released by the County with one of the candidates, Mayda Sanchez, withdrawing her name from consideration. This leaves four candidates, all men, in the following position on the November ballet: Jeof Vita Sundjata Sekou Rodric Bowman Christopher Miller Mayda Sanchez, who initially submitted […]

Herbicides Sprayed On High School Field

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Published: August 5, 2014
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Herbicides Sprayed On High School Field  | read this item

A hand-written unsigned notice on the fence for the Roselle Park High School/Herm Shaw Field this past Saturday afternoon read that the fields would be closed for 48 hours. In addition to that, information sheets on two chemicals – Allectus and 4-SPEED Selective Herbicide – were also posted on the fence. A white flag on […]

Five Residents File To Run For Three BOE Seats

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Published: July 29, 2014
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Five Residents File To Run For Three BOE Seats  | read this item

By 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon, five residents had filed their petition to run for the three (3) available seats on the Board Of Education (BOE). The five candidates are: Rodric Bowman Christopher Miller Mayda Sanchez Sundjata Sekou Jeof Vita Two candidates – Christopher Miller and Jeof Vita – are currently on the Board and are […]

Sherman School Boiler Contract To Be Awarded At Next BOE Meeting

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Published: July 26, 2014
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The contract to replace the decades old boiler at Sherman School will be approved at the July 29th Board Of Education (BOE) meeting. The opening of the bids was conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday morning, July 24th at the Roselle park School District (RPSD)/Board Of Education (BOE) offices at 510 Chestnut Street. Representatives of the […]

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