RPHS Athletic Fields Re-Open. PARCC Testing Problems Cause Delay.

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Published: April 22, 2016
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RPHS Athletic Fields Re-Open. PARCC Testing Problems Cause Delay.  | read this item

The athletic fields at the Roselle Park High School (RPHS) were re-opened today. The fields had been closed for three weeks due to safety after one of the 24 light poles came down during at storm the first of April. A structural integrity survey was commissioned by the district and the firm hired, French & […]

Coach Maggio – With 300 Victories – Keeps Looking Ahead

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Published: April 18, 2016
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Coach Maggio - With 300 Victories - Keeps Looking Ahead  | read this item

April 11th marked the 300th win for Roselle Park Softball Coach Fran Maggio, but he is not the kind to rest on his laurels. He wants his players – and himself – to keep looking ahead to the next game and the next win. He did not have to wait long since his team has […]

Herm Shaw Field Survey Of Light Poles Completed

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Published: April 14, 2016
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Herm Shaw Field Survey Of Light Poles Completed  | read this item

A survey of all athletic complex light poles which was prompted by a light pole that fell at the Roselle Park High School (RPHS) athletic complex on the first weekend of April during a storm has been completed according to Roselle Park School District (RPSD) Superintendent Pedro Garrido. According to the superintendent, French & Parrello […]

Kringle The Penguin Visits Aldene School

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Published: April 4, 2016
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Kringle The Penguin Visits Aldene School  | read this item

Kringle the penguin took a ride up from Jenkinson’s Aquarium in Point Pleasant to visit with students from EJF/Aldene Elementary School last Wednesday. Although not a black tie affair, students and staff wore black & white to welcome the 21-year-old South African penguin on her trip to Roselle Park. Principal Julianne Bello stated that Kringle’s […]

School District To Light It Up Blue In Support Of Autism Awareness Month

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Published: April 2, 2016
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School District To Light It Up Blue In Support Of Autism Awareness Month  | read this item

April is Autism Awareness Month. Today, April 2nd, is World Autism Awareness Day. Autism Speaks – an organization dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a possible cure for autism as well as raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society – celebrates its international “Light It […]

Residents Attend BOE Meeting To Support RPMS Vice Principal

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Published: March 23, 2016
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Residents Attend BOE Meeting To Support RPMS Vice Principal  | read this item

For the second Board Of Education (BOE) meeting in a row, residents came out to support and ask the BOE to reconsider rumored plans to move Roselle Park Middle School (RPMS) Vice Principal James Shriner to the Academy, a program designed to service both regular and special education students. According to the Roselle Park School […]

Second BOE Budget Meeting Has School Tax Increase Under $150

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Published: March 16, 2016
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Second BOE Budget Meeting Has School Tax Increase Under $150  | read this item

The second of two budget presentations for the 2016-17 school year held on March 14th at the Roselle Park Middle School auditorium has an increase of $144.30 for a household assessed at the new assessment value of $253,000. The presentation for the coming school year budget of close to $34 million had an audience of […]

First BOE Presentation Asks For Input But Offers No Detail On Tax Impact

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Published: March 14, 2016
First BOE Presentation Asks For Input But Offers No Detail On Tax Impact  | read this item

The first of two budget presentations for the 2016-2017 school year was held on Tuesday night, March 8th. Rodric Bowman, this year’s chair of the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) Finance Committee, opened the presentation after that evening’s regularly scheduled BOE meeting at the Sherman School gymnasium. The presentation was turned over to Sue […]

Councilman Meola Offers ‘No Comment’ On BOE Budget Statements

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Published: March 14, 2016
Councilman Meola Offers 'No Comment' On BOE Budget Statements  | read this item

At the March 8th Board Of Education (BOE) budget presentation Eugene Meola, who serves as the borough’s First Ward Councilman, spoke on the record as a resident during the public comment portion. For 11 and a half minutes, Mr. Meola criticized and made abrasive statements regarding the school district and the current proposed budget. After […]

Two Budget Meetings This Week

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Published: March 12, 2016
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Two Budget Meetings This Week  | read this item

The two major components of Roselle Park homeowners’ property taxes – the Board Of Education (BOE) and the municipality – will both be holding budget meetings this coming week. The BOE will be giving its second budget presentation on Monday, March 14th at 7 p.m. at the Roselle Park Middle School (RPMS) auditorium. It is […]

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