BOE Superintendent’s Contract Amended

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Published: September 10, 2017
BOE Superintendent's Contract Amended  | read this item

The Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) approved an amendment to School Superintendent Pedro Garrido’s contract at the August 22nd BOE meeting. The superintendent’s contract – which is for three school years – just started its second year in July. Previously, Mr. Garrido’s salary was $157,500 a year. That was increased to $165,000. This is […]

Summer Camp Director Resigns Retroactively After Discovery Of Unexcused Absences

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Published: August 22, 2017
Summer Camp Director Resigns Retroactively After Discovery Of Unexcused Absences  | read this item

Documents obtained by Roselle Park News show that Nicole Honrath was working as a tennis camp instructor in Bedminster while, at the same time, being the Summer Camp Director in Roselle Park for the week of July 10th. An inquiry made to the Roselle Park Board Of Education office revealed that no formal written request […]

BOE Candidate Petitions Due July 31st

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Published: July 4, 2017
BOE Candidate Petitions Due July 31st  | read this item

Monday, July 31st, is the deadline for any resident wishing to file as a school board candidate for the 2017 Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) election. Roselle Park’s BOE is composed of nine (9) members, each who served for a three-year-term. Every year, three (3) seats are up for election. The current board members […]

2017-18 Business Administrator Contract Approved By BOE

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Published: July 3, 2017
2017-18 Business Administrator Contract Approved By BOE  | read this item

The 2017-18 annual contract for Roselle Park School District (RPSD) Business Administrator Sue Guercio was formally approved by the Board Of Education (BOE) at their June 27th meeting. The salary increase for Mrs. Guercio is 2.5% which is greater than previous years’ pay raises. The increase for Mrs. Guercio’s contract since 2011 has been around […]

BOE Recognizes Robert Gordon Students

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Published: May 28, 2017
Robert Gordon School Student Council
BOE Recognizes Robert Gordon Students  | read this item

Students from Robert Gordon Elementary School and Roselle Park Middle School (RPMS) were recognized for various achievements at the May 23rd Board Of Education (BOE) meeting. Students from Robert Gordon School were recognized including Karen Saavedra for her artwork in the AENJ Winter Art Exhibit and Olivia Qiu for winning the 8th Grade Youth Art […]

BOE Members Talk About Moving School Board Elections Back to April

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Published: May 22, 2017
BOE Members Talk About Moving School Board Elections Back to April  | read this item

In 2012, the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) voted to move its school board elections from April to November. At that time, current BOE President Chris Miller, as well as member Troy Gerten, voted against the move. The Board at the time voted to move elections to coincide with the general election. Five years […]

October 1st Cut-Off Age For Kindergarten To Take Effect 2018-19

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Published: May 15, 2017
October 1st Cut-Off Age For Kindergarten To Take Effect 2018-19  | read this item

A question from Roselle Park resident Jenn Jaskula at an April 25th Board Of Education (BOE) meeting clarified an issue that could have cause concern for kindergarten student parents. In reviewing a policy change for the Roselle Park School District (RPSD), the cutoff date for children entering kindergarten changed from October 31st of that school […]

ECC Sidewalk Work Paid By BOE

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Published: May 8, 2017
ECC Sidewalk Work Paid By BOE  | read this item

In response to some residents questioning who paid for sidewalk work that was recently completed at the John Adase Early Childhood Center (ECC), the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) stated at their April 25th meeting that the Roselle Park School District (RPSD) paid to have the sidewalks, blacktop, and driveway repaired at the ECC. […]

Schools Closed Friday Before Memorial Day

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Published: May 7, 2017
Schools Closed Friday Before Memorial Day  | read this item

The Board Of Education (BOE) voted and approved to make Friday, May 26th, a ‘no school’ day in the district. All Roselle Park School District schools will be closed. There are a set number of school days and “snow days” – used for inclement weather – in the school calendar. The 2016-17 school year has […]

Abstention On BOE Resolutions Leads To Discussion On Communication To The Board

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Published: April 25, 2017
Abstention On BOE Resolutions Leads To Discussion On Communication To The Board  | read this item

Board Of Education (BOE) member Troy Gerten’s abstention on Resolutions 27 through 29 at the April 4th BOE meeting brought about a discussion about communication to board members. “You made a comment there that you’re going to keep the public informed,” stated Mr. Gerten during the discussion of the business resolutions, “At this point, I […]

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