Aldene Students Recognized For PARCC Achievements

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Published: October 20, 2018
Aldene Students Recognized For PARCC Achievements  | read this item

15 students from EJF/Aldene Elementary School were recognized for achievements in PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers). PARCC is separated into two major sections (English Language Arts & Math) and five levels, with Level 5 being the highest ranking – that of Exceeded Grade-Level Expectations. The following 10 students were recognized […]

RP Supports Mallory’s Army In Standing Up To Bullying

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Published: October 16, 2018
RP Supports Mallory's Army In Standing Up To Bullying  | read this item

Last Tuesday, October 9th, the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) hosted Diane Grossman of Mallory’s Army to speak about bullying to the 8th graders at the Roselle Park Middle School (RPMS). Mrs. Grossman spoke to the students about her 12-year-old daughter Mallory from Rockaway, New Jersey, who took her own life on June 14, 2017, […]

RPSD Approved For One-Year 4-Year-Old Pre-K Grant

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Published: October 11, 2018
RPSD Approved For One-Year 4-Year-Old Pre-K Grant  | read this item

School Superintendent Pedro Garrido stated at the October 2nd Board Of Education (BOE) meeting that the Roselle Park School District (RPSD) was approved to receive Preschool Education Expansion Aid (PEEA). Although the school district requested $594,765, the New Jersey Department Of Education (NJDOE) awarded $515,463. At a breakdown of $13,217.00, the plan will cover 39 […]

BOE Expresses ‘Extreme Concern’ Over PILOT But Rejects Joint Public Meeting

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Published: October 4, 2018
BOE Expresses 'Extreme Concern' Over PILOT But Rejects Joint Public Meeting  | read this item

A formal resolution from the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) to the municipal governing body expressing what it called “extreme concern for the approval of PILOT programs for all or some of these multifamily redevelopment properties” was passed unanimously by the school board at its October 2nd BOE meeting. The resolution indirectly addresses current […]

RPSD Still Waiting On Pre-K $600,000 Grant Application Status

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Published: September 27, 2018
RPSD Still Waiting On Pre-K $600,000 Grant Application Status  | read this item

The Roselle Park School District (RPSD) did not make the first round of grant awardees for the pilot free pre-kindergarten program for three- and four-year-olds from the state but, according to School Superintendent Pedro Garrido, there is still a possibility of having the school district receive the grant on October 1st. This information is the […]

Parkerscope Receives First Place Recognition In ASPAY Contest

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Published: September 22, 2018
Parkerscope Receives First Place Recognition In ASPAY Contest  | read this item

For the second year in a row, the Parkerscope received First Place recognition from among high schools across the United States. Parkerscope is the Roselle Park High School (RPHS) yearbook.

Robert Gordon Students Recognized For PARCC Scores & Summer Reading Challenge

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Published: September 19, 2018
Robert Gordon Students Recognized For PARCC Scores & Summer Reading Challenge  | read this item

Ten (10) students from Robert Gordon Elementary School were presented with Certificates of Achievement for having “Exceeded Expectations” in the PARCC tests. Robert Gordon School principal, Hipolita ‘Paula’ Hernandez-Sicignano, presented the awards to the students who were in attendance with their families. Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, better known as PARCC, […]

BOE Tentatively Approves RPEA Contract. Prep Periods Still May Be An Issue.

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Published: September 3, 2018
BOE Tentatively Approves RPEA Contract. Prep Periods Still May Be An Issue.  | read this item

The August Board Of Education (BOE) meeting, school board and negotiating committee member Troy Gerten announced that a tentative agreement has been reached between the BOE and both the Roselle Park Education Association (RPEA) and the Roselle Park Custodial Association (RPCA). The three-year Collective Bargaining Agreements are for the period from July 1, 2018, to June […]

Residents Can Run Write-In Campaign For School Board

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Published: September 3, 2018
Residents Can Run Write-In Campaign For School Board  | read this item

This year, only one person – Susan Calrstrom – is officially running for three available seats in the November school board election. This has created an opportunity to have a write-in campaign for the Board Of Education (BOE). Previous board members have been elected to the school board by having their names written in. There […]

BOE Discusses Possible Grant To Provide Tuition-Free Pre-K For 4-Year-Olds

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Published: August 23, 2018
BOE Discusses Possible Grant To Provide Tuition-Free Pre-K For 4-Year-Olds  | read this item

Tuesday night’s Board Of Education meeting made public the district’s consideration of providing tuition-free prekindergarten to three- and four-year-olds who reside in the borough through a state grant, presumably through the New Jersey Department Of Education (NJDOE). The name of the grant was not mentioned. School Superintendent Pedro Garrido addressed the school board and the […]

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