RPEA Contract Approved. Average Salary Increase 2.9%. No Change In Prep Periods.

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Published: November 13, 2018
RPEA Contract Approved. Average Salary Increase 2.9%. No Change In Prep Periods.  | read this item

The three-year Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) and the Roselle Park Education Association (RPEA) was approved by the school board at their October meeting with only five of the nine-member board voting on the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Three school board members – Kevin Cancino, Christopher Miller, and Sundjata Sekou […]

The Write-Ins: From Abe To Baby Shark

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Published: November 8, 2018
The Write-Ins: From Abe To Baby Shark  | read this item

Every year the most notable on-the-record use of the First Amendment is included in candidates written in for various offices from president to school board member. The freedom to type in anything from a legitimate choice to clear forms of protest or expression is recorded as a vote. This year had close to 300 people […]

Paul Santangelo Running As A BOE Write-In Candidate

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Published: November 2, 2018
Paul Santangelo Running As A BOE Write-In Candidate  | read this item

As a parent and husband, Paul Santangelo knows that family is worth the sacrifices and decisions one makes. He knows that parents set the groundwork for the path of leadership that children eventually take their journeys on in life. Paul has lived in Roselle Park for the last 16 years with his wife, Gina who […]

BOE Approves One-Year 4-Year-Old Pre-K Program

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Published: October 29, 2018
BOE Approves One-Year 4-Year-Old Pre-K Program  | read this item

The Roselle Park Board Of Education (BOE) unanimously voted to approve a one-year tuition-free pre-kindergarten program for four-year-olds in the Roselle Park School District (RPSD). The $515,463 grant approved by the New Jersey Department Of Education (NJDOE) was awarded to the school district under Preschool Education Expansion Aid (PEEA). The program has to begin on January 2, […]

Marissa Falcon Running Write-In Campaign For BOE

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Published: October 24, 2018
Marissa Falcon Running Write-In Campaign For BOE  | read this item

“The teachers and administrators go above and beyond for their students,” said Marissa Falcon in discussing one of the many positives she sees in the Roselle Park School District, “As a parent who is raising their child in [the borough], that is of utmost importance to me. The strong connection between school and family is […]

Sherman School Closed For Rest Of Day Due To Gas Leak Repair

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Published: October 23, 2018
Sherman School Closed For Rest Of Day Due To Gas Leak Repair  | read this item

Sherman Elementary School is closed for the rest of today, October 23rd, due to a gas leak. Students and staff were evacuated safely to the Roselle Park Middle School (RPMS) earlier this morning. They will remain at RPMS until 12:30 p.m. when they will be dismissed to a parent or guardian – starting with the […]

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 […]

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