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Chatham Parents Question Emphasis on Islam in 7th Grade ‘World Cultures and Geography” Class

By ED BARMAKIAN

February 7, 2017 at 12:13 AM

CHATHAM, NJ – Chatham Middle School parents questioned the emphasis being put on the teaching of the religion of Islam in a 7th grade social studies class on Monday night during the public portion of the Chatham Board of Education meeting.

Nancy Gayer, one of the parents to address […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

5 Tips to Start Jump Millennials’Entrepreneurial Mindset

February 17,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, So, you’re a smart, imaginative, persuasive millennial and – contrary to the bad rap your generation usually gets – you’re willing to work REALLY hard. You’re just waiting for all those boomers and Xers to get the heck out of the way so you can have your […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

10 suspended following audit into Englewood school transcripts

Michael W. Curley, Jr. , Staff Writer, @MCurleyGannettPublished 11:35 p.m. ET Feb. 16, 2017 | Updated 1 hour ago

ENGLEWOOD — The Dwight Morrow High School principal and nine other high-level district employees were suspended with pay Thursday night after a review by an independent consultant turned up more than 3,000 graduation credit and grade changes […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

RHS Band Program Citrus Sale last Day is February 16,2017 !

February 15,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, tomorrow is the last day left to order for the RHS Band Program Citrus Sale. Sale runs through 2/16. Citrus will be delivered straight to your door on 3/4 by one of the awesome band members.
You can still choose from navel oranges, red grapefruits, a medley of […]

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New Jersey Department of Education Reports Increase of substance abuse cases reported at Ridgewood Schools

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February 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, we read daily that drugs and alcohol have become a pervasive problem in New Jersey’s cities and suburban areas.

In a recently released New Jersey Department of Education list of substance abuse cases reported by each school district every year, the Ridgewood School district […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Six BF string players have won placement into the prestigious Region I Intermediate Orchestra for 2017

February 14,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, BFMS Orchestra Director Ms. Carol Sharar reports that six BF string players have won placement into the prestigious Region I Intermediate Orchestra for 2017. They are: Catherine Park (8th grade Violin) ; William Stewart (8th grade Bass); Ashley Kim (7th grade Violin); Isabella Harelick (7th grade Violin); […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Bullying down, violence up in N.J. schools, in latest state report

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By Adam Clark and Erin Petenko | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on February 13, 2017 at 5:26 PM, updated February 13, 2017 at 11:18 PM

TRENTON — New Jersey schools reported fewer bullying incidents for the fourth straight year in 2015-16, but violence in schools climbed to a five-year high, according to […]

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Putting PARCC in reverse, NJ lawmakers look to block graduation requirement

By Michael Symons February 14, 2017 3:45 AM

New Jersey lawmakers took a first step toward blocking the state Department of Education from requiring high-school students to pass the PARCC test in order to earn a diploma.

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers is currently among an array of graduation requirements, but qualifying […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Ridgewood Ski Team Places 1st and 2nd

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February 14,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Ski Team competed in the Ridgewood Alpine Ski Team against Ridge, Morristown-Beard, Highpoint, West Milford, Jefferson, Newton and DePaul. The girls’ team finished in first place: Individual results (top 10): Meg Devir (1st), Kaitlin Devir (2nd), Jane McKinley (4th), Vanessa D’Angelo (8th) and Sarah Pilson […]

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RHS Jamboree 2017 Issues a Big Thank You !

(photo credit Susan Traina Knudsen)

February 14,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, the RHS Jamboree 2017 has wrapped up and in a statement released the 2017 Jamboree producers;

“A Big THANK YOU to everyone who supported the 2017 RHS Jamboree “World Tour”. Through Ads, donations, tickets and sales a whopping $141,500.00 was raised for the Jamboree […]

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