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Newark Parents Request Appeal of Dismissal of LIFO Lawsuit

Newark NJ, by  Niko ReyNiko Nieves

May 25,2017

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Trenton NJ , A group of Newark parents yesterday filed a formal request to appeal a trial court judge’s dismissal earlier this month of their lawsuit challenging the state’s “last in, first out” teacher layoff law. Filed last November, the parents’ lawsuit asserts that the […]

By |May 25th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Ridgewood Crew Puts Amazing Performance on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia

Gold Medal and Lovey Farrell Cup Awardees Claire Callaghan and Jordan Wittmaack Girls Varsity Double Photo:Terry Wittmaack

May 24,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Crew girls dominate at Stotesbury, the largest high school rowing regatta in the world. Girls Varsity Double earned the Gold and the Lovey Farrell Cup, and the Girls Junior Varsity […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

The RHS History Bowl Team takes title of Varsity Middle Bracket Group Champions at the National History Bowl

May 23,2017

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The RHS History Bowl Team earned the title of Varsity Middle Bracket Group Champions at the National History Bowl and Bee Championship in Washington D.C. Team members with media permission to be named are Ben Amos, Kumail Raza, Bruce Zhang and Philip Terman.

By |May 24th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Sneaky teen texting codes: what they mean, when to worry

Jennifer Jolly, Special for USA TodayPublished 9:04 a.m. ET May 21, 2017 | Updated 17 hours ago

f your teen has a smartphone, chances are they spend several hours a day on text and social media. If you ever look at what they’re actually doing on there, you’ll likely see a lot of innocent “Snapstreaking,” some […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Ridgewood High School Alumni celebrated 125th Anniversary of RHS

photos courtesy of Ridgewood High School Alumni Association

May 21,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood High School gathered under this beautiful tent at Veterans Field to celebrate 125 years of excellence on the 19th of May.

The party featured the one and only DJ Nick Cannon. Ridgewood High School ,125 years of excellence. A total and complete celebration of […]

By |May 21st, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

RIDGEWOOD BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING MAY 22nd at 7:30pm

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

May 22 2017 7:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Ed Center, 49 Cottage Place, Ridgewood, NJ

The public is invited to attend the meeting, or watch it live on Fios channel 33, Optimum channel 77, or on the “Link in Live” tab of the district website at www.ridgewood.k12.nj.us.

By |May 20th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Ridgewood High School’s 125th anniversary at the “Party in the Park” Tonight!

photo courtesy of the Ridgewood High School Alumni Association
May 19,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, So it safe to say this is really happening!, hundreds of people who love and support Ridgewood High School will gather under this beautiful tent on Veterans Field to celebrate 125 years of excellence. It will be a total […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Reader says social norms survey is an attempt to push RHS drug/alcohol problems under the rug

As an RHS student- these numbers are completely false. This survey was given on a volunteer-only basis, and to participate, your parent needed to sign a consent form. I didn’t take this survey, and I have never met a single student who did. I believe it was also administered in the RHS campus center with […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Ridgewood High School Social Norms Survey Called “Questionable ” by Reader

As someone who conducts many surveys as part of my job in communications, a survey like this is questionable. To start with the people most likely to respond to a survey, take the time out to thoughtfully and honestly do so, are the ones most likely to report positive behaviors. I dont have data on […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

The Ridgewood Board Of Eduction and Superintendent Dr. Fishbein Will Host Residents for Coffee Tonight 7pm

May 17,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Daniel Fishbein will host residents for coffee and casual conversation on Wednesday, May 17. The casual meeting will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, Ridgewood. All residents are invited to drop in to share […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments