More Details Emerge on This Years Ridgewood Schools District Service Award Winners 

September 4, 2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Schools releases more details on the annual service awards were announced on Friday by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Daniel Fishbein at Convocation, the district’s all-staff gathering that annually kicks off the new school year.

The 2017 winner of the coveted Ashby Award is Colleen Gieniec, First […]

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Ridgewood High School’s  Younghoe Koo named Chargers’ starting kicker

September 3,2017
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Los Angles CA, The Los Angeles Chargers are making a change at kicker this season.The Chargers released third-year kicker Josh Lambo on Saturday, ceding the starting kicker job to rookie Younghoe Koo.

Lambo was 2-for-2 in the preseason with a long of 53, while Koo was 1-for-1.

Koo ,a graduate of […]

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Ridgewood Schools Open Wednesday September 6th Drive Carefully

September 3,2017

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Ridgewood Public Schools will open on Wednesday, September 6th. Please be mindful of excited children walking to and from school and always be prepared to stop for school crossing guards.

Everyone should expect delays and congestion around the schools as parents and commuters learn to navigate through the increased school-related […]

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Ridgewood Teacher and Staff Personnel Honored at Convocation with the Ashby Award and Tradition of Excellence Award

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September 2,2017

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Ridgewood NJ,  Colleen Gieniec, Kathy Kiedaisch are honored at Convocation with the Ashby Award (Colleen) and Tradition of Excellence Award (Kathy).

The Ashby Award was established in 1966 to honor former Superintendent Lloyd Ashby and his wife, Lois, for their distinguished service to the community.  The […]

By |September 2nd, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Ridgewood board hears special education audit

Nicholas Katzban, Staff Writer, @NicholasKatzban Published 12:41 p.m. ET Aug. 31, 2017

RIDGEWOOD — According to a third-party audit presented this week, the Ridgewood school district special education programs exceed national standards, but staff training and guidelines could be improved.

The firm of Bryant, Gemza, Keenoy and Kozlik reported that “Ridgewood ranks consistently well when compared with […]

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Ridgewood Places 6 Elementary Schools in the Top 100 best in New Jersey

2018 Best Public Elementary Schools in New Jersey 

August 31,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Niche put together a list of the best elementary schools for 2018. The 2018 Best Public Elementary Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments


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Expanding Educational Opportunities For Children And Families

August 29,2017
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Trenton NJ, Governor Christie has improved the authorizing and application process, encouraged more charter school applicants, created greater flexibility with administration and finances, and allowed districts to convert failing public schools into charters. The Christie Administration has increased the overall […]

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Top 20 Count Down Ranks Ridgewood High School Number 5

August 28,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood HS Football kickoff dinner was August 26 . The Ridgewood Football season kickoff dinner was hosted by the scholarship committee. .Ridgewood Scholarship Committee President Rich Barclay remarked that Ridgewood football will surpass $1 milion in scholarship money this season.

The Legendary Ridgewood Football Head Coach Chuck Johnson […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments

Ridgewood Board of Education Regular Public Meeting Monday 5pm

August 28,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, BOE regular public meeting Monday August 28,2017, 5pm-7pm .
At all regular meetings, two opportunities are provided for citizens to make comments. The public comment periods will be scheduled after presentations and approximately 6:00 p.m. or just prior to the end of the meeting, whichever occurs first. The […]

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Reader says Ridgewood Residents have never had a tax increase they didn’t like

Yes , everyone payes taxes but it is the long time residents who are burdened with the annual tax increases. Were you around when Ridgewood had the bright idea of adding a pool to the high school so the snowflakes did not have to travel to the YMCA? Fortunately, common sense prevailed and the pool […]

By |August 25th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment