Reader offers a reminder of the initial demands that were made on posts across multiple groups on Facebook

A reminder of the initial demands that were made on posts across multiple groups on Facebook. And there is evidence (in the form of Facebook comments) of a LOT of people agreeing with all of this.
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This is the position that should be taken
1. ALL kids that were involved in setting up the fight, especially the […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Reader says lynch mob mentality in the Village is a sign of “affluenza”

 

What does ‘severity of injury’ have to do with how one side went about riling up a lynch mob to take down half the high school? All because their precious kid voluntarily went into a fight and came off badly from it?
You realize what this kid is learning, right? I can get into a fight […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|12 Comments

Readers have some questions about the Ridgewood School Fight “Incident “

file photo by Boyd Loving

Here’s a few questions, presumably germane:
A. If one posseses digitally-stored indecent pictures of an adolescent minor, but that adolescent minor is oneself, is this okay (i.e., does this constitute a legal loophole)?
B. If one **distributes** indecent pictures of an adolescent minor, but that adolescent minor is oneself, is this okay (i.e., […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|4 Comments

So the question remains for the Ridgewood School System ; who knew ,when did they know and why did they not act?

November 13,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood High School “ANTI BULLYING POLICY” was adapted in 2016 , it has very clear rolls for students , parents and staff, While the kids involved in the incident have gotten all the attention , the little public information that is available about the incident and what […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|8 Comments

Reader asks ,what if it were your Kid?

file photo by Boyd Loving

These questions from a commenter to an earlier post still seem important:

what if a girl texted naked photos of herself to 2 freshman? What if one of the freshmen was bi-racial and the other was small for his age? What if the girl who texted these naked pictures had a boyfriend […]

By |November 12th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|27 Comments

Maker Space Workshops at Ridgewood High School

Maker Space Workshops at RHS

MakerWhat?

What’s in a name? Don’t get hung up on the name, it’s what we all use to call a workshop. It still is a workshop, but now it’s a “community commuter workshop”, where all you have to do is bring your ideas. We have basic tools that you would find in […]

By |November 11th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Reader says I couldn’t believe my ears, at last board of ed meeting where parents screamed about lack of communication about the “INCIDENT.”

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I couldn’t believe my ears, at last board of ed meeting where parents screamed about lack of communication about the “INCIDENT.”
Fishbein went through the schools with powerpoint and pointed that they want the taxpayers to come up with MILLIONS of dollars to upgrade the windows and bathrooms and other cosmetic fix […]

By |November 11th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments

Reader says Ridgewood High School biggest problem right now is not THIS incident. It’s the rampant out of control obsessiveness of social media

It’s really not that complicated. Kids were kids.
And evidently a young girl has not heard that sending inappropriate photos of yourself to teenage boys can end up badly.
The one kid who was vilified is hardly the villain he’s proclaimed to be, and the hero is hardly the hero he was touted to be -BY HIS […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Readers say Dan Fishbein no longer has an excuse to delay taking “appropriate” action

Dan the man Fishbein no longer has an excuse to delay taking “appropriate” action.

This is a leadership failure by the super and worthless principal This is our fault for accepting the steady decline of our schools and the high school

The high school needs a strong leader, we went the easy route and picked some local […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|13 Comments

Ridgewood Police Charge Two with Assault following “Incident”

file photo by Boyd Loving

November 09,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to North Jersey Media two boys a 14-year-old boy and 16-year-old boy were charged in the Oct. 28 incident. The boys have been charged with assault following a violent school incident in Ridgewood at Stevens Field and Brookside Field.

The Record reported that […]

By |November 9th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|24 Comments