Ridgewood Board of Education trustees have announced the following winners of the 2017-2018 Teacher Recognition Program

April 25,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Board of Education trustees have announced the following winners of the 2017-2018 Teacher Recognition Program:
Educational Services Professional: Maria Obregon
Hawes School: Julieanna Berry
Orchard School: Mary Saglimbeni
Ridge School: Meghan McDermott
Somerville School: Nancy Kaplan
Travell School: Nicole Graziano
Willard School: Robert Krokus
Benjamin Franklin Middle School: Kerriann Reilly
George Washington Middle School: Brittany Daidone
Ridgewood […]

By |April 25th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Ridgewood Crew had a remarkably good start to the 2018 season

April 25,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Crew had a remarkably good start to the 2018 season. Several of our boats consistently took first, second and third place slots in numerous categories during the 3rd, 4th and 5th Manny Flicks at the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.

The Manny Flicks act as brush ups for […]

By |April 25th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Reader says the teachers’ current contract is almost up. I would expect job actions to begin sometime next year in anticipation of a new round of negotiations

This post is not appropriate for a public forum. We can disagree without name calling and snarky remarks about our neighbors. The level of anger and nastiness in all debates in Ridgewood is over the top. Our current council election is a disgrace. I feel terrible for Mayor Knudsen and will definitely not be voting […]

By |April 25th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|2 Comments

Reader says Ridgewood Public Schools has gone down the toilet since I move in and yet, I pay more and more each year

I moved in 30 years ago, years before I had kids. I’m still here after my kids have left RPS. My taxes have quadrupled but I’m still paying. I worked full time when my kids were young. and I paid good money for kindergarten enrichment. My kids are successful despite not having full day kindergarten […]

By |April 24th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|13 Comments

Ridgewood School Board Meeting Tonight

April 23,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, At all regular meetings, two opportunities are provided for citizens to make comments. The public comment periods will be scheduled after presentations and approximately 9:00 p.m. or just prior to the end of the meeting, whichever occurs first. The first opportunity may be limited by the presiding […]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments

Reader says All these comments on the Village Council and spending or saving money but not a word about the BOE

All these comments on the Village Council and spending or saving money but not a word about the BOE. Remember 2/3 of your tax bill goes to them. I saw were a few post on the BOE budget. Nothing about the members of the BOED . They spend our money and run unopposed. I don’t […]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|7 Comments

Acting Commissioner of Education Lamont Repollet said he recognizes the need for modernizing the school funding formula

April 23,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, In his opening statement to the Senate Budget Committee, Acting Commissioner of Education Lamont Repollet said he recognizes the need for modernizing the school funding formula by addressing adjustment aid and growth caps. “I stand with the governor to work with this body to work on statutory […]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Reader says we voted away our right to vote on the BOE budget

Last year our municipal tax increase was well below the cap at under 1%. This year, the BOE is proposing an end run around the 2% cap, asking for a 3.62% increase. That’s 2/3 thirds of our property tax bills right there. So if you’re worried about taxes, you need to attend more BOE meetings […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Readers Say Turf Fields Exacerbate Village Flooding

Photo by Gail McLaughlin McCarthy yesterday 4/16/18

April 17,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood High School field flooded again , Readers Say Turf Fields Exacerbate Village Flooding, sounds familiar  and yes it is ,from August 2,2014 ,
Is seems ever time it rains now , significance damage is done to our playing fields and Village property .We […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments

2018-2019 Ridgewood School Budget Information

2018-2019 Budget Information

April 16,2018
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Click here to view the 2018-2019 Preliminary Budget presentation, given at the March 20 Board of Education meeting. The final proposed budget will have a Public Hearing and Board of Education vote on Monday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m., at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place.

The Board […]

By |April 16th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments