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It was the hardest year yet to get accepted into Princeton

By Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on March 30, 2017 at 5:26 PM

PRINCETON — Flooded with a record-high 30,056 applications, Princeton University accepted just 1,890 students in its Class of 2021, a record-low 6.1 percent admission rate, the university announced.

The decisions, available for students to track online beginning at 5 p.m., leave thousands […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Mercer County Superior Court judge to Hear Oral Arguments on Teachers Union Motions to Dismiss LIFO Lawsuit

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Oral arguments before a Mercer County Superior Court judge are scheduled for May 3

March 31,2017

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Trenton NJ, Six Newark parents yesterday opposed motions to dismiss HG v. Harrington, the lawsuit they filed last November challenging the constitutionality of New Jersey’s quality-blind “last in, first out” (LIFO) teacher layoff law. The motions […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Students eyed ‘Columbine-like’ attack on N.J. elementary school, cops say

By Anthony G. Attrino | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on March 29, 2017 at 6:16 AM, updated March 29, 2017 at 1:33 PM

PATERSON – Two high school students have been arrested on terrorist threat charges after they allegedly talked about killing their former elementary school teachers.

The students, who both attend Eastside High School, made statements […]

By |March 30th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

RHS Project Graduation 2017 Fashion Show and Auction

March 29,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Support Project Graduation 2017 at this fun event! Watch more than 200 RHS seniors walk the runway wearing clothing from many local retailers and bid on fantastic auction items- there’s something for everyone! Email [email protected] with questions or to RSVP.

Sunday at 1 PM – 4 PM
5 days […]

By |March 29th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

WILL NJ SCHOOLS BE AFFECTED BY U.S. TOP COURT RULING ON SPECIAL ED?

JOHN MOONEY | MARCH 27, 2017

State already answers to higher legal standard, but federal ruling should re-emphasize that minimum progress is not enough for special-needs students

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-0 last week in favor of raising standards for special education nationwide, the decision was widely applauded by parent and children advocates.

But when it […]

By |March 29th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

In risky bet, N.J. teachers’ union campaigns to oust Senate President Sweeney

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Updated: MARCH 27, 2017 — 6:00 AM EDT

by Andrew Seidman, Trenton Bureau [email protected] | [email protected]

TRENTON — Gov. Christie has antagonized New Jersey’s largest teachers’ union since he took office in 2010, once declaring on television that the national organization deserved a punch in the face.

The union has struggled under Christie’s eight-year governorship, but as […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Ridgewood Students Excel in Honors and Awards 2016-2017

Honors and Awards 2016 – 2017 School Year

March 28,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood students continue to excel in March with awards going to Ridgewood High School Latin students,RHS cheerleading squad ,DECA students and Ridgewood swimmers.

(3.27.17 )This month the Ridgewood High School Latin students, under the direction of Stefanie Gigante and Jay Lucci, […]

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Ridgewood High School Bands to Hold Annual Spring Concert

March 28,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, On Wednesday, March 29, the Ridgewood High School Bands will perform their annual Spring Concert. The concert, which will be held at West Side Presbyterian Church, begins at 7:30 PM and admission is free. This concert will feature the school’s three curricular bands – the Symphonic Band, […]

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Ridgewood Board Of Education and Dr. Fishbein Host Residents for Coffee on March 28

March 28,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Daniel Fishbein will host residents for coffee and casual conversation on Tuesday, March 28. 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 |March 28th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Ridgewood High School Summer School Registration Opens April 15th

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March 27,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, we have been informed that the information previously posted on Ridgewood High School Summer School  was outdated.

If you are thinking of hiring a tutor this summer or putting your child in a summer academic or enrichment program, Ridgewood High School’s Summer School may have the […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments