Reader says the Ridgewood School Board should limit their dreams and focus on a good education

If the parents and the School Board would limit their dreams to what is NECESSARY to get a good education, the taxes for schools would be reduced. Kids don’t care about windows (except to look through them when they are bored in class.) nor golden fixtures in their bathrooms. If the fixtures work, leave them […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

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

file photo by Boyd Loving

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 The district wants to restrict the spread of facts

Question: What do you call a person who rushes to the scene of an unfolding fight, starts recording video and still images of same without otherwise getting involved or trying to de-escalate the situation or protect the person who lost the fight?
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Answer: A reporter!
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The district wants to restrict the spread of facts. It does not […]

By |November 7th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|14 Comments

Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting Monday November 6th

November 5,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education meeting is on Monday, November 6th at 7:30pm, 3rd floor Education Center.If you are concerned with the current state of affairs, lack of communication, serious issues being swept under the rug, BOE being concerned with the school reputation more than well-being of […]

By |November 5th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Coffee and Convo with the Ridgewood Board of Ed members and Dan Fishbein is next Wednesday, October 18 at the Ed Center

October 17,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Remember that Coffee and Convo with the Board of Ed members and Dan Fishbein is next Wednesday, October 18 at the Ed Center. Hope you can stop by for a cup and a chat between 7 and 8:30 p.m.!

Members of the Ridgewood Board of Education and Superintendent […]

By |October 17th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|3 Comments

Ridgewood Board of Education invites you for coffee

September 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education invites you for coffee. Members of the Ridgewood Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Daniel Fishbein will host residents for coffee and casual conversation on three separate occasions this school year.

The first date for Coffee and Conversation is Wednesday, October […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|5 Comments

Ridgewood Board of Education Regular Public Meeting Monday 5pm

August 28,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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 […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 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

Reader says Don’t Rock the Boat Ridgewood , Shut Up and Pay

I have absolutely no idea why you people don’t understand what goes on around here…connotating that just because their residents and they sit on the board this gives them the option of refusal is a joke. You really don’t get it do you? You can step up to the mic and blather all you like […]

By |May 19th, 2017|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

Ridgewood school board adopts $105 million budget

NorthJerseyPublished 11:01 a.m. ET May 4, 2017 | Updated 19 hours ago

The Ridgewood Board of Education unanimously passed its annual budget this week.

The $105 million spending plan is funded primarily through a $91 million tax levy, an increase of .97 percent over the previous year. School taxes on a home assessed at the village average […]

By |May 5th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|6 Comments