Opinion: College admissions are so random we’d be better off turning it into a lottery

Published: Mar 23, 2017 1:19 p.m. ET

The high school senior qualified to audition for all-state choir, but he’d also been invited to interview for the prestigious Jefferson Scholarship, which promised a full ride to the University of Virginia worth $125,000. He couldn’t be in both places at the same time.

“Unfortunately,” warned the Jefferson Scholars Foundation, […]

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

The Ridgewood Art Institute to offer college scholarships to high school seniors

March 27,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Art Institute is proud to offer college scholarships to high school seniors who will be majoring or minoring in art. If you are a member of Ridgewood Art Institute, please fill out the attached form to be considered. Worthy candidates will be expected to bring […]

By |March 27th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Singer Bill to Add Student Loan Instruction to High School Graduation Requirements Advances

March 13,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, All high school students would receive instruction on available State and federal student loans, as well as student loan debt under legislation sponsored by Senator Robert Singer (R-Monmouth, Ocean) and advanced by the Senate Budget Committee.

Sen. Robert Singer’s bill would add instruction on student loans, including how […]

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Village Council honors members of Ridgewood High School’s Cross Country Team

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving

March 9,2017

by Boyd Loving

Ridgewood NJ, During the Ridgewood Village Council Public Meeting held on Wednesday, 03/08, Village Council members honored members of Ridgewood High School’s Cross Country Team, who were recently crowned as the “2016 Boys Cross Country North 1, Group 4 State Sectional Champions.”

 

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Ridgewood Crew is having their annual row-a-thon in Van Neste Square from 10am -3pm

March 4,2017

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Ridgewood Nj, It is literally freezing outside today and Ridgewood Crew is having their annual row-a-thon in Van Neste Square from 10-3. Brrrrr….If you happen to be in town, please stop by to give these kids a boost and maybe buy a few things from the bake sale. This […]

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Ridgewood Ski Team Places 1st and 2nd

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February 14,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Ski Team competed in the Ridgewood Alpine Ski Team against Ridge, Morristown-Beard, Highpoint, West Milford, Jefferson, Newton and DePaul. The girls’ team finished in first place: Individual results (top 10): Meg Devir (1st), Kaitlin Devir (2nd), Jane McKinley (4th), Vanessa D’Angelo (8th) and Sarah Pilson […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

REALITY CHECK: THE NEW SOCIAL NORMS AT RIDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL

February 10,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Join us on Monday, February 13th for REALITY CHECK: THE NEW SOCIAL NORMS AT RIDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL Presented by Dr. Tim Silvestri Dr. Tim Silvestri, Professor of Social Science at Lafayette University, will address the results of last year’s social norms survey at RHS and the topic […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Ridgewood wrestling team rides winning momentum

George Thompson, Correspondent11:27 p.m. ET Feb. 6, 2017

Since defeating Northern Highlands on Jan. 25, the Ridgewood Maroons wrestling team has picked up several victories. These included wins over NV/Demarest, Bridgewater-Raritan and Ramapo.

Following the victory over the Highlanders, the Maroons traveled to NV/Demarest to take on the Norsemen on Jan. 27. By the time the final […]

By |February 8th, 2017|Ridgewood Sports|2 Comments

RHS Maroon & White Series Continues On Thursday, February 2

January 30,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, 2016-2017 RHS Maroon & White Series Continues On Thursday, February 2, the Ridgewood High School Department of Fine and Applied Arts will present the third Maroon & White Music Recital and Art Exhibit for the 2016-17 school year. The third of five such events for this year, […]

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Ridgewood High School Students Qualify for the National History Bee and Bowl National Championship

file photo by Boyd Loving
January 30,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, RHS alumnus David Madden hosted the National History Bee and Bowl at Ridgewood High School for the 8th consecutive year in January. Twelve teams comprised of over 50 Ridgewood students competed against students from over 65 high schools.
Four RHS Varsity teams and one […]

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