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Ridgewood Board of Education Meets Monday July 22 at 6pm

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education meets on Monday July 22, 2024 at  6:00 PM for the Regular Public Meeting  at the Education Center.

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With July 29th filing deadline approaching, no candidates yet for three open BOE seats

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Ridgewood NJ, as of 0900 hours on Tuesday, July 16th, the Bergen County Clerk’s Office has not received a single nominating petition from anyone interested in being a candidate for one of the three (3) available Ridgewood Board of Education (BOE) seats to be decided in November’s general election.

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Ridgewood Board of Education meets Monday, June 24th at 6pm

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education meets Monday, June 24th at 6pm for a regular public meeting at the Education Center on Cottage Place.

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Ridgewood’s Schools Superintendant & BOE President Both Say BOE DID NOT Help Prepare Schedler Development Application

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Ridgewood NJ, in response to questions posed by at least two (2) members of the public during Monday night’s BOE meeting, Ridgewood Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Schwarz and BOE President Sheila Brogan both publicly said this – “No public or private meetings” were held between any BOE representative(s) and anyone from the Village of Ridgewood concerning preparation of the recent application for development of the Schedler property. In short, the application was prepared & submitted without the BOE’s input or review.

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Will Ridgewood Parents Have to Sign a Wavier For Children to Play on Artificial Turf Fields

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Ridgewood NJ, at the Ridgewood Board of Education meeting on May 20, due to concerns raised by residents, it was discussed whether parents whose children will be playing on artificial turf fields might be asked to sign a waiver. This would indicate that there are known health risks to playing on turf, and that the parents are aware and give consent to let their children play.  The superintendent was directed to call the Board attorney for an opinion on this matter.  Stay tuned.

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George Washington Middle School Has a New Principal

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Ridgewood NJ, in a email ,Ridgewod Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Schwarz announced the appointment of Mr. David Bailey as the new Principal of George Washington Middle School (GWMS), effective July 1, 2024. After an extensive search and a rigorous interview process, Mr. Bailey, currently the Assistant Principal at Ridgewood High School, was approved at tonight’s Board of Education meeting.

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Village of Ridgewood Milling and Paving To Impact the Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting

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Ridgewood NJ, according to the Ridgewood School system, beginning Monday evening, May 20th, the Village of Ridgewood will begin the milling and paving of several roads throughout the Village. This work may result in delays, possible detours, or road closures. The work will begin Monday, May 20th at 7:30 PM and is expected to conclude by Friday, May 24th at 6:00 AM.

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TONIGHT: The State of Ridgewood Public Schools

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Ridgewood NJ, join Superintendent Mark Schwarz on Thursday, May 16th at 7:00pm via Zoom or in person at the Ed Center, 49 Cottage Place, 3rd Floor, for a State of the Schools presentation. Questions welcome!

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$60k for Extra Police officer Not Found in $138.5 million Ridgewood School Budget

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Ridgewood NJ, do the math folks; what percentage of a $138.5 million budget would a $60k expenditure equate to? That’s right, MINISCULE; almost not even worth mentioning.

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Readers Sound Off On ,” Inappropriate Touching” During Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting

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Ridgewood NJ, several readers sounded off over the physical contact between RHS Principal Jeff Nyhuis and retiree Nancy Reilly that took place during Monday night’s Ridgewood BOE meeting,  feeling is was totally inappropriate.

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TONIGHT: Ridgewood Budget Vote for the 2024-2025 School Year of $138.5 MILLION

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Ridgewood NJ, the Monday, April 29, 2024 Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting includes a resolution for the adoption of the 2024-2025 Final Budget for Ridgewood Public Schools.

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“Who’s on first?” – Deployment of police officers at #Ridgewood Public Schools

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Ridgewood NJ, during a Monday, April 8th Ridgewood Board of Education meeting, Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Schwarz announced his intention of hiring and deploying two (2) Class III police officers for the 2024/2025 school year. These two (2) officers would replace the existing one (1) Ridgewood Police Department School Resource Officer now serving the school district.

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Ridgewood Board of Education Meets on March  04, 2024 at 7:00 pm for a Regular Public Meeting

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education meets on Monday , March  04, 2024 at  7:00 pm for a Regular Public Meeting.

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