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Ridgewood Public Schools Update on Athletic Fields

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Public Schools sent out the following email update on the Ridgewood Public Schools Athletic Fields:

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Ridgewood Public Schools: New Student Enrollment and Kindergarten Registration

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 Ridgewood NJ, New Student Enrollment and Kindergarten Registration . Follow the links to  forms and contact information

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Resolution Expressing the Ridgewood Board of Education’s Appreciation for Mike Lembo’s Years as a Trustee Not Without Controversy

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Ridgewood NJ, a resolution expressing the Board of Education’s appreciation for Mr. Michael Lembo’s years as a trustee of the Ridgewood Board of Education for services to the community, the staff, the administration and most importantly, the students of the Ridgewood Public Schools.

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Snacks with Purpose; Student-Managed Snack Carts Reinforce Math and Social Skills for Special Programs Students

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Students in Hawes Elementary School’s SAIL program bring their new snack cart to staff within the school, offering pre-packaged food and drinks for sale. The snack cart program is new to the program this year and teaches the students valuable real-life social and financial skills

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Ridgewood NJ, seltzer, coffee, snack bars, and chips are just a few of the items stored in small pantries and on snack carts in classrooms at Ridgewood Public Schools as students in the Special Programs classes organize their inventory. Part of a successful, long-time district program, the snack cart project continues to expand, with students in the 18-21, high school, middle, elementary, and even pre-kindergarten classes now running small snack cart businesses.

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Ridgewood Board of Education Rules Student Does Not Live in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood School Board rules that students is ineligible to go to Ridgewood schools because the student does not reside in the Village  .

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Reader Takes Issue With the Lifestyle of the Ridgewood Board of Education President

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Ridgewood NJ, reader takes issues with the lifestyle of the Ridgewood Board of Education President.

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The Ridgewood Board of Education Approves AlphaBEST for Before and After School Child Care Services

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Board of Education approved the resolution for the provision of Before and After School Child Care Services to AlphaBEST passed 3-2 for the purpose of providing before and after care services to the Ridgewood Public Schools for the 2023-24 school year.

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A Parting Message from Interim Ridgewood Superintendent Dr. Leonard Fitts

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The end of the year is always a busy time, but I want to take a few moments to say goodbye and wish Ridgewood well as I complete my tenure as Interim Superintendent and welcome incoming superintendent Mark Schwarz.

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Monday, June 19, 2023, is Juneteenth, an official Federal Holiday

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Ridgewood NJ, Monday, June 19, 2023, is Juneteenth, an official Federal Holiday.

All Ridgewood Public Schools will be closed in observance of the holiday. However, all Village of Ridgewood offices and services (including sanitation, recycling, Village Hall, Ridgewood Water, and The Stable) will be open and in operation.

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Ridgewood Board of Education Wisely Scraps Bizarre Plan to Base Foreign Language course Offerings on Teacher Recruitment Outcomes

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Ridgewood NJ, as a follow up to The Ridgewood Blog’s previous article about the Ridgewood Board of Education’s controversial proposal for the introduction and implementation of a “World Language Curriculum” (see link below), our staff is happy to report that Board members formally rejected the proposal during their Monday night, 06/12 public meeting.

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Dr. Fitts’ final Coffee and Conversation with Ridgewood Public Schools

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Ridgewood NJ, Dr. Leonard Fitts, Interim Superintendent, and Ms. Hyunju Kwak, Vice President of the Board of Education, will be holding coffee and conversation events throughout the year. The events will take place on the third floor of the Education Center. All stakeholders are invited to attend and engage in open discussions.

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Incoming Ridgewood Public Schools Superintendent to Host a Meet and Greet at Ridgewood High School on Monday, May 15th from 6:00 to 8:00pm

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May 4, 2023

Dear Ridgewood Public Schools Community,
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I hope that you are enjoying the final weeks of the 2022-23 school year. I am writing to share my excitement on joining Ridgewood Public Schools and to ask for your assistance in preparing for my transition to the district this July.

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Super Science Saturday: March 4th, 2023, 9:00am-1:30pm at Ridgewood High School

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Ridgewood NJ, get ready for Super Science Saturday!!!March 4th, 2023, 9:00am-1:30pm at Ridgewood High School. Admission is Free! Ridgewood students —Share your science project for 15 mins. and then explore the hands-on exhibits all day long. Meet more than 50 community organizations and hundreds of students also excited about science.

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Update on the Ridgewood Public Schools’ Superintendent Search

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood School District Board of Education has initiated a search for a successor Superintendent of Schools.  To assist and counsel the Board through this process, we have retained the services of Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA), a consulting firm that specializes in assisting school boards in identifying and recruiting executive level educational leaders.

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