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Ridgewood High School Students placed American Legion flags at the Gravesites of Veterans in Valleau Cemetery for Memorial Day

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Ridgewood NJ, as Memorial Day approaches, members of the American Legion Family nationwide have observations planned, from traditional services at the post or a veterans memorial, or by performing gravesite honors.
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Ridgewood Schools Extend the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

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Ridgewood NJ, each year, Ridgewood Public Schools incorporates emergency closing days into the school calendar. This year, the District did not use all of the allotted days. Therefore, after reviewing the calendar for the remainder of the current school year, the district has decided that schools will be closed Friday, May 24, 2024 and Tuesday, May 28, 2024 for the Memorial Day weekend ,if  there is no need for the use of an additional emergency day prior to that date.

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Dr. Daniel Fishbein Appointed Interim Superintendent of Livingston Public Schools: A New Era Begins

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Livingston NJ, the Livingston Public Schools (LPS) Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Daniel Fishbein, Ed.D., as interim superintendent for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year.

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Ridgewood Public Schools Extend Memorial Day Weekend to Account for Unused Snow Days

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Public Schools have decided to extend the Memorial Day weekend to utilize all of the remaining snow days allocated for this school year.

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Ridgewood Schools to Operate on Schedule During Solar Eclipse April 8th

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Superintendent of Schools  Mark Schwarz addresses solar eclipse on April 8th and impact on the Ridgewood School District.

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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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