• BOE, Paraprofessionals Reach 5-Year Contract

    The Verona Board of Education announced at Tuesday’s meeting that it has signed a five-year contract with the public school district’s paraprofessionals. The agreement is the first collective bargaining agreement for the paraprofessionals, who are now a...

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  • VHS ’15 Grad Challenging Freschi For BOE Seat

    Connor J. McCann, a 2015 graduate of Verona High School, has filed to run for a seat on the Verona Board of Education. There is one seat up for a vote this November, the one currently held...

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  • BOE, Town Council Explore PILOT Compromise

    What a difference four years make. In June 2012, Verona’s Board of Education and Town Council held a joint meeting to talk about what each was doing for the other–and the townspeople they serve. It was cordial,...

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  • BOE, Town Council Hold Joint Meeting Monday

    Verona’s Town Council and Board of Education have a history of informal cooperation and occasional conflict. In an effort to have more of the former with less of the latter the two bodies will be holding a...

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  • Three File To Run For BOE

    Jim Day is seeking a second term on the Verona Board of Education, and his challengers are two people who are well known to Verona voters: Judy DiNapoli and Glenn Elliott. “The fact that I am running...

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  • Day Seeks Re-Election To BOE, Unis Passes

    Jim Day is going to seek a second term on the Verona Board of Education but Michael Unis, who was first elected to the BOE in 2009, has decided that he will not seek another term. “I’m...

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  • Crowd Hears BOE’s Teacher’s Aides Plan

    It was the longest, loudest, and angriest Verona Board of Education meeting in at least two years. It opened with the president of the Verona teacher’s union rebuking the BOE and ended with BOE members chastising the...

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  • Fields, Finally

    It took more than two years, but last Tuesday, the Verona Board of Education finally awarded the bid to renovate Verona High School’s aging athletic facilities. The work is going to start this month and finish fast:...

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  • BOE Names New Brookdale Principal

    The Verona Board of Education has named Nicole Stuto as the new principal of Brookdale Avenue School, succeeding Richard Rampolla, who is retiring. Stuto is a 2008 graduate of Villanova University with a degree in psychology and...

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  • State Raises Verona Public School Aid? Not Really

    Gov. Chris Christie released his 2017 budget this past week, and trumpeted the fact that it includes a record $13 billion investment in education. Almost every district, the governor said, will get more funding. If you heard...

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