• Volleyball’s Storybook Run Comes To A Close

    The Verona High School 2017 girls volleyball team captured the divisional, county, sectional and Group 1 championship titles. They finished with a record of 31 game wins and one–just one–loss. To their coach, Jeff Stiefbold, it’s clear...

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  • Lights, Camera, Cake Boss!

    Two years ago, Julia Harth turned tech ed at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School on its ear. Instead of having students make small popsicle-stick catapults, she turned them loose to build machines almost as tall as they were...

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  • BOE Hears Criticism, Support For Football Investigation

    The Verona Board of Education’s Tuesday meeting went on for more than two hours as the body came under renewed criticism for its handling of an investigation into the Verona High School football program. But the BOE...

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  • From Wool To Whiskey: An Encore Career

    James Ammeen moved to Verona 52 years ago, far enough back to know that Verona’s high school mascot once was depicted with a jug of moonshine in his hand. But that’s not what qualified him to lead...

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  • State Champs: Volleyball Wins Group 1 Title

    First. State. Volleyball. Title. Ever. Let that sink in for a moment. Then say “Wow”, which is what Coach Jeff Stiefbold said to his team several times in quick succession after the Verona High School girls volleyball...

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  • Teaching With Compassion

    I think all educators lose sight of the big picture from time to time, myself included. We are so busy doing what we think we MUST: grading the papers, making the copies, sending the emails, and perfecting...

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  • Opinion: What Verona Must Stand For

    At the start of the 2017-2018 school year, the Verona public school district unveiled a poster that was created by students to spell out what we stand for in Verona. Maybe you saw it when we wrote...

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  • BOE Statement On Football Investigation

    The following statement has been released by the Verona Board of Education regarding an investigation that was conducted with players and coaches of the Verona High School football team. You also can read the PDF as sent...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Football Community Packs BOE Meeting To Support Racioppe

    Members of the Verona High School football community, from current players and parents to former ones, attended the Board of Education meeting on Monday night in support of Coach Lou Racioppe, who was placed on administrative leave...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Volleyball Claims Second Straight ECT Title

    Take all the blocks, bumps, digs, dinks and kills delivered by players in maroon yesterday afternoon and it adds up to only one thing: another Essex County Tournament championship for the Verona High School volleyball team. “It...

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