• Mauris Jackson, Former Laning Custodian

    Laning Avenue students, parents and alumni are mourning the passing of Mauris Jackson, the long-time former custodian at the school. In words and in pictures they are remembering a man who cared deeply about the children at...

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  • Freund To Be New Principal At Laning

    At its Tuesday, May 26, meeting the Verona Board of Education approved Howard Freund to be the new principal at Laning Avenue School, effective September 1. Freund, a music educator by background, has been the assistant principal...

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  • Laning Principal Resigns

    Julie DiGiacomo, the principal of Laning Avenue elementary school, announced by email on Sunday afternoon that she is resigning: Dear Parents and Guardians, It has been an honor to have had the opportunity to service and care...

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  • Laning Parents Rally For Crossing Guard

    Laning Avenue School parents are coming together to help one of the crossing guards who works by the school. The crossing guard, who works at the intersection of Lanning and Elmwood roads, has had a health reversal...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Schools Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Before Verona’s schools let out for the Thanksgiving there were the traditional luncheons, complete with colonial history lessons. Here’s a sample of what happened at Our Lady of the Lake School (above) and Laning Avenue (below).

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  • Veterans Day At Laning

    Every year, Laning Avenue School celebrates Veterans Day by honoring military veterans affiliated with the students at the school. On Tuesday, November 11, the veterans and Laning families were treated to a medley of patriotic songs sung...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Laning Teachers Run NYC Marathon

    Verona residents Grace Boyle and Grace Minervo-Buneo, who recently completed the ultra challenging New York City Marathon, show off their medals at the finish line. The two “Graces” finished the 26.2-mile race along with 50,000 other dedicated...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Big Parking Change At Laning

    The Town Council approved changes to the parking on several Verona streets at last night’s meeting, and if you are the parent of a child who attends Laning Avenue Elementary School, you’d best read on. The Council...

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  • Laning Mural Celebrates Reading

    Laning Avenue School fourth graders donated “The Magic of Reading” painted by artist and illustrator Medha Atre-Kulkarni of East Brunswick as their Fourth Grade Legacy Gift. After a brief presentation created by the fourth graders, the students...

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  • Laning Hosts Grandparents, Special Guests

    Thursday, May 29, was Grandparents and Special Guest Day at Laning Avenue School. The students’ guests were treated to songs, poetry, crafts and other activities with the children.

    • Posted 1 year ago
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