• 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.

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  • Laning Art Goes Global

    Thursday, May 22, was the Laning Avenue School art show. Art teacher Lisa Vauolo put together a show featuring student works inspired by art styles from around the world. (Photos copyright Cindy Kramer. Used by permission.)

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  • Laning Celebrates Earth Day With Recycled Art

    Laning Avenue School successfully turned their Earth Day Celebration into a school-wide event by incorporating it into their school day on Friday, April 25. The students rotated between several different environmental activity stations, organized by Laning’s Environmental...

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  • ‘Nicky Fifth’ Author Visits Laning

    Nicky Fifth’s Garden State Adventure is a favorite on the Verona public schools’ “Battle of the Books” lists. So you can understand why there was applause last week at Laning Avenue School when Nicky Fifth’s author, Lisa...

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  • Laning Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

    Laning Avenue School celebrated Read Across America Day with an assembly led by Principal Julie DiGiacomo on Monday, March 3. The day was created to mark the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, the children’s book author best known...

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  • Holiday Concert, Laning Style

    It’s a tradition that’s probably as old as Verona’s elementary schools: the elementary school holiday concert. Laning Avenue School students performed Friday, December 13, at their annual holiday concert. The choral presentation was directed by Vincent Peri...

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  • How Bloomfield Ave. Blasting Might Affect Schools

    Jessica Pearson and Jack McEvoy, Montclair Avenue residents who have been leading the opposition to the plan to develop 176 and 200 Bloomfield Avenue, told the August 27 Board of Education meeting that the project had the...

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  • Meet Laning’s New Principal

    Julie DiGiacomo, currently assistant principal of the middle school and high school Cresskill, N.J., will be the new principal of Laning Avenue School. The Verona Board of Education approved her hiring Monday night. Cresskill is a smaller...

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  • Peace, Love And Art At Laning

    Thursday, May 9, was the night of Laning Avenue School’s spring art show. The title of the evening was “Peace, Love and Art”. The evening featured an art gallery throughout the school and art activities, all spearheaded...

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