• What VHS 2016 Will Do Next: Music Conservatory

    It was February. Austin Yee’s fellow students in the Verona High School class of 2016 had long since finished their college applications. Several of them had already gotten acceptance letters, and a few had already decided what...

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  • From VHS Comp Sci To IBM

    Will LaRiccia was not, by his own admission, one of the top students in the Verona High School class of 2011. “I think I squeaked out a 3.0,” he recalls. His time at VHS was marked by...

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  • Verona High School Graduation 2016

    Verona High School graduated 148 students on June 17 in a ceremony at Caldwell University filled with pomp, circumstance, a hip-hop salute to the seniors from a teacher and a touching tribute by the valedictorian to his...

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  • Juniors Award Three Scholarships

    On June 8, Junior Woman’s Club President Erika Grothues presented three $1,000 scholarships at the Verona High School Awards night. The award winners were: John T Reisenmann Scholarship – Ariana Matias Jane Meyers Scholarship – Amanda Gannon...

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  • Superintendent’s Corner: Director of Athletics & Special Programs

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Merkler as the director of athletics and special programs for the Verona Public School District. Mr. Merkler comes to Verona with a passion and commitment to both academic...

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  • HBW Students Win Climate Change Competition

    In December, a team of excited students from H.B. Whitehorne Middle School attended the Climate and Environmental Change Teen Summit at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. The team consisted of 11 eighth graders—Ashley Baumgard, Max Handler, Vincent...

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  • Laning Flag Day 2016

    It’s been a Laning Avenue Elementary School tradition for as long as anyone can remember: To mark Flag Day, all of the school’s children help to recreate an American flag out on the school blacktop. Then the...

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  • Karpinski Wins VMAC Scholarship

    The Verona Municipal Alliance Committee (VMAC) awarded its VMAC Scholarship for 2016 on Wednesday night at Verona High School. This year’s winner was Nell Karpinski, who was awarded the $500 award during a ceremony held at the...

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  • SCAs Award Scholarships

    The SCAs of Verona’s six public schools awarded scholarships to many members of the Verona High School class of 2016 at Senior Awards Night on Wednesday, June 8. The Brookdale Avenue Elementary School SCA honored Peter Marlo...

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  • Festa Commits To Johns Hopkins Baseball

    Christopher Festa, a Verona resident who has just graduated from Seton Hall Prep, has decided to play college baseball for Johns Hopkins University. Festa, who was recently honored by Verona UNICO for his scholarship and athletics, chose...

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