• HBW Teacher Braves Amazon For Lesson Plans

    If you were told to jump in a river full of piranhas, you’d decline, right? H.B. Whitehorne science teacher Amy Heckel swam with the omnivores last summer–and lived to tell the tale. “Piranhas get a bad rap,”...

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  • China Night Delights

    The Mandarin students in Verona’s public schools came together on Friday night for an evening of Chinese culture, music and dance. There were traditional Chinese songs from the students at Verona High School and and Laning Avenue...

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  • VHS Tops State High School Graduation Rates

    Verona High School was the only town-specific public high school in New Jersey to have a perfect graduation rate in 2015, according to new data from the New Jersey Department of Education. While there were 19 schools...

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  • VHS Honors November, December Students Of The Month

    Verona High School recognized the November and December students of the month at the January 26 Board of Education meeting. For November, the students were Maeve McGinley (grade 9), Dean Ramsthaler (grade 10), Jack Farrell (grade 11)...

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  • Laning Tricky Tray Seeks Donations

    The Laning Avenue School and Community Association is currently seeking donations for its biennial Tricky Tray, which will take place on March 16 at the Green Brook Country Club. Local businesses that would like to be a...

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  • First Kindergarten Workshop This Saturday

    The first of the pre-kindergarten workshops for children who will enter kindergarten in September 2016 will be held this Saturday, February 6. These workshops, which are sponsored by the elementary school SCAs, are open to children who will...

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  • Planning Board Approves VHS Field Renovation

    Verona High School is finally going to get the fields that Verona voters overwhelmingly approved nearly two years ago. On Thursday, as the clock hit midnight, the Planning Board unanimously approved the Board of Education’s plan to...

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  • Verona Music Parents Group Gets Tax-Exempt Status

    The Verona Music Parents Association (VMPA), which supports the efforts of the Verona High School Music Department’s vocal and instrumental programs, has attained 501(c)(3) status, the organization announced. VMPA, which previously was organized as a non-profit corporation,...

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  • VHS Fields Back Before Planning Board Thursday

    The Verona Planning Board will resume its hearing of the plan to rehabilitate the upper and lower fields at Verona High School on Thursday, January 28. The hearing will be held in the ballroom of the Verona...

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  • Public Schools Closed Monday

    If you made your kids do homework today instead of sledding or building forts, you’re going to hear about it: Verona’s public schools will be closed on Monday. The email from Superintendent Rui Dionisio said the decision...

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