• Snow Closes Schools, Postpones Musical, Playoffs

    There’s not a lot of snow on the ground in Verona now, but as of 5:07 a.m., Verona’s public schools are closed for the day. All after school activities are cancelled. That means that the second round...

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  • Chivily To Make Third Trip To State Geo Bee

    Philip Chivily, an eighth grader at Our Lady of the Lake School, has qualified as a state finalist for the National Geographic Society’s Geography Bee for the third year in a row. He will go to Rowan...

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  • 10% Of Verona Students Refuse To Take PARCC

    Today was the first day of testing in Verona for the new statewide standardized test prepared by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and 10% of Verona’s students refused to take it....

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  • VHS Students Win French Video Contest

    On Friday, February 6, Verona High School French students visited Montclair State University for a day of French immersion. Prior to the event, they created and filmed a short video that highlighted the sites of Quebec City,...

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  • OLL School Teaches Entrepreneurship

    Last Friday, the seventh and eighth grade at Our Lady of the Lake School began a six-week program called TREP$ that teaches them about entrepreneurship. The students are working at home on developing their own businesses. The...

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  • Sweeney Gets Scholarship To Berkeley College

    Samantha Lee Sweeney, a senior at Verona High School, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement. The scholarships are...

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  • Parents Sponsor Common Core Event

    An educational event on the Common Core is planned for Saturday, February 21, at 1 p.m. at the Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Avenue, Totowa, NJ 07512. What is the Common Core that is in our schools? Two renowned...

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  • Op-Ed: PARCC Matters, For All The Wrong Reasons

    There is growing opposition across our state and across the country against the new Common Core standards and PARCC testing that will be administered beginning in March of this year. Child development experts refused to sign off...

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  • Superintendent’s Corner: PARCC Information Nights

    “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Henry Ford Dear Verona Parents and Guardians, Verona Public Schools continues to provide an outstanding education to all of our students. The Verona staff...

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  • BOE To Assess Opposition To PARCC

    Even as Verona’s public schools get ready to hold information sessions on the PARCC test, the Board of Education said at its Tuesday night meeting that it is preparing to find out how many students may refuse...

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