• Board Of Ed Candidate: Joanna Breitenbach

    For Joanna Breitenbach, the turning point was a can of paint. She’d been plenty involved with her sons’ school and sports activities. But while serving as co-president of the Laning SCA, Breitenbach was approached by a Laning...

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  • Schools Tech Manager To Depart

    Cindy Costanza, the Verona public schools district technology manager, is stepping down for a new position, effective December 31. The Verona native, who had helped shape the technology portion of the March 11 referendum, will become the...

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  • NJ Eyes Virtual Snow Days

    Last winter, Verona–and schools around the state–had an avalanche of snow days. In February, when we posted the picture above, we noted that a former Veronan who now lived in New Hampshire told us that her state...

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  • Marching Band Wraps Competition Season

    Verona High School’s Marching Maroon and White wrapped up its 2014 competition season with a “maxed-out performance” at the USBands New Jersey State Championship at Rutgers University on Saturday, October 25, in the words of band director...

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  • Illustrator Visits Laning

    On Monday, October 20, illustrator Meilo So visited Laning Avenue School to discuss her work. A native of China who now lives in England, So has illustrated more than 20 books for children. She talked to the...

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  • C.H.I.L.D. Starts Support Groups

    Children Having Individual Learning Differences (C.H.I.L.D.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit parent organization for the Verona school district. C.H.I.L.D. provides support to Verona children facing learning challenges. C.H.I.L.D. seeks to bridge the gap between general and special education...

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  • BOE Candidates Address Public

    The five candidates for this November’s Board of Education election addressed a nearly full house at Wednesday night’s forum sponsored by the Conference of SCAs, answering nearly two dozen questions that touched on everything from their qualifications...

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  • November Hearing For Fields, Questions Linger

    The Verona Planning Board will hold a special meeting in November for the courtesy review of the plan to renovate the lower football field at Verona High School, but that may not be the final word on...

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  • OLL Goes Pink

    In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month the students at Our Lady of the Lake School donated $1 in order to wear pink on Friday, October 17. All donations will go toward breast cancer research. Pictured left...

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  • BOE Getting Chromebooks For HBW, VHS

    Verona’s public schools are close to a deal to lease 400 Google Chromebook laptops for use at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School and Verona High School. Superintendent Rui Dionisio told a meeting for all school SCAs last night...

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