• Lights, Camera, Cake Boss!

    Two years ago, Julia Harth turned tech ed at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School on its ear. Instead of having students make small popsicle-stick catapults, she turned them loose to build machines almost as tall as they were...

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  • Dr. STEM Coming To Verona Library

    Are your kids into science, technology, engineering and math? The Verona Public Library will have a special program for STEM enthusiasts on Wednesday, November 15. In “Dr. Stem presents Engineering & Design for Kids!”, former Verona elementary...

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  • Creative Arts Festival At VHS May 31

    Verona High School students will once again exhibit their creative endeavors from this year’s curricular and extracurricular activities at the school’s annual Creative Arts Festival on Wednesday, May 31, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The exhibition will...

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  • From VHS Comp Sci To The Defense Department

    Shelley Herman was once one of the smart kids in Verona High School’s computer science program. Now the U.S. Department of Defense thinks she’s pretty smart too. In April, Herman, who graduated VHS with the class of...

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  • HBW Makes Rube Goldberg Machines

    HBW’s new technology and engineering teacher Julia Harth is at it again: Fresh from launching (quite literally) a competition to build student-sized pumpkin catapults, she has involved her seventh-grade T.E.D. cycle students to create Rube Goldberg machines....

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  • HBW Students Participate In Future City Competition

    What would a city 150 years in the future look like? How would the buildings be designed? Where would people live? How would they travel? What would the power source be? What would food sources look like? These questions, and...

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  • HBW Hurls Pumpkins For Science

    When H.B. Whitehorse’s long-time tech-ed teacher retired in June and the superintendent announced plans to make the position part of the school’s STEM curriculum, some parents wondered what would become of signature tech-ed projects like the mini-catapult....

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  • VFEE Gives Science Database To HBW Library

    Jennifer Kleinknecht, the librarian at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School, and the HBW science department are the latest recipients of a grant from the Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE). With it, they have added Science Flix from...

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  • VFEE Funds Physics Teaching Tool At VHS

    Physics and trigonometry are everywhere! That’s what math teacher Mark Russo and science teacher Jon-Eric Burgess are teaching Verona students through the use of a new contractor’s transit. The transit, funded through a grant from the Verona...

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  • School Budget: What’s In, What’s Out

    Every year, Verona’s public school budget must cover items that are mandated, but not funded, by politicians in Trenton. This year is no different. Verona’s 2013-2014 school spending will include $30,000 for a new, state-mandated teacher and...

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