• Freschi Unopposed For BOE Seat

    Lisa Freschi will be running unopposed for a third term on the Verona Board of Education (BOE) this November. Potential candidates needed to file with the Essex County Clerk by 4 p.m. today and none did except...

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  • BOE Candidate Packets Available

    The Verona Board of Education will have one seat up for a vote on November 3, and if you are interested in running, you can now download a Candidates Kit from the New Jersey School Board Association’s...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • BOE Meets Via Conference Call Tonight

    The Verona Board of Education is holding an off-schedule meeting tonight, Thursday, April 2, so that it can vote on referendum bids to keep that work on track. But because of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • BOE To Give Update On Mental Health Initiative

    The Verona Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, February 25 will feature an update on the mental health initiative that Verona voters approved for the district in 2018. Frank Mauriello, who has been Verona’s director of special...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • BOE To Vote On Superintendent Contract Feb. 11

    Lisa Freschi, president of the Verona Board of Education, announced at Tuesday’s meeting that the BOE will be voting on a new contract for Superintendent Dr. Rui Dionisio at its next meeting on February 11. The BOE...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Football Team, Band, Cheerleaders Honored

    There was a special ceremony on Tuesday at the Board of Education meeting to honor three groups that Athletic Director Bob Merkler said had brought “tremendous pride and success” to Verona High School last fall: the Marching...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • BOE To Vote On New Superintendent Contract

    On Tuesday, December 10, the Verona Board of Education will vote on a new contract for Superintendent Dr. Rui Dionisio. This is the first contract since Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill eliminating the cap on superintendent...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Vote 2019: BOE, Referendums, State Assembly, Municipal Question

    Voters go to the polls on Tuesday, November 5, and they have decisions to make on local and state issues. MyVeronaNJ has been covering many aspects of this year’s election decisions, and we’ve gathered all our stories...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • BOE Candidates Field Questions At Forum

    The Verona Conference of SCAs held a forum featuring the four candidates in this year’s Board of Education election on Tuesday, October 15. Candidates Sara Drappi,  Glenn Elliott, and Lynn Halsey fielded 21 questions from a League of Women...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • BOE Candidates Question 2: Dealing With Conflict

    Every Verona Board of Education has faced controversial issues. In the late 1960s, it was a decision to bus students from Newark to Verona. More recently, BOE meetings have turned heated over curriculum changes and the benching...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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