• 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...

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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 3 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 3 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 3 months ago
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  • BOE Candidates Question 1: The Role Of The BOE

    There are two Board of Education seats up for election this November 5 and four candidates vying for those seats: incumbents Jim Day and Glenn Elliott, and challengers Sara Drappi and Lynn Halsey. As we have done...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Judge Rules Against Civil Rights Claim By Former Football Coach

    A federal district court judge has ruled against one aspect of a suit brought against the Verona Board of Education by Lou Racioppe, the former Verona High School football coach. The ruling is not, however, likely to...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Four File To Run For BOE

    Jim Day and Glenn Elliott are seeking re-election to the Verona Board of Education, and they will be challenged by Sara Drappi and Lynn Halsey. All four filed candidate petitions by Monday’s deadline. There are two three-year...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • BOE Candidate Kit Available

    There will be two seats up for election on the Verona Board of Education this November and the Verona School District has information for citizens interested in running for a seat. A full term on the school...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • When Verona Dared To Be Different

    Verona has experimented with many aspects of its school system over the years. We’ve changed the way we teach reading and math. We’ve expanded the science curriculum to encompass technology and engineering. We’ve added–and subtracted–instruction in languages...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • BOE Talks Referendum, PILOT, Budget

    The Verona Board of Education met on Tuesday, April 9, and moved closer to establishing a final total for the capital improvements referendum that it intends to submit to voters this November. The BOE also revealed that...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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