• What’s Next For VHS ’20: AmeriCorps

    Grace Trupia is putting off college to serve America. Trupia had committed to Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. this spring as a communications major with a concentration in digital marketing. But soon after she put down her...

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  • Library Offers College Planning Workhops

    Although the school year has just begun for Verona High School students, it’s not too early to start looking ahead to college. The Verona Public Library will offer free, online workshops for students and parents to learn...

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  • VHS Grads Tackle College–And The Pandemic

    The fall 2020 semester will be very different for Verona’s college students. The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled colleges to create entirely new teaching plans–and change them almost as fast as they are created. As a result, some...

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  • NJ Community Colleges Balk At Cuts In Murphy Budget

    This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. New Jersey’s county colleges say they can...

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  • State Colleges Urge Students To ‘Come Home’ This Fall

    New Jersey’s public colleges have a message for students who have been studying out of state: Come home. Ten institutions–Montclair State, New Jersey City University, Thomas Edison State University, Kean University, Stockton University, NJIT, William Paterson, Rowan...

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  • How The Pandemic Has Transformed The College Experience And Could Transform It Even More

    This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Colleges change with the times. New Jersey’s...

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  • How COVID-19 Has Changed The College Admissions Ritual In New Jersey

    College applications and decisions have always had elements of uncertainty. But now, with COVID-19 and quarantines, the high school classes of 2020 and 2021 have perhaps more than their fair share of questions still to be answered:...

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  • College Planning Seminar For Teens

    UPDATE: The Library has rescheduled the program for Saturday, April 4 at 3 pm. As part of its new “Adulting 101” series, the Verona Public Library will be offering a seminar on College Planning for Teens this...

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  • VHS Alumni Return To Talk About College

    Right before heading off to a well-deserved winter break, Verona High School juniors and seniors had the opportunity to meet with past VHS graduates and talk about college. Naturally, most students have had countless discussions with teachers,...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • What’s Next For VHS ‘19: Tuition-Free College

    Emily Andersen, Verona High School Class of 2019, will be going to college in Bergen. Just not the Bergen that’s closest to Verona. In August, Andersen will be heading to Bergen, Norway, to begin a journey that...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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