• Swimming Through Summer With The Verona Waves

    Summer in Verona means more than just a break from school for the kids and sporadic trips to the beach for adults. For most kids, it means spending your days at the Verona Community Pool. The amount...

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  • Winter Sports: A Recap

    Smashed school records and athlete recognition at both the division and state level: That was the winter sports season at Verona High School. Robert Merkler, VHS’ director of athletics and special programs, took at few minutes at...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • VHS Swim Team Makes A Splash In Its Debut Season

    One year ago, the parents and students looking to start a swim team at Verona High School seemed to be swimming against the tide.  As a pay-to-play sport, the swim team would have to self-fund a budget...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • VHS Boys Swim Strong Against West Essex

    With only seven members, the Verona High School boys swim team might seem like miracle workers for falling short of West Essex by only 16 points. But watching the meet last night, it was clear that Verona’s...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Verona Swim Takes Firsts In Freestyle, Backstroke, Relays

    Verona High School’s new team took on the well-established swimming program at Caldwell High School last night. Verona didn’t come away with a team win, but did garner some significant firsts in individual events. Will Sheehan, a...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Gabbe, Blitz, Nulty Win Swim Races

    Verona High School’s new swim team took to the pool against Montclair High School last night and came away with key wins for two team members in the longest freestyle races. Killian Blitz, a freshman, came in...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • VHS Swim Team Makes Splash In Debut Meet

    The Verona High School swim team had its first meet on Monday night and came away with several first, second and third place finishes–and a notable personal best. The 2:05.70 time turned in by Jenna Gabbe, Jaimie...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Swim Team Coming to Verona High School

    As the 2016-17 school year came to a close, the Verona Board of Education approved a swim team for Verona High School. In previous years, VHS swimming was recognized only at the county meet with individual swimmers...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • BOE Weighs Adding VHS Swim Team

    At Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting, the board’s Athletics committee is expected to present an option for a swim team at Verona High School. Although indoor swimming resources are already stretched thin in this area, the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Waves End Season With A Splash

    In their final two dual meets of the season, the Verona Waves swim team came on stronger than ever in their match-ups against the Berkeley Heights and Madison squads. Though they fell to a tough Madison team,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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