• The Magic Of Books, Or Why I Really, Really Want You To Support The VFEE Book Fair

    I have always loved books, which should come as no surprise. I’m a school librarian. If I didn’t love reading, I would be in the wrong occupation. But why? What is so special about books? I think...

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  • Mini-Golf Fun Coming To HBW

    While the Verona High School golf team once again had a fabulous season (they are back-to-back state sectional champions), most of us will only be mini-golf stars. Next weekend, you can improve your short game, have fun,...

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  • What’s VFEE And Why Is It Honoring 6 Teachers?

    The Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence’s fourth annual Teacher Toast is taking place on Friday, April 5, at Caldwell University. While you may know some–or all–of the teachers that VFEE will be honoring, you may not know...

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  • VFEE Announces ‘Excellence’ Honorees

    The Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE) has named the Verona public school teachers who will be honored this year with its Inspiring Excellence awards: Victoria Cirigliano, Tatiana Fella, Amy Heckel, Max Morden, Angela Salisbury and Brian Samples. Victoria Cirigliano teaches first grade at Brookdale...

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  • VFEE To Honor Teachers April 5

    Every year, the Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE) honors a group of public school teachers with its Inspiring Excellence awards. VFEE’s 2019 toast to Verona’s most inspiring teachers will be held on Friday, April 5, and...

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  • Give Local On Giving Tuesday

    Veronans are very giving people. We give jackets to warm California wildfire victims we don’t know, simply because a fellow Veronan calls on us to do so. We give to support a Verona veteran’s effort to change...

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  • Juniors Make Major Donation To VFEE

    The Junior Woman’s Club of Verona proudly announces its $5,000 donation to the Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE). Erika Grothues, president of the Verona Juniors, presented the donation to VFEE Chairperson Michelle Posner at the VFEE...

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  • VFEE To Present Inspiring Excellence Awards

    The Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE) will hold its third annual Inspiring Excellence Awards on Friday, April 20, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.  The awards event, which honors accomplishments by Verona’s public school teachers, will be...

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  • On Giving Tuesday, Ways To Give Local

    Today is #GivingTuesday, and while many in Verona have undoubtedly made plans to give to favorite charities all over the country, there are also opportunities for philanthropy right here at home. There are ways to give money,...

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  • HBW Maker Club Opens Mini-Golf Course

    The Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE) is inviting the community to play a round or two of mini-golf this Saturday–and see close up the creative genius of H.B. Whitehorne Middle School’s Maker Club. The students have...

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