Jeremy Rivera’s mother, grandparents, and aunt came out to School 18 to hear the fourth grader perform his poem “Forgiveness.” The focus of his poem was a family member not present at the packed auditorium on Friday morning – his father.
The Greater Bergen Community Action has added four new early head start classrooms at its East 35th Street location in Paterson, according to the group. This increases the groups’ capacity at the building to hold 32 more local children ages 0-3.
A massive energy infrastructure upgrade project with a $15 million price tag that includes installation of solar panels and led lighting at 17 school buildings will cut the district’s energy expenses by more than 50-percent.
Investigators from the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice have been contacting staff members at the school district as part of a probe into the Eastside High School basketball scandal, according to a report in the Star-Ledgar.
After winning a series of regional competitions, more than three dozen city students are headed to the state National History Day competitions.
A former Passaic County Technical Institute student studying at Wesley College received a $2,500 scholarship.
As there has been an uptick in violence in the city, the school district, police, and teachers’ union are ramping up security in and around schools to ensure an incident free report card night.