Bloomfield School District obtains bronze level from Sustainable Jersey

Bloomfield School District obtains bronze level from Sustainable Jersey

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield School District science supervisor Lou Cappello presented the Sustainable Jersey Certification results to the Bloomfield Board of Education and district administrators at the BOE meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 21, saying that schools in the district have achieved the bronze level certification. The district as a whole does not apply to be […]

Bloomfield emergency responders welcome students back to school

Bloomfield emergency responders welcome students back to school

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield police and fire personnel greeted town children as they headed back to school on Sept. 8. The emergency personnel also reminded residents to drive slowly and stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Photos Courtesy of Bloomfield Division of Public Safety

Bloomfield School District discusses sustainability at BOE meeting

Bloomfield School District discusses sustainability at BOE meeting

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Administrators in the Bloomfield School District addressed sustainability in the schools at the July 20 Board of Education meeting, after residents wrote in to the public comment portion of the meeting to ask about green initiatives. Solar panels were mentioned several times, with Assistant Superintendent Joe Fleres saying that, in order to […]

Path laid out at BOE meeting for more equitable, inclusive district

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Board of Education heard a presentation on the district’s equity, diversity and inclusion program at its May 25 meeting, from the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Equity Council facilitator Penelope Lattimer and Adele Macula, an assistant professor in the education department at New Jersey City University and a former associate […]

Meet Mike Sullivan, Demarest’s new principal

Meet Mike Sullivan, Demarest’s new principal

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Students and staff at Demarest Elementary School met their new principal last week, as Mike Sullivan prepares to become head of the school in September. Currently the vice principal at John H. Walker Middle School in Nutley, Sullivan is taking over for Demarest departing interim Principal Deborah Ferrara, who has been at […]

NCJW partners with Bloomfield for back-to-school distribution

NCJW partners with Bloomfield for back-to-school distribution

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services is once again partnering with the National Council of Jewish Women for a back-to-school distribution. Eligible students will receive a backpack, school supplies, sneakers, a coat and more.  “Every year, we partner with the NCJW for a back-to-school distribution to ensure that Bloomfield kids […]

Atlantic Health System vaccinates more than 11,000 teachers against COVID-19

Atlantic Health System vaccinates more than 11,000 teachers against COVID-19

MORRISTOWN, NJ — In an effort to help local school districts safely resume in-person instruction, Atlantic Health System has partnered with more than 120 school districts — including Bloomfield Public Schools — and individual schools to administer COVID-19 vaccines to more than 11,000 of their faculty and essential support staff. The vaccination appointments for teachers […]

Budget with 2-percent tax increase presented at Bloomfield BOE meeting

Budget with 2-percent tax increase presented at Bloomfield BOE meeting

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield School District administration presented the 2021-2022 budget at the March 16 Board of Education meeting, beginning the process of putting the $129,013,219 budget in place. The tax levy will increase by 2 percent, bringing in an extra $1,504,683 and raising taxes by $26.79 per month for residents. “I know that’s […]