Glen Ridge School District works to get schools ready for September

Glen Ridge School District works to get schools ready for September

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — In preparation for another academic year, maintenance and renovation projects are underway at Glen Ridge district schools, according to Superintendent of Schools Dirk Phillips and district buildings and grounds supervisor John Baumann.  At Central School, which serves students from preschool through second grade, the district plans by September to have constructed […]

Glen Ridge community protests school district’s decision to cut high school librarian position

Glen Ridge community protests school district’s decision to cut high school librarian position

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge residents and staff members in the Glen Ridge School District are protesting the elimination of Glen Ridge High School’s library media specialist due to cuts in the 2021-2022 budget. The budget was approved unanimously at the BOE’s April 26 meeting after a public hearing; no members of the public […]

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 […]

Phillips discusses social-emotional learning, character building in curriculum

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge Superintendent of Schools Dirk Phillips outlined the student development curriculum the schools are implementing in the district’s five schools at the April 5 Board of Education meeting, talking about how social-emotional learning and character education go hand in hand with academics. “We talk about academics, but it’s just as […]