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Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen Visits Spotlight School Bloomfield Middle

Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen Visits Spotlight School Bloomfield Middle

Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen visited the school to commend it on its educational prowess.
Bloomfield Educational Foundation Gala is April 26

Bloomfield Educational Foundation Gala is April 26

Bloomfield Educational Foundation annual gala celebrates 15 years, honors high school alumni, an outstanding educator and a community organization.
BHS Recognizes Characters With Character

BHS Recognizes Characters With Character

Four students recognized for setting positive example to peers.
Snowfall Closes Bloomfield Schools Early, Postpones Council, BOE Meetings

Snowfall Closes Bloomfield Schools Early, Postpones Council, BOE Meetings

Both Tueday night Bloomfield Township Council Meetings Cancelled along with School Board meeting.
School Board Member Expected to Resign Tuesday

School Board Member Expected to Resign Tuesday

Paula Zaccone's resignation reportedly due to changes in committee and school liaison posts.
Bloomfield Middle School Forensic Team Takes First Place

Bloomfield Middle School Forensic Team Takes First Place

Students took individual awards as well in Essex County tournament.
Brookdale Students Hold

Brookdale Students Hold "Great Pajama Drive" for Newark Homeless Shelter

Kindergarten students collected pjs for needy families.
Shane Berger Selected School Board President

Shane Berger Selected School Board President

Former vice president replaces Emily Smith after 5-4 vote.
Snowstorm Closes Bloomfield Schools Friday

Snowstorm Closes Bloomfield Schools Friday

State of emergency declared as heavy snow and extreme cold hit the area.
Bloomfield High Students Earn Top SAT Scores

Bloomfield High Students Earn Top SAT Scores

Four students earn perfect 800 scores in math.
20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents

20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents

We’ve compiled the 20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents for the 2012-2013 school year. Not surprisingly, Newark had the most bullying incidents since it has the largest stu
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
9 Most Violent School Districts in New Jersey

9 Most Violent School Districts in New Jersey

While school districts in cities such as Newark and Camden led the way in total number of incidents, there were many districts that had a higher ratio of incidents of violence
Andrea Reyes is the BHS November Athlete of the Month

Andrea Reyes is the BHS November Athlete of the Month

Tennis star Reyes closed out her senior season with seven wins in a row.
Essex County College Expanding Business Degree Offerings

Essex County College Expanding Business Degree Offerings

Courses will include a 'hip-hop' business major