Mission Statement

  •  In partnership with a supportive community, we inspire our students to be creative, critical thinkers and compassionate global citizens through dynamic teaching, meaningful curricula, and enriching experiences.

Announcements

  • 11/24/2021 Referendum Construction Progress Update - Verona Public Schools

    The progress of the school construction projects from the community approved 2019 Referendum is provided at the following link above.

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  • Superintendent Search Update

    Our Superintendent Search updates are being added to the Superintendent Search page. As a result of the 15 focus groups, interviews, and community stakeholder survey, please find the Desire Characteristics and Leadership Profile documents which will guide our recruitment process with HYA. Future updates will be posted on this page. Thank you.

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  • Verona Board of Education Meeting 11/22/2021

    Verona Board of Education Meeting 11-22-2021 Agenda and Resolutions. The Verona Board of Education will meet in person in the Verona High School Auditorium. The Board meeting live stream will be available by clicking this link: https://youtu.be/LMna_Hh984Y The Board meeting will be recorded and posted on the district's website the following day.

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  • NJDOH Travel advisory letter - 11/19/2021

    As we embark on the holiday season, we recognize that families may have made plans to travel. The Verona Board of Education will continue to prioritize the health and safety of our students and staff by following the current CDC/NJDOH guidelines for both domestic and international travel. If you are traveling, it is imperative that you notify your school nurse of travel plans so return to in-person learning dates can be provided. Upon your return, please also be sure to provide your school nurse with a copy of COVID-19 Test results. You may visit the full travel guidance link by clicking here. Please see specific guidance listed below.

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  • COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR CHILDREN AGES 5-11

    Parent/guardian must be present. Children with allergies or underlying health conditions should check with their doctor before coming. Pediatric vaccination clinics will only offer the Pfizer pediatric vaccine. The Pfizer pediatric vaccine is a two-dose vaccine; the second dose will be administered 21 days later. Parents/guardians should bring their medical insurance information. The cost of the vaccine will be covered by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Provide Relief Fund, if you don’t have medical insurance. Parents/Guardians and older children can get vaccinated as well. Testing will also be offered.

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  • 11/12/2021 Referendum Construction Progress Update - Verona Public Schools

    The progress of the school construction projects from the community approved 2019 Referendum is provided at the following link above.

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  • The State of Our Schools - November 2021

    The Verona Public Schools five-year Strategic Plan is collaboratively developed with input from students, parents, and staff with the direct involvement of over one hundred members of the Verona learning community. The State of Our Schools presentation provides an important update on the progress of this important work that keeps us focused on what matters most each and every day to meet the needs of all of our students.

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  • Focus Group for Superintendent Search

    As you may be aware, the Verona School District Board of Education has initiated a search for a successor Superintendent of Schools. To assist and counsel the Board through this process, we have retained the services of Hazard, Young Attea & Associates (HYA), a consulting firm that specializes in assisting school boards in identifying and recruiting executive-level educational leaders.

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  • Verona Public Schools Magazine 2021 Edition

    The Verona Public Schools Magazine 2021 Edition is the fourth annual celebration of a focused endeavor to convey the progress of our collective efforts in our district’s strategic plan. The goal of this publication is to showcase where and how the district is moving forward and recognize the efforts of all involved; to reset ourselves to the next level of a standard so we constantly see the logical next steps to pursue; and to keep us grounded in the commitment to our community through our strategic plan. We hope you enjoy reading what makes the Verona Public Schools so very special.

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  • Verona Board of Education Meeting 11/9/2021

    Verona Board of Education Meeting 11-9-2021 Agenda and Resolutions. The Verona Board of Education will meet in person in the Verona High School Auditorium. The Board meeting live stream will be available by clicking this link: https://youtu.be/PN_74EHj9x4 The Board meeting will be recorded and posted on the district's website the following day.

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News

  • Spring 2021 AP Scholars & Highlights

    On Tuesday, November 22, 2021, Ms. Albretsen, Supervisor of Humanities, Mr. Stevenson, Supervisor of STEM, and Dr. Miller, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, presented the Spring 2021 Advanced Placement Highlights and celebrated our 86 AP student scholars and their teachers for their hard work, dedication, and achievements!

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  • Spring 2020 AP Highlights & Scholars

    On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, Mr. Schels, Supervisor of Humanities, Mr. Stevenson, Supervisor of STEM, and Dr. Miller, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, presented the Spring 2020 Advanced Placement Highlights and celebrated the 123 AP scholars and teachers for their hard work, dedication, and achievements!

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  • We Are Verona

    Our mission statement collectively developed by our community through the strategic planning process calls upon us “to inspire our students to be compassionate global citizens through dynamic teaching, meaningful curricula, and enriching experiences.” It has been three years since our student, staff, and parent committees established our commitment to #WeAreVerona which captures the values we hold so dear in our hearts.

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  • Spring 2019 NJSLA Results - A Deeper Dive

    On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Mr. Schels, Supervisor of Humanities, Mr. Stevenson, Supervisor of STEM, and Dr. Miller, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, presented a more in-depth analysis of the Spring 2019 NJSLA results in grade 4 ELA and math, grade 8 ELA and grade 7 math, and grade 9 ELA and district Algebra I results.

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  • Spring 2019 AP Highlights & Student Scholars

    On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, Mr. Schels, Supervisor of Humanities, Mr. Stevenson, Supervisor of STEM, Mr. Lancaster, Assistant Principal at VHS, and Mr. Miller, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, presented the Spring 2019 Advanced Placement Highlights and celebrated the 104 AP Scholars for their hard work, dedication, and achievements.

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  • Spring 2019 NJSLA Results

    On October 29, 2019, Mr. Miller, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Mr. Steven Schels, Supervisor of Humanities, and Mr. Glen Stevenson, Supervisor of STEM, presented the spring 2019 NJSLA results in ELA from grades 3 to 10 and in mathematics from grades 3 through Algebra II.

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  • Spring 2018 PARCC Results

    On October 9, 2018, Mr. Miller, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, presented the spring 2018 PARCC results in ELA from grades 3 to 11 and in mathematics from grades 3 through Algebra II.

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  • AP Highlights & Scholar Awards

    On September 25, 2018, we celebrated the accomplishments of our dedicated and hard working AP students.  Mr. Miller, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, and Mr. Cogdill, VHS Principal, presented AP Highlights and Scholar Awards for the 2017-18 school year to a packed audience.  Congratulations to all of our AP Scholars!

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  • THE VERONA SCHOOL BOARD ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY INFORMATION

    June, 2017 – The Verona School District has announced it has information available for citizens interested in running for a vacant seat on the Board of Education.

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  • Board of Education 2017-2018 Budget Presentation - April 25, 2017

    The Board of Education 2017-2018 Budget presentation that was presented on April 25, 2017 Public Hearing, may be reviewed by clicking the above heading.

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  • Brookdale Technology Donation Press Release

    The Verona Board of Education has accepted an anonymous donation of $14,400 that will go toward technology in the media center and technology lab at Brookdale Avenue School at the general meeting on February 28, 2017. With this generous donation, Brookdale Avenue School will be able to upgrade their media center technology...

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  • Verona Junior Woman's Congratulate Spelling Bee Winners

    On Saturday, January 11, 2017, over thirty 4th and 5th graders participated in the annual Junior Woman’s Club of Verona Spelling Bee Competition held at F.N. Brown Elementary School. A special thank you to our judges, Mrs. Cheryl Ashley, Director of the Verona Public Library; Mrs. Corisa Walker, Library Media Specialist at F.N. Brown and Brookdale Avenue School; and Mr. Charles Miller, Director of Curriculum who kindly volunteered their time for the morning. Thank you to Diana Weeks and Joanna Rybak from the Verona Juniors who organized the event. Finally, thank you to Verona Juniors President, Erika Grothues, who announced the words.

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  • Chromebooks in the Classroom

    Verona Foundation for Educational Excellence (VFEE) is proud to announce a Special Grant awarded to the Verona Public Schools in support of the District Wide Google Initiative. In 2015, VFEE granted $75,000 over the course of three years to support Chromebooks in our Classrooms. $25,000 was awarded at the Verona Board of Education meeting on September 8, 2015. VFEE will provide $25,000 per year for the next two years making the Google Initiative Grant the largest award by VFEE since its inception in 2007.

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  • Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Update

    The Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment department consisting of Director of Curriculum, Mr. Miller, Supervisor of Humanities, Dr. Bangia, and Supervisor of STEM, Mr. Stevenson, updated the Board of Education and the public with the latest information regarding Verona's curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

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  • Asking All the Right Questions

    Opening up dialogue with your child is critical to their outlook on life and supporting them in achieving their individual potential by asking the following questions: “What was the best part of your day and why?”, “What are you thankful for?” and “What was the most challenging part of your day and how did you handle that problem?”

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