Announcements

  • Verona Board of Education Meeting to be Conducted via Zoom Webinar 8/13/20

    Based on the recent attention with COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, and the potential impact on our community, the Verona Public Schools will be conducting the Verona Board of Education meeting remotely via teleconference. This meeting is scheduled to occur with public access and participation availability to ensure the continued regular operation of government and the health, safety, and well-being of our community members. The next meeting of the Verona Board of Education will be held via conference call. Please click the above heading to read more.

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  • THE VERONA SCHOOL BOARD ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY INFORMATION

    June, 2020 – 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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  • 8th Grade Virtual Recognition/Awards Ceremony

    Please join us on Friday, Jun 19, 2020 10:00 AM in celebration of the 2020 H.B. Whitehorne Virtual 8th Grade Recognition and Awards Ceremony.

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  • VEA Pride Program Presentation June 9, 2020

    The Verona Education Association Pride in Public Education program supports the families and schools together program. Mrs. Carol Thomas, VEA Vice-President, will be presenting the annual presentation on funded grants and programs at the June 9, 2020 Verona Board of Education meeting.

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  • U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Verona High School Best High Schools in Nation 2020

    Verona High School was recently ranked #15 among all New Jersey true public high schools and #31 overall in the state by U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best High Schools Rankings. Verona High School is ranked #725 in the National Rankings. Schools are ranked on their performance on college readiness, math & reading proficiency and performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth, and graduation rate. Read more about how U.S. News & World Report ranks the Best High Schools.

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  • VERONA BOARD OF EDUCATION VIRTUAL MEETING TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2020 PUBLIC HEARING and ADOPTION OF THE 2020 – 2021 SCHOOL BUDGET

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IN ACCORDANCE with Public Laws 1975, Chapter 231, known and designated as the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA), that the Verona Board of Education will conduct a Public Hearing on the 2020-2021 School Budget will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 7:00PM.

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  • Superintendent Budget Presentation to Verona Board of Education

    On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, Dr. Dionisio will present a budget update to the Verona Board of Education on fiscal projections to be recommended for approval on April 28, 2020. Dr. Dionisio shared his recommendations to increase staffing and programs for the 2020-21 school year. The formal budget presentation will occur on April 28, 2020. Click the link above for more information.

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  • District Preparation Plan in the Event of School Closing - Spring 2020

    The Verona Public Schools has provided emergency preparedness plans for the continuity in the delivery of instruction while maintaining the health, safety, and well-being of all of our community members. Please click the above link for more details.

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  • UPDATED-Important Message Regarding Distance Learning Plan During School Closure

    The Verona Public Schools takes the safety, health, and well-being of our students, staff, and community seriously. The school district will implement a “Remote Learning Schedule” for our elementary, middle and high school students and staff to provide consistency on a daily basis. Click the link above to read more.

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  • Important Message from Superintendent Dionisio on COVID-19 School Closure

    The Verona Public Schools continues to monitor the emerging public health issue with COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. The health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and community members is our main priority. The CDC recommends a community-wide approach focused on slowing the transmission of COVID-19 by limiting large gatherings of people and practicing social distancing.

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  • DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION MAGAZINE NAMES VERONA PUBLIC SCHOOLS TOP 34 'DISTRICTS OF DISTINCTION' IN NATION

    TRUMBULL, Conn.—(July 15, 2019)—In its July/August edition, District Administration magazine honors 34 school districts as “Districts of Distinction” across the nation. The Verona Public School district was recognized as an innovative district in DA’s annual awards program. This is the ninth round of honorees for this national recognition program, which began in November 2014.

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  • U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Verona High School Top Ranked School in Nation

    Verona High School was recently ranked #33 among all true public high schools in New Jersey and #55 overall in the state by U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best High Schools Rankings. Verona High School is ranked #1,293 in the National Rankings. Schools are ranked on their performance on college readiness, math & reading proficiency and performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth, and graduation rate. Read more about how U.S. News & World Report ranks the Best High Schools.

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  • Verona High School Named Top High School By NJ Monthly Magazine 2018

    We remain steadfast in our belief that all students can achieve at a high level and maximize their individual potential. To become a model school district, one that excels in every category, we must dedicate ourselves to educating the whole child. All of our success, including this recognition as one of the best high schools in New Jersey, is the result of the collective efforts of all of our staff Pre-K through grade 12. Our accomplishments are the fruits of our labor, the dedication of our staff, beginning at the elementary level, progressing through critical transition years in our middle school, and culminating in high school with the commitment and effort of our Verona High School staff. We have much to be proud of.

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  • Superintendent Corner Column - Why Your Vote on Mental Health Matters

    On November 6, 2018, the Verona community will have an opportunity to cast an important vote that would increase funding to the Verona Public Schools to invest in social emotional learning by increasing mental health programming and professional staffing at the elementary, middle, and high school level. Read more by clicking the link above.

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  • DR. DIONISIO SELECTED ESSEX COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR

    We are proud to announce that our Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Rui Dionisio, has been recognized as the 2019-2020 Essex County Superintendent of the Year. This prestigious award is given to a Superintendent who exhibits leadership for learning, communication, professionalism, and active participation in community involvement with an understanding of regional, national, and international issues. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Dionisio on this latest accomplishment. Click the link above to read more.

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  • Verona Public Schools Awarded Future Ready Schools Bronze Certification

    We are extremely excited to share that the Verona Public Schools has been awarded Future Ready Schools - NJ Bronze Certification! Congratulations to Verona High School, H.B. Whitehorne Middle School and Brookdale Avenue Elementary School for earning this prestigious recognition. Our results are a testament to the efforts of our technology department leadership and the dedication of our faculty and staff to improve access and align resources to best prepare our students for success in the digital age.

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  • Verona Public Schools Magazine Fall 2018 Edition

    The Verona Public Schools Magazine Fall 2018 Edition is the second 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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  • Awareness to Action BOE Meeting 2/25/2020

    The meeting of the Verona Board of Education on Tuesday, February 25, featured an update on the mental health initiative which was approved for the district by Verona voters in 2018.The report was given by Frank Mauriello, the Director of Special Services for Verona.

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  • Construction Management Services RFP Verona Board of Education 2020

    The Verona Board of Education is requesting written proposals from qualified firms to provide professional construction management services for the pre-construction, construction and post construction phases on the project described below. It is the intent of the Board to enter into an agreement that specified a not to exceed fee for pre-construction consultation services and a not to exceed fee for the construction and post construction phases of the project. Interested bidders should note that the information requested herein is to be considered the minimum requirement for consideration. Interested firms should therefore address these qualifications and highlight any additional qualifications they possess. The District will review all proposals and select the firm that it believes will best meet the needs of the District. Factors including qualifications and price, among others, will be considered. The standard AIA contract for construction manager services is anticipated to be utilized. Click the above link for more details.

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  • KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP FOR SEPTEMBER 2020

    The Verona Public Schools offer a kindergarten program for all youngsters who are five years of age on or before October 1, 2020. This program is designed as a child’s first introduction to public school. A full academic curriculum—including media skills, formal art, music, and physical education is offered during the school day. Kindergarten is also a time for students to form new friendships, to work cooperatively in groups, and to learn fundamental academic skills.

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