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The 5.1.17 Board Meeting will open at 7 PM and the board will immediately adjourn to closed session; no regular meeting will be held and no action will be taken.
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The 2017 Glen Rock Board of Education
Sitting, from left, Vice President Sharon Scarpelli, President Bryon Torsiello, Eileen Hillock, Rona McNabola, standing,TheodoreáJadick, Kevin Brennan, Sheldon Hirschberg, Sanjiv Ohri, Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti, Board Secretary/Business Administrator Michael Rinderknecht, and Elizabeth Carr.á

Please check the calendar on the right-hand side of the page foráimportant dates. A list of board agendas and minutes can also be found on the right. Check below for recent announcements, followed by important forms, reports and presentations.á
Board Meetings
The Board will commence all meetings atá7 p.m.áin the Dr. Dario Valcarcel Media Center, Glen Rock High School, 400 Hamilton Avenue, for the purposes of recessing to Closed Work Session. The BOE will reconvene atá8 p.m. for the purposes of conducting either a Committee of the Whole work session or a Regular Board Meeting.áMeeting dates for 2017 can be found on the calendar at right or by clicking here.
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Board Announcements
2017-18 School Budget Presentation
At the Regular Meeting of the Glen Rock Board of Education on Monday, April 24, Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti and Business Administrator Michael Rinderknecht presented the final budget for 2017-18. The budget represents a 2.99% General Fund tax levy increase over the current 2016-17 school year, resulting in a 1.58% General Fund/Debt Service tax increase of $168.60 on the average assessed home of $558,279. Click here to view the entire presentation.
Upcoming events sponsored by the Office of the Bergen County executive
Over the next several weeks, the Office of Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III will sponsor a number of public events. All members of the community are invited to attend. Please click the links below to learn more about each program.
Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day Monday, April 24
Holocaust Memorial Day Wednesday, April 26
Israel's Day of Remembrance & Celebration of Democracy Tuesday, May 2
2017 Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration Monday, May 15
Military Appreciation Month Ceremony 2017 Friday, May 19
Autism Awareness Week
Prior to Autism Awareness Week (April 2-8), Glen Rock parents, staff and administrators made a presentation to the BOE at the March 27 Regular Meeting. Organizers shared reading the stanzas from Emily Perl Kingsley's poem, "Welcome to Holland," which describes the experience of raising a child with Autism through a metaphorical perspective of planning a trip to Italy but suddenly finding oneself in Holland. Following the recitation, parent Christina Peck presented a recap of past events and community-wide plans for the following week.


Participants in the Autism Week presentations were (from left) Hamilton School Principal Irene Pierides, Behaviorist Dr. Gina Restivo, parent Kristine Gifford, parent Christina Peck, Director of Special Services Dr. Linda Edwards, parent Nicole Redmond, parent Michelle Torpey, parent Michelle Hallajian, Glen Rock Middle School Principal Dr. Jennifer Wirt, LDT/C Victoria Billeter and Psychologist Dr. Melissa Silverman.

Final Air Quality Report
At the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 27, the ​final report concerning air quality in the GRMS/HS Media Center was reviewed. Please click here for a copy of that report.​
BOE Reorganization Meeting results

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