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The Board will commence all meetings atá7 p.m.áin the Dr. Dario Valcarcel Media Center, 400 Hamilton Avenue, for the purposes of recessing to Closed Work Session and will reconvene the Regular Board Meeting atá8 p.m. Closed Work Session may occur before or after the Regular Board Meeting when necessary.

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Board Announcements
July Fourth Celebration
Once again members of the Glen Rock Board of Education participated in the annual July Fourth parade through the streets of Glen Rock. Trustees President Rona McNabola, Barbara Steuert, Randi Blumberg, Vice President Sanjiv Ohri, Elizabeth Carr, Sheldon Hirschberg and Gene Calderon happily distributed treats to the many children along the parade route.

BOE Newsletter

The BOE's "Rock Talk" June, 2015 eNewsletter
is now available.
Click here to download your copy.

BOE Trustee achievements
Three members of the Glen Rock Board of Education were recently recognized by the New Jersey School Boards Association.

Barbara Steuert (second from right) is recognized
with a Certified BOE Leader Award at the NJSBA
dinner on May 5.

Gene Calderone (second from left) receives his
Certificated BOE Member Award at the event,held at

Maggiano's in Hackensack.

Sanjiv Ohri, far right, is congratulated by fellow trustees
President Rona McNabola (seated) Gene Calderon and
Barbara Steuert on his Certificated Board Member Award.

GRHS freshman takes top spot

GRHS freshman Laura Yuan is national first place winner in InvestWrite competition

The Glen Rock Board of Education's public meeting on April 13 included a presentation by the SIFMA Foundation, recognizing the amazing accomplishment of freshman Laura Yuan in being selected as the national first place winner in its InvestWrite essay competition. The program challenges 4th through 12th grade students across the country to analyze an investment scenario and recommend portfolio allocations targeting short- and long-term financial goals. The competition serves as a culminating activity for nearly 600,000 students nationwide who compete in The Stock Market Game each year. Congratulating Laura (second from right) on her achievement are (from left) Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti, BOE Vice-president Sanjiv Ohri, GRHS Principal John Arlotta, SIFMA representative Esi Gillo and GRHS Business teacher Samara Fluster.

GREF Grant

Central Elementary First Grade teacher Heather Frank (far right) receives a grant in the amount of $2,250 from the Glen Rock Education Foundation (GREF). She will use the grant to purchase technology that will establish listening stations in her classroom to assist in developing reading fluency for her students. On hand to make the presentation at the March 23 BOE meeting are (from left) GREF board members Angela Vila, Karyn Stephenson, and Robert Burslem.
2015 Reorganization Meeting

The Board of Education held its Reorganization Meeting on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Board Secretary Michael Rinderknecht administered the oath of office to trustees Rona McNabola, Randi Blumberg and Robin Rubinstein, who were re-elected to full three-year terms as a result of the school election on Nov. 4, 2014.

As president pro-tem, Mr. Rinderknecht asked for nominations for president of the board. Barbara Steuert nominated Ms. McNabola, who was then unanimously elected by her fellow trustees. As president, Ms. McNabola asked for nominations for vice president. Ms. Rubinstein nominated Sanjiv Ohri. Mr. Ohri was elected unanimously.
GREF Grant

At the Glen Rock BOE meeting on Dec. 15, the Glen Rock Education Foundation extended a $250 grant to the district in support of the Challenge Success program, which will take place on Monday, March 2, 2015 at Glen Rock High School. BOE President Sheldon Hirschberg and Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti accept the donation from GREF President Robert Burslem, Public Relations Officer Mona Milbrodt and Secretary Karyn Stephenson.
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Important Documents
 District Information
Includes Evaluation Information
Glen Rock has fewer than 10 principals
 2015 Glen Rock Ethics and roles PPT - rev MK 041015.pdf
NJSBA Ethics Presentation April, 2015
 2015-16 User Friendly Budget.pdf
2014-15 User Friendly Budget
 BOE June 2014 Retreat Report.pdf
A BOE Retreat was conducted June 15, 2014. This report includes an update from the Superintendent of Schools on the 2013 -14 District Goals and puts forth Board and District Goals developed during the Retreat under the direction of Stern & Sousa Consultants for 2014 - 2015.
 GR BOE Community Plan Report 1-2014.pdf
GR January 25, 2014 Community Planning Report
 NJ 2015-2016 Religious Holidays Calendar.pdf
New Jersey Dept. of Education 2015-16 Religious Holidays Calendar
 NJ QSAC 2014-2015 SOA.pdf
Annually the chief school administrator and the board of education must determine whether all items of the Statement of Assurance have been completed.
General Information

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