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Sudden Death Of NJ District's Former Superintendent Spreads Shock, Sadness
A New Jersey school district is mourning the loss of its former superintendent.
Miguel Hernandez, 58, was currently serving as interim assistant principal at Manchester Regional High School in Passaic County, after retiring as superintendent in 2021. He died on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 58.
In response to Hernandez's passing, the school district held an early dismissal on Monday, Nov. 13.
"Losing Dr. Hernandez leaves a profound absence in our school community," Superintendent Gary Lubisco, Jr. said in a letter. "He was a valued member of our school community and will be deeply missed by studen…
South Jersey School Janitor Contaminated Food, Utensils With Bleach, Bodily Fluids: Prosecutor
An elementary school janitor in South Jersey faces multiple charges, including child endangerment, for allegedly contaminating food and utensils with bleach and bodily fluids.
UPDATE: Police Papers Detail Heinous Accusations Against NJ School Janitor, Parents Livid
Giovanni Impellizzeri, 25, of Vineland, also is charged with aggravated assault, tampering with food and official misconduct.
Impellizzeri was employed by the Elizabeth Moore School in the Upper Deerfield School District.
According to the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office, New Jersey State Police were contacted by scho…
These Are The Top-Ranked Private High Schools In Bergen County, Website Says
We've seen the list of Bergen County's best public high schools, but what about the private ones?
Niche has a report for that, too.
The community and school ranking site has released its 2023 report of "Best Private High Schools in Bergen County."
These five private schools, which all earned an A+, were ranked among the best in the county by Niche:
No. 1: Dwight-Englewood School, Englewood
No. 2: Primoris Academy, Westwood
No. 3: Saddle River Day School, Saddle River
No. 4: Bergen Catholic High School, Oradell
No. 5: Academy of the Holy Angels, Demarest
Death Of Passionate North Jersey Music Teacher At 38 Prompts Outpour Of Scholarship Donations
Scholarship funds and tributes are pouring in on behalf of a passionate North Jersey music teacher and mother following her tragic passing at age 38.
Meredith Sullivan Boyan, of New Vernon, died Thursday, August 10, leaving a legacy of “strength and courage,” her obituary says.
Born in New Brunswick, Meredith was raised in Somerville and attended Somerville High School, where she participated in jazz, concert, and marching bands, as well as theater, and chorus before graduating in 2003.
She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in music education from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Ru…
'Your Soul Lives On:' North Jersey Educator, Mom Of 4 Dies From Knee Surgery Complications, 40
Morris County is mourning the unexpected loss of a beloved educator and mother of four after complications from a recent knee surgery.
Rebecca L. Koo died on Thursday, July 6, her obituary says. She was 40.
Born in Denville, Rebecca spent time in Jefferson, Randolph, and Roxbury before settling in Dover 14 years ago.
Rebecca attended Ellen T. Briggs Elementary School in Lake Hopatcong and graduated from Roxbury High School. She was a Brownie, a skilled softball player, and a 4-H club member.
After high school, Rebecca attended the County College of Morris and worked for more than two dec…