Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Educators from Shenzhen city will scope four Bloomfield schools over three weeks
More than two dozen Chinese educators will get a glimpse of the American education system during their three-week visit to Bloomfield schools. The mix of principals and teachers from Shenzhen city, a province north of Hong Kong, will tour Bloomfield Middle and High School, as well as Demarest and Brookdale Elementary Schools to observe in-classroom teaching and partake in educational workshops. This is the second visit to Bloomfield for the Chinese delegation, which met with school administrators Monday over lunch. A different group was in town for 10 days in June. "Education is quite different between China and the U.S.," said Gary Han, manager of the training program of Sunels International, the business consulting firm that organized …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Normal polling places open Tuesday in Bloomfield from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Bloomfield residents will be able to vote Tuesday at their regular polling place, officials announced Sunday. Power has been restored to Demarest Elementary, Brookdale Elementary and Bloomfield Middle, Carteret Elementary schools, and residents assigned to polling places there will be able to vote at those locations, according to Bloomfield Clerk Louise Palagano. All other regular polling places will also be open Tuesday. New Jersey residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy and staying in a different part of the state can go to a nearby polling place Tuesday to vote via provisional ballot. Essex County residents can cast an early vote via vote-by-mail ballot at the county Clerk's Office (Room 247, Essex County Hall of Records, 465 Martin …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Now is the Time to Buy Supplies For The New School Year.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Summer remains in full swing. For those lucky enough, the days are spent lounging by the pool to beat the heat. Air conditioning helping keep the high humidity in check. But, now that it’s August, it’s time to think about school. In less than a month, children will be gathering for the school bus, waiting for the first bell of the school year and preparing for a new classroom setting. Children in Bloomfield may not be thinking of Back-to-School sales, but their parents might be. So for children attending Berkeley Elementary School, Brookdale Elementary School, Carteret Elementary School, Demarest Elementary School, Fairview Elementary School, Franklin Elementary School, Oak View Elementary School, Watsessing Elementary School, as well as …