Ramsey Review

January 11, 2019

Thank You Board of Education!

Ramsey's Board of Education plays an essential role in our students’ lives. They oversee our five public schools and provide educational services to nearly 2,800 children. They set the policies for our schools and make important decisions affecting curriculum, financing and staffing. Ramsey School Board members devote countless hours – with no compensation – to the oversight and advancement of our children’s education.

January 2019 is the 15th annual School Board Recognition Month in New Jersey, a time to raise public awareness of the role and responsibilities of local boards of education and to thank our community’s school board members for their efforts. Click here to view the resolution thanking them.

Left to right: Ralph Caputo, Nicholas Capuano, Laura Behrmann, President, Keri Walsh, Vice-President, Andrea Lamendola,

Anthony Socci, Jennifer Burns, Nick Schifano, James Meiman

Vice President, Keri Walsh and family

Nick Capuano and family

Nicholas Schifano and family

Teaching and Learning Column

By Andrew Matteo, Director of Curriculum

Teaching for Understanding in Elementary Math

Students in Ms. Bivona's 1st grade class at Hubbard using scales to explore subtraction and the meaning of the equal sign. This concrete modeling is the first of a three stage process, Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract (CPA), used to foster deep understanding of mathematical concepts.

Teaching for Understanding in Middle School Science

Ms. Jadamiec, 7th grade science teacher, was chosen to participate in a research study examining the use of lesson analysis to promote the three-dimensional teaching called for by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Teaching for Understanding in High School Design Drawing

A senior in Mr. Manzo's Design Drawing class presenting his 1/4 scale model of his design. He was given feedback on the accuracy of the scale, his presentation skills, craftsmanship, overall appearance of device, and overall presentation. Students will then use this feedback in designing their full-scale model.

Six Ramsey High School students accepted to Region Chorus

We are thrilled to announce that 6 Ramsey High School Chorus students have been accepted to the NJSMA (North Jersey School Music Association) Region One Chorus. These students are:

  • Nasim Warren
  • Alyssa Mathew
  • Thomas Gilligan
  • Joseph Muscarelle
  • Bailey Felderman
  • Allison Los

Allison Los has also been ranked #1 soprano one!

In Case You Missed Them...

1a January - BOE Appreciation Month 2019

January Board of Education Appreciation Month


1a Join Us for an Evening with Ana Homayoun 1/9/19

An Evening with Ana Homayoun 1/9/19


1a Remember - The Children Are Watching

Social Media - Remember the children are watching

1a State Bond for Voc Tech Schools

Statewide bond - but what about Ramsey?

1b Ramsey Impact of State Funding

More funding - for only some of them

1e Referendum 2018 Information

Referendum Update 4/24/2018

Upcoming Dates

      • January 16, 17 & 18 - RHS Drama Workshop - RHS Auditorium
      • January 28 - No School for Students - Staff Development Day
      • January 29 - BOE Meeting - 7:00 pm - RHS Media Center
      • February 1 - RHS Jazz Symposium - 8:00 pm - RHS Auditorium
      • February 6 - Parent Academy - Social-Emotional Learning Overview from the Organization "Jesse Lewis Choose Love" - 7:00 pm - RHS Auditorium
      • February 11 - RHS Choral Concert - 7:00 pm - RHS Auditorium
      • February 13 - RHS Band Concert - 8:00 pm - RHS Auditorium
      • February 18 - District Closed: President's Day
      • February 19 - No School for Students - Staff Development Day


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