Barrington Bulletin

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School board wrap-up: Computer curriculum, school bus purchase discussion, extended school plan, more

Barrington Superintendent Anthony Arcodia announced planned revisions to the Woodland School computer curriculum, board members asked about the feasibility of purchasing school buses and a parent wondered about the value … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Extending school day, school year faces questions

A bill to create a pilot program that would allow 25 New Jersey schools to experiment with a longer school day and/or school year was already being questioned during Monday’s … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

School board to consider purchasing buses

Barrington Board of Education President Michael Drumm on Monday asked the board to consider the feasibility of purchasing school buses instead of paying about $250,000 per year for busing. The … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Revisions planned for school computer curriculum

Changes will be coming to the Woodland computer curriculum, Barrington Superintendent Anthony Arcodia said, because of differences between the Barrington curriculum and the curriculum that was being taught to students … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

School board to discuss 2012-13 field trips during wide-ranging meeting tonight

The Barrington School District Board of Education is expected to approve a full schedule of class field trips for this school year during the regularly scheduled meeting set for 7:30 … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

School board to discuss Woodland principal position at tonight’s special action meeting

The Barrington School District Board of Education will “discuss certain items involving personnel, specifically for middle school principal candidate” during tonight’s special action meeting, according to the agenda it released. … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Computer hardware and curriculum to be updated at schools

The Barrington Board of Education on Monday agreed to purchase 24 additional Smart Boards for Avon and Woodland schools and received word of an improved computer curriculum for Woodland School. … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Woodland School looks to adopt ‘No Place for Hate’ program

Starting this fall, Woodland School will be “No Place for Hate,” Superintendent Anthony Arcodia told the Barrington Board of Education at Monday’s meeting. The program, sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League, … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

Top item at tonight’s school board meeting: Spending

The Barrington Board of Education tonight will discuss almost $4 million in tuition contracts and more than $125,000 in technology upgrades along with other financial decisions, according to the posted … Continue reading

July 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

No special action taken at school board meeting

The Barrington Board of Education spoke with a district attorney in private for more than an hour Wednesday night before reconvening and immediately adjourning the meeting without taking action. The … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

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