"Maximizing all students' potential for success in an 
ever-changing world."

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WEST NEW YORK BOARD OF EDUCATION

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, the Board of Education of the Town of West New York in the County of Hudson, New Jersey, will meet to discuss or act upon public business on July 30, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in the West New York Middle School Auditorium, 201 -57th Street, West New York, NJ 07093.
A portion of the meeting may be closed to the public for attorney client privilege. Board action will be taken.

Kevin J. Franchetta, CPA
Board Secretary

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WEST NEW YORK

Board of Education Election - November 2014

The election for members of the West New York Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.
Nominating petitions must be filed with the Hudson County Clerk. The deadline for filing to seek a seat on the nine member board is July 28, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Nominating petitions are available from the Office of the County Clerk - Elections Division between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The County Clerk is located at 257 Cornelison Avenue, 4th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302. The contact number is 201-369-3470 extension 2767 or option 6.

There are four (4) seats available, which will be voted upon:
  • three (3) seats are for three (3) year terms and
  • one (1) seat is for a two (2) year term
Candidates filing a nominating petition for board membership must meet the following qualifications:
  • He/she is a citizen of the United States of America
  • He/she must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to qualify for office
  • He/she must be able to read and write
  • He/she has been a resident of the municipality from which he/she is to be elected for at least one (1) year preceding the date of the election
  • He/she is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1
  • He/she is a registered voter in the district
  • Not hold office as a mayor or member of the governing body of the same district
  • He/she is not disqualified from membership on the Board due to conviction of a crime or offense listed in N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1
  • He/she has no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the Board

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Congratulations West New York Teachers of the Year 2014

From Left: Xiomara Vera (ECS), Janet Rivera (PS1), Keith Dovoric (PS2), Stephanie Muzzillo (PS3), Diane Bond (PS4), Maritza Torres (PS5), Johana Zegarra (HLB), Cathy Gonzalez (MS), Laurie Anastasi (MHS)

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NOTICE OF SCHEDULED MEETINGS FOR THE PERIOD
MAY 2014 TO JANUARY 2015

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, the Board of Education of the Town of West New York in the County of Hudson, New Jersey, will meet to discuss
or act upon public business at 5:30 p.m. on each of the dates set forth below, in the West New York Middle School, 201 - 57th Street,
West New York, NJ 07093.

Monday, May 12, 2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 (Reorganization)

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In accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:60-1.1 et seq., the Commissioners of the Town of West New York have moved the date of the annual school election from April to November. Therefore, the next regularly scheduled school board election will be on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

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Attention: For the safety and security of our students, staff, and visitors to our schools, the following procedures will continue to be enforced:

  • All visitors must utilize the front door for business.
  • All visitors must present a valid picture identification card (e.g., driver license) to be admitted into the building.  The photo identification will not be returned until the visitor leaves the premises.
  • Each visitor will be given an identification tag or badge, which must be worn while the visitor is in the school and/or on school grounds.
  • The Principal or office personnel designated by the Principal shall arrange for an escort to accompany each visitor to his/her destination. 
This is an edited summary of the District's School Visitors Policy 9150. You may review the entire policy online for further clarification.  Some items may feel like an inconvenience at this time, but they are designed to create a safer environment for all.  Your understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated.