Paterson high schools launching new virtual education program with PCCC

by Joe Malinconico PATERSON — Three city high schools are getting what officials call “high-tech classrooms” to allow students to take virtual courses at Passaic County Community College. The dual-enrollment classes will begin in September at Paterson’s John F. Kennedy, Eastside and Panther high schools, officials said. One classroom at each high school will be

PCCC Celebrates Many ‘Firsts’ At 50th Commencement Ceremony

Nine students from Early College Program received their Associates Degrees By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Community College (PCCC) hosted their 50th commencement ceremony on Monday. Graduates from PCCC’s four campuses, Paterson, Passaic, Wanaque and Wayne, received their Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees or their professional certificates at the celebration.

Paterson event kicks off new book about legendary Eastside High School principal Joe Clark

by Matt Fagan PATERSON — Everyone who came into contact with Joe Clark, the no-nonsense, unconventional and legendary Eastside High School principal, had a strong opinion of him, good and bad. Clark, who died in December 2020, was notorious for carrying a baseball bat and bullhorn as he roamed the halls of the high school.

12-Year-Old Student Author from Paterson Seeks Support to Attend Writer Symposium, Book Signing in California

By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ - An online fundraising effort is underway to help a Paterson student take a trip to California. However, for Leilani Fermin, the trip will be about much more than visiting the tourist attractions the West Coast has to offer. The 12-year-old student-author at Public School No. 16 is the only

Ramapo College Receives Grant for Students to Study and Research Climate Change Issues

MAHWAH, N.J. — Ramapo College of New Jersey students in 2022 will have an opportunity to get hands-on specialized experience on climate change issues thanks to support from a private grantor. The grant for Teaching, Research & Action to Combat Climate Change will provide the means for four Ramapo students to work and study at

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