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Paramus School District

District News

There's a lot happening in our vibrant school district! We’ll include all the latest district news on this page. Make it your first stop when you visit our website to stay updated on all the latest.

Dr. Seuss and Read Across America Week
Photos of Read Across America week

In honor of Dr. Seuss and Read Across America week, East Brook students and staff celebrated in many ways. They wore crazy socks and wacky outfits! Visiting readers came to the classrooms to read their favorite stories, teachers shared their memories of learning to read, and students read to themselves and each other. Check out the awesome photos!

Bergen County Association of School Administrators Job Fair

The Bergen County Association of School Administrators is hosting a job fair on Saturday, April 6 at Dwight Morrow High School. Don't miss this opportunity to explore public education career options in Bergen County. Please see our job fair flyer for more information.

Debate Students Progress to State Championship

Chery and Cavin GadaParamus High School's Cavin and Chery Gada have qualified for the gold public forum division in the Tournament of Champions. Both Cavin and Chery recently competed in the University of Pennsylvania debate tournament. The competition events included a congressional debate, a Lincoln-Douglass (LD) debate, a public forum (PF) debate, and others. Cavin and Chery competed in the public forum division, advanced to the elimination rounds, and placed as octo-finalists (top 16) out of a pool of 158 entries. This outstanding feat gave them their second gold bid to the Tournament of Champions (TOC) at the University of Kentucky. Having acquired two bids, Cavin and Chery are now eligible to compete in the gold public forum division in the Tournament of Champions and will be competing at the state championship in March. Congratulations to Cavin and Chery, and good luck!

Bergen County Counselor of the County

Dana Folcarelli is the 2019 NJSCA Bergen County Counselor of the County! This is a tremendous honor, and we are so proud of Dana’s hard work and dedication to East Brook Middle School. Dana Folcarelli has been in the Paramus District for over twenty-five years. Dana began her career as a special education teacher at Paramus High School, and became a school counselor at East Brook Middle School in 2002. She is truly devoted to the students of East Brook, and has spearheaded some amazing programs over the years. Congratulations Dana! You are so deserving of this tremendous honor, and we are so proud of you.

Dana Folcarelli
Dana Folcarelli