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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.

Spelling Bee
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On January 15, the Paramus Rotary sponsored the Scripps 4th grade spelling bee at Paramus High School. Many thanks to our elementary school principals, their teachers, support staff, and the board of education for their support! A special thanks also goes to Marie Creste and Mona Bennett.

Congratulations to the winners: 

  • 1st Place - DJ R. from Midland
  • 2nd Place - Nikhil S. from Ridge Ranch
  • 3rd Place - Karina S. from Stony Lane

These students will advance to the next round at Bergen Community College in March. Way to go, 4th graders!


Congratulations to Emily Klein on taking first place at the first BCWCA girls county wrestling tournament on Sunday, January 5 at Elmwood Park High School. Congratulations to Olivia Klein for placing third at this tournament. Way to go, girls!

County Wrestling Champion

Congratulations to Kyle Jacob on becoming the latest Paramus Spartan to be crowned county wrestling champion. Kyle won the county tournament at the 220 pound class with a 7-0 victory in the finals. Way to go, Kyle!

Seven to Eight Band and Select Choirs Performance

On Tuesday, December 3, the West Brook seven to eight band and select choirs performed at Stew Leonard’s in Paramus for their first annual Christmas tree lighting event! Students, families, and community members took on the cold weather to hear the beautiful music featured in this wonderful event and to begin the holiday season. Student performers are under the direction of Mrs. Lisa Ahrendt, Band; and Mrs. Rebecca Dugan, Choir.

Students performing on stageStudents playing instruments

Paramus Alumna Receives Top Honors in College Volleyball

Maria BellingerThe sports team has selected their all-decade girls volleyball team and has selected one of Paramus' own! Congratulations to Maria Bellinger, Paramus High class of 2016 and currently a senior playing for the Blue Hens at the University of Delaware.

Maria was also honored with a spot on the AVCA east all-region team selected by The American Volleyball Coaches Association. writes, "one of two girls to earn North Jersey Player of the Year honors in back-to-back seasons during the 2010s, Bellinger powered the Spartans to four straight league titles and the 2015 Group 3 state final. She set a program record with 1,527 kills and went on to a four-year playing career at the University of Delaware."

Please visit the University of Delaware Blue Hens website to read more about Maria's volleyball career.

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