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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.

Paramus Arts

American Young Voices recently shared a great clip from the Governor's September visit to Paramus High that features several of our outstanding arts students. We're #ParamusProud that this is getting national attention!

To learn more about American Young Voices, please visit their website.  

The Arts at Penn Station

Aerial view of Penn StationWe are #ParamusProud to announce that Paramus High School teacher Yasmine Rana will be part of NJ TRANSIT's “Music in Motion” program this fall. It will feature performances at Newark Penn Station from October to December, including artists such as Eun Hee Ahn, Edwin Estremera, Xiaofang Chen, Jeff Snyder, and our own Yasmine Rana.

The performances are part of The TRANSITional Art Project, a temporary public art partnership between the agencies that select artists for both visual and performance exhibition from NJ TRANSIT and New Jersey State Council on the Arts (State Arts Council).

100 Yards with Trevor Bopp

Get to know our PHS Spartans quarterback! NorthJersey.com sports columnist Darren Cooper interviewed Trevor Bopp for this week's “100 Yards.” Check out the video here! #ParamusProud

Calling All Superheroes

The Pride of Paramus, the Paramus High School Spartan Marching Band, performed at Music in the Park XXII in Midland Park on Sunday, October 6. Our band has won this competition six times since 2008 and is always a standout. This year the show featured themes from The Incredibles, Ant-Man, The Avengers, Spiderman, Batman, Captain America, and Superman. Congratulations to all performers, and thanks to all staff and supporters!

Yoga at West Brook

Beginning in mid-October, students at the West Brook will practice yoga for 15 to 20 minutes every other week for 30 weeks. Led by Core Yoga for Youth, a group co-founded by yoga instructor Ruth Meagher, who introduced yoga to elementary school students in Nutley, Glen Ridge, Montclair, Rutherford and Newark. "They will teach breathing exercises and stretching so our kids can be more present," says Dr. Deirdre Spollen-LaRaia, West Brook's principal. The pilot program may also train staff members. "We're researching the impact on our students, so we'll have data to follow," says Spollen-LaRaia.

NJSLA Scores

Please take a moment to read a letter from Superintendent Michele Robinson regarding the NJSLA scores.