Emblazoned on Joan Kelly Broeâ€™s business card is the motto â€˜Excellence in Educationâ€™. The principal of West Brook Middle School takes this quite seriously.
It is evident by the demeanor in which she greets students, parents and visitors. It is evident in the way she treats her staff. Another indication of her confidence is the varied education career she has had in New York and New Jersey.
During the week of November 6th, Paramus Rescue Squad Extrication Competition Team traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada to compete in the TERC National Competition. This competition was held in conjunction with Fire Rescue Magazine Trade Show, and was the 2nd year it was held in Las Vegas.
25 teams from across the United States, including St. Croix and Alaska, competed in this national event.
By unleashing the XBOX 360 a year earlier than the competition, Microsoft has a head start on the next generation of console gaming. But Sony and Nintendo are now ready to enter the virtual boxing ring with their new consoles, the PlayStation 3 and the Wii.
While Sony seems to be directly competing with Microsoft by trying to create the most technologically advanced gaming console ever created, Nintendo is going in another direction.
It takes only a few seconds to send a text message. Flip open the cell phone, tap some keys, spell out a few words, and hit "send."
But try doing all that while driving. It's not easy.
"You're not supposed to read or put your makeup on while driving a car, either, but people do it," said Ashley Saari, 23, who said she frequently sends text messages while she's driving in Southern California.
For people who believe taxes or bonds issues should be used to support the arts, Nov. 7 was a great day.
Ten arts-related ballot measures that went before voters in California, Louisiana, Ohio, Oregon, Texas and Utah were passed - some overwhelmingly. There were no other such ballot propositions elsewhere.
Windows Vista is almost here! Businesses with volume license agreements can get it in November 30, 2006. Home users must wait until January 30, 2007. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't prepare. This is particularly true if you're buying a new computer.
Upgrading to Vista is sure to be confusing. So here are some things you need to know.
I chose Paramus as an ideal location to raise my family, moving in to a quiet cul-de-sac in 2000. Ed Onorato, my neighbor, has resided here for over 40 years, and also takes great pride in this community.
Our homes, part of the Soldier Hill development, are surrounded by the cemetery, wetlands, trees/forested areas, municipal land, Reid Park, and a nature trail. Upon learning of a proposal to build an oversized, high-density development on a piece of environmentally sensitive land off of Soldier Hill Road, Ed and I have been conducting extensive research.
The Report Card on the Ethics of American Youth, done every two years by the Josephson Institute of Ethics, polled thousands of high school students and found, among other things, that: eight in 10 confessed to lying to a parent about something significant; and six in 10 said they had cheated on a test during the past year.
Whether you are a coach, a teacher or a parent, what do you think can be done, or what have you done, to instill in young people the concepts of trust and integrity?