Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools Celebrate Student Successes and Initiatives

In a recent meeting held at Jefferson Elementary School, the Caldwell-West Caldwell School Board focused on showcasing the achievements of students and the initiation of celebrated programs within the district. Furthermore, the kickball tournament, which has become a cherished event across schools, was discussed alongside the retirement of four dedicated teachers.

Delving deeper into the discussion, the meeting began with a report on various student activities at Jefferson Elementary School, where students themselves shared their experiences. They elaborately discussed their participation in the band, orchestra, ELP STEM program, reading with a buddy program, gap program, and safety patrol. The students’ testimonials served as a strong testament to the impact these programs have on fostering their educational and personal growth. Their gratitude was evident as they emphasized how these opportunities have enriched their learning experiences and contributed to their development.

The narrative of the kickball game’s origin was a point of interest, as it stemmed from a former principal’s suggestion to the superintendent. This kickball tournament has transcended its humble beginnings to become a widely adopted and anticipated event across the district’s schools.

Accolades were given to the James Caldwell High School FBLA club for their triumph in the Essex County Consumer Bowl and the celebration of FBLA week.

The girls’ swim team was recognized for earning the title of North Group Two Sectional State Champions, an achievement that reflects the team’s excellence and the strong support from the school’s athletic program. Similarly, the boys’ varsity wrestling team was praised for their successful season and the individual competitions that lay ahead.

The contributions of four retiring teachers were also acknowledged, with the board expressing its gratitude for their years of service and the profound impact they have had on the students and the school community. The retirements marked the end of notable careers and the beginning of a new chapter for both the teachers and the schools they served.

The board discussed various agenda items including curricular updates, technology integration, personnel matters, finance, facilities, and policy issues.

Public comments are a staple of such meetings, offering a platform for community engagement. However, this meeting did not feature any public commentary.

The meeting concluded with a motion to close the public session and proceed into executive session at 7:39 p.m..

Note: This meeting summary was generated by AI, which can occasionally misspell names, misattribute actions, and state inaccuracies. This summary is intended to be a starting point and you should review the meeting record linked above before acting on anything you read. If we got something wrong, let us know. We’re working every day to improve our process in pursuit of universal local government transparency.
Christopher Conklin
School Board Officials:
Julianne Grosso, Chris D’Ambola, Terri DiMartini-Greenlee, Danielle Mack, Marisa Landolfi-Jefferson, Madeline Alberta (JCHS Student Representative)

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