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D’Ippolito Elementary School and Rowan University announced their new partnership on Tuesday during the unveiling of a banner promoting D’Ippolito’s status as a Professional Development School.

The ceremony opened with words from D’Ippolito... (cont'd)

One of five Vineland High School seniors will be named "Miss Monogram" and reign over the annual Homecoming Day football game when VHS hosts St. Joseph High School on Saturday, October 12 at Gittone Stadium.

The new queen, selected by voting in... (cont'd)

Thirty-one Vineland High School students were recently named AP Scholars, as announced by the College Board this month. Every fall, the College Board’s AP Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level... (cont'd)

Two Vineland middle schools are starting the school year with a purpose by participating in the Character Playbook Challenge, sponsored by the National Football League and United Way.

Veterans Memorial Middle School, participating for the... (cont'd)

The Vineland High School Varsity Cheerleaders will be hosting a mini-cheer camp for students to learn cheer motions and participate in the October 18 football game against Rancocas Valley.  The camp will be held on Tuesday, October 15 from 6-8pm in... (cont'd)

Rossi Elementary School fourth-grader John F. Gallo, III joined outstanding elementary school students from across the state this summer and took part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience, the National Youth Leadership Forum... (cont'd)

Students at Winslow Elementary School continued their annual tradition of transforming dots into beautiful pieces of art by celebrating International Dot Day last week.

September 14, or Dot Day, was inspired by the book “The Dot” by Peter... (cont'd)

D’Ippolito Elementary School held their first BRAVO (Be Respectful and Value Others) assembly of the year on Friday to welcome the students to the new school year.
The character education program features a different theme each month to... (cont'd)

Parents and guardians of Vineland High School seniors are invited to attend an informational meeting for the Class of 2020 Disney Senior Trip. This meeting will take place in the Vineland High School - South Media Center. It is mandatory to attend one... (cont'd)

It’s back to the books for more than 10,000 students in the Vineland Public School District as classes resumed on Wednesday for the start of the 2019-20 school year.

Despite the overcast skies, there were plenty of smiles as students hopped off... (cont'd)

Over 150 members of the Class of 2023 got a jump start on the new school year last week as they attended the first ever Freshman Summer Transition Camp at Vineland High School.

Students arrived to much fanfare, with the VHS Marching Clan and... (cont'd)

The Personnel Office shall be closed to visitors on Wednesday afternoons for the remainder of the summer. Hours of closure will be from noon-5 p.m. on August 14, 21, and 28. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Attention families who qualify for free and reduced lunch:

If your child qualified for free or reduced meals last school year, and you have not filled out a new 2019-

2020 meal application, please do so at your earliest convenience. You... (cont'd)

Tonight’s Board of Education meeting will be live streamed on our Facebook page at 6 p.m. It will be uploaded to our YouTube page as soon as possible, and will air on our two broadcast stations - Comcast ch. 9 and Verizon ch. 41 - Thursday, August 8... (cont'd)

The Vineland Public School District will be hosting the 4th Annual Book Giveaway Day on Wednesday, August 21 from 4-7pm at the District Warehouse, 1350 SW Blvd.
Books from all grade levels will be given to families in our community for free in... (cont'd)

Sodexo, the district's food service provider, is looking for part-time food service workers for this coming school year. Pay is $11/hour. Those interested should please contact Purvesh Patel, Director of Food Service, at 856-794-6700 ext. 2200 or... (cont'd)

Vineland High School will hold a special Freshman Orientation on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

There will be two sessions:

Session 1:  11:30am - 1:30pm  Students and Parents - Last Names beginning with:  A - L

Session 2:   5:30pm - 7... (cont'd)

The Vineland Public School District operating schedule will undergo some slight changes for the 2019-2020 school year and will be effective starting on September 1.

The start and end times for each school are as follows:

Vineland High... (cont'd)

The Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA offers a Before and After School Program for Vineland Public School students. In the YMCA's before and after care program, you can trust the Y to provide engaging experience for your child. The program gives your... (cont'd)

  635 Vineland High School seniors accepted their diplomas on a hot, overcast Wednesday evening at historic Gittone Stadium to become the school's 141st graduating class.

   After days of practicing in the heat and weather forecasts that... (cont'd)

Due to the projected weather forecast for this evening, the Vineland High School Commencement Ceremony time has changed. Students will now begin processing into the stadium at 5 p.m. The ceremony will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. Gates will now be... (cont'd)

Approximately 30 families had the opportunity to get a head start on summer learning thanks to the district’s Bilingual Advisory Committee’s workshop on June 12 at Sabater Elementary School. 
The Bilingual Advisory Committee meetings focus on... (cont'd)

Students and staff members across the district wore orange on Friday, June 7 in honor of Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Month. In collaboration with the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC), students and staff were able... (cont'd)

Petway Elementary School held its final "Pride Day" of the school year on Tuesday, concluding the year on a grand scale by celebrating the school's recent designation as a National School of Character, one of 88 schools across the country to receive... (cont'd)

Vineland High School students added some extra glamor to their Enchanted Forest-themed senior prom this year, celebrating one of the biggest events of the year at the Grove at Centerton Country Club on Thursday.

The prom-goers started arriving... (cont'd)

One hundred and thirty-five senior student-athletes were honored for their contributions to Vineland High School athletics at the first Vineland Athletics Senior Sports Banquet held on June 3 at The Greenview Inn, Eastlyn Golf Course. 
Master of... (cont'd)

More than 300 students at Durand Elementary School participated in the Durand Run on Thursday, May 23, the 41st year the event has been held. Finishing first in the 2.5-mile race was the fifth grader David Hendrix. The top female finisher was Grace... (cont'd)

Vineland High School's top five students in the class of 2019 were among the 20 scholars from Cumberland County's five high schools honored on May 23 at the annual Cumberland County Academic Excellence Banquet held in the Luciano Conference Center at... (cont'd)

The Vineland Athletics Senior Sports Banquet will be held on Monday, June 3 at 6pm at The Greenview Inn, Eastlyn Golf Course. Tickets will be available starting Tuesday, May 28 in the Athletic Office after 10am. Student-athletes are free and have the... (cont'd)

Vineland High School's top senior scholars were officially recognized Thursday morning at the school's annual "Moving Up" ceremony, held in the gymnasium.
The highlight of the morning ceremony was the naming of the Class of 2019's top five... (cont'd)

Moving to a new country can be challenging, especially for a child. Even more so for a child who does not speak the language. Vineland High School Spanish teacher Adaliz De Jesús knows these challenges firsthand, and she shares them in her upcoming... (cont'd)

Ryan Suppi, guidance counselor at Sgt. Dominick Pilla Middle School, was the surprise recipient of the Vineland Public Schools’ “Starfish” award on May 22, presented annually to recognize an outstanding counselor from within the Vineland family of... (cont'd)

Vineland Public Schools would like to invite all parents of three- and four-year old children not currently registered for preschool to come out for an Open House tomorrow from 2-3pm. The open house will take place at all ten of our locations, listed... (cont'd)

Twelve Vineland Public Schools elementary and middle school students were honored on May 15 as "Giraffe Heroes" for "having big hearts, sticking their necks out to help others, and for being persistent in pursuing their goals."

The 17th annual... (cont'd)

Vineland Public Schools is proud to announce that on May 10, 2019, Character.org, a national advocate and... (cont'd)

The Vineland Preschool Program concluded their “Week of the Young Child” celebration with its annual “Little Folks Festival” on May 3, drawing in a large crowd of nearly 1,000 parents, children, community business partners and preschool personnel on a... (cont'd)

Vineland High School unveiled a new permanent exhibit in the VHS South media center on Wednesday dedicated to the Holocaust survivors who eventually found a home in Vineland. The Kuhnreich/Teichman Media Holocaust Research Center and Exhibit spans the... (cont'd)

Vineland Public Schools honored two inspirational men on Thursday by renaming the media center at Sgt. Dominick Pilla Middle School after Holocaust survivor Miles Lerman and the gymnasium after Vineland teacher and coach Salvatore Ciarlante.

... (cont'd)

  Forty-seven students who excelled in six foreign languages were honored May 2 at the Second Annual Vineland High School World Languages Awards Ceremony, held in the VHS South auditorium.

  The ceremony recognized the recipients of the Seal of... (cont'd)

Please see the attached Budget Presentation for the 2019-20 school year.

2019-20 Budget Presentation

Vineland High School will hold their first Summer Transition Camp for the incoming VHS freshman students (Class of 2023) on Wednesday, August 21 and Thursday, August 22 from 8:30am-2:30pm in the Tanner Building (VHS North). There is no cost for this... (cont'd)

Veterans Memorial Intermediate School students were able to experience the challenges of adult financial decision-making at a Financial Reality Fair held on April 16 in the school gym. This was the second year for the program at Veterans Memorial,... (cont'd)

On a windy Monday afternoon, students at Sabater Elementary School got a timely lesson on the weather from local meteorologist “Nor’Easter” Nick Pittman. 
The third, fourth, and fifth grade students gathered in the school’s all-purpose room and... (cont'd)

Cloudy skies and light rain couldn’t keep young science enthusiasts away as the Vineland High School science staff and students hosted the fifth annual Super Science Saturday on April 13 at the VHS South Campus.

The event featured nearly 50... (cont'd)

Students with a love of the arts will now have a chance to hone their skills and concentrate their studies on their area of interest through the new Vineland High School Visual and Performing Arts Academy, set to launch in September 2019. 
The... (cont'd)

Kapow, Bam, Boom, Dur-Wam!

On Friday, March 29, Durand Elementary School students arrived in a flash at the school’s superhero-themed Superhero Bash. Students in grades K-3 were invited to attend this special evening along with their very own... (cont'd)

The Sgt. Dominick Pilla School Dedication is now available to view in its entirety on our YouTube channel at the link below. The dedication, which took place on Saturday, April 6, officially changed the school’s name from Lincoln Avenue Middle School... (cont'd)

Please see the attached Budget Presentation for the 2019-20 school year.

2019-20 Budget Presentation

Nine top chefs from the district’s elementary schools outfitted themselves in signature white hats and jackets as they whipped up their custom “Healthy Mexican Fiesta” themed food on March 27 for an enthusiastic live audience and attentive judges at... (cont'd)

One Vineland High School senior can now add award-winning author to her resume after recently being awarded a Certificate of Merit in the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English (NJCTE) annual High School Writing Contest.

Aminata Bangura, a... (cont'd)

The Vineland Board of Education seeks a qualified resident to fill an unexpired term on the Board through the January 2020 reorganization meeting.  Requirements include:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • A United States citizen
  • At... (cont'd)

  An enthusiastic crowd of parents, family members and friends toured the Landis Administrative Offices on March 21 to see an assortment of artistic creations by Vineland Public Schools' elementary students on display at the district's 21st annual art... (cont'd)

Students across the district demonstrated their love of reading during Read Across America, celebrated over several weeks, starting with Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2, also known as Read Across America Day.
Vineland Public Schools is an... (cont'd)

Chemistry fans got to celebrate a milestone at Vineland High School this week as part of the International Year of the Periodic Table. VHS and students from the Applied Math and Science Academy (AMSA) took part in the festivities through a series of... (cont'd)

Drama, sensationalism, murder, and “all that jazz” are in store this weekend, thanks to the Cap ‘N’ Dagger Club’s lively performance of the musical “Chicago.” Following Thursday night’s opening performance there are two more chances to see the... (cont'd)

From an applicant pool of nearly 42,000 high school seniors, two Vineland High School student-athletes were selected as recipients of the annual Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship. 
Seniors Sara Parks and Lucas Portadin were two of 7,500... (cont'd)

Seven Vineland Public Schools were among the 35 food establishments that earned the Five-Star Award for outstanding sanitation and food safety from the Vineland Health Department.
The awards were handed out for the 21st year in a recognition... (cont'd)

Vineland Public Schools students had another strong showing at the annual Cumberland County Science Fair, held on February 28 at Cumberland County College. 

Categories ranged from Botany and Chemistry to Medicine and Health and Engineering.... (cont'd)

The Vineland Education Association, through a NJEA PRIDE/FAST grant, held its annual Family Fitness Night at Sabater Elementary School on February 28. Over 250 people attended. 
The Family Fitness Night is an evening designed to encourage... (cont'd)

Petway Elementary School held its 13th Annual Role Model Breakfast on February 22, an event sponsored by the Vineland Education Association (VEA), said Kelly Brooks, a fifth-grade teacher who is a coordinator of the event.

   Since 2007, Petway... (cont'd)

All Vineland Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, February 20 due to the impending snow storm.

All schools will be closed on Monday, February 11 due to the weather. 

Seventeen Vineland High School students won medals in various events on Saturday, February 2 at the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Southern New Jersey Regional Competition. The event was held at the Cumberland County Technical Education... (cont'd)

All after-school activities are canceled for today except for the Varsity Boys Basketball game vs. Deptford. Wrap-around care will be running as scheduled.

Petway Elementary School was named a 2019 New Jersey School of Character by Character.org, a national advocate and leader in character education this Monday. The program recognizes Petway as a school that demonstrates its use of character development... (cont'd)

Congratulations to two students from Veterans Memorial School who qualified to perform with the All South Jersey Junior High Band. Ed Zatzariny, the school's band director, is pleased to announce that Noah Kouhoupt, an eighth-grader, qualified in his... (cont'd)

Ninety-five Vineland High School students achieved the highest honor bestowed on an American high school scholar – acceptance into the National Honor Society – on Wednesday.

The ceremony was held in the auditorium of VHS South, before an... (cont'd)

Petway Elementary School has partnered with Cunningham Academy to provide an innovative, cross-age mentoring program called “CHAMPP” – Cunningham Helping and Mentoring Petway Patriots.

Twice a month, students from Cunningham Academy visit... (cont'd)

Vineland High School junior Jeremy Rasmussen earned his first “Poetry Out Loud” title on Wednesday after delivering heartfelt recitations of the poems “Watching the Perseids” by Isabel Rogers and “Not Waving but Drowning” by Stevie Smith during the... (cont'd)

Congratulations to Marquis Strickland, Bilingual 5th grade ELA/Social Studies teacher at Sabater Elementary School, who has been accepted for the prestigious Fulbright fellowship summer program in Oaxaca, Mexico!
Mr. Strickland will have the... (cont'd)

Brandon “Bubba” Beyer was crowned Mr. Vineland on Thursday in the 26th annual competition before a large, animated crowd in the auditorium of VHS South.

Beyer, the son of Kristina and Raymond Beyer, was one of 12 candidates selected by senior... (cont'd)

Vineland Public Schools today announced the recipients of the Governor’s Educator of the Year Program, which includes both teachers and service professionals.

In order to be nominated for the award, educators must meet all of the following... (cont'd)

Lincoln Avenue Middle School guidance counselor Ryan Suppi was recently recognized as the Youth Alliance Educator of the Year. 
“As last year's honoree, I had the privilege and honor to speak on behalf of Ryan Suppi as he received this... (cont'd)

It all began with an idea about a family movie night that turned into a WHO-liday WHO-bilation! After several weeks of brainstorming, planning and assembling decor, teachers, staff and administrators alike at Durand Elementary School were ready to... (cont'd)

Twelve Vineland High School seniors will vie for the title of Mr. Vineland 2019 when the annual pageant is held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of VHS South.
Tickets for the contest are $5 and may be purchased from one of the... (cont'd)

The 2018 holiday season at Mennies School was again filled with joy and thanks. This year marks the fourth year in a row that Salvatore Gaetano, Founder and CEO of Franklin Insurance Adjusters, has chosen Mennies School as the recipient for his annual... (cont'd)

Vineland Public Schools released the list of the students in grades 3-12 who earned Principal's List honors for the first marking period of the 2018-19 school year today.

To achieve this distinction, high school students must have a grade-point... (cont'd)

Two district middle school students received an early holiday gift this year, courtesy of middle school library/media specialist Sally Goode and the generosity of a classmate. 
Goode, who is the library/media specialist for all three district... (cont'd)

Thanks to a grant and generous donations from local business owners Lawrence Bertacchi of Dynamic Fitness Equipment and Dan Falasca, Vineland Public Schools employees are now able to enjoy a brand-new fitness center on site at the Landis... (cont'd)

Attention 9th-12th grade parents: Vineland Public Schools has been selected by Sprint to participate in the 1 Million Project Program. This means that your child will be receiving a device and wireless service if you meet ANY of the following criteria... (cont'd)

For the third year in a row, Mennies Elementary School made the holidays a lot merrier for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Camden this holiday season, courtesy of twelve-year-old Logan Huston.

Logan, a Pennsylvania native, was... (cont'd)

Two district schools got a unique history lesson on Monday as Johnstone School and Durand Elementary School students unpacked time capsules from 1950’s.

The capsules, which were unearthed over the summer, had been forgotten until a former... (cont'd)

Sabater Elementary School and Dallago Early Childhood Center continued a collaboration between preschool and elementary students last week as fifth-grade Sabater students visited Dallago preschool classrooms to read aloud to preschool children. For... (cont'd)

D’Ippolito Elementary School held its annual Parent Appreciation Night on November 29, sponsored by the Vineland Education Association.  For the second consecutive year, the theme for this wonderful event was “Bravo to Our Parents”.

BRAVO,... (cont'd)

Third graders at Rossi Elementary School got a lesson in multiculturalism on November 30 as the school hosted a Multicultural Event, sponsored by the Vineland Education Association.

The event kicked off with a special presentation by Juliana... (cont'd)

The Vineland Board of Education will consider dedicating the Lincoln Avenue Middle School building in honor of an individual meeting the qualifications set forth in Policy 7250.  The Policy is available on the Board’s website... (cont'd)

Over 5,000 books have found a new home in district schools thanks to the nonprofit group BookSmiles.

The group, founded by Lindenwold High School English teacher Larry Abrams last year, collects, sorts, and creatively distributes gently used... (cont'd)

Vineland High School will be losing the face of the Marching Clan after this school year as band director and teacher Bill McDevitt heads toward retirement. McDevitt, who has been teaching in the VHS music department and serving as the Marching Band... (cont'd)