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Board of Education



The election for members of the Kearny Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015.

The deadline for filing to seek a seat on the nine member board is July 27, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Nominating petitions are available from the Office of the County Clerk – Elections Division between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The County Clerk is located at 257 Cornelison Ave., 4th Floor, Jersey City, NJ  07302. The contact number is 201-369-3470 extension 2767 or option 6.

There are three (3) seats available each for a term of three (3) years which will be voted upon.

Candidates filing a nominating petition for board membership must meet the following qualifications:

  • He/she is a citizen of the United States of America

  • He/she must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to qualify for office

  • He/she must be able to read and write

  • He/she has been a resident of the municipality from which he/she is to be elected for at least one (1) year preceding the date of the election

  • He/she is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1

  • He/she is a registered voter in the district

  • Not hold office as a mayor or member of the governing body of the same district

  • He/she is not disqualified from membership on the Board due to conviction of a crime or offense listed in N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1

  • He/she has no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the Board

District Announcements

Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ

Two students from the Kearny School District were finalist in the Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ poster contest.  Thirty finalists were chosen from over 8,000 works submitted. They received entries from over 200 schools from every county in NJ. The thirty finalists will have their work displayed on a poster that will be distributed to every 3rd and 4th grade class in the state. This was a great event.  We are very proud of our students! 

Congratulations to Bryan Veloso


Congratulations to Bryan Veloso on receiving an honorable mention in the national CAD Academy LEED home design competition. LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification.  The competition challenged students to create a home design that is both functional and energy efficient to meet the national standards. Bryan’s design incorporated elements of design, function and eco-friendly materials to qualify for the highest certification.  Bryan’s design was created using Archi CAD and BIM modeling software.  He is a senior in Advanced Architecture.

A link to the video announcing the winners.http://www.thecadacademy.com/instructor/Eng_Units/leed2015.asp

Further information on the contest can be found at the CAD Academy website listed below. http://www.thecadacademy.com/instructor_login.asp

Daily Announcements

LMS Drama Club presents

The Wizard of OZ
Tuesday, May 26th, 1PM - Seniors Show
Thursday, May 28th, 7PM- $2.00 donation at the door
Lincoln School Auditorium

Community Events

Red Bulls and the Kearny Police Department D.A.R.E. Night at the Red Bulls Game flyer

Or Contact Ptlm. Jack Grimm #272 - jgrimm@kearnynjpd.org

Kearny High Happenings

3rd Annual Kearny Baseball Booster Club Golf Outing

3rd Annual Kearny Baseball Booster Club Golf Outing Form


Kearny High School seniors celebrate their plans for continuing their educational journey.

Kearny High School Students Travel to Italy Over Spring Break

Kearny High School Students returned from a memorable and educational trip to Italy over spring break.  Students are pictured here in front of Mt. Etna and the ruins of a Roman coliseum.


2015 Kearny High School Year Book Information

Thursday, May 28
Project Graduation
Project Graduation Meeting - teachers Lounge
7:30 PM
Tuesday, June 2
District Event
District P.M. In-Service
Friday, June 12
District Event
Final Failure Notice Mailed
Monday, June 15
Board of Education
Board of Education Regular Meeting
6:00 PM

In accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, P.L. 1975c 231, this is to advise that the Kearny Board of Education will hold a Regular Board Meetings on this date. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and be held in the Board Office in the Board Room – 1st Floor, 172 Midland Avenue, Kearny, N.J. Upon opening the meeting, the Board will take action to enter into Executive Session and reconvene in Public at 7:00 p.m.

Action will be taken.

Wed, Jun 17 - Fri, Jun 19
District Event
Single Session Day

Today, 5/26/2015
High: 86 Low: 68
Mostly cloudy
10% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/27/2015
High: 86 Low: 69
Slight chance thunderstorms
31% chance of precipitation.