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Meet the Glou. City School Board Candidates Nov. 2

On Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m in the Gloucester High auditorium, there will be a question and answer session with several of the candidates who are running for a spot on the Gloucester City Board of Education. The Gloucester City High School PTO and the Gloucester City Education Association are presenting this event and […]

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Glou City Resident Questions School Board About Zero Tolerance Policy

  Gloucester City resident, Steve Cowgill, spoke during the public portion of Tuesday’s Board of Education (BOE) meeting to ask about an alleged incident that recently occurred on Gloucester High property and involved Gloucester Catholic Cowgill asked about the zero tolerance policy, saying he received a zero tolerance letter “within 5 days” for an incident […]

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Glou City School Superintendent Rafferty Gives $12,600 of Merit Bonus Back to District

  Gloucester City School Superintendent, Joe Rafferty, is giving $12,600 of his $15,000 merit bonus back to the district. He made the announcement at Tuesday’s Board of Education (BOE) meeting and asked that the money go toward the opening of the new middle school. In accordance with the terms of his contract, Rafferty said he […]

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Gloucester Resident Questions School Board About Funding For Turf

  Gloucester resident, Shaun Gismonde, addressed the city’s School Board on Tuesday night to ask about several issues. Gismonde started by asking how the the turf at the new middle school was funded and he also sought clarification about the roles of the district’s coaches. Gismonde asked: “Where did the funding come for the turf […]

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Glou City BOE Declares Impasse on Teachers’ Contract; Mediator to Be Assigned

  Gloucester City’s teachers have reached an impasse in their contract negotiations, Board Solicitor, Frank Cavallo, Jr., said at the school board meeting on Tuesday night. Cavallo stated that that the Board of Education and the Teachers’ Association met in June. “At the end of that meeting, it was decided that the Board of Education […]