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School News

At West Brook, we appreciate our involved parents and community members. We also enjoy broadcasting our latest news and information here on our News page, where we will chronicle school activities and student achievements and publish announcements. We’ll also offer helpful resources and information. So check back often; we’ll update it regularly.

West Brook Orchestra in Festival Strings
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On Friday, December 1 students from the West Brook orchestra participated in Ridgewood's Festival Strings. Students from northern New Jersey came together for only a few rehearsals and performed side by side with musicians from the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra. Congratulations to Jamie, Deeya, Lucas, and Raphael!

Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Erin Van Vleet, teacher of the year, standing in between two other adults

Congratulations to Teacher of the Year at West Brook Middle School, math teacher Mrs. Erin Van Vleet!

According to Dr. Deirdre Spollen-LaRaia, WBMS Principal, “Erin has been a dedicated, passionate educator for many years at West Brook Middle School. She is deserving of this honor because of her willingness to go above and beyond both personally and professionally for the students she teaches and the colleagues with whom she works.”