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PATERSON – June 17 – Students, parents and community members are encouraged to attend an upcoming forum focusing on the new Eastside High School “Three-Schools-Within-a-School” model.   State District Superintendent Dr. Donnie Evans will present information related to the extensive changes that will be instituted this September for the 2010-2011 school year. 

Students attending Eastside will now be enrolled in one of three programs: The School of Government and Public Administration; the School of Arts, A/V Technology, Communications and Information Technology; and the School of Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism.  Every entering student, along with their parents and caregivers are encouraged to attend this meeting and bring their questions.  Community partners are welcome as well.  The forum will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 28 in the Eastside High School auditorium, 150 Park Avenue, Paterson.   For more information, please call 973-321-0511 or visit

Sponsored by the Department of Science and Mathematics, this large annual event is well attended with fierce (fun) competition between schools. Opening ceremonies will take place in the JFK gymnasium beginning at 10 a.m. and the Fair will conclude at 2:30 p.m.