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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Breaking Band Camp

31-August-2019  
   On Friday-30-August the members of the Bogota Marching Buccaneer Band held their final day of Band Camp for the upcoming school. They spend one session in the music room, and gather at the Band shell in Olsen Park. For the last two week they would learn, and practice the formation for their Halftime shows. On this day they were treated to a pizza lunch provided the Bogota  Band Parents. The members sat around relaxing and having Lunch. Some in small groups other in groups that would increase in size as more members arrived in the park. After lunch and a Band photo the Marching Buccaneer assemble on Vin Scully field to containing to rehearsal  this years Halftime show.
    This year's theme is music from the Beach Boys and will premier on Friday-13- September during half time of the Bogota Football Bucs  Opener at Emerson. The game kick-off is scheduled for 7:00p.
    This year the Band Parents  Town Wide Garage Sale will be on Saturday-21-September.   It will run from 10:00a to 4:00p rain or shine. The cost to participate is $15.00 this will allow the seller to have their address listed on the official garage sale map and  they will receive yard sign for their address show that are a participant. Process from the registration fee will go to help support the Bogota High School Marching Buccaneer Band. To join as a Official seller , or any other information about the Garage Sale please visit their website at:  https://gobandgo.info/ 



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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Weekend Events

29-August-2019
 Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the weekend starting  on Thursday-29-August. Times and dates may change due weather or other circumstances. Please contact the event for the most up to date information.  More events will be added when they become available.

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Thursday-29-August
Bogota
The Bogota  Public Library will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a.  This is open available to any Student wishing to join in.  This will be held  under the tree in the Nikki Spiegel Story Time Corner. This is a free event and open to anyone. For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their website at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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Thursday-29-August
Teaneck, NJ
This the Teaneck Farmers Market will be open for this season. Shoppers will be able purchase locally grown  and produced food items.  This annual event will be every Thursday from June to the end of October. The stand open at 12:00 noon and continue until 6:00p   The Teaneck Farmers Market is located in the municipal parking lot along Beverly Rd Teaneck, NJ. There is additional parking available near by.
   Later in the season  the market has a few extra events such as  a fitness demonstration,  a knife sharpener,  food tasting, and a blood drive.  For more information, and a schedule of upcoming events please visit their facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/TeaneckFarmersMarket/

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Saturday-31-August
Bogota
 For  the second year the Parents of Bogota Football will again offer an special way to pride in the Bogota Football Bucs, and all the sports teams from Bogota.  They are offering to paint the letter "B" in the front of anyone's home.This will  Be a image of the the letter "B" measuring  2'-0" x 1'-6" and will Be placed in the front of the driveway. It can also Be placed on a walkway, sidewalk, or front lawn. Cost $20.00 per letter and will Be done on Saturday-31-August. The paint is made to wear off in 2 to 3 months depending on weather conditions.
 Process from this fund raisers will go to the Parents of Bogota Football which helps in supporting the  players of the Bogota Football Bucs, By severing a Game day Breakfast, sponsor Students who need assistance in attending Summer camps, and other services to allow the players to focus on the game.       
  Orders are Being taken on a first come first serve Basis.

Please make checks payable to Parents For Bogota Football and mail the form Below and payment to:
Maureen Miller
139 Beechwood Ave
Bogota NJ 07603

she can be contacted at Mo2180@hotmail.com

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Saturday-31-August-Monday-2-September
Bogota 
- The Bogota Public Library will be closed for the Labor Day  Holiday. It will reopen on Tuesday-3-September for regular business hours
- The Offices of Bogota Borough Hall will be closed on Monday-2-September for the Labor Day  Holiday.  It will reopen on Tuesday-3-September for regular business hours.
- Lawn waste will be picked up on Tuesday-3-September.
- The regular trash pick-up will be on Tuesday-3-September.











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Board of Education

28-August-2019
   The Bogota Board of Education held their meeting for August.  At the start of the meeting Superintendent Damian Kennedy gave some updates in his comments. The predominate ones were about school security. One was that all three schools will have a SLEO Class 3 officers on duty at the start of the school year. These Officers will be sworn in at the next Bogota Borough Council meeting to be held on Thursday-5-September. The Board of Education will also be looking to hire one additional SLEO Class 3 officers to be used as needed.  Also Mr. Kennedy informed the Board that the one touch lock down buttons have been installed in all district buildings. These buttons will also have a dedicated to monitor the engaging of that button. In additions each school has had new cameras installed to provided better video coverage. 
  Another point Mr. Kennedy made was that the 2019-20 school year will start a day earlier on Wednesday-4-September at the normal time. The first three days will be half day session. One reason for this is in order to allow the Student to leave early in case of hotter temperatures. 
  The agenda items of note that were voted on were the approval of a number of special events and field trips that will occur through the school year.  Other items of note that were passed was to accept the resignation of Library Specialist  Ms.  Sabina Albirt, and Vice Principal Mr Michael Buesser.  A new Vice Principal Mr. Erick Alfonso was  hire for the 2019-20 school year. This was approved by a  5-3 vote, with one trustee being absent. 
  Also approved was contact to Bogart Memorial School and Trinity Lutheran School to continue the use of their classroom for the School Districts pre-school classes.  
  This was the first Board of Education meeting to be film in the  High School Cafeteria. The Previous from  18-June-2019 was the initial board meeting to be recorded.  The videos of these, and future, Board of Education meeting will be available at : Bogota BoE. recorded meetings     once they are processed.  
 The next Board of Education meeting will be held on Tuesday-10-September at 7:00p. This will be held in the Bogota High School Cafeteria  located on the second floor of 2 Henry Luthin Pl. Bogota , NJ. This meeting is open to the public. 



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Purple "B"

28-August-2018
   For  the second year the Parents of Bogota Football will again offer an special way to pride in the Bogota Football Bucs, and all the sports teams from Bogota.  They are offering to paint the letter "B" in the front of anyone's home.This will  Be a image of the the letter "B" measuring  2'-0" x 1'-6" and will Be placed in the front of the driveway. It can also Be placed on a walkway, sidewalk, or front lawn. Cost $20.00 per letter and will Be done on Saturday-31-August. The paint is made to wear off in 2 to 3 months depending on weather conditions. 
 Process from this fund raisers will go to the Parents of Bogota Football which helps in supporting the  players of the Bogota Football Bucs, By severing a Game day Breakfast, sponsor Students who need assistance in attending Summer camps, and other services to allow the players to focus on the game.        
  Orders are Being taken on a first come first serve Basis.

Please make checks payable to Parents For Bogota Football and mail the form Below and payment to:
Maureen Miller
139 Beechwood Ave
Bogota NJ 07603

she can be contacted at Mo2180@hotmail.com

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Football Photos

26-August-2019
   Team and players photos of the 2019 Bogota Football Bucs are now available for purchase. These are located on the Bogota Blog NJ Zenfolio store, and the galleries can be accessed at https://bogotablognj.zenfolio.com Football 2019    Additional photos from the 2019 Bogota Football Bucs season will be posted though-out the coming weeks.  Some of the products available include prints, ranging from wallet size, photo gifts, home decor, and albums & books that can be customize by the buyer.  There are photo packages option that can also be customized for personal preference.  Another option available are digital downloads for personal use. Downloads are price as one  image for $10.00 or 3 different images for $15.00.  A single download is included in the Bogota Package. 
   Photos from other Bogota Sports team, and many Bogota events can also be purchased at the Bogota Blog NJ Zenfolio store.  The purchasing of items from this store aides in funding Bogota Blog NJ with its exclusive coverage of information and events from in & around Bogota NJ. 


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Sunday, August 25, 2019

This Weeks Events

25-August-2019

 Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the week starting  on Sunday-25-August. Times and dates may change due weather or other circumstances. Please contact the event for the most up to date information.  More events will be added when they become available.

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Monday-26-August
Bogota
 The Bogota Public  Library will have their Youth's Sewing Club meeting.  This is  open to  Students ages 9-18.  This will teach anyone the art of sewing. There will be a chance to learn machine, and hand sewing as well as shown different project and types of material. This will be from 1:00p to 4:00p in the back reading room.This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
    The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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Monday-26-August
Bogota
     The Bogota Public Library will offer an AARP  Defensive Driving Course. This is designed for drivers over the age of 50 and will explain update driving rules and teach defensive driving techniques. This will start at 10:15 a and be held in the second floor Senior Centre  There is a $15 fee for AARP members and $20 for non-members  and anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/ The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  


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Monday-26-August
Bogota
The  Bogota Public Library will hold its next Friends of the Library meeting.  This is an  opened to anyone interested in learning about  and support the Library. This is scheduled to start at 7:00p. For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ       

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Monday-26-August
Bogota
The weekly " Meet the Mayor"  event will take place in the office of Mayor Chris Keleman This is open to any Bogota resident who would to ask the Mayor a question about  Bogota, or to discuss any matter to help improve the quality of life in the Borough. Anyone who wishes just to have an informal conversation with the Mayor is also welcome to attend. Meetings will be held on a first come basis. This will run from 5:00p to 7:00p in the Mayor's office. His office is on in Bogota Borough Hall located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.
  Bogota Borough  Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. in Bogota, NJ.

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Tuesday-27-August
Bogota
   The Bogota Public Library will have the following program:  Makers Lab for Students 4:00p -5:00p, This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their website at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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Tuesday-27-August
Bogota

  The Bogota Board of Education  will have their  next meeting starting at 7:00p. This will be held in the  High School Cafeteria  located on the second floor of 2 Henry Luthin place Bogota, NJ.  The Public is invited to attend.

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Tuesday-27-August
Bogota

The Planning Board meeting scheduled to start at 7:30p This will be held in the Council Chamber located on the second floor of 375 Larch Ave Bogota, NJ. The public is invited to attend.    

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Wednesday-28-August
Ridgefield Park, NJ 
   The next performance of the McGowan Park Concert Series will feature Taxi.  The concert is scheduled to start at 7:00p in McGowan Park located on the Bergen Turnpike in Ridgefield Park, NJ It is advised that anyone attending bring their own lawn chairs, or blankets. In case of rain or other weather conditions the concert will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall located at 106 Bergen Ave  The concerts will take place every Wednesday until 28-August. For more information please contact the Ridgefield Park Village Clerk at 201-641-4950

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Thursday-29-August
Bogota
The Bogota  Public Library will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a.  This is open available to any Student wishing to join in.  This will be held  under the tree in the Nikki Spiegel Story Time Corner. This is a free event and open to anyone. For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their website at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  
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Thursday-29-August
Teaneck, NJ
This the Teaneck Farmers Market will be open for this season. Shoppers will be able purchase locally grown  and produced food items.  This annual event will be every Thursday from June to the end of October. The stand open at 12:00 noon and continue until 6:00p   The Teaneck Farmers Market is located in the municipal parking lot along Beverly Rd Teaneck, NJ. There is additional parking available near by.
   Later in the season  the market has a few extra events such as  a fitness demonstration,  a knife sharpener,  food tasting, and a blood drive.  For more information, and a schedule of upcoming events please visit their facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/TeaneckFarmersMarket/

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Saturday-31-August
Bogota 
- The Bogota Public Library will be closed for the Labor Day  Holiday. It will reopen on Tuesday-3-September for regular business hours
- The Offices of Bogota Borough Hall will be closed on Monday-2-September for the Labor Day  Holiday.  It will reopen on Tuesday-3-September for regular business hours.
- Lawn waste will be picked up on Tuesday-3-September.
- The regular trash pick-up will be on Tuesday-3-September.











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