Sunday, January 20, 2013
Bernards, Bedminster and Somerset Hills school districts returned the Martin Luther King holiday to calendar after Sandy.
The prolonged absence from school that Superstorm Sandy caused in school districts in the Somerset Hills area had school officials scrambling afterward to find scheduled holidays to take off the school calendar — and the national holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was uniformly put back on the schedule. But that doesn't mean that holiday, and King, will go unrecognized. The public school systems in Bernards Township, Bedminster and for the Somerset Hills regional school district are each planning events and educational presentations about the slain civil rights leader. And The Pingry School, which is located in the Martinsville section of Bernards but draws students from the region, will through The Pingry School Parents’ …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Those with questions are urged to email the school district.
- BACK TO SCHOOL
Monday, August 20, 2012
Bus passes for all Bernards Township schools are being mailed out and should have been received by last Friday, Aug. 17. Parents who expected a pass. and did not receive one, should contact the school district's Transportation department via email, at BaskingRidge@sc.esc.k12.nj.us. include your name, your child’s name, the address where they reside, the school they attend, their grade, and your concern. However, it should be noted that passes for late registrations or change requests may still be in process. The school district's webpage says that under no circumstances are students to ride a bus until a bus pass has been received. Students who live less than two miles from one of the district's four elementary schools, or the William …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Projects complete, now township schools await partial reimbursement through state program.
The New Jersey Schools Development Authority announced on Thursday that two state grants totaling $72,980 have been awarded to two school projects local school officials say already have been completed at the Cedar Hill and Oak Street elementary schools. The district grant awarded to Bernards Township schools provides partial payment towards two projects with an estimated total cost of $182,450, the announcement said. The state is due to pick up $72,980, leaving the school district's share at $109,470, the state SDA said. Schools Business Administrator Nick Markarian said on Thursday afternoon that the improvements already are complete. The work that has been done included repaving the existing parking and bus loop, including curb cuts, …
Saturday, September 3, 2011
2011 Teacher of the Year Janet Marino expresses a great passion for history and bright hopes for her students.
Editor's Note: This is a profile of one of the 2011 "Teachers of the Year" Patch was able to speak with before their return to the classroom or to a school office with school's start in September. Each of those educators brings both experience and insight to key roles in the Bernards Township School District. To different students, the classroom subject of social studies calls up a variety of different topics that come to mind. For a preschooler, it could be the Native Americans and Pilgrims coming together for the first Thanksgiving meal. For an elementary school student, it could be the School House Rock song about how a bill becomes a law. Seventh graders in the Bernards Township school district might likely think about coloring and …
Friday, September 2, 2011
Have you looked at your class schedule for the upcoming year?
Students in the Bernards Township Schools system get a chance to enjoy an extended Labor Day weekend — a really long weekend — before starting the 2011-12 school year. Students at all six township schools are set to report for their first day of class on Thursday, Sept. 8. Teachers are due to report for their first official day on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Bus passes for all schools have been mailed out and should have been received no later than Wednesday, Aug. 31. Parents of students who expected a pass, and did not receive one, should call the school transportation office at call 908-541-9574 ext. 3053. Passes for late registrations or change requests may still be in process, according to the school website. Under no circumstances are …