Cedar Hill School to Get New Playground Improvements Funded By PTO Donation

April 22, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Cedar Hill Elementary School playground is due to receive some new equipment and sprucing up this spring, courtesy of a $35,000 donation from the school's Parent Teacher Organization.

The playground improvements will be dedicated to former Cedar Hill Principal Joseph Mollica in honor of his many years of service to the students at the school, said current Cedar ...

Bernards Board of Ed Seat Open Immediately After Shah Resigns; Meeting on Monday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Board of Education is seeking an immediately replacement to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Board Member Priti Shah, effective April 10, due to "personal reasons," according to the school website.

Shah has been a member of the school board since 2011. 

The Bernards Board of Education is now accepting applications ...

Brooklyn musicians join annual Jazz Band concert in Basking Ridge on April 18

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Ridge High School and William Annin Middle School Jazz Band musicians have been hard at work preparing for the Spring Jazz Band Concert scheduled for Tuesday evening April 18 at the Ridge Performing Arts Center. In addition to the rigorous pieces tackled every year by this talented group of students, they’ve been listening to and learning the original music of the ...

Bernards Library Closed For 3-Day Weekend; Town Hall and Schools Closed on Friday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township municipal offices, and also the township school system, will be closed on Friday, April 14, for the Good Friday holiday.

Both are due to reopen on Monday, April 17. The Board of Education has a meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. on that night at the Performing Arts Center at Ridge High School, 268 S. Finley Ave. in Basking Ridge.

Bernards Township ...

Somerville Library Celebrates Legacy of Favorite Son Paul Robeson: All-American Athlete, Actor & Activist

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The life and times of actor and activist Paul Robeson, an All-American football player and scholar who attended Rutgers University and graduated from Somerville High School will be celebrated at the borough library, 35 West End Ave. on Saturday, April 8.

Guest speaker Susan Robeson, his granddaughter, will explore what it means to be a global citizen in today's world and ...

Scenes from Ridge HS Cabaret: Talent on Stage

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Each spring, Ridge High School students sing and dance their heart out on stage in their own version of Cabaret staged at the Performing Arts Center.

The Broadway numbers were chosen, choreographed and performed by students, under the direction of Ridge Choral Director Barbara Retzko.

Cabaret auditions were open to anyone wanted to perform musical theater, ...

Basking Ridge Teen Volunteer Efforts Extend Beyond Local to Global

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Ridge High School (RHS) senior Deirdre McMahon is no stranger to service. She has earned the RHS Bronze Service Award twice, which requires completion of over 100 hours of community service within one year. Deirdre’s devotion to service extends from her heartfelt ties through her faith and her family. Her commitment to helping veterans stems from sacrifices made by her ...

Presentation on Bernards Schools Drug & Alcohol Use Survey Coming Up Monday, April 3

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The results of the latest anonymous American Drug & Alcohol Survey given to four grades in Bernards Township schools every few years is scheduled to be presented at a Board of Education on Monday night.

The American Drug & Alcohol Survey was administered earlier in the current 2016-17 school year, said Schools Superintendent Nick Markarian. A summary of ...

PARCC Test Program Crashes on First Day of Testing at Ridge HS

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A building-wide inability for many students at Ridge High School to access the state standardized PARCC test had some waiting for an hour or more to begin testing on Monday, the first of six scheduled days of testing for some Ridge students.

Christopher Barone, Director of Information Technology for township schools, told the Board of Education and audience ...

Bernards School Board and Township Committee Due to Meet This Week

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Committee will play catch-up this week addressing the issues - including introduction of a municipal budget for 2017 - that weren't discussed when the last meeting of the governing body was called off due to a springtime snowstorm on March 14. This week's meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 28.

Board of Education scheduled to meet on ...

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