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Bernards BOE Assigns Jobs, Sets Salaries for 2018-19 School Year

June 27, 2018

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Hundreds of teachers and other classroom professionals had their next year’s tasks approved June 18 by the Bernards Township Board of Education.

School and task assignments for dozens of certificated staffers for 541 members of the Bernards Township Education Association were listed.

The school board also appointed 31 secretaries at annual salaries ranging from ...

Academic Day Restructured for Bernards Township Fifth-Graders

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Fifth grade won’t be quite the same next fall in Bernards Township schools.

Administrators described a revamping of the academic day for that grade level to the Board of Education on Monday, June 18.

Instead of remaining in the same room with one teacher for all core subjects, fifth-graders will have some limited movement to other classrooms. Core subjects ...

Bernards Township School Administrators To Get 3.15% Annual Salary Boost for Next 3 Years

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Administrators at Bernards Township schools have reached a three-year agreement on salaries and benefits.

The agreement, which covers from July 1 to June 30, 2021, means the administrator's group will receive annual increases in salary of 3.15 percent for each of the next three years and “move to a high-deductible health care plan so that the board can ...

Ridge H.S. Technology Teacher Caccavale Earns Recognition, Wins Awards

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Frank Caccavale, a technology and engineering education teacher for the last three years in the Bernards Township School District, has recently been the recipient of two prestigious honors and some high-profile visits to his classroom.

Earlier this month, he was presented High School Technology and Engineering Teacher of the year by the New Jersey Technology and ...

Ridge High School Celebrates the Class of 2018 on Graduation Night

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Ridge High School celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2018 on Wednesday night at Ridge’s football field, with plenty of friends and family in the crowd to cheer on the new graduates.

Drew Krause, principal of Ridge High School, opened the evening’s festivities by welcoming the attendees on behalf of the administration, the superintendent and the Board of ...

Bernards Township Might Make Up Snow Days at End of Future School Years

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - If necessary, late-winter snow days could be made up at the end of future school years in Bernards Township.

The Board of Education at its meeting Monday night approved an agreement with the district educational association to allow excess school days to be made up at the end of the school year.

The move likely saves future spring breaks being eaten away by makeup ...

No More 'Parking Lot Attendant' at Ridge H.S.; New Job Description Pending for Added Security

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Bernards Township school board members approved another personnel move Monday night, June 18 with an eye to improving security at Ridge High School this fall.

The Board of Education abolished the position of “parking lot attendant,” effective July 1, with the intent of redefining the job, said Superintendent Nick Markarian.

The superintendent said the job ...

Bernards Township Library Launches Summer Reading Events For All Ages

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ It wouldn't be summer without the summer reading program at the Basking Ridge Library _ and this year the library again is offering reading and book discussion activities for children, teens and adults.

The theme for this year's summer reading program is "Libraries Rock!" The Bernards Township Library is located at 32 S. Maple Ave. in Basking ...

Two Basking Ridge Residents Among Kent Place School Graduates

SUMMIT, NJ – The Class of 2018 graduated at the 124th Kent Place School Commencement on Sunday, June 3, in Summit.

Elyse DiCesare and Chloe Esposito (pictured, from left) were among the 67 members of the Class of 2018.

Longtime Ridge Nurse Among Retiring School Staffers Recognized at School Board Meeting

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Seven retiring staff members were recognized and thanked for their years of service by  school officials at the Bernards Township Board of Education meeting on Monday, June 4.

The retiring staffers were remembered by the principals of the buildings in which they worked. Board President Robin McKeon gave each staffer a wrapped gift at the ...

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