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Mount Prospect School Special Ed Teacher Resigns

January 14, 2019

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The resignation of Terilyn Lahey, a special education teacher at Mount Prospect School, was accepted, effective Feb. 17, by the Bernards Township Board of Education on Monday, Jan. 7.

The board also accepted the resignation of Marianne Shuster, a school aide at Liberty Corner School, effective Feb. 7.

Rose Davignon was hired as a kindergarten teacher at Cedar Hill ...

Schools Will Change from Aspen Information-sharing System

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Bernards Township schools have dumped the Aspen information system, as of next September.

The district will change the computerized way it communicates between students, parents, teachers and administration at Ridge High and William Annin Middle schools.

The Board of Education decided at the Dec. 17 meeting to give notice to Aspen that it would not renew its ...

Bernards School Board Re-elects Leaders at Monday's Meeting

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Leaders of the Bernards Township Board of Education were re-elected Monday night.

Robin McKeon was chosen president and Karen Gray as vice-president, both for a second straight year, without opposition. Suzanne Skalski Schafer, of Dawn Drive, was sworn in to her first term on the school board. She was elected in November.

Also taking the oath of office for full ...

Honored Bernards Historian June Kennedy Brought History to Life For Current and Future Generations

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- Even residents who may not have heard of June O. Kennedy, who fulfilled many roles as a presenter of the township's rich history for many decades, have probably learned something about their Basking Ridge heritage thanks to Mrs. Kennedy's extensive research.

The former township historian -- who was honored with a lifetime achievement award by the ...

16th Annual Spelling Bee to be Hosted in January by Somerset Hills Jr. Woman's Club

BEDMINSTER, NJ _ A traditional event for students in the Somerset Hills area, the 16th annual  GFWC Junior Woman's Club of the Somerset Hills Spelling Bee is signing up participants for this year's event, scheduled for Jan. 23 (Jan. 30 snow date).

The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC)'s local Junior Women's Club is again inviting all Bernardsville, ...

Swimming World Internship Contest for Local Students: Immediate Action Required

Exciting opportunity for students to intern with Professional Sports Journalists

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Berkeley Aquatic Club and Swimming World Magazine, an international swimming publication and leading swimming website, are providing journalism, photography and videographer opportunities to local students. 

Berkeley Aquatic Club will be hosting the Winter Invitational 2019, its ...

One Teacher Resigns, Four Others Appointed in Bernards Schools; Tennis Coach Resigns

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Board of Education accepted one teacher resignation and appointed four others at its meeting Monday, Dec. 17.

Ashley Roberts resigned as special education/ABA teacher at Ridge High School, effective Feb. 10.

The board appointed:

-- Patricia Craig as a teacher of Spanish as a maternity leave replacement at Ridge High School, ...

Bernards Township Kids Clamor to Get Chamber Orchestra Program Restored

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- More than 20 students told the Board of Education on Monday night they objected to the dropping of an elementary school chamber orchestra program. They want it back.

The seven-year-old program within the school day was crowded out this school year by the workload of the regular music curriculum, said school administrators, who proposed making the orchestra an ...

Track Cover, Snow Blower Have Arrived For Ridge H.S. Track

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Progress is being made to a possible solution to allow runners quicker access to the Ridge High School track following winter snowstorms.

Bernards Township Schools Superintendent Nick Markarian said Monday night (Dec. 17) that a snow blower, tractor and tarpaulin cover for the track have arrived and are being customized for use.

Then, snow will be needed for a test ...

Cwerner Attends Her Last Bernards School Board Meeting

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The Bernards Township Board of Education thanked Beverly Darvin Cwerner and offered praise for her Monday at her last meeting after 10 years as a member of the board .

Cwerner did not seek another term after serving since 2009.

Board President Robin McKeon, noting that Cwerner came on the board about a half-year before she did, thanked Cwerner for her humor and ...

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