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Watch: AP Capstone Program Explained; Four Research Projects Described at School Board Meeting

December 16, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – AP Capstone, is a two-year certificate and diploma program. The first year, it is offered as a year-long seminar to students in grade 11; those who take that course successfully can then take AP Research, another year-long program.

Last year, the first time AP Seminar was offered at Governor Livingston High School, a dozen students participated in the AP Seminar ...

Gov. Livingston Honors Academic Achievement at Highlander Honors Ceremony

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - For the first time in Highlander history, Governor Livingston High School hosted the Highlander Honors ceremony to celebrate the academic achievements of students. On Thursday, December 5th, the honored students and their families gathered at the Stiefel Theatre to earn their certificates and be officially recognized as part of one or more Highlander honor programs. In this ...

Gov. Livingston Dominates at Annual STEM Competition

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Governor Livingston recently hosted the annual STEM League competition with schools from around the state in attendance. In teams of five, students worked together to solve a challenging real world problem by applying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

This year, the challenge was based on a hyperloop, a proposed train that can travel at high speeds ...

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice.

Capodice, 67, joined the Union County Vocational-Technical School District in September 1999 as the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary.

Preschool Players perform The Nutcracker for families, seniors

CHATHAM, NJ - Depending on one’s perspective, over 40 children ranging in ages from three to six crowded into one large room is either daunting or delightful; at the Gingham Giraffe Preschool on Southern Boulevard, it is decidedly the latter - especially when those preschoolers are performing their own version of “The Nutcracker”.

On Monday, December 10, the Corpus Christi ...

Berkeley Heights School District Accepting Online Applications for its Preschool Program

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – The Berkeley Heights School District will be accepting online applications in December and January for its Preschool Program for the 2019-2020 school year.

To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Berkeley Heights Township and have birth dates between October 2, 2014, and October 1, 2016.  General education students will ...

Registration Process for Kindergarten and New First Grade Students Begins Monday, Dec. 17

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – The 2019-2020 registration process for Kindergarten and new First Grade students in the Berkeley Heights School District will be available starting Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.

Registration for next school year will be a two-part process.  First, parents/guardians will enter their student’s information by accessing the registration link at www.bhpsnj.org/mcmillin.

Berkeley Heights School Board Adopts 2019-2020 School Calendar

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Students will be back in school and out of school earlier than they have in recent years, thanks to Labor Day falling on Monday, Sept. 2. 

The Board of Education approved a calendar for the 2019-2020 school  year which includes four snow days and eliminates the half days of school normally found in the first week of school.

Students in Kindergarten ...

Watch: Berkeley Heights School Board Honors Girls Soccer Team

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – It’s been three weeks since the Governor Livingston Girls Soccer Team won the NJSIAA Group 2 championship, but the awards and accolades keep coming.

On Thursday, Dec. 6, each member of the team received two NJSIAA certificates – one for wining the sectional championships, the second for winning the state group championships. Team members also received a ...

Watch: Berkeley Heights School Board Bids Farewell to Board Member Jeane Parker

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – When Mountainside resident Jeane Parker was asked to represent her town on the Berkeley Heights Board of Education six years ago, she said “I had no idea what I was getting into.” Then she attended her first meeting with the board. She said, “I was so intimidated … I came out of the meeting thinking I would never make it through the next ...

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December 16, 2018

ESL PROGRAM TO START IN JANUARY

The next session of English as a Second Language (ESL) classes will be held on eight consecutive Thursdays, from January 3 through February 21, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm.  The program is conducted by LEARN Associates, a language teaching company based in Bernards Township, and volunteer tutors.  Students are divided into small groups depending on language ...