Pressure Mounts for School Board President to Resign Post in Flemington-Raritan Schools

June 27, 2017

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Dr. Johanna Ruberto was approved by the Flemington-Raritan School District board at its regular meeting yesterday to become its Interim Superintendent. She'll start in the job on July 3.

But that’s not the only change coming to the K-8 school district, and some of the controversies that have plagued the district remain.

Raritan Township resident Mitchelle ...

Voorhees Qualified as Acting Flemington-Raritan Schools Superintendent, State Says

RARITAN TWP., NJ – It’s official. Stephanie Voorhees, who was appointed Acting Superintendent of the Flemington-Raritan School District on June 12, is qualified to serve in that capacity, according to a state spokesperson.

Voorhees, who served as Business Administrator and Board Secretary under Dr. Maryrose Caulfield in the K-8 district, had come under criticism from some parents, ...

Parents Demand Immediate Removal of Acting Flem-Rar Schools Chief

Editor's note: This article has been updated to inlcude a response from school board president Anna Fallon.

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Three township residents have taken their complaint about the K-8 school district’s acting schools superintendent to the state Commissioner of Education. 

After Flemington-Raritan School District Superintendent Dr. Maryrose Caulfield resigned ...

Parents Challenge Flemington-Raritan Schools Superintendent's Credentials

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Parents’ objections to the school district’s superintendent continue, even after Dr. Maryrose Caulfield resigned from the job.

Caulfield’s intent to end her term here “for the purpose of retirement” was announced at the Flemington-Raritan school board’s May 30 meeting, and she gave the K-8 school district 120 day notice as required ...

Flemington-Raritan Schools Recognize Student Achievements

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Although some recent meetings of the Flemington-Raritan school board have been contentious, the board recognizes student achievements at many of its meetings.

That was surely the case Monday, when board President Anna Fallon recognized several students for their math achievements in the K-8 district.

In the Continental Math League Competition, the district’s ...

Critics Seek Removal of Flemington-Raritan School Board President

RARITAN TWP. – Hunterdon County Clerk Mary Melfi has approved a “notice of intent” to seek the recall of Anna Fallon from the Flemington-Raritan Board of Education.

Fallon, who serves as the board’s president, has been the frequent target of criticism, especially for her role in managing Dr. Maryrose Caulfield, the embattled district superintendent who was removed from ...

Flemington-Raritan Schools Superintendent is Removed; Voorhees Named Interim Schools Chief

Editor's note: This article relied on information presented at the school board meeting by school officials. Officials later stated that while the schools superintendent was "relieved of her duties" as reported, she remained actively employed by the district, as reported in this updated article.

RARITAN TWP, NJ – Yesterday was Dr. Maryrose Caulfield’s last day in the ...

Public Seeks Schools Superintendent 'Immediate' Removal; Caulfield 'Sick of the Misinformation'

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Although the K-8 school district’s superintendent here resigned last week, a chorus of parents and former district administrators are pleading with the school board to have her removed from her role in the district immediately.

Dr. Maryrose Caulfield’s letter of resignation from the Flemington-Raritan School District  “for the purpose of ...

Flemington-Raritan Schools Nurse Shortage to be Filled by HMC Nurses, For Now

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Nurses affiliated with Hunterdon Medical Center have stepped in to help temporarily resolve the school nurse shortage here.

School nurse staffing problems in the Flemington-Raritan School District have been among several issues raised by parents and school staff at recent school board meetings.

Copper Hills school nurse Melanie Rosengarten warned of the shortage last ...

Nurses Fear For Student Safety In Flemington-Raritan Schools

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include the official response from the school district.

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Nurses in the Flemington-Raritan School District told the school board last night that they fear for students’ safety and well-being.

Melanie Rosengarten is a parent of two former district students and the nurse at Copper Hill School. She said the ...

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