Education

May 30, 2020

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The J.P. Case Middle School Athletic Department organized a “Virtual Step Challenge” for the entire month of May in order to continue engaging its approximately 125 young athletes in softball, baseball, and lacrosse, despite their seasons being cancelled due to the coronavirus ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A special celebration to highlight the accomplishments and success of graduating eighth graders from J.P. Case Middle School will happen virtually. A committee has planned a pre-recorded video presentation to celebrate the eighth graders who are graduating as part of the Class ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement that outdoor graduation ceremonies that observe social distancing guidelines can resume in New Jersey starting July 6 was welcome news to Hunterdon Central Regional High School. The governor made the announcement on twitter one hour before his ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Central Regional Board of Education has approved moving the high school’s graduation to June 19. The move done at their May 18 meeting was part of a change in the calendar for the remainder of the academic year. Before the vote, Superintendent Jeffrey Moore ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional School District released its annual report about suspensions and cases of harassment, intimidation and bullying, and incidents are down for the majority of this year versus last. From September 2019 through March 2020, the district reported a total of ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A number of Fkemington residents were recently honored for scholarships and other achievements. Two Flemington seniors at Hunterdon Central Regional High School were honored with presidential scholarships from Albright College.  The scholarships, in the amount of $15,000 per ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional Board of Education unanimously adopted its $67,275,701 final budget for school year 2020-2021, with a 2.07 percent tax levy hike. While this final budget remains the same as the tentative budget approved by the board at the end of March, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Internet has proven to be the biggest challenge for district schools dealing with distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic. “The biggest challenge,” said Flemington-Raritan School District Superintendent Kari McGann, “is the great Internet divide. This pandemic has ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Students previously without access to the Internet have been granted the assistance needed to connect and learn virtually at home in the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District. The board of education unanimously approved a $27,793 emergency purchase order with Verizon ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Central Regional School District approved a number of different personnel appointments and more at its April 27 board of education meeting. First, the board approved the retirement of special education teacher Francesca Shadel, after 17 years of service. Shadel’s ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy ordered all New Jersey schools to keep their doors closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  The announcement came at his May 4 press conference and does not come as a surprise to many. Murphy also mentioned that private schools with longer school ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Central Regional School District is looking at using up its remaining banked cap money as it unanimously approved a 2020-2021 budget that is almost $600,000 higher than the 2019-2020 budget. The budget is set at $72,473,164, an increase of $585,806 over the year ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Superintendent Jeffrey Moore said the district is in phase III of virtual learning, the last phase that could potentially take in the end of the year and end-of-the-year celebrations, depending on governor mandates over the next few months. “We are in the third phase of the ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - When school buildings closed down more than a month ago amid the coronavirus pandemic, the education world flipped to virtual learning, forcing many students, alongside their parents, to adapt to a foreign classroom at home. In the beginning, it was “totally alien” for resident ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - In light of the governor's announcement Thursday that schools in New Jersey will remain closed through May 15 during the pandemic, Hunterdon Central Regional School District Superintendent Jeffrey Moore published a letter to families to reassure them they are committed to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional Board of Education unanimously voted to award a $6,031,720 contract for roof system replacements over the summer to Pravco Inc., out of Rahway, at its more recent meeting. Three elementary schools – Barley Sheaf, Robert Hunter and Copper Hill – ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A Robert Hunter Elementary School art teacher has guided students to display thousands of pieces of artwork on artsonia.com, the largest online student art museum in the world. Marie Corfield has worked with the students to showcase her students’ works, a total of 2,500 pieces ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District has been honored with the 2020 Best Communities for Music Education distinction from the NAMM Foundation for outstanding commitment to music education. “The music education programs in the Flemington-Raritan Regional School ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington-Raritan Regional School District (FRSD) students, who do not have Internet access at home to participate in virtual learning, will be receiving assistance as soon as board members feel they will can get the best telecommunications deal possible. The Flemington-Raritan ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District is now providing up to five days' worth of meals at one time, because of guidance from the State of New Jersey and the United States Department of Agriculture. For the week of April 6, the district will provide two five-day ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Enrollment in the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District (FRSD) is projected to grow by as many as 245 students within the next five years, if all the currently planned housing developments are constructed, according to a demographic study analyzing the district. The study ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington-Raritan Regional School District Superintendent Kari McGann reported that the school district will remain closed until further direction from the governor's office. McGann said she promised earlier this month that the district would reevaluate the closing of schools ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional Board of Education unanimously approved a tentative $67.2 million budget, with a 2.07 percent tax levy hike, at its Monday meeting. The board adopted the preliminary financial plan for school year 2020-2021, after receiving an overview from ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School will remain closed until further notice from the governor regarding his executive order. According to the district, Gov. Phil Murphy's orders regarding school closures did not specify an end date, so the district will remain closed until ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Central Regional School District has also begun its foray into virtual learning, and so far things are progressing well, according to a letter from superintendent Jeffrey Moore. Teachers are online for students from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every day, and are using Google ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The start of virtual learning in the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District has been a positive for students and staff, according to a notice from superintendent Kari McGann. "I am extremely proud of our Flemington-Raritan Regional School District students, families, ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The Monday meeting of the Hunterdon Central Regional Board of Education was a brief 12 minutes, with only two people in the audience of the school’s Little Theater – it’s a visible sign of how quickly concerns over the coronavirus pandemic have changed. The board met as ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The Hunterdon Central Regional Board of Education approved the appointment of Edward Brandt as dean of students for the high school. The board unanimously approved the recommendation from Superintendent Jeff Moore at the March 9 meeting. Brandt will hit the ground running ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - After being named the 2019-2020 Hunterdon County Teacher of the Year this past summer, Therese Squicciarini, a special education teacher at J.P. Case Middle School, has been busy being an ambassador for public education. Squicciarini is the first Flemington-Raritan School ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Under the proposed tentative budget for the Hunterdon Central Regional School District next year, salaries, employee benefits and the tax levy will increase – but state aid will decrease again. Gymlyn Corbin, business administrator and board secretary, presented the district’s ...

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