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May 17, 2022

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan School District approved the school budget for the 2022-2023 school year to support better education for students and students' mental, physical and emotional health. Total budget revenues and expenditures stand at $73,059,682, with $65,803,581 in general ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Central Regional High School budget for 2022 was unanimously approved by the board of education, with a 2% general fund tax levy increase, which is the maximum allowable increase under state law. The 2022-2023 local tax levy (amount being raised by taxes) is ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - As the 2022-2023 Hunterdon Central Regional High School district budget was finalized and presented to the board of education, financial and enrollment data for homeowners and those who pay school taxes on a business or other properties in the five sending municipalities to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The superintendent’s Ad Hoc Committee selected a multi-year redistricting plan to reduce the growing disparities in enrollment and instructional space in the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District. The committee recommended redistricting to address the growing disparities ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - North Hunterdon High School junior Aasha Page was selected to be a New Jersey Governor’s School in the Sciences scholar, one of the most prestigious summer programs for high schoolers in the state. To apply, an individual must be nominated by the high school based on such ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - As New Jersey enacts a plastic bag ban, effective May 4, six students from the Reading-Fleming Intermediate School (RIFIS) Student Council presented their reusable bag initiative to the board of education. The board of education recognized students Mia Brown, Giavonna Ransone, ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jeffrey Moore announced April 25 that there will be a reapportionment of seats on the nine-member school board due to results from the 2020 U.S. Census. “Effective with the November 2022 election, as a result of changes in population across ...

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Arbor Day 2022 arrived with much significance to Flemington and all of Hunterdon County. On April 25, the Flemington Borough Council unanimously approved a resolution declaring April 28, 2022, as Arbor Day. The Flemington Shade Tree Commission held a tree planting ceremony that day on the ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The last time Effective School Solutions (ESS) CEO Duncan Young presented to the Flemington-Raritan board of education was in December 2019, one month before the partnership between ESS and the district began, and three months before COVID-19 hit New Jersey. ESS is the largest ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The revised 2022-2023 budget for the Flemington Raritan Regional School District, set for a public hearing at the next board of education meeting May 2, shows a $3.6 million increase from last year's 2021-2022 budget.  Current expenditures and revenue are in balance and have ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The rankings have been release from U.S. News & World Report, and Hunterdon Central Regional High School is listed in the top 100 schools in New Jersey. According to the report, Central has been named the No. 75 best school in New Jersey, and No. 190 among high schools in ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington-Raritan Regional School District Superintendent Dr. Kari McGann said she is considering making her Talk-a-Latte sessions partially virtual to give easier access to families. “So keeping the in-person ones but offering some virtual ways to do that such as Facebook ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Moore announced that the district will be taking proactive steps to address concerns and issues related to student use of, and the many influences of, social media. Moore spoke about the role social media plays in ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The April 11 Hunterdon Central Regional High School board of education meeting was a night to remember as both the Little Theater and Commons were a jubilant, energetic scene for close to an hour. A pre-meeting reception was held to honor the cast and crew of Hunterdon Central’s ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District continues to face bus driver shortages as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) tries to ease the test-taking process for future bus driver applicants. McGann said the district has been advocating for help from ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of County Commissioners recognized two first-year students of Hunterdon County Polytech’s Automotive Technology program for their first-place finish at the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association (GLVADA) annual auto tech competition Feb. 12 ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan district was unable to present the 2022-2023 tentative budget at the board of education meeting March 28 due to an error in the budget, but will present an updated one at a board of education meeting in May. After the state adjusted Chapter 44 healthcare ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Lingering fear, grief and isolation point to a growing need for mental health support within schools, not only for students but also for faculty and staff, and the Flemington-Raritan district is no exception. From 2008 to 2019, mental illness in young adults jumped from 18.5% to ...

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Hunterdon Central Regional High School freshmen Paarth Jain and Krishiv Patel got into building computers around the start of the pandemic, building them and learning how to flip computers for a profit. But when they realized the importance and value of technology, and the fact that some people ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - One of the biggest hurdles for Hunterdon County’s government in 2022 and beyond remains a source of frustration the county and its residents have faced over the long-term. Despite multiple years of advocacy efforts and lobbying in Trenton, the county’s officials will have ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The district has received guidance from the New Jersey Department of Health on implementing a Test-to-Stay program, and is finalizing COVID-19 district protocols with school nurses as the board of education changes its Virtual Instruction Plan. The Test-to-Stay program outlined ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - More Flemington residents have been honored for achievements in college. Kaitlyn E. Carfagno, of Flemington, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology, cum laude, from Kutztown University. Several Flemington residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2021 ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Housing developments in the northern part of the district may cause disparities in elementary school programs as enrollment numbers and functional capacities increase, particularly at Francis A. Desmares. When comparing the functional capacity limit to current enrollment at each ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - By the end of the 2021-2022 school year, the Flemington-Raritan school district plans to achieve at least 90% of the activities listed in year one of its three-year comprehensive diversity, equity and opportunity action plan to support equitable and equal access and opportunity for ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - As the pandemic seems to be winding down, with two southern regions in New Jersey reaching green or low transmission as of March 12, residents in the Flemington-Raritan district are still asking for better access to board of education meetings. During the height of the pandemic, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - As the pandemic passes the two-year mark, the Flemington-Raritan district is ramping up its mental health services to support students and staff. “In fact, they’re stating that the pandemic is over, and now we have a mental health pandemic, and all of the kids are struggling ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District is trying to bring in new teacher applicants as more educators and staff resign and retire, and fewer people enroll in education at universities in New Jersey to become future teachers. “It’s significant, and we continue to be ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - New Jersey remains in the yellow for moderate transmission as the number of Flemington-Raritan students in quarantine due to COVID-19 exposure or symptoms has decreased. Meanwhile, the district is trying to address learning regression in the pandemic's aftermath. The CDC ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - It’s big news for STEM in the Flemington-Raritan school district as awards and grants roll in to help foster diversity in STEM and highlight STEM opportunities in the district. Ralph Losanno, the district's instructional technology supervisor and a leader of the Hunterdon, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington-Raritan Board of Education congratulated the district’s 2022 educators of the year, with educators and their families attending the March 1 board of education meeting to receive their roses and certificates. Six teachers and six educational services professionals ...

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