Education

May 4, 2021

FLEMINGTON, NJ - As a result of late March and early April’s higher COVID-19 activity levels across Hunterdon County, and overall in New Jersey, Hunterdon Central Regional High School had to pump the brakes on its four days per week reopening plans for students a few weeks ago. But the rate of ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Students at Flemington-Raritan Regional School District have gotten used to a new normal of mask wearing and sitting behind plastic dividers with at least 3 feet of distance between desks. Come September, school will continue to look a little more like normal with full days of ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Superintendent Jeffrey Moore was selected as the 2021 Superintendent of the Year by the New Jersey Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages/NJ Bilingual Educators. The organization is an association of NJ educators that work with the instruction of ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington residents see continued recognition for their work at college. A couple Flemington residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester at Lehigh University. They were Noelle Szabo and Ryan Matthiessen. Meghan Hoban, of Flemington, was initiated ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - For the second straight board of education meeting, members of the community stood up for their beliefs, however varied, as dozens of people addressed the Hunterdon Central Regional High School administration and board about the discussions on race and in-district staff ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - After an outpouring of support for high school library media specialist Jessica Emili, and pleas to not put the position up for “a reduction in force” for next school year, Hunterdon Central Regional High School will be keeping her job for the 2021-2022 school year after a ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Gwen Thornton, field representative for the New Jersey School Boards Association, commended Flemington-Raritan schools for facing the challenges of the global pandemic and getting children back in the classroom during the April 26 board of education meeting. “It’s been tough, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - At the Hunterdon Central board of education’s March meeting, Hunterdon Central Business Administrator Gymlyn Corbin presented the proposed budget for the school year 2021-2022 with a Powerpoint presentation, highlighting allocations designed to improve and expand academic ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington-Raritan Regional School District teacher Kristen DeLorenzo – who has taught third, fourth and fifth grade math for about 20 years – is one of 30 teachers around the state working with the New Jersey STEM Innovation Fellowship to implement a new program for elementary ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Some residents will see a tax increase while others will see a decrease for the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District portion of their taxes for 2021-2022. The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District Board of Education passed a tentative 2021-2022 budget of $69.42 ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington residents continue to be celebrated for achievements in college. Lexi Semanchik, of Flemington, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester at Emerson College. Semanchik is a sports communication major in the class of 2022. Jake McPherson, of ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - At the March 2 meeting of the Hunterdon County Board of County Commissioners, a clear stance was taken by deputy director John Lanza on his mission for Hunterdon County to incite opposition to seeing more state aid to local schools cut as aid to districts in other parts of the ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Monday “felt like the first day of school again,” according to Superintendent Dr. Kari McGann, who was on hand at Reading-Fleming Intermediate School for the first day of combined cohorts within the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District since the start of the ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jeffrey Moore announced that, beginning later in March, the school campus in Flemington off Rt. 31 will host Hunterdon Healthcare System’s weekend COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the high school’s Commons. Vaccines will be administered on site to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon Central Regional High School started its expanded four-days-per-week in-person instructional program March 15, and the board of education received a comprehensive update and planning outline from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jeffrey Moore. The district’s registration ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - At its March 15 meeting, the Hunterdon Central Regional High School Board of Education heard rounds of public comments for and against the newly instituted anti-bias and anti-racism staff trainings that have occurred as a result of productive district-led dialogues with students, ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - On any given Tuesday, the sound of trucks barreling up Route 31 past the Lowes shopping center competes with the buzzing of screw guns and saws set up outside Oak Grove Schoolhouse. There, 11 Hunterdon County Polytech students are working on renovating the historic schoolhouse ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - With the combination of cohorts on March 22, school will look much more like normal, according to school administrators with the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District. “The key for everyone is that we are going to be much closer to having a normal school experience for our ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Central Regional School District is preparing to offer students in-person instruction for four days per week instead of the hybrid and virtual learning options that have persisted over the past year through the COVID-19 pandemic. A March 15 date has been finalized ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Hunterdon County’s Deputy Director of the Board of County Commissioners John E. Lanza lambasted the governor for this year’s proposed continuation of a troubling trend – decreased state school aid funding for Hunterdon County’s public schools. Actions speak louder than words, ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Flemington students are recognized for outstanding achievements at their colleges. Several Flemington residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester at Rochester Institute of Technology. They were Ariel Roberts, in the new media marketing program; ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon Central school board unanimously approved the award of a $1,574,000 bid to Billy Contracting & Restoration, Inc. for the IMC’s Phase 2 reconfiguration project. During the Operations & Transportation Committee update by board member Scot Nicol, he noted the ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A policy making more in-person learning possible in Flemington-Raritan Regional School District passed with an 8-1 vote Monday night. The move will allow the district to combine its two cohorts by making its desk physical distancing requirement 3 feet and, ideally, 6 feet apart.

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A new resolution from the Hunterdon Central board of education calling upon the State of New Jersey to prioritize educators and education professionals (teachers and instructional staff) in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines was unanimously approved. The state announced on Monday ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington-Raritan Regional School District honored its educators and educational services professionals of the year at the board of education’s regular meeting. School administrators were on hand to tout the educators for their achievements. Susan Fischer, first grade ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - College students from Flemington were honored for college graduations and dean's list achievements. John Kalajian, of Flemington, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Grove City College. Nickie Carter, of Flemington, is a member of the Montclair State ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington-Raritan Regional School District’s Board of Education is expected to take up a vote on a policy change Monday to make moving forward with more in-person instruction possible. The move will combine the two cohorts into one and eliminate the current virtual week ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Students spoke out about concerns and questions over race relations and combating bias incidents at Hunterdon Central Regional High School during the Feb. 22 board of education meeting. In response to past incidents and, notably, a summer 2020 controversy where two Central ...

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Editor's Note: This article has been revised to clarify that the new plan for in-person instruction has not yet been approved, and will be up for discussion and possible policy approval at a special board of education meeting, planned for March 1. FLEMINGTON, NJ - Outdoor sports will resume ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The global pandemic is only exacerbating an ongoing mental health crisis for young people. That was the message Monday night from officials with Effective School Solutions, which the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District has partnered with to help service its ...

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