Education

June 3, 2020

A special tribute to the Governor Livingston Senior athletes who lost their spring sports seasons was pulled together with the help of the Highlander Booster Club and Ann Clifton, Athletic Director for the Berkeley Heights Public Schools. These banners feature each of the Spring Sport Senior ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ—The Township of Berkeley Heights, in partnership with the Governor Livingston High School administration and the Board of Education, will help honor graduating seniors this June. The Township Department of Public Works will hang banners featuring seniors’ photos, school and ...

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Governor Livingston introduced a new course this year: Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis and Special Education. Students who take this elective can expect to learn how to work with people with disabilities, about the principles of ABA and the fundamentals of educational and behavioral ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The New Jersey State Building & Grounds Association (NJSBGA) has announced this years' recipient of the Facilities Manager of the year, BHPS' own Anthony Amiano. Amiano has worked in Berkeley Heights for 40 years. He has moved up through the ranks of the Berkeley ...

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Girl Scout Creates an Inspirational Program for Transitioning Students BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Transitioning from elementary school to middle school can be challenging. We’ve all been there. In the blink of an eye, students go from being the top dog in their schools to being at the bottom rung of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Principal Robert Nixon announced Gov. Livingston High School's first marking period [January 28 0 March 31, 2020)] honor roll for the 2019-2020 school year. Gov. Livingston recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels — Honor Roll and High Honor ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Around the world, and through Berkeley Heights Public Schools, people are celebrating Earth Day today. In most of our science classrooms, students and staff are participating in various Earth Day/Week celebrations on this important 50th Anniversary. Activities range from ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Congressman Tom Malinowski, (D) of New Jersey’s 7th congressional district held a Zoom meeting on Wednesday morning April 15th with juniors of Ben Bolger’s Advanced Placement United States History Class.  On entering the room, the Congressman set the students with ease by ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Mary Kay McMillin School Library in Berkeley Heights is a colorful and inviting place with shelves and bins full of books and decorated with paintings and plush versions of children’s book characters. It is an environment meant to make children excited to read and learn.

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On April 19th, beginning at 8am, Mike D. Skara, Technology Coordinator for the Berkeley Heights Public School District, will livestream a 50K run (31 miles) from his backyard to raise money for local charities. The ‘Backyard Run’ will consist of 781 laps and he is ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Spring Break, which was supposed to begin on Monday, is canceled.  Berkeley Heights board members voted unanimously tonight to continue to hold school Monday, April 6, through Thursday, April 9.  School will not be in session on Friday, April 10, or for the next six ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Dr. Melissa Varley, Superintendent of Schools of the Berkeley Heights School District, has announced the “Educator of the Year” in their respective schools for the 2019-2020 school year. Carol Scales, Preschool Teacher at Mary Kay McMillin Early Childhood Center; Stacey ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The TREND Executive Board was honored at the Berkeley Heights Board of Education meeting on Thursday, March 12, for its efforts in the Days of Realization program. The 15 juniors and seniors who are on the executive board of the club were recognized for their commitment to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - How is virtual online classrooms working in Berkeley Heights?  All public, private and parochial schools across the state were closed starting Wednesday, March 17, in action taken by Gov. Phil Murphy in the attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. Berkeley ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence School District posted the following notice on their website regarding early dismissal for all schools on Friday, March 13, 2020 and schools will be closed starting Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice. In collaboration with the Board of Education, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Public Schools will be open on Wednesday, March 11. The custodial crews have done an excellent job scrubbing every nook and cranny of all six school buildings, said Dr. Melissa Varley, Superintendent of Berkeley Heights Schools. Varley sent a letter ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Superintendent of Berkeley Heights Schools Dr. Melissa Varley issued a letter to parents stating that they learned earlier today (Monday, March 9, 2020) of a parent of a student tested positive for COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. Out of severe precaution, the district ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Principal Robert Nixon announced Gov. Livingston High School's first marking period [November 7, 2019 to January 27, 20200] honor roll for the 2019-2020 school year. Gov. Livingston recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels — Honor Roll and High Honor ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The first live broadcast of the Board of Education can be seen on GL TV tonight. Senior Cody Tomchek is operating the camera. 

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- New school board members means new assignments to committees. At the Jan. 23 meeting of the Berkeley Heights Board of Education, the board approved the following appointments to committees and the following liaison appointments for 2020. The Finance Committee will be ...

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  BERKELEY‌ ‌HEIGHTS,‌ ‌NJ‌ ‌--‌ ‌Voters‌ ‌will‌ ‌have‌ ‌the‌ ‌opportunity‌ ‌to‌ ‌vote‌ ‌on‌ ‌a‌ ‌referendum‌ ‌which‌ ‌will‌ ‌fund‌ ‌both‌ ‌renovations‌ ‌and‌ ‌alterations‌ ‌to‌ ‌existing‌ ‌spaces‌ ‌and‌ ‌replacement‌ ‌and‌ ‌upgrading‌ ‌of‌ ‌various‌ ‌items‌ ‌that‌ ‌fall‌ ‌under‌ ‌“capital”‌ ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Residents may soon be able to watch the Board of Education meetings from the comfort of their homes. The policy on recording meetings has already been revised, the equipment ordered and legal advice acquired. Now it’s a matter of finding the right date on which to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Detective David D’Amico, Chief Investigator for Middlesex County Department of Corrections, visited Governor Livingston High School on Friday, January 17, to speak to students in Current World Issues, Holocaust and Genocide, and the SAGA Club about a hate crimes and hate ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - All Berkeley Heights schools went into lockdown Thursday afternoon after the Berkeley Heights Police Department received an alert at 2:33 p.m. regarding a potential serious threat at Gov. Livingston School. "While officers were dispatched and on route the call was ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Principal Robert Nixon announced Gov. Livingston High School's first marking period [September 5, 2019 to November 6, 2019] honor roll for the 2019-2020 school year. Gov. Livingston recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels — Honor Roll and High Honor ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston High School recognized its students who have been inducted into their respective honor societies on Wednesday, December 4, in an evening ceremony attended by the families of the inductees.  As the students and their families arrived for the Highlander ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Public School Districts will have a two hour delayed opening Tuesday, December 3rd due to anticipated weather conditions. Buses for all students, including vocational students, will arrive two hours later than normal time.  Morning Kindergarden and ...

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  BERKELEY  HEIGHTS, NJ -- For those who haven’t been paying attention this season, the Governor Livingston Highlander Marching Band wrapped up its season with a series of wins and a record-breaking score. On Oct. 19, the Highlander Marching Band took first place in the Group II Open at the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston students from the Holocaust and Genocide Studies class recently attended the Diversity Council on Global Education and Citizenship Student Leadership Conference at Kean University. The highlight of the conference was keynote speaker, Kizito Kalima, a ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In March of 2016, a group of Governor Livingston students proposed the idea of forming a Sexuality and Gender Acceptance Club at the high school. With the support of two staff members, Tracy Procaccini and Patrice Silagi, along with school administrators, the SAGA Club was ...

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