Education

September 26, 2020

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Kensington Garvin, a student at Bernards High School, was recently awarded the Summit Prep Strive for Excellence Scholarship from Summit Prep in the amount of $5,000. A virtual ceremony was held in the beginning of September, when Garvin was presented with a certificate and ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Bernards High School classrooms will remain closed with all instruction online until at least Sept. 21, and other schools in the Somerset Hills School District will continue to conduct all virtual classes through at least Sept. 14 as a result of two separate issues. According ...

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SOMERSET HILLS AREA, NJ — Two students who are residents of Somerset Hills communities have been named semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Susan E. Lee, a Bedminster resident who is homeschooled, and Ava J. Escousse of Gladstone, who attends Gill-St. Bernard's, both ...

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SOMERSET HILLS AREA, NJ — Emily Robbins of Bernardsville and Jamie Kubeck of Bedminster each received bachelor's degrees from their respective colleges recently. Robbins received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Crest College at its 150th Commencement Ceremony. The event was an ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Somerset Hills Regional School District has decided to delay the start of the school year, but only by a few days. Schools Superintendent Gretchen Dempsey said last week that a need for additional professional development days for faculty has precipitated a shift to ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — After a Board of Education meeting on Thursday night, the Bedminster School District reaffirmed its intentions to proceed with plans to open the doors of Bedminster Township Public School for partial in-school learning next month. According to someone who was present at the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Somerset Hills Board of Education recently announced a series of personnel changes in district schools. Bernards High School teacher Donald Swanson will be retiring effective Aug. 31. The district accepted the resignation of Bedwell Elementary School teacher Franca ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - In the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Kumon Math and Reading Center of Bernardsville has fully adapted to ensure their students continue to advance academically. The Kumon method of teaching was originally created more than 61 years ago as an at-home enrichment program, which ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — As part of Niche.com's annual rankings, Bernardsville has been ranked No. 45 in New Jersey among all communities to raise a family. A Pittsburgh-based company, Niche.com employs public data sets and millions of reviews to arrive at its rankings. Bernardsville received an ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Tanya Dadlani, a rising senior at Ridge High School, recently started her Girl Scout Gold Award project, “She Can STEM.”  The project attempts to close the gap between men and women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields by making mentorship more accessible and ...

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STIRLING, NJ -  "We are so excited and happy that everyone can join us today celebrating The Goddard School," said Sumara Ahmad, owner of Goddard School of Long Hill, at the school's first pre-k graduation. The school celebrated it's opening June 2019 and features learning space for 135 students ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ — Two residents of the Somerset Hills region recently received academic honors while attending Clemson University. Conor Ussery of Far Hills has been named to the President's List at Clemson University. Ussery, a 2020 graduate whose major is Financial Management, made the ...

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WORCESTER, Mass. — Robert Peralta of Bernardsville, N.J., a junior majoring in mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense research project titled Exploring the Response to an Unprecedented Pandemic. At WPI, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Two local residents who are students at the University of Rhode Island recently were named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2020 semester. Nicholas DiBias of Bernardsville and Delaney Connell of Gladstone are included on the Dean's List. Full-time students must have ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — Six staffers were recognized for performance, and 18 retirees were saluted and thanked by the Bernards Township Board of Education at an online “virtual meeting” June 1. One teacher from each of the six schools was lauded by their respective building principals or ...

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STIRLING, NJ - Sumara and Inman Ahmad re-opened their doors of The Goddard School in Long Hill Township for essential workers' children back on May 20th and will reopen to other parents beginning June 15.  The school is currently offering a full schedule of Summer Camp options for children between ...

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SOMERSET HILLS AREA, NJ -- Several local residents from Bernardsville, Bedminster, Far Hills and Peapack and Gladstone received degrees after virtual graduation ceremonies at the University of Scranton and Bucknell University. Students at Scranton earning undergraduate degrees included Brian ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Emma Holmes of Bernardsville was among the 21 University of Scranton students inducted into Mu Kappa Tau, the national honor society for marketing.   A senior marketing major, Holmes graduated from Bernards High School in 2016. The national honor society was founded in ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Throughout our forty year history, The Albrook School has been a close-knit community. This was clearly evident during this difficult time through a remote learning lesson entitled: Not All Heroes Wear Capes shared by Mrs. Delia, one of Albrook’s preschool teachers. The Albrook ...

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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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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - On the morning of Friday April 17th, a car parade of ninety cars filled with students, parents and teachers cruised past Ms. Anita Albers’ Basking Ridge home to celebrate her 91st birthday. Albers, one of the founders of The Albrook School in Basking Ridge, was surprised to ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- U.S. News & World Report has just released its 2020 Best High Schools list, which includes rankings for the state of New Jersey and nationally. Bernards High School was rated No. 52 in New Jersey. It was ranked 135th among all schools in the New York Metropolitan ...

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STIRLING, NJ - The Goddard School of Long Hill, located at 57 Plainfield Road in Stirling, held a Recycled Runway Challenge in celebration of Earth Day. The children showed off their creations during a Virtual Zoom Meeting, showcasing their creative ensembles made of bubble wrap, newspaper, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE BOROUGH, NJ _ As in other communities, the Bernardsville Public Library has closed its doors due to concerns about spreading COVID-19. At this time, the library is scheduled to remain shut until April 5. The library will continue to offer online resources on its website, even ...

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STIRLING, NJ - What started off as friendly competition between the classrooms at The Goddard School of Long Hill turned into a much-needed donation of food for SAGE Eldercare's Portable Pantry,  Sumara and Imran Ahmad, owners of The Goddard School of Long Hill, had each of the classrooms ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The Somerset Hills School District has joined the vast majority of districts in New Jersey that will shut their doors and implement "distance learning" practices in response to health risks posed by the COVID-19 coronavirus. The closures go into effect on Monday, March 16, ...

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STIRLING, NJ - Santa and the Stirling Fire Company No. 1 made a special visit to The Goddard School of Long Hill last week. Santa Claus has been making visits to children throughout the township as an annual fund raiser for the Stirling Volunteer Fire Department. Santa arrived on the fire truck ...

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