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April 03, 2020

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Important Message Regarding Closure of Buildings and Other Facilities

SHSD regrets that, in conjunction with the Borough of Bernardsville and under guidance from the Office of Emergency Management, Bedwell's playground, the tennis courts, and all district fields (including the high school track) are closed and off limits until further notice
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 CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
BERNARDSVILLE LIBRARY
Bernardsville Library’s building may be closed, but many services are still available! Patrons can contact the Library at 908-766-0118 between 10 am and 6 pm on Monday through Thursday, and between 10 am and 5pm on Friday and Saturday, to talk to a staff member about library card numbers, password resets, other account inquiries, and reference questions. Bernardsville residents can get a virtual library card, if they don't have a card already, by calling the same number.   Patrons can also contact the library 24/7 at librarian@bernardsvillelibrary.org. Library staff will answer as soon as possible. Be sure to check the library's website, www.bernardsvillelibrary.org,  and Facebook page for updates on virtual programs and information about materials for children, teens, and adults.

4/13/2020 THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART OFFERS ONLINE SPRING CLASSES FOR ADULTS
The Center for Contemporary in Bedminster is happy to announce the spring session of classes for adults will begin online April 13th. More than twenty classes will be available online in a variety of mediums, as well as additional late spring classes and workshops that are still scheduled to take place at The Center. We hope these online classes will create the same sense of community that happens at The Center each day. Using the ZOOM platform students can see and interact with the teacher and other students, receive personal feedback and instruction from the teacher, participate in live demonstrations, and share their work and ideas. For more information and to register visit our website at www.ccabedminster.org

ARBOR DAY POSTER CONTEST DEADLINE IS APRIL 22, 2020 
The Jr. Womans Club of Somerset Hills will be holding a poster contest to celebrate Arbor Day!  Students in grades 4-6 are welcome to compete in the "Trees are Terrific" themed contest.  Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three posters and winners will also get a small living tree! Remember, strategically planting trees can save you up to 25 percent on your energy bills! Photos of your poster must be uploaded to the JWC facebook pages!
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PRESCHOOL ADVANTAGE IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATION FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR. Please help us spread the word! Application available on our website.Click here for flyer
REGISTRATION FOR THE SOMERSET HILLS LACROSSE CLUB 2020 SEASON IS NOW OPEN! GIRLS REGISTRATION IS FULL
Registration for all boys in grades 2 through 8 interested in playing lacrosse for the 2020 season is now open.  Online registration can be accessed at www.somersethillslacrosse.com.  Registration cost is $300.
Registration for boys and girls in grades K through 2 will open at a later date.
 
4/9/2020 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR PRESCHOOL
Do you know a family that needs help to afford the cost of preschool? Tuition assistance can make it possible for 3- and 4-year-olds in this area to attend a quality preschool program. Preschool Advantage has been assisting families in Morris and Somerset counties for 25 years. Applications are now available for the 2020-2021 academic year, with priority funding given to those who apply by March 1, 2020. Second round deadline is April 9, 2020. To learn more about Preschool Advantage and the application process, visit https://www.preschooladvantage.org/apply-now/, call (973) 532-2501, or email info@preschooladvantage.org.
4/15/2020 "LET'S PLAY" AFTER SCHOOL SPRING ENRICHMENT 
Take a break from the ordinary! Mr. Palmieri and Mrs. Paterno, Bedwell PE teachers, are excited to offer "Let's Play", a spring enrichment program. Students will spend some time after school with classmates participating in some fun, favorite games and activities- a great way to unwind and burn some energy after working hard at school.Please contact Bernardsville Recreation with any questions at (908) 766-2546 Click Here for Flyer 

5/1/2020 INTERESTED IN JOINING BERNARDS HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY CHEER? 
All 8th Graders interested in VARSITY CHEER for the 2020-2021 FALL, EMAIL Coach Taylor tmastrologo@gmail.com ! The new season is approaching fast! We need cheerleaders to help us cheer for Bernards Varsity Football Team and join us in multiple competitions throughout the fall and winter seasons! No experience needed! EMAIL US IF INTERESTED!  5/1/2020 ALL 8TH GRADERS INTERESTED IN VARSITY BERNARDS CHEER! It is that season again and Bernards Varsity Cheer is so excited for the incoming 8th graders! If you are interested in joining please email Coach Taylor tmastrologo@gmail.com ! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! JOIN our team!

5/23/2020 BERNARDSVILLE MUNICIPAL POOL, SWIM TEAM & SWIM LESSONS
Registration for the Bernardsville Municipal Pool, Swim Team and Swim Lessons is now open. You can register online at: https://register.communitypass.net/Bernardsville or submit payment to Bernardsville Recreation at 166 Mine Brook Rd, Bernardsville. Please contact the Bernardsville Recreation Department at (908) 766-2546 with any questions.
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HPV VACCINATION IS CANCER PREVENTION!  
All boys and girls ages 11 to 12 should get the vaccine.   The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a very common virus that can cause several cancers.  The HPV vaccine protects against the virus and the cancers it can cause. 

6/1/2020 ALL 8th GRADERS INTERESTED IN VARSITY BERNARDS CHEER!
It is that season again and Bernards Varsity Cheer is so excited for the incoming 8th graders! If you are interested in joining please email Coach Taylor tmastrologo@gmail.com ! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! JOIN our team to compete in multiple competitions AND cheer on Bernards Varsity Football! 

6/6/2020 ALL 8TH GRADERS INTERESTED IN VARSITY BERNARDS CHEER!
It is that season again and Bernards Varsity Cheer is so excited for the incoming 8th graders! If you are interested in joining please email Coach Taylor tmastrologo@gmail.com ! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! JOIN our team to compete in multiple competitions AND cheer on Bernards Varsity Football!

6/22/2020 ST. JOHN ON THE MOUNTAIN VBS CAMP
Children ages 3 - rising 4th graders are welcome to join us for games, Bible stories, and snacks at St. John's VBS Camp from June 22-26th. Camp is from 9:30-noon each day. Registration deadline is May 20th. Limited volunteer opportunities available as well.
6/22/2020 NJ AUDUBON DAY AND OVERNIGHT SUMMER NATURE CAMPS
NJ Audubon Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary offers Summer Nature Day Camps at our sanctuary in Bernardsville, NJ for children Pre-K to entering Grade 6 , and overnight adventure camps at the Barnegat Bay and Delaware Water Gap for children entering Grades 6 -10 .  Pre-care and post-care available. Early Bird Discount is available until midnight on March 15, 2020.Click here for flyer

6/22/2020 WATERSHED UNIVERSITY-RARITAN HEADWATERS ASSOCIATION  
Participants spend a week learning from experts in the environmental field, examining environmental and social topics that affect local and global resource conservation challenges.
Click here for flyer   Click here for detailed information about the program

6/22/2020 BERNARDSVILLE RECREATION SUMMER CAMPS
Bernardsville Recreation is offering summer camps for the 2020 summer season. Registration will begin on Saturday, March 28th from 8:00am- 11:00am in person at Borough Hall or online at https://register.communitypass.net/Bernardsville. Please contact the Bernardsville Recreation Department at (908) 766-2546 with any questions.
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