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Febuary 23th, 2024

BOE NEWS 2023 - 2024



Updates from the 2/21 Public Meeting

Thank you to everyone who joined us and participated in our meeting on the evening of February 21st. Dr. Brotschul and the board recognized the outstanding accomplishments of the BHS Pinnacle contributors and their advisor for their first place category in the Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literacy Magazines contest and the American Scholastic Press Association Review contest. French students and their teacher at BMS were recognized for their accomplishments in the American Association of Teachers of French competition and we recognized BHS students and their advisor for their Second Place overall finish in the NJ Physics Olympics. Marcella Craver also received recognition upon the announcement of her retirement from her BMS School Counselor position.


Included in the superintendent's report was an update on the Somerset Hills Community Partnership and the work they are undertaking and the transition of the district Student Information System (SIS) from PowerSchool to Genesis. If you have not yet had the opportunity to view that report, it can be found by clicking here. Also included in the report were the numerous ways in which students, staff and the district have been featured in the news. We invite you to view these articles by clicking here.


Our next public board meeting will take place on March 13th at 7:30pm in the BHS Community Room. A full list of meeting dates for the 2023-2024 school year can be found by clicking here. BOE Meeting Recordings can be viewed by clicking here.


Pathways to Success District Newsletter

The January/February edition of the Pathways to Success newsletter was published this week and sent out to district families. We invite all members of the school community to enjoy reading about the developments and accomplishments taking place across the district by clicking here.


Board Approved Policies from the January 24th Public Meeting

*There were no new policies put into first reading or approved at the February 21st meeting


 P5830 & R5830 - Student FundRaising (Revised)

 P9191 & R9191 - Booster Clubs (Revised)


*For more information on the updates and revisions to these policies please click here.

**(M) indicates a mandated policy or revision


Links to All Board Policies & Regulations

All district policies and regulations can be found on the BOE page of the district website. You simply select the BOE tab at the top of the page and then click on "Policies and Goals" from the drop down menu. The "search" icon will allow you to look for policies by keywords or number or you can select the "home" icon for policies or regulations to see them listed by section. If you would like to view all student policies you select 5000 in the policy section and they will all appear listed below in the District Policy section. You can access the Policies and Goals page directly by clicking here.


Board Operations Information

For anyone looking for more information regarding the roles and responsibilities of the board of education we invite you to visit the About section of the BOE page of the district website. You will find a wealth of information here and links to additional resources as well. You can access that information directly by clicking here.

English Application
Spanish Application

Classes at Dance Local (Session runs now - 3/24)

Drop Ins Welcome, Pre-Register: https://www.dancelocalnj.com/classes2024


Creative Ballet

4-6yrs: Tu 3-3:45pm


Cheer Dance

5.5-7yrs Wed 4-4:50pm FULL

8-11yrs Wed 5-5:50pm


Dance for Individuals w/ Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Teens/Young Adult: Wed 6pm


Creative Jazz/Pop

4-5yrs: Th 4pm


Creative Dance & Movement

2yrs+ w/ caregiver: Fri 9am (begins 3/1) or Sat 9am (begins 2/24)

3-4yrs: Fri 10am (begins 3/1) or Sat 10am (begins 2/24)

Are you ready for a mesmerizing journey?


Experience the magic of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" in our Bernards High School production! The cast, crew, musicians, and faculty advisors have been working tirelessly on preparations for the upcoming March shows. This family-friendly musical takes you on a journey through ancient Egypt, filled with vibrant colors, captivating music, and heartwarming themes. It is sure to be an unforgettable evening of talent and creativity as our dedicated cast brings this beloved story to life with stunning performances, dazzling choreography, and eye-catching sets. Don't miss out on this enchanting theatrical experience that will leave you inspired and uplifted. 


Performance dates are the following: Friday, March 1st (7 PM), Saturday March 2nd (2PM and 7 PM), Sunday March 3rd (2 PM).

Book your tickets now for a truly unforgettable night! Go to  https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/80622


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of The Really Useful Group. www.concordtheatricals.com


Fashion Show Tickets are ON SALE NOW!

Tickets are on sale for the Senior Fashion show on Saturday, March 9th. You may purchase individual tickets ($50 each), a Table for 8 ($380) or a Table for 10 ($450). This event has a limited capacity for fire safety reasons. It will sell out quickly so purchase your tickets as soon as possible. Your spot is only official WITH receipt of payment. Please note: If you don't have the names of everyone at your table yet, that's ok. We will need the purchaser to provide names no later than Saturday, March 2nd so we can create check in lists for the event. Please click here for the ticket order form.


Order Form

Join us at Dance Local. Classes begin Feb 20th!



Fri 9am or Sat 9am:

CREATIVE MOVEMENT 2yrs+ w/ caregiver



Tu 3pm: CREATIVE BALLET 3/4yrs+


Fri 10am or Sat 10am: CREATIVE MOVEMENT 3yrs+

Sun 2/25, 3:30pm: YOGA Adult + Preschool 3/4yrs



Mon 4:30pm: YOGA 6yrs+

Tu 4:30pm: CREATIVE BALLET 5yrs+

Wed 4pm: CHEER DANCE 5yrs+


Sat 2pm: YOGA Adult + Child 4/6yrs



Mon 5:30pm: YOGA 9yrs+


Wed 5pm: CHEER DANCE 9yrs+



Mon 11:15am: GENTLE YOGA, Adult

Mon 6:30pm: YOGA 12yrs+

Tu 7pm: BALLET BASICS, Adult

Wed 6pm: VARIED ABILITY DANCE, Teen/Young Adult

Shamrock Shuffle

Join us Saturday March 23rd for the 4th Annual Shamrock Shuffle in Bernardsville. Race day will include a USATF Grand Prix 5K on our challenging and scenic certified course, a 2 mile walk, a free kids fun run, and St. Patrick's Day festivities. Registration is only $18 for adults and $15 for youth (14 and under). An optional supersoft commemorative t-shirt is available as an add-on during registration. The first 350 runners who register for the 5K will receive a festive finisher medal, and we have great prizes for the fastest 5K runners thanks to our generous local sponsors. All proceeds to benefit the School of Saint Elizabeth. Register @ https://runsignup.com/shamrockbville24

Fashion Show Parent Volunteers Needed


The Fashion Show Planning Committee is asking for volunteers. Please help out by volunteering your time or food contributions. 


Volunteer Signup: 



Food Signup:





Fashion Show-It's Time to Shop!


The BHS Class of 2024 Project Graduation Fashion Show (Saturday, March 9th) is now only five weeks away! On Tuesday, February 6, students and the designated Group Parent Lead for each group received detailed information on getting ready for the big night! Please ensure you and your Senior review that document carefully. As always, please reach out to the Project Graduation team with any questions


[email protected].



2024 Summer Camp and Sports Clinic Guide


Click here for Online Guide

Click here for PDF 

Father Daughter Dance

Girl Scout Troop 60318 will be hosting the annual Father Daughter Dance at Bedwell this year on Friday, March 8th! Please see attached invitation for details!

Click here for Form

Registration is now open for the 2024 New Jersey Audubon Summer Nature Camps!

There are options for campers Pre-K through 7th grade. Camps are located at Scherman Hoffman

Wildlife Sanctuary 11 Hardscrabble Road Bernardsville, NJ 07924

PHONE: 908-396-6386

EMAIL: [email protected]

REGISTER AT: www.njaudubon.org/summer-camps

Click here for PDF

Bernardsville Recreation's 2024 Summer Camp and Sports Clinic Guide available now!


Registration opens at 9 AM on March 1, 2024. Contact the Recreation Department for more information at 908-766-2546.

Registration is now open for Raritan Headwaters Summer Nature Day Camp! Programs are available for children ages 3 to 12, Junior Counselor opportunities for ages 13 and up and Watershed University programs for high school students.

Bernardsville Recreation


Bernardsville Recreation is proud to present our Spring Programs! We are offering after school activities, as well as weekend sports programs. Registration is accepted here: https://register.capturepoint.com/reg/cat_program_list.cfm?season_id=32703.

Positively Me

Join us for fun activities that will strengthen and develop everyday life skills. Each three week session will focus on a different theme. Registration is free and snack is included!


Project Graduation

"Project Graduation is well under way and planning for this year's Fashion Show (Saturday, March 9th, 2024) has started. This week the students received a notice asking them to sign up if they'd like to participate "on the runway" or in a supporting role. All members of the Class of 2024 are encouraged to join in the fun as this is one of the most beloved events of the year! See below for more details and watch out for the Paparazzi!"


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