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June 21, 2024

BOE NEWS 2023 - 2024



Updates from the 5/14 Public Meeting

Thank you to everyone who joined us and participated in our meeting on the evening of May 14th. Dr. Brotschul and the board recognized the outstanding contributions of our BMS and BHS student representatives at our board meetings over the course of the 2023-2024 school year. We honored the District Teachers of the Year, Educational Services Professionals of the year and the exceptional careers of this year's retirees .


Included in the superintendent's report was a presentation on Developing Collaborative Partnerships. 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.


The next and final public board of education meeting of this school year, will take place on Wednesday June 26th at 7:30pm in the BHS Community Room. We hope you will consider joining us. A full list of meeting dates can be found by clicking here. BOE meeting recordings can be found d by clicking here.


Pathways to Success District Newsletter

The March/April edition of the Pathways to Success newsletter was published, sent to all district families and is available on our district website. 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 Policies approved at the April 24th Board Meeting


P1140 - Educational Equity Policies/Affirmative Action (M)

P1523 - Comprehensive Equity Plan (M)

P1530 - Equal Employment Opportunities (M)

R1530 - Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint Procedure (M)

P1550 - Equal Employment/Anti-Discrimination Practices (M)

R2200 - Curriculum Content (M)

P2260 - Equity in School and Classroom Practices (M)

R2260 - Equity in School and Classroom Practices Complaint Procedure (M)

P2411 - Guidance Counseling (M)

P2423 & R2423 - Bilingual Education (M)

P2431.4 & R2431.4 - Prevention and Treatment of Sports-Related Concussions and Head Injuries (M)

P3211 - Code of Ethics

R5440 - Honoring Student Achievement

P5570 - Sportsmanship

P5750 - Equitable Educational Opportunity (M)

P5755 - Equity in Educational Programs and Services (M) - ABOLISHED

P5841 - Secret Societies

P5842 - Equal Access of Student Organizations

P7610 & R7610 - Vandalism

P9323 - Notification of Juvenile Offender Case Disposition


*For more information on the updates and revisions to the approved 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.

We are thrilled to invite you to the Bernardsville Public Library Summer Reading Program! Join us for a series of fun and engaging events designed to inspire a love of reading in all ages. Whether you're a bookworm or just looking for some summer fun, there's something for everyone!

Trilogy Repertory Theatre Co. presents the classic family musical, “Fiddler on the Roof!”


All performances are FREE and take place at the amphitheater at Pleasant Valley Park in Basking Ridge.


Performance dates are July 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20.


Come enjoy free theater in the beautiful Somerset Hills!

Enjoy a creative filled summer with dance and yoga at Dance Local, right here in downtown Bernardsville! Summer camps and classes available for toddlers - teens. To learn more and register: https://www.dancelocalnj.com/summer


 Please Note: Register now

Call 908-204-2520 to register

Suggested Donation of $10

Please Note: 

Registration begins June 3rd

Call 908-204-2520 to register

Suggested Donation of $10


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Peapack-Gladstone’s Annual Art in the Park show and sale is on Sunday, 9/15/2024. Artists are encouraged to apply by June 30th to secure a spot. For more information and to request an application, please email us at [email protected] 

Please sign up for PG Summer Rec Camp '24 (6/24-7/26). Open to SH residents K - 8th Grade. Our "old fashioned" camp features games, crafts, sports, waterslide day, juggler visit, and field trips to Urban Air, Bowlero, and CamelBeach Waterpark. 5 weeks ($395). 

Dance Local Summer Camps & Classes! https://www.dancelocalnj.com/summer


* Toddler w/ Caregiver Class (Ages 2yrs+) Saturdays 9-9:45am on Aug 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

* Preschool Camp (Ages 3/4yrs) Fridays 9:30-11:30am on Aug 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

* Kinder Camp (rising Kindergarten)9am - 11:45am on Aug 19th-22nd

* Varied Ability Class (High School Age- Young Adult), schedule TBD

* Elementary Camp (Grades 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th) 9am - 12pm on Aug 26th-29th

* Middle School Camp (Grades 5th -8th) 1pm - 4pm on Aug 26th-29th


Sign up to receive Dance Local News: https://www.dancelocalnj.com/newsletters



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