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June 2, 2023



Updates and Next Meeting Details


At our meeting on May 10th Dr. Furnari & Dr. Butler gave a presentation on the most recent NJ School Performance Report. Their presentation can be found on the district website in the curriculum section under the curriculum presentations tab or by clicking hereOur next and final public meeting of the year was originally scheduled to take place on June 7th, but has been changed and will now take place on Wednesday, June 21st at 7:30pm in the BHS Media Center. BOE meeting information, including agendas, minutes and prior meeting recordings, can be found by clicking here:


Welcoming Our New Superintendent

At our April 26th meeting the board was very happy to introduce Dr. Brian Brotschul who the board voted to appoint as the next superintendent of SHSD at a Special Meeting on April 19th. He will be starting his tenure here in July. You can read the district press release by clicking here.. 


Updated Strategic Plan

At our March 18th meeting Dr. Furnari provided an update on the Strategic Plan for years one and two. The updated information can be viewed from the district home page under the shortcuts section by clicking on the strategic plan link. It can be viewed directly by clicking here.


Board Approved Policy Updates from the May 10th Public Meeting


P0144 Board Member Orientation and Training, Revised

P2520 & R2520 Instructional Supplies (M) Revised 

P3217 Use of Corporal Punishment, Revised

R4217 Use of Corporal Punishment, New

P5305 Health Services Personnel (M), Revised

P5308 & R5308 Student Health Records (M), Revised

P5310 & R5310 Health Services (M), Revised

P6112 Reimbursement of Federal & Other Expenditures (M), Revised

R6115.01 Federal Awards/Funds Internal Controls - Allowability of Costs (M), New

P6115.04 Federal Funds - Duplication of Benefits (M), New

P6311 Contracts for Goods and Services Funded by Federal Grants (M), Revised

P7440 School District Security (M), Revised 

P9100 Public Relations, Abolished

P9140 Citizen Advisory Committees, Revised

R9140 Citizens Advisory Committee (M), Abolished


*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.


Sam Frenda

Board President

Somerset Hills School District

Click here for press release

6/4/2023 Bernardsville Car Show

Third annual Bernardsville Car Show hosted by Downtown Bernardsville. Come check out some awesome vintage, classic, hot rod, and custom cars while enjoying a Power Wheels parade, food trucks, music, and a facepainting station!


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