Enjoy this week's featured Green Doodle Contest Winner -- a 6th-grader at Reading-Fleming Intermediate School! The F in FRSD represents conserving energy. The R represents conserving the Earth. The S is a light bulb with a leaf in it to represent how many light bulbs are wasted and how they hurt the environment. The D represents recycling.
Congratulations, Colette Baills! Ms. Baills, a School Counselor at J.P. Case Middle School, has been named the 2017 Hunterdon County Counselor of the Year! We commend Ms. Baills for her outstanding achievement. We thank her for her dedication to her students, her hard work and effort and her contributions to our district. Congratulations!
Please click the headline above to view the Superintendent's State of the District Address. This six-minute video is Dr. Maryrose Caulfield's personal message to our families, staff members, residents and community members. Please take a moment to listen to this message.
The Safety Committee of the Flemington-Raritan School District is sponsoring a poster contest for Grades K-8. The theme for our contest this year is “Guidelines for Safe Behavior & Proper conduct to & from school”. The contest runs through February 8, 2016. The Safety Committee will judge all submissions at their February 17, 2016 meeting.
Our Board of Education elected Anna Fallon as President and Bruce Davidson as Vice President for 2016. Anna Fallon, Laurie Markowski, Tim Bart and Alan Brewer were sworn in to serve new, three-year terms. We congratulate these Board members and thank the entire Board for their volunteer service to our schools.
Parents, please log in to your Parent Portal account to complete the district’s Welcome Back Packet for your child. This Packet requires your response to important information required by both district and state in addition to updating your child’s emergency contact information.
RFIS Music Teacher Susie Guckin has published her first book about traumatic brain injury, PTSD, trauma and her experiences volunteering with wounded veterans. “The Camouflaged Heart” was chosen by Litfire Publishing of Atlanta, Georgia, to be displayed at Book Expo America in Manhattan from May 27-29. Click the headline to learn more.
Please click the headline above for an important reminder about the state's Meningococcal and Tdap vaccine requirement. Forms verifying proof of immunization are due to RFIS by 8/14/15. Students may be denied entrance to school in September 2015 if proof is not furnished.
On October 30, the Reading-Fleming Intermediate School 5th-grade Stretch students hosted the 2nd Annual Creativity Co-op Challenge. Gifted and high ability students from East Amwell, Delaware Township, Readington and RFIS participated in a day of creative problem-solving & camaraderie! Click the headline above to learn more and view photos from the day.
NY Jets and NY Giants players visited Barley Sheaf School on September 16. They donated $50,000 to the school for a new playground and physical education equipment won by parent Amy McKenna through the NFL's Play 60 Bus Essay Contest. Click the headline above to view photos from the visit and learn more about the event.
Superintendent Gregory Nolan is making several administrative changes due to specific needs within our district for the upcoming school year. Please click the headline above for details. Thank you, always, for your continued support of the district and its endeavors.
Barley Sheaf Stretch Teacher Mary Jane Custy was once again selected to participate in LearnZillion's Dream Team. The G&T teacher will have the opportunity to participate in TeachFest, a unique professional development experience, from June 4-7, 2014 in New Orleans. The focus of Mrs. Custy's experience at TeachFest will be Language Arts. This year's Dream Team was selected through a highly competitive national application process. Over 4,000 applications were received and 201 teachers were chosen. Click the headline above for details.
On May 2, the first class of Reading Recovery teachers graduated from the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District Reading Recovery training site. Congratulations to Joe Kassick, our district’s Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, and the newest Reading Recovery Teachers! Click the headline above for details.
Congratulations to Adrienne Harley, Kindergarten and Student Support Teacher at Francis A. Desmares School! Mrs. Harley has been selected as this year’s District Teacher of the Year! Click the headline above to learn more about Mrs. Harley and to view a list of each school's recipient of the Governor's Teacher Recognition Program this year.
Parents, please be sure to complete the Demographic Change screen and the Power Announcement screen on the Parent Portal immediately so that school personnel can contact you easily in the event of an emergency. Click the headline above for more back-to-school reminders!
Congratulations, Mary Jane Custy! Mrs. Custy, the Elementary Gifted Specialist at Barley Sheaf School, has been selected as this year’s District Teacher of the Year. Please click the headline above to view a full list of this year's Governor's Teacher Recognition Award recipients for each school.
Our district is partnering with an energy efficiency and renewable energy company to begin an Energy Savings Improvement Program. Over 15 years, the $4.8 million budget-neutral project is expected to help our district realize over $326,000 in annual energy cost savings and over $29,000 in operational cost savings. We are expected to see a savings of over $6.4 million by the end of the project. Click the headline above for details.
With the devastating news of a school shooting in Connecticut, please click the headline above to review our district procedures for ensuring student safety. Please remain vigilant to school security measures and committed to keeping our children safe. When visiting our schools or while out in the community, please be alert to suspicious activity and potential safety threats.
If you or someone you know has been displaced by Hurricane Sandy and has children that are not living in their home district, please contact a Social Worker in our district's Department of Special Services. Please call (908) 284-7680.
As we mark Veterans Day, our district recognizes our exceptional staff members and community residents who have served in our nation’s armed forces. Their service, sacrifices and contributions have helped our country establish, maintain and protect the freedoms and opportunities we value and treasure as a nation today.
Francis A. Desmares School has won the Bronze Award in the Healthier US School Challenge. On October 4, representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the NJ Department of Agriculture attended an All-School Meeting where school officials were presented with the award and a $500 check during the special assembly. Click the headline above to view photos!
All substitutes are required to attend one district training this school year. Trainings will be held on January 28 and March 11. To register, click on the training session that you prefer to attend, which are listed under the Upcoming Events section of our homepage, and follow the prompts to register.
Click the headline above to view a list of staff retirements in our district for the 2011-2012 school year. The entire district extends a sincere thank you to each retiree for their dedication and valuable contributions to our students and schools. We wish them much health and happiness in their retirement years!
There is now a free PowerSchool app that allows you to check your child’s grades and attendance from most Apple mobile devices such as iPhone, iPod-Touch, iPad, running iOS, version 4.0 or later. To download the app, sign into PowerSchool and click on the App logo in the lower left hand corner or simply search for PowerSchool in the App Store.
Laura McConnell, an art teacher at Desmares School, has been named this year's Teacher of the Year in our district! We also recognize each school’s recipient of the 2012 Governor’s Teacher Recognition Award: Patricia Ramachandran, Math Support Skills Teacher, Barley Sheaf; Suzanne Petto, Grade 4 Teacher, Copper Hill; Laura McConnell, Art Teacher, Desmares; Jennifer Marino, Physical Education & Health Teacher, Robert Hunter; Kristen Carthas, Grade 5 Teacher, Reading-Fleming; and David Hallinan, Grade 7 & 8 Math Teacher, J.P. Case. Congratulations to all!