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All 10th and 11th grade students will be offered an opportunity to take the PSAT on Saturday, October 18, 2014.   The registration fee to take the PSAT is $26.00. Please click here to obtain registration information & instructions. All PSAT registrations must be completed by 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Any student who has a question about the administration of the PSAT, should see his/her school counselor in advance.

Home Access Center
The Home Access Center is currently unavailable due to scheduling. Should you attempt to log on, you will receive an error message stating, "Your attempt to log in was unsuccessful. You have entered an invalid username or password, or your account is currently locked out. Please contact your district for further assistance." The Home Access Center will be available at the end of August/beginning of September; the specific date has not yet been determined. Please continue to check the district website and Friday Folders for updates.

Also, the Home Access Center has recently been updated. If you've saved the former link on your computer, it will no longer work. You must access the HAC through the district website, under Parents & Students, Home Access Center, Home Access Center Link.

Change of Address
If you are moving within the district during the summer, please complete the Change of Address Form that can be found by clicking here.


Congratulations to our 2014 Teacher of the Year Recipients!!
Chiara Kupiec - RH,  Kelly Winkler - CH, Deborah Len - LC, Wyman Wong - WA, 
Susan Lieb - MP,  Joyce Campos - OS

School Registration 
Please click
here to download registration instructions and registration forms.  If you are unsure of the elementary school your child will be attending, please click on the "Districting" tab at left.


Recently, the Ridge High School morning buses have been unloading students from the Cedar Hill School parking lot immediately adjacent to the Ridge High School campus. The result is a drastic improvement in the car line in front of Ridge High School where parents drop off students. Of course rerouting the buses has also increased traffic through the Homestead Village neighborhood. To reduce Homestead Village traffic, we are asking that all private vehicles utilize the car line in front of Ridge High School for dropping off students – NOT the Cedar Hill School. Please help us remove private vehicle traffic from the Homestead Village neighborhood by utilizing only the car line in front of Ridge High School if you are driving Ridge students to school. Preferably, if possible, have your children ride the bus to school. Thank you.

Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) initiative is underway
The BYOT policy adopted in October and presented at the November 14th Board of Education meeting has launched.  The district has created a
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)document to address common questions and concerns from parents, students, and staff.  New Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) forms will need to be completed for each student in grades 3-12.

Please click here for the NJDOE HIB Guidance document. 

Did You Know...
All school district lawns and athletic fields are designated as Pesticide Free Zones?
To learn how you can join in the effort, please click here

Friday Folder Update! Join the Green Team
We have been sending school-specific information through the individual school Friday Folders, while notices of a more general nature, such as YMCA brochures and Township Recreations flyers, have been sent through the district folder. Please spread the word that all school correspondence is only being sent electronically this year, and that anyone who has not registered their e-mail address will miss receiving important news.
Please click here for a direct link to register to receive Friday Folders.

By ‘going green’, we hope to ensure improved communication with our families and community, save money on paper and reproduction, and better serve our environment. You may register both your personal and business addresses, and may also include addresses for children away at college, grandparents, or any others interested in receiving school news.

Thank you for helping us!! 

Nick Markarian 
Superintendent of Schools 
Friday Folder Archives
Please click on the back pack
to view the Friday Folder Archives page.


Important Links

Parental Rights In Special Education

District Emergency Weather Guide
Important information about weather emergency notifications 
» Download District Emergency Weather Guide (PDF 66KB)  

Honeywell Instant Alert for Schools
Please click here for School Closing Info.

Featured Information 

State Mandated Training
Includes information on Bullying, Sexual Harassment, Substance Abuse, Public Law 504, & Child Abuse
» Download State Mandated Training Guide (PDF 146KB)

A Guide to the Special Education Process
A Guide to the Special Education Process, Bernards Township Public School District, Office of Special Services
» Download the Guide to the Special Education Process (PDF 240KB)

Child Find Information
Bernards Township Public Schools Child Find Information (ages 3-21)
» Download Child Find Information Notice (PDF 16KB)

District News Archives
Please visit the District News Archives to find older stories and content, including Powerpoint presentations from previous Board of Education meetings.
» Visit District News Archives

Bernards Township Employment Opportunities

Please click here for Bernards Township job opportunities.

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