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GL's Mr. Flakker works with NASA scientists
Enjoy the summer. Congratulations graduates!
In late August, Mr. James Flakker, Physics teacher at Governor Livingston, will be participating in NASA’s annual Desert RATS exploration exercise along with NASA scientist and GL alumnus Dr. Dean Eppler. Mr. Flakker will be part Mission Control in Houston, Texas, as the RATS field team tests exploration concepts in northern Arizona.You can connect with the Desert RATS team & read Mr. Flakker's blog here.
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Log on to FirstClass, Download the new software for home use here.
PowerSchool Logo Parents / Guardians:Update your child's demographics via PowerSchool. See "Parent Resources" for video tutorials. If any information changes, parents can update throughout the year.

Configure Emergency Phone Calls

Honeywell and PowerSchool are independent from each other. Each must be updated separately.
Customize how the district contacts you for emergency closures via Honeywell - Please see the letter of introduction and instructions regarding updating your contact information

2010-'11 Emergency Closure Letters for Parents : Students in grades PreK-1 2-5, 6-8, 9-12, & Mrs. Howard's class
DOE Releases "User-Friendly"Budget summaries for, 2011-'12, 2010-2011, 2009-2010 and 2008-2009

Voters do not need a reason to submit an absentee ballot

Voter Registration Form

OFAC Report - OFAC report regarding charitable donations by the Board of Education updated 9/21OFAC Appeal Updated 10/4

Contact the transportation department 

District Policy Book View the lunch menus

Parenting Suggestions Regarding Technology - Become involved in your child's cyberspace. Sit at the computer and let them teach you how they use the Internet. By John Halligan. Click here for the article

Evaluation Documents -
The Principal Evaluation System and the Teacher Evaluation System

2010-'11 Parent Handbook - The district released its annual guide for parents. It is available here, and under Resources of Parents for the entire year.

FirstClass Server Update - The district updated to the newest version of FirstClass. To download the new software for home use, click here. Detailed installation instructions available here.

Public Announcements - The school district supports local organizations by posting their annoucements and fliers in the Public Annoucements link available under the Resources tab and here.

Welcome to the Berkeley Heights Public Schools website. Here you will find important and useful information about our six schools, Board of Education and central offices. To keep visitors informed, our current year and future year calendars available.

What's New:
Website Maintenance - This website will be down for maintenance starting 5 p.m. today. We expect functionality will be restored by the morning.

Locker day at Columbia -New and returning students are welcome at Columbia Friday Aug. 26. 6th Grade 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and Grade 7-8 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Summer Reading and Assignments -All students slated to attend GLHS or Columbia in 2011-'12 should check the summer reading and assignments here.

Locker day at Columbia -New and returning students are welcome at Columbia Friday Aug. 26. 6th Grade 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and Grade 7-8 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Transportation Notices -Parents / Guardians will receive notification by Monday Aug. 29 regarding bus pick up time and location for 2011-'12 academic year.

Athletics Schedules -The Athletics department is managing sport schedules here.

Important Dates - For important dates for the school year, please click here

Did You Know? -The BHEF donated over $100,000 in gifts and grants to the Berkeley Heights Public Schools during the 2010-2011 school year. We would like to thank everyone for their continued support. To read about these wonderful programs and technology enhancements please visit our website at

Summer School & PayForIt- To help parents make payments for summer school, the district has created step-by-step directions. These steps are specific to summer school, but will work for any payment type.

Kindergarten Proposal for 2011-'12- The Board of Education viewed a presentation about proposal for kindergarten April 14. Please check here for the presentation.

BHEF Tributes - Has someone in your child's school had a special impact on him or her? BHEF Tributes have been established as a way to show appreciation to people in your child's educational community. For more, see the GLHS version or the Grades K-8 version

Updated High School Course Progression- The progression of courses for English, Social Studies, Mathematics, and Science departments at Governor Livingston.

Activity Participation Fee Program- Please see this document regarding the activity participation fees. BOE Policy

Guidance Services - The guidance department provides a myriad of services for the district students. For the complete guide, click here.

Assessments in Biology &
Algebra -
Students who take a first year Biology course & those taking an Algebra 1 course will take important assessments. For details, click here

NJ Family Care - NJ FamilyCare provides quality free or low-cost health coverage for uninsured children 18 and younger and low-income parents. This program already covers more than a half million New Jersey children. More

Child Find- BHPS can provide screening and evaluation for children three to 21 years of age that appear to have problems in communication, motor, social-emotional, or learning areas. For more see Child Find - English