The Resource Center of Somerset is a private, nonprofit agency that has been serving people affected by domestic…More abuse for more than 30 years. Originally named the Resource Center for Women and their Families and founded by a small group of volunteers in 1979, the Resource Center provides emergency shelter to women escaping abusive relationships.
The agency has expanded services throughout its years of operation to include not only emergency shelter but legal advocacy, outreach counseling, community education, volunteer Domestic Violence Response Teams working with local police departments, transitional housing and more. Services are provided to survivors of domestic abuse, women, men and children, free of charge, and in English and Spanish.
The Goddard School 378 S Branch Rd, Hillsborough, NJ08844 Open year-round and offering programs for infants to fifth graders, the Goddard School caters to a wide span of ages.…More For younger students, the school's programs encompass language arts, math, arts and crafts, Spanish, sign language, world cultures, art history and science programs. The school offers full-day and half-day programs that occur in the morning. Programs for older children include homework help and play groups. Though the school does not provide its own transportation; the Hillsborough Board of Education provides free after-school transportation to the school for students from Hillsborough, Triangle, Sunnymead and Woodfern Elementary Schools, and from Auten Road Intermediate School.
Initially built as an elementary school, Auten Road Intermediate School houses Hillsborough Township's fifth and…More sixth grade students.
Population growth in the 2000s forced the district to convert the school from elementary to intermediate students. Prior to the conversion, district elementary schools housed students in grades kindergarten through five, while grades six, seven and eight attended Hillsborough Middle School.
Students are divided into 11 fifth-grade teams and six sixth-grade teams, and receive the majority of their lessons from the team teachers. Two teachers lead the fifth grade teams, while three or four teachers lead the sixth grade teams.
In addition to reading, math, social studies, writing and science, the students take physical education every day. Sixth grade students have art, music, German and Spanish for one marking period each year, while fifth grades rotate between music, art, Italian, French and computers.
Principal Christopher Carey leads the school, which has the Mini-Raider has its mascot.