Thursday, December 1, 2011
Parents applauded elementary World Language initiatives while questioning test score trends at the Community Partnership Network meeting Wednesday.
Parents met the idea of Spanish and Chinese in elementary schools with positive comments, but questioned the district's performance on standardized test during Wednesday's Community Partnership Network meeting. The test data, which was pulled from scores from 2004 through 2010, was part of an independent analysis Schiff conducted since his arrival in January and part of his Building on Excellence strategic plan designed to "redefine priorities for the district," Schiff said at Wednesday night's Community Partnership Network meeting in the Auten Road Intermediate School Cafetorium. When viewed in the broader context of test results on a state and national level, Hillsborough was included among other high performing districts in New Jersey…
Monday, November 28, 2011
Operation Shoebox anticipates several hundred volunteers at Saturday packing event, held at Hillsborough Elementary School.
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Monday, November 28, 2011
Volunteers are invited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey staff pack gift boxes and send Christmas greetings to U.S. troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan at Hillsborough Elementary School on Saturday, Dec. 3. The packing is being held in conjunction with members of the Hillsborough Rotary with volunteer registration beginning at 10 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. A light lunch will be provided by the Pheasant’s Landing restaurant . The school is located at the corner of Amwell Road and Route 206 north. Operation Shoebox New Jersey anticipates several hundred volunteers, including the employees from 12 Cheesecake Factory restaurants in New Jersey and New York and students from Burlington County Community College as …
Sunday, December 12, 2010
With jewelry, cosmetics, hair ties, food, ornaments, bags and other items, the craft night covered most shopping areas.
Tables with ornaments, wreathes, sports jerseys, make up and skin care products lined the Woodfern Elementary School gym Friday. Parents and students wove their way through the aisles, sometimes stopping to purchase a toy or to sample some of the food items that were for sale, showing the school's Craft Fair and movie night was a success. It's the first time the school's held a craft night in several years, according to event organizers. "We decided we should do something where the parents could do something too," said Stacey Barker, Woodfern Elementary School Home and School Association (HSA) treasurer. "We knew a lot of the other schools had craft fairs. ... The students like to come for the movie and to see their friends. For the …