Board of Education News & Notes

Flemington-Raritan Regional School District

Board Meeting Highlights - 8/24/2020

The Flemington-Raritan Regional Board of Education held a regularly scheduled meeting, via Zoom, on Monday, August 24, 2020. Below is a recap of the meeting:

  • All agenda and addendum motions were approved: Agenda and Addendum.
  • Dr. McGann shared her Superintendent's Report which outlines tiers toward reopening (image below). The report is linked here.
  • Mr. Bland presented a portion of Dr. McGann's Report which outlines SAMPLE school schedules (images below). The presentation is linked here.
  • An audio recording of the meeting is available on our web site here.
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Administrative Appointments

The Board of Education approved the following appointments:

  • Mr. Jesse Lockett, Principal, Copper Hill School
  • Mrs. Amy Switkes, Vice Principal, Copper Hill School
  • Mr. Jason Borawski, Vice Principal, Reading-Fleming Intermediate School
  • Mrs. Vanessa Ahmed, Vice Principal, shared between Reading-Fleming Intermediate School and Barley Sheaf School

Mark Your Calendar

The Board of Education changed its September 29, 2020 meeting date to October 1, 2020. Please note the schedule change. The new meeting date is posted on the district web site.

Policy & Regulation Update

The Board adopted the following new policy:
  • P 1649 - Federal Families First Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Act (FFCRA) (M)


The Board adopted the following revised policies and regulations:
  • P 5111 - Eligibility of Resident/Non-Resident Students (M)
  • R 5111 - Eligibility of Resident/Non-Resident Students (M)
  • P 5610 - Suspension (M)
  • R 5610 - Suspension Procedures (M)
  • P 5620 - Expulsion (M)
  • P 7420 - Hygienic Management (M)
  • P 8320 - Personnel Records (M)
  • R 8320 - Personnel Records (M)
  • P 9150 - School Visitors


An (M) denotes a state-mandated policy/regulation. Revisions to our online policy/regulation manual will be completed this week. Board policies and regulations are available online here.

Next Meeting - September 14, 2020

  • The Board of Education has a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Board Members (2020)

Jessica Abbott (Vice President), Tim Bart (President), Valerie Bart, Jeff Cain, Dr. Marianne Kenny, Laurie Markowski, Susan Mitcheltree, Edward Morgan

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The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District values children. Together, WE:


Foster social, emotional, and academic growth in a safe and nurturing environment.

Respect values and traditions within our families and schools.

Strive to respond to the needs of our diverse and changing community.

Develop the curiosity and creativity of critical thinkers to become collaborative problem solvers who meet the challenges of a globally competitive society.


Every Student - Every Day - Every Opportunity