District Weekly News
January 5, 2023
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING - THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2023
The next Board of Education Meeting will be tonight, Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. Board meetings will continue to be streamed live and can be accessed on the website prior to the start of the meeting at www.sbschools.org.
We welcome and invite anyone who would like to make a public comment at any of our Board of Education meetings to please attend the in-person meeting. Although not required, the Board requests that residents who are interested in speaking at a Board meeting register with the Board Secretary's office prior to the meeting by calling (732) 297-7800, extension 3110 or by emailing email@example.com. Residents will be heard during the portion of the meeting designated for public comment.
At this meeting, our new board members will be sworn in.
UPCOMING K-8 PARENT ACADEMY - THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2023
There is stil time to register! Our next Parent Academy entitled "Understanding Math Instruction" will be held on Thursday, January 12th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Crossroads North Cafeteria A. Please click here for more information including registration.
PRESCHOOL EXPANSION PROGRAM UPDATE
Use this link to add your child’s name to the lottery.
CERTIFIED TEACHERS NEEDED
CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL COUGAR COUNCIL COLLECTING CLEAN NEWSPAPER
The Cambridge School Cougar Council is collecting CLEAN NEWSPAPER as a service project to benefit Second Chance For Animals Animal Shelter in Franklin. Donations will be accepted until Friday,February 3 and can be dropped off during school hours to Cambridge School, Attention: Cougar Council. Any questions can be directed to Christina.OBrien@sbschools.org
SOUTH BRUNSWICK PARKS AND RECREATION - GRADES K-6
South Brunswick Parks & Recreation announce the following after school and evening programs at the South Brunswick Community Center, Woodlot Park, starting early January 2023. Registration is now open. Space is limited!
- KidzArt will be holding a unique drawing program on Wednesdays starting January 11 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm. Please click here for more information.
- Chess Wizards will teach basic chess skills. An advance player will learn creative ways to play the game on Tuesdays from 5:35pm - 6:35pm starting January 24. Please click here for more information. Please click here for more information.
- Bricks4Kidz will introduce children to engineering, architecture, robotics and more. All while having fun with Lego bricks. The program starts Wednesday, February 1 from 6:00 – 7:30pm. Please click here for more information.
- Junior Chef Box helps young chefs build a foundation for many essential skills. Cooking and baking helps kids self-esteem, learn basic math skills and fosters more family time. The fun begins on Thursday, February 2 from 6:00pm -7:30pm. Please click here for more information.
SPECIAL NEEDS YOUTH KARATE PROGRAM - AGES 6-18
THE SBHS PIRANDELLO PLAYERS PRESENTS "ALICE IN WONDERLAND"
DISTRICTWIDE BUDGET COMMITTEE UPDATE
HS GLOBAL STUDIES CLASS FEATURED ON NBC NEWS NOW AS THE STATE BECAME THE FIRST TO ENACT A LAW THAT WILL STANDARDIZE MEDIA LITERACY LESSONS FOR STUDENTS
Yesterday, January 4th, New Jersey became the first to sign a bill enacting a law that will standardize media literacy lessons for students. We are very excited to share that in December NBC News Now visited the South Brunswick High School Library to record a segment regarding this new law. Click on the link below to view High School Juniors DeShawn Agyemang-Boateng, Elijah Yarber, and Oyetade Bolarin speak about Information Literacy and Kelly Zeliniski's first block Global Studies Class participate in a Library Lession with librarian Lisa Manganello.