District Weekly News

September 23, 2021

START STRONG ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) requires that we administer the Start Strong Assessment at the start of the school year. The South Brunswick School District will administer the Start Strong Assessments in October. Specific schedules and times will be shared by your child’s school. The NJDOE has put together a resource for families, which is located on the District Assessment Page. Families of students who will be tested will receive a School Messenger email with additional information about this assessment.

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING-THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

Our next Board of Education meeting will be this evening, Thursday, September 23, 2021 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. Remember that all public comments will be accepted in-person only


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. Meetings are held at Crossroads North Middle School. Please remember anyone attending an in-person meeting must wear a mask at all times and perform a pre-admittance self-evaluation, exclusive of a temperature check at the door.


At this meeting, there will be a presentation on the allocation of our COVID-19 Federal Grants along with the recognition of our student calendar artists whose work was featured in the 2021-2022 District Calendar.

FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH INFORMATION

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved funding to offer all students breakfast and lunch at no cost for the 2021-2022 school year regardless of eligibility status. However, qualifying for free and reduced -price meals may provide your family with additional benefits such as P-EBT funding, reduced rates for sports, free or reduced college applications, etc. Please click here for additional information.

PROJECT GRADUATION RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH

SBHS Project Graduation Restaurant of the Month will be help at Playa Bowls of South Brunswick on Wednesday, September 29th (all day). Playa Bowls will donate 10% of all purchases made that day to help support SBHS Project Graduation. Click here for additional information and remember to mention SBHS Project Graduation when you are ordering.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE OFFERS VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Please click here for information on a virtual workshop being offered entitled, "Better Safe than Sorry: Advanced Cell Phone & Internet Safety for Teens" on October 13, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

CUB SCOUTS ROCKET INTO SCOUTING FOR KINDERGARTEN TO 5TH GRADE

The Cub Scouts are hosting their Rocket into Scouting event on Sunday, October 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Quail Hill Scout Reservation. Please click here for more information along with how to RSVP.

SBSD ADULT EDUCATION CLASS UPDATE

Please click here for an update on Adult Education classes being offered. More classes have been added that you won't want to miss.

COVID-19 DAILY DASHBOARD

Our COVID-19 Daily Dashboard will be updated on our website at sbschools.org daily. We have also added a tab listing the Breakdown by School. Please click on the picture below for more information.

2021 PARENT COVID FAQ

We know you have questions; we hope this document helps!

Please click on the picture below for Frequently Asked Questions regarding

COVID-19.

This information can also be found on our District Website...