Headlines & Virtual Backpack

Week ending February 4, 2022

School Counselor Appreciation Week: February 7-11

Sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, National School Counseling Week 2022 is a time to focus public attention on school counselors' unique contribution within U.S. school systems. This year's theme is School Counseling: Better Together. Our entire FRSD community thanks our school counselors who work so hard to support our students, families, faculty and staff members. Thank you to our School Counselors:

  • Gina Collins, Barley Sheaf School
  • Rebecca Moeri, Copper Hill School
  • Mary Pepe, Francis A. Desmares School
  • Viviana Moncada, Francis A. Desmares School
  • Sarah Fontanez, Robert Hunter School
  • Susan Severino, Robert Hunter School
  • Heather Albanese, Reading-Fleming Intermediate School
  • Lindsay John, Reading-Fleming Intermediate School
  • Colette Baills, J.P. Case Middle School
  • Amy Lopez, J.P. Case Middle School.

In addition, you can visit our school counselors' web sites to see how they support our students and families each day:

Barley Sheaf Counselor's Page

Copper Hill Counselor's Page

Francis A. Desmares Counselors' Pages

Robert Hunter Counselors' Page

Reading-Fleming Counselors' Page

J.P. Case Middle School Counselors' Page

You're Welcome! Moana, Jr. is coming to the J.P. Case stage!

J.P. Case Middle School proudly presents Moana Jr.! Shows are Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m. and Saturday March 5, at 2 p.m. The Snow Date is Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students & seniors. For tickets, click here.

Let's Get Ready for Preschool!

Our District offers an integrated preschool experience for residents of the community who are 3-4 years of age on or before October 1st of the school year. Registration for the 2022-2023 school year opens on March 15, 2022. Students will be accepted into the program on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for more information on the preschool program, tuition rates, registration links, forms and contacts.

Kindergarten Registration

The District provides a full-day kindergarten program. Kindergarteners must be 5-years-old and new 1st-graders must be 6-years-old by 10/01/22 to register. Due to COVID-19, in-person registration will not be held. Online registration is now open. To register, follow these 3 steps:

  1. Complete a pre-registration form online.
  2. Download a registration packet, available after you submit a pre-registration form online.
  3. Drop off completed forms to the school Main Office, February 22-25, 2022.

Click here for registration information, requirements, forms and contacts.

High School Scheduling Reminder for 8th-Graders

This week, our 8th-graders attended a high school scheduling presentation given by the Hunterdon Central School Counselors. Students watched a video about scheduling information and were able to ask questions. Aspen (Hunterdon Central's scheduling website) log-in information and passwords are being mailed this week. If you do not receive your student's log-in and password by the beginning of next week, please reach out to Hunterdon Central directly. Please click here to view the video students watched and to access the link to scheduling directions. You can find more information too, such as the scheduling timeline, list of electives and high school email contacts.

Maschio's is hiring!

Maschio’s Food Services has an immediate need to hire reliable, energetic individuals to work Monday-Friday for the 2021-2022 school year. Click here for details!

Virtual Backpack

Barley Sheaf

February Newsletter (2/1/22)

Order Duck Donuts for Valentine's Day! (2/3/22)

Copper Hill

Copper Hill School February 2022 Newsletter

Mrs. Larca's February 2022 Newsletter

Marinelli's Dine Out Fundraiser (02/01/22)

February Menu (1/31/22)

Valentine Surprise Gram (1/31/22)


Flipper's E-Newsletter - February 2022

Walkathon 2022 / En Español

You Are Invited to Opening Ceremony Watch Party - Go Kimi

Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches - Desmares Special / En Espanol

Dolphin Canvas Painting / En Espanol

Flipper's E-Recap - January 2022

Volunteer at FAD Library

Valentine Cookie Decorating Kit / En Español

Valentine Cookie Decorating Kit Ingredients / En Español

Friendship Bracelets / En Español

PICTO & Basket Raffle Event / En Español

2022 FAD Spirit Wear

2022 FAD PTO Events

Order Your 2021 - 2022 Yearbook Today / En Español

Yearbook Order Form / En Español

Birthday Visit By Flips

Stephen Austin Maszczak Scholarship Award/En Español

Robert Hunter

PTO STEM Family Challenge (1/31/22)

PTO STEM Family Challenge (Spanish) (1/31/22)
Global School Play Day February 2, 2022 (1/31/22)
Robert Hunter News Letter January 30, 2022 (1/31/22)

Robert Hunter News Letter Spanish January 30,2022 (1/31/22)


RFIS PTO Basket Auction Letter (2/1/22)

RFIS PTO Parent Newsletter - Feb. 2022 (2/1/22)

In Control Parent Guide - From Our Guidance Office (1/31/22)

RFIS PTO Ice Skating Night Feb. 18th (1/20/22)

RFIS PTO Chipotle Dine Out Feb. 5th (1/20/22)

J.P. Case

Moana Jr Ticket Information and order form

Hot Grab & Go Breakfast at JPC (2/2/22)

PTO J.P. Case-RFIS Skate Night, Feb 18, 2022 (1/28/22)

PTO Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A, Feb 15, 2022 (1/28/22)

February 7th Grade In Control Parent Guide (1/28/22)

Youth & Government Club 2022 (1/26/22)


COVID-19 Test Clinic, en espanol (2/2/22)
EXCITE 2022 Program (2/1/22)
Junior Red Devils Cheerleadin 2022 Registration (1/31/22)
Nature Day Camp Volunteer (1/27/22)
Student Watershed University (1/27/22)
CAPS Soccer ID Clinics (1/24/22)
Flemington-Raritan Girls Softball Registration, Divisons and Fees (1/24/22)

Flemington-Raritan Regional School District

The Flemington-Raritan School District (FRSD) is a regional, pre-K-8 district serving the children, parents and residents of Flemington Borough and Raritan Township, an area encompassing 38 square miles. Our nearly 3,100 students, 375 certified staff, and our support staff are housed in six buildings: four elementary (pre K-4), an intermediate school (5-6), and a middle school (7-8).