Thursday, May 2, 2013
Applicants must be Juniors or Seniors at Hightstown High School.
The East Windsor Regional School District is looking to hire student instructors for the Kidcare Extended Day Program for the 2013-2014 school year. The Extended Day Program hours are Monday through Friday when school is in session, from 3:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. Payment for the job is $7.50 per hour. Interested in applying? Please send a letter/resume and three letters of recommendation to: Kidcare East Windsor Regional Schools 384 Stockton Street Hightstown, New Jersey 08520
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The East Windsor Board of Education recognized Nate Ackerman for his accomplishment.
Tuesday, April 23
Nate Ackerman won 3rd place in the annual NJ State Spelling Bee for 4th and 5th graders Saturday, March 9. Nate is a 5th grader at Ethel C. McKnight Elementary School. The annual contest is sponsored by the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs of GFWC – Junior Membership. The State Bee pitted 18 of the state’s top spellers against each other at the Federation’s headquarters in New Brunswick, NJ. Getting to the state competition required hard work, studying, and confidence. The event started with nearly 1,500 students from across the state. Nate won 1st place in the Hightstown-East Windsor District Spelling Bee. Getting into the district competition as the ninth alternate, Nate got the practice list only a day ahead of the actual …
Friday, March 15, 2013
The district budget remains under the mandated 2 percent cap.
The East Windsor Regional School District has presented a tentative budget for the 2013-2014 school year which indicates a tax levy increase of 2 percent, hitting the state mandated cap. Superintendent Dr. Edward Forsthoffer, III, Ed.D presented the budget to the Board of Education at their meeting on Wednesday, March 6. Forsthoffer said that the administration began working on this budget immediately after last year’s budget was passed, but that they did not begin crunching the numbers until September. The East Windsor Regional School District receives about 25 percent of their budget from state aid. Gov. Chris Christie’s budget address on Feb. 26 remarked that no district would receive less state aid than last year. The district was …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Nominate a teacher from the East Windsor Regional School District by Feb. 22
Wednesday, February 13
The East Windsor Regional School District is looking for nominations for the Governor’s Teacher Recognition Award for 2012-2013. If you know a teacher that has contributed exceptionally during the 2011-2012 school year, please consider nominating that individual. The person must exceed in the following areas: Nominations must be for individual teachers who have at least three years of experience. A nomination form must be filled out and returned in a sealed envelope marked “Governor’s Award” to the Personnel office no later than Friday, Feb. 22. To see the nomination form, click here. Please note that the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 recipients are ineligible for this years nominations. This includes:
The girls have a big week ahead!
Wednesday, February 13
The Hightstown High School Lady Rams haven’t played since Feb. 5, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a lot to look forward to. The girls varsity basketball team is scheduled to play Nottingham on Thursday, Feb. 14 and then will face of against Trenton Catholic Academy on Saturday at noon, according to Athletic Director Gary Bushelli. If you haven’t come out to show your Rams’ spirit, then now is the perfect time to support your classmates!
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
It's time to show your Rams spirit!
Tuesday, February 12
After dropping a close decision to Florence last week, the Boys Varsity Basketball Team will look to rebound tonight vs. Hamilton in the annual Mercer County Tournament at Hamilton High School, according to Athletic Director Gary Bushelli. If you haven’t come out to show your Rams’ spirit, then now is the perfect time to support your classmates!
Monday, February 4, 2013
Bruce Ettman was honored at the lat Board of Education meeting.
Monday, February 4
The East Windsor Regional School District Board of Education recognized the outstanding service of former Board member Bruce Ettman at last week's meeting. Superintendent Edward Forsthoffer and Board President Bob Laverty presented a plaque to him in honor of his 15 years of service. The plaque read as follows: BRUCE ETTMAN In Grateful Recognition for your Outstanding Dedication and Integrity while Honorably Serving on the East Windsor Regional School District Board of Education for Five Consecutive Terms, from April, 1997 to December, 2012, and, within these terms as Board Vice President from April, 2001 to April, 2003, and as Board President from April, 2003 to April, 2005. Ettman thanked the Board of Education and said that…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Board of Education recognized their wins at this week's meeting.
Wednesday, January 30
The East Windsor Regional School District Board of Education recognized three Melvin H. Kreps students who had winning essays in a contest offered by the Township of East Windsor at their Jan. 28 meeting. The essays answered the question of “How to Increase the Amount of Recycling in Our Community?” Students shared their thoughts and ideas about how to increase recycling within East Windsor Township.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Senior Miranda Contreras-Peterson was recognized during last Monday’s Board of Education meeting for her accomplishment
During the Dec. 10 East Windsor Regional School District Board of Education meeting, Miranda Contreras-Peterson, a senior at Hightstown High School, was recognized for being chosen to perform in an All Eastern Honors Ensemble. She is one of 780 students chosen from 12 northeastern states and the District of Columbia who will join the ensemble. Contreras-Peterson will perform with the All Eastern Treble Choir, an ensemble of 120 female voices. She will perform at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, Conn., in April, 2013 as part of the National Association for Music Education Eastern Division Conference. Previously, Miranda has participated in the New Jersey All State Mixed Choir and Central Jersey Region Choir. At …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Third-grader Daniel Wersching was recognized during last Monday’s Board of Education meeting
At the Dec. 10 East Windsor Regional School District Board of Education meeting, Walter C. Black Elementary School third-grader Daniel Wersching was recognized for winning second place in the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Anti-Bullying Awareness Art Contest in the Elementary 3-5 Division. “It was clear to the judges that the students who participated in this contest took the project very seriously, and their art work spoke out strongly against bullying,” stated a news release from the district. Wersching received a $25 Visa Gift Card from the Prosecutor’s Office for winning second place. “The Board of Education and the East Windsor Regional School District are very proud of Daniel’s achievement and wish him continued success in all …