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BHS National Merit® $2500 Scholarship Winner
BHS National Merit® $2500 Scholarship Winner
Posted on 05/08/2024
On May 8, 2024, this year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners were announced.  read more about BHS National Merit® $2500 Scholarship Winner
Wall of Honor
Wall of Honor
Posted on 05/03/2024
On April 12, 2024, the Bernards High School Student Council hosted their 5th Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony, honoring seven alumni who made outstanding contributions to their field.   read more about Wall of Honor
Mary McDowell
Everyday Hero for May
Posted on 05/01/2024
Mary McDowell, a junior at Bernards High School, has been recognized by the school as the “Everyday Hero” for May...  read more about Everyday Hero for May
Swimming with the Sharks
Swimming with the Sharks
Posted on 04/23/2024
Since 2015, the television series about entrepreneurs pitching ideas to venture capitalists (aka the sharks) has hit a bit closer to home at Bernardsville Middle School...  read more about Swimming with the Sharks
The Legacy of Paul Robeson Lives On
The Legacy of Paul Robeson Lives On
Posted on 04/17/2024
At the 33rd annual Paul Robeson Youth Achievement Awards, Samuel Emery represented Bernardsville Middle School as an Achievement in Scholarship nominee.  read more about The Legacy of Paul Robeson Lives On
BHS Musicians Added to the Magic
BHS Musicians Added to the Magic
Posted on 04/12/2024
Going to Disney is exciting for many, but to perform there is an extra special treat!  read more about BHS Musicians Added to the Magic
Everyday Hero” for April!
Everyday Hero” for April!
Posted on 04/09/2024
Grayson Meyer, a junior at Bernards High School, has been recognized by the school as the “Everyday Hero” for April!  read more about Everyday Hero” for April!
From Budget Retreat to Budget Adoption
From Budget Retreat to Budget Adoption
Posted on 03/15/2024
The Somerset Hills Board of Education members met on Saturday, March 9, 2024 for a three hour Budget Retreat where Dr. Brian Brotschul, Superintendent of Schools, presented an overview of the tentative budget for the fiscal year 2024-2025.  read more about From Budget Retreat to Budget Adoption
Campbell’s Flutterflies Host St. Baldrick’s Event
Campbell’s Flutterflies Host St. Baldrick’s Event
Posted on 03/12/2024
On the evening of March 7, 2024, the Somerset Hills community gathered at Bernards High School for a special event, to raise money for a special reason, in honor of a special person… Campbell Hoyt.  read more about Campbell’s Flutterflies Host St. Baldrick’s Event
When An Experience Sparks Action
When An Experience Sparks Action
Posted on 03/05/2024
The lightbulb moment took place on a school bus ride home from Paramus. It was then that four BHS students, having just competed in their very first STEM challenge, knew that they had to host their own STEM competition on the Bernards High School campus.  read more about When An Experience Sparks Action
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Researching History
Posted on 03/04/2024
A favorite of the four units of Social Studies at Bedwell Elementary School, is that of Native American History.  read more about Researching History
“Everyday Hero” for March!
“Everyday Hero” for March!
Posted on 03/02/2024
Mary Tropp, a senior at Bernards High School, has been recognized by the school as the “Everyday Hero” for March!  read more about “Everyday Hero” for March!
Fiscal Responsibility and Compliance
Fiscal Responsibility and Compliance
Posted on 02/29/2024
At the February 21, 2024 Board of Education meeting, Dr. Brian Brotschul welcomed Joseph Stout from Suplee, Clooney & Company. He and his team had prepared two audit reports for the fiscal year 2023, and as is required annually, both were submitted to the New Jersey Department of Education. All public school audits are available for the public to view.  read more about Fiscal Responsibility and Compliance
Are you ready for a mesmerizing journey?
Are you ready for a mesmerizing journey?
Posted on 02/15/2024
Experience the magic of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" in our Bernards High School production!  read more about Are you ready for a mesmerizing journey?
The Olympics of Physics
The Olympics of Physics
Posted on 02/07/2024
At the New Jersey Physics Olympics, a state-wide competition hosted by the New Jersey American Association of Physics Teachers, the Somerset Hills School District earned a 2nd place overall win!  read more about The Olympics of Physics
February’s Everyday Hero!
February’s Everyday Hero!
Posted on 02/06/2024
Tyce Hanratty is a Bernards High School freshman who stands out for all the right reasons, with modesty and kindness. One of Tyce’s main qualities, that sets him apart, is his willingness to help others.  read more about February’s Everyday Hero!
And the Winner Is…
And the Winner Is…
Posted on 02/05/2024
On January 30, 2024 Maschio’s Food Services hosted a Chef Day Sauce Tasting event for students in Bernards High School  read more about And the Winner Is…
Bonjour et bonne nouvelle!
Bonjour et bonne nouvelle!
Posted on 02/04/2024
Three students from Bernardsville Middle School have been recognized by the American Association of Teachers of French Jeunes Amis du Français, the only nationally recognized honor society for middle school students of French.   read more about Bonjour et bonne nouvelle!
Pinnacle Pride
Pinnacle Pride
Posted on 02/01/2024
The turn of the calendar to a new year is often cause for celebration and excitement, and the month of January did not disappoint the staff and advisor of The Pinnacle, the art and literary magazine of Bernards High School. They were awarded First Place recognition in not one, but two contests, for their stellar publication.  read more about Pinnacle Pride
 “Creating” Kindness at Bedwell  Generate Name
“Creating” Kindness at Bedwell Generate Name
Posted on 01/31/2024
The students at Bedwell Elementary School participated in the Great Kindness Challenge, a global grassroots kindness movement that included over 41,000 schools across 115 countries this year.  read more about “Creating” Kindness at Bedwell Generate Name
Let’s Play Bowl!
Let’s Play Bowl!
Posted on 01/27/2024
The students’ focus was threefold…strikes, spares, and socializing. On January 24, 2024 the Bernards High School Bowling team had their first match against Mt. Olive, in the Unified Sports League, and it was a success!  read more about Let’s Play Bowl!
Snap, Crackle, POPS!
Snap, Crackle, POPS!
Posted on 01/22/2024
On January 11, 2024, sixty-three Bernardsville Middle School choir students boarded two buses headed to yet another stop on their musical journey.  read more about Snap, Crackle, POPS!
A League of Their Own
A League of Their Own
Posted on 01/17/2024
On January 11th, 2024, twenty-five students from the Somerset Hills School District competed in the New Jersey Science League Competition at nearby Ridge High School.  read more about A League of Their Own
Mike Hoppe
SHSD Athletic Director Honored
Posted on 01/13/2024
The Directors of Athletics Association of New Jersey (DAANJ) has selected Michael Hoppe as their 2023-2024 North 2 Section Award of Merit Recipient.   read more about SHSD Athletic Director Honored
Betsy
BHS Everyday Hero for January
Posted on 01/06/2024
To kick off 2024, our newest Everyday Hero is Betsy Lezme.   read more about BHS Everyday Hero for January
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Who Doesn’t Love Spaghetti?
Posted on 01/05/2024
On January 4th, dubbed National Spaghetti Day, Bernardsville Middle School celebrated with a passion for pasta! Students from the Culture & Climate Team prepared a festive gathering for students and staff.  read more about Who Doesn’t Love Spaghetti?
A Beard and A Buck
A Beard and A Buck
Posted on 01/02/2024
From Thanksgiving until Winter Break, many staff members at Bernards High School participated in a fundraiser to raise money for the Somerset County Food Bank.  read more about A Beard and A Buck
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Much to Be Grateful For
Posted on 12/22/2023
As we head into the holiday, Assistant Principal Chris Keri, has a lot to be grateful for.   read more about Much to Be Grateful For
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Anything Is Possible - D.West
Posted on 12/19/2023
Spanning multiple visits throughout November and December, Bernardsville Middle School 7th graders had the opportunity to meet and interact with author and motivational speaker, D. West.   read more about Anything Is Possible - D.West
Bedwell honor Vets
Bedwell Honors Veterans
Posted on 12/12/2023
In a heartfelt tribute to the heroes of World War II, Bedwell Elementary School recently hosted a poignant ceremony in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.   read more about Bedwell Honors Veterans
Hour of Code
Hour of Code
Posted on 12/07/2023
Kicking off on December 4, 2023, millions of students all over the world began celebrating a special week of Computer Science Education.  read more about Hour of Code
Character, Commitment, Community
Character, Commitment, Community
Posted on 12/06/2023
Have you heard about the Everyday Heroes of Bernards High School?  read more about Character, Commitment, Community
Alumni Panel
College Readiness Alumni Panel
Posted on 11/30/2023
Graduates from the Somerset Hills School District, their return included a visit to Bernards High School on November 22, 2023 and an opportunity to serve on the Alumni Panel.  read more about College Readiness Alumni Panel
Blood Drive
In the Spirit of Giving
Posted on 11/22/2023
The National Honor Society of Bernards High School hosted its annual Blood Drive on November 21, 2023.  read more about In the Spirit of Giving
Coaches
New Coaches Join SHSD Boys Basketball Talent
Posted on 11/15/2023
At its November 15th meeting, the Somerset Hills Board of Education approved Alec Johnson as Head Coach for Boys Basketball for the 2023-2024 school year.   read more about New Coaches Join SHSD Boys Basketball Talent
BHS Journalism Students
The Crimson - Small But Mighty
Posted on 11/13/2023
On October 30, 2023, Bernards High School journalism students attended Fall Press Day at Rutgers University on Busch Campus  read more about The Crimson - Small But Mighty
XC Champion
XC Champion
Posted on 11/09/2023
Brody Watt burst onto the scene as a top runner for the Bernards High School Boys Cross Country team during the 2022-2023 school year and made his mark.  read more about XC Champion
Leaders Among Us
Leaders Among Us
Posted on 11/03/2023
On October 30, 2023 Community In Crisis (CiC) of Bernardsville was honored by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) as a Blue Ribbon Coalition.   read more about Leaders Among Us
BHS Fall Play 2023
Lend Me a Tenor, a comedy by Ken Ludwig
Posted on 10/19/2023
The Bernards High School fall drama production is rapidly approaching! Students will put on the play Lend Me a Tenor, a comedy by Ken Ludwig.   read more about Lend Me a Tenor, a comedy by Ken Ludwig
Dog Reading
An Evolution of Community Service
Posted on 10/13/2023
Nearly three decades ago, Bedwell teacher Laurie Heppes, along with a team of her since-retired colleagues, administrators, and community members, set forth to write a district goal.  read more about An Evolution of Community Service
Art Work
ArchaeoDoodles
Posted on 10/11/2023
Every year on October 21st, the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) celebrates International Archaeology Day in honor of archaeology and its contributions to society.  read more about ArchaeoDoodles
BHS
Bernards High School Made the “Honor Roll”
Posted on 10/06/2023
Congratulations to Bernards High School, named to the 2023 AP School Honor Roll as a Gold member!  read more about Bernards High School Made the “Honor Roll”
Shef
SHEF Renaissance ​
Posted on 10/04/2023
SHEF announced its renaissance, and their renewed commitment to work with the diverse community   read more about SHEF Renaissance ​
Bedwell Student
Lunch with a Farmer at Bedwell Elementary
Posted on 10/02/2023
The week of September 25, 2023, was Farm to School Week in New Jersey and the Somerset Hills School District celebrated Jersey Fresh produce with students throughout the district.  read more about Lunch with a Farmer at Bedwell Elementary
Academic Success
Somerset Hills School District Celebrates Students Awarded with Academic Achievements
Posted on 09/27/2023
Dr. Scott Neigel, principal of Bernards High School, has announced that eight students have been recognized by the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.  read more about Somerset Hills School District Celebrates Students Awarded with Academic Achievements
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