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    JANUARY 27, 2021

    Students/Parents/GuardiansMarking Period 3 and Semester 2 begins tomorrow, January 28.  Please make sure to follow your "daily view" schedules in Genesis as your new Encore classes will be included.

    RMS Monthly Calendar - Please click here to view the February Calendar.

    Superintendent Coffee Chat - Please join Dr. Jonathan Hart for the Superintendent Coffee Chat on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. via Google Meet. You may join the conversation via your computer/video or via your telephone/audio-only. Conversation Topic: District 2021-2022 Budget and COVID-19 Updates.  For more information, please click here.

    RMS 2020-2021 Yearbook Sale - ONLINE PURCHASES ONLY!  8th grade ads are ALSO for sale! Purchase yours by February 17, 2021!  If your child would like a yearbook, it is extremely important that you order one as soon as possible. **Yearbooks and ads will NOT be available for purchase after this date**  Use this link for all the details /site/Default.aspx?PageID=675

    Attention 8th Grade Parents/Guardians - Please click the link provided to learn more about the upcoming HCRHS scheduling process for your student. https://sites.google.com/readington.k12.nj.us/rms-school-counseling/rms-counselors/mr-connelly-class-of-2021/high-school

    Hunterdon County/Free At-Home COVID Testing - Hunterdon County is offering free at-home COVID-19 testing for those who work or reside in Hunterdon County.  Please refer to this link for more detailshttps://hunterdoncares.org/

    Message from the School Nurses – COVID Information- Please click here to see a message from the school nurses with updated information on when to keep your child home from school when they are feeling sick and when you are required to quarantine due to travel to restricted locations. Included is a helpful chart on Why You Can’t Test Out of COVID-19 Quarantine. 

    Spring Sports Update - We are optimistic for Spring Sports.  Sports forms are currently being accepted now through March 10, 2021.  NO LATE forms will be accepted.  Please click the link provided to find all information and forms needed.  https://sites.google.com/readington.k12.nj.us/rms-health-office/athletics?authuser=0

    NEW IMPORTANT PARENT REMINDER - Any students who opt to work virtually on their scheduled in-person day, must still complete the Covid Assurance Form by 7AM and contact the school office on 534-2113, prompt #1.  The health and safety of our students and staff continue to be our first priority.  Please continue to follow strict health and safety guidelines. The daily screening forms are very important for each school to monitor the health and safety of all students, staff, and faculty. You will begin to receive text reminders to complete the Covid Assurance form.  Thank you for your continuous support and your flexibility as we strive to balance the academic and health needs of our students and our community. 

    Inquisitive Learning - The Inquiry-based Learning Model emerged in the 1960s, during the “discovery learning” movement and relies upon the idea that individuals are able to learn by investigating scenarios and problems, and through social experiences. Rather than having to memorize information from printed materials, instructors encouraged their students to conduct investigations that would satisfy their curiosity, help them broaden their knowledge base, and develop their skills and mental frames." CLICK HERE to read the full article written by Christopher Pappas

    i-Ready Diagnostic InformationStudents in grades Kindergarten through Eighth Grade will be taking the second i-Ready Math Diagnostic within the next several weeks. Your child's teacher will provide you with the specific dates for their class. Please CLICK HERE for additional information including a short video on how to support your child. Diagnostic 2 Results: Please CLICK HERE for information on how to view your child's results on the second Math Diagnostic.

    Superintendent Newsletter - Please click here to view the latest edition of the Superintendent Newsletter.

    RMS Student Council Fundraiser - The RMS Student Council has just launched the fundraiser, RMS "Stronger Together" Campaign! Through the Bonfire website, the staff and community can purchase official RMS Viking face masks and “Stronger Together” apparel.  The “Stronger Together” apparel includes t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, crew neck sweatshirts, hoodies, and tank tops.  Both adult and youth sizes are available to purchase.  The profits made from the RMS "Stronger Together" Campaign will be donated to the New Jersey Association of Student Councils State Charity: Emmanuel Cancer Foundation, local food pantries in Hunterdon County, and America's Grow-A-Row. In addition, a portion of the profits will be used to fund future RMS events hosted by the Student Council.  Email the Student Council Advisors, Stephanie Sperone and Jennelle Dahler, via email if you have any questions about the fundraiser.  Thank you for your support!  Link to participate in fundraiser:  https://www.bonfire.com/store/rms-stuco/ 

    Curbside pick-up....for library books! - Mrs. Singer offers curbside pick-up on Thursday afternoons from 1:00-2:30 for library books placed on hold through the Destiny catalog. Click this link to learn more or to schedule a pick-up!

    New Free Breakfast and Lunch Program Open to All Students - The Readington Township School District has been approved to participate in a free lunch and breakfast program which will be available to all registered students. Please review and complete this form if you are interested in receiving delivery of free breakfast and lunch for your child(ren). Please contact Gaye Villa at 908-534-2895 or gvilla@readington.k12.nj.us  if you have any questions. Thank you. 

     

     

    JANUARY 20, 2021

    Reminder:  Parent SEL Event Tonight - Please join us tonight, January 20, 2021, from 6:00pm - 7:00pm for our second virtual Parent SEL Event.  Conversation topic: Tips & Strategies on what Social Emotional Learning looks like in and out of the classroom.  For more information and the Google Meet Link, please  Click Here

    RMS Monthly Calendar - Please click here to view the January Calendar.

    RMS 2020-2021 Yearbook Sale - ONLINE PURCHASES ONLY!  8th grade ads are ALSO for sale! Purchase yours by January 31, 2021!  If your child would like a yearbook, it is extremely important that you order one as soon as possible. **Yearbooks and ads will NOT be available for purchase after this date**  Use this link for all the details /site/Default.aspx?PageID=675

    Virtual Parent Academy Night/January 26 – The Superintendent and Curriculum Supervisors would like to invite all parents to join us for our annual Parent Academy Night on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. The topic of conversation at this year’s academy will be:  Promote Inquiry in the Home.  Please click here to access the invitation that includes the Google Meet link. Pre-registration is required for this event. Please RSVP to rsvp@readington.k12.nj.us.

    Superintendent Newsletter - Please click here to view the latest edition of the Superintendent Newsletter.

    Attention Parents of 8th Grade Students - Please review this information concerning HCRHS scheduling.  A correction has been made to the letter previously sent home regarding course recommendations - You will only be able to see course recommendations for core courses (LA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Langauge) when the scheduling window opens on February 17th. If you have any questions about course recommendations prior to the scheduling window opening, please reach out to Mr. Connelly.             HS Scheduling InformationCourse RecommendationsSpanish Version HS Scheduling

    Hunterdon County/Free At-Home COVID Testing - Hunterdon County is offering free at-home COVID-19 testing for those who work or reside in Hunterdon County.  Please refer to this link for more detailshttps://hunterdoncares.org/

    Message from the School Nurses – COVID Information- Please click here to see a message from the school nurses with updated information on when to keep your child home from school when they are feeling sick and when you are required to quarantine due to travel to restricted locations. Included is a helpful chart on Why You Can’t Test Out of COVID-19 Quarantine. 

    NEW IMPORTANT PARENT REMINDER - Any students who opt to work virtually on their scheduled in-person day, must still complete the Covid Assurance Form by 7AM and contact the school office on 534-2113, prompt #1.  The health and safety of our students and staff continue to be our first priority.  Please continue to follow strict health and safety guidelines. The daily screening forms are very important for each school to monitor the health and safety of all students, staff, and faculty. You will begin to receive text reminders to complete the Covid Assurance form.  Thank you for your continuous support and your flexibility as we strive to balance the academic and health needs of our students and our community.

    January Spirit Days - Click here to review.

    Inquisitive Learning - The Inquiry-based Learning Model emerged in the 1960s, during the “discovery learning” movement and relies upon the idea that individuals are able to learn by investigating scenarios and problems, and through social experiences. Rather than having to memorize information from printed materials, instructors encouraged their students to conduct investigations that would satisfy their curiosity, help them broaden their knowledge base, and develop their skills and mental frames." CLICK HERE to read the full article written by Christopher Pappas

    i-Ready Diagnostic InformationStudents in grades Kindergarten through Eighth Grade will be taking the second i-Ready Math Diagnostic within the next several weeks. Your child's teacher will provide you with the specific dates for their class. Please CLICK HERE for additional information including a short video on how to support your child. Diagnostic 2 Results: Please CLICK HERE for information on how to view your child's results on the second Math Diagnostic.

    RMS Virtual Spelling Bee and You Be The Chemist Challenges are on! - No matter if you’re hybrid or virtual, there are plenty of mid-winter opportunities to get together with others and exercise your brain too!  Wordsmiths: Ready to take the Spelling Bee title this year? The RMS Spelling Bee will be held virtually at the end of January!

    Love science? Then sign up for the "You Be The Chemist" Virtual Challenge, slated for early March. This year, interactive study materials are available too.  

    Sign-up and study materials for the Spelling Bee, You Be the Chemist Challenge, and more are posted on the RMS Enrichment website.  Information sessions will be held in January! Email Ms. Freeman for more info too.

    RMS Student Council Fundraiser - The RMS Student Council has just launched the fundraiser, RMS "Stronger Together" Campaign! Through the Bonfire website, the staff and community can purchase official RMS Viking face masks and “Stronger Together” apparel.  The “Stronger Together” apparel includes t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, crew neck sweatshirts, hoodies, and tank tops.  Both adult and youth sizes are available to purchase.  The profits made from the RMS "Stronger Together" Campaign will be donated to the New Jersey Association of Student Councils State Charity: Emmanuel Cancer Foundation, local food pantries in Hunterdon County, and America's Grow-A-Row. In addition, a portion of the profits will be used to fund future RMS events hosted by the Student Council.  Email the Student Council Advisors, Stephanie Sperone and Jennelle Dahler, via email if you have any questions about the fundraiser.  Thank you for your support!  Link to participate in fundraiser:  https://www.bonfire.com/store/rms-stuco/ 

    Curbside pick-up....for library books! - Mrs. Singer offers curbside pick-up on Thursday afternoons from 1:00-2:30 for library books placed on hold through the Destiny catalog. Click this link to learn more or to schedule a pick-up!

    New Free Breakfast and Lunch Program Open to All Students - The Readington Township School District has been approved to participate in a free lunch and breakfast program which will be available to all registered students. Please review and complete this form if you are interested in receiving delivery of free breakfast and lunch for your child(ren). Please contact Gaye Villa at 908-534-2895 or gvilla@readington.k12.nj.us  if you have any questions. Thank you. 

     

    READINGTON HSA NEWS 

    Clothing Drive - Thank you!  A HUGE thank you for another extremely successful Clothing Drive!  The H.S.A. received so many donations, they didn't all fit in the original truck at pick up!!  Thank you to all that helped load the trucks as well, it was a tremendous help!

     

     

    JANUARY 13, 2021

    Important Schedule Reminder - Friday, January 15 is an Early Dismissal Day.  School ends at 12:00pm.  No teacher mentoring or teacher office hours.

    RMS Monthly Calendar - Please click here to view the January Calendar.

    RMS 2020 Yearbook Sale ONLINE PURCHASES ONLY!  8th grade ads are ALSO for sale! Purchase yours by January 22, 2021!  If your child would like a yearbook, it is extremely important that you order one as soon as possible. **Yearbooks and ads will NOT be available for purchase after this date**  Use this link for all the details /site/Default.aspx?PageID=675

    Virtual Parent Academy Night/January 26 – The Superintendent and Curriculum Supervisors would like to invite all parents to join us for our annual Parent Academy Night on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. The topic of conversation at this year’s academy will be:  Promote Inquiry in the Home.  Please click here to access the invitation that includes the Google Meet link. Pre-registration is required for this event. Please RSVP to rsvp@readington.k12.nj.us.

    Attention Parents of 8th Grade Students - Please review this information concerning HCRHS scheduling: HS Scheduling Information, Course Recommendations, Spanish Version HS Scheduling.

    Hunterdon County/Free At-Home COVID Testing - Hunterdon County is offering free at-home COVID-19 testing for those who work or reside in Hunterdon County.  Please refer to this link for more detailshttps://hunterdoncares.org/

    Message from the School Nurses – COVID Information- Please click here to see a message from the school nurses with updated information on when to keep your child home from school when they are feeling sick and when you are required to quarantine due to travel to restricted locations. Included is a helpful chart on Why You Can’t Test Out of COVID-19 Quarantine. 

    NEW IMPORTANT PARENT REMINDER - Any students who opt to work virtually on their scheduled in-person day, must still complete the Covid Assurance Form by 7AM and contact the school office on 534-2113, prompt #1.  The health and safety of our students and staff continue to be our first priority.  Please continue to follow strict health and safety guidelines. The daily screening forms are very important for each school to monitor the health and safety of all students, staff, and faculty. You will begin to receive text reminders to complete the Covid Assurance form.  Thank you for your continuous support and your flexibility as we strive to balance the academic and health needs of our students and our community.

    January Spirit Days - Click here to review.

    Upcoming Parent SEL Event - Please join us on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 6:00pm - 7:00pm for our second virtual Parent SEL Event.  Conversation topic: Tips & Strategies on what Social Emotional Learning looks like in and out of the classroom.  For more information and the Google Meet Link, please  Click Here

    Inquisitive Learning - The Inquiry-based Learning Model emerged in the 1960s, during the “discovery learning” movement and relies upon the idea that individuals are able to learn by investigating scenarios and problems, and through social experiences. Rather than having to memorize information from printed materials, instructors encouraged their students to conduct investigations that would satisfy their curiosity, help them broaden their knowledge base, and develop their skills and mental frames." CLICK HERE to read the full article written by Christopher Pappas

    i-Ready Diagnostic InformationStudents in grades Kindergarten through Eighth Grade will be taking the second i-Ready Math Diagnostic within the next several weeks. Your child's teacher will provide you with the specific dates for their class. Please CLICK HERE for additional information including a short video on how to support your child. 

    RMS Virtual Spelling Bee and You Be The Chemist Challenges are on! - No matter if you’re hybrid or virtual, there are plenty of mid-winter opportunities to get together with others and exercise your brain too!  Wordsmiths: Ready to take the Spelling Bee title this year? The RMS Spelling Bee will be held virtually at the end of January!

    Love science? Then sign up for the "You Be The Chemist" Virtual Challenge, slated for early March. This year, interactive study materials are available too.  

    Sign-up and study materials for the Spelling Bee, You Be the Chemist Challenge, and more are posted on the RMS Enrichment website.  Information sessions will be held in January! Email Ms. Freeman for more info too.

    RMS Student Council Fundraiser - The RMS Student Council has just launched the fundraiser, RMS "Stronger Together" Campaign! Through the Bonfire website, the staff and community can purchase official RMS Viking face masks and “Stronger Together” apparel.  The “Stronger Together” apparel includes t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, crew neck sweatshirts, hoodies, and tank tops.  Both adult and youth sizes are available to purchase.  The profits made from the RMS "Stronger Together" Campaign will be donated to the New Jersey Association of Student Councils State Charity: Emmanuel Cancer Foundation, local food pantries in Hunterdon County, and America's Grow-A-Row. In addition, a portion of the profits will be used to fund future RMS events hosted by the Student Council.  Email the Student Council Advisors, Stephanie Sperone and Jennelle Dahler, via email if you have any questions about the fundraiser.  Thank you for your support!  Link to participate in fundraiser:  https://www.bonfire.com/store/rms-stuco/ 

    Curbside pick-up....for library books! - Mrs. Singer offers curbside pick-up on Thursday afternoons from 1:00-2:30 for library books placed on hold through the Destiny catalog. Click this link to learn more or to schedule a pick-up!

    New Free Breakfast and Lunch Program Open to All Students - The Readington Township School District has been approved to participate in a free lunch and breakfast program which will be available to all registered students. Please review and complete this form if you are interested in receiving delivery of free breakfast and lunch for your child(ren). Please contact Gaye Villa at 908-534-2895 or gvilla@readington.k12.nj.us  if you have any questions. Thank you. 

     

    READINGTON HSA NEWS 

    Winter Clothing Drive - Save the Date!  The H.S.A. will be hosting its Winter Used Items Drive from January 8th - January 16th!  Declutter before and after the holidays!  Bag up your gently used clothing, accessories, stuffed animals, and small children's toys (smaller than 2 feet)!  Used bikes and scooters are accepted as well!  The drop off locations at RMS, TBS and WHS will be ready for donations on January 8th!  Any questions - valerie.pitts24@gmail.com  See flyer for details.

    H.S.A. Business Meeting TONIGHTJoin the Readington H.S.A. for our open public business meeting tonight, January 13, at 7 p.m. via Zoom.  Learn more about the H.S.A.'s events and activities as well as district information from the superintendent, principals, and Board of Education.  Please email us at readingtonschoolshsa@gmail.comfor login information or refer to the PTBoard announcement that was sent out. 

     

     

    JANUARY 6, 2021

    RMS Monthly Calendar - Please click here to view the January Calendar.
     
    Attention 7th Grade Parents/(Guardians) - Please click here for an important message from the School Nurses regarding upcoming Scoliosis Screenings.
     
    RMS 2020 Yearbook SaleONLINE PURCHASES ONLY!  8th grade ads are ALSO for sale! Purchase yours by January 22, 2021!  If your child would like a yearbook, it is extremely important that you order one as soon as possible. **Yearbooks and ads will NOT be available for purchase after this date**  Use this link for all the details /site/Default.aspx?PageID=675
     
    Hunterdon County/Free At-Home COVID Testing - Hunterdon County is offering free at-home COVID-19 testing for those who work or reside in Hunterdon County.  Please refer to this link for more detailshttps://hunterdoncares.org/

    Message from the School Nurses – COVID Information- Please click here to see a message from the school nurses with updated information on when to keep your child home from school when they are feeling sick and when you are required to quarantine due to travel to restricted locations. Included is a helpful chart on Why You Can’t Test Out of COVID-19 Quarantine. 

    NEW IMPORTANT PARENT REMINDER - Any students who opt to work virtually on their scheduled in-person day, must still complete the Covid Assurance Form by 7AM and contact the school office on 534-2113, prompt #1.  The health and safety of our students and staff continue to be our first priority.  Please continue to follow strict health and safety guidelines. The daily screening forms are very important for each school to monitor the health and safety of all students, staff, and faculty. You will begin to receive text reminders to complete the Covid Assurance form.  Thank you for your continuous support and your flexibility as we strive to balance the academic and health needs of our students and our community.

    January Spirit Days - Click here to review.

    Prepare for our Wendy Mass Author Visit - Renowned author Wendy Mass will be virtually visiting RMS in February.  Prepare for this event by pre-ordering a personalized, signed copy of one of her books.  Order forms and money due by Thursday, January 7th.  Students can also participate in Wendy Mass Mondays, a virtual storytime with Mrs. Singer reading Mass's Every Soul a Star on Zoom.  See Mrs. Singer's Google Classroom for the Zoom link and information. 

    Upcoming Parent SEL Event - Please join us on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 6:00pm - 7:00pm for our first virtual Parent SEL Event.  Conversation topic: Tips & Strategies on what Social Emotional Learning looks like in and out of the classroom.  For more information and the Google Meet Link, please  Click Here

    Inquisitive Learning - The Inquiry-based Learning Model emerged in the 1960s, during the “discovery learning” movement and relies upon the idea that individuals are able to learn by investigating scenarios and problems, and through social experiences. Rather than having to memorize information from printed materials, instructors encouraged their students to conduct investigations that would satisfy their curiosity, help them broaden their knowledge base, and develop their skills and mental frames." CLICK HERE to read the full article written by Christopher Pappas

    RMS Virtual Spelling Bee and You Be The Chemist Challenges are on! - No matter if you’re hybrid or virtual, there are plenty of mid-winter opportunities to get together with others and exercise your brain too!  Wordsmiths: Ready to take the Spelling Bee title this year? The RMS Spelling Bee will be held virtually at the end of January!

    Love science? Then sign up for the "You Be The Chemist" Virtual Challenge, slated for early March. This year, interactive study materials are available too.  

    Sign-up and study materials for the Spelling Bee, You Be the Chemist Challenge, and more are posted on the RMS Enrichment website.  Information sessions will be held in January! Email Ms. Freeman for more info too.

    RMS Student Council Fundraiser - The RMS Student Council has just launched the fundraiser, RMS "Stronger Together" Campaign! Through the Bonfire website, the staff and community can purchase official RMS Viking face masks and “Stronger Together” apparel.  The “Stronger Together” apparel includes t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, crew neck sweatshirts, hoodies, and tank tops.  Both adult and youth sizes are available to purchase.  The profits made from the RMS "Stronger Together" Campaign will be donated to the New Jersey Association of Student Councils State Charity: Emmanuel Cancer Foundation, local food pantries in Hunterdon County, and America's Grow-A-Row. In addition, a portion of the profits will be used to fund future RMS events hosted by the Student Council.  Email the Student Council Advisors, Stephanie Sperone and Jennelle Dahler, via email if you have any questions about the fundraiser.  Thank you for your support!  Link to participate in fundraiser:  https://www.bonfire.com/store/rms-stuco/ 

    Curbside pick-up....for library books! - Mrs. Singer offers curbside pick-up on Thursday afternoons from 1:00-2:30 for library books placed on hold through the Destiny catalog. Click this link to learn more or to schedule a pick-up!

    New Free Breakfast and Lunch Program Open to All Students - The Readington Township School District has been approved to participate in a free lunch and breakfast program which will be available to all registered students. Please review and complete this form if you are interested in receiving delivery of free breakfast and lunch for your child(ren). Please contact Gaye Villa at 908-534-2895 or gvilla@readington.k12.nj.us  if you have any questions. Thank you. 

     

    READINGTON HSA NEWS 

    Winter Clothing Drive - Save the Date!  The H.S.A. will be hosting its Winter Used Items Drive from January 8th - January 16th!  Declutter before and after the holidays!  Bag up your gently used clothing, accessories, stuffed animals, and small children's toys (smaller than 2 feet)!  Used bikes and scooters are accepted as well!  The drop off locations at RMS, TBS and WHS will be ready for donations on January 8th!  Any questions - valerie.pitts24@gmail.com  See flyer for details.

    H.S.A. Business Meeting – The Readington H.S.A. (our district’s PTO) will hold an open public business meeting on Wednesday, January 13, at 7 p.m. via Zoom.  Anyone interested in learning more about the H.S.A.’s events and activities as well as district information from the principals, superintendent, and Board of Education is invited to attend.  Please email us at readingtonschoolshsa@gmail.com to request the Zoom log in credentials.