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Board Meeting (Regular)
Date: 12/12/2016, 7:30 PM 8:30 PM
Location: 425 S Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534, USA
Date: 12/23/2016
Date: 12/26/2016
Date: 12/27/2016 12/30/2016
Date: 1/2/2017
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In The Spotlight

Governor's Educator of the Year nominations are being accepted until Friday, December 9. The intent of this program is to recognize the hard work of outstanding teachers and educational services professionals. Please submit your nomination to the building principal. The nomination form, along with the criteria you should consider if interested in nominating a teacher or educational services professional, can be found by clicking Read More
Please take the time to nominate a teacher or educational services professional that you feel has had a meaningful impact on your child.
We have wonderful teachers and educational services professionals in our schools and now is the time to recognize them for their hard work and dedication to our students, parents, and community.


  1. Click once on the nomination form link to open the form.
  2. If you are filling out the form by hand: print the form and return to your building principal after completing.
  3. If you are typing directly on the form:
    1. SAVE the form to your device before proceeding (depending upon your web browser, you will have the option to either download or save the form).
    2. Close your web browser when the download/save is complete.
    3. Open the downloaded form, preferably with Adobe Reader (https://get.adobe.com/reader/). 
    4. Complete the form by typing directly on the form. 
    5. Save the form when complete.
    6. Return the form to your building principal.
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News & Announcements

Energy Assistance Programs

Elizabethtown Gas has provided an Energy Assistance Programs Fact Sheet. Please click on the headline above to view.

Marching Black and Gold Takes First Place Honors at Yamaha Cup Competition

The Marching Black and Gold on the field at MetLife Stadium. Photo courtesy of Brad Evans.

Hopewell Valley Central High School’s celebrated marching band, the Marching Black and Gold, took to the field at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, October 18, with its 2016 show “Take to the Skies” and came away triumphant with the first-place trophy in the USBands competition. Click on the link to read more!

Board President Wolff Receives Volunteer of the Year Award

On Friday, October 14 the Hopewell Valley community celebrated 20 years of the Healthy Communities/Healthy Youth initiative during the Hopewell Valley Mayors’ Breakfast. During the breakfast, the Municipal Alliance honored Lisa Wolff, Hopewell Valley Regional School District Board President as its Volunteer of the Year. Ms. Wolff also received a Joint Legislative Resolution presented by Senator Shirley Turner and Assemblywoman Elizabeth Maher Muoio.

Pictured from left to right. HVRSD Superintendent, Thomas Smith, Pennington Mayor, Anthony Persichilli, Senator, Shirley Turner, HVRSD Board President, Lisa Wolff, Assemblywoman, Elizabeth Maher Muoio, Hopewell Township Mayor, Kevin Kuchinski.

The Referendum Passes!

On behalf of the Hopewell Valley Regional School District, we wish to express our deep gratitude to the voters of Hopewell Valley who supported our facilities and maintenance referendum on September 27. We appreciate your confidence in this spending plan and we pledge to continue to work hard in seeing that your tax dollars are well spent. We would also like to thank everyone who assisted us with getting the word out. We are very fortunate to have so many dedicated and talented residents who are willing and eager to help the district.

To those who could not support the referendum, we urge you to share your reasons with us so that we may work on earning your confidence and support in the future. My email address is thomassmith@hvrsd.org.
Thomas A. Smith, Ed.D.
Superintendent of School

Important Updates for the 2016-17 School Year

In addition to our work to improve our academic programs, there are a number of equally important updates to our district policies and procedures that I would would like to share with you as we prepare to return to school. More detailed information regarding each item will either be shared by your building principal when your children return to school or later in the fall. (Click on the title above form more info)

Back to School Letter from Dr. Smith

I hope you are having a great summer. Our teachers, administrators, bus drivers, and buildings and grounds staff are busy preparing for the return of over 3,500 students on September 7, 2016. In anticipation for the start of the school year, I would like to provide a few quick updates. Please click on the headline above for more details.

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