Local Scholarships will be available to seniors starting March 1 at 3 pm. You can access the online application on the HVCHS Counseling Services Scholarships page (or by clicking the headline above) beginning at 3 pm on March 1. The deadline to apply is March 15 at 3 pm. Any questions, please contact Mrs. Hastings in Counseling Services.
As details of yesterday’s tragedy continue to unfold, like many parents and educators, I am trying to process and comprehend it. When these tragedies occur, we go through a range of emotions: shock, anger, frustration, but most powerfully, a profound sense of sadness and concern.
Health officials have informed us that this flu season is the most widespread in recent history. We have have identified multiple cases of the flu across our schools and we are working with the Health Department and our School Physician to protect students and their families from the impact of the flu. <Click on the title to read more>
I am writing as a follow-up to my letter last week regarding student mental health. On Tuesday evening, over 500 individuals attended a presentation at Rider University by Mr. George Scott from the Traumatic Loss Coalition. The strong turn out and the number of follow-up questions that I have received indicates a need for resources. In response, I have placed a “Hope and Help” button on the main page of our district website. If you click this button you will have access to contact information for local mental health resources and the PowerPoint and video presentation from Tuesday evening. We are also in the process of planning several additional programs related to mental health. I will share details with our community once they are finalized. (Click Title to Read More)
The Hopewell Valley Parenting Conference is Saturday, January 20
Don't forget to sign up! On-line registration closes January 12. (Walk in registration is welcome - additional fees apply)
Over the past twenty months, neighboring school districts have lost school-aged students to mental health related issues. We are very fortunate that we have not faced the loss of a school-aged student in recent years; however, these issues touch us all as educators and family members. (Click the Title to Read More)