Announcements

friday, june 19, 2020

This most unusual school year has come to an end! Have a great summer, everyone. Stay well! See you in September!

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

On this day when we celebrate our graduation seniors with a parade and a virtual online graduation tonight, we offer you one last performance by Mr. Magalio and the amazing HC Virtual Ensemble.

Join us for Hunterdon Central's First Ever Virtual Graduation! Tune in to HCTV Comcast Channel 27 or Hunterdon Central Television's Youtube Channel at 7:00 PM tonight!

Click on the link to enjoy a little graduation music!



Thursday, JUNE 18, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

Special Message from the Class of 2020 House Office team:

The House Office team has been with the Class of 2020 since their first days as freshmen. These staff members - the counselors, Vice Principal, and House Office secretary - have moved through four years with these students - through tough times and good times.

Click on the link to hear their special messages to their students in the Class of 2020.



Wednesday, JUNE 17, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

MESSAGES FROM THE HC STAFF - PART 2

All of us at Hunterdon Central wish our seniors well, wish them the best of luck, and wish that we could say goodbye in person! Click on the photo link to see more messages to our graduates from the HC staff.



tuesday, jUNE 16, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

Messages from the hc staff - Part I

All of the staff at Hunterdon Central miss our students very much. We especially miss the opportunity to wish our seniors well as they leave us after four years at the high school.

We've created special messages for our senior class of 2020, to wish them well, wish them the best of luck as they move on, and to say goodbye. Click on the link to watch the staff messages to our graduates.




monday, JUNE 15, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

Academic Department Awards:

We are honored to congratulate our senior students who earned recognitions and awards in Hunterdon Central's academic departments this year. Please click on the photo link to hear about their achievements.



STUDENTS OF THE MONTH:

Hunterdon Central salutes the Students of the Month for February, March, April, and May. Congratulations to these outstanding students.

Students of the Month for February 2020:
Students of the Month for March 2020:

Students of the Month for April 2020:

Students of the Month for May 2020:



Friday, June 12, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

Robotics Team:

This year was a huge first for the Daleks ... Hunterdon Central's Robotics Team. Although robotics competitions were canceled due to Covid 19, certain elements of the competitions occurred virtually. We're proud to announce that the Daleks won the Chairman's Award - the highest honor - at the First Robotics Competition, recognizing the team that best represents a model for other teams to emulate and best embodies the competition's purpose and goals.

Congratulations to the Daleks! Please click on the link to salute the senior Daleks!

HCTV Student Technician Recognitions:

Hunterdon Central's Youtube Channel, HCTV Comcast Channel 27, and many of the videos on this website feature the work of our dedicated, talented HCTV student technicians. We wish all of our seniors the very best ... we loved making TV with you!

Click on the link to enjoy a video tribute to our senior HCTV student technicians!

Student Activities:

It's been a big year for Hunterdon Central's many clubs & activities. Click on the link below, to see what's been happening at Central! Thank you to all of our senior students who have worked so hard and been such an important part of our high school!

HC 2020 Student Activities


thursday, JUNE 11, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!


spring sport recognitions:

This year, our Red Devil spring sport athletes lost their season, when schools closed due to Covid 19. We sincerely salute our positive, resilient, and talented senior athletes and wish them the very best as they move on from Central.

Click on the photo link to view a tribute video for the Red Devil Senior Spring Athletes.




Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

WINTER SPORT SENIOR RECOGNITIONS:

Hunterdon Central salutes the Red Devil senior athletes who played Winter sports during their years at the high school. Click on the photo link to watch highlights and recognitions of these outstanding athletes:





Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

Fall Sport Senior Recognitions:

Hunterdon Central salutes the Red Devil senior athletes who played Fall sports during their years at the high school.. Click on the photo link to watch highlights and recognitions of these outstanding athletes:




Monday, June 8, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

Local Scholarship Awards & Athletic Awards:

This year, 100 local scholarships have been awarded to graduation seniors, totally $130,000. Hunterdon Central is grateful to our community for their generosity and support, and congratulates the seniors who received local scholarship awards this year.

Click on the photo link to view the video honoring our 2020 Local Scholarship winners and Athetlic Award recipients.




Friday, June 5, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

Evita!:

This spring, everyone at the high school was extremely disappointed when performances of our annual musical - Evita - had to be canceled due to the school closure. Although we all hoped performances could be rescheduled, the school closure continued to the end of the year, making that impossible.

We'd like to take this opportunity to applaud the dedicated and talented cast, crew, and musicians who worked so hard for so long, preparing for Evita. We managed to obtain some rehearsal footage, and invite you to click on the link, applaud our talented cast and salute the senior members



A musical is not a musical without ... the music! Mr. Magalio worked his magic once again, bringing together the pit orchestra in a virtual performance. Click on the link and be amazed - and applaud our exceptional senior musicians.



Thursday, June 4, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

Senior Chorus Recognitions:

The voices of our students, raised in song, have always been part of Hunterdon Central's tradition. From freshman chorus, to madrigals, to jazz, our students fill the halls and theaters with their beautiful music every year.

We honor and thank the senior students who have been part of the music during their years at the high school. Please click on the link to celebrate their achievements.

Our spring orchestra concert had to be canceled due to the school closure, but we wanted to give you the opportunity to watch a performance by our wonderful choral students. Pretend it's December, and then click on the link to watch our one choral concert of 2019-2020.



Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!


Senior Orchestra Recognitions:

Hunterdon Central's outstanding student orchestras make music an important part of life at Central.

Click on the photo link as we take a moment to honor seniors who have performed so well over their years at the high school.



The school closure brought an early end to our music program this year, but Mr. Maglio worked extremely hard with our talented Hunterdon Central Fiddlers to put together a Virtual Fiddle Celebration. Click on the photo link, prepare to be amazed, and "Shut Up and Dance!" (Some of us did!)



Finally, our spring orchestra concert had to be canceled due to the school closure, but we wanted to give you the opportunity to hear our wonderful student musicians. Pretend it's December, and then click on the link to watch our one orchestra concert of 2019-2020.



Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

CELEBRATING OUR SENIORS!

Marching Red devils:

Hunterdon Central's Marching Red Devils are an important and valued part of our school culture and community. The dedication and commitment of our band members and their families is legendary. Today, we honor all senior students who have played and marched in the MRD through their years at Central.

Click on the photo link to view the Marching Red Devils Senior Recognitions:



We also invite you to enjoy a video of the Marching Red Devils 2019-2020 half-time show.
Click on the photo link to watch the video:




Monday, June 1, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

Celebrating our Seniors!



What's Next?

At the end of every school year at Hunterdon Central, a huge banner in the Commons illustrates what's next for the seniors leaving our high school.

There's no banner this year, and our Commons is closed. But that doesn't mean we can't celebrate the Class of 2020's next steps! Student Council reached out to our seniors and asked them to send photos that illustrated their next steps. Over 275 seniors responded!

Special thanks to Student Council advisors Christine Panzitta and Nicole Olbrich, with help from Class Council advisors Christine Kania and Scott Saks.

Click on the link to watch the video, made by our Student Council, and celebrate the achievements of our graduating class!

What's Next, Class of 2020?



Friday, May 29, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

NAMI - the National Alliance Against Mental Illness - is sponsoring a virtual walk to support mental wellness on Saturday, May 30. Click on the photo link to hear Mr. Brandt, Ms. Woods, and students from Strides Against Stigma talk about the walk. Click here for more information:NAMI Walks Your Way Virtual Walk to Support Mental Wellness.


Enjoy your weekend! And click on the photo link to enjoy some Weird Science, courtesy of the Science Department!



Thursday, May 28, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

The Center for Great Expectations is offering this free webinar:

The Attuned Moment - Growing Gratitude as a Practice
Presented by Inya Chehade, MSW, LSW

Just like the physical muscles we build when we work out with weights, we can also develop our internatl muscles of gratitude, joy, and letting go through practice and patience. This webinar will guide you through this ongoing process of stopping, noticing, and deliberately focusing on micro-moments of joy in the present. Register for Thursday, May 28 at Noon.

NAMI - the National Alliance Against Mental Illness - is sponsoring a virtual walk to support mental wellness on Saturday, May 30. Click on the photo link to hear Mr. Brandt, Ms. Woods, and students from Strides Against Stigma talk about the walk. Click here for more information:NAMI Walks Your Way Virtual Walk to Support Mental Wellness.



wednesday, may 27, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

COLLEGE WEBINAR FOR JUNIOR STUDENTS & PARENTS:

The third in a six-part webinar series on college planning for juniors has been posted to the College & Career webpage. Click on the link to watch the webinar and view information and updates on college planning: My Activities: Staying Engaged & Enriching Your Mind

NAMI - the National Alliance Against Mental Illness - is sponsoring a virtual walk to support mental wellness on Saturday, May 30. Click on the photo link to hear Mr. Brandt, Ms. Woods, and students from Strides Against Stigma talk about the walk. Click here for more information: NAMI Walks Your Way Virtual Walk to Support Mental Wellness.



tuesday, May 26, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

Frank Picone, LCSW, has shared a short video for students, discussing the importance of moving forward from this time with a positive attitude ... a growth mindset. Click on the photo link to view the video.

If you have any questions, send them to Mr. Picone, using this form.






Friday, May 22, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

Graduation 2020 Update:

Hunterdon Central is incredibly proud of this year's graduates, their resilience, and their positive attitudes during an unexpected time. We can't wait to celebrate their achievements and have created a special webpage as a one-stop source for all information about graduation, senior recognitions, and all the events to come. Click to view information on our Graduation 2020 Webpage.

Click on the photo link to hear a special message from Dr. Moore.




Memorial Day:

On Monday, May 25, we pause to honor the American men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our freedoms. Please take a moment to watch this video, originally made on Veteran's Day. It features beloved Hunterdon County icon Archie Fagan, speaking to an assemply of our students. We share it to honor those who served and remember those who are no longer with us.




May is Mental Health Month. Stay positive, with Ms. Hoff's Class of 2022 Positivity Playlist!

Hunterdon Central will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 25. Online Instruction resumes on Tuesday, May 26.



Thursday, May 21, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

Junior Parents & Students ... Save the Date!

Hunterdon Central will host Virtual Junior Safety Nights on June 9, 10, and 11 this year. This webinar is designed and encouraged for all current juniors, but those who wish to apply for a parking spot on campus next year must attend. A parent/guardian must also watch the webinar with the junior student. Specific viewing information will be sent via email as we approach the dates.

  • Juniors with last name A-L: Tuesday, June 9, 7:00 PM
  • Juniors with last name M-Z: Wednesday, June 10, 7:00 PM
  • Make-up Date: Thursday, June 11, 7:00 PM

Please note that information about student parking will also be discussed during the webinar.

News from Clubs & Activities

Members of our Robotics Club are selling face masks with our HC logo and #CentralStrong t-shirts, with all proceeds going to the Food Pantry to help fight hunger in our community. You can get more information and purchase a mask here: www.CentralStrong.org

The Robotics Club says, "We all thank you in advance for your support! Stay well and stay #CentralStrong."


May is Mental Health Month. Stay positive, with Mrs. Edgar's Class of 2023 Positivity Playlist!



Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

Changes to School Year Calendar

At May 18, 2020 Board meeting, our Board of Education approved a calendar update that places this year’s two unused emergency days at the end of the school year. As a result, the last day of school for students will be Thursday, June 18, instead of Monday, June 22.

We’re planning to hold our Virtual Graduation Ceremony on the evening of Friday, June 19. More information on our virtual ceremony, and other events, will be shared soon.

May is Mental Health Month. Relax and be positive, listening to the Class of 2020 Positivity Playlist, from Ms. Heller!



tuesday, may 19, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

May is Mental Health month, and Frank Picone, LCSW, from the Center for Great Expectations has a valuable message on using nurtured heart strategies to reset yourself. Click on the photo link to watch the video. If you have any questions, send them to Mr. Picone, using this form.



Monday, May 18, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING:

Tonight's Board of Education meeting will be held virtually, at 7:00 PM. The public may attend via Zoom and submit public comments. Information and links are posted on this webpage: May 18, 2020 Board of Education Meeting


May is mental health month. Teachers from our Math Department are sending special messages to our students., Watch and enjoy!





Friday, May 15, 2020:

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

What is mindfulness and how can it help students? Dr. Lindsay Warren sat down with some former students to talk about mindfulness and how it can help you relax and focus. Click on the photo to watch the video.



Happy Friday! Have a great weekend!




thursday, May 14, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION


May is mental health month. Here is a free webinar from the Center for Great Expectations that offers great insights into how mindfulness can help shift our perspective:

Using Mindfulness and Meditation to Shift our Perspective and Powerfully Move Forward in our New World, Presented by Inya Chehad, MSW, LSW
Thursday, May 14 at Noon.
Register here.

Evita Ticket Refunds:

We were extremely disappointed that performances of our musical, Evita, had to be canceled this year, due to school closures. Unfortunately, the extended closure has made it impossible to reschedule performances, as we originally hoped. We are providing the following instructions that will enable you to obtain a refund for any advance tickets you may have purchased:

If you purchased a ticket and would like a refund, mail your ticket with your name and address to:

HCRHS, Evita
84 Route 31
Flemington, NJ 08822

Tickets must be received by June 15 to be eligible for a refund. A check will be mailed to you at the address you provided.

Thank you for your support of our Fine Arts performances ... we're looking forward to seeing you next year!



Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Today is an "A" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION


It's Wednesday ... the half-way point of the week. Take a minute today, and give yourself a mindfulness break. Click on the link for a one minute mindfulness meditation. Don't forget to check in with your counselor, if you're having any struggles or would just like to chat.




tuesday, May 12, 2020

Today is a "B" day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure can be found here: INFORMATION ON HOME INSTRUCTION

College Webinar for Junior Students & Parents:

The first in a six-part webinar series on college planning for juniors has been posted to the College & Career webpage. Click on the link to watch the webinar and view information and updates on college planning: Hot Topics: Changes to Standardized Testing & Virtual College Engagement


Free Webinar Sponsored by Counseling Services:

HC Counseling Services is sponsoring a webinar in partnership with High Focus Centers:

Managing Stress & Anxiety During Covid-19
A virtual presentation for parents to help guide themselves and their children through our “new normal”, presented by Erica Stern, LSW & Meg McDermott, Community Liaison
6:00 PM, Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Please RSVP for Zoom Presentation Access: mcmcdermott@highfocuscenters.com




Monday, May 11, 2o2o

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Graduation 2020:

On Friday evening, May 8, schools in New Jersey received a directive from the state government to limit graduation to virtual ceremonies only. The directive cited Governor Murphy's executive orders requiring social distancing and school closure and an order from the Office of Emergency Management that further clarifies restrictions on gatherings and activities at schools.

The directive from the State of New Jersey can be viewed here: Covid-19: Virtual Graduation Celebrations

A letter to the Department of Education from the Department of the Attorney General, Office of Law & Public Safety can be viewed here: Letter from State Director of Emergency Management

Details on Hunterdon Central's virtual graduation plan will be released very soon.


May i s Mental Health Month:

Click on the photo link to watch a message to our students from Hunterdon Central staff members!

Free Webinar:


Counseling Services is sponsoring a webinar in partnership with High Focus Centers:

Managing Stress & Anxiety During Covid-19
6:00 PM, Tuesday, May 12
Please RSVP: mcmcdermott@highfocuscenters.com for Zoom presentation access.





Friday, May 8, 2020

Today is a "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

As we reach the end of the first week in May - Mental Health Month - we are sharing a conversation Dr. Moore had with Frank Picone from the Center for Great Expectations. Mr. Picone recently completed training sessions with groups of our parents, focusing on fostering resiliency and dealing with challenging emotions. During this conversation, he offered powerful advice and guidance, not only on dealing with children’s emotions, but on being truly good to ourselves. It's “must see TV”. Click on the photo link to watch the video.





To All the Mothers in Our Community ...






Thursday, May 7, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction, along with information on attendance and grading during school closure, can be found here: Information on Home Instruction



Wellness Webinars:

The Center for Great Expectations is offering free webinars during the month of May.

Vulnerable Connections: Navigating the Challenges of Relational Trauma
Presented by Dr. Debbie Ruisard, LCSW, LCADC
Thursday, May 7, at 12;00 PM
Register here

Stress & Coping: Information from the CDC:

The Centers for Disease Control has detailed information and resources on how to cope during a pandemic. Check out their resources here.





Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Today is a "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Salute to Central's 2019-2020 Athletes:

With the NJSIAA decision to cancel the 2020 Spring Sports season, the Red Devils' sports year came to an early close. We wish all of our committed, hard-working athletes success in the future and thank them for their outstanding work this year. Click on the photo to view a positive, hopeful message put together by the inspiring athletes of Hunterdon Central.


Important Information about Free & reduced Meals:

We recognize that families may be experiencing a financial hardship during this challenging time. We want to remind everyone that Hunterdon Central's Free & Reduced Meal Program is still operating. Pre-packaged breakfasts and lunches are provided at no cost to eligible students during the emergency school closure and are available for pickup at locations throughout our region. If you are experiencing a financial hardship, you may want to apply for free and reduced meals for your Hunterdon Central student. The meal program application is available here. If you need an application mailed to your home, simply leave a message with your student’s name and address at 908-284-7110.


wellness webinars;

The Center for Great Expectations is offering free webinars throughout the month of May.

Parenting Through the Pandemic
Using the Nurtured Heart Approach
Presented by Frank Picone, LCSW
Wednesday, May 6, at 8:00 PM
Register here

Mental Health America Resources for Covid-19:

Mental Health America offers outstanding resources for help during the pandemic. Their Covid-19 webpage offers tools to connect with others, tools to deal with depression and anxiety, information on financial support, and detailed information and help for specific population groups. Check out their website to view and browse through their valuable resources.

Mental Health America & Covid 19 - Information & Resources




Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

School Closure Update:

Today, Governor Murphy announced that schools in New Jersey would remain closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. The NJSIAA has decided against the resumption of spring sports.

Click on the link to read a letter from Superintendent Jeffrey Moore, Ed.D., discussing the closure and how Central will move forward with end of year events. Letter from the Superintendent


May is Mental Health Month. If anyone in your home is experiencing stress and anxiety due to the challenges and circumstances created by Covid-19, here are excellent resources that may help


WELLNESS WEBINARS:

The Center for Great Expectations is offering free webinars during the Month of May:

Calming the Storm: Seven Strategies to De-Escalate Youth and Adults with Triggered Emotions
Presented by Frank Picone, LCSW
Tuesday, May 5 at 4:00 PM
Register here

The following webinar is also available today, Tuesday, May 5, at 12:00 PM:

The Power of Mindfulness Series:
Mindful Speech and Action
This webinar will articulate the difference between mindful and non-mindful speech and action. The webinar is geared for middle school and high school age students.

Register here




Monday, May 4, 2020

Today is an "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction


May is Mental Health Month. Check back each day for valuable videos and resources that can help you through challenging times.

Click on the photo to view a message from Mr. Brandt:




Friday, May 1, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS:

Students and parents can take virtual college tours to research and explore options for post-secondary school. Click on the link to view more information: Virtual College Tours

WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON HCTV TONIGHT:

HCTV-Channel 27 will air interviews with Superintendent Jeffrey Moore, Ed.D. and community experts on topics crucial to adolescent and family health and wellness. Turn on Channel 27 at 8:00 PM tonight to watch: With the Superintendent ... Building Relationships at Hunterdon Central. The video can also be seen on Hunterdon Central Television's Youtube Channel.




thursday, April 30, 2020

Today is a "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS:

Students and parents can take virtual college tours to research and explore options for post-secondary school. Click on the link to view more information: Virtual College Tours

WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON HCTV TONIGHT:

HCTV-Channel 27 will air interviews with Superintendent Jeffrey Moore, Ed.D. and community experts on topics crucial to adolescent and family health and wellness. Turn on Channel 27 at 8:00 PM tonight to watch: With the Superintendent ... Fostering Resiliency in our Children. The video can also be seen on Hunterdon Central Television's Youtube Channel.

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Ms. Biber's choice:

A Summer Day by Mary Oliver



wednesday, april 29, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Update to Grading Practices:

New information on Hunterdon Central's grading practices during the school closure was sent to students and parents on Tuesday, April 28. You can also view the information on our website: Information on Home Instruction.

Virtual College Fairs:

Students and parents can take virtual college tours to research and explore options for post-secondary school. Click on the link to view more information: Virtual College Tours

WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON HCTV TONIGHT:

HCTV-Channel 27 will air interviews with Superintendent Jeffrey Moore, Ed.D. and community experts on topics crucial to adolescent and family health and wellness. Turn on Channel 27 at 8:00 PM tonight to watch: With the Superintendent ... Teens & Social Media. The video can also be seen on Hunterdon Central Television's Youtube Channel.

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Mr. Wilson's choice:

Live it by Toby Lurie




Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Today is a "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

With the Superintendent on HCTV Tonight:

HCTV-Channel 27 will air interviews with Superintendent Jeffrey Moore, Ed.D. and community experts on topics crucial to adolescent and family health and wellness. Turn on Channel 27 at 8:00 PM tonight to watch: With the Superintendent ... Anxiety & Depression in Teenagers. The video can also be seen on Hunterdon Central Television's Youtube Channel.

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Ms. Sullivan's choice:

The Guest House by Rumi




Monday, April 27, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Student Attendance:

Beginning today, we are implementing a new process for monitoring student attendance. Information was emailed to all students and parents on Friday, April 24. Our new attendance process can also be viewed here: Daily Attendance Process

Board of Education Meeting:

Tonight's Board of Education meeting will be held virtually, at 7:00 PM. The public may attend via Zoom and submit public comments. Information and links are posted on this webpage: April 27, 2020 Virtual Board of Education Meeting.

With the Superintendent on HCTV Tonight:

HCTV-Channel 27 will air interviews with Superintendent Jeffrey Moore, Ed.D. and community experts on topics crucial to adolescent and family health and wellness. Turn on Channel 27 at 8:00 PM tonight to watch: With the Superintendent ... Interview on Vaping. The video can also be seen on Hunterdon Central Television's Youtube Channel.

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Ms. Axmann's choice:

Birches by Robert Frost

Featured Webinar:

Monday, April 27, at 12:00 PM
Learning in a time of Physical Distancing
with Dr. Dawn Brooks-DeCosta Register Here



Friday, April 24, 2020

Today is an "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Ms. Stutzman's choice:

Wild Geese by Mary Oliver



Thursday, April 23, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Ms. Frank's choice:

The Great Tablecloth by Pablo Neruda




Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Earth Day

Today is an "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Ms. Forck's choice:

The Journey by Mary Oliver



Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Jaime Krause's choice:

Ocean's Morning by J. Krause



Monday, April 20, 2020

Governor Murphy announced that schools will remain closed and engaged in online remote instruction through at least May 15.

Today is a "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Virtual College Tour:

Current junior students can take virtual tours this week of certain college in our region. Click for more information: Virtual College Tours for Juniors

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Ms. Wintermute's choice:

From Blossoms by Li-Young Lee



Thursday, April 9, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Spring Break Message for Students:

Spring Break begins tomorrow, Friday, April 10, and continues through Sunday, April 19. Mr. Brandt recorded a special message for Central students. Please click on the photo link to hear his message.

Spring Break Funtivities:

The Media Specialists don't want you to be bored during Spring Break, so they've put together a page of Funtivities, Do-It-Yourself Projects, a Contest, and more! Click on the link to have some fun:

Spring Break Funtivities

interview with Dr. Moore:

This week, Dr. Moore spoke with Amanda Ferragine, Therapist at Hunterdon Behavioral Health, about some practical advice our students can use as they deal with this challenging time. Click on the photo link to listen to their conversation:

April is National Poetry Month:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem. Here is Ms. Warren's choice:

Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

Tonight on HCTV:

Thursday, April 9
6:00 PM Girls Basketball vs Bridgewater
7:00 PM Fencing vs.Pingry
8:00 PM Football vs Elizabeth
10:30 PM Girls Lacrosse vs.Voorhees

From the staff at Hunterdon Central:


Have a great Spring Break! Stay safe and stay well!



Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Today is a "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Online Seminars:

Wednesday, April 8 at 12:00 PM
Family Brain Breaks Series: Sleep
In this series, experience brain breaks as a family. This session will focus on the interactive nature of breathe, move, rest to enhance sleep.
Register here.

April is National Poetry Month:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem to daily announcements. Here is Mr. Pomarico's choice:

If by Rudyard Kipling

Tonight on HCTV:

Wednesday, April 8
6:00 PM 2018 Choral Concert 1
7:30 PM 2018 Choral Concert 2
9:00 PM 2018 Jazz Concert
11:00 PM 2017 Instrumental Music Concert 1

Have a great day!



Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Online Seminars:

Pure Edge presents:

Tuesday, April 7 at 12:00 PM
The Power of Mindfulness Series:
Body, Breath & Online

This experiential session will allow participants to have a working understanding of the breath-body connection and its relationship to technology.
Register here

April is national poetry montH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem to daily announcements. Here is Mrs. Jacobsen's choice:

The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams

TONIGHT ON HCTV:

Tuesday, April 7

6:00 PM Wrestling vs Phillipsburg
7:59 PM Gymnastics vs. Summit
8:52 PM Girls Lacrosse vs.Voorhees
10:20 PM Girls Soccer State Championship vs Scotch Plains-Fanwood




Monday, April 6, 2020

Today is a "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Remember ... it's a four-day week. Spring Break starts on Friday.

check out an ebook from the imc:

Always free! No fines! Click on the photo link for a special video message from our media specialists!



Online Seminars:

Here's what Pure Edge is offering today:
Monday, April 6 at 12:00 PM
Heart, Mind & Body, with Dr. Tish Jennings
Click here to register.

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:


Hope is the thing with feathers - Emily Dickinson

Tonight on HCTV:

Monday, April 6
6:00 PM 2017 Spring Instrumental Concert 2
8:00 PM 2017 Instrumental Music Concert 2
9:30 PM 2017 Jazz Night
11:00 PM 2018 Instrumental Concert 1

Have a great day!



Friday, April 3, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

information on Student participation & Attendance:

Each day of online instruction is considered a school day, and a student’s participation is proof of attendance. Because of this, we will begin to communicate levels of participation for students in their classes. Click on the link for Information on Home Instruction and scroll to the bottom of that webpage for detailed information.

Interview with Dr. Moore:

Earlier this week, Dr.Moore had a conversation with Adrienne Bolinder, a therapist with School-Based Youth Services at Hunterdon Behavioral Health. They talked about how parents can support children, particularly adolescents, through the challenges and uncertainties that we’re all facing. Click on the photo link to listen to this powerful podcast interview.


VIRTUAL SPIRIT WEEK:

Student Council is sponsoring a Virtual Spirit Week, and today is Red Devil Day! Scroll down to see the week's schedule of activities and how to participate. Check out what's happening on Student Council's Instagram account: @hc.studentcouncil on Instagram

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem to Daily Announcements. Here is Dr. Webb's Choice:

Little Teddy Stoddart - Elizabeth Silance Ballard

TONIGHT ON HCTV-CHANNEL 27:

Friday, April 3
6:00 PM Wrestling vs Phillipsburg
8:00 PM Baseball vs.Somerville
9:30 PM Boys Lacrosse vs.Hillsborough
11:00 PM Boys Basketball vs North Hunterdon

From the staff at Hunterdon Central ...


Stay well! Have a great day ... and a great weekend!



Thursday, April 2, 2020

Today is a "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Virtual Spirit Week:

Student Council is sponsoring a Virtual Spirit Week, and today is Playlist Partners! Scroll down to see the week's schedule of activities and how to participate. Check out what's happening on Student Council's Instagram account: @hc.studentcouncil on Instagram

ONLINE SEMINARS:

Two of Hunterdon Central's partners, Center for Great Expectations and Pure Edge, are offering free seminars to help cope with the challenges of social distancing.

Here's what Center for Great Expectations is offering today:

Thursday, April 2 at 11:00 AM
"Ten Things Everyone Needs to Know About Trauma"
Presented by Dr. Debra Ruisard, LCSW, LCADC
REGISTER HERE FOR APRIL 2ND

Here's what Pure Edge is offering today:

Thursday, April 2 at 12:00 PM
Caring for Your Immune System
This session will look at how stress affects our bodies, and we will offer strategies for reducing its effects.
Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_56zAkHoBRealEDeFbSX5gw

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem to Daily Announcements. Here is Ms. Cangelosi-Hade's Choice:

Love is a Place - e.e. cummings

Tonight on HCTV-Channel 27:

Thursday, April 2
6:00 PM 2016 Strings Orchestra Concert
8:00 PM Spring Instrumental Concert Two
10:00 PM 2016 Spring Choral Concert Two

Have a great day!



Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Virtual spirit week:

Student Council is sponsoring a Virtual Spirit Week, and today is Share a Smile Day! Scroll down to see the week's schedule of activities and how to participate. Check out what's happening on Student Council's Instagram account: @hc.studentcouncil on Instagram

Online Seminars:

Two of Hunterdon Central's partners, Center for Great Expectations and Pure Edge, are offering free seminars to help cope with the challenges of social distancing. Here's what Pure Edge is offering today:

Wednesday, April 1st at 12:00 PM
Family Brain Breaks Series: Time In
Experience Brain Breaks as a family. Thirty minutes of interactive Breathe, Move, Rest strategies in a family setting.
Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_x3omRhtPT2maA05rVvKqXw

April is National Poetry Month:

Each day during the month of April, staff members will contribute a favorite poem to Daily Announcements. Here is Mr. Ebner's Choice:

Mending Wall by Robert Frost

Tonight on HCTV-Channel 27:

Wednesday, April 1:
6:00 PM Field Hockey vs Hillsborough
7:00 PM Girls Soccer State Championship vs Scotch Plains-Fanwood
9:00 PM Girls Volleyball vs Bridgewater
10:00 PM Gymnastics vs. Summit
11:00 PM Boys Basketball vs North Hunterdon



Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Today is a "B" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

Online Learning Tips for Students:

Counseling Services has put together a list of tips that can be helpful for virtual and online learning. Take a look at the tips, and learn how to make the most of the challenges of our new learning methods. Click to view: Online Learning: Tips for Students

March Media Madness:

The IMC is holding its annual March Media Madness compeition for best book. To learn more - and to participate in the madness - check out @HC_IMC

virtual spirit week:

Today is Healthy Habits day - see Monday's posting (below) for the complete week's schedule.

Online Seminars:

Two of Hunterdon Central's partners, Center for Great Expectations and Pure Edge, are offering free seminars to help cope with the challenges of social distancing.

The Center for Great Expectations is offering virtual support webinars with concrete, tangible tools to manage high stress levels and regulate difficult emotions in ourselves, along with the children in our lives.

Tuesday, March 31, 4:00 PM
Building a Resilient Mindset to Guide Us
through Challenging Times
Presented by Frank Picone, LCSW
Chief Training Officer, The CTARI Institute
Having provided trauma, stress and emotional regulation trainings to thousands of individuals over the course of his career, Frank Picone is eager to facilitate this virtual support webinar for our community. REGISTER HERE FOR MARCH 31ST

Pure Edge, Inc. is continuing in their series of virtual meetups and sharing of resources in support of self-regulation and self-care. Information is below:

Tuesday, March 31 at 12:00 PM
Self-Care While Caring for Others
Utilizing Brain Breaks to reset and maintain/model one's own self-regulation during times of stress.
Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BwERfZFYRtOjDLEaR_4uPw

Tuesday, March 31 at 3:00 PM
Calming Strategies for Young Children
Kids process stress differently than adults, so we'll look at a variety of ways to help young children stay calm and happy.
Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_t1KdgpK6Stas32nvLvuT0w

Tonight on HCTV-channel 27

Tuesday, March 31
6:00 PM 2015 Spring Choral Concert One
7:00 PM 2015 Spring Choral Concert Two
9:00 PM 2015 Spring Instrumental One
10:30 PM 2015 Spring Instrumental Two

Have a great day!



Monday, March 30, 2020

Today is an "A" Day. Teachers will be available online from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM today. Students, please follow your teachers' directions on how to access today's instruction. The schedule and information for online instruction can be found here: Information on Home Instruction

A Message from Dr. Moore:

Click on the photo link to hear a message from Dr. Moore, as we begin our third week of school closure:

Spirit week at HC!

Student Council is sponsoring Hunterdon Central's first virtual Spirit Week, from March 30 through April 3! Show your spirit ... check out @hc.studentcouncil on Instagram. Join in the festivities by sharing photos. Use #HCVirtualSpiritWeek. Here are the themes for each day - today is Pajama Day!


Dream Dinner:

Our 12th Annual Dream Dinner was canceled due to the school closure, but you can still enjoy the dreamy Mac N Cheese Dinner always served that night. Ms. Paradiso shared the recipe with us ... click here to download and print the recipe for 3 Cheese Macaroni ... with hearty thanks to Ms. Paradiso and all her students who worked so hard on the dinner this year!

Updates on Local Scholarship Information:

To make things easier for our seniors, we've created a new electronic process to submit applications, extended the submission deadline to April 6, 2020, and removed the requirement for transcripts and letters of recommendation. Click on the link to visit the Local Scholarship Webpage, learn how to apply, and view all of the available scholarships: Local Scholarship Webpage

Missing Central?

We all need a little something about Central, and HCTV can help! We've taken some of the best sports games of the past year and spring concerts from the last few seasons, and programmed them to air as specials on Comcast Channel 27. You can watch some of the big games for your favorite team on Red Devil Replays, and then enjoy excellent performances by our fine arts students in our HC Concert Series. Click on the link for this week's TV schedule: HCTV Presents Something About Central!

You can also enjoy hundreds more HCTV videos on our YouTube Channel. Click on the link to visit:

Hunterdon Central Television YouTube Channel

Have a great day! Stay Strong! Stay Central!