2018 Back to School Information

2018-2019 Back to School Information

The 2018-2019 school year begins on Wednesday, September 5. Classes at Hunterdon Central begin at 7:35 AM.

ACTIVITY BUSES:

Activity buses begin on September 12, 2018**, run Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and depart from the Commons Parking Lot at 3:55 PM. Students must sign up daily, via computers.

Detailed information about our sign-up process can be found on our:

Transportation Webpage..

Affirmative Action Statement & Contacts

The Hunterdon Central Regional High School District shall provide equal and bias-free access for all pupils to all school facilities, courses, programs, activities, and services, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status.

For more information, contact:

Affirmative Action Officer, Barbara Manfredi: Barbara Manfredi or (Phone: 908-284-7132)

Section 504 Officer, Suzanne Cooley: Suzanne Cooloey (Phone: 908-284-7155)

Title IX Coordinator, Sandra Chronic: Sandra Chronic (Phone: 908-284-7153).

ALPHA HOMEROOM ASSIGNMENTS:

On the first day of school, students should report to Alpha Homerooms.

Please click to view, download and print:

First Day of School Alpha Homeroom Assignments

After the first day of school, a student's first block class becomes their homeroom.


BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHTS:

Please mark your calendars for this year's Back to School Night: September 27, 2018, at 6:00 PM

BYOD COMPUTER PROGRAM:

Hunterdon Central offers all students the option of using personally-owned devices within the high school’s learning environment with our program called "BYOD" - Bring Your Own Device.

Please click to read a letter with information on:

BYOD Program and Computer Devices for Students.
To learn more about the BYOD program, please click to access the Information Systems Webpage.

DAILY BELL SCHEDULES:

DRESS CODE:

Hunterdon Central's dress code contains regulations on how students should dress for school. Students who are dressed inappropriately will receive one warning. Subsequent violations will result in disciplinary consequences for students; parents will be called to pick up the student from school or bring a change of clothes.

Please click to view:

HC Dress Code Regulations

FERPA Information

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy act (FERPA) requires that Hunterdon Central, with certain exceptions, obtain your written consent prior to disclosing personally identifiable information from your child's educational records. However, the District is allowed to disclose appropriately designated "directory information" without written consent, unless you have advised us to the contrary. Please click to visit the FERPA Information Webpage for more information.

FREE & REDUCED LUNCH:

HEALTH EMERGENCY CARDS:

It is essential that information on Student Health Emergency Cards be submitted to Hunterdon Central by August 17, 2018. This year, information must be updated/submitted electronically. For complete details, please go to:

Emergency Card/Parent Consent & Permissions Forms.

If changes to the information need to be made during the school year, please notify Grade Level Health Offices, in writing.

Please click to view:

Health Office Information and Contacts

PARENT INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Athletic Booster Club: mbracco@hcrhs.org
Band Parents Association: wmagalio@hcrhs.org
Choral Booster Club: hcolton@hcrhs.org
Student Activities: bmanfred@hcrhs.org

For more information, contact Nancy Tucker: ntucker@hcrhs.org

PAY TO PARTICIPATE:

Please click on the links to view Pay to Participate Information, and to download and print a form.

Please click to view:

Red Devils Athletics Information

Please click to view:

Student Activities Information

REPORTING AN ABSENCE:

To report a student absence, please call your child's grade level House Office. Please click to view: House Office Contact Information
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Safe Homes:

Hunterdon County Safe Communities Coalition, in conjunction with interested parents, community agencies and local law enforcement, invites you to participate in the Safe Homes Initiative, a program of invaluable support for teenagers and their families. This is a national initiative designed to coordinate pledges from local families who agree to host only supervised, drug and alcohol-free gatherings for teens at their homes.

Please click to view: Safe Homes Letter to Parents

Please click to view: Safe Homes Pledge Form

SMOKE FREE CAMPUS:

Hunterdon Central Regional High School is a totally smoke-free environment. No smoking will be permitted on campus at any time, anywhere, at any event.

STUDENT ACCIDENT INSURANCE:

The Board of Education provides a secondary student accident insurance policy for all students. The agent is Bob McCloskey Insurance. Your family health policy provides primary coverage, and all claims must be submitted to that company first.

STUDENT HANDBOOK:

The Student Handbook for 2018-2019 will be posted as soon as it is available.

During the first week of school, students will be shown how to access the Handbook, and will be required to sign a form indicating that they have been shown how to access the Handbook online and are responsible for its contents.

STUDENT MEALS & CAFETERIA INFORMATION:

Please click to view:

Food Services Webpage.

STUDENT PICTURES:

  • Grade 9 and new student pictures will be taken during orientations on August 29.
  • Grade 10 student pictures will be on September 11
  • Grade 11 student pictures will be taken on September 12
  • Students who are unable to attend orientation, and whose last names begin with the letters A-L, will have pictures taken on September 11.
  • Students who are unable to attend orientation, and whose last names begin with the letters M-Z, will have pictures taken on September 12.

Photos taken will be used for student ID's and yearbook photos.

Please download, print and complete the Order Form, below. Students should bring this from with them when they arrive to have their picture taken. Pictures can also be ordered online. Information for online ordering is at the top of the Order Form.

Please click to download and print:

Order Form for Student Pictures

STUDENT SCHEDULES:

On the first day of school, students will receive their course schedules in their assigned Alpha Homerooms. Students must follow this schedule. Students may make an appointment to see their counselors if there is a course missing or an error has occurred in course placement for Semester 1.

TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY:

Please note that in order to use the technology at Hunterdon Central, each student must abide by the Student Network/Internet Agreement.
Any questions about the policy can be directed to the Information System Department.

Please click to view: HC Information Systems Department

TUTORIALS:

Tutorials are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.