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  • INCLEMENT WEATHER - Early Dismissal on February 20th

    Wednesday, February 20th will be an early dismissal for students. Middle school will dismiss at 12:35pm and Elementary will dismiss at 1:07pm. BCS Preschool AM will be from 8:50am-10:20am and BCS Preschool PM will be from 11:10am - 12:40pm. We will continue to monitor the storm and will advise if any other changes occur. Thank you and be safe!

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  • IMPORTANT UPDATES for February 20th - CER Preschool, CER Afterschool Activities, and PALS

    Morning PALS will be open, while afternoon PALS has been cancelled. CER Preschool will be open from 8:30am - 11:30am. ALL CER Afterschool Clubs have been cancelled. The BCSHA Talent Show has been rescheduled until March 18th. We will continue to monitor the storm and will advise if any other changes occur. Thank you and be safe!

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  • Board of Education Meeting

    The Berlin Borough Board of Education will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Berlin Community School Media Center.

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  • Spreading Kindness in February

    Some of our BCS students created a kindness calendar for the month of February. The theme for each day is simple, yet inspiring � let�s be kind! Be sure to ask your child what they did for kindness month each day! See the above headline for February�s calendar.

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  • Girls' Basketball Celebrates 8th Graders

    The basketball season sure bounced along this year! Visit the headline to catch a glimpse of our 8th Graders from the Girls' Basketball Team as we celebrated their parents and an amazing win!

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  • BCS Wrestlers - Great End to a Great Season

    BCS Wrestlers celebrated the end of their season with an awesome showing at the South Jersey Wrestling League Tournament. Check out the headline for more details and photos!

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  • Boys' Basketball - Fantastic Record!

    Congratulations to our Boys' Basketball for ending their season with a record of 11 - 2! Now it's off to the playoffs! See the above headline for a photo of our B-Ball playing 8th graders, as well as the rest of the team.

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  • BCS Cheerleaders Rock Out!

    Congratulations to the BCS Cheerleaders for an amazing performance at the Carusi Middle School Competition! Check out the headline to see how the competition went...and see a cheery photo of our 8th Graders!

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  • BCSHA's First Annual Talent Show

    BCS's Got Talent! Come and see for yourselves as our K through 4th graders show what they got! This free event is on Wednesday, February 20th at 6:00pm (doors open at 5:45pm). Visit the above headline for more information and showtimes.

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  • SEPAG February Meeting

    The Berlin Borough Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG) will begin meeting Wednesday, February 20th from 6:30pm-7:30pm. SEPAG provides an opportunity for parents to provide vital input to our child study team. Click here for more information!

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  • Designer Bag Bingo!

    It's never too cold for B...I...N...G...O! Join us on Saturday, February 23rd for Designer Bag Bingo! Click above for details. You must be 18 years or older to attend. * 2nd page of flyer contains an order form which must be included with your payment. Submit form & payment to the middle school office.

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  • Spring 2019 Sports Tryout Information

    Attention middle school ball players! Sign ups will end on February 20th for spring sports, baseball (grades 6th - 8th) and softball (grades 5th - 8th). All forms located on the Health Office webpage must be submitted by March 1st. Please visit the headline above for information on how to sign up electronically for this year's tryouts.

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  • The mission of the Berlin Community School, in an active partnership between school and community, is to provide effective and comprehensive educational opportunities in a nurturing environment designed to challenge all students to strive for personal excellence and responsible citizenship. This will foster the pursuit of life-long learning while achieving proficiency in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards and meet the challenges of an evolving global society.                         

     

H.I.B.

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    Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying
    The Board believes that a safe and civil environment in school is necessary for students to learn and achieve high academic standards. Since students learn by example, school administrators, faculty, staff, and volunteers are required to demonstrate appropriate behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate harassment, intimidation or bullying. Harassment, intimidation or bullying, like other disruptive or violent behaviors, is conduct that disrupts both a student's ability to learn and a school's ability to educate its students in a safe environment. Therefore, the school district will not tolerate acts of harassment, intimidation or bullying.

     

    District Anti-Bullying Coordinator               School Anti-Bullying Specialists

    Kristin Groark                                                       Jill Edmonds                       Rio Brodeur

    Assistant Principal                                                 School Counselor                School Counselor

    856-767-0129 x 204                                              856-767-0129                    856-767-0129 
    groarkg@bcsberlin.org                                                edmondsj@bcsberlin.org      brodeurr@bcsberlin.org

     

     

H.I.B. Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying?

         HIB is defined in both the law and Board policy as: Any gesture or written, verbal or physical act or any electronic communication which is (i) motivated by any actual or perceived characteristic such as race, color, religion, ancestry, nation origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or disability, or any other distinguishing characteristic(s); and (ii) which takes place on school property, on a school bus, at a school sponsored or related event or even off school grounds in certain circumstances And that: a. A reasonable person should know, under the circumstances, that the actions will physically or emotionally harm the student or damage the student's property, that the actions would place a student in reasonable fear of physical or emotional harm to his person or property; or b. has the effect of insulting or demeaning the student or groups of students, or c. interferes with the student’s education, or is severe or pervasive enough that it causes physical or emotional harm to a student.

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     H.I.B. (Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying) Frequently Asked Questions

H.I.B. Reporting Form

  • Harassment, intimidation, and bullying will not be tolerated in the Berlin Borough School District. To assist parents and students in reporting alleged harassment, intimidation, or bullying that occurred on school property; at a school-sponsored event, or activity off of school property; on a school bus; or on the way to/from school, or through any means of electronic communication (cell phone/e-mail/internet/pager,)  in the current school year, the Berlin Borough School District has developed the following form to report any instances of harrasment, intimidation, or bullying.  If you wish to remain anonymous, you do not have to state your name.
     

    HIB Reporting Form

     

     

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