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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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  • Elementary School Drop Off Reminder

    IMPORTANT: Please see the headline above for a reminder concerning the drop off procedures for Elementary School. Thank you for your attention to this important matter!

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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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  • BCS Celebrates Black History Month

    Push the headline above to see how our 6th Grade Language Arts class took what they learned about Civil Rights Activists and created a fantastic performance, designed to teach others!

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  • BERLIN BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

    Applications for the BCS 4 Year Old Preschool Program are being accepted for the 2019-2020 school year. Participants in this program are determined by a lottery drawing in February. This is NOT the CER preschool program. Visit above or go to website, Departments/Child Study Team, for more details.

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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 Conferences - March 7th & 8th

    There will be early dismissals on Thursday, March 7th & Friday, March 8th for Parent/Teacher Conferences. You will be contacted if a classroom teacher determines there is a reason to meet with you regarding your child�s progress. If you feel there is a need for a conference, you may request one as well. Contact Elementary at 856-767-0129 x200 or Middle School x202 by Wednesday, February 27th. * All conferences are by appointment only. *

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  • "This Life Counts" Program at Eastern Regional H.S.

    Samost Jewish Family & Children's Service, the Berlin-Gibbsboro-Voorhees Municipal Alliance, and the Voorhees Police Department are proud to present...This Life Counts. This Suicide Awareness and Prevention Program for Tweens, Teens, and Parents is being offered at Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees, NJ on March 7th at 6:45pm. Visit the above headline for more information.

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  • Author to Visit BCS!

    Victoria Ann Devine, teacher and accomplished author of children�s books, is coming to our school on March 8th to share her �Sparky�s Bully Workshop� with our K � 5th students. Sparky�s story is designed to help children turn bullies into friends. We are excited to have Mrs. Devine join us!

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  • RESCHEDULED - 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 Monday, March 18th at 6:00pm (doors open at 5:45pm). Visit the above headline for more information and showtimes.

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  • 2018 Sustainable Jersey for Schools and NJEA Grant Announcement

    Congratulations to BCS for receiving a $2,000 grant award from the Sustainable Jersey for Schools and the New Jersey Education Association! This grant will assist our green team as we continue to create sustainability activities. Check out the above headline and see who helped in achieving this grant!

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Our Mission....

  • 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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