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  • Winter Sports Paperwork

    Attention all Middle School Students (Grades 5, 6, 7, and 8) who are interested in playing a winter sport...ALL HEALTH FORMS ARE DUE TO THE NURSE BY OCTOBER 26th. Forms may be found on our BCS website, under Departments/Health Office or you may simply click the headline above.

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  • And the Survey Says...

    We want to know what you think! The Parent Character Ed Survey link was emailed Thursday, 10/18. Please take a few minutes to answer a brief 15 question survey from Berlin Borough School District. All surveys are due by November 2nd.

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  • Boosterthon Has Begun!

    Oh yes, it's time! The Boosterthon kicked off on October 16th with a fun filled pep rally! What a way to promote fun, fitness, and community with our All Stars. The Boosterthon, with the Lions' Roar Fun Run, will help us raise money for BCS. Take a look at our peppy pep rally! Visit the BCSHA webpage for additional details.

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  • ALL STARS T-Shirts Available for Purchase

    We are ALL Stars...let's let everyone know it! Buy your one of a kind (ok, maybe one of 900) cotton t-shirt now! The shirt is black, with the ALL STARS Logo left on the chest and the ALL STARS slogan centered on the back of the shirt. It is a stylish way to showcase that school spirit! * Orders are due by November 9th. Please click here for the order form.

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  • Want Some Pumpkin Carving Fun?

    Have some art skills begging to be displayed? Have that Halloween Spirit just screaming to be expressed? Then come one, come all to the Pumpkin Carving on Thursday, October 25th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm! And what do you need besides your creativity and Halloween Spirit...why, a pumpkin of course!

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  • American Red Cross Blood Drive

    Join the Berlin Police Department as we donate to the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at the Berlin Community Center on Friday, October 26th, from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Let's support this humanitarian effort...together! For more info, click above.

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  • Operation Kidsafe

    October 29th and 30th a representative of the United States Secret Service will be providing a digitally captured photograph and fingerprints (inkless) of each child using the Children's Identification System with parent consent. Students in grades Prek- 4 were given permission slips to take home. Please send them back to school ASAP!

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  • Red Ribbon Week is almost here!

    BCS is celebrating Red Ribbon Week, beginning October 29th. The Red Ribbon Campaign, with its 2018 theme of “Life is your journey, travel drug free,” is designed to raise awareness of living a drug free life. Check out what exciting things we have planned for our All Stars…

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  • Coming Soon - Halloween Parade

    Oooooooooooo...the Annual BCS Halloween Parade is slowing marching towards us! The parade will be held on October 31st, at 1:15pm. All visitors should report to the track located at the back of BCS. Orange you going to join us?

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  • Veteran's Day Luncheon

    Attention all Berlin resident Veterans - Come and celebrate with us on November 7th! Our appreciation for your service knows no bounds. Let us thank you with merryment, music, and a lovely meal! See the attached flyer for more information.

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  • PALS still accepting registration!

    Have you been missing the Before and/or After School Care piece of your child's day? Then search no further! Register your child today for our school year PALS program. Click for more details!

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Character Education....

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

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