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District to discuss school calendar, changing prescription plan at meeting tonight

The Barrington School District Board of Education will honor nine Woodland School students, approve two leaves of absence, consider dropping the current prescription plan in favor of another and may finalize the 2013-2014 school year calendar during the regular monthly meeting at 7:30 tonight at Avon School.

Avon SchoolAccording to the meeting agenda, the board will vote on terminating participation in the current “Local Employee Prescription Drug Plan, thereby canceling prescription drug coverage provided by the New Jersey State Health Benefits Program or the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program for all its active employees.” In its place, the district would begin using Prescription Corporation of America as the prescription provider for the  district.

The agenda did not provide further details on the plans.

The board also will vote on:

  • the calendar for the upcoming year, as discussed in the previous meeting
  • bus company contracts for baseball, softball and field trips
  • accepting softball donations from Bill Mathis and Diane Marini

Board members also will hear presentations from Superintendent Anthony Arcodia and Business Administrator Samuel L. Dutkin, along with a students-of-the-month presentation from Woodland School Principal David Zucker.

The students to be honored are:

  • 5th Grade: Jagger Krause, Trey Goins, Alexander DiPatri
  • 6th Grade: Alexis Carr, Vincent Paradise
  • 7th Grade: Christian Scott, Shannon Slater
  • 8th Grade: Alyson Cathcart, Madison Taylor


The author of the Barrington Bulletin, Mark Correa, is also a member of the Barrington School District Board of Education as of Jan. 6, 2013. Please be aware that I do not speak for the board in any way. The thoughts, views and opinions contained within the posts on this site are mine and mine alone. And the comments after any given posts are the thoughts, views and opinions of the author of the comment.

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This entry was posted on April 15, 2013 by in Schools, Uncategorized and tagged .
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