Barrington Bulletin

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School board meeting: New members sworn in; 1st-grade teacher resigns; additional police presence

Two new members joined the Barrington School District Board of Education during its annual reorganization meeting Monday night before the board moved on to accept a teacher’s resignation, discuss school … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

School board: Committees, meeting dates, representatives

As part of the Barrington School District Board of Education’s annual reorganization meeting, the¬†board established committee memberships, set meeting dates and appointed several representatives to other governing bodies: COMMITTEES: FINANCE … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

School board OKs refinancing plan, could save district more than $400K

The Barrington School District Board of Education unanimously approved plans to refinance a 2004 bond during its regular monthly meeting Monday night at Avon School. The refinancing will allow the … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

School board to consider bond refinancing; one teacher to retire

The Barrington School District Board of Education will hear a presentation from bond counsel Ron Ianoale of¬†McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC, during tonight’s scheduled meeting before voting on the final … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Company that buses Barrington kids saw most of its fleet fail initial state inspection

The Holcomb Bus Service that provides busing for children in Barrington experienced a 61 percent initial out-of-service fail rate, according to the recently released School Bus Inspection Reporting System. All … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bulletin: From the author

As many of you know, the Barrington Bulletin is the work of Barrington resident Mark Correa. And, as some of you know, I am running for a position on the … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

School board wrap-up: Computer curriculum, school bus purchase discussion, extended school plan, more

Barrington Superintendent Anthony Arcodia announced planned revisions to the Woodland School computer curriculum, board members asked about the feasibility of purchasing school buses and a parent wondered about the value … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Extending school day, school year faces questions

A bill to create a pilot program that would allow 25 New Jersey schools to experiment with a longer school day and/or school year was already being questioned during Monday’s … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

School board to consider purchasing buses

Barrington Board of Education President Michael Drumm on Monday asked the board to consider the feasibility of purchasing school buses instead of paying about $250,000 per year for busing. The … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Revisions planned for school computer curriculum

Changes will be coming to the Woodland computer curriculum, Barrington Superintendent Anthony Arcodia said, because of differences between the Barrington curriculum and the curriculum that was being taught to students … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 1 Comment