North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District

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Events (Next 15 days)
School Closed – Memorial Day
Monday May 30, 2016 thru Monday May 30, 2016 (Inclusive)
Half Day
Thursday June 02, 2016 thru Thursday June 02, 2016 (Inclusive)
Half day for students only.  Dismissal at 11:55am.
School Closed – Unused Emergency Closing Day
Friday June 03, 2016 thru Friday June 03, 2016 (Inclusive)
Final Exams
Thursday June 09, 2016 thru Monday June 13, 2016 (Inclusive)
12:25pm dismissal for students
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Last Updated: May 19, 2016

Every two years, the North Hunterdon High School SADD club presents the Every 15 Minutes Program.  This year, the program will be presented to the junior and senior classes on Tuesday, May 31 and Wednesday June 1, 2016.  The Every 15 Minutes Program is an important presentation designed to save lives, which is why it is held the week of Senior Prom. The program includes a reenactment of a fatal car crash, which will be held on May 31st in front of the district administration office, so please do not be alarmed to see police, fire and rescue crews on campus that day. Please read through the following letter for more information – Every 15 Minutes Letter 2016.  To learn more about the Every 15 Minutes Program, please visit: http://www.everyfifteenminutes.org/aboutus/

Last Updated: May 9, 2016

Several students from North Hunterdon and Voorhees High Schools who attend Hunterdon County Polytech performed well at the New Jersey State SkillsUSA Competition in April.  Congratulations to the following students: Melanie Blew (NHHS) who took 3rd place in Culinary Arts competition; Melinda Finnegan (VHS) who won 1st place in Wedding Cake competition with classmate Greta Bernhardt; Colton Curtis (VHS) who took 2nd place in Design & Build Plywood Challenge with classmate John Saharic; Maggie Robustelli (NHHS) who won 1st place for People’s Choice Fantasy Makeup; Cherie DeBois (VHS) who took 2nd place in Sate Banner with classmate Alexandra Torrey; and to Bryn Haug (NHHS), Emily Taborelli (VHS) and Catherine Moody (NHHS) who took 2nd place in Team Skills Demo.  Great job by all!

Last Updated: May 5, 2016

The district has scheduled two opportunities for parents/guardians and community members to meet the district’s new Superintendent of Schools, who will begin his tenure on July 1, 2016 –

MEET AND GREET WITH THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, MR. JEFFREY BENDER

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 6:00p.m. in the Voorhees High School Cafeteria and Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 6:00p.m. in the North Hunterdon High School Library

Both meet and greets are being held before the Spring Concerts at each school (concerts begin at 7:00p.m.).  Mr. Bender will be available for questions from 6:00-6:30p.m. at the locations listed above, and then will be at the theater entrance from 6:30-7:00p.m.

Last Updated: April 27, 2016

Jeffrey BenderAt its meeting on April 26, 2016, the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District Board of Education approved Mr. Jeffrey Bender as the new Superintendent of Schools, beginning July 1, 2016.  He is replacing Dr. Frank Helies, who has served as Interim Superintendent since September 1, 2015.  Dr. Charles M. Shaddow retired as Superintendent on August 31, 2015 after serving in the position for 17 years.

“The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Bender as Superintendent.  Mr. Bender comes to NHV from Union Township where he has been the Superintendent since 2007.  (more…)

Anti-Bullying Information

As part of its waiver for No Child Left Behind, the New Jersey Department of Education has listed the lowest and highest performing schools across the state.  North Hunterdon and Voorhees High Schools were included among the Highest Performing schools in New Jersey, the only schools listed from Hunterdon County.  Please click here to read the NJDOE’s press release and to access the full list of schools.

The Washington Post has released its ranking of America’s Most Challenging High Schools for 2014.  Out of the 2,025 schools included in the list, North Hunterdon ranked 809 and Voorhees ranked 1,135 overall.  Out of the 121 New Jersey schools included in the list, North Hunterdon ranked 20th and Voorhees ranked 39th.

To view the full list and how the rankings were calculated, please visit:  http://apps.washingtonpost.com/local/highschoolchallenge/.

Both North Hunterdon and Voorhees High Schools rose in the rankings of the top high schools across N.J., according to New Jersey Monthly, September 2014. Voorhees ranks 44th, up from 48th in 2012, and North Hunterdon ranks 45th, up from 66th in 2012.  On the 2014 list, 339 public high schools were included.

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Newsweek Magazine included both our high schools in its 2010 list of the top public high schools in the country.  Out of 1623 schools on the list, North ranked 621 and Voorhees ranked 973.  For its 2012 rankings, Newsweek ranked North Hunterdon High School at 485.

Anti-Bullying District Coordinator:

Steve Schultz
North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District
1445  State Route 31, Annandale, NJ 08801
908-713-4199 x6498   E-mail:  sschultz@nhvweb.net

Forms:

ANONYMOUS Reporting Form

VHS Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Report Form

NHHS Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Report Form

Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act

NH-V District Policy 5512-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying-Revised 10-15-13

Student Assistance Program

Free In-Person Assistance with Affordable Care Act

Hunterdon County is offering free in-person assistance for enrollment in health plans through the Affordable Care Act.  Appointments are necessary and will be held at the Hunterdon County Library.  For a list of dates and times, please click here.

Does your child have health insurance?

If not, please visit www.njfamilycare.org

It is a law in NJ that all children age 18 and under MUST have health insurance. NJ Family Care is a federal and state funded health insurance program, which provides free or low cost insurance for parents and children.

VHSTV Productions

VHSTV Productions offers Video Services to the Community – Click here for details