Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 through October 15, but there are plenty of ways to keep the celebration going all year long! This year's theme is "Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope".
The EWRSD has partnered with MedLife Diagnostic Laboratories from Lawrence, NJ to offer PCR testing for EWRSD students, staff, and families. MedLife accepts all forms of insurance and the uninsured will be covered by the CARES Act. There is no out-of-pocket cost.
As we quickly approach the start to the school year on Thursday, September 9th, please review the following information related to COVID-19 safety, which will serve as a follow-up to the update that was shared on August 16, 2021.
In accordance with the National School Lunch Program, EWRSD will be providing free school meals for all students for the 2021-2022 school year. P-EBT benefits eligibility is determined by submitting an application for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals. Families must re-apply for the Free & Reduced lunch program at the start of each school year.
Hightstown High School will be inducting its 27th Athletic Hall of Fame class on Sept. 24, a class of seven individuals and the 1984 girls championship track team. Heading the list of inductees is Jim Peto, the school's athletic director from 2015 until his untimely passing this past January.
Through a safe, inclusive learning experience that is grounded in best practices, students in the East Windsor Regional School District will develop and strengthen academic, social, and emotional skills needed in order to be successful, productive citizens.
Serving Every Child, Every Day, we will strive to:
1. Increase achievement by challenging and supporting each student to reach his/her highest potential. 2. Address the needs of the whole child by ensuring all students feel healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged, with opportunities for social/emotional learning and growth. 3. Prepare all students with the skills and awareness necessary to actively contribute as productive local and global citizens. 4. Provide professional staff with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary for highly effective delivery of instruction and services.