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Today

  • Hopatcong Warriors
    Football and Cheer Practice
    5p - 9p : Civic Center - Football Field
  • Youth Travel Basketball
    Practice (unless HHS events are scheduled for time frame)
    5:30p - 9:30p : HS Main Gymnasium
  • Ice Hockey
    Varsity & JV Practice
    TBA vs. TBA
    5:45p - 7:45p : Mennen Arena
  • HHSPTSO
    Meeting
    6p - 7:30p : HS Cafeteria
  • Hopatcong Rec Department
    Practices/Games
    6:15p - 8:30p : Durban Avenue Gym
  • Youth Wrestling
    Wrestling Practice/Matches - unless HHS event is scheduled.
    6:15p - 8:30p : HS Aux Gymnasium Side B

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

  • Ice Hockey
    Varsity & JV Practice
    TBA vs. TBA
    5:30a - 6:45a : Aspen Ice at Randolph
  • Bowling
    Varsity & JV Practice
    TBA
    3:15p - 4:30p : Sparta Lanes
  • Hopatcong Warriors
    Football and Cheer Practice
    5p - 9p : Civic Center - Football Field
  • Youth Travel Basketball
    Practice (unless HHS events are scheduled for time frame)
    5:30p - 9:30p : HS Main Gymnasium
  • Hopatcong Rec Department
    Practices/Games
    6:15p - 8:30p : Durban Avenue Gym
  • Youth Wrestling
    Wrestling Practice/Matches - unless HHS event is scheduled.
    6:15p - 8:30p : HS Aux Gymnasium Side B

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  • Bowling
    Varsity & JV Practice
    TBA
    3:15p - 4:30p : Sparta Lanes
  • Ice Hockey
    Varsity & JV Scrimmage
    Bernards
    4p - 6p : Hopatcong High School
  • HHS Baseball
    Fall Batting
    4p - 6p : HS Aux Gymnasium
  • Hopatcong Warriors
    Football and Cheer Practice
    5p - 9p : Civic Center - Football Field
  • Youth Travel Basketball
    Practice (unless HHS events are scheduled for time frame)
    5:30p - 9:30p : HS Main Gymnasium
  • Youth Wrestling
    Wrestling Practice/Matches - unless HHS event is scheduled.
    6:15p - 8:30p : HS Aux Gymnasium Side B

Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • SCCC
    Intro to Business Course (BUSA 101)
    3:05p - 5:45p : HS Room A-11
  • Bowling
    Varsity & JV Practice
    TBA
    3:15p - 4:30p : Sparta Lanes

Today

  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym
  • MS
    MSPTO Meeting
    7p - 7p : Middle School Library
  • MS
    MSPTO Meeting
    7p - 7p : Middle School Library

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  • MS
    First Marking Period Ends
    Hopatcong Middle School
  • MS
    Night of Hope Rehearsal
    5p - 10p : HS Auditorium
  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym

Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • HBS
    Google Bootcamp Luncheon
    11a - 2p : HS Cafeteria
  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym

Friday, November 16, 2018

  • MS
    Night of Hope Performance
    5p - 10p : HS Auditorium
  • MS
    Cub Scout Pack 88 A108, A109, A111, Cafeteria
    7p - 9p : Hopatcong Middle School

Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • HBS
    Craft Fair presented by HEPTO
    7a - 5p : HS Main Gymnasium

Monday, November 19, 2018

  • HBS
    BOE Meeting
    Hopatcong High School
  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

  • HBS
    Early Dismissal
    Hopatcong Borough Schools
  • MS
    Student Early Dismissal
    11:37a - 11:37a : Hopatcong Middle School

Thursday, November 22, 2018

  • HBS
    Schools Closed - Thanksgiving Recess
    Hopatcong Borough Schools
  • MS
    School Closed - Thanksgiving Recess
    Hopatcong Middle School

Friday, November 23, 2018

  • HBS
    Schools Closed - Thanksgiving Recess
    Hopatcong Borough Schools
  • MS
    School Closed - Thanksgiving Recess
    Hopatcong Middle School

A message from the State of New Jersey Department of Education

October 26, 2018

Dear Mr. DiBenedetto:

Pursuant to language included in P.L.2018, c.54, the department has conducted a needs assessment based on the Hopatcong Borough School District's application for 2018-2019 Emergency Aid (application) in the amount of $611,056. Although the primary source of information was the application submitted by the district, fiscal information necessary for a thorough review including, but not limited to, historical reserve balances and statistical trend information was obtained from the district’s fiscal year end June 30, 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and from the district’s 2018-2019 original budget certified for taxes.

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Your Board of Education (BOE) adopted a plan to address the district’s reduction in state aid in the about of $670,027 (comprised of $58,971 of 2018-2019 emergency aid budgeted in the original budget certified for taxes plus $611,056 state aid reduction) to include $611,056 in adjustments to the original budget certified for taxes:

1. Reduction in various general fund appropriations $611,056

Subsequent to the application, the district discovered and remediated mold in the school buildings. As reported by the district, the cost of the remediation is likely not to be covered by the district’s insurance. The unforeseen cost was not included in the district’s 2018-2019 original budget certified for taxes.

The department finds:

1. Student enrollments have decreased by approximately 34% over a ten-year period beginning with 2008. The department also notes that per pupil costs have increased by 61% over that same time. (Source: school district CAFR FYE June 30, 2017)

2. The district’s spending per the original 2018-2019 budget certified for taxes is above adequacy, and the district has generated $1,702,513 of banked cap for use in a future year. (Source: school district original budget certified for taxes 2018-19)

3. The district has unbudgeted 2017-2018 extraordinary aid of approximately $30,000.

4. The district received an unbudgeted 2017-2018 federal grant of $43,500 for displaced students.

5. Capacity of the existing schools is 3,268 students, with a district enrollment of 1,608 students, resulting in approximately 50 percent building use. (Source: school district CAFR June 30, 2017)

6. Based upon our review of the district’s June 30, 2018 Board Secretary’s Report, the district projects additional general fund surplus of approximately $1,207,725 for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, none of which was anticipated on the district’s 2018-2019 Recapitulation of Fund Balances from the original budget certified for taxes.

7. The district has approximately $294,000 in maintenance reserve (source: 2018-2019 original budget certified for taxes) and has budgeted approximately $981,751 in required maintenance. N.J.A.X. 6A:23A-14.2(d) authorizes the district to withdraw, by resolution, funds from the maintenance reserve account and appropriate the funds into the required maintenance account lines at budget time or any time during the year for use on required maintenance activities.

Based upon our thorough review of the district’s application the department finds sufficient resources are available to fund 2018-2019 appropriations. However the district has provided detailed information of a material subsequent event of a fiscal nature relative to the application. Specifically, the district must fund significant uninsured costs related to mold remediation during the 2018-2019 school year. Accordingly, the department has determined to approve the district’s request for emergency aid in the amount of $611,056.

The department recognizes the fiscal challenges faced by the district as presented in the district’s application. The department has identified a downward trend in the district’s student enrollment and a significant increase in per pupil cost which the district is strongly encouraged to consider in any future budget plan. The county office is available to assist with the implementation of a plan to address the trends and changes to the district profile described in this letter, as well as any other plan the district may want to consider for future budget years.

Sincerely,

Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D.
Commissioner

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Today

  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym
  • MS
    MSPTO Meeting
    7p - 7p : Middle School Library
  • MS
    MSPTO Meeting
    7p - 7p : Middle School Library

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  • MS
    First Marking Period Ends
    Hopatcong Middle School
  • MS
    Night of Hope Rehearsal
    5p - 10p : HS Auditorium
  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym

Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • HBS
    Google Bootcamp Luncheon
    11a - 2p : HS Cafeteria
  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym

Friday, November 16, 2018

  • MS
    Night of Hope Performance
    5p - 10p : HS Auditorium
  • MS
    Cub Scout Pack 88 A108, A109, A111, Cafeteria
    7p - 9p : Hopatcong Middle School

Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • HBS
    Craft Fair presented by HEPTO
    7a - 5p : HS Main Gymnasium

Monday, November 19, 2018

  • HBS
    BOE Meeting
    Hopatcong High School
  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

  • MS
    Rec Basketball
    6:15p - 8:30p : Middle School Gym

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

  • HBS
    Early Dismissal
    Hopatcong Borough Schools
  • MS
    Student Early Dismissal
    11:37a - 11:37a : Hopatcong Middle School

Thursday, November 22, 2018

  • HBS
    Schools Closed - Thanksgiving Recess
    Hopatcong Borough Schools
  • MS
    School Closed - Thanksgiving Recess
    Hopatcong Middle School

Friday, November 23, 2018

  • HBS
    Schools Closed - Thanksgiving Recess
    Hopatcong Borough Schools
  • MS
    School Closed - Thanksgiving Recess
    Hopatcong Middle School

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Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Anti-Bullying Specialist

Mrs. Jaime Walker

Mr. Jeffrey Hallenbeck 

jwalker@hopatcongschools.org

jhallenbeck@hopatcongschools.org 

973-770-8863

973-398-8804

Hopatcong Borough Schools 
P.O. Box 1029
Hopatcong, NJ 07843

 HIB Initial Reporting Form

HIB Policy 

2017 HIB Grade Report

Harassment Intimidation and Bullying Information

  

 

NOVEMBER 28 - PICTURE MAKE UP DAY 

 

 

  

 

  HMS ACTIVITIES SCHEDULE 

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Congratulations to the 2017-2018 recipients of the

Governor's Educator of the Year Program Awards -

Governor Teacher Educational Services Award - Karen Carroll 

Governor Teacher of the Year Award - Edric Debos

 2018 New Jersey Master Music Teacher Award - Shawna Longo

 

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Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Mrs. Jaime Walker

973-770-8863

jwalker@hopatcongschools.org

Hopatcong Borough Schools 
P.O. Box 1029
Hopatcong, NJ 07843

 HIB Initial Reporting Form

HIB Policy 

2017 HIB Grade Report

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