Barlow Spirit Wear Is Back!

Barlow Spirit Wear is back, featuring new items. The Joel Barlow High School Store is open until Saturday, Jan. 23.

The store welcomes all future Falcons! Helen Keller Middle School eighth graders, Barlow students and parents are encouraged to order now. Here is the store link: Continue reading “Barlow Spirit Wear Is Back!”

Superintendent Harrison Responds to Events at U.S. Capitol

Superintendent Harrison sent the following message to ER9 families today in response to the violent protests at the U.S. Capitol:

Dear ER9 families,

Like many of you, I watched yesterday’s events at the U.S. Capitol in disbelief and my heart sank as this historic moment unfolded. Continue reading “Superintendent Harrison Responds to Events at U.S. Capitol”

ER9 Schools Transition to Hybrid Learning on Monday, Jan. 11.

Superintendent Dr. Rydell Harrison has informed the ER9 community that all Easton schools will transition to hybrid learning beginning Monday, Jan. 11. Samual Staples Elementary School and Helen Keller Middle School will return to full in-person classes on Jan. 20.

Below is the Continue reading “ER9 Schools Transition to Hybrid Learning on Monday, Jan. 11.”

Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…

The Easton Courier would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the varied and thought-provoking contributions from our columnists and community writers, who observed life in Easton from many perspectives. Bruce Nelson, Tomas Koeck, Gale Papageorge, Robert LaValle, and Dr. Richard Lechtenberg Continue reading “Year in Review 2020:The Courier Thanks…”

Year in Review 2020: Social Justice

Eastonites joined with other Americans calling for social change following the horrific death of George Floyd, 46, during a police arrest on May 25 in Minneapolis. Protests in response to Floyd’s brutal death and to police violence against other Black Americans spread quickly across Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Social Justice”

Year In Review 2020: A New Superintendent

2020 presented the administrators, teachers, staff and students at Samuel Staples Elementary School, Helen Keller Middle School, and Joel Barlow High School with historically unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Although the Courier reported many important Continue reading “Year In Review 2020: A New Superintendent”

Op-Ed: State’s Covid-19 Education Policy Sends Mixed Message

There are a number of words one could choose to summarize 2020. For many parents who were thrust into a role they never imagined they would select: frustration, anxiety and exhaustion.  

The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak in March 2020 led to the initial statewide shutdown Continue reading “Op-Ed: State’s Covid-19 Education Policy Sends Mixed Message”

Samuel Staples Elementary School Kindergarten Registration

In order to budget appropriately for the next school year, school officials need to know how many incoming kindergartners to welcome next year.

If you have a child who is kindergarten eligible for the 2021-22 school year (born on or before Jan. 1, 2017) please contact Donna Viselli, Continue reading “Samuel Staples Elementary School Kindergarten Registration”

Welcome to the JBHS Holiday Store!

The Class Council at Joel Barlow High School is selling Barlow merchandise for the holidays. This is great news especially for those who have kids in the arts, music and STEM clubs and might not have known the Barlow logo merchandise is available. Sports teams tend to have branded Continue reading “Welcome to the JBHS Holiday Store!”

Black, Gold, and Green: Eco Club’s Composting Mission

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 30-40% of our food supply is wasted each year. A group of students at Joel Barlow High School has set out to reduce food waste in their community.

Barlow’s Eco Club, composed of members Sophie Brault, Victoria Cangialosi, Katherine Continue reading “Black, Gold, and Green: Eco Club’s Composting Mission”