• Click here for the Virtual Nurses' Office at New Brunswick Public Schools Click here for the Remote Counseling Services at New Brunswick Public Schools

Prevention is important

  • The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. 
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. 
    • Stay home when you are sick. 
    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. 
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. 
    • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using facemask.
      • CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear facemask to protect themselves from respiratory viruses, including 2019-nCoV. 
      • Facemask should be used by people who show symptoms of 2019 novel coronavirus, in order to protect others from the risk of getting infected. The use of facemasks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a healthcare facility).
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.  
      • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if your hands are visibly dirty.

    For information about handwashing, see CDC’s Handwashing website.

Mental Health Resources

  • We understand that this health concern does not only affect people physically, but it may also cause some anxiety. Below are some resources to support those who may need it.

    Union First 
    Contact person is Jeffrey Meyer(609) 539-3939 or jmeyer@delphihealthgroup.com

    The Florida House Health Experience (based in New Jersey)
    Contact is Wayne Dibofsky(908) 513-9949 or wdibofsky@fherehab.com

    WARM LINE by the NJ Department of Human Services 
    For individuals experiencing uncertainty or anxiety. Call (877) 294-HELP, (866) 202-HELP, (877) 294-4356

     

    NJ 2-1-1 Website

    NJ 2-1-1 (https://www.nj211.org/) has been launched to assist with handling COVID-19 calls from NJ residents. Residents can also text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive live text assistance and to stay informed. 

District Contact

  • During this hectic time, it is normal to feel worried or anxious about a child's education. If you wish to get in contact with your child's teacher, their email is in first_last@nbpsnj.net format and can be reached from any email address. All district staff, including school principals, can be contacted this way.

    This is a very serious issue that we're facing and it is only customary that our health safety initiatives during this time are led by:

    Marilyn B. Crawford, MPA, BS, RN 
    Head Nurse

    For general district inquiries or other questions, you may contact:

    questions@nbpsnj.net 

Educational Continuity Links


District Communications

  • Superintendent's 20-21 End-of-Year Remarks

    Superintendent's 20-21 End-of-Year Remarks

    I generally enjoy sharing end-of-the-year remarks just prior to the summer break. And this school year will be no exception, despite 2020-21 having been exceptional in every other way.

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  • Message from the Superintendent

    January 15, 2021 — Re-entry Update Letter

    The District will continue to work closely with public health officials and follow all federal, state, and local health guidelines to ensure the safety of our school community. If conditions worsen, we will employ more stringent strategies to protect the health of our students, families, and staff.

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  • Message from Superintendent

    September 2, 2020 — Welcome to New School Year

    Our top priority continues to be the health and safety of our students, staff, families, the entire community, and we hope to be in our classrooms and offices soon. Further, our priority continues to be the intellectual and social development of our students and staff.

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  • Message from the Superintendent

    August 13, 2020 — Virtual Learning Start for the School Year

    Specific details about individual student schedules, the structure of the all-virtual school day and additional professional learning are in development and will be announced as quickly as possible.

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  • Reopening Plans

    June 30, 2020 — Update on Reopening Plans

    Following guidelines from the NJ Department of Education, we've been been preparing reopening plans for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Please view the letter from Superintendent Johnson for an update on focal points to safely enter schools. 🧼

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  • Message from the Superintendent

    June 23, 2020 — End of Year Message

    Each and every one of us employed by New Brunswick Public Schools, more than 2,000 in all, were engaged in a daunting and remarkable undertaking. We did not know what to expect, at least in the beginning, and much of what we did from March through June 22 was developed along the way. We strategized, we improvised, and we persevered.

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  • Message from the Superintendent

    May 4, 2020 — Announcement on Closure of Schools

    Governor Murphy has announced that schools in the state of New Jersey will be closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Although we will not be able to physically see each other, we will continue to provide remote learning experiences for our students and district staff, using our online platforms.

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  •  Board of Education

    April 3, 2020 — Letter from Board President Diana Solis

    It is no doubt that the past couple of weeks have been both a challenge and a learning experience for us all. I’d like to thank each and every one of you on behalf of the New Brunswick Board of Education for your hard work and dedication to our families.

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Free Altice Advantage Internet for Student Families

  • In response to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, Altice USA has taken several steps to ensure that Americans within the communities we serve have reliable access to high-speed broadband connectivity to keep them connected to the people, information, and resources they rely on.

    Altice USA is committed to helping schools and students stay connected during this unprecedented time. For households with K-12 and/or college students who may be displaced due to school closures and who do not currently have home internet access, we are offering our Altice Advantage 30 Mbps broadband solution for free for 60 days to any new customer household within our footprint.

    Starting Monday, March 16, 2020, eligible households interested in this solution can call (866) 200-9522 to enroll in the Optimum region.

Informational Flyers


Follow @nbpschools on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for real-time updates in addition to NIXLE. Share remote learning success stories by tagging the district handle and using the #ALLIN4NB hashtag.
    • To report COVID positive cases/close contacts in your household after school hours, weekends and holidays, please call 732-444-8187

District Safe Return Plan

  • Student Registration
  • COVID-19 Data Dashboard
  • Student Re-entry Protocols
  • Technology Support
  • Detailed Safe Return Plan

Questions? Call the hotline

  • The State of New Jersey has provided a public call center for this ongoing crisis. If you have general COVID-19 questions, call the public call center at:

    1-800-222-1222

    or 1-800-962-1253 if in New Jersey 
    but using an out of state cell phone.

    Trained healthcare professionals are standing by to answer questions about coronavirus. The call is free.

Plan for New Brunswick Public Schools

  • The Pandemic Crisis Preparedness Plan is an addendum to the District’s Emergency Plan. It includes specific steps to address the unique challenges that are rapidly unfolding. There are four phases of emergency planning included in this pandemic plan: planning, coordination and evaluation; communications planning; continuity of student learning and operations; infection control policies and procedures. The plan also identifies legal authorities and organizational structures that facilitate pandemic response activities.

    Click HERE for the NBPS Pandemic Crisis Preparedness Plan. 

Out of District Students

  • Our Transportation Department can be contacted for any questions or concerns:

    Lee Tiru 
    Supervisor of Transportation
    (732) 745-5300, ext. 5370
    lee_tiru@nbpsnj.net

    Sandra Cardenas
    Transportation Support Specialist 
    (732) 745-5300, ext. 5371
    sandra_cardenas@nbpsnj.net

No Place for Hate

  • It's extremely important to remember that novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is not connected to any race, ethnicity, or nationality. Misinformation about COVID-19 can create fear and hostility that harms people and makes it harder to keep everyone healthy. 

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