BCMS: Who Do I Contact For?

Questions
Branchburg Central Middle
School
Who Do I Contact For...?

Attendance
Who do I contact if my child is absent?
Please call the Student Absence Hotline at 908-526-1415 X 2 Remember to send a note with your child when she/he returns to school.

Classroom Problems?
If your child is experiencing any difficulties in class, the best place to begin is by contacting his or her teacher for specific questions about a class or team leader about more general concerns.
Teacher Contact Information

If the teacher is unable to help you or you need additional assistance, you should contact your child's guidance counselor. If your child is on 6th grade Champions, 6th grade Trailblazers, or 7th grade Pathfinders teams, you should contact Mrs. Maggie Ryan at mryan@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4102. If your child is on the 7th grade Olympians, 8th grade Force or 8th grade Innovators teams, you should contact Mrs. Jennilyn Nelson at jnelson@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4107.

If after speaking to the teacher(s) and guidance counselor you question/concern was still not addressed, you may also contact Mr. Matthew Ross, Vice Principal Branchburg Central Middle School at mross@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4101 or the Principal, Mr. Matthew Barbosa at mbarbosa@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4166.

If your child is classified, and he/she is experiencing difficulties in addition to contacting your child's classroom teachers, you might also contact your child's case manager. You can find your case manager's contact information in the Branchburg Central Middle School Directory.

Nurses Office
If you are looking for school medical information or resources, please visit the Health Services Website.

If you are wondering if you need to keep you child home, please visit the Common Illnesses Page for some general guidelines.

If you are looking for a health form, please see:

Health Services Forms

If you would like information about sports physicals and health services information pertaining to BCMS please visit the BCMS Health Services Webpages.

If my child has a medical issue?

Please contact the school nurse, Mrs. Debra Warren at dwarren@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4142.

Guidance Department
If my child is experiencing an issue such as social interaction problems, a crisis or family situations (ex. divorce, death, changes in the family)?

You should contact your child's guidance counselor. If your child is on the 6th grade Trailblazers, 7th grade Pathfinders or 8th grade Innovators teams, you should contact Mrs. Maggie Ryan at mryan@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4102. If your child is on the 6th grade Champions, 7th grade Olympians or 8th grade Force teams, you should contact Mrs. Jennilyn Nelson at jnelson@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4107.

Busing Issues
Who do I call if I have a concern related to transportation?

You would contact the Supervisor of Transportation, Mr. Robert Cline at bcline@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-725-2895 X 26

Password Problems
If you do not have a Genesis Parent Portal ID, please contact your child’s school office for assistance or email support@branchburg.k12.nj.us.

Whiton School (Preschool through 3rd Grade): 908-371-0842 or whitonelementaryschool@branchburg.k12.nj.us

Stony Brook School (4 and 5th Grade): 908-722-2400 or stonybrookschool@branchburg.k12.nj.us

BCMS (6th, 7th and 8th Grade): 908-526-1415 or centralmiddleschool@branchburg.k12.nj.us

HIB
If I would like to know more about the District's Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Policy?

View the Harassment Bullying and Intimidation Page.

If I am concerned that my child might be being bullied or harassed?

You should contact one of Branchburg Central Middle School's Anti-Bullying Specialists, Mrs. Maggie Ryan at mryan@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4102 or Mrs. Jennilyn Nelson at jnelson@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4107.

You may also contact our Anti-Bullying District Coordinator, Mrs. Tina Neely tneely@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-722-2408 X 4670.

Cafeteria
Who do I contact if I have questions about BCMS's cafeteria?

Please contact BCMS's Cafeteria Manager, Maria Dinizo 908-526-1415 X 4218.

Where do I go to make an online payment for the cafeteria or to check my child's balance?

PaySchools Central

Curriculum
Who would I contact if I have a question or concern about the curriculum being taught in Branchburg Township Schools?

Many of your questions may be answered by looking at the information posted on the Curriculum Website:

Branchburg Township Schools Curriculum
Standards Based Report Cards
Core Content Standards
Standardized Testing Schedules
Instructional Support
Gifted & Talented Instructions

If you are unable to find the information you are looking for online, please contact your child's teacher:

Teacher Contact Information

If the teacher is unable to help you or you need additional assistance, you should contact your school's Vice Principal, Mr. Matthew Ross, Vice Principal Branchburg Central Middle School at mross@branhcburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4101 or the Principal, Mr. Matthew Barbosa at  mbarbosa@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4166.

If you still require additional information after speaking with your child's teacher and the school administration, please contact the K-8 Director of Curriculum, Ms. Jennifer Anderson at janderson@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-722-3373 X 4620.

Student Services
If I wanted to find out information about the Student Services Department, where would I look?

You would visit the Student Services Section of our website. This section contains information about the Student Services department, developmental counseling, Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS), and a collection of frequently asked questions and answers.

Testing
Who would I contact concerning State and Standardized testing being done in Branchburg Township Schools?

Testing schedules are posted online at Standardized Testing Schedules.
You could also contact the K-8 Director of Curriculum, Ms. Jennifer Anderson janderson@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-722-3373 X 4620.

Technology
Who would I contact if an issue relating to the technology being used in Branchburg Township Schools?

You would contact the Information Technology Manager, Eric Schaefer eschaefer@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-3060 X4660.

Student Activities Before and After School
If you have a question about activities occurring outside the normal school day, you should contact the individual running the program.

You can find thsis information by visiting the BCMS Homepage and clicking on the "Activities" tab. Select the activity you are interested in from the pull down menu.

Facilities
Who do I contact if I wish to book a school gym for my organization?

To book one of BCMS's gyms, you would contact Ms. Laurie Gorman at lgorman@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-526-1415 X 4101.

To book the Stony Brook gym, you would contact Mrs. Debra Molinaro at dmolinaro@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-722-2400 X 1020.

To book the Whiton gym, you would contact Mrs. Roseann Boehm at rboehm@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-371-0842 X 3020.

If you have another facilities related question or concern, you would contact Mr. John Hindmarch at jhindmarch@branchburg.k12.nj.us or 908-722-7213.

Website
If you would like to request that an item is included in the Community Bulletin Board on the website or in the Monthly Newsletter, please contact our web team at webmaster@branchburg.k12.nj.us

If you notice an outdated or incorrect item on the website that needs to be updated, please contact our web team at webmaster@branchburg.k12.nj.us

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