Belmar Elementary School: Class Bringing in Most Box Tops for Education Wins Halloween Treat

October 18, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School is once again collecting Box Tops for Education, setting three dates to turn in box tops to raise funds for the school and win a prize for a school class.

“Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn cash for our school,” said Belmar PTO’s Tara Morton, coordinator of the fundraising campaign.  “Just look for the pink ...

Rugby School Observes Week of Respect by ‘Whiting Out Bullying’

WALL, NJ — In recognition of the Week of Respect observed in schools throughout New Jersey, the Rugby School decided to show its solidarity and make a statement against bullying and bias crimes.

Students and staff members at the school all wore white to “White Out Bullying” as their way to observe the week, which was designated in 2010 as a requirement of the state’s ...

Deadline Approaching for Belmar Elementary School PTO Apparel Sale

BELMAR, NJ — The last day to place an order for Belmar Elementary School T-shirts and hoodie sweatshirts is Wednesday, September 27.

T-shirts are available in six colors — white, Irish green, coastal blue, kelly green, light pink and sport gray — in youth sizes from extra small to large and adult sizes up to XXL. Please note that Irish green is brighter than kelly ...

Getting Ready for Pizza Friday: PizzaShop to Donate Portion of Day’s Sales to Belmar PTO

BELMAR, NJ — PizzaShop has only been open since May, but owner Andy Tse is already giving back to the community. It will be Pizza Friday on September 22 at the eatery, with 25 percent of all sales from that day to be donated to the Belmar Elementary School PTO.

While the fundraiser originally was only going to apply to sales by customers presenting a Pizza Friday flier or mentioning the ...

Belmar Elementary PTO Taking Orders for Fall Mum Sale

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School PTO’s Fall Mum Sale is in full bloom with orders due by Friday, September 22.

Locally grown at a Wall farm, the flowering plants are available in white, yellow, orange and burgundy red. The nine-inch potted perennials are priced at $7 each or three for $18. The plants will be ready for pick-up at the school on Wednesday, September 27 at 3 p.m.

Belmar Elementary PTO Welcomes New Officers, Kicks Off School Year with Book Fair

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School PTO began the new school year by welcoming a new slate of officers during its first meeting of the year.

Taking over at the helm at its September 13 meeting was PTO president Carol Turano, who will be supported by vice president Virginia Conklin, treasurer Susan Trogu, recording secretary Erica Wortman and corresponding secretary Tara Morton.

And ...

Belmar Elementary School Steps into a New School Year

BELMAR, NJ — It’s a new year at Belmar Elementary School, where students are off to a fresh start with new classes, new teachers and the opportunity to embrace learning and even make new friends.

The school opened its doors on September 6 with three half-day sessions for some 550 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade who live in Belmar or Lake Como. They were welcomed ...

Share Your First Days of School Photos with TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — With school opening this week, don’t miss a chance to share your “First Days of School” photos with TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como. 

Send your favorite pictures of Belmar and Lake Como students, teachers or staff members to

We will publish and update the collection of photos as we get them.

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St. Rose Fifth-Grader Pens Award-Winning Essay on Making New Jersey Better

BELMAR, NJ — A St. Rose Grammar School student was among 10 winners of Assemblyman David Rible’s annual essay contest, opened to all fourth- and fifth-graders from the 30th Legislative District.

Fifth-grader Ryan Merkler of Belmar in his winning entry answered the question: “If you were governor, how would you improve New Jersey? His essay, in 300 words or less, centered ...

Belmar Elementary School Gives Students a Lesson in Field Day Fun

BELMAR, NJ — If you took a poll of Belmar Elementary School students — past and present — asking them to name their favorite fun activity at the school, Field Day would rank at the top.

And this year’s all-day event did not disappoint, once again.

Memorial Field across the street from the school became a sea of moving color blocks as youngsters in matching T-shirts ...

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