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Belmar’s Sarah Caldwell Expresses Her Creativity in Red Bank Regional HS Virtual Photography Show

May 27, 2020

BELMAR, NJ — Red Bank Regional High School senior Sarah Caldwell shot her photo “Smashing Powders” with a classmate the day school was closed in March because of the coronavirus.

Her colorful piece is now part of the school’s Visual and Performing Arts Academy annual senior photography show — a culmination of work this school year by 10 graduates studying ...

Fifth-Grader Captures Win in Belmar Police Department Riddle Contest

Watch for a new contest every Wednesday at noon on Belmar Police Department's Facebook page.

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Belmar Elementary School fifth-grader Jenna Sharin was the only student to solve four riddles in a recent Belmar Police Department home instruction contest.

Here are the correctly answered questions that earned her the victory:

You are standing ...

Photo Searches, Selfie Score Wins for Students in Belmar Police Department Weekly Contests

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Photographs used in two contrasting ways captured wins for students participating in the Belmar Police Department’s latest “home instruction” contests.

In the April 10 photo challenge where participants needed to spot differences in two similar pictures, Belmar Elementary School fourth-grader Owen Coffey took first place in his division, and Dylan ...

Belmar Elementary Pre-K Teachers Go on Parade to Boost Spirits During Home Instruction

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — A parade of eight vehicles that came through Belmar and Lake Como on Wednesday afternoon may have been small in size, but big in Belmar Elementary School spirit, to say the least.

With home instruction in place for more than a month, the school’s prekindergarten teachers wanted to find a way to reach out personally to their students, but keep “socially ...

VIDEO: Talent Abounds in Belmar Police Department’s Weekly Student Contests

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Second-grader Matty Pesce proves that Belmar Elementary School students certainly do have talent.

He captured first place in one of Belmar Police Department’s latest Facebook contests for his guitar solo of “When the Saints Come Marching In” — a performance that also included a shout-out to the police department for sponsoring the effort as ...

Siblings Soar to Victory in Belmar Elementary PTO’s Eagle Easter Egg Hunt

BELMAR, NJ — Two sets of siblings used their “eagle” eyes to win the Belmar Elementary School PTO’s Easter egg hunt. The students were the first on April 7 to scour the town and spot two colorful egg drawings emblazoned with the school mascot.

BES fourth-grader Maxx Wortman and prekindergartner Hudson Wortman found a special egg displayed on the front door of a home on ...

Belmar Elementary Students Draw and Count Their Way to First-Place Wins in Police Department Contest

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Students from Belmar and Lake Como showed off their artistic and mathematic skills in the Belmar Police Department’s latest Facebook contests.

Drawing their favorite at-home activities, Belmar Elementary School sixth-grader Grace McKenna took first place in her division category with a colorful rendering of baking cookies and cupcakes. And among younger ...

Belmar Police Keep Connected with Students for Some Fun During Home Instruction

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — During this time of home instruction, Belmar’s finest have come up with a fun way to keep in touch with the students they’ve gotten to know during the school year.

Every Monday and Friday, the police department posts a contest on its Facebook page that is open to Belmar and Lake Como children in prekindergarten through eighth grade. So far, the ...

It’s March Madness at Belmar Elementary: Fundraising Continues for New Basketball Court

BELMAR, NJ — March Madness is in full swing at Belmar Elementary School — not to actually play basketball, but to raise money to bring a full-size court to the school grounds by next fall.

The Belmar Elementary PTO is asking the greater Belmar community to contribute to its fundraising effort during the month when the NCAA tournaments dominates the nation’s college sports ...

Belmar Elementary PTO March Events

March is coming in like a lion for the Belmar Elementary PTO.

For more information on these events, visit the PTO's Facebook page.

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Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 27, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors. TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate. 

You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos. Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 5, 2020

BEDMINSTER – There’s a collective sigh of relief in the hills of Somerset County today with word that President Trump is spending his weekend elsewhere. Let’s make the gigantic assumption that Trump had somebody read The Jaffe Briefing to him earlier this week, ...