In The Schools

February 20, 2019

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School students didn’t let a winter storm get in their way of celebrating the 100th day of the school year. Despite a delayed opening on Tuesday, February 12, they still had plenty of time to mark the special milestone with a plethora of fun activities, especially ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School will hold prekindergarten and kindergarten registration for the next school year on Tuesday, February 19 and Wednesday, February 20. Registration, to be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the school, is open to both Belmar and Lake Como residents. To sign up for ...

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BELMAR, NJ — For some 70 Belmar Elementary School girls, it was a special kind of date night at the Taylor Pavilion on Friday evening. They brought their dads or someone special in their lives to the school’s annual Sweetheart Dance, where they filled the dance floor, enjoyed pizza and ice cream ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Prekindergarten students at Belmar Elementary School never have to venture far to take a class trip. A host of fun-filled places can be found just minutes away from the school’s front door. And right before their annual holiday break, the children visited several businesses in the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — You can never have too much pie. Just ask the children in Belmar Elementary School’s prekindergarten class, who took a trip yesterday to Sweet Tease Tea Room. The 33 children on November 7 took the short walk along Main Street from the school to the café, where owner Kate Walters ...

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BELMAR, NJ — For at least 12 years, members of Belmar’s Volunteer Hook & Ladder Fire Co. know the drill when October rolls around. In observance of National Fire Prevention Month, they invite a special group of visitors to their 11th Avenue firehouse — kindergartners at Belmar Elementary ...

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BELMAR, NJ — As Belmar Elementary School enters its first full week, here is a rundown of important events for the remainder of the month.  The PTO is accepting orders for its Annual Fall Mum Sale, featuring nine-inch potted perennials in a variety of colors priced at $7 each or three for $18.

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School is strengthening security in terms of facilities and faculty for the new school year. While the school’s newly designed front entrance will restrict access to the main office, there will be a permanent police presence on school grounds when BES opens its ...

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BELMAR, NJ — As Belmar Elementary School prepares to welcome back students on Thursday, September 6, here is a rundown of important events for the start of the new school year. The Belmar PTO is holding a Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Play Date on Tuesday, September 4, immediately following ...

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BELMAR, NJ —Belmar Elementary School’s front entrance will be bolstered for better security as part of a host of interior and exterior renovations planned this summer. The Belmar Board of Education on June 27 approved a total of $337,000 in repairs and improvements that include creating a more ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Lake Como Borough Councilwoman Hawley Scull recently participated in Belmar Elementary School’s “Teacher for the Day” program. She “filled in” for second-grade teacher Karen Gianforte, whose students greeted her with open arms (see photo above). “They got to ask me questions ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Applications are now being taken for the Belmar Woman’s Club annual scholarships for college-bound students. High school seniors who live in Belmar, regardless of where they attend high school, have until today, May 11 to submit applications for the $1,000 awards. In addition ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School PTO has issued a call to BES graduates to apply for its annual college scholarships. High school seniors who live in Belmar or Lake Como and plan on continuing their education in the fall can apply for two $1,000 awards. Recipients will be selected based on ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Mayor Brian Magovern startled members of the Belmar Elementary School’s fourth-grade class when he asked them a math question during the planting of annual Arbor Day tree on school grounds. “How much soil is there in a hole 4 feet by 4 feet by 4 feet?,” he asked, as class members ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School PTO has issued a call to BES graduates to apply for its annual college scholarships. High school seniors who live in Belmar or Lake Como and plan on continuing their education in the fall can apply for two $1,000 awards. Recipients will be selected based on ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Applications are now being taken for the Belmar Woman’s Club annual scholarships for college-bound students. High school seniors who live in Belmar, regardless of where they attend high school, have until Friday May 11 to submit applications for the $1,000 awards. In addition to ...

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BELMAR, NJ — For a home-cooked meal featuring a medley of flavors from south of the border, there was no better place to be last night than Belmar Elementary School. A group of parents wanting to contribute to the eighth-grade class’s fundraising efforts exhibited their culinary talents in the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — When Belmar Elementary School students walked out at 10 a.m. today onto the school’s playground, they marched around the large area’s perimeter several times before gathering at the flagpole. With signs raised high and chanting in unison, they joined tens of thousands of students ...

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The fiesta-style dinner on March 14 is open to the public with tickets priced at $10 for adults and $8 for children — for a choice of 10 selections from various entrees and a drink. Kids age 3 and under are free. BELMAR, NJ — A bounty of flavorful, home-cooked offerings will be served during ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A Belmar police officer will soon be placed at Belmar Elementary School — an action prompted by the recent mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school. Making the announcement at the borough council’s February 20 meeting, Mayor Matthew Doherty called it “a pretty extreme step for ...

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