In The Schools

May 13, 2020

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School’s Sweetheart Dance was a magical night, as girls danced with their special dates and spent time with their friends at the Taylor Pavilion. In addition to bringing their dads or someone special to the February 7 dance hosted by the Belmar Elementary PTO, they ...

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Get into the holiday spirit in December before the winter break, courtesy of the Belmar Elementary PTO. For more information on these events, visit the PTO's Facebook page.

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BELMAR, NJ — Preschoolers at Belmar Elementary School recently turned their classroom lesson on restaurants into a real-life experience. Some 30 students took the short walk from the school to Brandl restaurant in Pyanoe Plaza, where they received a tour of the popular eatery by owner Chris ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The greater Belmar community is rallying around a major fundraiser on Friday, November 22 that will benefit an effort to construct a full-size basketball court on the grounds of Belmar Elementary School. Billed as an adults' night out, “Swoosh, There It Is!” will be held from 7 to ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Children in Belmar Elementary School’s prekindergarten class recently received a lesson that, in the end, was as easy as pie. The group of some 60 preschoolers took a short walking trip down Main Street to Sweet Tease Tearoom and Café, where owner Kate Walters introduced them to the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Although spring is months away, members of Belmar Elementary School’s Environmental Club now have new garden beds awaiting them when it is time to dig in. Thanks to a generous donation from Jaeger Lumber of Belmar, school staff members, parents, students and community members ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A full-court press is on to bring a basketball court to the Belmar Elementary School playground. The Belmar PTO is driving the effort after the student body last year placed a b-ball court on the top of their wish list for the school. Since then, the group has jumped into action to ...

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A full month of fall fun before the Thanksgiving break is on tap, courtesy of the Belmar Elementary PTO. For more information on these events, visit the PTO's Facebook page.

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BELMAR, NJ — It may have been a little louder than usual at the Belmar Public Library last Friday. But the one hour of children’s chatter was certainly for a good reason. Some 30 Belmar Elementary School preschoolers visited the library for a tour that included looking through the books in its ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A local discount card for 18 Belmar area businesses is now available from the Belmar Elementary PTO. In this new fundraising endeavor, card users will be given a specified discount at all participating businesses for an entire year. The cost is $10 per card, and all proceeds will ...

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From apparel and candle sales to Halloween fun, there's lots on the Belmar Elementary PTO calendar for October.  

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BELMAR, NJ — With the start of the new school year on September 5, the Belmar Elementary PTO has been busy preparing to welcome back students with a host of activities. Here’s a rundown. Immediately following orientation for prekindergarten and kindergarten students on September 4 at 9 a.m., the ...

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WALL, NJ — Creating a prototype for a headphone monitoring app earned a team of Belmar Elementary School sixth-graders top honors in the fourth annual Makerfest — a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) challenge among elementary schools in eight sending ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A group of Belmar Elementary School preschoolers were all smiles during a trip to the dentist earlier this week. Pre-K teacher Jacqueline Dahrouge’s class took a walk down Main Street on May 29 to Shore Dental Arts, where they learned about their oral health from dentist Hasan ...

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SEA GIRT, NJ — What’s a little competition among sending districts? For six Belmar Elementary School students, it was a whole lot of fun. In the first-ever Battle of the Sending Districts on May 28, the Belmar team was up against six other neighboring elementary schools — Sea Girt, which hosted ...

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BELMAR, NJ — For one prekindergarten class at Belmar Elementary School, students didn’t have to look far to find a person whose occupation makes the community a better place. With this week’s lesson focused on learning about “community helpers,” they turned to Special Officer Derek Fabian of the ...

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