Number of Students Chosen as BRHS Students of the Week


BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Each week, two students at Bridgewater-Raritan High School will be honored as students of the week.

Students are chosen by teachers and staff in the high school.

The students of the week throughout the month of October were:

Sign Up for E-News

Oct. 16:

  • Ashley Natale - (nominated by Barbara Hopkins) Ashley exemplifies a hard working student. She is kind to her classmates and helps her group members achieve success. She is continually asking questions that benefit the whole class and doesn't stop until she understands what's being explained. Ashley will stay after class to make sure she knows what is expected of her. I commend Ashley for her dedication to learning and being a self advocate.
  • Dan Ramirez - (nominated by Aileen Zylberman) Dan takes PE Partners and is paired with a boy named Matt. Matt liked Dan's hat, so Dan let him wear it during class. Matt was upset when Dan took back the hat, so Dan went to the mall after school to buy Matt his own hat. When he gave it to Matt the next day, he made his day.

Oct. 23:

  • Alex Radha - (nominated by Daniel Jennings) Alex always comes to class prepared and enthusiastic to learn. He is courteous and respectful to staff and to fellow students. He has a quick wit and a fun-loving sense of humor. He works well in groups and independently. He is sensitive to others and projects good citizenship.
  • Jessica Pochek - (nominated by Scott Linzer and Chris Black) Jessica is a hard working, dedicated student. She has done amazing work in Media Communications, BRTV and the Media Club, including the September staff video, which she planned, filmed and edited all on her own time. Jess is currently serving as co-executive producer of BRTV News and co-president of the media club. In addition to her work in school, Jessica also recently received her Girl Scout Gold Award. She is a hard working and dedicated student. It has been our pleasure to have her in class and in a leadership role with BRTV and the Media Club.

Oct. 30:

  • Keith Griggs - (nominated by Renee Zaleski and Samantha Cichon) Keith is a role model for his peers. Keith always has a positive attitude toward math and chemistry. Keith is willing to work with his classmates regardless of their skills set or social level. Keith always participates and is an all-around hard working student.
  • Alexis Thomas (nominated by Kristen Pesce) I am a one-to-one assistant to Cosette Ruh, Cosette and Alexis share two classes together, crafts and lit. Alexis is very helpful to me and my student Cosette in both classes. Often times, Alexis will hand me whatever papers are being passed out so Cosette does not have to wait, she will get me a laptop so I do not have to wait in line for one (helping Cosette get started on her work faster), and she will help me out when I am looking for certain materials for Cosette. Alexis is very kind and considerate, and Cosette and I both wanted to recognize her thoughtfulness. Her help is great appreciated.

Nov. 6:

  • Aaron Cassius - (nominated by Sarah Nasson) Aaron is always willing to help advisers and peers during robotics. Aaron has shown a strong growth in character and ability to work that has really made him excel.
  • Kate Scagliotta (nominated by Rob Thorp) Kate is an intellectual leader in our American Film Studies class. Always one of the first to offer her insights, Kate infuses deep thoughts into her discussions, both written and verbal, which elevates those around her with her unique sense of humor and ability to see the world around her.

Editors Note - Every week we will publish the BRHS Students of the Week. Congratulations to all those students recognized.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Upcoming Events

Tue, April 24

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Les Photos de Bernie at the Wayrick ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Tue, April 24, 9:30 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Teacher Naturalist Training

Education Green

Tue, April 24, 10:00 AM

Bridgewater Public Library, Bridgewater

Bridgewater Garden Club Meeting for April 24, 2018

Home & Garden

New Jersey Association of School Librarians Urges BRRSD to Keep All Librarians

April 18, 2018

To the Editor:

The following letter was sent to the Bridgewater-Raritan school superintendent as well as members of the school board from the New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL).  

As the statewide organization for school library media specialists, the organization advocates for strong school library programs for all students.  NJASL is disheartened to learn that a ...

Car Fire in Wendy's Parking Lot Deemed Not Suspicious, Bridgewater Police Say

April 20, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police responded to a car fire in the parking lot of Wendy's, on Route 22 East April 9, but the fire was not deemed suspicious, according to a report.

According to the report, an unoccupied 2003 Infinity G35 caught fire. A 2010 Honda CRV, which was parked next to it, was also damaged in the fire.

North Branch and Green Knoll fire both ...

BAM Desserts Visits SCVTHS Culinary Arts Program

April 22, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Melissa Jenkins, one of the owners of BAM Desserts in Somerset, and Chef Liz Hernandez visited the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School (SCVTHS) culinary arts classes this week in hopes to recruit students for the growing bakery. 

Jenkins and Hernandez were looking for reliable students who were willing to learn new skills, get workplace ...

Whitehouse Wind Symphony Presents Free Concert in Somerville

April 22, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Whitehouse Wind Symphony, a community band under the direction of Branchburg resident James P. Sheeley, Jr., will present a free concert on Sunday, April 29th at 3 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 West High St.

The concert will feature a wide range of selections from wind band literature both new and old, such as the overture to “Die Frau ...

'The Sting' shimmers and shakes at Paper Mill

‘The Sting ‘slithers and shakes at Paper Mill Playhouse


MILLBURN, NJ – In a premiere production of “The Sting,” Harry Connick Jr. commands the Paper Mill Playhouse stage in Millburn.

Based on the sensational Paul Newman/Robert Redford film in 1973, the 1930s plot centers on a con game and gambling, sometimes on a train between New York and ...

Bateman Bill to Require Training, Licensing for Pet Groomers

April 15, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) will introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets by requiring pet groomers to be properly trained and licensed following the deaths of three dogs in five months at different New Jersey pet salons.

“It is sadly far too common for us to read of dog grooming deaths in the news,” said Bateman.