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Delayed Openings, Canceled Classes for Bridgewater-Raritan School District

November 15, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Because of the weather forecast and existing conditions throughout the district, primary schools will be closed Friday and all other schools will be on a two-hour delayed opening.

According to the district website, all students in grades five through 12 will attend school on a two-hour delayed opening schedule.

The intermediate schools will open at 11:05 a.m., the middle ...

Adamsville Primary Holds 4th Annual Armed Forces Salute

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Adamsville Primary School held its 4th Annual Armed Forces Salute Nov. 7 to celebrate the community's veterans and active members of the military.

Every year, the event is sponsored by the Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association and the New Jersey Education Association, which allow members to write Pride in Public Education grants for community events, and are funded by ...

Parent Surveys Regarding District Programs Available Online Now

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Parents and guardians in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District are being asked to take part in surveys through the strategic planning.

According to a letter from the district, they are developing and implementing a consistent, thorough, data-driven, multi-year process for analyzing current programs for relevancy and alignment to updated standards, as per the ...

Hillside Students Speak Out About Preventing Plant Extinction

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Fifth grade students in Terry Tunkel and Joy Dorman's class at Hillside Intermediate School learned about organisms, their environment and how energy moves through an ecosystem, and shared what they learned through letters and posters.

The students completed investigations in their outdoor classroom, and worked to determine what plants really need most for growth, namely ...

Barlow, Thiesse Looking Forward to New BOE Terms, Final Winner Awaiting on Mail-In Ballot Results

Editor's Note: Article has been updated to include comments from fourth candidate Stephanie Black.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The two incumbents for Bridgewater-Raritan Regional Board of Education saw a secure margin to earn new terms in Tuesday’s elections, but the ballots are still out on who will fill the final seat as the county counts thousands of mail-in ballots that were submitted this ...

District Continuing to Protect Against Millions of New Malware Samples, Working to Prevent Hacking of Systems

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district has taken continued steps to protect against cyber attacks, according to a report from district manager of information technology Andres Ospina at a recent board of education meeting.

Ospina said there are 9,700 users in Bridgewater, 640 access points across the district and 7,050 user devices.

“Cybersecurity is in practice to protect the networks, ...

B-REA, BOE Negotations Drag On, Teachers and Parents Implore District to Settle Now

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Although negotiations may have taken a positive turn, according to Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association president Laura Kress, they are still not close to settling a new contract with the board of education and the plans will be moving forward to discontinue all non-stipend activities across the district as of Nov. 1.

“We’re pretty much done with the ...

Bridgewater-Raritan High School Students Among Y Vote Contest Winners

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two Bridgewater-Raritan High School students were named the first place video competition winners in a contest to convince others to vote.

"You’re never too young to flex your muscles when it comes to the power, responsibility and rights associated with voting." That’s the message that the Greater New Brunswick Area chapter of the NJ League of Women ...

New Survey on Homework Available for Bridgewater-Raritan Stakeholders

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Russell Lazovick sent out a message to the district regarding a new homework survey that will be available until Nov. 7.

Below is the message in its entirety:

Dear Parents and Guardians,

In my opening letter to you this year, I highlighted our work for One and All to create stronger supports for our students and their health and wellness, ...

Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association Holds Rally Outside Mediation Session

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association held a rally Monday outside the Wade building during the previously scheduled mediation session being held between their representatives and the board of education representatives.

The most recent three-year contract was approved in May 2016, following a year of negotiations and back-and-forth between the board of education ...


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