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Parents Concerned Over Proposal to Bring After-School Programs in House, Vote Expected at Tuesday Board of Education Meeting

January 21, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional Board of Education is expected to vote Tuesday evening on a proposal from the district to bring the before and after school programs at two primary schools in-house, beginning with the 2019–2020 school year — and a number of parents and those running the programs are preparing to voice their concerns.

Last year, the district ...

B-REA, BOE Sign Memorandum of Agreement for One-Year Contract

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan board of education and the Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association have reached a one-year deal for a contract, retroactive to July 2018, and each party has signed a memorandum of agreement to move forward.

According to B-REA president Laura Kress, the two parties signed off for the one-year agreement, set to last from July 1, 2018 through July 1, ...

Kindergarten, First Grade Registration to be Held End of February

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Registration for kindergarten and first grade in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is set for Feb. 25 through Feb. 28.

Any child who turns 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2019 is eligible to be enrolled in the kindergarten program for September 2019. The schedule is a half day program with morning and afternoon sessions.

Families will be notified of a ...

BOE Pulls Personnel Addendum Regarding Staff Salaries During Negotiations From Reorganization Meeting Agenda

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - After an impromptu closed meeting between the board of education negotiations committee and Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association, a proposed addendum regarding salary increases while negotiations are ongoing was pulled from the agenda and not voted on during Thursday’s reorganization meeting.

The addendum was first mentioned at the final meeting of 2018 to allow ...

Bridgewater Board of Education Reorganizes for New Year, Taps Gladstone for Third Year as President

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Board of education member Jill Gladstone was unanimously chosen as board president for her third consecutive year at the annual reorganization meeting Jan. 3.

Board member Jacqueline Barlow, newly elected in November for another term on the board, was chosen unanimously to serve as board vice president.

In addition, the meeting saw the swearing in of Barlow and incumbent ...

Student Safety Report Shows No Change in Number of Incidents

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district has released its student safety data report for the second half of the 2017–2018 school year, and is noticing no significant changes as far as trends of violence, drugs, alcohol and other incidents.

According to Superintendent Russell Lazovick, in terms of these kinds of incidents, the district is not out of line with other schools of similar ...

District Announces Teachers, Professionals Honored for Governor's Awards

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District has announced the honorees for the Governor's Teacher of the Year Award for the 2018–2019 school year, as well as the Governor's Educational Services Professional Award for the year.

Chosen for the Governor's Teacher of the Year Award are:

Juyon King, Adamsville, Grade 2 Teacher
Lauren Tiberio, Bradley ...

Bridgewater-Raritan High Schooll Students Achieving High Marks in AP Tests, SATs and More

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district has released the second part of its student testing report regarding advanced placement and SATs, and students in Bridgewater-Raritan are consistently performing on par with, or better than, other schools.

According to assistant superintendent Daniel Silvia, there were 1,567 students taking advanced placement classes last year, with 93 percent of students ...

Bridgewater-Raritan District Named to Annual Honor Roll

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District has been named to the 9th Annual Honor Roll, one of only 39 districts in New Jersey to receive the honor.

According to assistant superintendent Daniel Silvia, the district is also one of only 373 nationally and in Canada to receive the recognition.

The honor roll recognition is given to districts showing an increase in ...

Board of Education Presents Offer on Short Term Contract, B-REA Says it Won't Alleviate Health Care Cost Problems

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As negotiations between the board of education and the Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association continue, a potential short term solution discussed between the two parties was presented by board member, and negotiations committee chair, Jeffrey Brookner regarding a potential for immediate relief – but B-REA members said it will not actually offer the relief they ...

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