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Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School Students Win National Medals and Recognition

July 25, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – At the 53rd Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), in Louisville, Kentucky from June 1 to 23, students from Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School (SCVTHS), including several from Bridgewater and Raritan, earned a total of six medals. 

The list of SCVTHS students who received medals is as ...

REMINDER: July 31 School Board Candidacy Deadline Approaching, 3 Seats Open in Bridgewater-Raritan

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Citizens interested in running for local school board office must file nominating petitions with their county clerk by 4 p.m. July 31 for their names to appear on the Nov. 7 General Election ballot.

This year, there are three open slots on the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School Board of Education. Two of the slots are for representation of Bridgewater, and the ...

Board of Education Approves Five-Year Goals for Strategic Planning

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Following the recent presentation of the strategic planning committee’s mission and values for the district, the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School Board of Education approved a 2017-2022 Strategic Plan with goals for meeting the mission.

The goals were prepared at the June 13 board of education retreat and approved June 27.

The strategic planning process was ...

District Celebrates Number of Retirees This Year

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School Board of Education recently recognized all the teachers and staff who are retiring from the district this year, several with over 25 years of service.

Those retiring this year were:

Jennifer Minnichelli, Bradley Gardens Librarian, 13 years
John Gerwer, Jr., Buildings and Grounds, 30 years
Mindy Hoppe, BRHS LDTC, 16 ...

District Honors 2016-2017 Student Board of Education Reps

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional Board of Education honored its four student board representatives with plaques marking the end of the year.

Every year, four seniors are chosen to sit on the board of education, reporting on sports, clubs and anything else going on at Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

This year’s reps were Luke McGeown, Olivia Ortelli, Sonia Gupta ...

BRRSD Superintendent Lazovick Reflects on School Year, Plans for Future

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District Superintendent Russell Lazovick said in his end-of-year presentation that they got a tremendous amount of good work done this year but there is always more to do.

Lazovick presented his recap of the goals laid out for him by the board of education, and outlined what has been done, and what is left to do.

The goals for ...

Student Debate Winners First National Champions in Bridgewater-Raritan High School History

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The school district recognized two students who won a national championship, earning the first ever of its kind award for Bridgewater-Raritan.

Aakash Rangan and Vishnu Pathmanaban were named the New Jersey Division National Speech and Debate Association Junior Varsity State Champions.

This is the first time Bridgewater-Raritan has ever been named a state champion. The ...

SCVTHS to Hold Summer Dance Programs

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Dance Department at Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School will be holding two programs during the upcoming summer break.  The International Dance Camp and the Tap Camp will be for students ages 10 and up.  Both programs are held in the air conditioned studios of Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School.

The International Dance Camp ...

'Once a Panther, Always a Panther': Bridgewater-Raritan High School Celebrates More Than 700 Graduates

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More than 700 students graduated from Bridgewater-Raritan High School Thursday in the ceremony at Basilone Field.

Trisha Kaundinya was the class elected speaker for the graduation ceremony, and she praised her classmates, and reminded them that they will always be Panthers no matter where they go.

Graduates were:

Nicholas Acevedo*
Abena Adutwum
Angelo ...

Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School Celebrates Its More Than 700 Graduates

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More than 700 eighth grade students graduated from the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School at the ceremony Wednesday evening at the high school.

Graduating as part of the Class of 2017 were: 

Amani S. Abdelhaid
Fayrooz Yasser Abdelkader*
Mahmood Y. Abdelkader*
Abhishek Acharya
Katie Acheson
Kellen Urban Adams
Trisha Rao Addaganti
Madison Anne ...

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