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September 17, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School is expected to be closed for one more week, until Oct. 4, as remediation work continues following Tropical Storm Ida. According to a message from Superintendent Robert Beers, the storm caused major flooding issues at the middle school, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan schools are back in action, save for one, in the wake of Tropical Storm Ida. Superintendent of schools Robert Beers reported Sept. 14 that three school buildings suffered flood damage during Ida earlier this month — Crim Primary, Hamilton Primary and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The start of the 2021-2022 school year recently raised questions with the Bridgewater-Raritan board of education, specifically the busing of students from Immaculata High School in nearby Somerville. Several members of the public spoke at the board’s Aug. 24 meeting at ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district has informed the community that they are short a number of different bus routes because of a lack of bus drivers from two of their contractors. According to a message from superintendent Robert Beers, the district is facing a number of challenges with student ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan students headed back to school Monday, a few days later than originally planned because of damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, and with some starting virtual as cleanup continued. Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School will be virtual for two weeks while ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Crim and Hamilton primary schools will officially be open for full day in-person instruction as of Tuesday, according to a message from the district Monday afternoon. The schools were on remote instruction for the first day Monday after the buildings sustained some damage in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With school starting and time running out to make any changes, hundreds of parents in Bridgewater, and thousands around the state, are imploring the governor to change the mandate and allow school districts to offer a virtual option for this school year. New Jersey Parents for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Crim and Hamilton primary schools will be on virtual instruction for at minimum the first day of school, according to a report from Superintendent Robert Beers. The first day of school, which had been pushed back to Sept. 13 because of floodwater damage in Tropical Storm Ida, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District has announced that, due to extensive damage during Tropical Storm Ida, the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School will begin the year in a virtual format for a minimum of the first two weeks of the school year. Superintendent Robert ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district is using two of its emergency days after three of the school buildings sustained damage in Tropical Storm Ida. According to Superintendent Robert Beers, Crim Primary School, Hamilton Primary School and the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School sustained damage due to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He has a vision for the future and a respect for the quality of education in town – and now new superintendent Robert Beers is taking the reins as the district returns to full in person instruction in what has proven to be a trying two years. “I am honored to have been ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With the start of the 2021-2022 school year just weeks away, new superintendent of schools Robert Beers delivered his first presentation before the Bridgewater-Raritan board of education Aug. 24 when he discussed plans to get students back in school, while keeping them safe and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With the new school year fast approaching, the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District has been hard at work on its summer curriculum. The matter was discussed July 20, beginning with a slide in the presentation reading, “everything good, everything magical, happens ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New Bridgewater-Raritan Superintendent Robert Beers sent out a message to the district Monday detailing information about the district's plans for a return to in-person full day schooling when schools reopen Sept. 9. The district, he said, is preparing for full-time in-person ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has changed the state’s mask mandate to require all students, teachers and staff in K-12 schools to wear masks while in the buildings — and for Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association President Laura Kress, this is a positive for the school districts. “I ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The team at the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School won the National Quizbowl Tournament this year, through the SkillsUSA Championships. This is the second win for the team, which also won the national conference finals in Louisville, KY, in 2019, and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The board of education candidates for the November 2021 elections have been announced and only one incumbent is running for an open spot. There are three open spots on the board of education this year, all representing Bridgewater. AJ Joshi, Jaqueline Barlow and Jean Lee are up ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The board of education is hoping for a return to in-person meetings by the beginning of the school year, but have not indicated any decision on whether masks will be mandatory for students come September. “I’m looking forward to getting back to in-person meetings, starting in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Staff and administration of Hillside Intermediate School gathered May 13 to celebrate former district employees Dr. Katrina Macht and her husband, Timothy Macht. As a tribute to what they did for the school, an American Beech tree and a Horse Chestnut tree were dedicated to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District honored retiring members of its faculty and staff. The 44 individuals were formally recognized at the June 22 virtual meeting of the Bridgewater-Raritan board of education. "It's not the same as in person, but we're excited to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district has provided updated guidelines regarding in-person schooling in September, including mask guidance and mandates on 3 feet social distancing. According to a message from the district, the state and Department of Education have released the guidance for the new ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A team of students from Bridgewater-Raritan High School are part of a larger organization, called Redefy New Jersey, writing articles to promote acceptance and combat harmful stereotypes throughout the state. The organization was started by New Jersey teenagers to promote ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Eisenhower Intermediate School sixth grader Shiven Das recently placed in the 2021 National Science Bee, competing in national science and biology competitions. The National Science Bee is a science-themed, buzzer-based academic quiz competition for individual students who put ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School sophomore Aarnav Shah has been spearheading the Astronomy Club workshop “Spacestation” for students in elementary and middle schools. Shah said he has been working with club president Gianna Tindall and club supervisor Colleen Harenberg to teach ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Christina Steffner sent a message Friday to all Bridgewater-Raritan High School parents regarding her appointment as interim principal of the high school for the coming year. Steffner, who just completed a stint as interim principal of the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School, was ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School students held the first ever hackathon, where each event is like a sprint to the finish. According to junior Roland Yang, at the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, computer science teachers at the school posted a hackathon advertisement for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan board of education hosted its last meeting of the 2020-2021 school year June 22, and said goodbye to interim superintendent of schools Thomas Ficarra, who led the district over the past 12 months. “We will greatly miss his leadership,” said board ...

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BRIDEWATER, NJ - Students from the Bridgewater-Raritan High School Class of 2021 will be attending college all over the country, at places like Rutgers University, Drexel University, The College of New Jersey, Cornell University, Yale University and Syracuse University. We've got the definitive ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School ninth grader Angela Xankis took the opportunity during virtual learning to grow her knowledge and passion for fashion design. Xankis took the first level of fashion design class with BRHS family and consumer sciences teacher Lorie Santos in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School Class of 2021 celebrated graduation at TD Bank Ballpark this year, with the more than 600 graduates gathered together on the field to celebrate. Below are the names of all the graduates: Amani S. Abdelhadi* Mahmood ...

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