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September 29, 2022

Editor's Note: This article is in response to one published on Sept. 27, which incorrectly stated that some education material had been banned and that opt-out options began in second grade. BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Karen Jones, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, clarified a number ...

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Editor's Note: This article has been edited because of some inaccuracies noted by assistant superintendent of curriculum Karen Jones. Please click here for corrected information regarding opt-out and state mandates across curriculum. BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More than two years after COVID-19 became a pandemic, the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is working at keeping students and staff safe when it comes to health and wellness. Discussions at a Bridgewater-Raritan board of education meeting revealed updated protocols ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The new school year is underway in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District, and with it has come some change. Perhaps the biggest change at Bridgewater-Raritan High School has been that of the unit lunch, a new initiative that superintendent Robert Beers has said will ...

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – The summer months proved invaluable for the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District. Even though regular classes were not in session, district administrators and staff were hard at work preparing for the 2022-2023 school year. Assistant superintendent of schools Karen ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council arrived at a compromise of sorts when deciding how many police officers to make available for the school district. The council voted unanimously Sept. 8, following a closed session, to adopt an ordinance to amend the composition and organization ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Although the first day of the new unit lunch at the Bridgewater-Raritan High School was a bit of chaos, things have straightened out as students have learned about how the system works, according to Superintendent Robert Beers. Beers said the district has shifted to a rotating ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - After much back and forth between the township and the district regarding security and the number of officers needed, a plan is being approved between the two entities to add an additional SRO officer and three new Class III officers. In June, the district approved a security ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Students returned to the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District for the first day of school Wednesday, marking a hopeful return to a normal school year.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The new school year is about to begin in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District. “We’re really looking forward to the next school year,” said Superintendent Robert Beers Aug. 30. “It’s one step closer to normal.” He said the district is in a much different and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is gearing up for the start of the new school year Sept. 7, and a key component of that will be safety and security in the schools. Superintendent Robert Beers reported that the district plans to maintain its Class III officers ...

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Several Bridgewater-Raritan High School students and graduates won big at the National Leadership Conference in Chicago June 29 through July 2 for Future Business Leaders of America. Incoming junior Vanshika Yadav won first place in the country in the introduction to business procedures ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He loves running a school and serving as principal to experience the energy and camaraderie of a school building – and now Daniel Hemberger is returning to the captain’s chair as the new principal of Bridgewater-Raritan High School. “I love running a school, being the captain ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is ready for a new school year, and preparing for new block scheduling at the high school, among other changes being implemented this year. "Our school district is ready to welcome our students back on Wednesday, Sept. 7, as we ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District has introduced its security team hired as part of the board of education approved school security plan. "As every student, parent and employee in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District understands, the safety and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council is taking its next steps as part of a proposal to the school district regarding installing police officers in each school building. The council introduced an ordinance Aug. 15 to amend the composition and organization of the township police ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The board of education and district are currently reviewing Bridgewater Township’s proposal regarding placing police officers in every township school, while Superintendent Robert Beers said he is anticipating student resource officers and Class III officers to be available on the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Mayor Matthew Moench has released a proposed agreement that he has sent to the board of education to put a Bridgewater police officer in every school building for the 2022-2023 school year. On Thursday, Moench submitted the agreement to the board of education to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Construction-related projects appear to be on target in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District, in anticipation of the coming school year in September. “There’s a large number of projects going on,” said district business administrator Peter Starrs at the July 19 ...

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RARITAN, NJ - John F. Kennedy Primary School in Raritan has a new principal. Aldo Russo was announced as the elementary school’s new principal at the July 19 meeting of the Bridgewater-Raritan board of education. He succeeds Joe Walsh, who retired at the end of last year. “Welcome to the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Seven candidates have filed to run for three open positions on the board of education in this year's elections, representing Bridgewater. Incumbents Steven Singer and Lynne Hurley are running for new terms on the board. Incumbent Jill Gladstone is not seeking re-election this ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan superintendent Robert Beers again explained the steps taken regarding enhanced security in the district’s school buildings at a recent board meeting. Beers said he and district security coordinator Michael Voorhees had “led an audit for security needs,” that ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Not many people, let alone high school students, can say they were a main factor in passing a statewide law, but Bridgewater student Will Atkins did just that all year long.  Atkins lobbied New Jersey state legislators to introduce, and now pass, the “Involve Our Youth” Act, a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A couple Bridgewater residents received scholarships from the Somerset County 4-H. Bridgewater resident Dale Brochinsky has been in 4-H since kindergarten, and has been in 11 different clubs, including the Clover Ensemble theater club and the On Target Archery ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan board of education honored this year’s retiring educators and staff members from the school district. "I wanted to start by thanking all of you in attendance," said superintendent Robert Beers. "Thank you for choosing teaching as your profession and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Now that the school year is over and the Class of 2022 has been celebrated, it's time to see their plans for the fall and where they will be attending college. Students will be attending college all over the country, at places like Rutgers University, George Washington ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District seems set on continuing with its own school security plan, as opposed to complying with recent suggestions made by Bridgewater Township officials. Bridgewater-Raritan board of education president Steven Singer discussed the issue ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - On June 8, the Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association (BREA) held a Family Literacy Night, bringing together students, parents and teachers to learn how to cope with stress in a post-pandemic world. "My Incredible Talking Body: Learning to Be Calm" by Rebecca Bowen – a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District recently unveiled plans regarding upgraded security measures for its 11 school buildings – but the mayor of Bridgewater has his own ideas on the matter. Mayor Matthew Moench expressed his views on school security during his ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Robert Beers released a statement Friday regarding the district's school security plan and the changes that have been made over the past couple years to increase security in the district. In the statement sent to all members of the community, Beers ...

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