Education

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 years
  • Steven Jankoski, BRHS Special Ed Teacher, 16 years
  • Emilie Golis, BRMS Mathematics Teacher, 26 years
  • Susan McLane, Milltown Special Education Assistant, 12 years
  • Angela Walker, Milltown Special Education Assistant, 15 years
  • Silvana Fabian, BRMS Instructional Assistant, 14 years
  • Marie Hall, JFK Cafe/Play Assistant, 19 years
  • Lani Montgomery, Adamsville Art Teacher, 27 years
  • Donna Sherman, BRMS Nurse, 18 years
  • Diane Memoli, Van Holten Intervention Specialist, 28 years
  • Susan Swinsburg, JFK Head Cafe Assistant, 32 years
  • Patricia Gard, JFK Second Grade Teacher, 27 years
  • Arlene Dolegewitz, Hamilton PE Teacher, 21 years
  • Sonia Avellan, BRHS Spanish Teacher, 18 years
  • Donna Casale, JFK ESL Teacher, 27 years
  • Linda Ahrens, BRHS FCS Teacher, 14 years
  • Rosalie Savage, BRMS Cafe/Play Assistant, 15 years
  • Margaret Ponzio, Eisenhower Science and Art Teacher, 18 years
  • Kathleen Gallagher, Hamilton Secretary, 24 years
  • Jean Carle, Adamsville Special Ed Instructional Assistant, 24 years
  • Elaine Volk, Bradley Gardens Intervention Specialist, 25 years
  • Beverly Jacobs, Crim Technology Teacher, 18 years
  • William Nivison, Physical Therapist, 12 years

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