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August 5, 2022

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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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The threat of rain didn't stop the Bridgewater-Raritan High School Class of 2022 from celebrating graduation day out on Basilone Field Thursday. More than 600 students received their diplomas in the annual ceremony. The graduates were: Taha Abbas Shruti ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With the district having recently released its security plan for the upcoming school year, and the township, through Mayor Matthew Moench, countering with what it is calling a plan of its own for security in the schools, Superintendent Robert Beers said Thursday that the district ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More than 600 students graduated from the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School Wednesday, leaving eighth grade to become freshmen at the high school. Graduating were: Aditya Thomas Abraham* Mikayla Abraham* Olivia Abraham-Brito* Carly Abramson Aesha A.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township has announced that there will be a township police officer assigned to every public school in Bridgewater Township for the remainder of the school year, through June 23. Mayor Matthew Moench announced the decision Monday morning, and the expanded police ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is working on improving security measures in all of its schools for the months and years to come. Superintendent Robert Beers, working with district security coordinator Michael Voorhees, delivered a short presentation June 14, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School held its annual eighth grade awards ceremony, honoring students for their academic and other accomplishments. PRESIDENT'S AWARD - 2022 Aditya Abraham Mikayla Abraham Olivia Abraham-Brito Aesha Acharya Dahlia Adams Arjun ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Baseball & Softball celebrated another successful season with its closing ceremonies June 11 at Prince Rodgers Field. After final games were played, players celebrated with contests, games and food to mark the end of the 2022 season.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School held its annual senior awards program, recognizing students for achievements in academics, sports, music and more. NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP WINNER Akhil Arularasu NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS Akhil ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Hillside Intermediate School's Roots & Shoots program held its annual Forest Fest June 4, celebrating nature and animals. The event included a performance by the Green Planet Band, high school robotics, a chance to learn about bees, fresh produce from a local farmers ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is modifying its protocols with regard to COVID-19 exposure and subsequent quarantine periods. Superintendent Robert Beers discussed as much regarding Policy No. 1648-11 at the May 24 meeting of the Bridgewater-Raritan board of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022, deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan board of education is in the first stages of seeking a new member to represent Raritan. Lucy Sandler, who was elected to the board in late 2019 and was slated to serve into next year, announced that she is resigning from the school district’s governing ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District music department is making beautiful music once more. The district was named a 2022 Best Community for Music Education, the fourth consecutive year it has been given such an honor, as bestowed by the National Association of Music ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 2022-2023 school year budget has been approved by the Bridgewater-Raritan board of education. The school board ratified the $171.2 million budget April 26. The public hearing was overseen by school district business administrator Peter Starrs, along with superintendent ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The referendum for the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is still almost a year away, but school officials are focused on one of the supplemental questions slated to appear on the ballot, the addition of full-time kindergarten, primarily by expanding Bridgewater-Raritan ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The rankings have been release from U.S. News & World Report, and Bridgewater-Raritan High School is listed in the top 100 schools in New Jersey. According to the report, BRHS has been named the No. 80 best school in New Jersey, and No. 196 among high schools in the New ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The board of education has approved a future year school calendar with one small change to professional development. Board member Jill Gladstone brought up the 2023-2024 district calendar during committee reports at the full board’s first April meeting. There had been ...

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