Bridgewater Friday Update

Bear Pride: Respect, Responsibility, Be Safe, Do Your Best

May 7, 2021

Staff Appreciation Week---Thank you!

Staff Appreciation Week was this week. BBC collaborated with many parents to make this an incredible week with lots of treats and yummies for all of us! Thank you very much on behalf of the entire Bridgewater Staff!!

Mother's Day--May 9th

Mother's Day is this Sunday. Happy Mother's Day to all of the Bridgewater Moms!! I hope you have a special day and know that you are greatly appreciated!!

Free Meals

On Tuesday, April 20, USDA announced the extension of several COVID-19 waivers to ensure students can continue to safely receive free school meals through the 2021-22 School Year. We are reviewing and still learning what these waivers will mean for the state of Minnesota and Northfield Public Schools.
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BBC Booster Message

Bridgewater families!

Guess what??!! The Fun Run is next Friday, and our students and staff are so excited! Please support our school today - here’s how:

  1. REGISTER your student(s) on today. It takes 30 seconds!
  2. SHARE with 5 family/friends using the SHARE tools on (Facebook, Text Message or Email) Students will earn rewards just for sharing from
  3. GIVE a donation if you are able to give.

  • Every share and donation makes a difference! And, don’t forget…
    Students can receive rewards when parents share from
  • All students get to participate in the Event day, regardless of financial participation
  • This fundraiser comes with an incredible character development program for students where they’ll be learning about the importance of teamwork, care, courage, grit and celebration

Thank you for supporting our school - we are grateful for our amazing school community!

Fundraiser Kick Off - 5/4

Fun Run - 5/14


Thank you,

Bridgewater Booster Club

BBC Staff Video

Bridgewater Boosterthon 2021 (Sports City Now)

THANK YOU to all of the TEACHERS and STAFF who participated in making the Boosterthon Teacher Video this year! You are what makes Bridgewater such an amazing school!


Summer PLUS

2021 SUMMER PLUS (current K-5 students) will be held July 19 - August 19, Mondays - Thursdays each week, 9:30a - 3:00p. Summer Plus is a free program for students who meet state qualifications and district criteria. Programming will focus on literacy skill development, STEAM activities, and social/emotional learning. Youth registration forms will be sent home mid to end of April.

Upcoming Events

May 14---Booster Fun Run

5/19-21---BOGO Book Fair

5/21---The Works Virtual Field Trip-4th Grade

June 6---5th Grade Graduation--No Spectators, but we will live stream

June 10---Last Day of School for Students

Bridgewater Elementary School

World-class Learning for Elementary Students Grades K-5 Bridgewater Elementary School, situated on a 14-acre campus just south of downtown Northfield, is a K-5 public school serving approximately 600 students. It serves the neighborhoods on Northfield's southern side, Dundas, and the rural area south of Highway 19 and west of Highway 246. Students benefit from an active Bridgewater Booster Club and many parent volunteers.

The staff is intensely dedicated to offering a high quality, well-rounded education that strives to meet the specific needs of each student. We focus on empowering our students in their learning and building a solid foundation for their educational journeys.