Friday Features


Everybody Wins!

Thanks to all of the families who joined us at last Friday's Bingo Night. Whether your Bear brought home a new toy, some slime, or one of our other fun prizes, we hope you had a good time at our Free Family Fun Night. Special thanks to the Margist and George families, as well as all of our BGS alumni "callers", who hosted the evening!
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Special Guest: Superintendent Russ Lazovick

Join us at next week's PTO meeting. We'll be joined by our Superintendent for a discussion on district communication procedures. We'll also discuss spring fundraiser plans and some great upcoming events like the Sweetheart Dance. See you there!

Got Box Tops?

There's still time to help your kid's class win our Box Tops contest!

Who: All BGS students

What: Annual Box Tops Contest

When: Thursday, January 2 thru Friday, February 7th

Where: Your classroom

Why: Raise money for BGS and win a movie and popcorn party for your class

Bring in valid (not expired) Box Tops in baggies labeled with your teacher’s name

Check your cupboard for the products with the Box Tops for Education logo. Each Box Tops label earns $0.10 credit for the school. Check the expiration date - we can't redeem expired Box Tops. To find the full list of participating products, check out

New this year - Box Tops has gone digital! Now you can use the Box Tops for Education App to scan your receipts to receive credit for the new Scannable Box Tops. You can give credit to your class when you scan receipts by scanning your receipt, then tapping the star icon to enter your "Give credit" memo (enter the name of your teacher).

Complete instructions for the Box Tops program are available in the attachment below.

News Around the District

School Start Times Presentation

As the Board of Education continues its exploration of the impact of School Start Times on the health and wellness of our students, there will be a separate presentation at the January 21st meeting to review the timeline followed by the Board over the past year and the process. This will take place during the Superintendent’s Update which will begin after 7:30 pm. The Board of Education meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the high school.

Community News

Bradley Gardens Little Loop Baseball Registration

Is your son or daughter looking to learn the FUNdamentals of baseball this Spring in a positive and relaxed environment? Consider Bridgewater's original baseball program, Bradley Gardens Little Loop! Celebrating its 62nd year, the Bradley Gardens Little Loop baseball program emphasizes teamwork and sportsmanship and provides quality baseball instruction to every child who participates in the league regardless of skill level.

The Little Loop season runs from approximately April 2020 through June 2020, and is open to all boys and girls between the ages of 4 ½ and 12, regardless of their experience level. Players are placed into one of four divisions based on their age as of May 1, 2020. From beginners to more advanced players, all are welcome to play. Unlike other leagues, the Little Loop does not require parents to post work bonds before their children can participate in the league. We are an all-volunteer program and a non-profit organization. Our focus is on providing your child with the best baseball experience possible at an affordable price.

Registration forms can be obtained by visiting Sponsors, Managers, and Coaches are always wanted. Questions about the league? Send us an e-mail at

Dates to Remember

Jan. 20 - No School

Jan. 21 - Board of Ed Meeting - 7:30 PM @ BRHS

Jan. 22 - PTO Meeting - 7 PM

Jan. 31 - SLIMING Day for Our Read-a-Thon (during school assembly)

Feb. 7 - Final Day for Box Tops Contest

Stay in Touch

Bradley Gardens PTO

Briana George, Co-President

Kelly Schmidt, Co-President