Friday Features


Kindness Week - Jan. 27 - 31

Bradley Gardens School, along with the district, will participate in The Great Kindness Challenge from January 27-31, 2020. The Great Kindness Challenge is a proactive and positive bullying prevention initiative that improves school climate and increases student engagement.

To celebrate the week, here’s what's planned:

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Send In Those Box Tops!

All BGS Bears are invited to submit Box Tops in their classrooms between now and Friday, February 7th. Not only will they be helping to raise money for BGS, the top collecting class will win a movie and popcorn party!

How Can You Participate?

Simply bring in valid (not expired) Box Tops in baggies labeled with your teacher’s name or use the Box Tops app to scan receipts and credit your submissions to your child's class. We'll total them all and announce the winning class at the end of the contest.

Not Familiar with the Box Tops for Education Program?

Complete instructions for the Box Tops program are available in the attachment below. To find the full list of participating products, check out

Did You Know....

Box Tops Earned BGS Over $1000 Last School Year??

Buy a Book for Our Author Visit

Author Jodi Moore is coming to BGS on March 4th! If you would like to pre-order one of her books, please complete the form attached below and send it back with your payment NO LATER than FEBRUARY 3, 2020.

Please make your checks payable to BGSPTO. Send them back in an envelope marked "Author Visit Book Order". You can also order online through AtoZ Connect - it's under the "General" section of the Online Store.

Ms. Moore will sign the books while she is here and will distribute the books the day she visits.

4th Grade Families - Don't Forget Those Then & Now Pics

Attention 4th Grade Families! Flyers and emails were sent home this week regarding our yearbook team's need for your "Then & Now" pictures. The deadline to submit your 2 pictures is Jan. 31. Images can be sent to Remember - pictures should feature ONLY your child and we only need 2 - one from kindergarten age and one current (that's not a school portrait).

Get Ready for SLIME!

We'll be closing our our Read-a-Thon Program during this month's school wide assembly on Friday, Jan. 31. We'll announce final totals read and raised and draw the raffles and award our top prizes for individuals and classes. PLUS all of our Bears will get to watch as our Top Readers & 'Raisers help slime our Principal and PTO Co-President. Pictures... and maybe even some video... in next week's Friday Features!

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

Feb. 3 - Book Order Forms Due for Jodi Moore

Feb. 7 - Final Day for Box Tops Contest

Feb. 17 - No School (President's Day)

Feb. 21 - Sweetheart Dance (details coming soon)

Stay in Touch

Bradley Gardens PTO

Briana George, Co-President

Kelly Schmidt, Co-President