Friday Features - 3/29/19

Your Weekly BGS PTO News & Happenings

April PTO Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, April 2 at 7 PM in the Library for our April PTO Meeting. Featured topics will include:

  • Recap of February & March Events
  • News from Around the School from Mrs. Binford
  • Hear From Mr. Stianchi about the Butterfly Garden Grant project
  • Updates on Upcoming Events & Activities - Talent Show, Color Run, & Marker Recycling
  • Upcoming PTO Board Vacancies
  • Win Door Prizes!

See you then!


Join us Friday, April 5 at 7 PM for a FREE family fun night. We're setting up our own "escape room", complete with brain teasers and puzzles. Work together and see if you can ESCAPE THE GYM. This event is free - snacks will be available for sale (cash only). See you there!

We could use a bit of help staff our various stations - let us know if you can give us a hand by signing up here:

Talent Show Audition Deadline Extended to April 8

GOT TALENT? Don't forget to get your talent show audition video submitted!

On May 10th BGS will be presenting a talent show from the Stars of BGS at the Bridgewater-Raritan High School. All 1st - 4th grade Musicians, Singers, Dancers, Magicians, and Comedians are welcome to submit a video audition to by April 8. Results will be communicated by April 11th, giving you until May 10 to finish fine-tuning your act.

Important Dates:

Wed., May 1 - After school until 5 PM cast meeting & rehearsal in the BGS Gym

Fri., May 3 - After school until 5 PM cast rehearsal in the BGS Gym

Wed., May 8 - MANDATORY Dress Rehearsal 5 - 7 PM at BRHS Auditorium

Fri., May 10 - TALENT SHOW at 7 PM BRHS

We can't wait to see your creative acts!

For questions, please contact our Talent Show Co-Chairs: Juliette Muszka & Alison Beebe at

Take a Break from Cooking on April 9

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Hop on in to Edible Arrangements to Support BGS

Edible Arrangements of Bridgewater are offering a free professional picture with the Easter Bunny with any purchase of $25 or more. 15% of proceeds will be donated back to the our PTO when you mention "Bradley Gardens School". See below flyer for more details!
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Love Books? Help Us Run the Spring Book Fair!

We're looking for a few good hands to help us chair the Spring Book Fair (to be held in June). Interested individuals will be coached by our graduating Book Fair team in order to learn the process and chair future Book Fairs. The ideal candidate should be available during the school day to help staff and oversee the Book Fair. If you're interested in learning more and getting more involved with the school, please reach out to Lauren Ravi at

In Case You Missed It

4th Grade Yearbook Reminders

  • April 1 - Last day to submit photos for the 4th grade yearbook - photos will be accepted online (details in the flyer) through April 1.
  • April 15 - 4th Grade Yearbook Order Forms Due

If you are a 4th grade family and did NOT receive a flyer, please contact us at and we can send you an electronic copy.

Plant Sale Pre-Orders

Our annual Spring Plant Sale is underway. We've partnered with Ace Greenhouses to offer a selection of herbs, veggies and hanging baskets - perfect for starting your own veggie garden or sharing as a gift for Mother's Day. Only pre-orders will be taken, so get your order form (attached below and sent home via backpack mail) in by Tuesday, April 9 to ensure your delivery before Mother's Day.

News from Around the District

Don't Miss Mr. C's Sports & Games Camp at CSA Summer Camp

Mr. C is running 4 weeks of camp this summer!! Join in for a fun filled camp including games, sports, activities, arts & crafts, prizes & goody bags!

Check out the details on his attached flyer, then remember to sign up on the CSA Summer Camp website:

Any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Mr. C at

Check Out All of the CSA Camp Options - Click Here

Our Bridgewater-Raritan Council of School Association is once again offering a variety of sport and enrichment camps throughout the summer. Check out all of the available options here.

JFK Vendor Fair

The JFK PTO will be holding a Vendor Fair on Saturday, April 13th from 10am to 2pm in the JFK School Gymnasium. All are welcome to attend!

Learn about and shop local businesses and vendors! Details of the event can be found their Facebook Event Page:

If you, or someone you know is interested in participating, please email Additional vendors and businesses will be accepted for a short time longer.

PTO & School Dates to Remember

  • April 2 - PTO Meeting - 7 PM
  • April 5 - Escape the Gym - 7 PM
  • April 9 - Spring Plant Sale Orders Due
  • April 9 - Chipotle Fundraising Night - 4 - 8 PM
  • April 15 - 4th Grade Yearbook Orders Due
  • April 19 - 28 - School Closed for Spring Break

Stay in Touch

Bradley Gardens PTO

Briana George, Co-President

Kelly Schmidt, Co-President

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