Friday Features


Last Week for the Box Tops Contest

There's one week to go on our Box Tops Contest. Submit Box Tops in their classroom by 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

Last Call: Order a Book for Our Author Visit by Feb. 3

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 - Then & Now Pics Are OVERDUE

Attention 4th Grade Families! We're still missing about half the 4th grade students' "Then & Now" pictures. 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).

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

Bridgewater-Raritan Schools Are Shaving The Way to Conquering Kids' Cancer

WHERE: Eisenhower Intermediate School

WHEN: FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020 @ 6:00 p.m.

WHY: The selfless students and faculty of the Bridgewater-Raritan Schools will once again have their heads shaved to raise money to Conquer Kids’ Cancer!

Ladies who wish to participate but not shave their heads are invited to cut their hair for Beautiful Lengths and Locks of Love.

Over the past 9 years students from every school in the B-R School District participated - raising over $850,000.00 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation which funds the most promising research and pediatric oncologists working for cures for childhood cancer.

Go To:

Sponsored by the Van Holten Elementary School PTO

Click here for more details.

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