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5 Things to Remember About the 2011-12 School Year

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Today is graduation day for seniors at , and that means the end of another great year. And so in honor of that, we present five different events that made the 2011-2012 school year both good and slightly less good.

  • —For the second year in a row, the Bridgewater-Raritan High School boys lacrosse team captured the Tournament of Champions win, defeating Delbarton June 9, and maintaining a 21-0 season.
  • —This may not have been the most pleasant topic [and it's still ongoing], but the negotiations were a major part of this school year, with teachers holding rallies outside their respective schools on Friday mornings and continued talks. We'll see where the negotiations go next.
  • —This does not directly affect the seniors, but redistricting was another major topic this year, as the board of education decided to move the AI program from .
  • Turf Fields—Several opened this year, including one at the and a third beyond the .
  • Homes of Living Hope—The home improvement class began a project to create a medical center for those in need in Uganda. The students are learning about plumbing, lights and much more as they are working to create the center inside a shipping container, and have learned about the plight of those overseas.

What did you enjoy most about this school year?

Dave Mountney June 19, 2012 at 12:24 PM
More things to remember about this past school year: Pre-Halloween Snow Storm Power Outages New full time HS principal hired No 'Snow' Days Eisenhower teachers climb 66 flights of stairs for MS Milltown students get to Carnegie Hall 'Late Spring' break New artificial turf field at HS Van Holten students blow away goal; raise over $88K for childhood cancer research

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