Thursday, June 13, 2013
Walter T. Bergen Middle School in Bloomingdale is offering a summer book club for all Bloomingdale students entering 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grades.
Walter T. Bergen Middle School in Bloomingdale is offering a cool alternative to pools and lakes by offering a summer reading program to escape the heat and promote reading for students. “The summer is typically a time when many students look to avoid school work at all costs” stated Principal Verducci. “With the help of Mr. DiLorenzo and the support of the Board of Education, the message we’d like to send our students is that summertime is a good time to catch up on all your pleasure reading. To that end Mr. DiLorenzo is going to host a Summer Reading Club!” The program will meet each Wednesday starting July 10 and will run through Wednesday August 14. All Bloomingdale students entering 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grades are invited to attend…
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The program costs $230 to attend.
Camp Invention will be held at the Walter T. Bergen School June 24 thorough June 28, NorthJersey.com is reporting. Principal Frank Verducci said that 31 students have been enrolled in the five-day long program. The camp costs $230 to attend. For more information, e-mail Jacobs at: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit campinvention.org.
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Program teaches kids how to say 'no' to taking drugs.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
The camp will be held at Walter T. Bergen Middle School from June 24 through June 28.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Troop 71146 conceived of bird habitat project at Walter T. Bergen Middle School and constructed bird houses and feeders themselves.
A Bloomingdale Girl Scout troop is preparing to unveil a bird habitat it created at Walter T. Bergen Middle School next Friday. The scouts from Troop 71146 created the blue bird trail and habitat for their Bronze Award community service project. The scouts installed native plants, bird feeders, a birdbath, nesting boxes, and educational signs. The scouts constructed many of the materials themselves. “It was all their idea. All the girls were really into the project. They were all very enthusiastic about it,” said Meg Gray, troop leader. “Because they were the force behind it they took ownership of it.” The girls put on a special talent show last month to help finance the cost of the project. The troop raised $800. The project allowed the …
Monday, May 27, 2013
Bloomingdale officials introduce new policy at recent meeting.
It may be easier for Bloomingdale middle school students to make the honor roll soon, NorthJersey.com reported. The Bloomingdale Board of Education introduced a policy May 20 that would decrease the numerical requirements needed to make the honor roll, the report states. Under the proposed requirements, students would be named to the high honor roll if they earn a 90 or more in all subjects for a marking period; they currently must earn a 95 or more. Students would need to earn an 85 or more to be named to the honor roll, down from the 87 currently required. The policy is scheduled to be read for a second time June 3.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Students at the Walter T. Bergen School are collecting canned food as part of the Mayor's Wellness Campaign.
Students at Walter T. Bergen School are collecting food this month as part of an initiative that encourages healthy eating and more exercise. Students are collecting food as part of the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, a program designed to empower municipal leaders with the tools to implement active-living initiatives in their communities. The school has partnered with the Bloomingdale Health Department to run the drive. “We want to educate the children about the realities of hunger in New Jersey. Hunger exists in our own backyard,” said Christie Navea-Jaime, the Bloomingdale health educator. “That education is important because we want the children to understand why we are doing this food drive.” Students are collecting the following foods. …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Geography Bee winners and high honors recipients received gift certificates to Applebee's for their achievements.
Walter T. Bergen School Principal Frank Verducci and social studies teacher Shane DeLucca were at the Bloomingdale Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday to honor some very accomplished students. Mac Bross, the grandson of board member Sheldon Bross, won first place in the Geography Bee earlier this year. Bross is a student in grade 8 at Bergen. Jessica Hornig, a seventh-grade student, was the first runner-up in the Bee. Both won a free meal at Applebee's for their achievements. Thirteen students named to the High Honor Roll for the second marking period were also honored at Monday's school board meeting. Students only make high honors if they finish the term with grades of 95 or higher in every subject. Those students are: High …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Students in grades 5 through 8 recognized.
Several Walter T. Bergen School students achieved places on the Bloomingdale school's Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the second tri-mester. The following students were honored for their achievements: Grade 5- Jacob Tolentino, Julia Tuck, Evan van lenten Grade 6-Zoe Bross, Sama Dwaidari Grade 7-Isabel Amadio, Allison Mizzone, Nicholas Schalago, Matthew Ullrich Grade 8-Ashley Assin, Mackenn Bross, Malak Dwaidari, Valeria Lopez. All information provided by the Walter T. Bergen School.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Hundreds come out for bonnet contest, crafts.
A huge crowd came out to the Walter T. Bergen School Saturday for a visit from the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt. Included in the day were crafts, a DJ and an Easter bonnet contest.