A tasty treat was provided to the Class of 2026 when Freshman Orientation Day was held at Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School on August 24.
The students who will enter 9th grade in September received a tour of the campus and its buildings and listened to high school administrators, including Principal Dan Hemberger and Assistant Principal Brian Smith, welcome them all to their new educational surroundings.
“We told the students that this is their first step to their career journey,” said Hemberger, who participated in his initial Freshman Orientation Day at Bridgewater-Raritan High.
Hemberger will begin his year as the high school principal after he had served in that same capacity at Manville High School.
“You will talk about your four years here for years to come.,” Hemberger added.
The first-year high school students --a total of 672 strong will start in two weeks--received their school Chromebooks and their ID cards. Then it was time for ice cream.
“You can see how excited these students were to be on our campus,” said Smith, whose title is Assistant Principal for Freshman Class. “They are about to start their high school journey.”
The high school as well as all 11 schools in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District will launch the 2022-2023 year on September 7.