Helping to Maintain the Present
Planning for the Future

415 Center St
Bridgewater, MA 02324

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Next Meeting: Monday, September 9, 2013, 7 pm, Faculty Dinning Room, High School
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Since 2004 the Friends of B-R Athletics (with your help) have donated over $500,000 to the Regional School District to help cover the high school athletic program operating costs and purchase capital equipment items. The Friends have also provided $14,000 for scholarships to graduating senior athletes.

Prior to the opening of the new high school (September 07), the Friends informed the School Committee that it would no longer be the norm for the Friends to fund operational costs normally associated with a school athletic program, (transportation, officials, uniforms and equipment). The Friends felt that with a new high school opening it was time for the the athletic department to be fully funded by the school district budget. The Friends wanted to get back to funding the extras in addition to providing varsity letters, pins, plaques, and funds for banquets for teams that win championships which has continued each year.

So far the extras the Friends have funded has been equipping both inside and outside concession stands, a new school store and purchasing a scorers table for indoor sports, 2 wrestling mats, a tumble track for the cheerleaders, a basketball shooting machine for girls and boys basketball, scoreboard for gymnasium, baseball pitching machine and mats to cover the gym floor in the batting cages, stop watches for the track teams and other sports, scrimmage vests for girls socer and field hockey and a count down timer for the field hockey team and a whirlpool for the training room, resurfacing of the outdoor running track, fencing for baseball and softball fields.. The Friends goal this year is to raise $100,000 to continue it's goal of supporting the athletes and athletic program at B-R.

The athletic department continues to operate on a bare bones budget and User Fees is $300. The Friends are committed to doing all that they can to help out and look forward to your continuing support.

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Each year the Friends lose dedicated members as sons and daughters graduate and the parents of those student-athletes move on. Continued support must come from the 10th, 11th, and 12th grade parents and new members must come from the ranks of 9th grade parents. If you haven't joined the Friends of B-R Athletics please do. You may contact us at: friendsbrathletics@comcast.net or call (508) 697-7129.

If you can give more then the basic membership Blue ($25) Red ($50) consider becoming a major sponsor, (Bronze $100+, Silver $250+, Gold $500+, Platinum $1,000+). See details under Fund Raising link.