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50th High School Reunion

October 18, 2017 by Anita Iannantuono Marione (Register to contact)

Save the Date Sept 15, 2018 for the class of 1968.
We are trying to locate as many classmates as possible. Please contact me with any information you may have for our classmates.

Alumni Shirts

August 18, 2014 by Sylvia Ormando (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

Hi everyone,
I overbought some Alumni shirts for our reunion and have 12 shirts available in size 2XL. I'm selling them for $20.00 each and includes mailing cost to you. Anyone interested please send a check for that amount to:
Sylvia Ormando
165 Davenport Road
Toms River, NJ 08757

Shirt will be mailed within 1-2 days, the shirts are a golf shirt and have a collar with 3 buttons. On the left side if shirt it says North Bergen Bruins Alumni. If you have Facebook you will be able to see a picture of it or send me an email at: ormandosm@ *****.com and I will send you a photo.


September 14, 2012 by Ronald Catoggio (Register to contact)

would you believe my son has been and still is a north bergen high school ENGLISH teacher!!!!!

North Bergen High School News From Around The Web

Date announced for North Bergen High School's 'Alien' encore performance

The high school stage play caused a tsunami of interest when a posted video got some 3 million hits and won praise from the film's director and star.

New Jersey high school's celebrated 'Alien' play gets encore  San Francisco Chronicle

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey high school's stage production of "Alien" is coming back with help from the 1979 film's director, Ridley Scott.

North Bergen High School pulls off performance of 'Alien'  News 12 New Jersey

The North Bergen High School's drama department went way off the beaten path by putting on a play based on a famous horror movie.

North Bergen High Schools Alien Gets Natl Praise, Celeb Fans

Celeb Fans For North Bergen High School's 'Alien' - Secaucus, NJ - Joss Whedon, Rosario Dawson and Mark Hamill (a.k.a. Luke Skywalker) are praising the ...

Sigourney Weaver, Ridley Scott Praise North Bergen Highs Alien

Sigourney Weaver Praises North Bergen High's Alien - Secaucus, NJ - Director Ridley Scott also said he would pay for an encore production of "Alien" at North ...

'Alien' Looks Glorious on Stage in This New Jersey High School Play

Last night the North Bergen High School in New Jersey put on 'Alien' as their school play and it looks absolutely incredible.#hrgiger#Alien#rushmore ...

Forming the foundation for esports in NJ  NJTV News

Over 450 million people around the world are expected to watch esports in 2019, and global revenues are expected to exceed $1 billion.

North Bergen returns core, momentum for 2019 spring season

Last year was quite the season for the North Bergen girls outdoor track and field program. A convincing 81-point victory over St. Dominic to claim its third straight ...

"Alien: The Play" high school production so good, encore performances demanded  WSB Atlanta

A high school production of the 1979 cult classic sci-fi horror film “Alien” so impressed audiences in its limited run last week that encore performances are now ...

'Benny & Joon' on stage charms and disarms with subtle differences at Paper Mill Playhouse

A review of Benny & Joon, a new musical adapted from the 1993 movie, at Paper Mill Playhouse.

Early Addition: An Illustrated Guide To NYC's Endangered Spaces  Gothamist

Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. The Guardian talked to ...

High School Production Of 'Alien' Receives Praise  CBS New York

Actress Sigourney Weaver is praising North Bergen High School students after their "Alien" spring play went viral. Next Video. Tax Deadline Today. More Latest ...

H.S. baseball player bound, gagged and dragged around field in 'hazing' incident, mayor says

Mayor Felix Roque provided the account of the incident Wednesday after being informed by a school district staff member.

Local Government Week kicks off in April  The Hudson Reporter

The Hudson County League of Municipalities is kicking off its annual NJ Local Government Week on April 6. This year's celebration is the first in which the ...

Weed and death: Big day in Trenton  Politico

Gov. Murphy told POLITICO's Sam Sutton last week that “we have been able to change a number of minds” on marijuana legalization, but in the very next ...

Weed is still illegal  Politico

Good Tuesday morning! Weed is still illegal. But I think I see some hope for the bill. In the lead up to the failure, there were signs Governor Murphy and Senate ...

North Bergen schools want voter OK to borrow $60M

NORTH BERGEN — Township voters on Tuesday will decide whether the school district can move ahead with a $65 million plan to buy the county's old High ...

Jersey Journal front and back page news: Saturday, March 30, 2019

Patrick Villanova | The Jersey Journal The shocking murder of a jogger whose body was found in the lake in Jersey City's Lincoln Park has frightened the ...

North Bergen voters say 'yes' to $60 million bond for schools realignment plan

North Bergen voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum question that approve the borrowing $60 million for the purchase and renovation of the former High ...

Jersey Journal front and back page news: Friday, March 29, 2019

The Jersey City woman found dead in the lake in Lincoln Park on Sunday is believed to have been jogging in the park Sunday morning when she was ...

North Bergen High School 2018 graduation (PHOTOS)

The graduates descended on James J. Braddock North Hudson Park for the ceremony.

North Bergen High School 2018 prom (PHOTOS)

Jersey Journal Photo Editor Reena Rose Sibayan captured the students and their dates striking some very striking poses as well as having fun on the dance ...

Referendum for North Bergen High School expansion still set for Dec. 11  The Hudson Reporter

A referendum that would result in a major renovation of North Bergen High School will remain on the ballot for the voters to decide its fate on Dec. 11. The North ...

North Bergen's Abdallah El Saleh scores 1000th point, gets triple-double (Video)

Abdallah El Saleh scored his 1,000th career point and he recorded a triple-double with 28 points, 11 rebounds and 10 steals to lead North Bergen over Bayonne ...

Reject North Bergen bonding referendum | Jersey Journal editorial

North Bergen voters should have gotten a surprise in their mailboxes this week: sample ballots for a special election on Tuesday.

North Bergen High School will be on the move in 2019

One of the largest high schools in the state is on the move. School board officials announced yesterday that North Bergen High School will be moving into the ...

North Bergen officials taking precautions over ‘vague threat’ found in high school  Hudson County View

While the threat is not deemed to be credible, parents of North Bergen High School students were alerted that a "vague threat" was written in a bathroom.

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“The craft, precision, and unexpected beauty of the newspaper printing process.” Rebirth of a paper mill. Keyless in New York. The 14th-Century Mappa Mundi.

NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS  The Hudson Reporter

North Bergen honors veterans at annual ceremony. Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the Board of Commissioners hosted North Bergen's annual Memorial Day ...

North Bergen football coach was paid $74K for unused sick time, but his family wants more

The family of former North Bergen High School football coach Vincent Ascolese filed a civil lawsuit against the North Bergen Board of Education.

070 Shake, breakout star from Kanye West album, comes home to N.J. for victory lap (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

In a matter of three weeks this spring, 070 Shake, an up-and-coming singer and rapper from New Jersey, soared to the top of the charts on at least two Kanye ...

North Hudson Year in Review  The Hudson Reporter

The greater North Hudson area was the scene of some major stories in 2018. Major shifts in the housing market are underway as a development boom has led ...

NJ football coach got $75K in unused time; family says not enough

The family of a former assistant superintendent is suing the North Bergen Board of Education, alleging he was not properly compensated for unused time he ...

North Bergen High may get new home

New High School will have more room along with programs for students in North Bergen.

North Bergen teacher kicked in the head breaking up fight — VIDEO  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

NORTH BERGEN — A teacher who said he was trying to break up a fight ended up in the middle of the action, and now four people are facing serious charges.

Mayor Roque's support of Wainstein wavering  The Hudson Reporter

North Bergen and West New York both have 2019 mayoral elections just months away. As with most concurrent elections in Hudson County, they will likely ...

Blankenship, Roy P.  Press of Atlantic City

Blankenship, Roy P., - 68, of Northfield, unexpectedly passed away on January 19, 2019 at AtlantiCare Mainland Division. Before moving to South Jersey in ...

A new North Bergen High School will be Mayor Sacco's greatest achievement

Mayor Nicholas Sacco's announcement last Monday that a new North Bergen High School is on the way may just be the most important date in the township's ...

Family of legendary N.J. football coach sues district over unused sick time payout

JERSEY CITY – The family of a legendary high school football coach is suing the North Bergen Board of Education, alleging he was not properly compensated ...

North Bergen teacher assaulted while trying to stop fight  News 12 New Jersey

A North Bergen High School teacher was kicked in the face while attempting to break up a fight between two teenage girls.

Bright skies and hopes at North Bergen High School graduation

More than 500 students in scarlet mortarboards and gowns began a new phase of their lives at the North Bergen High School graduation ceremony in North ...

North Bergen High School 2016 graduation (PHOTOS)

Nearly 600 North Bergen High School seniors graduated this morning in a ceremony celebrating their four years of hard work at the school.

North Bergen High School football preview 2017


WATCH: Breakout N.J. artist 070 Shake brings 'Santeria' to 'Tonight Show'

North Bergen's 070 Shake has become known for her contributions to Kanye West's album and several other high-profile projects he recently produced, ...

North Bergen (N.J.) district will move high school to high-tech campus that is being vacated  American School & University

The North Bergen (N.J.) school district says it will move its high school to a facility being vacated by Hudson County Schools of Technology's High Tech High ...

Wrestling: Big North team-by-team previews

Here's a look around the Big North Conference as the wrestling season gets underway.

Man tried luring teens into prostitution near N.J. high school: cops

A Bronx man posted flyers near North Bergen High School seeking young women to work for his production company, but police say he attempting to lure them ...

High School Football Team Helps Local Police Rescue Stray Dogs from Freezing Temperatures  Babble

The North Bergen High School football team helped local police rescue a three dogs — a mom and her two pups from bitter cold on New Year's Eve.

PHOTOS: North Bergen High School graduation 2015

A class of 552 students left high school behind and began a new chapter when the North Bergen High School senior class graduated this morning at Bruins ...

North Bergen High School Prom 2015 (PHOTOS)

North Bergen High School students had fun at prom on Wednesday at the Rockleigh Country Club.

Column on power plant criticized; SID will hike taxes; Fund the wall | Letters

Quigley's column distasteful. I found yesterday's (December 11) article by Joan Quigley not only to be distasteful but it read like she was writing a propaganda ...

Restaurant Inspections for week ending March 1, 2019

Health Inspections for Restaurants and food establishments in Bergen, Essex and Passaic counties for week ending March 1, 2019.

Security Beefed Up At North Bergen High School After Threatening Message Found  CBS Local

NORTH BEGERN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities were taking no chances Friday after a threatening message was found at North Bergen High School.

Man Tried To Lure Teens Into Prostitution Near NJ High School  Hoboken, NJ Patch

Man Tried Luring NJ Teens Into Prostitution - Hoboken, NJ - A man was charged this week with trying to lure teens into prostitution near a New Jersey high ...

North Bergen High School Football Players Help Rescue Puppies Abandoned In Brutal Cold  CBS New York

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Some New Jersey high school students have earned high marks for their winter heroics. North Bergen High School ...

North Bergen’s High Tech High School ranked in top 25 best public schools list  Hudson County View

North Bergen's High Tech High School was ranked no. 12 among the top 25 best public high schools in the country, according to the website Niche.

Wrestling: Everything to know for the Passaic County tournament

Get to know Passaic County wrestling before Saturday's championship event.

PHOTOS: North Bergen High School 2014 graduation  The Star-Ledger

In front of Board of Education members, elected officials and proud family members and friends, the North Bergen High School Class of 2014 received their ...

North Bergen schools plan could finally rid Braddock Park of pre-K trailers

A plan for a new high school and junior high starting in 2019 would free elementary school space for pre-K children housed since 2001 in trailers that violate ...

Congrats to the Hudson County classes of 2018 (PHOTOS)

When the last diploma is handed out at Union City High School Friday night, it will mark the end of the 2017-18 school year in Hudson County.

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Photos: North Bergen High School graduates who died on 9/11, in Afghanistan honored  The Jersey Journal -

North Bergen 9/11 *Service*, September 11, 2012. 10. Gallery: North Bergen 9/11 *Service*, September 11, 2012. Dozens of people came out to North Bergen High ...

Hudson County's new $160 million high school will be 'one of a kind'

Each wing will have specific technological designs and features to advance its learning environment.

Public school employees who earn more than the Governor  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

The governor of New Jersey earns about $175,000 a year and, according to, close to 400 public school employees made more; in some cases, ...

The List: Top Ten Highest-Paid Public School Employees in New Jersey  NJ Spotlight

The Garden State's governor has a salary of $175000. Almost 400 public school employees earned more last year, some of them a lot more.

New North Bergen STEM academy lets students 'take what they want'

North Bergen's new STEM academy will start next year.

New Jersey teacher violently attacked while trying to break up fight  WABC-TV

Four people are facing criminal charges after a fist fight ended with a high school teacher in New Jersey getting attacked.

Police: Everyone safe after High Tech placed on lockdown due to gun threat  Hudson County View

Police: High Tech was placed on lockdown after a student was believed to have had a gun inside the school, but authorities determined there was no threat.

School officials say North Bergen pre-K trailers will get fire safety doors

NORTH BERGEN -- On Oct. 30, 2012, Hurricane Sandy knocked down power lines and started an early morning fire that destroyed two of the pre-K classroom ...

North Bergen High School students participate in program that bakes goods for troops  The Jersey Journal -

John Heinis/The Jersey JournalFamily Community Career Leaders of America After School Club at North Bergen High School prepare to bake some chocolate ...

The 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals Who Earned $150K Or More  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Salaries Of 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals - Point Pleasant, NJ - These 939 top-paid NJ school superintendents and principals earned $150K, even if their ...

Ex-North Bergen teacher: I was forced to campaign for Sacco (VIDEO)

A former North Bergen high school teacher has claimed in a YouTube video that she was forced to campaign for longtime Mayor Nick Sacco.

Where to watch movies outside in Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic

Here are some movies played at parks in Bergen, Hudson, Morris, and Passaic Counties.

Wrestling: North Bergen's lineup will lean on returning starters

With six starters returning in the lineup, the North Bergen wrestling team seems to be at its strongest in the lower-middle weights. Headlined by two-time state ...

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.

North Bergen officials stand by aides accused of stealing from taxpayers

North Bergen officials vouched for the character of the employees, who made a lot of money as part-time parks department aides.

North Bergen BOE results show we must continue fight; Sanctuary for gang members? | Letters

Feedback from Jersey Journal readers on topics and current issues important to Hudson County, the state, and the country.

Football: Union City-North Bergen rivalry renews tomorrow with division at stake

The rivalry between the Union City and North Bergen High School football teams is a relatively short one. The feud between the two neighboring cities has been ...

Sacco to retire from school job, will remain mayor and state senator

NORTH BERGEN -- Nicholas Sacco, who for more than three decades has worked as a North Bergen school administrator in addition to his posts as mayor and ...

North Bergen police mourning loss of sergeant to suicide

NORTH BERGEN — The death of a township police sergeant from suicide caught members of the police department here by surprise and many of them were ...

Wrestling: North Bergen aiming at larger prizes in 2016-17

The North Bergen wrestling team is used to competing for county and divisional titles every year and consistently sending standout athletes to Atlantic City for the ...

2012 Graduation Photos: North Bergen High School  The Jersey Journal -

The commencement exercises took place on the football field at James J. Braddock/North Hudson Park.

North Bergen High School nominated for Blue Ribbon Schools Program  The Jersey Journal -

Pamela Suchy/The Jersey JournalNorth Bergen High School has been nominated by the state Department of Education for the prestigious Blue Ribbon Schools ...

Guttenberg weighs sending 7th and 8th graders to North Bergen

Guttenberg teachers oppose the proposal, which would cost the district $2M in tuition and the union a dozen jobs, all amid building project by both districts.

Poll: Did North Bergen H.S. deserve to be stripped of its state football title?

pepnb8.JPG. Students participate in a pep rally celebrating the North Bergen football team's state championship win in the gym of North Bergen High School on ...

North Bergen asks state to investigate teacher who criticized mayor

Sarah guillen Screen Shot 2015-05-05 at 1.43.17 PM.jpg. North Bergen's superintendent of schools has asked the state to investigate former North Bergen High ...

Huge turnout at wake for legendary North Bergen football coach

NORTH BERGEN -- Hundreds of people filed into the Vainieri Funeral Home on Kennedy Boulevard today to pay their respects to Vincent Ascolese, the ...

North Bergen police sergeant on life support after self-inflicted gunshot  Hudson County View

North Bergen Police Sgt. Alexander Vazquez is on life support after sustaining a self-inflicted gunshot wound last night, authorities said.

North Bergen High School marching band choreography consultant charged with having sex with 15-year-old student  The Jersey Journal -

nbhs.JPG Journal file photoNorth Bergen High School on Kennedy Boulevard. The school's marching band choreographer has been charged with having sex ...

School district merger plan doesn't get passing grade in East Newark

Guttenberg and East Newark would lose "home rule" over their small school districts under a tax-cutting proposal made by a panel of politicians, economists and ...

No conflict with vote on North Bergen school budget, attorney says

A revised version of the school budget was unanimously passed May 13 by the commissioners, including three who work for the school system.

Which school employees in Hudson County earn more than their superintendent?

You can file this one under "only in New Jersey." When Gov. Chris Christie instituted a salary cap for superintendents of school districts across the state in 2011, ...

'An amazing coach:' Maria Nolan's journey to become NJ's first 1,000-win volleyball coach

IHA girls volleyball coach Maria Nolan became the first New Jersey volleyball coach to reach 1000 career wins.

Indicted North Bergen school employee's pay to be discussed, superintendent says

North Bergen's superintendent said he will be discussing the pay of a school employee, who was indicted for being an alleged no-show in a different township ...

How Hudson County public high schools scored on the SATs

The state Department of Education released school by school data on SAT scores in it NJ School Performance Report for the 2016-17 school year. In Hudson ...

Passaic Tech wrestling gets revenge on North Bergen, captures first section title since 1994

NORTH BERGEN - Passaic Tech was one win away from history. But first, it had to take care of some unfinished business. Facing a North Bergen squad, which ...

VIDEO: Mysterious, worm-like creature found in NJ high school lunch  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

New Jersey high school students found a worm-like creature moving around a plate of cafeteria food Thursday. Video of the disgusting discovery, which ...

North Jersey's five great meatball sandwiches

This summer I finally watched The Sopranos. I know, call me trendy. It really was fun seeing all those North Jersey spots, and it was twice as fun to eat a really ...

Who’s running for North Bergen school board?  The Hudson Reporter

Voters can choose three candidates for three-year terms on the nine-member North Bergen Board of Education on April 17. A whopping 23 candidates have ...

Legendary North Bergen football coach Vincent Ascolese dies at 77

Former North Bergen High School football coach Vincent Ascolese, a legendary figure in New Jersey scholastic sports, died today after a long battle with cancer, ...

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