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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

Back to the future: Sacco sworn in for 8th term as North Bergen mayor

NORTH BERGEN — Mayor Nicholas Sacco, after a landslide victory, and four other commissioners were sworn into for new four-year terms Tuesday afternoon.

NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS  The Hudson Reporter

NY Waterway crew rescues helicopter pilot. A NY Waterway ferry crew member aboard the “Gov. Thomas Kean” rescued a helicopter pilot from a crash landing ...

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.

This New Jersey high school staged 'Alien' and now it's viral  USA TODAY

North Bergen High School students turned the classic sci-fi film 'Alien' into a play and drew raves across the globe when the footage went viral.

New Jersey High School Play Based On Sci-Fi Classic ‘Alien’ Set For An Encore Performance  CBS New York

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Forget Broadway. It's a New Jersey high school play that is still getting plenty of praise, not just from the community, ...

Kearny resident graduates; High school students receive merit scholarships | Journal Entries

Mount Saint Mary College graduated 600 students during its annual Commencement ceremony on May 18. Among the graduates was Kayla O'Connor of ...

Behind The Scenes Of North Bergen High School's 'Alien'  CBS New York

BEHIND THE SCENES AT 'ALIEN': Check out the costumes and monstrous transformation of a student actor into the xenomorph at North Bergen High School's ...

Sigourney Weaver was on hand to introduce North Bergen High School's production of 'Alien'

On the 40th anniversary of "Alien," North Bergen High School put on an adaptation of the sci-fi classic, and the film's star, Sigourney Weaver, was there to ...

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 ...

Alien: The Play: Behind the Scenes at North Bergen HS  Vulture

A peek behind the scenes at the North Bergen High School production, Alien: The Play, which went viral last month.

Behind The Scenes At North Bergen High School’s ‘Alien’  CBS New York

Behind The Scenes At North Bergen High School's 'Alien'Costumes From North Bergen High School's "Alien"Take a closer look at some of the props and ...

Sigourney Weaver, Ridley Scott Praise New Jersey High School’s Production Of ‘Alien’  CBS New York

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey high school's production of “Alien” has earned some high praise from high-profile supporters.

Watch Alien: The Play Staged by New Jersey High School and Feel Your Chest Burst With Pride  Vulture

Alien: The Play put on by North Bergen High School in New Jersey is available to watch online, including Sigourney Weaver's live introduction.

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 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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

New Jersey High School's Celebrated 'Alien' Play Gets Encore  U.S. News & World Report

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.

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.

"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 ...

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 ...

Will North Bergen voters stick with Sacco or chart new course with Wainstein?

Will North Bergen voters choose a new face to lead or will they stick with what they've known for the past three decades? The answer will come May 14 when ...

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. 3 months ago ...

Meet the candidates running in North Bergen's municipal election

Here are the candidates running in North Bergen's May 14 municipal election.

Who are voters picking in West New York, North Bergen elections? MYOB

Voters were shy about their choices in the May 14 municipal races in these two Hudson County towns.

N.J. high school's smash hit 'Alien' play is back for encore. Take a look inside before the show.

North Bergen High School's Drama Club's encore performance of Alien the play based on classic movie.

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 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 ...

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 ...

Fairview Officer Backing Up Colleague Injured In North Bergen Crash  Daily Voice

A Fairview police officer backing up a colleague who was chasing a stolen car on Friday sustained a fractured thumb and bruises in a crash in North Bergen, ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Doug Bollinger About "The Samaritans"  New Jersey Stage

The Samaritans is a new micro-budget horror/thriller flick written and directed by Doug Bollinger and was based on a story by Keith Collins. It tells the story of ...

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.

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 ...

North Bergen High may get new home

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

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 ...

Official 'Alien' Account Uploads Highlight Video of NJ High School's Viral 'Alien' Play  Bloody Disgusting

On "Alien Day" last month, over 800 people attended a special encore presentation of Alien: The Play at North Bergen High School in New Jersey, a low-budge.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Rutgers studies solutions to storm runoff in North Bergen  The Hudson Reporter

The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission is setting the stage for a project that will likely cost hundreds of millions in areas of Hudson County. The goal is to ...

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.

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.

High School Performance of 'Alien' So Impressive, Sigourney Weaver Surprises Students at Second Show  Good News Network

Despite a tiny high school budget, students did such a realistic job bringing the film ALIEN to life that Sigourney Weaver showed up and Ridley Scott sent money.

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.

We saw the viral 'Alien' N.J. high school play. It was cooler than we ever imagined.

North Bergen High School's encore production of "Alien: The Play," was creepy, scary and frankly ingenious.

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 ...

Wrestling: Big North team-by-team previews

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

US News Best High Schools 2019: Heres How 350 NJ Schools Ranked  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

NJ Schools Make Elite US News List - Point Pleasant, NJ - UPDATE: US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.

North Bergen High School football preview 2017


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 ...

Watch Alien: The Play Online Now

Earlier this year, a group of high school students unveiled their reimagining of the Alien franchise with 'Alien: The Play,' which reenacted events from the series ...

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.

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 ...

070 Shake, breakout star from Kanye West album, comes home to NJ 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 ...

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 ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK  The Hudson Reporter

When Alejandra Bartutis was a student at North Bergen's Horace Mann School, she picked up the game of basketball. And she became a pretty good basketball ...

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 ...

Wrestling: Everything to know for the Passaic County tournament

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

Jersey Journal front and back page news: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Even though Hudson County saw light snow this winter, the freezing temperatures caused nearly the same number of potholes as other years. North Bergen ...

WATCH: Breakout NJ 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, ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 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.

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.

North Bergen High School Prom 2015 (PHOTOS)

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

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 ...

Paramus crash closes one lane on Rt. 17

A car crashed into a utility pole, knocking it down on Route 17 south in Paramus.

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.

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.

You Can Watch the Entire High School Production of ALIEN on YouTube Now!  Dread Central

Now here's an awesome way to start your week! It's been getting a ton of press lately. Now, you can watch North Bergen High School's entire production of Alien!

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 ...

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 ...

'Avengers: Endgame' sets multiple records at box office, biggest ever opening weekend  WZTV

NEW YORK (AP) — "Avengers: Endgame" is crushing the competition by setting multiple records at the box office a day after its release. The Walt Disney Co.

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 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 ...

Hudson County STEM Showcase winners to be honored at ceremony May 1

Dozens of students will be rewarded for their science know-how at the Jersey City Medical Center/RWJBarnabas Health STEM Showcase awards ceremony on ...

Go Behind the Scenes of Alien: The Play in New Highlights Video Feature  Dead Entertainment

This new video is the icing on the cake for the students at New Jersey's North Bergen High School.

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

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

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Heat Causes 2 To Faint At NJ Graduation Ceremony; Township Starts Summer Early Citing Extreme Temperatures  CBS Local

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The sudden scorching temperatures led to some scary moments Wednesday, forcing officials to take some ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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