English students using virtual reality headsets to explore literary locationsAnatomy & Physiology students dissect a minkAssociate Principal guest teaches AP English students about Sylvia PlathStudents talking with partner during Italian 1 classStudents raising hands in Career Ed classStudents light candles at National Honor Society InductionStudents Attend Diocesan Blue Mass in Support of Law EnforcementSenior Retreats Take a Moment for MindfulnessStudents Explore Career Opportunities in Law EnforcementCheerleaders on Good Morning AmericaStudents Conduct Outdoor Lab at PondStudents Visit Sistine Chapel ExhibitionInspecting CarolCotillion Court 2017Student Donates Blood at Blood DriveBishop Checchio with Ahr Star FamiliesBishop Checchio during communionSr. Donna presents ring to student during Ring MassBishop Checchio Inaugurates MakerspaceStudent Demonstrates 3D PrinterGraduates Attend Young Alumni SocialWrestling Team Hosts Annual Remembering Raspa EventBlessing of the School 2018Photography Club Lighting and ShadowsVideo Production Class Films NewscastBoys Basketball 2018Girls Basketball 2018Swimming 2018Medical Explorers Club DissectionStudents March for Life in Washington, D.C.Polar Plunge 2018Catholic Schools Week Mass 2018Teacher Swap Day 2018TASK February 2018

Bishop Checchio Inaugurates Makerspace

Student Demonstrates 3D Printer

Graduates Attend Young Alumni Social

Wrestling Team Hosts Annual Remembering Raspa Event

Blessing of the School 2018

Photography Club Lighting and Shadows

Video Production Class Films Newscast

Teacher Swap Day 2018

Featured News

Sports Highlights for the Weeks of 1/28 and 2/04

Posted February 10th 2018
Here's a look at some of the sports highlights for the weeks of 1/28 and 2/4.
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Students Recognized for Outstanding Community Service

Posted February 01th 2018
After Catholic Schools Week Mass, the student body took time to recognize those students that have gone above-and-beyond in terms of community service.
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Teacher Milestones Honored at Catholic Schools Week Mass

Posted January 31th 2018
At the conclusion of Catholic Schools Week Mass, we honored the teachers who celebrated milestones of service to Bishop Ahr High School.
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Students Prepare Over 400 Lunches for TASK

Posted January 31th 2018
The CSAC "Change" the world project was one small action that helped us here at Bishop Ahr High School to follow Pope Francis's call to go out of our way and help "change" the life of the poor.
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Polar Plunge Thank You Note from Sr. Donna

Posted January 29th 2018
I am pleased to inform you that we have raised $51,000 through our Polar Plunge fundraising event, thanks to the generosity of donors like you.
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Sports Highlights for the Weeks of 1/14 and 1/21

Posted January 27th 2018
A look at some of the sports highlights for the weeks of 1/14 and 1/21
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Bishop Ahr Students March for Life

Posted January 19th 2018
A group of Bishop Ahr High School students and faculty joined tens of thousands of champions for life at the March for Life in Washington D.C.
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Sports Highlights for the Weeks of 12/31 and 1/7

Posted January 13th 2018
Here's a look at some of the sports highlights for the weeks of 12/31 and 1/7.
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First Phase of Science Wing Modernization Debuts

Posted December 30th 2017
The Makerspace opened on Tuesday, December 19 during a ceremony attended by school leaders, Bishop Checchio, Superintendent Ellen Ayoub, architects, and the donors whose generosity helped make the project a reality.
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Winter Sports Highlights for the Week of 12/24

Posted December 30th 2017
Here's a look at some of the sports highlights for the week of 12/17.
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Winter Sports Highlights for the Week of 12/17

Posted December 23th 2017
Here's a look at some of the sports highlights for the week of 12/17.
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BGAHS Family Shares Christmas Spirit at Care Center

Posted December 18th 2017
On Monday, December 18, BGAHS faculty, administrators, staff, students, and alumni travelled to Immaculate Conception Convent in Lodi, NJ.
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Winter Sports Highlights for the Week of 12/10

Posted December 17th 2017
A look at some of the Trojan sports highlights from this past week.
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Joy Resounds at Ahr Star Mass

Posted December 15th 2017
On Friday, December 15, Bishop Ahr High School celebrated the annual Ahr Star Pre-Christmas liturgy. The mass was concelebrated by Bishop James Checchio and Father Keith Cervine in the gym, which was transformed into a beautiful church for the celebration
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Victoria Tricoles '21 Earns Silver Award with the Help of Classmates

Posted December 10th 2017
The Bishop Ahr High School community congratulates Victoria Tricoles ’21 on receiving the Silver Award from the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ. Victoria chose to help combat the problem of hunger.
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Students Enjoy Christmas in Candy Land

Posted December 04th 2017
The Christmas season started off with a night of dancing at the annual Christmas Cotillion, which was held on Saturday December 2. This year’s theme was “Candy Land Christmas!”.
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Congratulations 1st Quarter Students of the Quarter

Posted December 02th 2017
Congratulations to our Students of the Quarter for the 1st quarter, who earned this distinction for being well-round students and for making positive contributions to the school community.
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Operation Christmas Child Spreads Cheer to the Poor

Posted November 29th 2017
Approximately 150 shoeboxes filled with a variety of gifts such as toys, school supplies, hygiene items, socks, hair clips, mints, gum, and other gifts will be sent to poor children in developing nations.
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Announcements

Lenten Action for Dreamers: Congressional Call-In Campaign
The USCCB is announcing a National Catholic Call-In Day to Protect Dreamers. This coming weekend, we will be asking the faithful across the nation to call their Members of Congress next Monday, February 26, to protect Dreamers from deportation, to provide them a path to citizenship, and to avoid any damage to existing protections for families and unaccompanied minors in the process.
The Opioid Epidemic: What You Need to Know
St. Peter's University Hospital will be hosting a community outreach program regarding the opioid epidemic in America.
Pause This Lent with Nights of Reflection
Campus Ministry invites you and your families to make the most out of Lent this year. Click for details.
Join Us for the Annual Golf Classic!
Our Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, May 3 features continental breakfast, golfing, and a BBQ buffet lunch. Click for details.
PTG Positions Available for 2018-19
There will be several vacancies within the PTG next school year. Read for more details.
"Clued In" PAC Fundraiser Will Bring Classic Board Game to Life
You're invited to participate in a murder mystery game that takes the classic game of Clue off the board into a real-life scavenger hunt.
Last Call for Yearbooks
Orders for the award-wining Insight yearbook are due by March 1. Forms can be picked up in the main office. Don't miss out on the definitive keepsake from the 2017-18 school year!
Catholic School Tuition Assistance Online Application Process Open
Families interested in applying for tuition assistance to attend an eligible Diocese of Metuchen Catholic elementary or high school may do so now. Click for details.
Proceso de Solicitud para Asistencia Económica para Escuela Católica Está Abierto
Las familias interesadas en solicitar asistencia económica para asistir a una escuela primaria o secundaria de la Diócesis de Metuchen pueden hacerlo ahora. Haga clic para obtener información.
Mark Your Calendars for Hoops for Heart!
Whether you want to play or watch, you don't want to miss Hoops for Heart on March 8! Click for details.
Graduation Lawn Signs for Sale Until March 31
Graduation lawn signs for the class of 2018 are on sale until March 31. You can find the order form in the Principal's Newsletter.
Don't Miss Annual Designer Purse Bingo
Designer Purse Bingo is on April 28, 2018, don't miss it!
CSAC Collections for the 2017 School Year
Help support those in need by donating to this year's CSAC collections.

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Join us on a virtual guided tour of some of the highlights of Bishop Ahr High School! Click above to get started! Of course, there's nothing like visiting BGAHS in person. Go to bgahs.org/visit for more information!

 

Featured Video

Watch the first edition of BGA '18 News, produced by the BGAHS Video Production classes, with updates on the latest school events and featuring never-before-seen interview and footage.

Science Wing Renovations

BGAHS Makerspace

The state-of-the-art Makerspace is officially opened and now we're preparing for the next phase of renovations to our Science Wing. Click here to learn more about our plans and progress!


BISHOP AHR HIGH SCHOOL AT A GLANCE

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO
Towns
STUDENTS COME FROM
44
DIFFERENT TOWNS
Alumni
OVER
10,000
PROUD ALUMNI
Athletics
56%
PARTICIPATE IN ATHLETICS
Community Service
OVER
100,000
COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS IN 2016
Performing Arts
21%
PARTICIPATE IN PERFORMING ARTS
ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS
BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY
ENGLISH
FINE ARTS
HISTORY
MATHEMATICS
RELIGION
SCIENCE
WORLD LANGUAGES
NHS
25%
MEET NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY 3.9 GPA REQUIREMENT
Matriculation
98%
CLASS OF 2017 COLLEGE ATTENDANCE RATE
Scholarships
$38 MILLION
CLASS OF 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS
Colleges
87 COLLEGES
ATTENDED, CLASS OF 2017